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California Wildfire Victims Say Cleanup Crews Added to Woes
GOP, Home to Trump and Tea Party, Decries Dems' 'Mob Rule'
Market Forces Put America's Recycling Industry in the Dumps

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GOP, Home to Trump and Tea Party, Decries Dems' 'Mob Rule'

California Wildfire Victims Say Cleanup Crews Added to Woes

By Alan Fram |
President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are forecasting nightmarish Democratic "mob rule" to amp up GOP voters for next month's critical midterm elections.

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Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 15
Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.

Hawaii Hotel Worker Strike Could Go Into 2019

Hawaii Hotel Worker Strike Could Go Into 2019

Oct 15
Officials are worried a strike involving about 2,700 Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii could continue into next year.

Immigrants Face Hurdles to Prove Abuse by U.S. Agents

By Nomaan Merchant and Claudia Lauer | Oct 15
Within hours of being booked at a Border Patrol station in far West Texas, two teenage sisters from Guatemala came forward to allege that an agent conducted an improper strip search.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Tall Tale on 'Record' Judges, Income

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Tall Tale on 'Record' Judges, Income

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Oct 15
With midterm elections three weeks away, President Trump is claiming a "record" 84 judges confirmed to the federal bench and suggests he will fill 50 percent of the seats in the judiciary. It's not a record, and he's nowhere close to half.

NYC Democrat Joins Wave of Veterans Aiming to Flip the House

NYC Democrat Joins Wave of Veterans Aiming to Flip the House

By Karen Matthews | Oct 15
He's an Army veteran who was wounded in Afghanistan, criticizes New York's liberal mayor and doesn't support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. The candidate in question, Max Rose, is a Democrat.

Georgia Senator Accused of Briefly Snatching Student's Phone

Georgia Senator Accused of Briefly Snatching Student's Phone

Oct 15
A Georgia Tech political group said Sen. David Perdue snatched a phone from a student who was video recording while asking the Republican lawmaker a question about Georgia's governor's race.

Congress Heads Toward Postelection Fight over Border Wall

Congress Heads Toward Postelection Fight over Border Wall

By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly | Oct 15
Congress is heading toward a postelection showdown over President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, as GOP leaders signal they're willing to engage in hardball tactics that could spark a partial government shutdown.

Irish Border Riddle Confounds EU, UK as Brexit End Nears

Irish Border Riddle Confounds EU, UK as Brexit End Nears

By Lorne Cook | Oct 15
The land around the small town of Carrickcarnan, Ireland is the kind of place where Britain's plan to leave the European Union runs right into a wall — an invisible one that's proving insanely difficult to overcome.

West Texas an 'Extraction Colony' as Oil, Gas Exports Surge

By Kiah Collier of The Texas Tribune and Jamie Smith Hopkins and Rachel Levin of the Center for Public Integrity | Oct 14
Drilling booms have come and gone in this oil town for nearly a century. But the frenzy gripping it now is different - and overwhelming.

Retailers Up Their Game After Toys R Us Closures

Retailers Up Their Game After Toys R Us Closures

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 14
When Toys R Us closed its doors, customers mourned the loss of a beloved brand that conjured memories of their own childhood. Retailers, on the other hand, saw an opportunity.

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