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Rob Lowe says he feared death during bigfoot-like encounter

1 hour 11 min ago
Rob Lowe says he thought he was going to be killed during an encounter with a bigfoot creature while filming his new A&E docuseries....
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Safe at home; MLB umpire Tumpane rescues woman on bridge

1 hour 11 min ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- John Tumpane can't explain why he approached the woman as she hopped over the railing of the Roberto Clemente Bridge on Wednesday afternoon....
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Analysis: For GOP Congress, an imperative on health care

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans are stymied over health care. But after seven years of promising to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's law, they risk political disaster if they don't deliver....
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Selling the GOP health care bill: Does Trump help or hurt?

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was a platform most politicians can only hope for: A captivated, 6,000-person crowd and more than an hour of live, prime-time television coverage to hype the Republican vision for a new health care system....
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China's Xi in Hong Kong for anniversary as protests planned

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HONG KONG (AP) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in Hong Kong Thursday to mark the upcoming 20th anniversary of Beijing re-establishing sovereignty over the former British colony, accompanied by a formidable layer of security as authorities braced for protests....
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US quietly publishes once-expunged papers on 1953 Iran coup

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Once expunged from its official history, documents outlining the U.S.-backed 1953 coup in Iran have been quietly published by the State Department, offering a new glimpse at an operation that ultimately pushed the country toward its Islamic Revolution and hostility with the West....
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Q&A: Border officers take key role in enforcing travel ban

10 hours 11 min ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers will be key players in putting President Donald Trump's revised travel ban into effect on Thursday, affecting visitors from six mostly Muslim countries....
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Australian police charge Vatican cardinal with sex offenses

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SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian police charged a top Vatican cardinal on Thursday with multiple counts of "historical" sexual assault offenses, a stunning decision certain to rock the highest levels of the Holy See....
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Report: More than half of hate crimes in US go unreported

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The majority of hate crimes experienced by U.S. residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police, according to a new federal report released Thursday that stoked advocates' concerns about ongoing tensions between law enforcement and black and Latino communities....
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Australian police charge Vatican cardinal with sex offenses

Wed, 2017-06-28 21:43
SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian police charged a top Vatican cardinal on Thursday with multiple counts of historical sexual assault offenses, a stunning decision certain to rock the highest levels of the Holy See....
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US demands more security on international flights to US

Wed, 2017-06-28 18:43
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for planes....
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Activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier freed in China

Wed, 2017-06-28 18:43
GANZHOU, China (AP) -- After a month behind bars, three Chinese investigators who went undercover at a factory that made Ivanka Trump shoes walked freely out of the local police station Wednesday. But they still face an uncertain future and the threat of a trial....
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Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

Wed, 2017-06-28 18:43
CAIRO (AP) -- Dozens of Sudanese activists living in Egypt as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement in the United States, now face legal limbo after the Supreme Court partially reinstated President Donald Trump's travel ban on six Muslim nations, including Sudan....
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UK charges 6 in Hillsborough stadium tragedy that killed 96

Wed, 2017-06-28 15:43
LONDON (AP) -- Prosecutors charged a former senior police commander with manslaughter on Wednesday in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster that left 96 people dead - long-awaited vindication for the families of the victims after authorities spent years blaming fans for the catastrophe....
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Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

Wed, 2017-06-28 15:43
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- A man yelled "Freedom!" as he crashed his vehicle into Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument early Wednesday, nearly three years after he was arrested in the destruction of Oklahoma's monument at its state Capitol, authorities said....
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Texas Medicaid cuts leave special needs kids without therapy

Wed, 2017-06-28 15:43
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Stacey English has modest desires for her 7-year-old daughter Addison: Be able to eat without gagging and move both her arms....
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Iraqis fight house to house for costly victory in Mosul

Wed, 2017-06-28 15:43
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Gunfire echoes through the pockmarked streets as Maj. Ihab Jalil al-Aboudi's soldiers fight block by block for the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, occasionally pausing to help terrified families flee to safety across the rubble....
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US to seek more security on international flights

Wed, 2017-06-28 12:43
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which could lead to a lifting of a ban on laptops and other electronics from passenger cabins from certain airports....
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China frees 3 activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier

Wed, 2017-06-28 12:43
GANZHOU, China (AP) -- Chinese authorities have released on bail three activists who had been detained after investigating labor conditions at a factory that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands....
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New life on freedom fighter Harriet Tubman's Maryland trail

Wed, 2017-06-28 12:43
PRESTON, Md. (AP) -- Beside a quiet stream on Maryland's Eastern Shore, a 19th century brick house that once served as a way station on the Underground Railroad can bring present-day visitors to tears as they gaze at the path where escaped slaves made their way to freedom....
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