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Senate backs GOP budget in step forward for tax revamp

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans on Thursday muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promise of "massive tax cuts and reform."...

Friday, October 20, 2017
Evoking slain son, Kelly defends Trump on condolence calls

WASHINGTON (AP) -- He started by describing the reverent handling of America's war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to Dover Air Force Base....

Friday, October 20, 2017
Drone video shows devastation in Raqqa, Syria

RAQQA, Syria (AP) -- Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting between Kurdish-led forces and the Islamic State group....

Friday, October 20, 2017
Trump's border wall models take shape in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego....

Friday, October 20, 2017
Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined....

Friday, October 20, 2017
Make China Great Again! Xi leads China into muscular new era

BEIJING (AP) -- In this summer's "Wolf Warrior II," Chinese action star Wu Jing portrays a tough super-patriot who rescues both fellow countrymen and oppressed Africans with help from the People's Liberation Army....

Friday, October 20, 2017
New Battle of the Alamo is brewing over Texas shrine revamp

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Remember the Alamo? A new Texas battle is brewing over how best to do so....

Friday, October 20, 2017
Bangkok returns to mourning colors, but what of the future?

BANGKOK (AP) -- Tucked in his cramped clothing stall in an enormous Thai mall, Pirumchai Asiram sits on a plastic chair flanked by two worlds - bright, vibrantly colored shirts and dresses to his right, neat stacks of somber apparel in blacks and whites to his left. Ask him which sells better, and he'll smile....

Friday, October 20, 2017
Obama tells Democrats to reject politics of division, fear

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday with party's candidates for governors in Virginia and New Jersey....

Friday, October 20, 2017
Ryan jabs Trump in comedy routine for NY elite

NEW YORK (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan poked fun at himself, the Senate's top Democrat and even the Catholic church on Thursday night. But the top target of the speaker's ribbing, as he faced hundreds of New York's elite at a charity dinner that celebrates irreverence, was President Donald Trump himself....

Friday, October 20, 2017