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NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:06pm
HUNCHUN, China (AP) -- The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in American stores and homes....
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3 US Army special operations commandos killed in Niger

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials said three U.S. Army special operations commandos were killed Wednesday and two others were wounded when they came under fire in southwest Niger....
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Vegas shooting renews debate on high-capacity ammo magazines

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:06pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The rapid-fire shooting that killed or injured hundreds of concertgoers in Las Vegas has highlighted the easy availability of ammunition magazines that allow shooters to fire dozens of shots without having to reload....
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Some Republicans open to banning 'bump stocks' used in Vegas

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 4:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior congressional Republicans said Wednesday they are open to considering legislation banning "bump stocks" like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to effectively convert semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons....
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Parties fight over funding children's health insurance

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 3:02pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A divided House committee battled Wednesday over how to pay for an extension of a popular health insurance program for millions of low-income children, suggesting that congressional approval will take time despite growing pressure on lawmakers to act....
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Judge lets Trump's pardon of former Sheriff Arpaio stand

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:00pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- President Donald Trump's pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for disobeying a court order in an immigration case will stand after a judge on Wednesday rejected arguments that it would encourage government officials to flout similar judicial commands in the future....
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NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:00pm
HUNCHUN, China (AP) -- The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in American stores and homes....
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After massacre, Las Vegas gets back to beers, slots, shows

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:00pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The fountains at the Bellagio casino went off like clockwork, the water swaying and pulsating in time to Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA."...
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Some Las Vegas victims died with family, friends at side

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:00pm
Some died with family, some with friends. Others were with "framily" - friends they considered family - when they were shot and killed....
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Gene therapy helps boys with "Lorenzo's Oil" disease

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:00pm
The fledgling field of gene therapy has scored another win: An experimental treatment seemed to help boys with the inherited nerve disease featured in the movie "Lorenzo's Oil."...
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Vegas shooting renews debate on high-capacity ammo magazines

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The rapid-fire shooting that killed or injured hundreds of concertgoers in Las Vegas has highlighted the easy availability of ammunition magazines that allow shooters to fire dozens of shots without having to reload....
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Florida to seek death penalty against killer clown suspect

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Florida prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a woman accused of dressing up like a clown in 1990 and fatally shooting the wife of a man she later married....
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The Latest: Senators reveal first findings in Russia probe

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:00am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times local):...
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Tillerson: I never considered leaving post of top diplomat

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared Wednesday that he never considered abandoning his job as President Donald Trump's top diplomat, disputing what he called "erroneous" reports that he was on the verge of resigning earlier this year....
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Las Vegas high-rise shooting scenario a security nightmare

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:59am
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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'NCIS' star Pauley Perrette leaving drama after this season

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:59am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Longtime "NCIS" star Pauley Perrette says she's leaving the CBS crime drama after this season following 15 years on the show....
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O.J. Simpson: 'Nothing has changed' during prison stint

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 7:56am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- O.J. Simpson says "nothing has changed" in his life during the nine years he spent behind bars....
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Federal government: No threatened species listing for walrus

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 6:56am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The Trump administration announced Wednesday it will not list the Pacific walrus as a threatened species based on diminished Arctic Ocean sea ice, concluding that the marine mammals have adapted to the loss....
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The Latest: Trump says it's a 'sad day' as he heads to Vegas

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Las Vegas shooting (all times local):...
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Nobel Prize honors technique for seeing molecules' details

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:55am
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Three researchers based in the U.S., U.K. and Switzerland won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for developing a way to create detailed images of the molecules that drive life - a technology that the Nobel committee said allowed scientists to visualize molecular processes they had never previously seen....
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