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September 16, 2017 - 8:10 am
ONE HOME, TWO RECORD-SETTING CATS FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Here's a very tall tail: Two record-setting cats are living together near Detroit. Arcturus Aldebaran Powers holds the Guinness World Records mark for tallest domestic cat, measuring at about 19 inches (48 centimeters). Housemate...
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September 16, 2017 - 6:54 am
ONE HOME, TWO RECORD-SETTING CATS FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Here's a very tall tail: Two record-setting cats are living together near Detroit. Arcturus Aldebaran Powers holds the Guinness World Records mark for tallest domestic cat, measuring at about 19 inches (48 centimeters). Housemate...
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September 14, 2017 - 5:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft. No more Social Security numbers plastered on the card. Next April, Medicare will begin mailing every beneficiary a new card with a unique new number to identify them. "Criminals are increasingly targeting people age 65...
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September 14, 2017 - 3:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft. No more Social Security numbers plastered on the card. Next April, Medicare will begin mailing every beneficiary a new card with a unique new number to identify them. "Criminals are increasingly targeting people age 65...
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September 13, 2017 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and health care legislation (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump says he supports a new effort by two Republican senators to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature health care law. Trump says in a statement Wednesday that "...
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September 13, 2017 - 3:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal Sen. Bernie Sanders is ready to unveil his bill for starkly reshaping the country's current hodge-podge health care system into one where the government provides medical insurance for everybody. Republican senators are preparing to roll out details of a last-ditch effort...
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September 13, 2017 - 3:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of former students who say they were swindled by for-profit colleges are being left in limbo as the Trump administration delays action on requests for loan forgiveness, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press. The Education Department is...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2017, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks at the White House in Washington. Congressional Republicans are scrambling to come up with a budget deal to clear the way for the first tax overhaul in three decades. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
September 12, 2017 - 8:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican efforts to overhaul taxes (all times local): 9:51 a.m. The White House says it will soon release legislative priorities for its plans to overhaul the nation's tax system and to address hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought to the United States...
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September 10, 2017 - 11:31 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Canadian mining company Eldorado Gold, one of Greece's largest foreign investors, plans to suspend investment at its mines in Greece following what it says are government delays in the issuing of permits and licenses. Eldorado, which runs Greek subsidiary Hellas Gold, was...
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This June 7, 2017 file photo shows Peggy Wallace walking near her flooded neighborhood in Davie, Fla. With Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows that the number of federal flood insurance policies written in the state has fallen by 15 percent. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
September 07, 2017 - 5:42 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be a devastating storm surge. In just five years, the state's total number of federal flood...
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