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Oklahoma firefighter crews aid in Hurricane Florence relief effort

A crew of two dozen Oklahomans arrived in North Carolina early Sunday to help with rescues following Hurricane Florence.

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EU: Luxembourg did not give selective tax deal to McDonald's

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has ruled that Luxembourg did not give the U.S. fast food giant McDonald's a special sweet...

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Canadian crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystem

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Canadians are known as friendly folks, but these crabby brutes migrating from Canadian waters are...

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Kavanaugh accuser's colleagues point to her integrity

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Her studies first brought her West, but for Christine Margaret Blasey Ford, the move to California...

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Ford: FBI should investigate Kavanaugh claim before hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme...

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Police in New Jersey search for alligator on the loose

MULLICA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey are warning residents about an alligator that's on the loose.Authorities say...

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Hala Alyan, Ta-Nehisi Coates win Dayton Literary Peace Prize

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A debut novel about a displaced Palestinian family and a book of essays exploring race and identity during...

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'Up in the air': If displaced by storm, where to call home?

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As the pounding rains from Hurricane Florence finally ended, Lutrice Garcia left the shelter where...

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North Carolina gov pleads with storm evacuees to be patient

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and people...

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Global shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Wednesday despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and...

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The Latest: 2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence's lingering impact (all times local):11 p.m.Authorities confirm two detainees...

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: What will life be like after Florence?

MIAMI (AP) — Thousands of people are still in shelters in North Carolina anxiously waiting to find out if they have a home to...

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China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle

BEIJING (AP) — China's No. 2 leader appealed Wednesday for support for free trade and promised to improve conditions for...

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Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart to be released

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Elizabeth Smart said Tuesday that she's been assured the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and...

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Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and...

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Newcomers bring decaying Kentucky distillery back to life

MILLVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The whiskey quit flowing decades ago from a landmark Kentucky distillery housed in a picturesque castle....

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Feds plan funding boost to fight assaults on Native women

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department will double the funding it grants tribes for public safety programs and...

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Sheriff: 2-year-old kills self with gun left on counter

LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff says a 2-year-old has fatally shot himself with a handgun that was left on a counter...

OKC City Manager Jim Couch's retirement coincides with start of new era

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The announcement by Jim Couch on Monday that he is set to retire doesn't just mark the end of a record stint as city manager, nor is it notable only for how it was a time of growth and innovation for Oklahoma City.

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Man shot by police; Memphis officers didn't activate cameras

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Three police officers did not have their body or in-car cameras activated during the shooting of a man...

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Relatives have vigil for 4 allegedly killed by border agent

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Dozens of family members and friends of four slain women who investigators say were the victims of a U.S....

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GOP frets about prospects for picking up Indiana Senate seat

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Braun, the Republican candidate for a crucial Senate seat in Indiana, often refers to his rival, Sen....

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Testimony by cops big part of Chicago officer's murder trial

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused of murder,...

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Florence's flooding claims 3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs

About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina...

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Fate of FEMA leader in doubt as Florence cleanup continues

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Hurricane Florence barreled through the Carolinas, a different type of storm was brewing within the...

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Factors don't favor criminal charges against Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been calling on the FBI to investigate a woman's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett...

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Feinstein's re-election opponent criticizes her over letter

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, and Kevin de Leon, a Democrat in...

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Texas guard charged with assaulting prisoner who later died

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas prison guard is charged with assaulting an inmate who later died from his injuries.The Texas...

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2 'detainees' drown as van swept into SC flood waters

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two female mental health patients detained for medical transport drowned Tuesday night when a sheriff's...

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The Latest: China's premier appeals for global support

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China trade war (all times local):___11:30 p.m.China's No. 2 leader has appealed for...

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3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs drowned in Florence flooding

About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina...

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China looks unlikely to give in after US tariff hike

BEIJING (AP) — China unveiled a slew of changes under mounting pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump over...

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Exhibit showcases images of Mexico border walls, fences

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. border wall with Mexico is frequently in the news, but few people have a chance to visit it up...

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Trump: Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia...

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The Latest: Grassley says no reason to further delay hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):10:45 p.m.Senate...

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Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme...

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'Silly old bear': New exhibition celebrates Winnie-the-Pooh

BOSTON (AP) — When people care too much, Winnie-the-Pooh argues it's just love.That bit of time-tested wisdom is as relevant...

