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Police: 16 immigrants locked inside rig at Texas truck stop

Mon, 2017-08-14 19:22
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) -- Police in Texas acting on a tip found 16 immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a gas station about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from the border with Mexico, less than a month after 10 people died in the back of a hot truck in San Antonio....
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Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally

Mon, 2017-08-14 19:22
NEW YORK (AP) -- One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers....
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What happened during protests? Media divided on narrative

Mon, 2017-08-14 19:22
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump's media loyalists constructed an anti-police, anti-media narrative to defend the president following criticism of his initial response to weekend violence in Charlottesville, at least until forced into a quick pivot Monday....
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Hate-watch groups agree rally was largest in decade or more

Mon, 2017-08-14 19:22
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Authorities have not provided a crowd estimate for the Saturday rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville that descended into chaos. But two organizations that track hate groups and were monitoring the event said it was the largest white supremacist gathering in a decade or more....
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The Latest: French car attack driver said probably on drugs

Mon, 2017-08-14 19:22
PARIS (AP) -- The latest on the car that drove into the sidewalk outside a pizza restaurant in France (all times local):...
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Trump seeks probe by his trade office of China's practices

Mon, 2017-08-14 16:22
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) -- Even as he seeks Beijing's help on North Korea, President Donald Trump asked his trade office on Monday to consider investigating China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property....
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White nationalists: Charlottesville just a beginning

Mon, 2017-08-14 16:22
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Emboldened and proclaiming victory after a bloody weekend in Virginia, white nationalists are planning more demonstrations to promote their agenda following the violence that left a woman dead and dozens injured....
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Top Fed official tells AP: Bond portfolio could shrink soon

Mon, 2017-08-14 16:22
NEW YORK (AP) -- A top Federal Reserve official suggested Monday that the Fed will likely announce next month that it will begin paring its bond portfolio - a step that could lead to slightly higher rates on mortgages and other loans....
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'Out for blood': Man arrested in plan to bomb Oklahoma bank

Mon, 2017-08-14 16:22
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A 23-year-old man who was "out for blood" when attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank in a plot similar to the deadly 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building is expected to be formally charged Monday, authorities said....
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Trump's sanctuary city threat triggers confusion, changes

Mon, 2017-08-14 13:22
CHICAGO (AP) -- From defiant lawsuits to reversing policies, U.S. cities and counties are zeroing in on their immigration rules to avoid losing millions in public safety dollars that the White House has threatened to withhold amid a high-stakes clash over sanctuary policies....
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After failure of SC nuke plant, backers seek federal aid

Mon, 2017-08-14 13:22
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Proponents of nuclear power are pushing to revive a failed project to build two reactors in South Carolina, arguing that the demise of the $14 billion venture could signal doom for an industry that supplies one-fifth of the nation's electricity....
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Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals

Mon, 2017-08-14 13:22
VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut (AP) -- The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic expedition into a summer cruise....
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The Latest: Attorney: British cyber expert will be cleared

Mon, 2017-08-14 13:22
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. case against a British cybersecurity researcher accused of creating a malware program (all times local):...
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Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists

Mon, 2017-08-14 10:21
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Clergy in robes. A woman handing out flowers. Black Lives Matter activists. Armed militia members. Students. Angry anti-fascist protesters....
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Exec resigns from president's council, and Trump lashes out

Mon, 2017-08-14 10:21
NEW YORK (AP) -- The CEO of the nation's third largest pharmaceutical company resigned from a manufacturing council that advises President Donald Trump days after racially tinged clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, citing "a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism."...
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Official: More than 200 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides

Mon, 2017-08-14 10:21
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding early in the day killed at least 200 people in Sierra Leone's capital....
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One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening

Mon, 2017-08-14 10:21
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile....
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The Latest: Sessions defends Trump statement on violence

Mon, 2017-08-14 07:21
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and the weekend violence and death in Charlottesville, Virginia: all times local):...
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Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists

Mon, 2017-08-14 07:21
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Clergy in robes. A woman handing out flowers. Black Lives Matter activists. Armed militia members. Students. Angry anti-fascist protesters....
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