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Trump suggests Senate GOP leader must deliver or step aside

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 4:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump escalated a stunning feud against his top Senate partner Thursday, suggesting Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might have to think about stepping aside if he doesn't deliver on the president's agenda of health care, taxes and infrastructure....
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CNN severs ties with commentator over Nazi salute tweet

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 4:36pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- CNN cut ties Thursday with conservative commentator Jeffrey Lord after he tweeted a Nazi salute at a critic....
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Trump suggests Senate GOP leader must deliver or step aside

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 2:35pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump escalated a stunning feud against his top Senate partner Thursday, suggesting Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might have to think about stepping aside if he doesn't deliver on the president's agenda of health care, taxes and infrastructure....
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2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 2:35pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Last year's global weather was far more extreme or record breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report....
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Politicians blocking people on social media ignites debate

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 2:35pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- An emerging debate about whether elected officials violate people's free speech rights by blocking them on social media is spreading across the U.S. as groups sue or warn politicians to stop the practice....
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Trump administration urged to avoid salmon protection rules

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 2:35pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A group that represents farmers is calling the costs of saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest unsustainable and is turning to the Trump administration to sidestep endangered species laws....
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Emergency declared in New Orleans as flood threat looms

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 1:33pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Louisiana's governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans on Thursday as the city's malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding....
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Channeling Trump? Beleaguered Netanyahu assails media

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 1:33pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Directly addressing his nationalist base, a beleaguered leader accuses the news media of obsessively promoting a liberal agenda, conducting a "witch hunt against me and my family," and trying to overturn unpalatable electoral outcomes through sinister legal machinations....
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The Latest: Trump escalates 'fire and fury' threat to NKorea

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):...
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Texas cuts aid to 'colonias' after years of offering help

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:33pm
ALAMO, Texas (AP) -- While the economy in Texas has boomed over the last 20 years, along the border with Mexico about a half million people live in clusters of cinderblock dwellings, home-built shacks, dilapidated trailers and small houses....
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Frustrated with Trump, McCain promotes his own Afghan plan

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:33am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a rebuke of President Donald Trump, Sen. John McCain declared Thursday that "America is adrift in Afghanistan" as he promoted a war strategy that would expand the U.S. counterterrorism effort and provide greater support to Afghan security forces....
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Case of maggots in throat offers rare look at neglect probes

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:33am
ROME, N.Y. (AP) -- In his bed at a New York state group home for the severely disabled, Steven Wenger lay helpless against a silent invader....
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Magazine: Law didn't require consent to tape Scaramucci call

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:33am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Scaramucci says his profanity-laced phone call that preceded his ouster as White House communications director was recorded without his permission....
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The Latest: Swift says DJ groped her underneath her skirt

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 9:31am
DENVER (AP) -- The Latest on Taylor Swift's civil trial (all times local):...
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Magazine: Law didn't require consent to tape Scaramucci call

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 9:31am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Scaramucci says his profanity-laced phone call that preceded his ouster as White House communications director was recorded without his permission....
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Analysis: Trump throws his own North Korea strategy a curve

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 8:30am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Just when President Donald Trump's strategy for North Korea was finally starting to show dividends, he threw it a curve....
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Beware at the pump: Black market fuel is making millions

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 8:30am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A black market for diesel and gasoline has rapidly spread around the nation, with organized crime gangs using fraudulent credit cards to syphon millions of dollars in fuel from gas stations into large tanks hidden inside pickup trucks and vans....
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Suspended Fox host suing reporter over alleged lewd texts

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 8:30am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Suspended Fox News host Eric Bolling on Wednesday sued the reporter who broke the story that he had allegedly sent lewd text messages to colleagues....
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Pope Francis to Belgian Catholics: Stop offering euthanasia

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 7:28am
LONDON (AP) -- Pope Francis has ordered a Belgian Catholic charity to stop offering euthanasia in its psychiatric hospitals....
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Suspended Fox host suing reporter over alleged lewd texts

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 4:22am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Suspended Fox News host Eric Bolling on Wednesday sued the reporter who broke the story that he had allegedly sent lewd text messages to colleagues....
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