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Analysts say Trump's warning to Pakistan could backfire

11 hours 32 min ago
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- President Donald Trump's warning to Pakistan to put an "immediate" end to harboring militants operating in Afghanistan didn't spell out the consequences of defiance or suggest a new strategy to get it to yield to longstanding U.S. demands, analysts said Tuesday....
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Mnuchin's wife touts fashion labels, slams critic

13 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, blasted as "adorably out of touch" a person who criticized her Instagram post in which Linton depicted her designer-label outfit....
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Questions on immigration, race follow Trump to Arizona

14 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Trying to recapture the Republican fervor that helped put him in office, President Donald Trump travels to Arizona on Tuesday to visit the nation's southern border and to rally thousands of supporters in a state where he's trashed both Republican senators....
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Spain attack raises questions on extremism among Moroccans

14 hours 33 min ago
RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Morocco has long considered itself a haven of stability in a volatile region and a key ally in the fight against Islamic extremism, but in recent months, it has found itself shaken by carnage in Europe blamed on Moroccans who moved abroad....
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Coal CEO expected Trump help, but administration said no

14 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision contrary to what one coal executive said the president personally promised him....
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4 accidents, 2 deadly, raise questions about Navy operations

15 hours 34 min ago
BANGKOK (AP) -- One major U.S. Navy collision may be an accident. Twice in two months could be a coincidence. Or it could point to a bigger failing in how the U.S. navigates its warships around the world....
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German police seize thousands of 'Trump' ecstasy tablets

15 hours 34 min ago
BERLIN (AP) -- German police say they have seized thousands of tablets of the party drug ecstasy in the shape of Donald Trump's head, a haul with an estimated street value of 39,000 euros ($45,900.)...
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Civil War lessons often depend on where the classroom is

16 hours 35 min ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Civil War lessons taught to American students often depend on where the classroom is, with schools presenting accounts of the conflict that vary from state to state and even district to district....
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The Latest: US Pacific commander: Remains of sailors found

18 hours 36 min ago
SINGAPORE (AP) -- The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times local):...
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Trump rebuffs coal industry; CEO claims promise broken

19 hours 36 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision one executive said breaks a personal promise from President Donald Trump to take the extraordinary step to benefit the industry....
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Posers or terrorists? Deaths put spotlight on neo-Nazi group

21 hours 40 min ago
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The friendship of the four young roommates - though cemented in the dark trappings of an obscure neo-Nazi group called Atomwaffen Division - never seemed destined for bloodshed....
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India's top court: Instant divorce among Muslims unlawful

21 hours 40 min ago
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's Supreme Court said Tuesday that the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives is unconstitutional and requested the government legislate an end to the practice....
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Officials: 33 injured in suburban Philadelphia train crash

22 hours 40 min ago
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- More than 30 people were injured when a train crashed into another train that was parked at a station in suburban Philadelphia....
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Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:44pm
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Expelled from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, Islamic State militants are now trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said....
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Chile families fight for acceptance of transgender children

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 9:43pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Monica Flores was returning from a holiday abroad when Chilean police stopped her for questions at the airport. They were bothered that their records didn't match: She had left the country with a son and returned with a daughter....
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On Afghanistan's front lines, US commanders await more men

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 8:40pm
TACTICAL BASE GAMBERI, Afghanistan (AP) -- Deep in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan, on the front lines against Taliban and Islamic State fighters, U.S. military commanders say they need more forces to better train Afghan soldiers to combat the escalating threat. President Donald Trump declared Monday he'd augment troop levels, but wouldn't say by how much....
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Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 8:40pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene....
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The Latest: McCain praises Trump's Afghanistan plan

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 7:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. policy in Afghanistan (all times EDT):...
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Analysis: Trump will own the war that bedeviled predecessors

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 7:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Before he became president, Donald Trump rarely talked about Afghanistan. When he did, he often called for a swift end to America's longest war....
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The Latest: Trump says US will fight to win in Afghanistan

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 6:34pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. policy in Afghanistan (all times EDT):...
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