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Feinstein's opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, and Kevin de Leon, a Democrat in...

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Unfinished business: Moon's summit dreams echo late mentor

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — This week's summit between rivals North and South Korea represents, in part, unfinished business for...

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Brooklyn Diocese to pay $27.5M to settle 4 sex abuse claims

NEW YORK (AP) — Four men who said they were sexually abused as boys by a teacher at a Catholic church have reached a $27.5...

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Man who shot train shaving video says he meant no harm

NEW YORK (AP) — The commuter who filmed another man shaving on a commuter train heading out of New York City and posted the...

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SC prosecutor facing federal charges related to public funds

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The chief prosecutor for South Carolina's capital city was indicted Tuesday on more than two dozen...

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Mountain lion visits Colorado motel but doesn't stay long

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A mountain lion has been caught on surveillance camera dashing to the doorstep of a Colorado motel...

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The Latest: Police did not have cameras on in fatal shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a man by a police officer in Tennessee (all times local):8:10 p.m.A police...

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Chicago cops reluctantly testify against 1 of their own

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused of murder,...

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Alaska man tied to girl's death makes first court appearance

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man linked to the disappearance and death of a 10-year-old girl made his first appearance in...

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The Latest: Alaska man tied to girl's death appears in court

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on an Alaska man charged in connection with disappearance and death of 10-year-old girl...

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California jury: Career criminal guilty of killing 2 teens

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California jury on Tuesday found guilty a career criminal thought to be the "Gypsy Hill Killer"...

Three local teens to paddle in Europe for Team USA

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When they started paddling on the Oklahoma River half a dozen years ago, local high schoolers Colin McMullen, Camden Sexton, and Gus Cook probably didn’t weigh more than 150 pounds — together. The three were so small they were in a constant battle...

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California jury: Career criminal thought to be 'Gypsy Hill Killer' guilty of killing two teens

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — California jury: Career criminal thought to be 'Gypsy Hill Killer' guilty of killing two teens.

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Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era rule that forced energy companies to...

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Supreme Court refuses to block dark money court ruling

Dark money groups will be required to disclose the identities of some anonymous donors after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday...

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Lawsuit filed against gas company after Massachusetts blasts

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers filed a class action lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of people who were forced out of their homes for days when...

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Suspect in California deputy's killing has past gun charges

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 38-year-old man on probation for a gun crime has been accused of killing a sheriff's deputy and...

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The Latest: States sue over Trump pollution rollback

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a Trump administration rollback of a rule meant to curb pollution emissions from oil and...

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2 fired dancers, donor added to ballet lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who sued the New York City Ballet company over the sharing of nude photos and videos is amending her...

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Oregon using Facebook to remind inactive voters to register

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In this era of manipulators using social media to interfere in elections, Oregon officials moved Tuesday to...

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Prosecutors aim to keep how Colorado mom, girls died secret

DENVER (AP) — Colorado prosecutors want a judge to block the release of autopsy reports for a woman and two young girls who...

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Ex-Rep. Dingell: 'Not done with me yet' after heart attack

DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell is recovering from a heart attack and telling the public, "You're not done with me...

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Reality show doc, woman charged with California drug rapes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California physician who appeared in a reality TV dating show and an alleged female accomplice have been...

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Lawyer: Move trial from courthouse with Confederate monument

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A legal argument has been revived in Louisiana over whether a black defendant can get a fair trial in a...

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Carter, Abrams: Georgians from 2 eras chase rural votes

PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's past and its potential future converged in the tiny town of Plains, as former President Jimmy...

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The Latest: Deputy, bystander released from hospital

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy near Sacramento, California (all times...

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US appeals court rules for bartenders, waiters in tip fight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Restaurants must pay waiters and bartenders minimum wage when they are engaged in tasks such as cleaning...

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Woman, 63, pleads guilty to possessing the poison ricin

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A 63-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to possessing the poison ricin in Virginia.The U.S. Attorney's...

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'Show must go on:' Stranded in Europe, orchestra improvises

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra might want to consider naming its next album "Songs in the Key of A" — as in...

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Can allegation against Kavanaugh lead to criminal charges?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been calling on the FBI to investigate a woman's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett...

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Correction: Supreme Court-Kavanaugh-Politics story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 17 about the political effects of allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh,...

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Cape Cod shark attacks show need for better cell service

BOSTON (AP) — More than a century ago, the Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi pioneered long distance, wireless communications...

