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Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:02am
DENVER (AP) -- Researchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of ancient cliff-dwelling people from the Mesa Verde area of Colorado more than 700 years ago: DNA from the bones of domesticated turkeys....
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Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears burqa in Parliament

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 8:02am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers....
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APNewsBreak: Officer who shot 13-year-old feared gunfight

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 8:02am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Records show the white Ohio police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year feared a gunfight with the teen....
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Mugabe flies to South Africa to aid wife accused of assault

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 7:02am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe was in South Africa on Thursday as his wife faced accusations of assaulting a young model and police said a "red alert" had been issued to prevent her from leaving the country....
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Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 6:02am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer further aggression with "fire and fury."...
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Overdoses on the road: Drugged driving rises as a menace

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 5:01am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- An SUV crashed after all four occupants overdosed on heroin in North Carolina. The same day, a man in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, grabbed the steering wheel after his grandson lost consciousness while driving. Police in the city of 30,000 responded to 11 other overdose reports that day, including a woman who crashed her car just before a highway entrance....
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Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law's lost ring

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 5:01am
CAMROSE, Alberta (AP) -- A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot....
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Oh the drama: Puig lifts Dodgers to 5-4 win over White Sox

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 5:01am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Dodgers won in - what else - dramatic fashion, scoring three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning for their major league-leading 10th walk-off victory of the season....
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The Latest: Trump assails 'publicity seeking' Lindsey Graham

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:01am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and Republicans (all times local):...
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Court overturns earlier ruling, sends HK activists to prison

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:01am
HONG KONG (AP) -- A court on Thursday overturned sentences that the prosecution said were too light and sent young Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders of huge pro-democracy protests in 2014 to prison....
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Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 3:00am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer further aggression with "fire and fury."...
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The Latest: China raps Trump aide's remark on 'economic war'

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 3:00am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) -- The Latest on White House strategist Steve Bannon (all times local):...
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Lebanon prepares for Syria's post-war construction windfall

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:59pm
TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) -- The port of Tripoli in northern Lebanon wants the world to know it's ready for business....
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Kabul catwalk: Afghan models show off traditional clothing

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:59pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Amid tight security, over two dozen young models, including six women, strutted down the catwalk in the garden of a private Kabul villa, proudly displaying the traditional clothing and costumes of Afghanistan's many ethnic groups....
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Will war of words turn into war for real? Views in east Asia

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:59pm
BEIJING (AP) -- Tensions are swirling as North Korea and President Donald Trump exchange threats over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, leading to fears in east Asia of a possible armed conflict....
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Fugitive's trail exposes Red Bull co-owners' offshore deals

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 9:58pm
The Bangkok billionaire family that co-founded Red Bull, the world's leading energy drink, uses offshore companies to cloak purchases of jets and luxury properties, including the posh London home where the clan's fugitive son was last seen....
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Corporate chiefs flee Trump; he disbands WH advisory panels

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 7:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils Wednesday - the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia....
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Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 6:56pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash released Wednesday....
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Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump had pushed many of America's top corporate leaders to the breaking point with his inability to decisively condemn white supremacists - so they huddled on an 11:30 a.m. conference call Wednesday....
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Donald Trump's die-hard supporters show no signs of straying

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- They wash their hands of neo-Nazis and wag their fingers at leftists. They denounce a press corps they see as biased and controversies they view as manufactured. But in the frenzied blame game over the deadly violence at a rally of white supremacists, Donald Trump's loyal base is happy to absolve the president himself....
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