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Search for crew after barge fire off Texas coast
October 21st, 6:03 PM

The U.S. Coast Guard was searching for two missing crew members of a barge that caught fire off the Texas coast as oil discharges spread to an island in the Gulf of Mexico

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Minneapolis approves regulations for short-term rentals
October 21st, 3:24 PM

Minneapolis will begin regulating Airbnb and other short-term vacation rentals, a move the city wanted to get in place before the 2018 Super Bowl

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Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast
October 21st, 3:07 PM

The Spanish government wants to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders and call fresh elections with previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous industrial region

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Cops: $150K in designer merchandise taken in smash-and-grab
October 21st, 12:56 PM

Police say suspects in a rental truck drove through the front entrance of a Louis Vuitton store in Columbus and carried off about $150,000 worth of designer merchandise

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on military death, and taxes
October 21st, 11:18 AM

AP FACT CHECK: A fraught debate over families of the fallen joins more familiar subjects where Trump misstates the record

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Wildfires plunge vineyard workers, owners into same struggle
October 21st, 10:46 AM

California wildfires plunge grape pickers, vineyard owners into same struggle to survive

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Malta's government offers 1 million euro reward and protection to discover who killed investigative reporter
October 21st, 10:41 AM

Malta's government offers 1 million euro reward and protection to discover who killed investigative reporter

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Gunmen launch attacks near Freeport Indonesia mine; 3 hurt
October 21st, 10:38 AM

Police say gunmen have launched attacks near a U.S.-owned gold and copper mine in eastern Indonesia, wounding two policemen and a civilian

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Governor says change-resistant Indiana should think globally
October 21st, 9:55 AM

Resistance to change is often touted as a virtue in Indiana, but Gov. Eric Holcomb says the state's prosperity relies on rethinking that approach

Governor says change-resistant Indiana should think globally
Morocco recalls envoy over Algeria official's hashish claims
October 21st, 9:40 AM

Morocco has recalled its ambassador to Algeria after Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel claimed Moroccan banks launder money from hashish trafficking

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Gas prices continue sliding down in New Jersey
October 21st, 8:30 AM

Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey

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Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage
October 21st, 7:33 AM

The US is looking to ban laptops from checked bags on international flights. Questions and answers on the proposal.

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage
Q&A on the GOP effort to overhaul the nation's tax system
October 21st, 7:32 AM

Divided Republicans in Congress are tackling an ambitious overhaul of the nation's tax system that would deeply cut levies for corporations and double the standard deduction used by most average Americans

Q&A on the GOP effort to overhaul the nation's tax system
End of an era as Hong Kong stock trading floor set to close
October 21st, 1:12 AM

End of an era for Hong Kong's last remaining stock market floor traders as exchange prepares to shut its trading hall, joining other world exchanges in going fully automated

Yip Wing-keung
Medical students in limbo as young immigrant program ends
October 21st, 12:09 AM

Immigrant medical students in the U.S. are taking an active role in the debate over the future of a program that shields hundreds of thousands of people from deportation

Zarna Patel
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico
October 20th, 10:55 PM

Google says its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.

Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico
Dan Gilbert says Detroit has advantages in Amazon HQ bid
October 20th, 10:14 PM

Dan Gilbert says Detroit's pitch to land Amazon's second headquarters has advantages over competing bids

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California judge tosses $417 million award in case claiming Johnson & Johnson baby powder caused cancer
October 20th, 10:12 PM

California judge tosses $417 million award in case claiming Johnson & Johnson baby powder caused cancer

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Yellen says Fed's extraordinary policies may be needed again
October 20th, 7:59 PM

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen defends the central bank's extraordinary efforts to fight the Great Recession and says they might be needed again

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FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus
October 20th, 7:50 PM

US regulators approve a new, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles caused by the chickenpox virus

FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus

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