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Putin seeks to defuse downing of Russian plane off Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, killing all...

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Book: Wisconsin quietly OK'd Lake Michigan water diversion

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A decision by Wisconsin officials eight years ago to approve a big, new allotment of water from Lake Michigan...

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The Latest: Mattis says plane downing won't affect IS fight

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian military aircraft shot down over the Mediterranean Sea and other issues related to Syria...

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Police release video of fatal shooting in California

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Body camera footage of a fatal police shooting in Oakland shows an officer firing her weapon into a car...

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Police: Man threatens to shoot child after losing video game

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man was arrested Tuesday after threatening to shoot an 11-year-old boy after losing to him...

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California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie illegally plied doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the...

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Floodwaters of Florence put North Carolina dams under stress

Devastating flooding in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence has raised concerns about whether dams across the...

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Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a...

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Sign for Republican gubernatorial hopeful removed from noose

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — After harsh criticism, a Rhode Island homeowner on Tuesday removed a campaign sign for the state's...

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Judge to consider suspending Idaho's abortion reporting law

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Lawyers are asking a U.S. judge to issue a preliminary injunction blocking a new Idaho law requiring...

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Campaigns crank up to press lawmakers on abuse lawsuits bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's attorney general and several lawmakers began ramping up efforts to apply public pressure...

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US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to...

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Chief prosecutor in South Carolina's capital city indicted on multiple charges related to misspent public funds

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Chief prosecutor in South Carolina's capital city indicted on multiple charges related to misspent public...

American Indian babies in Oklahoma face developing-world danger level

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American Indian babies born in Oklahoma have only a slightly better chance of reaching their first birthday than infants in Libya, where an ongoing civil war has disrupted health services in much of the country.

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Lawyer: Evidence could exonerate man in grandfather's death

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A lawyer for a Vermont man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather and his mother...

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Facebook tool helps charities find evacuees who need help

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a disaster like Hurricane Florence , when emergency responders need to pinpoint trouble spots where...

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Mattis dismissive of news reports of tension with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday dismissed recent news reports that tensions between him and President...

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Michigan professor declines to endorse student's Israel trip

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — University of Michigan officials have criticized a professor's decision not to recommend a student for...

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Ex-Virginia Tech student's trial begins in girl's 2016 death

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors told jurors that a former Virginia Tech student charged as an accessory in the death of...

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McDonald's workers across US protest against sex harassment

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — McDonald's workers staged protests in several cities Tuesday in what organizers billed as the first...

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Venezuela's Maduro may skip UN meeting over security fears

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he may have to suspend a planned trip to the United...

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Rhode Island union wants courthouse shutdown due to bedbugs

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Union workers say a Rhode Island courthouse should be shut down over reports of bedbugs.The Providence...

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Senate backs bill to avert shutdown, boost military spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging, $854 billion bill that funds the military and a host of...

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Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off Border Patrol

HOUSTON (AP) — The arrest of a Border Patrol supervisor on allegations that he killed four women calls new attention to the...

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Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur products

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles, one of the world's major fashion centers and long a symbol of glitz and glamour, is taking...

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The Latest: GOP governor candidate's sign untied from noose

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on a sign for a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Rhode Island that was hung from a...

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World court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya expulsions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor announced Tuesday that she is launching a...

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US again slashing number of refugees it will accept

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a second straight year the U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept, Secretary of State Mike...

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Clearing skies reveal Florence's wrath in hard-hit counties

The sun is finally shining over parts of the Carolinas, but the clearing skies are only revealing the extent of Florence's...

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Tuesday as investors shrugged off the latest escalation of trade tensions between the U.S....

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Man pleaded guilty to kidnapping, sexual abuse of girl, 4

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to kidnapping a 4-year-old girl from her South...

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AP PHOTOS: Survivor, Lucky and other pets get help in floods

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A bedraggled kitten in North Carolina got a new nickname — "Survivor" — when it was pulled with its owner...

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US poet Danez Smith wins prestigious Forward Prize

LONDON (AP) — American performance poet Danez Smith has won the prestigious Forward Prize for the collection "Don't Call Us...

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District fires bus driver who got lost with students onboard

MONTGOMERY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey school district has fired a bus driver who got lost on the first day of school.Montgomery...

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Philadelphia agrees to overhaul property seizure law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has agreed to overhaul its civil forfeiture laws as part of a proposed lawsuit settlement...

