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Sailor Paul Cayard, of the United States, is interviewed by the Associated Press on the sidelines of a conference on the preservation of oceans, in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. Experts are gathering in Milan to discuss solutions to ocean pollution. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
October 03, 2017 - 10:01 am
MILAN (AP) — U.S. yachtsman Paul Cayard says his life on the water has given him a firsthand view of the increase of plastic waste in the world's oceans. Cayard told The Associated Press at a forum on preserving oceans that over his 50-year sailing life, 40 as a professional, he has witnessed...
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October 03, 2017 - 5:47 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Authorities in Madagascar are struggling to contain an outbreak of plague that has killed two-dozen people since last month. The dead included a basketball coach from the Seychelles who was participating in a tournament in Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo. The government...
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This undated photo provided by Avonna Murfitt shows her son, Adrian Murfitt, of Anchorage, Alaska, who was one of the people killed when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (Courtesy of Avonna Murfit via AP)
October 03, 2017 - 1:06 am
They were school teachers and youth football coaches, real estate agents and local business owners. They were parents, siblings, husbands, wives, neighbors and friends. They traveled to Las Vegas to see their favorite stars, posting videos and photos to social media. At least 59 of them never made...
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Investigators load a body from the scene of a mass shooting at a music festival near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
October 02, 2017 - 6:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 3:45 p.m. People attending the country music concert targeted by the Las Vegas shooter have described scenes of horror as they realized what they first thought were fireworks were actually gunshots. Jason Sorenson of...
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Civil guards force a man with a child to leave the entrance of a sports center, assigned to be a referendum polling station by the Catalan government in Sant Julia de Ramis, near Girona, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Scuffles have erupted as voters protested as dozens of anti-rioting police broke into a polling station where the regional leader was expected to show up for voting on Sunday. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 01, 2017 - 7:32 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's regional government declared a landslide win for the "yes" side in a disputed referendum on independence from Spain that degenerated into ugly scenes of mayhem on Sunday, with more than 800 people injured as riot police attacked peaceful protesters and unarmed...
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In this image released by NBC, Emma Stone, left, appears with host Ryan Gosling during the opening monologue for "Saturday Night Live," in New York on Sept. 30, 2017. (Will Heath/NBC via AP)
October 01, 2017 - 12:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The new season of "Saturday Night Live" wasted no time getting topical — or mocking Donald Trump — with an opening sketch that featured Alec Baldwin skewering the president for his response to the hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico, threatening Attorney General Jeff Sessions' job...
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A U-Haul truck rests on its side after a high-speed chase with police in Edmonton Alta, on Saturday Sept. 30, 2017. Police say the U-Haul intentionally swerved at pedestrians at crosswalks throughout the chase. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 01, 2017 - 11:37 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — A car and knife attack on a police officer outside a football game and a high-speed chase of a moving van that left four people injured in the western city of Edmonton are being investigated as terrorist acts by a suspect who had an Islamic State group flag in his vehicle,...
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October 01, 2017 - 9:04 am
BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. health agency says it is stepping up its response to an outbreak of plague in Madagascar that has claimed 21 lives so far. The World Health Organization said Sunday that Malagasy authorities have confirmed a basketball coach visiting the island from the Seychelles for a...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 1979 file photo, San Francisco 49ers running back O.J. Simpson is escorted from the field by police after the final NFL football game of his career against in the Atlanta Falcons at Atlanta Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. Simpson retired from football after the 1979 season, later being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and beginning careers in acting and football broadcasting. A Nevada prison official said early Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, O.J. Simpson, the former football legend and Hollywood star, has been released from a Nevada prison in Lovelock after serving nine years for armed robbery. (AP Photo, File)
October 01, 2017 - 4:17 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. A beloved football hero in the 1960s and '70s, he transitioned effortlessly to movie star, sports commentator and TV pitchman in the years that followed. He kept that...
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September 30, 2017 - 9:20 am
BOSTON (AP) — Rapper Kendrick Lamar and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman are among the celebrities, athletes and business leaders heading to Boston for Forbes' Under 30 Summit. The four-day event focused on technology and business starts Sunday and runs through Wednesday. It includes panel discussions,...
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