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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

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

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

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

US website: NKorea may be building new missile submarine
By MATTHEW PENNINGTON
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- North Korea may be building a new submarine for launching missiles, a U.S. website that monitors the isolated nation's weapons development said....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

Q&A: Will Deutsche Bank become the next Lehman?
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Germany's biggest bank is looking shaky and some investors fear it could collapse and endanger the wider financial system. Some even wonder....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

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

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

13K people text woman, not C-SPAN, about presidential debate

Associated Press

STAFFORD, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia woman says she received more than 13,000 text messages and 600 calls after C-SPAN accidentally plastered her number on....Fullstory

2016-10-01 03:22 AM

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