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  • Police: 4 kids killed in crash weren't restrained

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    (AP) EFFORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania weren't in booster seats or wearing seatbelts. Pennsylvania State Police said Sunday that the two adults in the car were wearing seatbelts, but the ...

  • 2 al-Shabab suspects arrested in Frankfurt

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    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested two suspected members of the Somali-based extremist group al-Shabab after they landed at Frankfurt airport Saturday. The federal prosecutors' office said in a statement Sunday that the men were detained in Kenya last ...

  • Huge Northern California wildfire keeps growing

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    (AP) POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structures had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said. While officials confirmed ...

  • Paris prison opens doors for Heritage Days

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    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Paris' mythic La Sante prison opened its heavily guarded doors to visitors Sunday as part of the country's annual Heritage Days festival. Opened in 1867, the huge brown edifice in Paris' 14th arrondisement has held some of ...

  • AP-FBC--T25-Clemson-Florida St. Stats

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    (AP) *2064 AP-FBC--T25-Clemson-Florida St. Stats No. 1 FLORIDA ST. 23, No. 22 CLEMSON 17, OT Clemson 0 10 0 7 0 —17 Florida St. 3 0 7 7 6 —23 First Quarter FSU_FG Aguayo 50, 7:40. Second Quarter Clem_FG Lakip 30, ...

  • AP Top Business News At 11:31 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear G-20 says close to goal of $2 trillion in growth 'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut ...

  • AP Top Entertainment News At 11:31 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) 'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M Ruby Dee memorialized in NYC with song and dance Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84 Craig Ferguson plays it loose with new game show Doug E Fresh highlights BET Hip-Hop ...

  • 'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult thriller "The Maze Runner" raced to the box-office top spot with $32.5 million, sprinting past Liam Neeson's "A Walk Among the Tombstones." According to studio estimates Sunday, Fox' "Maze Runner" easily outpaced the $13.1 ...

  • Erdogan: Turkey won't give hostage release details

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    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish government won't reveal details of a covert operation that ensured the release of 49 people held hostage by the Islamic State group, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday. The hostages — 46 Turks and ...

  • Chinese town protests over trash incinerator

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    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Residents of a town in southern China who oppose a planned trash incinerator have protested for a second weekend and the local government promised not to proceed without public approval. People "illegally gathered" on Saturday to protest ...

  • Last king of Nepal suffers heart attack

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    (AP) KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The last king of Nepal is in stable condition in a hospital after suffering a heart attack, doctors said Sunday. Gyanendra Shah was brought to the hospital Saturday night, and was recovering in the intensive care ...

  • Arab states lag in media war against extremists

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    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As the Islamic State group battles across Syria and Iraq, pushing back larger armies and ruling over entire cities, it is also waging an increasingly sophisticated media campaign that has rallied disenfranchised youth and ...

  • Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law

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    (AP) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — There's been only one prosecution of a civil rights killing since the Emmett Till Act became law nearly six years ago, and supporters want to strengthen the law. The NAACP and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference ...

  • Yemen state news agency says prime minister has resigned

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    (AP) SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen state news agency says prime minister has resigned.

  • Facts, questions in fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

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    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — A grand jury looking into the fatal shooting of a man by police in an Ohio Wal-Mart will have to sort out conflicting accounts to determine whether charges should be filed in a racially charged case that ...

  • France charges 5 in Islamic State recruiting ring

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    (AP) PARIS (AP) — French authorities have filed preliminary charges against five people, including a sister and brother, suspected of belonging to a ring specialized in recruiting young female fighters for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. A judicial ...

  • AP Top Science News At 10:14 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit Kiribati leader visits Arctic on climate mission NOAA: Yet more global heat records fall in August Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleeds Winners ...

  • AP Top Technology News At 10:14 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear Spanish judge indicts 9 persons for cyber fraud Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know 5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches Oculus unveils ...

  • NASA's Maven explorer arriving at Mars after year

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    (AP) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It's showtime at Mars. NASA's Maven spacecraft is on track to reach the red planet late Sunday night following a journey spanning 10 months and 442 million miles. If all goes well, the robotic explorer ...

  • Hamilton wins in Singapore, takes F1 title lead

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    (AP) SINGAPORE (AP) — Lewis Hamilton has taken the lead in the Formula One drivers' championship by winning the Singapore Grand Prix, leapfrogging teammate Nico Rosberg who had to retire early with a gear-selection failure. Hamilton led comfortably Sunday before he ...

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