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Tears flow as Mexico Beach residents come home after Michael

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The scope of the Hurricane Michael's fury has become clearer after nearly a week of missing-persons reports and desperate searches across the Florida Panhandle. More>>

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis Video included

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First lady Melania Trump's plane has been forced to return to a Washington area military base because of smoke in the cabin. More>>

GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

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Republican candidates who are still calling for repeal of the Obama-era health care law find themselves on the defensive about how they will preserve protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. More>>

The Latest: Turkish investigators enter home of Saudi consul

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed in Turkey to discuss the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi with authorities there. More>>

Democrats' not-so-secret plan to fight midterm malaise

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Democrats are sparing nothing to make sure their voters cast ballots in November's midterm elections. More>>

Democrats target once-heavily GOP Orange County, California Video included

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For decades, Orange County, California, was known as a Republican stronghold but times have changed. More>>

Trump asks Turkey for audio, video evidence on Khashoggi

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President Donald Trump is criticizing mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the case of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

Police search Saudi consul's home in Khashoggi case

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia told him their investigation by Saudi Arabia into the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi won't spare anyone, including royals. More>>

Russia: Student gunman kills 17, wounds 40 in Crimea

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Russian news agencies say that up to 10 people may have been killed and at least 40 others wounded by a natural gas explosion at a college in Crimea. More>>

Britain, EU decide to take some time in getting Brexit right

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European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for what had been billed as a "moment of truth" Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough. More>>

Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1 in 13 to tie NLCS

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Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run in the 13th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers and tying the NL Championship Series at two games apiece. More>>

Bradley's slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

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Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

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Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen pursued a wide range of philanthropic interests and passions after making his early mark co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates. More>>

Hillary Clinton apparently unharmed in parking-garage crash

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Hillary Clinton was seemingly unharmed when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash. More>>

Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

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And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace. More>>

NASA astronaut describes close call following failed launch Video included

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The NASA astronaut who survived last week's failed launch and emergency landing says he knew he needed to stay calm. More>>

Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer

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A new study says global warming may leave people crying in their costlier beer. More>>

As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protection

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A lawsuit making its way through federal court Alaska will decide whether Pacific walruses should be listed as a threatened species, giving them additional protections. More>>

Trump may not know what's behind warming, but scientists do

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President Trump may question whether global warming is caused by humans, but scientists detail the many ways they know it comes from our own pollution. More>>

The Latest: Toll in Crimean school shooting rises to 19 dead

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Russia's counter-terrorism agency says the blast that killed 10 people at a college in Crimea was triggered by an explosive device. More>>

Puppeteer who played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' retiring

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The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. More>>

Police say teenager baked grandfather's ashes into cookies

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Police say a Northern California high school student mixed her cremated grandfather's ashes into homemade cookies and shared them with several classmates. More>>

Migrants moving again in Guatemala, Trump targets Democrats

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A caravan of some 2,000 migrants hoping to reach the United States marched deeper into Guatemala as President Donald Trump threatened to cut off aid to Central American countries that don't stop them. More>>

Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics Video included

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New research suggests obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes. More>>

US wants drug prices in TV ads: 'Patients deserve to know'

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Drugmakers will start disclosing prices for U.S. prescription drugs that they advertise on TV. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Many caregivers neglecting their own health

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AP-NORC Poll: Many caregivers skip their own checkups in health care balancing act. More>>

Mysterious paralyzing illness found among kids in 22 states

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Health officials are reporting a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children. More>>

New deal keeps open facility that detains immigrant families

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A 2,400-bed detention facility that the Trump administration is using to detain immigrant mothers and children will now operate under an arrangement the U.S. government quietly reached with a private prison operator and the city where it's located. More>>

Egyptian mediators race to restore calm in Gaza

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The Israeli military says a rocket fired from Gaza made a direct hit on a home in southern Israel; 4 are being treated for shock. More>>

Amid squalor and debris, Michael's survivors cling to motel

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A rough life is getting even rougher for dozens of people living at a Florida motel ripped apart by Hurricane Michael. More>>

Mega Millions jackpot soars to $900 million, second-highest Video included

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No winning lottery ticket was sold for the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to $868 million. More>>

Nielsen says 10.5 million watch premiere of 'The Conners.'