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The Latest: Irani UN ambassador says Idlib deal 'right step'

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on development in Syria(all times local):11:10 p.m.Iran's U.N. ambassador is calling the Russia-Turkey...

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Prosecutor: Texas man mistaken as thief shot with hands up

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas-area black man mistaken for a thief last year as he tried to unlock his own truck had his hands in the...

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Judge: Georgia has stalled in face of voting system risks

ATLANTA (AP) — As Georgia's top elections official runs for governor, a federal judge said the state has stalled too long in...

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Trump administration rolls back Obama-era methane pollution rule that aimed to help combat climate change

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Trump administration rolls back Obama-era methane pollution rule that aimed to help combat climate change.

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Grains and livestock mixed

Wheat for Dec. rose 4.25 cents at 5.1050 a bushel; Dec. corn was off 4.75 cents at 3.43.25 a bushel; Dec. oats was up 2.75...

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Markets Right Now: Markets shrug off trade and end higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Investors shrugged off the latest...

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Fort Trump? Polish leader dangles offer to US president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Poland's leader pressed President Donald Trump on Tuesday to consider creating a permanent American military...

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Hispanic group in Congress boycotts White House event

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Citing President Donald Trump's policies and comments about Latinos, members of the influential...

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Trump to visit North Carolina to survey Florence impact

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina on Wednesday to survey the impact of Hurricane...

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Video shows robber, deli clerk grappling over gun

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bronx deli clerk wrestled a gun away from a would-be robber in a harrowing attack caught on video.The New...

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Feds: Man stole hurricane victim's IDs as part of $8M scam

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man is accused of stealing hurricane victim's identities as part what the Secret Service describes...

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DeVos' dramatic confirmation hearing inspires drama on stage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guns in schools to protect students from grizzly bears? Betsy DeVos endured yet another rocky Senate...

U.S. becomes world's largest oil producer

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The United States likely has become the world's largest crude oil producer, earlier this year outpacing Russia and Saudi Arabia, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said this week.

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In Iowa, McAuliffe says he's not ruling out 2020 campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said in Iowa Tuesday he's not ruling out a 2020 Democratic...

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Virginia man killed in flash flood from Florence remnants

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man was killed Tuesday after his pickup truck was overtaken by rushing water during a flash...

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White House sets 'new direction' in biodefense strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday released a new biodefense strategy that it said takes a more...

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Oklahoma tribe gives $1.4M total to Arkansas casino proposal

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Native American tribe contributed about $1.4 million to a ballot initiative that would authorize...

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SeaWorld, ex-execs must pay $5M to settle 'Blackfish' claim

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld and two former executives on Tuesday agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle federal fraud...

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The Latest: Los Angeles moves to ban sale of fur products

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a move to ban the sale of fur products in the city of Los Angeles (all times local):12:10...

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Tesla says it has turned over documents to feds

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Inc. has turned over documents to the U.S. Justice Department after statements by CEO Elon Musk about...

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Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain

TRENTON, N.C. (AP) — When meteorologists downgraded Hurricane Florence from a powerful Category 4 storm to a Category 2 and...

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The Latest: Polish leader proposes US base called Fort Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda (all times local):3:05...

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Man accused of planning Florida mosque shooting gets 5 years

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of planning a mass shooting at a Florida mosque has been sentenced to five years in...

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Indiana teacher reaches plea deal in child molesting case

CORYDON, Ind. (AP) — A former southern Indiana elementary school teacher has agreed to plead guilty to three counts of child...

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Murderer due for release next year is captured after escape

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A convicted murderer who escaped for a third time from prison has been captured, law enforcement...

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Oklahoma sees shortage as switch to stronger beer approaches

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma is seeing a shortage of beer as convenience and grocery stores move toward switching to stronger...

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ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is allowing job ads on its platform that exclude women, according to the American Civil liberties...

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Arkansas governor's nephew pleads not guilty to charges

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker whose uncle is the state's governor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal...

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The Latest: Lawsuit filed over natural gas explosions

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on natural gas explosions in Massachusetts (all times local):2:25 p.m.A class action lawsuit has been...

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Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60...

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Police: Gas station worker stops sexual assault on customer

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police say a gas station employee in South Carolina has stopped a man from sexually assaulting a female...

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Price of saving road to Myrtle Beach: Flooding nearby town?

