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Under ICBM's red glare, Pyongyang pretties up its 'pyramid'

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 6:10pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- While North Korea's second launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile dominated headlines late last week, Pyongyang quietly unveiled renovations around the capital's biggest landmark: a futuristic, pyramid-shaped 105-story hotel, the world's tallest unoccupied building....
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Brouhaha! NJ gov Christie confronts Cubs fan at Brewers game

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 6:10pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Another ballpark brouhaha for Chris Christie....
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Child advocates urge back-seat alarms as 2 die in Arizona

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 5:10pm
A proposed law that would require carmakers to build alarms for back seats is being pushed by child advocates who say it will prevent kids from dying in hot cars....
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Child advocates urge back-seat alarms as 2 die in Arizona

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 4:10pm
A proposed law that would require carmakers to build alarms for back seats is being pushed by child advocates who say it will prevent kids from dying in hot cars....
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Beltre doubles for 3,000th hit, 31st player in the club

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 2:10pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Adrian Beltre has gotten his 3,000th career hit, becoming the first player from the Dominican Republic to reach the milestone and 31st major leaguer overall....
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US bombers fly over South Korea after North's 2nd ICBM test

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 12:10pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday in a show of force against North Korea following the country's latest intercontinental ballistic missile test. The U.S. also said it conducted a successful test of a missile defense system located in Alaska....
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White House to Senate: Pass health bill now or else

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 11:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House stepped up demands Sunday that the Senate resume efforts to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, suggesting that lawmakers cancel their entire August recess, if needed, to pass legislation after a stunning series of failed votes last week....
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Son of Nashville mayor dies of apparent drug overdose

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 11:08am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nashville Mayor Megan Barry said Sunday that her only child has died of an apparent drug overdose....
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Trump's travel ban keeps orphan kids from US foster families

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 9:06am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Tianna Rooney has already bought the poster board for the sign she'll wave when the 16-year-old refugee boy her family is taking in arrives in the United States. Rooney knows the exact words of welcome she'll write on it, in the teenager's native language from the African country of Eritrea....
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For Sessions, being attorney general is chance to make mark

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 8:06am
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) -- America's top law enforcement officer wandered through a Salvadoran jail, sizing up the tattooed gang members who sat with their backs to him on the concrete floors of their cells. His soft voice was barely audible over the downpour pelting the tin roof as he spoke to the local police....
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Trump's travel ban keeps orphan kids from US foster families

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 8:06am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- An array of new refugee bans and travel limits that the Trump administration says will block terrorists also have halted a three-decade-old U.S. program for so-called unaccompanied refugee minors....
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Israeli court upholds sentencing of soldier's fatal shooting

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 7:06am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli military court on Sunday upheld the 18-month sentence of a soldier convicted of fatally shooting a Palestinian attacker who lay on the ground wounded after stabbing and wounding another soldier, in a case that divided the country where military service is mandatory....
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UK channel to air Diana's recordings on her failed marriage

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 6:01am
LONDON (AP) -- A British television channel is broadcasting a new documentary on Princess Diana using controversial videotapes in which she candidly discussed her marital problems and her strained relationship with the royal family....
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Clinton lost, but Republicans still want to investigate her

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 5:01am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrat Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to President Donald Trump, but some Republicans in Congress are intensifying their calls to investigate her and other Obama administration officials....
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German police: 2 dead, 4 wounded in disco shooting

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 5:01am
VIENNA (AP) -- German police say a shooting in a discotheque has claimed two lives, including that of the gunman, and wounded four people, three of them seriously....
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20,000 fans flee huge fire at music festival in Barcelona

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 5:01am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- A huge fire at a music festival in Spain forced the evacuation of over 20,000 concertgoers and incinerated the event's stage in Barcelona, the regional government said Sunday....
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In North Korea, a generation gap grows behind the propaganda

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 4:00am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- She dances beneath 10-foot portraits of two smiling dictators, a modern young woman in a central Pyongyang plaza who twirls to music calling on North Koreans to die for their leader....
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In North Korea, a generation gap grows behind the propaganda

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 11:51pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- She dances beneath 10-foot portraits of two smiling dictators, a modern young woman in a central Pyongyang plaza who twirls to music calling on North Koreans to die for their leader....
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Pakistani parliament to elect new PM on Tuesday

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 11:51pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan's parliament will meet Tuesday to elect a new prime minister after the disqualification of three-term prime minister Nawaz Sharif....
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Analysis: Jerusalem shrine crisis hardens leaders' positions

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 10:50pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The latest crisis over one of the most combustible spots in the Middle East has been defused for now, but has pushed the leaders of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians into tougher positions that could trigger new confrontations. The standoff over a Jerusalem shrine holy to Muslims and Jews also signaled that the festering Israeli-Palestinian conflict is shifting further from what was once seen as a territorial dispute toward a religious one....
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