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APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

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Google clarifies it tracks users who disable location history. More>>

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After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

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Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for years with few, if any, repercussions. More>>

More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search

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Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of ethics and transparency at the company. More>>

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

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Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona. More>>

Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

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Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion. More>>

Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

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The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible.". More>>

Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify

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Two women on trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother have arrived at a Malaysian court for a key ruling. More>>

Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

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Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case. More>>

Detroit residents remember Aretha Franklin, impact on city

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Aretha Franklin was Detroit's favorite daughter, often singing at the church where her father once led and headlining charity functions for kids or the less fortunate. More>>

Pentagon delays Trump's military parade until at least 2019

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A U.S. official says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million _ more than three times the maximum initial estimate. More>>

Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

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Officials say a firefighter who died helping people evacuate a Northern California blaze was killed by a fire tornado that at one point reached a temperature of 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit. More>>

Remains found in New Mexico desert tunnel are missing boy

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Authorities say the remains found at a remote New Mexico compound have been identified a missing Georgia boy. More>>

Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

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The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims. More>>

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

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The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy. More>>

Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and adult seminarians. More>>

Washington cardinal entangled in two sex-abuse scandals

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Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, is facing a storm of criticism and calls for his resignation after becoming entangled in two major sexual abuse scandals roiling the church he has served with distinction since 1966. More>>

Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacy

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Queen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights. More>>

US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

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An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the U.S. as part of a refugee program. More>>

Pennsylvania bishops mostly silent on prosecutor's challenge

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The leadership of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic Church is under pressure to support a change in state law to give those victims a temporary opportunity to file lawsuits on decades-old abuse claims. More>>

The thrill and the truth of Aretha Franklin

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Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin felt and what she could express, between what she expressed and how we responded. More>>

Police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall ill

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Officials in New Haven, Connecticut, say the 24-hour drug overdose total from a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has increased to 76 as investigators try to determine exactly what sickened the victims. More>>

Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

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President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. More>>

The Latest: Senate Intelligence chairman challenges Brennan

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Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion. More>>

Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions

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Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort. More>>

Recording: Omarosa offered $15,000 a month to be 'positive'

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Omarosa Manigault Newman has released another secret audio tape that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House. More>>

The Latest: Pentagon puts off military parade until 2019

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The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018. More>>

The Latest: Indonesian to testify when murder trial resumes

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A Malaysian judge has ruled the two women charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half brother should begin entering their defense. More>>

India's Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

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Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness. More>>

Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

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Afghan authorities revise down death toll from previous day's suicide bombing in Shite area to 34 killed, not 48. More>>

The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38 Video included

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The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa. More>>

Washed out: Water woes scuttle Phish's 3-day music festival

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Fans of the rock band Phish have been thrown a curveball by the last-minute cancellation of a three-day music festival in central New York because of health concerns stemming from torrential rains that contaminated drinking water. More>>

The Latest: Fans mourning Franklin in Detroit, New York

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Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76. More>>

US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

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America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people". More>>

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76 Video included

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Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76. More>>

AP NewsBreak: No plea deals in Oakland warehouse fire case

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A Northern California district attorney has told a judge she will no longer consider plea deals for two men charged in a 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people attending an unlicensed concert. More>>

AP Interview: Los Angeles mayor: Trump doing 'racist things'

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AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises. More>>

Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestream

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London's famous, festering fatberg lives on _ and is getting its own livestream. More>>

Aretha Franklin's music rising on charts following her death

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Aretha Franklin's music quickly climbed the iTunes' charts following her death on Thursday. More>>

Olympic gymnasts Ross and Kocian: we were abused by Nassar

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Olympic gold-medal winning gymnasts Kyla Ross and Madison Kocian say they are among the sexual abuse victims of disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. More>>

Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

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U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments. More>>

Multi-gene test may find risk for heart disease and more

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New way to track millions of genetic variations promises better forecasting of people's risk for heart attacks, four other disorders. More>>

Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

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Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California. More>>

White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

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Toxics used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states. More>>

Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain

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US study finds you're better off in the long run if you quit smoking, even if you gain weight. More>>

'Weaponization of faith': Examples from clergy abuse report

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A grand jury report on child sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic church in Pennsylvania accuses priests of using religious rituals, symbols of faith and the threat of eternity in hell to sexually attack children over the years. More>>

Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full reckoning

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Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their midst. But in dozens of other dioceses, there has been no reckoning. More>>

