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HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts

Thu, 2017-08-17 13:25
NEW YORK (AP) -- HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company....
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US, Japan discuss North Korean threat

Thu, 2017-08-17 10:25
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. and Japanese defense chiefs and top diplomats are meeting in Washington to discuss North Korea amid mixed messages from the Trump administration on how to deal with the nuclear and missile threat....
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Overdoses on the road: Drugged driving rises as a menace

Thu, 2017-08-17 10:25
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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Mugabe flies to South Africa to aid wife accused of assault

Thu, 2017-08-17 10:25
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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The Latest: Trump assails 'publicity seeking' Lindsey Graham

Thu, 2017-08-17 07:25
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and Republicans (all times local):...
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Republican leaders dance around Trump remarks

Thu, 2017-08-17 07:25
NEW YORK (AP) -- One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Yet few mentioned the president....
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Young leaders of massive 2014 Hong Kong protests get prison

Thu, 2017-08-17 07:25
HONG KONG (AP) -- A Hong Kong court sent young activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders to prison Thursday for their roles in huge pro-democracy protests nearly three years earlier, in the latest sign that tolerance for dissent is waning in the Chinese-ruled former British colony....
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Trump increasingly isolated as business panels dismantled

Thu, 2017-08-17 07:25
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils, an attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia....
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Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea

Thu, 2017-08-17 04:25
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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Will war of words turn into war for real? Views in east Asia

Thu, 2017-08-17 04:25
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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Lebanon prepares for Syria's post-war construction windfall

Thu, 2017-08-17 04:25
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

Thu, 2017-08-17 04:25
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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Fugitive's trail exposes Red Bull co-owners' offshore deals

Thu, 2017-08-17 01:25
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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Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

Wed, 2017-08-16 22:25
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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Donald Trump's die-hard supporters show no signs of straying

Wed, 2017-08-16 22:25
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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Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minorities

Wed, 2017-08-16 19:24
Bernard Lafayette fought to end segregation during the civil rights movement. But after watching events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and hearing President Donald Trump blame both sides for the deadly violence, he realized that changing laws did not change enough hearts and minds....
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Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them

Wed, 2017-08-16 19:24
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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AP FACT CHECK: Viral photo doesn't show 'antifa' beating cop

Wed, 2017-08-16 19:24
A widely spread photo that appears to show an anti-fascist activist beating a police officer is a doctored image....
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Virginia clashes bring attention to anti-fascist movement

Wed, 2017-08-16 19:24
SEATTLE (AP) -- The deadly white nationalist demonstration in Virginia has brought new attention to an anti-fascist movement whose black-clad, bandanna-wearing members have been a regular presence at protests around the country in the last year....
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Donald Trump's die-hard supporters show no signs of straying

Wed, 2017-08-16 19:24
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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