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Analysis indicates partisan gerrymandering has benefited GOP

Sun, 2017-06-25 12:41
The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trump's favor....
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Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy filing expected in Japan, US

Sun, 2017-06-25 12:41
DETROIT (AP) -- Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday....
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Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

Sun, 2017-06-25 12:41
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights said they will march for LGBT pride in Istanbul on Sunday, despite a ban by the governor....
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Crowd catches teen falling from park ride; no serious injury

Sun, 2017-06-25 12:41
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) -- A teenager fell about 25 feet (about 8 meters) from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park Saturday night, tumbling into a crowd of park guests and employees gathered below to catch her before she hit the ground....
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Q&A: Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater risk

Sun, 2017-06-25 12:41
BOSTON (AP) -- You might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better odds....
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Possible effects of gerrymandering seen in uncontested races

Sun, 2017-06-25 09:41
When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: In 42 percent of all such elections, candidates faced no major party opponents....
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Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US

Sun, 2017-06-25 09:41
DETROIT (AP) -- Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday....
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Q&A: Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater risk

Sun, 2017-06-25 09:41
BOSTON (AP) -- You might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better odds....
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Democracy with no choices: Many candidates run unopposed

Sun, 2017-06-25 06:41
When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: In 42 percent of all such elections, candidates faced no major party opponents....
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AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

Sun, 2017-06-25 03:41
The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trump's favor....
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Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 120

Sun, 2017-06-25 03:41
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) -- An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing more than 120 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said....
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Southern Utah wildfire grows, crews make slight gains

Sun, 2017-06-25 03:41
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A southern Utah wildfire has grown more, reaching 62.7 square miles (162.4 square kilometers) by Saturday night....
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Southern Utah wildfire grows, crews make slight gains

Sun, 2017-06-25 00:41
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A southern Utah wildfire has grown more, reaching 62.7 square miles (162.4 square kilometers) by Saturday night....
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Koch chief says health care bill insufficiently conservative

Sat, 2017-06-24 21:41
COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) -- Chief lieutenants in the Koch brothers' political network lashed out at the Senate Republican health care bill on Saturday as not conservative enough, becoming a powerful outside critic as GOP leaders try to rally support for their plan among rank-and-file Republicans....
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Concert in Utah park honors man killed in London attack

Sat, 2017-06-24 21:41
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The life of a Utah man who ran a recording studio at his home before he was killed in a high-profile London attack that also injured his wife was celebrated Saturday with the local music he loved....
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Lawyer: Race a factor in St. Louis cop being mistakenly shot

Sat, 2017-06-24 21:41
An off-duty black St. Louis police officer's race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn't recognize him after a shootout with black suspects this week, the wounded officer's lawyer contends....
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CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker 'worship'

Sat, 2017-06-24 18:41
WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden....
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Yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by UAE, US

Sat, 2017-06-24 18:41
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemen's internationally-recognized government on Saturday ordered the creation of a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, following reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates who are accused of torturing detainees in Yemen....
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