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Obama hopeful national anthem protests spark a conversation
Obama hopeful national anthem protests spark a conversation

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FORT LEE, Va. (AP) — Asked by a service member to weigh in on some NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, President Barack Obama said...

'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93
'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," died...

Some evacuation orders lifted in California wildfire areas
Some evacuation orders lifted in California wildfire areas

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MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — Some evacuations were lifted Wednesday as firefighters, aided by cooler weather, held back the progress of a wildfire...

Colombia's ELN rebels say they are ready for peace talks

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Rebels in Colombia from the National Liberation Army say they are ready to overcome outstanding differences with the...

Tropical Storm Matthew lashes islands of eastern Caribbean

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Tropical Storm Matthew lashed islands in the eastern Caribbean with heavy wind and rain Wednesday night as it gained...

The Latest: Some evacuation orders lifted in California fire
The Latest: Some evacuation orders lifted in California fire

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MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

5:40 p.m.

Authorities have lifted some evacuation orders...

Chicago teachers set Oct. 11 strike date if deal not reached

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday threatened to strike if no agreement is reached on a contract with Chicago Public Schools by...

The military's ritual of saluting for the national anthem

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HONOLULU (AP) — The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that...

Officials: Suspect in Texas slayings was in US illegally
Officials: Suspect in Texas slayings was in US illegally

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DALLAS (AP) — A man suspected in a pair of Dallas-area killings was in the country illegally and had been deported three times to Mexico, U.S....

California officer guns down refugee in 'shooting stance'
California officer guns down refugee in 'shooting stance'

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EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a Ugandan refugee who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting...

After subpoena, VA turns over documents on costly hospital

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DENVER (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department turned over documents to Congress on Wednesday in response to a subpoena demanding information about...

Cautious approval, skepticism for Penn Station overhaul plan
Cautious approval, skepticism for Penn Station overhaul plan

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NEW YORK (AP) — Horrible. Dirty. A dump.

Commuters going through the city's Penn Station have choice words for it, none of them good. So plans...

Union launches boycott of Trump companies amid Vegas dispute
Union launches boycott of Trump companies amid Vegas dispute

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Union members are calling on the public to boycott Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's businesses nationwide because he...

The Latest: Charlotte mayor wants repeal of law on videos
The Latest: Charlotte mayor wants repeal of law on videos

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a black man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times...

Minnesota police shooting probe goes to prosecutors
Minnesota police shooting probe goes to prosecutors

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota investigators looking into the July shooting of a black man by a suburban St. Paul police officer announced Wednesday...

Police arrest man after explosion that killed fire chief

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says it has arrested a man in connection with a house explosion that killed a fire battalion...

UN criticized for failure to stop hospital attacks

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council came under sharp criticism Wednesday for its failure to implement a resolution aimed at protecting...

Major national seafood company sued for racial harassment

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SEATTLE (AP) — One of the largest producers of shellfish in the country is being sued over claims it permitted ongoing racial harassment and...

Utah man may have contracted Zika from dying father's tears

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who mysteriously contracted Zika from his infected father may have got it by touching his dad's tears or sweat with...

21 oil pipeline protesters arrested at construction sites

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MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in North Dakota say 21 people protesting at two construction sites of the Dakota Access pipeline have...

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