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Porcelain figures rest among the remains of a shattered house at the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in Freetown, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Friday Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
September 16, 2019 - 6:52 am
HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wheelchair for nearly 48 hours in water up to his chest, alone in his home. A third rescued a friend who sat in shock when part of a building where...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. North Korea said Monday diplomatic talks with the United States could resume in a “few weeks,” but it will not consider abandoning its nuclear weapons unless external threats are fully removed. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
September 16, 2019 - 6:31 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday that diplomatic talks with the United States could resume in a "few weeks," but that it will not consider abandoning its nuclear weapons unless external threats are fully removed. A statement Monday attributed to a North Korean foreign ministry...
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A currency trader watches the computer monitors near the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. An attack on a critical Saudi Arabia oil plant has pushed crude prices sharply higher, though they moderated on expectations that reserves will help bridge any shortfalls in output.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
September 16, 2019 - 6:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets sank Monday after crude prices surged following an attack on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil processing facility. Market benchmarks in Europe dropped after Asian markets mostly closed lower, while Wall Street futures were down slightly. Shanghai's index was unchanged...
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Medical workers display their palm with five fingers, signifying the five demands of protesters and chanted slogans as they stood in the foyer of the hospital before moving to different floors of the building at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. The anti-government protests have taken place since June and increasingly have been marked by violence and clashes with police. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 16, 2019 - 6:16 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of medical staff at one of Hong Kong's main public hospitals rallied Monday to support months of protests for democratic reforms and denounce police use of force, after new violence over the weekend rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Staff at the Prince of Wales...
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September 16, 2019 - 5:55 am
(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- A 10-year-old girl is fighting for her life at a Texas hospital after contracting a rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a river. Lily Mae Avant spent Labor Day weekend with her family swimming in the Brazos River, which winds through their backyard in Whitney, Texas, a...
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September 16, 2019 - 5:43 am
(NEW YORK) -- September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Like many other types of cancer, if caught early, thyroid cancer can be treated. Although routine screenings for thyroid cancer aren't common, there are ways for patients to self-check their thyroid. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland...
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September 16, 2019 - 5:38 am
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Khloe Land, of Coos Bay, Oregon, has been nicknamed "the superhero" by her family -- and for good reason. The 4-year-old is scheduled to donate bone marrow Monday to her younger brother, Colton, who was born without an immune system. Khloe's bone marrow was a "perfect match" for...
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September 16, 2019 - 5:36 am
(NEW YORK) -- A North Carolina man touting himself as one of the captains in the burgeoning black travel community is being accused by a group of vacationers of failing to deliver on promises of a dream voyage on "super premium" yachts, asserting the reality was a bit of a "disgusting" nightmare...
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FILE - This April 2017, file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
September 16, 2019 - 5:35 am
One of the biggest retirement mistakes you can make is not realizing what you don't know. I regularly hear from people in or near retirement who misunderstand how Social Security works, dramatically underestimate life expectancies or fail to plan for big expenses, such as long-term care or taxes...
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September 16, 2019 - 5:32 am
(PINEVILLE, N.C.) -- A North Carolina woman was held as a sex slave and repeatedly beaten and tortured in front of her two children. The woman -- who remains unnamed -- was allegedly held against her will at two separate hotels in Pineville, North Carolina where police say “she was forced into...
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