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The Latest: Catalan govt ties attacks in Cambrils, Barcelona

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local):...
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The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture

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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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UN chief: Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 22:26
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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US helping clear 'historic' amount of explosives in Mosul

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 19:26
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The wires protruding from the small, misshapen stuffed animal revealed the deadly booby-trap tucked inside....
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Senior officer on damaged ship to be relieved of command

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 19:26
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The captain of a Navy warship that lost seven sailors in a collision with a commercial container ship in June will be relieved of command and nearly a dozen others face punishment, the Navy's second-ranking admiral said Thursday....
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Tense days for business owners without legal status in US

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 19:26
MIAMI (AP) -- Maribel Resendiz and her husband came to the U.S. from Mexico, sold cool drinks to workers in the tomato fields of South Florida and eventually opened a bustling shop in a strip mall offering fruit smoothies and tacos. Now she is preparing for the possibility she'll have to leave it all behind....
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Neuroscientist who studied Einstein's brain dies at 90

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 19:26
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Marian Cleeves Diamond, a neuroscientist who studied Albert Einstein's brain and was one of the first to show that the brain can improve with enrichment, has died....
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Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 19:26
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox will ask the city to rename Yawkey Way, the street alongside Fenway Park, to erase what owner John Henry called a haunting reminder of the ballclub's history of racial intolerance....
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Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 16:26
WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warnings a bluff....
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Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 16:26
NEW YORK (AP) -- It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence....
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Why hate came to the progressive island of Charlottesville

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 16:26
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The white nationalists behind last weekend's violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the "capital of the resistance" to President Donald Trump....
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US Jewish criticism of Trump expands to some supporters

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 16:26
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ivanka Trump's rabbi denounced President Donald Trump for blaming "both sides" in a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the number of American Jewish leaders willing to criticize him grew....
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A grim subway reality: Corpses sometimes kept in break rooms

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 16:26
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a largely overlooked but gory reality of the New York City subway system: When someone takes their life by jumping in front of a train, police need to find a place to put the mutilated body until a medical examiner truck arrives....
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In letter to staff, DeVos condemns Charlottesville violence

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 16:26
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After criticism over her muted response to the violence in Charlottesville, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has written a letter to her staff condemning the "tragic and unthinkable" events and blasting "neo-Nazis and other racist bigots."...
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Van plows into Barcelona crowd in attack; media say 13 dead

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 13:25
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- A white van plowed into a packed summer crowd Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, killing some people and sending dozens fleeing. Barcelona police called it a terror attack and local media reported up to 13 dead....
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Gov: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 13:25
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the white nationalist and far-left protesters in Charlottesville over the weekend were "equally as bad" and "disgusting."...
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Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 13:25
NEW YORK (AP) -- It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence....
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Dog tags, possible remains of WWII soldier found on island

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 13:25
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York military aviation researcher got more than she bargained for on a dream trip to a battle-scarred South Pacific island - the chance to help solve the mystery of an American soldier listed as missing in action from World War II....
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Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 13:25
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

AP Top News - Thu, 2017-08-17 13:25
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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