Twitter cuts accounts aimed at Hong Kong protests

Twitter cuts accounts aimed at Hong Kong protests

Twitter suspended more than 200,000 accounts it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.
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Tight end role evolving in NFL

Tight end role evolving in NFL

NFL tight ends are trending up and out as pass-catching threats.
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San Francisco airport begins plastic bottle ban

San Francisco airport begins plastic bottle ban

San Francisco International Airport is rolling out a ban on the sale of some plastic water bottles. Passengers are being encouraged to refill their own reusable containers at water stations around the airport.
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Trump: Jews who vote for Dems uninformed, disloyal

Trump: Jews who vote for Dems uninformed, disloyal

President Donald Trump says Jewish people who vote Democratic show either a "lack of knowledge or great disloyalty." Trump commented amid his ongoing feud with two Democratic congresswomen who were blocked by Israel from entering the country.
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AP Top Stories 20

AP Top Stories 20

Here's the latest for Tuesday, August 20th: Vice president Pence touts Space Council; Florida officials continue search for missing firefighters; German police shut down website hosting bomb making manuals; Mummy of Inca girl returns home to Boli...
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Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program

Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.
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Trump again calls for Russia to rejoin the G-7

Trump again calls for Russia to rejoin the G-7

President Donald Trump said Tuesday it would be "appropriate" for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world's major industrial nations after being expelled in 2014 following the invasion and annexation of Crimea.
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Florida coach has checklist for season opener

Florida coach has checklist for season opener

Florida coach Dan Mullen has a checklist for the season opener.
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Trump: US economy is 'very far from a recession'

Trump: US economy is 'very far from a recession'

President Donald Trump says his administration is a looking at a variety of tax-cut proposals, including payroll taxes, but not as a response to a potential recession, saying "I'm looking at that all the time anyway."
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Student arrested after posting shooting threat

Student arrested after posting shooting threat

A 15-year-old Florida boy is facing felony charges after posting a message while playing a video game that he would bring his father's "M15" to Seabreeze High School in Daytona Beach and "kill seven people at a minimum."
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Search ramps up for missing firefighters

Search ramps up for missing firefighters

A Florida fire official says his department is ramping up its search for two firefighters who've been missing since going boating in the Atlantic Ocean last week.
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Witnesses describe fatal dog attack on girl

Witnesses describe fatal dog attack on girl

The owner of three dogs is in custody after the animals killed a 9-year-old Detroit girl as she rode a bike.
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AP Top Stories August 20

AP Top Stories August 20

Here's the latest for Tuesday, August 20th: Man killed by police after taking bus riders hostage in Brazil; Hong Kong leader pledges open dialogue with city residents; Epstein signed a will two days before suicide; India's spacecraft orbits the moon.
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Burna Boy talks new album, Beyonce, and not chasing western fame

Burna Boy talks new album, Beyonce, and not chasing western fame

Burna Boy was only six years old when Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti passed away, but that was enough time for the future musician to be inspired. Kuti’s life and legacy was portrayed in the wildly popular Broadway musical “Fela!” and the late icon wa...
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Researchers study Greenland's shrinking glaciers

Researchers study Greenland's shrinking glaciers

Researchers are studying Helheim Glacier, one of Greenland’s many shrinking mountains of ice. Greenland’s ice has been melting for more than 20 years, but this year has been especially bad.
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Winds send mattresses flying at open air cinema

Winds send mattresses flying at open air cinema

Dozens of air mattresses flew across a park and into a nearby pool on Saturday in Denver as people gathered for an outdoor movie screening.
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Pence reaffirms US plans to go to Moon, then Mars

Pence reaffirms US plans to go to Moon, then Mars

Vice President Mike Pence led the 6th meeting of the National Space Council Tuesday, touting America's commitment to space exploration. Pence reaffirmed the administration's pledge to return to the Moon by 2024 and then continue on to Mars.
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Scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice

Scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice

NASA scientists are in Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. Global warming is the chief culprit, but scientists want to know how this is happening. They're aboard a research plane this week dropping probes into the ice to learn more.
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First Flush of Fame: Brian Austin Green

First Flush of Fame: Brian Austin Green

And the crowd went wild! That’s what happened when Brian Austin Green realized people knew who he was.
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Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio

Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio

Brazilian authorities say an armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus in Rio de Janeiro was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff on Tuesday.
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First Flush of Fame: Jennie Garth

First Flush of Fame: Jennie Garth

When she first became well known for ‘Beverly Hills, 90210,’ Jennie Garth says it was like Beatlemania.
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First Flush of Fame: Tori Spelling

First Flush of Fame: Tori Spelling

Tori Spelling took a bit of time getting used to ‘Beverly Hills, 90210' fame.
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Today in History for August 20th

Today in History for August 20th

Highlights of this day in history: U.S. cruise missiles hit Afghanistan and Sudan after American embassies bombed in Africa; The Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia; NASA's Voyager 2 launched; Singers Issac Hayes and Robert Plant born.
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Bardem says 'pay attention' to nature

