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US officials: Navy 7th Fleet commander to be removed

AP Top Headlines - 21 min 26 sec ago
TOKYO (AP) -- The commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet will be removed after a series of warship accidents in the Pacific this year, two U.S. officials said Wednesday....
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Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes

AP Top Headlines - 21 min 26 sec ago
LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) -- From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren - a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer....
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Protests turn unruly after Trump's Phoenix speech

AP Top Headlines - 1 hour 21 min ago
PHOENIX (AP) -- A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests of President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after someone apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers....
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Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes

AP Top Headlines - 1 hour 21 min ago
LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) -- From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren - a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer....
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Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes

AP Top Headlines - 1 hour 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday....
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Walmart dives into voice-activated shopping with Google

AP Top Headlines - 1 hour 21 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone....
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Trump speech in Phoenix draws big crowd, protests

AP Top Headlines - 2 hours 21 min ago
PHOENIX (AP) -- Minor scuffles and shouting matches erupted between protesters and President Donald Trump's supporters on Tuesday with authorities on high alert as thousands of people lined up in the triple-digit heat to attend his first political rally since the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia....
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3 of 10 missing US sailors identified after warship crash

AP Top Headlines - 2 hours 21 min ago
DETROIT (AP) -- Sailors with ties to Michigan, Illinois and Ohio are among 10 who are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia....
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North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs

AP Top Headlines - 2 hours 21 min ago
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's state news agency released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles....
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ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off UVA game due to name

AP Top Headlines - 2 hours 21 min ago
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee....
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Boston bound: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more

AP Top Headlines - 3 hours 23 min ago
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James....
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White House renews request for privacy for Trump's young son

AP Top Headlines - 4 hours 23 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House on Tuesday renewed its request to the news media for privacy for President Donald Trump's young son, Barron, after a conservative news and opinion website criticized the casual attire he wore home after the family's summer vacation....
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Trump isn't expected to pardon Joe Arpaio on Tuesday

AP Top Headlines - 4 hours 23 min ago
PHOENIX (AP) -- President Donald Trump isn't expected to take action Tuesday on a possible pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case....
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The Latest: Arizona governor greets president on tarmac

AP Top Headlines - 5 hours 23 min ago
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Arizona (all times PDT):...
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Fighting North Korea with balloons, TV shows and leaflets

AP Top Headlines - 5 hours 23 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Some send up plastic leaflets that weigh less than a feather and flutter down from the clouds with calls for democracy or blurry cartoons ridiculing North Korea's ruler. Some send flash drives loaded with South Korean soap operas, or mini-documentaries about the vast wealth of Southern corporations, or crisp new U.S. dollar bills. One occasionally sends his empty food wrappers, stained labels showing noodles slathered in meat sauce, so Northerners can ...
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Missouri woman charged with killing autistic daughter

AP Top Headlines - 6 hours 23 min ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Missouri woman was charged Tuesday with killing the autistic teenage daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby, weeks after the girl's remains were found in a burn pit on her remote property and months after the girl moved back from Minnesota, where she was raised....
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A 'Trump Doctrine'? Clues in his new Afghanistan plan

AP Top Headlines - 7 hours 23 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Never tip your hand to the enemy. No timelines for military operations. No free pass for a neighbor who tolerates extremists or enables U.S. foes....
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AP Explains: How Pakistan fits into Trump's Afghan plans

AP Top Headlines - 8 hours 23 min ago
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- In announcing his strategy for Afghanistan, U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at neighboring Pakistan, an ostensible U.S. ally, ordering it to stop giving sanctuary to "agents of chaos, violence and terror."...
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Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions

AP Top Headlines - 9 hours 24 min ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday halted the scheduled execution of condemned killer Marcellus Williams after DNA testing raised questions about whether he actually committed the crime....
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Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions

AP Top Headlines - 10 hours 24 min ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens halted Tuesday's scheduled execution of condemned killer Marcellus Williams after DNA raised questions about his guilt....
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