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Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 8:06am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Cristiano Ronaldo was banned for five games on Monday after shoving a referee following his red card for diving in Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Barcelona in the season-opening Spanish Super Cup....
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Exec resigns from president's council, and Trump lashes out

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 7:06am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The CEO of the nation's third largest pharmaceutical company resigned from a manufacturing council that advises President Donald Trump days after racially tinged clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, citing "a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism."...
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One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 7:06am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile....
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Official: More than 200 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 6:05am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding killed at least 200 people in Sierra Leone's capital....
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Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 5:05am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Clergy in robes. A woman handing out flowers. Black Lives Matter activists. Armed militia members. Students. Angry anti-fascist protesters....
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Trump to seek trade probe of China amid NKorea tensions

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 5:05am
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) -- Even as he seeks Beijing's help on North Korea, President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property....
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Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 2:05am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Clergy in robes. A woman handing out flowers. Black Lives Matter activists. Armed militia members. Students. Angry anti-fascist protesters....
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More than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can you

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 2:05am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The sun is about to spill some of its secrets, maybe even reveal a few hidden truths of the cosmos. And you can get in on the act next week if you are in the right place for the best solar eclipse in the U.S. in nearly a century....
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Trump to seek trade probe of China amid NKorea tensions

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 2:05am
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) -- Even as he seeks Beijing's help on North Korea, President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property....
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More than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can you

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 1:04am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New week's stunning solar eclipse in the United States will generate as much science as oohs and aahs....
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Critiques fly as Tillerson struggles to define his mission

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 1:04am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- In a wood-paneled stateroom in the Philippine presidential palace, Rex Tillerson sat across from a leader who boasts of hunting down drug dealers to personally kill. Whether he'd confront his host for letting police kill thousands - and how forcefully - was being closely scrutinized for proof the Trump administration has any commitment to human rights....
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A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debate

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 1:04am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Medicaid, a 1960s Great Society pillar long reviled by conservatives, seems to have emerged even stronger after the Republican failure to pass health overhaul legislation....
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Trump to seek trade probe of China amid NKorea tensions

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 1:04am
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) -- President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property....
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Third of Syrian refugee kids not in school, despite pledges

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:04am
MANSHIYEH, Jordan (AP) -- Since his family fled civil war in Syria five years ago, 15-year-old Ali al-Sbehi hasn't set foot in a school....
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Death sentences of Shiites point to limits of Saudi reforms

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:04am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's new crown prince hopes to transform the kingdom and modernize society, but the planned execution of 14 Shiite protesters charged with violence against security forces suggests the government's handling of sectarian tensions and unrest remains unchanged....
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In a weak summer at the box office, bright spots abound

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:04am
NEW YORK (AP) -- On their face, the numbers are grim. Movie ticket sales in North America are running roughly half a billion dollars behind last summer's box office, making this one of lowest-grossing summers in years....
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One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 11:04pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile....
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Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 10:04pm
VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut (AP) -- The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic expedition into a summer cruise....
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Science Says: Fast-melting Arctic sign of bad global warming

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 10:04pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One of the coldest places on Earth is so hot it's melting....
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