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Harvard scraps decision to give Chelsea Manning a fellowship

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 1:55pm
Harvard University reversed its decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow early Friday, a day after CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned appearance over the title for the soldier who was convicted of leaking classified information....
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Demonized Schumer and Pelosi now deal-makers with Trump

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Now, President Donald Trump genially calls them "Chuck and Nancy."...
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Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:55pm
BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) -- Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish....
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Idaho hopes to bring stargazers to first US dark sky reserve

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:55pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way....
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Doubts arise on whether corporate tax cut would boost growth

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:54am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For President Donald Trump, what's good for General Motors is great for American workers. Same for Boeing. And AT&T. Not to mention small businesses....
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11-year-old boy gets lawn-mowing gig at White House

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:54am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An 11-year-old boy in khaki shorts and a red polo shirt got the lawn-mowing gig of a lifetime Friday when President Donald Trump put him to work in the Rose Garden....
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St. Louis ex-officer acquitted in killing of black man

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:51am
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A judge acquitted a white former St. Louis police officer Friday in the death of a black man who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase in 2011....
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At more US colleges, video gamers get the varsity treatment

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 7:51am
BOSTON (AP) -- In some ways, they're like typical college athletes. They're on varsity teams. They train for hours between classes. Some get hefty scholarships. But instead of playing sports, they're playing video games....
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Harvard removes title for Chelsea Manning amid CIA spat

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 6:51am
Harvard University reversed its decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow early Friday, a day after CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned appearance over the title for the soldier who was convicted of leaking classified information....
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Vatican diplomat recalled amid child porn investigation

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 5:50am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- A high-ranking Vatican priest working in the Holy See's embassy in Washington has been recalled after U.S. prosecutors asked for him to be charged and face trial in a child pornography investigation, Vatican and U.S. officials said Friday....
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NASA waits for word that Saturn spacecraft met fiery end

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:48am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA waited for confirmation Friday that the Cassini spacecraft had burned up in the sky over Saturn....
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Castro's denial: Personal assurance clouds probe of attacks

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:48am
HAVANA (AP) -- Raul Castro seemed as rattled as the Americans....
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Reported explosion and stampede at London subway station

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 2:47am
LONDON (AP) -- A reported explosion at a train station sent commuters stampeding in panic, injuring several people on Friday at the height of London's morning rush hour, and police said they were investigating it as a terrorist attack....
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The Latest: Reports of burns among passengers on Tube train

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 1:46am
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on an incident at a subway station in London (all times local):...
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Sirens sound as North Korea again sends a missile over Japan

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:39am
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's warning sirens blared when the North Korean missile was launched and again when it passed overhead. TV stations warned people to get inside buildings and go to the basement. Trains and subways on a northern island briefly stopped for safety checks....
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Schools seek to help immigrants amid mixed signals on DACA

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:39am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are increasing anxiety and confusion on college campuses, where the stakes are high....
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King's forces arrest prominent Saudis in warning to critics

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:38pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- When news broke of a possible breakthrough in an impasse that has pitted Qatar against its Arab neighbors for the past three months, one of Saudi Arabia's most well-known clerics expressed his support for reconciliation in a tweet to his more than 14 million followers....
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Statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee removed from Dallas park

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:37pm
DALLAS (AP) -- Crews arranged by Dallas officials removed a statue of Robert E. Lee from a pedestal Thursday and carted it away from a park named for the Confederate general....
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Catch 22: Indians rally, win AL-record 22nd straight game

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 9:36pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- On a winning streak that just won't stop, the Cleveland Indians have posted shutouts, blowouts and routine wins....
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Catch 22: Indians rally, win AL-record 22nd straight game

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 8:36pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians added a walk-off win to a streak that has had everything....
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