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THE SHINING HOTEL-BEAR — A black bear wanders into the lobby of the Colorado hotel that inspired Stephen King to write 'The Shining.' SENT: 110 words.

PETA-CRABS — Marylanders are crabby over PETA's vegan billboard in Baltimore. SENT: 110 words.

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-BATALI — A Massachusetts woman says in a lawsuit filed against Mario Batali that the celebrity chef forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017. SENT: 140 words.

FIFA-PALESTINIANS-MESSI — FIFA bans the head of the Palestinian Football Association from attending soccer games for a year for inciting hatred and violence toward Lionel Messi. SENT: 100 words.




AP POLL-TRUMP TRADE — Americans in the main don't expect President Donald Trump's tariffs to do much to help the economy but Republicans are largely on board, says an AP-NORC poll. By Josh Boak and Emily Swanson. SENT: 1,000 words, graphic, photos.

AP POLL-TRUMP — President Donald Trump is still getting poor marks on his overall job performance even as he enjoys relatively good assessments of his handling of the economy, according to an AP-NORC poll. SENT: 750 words, photo.

TRUMP-LAWYER-TABLOID — The National Enquirer kept a safe containing documents on hush-money payments and other damaging stories it killed as part of its cozy relationship with Donald Trump leading up to 2016 presidential election, people familiar with the arrangement tell The Associated Press. The detail comes as several media outlets report that federal prosecutors have granted immunity to National Enquirer chief David Pecker, potentially laying bare his efforts to protect his longtime friend Trump. SENT: 870 words, photos.

TRUMP — President Donald Trump escalates his long-running feud with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, pressing him to investigate the "corruption" of those who are probing his administration. SENT: 760 words. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 4 p.m.

TRUMP-OHIO — President Donald Trump visits Ohio, where Republicans are deeply divided about his presidency. By Ken Thomas. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 5 p.m.

POLLING PLACES-PROPOSED CLOSURES — Election officials in a majority black Georgia county scrap a widely condemned proposal to eliminate most of their polling places. SENT: 330 words.




ZIMBABWE-ELECTIONS — Zimbabwe's constitutional court upholds President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow victory in last month's historic election after the opposition alleged vote-rigging. SENT: 300 words, photos.

EUROPE-MIGRANTS — Many of the 150 migrants stranded aboard a coast guard ship for a ninth day begin a hunger strike out of frustration that Italy won't let them disembark in Sicily unless fellow European Union nations first pledge to take them, authorities said, in the latest standoff provoked by Italy's anti-migrant interior minister. SENT: 500 words, photos.

SPAIN-FRANCO'S REMAINS — Spain's center-left government approves legal amendments to make sure that the remains of former dictator Gen. Francisco Franco will be dug up and removed from a controversial national mausoleum honoring the nation's civil war dead. SENT: 500 words, photos.




HURRICANE LANE — Sirens in Honolulu wail while workers pile sandbags in front of hotels and police blare warnings to tourists to leave the world-famous Waikiki Beach as Hurricane Lane barrels north after dumping nearly 2 feet of rain on Hawaii's mostly rural Big Island. SENT: 900 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.

FOR-PROFIT COLLEGES — Complaints and lawsuits lodged against for-profit colleges are unfolding as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos engineers a seismic shift in the regulatory landscape that stands to benefit the multibillion-dollar industry. It's an about-face from the Obama administration's push to police for-profit schools more aggressively and to forgive student debt for those who were charged top dollar for degrees that turned out to be worthless. SENT: 1,620 words, photo. Abridged version also available.

HARVEY-YEAR LATER-PROGRESS — Many Texas families are still struggling to recover from Hurricane Harvey, a year after it caused widespread damage and flooding along the Gulf Coast and in and around Houston. But daily life has mostly returned to normal in many of the hardest-hit communities. SENT: 725 words, photos.

MISSING STUDENT-IOWA — The Iowa college student who was allegedly abducted by a stranger while running last month was killed by "multiple sharp force injuries," investigators announce. SENT: 690 words, video, photos.




FEDERAL RESERVE POWELL — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signals that he expects the Fed to continue gradually raising interest rates if the U.S. economic expansion remains strong. SENT: 300 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

TAX OVERHAUL HIGH TAX STATES Q&A — A newly announced rule from the IRS could hit high-tax states hard. A federal policy will thwart states' efforts to help residents work around a new cap on how much of their state and local taxes they can deduct on their federal income-tax returns. Here are questions and answers about the IRS rule announced Thursday, what it means for states and how high-tax states might respond. SENT: 575 words, photo.

FINANCIAL MARKETS MARKETS RIGHT NOW — US stocks are rising as technology companies climb and energy companies continue to rally along with oil prices. SENT: 145 words, photo.

DURABLE GOODS — Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell 1.7 percent in July, the third decrease in the past four months. The Commerce Department says that durable goods orders — items meant to last at least three years such as autos and appliances — totaled $246.9 billion last month. Much of that decline came from a steep 35.4 percent drop in orders for nondefense aircraft, a volatile category on a monthly basis. SENT: 239 words, photo.




OHIO STATE-MEYER — Urban Meyer may have weathered scandal at Ohio State, but not without a lasting stain as an exhaustive report detailed behavior that could easily have taken down a coach of lesser stature. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.




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