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Tourists evacuate N Carolina island; local businesses hurt

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 5:47pm
A "steady stream" of tourists left a North Carolina island Saturday under evacuation orders prompted by a widespread power outage, wiping out a significant chunk of the lucrative summer months for local businesses....
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Analysis: North Korea's 2nd ICBM test augurs a new normal

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 5:47pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- For all its bluster and over-the-top propaganda, North Korea often does just what it says it will do when it comes to its weapons development....
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Police disrupt plot in Australia to 'bring down an airplane'

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 4:44pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Police disrupted a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane and arrested four men on Saturday in raids on homes in several Sydney suburbs, the prime minister said on Sunday....
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Police disrupt plot in Australia to 'bring down an airplane'

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 3:44pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Police disrupted a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane and arrested four men on Saturday in raids on homes in several Sydney suburbs, the prime minister said on Sunday....
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Tourists evacuate N Carolina island; local businesses hurt

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 1:41pm
A "steady stream" of tourists left a North Carolina island Saturday under evacuation orders prompted by a widespread power outage, wiping out a significant chunk of the lucrative summer months for local businesses....
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Century-old battle in Belgium sums up horrors of World War I

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 1:41pm
YPRES, Belgium (AP) -- Dismembered soldiers sucked into cesspools of mud. Shattered tree trunks and the waft of poison gas hovering over the wounded who were awaiting their fates on the scarred soil of Flanders Fields....
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Swimming Triple Crown: Dressel wins record 3 golds at worlds

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 1:41pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Caeleb Dressel knows the comparisons are coming....
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Gold lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 11:40am
WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio police say a rare gold replica of the lunar space module has been stolen from the Armstrong Air and Space Museum....
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Usain Bolt is down to his last, blazing curtain call

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 10:40am
Muhammad Ali stood alone on many fronts, but Joe Frazier, George Foreman and a few others still stood toe-to-toe with him in the ring. Jack Nicklaus contended with Arnold Palmer on the front end of his career and Tom Watson on the back end....
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GOP fears political fallout after health care 'epic fail'

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 8:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Weary Republicans in Washington may be ready to move on from health care, but conservatives across the United States are warning the GOP-led Congress not to abandon its pledge to repeal the Obama-era health law - or risk a political nightmare in next year's elections....
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Ship sets record for earliest crossing of Northwest Passage

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 8:40am
NUUK, Greenland (AP) -- After 24 days at sea and a journey spanning more than 10,000 kilometers (6,214 miles), the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica has set a new record for the earliest transit of the fabled Northwest Passage....
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North Carolina town 'forgotten' as residents, jobs fall away

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 8:40am
LEWISTON-WOODVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Tucked away in northeastern North Carolina is Bertie County -a rural, primarily black community in one of the state's poorest areas with many of its fastest-shrinking towns....
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NYC to at-home pet boarders: Legally, you're in the doghouse

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 8:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fur is flying over pet-sitting in New York City, where regulators are sniffing around apps that connect owners with people who take animals into their homes for pay....
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Chicago giving departing inmates overdose-reversing drug

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 7:39am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago now gives at-risk inmates the overdose-reversing drug naloxone upon their release from jail and Los Angeles is poised to follow suit, putting the antidote in as many hands as possible as part of a multifaceted approach to combatting the nation's opioid epidemic....
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Judge blocks Arkansas from enforcing 4 abortion restrictions

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 7:39am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- A federal judge has blocked Arkansas from enforcing four new abortion restrictions, including a ban on a common second trimester procedure and a fetal remains law that opponents say would effectively require a partner's consent before a woman could get an abortion....
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Judge blocks Arkansas from enforcing 4 abortion restrictions

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 6:39am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- A federal judge has blocked Arkansas from enforcing four new abortion restrictions, including a ban on a common second trimester procedure and a fetal remains law that opponents say would effectively require a partner's consent before a woman could get an abortion....
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John Kelly brings military bearing to White House staff

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 5:39am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly is a battle-hardened commander who would bring a background of military discipline and order to President Donald Trump's roiling White House as the new chief of staff....
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Jessica Williams says it's a great time to be actor of color

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 5:39am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jessica Williams says it's a great time to be an actress of color, and applauds Netflix for leading the way in promoting diversity....
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AP NewsBreak: MLB plans Asian, England games for '19, '20

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 5:39am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Major League Baseball plans to start the 2019 and 2020 seasons in Asia and play regular-season games in England in June of both years....
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