Paul Walker's brothers open to 'Fast' franchise return

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Nearly five years after Paul Walker's death, his brothers say they're open to playing his character again in the "Fast and Furious" franchise. More>>

Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse Video included

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The Atlantia holding company that controls Italy's main highway operator says that government pledges to revoke the concession were made without citing specific failures and before cause of deadly bridge collapse has been determined. More>>

Progress slow for USA Gymnastics in wake of Nassar scandal

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Reigning Olympic champion Simone Biles says it's time for new USA Gymnastics president Kerry Perry to speak up. More>>

Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

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Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. More>>

Conditions of release not yet met for compound suspects

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Three people accused of child abuse at a desert compound were awaiting release in New Mexico, where security was boosted at a courthouse amid threats against the judge who cleared the way for the defendants to leave jail. More>>

Parkland students start school year with tightened security Video included

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As students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School begin their first school year since a gunman opened fire on campus, they're returning to beefed up security including 18 safety monitors, new classroom locks and upgraded video surveillance. More>>

US officials: Iraqi refugee was part of terror group

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A 45-year-old Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while serving with the Islamic State terror organization. More>>

Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

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A report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one complaint about him sexually abusing a boy. More>>

Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

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Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant. More>>

Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

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Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a Cold War-era alliance. More>>

Pawlenty loss shows Minnesota GOP's reluctance to coronate

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Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career. More>>

Vigil held at Detroit church for Aretha Franklin Video included

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People are praying for Aretha Franklin in the Detroit church where her father was once a pastor. More>>

A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny

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Now that plastic straws seem headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be next to go pop?. More>>

UK police given more time to quiz Parliament crash suspect

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British police have been given more time to question the suspect in a car crash outside Parliament that injured three people. More>>

Doctor killed, assistant injured in stabbing in Germany

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Police say a doctor has been killed and an assistant seriously injured in a stabbing at a medical practice in southwestern Germany. More>>

Victory offers Muslim candidate new platform to oppose Trump Video included

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The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark. More>>

Democrats avoid abuse allegations against party leader

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Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez says he's talked to deputy Keith Ellison about domestic abuse allegations that emerged ahead of Ellison winning his party's nomination for Minnesota attorney general. More>>

Not just land heat waves: Oceans are in hot water, too

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Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves. More>>

Judge criticizes German officials over radical's deportation

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A judge is accusing German authorities of testing the limits of the law in the deportation to Tunisia of a suspected former aide to Osama bin Laden. More>>

The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapse Video included

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The Latest: Italian authorities have raised death toll in the Genoa highway bridge collapse to at least 37. More>>

Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

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Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis. More>>

Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39 Video included

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Rescue and recovery efforts continued through the night into the morning in Italy following the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa, while authorities raised the death toll to 35 with three missing. More>>

Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

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Afghans are emerging from their homes and some shops are reopening in Ghazni nearly a week after a massive Taliban assault, as sporadic gunbattles continue in some parts of the eastern city. More>>

Trump yanks ex-CIA chief's clearance, hitting vocal critic Video included

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President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan. More>>

Inside a super PAC that spends on everything but winning

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Nearly $1.4 million raised and little to show for it: A look inside a super PAC that spends on everything but winning. More>>

'Manafort and his lies' at heart of case, prosecution argues Video included

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Closing arguments set in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial after defense decides not to call any witnesses. More>>

Man arrested after overdoses at downtown city park

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Authorities are saying 46 people have overdosed from suspected synthetic marijuana at or near a Connecticut city park. More>>

Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints Video included

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A grand jury report reveals hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children _ and possibly many more _ since the 1940s. More>>

Colorado baker: No cake for gender transition celebration

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The Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and won a limited ruling at the U.S. Supreme Court is suing the state over another discrimination allegation. More>>

Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod

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A man swimming off Cape Cod has been attacked by a shark and is being airlifted to a hospital. More>>

Black Americans aren't buying Omarosa's turn against Trump

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Omarosa Manigault Newman's decision to turn on President Donald Trump after being fired isn't buying her much with a black community that mostly dislikes the president and never cared for her yearslong alliance with him. More>>

The Latest: UNICEF: Kabul attack on children 'deplorable'

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Afghan officials say a Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in the northern Baghlan province has killed 30 soldiers and police. More>>

Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

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Women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their defense, which could last several more months. More>>

US, Mexico announce new strategies on cartels

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APNewsBreak: Drug Enforcement Administration officials tell The Associated Press that new plans to combat Mexican drug cartels will be unveiled in Chicago alongside members of the Mexican government. More>>

