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Mike Pence's brother launches run for Indiana US House seat

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 1:28pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, launched a campaign Wednesday for the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years....
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Uncertainty reigns ahead of new health care sign-up period

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:26pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Jason Sanford has heard so many rumors about the changing health care landscape that every few weeks he dials a local information desk, seeking just a rough estimate of what his diabetes medication will soon cost him....
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Some flowers create blue halo to say hello to foraging bees

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some flowers have found a nifty way to get the blues....
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Goodell: NFL not changing its national anthem policy

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand during the national anthem....
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Maryland office shooting suspect linked to Delaware shooting

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:26am
EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) -- A gunman opened fire at a Maryland office park on Wednesday morning, killing three co-workers and wounding two others, authorities and the business owner said....
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Man convicted of plotting to behead blogger for IS group

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:26am
BOSTON (AP) -- A Massachusetts man was convicted Wednesday of plotting to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller and kill other Americans on behalf of the Islamic State group....
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Wooing Amazon with sun, fun ... and giant buttons

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:26am
BOSTON (AP) -- Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they're brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons....
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Poll: Big partisan gap in views on gender equality in the US

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:26am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Does the United States still have hard work ahead of it in enabling women to attain equality with men? The answer, according to a new large-scale survey, may depend on whether it's coming from a Democrat or a Republican....
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Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:26am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Twitter is vowing to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweetstorm that the company is not doing enough to protect its users....
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Families of the fallen, and their presidents

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:26am
The Associated Press is speaking with family members who have lost loved ones in U.S. military operations and asking them about their interactions, if any, with the president at the time - George W. Bush, Barack Obama or Donald Trump....
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Family of slain sergeant says Trump showed "disrespect"

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The mother of an Army sergeant killed in Niger said Wednesday that President Donald Trump, in a call offering condolences, showed "disrespect" to the soldier's loved ones as they drove to the airport to meet his body. Trump, engulfed in controversy over the appropriate way for presidents to show compassion for slain soldiers, strongly disputed that account....
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3 killed, 2 wounded at Maryland office park shooting

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:25am
EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) -- A gunman opened fire at a Maryland office park on Wednesday morning, killing three co-workers and wounding two others, authorities and the business owner said....
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Poll: Big partisan gap in views on gender equality in the US

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:25am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Does the United States still have hard work ahead of it in enabling women to attain equality with men? The answer, according to a major new survey, may depend on whether it's coming from a Democrat or a Republican....
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For ornery shelter cats, 2nd chance is a job chasing mice

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:25am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gary wasn't used to being around people. He didn't like being touched, or even looked at. If anyone came too close, he'd lash out....
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Family of late 'Crocodile Hunter' back at Animal Planet

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:25am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Crikey! The Irwin family is returning to television's Animal Planet, 11 years after the death of "The Crocodile Hunter" star and family patriarch Steve Irwin....
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The Latest: Sessions tells senators he urged Comey firing

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 8:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee (all times local):...
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Trump says Comey knew he was going to exonerate Clinton

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 7:22am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to revive his long-standing complaint about the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation, alleging that then-Director James Comey had protected the Democratic presidential nominee by prematurely "exonerating" her before the 2016 election....
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For ornery shelter cats, 2nd chance is a job chasing mice

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 7:22am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gary wasn't used to being around people. He didn't like being touched, or even looked at. If anyone came too close, he'd lash out....
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In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 7:22am
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country more than 4,000 years ago....
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Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 7:22am
Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport last year....
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