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Trump and Macros take spotlight at UN but challenges are key

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 9:18pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to take the spotlight at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations - but it's the tough global challenges from the nuclear threat in North Korea and the plight of Myanmar's minority Muslims to the spread of terrorism and the impact of climate change that will dominate discussions....
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Stafford throws for 2 TDs as Lions beat Beckham, Giants

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 9:18pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions beat the New York Giants 24-10 on Monday night....
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Student shot by officer had called 911 before encounter

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 8:14pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia Tech alerted students to shelter indoors because of violent protests on campus Monday night after police fatally shot a student over the weekend....
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The Latest: Violent protests on campus after student's death

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:12pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by campus police (all times local):...
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Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:12pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and fulfill its mission. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a candidate, and his criticisms were more restrained than in years past....
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New misconduct allegations hang over UN meeting on sex abuse

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:12pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said sexual abuse is a problem that goes beyond peacekeeping missions and plagues the entire United Nations, pledging Monday to root out the problem "once and for all."...
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Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar's map

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:12pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite literally, being wiped off the map....
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AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:10pm
PASADENA, Texas (AP) -- The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the site as the floods receded, flowing through Vince Bayou and into the city's ship channel....
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Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan....
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The Latest: Maria develops 'dreaded pinhole eye'

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:06pm
MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on tropical weather (all times local):...
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Floods, fires, other disasters add stress to state budgets

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:05pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding....
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In 'Battle of the Sexes,' King passes a baton to Emma Stone

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:05pm
TORONTO (AP) -- Walking through the tunnel to Arthur Ashe Stadium alongside Billie Jean King, Emma Stone gasped at the size of the U.S. Open's main court....
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Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis business

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:05pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded....
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Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:05pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously....
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Students in France acid attack show compassion for assailant

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:04pm
BOSTON (AP) -- American college students attacked with acid at a train station in France have offered compassion and prayers for their assailant, who authorities say suffers from a mental illness....
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Women won big at Emmys, in front of and behind the camera

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:04pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Emmy statuette depicts a winged woman, and this year's Emmy telecast celebrated a TV season in which women, as never before, were able to soar....
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Smashing: MLB home run record on track to fall Tuesday

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:04pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Giancarlo Stanton's smacks, Aaron Judge's jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to the inevitable....
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The Latest: New York puts storm aid on hold

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:03am
MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on tropical weather (all times local):...
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Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:03am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Navy has fired two senior commanders in the Pacific region in connection with recent deadly collisions of Navy ships, as part of a sweeping purge of leadership in the Japan-based fleet....
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Trump, in UN debut, urges the world body to reform

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 9:59am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations on Monday, using his first appearance to urge the 193-nation organization to reduce bureaucracy and costs while more clearly defining its mission around the world....
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