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As the laid-off struggle, high-tech US plants offer jobs

Tue, 2017-08-15 10:22
NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) -- Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows - in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as "a GREAT employee."...
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Alabama Senate race tests Trump, McConnell reach

Tue, 2017-08-15 10:22
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama Sen. Luther Strange on Tuesday looked to support from President Donald Trump to help carry him to the victory - or at least a runoff - in the Alabama Senate Republican primary, while his GOP rivals continued to batter him as the candidate of the so-called Washington establishment....
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Hillary Clinton's pastor plagiarized prayer at heart of book

Tue, 2017-08-15 10:22
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton's pastor has acknowledged he plagiarized part of the prayer commentary he sent her the day after she lost the presidential election, a devotional that is at the heart of a book he published Tuesday....
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Not Sorry: Oprah lets go of 'emotional burden' of weight

Tue, 2017-08-15 10:22
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) -- At 63, Oprah Winfrey isn't apologizing for anything, especially her weight....
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Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues

Tue, 2017-08-15 07:22
In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier's statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove away with little fanfare....
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Analysis: To launch or not? Either way, North Korea may gain

Tue, 2017-08-15 07:22
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- If, after all the fanfare, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doesn't actually launch missiles toward Guam, many may write the whole episode off as another of the North's seemingly endless bluffs. But from Pyongyang's perspective and in the eyes of some U.S. military experts, Kim and his generals have already won this round....
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Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

Tue, 2017-08-15 04:22
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Protesters in North Carolina toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier Monday at a rally against racism....
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Dubai magnate tied to Trump brand seeks new ventures abroad

Tue, 2017-08-15 04:22
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- During recent trips to Croatia and Malta, a Dubai-based billionaire and business partner of the Trump Organization looked more like a head of state himself - mingling with government dignitaries, receiving a presidential reception and visiting the glittering Mediterranean Sea....
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US vet returns dead Japanese soldier's flag to grateful kin

Tue, 2017-08-15 04:22
HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) -- Tatsuya Yasue buried his face into the flag and smelled it. Then he held the 93-year-old hands that brought this treasure home, and kissed them....
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Science Says: Lightning is zapping fewer Americans, not more

Tue, 2017-08-15 04:22
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lightning - once one of nature's biggest killers -is claiming far fewer lives in the United States, mostly because we've learned to get out of the way....
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High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle

Tue, 2017-08-15 04:22
NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) -- Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows - in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as "a GREAT employee."...
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Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

Tue, 2017-08-15 01:22
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Protesters in North Carolina toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier Monday at a rally against racism....
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Analysis: To launch or not? Either way, North Korea may gain

Tue, 2017-08-15 01:22
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- If, after all the fanfare, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doesn't actually launch missiles toward Guam, many may write the whole episode off as another of the North's seemingly endless bluffs. But from Pyongyang's perspective and in the eyes of some U.S. military experts, Kim and his generals have already won this round....
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China says US trade probe would violate international rules

Tue, 2017-08-15 01:22
BEIJING (AP) -- China criticized President Donald Trump's order for a possible U.S. trade investigation of Beijing's technology policies as a violation of global rules and said Tuesday it will "resolutely safeguard" Chinese interests....
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Poll: Support for charters drops markedly over past year

Tue, 2017-08-15 01:22
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Expanding charter schools around the country is losing support among Americans, even as President Donald Trump and his administration continue to push for school choice, according to a survey released Tuesday....
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US WWII vet returns Japanese flag to fallen soldier's family

Tue, 2017-08-15 01:22
HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) -- The former U.S. Marine knew the calligraphy-covered flag he took from a fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago was more than a keepsake of World War II. When Marvin Strombo finally handed the flag back to Sadao Yasue's younger brother and sisters Tuesday, he understood what it really meant to them....
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Scaramucci: If it were up to me, Bannon would be gone

Tue, 2017-08-15 01:22
NEW YORK (AP) -- Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci says if it were up to him, top adviser Steve Bannon would be gone from President Donald Trump's administration....
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US WWII vet in Japan to return flag to fallen soldier family

Mon, 2017-08-14 22:22
HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) -- The former U.S. Marine knew the calligraphy-covered flag he took from a fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago was more than a keepsake of World War II. It was a treasure that would fill a void for the dead man's family. But Marvin Strombo did not know how deep that void was....
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The Latest: Texas A&M cancels 'white lives matter' rally

Mon, 2017-08-14 19:22
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The Latest on violent protests connected to a white nationalist rally in Virginia (all times local):...
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The Latest: N.Korean leader briefed on missile-launch plan

Mon, 2017-08-14 19:22
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the North Korea crisis (all times local):...
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