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Judge, Gregorius, bullpen rally wild-card Yankees past Twins

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:52pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Minutes into the playoff debut for these young New York Yankees, they trailed Minnesota by three runs. Their starting pitcher lasted just one out. A sellout crowd was stunned....
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A look at baseball's greatest teams _ one for each franchise

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:52pm
The 2017 baseball season has in many ways been defined by the dominance of three teams....
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Las Vegas high-rise shooting scenario a security nightmare

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:49pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Las Vegas shooter's perch in a 32nd-floor hotel room overlooking 22,000 people jammed into a country music festival below is just the kind of nightmare scenario police dread in places where big crowds and high-rises mix....
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Plus-size for men: Sites offer trendy looks for bigger guys

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:49pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chris Cyr doesn't like much about the big and tall clothes he finds in stores: They're "not very adventurous," he says, and the fit can be too baggy. And then there's the array of odd prints: "A lot of Hawaiian shirts with sailboats and golf balls tend to pop in."...
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US travel warning troubles Cuba's small-business operators

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 9:47pm
HAVANA (AP) -- A U.S. State Department travel warning for Cuba following mysterious attacks that harmed nearly two dozen American diplomats has come like a bucket of cold water for the aspirations of thousands of private entrepreneurs on the island....
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Gregorius, Judge, bullpen rally wild-card Yanks past Twins

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 9:47pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Aaron Judge, Didi Gregorius and a brilliant bullpen rescued New York from a rugged start and lifted the Yankees to their first postseason win in five years....
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Families detail victims' lives: 'Nothing but good memories'

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 8:45pm
A son remembered a mother's laugh. Elementary school employees wore red, white and blue to honor a beloved receptionist. A wife recalled her husband's ultimate devotion: losing his life to protect hers by diving over her while bullets flew....
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Musicians and celebrities pay tribute to rocker Tom Petty

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 8:45pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Reaction to the death of rock superstar Tom Petty, who died Monday after suffering cardiac arrest at his Malibu home:...
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Iran deal's future may hinge on face-saving fix for Trump

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 7:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The future of the Iran nuclear deal may hinge on a face-saving fix for President Donald Trump so he doesn't have to recertify the Islamic republic's compliance every 90 days, according to U.S. officials....
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Twins, Yankees get wild during 45-minute first inning

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 7:44pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Talk about a wild start....
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Puerto Rico raises hurricane's official death count to 34

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 5:38pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The governor of Puerto Rico says the official death toll from Hurricane Maria has been increased to 34 from 16....
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:38pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:...
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APNewsBreak: White House to seek $29B disaster aid package

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:38pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is finalizing a $29 billion disaster aid package that combines $16 billion to shore up the government-backed flood insurance program with almost $13 billion in new relief for hurricane victims, according to a senior administration official and top congressional aides....
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Evidence sought amid crushed plastic cups at shooting scene

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 4:38pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- FBI teams taking in the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history Tuesday walked among upturned lawn chairs, an abandoned baby stroller and countless crushed plastic cups littering an abandoned field and stage at the edge of the iconic Las Vegas Strip....
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Einstein proof: Nobel winners find ripples in the universe

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 3:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For decades astronomers tried to prove Albert Einstein right by doing what Einstein thought was impossible: detecting the faint ripples in the universe called gravitational waves. They failed repeatedly until two years ago when they finally spotted one. Then another. And another. And another....
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AP sources: White House to seek $29B disaster aid package

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 3:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is finalizing a $29 billion disaster aid package that combines $16 billion to shore up the government-backed flood insurance program with almost $13 billion in new relief for hurricane victims, according to a senior administration official and top congressional aides....
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Acts of heroism emerge in chaos of Las Vegas shooting

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 1:34pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Rob Ledbetter's battlefield instincts kicked in quickly as bullets rained overhead....
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AP Explains: Why gravitational wave researchers won a Nobel

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 1:34pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three U.S.-based astrophysicists won the Nobel prize in physics Tuesday for their discovery of gravitational waves, a phenomenon Albert Einstein predicted a century ago in his theory of general relativity. Here's what their discovery means and why they won the prize worth $1.1 million (9 million kronor)....
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Vegas gunman had device that lets guns fire like automatic

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 12:33pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The man who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas had two accessories that could have allowed his semi-automatic rifles to fire rapidly and continuously, as if they were fully automatic weapons, officials said....
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Talabani, Iraq's first Kurdish president, dies at 83

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 12:33pm
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- As he stepped into office to become Iraq's first Kurdish president, Jalal Talabani told his followers, "I am casting off my Kurdish clothes and wearing Iraqi ones instead. You must accept that." It was a symbolic call for unity: A longtime leader of Kurdish fighters, Talabani became the head of state in 2005 of what was supposed to be a new Iraq, freed two years earlier from the rule of Saddam Hussein....
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