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Trump remarks on Kelly contrast with quiet tribute to son

10 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's known as some of the saddest ground in America, a 14-acre plot of Arlington National Cemetery called Section 60 where many U.S. personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are interred. On Memorial Day this year, President Donald Trump and the man who would be his chief of staff visited Grave 9480, the final resting place of Robert Kelly, a Marine killed Nov. 9, 2010, in Afghanistan....
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Uncertainty as Mideast turns a page with IS defeat in Raqqa

12 hours 24 min ago
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Middle East may have turned a page with the defeat of the Islamic State group in its self-declared capital of Raqqa, but the future is looking even more tangled, and potentially as violent....
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After Obama, Israel's Netanyahu relishing in Trump love fest

12 hours 24 min ago
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Widely unpopular around the world, President Donald Trump can take solace in the adulation of Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, who showers him with praise and even holds his tongue over issues Israel might normally complain about....
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Older couples die together or cling to each other in fires

12 hours 24 min ago
Some had just celebrated marriages of half a century or longer. They spent their time volunteering and playing with grandchildren. A few had lived through both world wars....
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The Latest: Trump denies disrespecting grieving family

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:35pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation's fallen (all times EDT):...
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Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash....
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China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
BEIJING (AP) -- China's ruling Communist Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader....
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Recovery, reconstruction go slowly after Mexico earthquake

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Wearing a hardhat, Rodrigo Diaz Mejia steps onto the hood of a crushed car and then gingerly into an apartment cracked open by the Sept. 19 earthquake. Inside he spots a photo of two young boys hanging on a wall spider-webbed with deep cracks. He puts it under his arm to carry it out for the family....
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Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A young Barack Obama questioned his place in the world and his racial identity, agonized over whether he'd make enough money as a community organizer, and lamented his incompatibility with his ex-girlfriend in 30 pages of letters he wrote to her that are now being archived by Emory University in Atlanta....
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Study: Lower-income kids give more time to TV, digital media

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV and using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes, according to a survey released Thursday....
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Obama returns to campaign trail for Dems in governor's races

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia as they gear up for next month's elections....
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Country stars honor shooting victims at CMT Artists show

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 8:33pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Singer Jason Aldean and other stars honored victims of a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas instead of accepting awards at the CMT Artists of the Year show Wednesday night....
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Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 5:32pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash....
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Manhunt underway for gunman in Maryland office park shooting

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 4:31pm
EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) -- A man with a lengthy criminal past who was fired from a job earlier this year for punching a colleague showed up for work at a countertop company on Wednesday and shot five of his co-workers, authorities said. Three of them were killed and two critically wounded....
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The Latest: Trump sends check to fallen soldier's father

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 4:31pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation's fallen (all times EDT):...
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Obama to campaign in NJ, Virginia governor races

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 3:31pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight for the first time since leaving the White House, publicly stumping for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Virginia and New Jersey in preparation for this fall's elections....
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Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as Trump says?

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 2:29pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says health insurers have been "enriched" by President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. So why are companies pulling back from the law's insurance marketplaces?...
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Obama campaigning in Va, NJ, as he returns to political life

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 2:29pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight....
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Bootleg Libyan oil, shady havens: Slain reporter's beats

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 2:29pm
ROME (AP) -- Malta, a tiny archipelago nation in the southern Mediterranean, is so attractive to those looking to shelter funds or operate under the radar of authorities that it's got a nickname to prove it: "treasure island."...
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Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of Americans

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 1:28pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump's sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it....
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