Baby elephant joins herd at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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The newest elephant at San Diego Zoo Safari Park has joined the rest of the herd. More>>

'Not an easy time' for Chris Pratt after Gunn firing

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Chris Pratt says "it's not an easy time" as he and the rest of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" cast look to the future of the hit superhero franchise after Disney fired writer-director James Gunn. More>>

Maryland takes responsibility for mistakes in player death

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Maryland has parted ways with its football team's strength and conditioning staff Rick Court in the wake of the death of a player. More>>

Dems pick 'firsts,' GOP goes for Trump fave in primaries Video included

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Democrats in Vermont have nominated the nation's first transgender candidate for governor, one of many firsts from Tuesday's primaries. More>>

Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link

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Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized. More>>

WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority Video included

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Just like old times: Trump and Omarosa spar over whether he used the N-word, other allegations in her new book. More>>

The Latest: Omarosa tells AP: 'I will not be silenced'

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President Donald Trump is calling his former adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog.". More>>

Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

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Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary. More>>

White House admits error for false claim on black employment

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In a rare admission of error, the White House has walked back its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African American workers than President Barack Obama. More>>

Vermont nominates 1st US transgender candidate for governor

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Christine Hallquist, the first transgender candidate to win a major-party nomination for governor, will face Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who won his party's nomination to run for a second term. More>>

UK police seek motive of Sudan-born Parliament car crasher

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British media are reporting that the suspect in the Parliament crash being treated as terrorism is 29-year old British citizen of Sudanese origin named Salih Khater. More>>

Germany creates 3rd gender identity for records: 'diverse'

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Germany's Cabinet has approved a third gender option for official records that will allow people to be registered as "diverse," complying with a Supreme Court ruling. More>>

ICE takes into custody defendant in New Mexico compound case

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A court hearing is planned on allegations that children at a remote compound in northern New Mexico may have been trained in the use of firearms in preparation for a school shooting. More>>

Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

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Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses. More>>

Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

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Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region. More>>

'Touch the sun': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

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NASA has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever before. More>>

Northern Ireland marks 20 years since deadly Omagh blast

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Bereaved families are marking the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing, the deadliest attack in Northern Ireland's four decades of violence. More>>

EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze

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Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer. More>>

Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced

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Omarosa remains defiant as Trump rages, says she won't be silenced even in face of legal challenge. More>>

Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her

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Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal battle. More>>

Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing

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The exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled socialist leader may be his detractors in uniform standing quietly behind him. More>>

5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

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Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources. More>>

Trump-Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

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Trump's feud with Omarosa Manigault Newman takes a legal turn even as it remains rooted in accusations of racism. More>>

Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22

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Ecuadorean officials say at least 23 people died and another 14 were injured when a long-distance bus overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital. More>>

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive Video included

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London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured. More>>

Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26 Video included

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The news agency ANSA says a bridge has partially collapsed near the northern port city of Genoa. More>>

The Latest: Radinovich wins Minnesota Democrat House primary Video included

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The Wisconsin Elections Commission says no major problems have been reported across the state as voters cast their ballots in the primary. More>>

Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia triggers scandal

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In poor West Virginia, a scandal over spending by the state's Supreme Court has triggered a move by one branch of government to essentially fire another. More>>

Primary night: Dems go for diversity, GOP for Trump choices Video included

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'Blue wave' to be tested in Midwestern primaries across Wisconsin and Minnesota. More>>

Primaries marked by Democratic diversity, Trump's picks Video included

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Democrats in Vermont have nominated the nation's first transgender candidate for governor, one of many firsts from Tuesday's primaries. More>>

Somali-American wins Minnesota Democratic US House primary Video included

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Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar has made history by winning a Democratic congressional primary in a Minneapolis-area district so reliably liberal that her victory is likely her ticket to Congress. More>>

Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has slightly widened his lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's Republican primary for governor. More>>

Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win Video included

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The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark. More>>

The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26 Video included

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The Latest: Italian authorities say that about 10 vehicles were involved when a raised highway collapsed during a sudden and violent storm in the northern port city of Genoa. More>>

No leaks: Cushy job offers for discarded Trump staffers

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President Donald Trump's political operation has made a regular practice of providing soft landing-pads for discarded staffers. More>>

Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

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Officials: Afghan forces still clearing city of Ghazni of Taliban fighters on 5th day following massive insurgent attack. More>>

