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 2018-10-16 05:20 

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2020 Democrats building ties to power brokers in key states...

CONCORD, N.H. — Before he cut the $100,000 checks, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti brought the Democratic Party chairmen from Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada backstage to meet late night television host Jimmy Kimmel and superstar hip-...

 2018-10-16 05:09 

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Oklahoma's Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi...

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Six foals sired by a cream-colored stallion called DeSoto scamper across a pasture in southwest Mississippi — the first new blood in a century for a line of horses brought to America by Spanish conquistadors and bred by Ch...

 2018-10-16 05:00 

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10/3 podcast: What to expect from legal cannabis...

We are down to the last 24 hours until cannabis becomes legal in Canada. But that doesn't mean that all the smoke has cleared when it comes to retail sales and police enforcement of new laws around the black market. Dave is joined by Megan Henderson o...

 2018-10-16 04:29 

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Cruz, O'Rourke debate may be last chance for big moment...

HOUSTON — Frank Randazzo, a retiree near Houston, volunteers for his local GOP office knocking on doors of undecided voters amid the most expensive U.S. Senate race in the country. He did a double take when a man with a Beto O'Rourke sign in his...

 2018-10-16 04:28 

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Daily horoscope for Tuesday, October 16, 2018...

After 5:30 PM EDT today (2:30 PM PDT), avoid shopping and major decisions. The Moon is in Capricorn...

 2018-10-16 04:23 

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Far from coast, rural counties also recovering from Michael...

MARIANNA, Fla. — Haylie Byler and her husband were just beginning life in their new home when Hurricane Michael's monstrous winds mowed down a dozen trees on their property more an hour's drive inland from where the storm made landfall. They...

 2018-10-16 04:18 

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China says internment camps are 'free vocational training'...

BEIJING — China is saving ethnic minority Muslims from the lure of religious extremism by teaching them to speak Mandarin and accept modern science, a senior Chinese official said in a report Tuesday, Beijing's latest effort to defend its intern...

 2018-10-16 04:11 

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In Florida, families seeking the missing amid storm damage...

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times. Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter at the sturdy condo nearby that withstood Hurricane Michael's devastating winds. Maybe she was r...

 2018-10-16 04:08 

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After men's razors, Harry's launches shaving brand for women...

NEW YORK — Harry's has carved out a niche selling men shaving razors direct to their doors, elbowing in on an industry long dominated by names like Gillette and Schick. In the process, the company says it found that 1 million women were using it...

 2018-10-16 03:41 

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Crosby hits FG as time expires, Packers beat 49ers 33-30...

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King's interception with 1:07 left, and the Green Bay Packers outlasted the San Francisco 49ers for a 33-30 win on Monday night. T...

 2018-10-16 03:38 

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The Latest: Lawyers blast legal move in fatal boat accident...

BRANSON, Mo. — The Latest on the lawsuits over a July tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people (all times local): 10:35 p.m. A survivor of a July tourist boat accident that killed 17 people in Missouri and attorneys representing decea...

 2018-10-16 03:27 

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Grandal's woes, quiet LA bats doom Dodgers in NLCS Game 3...

LOS ANGELES — Of all the chants that could have emanated from the Dodger Stadium stands during the eighth inning of Game 3 of the NLCS, "We want Austin!" was not exactly the most likely. But after Los Angeles catcher Yasmani Grandal committe...

 2018-10-16 03:23 

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Chacin, Brewers' bullpen blank Dodgers 4-0 for 2-1 NLCS lead...

LOS ANGELES — Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter, Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Monday to take a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series. Los Angeles loaded t...

 2018-10-16 03:06 

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Stephen Hawking feared race of 'superhumans' able to manipulate their own DNA...

Before he died in March, the Cambridge professor predicted people this century would gain the capacity to edit human traits such as intelligence and aggression...

 2018-10-16 03:04 

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Johansen, Forsberg lead Predators over Wild 4-2...

NASHVILLE — Ryan Johansen and P.K. Subban each had two assists, and the Nashville Predators beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Monday night for their fifth win in six games. Craig Smith, Mattias Ekholm, Filip Forsberg and Miikka Salomaki scored for Nash...

 2018-10-16 02:51 

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Man convicted of killing neighbour while she cleared snow...

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — A western Michigan man accused of killing his neighbour while she cleared snow has been found guilty of first-degree murder. Wendell Popejoy is set to be sentenced on Nov. 5. Popejoy faces a mandatory life prison term without th...