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Nielsen says 10.5 million people watch the first episode of 'The Conners,' the ABC 'Roseanne' sitcom without the fired Roseanne Barr. More>>

Harry and Meghan bring rain to drought-stricken Outback town

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Prince Harry, wife Meghan get a lighthearted thanks for bringing English rain to a drought-stricken Outback town during their Australian royal tour. More>>

Driver opens fire on North Carolina trooper, killing him

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Authorities say a North Carolina state trooper has been shot and killed, and a suspect was captured within hours. More>>

Trailing in polls, O'Rourke lays into Cruz in Texas debate

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Democrat Beto O'Rourke is hoping to reverse polls showing him fading against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most-watched. More>>

ICC prosecutor issues warning on Bedouin village demolition

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The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor has issued a warning that if Israel goes ahead with the destruction of a Palestinian Bedouin village on the West Bank it could be a war crime. More>>

The Latest: First lady sees newborn victims of opioid crisis

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First lady Melania Trump is touring an intensive care unit at a Philadelphia hospital to learn about the care being given to newborns suffering from opiate withdrawal. More>>

Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in US, study finds

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A new study finds that lately, tornado activity is shifting east away from Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. More>>

Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House Video included

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President Donald Trump tells the AP he is not to blame if Republicans lose the House in November. More>>

The Latest: Trump asks for journalist video 'if it exists'

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President Donald Trump says the U.S. is asking Turkey for audio and video relating to missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "if it exists.". More>>

Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found dead

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Nevada authorities say a legal pimp who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has died. More>>

Doggy bag: Beagle intercepts roast pig at Atlanta airport

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A passenger traveling from Ecuador was relieved of leftovers when an intrepid beagle found a roasted pig's head in baggage at the world's busiest airport. More>>

Trump criticizes rush to condemn Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi

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President Donald Trump is criticizing mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the case of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

AP source: Indians complain to MLB about Astros filming

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A person familiar with the situation says the Cleveland Indians have filed a complaint with Major League Baseball about a man associated with the Houston Astros attempting to film in their dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series. More>>

NASA official: Tense moments but calm crew in aborted launch Video included

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A U.S. astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut have arrived in the Moscow region following a failed launch to the International Space Station that forced an emergency landing. More>>

The Latest: Trump names DC lawyer new White House counsel

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President Donald Trump says he's selected Washington lawyer Pat Cipollone to serve as his next White House counsel. More>>

Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

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Government report: Low-income people in states that haven't expanded Medicaid much more likely to forgo care. More>>

Mattis to meet Chinese counterpart amid US-China tensions

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is preparing to meet in Singapore with his Chinese counterpart just weeks after a meeting planned in Beijing fell apart amid growing friction between the U.S. and China. More>>

After storm shuts down radio stations, 2 hosts carry on

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Owners shut down Florida Panhandle radio stations after Hurricane Michael but that doesn't stop 2 hosts from continuing mission to inform public about where to find food. More>>

Trump escalates his attacks on Fed: 'My biggest threat'

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Trump launches new round of criticism at Federal Reserve, saying it is 'my biggest threat'. More>>

Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

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The PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization, is suing President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: IMF's chief Lagarde defers Mideast trip

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The Latest: Secretary of State Pompeo lands in Saudi Arabia to meet with king over Saudi writer's disappearance. More>>

Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

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Global stocks are rising after strong results from US companies including health care companies Johnson & Johnson and UnitedHealth and investment banks Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. More>>

Could rebuilding ruin 'mom-and-pop' Florida beach town?

