Democrats speak at Iowa labor convention

Democrats speak at Iowa labor convention

A number of Democratic presidential candidates converged Wednesday night on the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Convention in Altoona, Iowa, near Des Moines.
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10 aboard unhurt after Northern Calif. jet fire

10 aboard unhurt after Northern Calif. jet fire

All 10 people aboard a small jet escaped injury Wednesday after the aircraft aborted its takeoff at a small Northern California airport, went off the runway and burst into flames, officials said.
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10 aboard unhurt after Northern Calif. jet fire

10 aboard unhurt after Northern Calif. jet fire

All 10 people aboard a small jet escaped injury Wednesday after the aircraft aborted its takeoff at a small Northern California airport, went off the runway and burst into flames, officials said.
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King salmon rebounds after Calif. drought

King salmon rebounds after Calif. drought

Pacific Coast fishermen are reeling in big hauls of wild king salmon after years of weak harvests due to severe drought and poor ocean conditions. The chinook salmon boom is good news for anglers, seafood lovers and coastal fishing communities.
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Today in History for August 22nd

Today in History for August 22nd

Highlights of this day in history: The last Jewish settlers leave the Gaza Strip; President Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law; Black Panthers' co-founder Huey Newton killed; Sci-fi author Ray Bradbury and singer Tori Amos born.
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UNC's Brown Savors Chance To Fix Problems

UNC's Brown Savors Chance To Fix Problems

North Carolina coach Mack Brown is savoring the chance to fix problems in his return to college coaching for the first time since the 2013 season. Brown is starting as second stint with the Tar Heels after first coaching them from 1988-97.
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Immigrant advocates: Keep child detention limits

Immigrant advocates: Keep child detention limits

Immigrant advocates are criticizing a Trump administration move to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention
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'Power' cast says don't worry, final season won't disappoint

'Power' cast says don't worry, final season won't disappoint

The cast of the mega-hit Starz series "Power" says fans shouldn't worry about final season controversy that "Game of Thrones" experienced. They say that their fans will be satisfied and that "it's the best series finale out there."
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AP Top Stories August 21

AP Top Stories August 21

Here are the top stories for Wed., August 21st: Trump takes swipe at Danish prime minister; Trump moves to forgive student debt of disabled vets; DHS announces plans to end limits on child detention; Czechs protest, remember 1969 Soviet invasion.
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Trial starts in case of shooting over parking spot

Trial starts in case of shooting over parking spot

A prosecutor told jurors a Florida man who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space had initiated a similar confrontation just months before.
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Kentucky Running Backs Ready To Catch

Kentucky Running Backs Ready To Catch

Kentucky running backs A.J. Rose and Kavosiey Smoke explain the benefits and skills they bring to the Wildcats’ passing game.
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California mother suspected of killing 2 daughters

California mother suspected of killing 2 daughters

California authorities say they believe an infant girl and her teenage sister found dead at home were intentionally killed by their mother, who is unresponsive in a hospital.
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Mixed reaction to Trump's Jewish disloyalty claims

Mixed reaction to Trump's Jewish disloyalty claims

President Donald Trump's claims that Jews who vote for Democrats are showing disloyalty is met with disbelief by Jewish American liberal groups and been welcomed by conservative ones. Trump on Wednesday doubled-down and repeated the claim.
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Clinician: Losing federal funds puts women at risk

Clinician: Losing federal funds puts women at risk

The impact of Planned Parenthood's decision to pull out of the federal family planning program is reverberating around the country. Chicago nurse practitioner Jolanta Markiewicz says her patients will be negatively impacted.
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Trump says he is 'the chosen one' to take on China

Trump says he is 'the chosen one' to take on China

President Donald Trump proclaimed Wednesday that he is "the chosen one" to take on the China trade war, insisting, "somebody had to do it."
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Dump truck collapses through MA parking garage

Dump truck collapses through MA parking garage

Aerial footage showed a dump truck through the upper level of parking garage in Quincy, Massachusetts, Wednesday. The weight of the truck is believed to have caused the ground to give way. No injuries were reported.
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Trump: 'I have an appetite for background checks'

Trump: 'I have an appetite for background checks'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls "loopholes" doesn't clear the way for more gun control.
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5 years after Garner death, neighborhood 'lawless'

5 years after Garner death, neighborhood 'lawless'

People in the Staten Island neighborhood where Eric Garner died say police have been reluctant to take any action in the area since Garner's death.
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Trump: Danish leader's words nasty, inappropriate

Trump: Danish leader's words nasty, inappropriate

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has canceled his trip to Denmark after a "nasty" and "inappropriate" comment by Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, who earlier called Trump's idea to buy Greenland "absurd."
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Facebook releases new tool to block data gathering

Facebook releases new tool to block data gathering

Soon you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet, or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps.
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AP Top Stories 21

AP Top Stories 21

Here's the latest for Wednesday, August 21st: Trump insists US has strong gun background checks; Australian court upholds convictions against Cardinal Pell; Facebook launches new privacy tool; San Francisco airport bans sale of some plastic bottles.
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White House wants to end child detention limits

White House wants to end child detention limits

The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention, a move that will almost certainly lead to a new court battle over immigration.
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Snoh Aalegra on new album, Prince mentorship and Drake

