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Report: Iowa school uses full-body wraps, denies mental care

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:16pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- An Iowa school for juvenile offenders subjects the boys to restraints and seclusion rooms and denies them essential mental health care, a federally funded nonprofit organization alleged Monday in a report that threatened legal action unless the state makes significant changes....
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Trump looks to loyal voters as support slips, agenda stalls

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 4:15pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After six months of infighting, investigations and legislative failures, President Donald Trump is trying to combat new signs of weakness in his Republican base and re-energize his staunchest supporters....
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Lawyer: UK model's 'strange' tale of Italian kidnap is true

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 4:15pm
LONDON (AP) -- Chloe Ayling's ordeal sounds like a tale spawned by nightmares of the evil that lurks online....
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Gase: Cutler didn't delay retirement to stand on sideline

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 4:15pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- New Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler won't play in the team's exhibition opener Thursday, but look for him to be starting soon enough....
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Analysis: Sanctions may not halt North Korea nuclear program

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 3:13pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The strongest sanctions yet against North Korea could still prove no match for the communist country's relentless nuclear weapons ambitions....
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Venezuelan state worker becomes voice against voter coercion

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 2:10pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Javier Hernandez knew he was going to be fired....
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3rd Boy Scout dies after sailboat strikes power line on lake

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 2:10pm
AVINGER, Texas (AP) -- A third Boy Scout has died from injuries suffered when a sailboat struck an overhanging power line on a lake east of Dallas, an official with Texas Parks & Wildlife said....
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Don Baylor, former MVP and manager of year, dead at 68

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 2:10pm
Don Baylor, the burly slugger who once held the Major League Baseball record for being hit a pitch and later guided the expansion Colorado Rockies to the playoffs for the first time as manager of the year, died Monday of cancer. He was 68....
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Young transgender kids play, open up at California day camp

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 1:10pm
EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) -- In some ways, Rainbow Day Camp is very ordinary. Kids arrive with a packed lunch, make friendship bracelets, play basketball, sing songs and get silly. But it is also unique, from the moment campers arrive each morning....
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MSNBC surges as home for Trump opponents

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 1:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- For the first month since CNN's Larry King owned cable news in October 2001, the most popular personality in prime-time doesn't work for Fox News Channel. Rachel Maddow of MSNBC is the new champ....
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Poached eels: US strikes at illegal harvests as value grows

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 1:10pm
BREWER, Maine (AP) -- Changes in the worldwide fisheries industry have turned live baby American eels into a commodity that can fetch more than $2,000 a pound at the dock, but the big demand and big prices have spawned a black market that wildlife officials say is jeopardizing the species....
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Netflix makes 1st acquisition: comic book maker Millarworld

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 1:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Netflix says it made its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld, with plans to turn its characters into new films and shows for the video streaming service....
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How to know if your child is transgender: What experts say

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:10am
EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) -- How can a parent know if their child is transgender? What separates a young boy who might be transgender from one with a vivid imagination who likes to dress up in his sister's dresses? What do you do if your daughter tells you she's a boy?...
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Google exec denounces employee's views on female workers

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Silicon Valley's efforts to promote workforce diversity haven't yielded many results - unless you count a backlash at Google, where a male engineer blamed biological differences for the paucity of female programmers....
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MSNBC surges as home for Trump opponents

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- For the first month since CNN's Larry King owned cable news in October 2001, the most popular personality in prime-time doesn't work for Fox News Channel. Rachel Maddow of MSNBC is the new champ....
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Don Baylor, former MVP and manager of year, dead at 68

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:10am
Don Baylor, the 1979 AL MVP with the California Angels who went on to become manager of the year with the Colorado Rockies in 1995, died Monday of cancer. He was 68....
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NYC's long war on storefront porn reaches new tipping point

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A dwindling number of peep shows, strip clubs and adult DVD stores have survived New York City's two-decade legal war on smut and now, some of the survivors are worried a recent court decision could put them under for good....
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Google VP denounces employee memo's views on female workers

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 9:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Google's new head of diversity has rejected an internal commentary from a male employee who suggested women don't get ahead in tech jobs because of biological differences....
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Netflix makes 1st acquisition: comic book maker Millarworld

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 9:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Netflix says it made its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld, with plans to turn its characters into new films and shows for the video streaming service....
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Philippine's leader on human rights: "Don't go there"

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 8:10am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met Monday with America's top diplomat, where he voiced solidarity with the U.S. amid global concerns over North Korea's nuclear program and angrily dismissed media questions about human rights abuses by his government....
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