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Residents of Florida's Mexico Beach worry that its "mom-and-pop" authenticity could become a casualty of Hurricane Michael. More>>

Trump lashes out at Warren over DNA test, calls her 'phony!' Video included

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren is suggesting President Donald Trump's comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage is "creepy". More>>

Mega Millions jackpot now $868M, 2nd largest in US history Video included

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The fourth-largest lottery prize in US history will be on the line as numbers are drawn for the Mega Millions game's $654 million jackpot. More>>

Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House Video included

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President Donald Trump says he won't accept the blame if Republicans lose the House in November. More>>

Estimated 129 guns found in home of police ambush suspect

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Authorities say nearly 130 guns were found inside the South Carolina home of a man charged with killing a police officer and wounding six others earlier this month. More>>

Hurricane is blamed for 16 deaths in Florida alone Video included

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Florida Panhandle residents are struggling to locate friends and loved ones who haven't been heard from, and it's unclear how many people are missing. More>>

US airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters

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US military airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters, deadliest in nearly a year. More>>

Trump warns of aid cut over migrant caravan now in Guatemala

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Hundreds of Hondurans hoping to reach the United States bedded down for the night in a Guatemalan town after that country's authorities blinked first in attempts to halt their advance. More>>

China says interning Muslims brings them into 'modern' world

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A senior Chinese official is describing the mass internment of ethnic minority Muslims in the country's far west as a system of vocational training centers that saves Muslims from the lure of religious extremism by giving them employable skills. More>>

Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

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Turkish crime scene investigators search the Saudi consulate where journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared. More>>

Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered Saudi journalist Video included

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Saudi Arabia says it will respond to threats with tough measures as the US presses for more info about missing Saudi writer. More>>

Canada to pardon pot possession as it legalizes marijuana

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Canada is about to become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace. More>>

Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuana

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Canada is about to become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace. More>>

Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight

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San Francisco voters have a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot that would tax hundreds of the city's wealthiest companies to help thousands of homeless and mentally ill. More>>

The Latest: O'Rourke evokes Trump's 'Lyin' Ted' in debate

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Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke are wasting little time laying into each other in the second and final scheduled debate of a Texas Senate race that has become one of the country's hottest _ even as polls suggest it may not stay close. More>>

Anna Burns wins Booker Prize with Troubles tale 'Milkman'

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The Man Booker Prize is set to be awarded to one of six finalists, including a gritty story set in a women's prison, a novel in verse about a divided America and an environmental epic that has been likened to "Moby Dick" for trees. More>>

Trump attacks porn actress Stormy Daniels as 'Horseface'

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President Donald Trump is insulting the physical appearance of porn actress Stormy Daniels, calling her "Horseface" in a tweet about a recent legal ruling. More>>

7 killed, almost 80 injured in Morocco train derailment

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A shuttle train linking the Moroccan capital to a town further north on the Atlantic coast derailed Tuesday, killing at least 7 people. More>>

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

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In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive. More>>

Students defrauded by colleges score win in court decision

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In a win for students, a court orders a delayed Obama-era for-profit fraud protection rule into force. More>>

2 die in fighter jet crash in Ukraine, US pilot "involved"

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Ukraine's military says a Ukrainian fighter jet crashed during a joint exercise with U.S. and other NATO air forces, killing both pilots. More>>

Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans

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Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans with deeper tribal ties. More>>

Head of firm behind Trump dossier won't talk to House panel

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The co-founder of a political research firm behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's connections to Russia is refusing to speak to two House committees. More>>

The Latest: Verizon giving credit to hardest-hit counties

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Officials say 16 people died in Florida because of Hurricane Michael, doubling the numbers of deaths in the state The Associated Press had previously attributed to last week's storm. More>>

Venezuelan fans endure sacrifices to 'Play Ball' amid crisis

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Winter league baseball is under way in Venezuela, and fans are having to make sacrifices to feed their passion for the "pelota," or the ball, as the national pastime is affectionately known. More>>

The Latest: Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for 'Milkman'

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Anna Burns has won the prestigious Man Booker prize for fiction with "Milkman," a vibrant, violent story about men, women, power and conflict set during Northern Ireland's years of Catholic-Protestant violence. More>>

Study: DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people

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A new study estimates that about 60 percent of the U.S. population with European heritage can be identified from their DNA by searching consumer websites, even if they've never made their own genetic information available. More>>

