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As Syrian war winds down, Israel sets sights on Hezbollah

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:48pm
PILON MILITARY BASE, Israel (AP) -- With President Bashar Assad seemingly poised to survive the Syrian civil war, Israeli leaders are growing nervous about the intentions of his Iranian patrons and their emerging corridor of influence across the region....
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Trump's North Korea threats leave Asia struggling to explain

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:47pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Was it a bluff? A warning that Washington would shoot down North Korea's next missile test? A simple restatement of past policy? Officials and pundits across Asia struggled Wednesday to parse U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy North Korea" if provoked....
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Pelting rain, relocation add to woes in Rohingya Muslim camp

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:47pm
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) -- Monsoon rains, relocations and extortion attempts are worsening the living situation in the Bangladeshi camps for Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar....
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Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches amid fear

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:47pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Immigrants came from across Houston to a Baptist church gymnasium and stacked dollies with boxes of cereal, orange juice and household necessities like cleaning bleach....
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AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 8:45pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results....
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AP Interview: Lavrov hints US-Russia 'Tit-for-tat' could end

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:43pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday that he heard positive news in President Donald Trump's United Nations address: "that the U.S. would not impose its way of life on others."...
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Nominee for EPA chemical safety post has deep industry ties

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency has for years accepted payments for criticizing studies that raised concerns about the safety of his clients' products, according to a review of financial records and his published work by The Associated Press....
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Analysis: Trump insists on 'America First.' Who will follow?

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:40pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump invited the question, and now the world must answer: If America insists on putting itself first, will anyone else follow?...
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Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him 'Hitler'

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore "democracy and political freedoms" in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for some of his most blistering criticism in a speech to the United Nations....
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Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:36pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former pro tennis star James Blake testified on Tuesday that a plainclothes police officer wearing a T-shirt and jeans didn't identify himself before throwing him to the ground and handcuffing him in a mistaken arrest in 2015 outside a Manhattan hotel....
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After Irma, Florida Jews seek respite in High Holy Days

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:36pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- During Hurricane Irma, Temple Shalom served as a sanctuary of a different kind....
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Navy chief: Budget cuts strain force amid ship crashes

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:35am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As grieving family members watched, top Navy leaders and lawmakers on Tuesday said frequent extended deployments, delayed maintenance and nearly a decade of budget constraints have strained the U.S. Navy, possibly contributing to two ship collisions that killed 17 sailors....
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Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:34am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former pro tennis star James Blake testified on Tuesday that a plainclothes police officer never identified himself before throwing him to the ground and handcuffing him outside in 2015 outside his Manhattan hotel....
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The Latest: Most internet service out to Dominica

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:34am
MIAMI (AP) -- A company that tracks the status of the internet around the world says most of Dominica's internet service appears to be down in the wake of Hurricane Maria....
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The Latest: Man accused of 2 deaths linked to 3rd shooting

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:34am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The Latest on the killings of two black men in Baton Rouge (all times local):...
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GOP governors launch 'news' site critics call propaganda

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:34am
ATLANTA (AP) -- Republican governors are getting into the "news" business....
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The Latest: Trump concludes combative UN address

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 8:32am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):...
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Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 8:32am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia, says Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election led directly to the low level of trust between the two former Cold War foes....
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The Latest: Trump makes his debut before UNGA

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:31am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):...
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The Latest: UN head says nuclear threat at high level

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:31am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):...
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