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California family missing in Brazilian jungle found safe

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 5:53pm
SAO PAULO (AP) -- A California couple and their two daughters who had been missing since Sunday when pirates attacked their boat in the Amazon River delta area have been found alive....
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Targeted again? 9/11 neighborhood shaken by attack

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 4:52pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- On his way to work each morning, Antonio Collac stops to light a candle at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, a stone-columned sanctuary two blocks from lower Manhattan's ground zero....
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CIA releases 470,000 more files from bin Laden raid

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 4:52pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Never-before-seen video of Osama bin Laden's son and potential successor was released Wednesday by the CIA in a trove of material recovered during the May 2011 raid that killed the al-Qaida leader at his compound in Pakistan....
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Truck attack suspect is charged with terrorism offenses

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 2:51pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he carried out the attack in response to the Islamic State group's online calls to action....
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Homeland of bike path suspect known for poverty, suppression

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 2:51pm
MOSCOW (AP) -- Uzbekistan, an ex-Soviet and predominantly Sunni Muslim nation in Central Asia, is estimated to have produced hundreds and perhaps thousands of members for the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
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The Latest: Lawmaker says social media still being abused

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 2:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Russian use of Facebook, Twitter and Google to try to influence the 2016 U.S. election (all times local):...
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Acquaintances say NYC suspect was argumentative and angry

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 1:45pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some saw him as disagreeable and argumentative, others as quiet and prayerful. He was said to be hard-working but also seemed to simmer with disillusionment over financial and career setbacks....
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Georgia attorney general quits defense in server wiping case

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 1:45pm
The Georgia attorney general's office will no longer represent state election officials in an elections integrity lawsuit in which a crucial computer server was quietly wiped clean three days after the suit was filed, The Associated Press has learned....
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UK defense secretary resigns amid allegations about behavior

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 1:45pm
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's defense minister resigned Wednesday after allegations emerged about inappropriate sexual behavior - the latest twist in a growing scandal over harassment and abuse in the country's corridors of power....
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The Latest: Russia-linked Facebook ads show targeting

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:45pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Russian use of Facebook, Twitter and Google to try to influence the 2016 U.S. election (all times local):...
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The Latest: Playboy distances itself from Brett Ratner

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:45pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on sexual harassment in entertainment (all times local):...
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Officer who halted truck rampage hailed as a modest hero

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:44am
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police officer Ryan Nash was responding to a call a high school not far from the World Trade Center when someone reported an accident on the bike path outside....
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Fed leaves key rate unchanged but hints at future hikes

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:44am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a new Federal Reserve leader about to be announced, the Fed is keeping its key interest rate unchanged. It also hints that it's preparing to resume raising rates as the economy shakes off the impact of recent hurricanes....
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2 women, 2 decisions: Going public on Harvey Weinstein

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:44am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Day by day, the accusations pile up, as scores of women come forward to say they were victims of Harvey Weinstein. But others with stories to tell have not....
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The Latest: Suspect entered US via diversity visa program

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:44am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local):...
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Duke is No. 1 in AP preseason poll for second straight year

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:44am
Duke was in good position to be ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press poll before landing Marvin Bagley III. Once the nation's top recruit decided to reclassify for this season, the Blue Devils became the voters' clear choice....
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump omits facts in blaming Schumer

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 9:43am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump omitted key facts in his rush Wednesday to blame Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer for an immigration program that Trump says was used by the Uzbek national accused of carrying out a deadly truck attack in New York City....
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APNewsBreak: Gov't won't pursue talking car mandate

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 9:43am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration has quietly set aside plans to require new cars to be able to wirelessly talk to each other, auto industry officials said, jeopardizing one of the most promising technologies for preventing traffic deaths....
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Argentine school mourns 5 alumni killed in bike path attack

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 8:43am
ROSARIO, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina on Wednesday mourned five victims of the bike path attack near the World Trade Center who were part of a group of friends celebrating the 30th anniversary of their high school graduation with a trip to New York City....
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House GOP to keep income tax rate for wealthiest earners

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 8:43am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Furiously working to finish a tax bill, House Republicans have decided to keep the income tax rate for the wealthiest earners in the face of Democratic criticism that the overhaul pushed by President Donald Trump would benefit the rich....
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