How DC unleashed fossil-fuel exports despite climate worries

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On oil and gas exports, Trump administration took cues from Obama officials. More>>

1 year after MeToo, survivors reflect on their disclosures

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One year after the #MeToo hashtag set Twitter ablaze, survivors who shared their stories in the past year reflect what the movement means to them. More>>

Idaho wildlife official resigns after killing baboon family

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A top Idaho wildlife official has resigned amid outrage over a photo of him posing with a baboon family he killed in Africa. More>>

Gecko butt-dials 'bazillion' times from Hawaii seal hospital

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If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals: You were butt-dialed by a gecko. More>>

Prince Harry and Meghan start Aussie tour with baby gifts

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have started the first day of official engagements on a royal tour of Australia with the public focus on the former Meghan Markle's newly announced pregnancy. More>>

After men's razors, Harry's launches shaving brand for women

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Harry's invites women to talk about hair with new shaving and body care brand Flamingo. More>>

Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day Video included

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How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. More>>

Chacin, Brewers' bullpen blank Dodgers 4-0 for 2-1 NLCS lead

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Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter, Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series. More>>

2020 Democrats building ties to power brokers in key states

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With money, time and attention, Democratic presidential prospects court early-state leaders. More>>

Prince Harry in another catch-up with war widow in Sydney

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There seems to be a special bond between Prince Harry and a 98-year-old war widow who gave him a warm hug Tuesday when they met in Sydney. More>>

Police to file criminal complaint after fetus remains found

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State and city police and other officials are investigating how the remains of 11 infants ended up in the ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit. More>>

Trump marvels at hurricane damage, hears stories of struggle

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Trump, first lady arrive in Florida to survey areas devastated by Hurricane Michael. More>>

Judge tosses Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against Trump

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A federal judge has dismissed porn actress Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump. More>>

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

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Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates and went on to become a billionaire philanthropist, has died. More>>

Crosby hits FG as time expires, Packers beat 49ers 33-30

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Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King's interception, and the Green Bay Packers beat the San Francisco 49ers 33-30. More>>

Facebook says it purged more than 800 spam accounts, pages

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Facebook says it has purged more than 800 U.S. pages and accounts for spamming users with garbage links and clickbait. More>>

High-flying tech stocks at forefront of Wall Street's slump

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Rising interest rates are weighing on high-flying tech stocks that have led the way for much of Wall Street's bull market run. More>>

US budget deficit hits highest level in 6 years

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The federal budget deficit has surged to $779 billion in fiscal 2018. More>>

Irish border dispute looms large over the UK-EU Brexit talks

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Britain's foreign secretary is cautiously optimistic that the U.K. and the European Union will secure an agreement on Britain leaving the bloc although perhaps not at an EU summit this week. More>>

West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports

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The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia. More>>

Syria reopens vital crossing with Jordan, UN post with Golan

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Syria's key border crossings with Jordan, Israel to reopen, years after traffic was halted by war, violence. More>>

Democrats lead Republicans on fundraising ahead of midterms

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Democrats are leading Republicans in the money race in many of the key Senate and House campaigns three weeks from the midterm elections that will determine who controls Capitol Hill in January. More>>

France: 12 die in floods unseen in more than a century

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Authorities in southwest France say five people have been killed in violent storms and floods that saw the equivalent of several months of rainfall in the space of hours. More>>

And baby makes three: Prince Harry and Meghan's child on way

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Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have arrived in Sydney a day before they officially start a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific. More>>

Episcopal Church confronts past role in sexual exploitation

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The Episcopal Church is acknowledging the potency of the #MeToo movement by officially lamenting its past role in sexual exploitation and pledging multiple steps to combat it. More>>

California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

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Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds _ and other power providers were considering similar action. More>>

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies

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Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died at 65. More>>

Families search for the missing in the hurricane's aftermath

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Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen. More>>

Sen. Warren: DNA test shows I have Native American heritage Video included

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A DNA analysis done on Sen. Elizabeth Warren provides strong evidence she has Native American heritage. More>>

Warren accuses Trump of 'creepy' comments about her DNA test Video included

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren is suggesting President Donald Trump's comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage is "creepy.". More>>

