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Children of Syria's Aleppo bear brunt of violent onslaught

By SARAH EL DEEB and PHILIP ISSA
Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- The 6-year-old girl was found trapped under the rubble of her home, destroyed by an airstrike in Syria's rebel-held city of Aleppo....full story
updated 2016-10-01 06:22 AM
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Children of Syria's Aleppo bear brunt of violent onslaught
By SARAH EL DEEB and PHILIP ISSA
Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- The 6-year-old girl was found trapped under the rubble of her home, destroyed by an airstrike in Syria's rebel-held city of Aleppo.....Fullstory

2016-10-01 06:22 AM

Costco, Deutsche Bank and NXP Semi climb; Cognizant plunges

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Costco Wholesale Corp., up $5.02 to $152.51 The warehouse club operator reported a profit that....Fullstory

2016-10-01 06:22 AM

Lawmaker: Olympic tax bill popular but 'bad policy'
By MATTHEW DALY
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. Olympic medal winners will soon get a tax break, but not everyone thinks getting rid of the so-called victory tax is....Fullstory

2016-10-01 06:22 AM

Mormon conference kicks off as refugee concerns grow
By BRADY McCOMBS
Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Mormon leaders are set to deliver spiritual guidance at this weekend's twice-yearly conference as their members in the U.S. grapple....Fullstory

2016-10-01 06:22 AM

United fails to renew liquor license; 2 dry days at Newark
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Airlines often frustrate road warriors with delays and cancellations. But this week United Airlines did something more egregious: it temporarily stopped....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

Recalls this week: bicycles, stools, pool alarms
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Bicycles with a faulty seat and stools with faulty legs are among this week's recalled consumer products. Other recalled consumer products include ice tools and....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

California OKs self-driving vehicles without human backup

Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A new California law allows self-driving vehicles to be tested on public roads with no human backup. The San Jose Mercury News....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states
By TAMI ABDOLLAH
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Homeland Security Department official says hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months. The official....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

GOP hopeful won't apologize for depicting Obamas as monkeys

Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky Republican state House candidate is refusing to apologize for several Facebook posts depicting President Obama and the first lady....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

Pro-refugee mayor of German town assaulted, no suspects yet

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Police say the pro-refugee mayor of a tiny town in northern Germany was assaulted outside a town hall meeting where the construction....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

Witness to Milwaukee police shooting confirms friend had gun

Associated Press

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A witness to a fatal police shooting that led to riots in Milwaukee last month said his friend was carrying a gun....Fullstory

2016-10-01 06:22 AM

Iceland raises aviation alert due to Katla volcano activity

Associated Press

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) -- Iceland's Meteorological Office has raised the aviation alert level around the Katla volcano because of seismic activity. The activity, which began Thursday....Fullstory

2016-10-01 06:22 AM

Gas pipeline TAP installs first pipes in Albania

Associated Press

TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- The Trans Adriatic Pipeline has started building its gas pipeline in Albania. The TAP on Friday started putting the first of its....Fullstory

2016-10-01 06:22 AM

Man who got generations humming Oscar Mayer Wiener song dies

Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- The man who got generations of hot dog lovers humming along to the Oscar Mayer Wiener song has died. Richard Trentlage died Sept.....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

SpaceX's Elon Musk turns to science fiction for Mars ship
By MARCIA DUNN
Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- If SpaceX founder Elon Musk's plan to establish a city on Mars sounds like science fiction, then consider the name....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

Louisiana governor heading to Cuba next week for trade talks
By MELINDA DESLATTE
Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Friday that he is traveling to Cuba next week for a trade mission, seeking to....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

Cyprus president: No peace deal with Turkish military rights

Associated Press

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Cyprus' president says an insistence by breakaway Turkish Cypriots to cede Turkey the right to militarily intervene under a hoped-for deal....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

Pakistan blames India for postponement of SAARC conference

Associated Press

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan's Foreign Ministry says it remains committed to hosting the 19th SAARC Summit, which has been postponed after India's decision to abstain. The....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

Control board takes over Puerto Rico's finances, agencies

Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- A federal control board has taken over Puerto Rico's finances and several government agencies in a bid to rescue....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

BC-Divided America-ADVISORY

Associated Press

EDITORS/NEWS DIRECTORS: It's not just Democrat vs. Republican, or liberal vs. conservative. It's the 1 percent vs. the 99 percent, rural vs. urban, white men against the....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

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