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Russia's Putin: Trump's foes have blocked his agenda

Thu, 2017-10-19 14:17
MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia remains open to cooperation with Washington even though President Donald Trump's political foes in the U.S. have tried to prevent him from fulfilling his campaign promises....
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'Murder insurance' or protection in self-defense cases?

Thu, 2017-10-19 14:17
ATLANTA (AP) -- The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later....
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British Film Institute strips Harvey Weinstein of high honor

Thu, 2017-10-19 14:17
LONDON (AP) -- The British Film Institute stripped disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of its highest honor Thursday, saying his alleged "appalling conduct" stands in opposition to the organization's values....
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Backyard chicken trend leads to more disease infections

Thu, 2017-10-19 14:17
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old football player in Pennsylvania when he began to feel soreness in his chest that grew increasingly painful. When his breathing became difficult, doctors detected a mass that appeared to be a tumor....
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Mayim Bialik 'truly sorry' for opinion piece on Weinstein

Thu, 2017-10-19 14:17
NEW YORK (AP) -- Actress Mayim Bialik says she's "truly sorry for causing so much pain" with her New York Times opinion piece that critics suggested put blame on women who've accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and sexual harassment....
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2-story 'Star Wars' replica in yard for Halloween is big hit

Thu, 2017-10-19 14:17
PARMA, Ohio (AP) -- A two-story "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio is inspiring kids to pick up light sabers and attracting hundreds of visitors from across the state....
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US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats

Thu, 2017-10-19 11:17
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before....
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Report: Medicaid enrollments, costs begin to stabilize

Thu, 2017-10-19 11:17
States are seeing more stability in their Medicaid programs after experiencing a surge in enrollment and costs associated with the Affordable Care Act, suggesting that one of the major pillars of former President Barack Obama's health overhaul may be nearing its peak....
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Elderly couples in wildfires' path died in each other's arms

Thu, 2017-10-19 11:17
Some had just celebrated marriages of half a century or longer. They spent their time volunteering and playing with grandchildren. A few had lived through both world wars....
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Fan-tastic! Man who caught Turner HR ball snags Wrigley shot

Thu, 2017-10-19 11:17
He's become Mr. Hawk-tober....
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As US warns of Cuba attacks, tourists ask: Were we hit, too?

Thu, 2017-10-19 08:17
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before....
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'Murder insurance' or protection in self-defense cases?

Thu, 2017-10-19 08:17
ATLANTA (AP) -- The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later....
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5 months of Marawi siege reveals Philippine city in ruins

Thu, 2017-10-19 08:17
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) -- Smoke wafted from the smoldering carcasses of buildings and houses, with the dome of a mosque blasted out with holes, as Philippine troops battled Thursday to defeat a final stand by the last dozens of pro-Islamic State group militants in a southern city....
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Some in military angry about Trump's mention of Kelly son

Thu, 2017-10-19 05:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some in the military community are furious that President Donald Trump has drawn John Kelly's family tragedy into a political brawl....
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Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

Thu, 2017-10-19 05:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more affordable....
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Uncertainty as Mideast turns a page with IS defeat in Raqqa

Thu, 2017-10-19 05:17
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Middle East may have turned a page with the defeat of the Islamic State group in its self-declared capital of Raqqa, but the future is looking even more tangled, and potentially as violent....
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Older couples die together or cling to each other in fires

Thu, 2017-10-19 05:17
Some had just celebrated marriages of half a century or longer. They spent their time volunteering and playing with grandchildren. A few had lived through both world wars....
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Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier's grieving family

Thu, 2017-10-19 02:17
MIAMI (AP) -- President Donald Trump emphatically rejected claims Wednesday that he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for American service members spread into a third contentious day. "I have proof," he insisted....
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Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

Thu, 2017-10-19 02:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash....
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