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Feds: Texas man tried planting bomb on Confederate statue

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 5:33pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- A Houston man who's previously been convicted on explosives-related charges has been arrested after allegedly being caught trying to plant explosives on a Confederate statue at a Houston park, authorities said Monday....
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Analysis: Trump will own the war that bedeviled predecessors

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 4:27pm
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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Italy quake rocks resort island of Ischia, at least 1 dead

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 4:27pm
ROME (AP) -- An earthquake rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season Monday night, killing at least one person and trapping a half dozen others, including children, under collapsed homes....
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The Latest: 'The sun set and rose within about 3 minutes'

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 3:27pm
The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT):...
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The Latest: 1 dead, 7 missing after quake hits Italy resort

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 3:27pm
ROME (AP) -- The latest on an earthquake that hit the Italian resort island of Ischia (all times local):...
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Man who shot judge is father of player convicted of rape

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 2:27pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The man who shot and wounded a judge outside a county courthouse before being gunned down by a probation officer was the father of a Steubenville High School football player who was convicted of rape in 2013, authorities said Monday....
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Trump returns to Arizona _ and a chaotic political landscape

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 2:27pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Donald Trump was just a few weeks into his candidacy in 2015 when came to Phoenix for a speech that ended up being a bigger moment in his campaign than most people realized at the time....
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Judge shot, wounded near Ohio courthouse; gunman killed

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 1:27pm
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- A judge walking from his car into the county courthouse was shot by a gunman Monday morning but managed to fire back before a probation officer stepped in and ultimately killed the suspect, authorities said....
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Trump returns to Arizona _ and a chaotic political landscape

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:27pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Donald Trump was just a few weeks into his candidacy in 2015 when came to Phoenix for a speech that ended up being a bigger moment in his campaign than most people realized at the time....
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The Latest: Eclipse a hit even where sun not totally blocked

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:26am
The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT):...
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The Latest: 1st US coast-to-coast total eclipse begins

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:25am
The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT):...
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Alabama starts atop AP poll for 2nd straight year

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:25am
No need to overthink it: Alabama is No. 1 in the AP preseason Top 25....
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Americans stake out prime viewing spots to watch the eclipse

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 9:25am
Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun for a magical couple of minutes Monday in what promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history....
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Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 9:25am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The victims of last week's attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort town came from around the world and across generations, the latest a Spaniard who was stabbed to death by one of the attackers....
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Stone Mountain another (huge) test for Confederate symbols

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 9:25am
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) -- The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground. Hats held across their chests, President Jefferson Davis and Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson ride across the face of Stone Mountain into faded glory....
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Danish police: Submarine owner says woman died in accident

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 9:25am
HELSINKI (AP) -- The owner of a home-built submarine has told investigators that a missing Swedish female journalist died onboard in an accident and he buried her at sea in an unspecified location, Danish police said Monday....
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Alabama starts atop AP poll for 2nd straight year

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 9:25am
Alabama is No. 1 in the preseason Top 25, the first program in 12 years to take the top spot two years in a row....
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Big Ben bell falls silent in London for repairs until 2021

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 5:23am
LONDON (AP) -- With a dozen deep bongs, Britain's Big Ben sounded the hour for the last time Monday before falling silent for repair work due to last almost four years....
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The Latest: No motive yet as van rams Marseille bus s

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 4:22am
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on a van ramming two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille (all times local):...
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Nigerian president vows to step up fight against Boko Haram

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:21am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said his government will reinvigorate its campaign against the Islamic extremist insurgency in the country's northeast as he spoke to the nation for the first time Monday after returning from London where he spent more than three months for medical treatment....
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