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Turkey denies report of plan to kidnap cleric Gulen from US

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 5:36am
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey on Sunday dismissed as "ludicrous and groundless" a report that Turkish officials may have discussed kidnapping a U.S.-based Muslim cleric in exchange for millions of dollars....
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Water wizards: Dutch flood expertise is big export business

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 4:36am
SPAKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) -- On a calm, clear morning, historic wooden fishing boats float tranquilly on the glassy waters of the Dutch harbor of Spakenburg. Yet just over a century ago, they were slamming through the houses lining the harbor as a powerful storm unleashed flooding that devastated this picturesque fishing village....
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Indonesia museum removes Hitler display after protests

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 4:36am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- An Indonesian visual effects museum that encouraged visitors to take selfies with a waxwork of Hitler against a giant image of the Auschwitz extermination camp has removed the exhibit after protests....
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Turkey denies report of plan to kidnap cleric Gulen from US

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 4:36am
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey on Sunday dismissed as "ludicrous and groundless" a report that Turkish officials may have discussed kidnapping a U.S.-based Muslim cleric in exchange for millions of dollars....
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Dubai Air Show opens with Emirates' $15.1B Boeing buy

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 3:36am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The biennial Dubai Air Show opened Sunday with hometown long-haul carrier Emirates making a $15.1 billion buy of American-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners, as the world's biggest defense companies promoted their weapons amid heightened tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran....
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Water world: Dutch flood expertise is big export business

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 2:36am
SPAKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) -- On a calm, clear morning, historic wooden fishing boats float tranquilly on the glassy waters of the Dutch harbor of Spakenburg. Yet just over a century ago, they were slamming through the houses lining the harbor as a powerful storm unleashed flooding that devastated this picturesque fishing village....
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Miami in a rout: No. 7 Hurricanes roll No. 3 Irish, 41-8

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 2:36am
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Miami is getting championship rings when this season is over....
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Tiny Texas town turns inward in wake of mass shooting

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:26pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -- The people of Sutherland Springs have not held news conferences, they haven't made appearances on network morning television shows, and while they've been polite to the media, they're not exactly forthcoming. Instead, this rural community is turning to the one thing that has buoyed them in good times, and sustains them now: an unshakeable faith in God....
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Australia's croc hunter is unlikely gay-rights champion

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:21pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- As a self-described straight crocodile hunter from the country's rugged and socially conservative far north, Australian lawmaker Warren Entsch doesn't fit many people's mold of a gay-rights activist....
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Q&A: US, Saudi Arabia accuse Iran over Yemen missile launch

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 6:19pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Both Saudi Arabia and the U.S. now accuse Iran of supplying ballistic missiles to Shiite rebels in Yemen, including one that targeted the kingdom's capital of Riyadh and its international airport....
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A look at Trump's business associates across Asia

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 5:15pm
President Donald Trump has temporarily put his sons in charge of his company, but the Trump Organization still does business abroad. That has prompted questions about whether that might influence Trump's official decisions....
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Allegations against Roy Moore roil US evangelical ranks

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 3:13pm
For many evangelicals, fiery Alabama politician and judge Roy Moore has been a longtime hero. Others have sometimes cringed at his heated rhetoric and bellicose style....
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Veterans Day marked with parades, somber ceremonies

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 2:11pm
Americans honored their military veterans Saturday with a parade in the wintry cold of New York City, where one World War II vet thanked onlookers for remembering, and in a somber ceremony in a Texas community bloodied by a church massacre where almost half of those killed had ties to the U.S. Air Force....
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US cities, states defy Trump, still back Paris climate deal

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:11pm
BONN, Germany (AP) -- A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities said Saturday they are still committed to curbing global warming even as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is walking away from the Paris climate accord....
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Lawmakers question whether key CIA nominee misled Congress

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two former CIA employees are accusing the Trump administration's choice for CIA chief watchdog of being less than candid when he told Congress he didn't know about any active whistleblower complaints against him....
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Will Alabama pick a Democrat over Moore? Suburbs will decide

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:11am
ALABASTER, Ala. (AP) -- It's no secret that if Roy Moore is going to lose his race for U.S. Senate, it's going to happen in Alabama's suburbs. And on Friday, a day after allegations emerged that the outspoken Christian conservative had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago, at least a few Republicans in one Birmingham suburb were having second thoughts about their party's nominee....
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AP Interview: UN food chief says to end hunger, end conflict

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:11am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The head of the U.N. food agency is telling world leaders that the only way to end global hunger is to end conflicts, which would also free up billions of dollars to build roads and infrastructure and promote economic growth in all developing countries....
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11th day of 11th month: War dead honored on Armistice Day

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 9:11am
LONDON (AP) -- Millions of people in Britain and France paused to remember the victims of war Saturday on Armistice Day, which marks the anniversary of the end of World War I....
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Tiny Texas town turns inward in wake of mass shooting

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 8:09am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -- The people of Sutherland Springs haven't held a news conference or appeared on network morning television shows since last weekend's mass shooting at a local church that killed more than two dozen people and wounded many others....
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