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Foreigners who joined IS faced almost certain death in Raqqa

AP Top News - 2 hours 55 min ago
PARIS (AP) -- The forces fighting the remnants of the Islamic State group in Syria have tacit instructions on dealing with the foreigners who joined the extremist group by the thousands: Kill them on the battlefield....
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Trump has no plan to block scheduled release of JFK records

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he doesn't plan to block the scheduled release of thousands of never publicly seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination....
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Wildfires plunge vineyard workers, owners into same struggle

AP Top News - 2 hours 55 min ago
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- When the wildfires ignited, vineyard workers stopped picking grapes and fled for their lives. Some vineyard owners decided to stay and fight back, spending days digging firebreaks and sleeping among their vines for safety....
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Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

AP Top News - 2 hours 55 min ago
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he'll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats for a generation: sealing a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran....
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5 living ex-presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert

AP Top News - 2 hours 55 min ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for relief efforts from hurricane devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
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Egyptian officials say 54 police killed in Egypt attack

AP Top News - 5 hours 55 min ago
CAIRO (AP) -- At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout outside of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday....
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Court, for now, blocks immigrant teen's access to abortion

AP Top News - 5 hours 55 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An appeals court is blocking, for now, an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling that the government should have time to try to release her so she can obtain the abortion outside of federal custody....
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Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson

AP Top News - 5 hours 55 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene....
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Killer of Navajo Nation girl gets life prison sentence

AP Top News - 5 hours 55 min ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation was sentenced Friday to life in prison in a case that drew national attention over abducted Native American children....
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The Latest: Spain moves to dissolve Catalan government

AP Top News - 5 hours 55 min ago
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response: (all times local):...
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Bannon faults George W. Bush for 'destructive' presidency

AP Top News - 8 hours 55 min ago
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Former White House adviser Steve Bannon depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a "destructive" presidency during his time in the White House....
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Bannon faults George W. Bush for 'destructive' presidency

AP Top News - 11 hours 55 min ago
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Former White House adviser Steve Bannon on Friday depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a "destructive" presidency during his time in the White House....
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Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?

AP Top News - 11 hours 55 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of "screen time." And with more screens, and new technologies such as Amazon's Echo speaker, the message is getting louder....
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King's legacy still felt strongly as Thailand bids goodbye

AP Top News - 11 hours 55 min ago
HUAY HOM, Thailand (AP) -- Half a century has passed and the king is dead, but the villagers of Huay Hom still haven't forgotten the day Bhumibol Adulyadej descended by helicopter into their remote, impoverished mountain valley in northern Thailand and changed their lives forever....
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Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson

AP Top News - Fri, 2017-10-20 23:17
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene....
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Experts say Chile poet did not die of cancer, deepen mystery

AP Top News - Fri, 2017-10-20 23:17
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- A team of international scientists said Friday that Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause of death but not laying to rest one of the great mysteries of post-coup Chile....
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Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

AP Top News - Fri, 2017-10-20 23:17
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria....
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Chinese power over North Korea? It's more myth than reality

AP Top News - Fri, 2017-10-20 23:17
BEIJING (AP) -- At first glance, it seems the perfect solution to the world's most dangerous standoff: Find a way to get China to use its enormous influence to force North Korea to abandon its nuclear bombs....
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Japan votes: Incumbent PM Abe appears headed to victory

AP Top News - Fri, 2017-10-20 23:17
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's leader may have made the right call after all, if not for his country then for himself....
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Vegas shooting doesn't change opinions on guns: AP-NORC poll

AP Top News - Fri, 2017-10-20 20:17
ATLANTA (AP) -- The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans' opinions about gun laws....
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