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Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save them?

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 8:23am
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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After Charlottesville, colleges brace for more hate attacks

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 8:23am
BOSTON (AP) -- Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats....
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Pentagon chief to visit Ukraine amid tensions with Russia

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 8:23am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will visit Ukraine next week to reassure government leaders that the U.S. does not accept Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region....
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Officials: State Dept suffers worldwide email outage

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 8:23am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials say the State Department has suffered a worldwide email outage affecting its entire unclassified system....
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After Charlottesville, colleges brace for more hate attacks

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 7:21am
BOSTON (AP) -- Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats....
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Several wounded in Finland stabbing; suspect shot in the leg

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 7:21am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Police in Finland say they have shot a man in the leg after he was suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku....
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'Spectacular' autumn foliage is forecast for New England

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 7:21am
BOSTON (AP) -- New England's fall foliage forecast is looking so fine it's enough to make a maple leaf blush....
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Robin Thicke's girlfriend announces pregnancy

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 6:21am
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Crowds returning to Las Ramblas are subdued and pensive

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 5:21am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Tourists and Barcelona residents tentatively returned to Las Ramblas on Friday morning for a subdued stroll down the leafy boulevard, a day after a van attack filled it with fear and bloodshed....
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NASA, PBS marking 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launches

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 5:21am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Forty years after blasting off, Earth's most distant ambassadors - the twin Voyager spacecraft - are carrying sounds and music of our planet ever deeper into the cosmos....
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Chris Long supports Malcolm Jenkins during anthem protest

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 5:21am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Chris Long, the Philadelphia defensive end who grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia, put his arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins as a show of unity during the national anthem before the Eagles' exhibition game Thursday night against Buffalo....
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Estimates of North Korea's nuclear weapons hard to nail down

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 2:17am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. intelligence agencies' assessments of the size of North Korea's nuclear arsenal have a wide gap between high and low estimates. Size matters and not knowing makes it harder for the United States to develop a policy for deterrence and defend itself and allies in the region....
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Colleges brace for more violence amid rash of hate on campus

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 2:17am
BOSTON (AP) -- Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats....
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Mattis says a decision is closer on strategy for Afghanistan

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:16am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After months of sometimes heated internal debate, the Trump administration has almost reached a decision on a new approach for fighting the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday. He gave no hint of what the strategy would look like....
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Spanish police kill 5 suspects linked to Barcelona attack

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:16am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group....
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The Latest: Pakistani leader condemns Barcelona van attack

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:16am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on terror attacks in Spain (all times local):...
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Navy hands penalties on collision, both ships made errors

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:14pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that killed seven sailors, Navy officials said, announcing that the warship captain will be relieved of command and more than a dozen other sailors will be punished....
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The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:13pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her right glitters a diamond-and-gold brooch....
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The Latest: Police: Suspects in Cambrils had bomb belts

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:11pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local):...
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UN chief: Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 7:08pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a draft report that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for more than half the children killed and injured in Yemen's civil war last year....
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