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"There are two things happening...rich countries are getting much better in improving the quality of the air...and poorer countries are getting worse."
GENEVA (AP) — More than nine out of 10 people worldwide live in areas with excessive air pollution, contributing to strokes, heart disease, lung cancer and other problems, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. The…
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Here's a sampling of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's broadsides _ and the ensuing clarifications by him or other Philippine officials.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The new Philippine president uses an expletive to warn key ally Barack Obama not to lecture him on human rights and, in another impromptu speech, declares a dramatic policy change in policy such…
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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton each landed their points on trade, taxes, crime and more in Monday's debate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the opening Hillary Clinton had been waiting for all night. Late in Monday's debate, when the candidates each had notched their points on trade, taxes, crime and more, the talk turned to Clinton's…
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They're both truly despicable people
I won't vote for either of them.
Jill Stein for president.
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In the opening presidential debate, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both deny making statements that they are on record as saying.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's habit of peddling hype and fabrication emerged unabated in the first presidential debate while Hillary Clinton played it cautiously in her statements, though not without error. They both…
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+Daniel Hinojosa Facts are facts there is no way to change them. The man lies constantly.
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"I'm hit, I'm hit."
HOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.…
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Wow, that was close... All the best to the Molledas...
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"I don't know about the U.S. elections and I don't care. As long as we have Marshal Kim Jong Un and nuclear weapons, we have nothing to worry about."
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — With a tightly controlled state media, little access to outside information and a deeply instilled belief that whoever runs the White House is bound to be their sworn enemy, North Koreans…
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not too different from us Libyans under Gadaffi rule
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"He's the king of kings! Seeing him on the streets again is like being in paradise."
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide has leaped from behind the scenes to take a major role in campaigning for next month's presidential election, leading many to believe the most polarizing…
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Viewers tuned in to watch and listen to the showdown between Clinton and Trump. Here are some of the scenes across the U.S. as people watched the event:
LAS VEGAS (AP) — From senior centers to college campuses and bars featuring campaign-themed cocktails, Americans laughed, cheered and jeered through the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Viewers tuned…
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Top takeaways from tonight's debate with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing agitated at times as they tangled over the economy, her use of a private…
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Spencer Knight, if you're trying to be funny, you're not even closed, keep on trying, just maybe someday, you just might make someone laugh, until then, you have long,long way to go.
It's not my fault that, Donald Trump destroyed Hillary Clinton, although he tried his best to be as as he could! 
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Lester Holt, 57, has kept quiet about his preparations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt. The NBC…
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You wanna talk about racism, look at how Hillary and the Democrats pander to black people like their vote for the Democrats Is a sure win. And what has Obama, our first bi racial president done for black people in the inner cities? Not a damn thing. Politicians don't care at all about black people.
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Why morning sickness is actually a good sign.
CHICAGO (AP) — It's dreaded by moms-to-be but morning sickness is actually a good sign — for the baby, a government study shows, confirming common pregnancy lore and less rigorous research. Women with nausea early in…
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Snake on a train.
TOKYO (AP) — A passenger spotted a python curled around the armrest of another passenger's seat on a Japanese high-speed Shinkansen "bullet" train, forcing the train to make an unscheduled stop. No one was injured in the…
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Alright +The Associated Press let us discuss what constitutes a big story and what is human interest fluff. You seem to be confused.
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