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Security and trade challenge Trump on first Asia trip

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:27pm
TOKYO (AP) -- Security and trade will loom large during President Donald Trump's first official visit to Asia, which begins Sunday in Japan....
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Next year in Jerusalem: Giro riders face political hurdles

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:27pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- When the world's cycling elite converge on Israel next year for the storied Giro d'Italia race, they will grapple with the rugged hills of Jerusalem, speed by the shimmering Mediterranean Sea and huff their way through the moonscape of the southern Negev Desert....
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US rate for gun deaths increases for second straight year

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 9:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. rate for gun deaths has increased for the second straight year, following 15 years of no real change, a government report shows....
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Cuba official accuses US of lying about sonic attacks

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 7:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cuba's foreign minister on Thursday accused the United States of lying about mysterious sonic attacks that U.S. diplomats in Havana say left them with ailments including headaches, hearing problems and concussions....
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Despite tough talk, Trump follows Obama on terror suspects

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 7:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump promised he would fill the military prison at Guantanamo Bay with "bad dudes" and slammed the Obama administration for prosecuting terrorists in U.S. courts. But so far, Trump has treated terror suspects just as President Barack Obama did, passing on Guantanamo in favor of having his own Justice Department lawyers try them in federal court....
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Mueller grand jury investigating top DC lobbyists

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 5:23pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller's grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation....
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AP Sources: Texans QB Watson out for season with ACL tear

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 3:22pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson sustained a season-ending knee injury in practice on Thursday, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press....
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Officials disagree on Puerto Rico power restoration timeline

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 3:22pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Officials in the U.S. and Puerto Rico gave differing views Thursday on when power will be fully restored to the U.S. territory after Hurricane Maria hit as a Category 4 storm more than a month ago....
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Bin Laden's thoughts unearthed in a hand-written journal

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 2:18pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A journal made public by the CIA and apparently handwritten by one of Osama bin Laden's daughters offers a glimpse into how the late al-Qaida leader viewed the world around him and reveals his deep interest in the 2011 Arab Spring revolutions that were unfolding in the months before a U.S. raid killed him....
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What Powell brings to Fed post: A gift for forging consensus

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 2:18pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As a choice to lead the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell defies any recent mold....
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Energy chief Perry: Fossil fuels can prevent sexual assault

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 2:18pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he thinks using fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assault....
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Trump nominates Jerome Powell to be next Fed chairman

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 1:18pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump tapped Jerome Powell on Thursday to replace Janet Yellen as Fed chair when her term ends in February, choosing a moderate member of the Fed's board who has backed Yellen's cautious approach to interest rate hikes....
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Muslims in NJ city fear another backlash after latest attack

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 1:18pm
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- In the halal bakeries and markets that line Main Street, and in mosques that have been part of the community for decades, a familiar dread has taken hold after the latest terror attack in the U.S....
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Mixed verdict in Paris trial of jihadi Merah's brother

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 1:18pm
PARIS (AP) -- A French court on Thursday convicted a French-Algerian man of terrorism ties but found him not guilty of complicity in his brother's deadly attacks on a Jewish school and French paratroopers....
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GOP tax plan may offer little aid for many in middle class

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans have stressed that the tax plan they unveiled Thursday is tailored to benefit America's middle class. Just how much it would remains uncertain based on the details that have been provided so far....
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Muslims in NJ city fear another backlash after latest attack

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:17pm
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- In the halal bakeries and markets that line Main Street, and in mosques that have been part of the community for decades, a familiar dread has taken hold after the latest terror attack in the U.S....
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Police arrest man suspected of killing 3 at Colorado Walmart

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:15am
THORNTON, Colo. (AP) -- A man suspected of fatally shooting two men and a woman inside a suburban Denver Walmart was arrested 14 hours later following a brief car chase Thursday that ended at a congested intersection, police said....
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Ex-Trump campaign official withdraws nomination for ag post

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former Trump campaign official linked to the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller has withdrawn his nomination as the Agriculture Department's chief scientist....
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GOP tax plan may offer little aid for many in middle class

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans have stressed that the tax plan they unveiled Thursday is tailored to benefit America's middle class. Just how much it would remains uncertain based on the details that have been provided so far....
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Frizzy-haired, smaller-headed orangutan may be new great ape

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:14am
A remote population of frizzy-haired orangutans on the Indonesian island of Sumatra seems to be a new species of primate, scientists say....
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