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Negative34.84%

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Neutral12.58%

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Russian state TV: Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian state TV is reporting that Vladimir Putin has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Sochi.......

  


His country a smoldering ruin, but Assad still in his seat

BEIRUT (AP) -- His nation is a smoldering ruin, much of it held by rival armed factions, domestic or foreign. Half the population is displaced, and much of the West regards him as a tyrant and human rights abuser. But Syrian President Bashar Assad appears to have survived the war and is likel...

  


Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend - but not by choice.......

  


Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report

BANGKOK (AP) -- Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would...

  


Ryan's 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

SEATTLE (AP) -- Matt Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score and the Atlanta Falcons held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Seahawks 34-31 on Monday night.......

  


Warming to make thunderstorms larger and more frequent

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Summer thunderstorms in North America will likely be larger, wetter and more frequent in a warmer world, dumping 80 percent more rain in some areas and worsening flooding, a new study says.......

  


US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation.......

  


CBS suspends Rose, PBS halts his show following allegations

NEW YORK (AP) -- Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, with PBS halting distribution of his interview show and CBS News suspending him Monday following a Washington Post report with the accusations of eight women.......

  


Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophies

WASHINGTON (AP) -- One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport.......

  


Charles Manson used charm to turn youths into mass killers

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In summer 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewro...

  


Investigators: Roy Halladay performed turns before crash

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Retired star pitcher Roy Halladay sped his small sports plane low over the Gulf of Mexico minutes before his fatal crash two weeks ago, climbing sharply in the final seconds before diving into the water, federal investigators said in a preliminary report released...

  


Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant.......

  


Manson has endured as the face of evil for nearly 50 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Other killers snuffed out far more lives than Charles Manson did in 1969. Yet he has endured for nearly a half century as the personification of evil, even in an age in which mass shootings leave dozens dead at a time.......

  


Shootings put semi-automatic rifles ads under new scrutiny

ATLANTA (AP) -- The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life. A promotional spot by the Mossberg brand boasts of weapons "engineered to the specs o...

  


Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska regulators Monday approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project, although the chosen pathway is not the one preferred by the company that hopes to build it and could mean more time is nee...

  


New allegation against Franken, this time met with silence

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A woman says Al Franken pulled her in tightly and put his hand on her buttocks in 2010 while posing for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair, the second allegation of improper conduct against the Democrat and first involving his time as a senator.......

  


Prosecutor seeks probe of US personnel in Afghanistan

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The International Criminal Court prosecutor asked judges Monday to authorize an investigation into reported human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including allegations of rape and torture by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war...

  


US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its ...

  


Zimbabwe's Mugabe ignores calls to quit, faces impeachment

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabweans mobilized Monday for what they hope is a major push to oust President Robert Mugabe, an increasingly isolated figure who faces impeachment proceedings and more street demonstrations even as he ignores calls to resign.......

  


Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break down

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany, Europe's largest economy and anchor of stability, is facing the prospect of months of political uncertainty after Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives were unable to form a coalition with two smaller parties, raising the likelihood of new election...

  


Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas, a day after the White House signaled its willingness to strike a health care provision from Senate tax legislation if it's an impediment to passing the tax bill.......

  


Gun ads continue after mass shootings but with new scrutiny

ATLANTA (AP) -- The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life. A promotional spot by the Mossberg brand boasts of weapons "engineered to the specs o...

  


Trump says US will declare NKorea a state sponsor of terror

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula.......

  


For many, Charles Manson cult killings ended era of love

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In summer 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewro...

  


Zimbabwe's Mugabe, facing impeachment, calls Cabinet meeting

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's ruling party on Monday ordered impeachment proceedings to begin against longtime President Robert Mugabe and expressed confidence that he could be voted out within two days, while the world's oldest head of state ignored the party&apos...

  


2nd woman accuses Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct, saying he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010 - after he had begun his career in the Senate.......

  


Nebraska panel approves alternative Keystone XL route

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A Nebraska commission approved an alternative route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline through the state on Monday, removing the last major regulatory obstacle to building the long-delayed $8 billion project.......

  


Roy Moore accuser says she was not paid to tell her story

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A woman accusing Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of initiating sexual contact when she was 14 said Monday she wanted to confront him years ago but didn't because he was powerful and the encounter gutted her self-confidence. She said she came forward to tell her ...

  


Zimbabwe ruling party: Mugabe could be impeached in 2 days

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's ruling party expressed confidence Monday that longtime President Robert Mugabe could be impeached within two days, while the world's oldest head of state ignored the party's midday deadline to resign.......

  


2nd woman accuses Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching, saying he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010 - after he had begun his career in the Senate.......

  


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