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Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:00am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, is withdrawing from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids....
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Book's challenge: Can you do squats like Justice Ginsburg?

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 5:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Personal trainer Bryant Johnson hears it all the time: Four more years....
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A new spectator sport for the TV superfan: 'binge racing'

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 5:59am
NEW YORK (AP) -- For a special breed of TV superfans, this isn't streaming. This is a gusher....
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Trump's claim about predecessors, fallen troops disputed

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 4:57am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. President Donald Trump's suggestion Monday that his predecessors fell short in that duty brought a visceral reaction from those who witnessed those grieving encounters....
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China's Xi looks to extend power at Communist Party congress

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 3:57am
BEIJING (AP) -- Having bested his rivals, Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national congress on Wednesday....
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US tech giants may find their future shaped by Europe

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 2:56am
LONDON (AP) -- Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life....
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Trump getting more open to chatting in public

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump rarely holds formal, stand-alone news conferences. But his freewheeling, last-minute Rose Garden news conference Monday is the latest example of his willingness to talk to journalists on the fly....
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Me Too: Alyssa Milano elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alyssa Milano was in bed with her two young children when a friend of a friend on Facebook suggested something that struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to this tweet."...
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Book's challenge: Can you do squats like Justice Ginsburg?

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Personal trainer Bryant Johnson hears it all the time: Four more years....
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AP News Guide: The rise and fall of the Islamic State group

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:52pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Islamic State group, responsible for some of the worst atrocities perpetrated against civilians in recent history, appears on the verge of collapse....
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McCain condemns 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' in speech

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:49pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- U.S. Sen. John McCain jabbed Monday night at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics, saying at his National Constitution Center Liberty Medal ceremony in Philadelphia that abandoning America's role as an international leader is "unpatriotic."...
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Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 9:43pm
BOSTON (AP) -- A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl....
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911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:41pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfolding. But newly released emergency calls from a sweltering Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning to Hurricane Irma showed staffers becoming increasingly agitated by a disaster that would eventually claim 14 elderly lives....
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Trump returns favor by campaigning for an early supporter

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 7:41pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- President Donald Trump waded back into Southern politics Monday, showering praise on one of his earliest supporters, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster....
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China's Xi looks to extend power at Communist Party congress

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:40pm
BEIJING (AP) -- Having bested his rivals, Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national congress on Wednesday....
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:39pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:39pm
Let's assume that Colin Kaepernick is better than several quarterbacks - backups, and even starters - who have managed to find jobs on NFL rosters this season....
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Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heated

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 3:38pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. President Donald Trump's suggestion Monday that his predecessors fell short in that duty brought a visceral reaction from those who witnessed those grieving encounters....
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What cosmic crash confirmed: Einstein was as good as gold

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 3:38pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When two extremely dense neutron stars crashed together in a distant galaxy, astronomers struck scientific gold, confirming previously unproven theories, including some from Albert Einstein....
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AP Exclusive: Corruption probe prompts reviews of NCAA teams

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 1:34pm
The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the downfall of one of the sport's best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of college basketball, including internal reviews by more than two dozen schools of their own prominent programs....
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