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Is there a suspect in prostitute deaths? Prosecutor is coy

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 6:12am
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- For years, the thicket along a beach highway on Long Island held a horrible secret. Hidden from passing drivers were the skeletal remains of 10 people, mostly young women who had worked as prostitutes. Who killed them, and why, is a mystery that has vexed a slew of seasoned homicide detectives....
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Germany's Merkel: flexible in politics and modest in private

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 4:10am
BERLIN (AP) -- She's been named the world's most powerful woman, seen off a series of domestic rivals and led an unsentimental response to Europe's debt crisis. But to many Germans, Chancellor Angela Merkel is a reassuring figure known simply as "Mutti" - Mom....
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The Latest: Suspect arrested in London subway attack

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 3:07am
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the London subway attack and manhunt for suspects (all times local):...
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Millions of world's children lack any record of their births

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 3:07am
MASAKA, Uganda (AP) -- Would a 15-year-old girl be married off by her parents in violation of the law? Would another girl, who looks even younger, get justice after an alleged statutory rape at the hands of an older man?...
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Commander: Iraq launches operation near Syrian border

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 1:02am
BAGHDAD (AP) -- An Iraqi military commander says troops have launched a multi-pronged operation to capture a town near the Syrian border from the Islamic State group....
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Iran recruits Afghan and Pakistani Shiites to fight in Syria

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 1:02am
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Thousands of Shiite Muslims from Afghanistan and Pakistan are being recruited by Iran to fight with President Bashar al-Assad's forces in Syria, lured by promises of housing, a monthly salary of up to $600 and the possibility of employment in Iran when they return, say counterterrorism officials and analysts....
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London subway blast: UK soldiers deployed, attacker sought

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:01am
LONDON (AP) -- British authorities are searching for suspects in the London subway blast that injured more than two dozen people as hundreds of soldiers are being deployed across the country....
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Tax cuts quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:01am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans spooked world markets in their ardor to cut spending when Democrat Barack Obama occupied the White House. Now, with a GOP president pressing for politically popular tax cuts and billions more for the military, few in the GOP are complaining about the nation's soaring debt....
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Character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at age 91

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:00pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harry Dean Stanton, the shambling, craggy-face character actor with the deadpan voice who became a cult favorite through his memorable turns in "Paris, Texas," ''Repo Man" and many other films and TV shows, died Friday at age 91....
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The Latest: Tear gas after protesters break mayor's window

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:59pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Latest on acquittal of a white former police officer in the shooting death of a black man in St. Louis (all times local):...
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22 and through: Indians' AL record win streak stopped at 22

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 7:58pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians can return to clinching their division and playoff preparations....
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FEMA auctioned disaster trailers before Harvey made landfall

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 6:56pm
The federal government auctioned off disaster-response trailers at fire-sale prices just before Harvey devastated southeast Texas, reducing an already diminished supply of mobile homes ahead of what could become the nation's largest-ever housing mission....
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Teen wanted for deportation is accused of California killing

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:56pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Federal agents were tracking a young immigrant who was facing deportation when he fatally shot a popular community volunteer during a robbery in San Francisco, authorities said Friday....
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FEMA auctioned disaster trailers as Harvey made landfall

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:56pm
The federal government auctioned off disaster-response trailers at fire-sale prices even as Harvey devastated southeast Texas, reducing an already diminished supply of mobile homes ahead of what could become the nation's largest-ever housing mission....
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Michigan doctor believes US ready for first Muslim governor

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:55pm
DETROIT (AP) -- Perhaps no state has embraced the political outsider as much as Michigan, where a venture capitalist won the last two governor's elections and a real estate baron carried the presidential vote. Now Dr. Abdul El-Sayed is putting that affinity for newcomers to the test....
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Trump's tough talk on London bomb irks British leader

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's suggestion that London police could have done more to prevent Friday's homemade bomb explosion drew a quick rejoinder from British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said it's never helpful "to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation."...
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Character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at age 91

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:55pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harry Dean Stanton, the shambling, craggy-face character actor with the deadpan voice who became a cult favorite through his memorable turns in "Paris, Texas," ''Repo Man" and many other films and TV shows, died Friday at age 91....
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The Latest: Florida, N. Carolina report storm-related deaths

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 2:55pm
MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):...
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Still no charity money from leftover Trump inaugural funds

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 1:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's inaugural committee raised an unprecedented $107 million for a ceremony that officials promised would be "workmanlike," and the committee pledged to give leftover funds to charity. Nearly eight months later, the group has helped pay for redecorating at the White House and the vice president's residence in Washington....
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