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    Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) President Donald Trump's chief strategist says there's no military solution to North Korea's threats and that the U.S. is losing the economic race against China.Steve Bannon also talks openly with The American Prospect...

    By Darlene Superville, Associated Press|

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    Missouri regulators reject massive Midwest wind power line

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Missouri utility regulators on Wednesday rejected a proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest to eastern states, delivering a significant setback to developers of one of the nation's...

    By David A. Lieb, Associated Press|

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    Passengers sue Boeing for 2016 Emirates crash in Dubai

    CHICAGO (AP) Passengers who were aboard an Emirates plane that crash-landed in August 2016 are suing Chicago-based Boeing for an alleged malfunction of the aircraft's electronics.The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court alleges...

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    Michigan man dies trying to spread father's ashes in lake

    AU TRAIN, Mich. (AP) A Michigan man died on a boating trip he was taking to pour his father's ashes into Lake Superior.Robert Louis, 59, died shortly after he and six other passengers fell out of their wooden kit boat near Au Train in the Upper...

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    NY Times' editorial page editor: No apology for Sarah Palin

    NEW YORK (AP) The editorial page editor of The New York Times has been grilled in federal court by a lawyer for Sarah Palin, who's suing over an editorial that linked right-wing political rhetoric to the 2011 shooting of former U.S. Rep. Gabby...

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    California Editorial Rdp

    Aug. 16Orange County Register on public-private space ventures needing oversightPublic-private partnerships in space travel hold much promise, and greater cost-efficiency, but government should be transparent about the risks and inevitable...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Florida bans future investments in Maduro's Venezuela

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida Gov. Rick Scott easily won approval Wednesday for a proposal to bar the state's $150 billion pension plan from making future investments that directly support the regime of President Nicolas Maduro in...

    By Gary Fineout, Associated Press|

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    Sport institute head seeks release during conviction appeal

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) A former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute who was convicted of embezzlement is seeking to be released from prison while he awaits the outcome of his...

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    How major US stock market indexes fared Wednesday

    U.S. stocks rose slightly Wednesday as Urban Outfitters and Target helped retailers rally. That was enough to cancel out more losses for energy companies.On Wednesday:The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 3.50 points, or 0.1 percent, to...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion...

    By Andrew Demillo, Associated Press|

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