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Fan-tastic! Man who caught Turner HR ball snags Wrigley shot

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 7:43am
He's become Mr. Hawk-tober....
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As US warns of Cuba attacks, tourists ask: Were we hit, too?

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 6:42am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before....
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Report: Medicaid enrollments, costs begin to stabilize

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 6:42am
States are seeing more stability in their Medicaid programs after experiencing a surge in enrollment and costs associated with the Affordable Care Act, suggesting that one of the major pillars of former President Barack Obama's health overhaul may be nearing its peak....
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'Murder insurance' or protection in self-defense cases?

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 5:42am
ATLANTA (AP) -- The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later....
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Propaganda in China means heavily scripted news conferences

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 4:41am
BEIJING (AP) -- The TV cameras are rolling, the bright lights are on and the reporters are readying their notebooks....
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As US warns of Cuba attacks, tourists ask: Were we hit, too?

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 3:39am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before....
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5 months of Marawi siege reveals Philippine city in ruins

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 3:39am
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) -- Smoke wafted from the smoldering carcasses of buildings and houses, with the dome of a mosque blasted out with holes, as Philippine troops battled Thursday to defeat a final stand by the last dozens of pro-Islamic State group militants in a southern city....
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Trump remarks on Kelly contrast with quiet tribute to son

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 2:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's known as some of the saddest ground in America, a 14-acre plot of Arlington National Cemetery called Section 60 where many U.S. personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are interred. On Memorial Day this year, President Donald Trump and the man who would be his chief of staff visited Grave 9480, the final resting place of Robert Kelly, a Marine killed Nov. 9, 2010, in Afghanistan....
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Uncertainty as Mideast turns a page with IS defeat in Raqqa

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:35am
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Middle East may have turned a page with the defeat of the Islamic State group in its self-declared capital of Raqqa, but the future is looking even more tangled, and potentially as violent....
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After Obama, Israel's Netanyahu relishing in Trump love fest

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:35am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Widely unpopular around the world, President Donald Trump can take solace in the adulation of Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, who showers him with praise and even holds his tongue over issues Israel might normally complain about....
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Older couples die together or cling to each other in fires

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:35am
Some had just celebrated marriages of half a century or longer. They spent their time volunteering and playing with grandchildren. A few had lived through both world wars....
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The Latest: Trump denies disrespecting grieving family

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:35pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation's fallen (all times EDT):...
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Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash....
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China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
BEIJING (AP) -- China's ruling Communist Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader....
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Recovery, reconstruction go slowly after Mexico earthquake

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Wearing a hardhat, Rodrigo Diaz Mejia steps onto the hood of a crushed car and then gingerly into an apartment cracked open by the Sept. 19 earthquake. Inside he spots a photo of two young boys hanging on a wall spider-webbed with deep cracks. He puts it under his arm to carry it out for the family....
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Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A young Barack Obama questioned his place in the world and his racial identity, agonized over whether he'd make enough money as a community organizer, and lamented his incompatibility with his ex-girlfriend in 30 pages of letters he wrote to her that are now being archived by Emory University in Atlanta....
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Study: Lower-income kids give more time to TV, digital media

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV and using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes, according to a survey released Thursday....
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Obama returns to campaign trail for Dems in governor's races

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia as they gear up for next month's elections....
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Country stars honor shooting victims at CMT Artists show

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 8:33pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Singer Jason Aldean and other stars honored victims of a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas instead of accepting awards at the CMT Artists of the Year show Wednesday night....
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Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 5:32pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash....
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