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10 sailors missing in collision between US warship, tanker

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 11:21pm
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Ten U.S. sailors are missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker early Monday east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the Navy's 7th Fleet in the Pacific in two months....
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Jerry Lewis, Hollywood survivor, showman, dies at 91

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 10:19pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood....
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Legendary comedian Jerry Lewis knew how to laugh and cry

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 10:19pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jerry Lewis sometimes didn't know whether to laugh or cry....
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The Latest: Senator tweets prayers for USS John S. McCain

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 8:18pm
SINGAPORE (AP) -- The Latest on the collision between a U.S. Navy ship and a merchant ship near Singapore (all times local):...
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US warship collides with tanker near Singapore; 10 missing

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 7:18pm
SINGAPORE (AP) -- A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with a tanker early Monday in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca, and at least 10 sailors are missing....
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1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor hopes for a 'justice river'

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 4:15pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- The Rev. Nelson Johnson needs no reminders of the massacre of five of his labor-activist friends almost 40 years ago - he still has the faded scar on his left arm, left by a Nazi who stabbed him as white supremacists descended on a march for workers through black neighborhoods in Greensboro....
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Trump will address path forward on Afghanistan

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 2:14pm
CAMP MOREHEAD, Afghanistan (AP) -- Signaling that the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the launch of the Afghan Army's new special operations corps, declaring that "we are with you and we will stay with you."...
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Publicist: Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 1:11pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91....
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Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 1:11pm
Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years....
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Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 1:11pm
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) -- A convicted sex offender who molested his niece when she was 7 years old moved in next door to his victim nearly a dozen years after he was sent to prison for the crime....
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Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 11:11am
Millions of Americans are converging on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday....
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Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 8:10am
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) -- A convicted sex offender who molested his niece when she was 7 years old moved in next door to his victim nearly a dozen years after he was sent to prison for the crime....
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1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor hopes for a 'justice river'

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 7:10am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- The Rev. Nelson Johnson needs no reminders of the massacre of five of his labor-activist friends almost 40 years ago - he still has the faded scar on his left arm, left by a Nazi who stabbed him as white supremacists descended on a march for workers through black neighborhoods in Greensboro....
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Turkish political refugees flock to Germany, seeking safety

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 5:06am
BERLIN (AP) -- The Turkish judge sits in a busy cafe in a big German city. Thirteen months ago, he was a respected public servant in his homeland. Now he is heartbroken and angry over the nightmarish turn of events that brought him here....
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Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe despite assault claim

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 2:04am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home from South Africa on Sunday despite calls that she be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg....
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Massive counterprotest upstages Boston "free speech rally"

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 11:00pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans in a public rejection of white nationalism upstaged a small group in Boston that planned a "free speech rally" a week after a violent clash rocked Virginia and reverberated across the U.S....
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Massive counterprotest upstages Boston "free speech rally"

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 9:59pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans upstaged a small group in Boston that planned a "free speech rally" a week after a violent clash in Virginia left one person dead and dozens injured....
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Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 9:59pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84....
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