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Hurricane Maria heads toward already battered Carib islands

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:55am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- A strengthening Hurricane Maria swirled toward the eastern Caribbean early Monday, with forecasters warning it probably would be a major storm by the time it passed through the already battered Leeward Islands later in the day....
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Interior secretary recommends shrinking 6 national monuments

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with changes to several others proposed....
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AP Interview: Mahathir says opposition can win Malaysia vote

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:55am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad says the opposition alliance campaigning to topple the country's corruption-tainted leader can win the next general elections and pull Malaysia back from a slide into kleptocracy....
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Politics, diverse winners, new voices top key Emmy moments

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 11:54pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was, not surprisingly, a night for politics, with everyone from host Stephen Colbert to Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and Alec Baldwin getting in zingers about Donald Trump - all to be upstaged by Sean Spicer himself, in a controversial appearance that set social media afire. But Emmy night was not only about politics....
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At Harvard

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 11:54pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- When Harvard sophomore Seth Towns awoke in his riverside dorm room Wednesday morning, he had options....
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President Trump omnipresent over Emmy Awards ceremony

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:52pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump never won an Emmy, it's true. But his presence was felt at this year's television awards ceremony more than any actor, writer or producer....
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Trump's childhood home becomes showcase for refugees

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 9:52pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump's childhood home in New York had some new occupants over the weekend - refugees who shared their stories as a way to draw attention to the refugee crisis as the United Nations General Assembly convenes this week with Trump in attendance....
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Falcons with a repeat performance in 34-23 win over Packers

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 9:52pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime lead on the way to a dominating victory Sunday night....
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Politics and Sean Spicer take center stage at Emmy Awards

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 8:52pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Weeks after leaving his job, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer was onstage at the Emmy Awards on Sunday joking about one of his first - and more dubious - claims from the press room....
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The Latest: Baldwin soft-spoken after accepting Emmy trophy

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:50pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Latest on the Emmy Awards, which are being presented Sunday in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater (all times local):...
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Politics and Sean Spicer take center stage at Emmy Awards

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:50pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Weeks after leaving his job, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer was onstage at the Emmy Awards on Sunday joking about one of his first - and more incredulous - claims from the press room....
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Mars research crew emerges after 8 months of isolation

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:50pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged from isolation Sunday. They devoured fresh-picked tropical fruits and fluffy egg strata after eating mostly freeze-dried food while in isolation and some vegetables they grew during their mission....
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The Latest: Sean Spicer makes Emmy appearance

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 5:49pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Latest on the Emmy Awards, which are being presented Sunday in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater (all times local):...
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AP Top 25: Defending champion Clemson makes move to No. 2

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 4:49pm
Clemson moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, jumping Oklahoma and closing in on Alabama after beating a team ranked in the Top 15 for the second straight week....
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New Hurricane Maria growing threat to Irma-slammed Caribbean

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 2:46pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- The islands of the eastern Caribbean prepared Sunday to face another potential disaster, with forecasters saying newly formed and likely to strengthen Hurricane Maria was headed for a hit on the Leeward Islands by Monday night....
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The Latest: Dallas-Denver game should restart by 6 p.m.

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 2:46pm
The Latest on the second Sunday of the NFL regular season. (all times Eastern):...
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The Latest: Protest begins at St. Louis police department

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 1:46pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local):...
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