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The person named most dangerous online might surprise you

Tue, 2017-09-19 01:51
NEW YORK (AP) -- One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory - she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet....
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Student shot by officer had called 911 before encounter

Mon, 2017-09-18 22:51
ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia Tech alerted students to shelter indoors because of violent protests on campus Monday night after police fatally shot a student over the weekend....
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Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

Mon, 2017-09-18 22:51
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and fulfill its mission. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a candidate, and his criticisms were more restrained than in years past....
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New misconduct allegations hang over UN meeting on sex abuse

Mon, 2017-09-18 22:51
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said sexual abuse is a problem that goes beyond peacekeeping missions and plagues the entire United Nations, pledging Monday to root out the problem "once and for all."...
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Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar's map

Mon, 2017-09-18 22:51
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite literally, being wiped off the map....
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AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

Mon, 2017-09-18 19:51
PASADENA, Texas (AP) -- The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the site as the floods receded, flowing through Vince Bayou and into the city's ship channel....
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Floods, fires, other disasters add stress to state budgets

Mon, 2017-09-18 19:51
ATLANTA (AP) -- A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding....
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Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

Mon, 2017-09-18 19:51
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan....
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Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis business

Mon, 2017-09-18 16:51
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded....
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Students in France acid attack show compassion for assailant

Mon, 2017-09-18 16:51
BOSTON (AP) -- American college students attacked with acid at a train station in France have offered compassion and prayers for their assailant, who authorities say suffers from a mental illness....
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Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

Mon, 2017-09-18 16:51
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously....
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The Latest: Puerto Rico imposes rationing ahead of storm

Mon, 2017-09-18 13:51
MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on tropical weather (all times local):...
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Trump, in UN debut, urges the world body to reform

Mon, 2017-09-18 13:51
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations on Monday, using his first appearance to urge the 193-nation organization to reduce bureaucracy and costs while more clearly defining its mission around the world....
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France: Dissention, conflict at highest level since Cold War

Mon, 2017-09-18 13:51
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- France's top diplomat says dissention and conflict are at their highest level since the Cold War, while cooperation among nations has become more difficult....
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Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions

Mon, 2017-09-18 13:51
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Navy has fired two senior commanders in the Pacific region in connection with recent deadly collisions of Navy ships, as part of a sweeping purge of leadership in the Japan-based fleet....
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US students in acid attack in France forgive assailant

Mon, 2017-09-18 13:51
PARIS (AP) -- The four American college students attacked with acid at a Marseille train station have forgiven their assailant, who reportedly suffers from a mental illness, a university spokesman said Monday....
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Putin attends military drills that worry Russia's neighbors

Mon, 2017-09-18 13:51
LUZHSKY RANGE, Russia (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday attended the weeklong war games with Belarus that have demonstrated the Russian military's resurgent might and made neighboring countries nervous....
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3 die as buses collide at New York City intersection

Mon, 2017-09-18 13:51
NEW YORK (AP) -- A city bus and a tour bus collided and spun around in a New York City intersection on Monday, leaving three people dead, including a pedestrian, officials said....
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Trump, in UN debut, urges the world body to reform

Mon, 2017-09-18 10:51
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations on Monday, using his first moments at the world body to urge the 193-nation organization to reduce bureaucracy and costs while more clearly defining its mission around the world....
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Maria grows to a Cat 2, nears already battered Caribbean

Mon, 2017-09-18 10:51
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Hurricane Maria strengthened into a Category 2 storm on Monday and pushed toward the Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean, as forecasters warned it was expected to become a major hurricane by early Tuesday....
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