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Hopes and plans destroyed overnight by deadly wildfires

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:08am
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- It was just another Sunday night. Sure, the wind was kicking up, but for hundreds of thousands of people in California's wine country, their minds were on the week ahead: school and homework, jobs and email, dinner plans and movie nights....
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Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A key moderate Republican urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers, calling the move "disruptive" and an immediate threat to access to health care....
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Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:08am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Las Vegas' tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival....
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London police receive new assault claims against Weinstein

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:04am
LONDON (AP) -- British police are investigating three new allegations of sexual assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein, all made by the same woman....
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Initial results show Austria tilting right in national vote

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:04am
VIENNA (AP) -- Initial results showed the party of Austria's 31-year-old foreign minister leading in national elections Sunday, putting him on course to become the youngest head of government in Europe....
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UK police receive 3 new assault claims against Weinstein

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 8:03am
LONDON (AP) -- British police are investigating three new allegations of sexual assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein....
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Yellen sounds upbeat note on economy and inflation prospects

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 7:03am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Sunday sketched a bright outlook for the U.S. economy and for inflation prospects in coming months, saying the impact of the recent hurricanes will likely slow economic growth slightly but only temporarily and should be followed by a rebound by year's end....
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AP analysis: FEMA rejects appeals worth $1.2B over a decade

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 6:01am
As U.S. communities ravaged by this year's series of intense hurricanes and wildfires clear debris and begin to rebuild, many are counting on the federal government to help cover their costs. They could be in for a frustrating surprise....
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Rohingya refugee influx inspires Bangladeshi aid _ and worry

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 5:00am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- They had seen the images of Rohingya Muslim refugees arriving hungry and exhausted after traveling days without food to reach Myanmar's border with Bangladesh. They had heard the stories of gunshot wounds and midnight escapes from angry mobs and soldiers....
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More than just wine country is burning in California

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 5:00am
REDWOOD VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- Mendocino County is 70 miles north of California's fabled wine country of Napa and Sonoma counties, now under siege from wildfires. But it's a world away in mood, attitude and, especially, prominence....
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AP Analysis: Iran angered by Trump, but needs nuclear deal

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 5:00am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump angered Iran with his speech on refusing to re-certify the nuclear deal, but Tehran is unlikely to walk away from the agreement in retaliation....
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In Africa, LGBT rights activists worry about Trump impact

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:00am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon....
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Improving world economy still needs help from low rates

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 10:53pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The world economy is the healthiest it's been in years but could still use a little help from low-interest rates and higher government spending from countries that can afford it, the International Monetary Fund says....
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Taylor, Puig power Dodgers past Cubs 5-2 in NLCS Game 1

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 9:53pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Although Clayton Kershaw once again failed to dominate in a postseason start, these Los Angeles Dodgers don't need one guy to carry them....
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'Take a knee' comes to Germany through Hertha solidarity

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 8:52pm
BERLIN (AP) -- Hertha Berlin nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga home game on Saturday....
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LSU stuns No. 10 Auburn, riding clutch defense to 27-23 win

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 7:52pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- LSU coach Ed Orgeron didn't want the game ball, turning down a chance to stick it in the faces of so many critics who think he is in over his head....
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Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 6:51pm
President Donald Trump's decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that was benefiting roughly 6 million Americans helps fulfill a campaign promise, but it also risks harming some of the very people who helped him win the presidency....
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Altuve's dash lifts Verlander, Astros over Yanks in Game 2

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 6:51pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- With each stinging line drive, Jose Altuve is putting his stamp on this October. Same with every pitch from Justin Verlander, no matter the inning or score....
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Rohingya refugee influx inspires Bangladeshi aid _ and worry

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 5:50pm
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- They had seen the images of Rohingya Muslim refugees arriving hungry and exhausted after traveling days without food to reach Myanmar's border with Bangladesh. They had heard the stories of gunshot wounds and midnight escapes from angry mobs and soldiers....
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