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As Trump challenges Iran nuclear deal, those in Tehran worry

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:16am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- As U.S. President Donald Trump threatens the Iran nuclear deal, those living in Tehran feel that an accord they have yet to benefit from may already be doomed, hardening their skepticism about America....
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Seeing hope: FDA panel considers gene therapy for blindness

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:16am
Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will meet Thursday to consider whether to recommend approval of a gene therapy aimed at improving vision for some people with hereditary blindness....
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Wine country wildfires torch California homes

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:16am
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California early Monday, sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes and businesses burned in wine country. Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties as officials estimated the fire had wiped out "well in excess of" 50 structures....
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Trump administration to terminate Obama's climate plan

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 9:16am
HAZARD, Ky. (AP) -- The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that he will sign a new rule overriding the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants....
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Report: Google uncovers ads by Russian operatives

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 9:16am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads across Google products, including YouTube and Google search, according to reports....
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EPA chief says administration to roll back climate plan

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 8:15am
HAZARD, Ky. (AP) -- EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the Trump administration will abandon the Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing global warming....
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Dolphins assistant resigns following video, is seeking help

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 8:15am
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster resigned Monday and said he was seeking medical help after a social media video surfaced appearing to show him snorting three lines of a white powdery substance at a desk....
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Trump criticizes GOP Sen. Corker; Corker fights back

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 7:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An enraged President Donald Trump and a prominent Republican senator who fears the country could be edging toward "chaos" engaged in an intense and vitriolic back-and-forth bashing on social media Sunday, a remarkable airing of their party's profound rifts....
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40 years later, answers in cold case - and more questions

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 7:15am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- For nearly half her life, Ruby Williams has prayed for her daughter, Brenda: "Lord, let her be alive."...
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Jerry Jones: Cowboys 'will not play' if they disrespect flag

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 6:14am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Dallas owner Jerry Jones said the NFL can't leave the impression it tolerates players disrespecting the flag and any Cowboys making such displays won't play....
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Anger, praise in Scotland as losses mount at Trump's resorts

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 5:14am
BALMEDIE, Scotland (AP) -- David Milne loves the view of the North Sea from his home high above the roiling surf, but he finds his eye often falling onto the golf course next door and, when it does, on the tiny figures below....
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Richard Thaler wins Nobel for work in behavioral economics

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 4:14am
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for research showing how people's choices on economic matters - whether on savings or game shows like "Deal or No Deal" - are not always rational....
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Richard Thaler wins Nobel for work in behavioral economics

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 3:12am
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for his contributions to behavioral economics....
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In shooting chaos, Las Vegas airport became a safe haven

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 1:12am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- As bullets began flying into a crowd of country music fans, a pack of 300-plus people ran about a mile to the Las Vegas airport, where they kicked down chain-link fences, hobbled over razor wire and were briefly mistaken by security officials for being attackers instead of shooting victims....
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Decades in the making, Weinstein's fall comes swiftly

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 1:12am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The allegations against Harvey Weinstein spanned three decades. His downfall came in three days....
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Family's plea in cold case: 'Lord, let her be alive'

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:12am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- For nearly half her life, Ruby Williams has prayed for her daughter, Brenda: "Lord, let her be alive."...
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Trial in Kim murder visits lab to examine VX-tainted clothes

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:12am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- The Malaysian court holding the trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader moved temporarily Monday to a high-security laboratory to view the VX-tainted clothes the suspects wore the day of the attack....
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Indigenous Peoples Day? Italians say stick with Columbus

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 10:11pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Is it time to say arrivederci to Christopher Columbus?...
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Sao Paulo struggles to end 'Crackland' drug market

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 10:11pm
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Every day, the addicts who occupy "Crackland," a square in the center of Sao Paulo where drugs are sold and smoked in broad daylight, pick up their blankets and tents and move across the street to let city sanitation workers clean the area....
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Catching up: Judge's grab, Tanaka, Bird lift Yanks in Game 3

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 10:11pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Good thing for Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees that Aaron Judge is 6-foot-7....
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