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The Latest: Pakistan condemns mosque attacks in Afghanistan

1 hour 38 min ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local):...
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Bannon faults George W. Bush for 'destructive' presidency

2 hours 38 min ago
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Former White House adviser Steve Bannon depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a "destructive" presidency during his time in the White House....
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King's legacy still felt strongly as Thailand bids goodbye

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:41pm
HUAY HOM, Thailand (AP) -- Half a century has passed and the king is dead, but the villagers of Huay Hom still haven't forgotten the day Bhumibol Adulyadej descended by helicopter into their remote, impoverished mountain valley in northern Thailand and changed their lives forever....
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Bannon faults George W. Bush for 'destructive' presidency

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:36pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Former White House adviser Steve Bannon on Friday depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a "destructive" presidency during his time in the White House....
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Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 8:32pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene....
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Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 8:32pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of "screen time." And with more screens, and new technologies such as Amazon's Echo speaker, the message is getting louder....
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Experts say Chile poet did not die of cancer, deepen mystery

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 8:32pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- A team of international scientists said Friday that Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause of death but not laying to rest one of the great mysteries of post-coup Chile....
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Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 8:32pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria....
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Japan votes: Incumbent PM Abe appears headed to victory

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 8:32pm
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's leader may have made the right call after all, if not for his country then for himself....
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Chinese power over North Korea? It's more myth than reality

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 7:30pm
BEIJING (AP) -- At first glance, it seems the perfect solution to the world's most dangerous standoff: Find a way to get China to use its enormous influence to force North Korea to abandon its nuclear bombs....
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Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 7:30pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Los Angeles judge has tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson baby powder for feminine hygiene....
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Q&A on the GOP effort to overhaul the nation's tax system

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 4:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Divided Republicans in Congress are tackling an ambitious overhaul of the nation's tax system that would deeply cut levies for corporations and double the standard deduction used by most average Americans....
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Vegas shooting doesn't change opinions on guns: AP-NORC poll

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 3:26pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans' opinions about gun laws....
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New Battle of the Alamo is brewing over Texas shrine revamp

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 3:26pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Remember the Alamo? A new Texas battle is brewing over how best to do so....
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Trump: Considering Powell and Taylor for Fed's top 2 posts

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 2:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is signaling that he is considering dual nominations for the Federal Reserve's top two jobs....
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Baker gone as manager of Nationals after 2 NL East titles

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:24pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dusty Baker is done as manager of the Washington Nationals after two seasons, two NL East titles and zero playoff series victories....
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AP FACT CHECK: Kelly distorts tale in slamming congresswoman

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:23am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's chief of staff distorted the facts when he accused a "selfish" Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson of grandstanding at a building dedication in the memory of two fallen FBI agents in 2015....
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Vegas shooting doesn't change opinions on guns: AP-NORC poll

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:23am
ATLANTA (AP) -- The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans' opinions about gun laws....
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White nationalist undeterred by boos on latest college stop

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:22am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The hostile audience drowned out white nationalist Richard Spencer with anti-Nazi chants. They booed him off the stage under the watchful eye of police officers in riot gear....
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