 2018-10-16 02:25 

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Tomas Plekanec scores in his 1,000th NHL game, Canadiens beat Red Wings 7-3...

MONTREAL — It looked like Tomas Plekanec "drank from the fountain of youth" before Monday night's game. That's how head coach Claude Julien described the veteran Plekanec, who scored in his 1,000th NHL game as the Montreal Canadiens ...

 2018-10-16 02:20 

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Craig Anderson stops 37 shots, leads Ottawa over Dallas 4-1...

OTTAWA — For the first time in a long time the Ottawa Senators are having fun and picking up wins at the same time. The Senators defeated the Dallas Stars 4-1 Monday night on the back of a 37-save performance by Craig Anderson. In addition to solid ...

 2018-10-16 02:18 

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Democrats lead Republicans on fundraising ahead of midterms...

Democrats lead Republicans in the money race in many of the key Senate and House campaigns three weeks ahead of midterm elections that will determine control of Congress. Although the Senate map positions Republicans to maintain their narrow majority, som...

 2018-10-16 01:49 

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Koreas, US-led UN Command discuss disarming border area...

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The rival Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command were meeting Tuesday to discuss efforts to disarm a military zone the rivals control within their shared border under a peace agreement between the Koreas. South Ko...

 2018-10-16 01:39 

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Bregman trolls Eovaldi, Hinch says 'back it up' in ALCS...

HOUSTON — Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros are brimming with confidence, even after a Game 2 AL Championship Series defeat to the Boston Red Sox. For proof, just see Bregman's social media feed. Hours after Boston beat Houston 7-5 to even the...

 2018-10-16 01:27 

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The Latest: Senate candidate accuses her opponent of treason...

PHOENIX — The Latest on the Arizona Senate debate (all times local): Rep. Martha McSally is accusing her opponent in the Arizona Senate race of "treason." McSally made the allegation in the final moments of the only debate in the race. Her o...

 2018-10-16 01:08 

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New Zealand lawmaker accuses opposition leader of corruption...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand's conservative opposition party was in turmoil Tuesday after one of its own lawmakers accused leader Simon Bridges of corruption for hiding a donation from a wealthy Chinese businessman. Jami-Lee Ross made t...

 2018-10-16 01:00 

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Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65...

SEATTLE — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65. He died...

 2018-10-16 00:52 

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Could climate change increase suicide rates? Scientists studying impact on mental health...

More extreme weather — especially scorching heat waves — could increase rates of anxiety, depression and suicide, research suggests...

 2018-10-16 00:35 

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Andrew Coyne: Approaching carbon tax one reason now is a good time for broad-based tax reform...

Bill Morneau has indicated he will confine himself to a few 'targeted' changes. In other words, the same tinkering about that gave us the current tax mess...

 2018-10-16 00:21 

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In Florida, a slow wait for news on hurricane's death toll...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In Florida, a grim task is unwinding slowly: Finding out many people were killed in Hurricane Michael. The storm that ravaged Florida's Panhandle left incredible destruction stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the state bor...

 2018-10-16 00:17 

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Firms cite law in Missouri boat accident, seek mediation...

Two companies facing multiple lawsuits over a summer tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people have invoked an 1851 law that allows vessel owners to try to avoid or limit legal damages as they also seek settlement negotiations with victims&#...

 2018-10-15 23:58 

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Senior bureaucrats accused of trying to scuttle deal for supply ship at heart of Mark Norman case...

That contention is one of a number of allegations contained in a third-party records application filed Friday at the Ottawa courthouse by Norman's lawyer...

 2018-10-15 23:57 

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Wilks zeros in on offence as Arizona drops to 1-5...

TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks had a blunt answer when asked if offensive co-ordinator Mike McCoy's job is in jeopardy. "I would say all our jobs are in jeopardy," Wilks said, "including mine if we don't win.&...

 2018-10-15 23:55 

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Sessions criticizes court order on deposition in census case...

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday criticized a court order that allows for the questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on how a citizenship question came to be added to the 2020 census. The court's actions, the attorney...

 2018-10-15 23:55 

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Man who killed his parents requests lighter sentence...

CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire man sentenced to life in prison without parole as a teenager for killing his parents hopes a judge will reconsider the case and give him a lighter sentence. WMUR-TV reports that a hearing began Monday over whether Rob...

 2018-10-15 23:32 

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Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65...

SEATTLE — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65. He died in Seattle from c...

 2018-10-15 23:31 

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Tuesday is last chance to shut down illegal cannabis dispensaries, Ontario government warns...