Mega Millions prize up to $654M, 4th largest in US history

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After nearly three months without a winner, the Mega Millions lottery game has climbed to an estimated $654 million jackpot. More>>

Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered journalist Khashoggi

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The White House is brushing aside threats by Saudi Arabia that it may economically retaliate for any U.S. punitive action imposed over the suspected murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, pledging a "swift, open, transparent investigation.". More>>

Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead

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Authorities say a missing 13-year-old girl could be in danger after two adults were found dead in a home in western Wisconsin. More>>

The Latest: Washington lobbyists drop client Saudi Arabia

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The Latest: Turkey's Foreign Ministry official says 'inspection' of Saudi Consulate to take place late this afternoon. More>>

Grizzly attacks hunter in mountains north of Yellowstone

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A grizzly bear attacked an elk hunter who surprised the sow and her cub north of Yellowstone National Park. More>>

Honduran migrant caravan crosses Guatemala border, US-bound

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Hundreds of Honduran migrants have arrived at the Guatemalan border hoping to make it to new lives in the United States, far from the poverty and violence of their home nation. More>>

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

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Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. More>>

Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Orthodoxy's leader

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The Russian Orthodox Church says it's severing ties with the leader of the worldwide Orthodox community after his decision to grant Ukrainian clerics independence from the Moscow Patriarchate. More>>

The Latest: NASA exploring flying space station without crew

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Two astronauts from the U.S. and Russia are making an emergency landing after a Russian booster rocket carrying them into orbit to the International Space Station has failed after launch. More>>

GOP plays blame game while fighting to save House majority

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GOP plays blame game while fighting to save House majority. More>>

Thousands of young US children get no vaccines, survey finds

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Worried health officials say a small but growing proportion of the youngest children in the U.S. have not been vaccinated against any disease. More>>

Social Security checks will grow in 2019 as inflation rises

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Tens of millions of Social Security beneficiaries and other retirees can expect a modest increase in benefits next year as inflation edges higher. More>>

Finding answers for patients with rarest of rare diseases

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Some patients with mysterious symptoms are getting answers through a network of hospitals that tackles the rarest of rare diseases. More>>

The Latest: Trump suggests 'rogue killers' in writer case

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President Donald Trump says he has spoken to the king of Saudi Arabia, who denies any knowledge of what happened to a Saudi journalist who visited the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul and then disappeared and is feared dead. More>>

Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

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David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster to lead Boston to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros. More>>

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

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Trump backs off his claim that climate change is a hoax, says he doesn't know if it's manmade and suggests the climate will "change back again". More>>

Germany deports convicted 9/11 accomplice home to Morocco

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Germany is preparing to deport a Moroccan man convicted in Hamburg of helping three of the Sept. 11 attackers as they got ready to strike New York and Washington. More>>

Recovery of Nepal climbers delayed by mountain's remoteness

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Authorities say it took two days to recover the far-flung and battered bodies of nine climbers who died in Nepal's worst mountaineering disaster in recent years because of the remoteness of the expedition. More>>

Mixing bravado and insults, Trump rallies delight supporters

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Trump rallies mix bravado and insults, delighting supporters needed for GOP's midterm candidates. More>>

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

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Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring. More>>

German police say hostage suspect lit explosive, had record

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Cologne police say they have closed parts of the western German city's main train station because of a likely hostage taking there. More>>

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt Video included

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Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. More>>

Harry and Meghan's baby would be 7th in line for UK throne

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The child born to Prince Harry and Meghan, the duchess of Sussex, will be seventh in line for the British throne. More>>

Fast, furious: How Michael grew into a 155 mph monster Video included

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Hurricane Michael went from a 90 mph storm Tuesday morning to a 140 mph monster 24 hours later. More>>

Koreas agree to break ground on inter-Korean railroad

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The rival Koreas are holding high-level talks to discuss engagement amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea. More>>

Ronald Reagan is back on the campaign trail - as a hologram Video included

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Ronald Reagan waves to a crowd from aboard a rail car during a 1984 campaign stop in a new hologram revealed at the late president's namesake library in California. More>>