Report: Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000 children Video included

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Time is ticking down to decide what information to black out in a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses. More>>

California could reshape pot rules as legal market struggles

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California officials overseeing the nation's largest legal marijuana market hear a long list of complaints and concerns in Los Angeles. More>>

Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case Video included

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Trial of longtime Washington operator Paul Manafort turning from prosecution to his defense team. More>>

Jordanian immigrant gets death for Houston 'honor killings'

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A Jordanian immigrant has been sentenced to death in Texas for the fatal shootings of his son-in-law and daughter's best friend in what prosecutors described as honor killings. More>>

The Latest: Priest abuse report faults Cardinal Donald Wuerl

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Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, is defending himself ahead of a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses that he says will be critical of his actions as Pittsburgh's bishop. More>>

ACLU: Federal agencies setting 'trap' to deport immigrants

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A civil rights group is arguing that federal immigration officials are violating the rights of immigrants seeking legal status by setting a deportation "trap" at their required interviews. More>>

Secret audio? In Trump world, there's always a tape

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Omarosa's secret tapes not so shocking given that Trump himself, others do it, too. More>>

Gates testimony dredges up Trump inaugural spending mystery

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Paul Manafort's longtime deputy has admitted he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from his boss _ and that he "possibly" was wrongfully reimbursed by Trump's inaugural committee. More>>

The Latest: UK police say properties raided after car crash

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The Latest: London's Metropolitan Police say no one is in a life-threatening condition following a car crash outside the Houses of Parliament. More>>

Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks

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The Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors look to a speech by the finance chief later in the day. More>>

Man pleads not guilty to kidnapping in son's torture case

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A man accused of torturing his 8-year-old son by locking him in a basement, withholding food and making him endure dog bites has pleaded not guilty. More>>

Bail, conditions set for man charged in fatal shooting

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White man charged with manslaughter in death of unarmed black man whose shooting revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law facing scheduled first court appearance. More>>

The Latest: Turkey says it will help firms hit by turmoil

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Turkey's influential business groups have called on the government to implement tighter monetary policy to help overcome the country's currency crisis. More>>

Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me 'suffers'

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Trump dares Cuomo to challenge him in 2020, warns the Democratic governor of New York that "anybody that runs against Trump suffers". More>>

Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

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No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed California's capital region. More>>

AP Source: Soul icon Aretha Franklin is seriously ill Video included

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Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close with the singer. More>>

Seattle airplane theft prompts review of security measures Video included

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After the spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee, authorities there are talking to counterparts around the country about how to prevent such breaches. More>>

Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him Video included

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President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once. More>>

Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up

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The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been ordered by an Australian court to serve his 1-year sentence in home detention rather than jail. More>>

Swedish leader voices anger after dozens of cars are burned

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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lashes out at those who set fire to dozens of cars in southwest Sweden, asking them 'what the heck are you doing?'. More>>

Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend company decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show. More>>

Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

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President Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson motorcycles forced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans to either criticize the president or stick with the Milwaukee-based company just ahead the primary. More>>

Beyoncé honors ailing Aretha Franklin at Detroit concert

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Queen Bey dedicated her performance with husband, Jay Z, to the Queen of Soul drawing a thunderous roar from Aretha Franklin's hometown of Detroit. More>>

Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

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President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman Monday over book, recordings. More>>

Assaults by Taliban raise questions about US plan for peace

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Taliban's ability to attack is raising questions about US plan for ending war in Afghanistan. More>>

Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

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Turkey's Central Bank has announced a series of measures to help banks manage their liquidity, after the country's finance chief said the government had readied an "action plan" to ease market concerns that led to a slump in the value of Turkish currency. More>>

Tunisian leader backs equal inheritance rights for women

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Tunisia's president has promised to submit a bill to parliament that aims to give women equal inheritance rights with men, as debate over the topic of inheritance reverberates around the Muslim world. More>>

Gore: Trump not yet as damaging to environment as he feared

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Former Vice President Al Gore says the Trump administration has made some dangerous changes to environmental policy, though so far it's having less of an impact than he initially feared. More>>

UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

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British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, has acknowledged he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. More>>

Immigration cases tossed in fallout from high court ruling

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For years, the country's immigration courts have besieged by ballooning dockets, lengthy backlogs and a lack of resources. More>>

Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

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Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges. More>>

AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir aims to scrap China deals

