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Q&A on the GOP effort to overhaul the nation's tax system

Fri, 2017-10-20 20:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Divided Republicans in Congress are tackling an ambitious overhaul of the nation's tax system that would deeply cut levies for corporations and double the standard deduction used by most average Americans....
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New Battle of the Alamo is brewing over Texas shrine revamp

Fri, 2017-10-20 20:17
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Remember the Alamo? A new Texas battle is brewing over how best to do so....
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Trump: Considering Powell and Taylor for Fed's top 2 posts

Fri, 2017-10-20 17:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is signaling that he is considering dual nominations for the Federal Reserve's top two jobs....
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Suicide bombings in Afghanistan hit mosques, killing 63

Fri, 2017-10-20 17:17
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 63 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation....
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AP FACT CHECK: Kelly distorts tale in slamming congresswoman

Fri, 2017-10-20 14:17
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's chief of staff distorted the facts when he accused a "selfish" Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson of grandstanding at a building dedication in the memory of two fallen FBI agents in 2015....
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Vegas shooting doesn't change opinions on guns: AP-NORC poll

Fri, 2017-10-20 14:17
ATLANTA (AP) -- The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans' opinions about gun laws....
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White nationalist undeterred by boos on latest college stop

Fri, 2017-10-20 14:17
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The hostile audience drowned out white nationalist Richard Spencer with anti-Nazi chants. They booed him off the stage under the watchful eye of police officers in riot gear....
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Man attacks people at Polish shopping mall; 1 dead, 7 hurt

Fri, 2017-10-20 14:17
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A man attacked people with a knife Friday at a shopping mall in southeastern Poland, killing one person and wounding seven others, police said. Shoppers detained the attacker until police could arrive....
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 2017-10-20 14:17
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:...
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Prominent chefs oppose baker in major gay rights case

Fri, 2017-10-20 11:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding....
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What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after storm

Fri, 2017-10-20 11:17
BARCELONETA, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the battered island, erecting light poles and power lines in a block by block slog....
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Spacewalking astronauts replacing blurry camera on robot arm

Fri, 2017-10-20 11:17
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Astronauts went spacewalking Friday to provide some necessary focus to the International Space Station's robot arm....
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Orange is the new white? Unique amber wine creates buzz

Fri, 2017-10-20 08:17
BURDETT, N.Y. (AP) -- The sloping vineyards of New York's Finger Lakes region known for producing golden-hued rieslings and chardonnays also are offering a splash of orange wine....
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Emotional Hernandez has 3 HRs, lifts Dodgers to World Series

Fri, 2017-10-20 05:17
CHICAGO (AP) -- When it was over, when Los Angeles had finally secured another trip to the World Series and Enrique Hernandez's three big swings had become a part of playoff lore, the emotional utilityman just wanted to give his dad a big hug....
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Evoking slain son, Kelly defends Trump on condolence calls

Fri, 2017-10-20 02:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- He started by describing the reverent handling of America's war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to Dover Air Force Base....
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Drone video shows devastation in Raqqa, Syria

Fri, 2017-10-20 02:17
RAQQA, Syria (AP) -- Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting between Kurdish-led forces and the Islamic State group....
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Trump's border wall models take shape in San Diego

Fri, 2017-10-20 02:17
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego....
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New Battle of the Alamo is brewing over Texas shrine revamp

Fri, 2017-10-20 02:17
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Remember the Alamo? A new Texas battle is brewing over how best to do so....
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Bangkok returns to mourning colors, but what of the future?

Fri, 2017-10-20 02:17
BANGKOK (AP) -- Tucked in his cramped clothing stall in an enormous Thai mall, Pirumchai Asiram sits on a plastic chair flanked by two worlds - bright, vibrantly colored shirts and dresses to his right, neat stacks of somber apparel in blacks and whites to his left. Ask him which sells better, and he'll smile....
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