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LA deputies' private body cams raise transparency questions

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 10:23am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- America's largest sheriff's department still lacks a policy for body cameras after years of studying the issue, so hundreds - perhaps thousands - of its deputies have taken matters into their own hands and bought the cameras themselves....
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North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 9:22am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. intelligence officials are pretty sure North Korea can put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental missile that could reach the United States. But experts aren't convinced the bomb could make it all that way intact....
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Hundreds face off ahead of white nationalist rally

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 9:22am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Hundreds of people are facing off in Charlottesville ahead of a white nationalist rally planned in the Virginia city's downtown....
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Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 9:22am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature is poised to restrict insurance coverage for abortions over the objections of opponents who say doing so could force some women to make heart-wrenching choices because no exceptions will be made in cases of rape and incest....
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Analysis: Trump meets crisis with familiar bluster, risk

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 8:20am
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) -- Donald Trump has responded to perhaps the sternest international test of his presidency in precisely the way that some supporters had hoped and critics feared....
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Presley's friends feel love, pain, 40 years after his death

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 7:20am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- It isn't just the legend of Elvis Presley that has unmatched staying power 40 years after his death. The guilt, pain and regret felt by those who knew and loved him lingers, too....
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Raising the stakes: Why North Korea is talking up Guam

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 6:20am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea's announcement that it is finalizing a plan to launch four ballistic missiles over Japan toward the island of Guam has touched off a series of fiery threats from President Donald Trump and upped tensions between Pyongyang and Washington to a whole new level....
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After 6 months on job, education chief still highly divisive

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 6:20am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Among the paintings and photographs that decorate Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' sunlit, spacious office is the framed roll call from her Senate confirmation. It's a stark reminder of the bruising process that spurred angry protests, some ridicule and required the vice president's tie-breaking "yes" vote....
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Presley's friends feel love, pain, 40 years after his death

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 6:20am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- It isn't just the legend of Elvis Presley that has unmatched staying power 40 years after his death. The guilt, pain and regret felt by those who knew and loved him lingers, too....
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Raising the stakes: Why North Korea is talking up Guam

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 5:19am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea's announcement that it is finalizing a plan to launch four ballistic missiles over Japan toward the island of Guam has touched off a series of fiery threats from President Donald Trump and upped tensions between Pyongyang and Washington to a whole new level....
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Parents test school liability in bullying and child suicide

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 5:19am
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie are testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying....
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Rotting foot horrifies family at burial for family patriarch

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 5:19am
BUTLER, N.J. (AP) -- Mourners at a New Jersey cemetery received a horrific shock when a corpse's rotting foot from an adjoining grave was uncovered during a New York City man's burial....
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Hicks sparks Yanks with bat, arm, stopping Red Sox streak

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 5:19am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees' offense was asleep for seven innings and so was the sellout crowd. New York was about to get shut out for the second straight night and drop a season-high 5½ games behind first-place Boston....
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Media: World's oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies at 113

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 2:13am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli media are reporting that the world's oldest man, who lived through both world wars and survived the Holocaust, has died a month short of his 114th birthday....
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Fire blocks route for dozens in Glacier National Park chalet

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:11am
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- A wildfire has cut off the return route for dozens of people staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet, leaving them the choice of remaining until rangers tell them it's safe or hiking out along a longer and more difficult trail, park officials said Friday....
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Analysis: Trump meets crisis with familiar bluster, risk

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:11am
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) -- A nuclear showdown. The world's most unpredictable foe. A world on edge. What will the new president do?...
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North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:11am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- No need to duck and cover just yet. While U.S. intelligence officials are pretty sure North Korea can put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental missile that could reach the United States, experts aren't convinced the bomb could survive the flight to America....
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Qatar crisis redraws red lines and frays age-old Gulf ties

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:11am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- It's early morning at a fishing port in Dubai. A group of mostly retired fishermen are playing cards, eating dates and drinking coffee at the port's majlis, a traditional meeting space....
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Son of Sam killer says he 'surrendered to dark forces'

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 9:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The "Son of Sam" killer who terrorized New York 40 years ago says he thought he was doing something "to appease the devil."...
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Father: Woman killed by officer was 'ripped from our arms'

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 9:10pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The father and the fiance of an Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service Friday night, the same time the family had planned to be on a plane to her wedding....
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