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Protests follow ex-St. Louis officer's acquittal in killing

Fri, 2017-09-15 22:49
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A white former police officer was acquitted Friday in the 2011 death of a black man who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase, and hundreds of demonstrators streamed into the streets of downtown St. Louis to protest the verdict that had stirred fears of civil unrest for weeks....
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22 and through: Indians' AL record win streak stopped at 22

Fri, 2017-09-15 22:49
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians can return to clinching their division and playoff preparations....
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Teen wanted for deportation is accused of California killing

Fri, 2017-09-15 22:49
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Federal immigration agents were tracking a teenager who was facing deportation when he fatally shot a popular community volunteer during a robbery in San Francisco, authorities said Friday....
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FEMA auctioned disaster trailers before Harvey made landfall

Fri, 2017-09-15 22:49
The federal government auctioned off disaster-response trailers at fire-sale prices just before Harvey devastated southeast Texas, reducing an already diminished supply of mobile homes ahead of what could become the nation's largest-ever housing mission....
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Character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at age 91

Fri, 2017-09-15 19:49
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harry Dean Stanton, the shambling, craggy-face character actor with the deadpan voice who became a cult favorite through his memorable turns in "Paris, Texas," ''Repo Man" and many other films and TV shows, died Friday at age 91....
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Michigan doctor believes US ready for first Muslim governor

Fri, 2017-09-15 19:49
DETROIT (AP) -- Perhaps no state has embraced the political outsider as much as Michigan, where a venture capitalist won the last two governor's elections and a real estate baron carried the presidential vote. Now Dr. Abdul El-Sayed is putting that affinity for newcomers to the test....
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Trump's tough talk on London bomb irks British leader

Fri, 2017-09-15 19:49
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's suggestion that London police could have done more to prevent Friday's homemade bomb explosion drew a quick rejoinder from British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said it's never helpful "to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation."...
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FEMA auctioned disaster trailers as Harvey made landfall

Fri, 2017-09-15 19:49
The federal government auctioned off disaster-response trailers at fire-sale prices even as Harvey devastated southeast Texas, reducing an already diminished supply of mobile homes ahead of what could become the nation's largest-ever housing mission....
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Transgender troops can re-enlist in military _ for now

Fri, 2017-09-15 19:49
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New guidance released Friday by the Pentagon makes it clear that any transgender troops currently in the military can re-enlist in the next several months, even as the department debates how broadly to enforce a ban on their service ordered by President Donald Trump....
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Still no charity money from leftover Trump inaugural funds

Fri, 2017-09-15 16:49
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's inaugural committee raised an unprecedented $107 million for a ceremony that officials promised would be "workmanlike," and the committee pledged to give leftover funds to charity. Nearly eight months later, the group has helped pay for redecorating at the White House and the vice president's residence in Washington....
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Demonized Schumer and Pelosi now deal-makers with Trump

Fri, 2017-09-15 16:49
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Now, President Donald Trump genially calls them "Chuck and Nancy."...
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Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

Fri, 2017-09-15 16:49
BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) -- Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish....
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Doubts arise on whether corporate tax cut would boost growth

Fri, 2017-09-15 13:49
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For President Donald Trump, what's good for General Motors is great for American workers. Same for Boeing. And AT&T. Not to mention small businesses....
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11-year-old boy gets lawn-mowing gig at White House

Fri, 2017-09-15 13:49
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An 11-year-old boy in khaki shorts and a red polo shirt got the lawn-mowing gig of a lifetime Friday when President Donald Trump put him to work in the Rose Garden....
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 2017-09-15 13:49
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:...
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft burns up in skies over Saturn

Fri, 2017-09-15 10:49
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn early Friday in a final, fateful blaze of cosmic glory, following a remarkable journey of 20 years....
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Vatican diplomat recalled amid child porn investigation

Fri, 2017-09-15 10:49
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- A high-ranking priest working in the Vatican's embassy in Washington has been recalled after U.S. prosecutors asked for him to be charged there and face trial in a child pornography investigation, Vatican and U.S. officials said Friday....
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Harvard removes title for Chelsea Manning amid CIA spat

Fri, 2017-09-15 10:49
Harvard University reversed its decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow early Friday, a day after CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned appearance over the title for the soldier who was convicted of leaking classified information....
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At more US colleges, video gamers get the varsity treatment

Fri, 2017-09-15 10:49
BOSTON (AP) -- In some ways, they're like typical college athletes. They're on varsity teams. They train for hours between classes. Some get hefty scholarships. But instead of playing sports, they're playing video games....
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18 hurt as improvised bomb explodes on London subway train

Fri, 2017-09-15 07:49
LONDON (AP) -- A homemade bomb exploded on a packed London subway train during rush hour on Friday, leaving 18 people injured but no one seriously hurt. Police said the explosion was a terrorist attack, the fifth in Britain this year....
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