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Across US, lawmakers chip away at public's access to records
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) In February, Arkansas lawmakers marked the 50-year anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act with a resolution calling it "a shining example of open government" that had ensured access to vital public records for generations. Part of an ongoing examination of threats to First Amendment freedoms by The Associated Press, the American Society of News Editors and Associated Press Media Editors.

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Sep 17, 2017 7:01AM - AP
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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Irma spreads flooding, misery in Southeast
MIAMI (AP) A weakened Irma spread misery around the Southeast on Monday, triggering coastal flooding in parts of Georgia and South Carolina while dumping heavy rains around the region. Meanwhile, authorities have sent an aircraft carrier and other Navy ships to Florida to assist in search-and-rescue operations amid reports of devastation in the Keys, which felt Irma's full fury when it blew ashore Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane.

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Sep 12, 2017 12:25AM - AP
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Dog's YouTube 'candidacy' is a big hit in Newfoundland
ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) One of the candidates in for mayor in St. John's, Newfoundland, has become a celebrity the one with fur and four legs.

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Sep 13, 2017 3:01AM - AP
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WASHINGTON (AP) Former business associates of Michael Flynn have told lawmakers that he traveled to the Middle East in 2015 as part of a private proposal to build nuclear power plants across the region, a trip that the former Trump administration national security adviser never disclosed during his security clearance process.
Sep 13, 2017 11:20AM - AP
LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. (AP) The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):
Sep 13, 2017 11:53AM - AP
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NEW YORK (AP) When Michelle Pfeiffer first read Darren Aronofsky's script for "mother!" she had an understandable initial reaction.
Sep 13, 2017 12:47AM - AP
LOS ANGELES (AP) When cameras pan across the faces of eager, anxious Emmy Award nominees at Sunday's ceremony, TV viewers will see a record 12 African-Americans vying for comedy and drama series acting honors. But it's a lop-sided outcome in the struggle for diversity.
Sep 12, 2017 10:54PM - AP
TORONTO (AP) Greta Gerwig stood on the stage of the Ryerson Theatre at the Toronto International Film Festival, wiping back tears from the roaring standing ovation that greeted her directorial debut, "Lady Bird."
Sep 11, 2017 11:28PM - AP
Bluebird, Bluebird: a Novel" (Mullholland Books), by Attica Locke
Sep 12, 2017 12:12PM - AP
Every Word Is a Bird We Teach to Sing" (Little, Brown and Company), by Daniel Tammet
Sep 12, 2017 2:00PM - AP
BERLIN (AP) Germany's transport minister is appealing to pilots at bankrupt Air Berlin to abandon an apparent wildcat strike that has caused two days of disruption.
Sep 13, 2017 11:10AM - AP
BRUSSELS (AP) The Latest on the "State of the European Union" address by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (all times local):
Sep 13, 2017 9:11AM - AP
ATHENS, Greece (AP) A group of miners from northern Greece clashed with police Wednesday outside government buildings in Athens during a protest called after their Canada-based mining company threatened to suspend investments in the country.
Sep 13, 2017 11:00AM - AP
ATHENS, Greece (AP) A group of miners from northern Greece clashed with police Wednesday outside the Development Ministry in Athens during a protest called after their Canada-based mining company threatened to suspend investments in the country.
Sep 13, 2017 7:30AM - AP
TOKYO (AP) Toshiba's long meandering sale of its computer memory business took another turn Wednesday, as the Japanese nuclear and electronics company's announcement of a deal with a consortium was immediately met with opposition from U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital.
Sep 13, 2017 7:41AM - AP