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Two years ago, from Hurricane Matthew and in 1999, from Hurricane Floyd, floodwaters came close to entering...

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Attorney considers mental exam for suspected airport stabber

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A man accused of stabbing a police officer at a Michigan airport could receive a mental evaluation before...

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Cop, firefighter among 24 charged in child luring sting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey authorities say a police officer and a firefighter were among 24 men who tried to lure...

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Defrauded students inch closer to victory in DeVos lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' move to ease protections for former students...

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Contractors fined $86K over university bridge collapse

MIAMI (AP) — Contractors that worked on the bridge near a Florida university that collapsed, killing six people, have been...

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Constable: Children, 12 and 11, suspects in Houston crimes

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say 12- and 11-year-old children arrested over the weekend in Houston are part of a group of...

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Wisconsin official apologizes to opponent over flag flap

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, in a rare retreat, apologized Tuesday to her Democratic...

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Man sentenced in Pennsylvania's largest case of child porn

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to 100 years in prison for what authorities say was the largest...

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Water will haunt Carolinas after Florence

MIAMI (AP) — Like hurricanes Harvey and Katrina before it, Florence will be remembered for unleashing a staggering amount of...

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Homeless helper's benefactor: Case will be 'crystal clear'

BURLINGTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey man under investigation over more than $400,000 raised online for a homeless good...

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Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

SEATTLE (AP) — Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new...

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Man accused of threatening reporters indicted by grand jury

BOSTON (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Los Angeles man accused of making a series of phone calls threatening to kill...

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IDs released for officer and slain man after deadly struggle

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland are identifying a slain man and the officer who shot him during a struggle...

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The Latest: Van Dyke's partner testifies at murder trial

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Chicago police officer charge with murder in the shooting of black teenager Laquan...

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Prince's new basement tape: Just him singing, playing piano

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fans of Prince expecting his usual pyrotechnic guitar work will be surprised that one of the first official...

How long will former state senator spend in federal prison for sexual encounter with teenager at Moore hotel?

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Former state Sen. Ralph Shortey will be sentenced Monday in Oklahoma City federal court for child sex trafficking.

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Day care owner accused of tying kids to car seats for hours

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — The owner of a Dallas-area in-home day care accused of keeping infants and toddlers tied to their car...

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US: Europe should cut dependence on Russia gas

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Europe should lessen its dependence on Russian gas and diversify energy sources, U.S. Energy...

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Man who impersonated police officer gets 5 years' probation

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to five years of probation for handcuffing people while pretending to...

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Leaders take big gambles in visiting 'enemy' territory

It's a rare and highly symbolic occurrence that history marks with reverence: A leader of a nation, once at hot or cold war...

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Ex-official who admitted taking bribes now working for state

PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey municipal official who admitted taking bribes from undercover FBI agents more than a...

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Grains mostly lower, livestock mixed

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec. delivery...

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Navy: Sailor died in mishap on aircraft carrier flight deck

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Navy sailor has died in what's being described as a "mishap" on the flight deck of an aircraft...

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As wildlife abounds, minivan, muffin mix bear the brunt

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Winnie the Pooh has honey, Goldilocks' three ursine victims had porridge and a casually destructive...

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15-year-old accused of drunken driving with baby in car

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) — Police in Wisconsin say they pulled a 15-year-old boy over for reckless driving and discovered the...

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Man accused of using dating app to kidnap, rob men

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A 31-year-old man was arrested Sunday after police said he was involved in kidnapping and robbing several men by luring them through a dating app.

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Nine being assisted through 'commutation campaign' advance to stage two

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Thirty-two individuals who are being assisted through a "commutation campaign" led by Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform have advanced to the second stage of review. The Pardon and Parole Board voted to advance 23 individuals last month. The...

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Saudi fund pumps $1B into Silicon Valley electric car maker

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Oklahoma River to get a tree makeover

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A mostly barren 3.5-mile stretch of the Oklahoma River south of downtown is set to get an influx of 1,000 trees, patches of wildflowers and natural grasses, and about 50 natural stone benches as part of a 50th anniversary celebration next year by...

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Student accidentally shot after bringing gun to school

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GOP officials: Indicted Rep. Chris Collins to stay on ballot

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Officials: Felon fatally shot Kansas deputy during arrest

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Stitt backs city option to levy property tax for public safety in Oklahoma

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Republican gubernatorial candidate says he would back bill allowing cities to levy property tax for public safety if farm land is exempted.

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