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  • McCain doesn't back GOP health care bill, drawing Trump ire - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years of vows to kill the program. It was the second time in three months the 81-year-old McCain emerged as the destroyer of his party's signature promise to voters....
  • World wonders could NKorea fire nuclear missile over Japan - SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Will North Korea's next nuclear test involve a thermonuclear missile screaming over Japan? That's a question being asked after North Korea's foreign minister said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean....
  • Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico's disaster becomes clear - SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said they could not reach more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as the massive scale of the disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria started to become clear on Friday....
  • Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City district - MEXICO CITY (AP) -- In the stylish Condesa neighborhood young revelers typically spill out from dimly lit bars and restaurants on a Friday night. But the first weekend since a 7.1-magnitude earthquake toppled buildings just blocks away began on a somber note....
  • Trump says protesting players in NFL should be fired - HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he's encouraging spectators to walk out in protest....
  • First lady set to embark on first solo trip outside US - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady. She's leading the U.S. delegation to an international sporting event for wounded service members, her first solo trip outside of the U.S. to represent her adopted country without President Donald Trump at her side....
  • Iran tries to reconcile Syria and Hamas, rebuilding alliance - BEIRUT (AP) -- Iran is working to restore a lost link in its network of alliances in the Middle East, trying to bring Hamas fully back into the fold after the Palestinian militant group had a bitter fall-out with Iranian ally Syria over that country's civil war....
  • 'Little Rock Nine' members mark school's 1957 desegregation - LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- When she saw images unfold from a deadly white supremacist rally this summer in Virginia, Minnijean Brown Trickey immediately thought about the angry mob she and eight other black students faced when they integrated an all-white high school in Little Rock 60 years ago....
  • Worlds of Islam, Michael Jackson collide in Egyptian film - CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian ultraconservative Muslim preacher hears on his car radio news of the death of Michael Jackson, the pop singer he idolized in his teens, and he becomes so distraught he crashes his car....
  • AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week - Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....