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This Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, combo of file photos shows athletic shoes worn by professional athletes. After years of building billion-dollar brands around sports celebrities, shoe and apparel makers now find themselves flashpoints in the political, racial and cultural clashes surrounding the Trump administration and some athletes are increasingly using their shoes as a form of expression. (AP Photo)
September 07, 2018 - 2:14 pm
A pair of shoes are set aflame with a cigarette lighter, captured on video and shared widely online to protest a political statement made by the manufacturer. The New Balance shoes were burned by their owners two years ago after a spokeswoman indicated the company's support for President Donald...
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FILE- In this Dec. 5, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks in Chicago. Obama is stepping into the midterm battle. Ahead of his first campaign events of the midterm elections, Obama is set to speak Friday as he accepts an ethics in government award in Illinois. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
September 07, 2018 - 11:59 am
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama said Friday his successor, President Donald Trump, is "the symptom, not the cause" of division and polarization in the U.S. Trump, the former president said, is "just capitalizing on resentments that politicians have been fanning for years." His...
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September 07, 2018 - 6:00 am
Enough data was stolen to allow criminals to use credit card information for illicit purposes.
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September 06, 2018 - 2:05 pm
His death was confirmed Thursday by his agent Todd Eisner, who did not immediately have further details.
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A plate of buckeye peanut butter cookies isolated on white
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September 06, 2018 - 12:01 pm
Gas up the car and pack a toothbrush - Ohio just unveiled the state's official candy trail.
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FILE- In this March 13, 2015, file photo, a worker inspects a new 2015 aluminum-alloy body Ford F-150 truck at the company's Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Mo. Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickups in North America because the seat belts can cause fires. The recall covers certain trucks from the 2015 through 2018 model years. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
September 06, 2018 - 8:47 am
DETROIT (AP) — Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America because the seat belts can spark and cause fires. The recall, which covers trucks from the 2015 through 2018 model years, comes about one month after the National...
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At the White House, President Donald Trump announces his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court of the United States.
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September 05, 2018 - 5:10 pm
The writer of the Times op-ed said Trump aides are aware of the president's faults and "are trying to do what's right even when Donald Trump won't."
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Macro shot of cigarette pack
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September 05, 2018 - 5:08 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge is ordering the Food and Drug Administration to quickly finish writing a rule requiring graphic warnings on cigarette packages and advertisements. Judge Indira Talwani in Boston said Wednesday the FDA hasn't worked fast enough to issue new requirements after previous...
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Police beacon light in the night
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September 05, 2018 - 3:17 pm
"The hunger is too much,'' the boy wrote. "Please help me now so I may eat. I can't continue in such a life with no food."
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September 05, 2018 - 1:06 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A ban intending to clamp down on hard liquor at frat house parties following pledge deaths last year has been ordered for most fraternities in the United States and Canada, unless the drinks are served by someone with a liquor license. All international and national fraternities...
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