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Malaysia's prime minister says he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his predecessor as his government works to dig itself out of debt. More>>

Key Afghan city turned into 'ghost town' by deadly battles Video included

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Kabul says battle with the Taliban in city of Ghazni has killed about 100 Afghan forces, 20 civilians. More>>

Prosecution rests in Manafort tax evasion and fraud trial Video included

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A bank executive says he found several red flags with Paul Manafort's finances while the former Trump campaign chairman was being considered for $16.5 million in bank loans. More>>

Glacier latest US park to be scorched by Western wildfires

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A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a two-week closure. More>>

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

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The rival Koreas have begun high-level talks to set the date and the venue for a third summit between their leaders. More>>

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

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The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague. More>>

Heavy rains prompt rescues, confusion in Pennsylvania

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Portions of eastern and central Pennsylvania are again dealing with heavy rains and high waters that have shut down highways, flooded homes and prompted rescues. More>>

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President Donald Trump is claiming that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called and told him that he wouldn't challenge him for the presidency. More>>

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A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. More>>

Florida shooting: Man arrested in 'stand your ground' case

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Florida prosecutors have charged a white man in the death of an unarmed black man whose videotaped shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law. More>>

Under new law, military kids get sex assault protections

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The Defense Department must improve how it responds to child-on-child sexual assault at U.S. military bases across the world as part of a sweeping new law President Donald Trump signed Monday. More>>

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China is insisting that there is no "arbitrary detention" and there are no "re-education centers" in the Xinjiang region after a U.N. human rights committee raised concern over reported mass detentions of ethnic Uighurs. More>>

Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide

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The Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to stop sales of a widely used pesticide within two months. More>>

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Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from President Donald Trump's allies and national security experts for admitting that she secretly recorded her firing by chief of staff John Kelly in the high-security Situation Room. More>>

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Charlottesville anniversary: Peaceful protests, few arrests

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Events to mark the anniversary of the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, were largely peaceful, with police making just a handful of arrests. More>>

WWII remains come home, brothers get to pay last respects

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Dominic Ragucci had thought for nearly 70 years that the remains of his older brother, Emil, were swept out to sea during a World War II battle on a Pacific atoll. On Monday, he plans to stand on the tarmac in Philadelphia and greet Emil's remains. More>>

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Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges. More>>

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A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer. More>>

Koepka holds off Woods to win PGA Championship

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Brooks Koepka captures 3rd major in last 6 tries by holding off Tiger Woods to win the PGA Championship. More>>

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A day after tensions between police and activists nearly boiled over on the University of Virginia's campus, the city of Charlottesville plans to mark Sunday's anniversary of a deadly gathering of white supremacists with a rally against racial hatred. More>>

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Aviation expert say one of the biggest potential perils for commercial air travel is airline or airport employees causing mayhem. More>>

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Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White House chief of staff John Kelly in the Situation Room. More>>

Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

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An ex-girlfriend of Rep. Keith Ellison says the Minnesota Democrat emotionally and physically abused her, allegations that Ellison denies. More>>

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    Lester, Happ combine to lead Cubs to 1-0 win over Pirates

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:56:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester throws to a Pittsburgh Pirates batter during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Pittsburgh.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester throws to a Pittsburgh Pirates batter during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Pittsburgh.
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  • Bautista drives in 7, Mets set record in 24-4 win over Phils

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    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:56:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). New York Mets' Jose Bautista, center, high-fives Wilmer Flores after Bautista hit a grand slam during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). New York Mets' Jose Bautista, center, high-fives Wilmer Flores after Bautista hit a grand slam during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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  • Jordan McNair's dad: Maryland should fire suspended coach

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    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:55:59 GMT
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  • APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

    APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:56:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google service...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google service...
    Google clarifies it tracks users who disable location history.More >>
    Google clarifies it tracks users who disable location history.More >>
  • After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

    After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:56:29 GMT
    (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...
    Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for...More >>
    Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for years with few, if any, repercussions.More >>
  • Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investments

    Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investments

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:56:27 GMT
    Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments.More >>
    Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments.More >>
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  • APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

    APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:56:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google service...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google service...
    Google clarifies it tracks users who disable location history.More >>
    Google clarifies it tracks users who disable location history.More >>
  • Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and Match Group

    Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and Match Group

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:56:33 GMT
    The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary.More >>
    The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary.More >>
  • US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

    US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:56:32 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.More >>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.More >>
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