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Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:11pm
Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, died. He was 96....
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With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:11pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that transformed the trajectory of the NFC North race....
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With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 3:11pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that drastically altered the course of the NFC North....
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The Latest: Another QB hurts shoulder, this time Winston

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 3:11pm
The Latest on the NFL's sixth Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern):...
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Hopes and plans destroyed overnight by deadly wildfires

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 1:11pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- It was just another Sunday night. Sure, the wind was kicking up, but for hundreds of thousands of people in California's wine country, their minds were on the week ahead: school and homework, jobs and email, dinner plans and movie nights....
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The Latest: France moves to revoke Weinstein's honor title

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 1:11pm
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on sexual assault and harassment allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local):...
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'It's a dark day for us': Somalia reels from deadliest blast

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 12:10pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Maryan Abdullahi's father had been preparing to fly to Somalia's capital on Sunday to attend the happiest moment in his daughter's life: her graduation day....
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Hopes and plans destroyed overnight by deadly wildfires

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:08am
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- It was just another Sunday night. Sure, the wind was kicking up, but for hundreds of thousands of people in California's wine country, their minds were on the week ahead: school and homework, jobs and email, dinner plans and movie nights....
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Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A key moderate Republican urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers, calling the move "disruptive" and an immediate threat to access to health care....
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Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:08am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Las Vegas' tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival....
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London police receive new assault claims against Weinstein

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:04am
LONDON (AP) -- British police are investigating three new allegations of sexual assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein, all made by the same woman....
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Initial results show Austria tilting right in national vote

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:04am
VIENNA (AP) -- Initial results showed the party of Austria's 31-year-old foreign minister leading in national elections Sunday, putting him on course to become the youngest head of government in Europe....
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UK police receive 3 new assault claims against Weinstein

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 8:03am
LONDON (AP) -- British police are investigating three new allegations of sexual assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein....
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Yellen sounds upbeat note on economy and inflation prospects

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 7:03am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Sunday sketched a bright outlook for the U.S. economy and for inflation prospects in coming months, saying the impact of the recent hurricanes will likely slow economic growth slightly but only temporarily and should be followed by a rebound by year's end....
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AP analysis: FEMA rejects appeals worth $1.2B over a decade

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 6:01am
As U.S. communities ravaged by this year's series of intense hurricanes and wildfires clear debris and begin to rebuild, many are counting on the federal government to help cover their costs. They could be in for a frustrating surprise....
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Rohingya refugee influx inspires Bangladeshi aid _ and worry

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 5:00am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- They had seen the images of Rohingya Muslim refugees arriving hungry and exhausted after traveling days without food to reach Myanmar's border with Bangladesh. They had heard the stories of gunshot wounds and midnight escapes from angry mobs and soldiers....
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More than just wine country is burning in California

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 5:00am
REDWOOD VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- Mendocino County is 70 miles north of California's fabled wine country of Napa and Sonoma counties, now under siege from wildfires. But it's a world away in mood, attitude and, especially, prominence....
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AP Analysis: Iran angered by Trump, but needs nuclear deal

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 5:00am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump angered Iran with his speech on refusing to re-certify the nuclear deal, but Tehran is unlikely to walk away from the agreement in retaliation....
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In Africa, LGBT rights activists worry about Trump impact

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:00am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon....
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Improving world economy still needs help from low rates

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 10:53pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The world economy is the healthiest it's been in years but could still use a little help from low-interest rates and higher government spending from countries that can afford it, the International Monetary Fund says....
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