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"Syria is like a nightmare that travels with me wherever I go...I could just be sitting here doing nothing and suddenly learn that someone I know has died."
SAARBRUECKEN, Germany (AP) — At the intersection, Mohammed al-Haj waited patiently for the "green man." It seemed a bit silly: No cars were coming, no policemen watching. Back home in Syria, he wouldn't hesitate. But here…
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"If it wasn't for Arnold, golf wouldn't be as popular as it is now. He's the one who basically brought it to the forefront on TV." -Tiger Woods speaking in 2004.
Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died…
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Authorities say people have expressed frustration about rescuing addicts who often immediately resume using the potentially deadly drug.
CINCINNATI (AP) — First responders in U.S. communities reeling from waves of heroin overdoses say some people tell them they should just say no to using so many resources on drug abusers. Authorities say people have expressed…
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+Tara Akers not judging I have had people who I truly cared about Died in last few years you can not just keep giving them narcan & they are using in the next few hours jail beats the hell out of death
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"So many of those people, right when it happens to you, just can't fathom ever being able to come back from that."
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees hopes the world watches what happens in and around the Superdome on Monday night. As the Saints host the Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans will mark the 10-year anniversary of the reopening of…
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COMING UP: AP’s Jesse J. Holland will be LIVE on the National Mall at 4:00 p.m. EDT for some of the celebrations marking the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. If you’ve got questions, he’ll find answers. Join us!
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As the encounter escalates, the wife tells police repeatedly: "You better not shoot him."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is not armed and pleading with them not to shoot as they shout commands to drop…
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+Sister Rati yea it matters that there are too many of them.
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"They're trying to strike fear between neighbors, between the very fabric of society that we spent so much time trying to make sure that we knitted."
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — At the Islamic Center of Passaic County, which draws about 2,000 people each Friday for communal prayers, the talk is about how this year is different. After the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, people…
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"All the Israeli activities in the occupied Palestinian territories are illegal, including sports... We are demanding that FIFA take a clear position and protect our sovereignty on our land."
GIVAT ZEEV, West Bank (AP) — The Beitar Shabi Givat Zeev players huddled around for a training session, lobbing soccer balls as an autumn evening breeze swept through the surrounding rocky hills. It was a routine scene…
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The top teams held their spots, led by No. 1 Alabama. The Crimson Tide received 50 first-place votes. No. 2 Ohio State was followed by Louisville, Michigan, Clemson, Houston and Stanford.
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Trump undoubtedly has a passionate base of support, but most people don't share that fervor. Only 29 percent of registered voters would be excited and just 24 percent would be proud should Trump prevail in November.
NEW YORK (AP) — More than half the country fears a Trump presidency. And only about a third of Americans believe he is at least somewhat qualified to serve in the White House. In the final sprint to Election Day, a new…
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+75DrummerBoy what?...I'm not even racist and I'm gay racist is the last thing I'd ever be 
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"Everything for the Mosul operation hinges on Qayara," Lise Grande, the U.N.'s humanitarian coordinator for Iraq said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A fire at one of Iraq's oil fields could hinder military and humanitarian efforts as operations to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul get underway. Black smoke continues to billow into the…
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Drones won't replace delivery trucks or bikes, but they may be able to reach difficult-to-access locations.
MARBLEHEAD, Mass. (AP) — One of the world's largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. UPS has partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to test the use of drones to make…
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I've tried numbers on the house. I think part of the problem is that the road that runs perpendicular to my house also has a house at the same number, just a different road name. Luckily, most of my boxed items come from +Amazon.com and they fix things like that quickly. I've complained to the local USPS several times; they assure me that it won't happen again, but it always does. It's not such a big deal anymore since I go to work with my husband and watch television all night.
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