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FOR-PROFITS-STUDENT LOANS — The Trump administration is granting only partial loan forgiveness to the vast majority of students approved for help because of fraud by for-profit colleges, according to preliminary Education Department data obtained by the AP. By Maria Danilova. SENT: 970 words, photo.




TRUMP-NEW YORK TIMES — President Donald Trump declares the Justice Department should investigate and unmask the author of a bitingly critical New York Times opinion piece purportedly written by a member of an administration "resistance" movement straining to thwart his most dangerous impulses. By Zeke Miller, Eric Tucker and Ken Thomas. SENT: 830 words, photos, videos. With TRUMP-FINDLING THE LEAKS — How do leak investigations work? SENT: 1,020 words, photo.

OBAMA-MIDTERMS — Former President Barack Obama issues a scorching critique of his successor, blasting President Trump's policies and his pattern of pressuring the Justice Department, and reminding voters that the economic recovery — one of Trump's favorite talking points — began on his watch. By Juana Summers and Sara Burnett. SENT: 1,060 words, photos, video.

TRUMP-RUSSIA PROBE-PAPADOPOULOS — George Papadopoulos, the Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, is sentenced to 14 days in prison by a judge who says he placed his own interests above those of the country. Papadopoulos, the first campaign aide sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation, says he is "deeply embarrassed and ashamed" for having lied to the FBI. By Chad Day. SENT: 800 words, photos. With TRUMP — President Trump says Mueller's investigation is "really, really unfair for the midterms." SENT: 800 words, photos, video.

KAVANAUGH-INSIGHTS — Like Supreme Court nominees before him, Brett Kavanaugh said as little as he could over two days of testimony at the Senate Judiciary Committee. Still, he revealed a few things, professional and personal. By Mark Sherman. SENT: 1,010 words, photos. With SENATE-SUPREME COURT — Senators conclude Kavanaugh hearing with testimony from friends, foes and legal experts. SENT: 660 words, photos, video.

IRAN-SYRIA SUMMIT — Iran and Russia back a military campaign to retake the last rebel-held stronghold in Syria as Turkey pleads for a cease-fire, narrowing the chances of a diplomatic solution to avoid what many say would be a bloody humanitarian disaster. By Jon Gambrell and Nasser Karimi. SENT: 1,190 words, photos. With IRAN-SYRIA SUMMIT-THE LATEST.

ECONOMY-VITAL SIGNS — The U.S. economy is in its 10th year of growth with no sign of slowing. As Friday's jobs report showed, employers are still confident enough to hire and are even raising wages a bit faster. Still, threats loom on the horizon. By Economics Writer Christopher Rugaber. SENT: 1,000 words, photo. With ECONOMY-JOBS REPORT — Hiring picked up in August. SENT: 1,020 words, photos.

NIKE-POLITICS AND SHOES — With its Colin Kaepernick ad campaign , Nike is embracing activism and racial justice at a time when shoe companies can no longer avoid the nation's political division. After years of building billion-dollar brands around sports celebrities, shoe and apparel makers now find themselves flashpoints in the political, racial and cultural clashes surrounding the Trump administration. By Jesse Holland. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.




VATICAN-SEX ABUSE — Letter confirms Vatican received complaint in 2000 about the sexual misconduct of a cardinal in the U.S. SENT: 510 words, photos.

TROPICAL WEATHER — Florence could cause dangerous surf and rip currents along parts of the U.S. East Coast this weekend as the storm swirls across the Atlantic, according to forecasters. SENT: 320 words.

RUSSIAN HACKER-EXTRADITION — Federal prosecutors say a Russian hacker accused of the largest consumer theft of consumer data in history has been extradited from the country of Georgia to the United States. SENT: 250 words.

CHARLIE ROSE-LAWSUIT — Charlie Rose says three women who worked with him are trying to take "routine workplace interactions and banter" and spin them into a sexual harassment case. SENT: 115 words.

PEOPLE-VINCE VAUGHN — Vince Vaughn charged with DUI, failing to comply with police. SENT: 120 words, photo.

NOT REAL NEWS — A look at what didn't happen this week. SENT: 410 words, photo.




TRUMP-CHINA-TRADE — President Trump says that he's prepared to impose tariffs on an additional $267 billion in Chinese imports. SENT: 470 words, photo. With TRADE-US-CANADA — Trump warns of 'devastating' taxes on Canadian cars. SENT: 270 words, photo.

UNITED STATES-EGYPT — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo authorizes the release of $1.2 billion in U.S. military assistance to Egypt, despite human rights concerns that have held up previous funding. SENT: 490 words.

LIVESTREAM JUNKIE CANDIDATES — In his bid to upset Republican Ted Cruz, Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke livestreams constantly, usually multiple times daily. SENT: 780 words, photos.




CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES — A stretch of a major highway near the California-Oregon border will remain closed through the weekend as crews try to tame a roaring wildfire burning on both sides of the north-south route. SENT: 600 words, video, photos.

IMMIGRATION-SEPARATING FAMILIES — Families who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border by the Trump administration and then reunited with their children say they are suffering deep emotional wounds and want the U.S. government to pay for mental health treatment. SENT: 940 words, photos.

SHOOTINGS-CINCINNATI — A shooter who killed three people in a Cincinnati office high-rise filed a lawsuit that a judge in June said "borders on delusional." SENT: 570 words, photos.

DALLAS OFFICER-MISTAKEN APARTMENT — A white Dallas police officer who said she mistook a black neighbor's apartment for her own fatally shot that person and will be charged with manslaughter, police say. SENT: 490 words, video, photos.

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-UNIVERSITY — An appeals court says the University of Michigan must give students accused of sexual misconduct the right to cross-examine accusers at disciplinary hearings. SENT: 370 words.




KOREAS-NUCLEAR — South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he's pushing for "irrevocable progress" on efforts to rid North Korea of its nukes by the end of this year as he prepares for his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. SENT: 670 words, photos.

BRAZIL-CANDIDATE STABBED — Stabbing of leading candidate Jair Bolsonaro shakes Brazil's presidential race one month ahead of vote. SENT: 1,100 words, video, photos. With BRAZIL-CANDIDATE STABBED-CANDIDATES-GLANCE (sent).

IRAQ — Angry protesters storm the Iranian consulate in the southern city of Basra and set fire to an Iranian flag, as part of ongoing demonstrations that have turned deadly in the past few days. SENT: 670 words, photos.




TESLA-MOUNTING TROUBLES — Shares of electric car maker Tesla fall more than 6 percent after the CEO appears to smoke marijuana during an interview and the company's accounting chief leaves after a month on the job. SENT: 420 words, photo.




TWITTER-ALEX JONES — Twitter's permanent ban of conspiracy-monger Alex Jones again underscores the difficulty many social-media services face in trying to consistently apply their rules against harassment and other bad behavior. By Technology Writers Barbara Ortutay and Ryan Nakashima. SENT: 790 words, video, photos.

MARS ROVER — NASA's Mars rover Curiosity snaps a dusty but cool selfie. SENT: 130 words, photos.




US OPEN — Rafael Nadal, trying to become the first man in a decade to repeat as U.S. Open champion, plays Juan Martin del Potro in a semifinal match. Novak Djokovic faces Kei Nishikori in the other semi. By Tennis Writer Howard Fendrich. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Semis began at 4 p.m.




TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL-MICHAEL MOORE — In Michael Moore's new documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/9," the filmmaker has turned to President Trump and he is very, very worried. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT: 860 words, photos.




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