Bardem says 'pay attention' to nature

Javier Bardem asks for action to protect the world's oceans as he addresses the United Nations.
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'Ready or Not' for Adam Brody's dark humor

'Ready or Not' for Adam Brody's dark humor

Actor Adam Brody says the blend of comedy and tension in his latest movie, 'Ready or Not,' really appealed to him.
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ShowBiz Minute: John, Paisley, Bardem

ShowBiz Minute: John, Paisley, Bardem

Sir Elton John slams articles criticizing Prince Harry and Meghan for taking a private jet to go on vacation; Brad Paisley out as CMAs co-host after 11 consecutive years; Javier Bardem takes his fight to protect the oceans to the United Nations.
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Protester urges Hong Kong citizens to ‘stay strong’

Protester urges Hong Kong citizens to ‘stay strong’

A self-described "front line" protester in Hong Kong urges his fellow citizens to "stay strong" during this time of unrest.
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New Calif. freeway bridge to carry wildlife

New Calif. freeway bridge to carry wildlife

A new bridge planned for the 101 freeway near Los Angeles won't be carrying cars and trucks. Instead it's being built to let wild animals safely cross over the busy 10-lane highway.
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Police union 'can live with' use of force law

Police union 'can live with' use of force law

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill designed to decrease the number of deadly shootings by police. The Los Angeles police union says it's a compromise bill that they "can live with."
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Tlaib, Omar criticize Israel for denying entry

Tlaib, Omar criticize Israel for denying entry

Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar criticized Israel for denying them entry into the country and urged fellow Congress members to go in their stead.
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NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner

NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner

After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner.
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Fields named Ohio State starting QB

Fields named Ohio State starting QB

Justin Fields talks about being named starting quarterback for No. 5 Ohio State.
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Celebrities part owners of Seattle soccer team

Celebrities part owners of Seattle soccer team

New Seattle Sounders part owners Russell Wilson, Ciara and Macklemore discuss joining the ownership group of Seattle's MLS franchise.
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Steph Curry helps Howard Univ. start golf program

Steph Curry helps Howard Univ. start golf program

Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is helping Howard University launch a Division I golf program.
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Search continues for missing Florida firefighters

Search continues for missing Florida firefighters

Search continues for missing Florida firefighters
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AP Top Stories August 19

AP Top Stories August 19

Here's the latest for Monday, August 19: NYPD officer fired for 2014 chokehold death; Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program; Elizabeth Warren apologizes for heritage claim; Iceland residents hold funeral for a lost glacier.
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Calif. Gov signs law to limit shootings by police

Calif. Gov signs law to limit shootings by police

California is changing its standards for when police can kill under a law signed Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, as it tries to deter police shootings of young minority men that have roiled the nation.
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Dump truck smashes into Seattle sandwich shop

Dump truck smashes into Seattle sandwich shop

A dump truck crashed into vehicles and a Subway restaurant Monday morning in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square district, injuring five people.
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Pence touts economy despite recession fears

Pence touts economy despite recession fears

Vice President Mike Pence praises the economy during a speech in Detroit without making reference to fears of a possible recession.
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Alaska kayakers escape wave from glacier collapse

Alaska kayakers escape wave from glacier collapse

Two kayakers got dangerously close to a collapsing glacial bridge when exploring Alaska's Spencer Glacier on Aug 10th.
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Warren offers apology for tribal heritage claim

Warren offers apology for tribal heritage claim

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that's proved to be her biggest political liability.
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AP Top Stories August 19

AP Top Stories August 19

Here's the latest for Monday August 19th: Attacks strike sites in Afghanistan as country marks its Independence Day; Rep. Justin calls for Trump's impeachment; Denmark's PM says Greenland not for sale; Doggy Con hits Atlanta.
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Matthew Bourne supports emerging British dance talent

Matthew Bourne supports emerging British dance talent

The principal cast of Tony Award-winning choreographer Matthew Bourne's 'Romeo and Juliet' talk about the experience of performing with new dancers every two weeks.
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Vince Gill wants to open conversations about abuse

Vince Gill wants to open conversations about abuse

Country star Vince Gill doesn’t hold back on weighty topics on his new album “Okie,” including a song about sexual abuse that he hopes will open conversations that can lead to healing.
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Where'd the stocks go? NASDAQ CEO on Market Shrink

Where'd the stocks go? NASDAQ CEO on Market Shrink

The stock market is a much less crowded party than it used to be. NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman says these days more companies are choosing to stay private longer -- a trend that could threaten financial equality.
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Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco has died

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco has died

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, who had entered hospice care for incurable cancer has died.
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Today in History for August 19th

Today in History for August 19th

Highlights of this day in history: Soviet hard-liners mount a coup against Mikhail Gorbachev; Nazi Germany ratifies Adolf Hitler's powers; U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers convicted by Soviet tribunal; Comedian Groucho Marx dies.
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