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Crist makes Florida comeback bid as 4 states vote

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:51pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist was poised for a political comeback Tuesday as voters select a Democratic nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in Florida, one of four states where voters were choosing candidates for statewide office....
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UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:14pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous - and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says....
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Arab strikes in Libya show impatience with US

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged Tuesday, another sharp jolt to American-led attempts over the past three years to stabilize Libya after dictator Moammar Gadhafi's overthrow....
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Miley Cyrus' date wanted by Oregon police

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:34pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon....
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Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:51pm
MIAMI (AP) -- The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, both at home and abroad....
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Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center....
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AP sources: US surveillance planes fly over Syria

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:11pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant targets there....
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Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:51am
NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves reach them....
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AP PHOTOS: Cubans trek to beach to cool off

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:03am
HAVANA (AP) -- In the long, sticky Cuban summer, keeping cool is serious business....
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10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:33am
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare....
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Murray grits through cramps to win at US Open

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:35am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open....
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Not a good night for movie stars at Emmys

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:26am
The Emmys welcomed plenty of movie stars to television's biggest awards show, including Julia Roberts, Woody Harrelson, Kevin Spacey, Mark Ruffalo and the reigning Oscar winner for best actor, Matthew McConaughey. All were sent home empty-handed....
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Even if attacked, airline could be liable in crash

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:43am
Families of passengers who were on the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine are starting to sort through the long process of gaining compensation for their loss....
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Sweeping on Shwedagon: An act of merit 1/4t

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:48am
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Every evening, more than a dozen men and women walk in a tight row in front of Myanmar's most revered Buddhist pagoda, sweeping the vast marble terrace in unison in hopes of keeping it clean for barefoot pilgrims....
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AP sources: US surveillance planes fly over Syria

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant targets there....
Categories: Associated Press

Can Ferguson change the 'ritual' of black deaths?

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:28am
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The choir sang, the preachers shouted and the casket stayed closed. The body was taken to the cemetery, and Michael Brown was laid to rest....
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SHOW BITS: A kiss that kept on going

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:40am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item....
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Mourners urge black Americans to take action

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:24pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown - recalling him as a "gentle giant," aspiring rapper and recent high school graduate on his way to a technical college....
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Amazon could be ESPN of video games in Twitch deal

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games....
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:42pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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