Top Headlines for August 23, 2017

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Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Trump revisits his Charlottesville comments in angry speech

    PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix with calls for unity and an assertion that "our movement is about love." Then he erupted in anger….
  • Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

    TOKYO (AP) — The commander of the Navy's Asia-based 7th Fleet was dismissed Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its operations in the Pacific….
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  • North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs

    TOKYO (AP) — North Korea's state media released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles….
  • Police: DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A headless torso found on a beach off Copenhagen has been identified as that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on an amateur-built submarine earlier this month, Danish police said Wednesday….
  • Iran extends reach with fight for land link to Mediterranean

    BEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of Iranian-backed fighters in Syria's central desert region are advancing east, bringing Tehran closer to its goal of securing a corridor from its border, through Iraq and all the way to the Mediterranean and providing it unhindered land access to its allies in Syria and Lebanon for the first time….
  • Uncounted Kansas ballots fuel fears about Kobach’s proposals

    WICHITA, Kansas (AP) — A conservative firebrand promoting President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud oversees a Kansas election system that threw out at least three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state did, fueling concerns about massive voter suppression should its practices become the national standard….
  • Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes

    LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) — From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren – a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer….
  • Lab-made 'mini organs' helping doctors treat cystic fibrosis

    UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Els van der Heijden, who has cystic fibrosis, was finding it ever harder to breathe as her lungs filled with thick, sticky mucus. Despite taking more than a dozen pills and inhalers a day, the 53-year-old had to stop working and scale back doing the thing she loved best, horseback riding….
  • Saudi police arrest teenage boy for dancing in the street

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi police have arrested a 14-year-old boy who was filmed dancing at an intersection in the Red Sea city of Jiddah….

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