Melania Trump says she might be 'the most bullied person'

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First lady Melania Trump says she thinks she's "the most bullied person" in the world, based on what "people are saying" about her. More>>

The Latest: France's Macron offers flood victims solidarity

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The French Interior Ministry says the death toll from flash floods in southwest France has nearly doubled to 13. More>>

Getting better: Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' named top album in UK

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Beatles classic 'Sgt. Pepper' most popular British album. More>>

California judge mulls new trial in $289M Roundup award

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A San Francisco jury's $289 million verdict in favor of a school groundskeeper who says Roundup weed killer caused his cancer will face its first court test. More>>

Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned

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U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer says there are glaring gaps in safety data about limousines because federal officials haven't done enough to investigate limo wrecks. More>>

Merkel vows to restore Germans' confidence in government

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The leader of Angela Merkel's allies in Bavaria is vowing to support the German Chancellor's national government despite his party's poor result in regional elections Sunday. More>>

UK fans flocked to TV to watch Princess Eugenie's wedding

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The royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank was a big hit in terms of TV viewership. More>>

The Latest: Tourists in London react to royal baby news

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Australia and the United States have congratulated Prince Harry and his wife, the former Meghan Markle, after it was announced that the royal couple is expecting their first child. More>>

Analysts: Florida insurers will survive hit from Michael Video included

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Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups that providers should be able to pay claims. More>>

The Latest: NKorea-born reporter banned from covering talks

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The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a groundbreaking ceremony between late November and early December on an ambitious future project to connect their railways and roads. More>>

Trump asks GOP chair to serve a second term

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Trump asks GOP chair to serve a second term. More>>

Amnesty rights worker is abducted, beaten in southern Russia

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Rights group Amnesty International says its researcher in Russia's North Caucasus has been abducted and beaten while reporting on protests in the region. More>>

Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments Video included

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The Saudi stock market has dropped more than 6.8 percent after President Donald Trump threatened "severe punishment" over the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

US lacks Latino historical sites and landmarks, scholars say

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The lack of historical markers and preserved historical sites connected to Latino civil rights worries scholars who feel the scarcity is affecting how Americans see Hispanics in U.S. history. More>>

Brady, Patriots top Chiefs for wild 43-40 win

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Gostkowski hits 28-yard FG to lift Patriots to wild 43-40 win over Chiefs. More>>

Round of talks don't resolve Brexit problems ahead of summit

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Britain's former Brexit secretary is urging members of Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet to rebel against her proposed deal with the European Union over the terms of Britain's departure from the bloc. More>>

Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in state election

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Bavarians are voting in a state election that is expected to deal the prosperous region's long-dominant conservative party a stinging setback, with unpredictable consequences for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's national government. More>>

AP College Football Poll: LSU back to No. 5; Michigan to 6th

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Top 25 shuffle: No. 1 Alabama now ahead of Ohio State, Clemson, Notre Dame and LSU in top five. More>>

Trump trashes Democrats' Medicare for All plan in op-ed

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President Donald Trump is stepping up his attack on Democrats over a health care proposal called Medicare for All. More>>

Pope makes El Salvador's Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI saints

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Pope to canonize 20th-century Catholic icons: Pope Paul VI, who reformed the church and Archbishop Oscar Romero, martyr who stood with El Salvador's poor. More>>

Pressured over missing writer, Saudi Arabia lashes out Video included

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Saudi King Salman and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have spoken by telephone over the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

Irish border riddle confounds EU, UK as Brexit end nears

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The land around the small town of Carrickcarnan, Ireland is the kind of place where Britain's plan to leave the European Union runs right into a wall _ an invisible one that's proving insanely difficult to overcome. More>>

Trump on rally blitz as he tries to stave off Dem gains

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Donald Trump's rallies were once the cornerstone of his unconventional presidential campaign, but now they're being deployed with gusto as Trump and his team work to defy polls and precedent and save the GOP majority in Congress on Election Day. More>>

