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California fires turn shelters into extended homes

Mon, 2017-10-16 05:14
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) -- Barking dogs, loud snorers and a woman who appears to have dementia crying out every night. Trying to sleep on a cot in a shelter for fire evacuees is not easy....
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In Harvey-hit county, some in GOP newly confront the climate

Mon, 2017-10-16 02:14
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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Opposition cries foul over Venezuelan socialists' victories

Mon, 2017-10-16 02:14
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Candidates with the socialist movement founded by the late President Hugo Chavez won a vast majority of Venezuela's 23 governorships at stake in regional elections the opposition was widely projected to win, threatening to further divide the already polarized nation....
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Oil rig explodes in Louisiana lake, injuries reported

Mon, 2017-10-16 02:14
KENNER, La. (AP) -- An oil rig exploded Sunday night in Lake Pontchartrain in St. Charles Parish, a Louisiana police department said....
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Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 NLCS lead

Mon, 2017-10-16 02:14
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Justin Turner savored every last stride as he followed in Kirk Gibson's famous footsteps at Dodger Stadium....
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The Latest: Venezuela ruling party wins most governor races

Sun, 2017-10-15 23:14
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- The latest on Venezuela's gubernatorial elections (all times local):...
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Iraqi forces enter territory disputed with Kurds

Sun, 2017-10-15 23:14
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi federal forces entered disputed territory held by Kurds early Monday, seeking to end a nearly month-old political fight over areas taken under control by Kurdish militias three years ago to defend the oil city of Kirkuk against the Islamic State group....
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Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

Sun, 2017-10-15 23:14
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem....
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Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96

Sun, 2017-10-15 20:14
Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, died. He was 96....
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Election produces likely right turn, young leader in Austria

Sun, 2017-10-15 20:14
VIENNA (AP) -- Austria's 31-year-old foreign minister declared victory for his party Sunday in a national election that set him up to become Europe's youngest leader and puts the country on course for a rightward turn....
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Hopes and plans destroyed overnight by deadly wildfires

Sun, 2017-10-15 17:14
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- It was just another Sunday night. Sure, the wind was kicking up, but for hundreds of thousands of people in California's wine country, their minds were on the week ahead: school and homework, jobs and email, dinner plans and movie nights....
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With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

Sun, 2017-10-15 17:14
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that drastically altered the course of the NFC North....
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The Latest: Raiders hold pregame ceremony for fire victims

Sun, 2017-10-15 17:14
The Latest on the NFL's sixth Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern):...
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Hopes and plans destroyed overnight by deadly wildfires

Sun, 2017-10-15 14:14
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- It was just another Sunday night. Sure, the wind was kicking up, but for hundreds of thousands of people in California's wine country, their minds were on the week ahead: school and homework, jobs and email, dinner plans and movie nights....
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Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

Sun, 2017-10-15 14:14
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A key moderate Republican urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers, calling the move "disruptive" and an immediate threat to access to health care....
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Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

Sun, 2017-10-15 14:14
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Las Vegas' tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival....
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London police receive new assault claims against Weinstein

Sun, 2017-10-15 14:14
LONDON (AP) -- British police are investigating three new allegations of sexual assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein, all made by the same woman....
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AP analysis: FEMA rejects appeals worth $1.2B over a decade

Sun, 2017-10-15 11:14
As U.S. communities ravaged by this year's series of intense hurricanes and wildfires clear debris and begin to rebuild, many are counting on the federal government to help cover their costs. They could be in for a frustrating surprise....
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UK police receive 3 new assault claims against Weinstein

Sun, 2017-10-15 11:14
LONDON (AP) -- British police are investigating three new allegations of sexual assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein....
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Yellen sounds upbeat note on economy and inflation prospects

Sun, 2017-10-15 11:14
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Sunday sketched a bright outlook for the U.S. economy and for inflation prospects in coming months, saying the impact of the recent hurricanes will likely slow economic growth slightly but only temporarily and should be followed by a rebound by year's end....
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