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September 19, 2017 - 5:11 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — This year's U.N. gathering of world leaders put an immediate spotlight Tuesday on deep differences on tackling crises from North Korea to global warming: France's president urged world leaders to work together, while America's emphasized nations' own sovereignty. And U.N...
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September 19, 2017 - 5:11 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic. The quake came less than two weeks after another quake left 90 dead in the country's south, and it...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:57 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The officer who fatally shot a Georgia Tech student had been with the campus police department for about 16 months, according to state records. Officer Tyler Beck shot and killed Scout Schultz, 21, Saturday night after the fourth-year student called 911 to report an armed and...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:56 pm
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 19-year-old Pennsylvania college freshman and lacrosse player who died from blunt-force head injuries had been drinking alcohol and likely fell in his dorm room and hit his head. District Attorney John Morganelli says lacrosse recruit McCrae Williams, of Weston...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:56 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 2:55 a.m. Mexico City's international airport says it has suspended operations due to the magnitude 7.1 quake that shook the central part of the country. The airport says in a tweet that airport personnel...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:56 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Faith leaders in St. Louis are reaching out to try to help the area heal in the midst of racial unrest that has surfaced for the second time in three years after fatal police shootings. Roman Catholic Archbishop Robert Carlson was scheduled to lead an outdoor interfaith service...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the GOP effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law (all times local): 2:52 p.m. A chief sponsor of Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare says he's "never felt better about where we're at" but stopped short of predicting the GOP has the votes to...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:55 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Buildings have been seriously damaged in Mexico City after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico. Local television stations broadcast images of collapsed facades and streets filled...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:55 pm
Attorneys general from most states are broadening their investigation into the opioid industry as a nationwide overdose crisis continues to claim thousands of lives. They announced Tuesday that they had served subpoenas requesting information from five companies that make powerful prescription...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:53 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — During Hurricane Irma, Temple Shalom served as a sanctuary of a different kind. When the storm changed course at the last minute, the Naples synagogue suddenly became an emergency shelter. As power stayed off for days, the Reform temple, which had only minimal damage, was a...
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