AP Top Stories August 25

AP Top Stories August 25

Here are the top stories for Sunday, August 25th: Iran makes surprise visit to G7; Helicopter/plane collide mid-air; Large gas explosion in Maryland; Vintage bomb evacuates beach.
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ShowBiz Minute: Ocasek, Jojo Rabbit, Box Office

ShowBiz Minute: Ocasek, Jojo Rabbit, Box Office

Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75; "Jojo Rabbit" wins Toronto's sought-after audience award; "It" is tops again, "Hustlers" full of flash at box office.
On This Day 16 September 2014

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AP Top Stories September 16

AP Top Stories September 16

Here's the latest for Monday September 16th: 49,000 UAW members strike against GM; Oil prices spike after attack in Saudi Arabia; Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy; Hurricane Humberto forecast to cause dangerous surf.
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Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute

Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute

More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walk off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines as contract talks with the company deteriorate into a strike
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AP testing: CBD vapes spiked with illegal drugs

AP testing: CBD vapes spiked with illegal drugs

The Associated Press commissioned laboratory testing of vape products sold as CBD and found dangerous synthetic marijuana instead of the natural cannabis extract. One of the samples belonged to Jay Jenkins who was hospitalized after vaping.
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49,000 United Auto Workers strike against GM

49,000 United Auto Workers strike against GM

Over 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states.
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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

The company that made billions selling OxyContin has filed for bankruptcy protection. This comes after it reached a tentative settlement with many of the more than 2,000 governments that are suing it over its role in the opioid crisis.
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Today in History for September 16th

Today in History for September 16th

Highlights of this day in history: Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders receive conditional amnesty; Palestinian refugees massacred in Lebanon; Mexico pushes for independence; Opera star Maria Callas dies; Blues great B.B. King born.
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AP Top Stories September 15

AP Top Stories September 15

Here are the top stories for Sunday, September 15th: GM workers to go on strike; Saudi oil production cut in half by attack; NY governor to order partial e-cigarette ban; Wildfires damage homes in Australia.
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GM workers to strike amid contract negotiation

GM workers to strike amid contract negotiation

The United Auto Workers union says its contract negotiations with General Motors have broken down and its roughly 49,000 members will go on strike just before midnight on Sunday.
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Mobile home residents squeezed by market forces

Mobile home residents squeezed by market forces

As developers across the U.S. buy up mobile home parks to tear them down, and investors buy parks and raise rent, the state of Colorado recently passed a law to help protect mobile home residents.
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AP Top Stories September 14

AP Top Stories September 14

Here's the latest for Saturday, September 14th: White House: bin Laden son killed in US operation; Yemen rebels claim drone attacks on Saudi oil sites; Clashes during a pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong; Conservationists ship nine black rhinos to Ser...
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Today in History for September 15th

Today in History for September 15th

Highlights of this day in history: Four black girls killed in a church blast in Alabama; President George W. Bush vows massive rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina; Nazi Germany adopts Nuremberg laws; Agatha Christie and Oliver Stone born.
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Reeling from Dorian, Bahamas faces another storm

Reeling from Dorian, Bahamas faces another storm

Officials temporarily suspended aid efforts and closed some small airports in the Bahamas on Saturday as Tropical Storm Humberto threatened to lash the archipelago's northwest region that was already hit by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago.
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Yemen rebels claim drone attack on Saudi oil sites

Yemen rebels claim drone attack on Saudi oil sites

Drones claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated by Saudi Aramco early Saturday, sparking a huge fire at a processor crucial to global energy supplies.
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Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong

Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a suburban shopping centre.
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Today in History for September 14th

Today in History for September 14th

Highlights of this day in history: America mourns victims of Sept. 11th attacks; Theodore Roosevelt becomes President; 'The Star-Spangled Banner' written; Monaco's Princess Grace dies; Baseball season cancelled due to players' strike.
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Vikings’ Rudolph: Fantasy football changed sports

Vikings’ Rudolph: Fantasy football changed sports

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph discusses how fantasy football has changed the way fans approach sports.
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Columbus Blue Jackets Open Camp

Columbus Blue Jackets Open Camp

The Columbus Blue Jackets face life without two of their biggest stars from last season who moved on as free agents.
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California passes college athlete 'fair pay' bill

California passes college athlete 'fair pay' bill

Athletes at California colleges could hire agents and sign endorsement deals under a bill the state Legislature sent to the governor this week.
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Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain

Rescue workers saved thousands of people from rising waters Friday as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain, a deluge that authorities said killed at least four people and closed down airports, trains, roads and schools.
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Liberty University students protest on campus

Liberty University students protest on campus

Students at Liberty University in Virginia have gathered to protest in the wake of news reports containing allegations that school president Jerry Falwell Jr. "presides over a culture of self-dealing" and improperly benefited from the institution.
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Biden visits HBCU, shrugs off comments on age

Biden visits HBCU, shrugs off comments on age

Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden visited Texas Southern University Friday. He also brushed aside concerns that other candidates brought up his age as a disqualifying factor in Thursday's debate.
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Explosion destroys Iowa house, damages others

Explosion destroys Iowa house, damages others

Authorities are investigating the cause of a house explosion in Des Moines, Iowa, that also damaged other homes in the area.
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