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Spacewalkers installing new hand on station's robot arm

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 7:25am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Spacewalking astronauts worked at giving the International Space Station's big robot arm a new hand Thursday....
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Netflix raising US prices by 10 pct for most popular plan

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 7:25am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Netflix is raising the price for its most popular U.S. video streaming plan by 10 percent- a move that could boost its profits but slow the subscriber growth that drives its stock price....
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Catholic school demands apology from Nick Cannon for show

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 6:24am
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- Comedian Nick Cannon says he won't apologize for his performance during a New Jersey Catholic university's homecoming weekend....
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Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize for 'uncovering abyss'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 5:24am
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for "The Remains of the Day," won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday....
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The Latest: Ishiguro is best known for Remains of the Day

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 4:23am
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prize for Literature (all times local):...
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Vegas shooter's gambling draws new attention to video poker

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 1:15am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Authorities trying to piece together the final days before Stephen Paddock unleashed his arsenal of powerful firearms on country music fans on the Las Vegas Strip have at least one potential trove of information: his gambling habits....
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Canadian shot in head at Vegas concert begins long trip home

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 1:15am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Braden Matejka, a Canadian who was shot in the head in the weekend attack on a country music festival, left Las Vegas Wednesday on a 22-hour road trip back home....
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Threats to Supreme Court test Israel's democracy

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 12:15am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Supreme Court, widely seen as a guardian of the country's founding democratic principles, is facing fierce pressure from political hard-liners who are challenging what they see as the court's overreach and liberal slant....
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Bradley's stunning triple helps D-backs outslug Rockies 11-8

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:13pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Three bags, four times....
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New cars increasingly crammed with distracting technology

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:13pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The infotainment technology that automakers are cramming into the dashboard of new vehicles is making drivers take their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel for dangerously long periods of time, an AAA study says....
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Cleaning up 'Methadone Mile' and other drug havens

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:13pm
BOSTON (AP) -- A young woman crouches on a dusty strip of grass alongside a busy Boston thoroughfare and plunges a needle into her arm. Around the corner, a couple stands zombie-like in the middle of the sidewalk, oblivious to passing pedestrians on a muggy morning....
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NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 7:10pm
HUNCHUN, China (AP) -- The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in American stores and homes....
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GOP Rep. Tim Murphy to retire after reports of affair

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 6:06pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Republican congressman Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania announced Wednesday that he would not run for a ninth term, amid tawdry revelations of an extramarital affair in which the anti-abortion lawmaker urged his mistress to get an abortion when he thought she was pregnant....
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NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:06pm
HUNCHUN, China (AP) -- The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in American stores and homes....
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3 US Army special operations commandos killed in Niger

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials said three U.S. Army special operations commandos were killed Wednesday and two others were wounded when they came under fire in southwest Niger....
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Vegas shooting renews debate on high-capacity ammo magazines

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:06pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The rapid-fire shooting that killed or injured hundreds of concertgoers in Las Vegas has highlighted the easy availability of ammunition magazines that allow shooters to fire dozens of shots without having to reload....
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Some Republicans open to banning 'bump stocks' used in Vegas

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 4:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior congressional Republicans said Wednesday they are open to considering legislation banning "bump stocks" like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to effectively convert semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons....
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Parties fight over funding children's health insurance

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 3:02pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A divided House committee battled Wednesday over how to pay for an extension of a popular health insurance program for millions of low-income children, suggesting that congressional approval will take time despite growing pressure on lawmakers to act....
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Judge lets Trump's pardon of former Sheriff Arpaio stand

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:00pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- President Donald Trump's pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for disobeying a court order in an immigration case will stand after a judge on Wednesday rejected arguments that it would encourage government officials to flout similar judicial commands in the future....
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NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:00pm
HUNCHUN, China (AP) -- The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in American stores and homes....
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