Snoh Aalegra on new album, Prince mentorship and Drake

Snoh Aalegra, the Iranian-Swedish R&B recording artist, is back with a new album, "Ugh...Those Feels Again." The songstress discusses the new project, how Prince discovered her online, and how Drake sampled her voice.
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Danish PM 'surprised' by Trump canceling trip

Danish PM 'surprised' by Trump canceling trip

Danish PM Mette Frederiksen told journalists it was with "regret and surprise" that she learned of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she rejected suggestions of selling Greenland to the U.S.
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'Stranger Things' fans journey to Georgia

'Stranger Things' fans journey to Georgia

The popular Netflix series 'Stranger Things' has inspired fans to visit filming locations, boosting local businesses in Georgia.
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Stranger Things fans journey to Georgia

Stranger Things fans journey to Georgia

The popular Netflix original show has inspired fans to visit filming locations, boosting local business in Georgia.
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Today in History for August 21st

Today in History for August 21st

Highlights of this day in history: Soviet coup against Mikhail Gorbachev fails; Exiled revolutionary Leon Trotsky murdered in Mexico; Nat Turner leads a slave rebellion; U.S. flag gets 50th star; Count Basie and singer Kenny Rogers born.
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ShowBiz Minute: 'Spider-Man,' Domingo, 'Matrix'

ShowBiz Minute: 'Spider-Man,' Domingo, 'Matrix'

Marvel's involvement in 'Spider-Man' movies may be in doubt; LA Opera names lawyer to lead Placido Domingo investigation; Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss and Lana Wachowski returning to the world of "The Matrix."
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Facebook releases new tool to block data gathering

Facebook releases new tool to block data gathering

Soon you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps.
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Twitter cuts accounts aimed at Hong Kong protests

Twitter cuts accounts aimed at Hong Kong protests

Twitter suspended more than 200,000 accounts it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.
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Tight end role evolving in NFL

Tight end role evolving in NFL

NFL tight ends are trending up and out as pass-catching threats.
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San Francisco airport begins plastic bottle ban

San Francisco airport begins plastic bottle ban

San Francisco International Airport is rolling out a ban on the sale of some plastic water bottles. Passengers are being encouraged to refill their own reusable containers at water stations around the airport.
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Trump: Jews who vote for Dems uninformed, disloyal

Trump: Jews who vote for Dems uninformed, disloyal

President Donald Trump says Jewish people who vote Democratic show either a "lack of knowledge or great disloyalty." Trump commented amid his ongoing feud with two Democratic congresswomen who were blocked by Israel from entering the country.
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AP Top Stories 20

AP Top Stories 20

Here's the latest for Tuesday, August 20th: Vice president Pence touts Space Council; Florida officials continue search for missing firefighters; German police shut down website hosting bomb making manuals; Mummy of Inca girl returns home to Boli...
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Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program

Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.
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Trump again calls for Russia to rejoin the G-7

Trump again calls for Russia to rejoin the G-7

President Donald Trump said Tuesday it would be "appropriate" for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world's major industrial nations after being expelled in 2014 following the invasion and annexation of Crimea.
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Florida coach has checklist for season opener

Florida coach has checklist for season opener

Florida coach Dan Mullen has a checklist for the season opener.
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Trump: US economy is 'very far from a recession'

Trump: US economy is 'very far from a recession'

President Donald Trump says his administration is a looking at a variety of tax-cut proposals, including payroll taxes, but not as a response to a potential recession, saying "I'm looking at that all the time anyway."
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Student arrested after posting shooting threat

Student arrested after posting shooting threat

A 15-year-old Florida boy is facing felony charges after posting a message while playing a video game that he would bring his father's "M15" to Seabreeze High School in Daytona Beach and "kill seven people at a minimum."
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Search ramps up for missing firefighters

Search ramps up for missing firefighters

A Florida fire official says his department is ramping up its search for two firefighters who've been missing since going boating in the Atlantic Ocean last week.
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Witnesses describe fatal dog attack on girl

Witnesses describe fatal dog attack on girl

The owner of three dogs is in custody after the animals killed a 9-year-old Detroit girl as she rode a bike.
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AP Top Stories August 20

AP Top Stories August 20

Here's the latest for Tuesday, August 20th: Man killed by police after taking bus riders hostage in Brazil; Hong Kong leader pledges open dialogue with city residents; Epstein signed a will two days before suicide; India's spacecraft orbits the moon.
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Burna Boy talks new album, Beyonce, and not chasing western fame

Burna Boy talks new album, Beyonce, and not chasing western fame

Burna Boy was only six years old when Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti passed away, but that was enough time for the future musician to be inspired. Kuti’s life and legacy was portrayed in the wildly popular Broadway musical “Fela!” and the late icon wa...
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Researchers study Greenland's shrinking glaciers

Researchers study Greenland's shrinking glaciers

Researchers are studying Helheim Glacier, one of Greenland’s many shrinking mountains of ice. Greenland’s ice has been melting for more than 20 years, but this year has been especially bad.
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Winds send mattresses flying at open air cinema

Winds send mattresses flying at open air cinema

Dozens of air mattresses flew across a park and into a nearby pool on Saturday in Denver as people gathered for an outdoor movie screening.
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