Florida Panhandle building codes lagged behind rest of state

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Building codes in sections of Florida slammed by Hurricane Michael have historically been weaker than the rest of the state. More>>

New strategy: Democrats go all-in on health care in midterms

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President Donald Trump may be the impetus for Democratic anger that is powering the midterm elections, but the Democrats' top issue isn't the president. It's health care. More>>

4 days after storm, large swath of Panhandle suffering

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Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to supplies. More>>

Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam amid tension with China

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is making his second trip this year to Vietnam, demonstrating how intensively the Trump administration is trying to counter China's military assertiveness by cozying up to smaller nations in the region. More>>

The Latest: More executives pulling out of Saudi conference

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Saudi Arabia says it rejects any "threats" of economic sanctions or political pressure after President Donald Trump's comments on the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

Migrant caravan swells in Honduras as group nears Guatemala

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Hundreds more Hondurans have joined a caravan of migrants moving toward the country's border with Guatemala in a desperate attempt to flee poverty and seek new lives in the United States. More>>

Tech stock rally helps snap losing streak as rough week ends

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Global stocks are rising after two days of sharp losses, and major indexes in the US are up more than 1 percent. More>>

North Dakota Democrat Heitkamp scrambles to catch Cramer

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An already tenuous bid for a second term has taken on new urgency for North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp since she voted against Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. More>>

Authenticity now the attribute craved by national Democrats

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If there's a common buzzword in Democratic circles as Election Day nears, its authenticity. More>>

In Kentucky, Trump rallies voters while praising McConnell

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Trump praises McConnell as 'Kentucky tough' after majority leader stayed the course on Kavanaugh confirmation. More>>

Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 in NLCS Game 2

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Turner hits 2-run homer as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 to even NL Championship Series. More>>

Verlander cools off Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

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Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball and lead the Astros over the Boston Red Sox 7-2 in the AL Championship Series opener. More>>

US pastor freed from Turkey prays with Trump in Oval Office

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Free from confinement in Turkey, American pastor Andrew Brunson prays with Trump in Oval Office. More>>

Congress heads toward postelection fight over border wall

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Congress is heading toward a post-election showdown over President Donald Trump's border wall. More>>

Melania Trump says she loves Trump, ignores cheating rumors

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Melania Trump says she has "much more important things to think about and to do" than worry about allegations of President Donald Trump cheating on her, saying she's "a mother and a first lady.". More>>

Somalia marks 1 year since devastating Mogadishu bombing

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Somalia marks 1 year since Mogadishu bombing, among world's deadliest attacks since 9/11. More>>

  • National SportsMore>>

  • Smith, Carlos set fear aside as they raised their fists

    Smith, Carlos set fear aside as they raised their fists

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:52:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward as they extend gloved hands skyward in during the playing of the "Star Spangled Banner" after Smith received the gold and Carl...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward as they extend gloved hands skyward in during the playing of the "Star Spangled Banner" after Smith received the gold and Carl...
    50 years later: Smith, Carlos set fear aside as they raised their fists at Mexico City Olympics in 1968.
    50 years later: Smith, Carlos set fear aside as they raised their fists at Mexico City Olympics in 1968.
  • AP Sources: Astros sent second person to get near Indians

    AP Sources: Astros sent second person to get near Indians

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:51:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch, left, and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora hug before Game 3 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch, left, and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora hug before Game 3 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Houston.
    Two people familiar with the situation say the Houston Astros attempted to get a second person near Cleveland's dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series.
    Two people familiar with the situation say the Houston Astros attempted to get a second person near Cleveland's dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series.
  • AP sources: NFL looking into Tannehill injury

    AP sources: NFL looking into Tannehill injury

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:51:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach). Miami Dolphins quarterback Brock Osweiler (8), talks to injured quarterback Ryan Tannehill, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla.(AP Photo/Joel Auerbach). Miami Dolphins quarterback Brock Osweiler (8), talks to injured quarterback Ryan Tannehill, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla.
    Two people with knowledge of the situation say the NFL is looking into how the Miami Dolphins reported quarterback Ryan Tannehill shoulder problem on injury reports last week.
    Two people with knowledge of the situation say the NFL is looking into how the Miami Dolphins reported quarterback Ryan Tannehill shoulder problem on injury reports last week.
  • BusinessMore>>

  • Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level

    Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:50:55 GMT
    Fed minutes: Officials discussed possible need to push interest rates to restrictive level.
    Fed minutes: Officials discussed possible need to push interest rates to restrictive level.
  • Twitter airs election meddling data

    Twitter airs election meddling data

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:50:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo two men wait to cross the street under a sign at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter says it is releasing all of the accounts and posts related to “information operations” i...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo two men wait to cross the street under a sign at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter says it is releasing all of the accounts and posts related to “information operations” i...
    Twitter releases all of the accounts and posts related to "information operations" it has found on its service since 2016.
    Twitter releases all of the accounts and posts related to "information operations" it has found on its service since 2016.
  • Britain, EU decide to take some time in getting Brexit right

    Britain, EU decide to take some time in getting Brexit right

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:49:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). European Council President Donald Tusk touches his eyebrow after delivering a statement during a joint news conference following a Tripartite Social Summit roundtable at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday,...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). European Council President Donald Tusk touches his eyebrow after delivering a statement during a joint news conference following a Tripartite Social Summit roundtable at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday,...
    European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for what had been billed as a "moment of truth" Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough.
    European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for what had been billed as a "moment of truth" Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough.
  • TechnologyMore>>

  • AP Sources: Astros sent second person to get near Indians

    AP Sources: Astros sent second person to get near Indians

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:51:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch, left, and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora hug before Game 3 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch, left, and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora hug before Game 3 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Houston.
    Two people familiar with the situation say the Houston Astros attempted to get a second person near Cleveland's dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series.
    Two people familiar with the situation say the Houston Astros attempted to get a second person near Cleveland's dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series.
  • Twitter airs election meddling data

    Twitter airs election meddling data

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:50:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo two men wait to cross the street under a sign at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter says it is releasing all of the accounts and posts related to “information operations” i...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo two men wait to cross the street under a sign at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter says it is releasing all of the accounts and posts related to “information operations” i...
    Twitter releases all of the accounts and posts related to "information operations" it has found on its service since 2016.
    Twitter releases all of the accounts and posts related to "information operations" it has found on its service since 2016.
  • Release of film featuring fallen Chinese celebrity Fan nixed

    Release of film featuring fallen Chinese celebrity Fan nixed

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-10-17 18:56:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2017, file photo, Chinese actress Fan Bingbing poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of the film The Beguiled at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. T...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2017, file photo, Chinese actress Fan Bingbing poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of the film The Beguiled at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. T...
    The director of the film "Air Strike," featuring Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, says the film's release has been canceled in the wake of her disappearance and conviction on tax evasion charges.
    The director of the film "Air Strike," featuring Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, says the film's release has been canceled in the wake of her disappearance and conviction on tax evasion charges.
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • The Latest: Turkish investigators enter home of Saudi consul

    The Latest: Turkish investigators enter home of Saudi consul

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:51:17 GMT
    (Leah Millis/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks to the media before leaving Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.(Leah Millis/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks to the media before leaving Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed in Turkey to discuss the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi with authorities there.
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed in Turkey to discuss the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi with authorities there.
  • Police search Saudi consul's home in Khashoggi case

    Police search Saudi consul's home in Khashoggi case

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:50:14 GMT
    (Leah Millis/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks to the media before leaving Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.(Leah Millis/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks to the media before leaving Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia told him their investigation by Saudi Arabia into the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi won't spare anyone, including royals.
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia told him their investigation by Saudi Arabia into the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi won't spare anyone, including royals.
  • MTV's 'Real World' going international and digital

    MTV's 'Real World' going international and digital

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-10-17 18:56:28 GMT
    MTV, Facebook reach deal to continue its long-running 'Real World' story in a digital format, and also to spread it internationally.
    MTV, Facebook reach deal to continue its long-running 'Real World' story in a digital format, and also to spread it internationally.
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