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Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 1:34pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created....
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Trump: Cuba 'is responsible' for attacks on US personnel

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he believes Cuba "is responsible" for attacks on American government personnel in Havana....
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Populist parties gain more victories in European politics

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:34am
BERLIN (AP) -- Right-wing parties chalked up two more victories in Europe over the weekend, coming second in Austria's national election and entering another state parliament in Germany, putting further pressure on mainstream conservatives to take a harder line on immigration....
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Car bomb kills investigative journalist in Malta

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:34am
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) -- A Maltese investigative journalist who had exposed her island nation's links with the so-called Panama Papers document leak was killed on Monday when a bomb destroyed her car as she was driving near her home, Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said....
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Weinstein Co., overwhelmed by backlash, may be up for sale

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:34am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Weinstein Co., besieged by sexual harassment allegations against its namesake and co-founder, may be putting itself up for sale....
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Puerto Rico struggles with massive environmental crisis

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:34am
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have been drinking water from condemned wells....
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Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleads guilty to deserting his post

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:34am
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured and held by the Taliban for five years after walking away from his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and misbehavior-before-the-enemy charges that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life....
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New Jersey man convicted in New York bombing that injured 30

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 9:34am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New Jersey man was convicted Monday of planting two pressure-cooker bombs on New York City streets, including one that injured 30 people with a rain of shrapnel when it detonated in a bustling neighborhood on a weekend night last summer....
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AP Exclusive: Corruption probe prompts reviews of NCAA teams

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 9:34am
The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the expected 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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Dodgers' dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:33am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A year ago, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was attempting to get through the late innings of tight playoff games with long appearances by closer Kenley Jansen, a hodgepodge of veteran relievers and one desperate bailout from ace Clayton Kershaw....
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New Jersey man convicted in New York bombing that injured 30

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:33am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New Jersey man was convicted Monday of planting two pressure-cooker bombs on New York City streets, including one that injured 30 people with a rain of shrapnel when it detonated in a bustling neighborhood on a weekend night last summer....
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The Latest: Judge accepts Bergdahl's guilty pleas

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:33am
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- The Latest on the court-martial of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked off his post in Afghanistan (all times local):...
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Weinstein Co., mired in sex scandal, may be up for sale

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 7:33am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Weinstein Co., mired in a sex scandal, may be putting itself up for sale....
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Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 7:33am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created....
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Trump voters confront climate change in wake of hurricane

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:33am
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax plan is far from the biggest ever

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:33am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump presented a distorted picture of his tax plan this past week and claimed he was trying to keep the Obama health law's insurance markets afloat even as he took steps that could well sink them....
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EU backs Iran deal, urges US Congress to protect it

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:32am
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union foreign ministers on Monday backed the Iran nuclear agreement, saying the accord is working and is a key part of non-proliferation efforts despite U.S. President Donald Trump withdrawing his support for it....
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Portugal wildfires kill 27; 3 dead across border in Spain

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:31am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Wildfires in Portugal killed at least 27 people, injured dozens more and left an unconfirmed number of missing in the country's second such tragedy in four months, officials said Monday. In neighboring Spain, at least three deaths were reported....
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White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 2:29am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- By slashing corporate tax rates, the Trump administration said Monday, the average U.S. household will get an estimated $4,000 more a year....
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California fires turn shelters into extended homes

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:24am
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) -- Barking dogs, loud snorers and a woman who appears to have dementia crying out every night. Trying to sleep on a cot in a shelter for fire evacuees is not easy....
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