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The Latest: Suspect in stabbing death back in Chicago

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:39pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Latest on the extradition of a Northwestern University professor Wyndham Lathem and Oxford University staffer Andrew Warren (all times local):...
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A look at US-S. Korea war games and how North might respond

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:39pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- America's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always frustrate North Korea. The war games set to begin Monday may hold more potential to provoke than ever, given President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" threats and Pyongyang's as-yet-unpursued plan to launch missiles close to Guam....
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The Latest: Florida authorities say 4 police officers shot

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 9:37pm
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on police officers shot in Florida (all times local):...
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A look at US-S. Korea war games and how North might respond

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 7:36pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- America's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always frustrate North Korea. The war games set to begin Monday may hold more potential to provoke than ever, given President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" threats and Pyongyang's as-yet-unpursued plan to launch missiles close to Guam....
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Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviser

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 6:35pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has lost another informal adviser from the business world: billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who gave the White House guidance on its deregulation efforts....
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Dashcam video shows white cop punching black man during stop

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 6:35pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A dashcam video of a traffic stop that led to a white police officer with a history of disciplinary issues repeatedly punching a black man and hitting his head on pavement appears to show a different sequence of events than police had originally described....
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Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 6:35pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture war....
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Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviser

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 5:34pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has lost another informal adviser from the business world: billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who gave the White House guidance on its deregulation efforts....
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Family: California man celebrating marriage killed in Spain

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 3:33pm
LAFAYETTE, Calif. (AP) -- A Northern California man who was spending his first wedding anniversary overseas was among those killed in a deadly truck attack in Barcelona, Spain, his family said Friday....
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Trump reviews options for new strategy for Afghan war

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 2:32pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump huddled with his top national security aides in the seclusion of Camp David on Friday, trying to formulate a winning Afghanistan strategy after 16 frustrating years of war....
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Family: California man celebrating marriage killed in Spain

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 2:32pm
LAFAYETTE, Calif. (AP) -- A Northern California man who was spending his first wedding anniversary overseas was among those killed in a deadly truck attack in Barcelona, Spain, his family said Friday....
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Taylor Swift left 'a blank space, baby' on social media

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:31pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Taylor Swift had a "blank space, baby" across social media Friday - and Swifties went wild....
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Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:31pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- President Donald Trump's response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary. They want to seize the moral high ground, but without getting sucked into a politically risky culture war....
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Trump. aides struggle for new strategy for Afghan war

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:27am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump and his top national security aides huddled in the seclusion of Camp David on Friday, trying to formulate an effective new Afghanistan strategy after 16 frustrating years of war....
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:27am
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:...
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Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save them?

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 9:24am
ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) -- One-hundred-fifty baskets of pink petunias hang from the light posts all over this city, watered regularly by residents trying to make their community feel alive again. A local artist spends his afternoons high in a bucket truck, painting a block-long mural of a little girl blowing bubbles, each circle the scene of an imagined, hopeful future....
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Widow won't sign, and that puts timeshare giant in a bind

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 9:24am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- There's a new twist in the standoff between an octogenarian widow in Florida who refused to sell her townhome and the giant developer that constructed a timeshare resort around her vacant, two-story building anyway....
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Charlie Cox, Finn Jones on 2 Marvel-ous 'Defenders' roles

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 9:24am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Maybe you know them as Iron Fist and Daredevil. But now Finn Jones and Charlie Cox, who star as these Marvel superheroes on the Netflix series "Iron Fist" and "Daredevil," have joined forces with Mike Colter ("Luke Cage") and Krysten Ritter ("Jessica Jones") for a much-awaited miniseries hybrid....
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Barcelona's victims: A snapshot of the world

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 8:23am
PARIS (AP) -- The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world - men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations - testifying to the huge global appeal of the sun-kissed city....
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