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Estimates of North Korea's nuclear weapons hard to nail down

1 hour 35 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. intelligence agencies' assessments of the size of North Korea's nuclear arsenal have a wide gap between high and low estimates. Size matters and not knowing makes it harder for the United States to develop a policy for deterrence and defend itself and allies in the region....
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Colleges brace for more violence amid rash of hate on campus

1 hour 35 min ago
BOSTON (AP) -- Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats....
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Mattis says a decision is closer on strategy for Afghanistan

2 hours 36 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After months of sometimes heated internal debate, the Trump administration has almost reached a decision on a new approach for fighting the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday. He gave no hint of what the strategy would look like....
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Spanish police kill 5 suspects linked to Barcelona attack

3 hours 36 min ago
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group....
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The Latest: Pakistani leader condemns Barcelona van attack

3 hours 36 min ago
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on terror attacks in Spain (all times local):...
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Navy hands penalties on collision, both ships made errors

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:14pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that killed seven sailors, Navy officials said, announcing that the warship captain will be relieved of command and more than a dozen other sailors will be punished....
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The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:13pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her right glitters a diamond-and-gold brooch....
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The Latest: Police: Suspects in Cambrils had bomb belts

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:11pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local):...
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UN chief: Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 7:08pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a draft report that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for more than half the children killed and injured in Yemen's civil war last year....
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Neuroscientist who studied Einstein's brain dies at 90

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 7:08pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Marian Cleeves Diamond, a neuroscientist who studied Albert Einstein's brain and was one of the first to show that the brain can improve with enrichment, has died....
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Senior officer on damaged ship to be relieved of command

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 5:07pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The captain of a Navy warship that lost seven sailors in a collision with a commercial container ship in June will be relieved of command and nearly a dozen others face punishment, the Navy's second-ranking admiral said Thursday....
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US helping clear 'historic' amount of explosives in Mosul

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:06pm
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The wires protruding from the small, misshapen stuffed animal revealed the deadly booby-trap tucked inside....
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Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warnings a bluff....
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Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:06pm
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox will ask the city to rename Yawkey Way, the street alongside Fenway Park, to erase what owner John Henry called a haunting reminder of the ballclub's history of racial intolerance....
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Tense days for business owners without legal status in US

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 2:06pm
MIAMI (AP) -- Maribel Resendiz and her husband came to the U.S. from Mexico, sold cool drinks to workers in the tomato fields of South Florida and eventually opened a bustling shop in a strip mall offering fruit smoothies and tacos. Now she is preparing for the possibility she'll have to leave it all behind....
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Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 1:05pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warnings a bluff....
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Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 1:05pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence....
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Why hate came to the progressive island of Charlottesville

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 1:05pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The white nationalists behind last weekend's violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the "capital of the resistance" to President Donald Trump....
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US Jewish criticism of Trump expands to some supporters

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 1:05pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ivanka Trump's rabbi denounced President Donald Trump for blaming "both sides" in a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the number of American Jewish leaders willing to criticize him grew....
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In letter to staff, DeVos condemns Charlottesville violence

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 1:05pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After criticism over her muted response to the violence in Charlottesville, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has written a letter to her staff condemning the "tragic and unthinkable" events and blasting "neo-Nazis and other racist bigots."...
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