Dispensary owners across the province at least the ones unwilling to risk a future in legal retail appear to be heeding the warning en masse...

 2018-10-15 23:11 

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Judge tosses Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against Trump...

WASHINGTON — A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday, saying the president made a "hyperbolic statement" against a political adversary when he tweeted about a composite sketch...

 2018-10-15 23:05 

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South Dakota board to hear first 'compassionate parole' case...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A South Dakota man sentenced in 1999 to nearly 60 years in prison for molesting boys while working as a counsellor at a juvenile correctional centre will be the first person to have a hearing after the state, facing rising prison...

 2018-10-15 22:58 

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John Ivison: The more we learn about the Mark Norman case, the uglier it looks for the Liberals...

When Vice-Admiral Norman's case comes to court next August, it is likely that Liberal MP Scott Brison's reputation will be dragged through the mire too...

 2018-10-15 22:51 

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Cavaliers agree with F Nance on 4-year, $44.8 million deal...

CLEVELAND — Forward Larry Nance Jr. and the Cavaliers have agreed to a $44.8 million, four-year contract extension. The sides had until 6 p.m. on Monday to work out terms for the deal or Nance would have become an unrestricted free agent in 2019. Th...

 2018-10-15 22:39 

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Guzan to make 1st US appearance in 13 months...

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Brad Guzan is set to make his first appearance for the United States in 13 months when the Americans play Peru in an exhibition on Tuesday night. The 34-year-old Guzan has not played for the U.S. since Sept. 5 last year, a 1-1...

 2018-10-15 22:28 

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McCaskill brings in another $8.5M for Senate re-election bid...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Data released Monday shows Missouri's Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill brought in $7.8 million in roughly two months for her tough re-election bid, breaking records and raising nearly double what her Republican opponen...

 2018-10-15 22:24 

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65...

SEATTLE — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65. His death was announced b...

 2018-10-15 22:12 

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Clippers deal Wesley Johnson to Pelicans...

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers have acquired centre Alexis Ajinca from New Orleans in exchange for forward Wesley Johnson. The Clippers subsequently waived Ajinca on Monday. Johnson averaged 5.1 points and 2.9 rebounds in 222 games over thre...

 2018-10-15 22:02 

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Australia considers moving embassy to Jerusalem...

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's prime minister said on Tuesday he was open to shifting the Australian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in line with President Donald Trump's decision to recognize the contested holy city as Israel's ca...

 2018-10-15 22:00 

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MP pays tribute to baby daughter on pregnancy and infant loss remembrance day...

OTTAWA — Conservative MP Tom Kmiec choked back tears as he recalled his infant daughter in a heartfelt speech in the House of Commons to mark national pregnancy and infant loss remembrance day. The Calgary Shepard MP's daughter Lucy-Rose died in...

 2018-10-15 21:58 

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California man exonerated, 2 arrested in 1998 killing...

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A Southern California man wrongly convicted of murdering his lover two decades ago has been exonerated and new arrests have been made in the case, authorities said Monday. Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin announced...

 2018-10-15 21:51 

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B.C. energy minister Michelle Mungall takes seat in legislature with baby Zavier...

VICTORIA — Baby Zavier is barely three months old but he's already making history at British Columbia's legislature. Born in July, Zavier is the first child to arrive at the legislature chamber in the arms of his mother, Energy Minister Mich...

 2018-10-15 21:46 

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Gusty winds sweep Dodger Stadium for Game 3 of NLCS...

LOS ANGELES — Strong wind gusts are raking Dodger Stadium ahead of Game 3 in the National League Championship Series. The first fall Santa Ana winds arrived on Monday. The warm, sustained gusts blow from the desert to the ocean, but rarely affect th...

 2018-10-15 21:45 

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Sea lion suffering from gunshot wounds to the head brought to Vancouver Aquarium...

VANCOUVER — A sea lion suffering from gunshot wounds to the head has been taken to the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre for treatment. The aquarium says this the second time in the span of 18 months that it has responded to such an inc...

 2018-10-15 21:45 

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Ann Curry to host TV show to solve medical mysteries...

NEW YORK — Ann Curry is getting into the business of medical crowdsourcing on television. The former "Today" show anchor has agreed to anchor a Turner series that describes people with mysterious medical ailments, in the hope of reaching doc...

 2018-10-15 21:39 

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Insurer Anthem will pay record $16M for massive data breach...

WASHINGTON — The nation's second-largest health insurer has agreed to pay the government a record $16 million to settle potential privacy violations in the biggest known health care hack in U.S. history, officials said Monday. The personal infor...

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