AP Top Stories November 13

AP Top Stories November 13

Here's the latest for Wednesday November 13th: Public impeachment hearings to begin in house; Israeli airstrikes in Gaza; Wildfires in Australia; 70,000 migrant children held in US custody this year.
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Afghanistan's air pollution may be deadlier than war

Afghanistan's air pollution may be deadlier than war

Afghanistan's authorities are trying to tackle air pollution in the country's capital, which may be even deadlier than the 18-year-old war.
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Florida man survives alligator attack

Florida man survives alligator attack

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says James G. Boyce, of Palm Beach Gardens, suffered a "substantial" alligator bite to his leg while hunting in a wildlife management area on Saturday. Boyce described his ordeal on Tuesday.
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Calif. winemakers squeezed by US-China trade war

Calif. winemakers squeezed by US-China trade war

American winemakers are being squeezed out of the fast-growing Chinese market, due to President Trump's trade war with China. At least one California vineyard has stopped shipping to China because U.S. wine is too pricey for Chinese consumers.
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Fires lit up the night as Hong Kong clashes continue

Fires lit up the night as Hong Kong clashes continue

Police and anti-government protesters battled on multiple fronts overnight at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Gasoline bombs and fires lit the night sky and the situation remained tense Wednesday morning.
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Today in History for November 13th

Today in History for November 13th

Highlights of this day in history: Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated; Taliban regime flees Afghan capital; President Bill Clinton to pay Paula Jones; Alabama's top judge removed amid Ten Commandments flap; 'Lion King' opens on Broadway.
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U.S. Attorney General Barr touts fugitive arrests

U.S. Attorney General Barr touts fugitive arrests

Attorney General William Barr was in Albuquerque, New Mexico Tuesday to announce the arrests of nearly 330 fugitives suspected of violent crimes. Officials said the arrests are part of a program conducted in numerous U.S. cities.
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Andrea Bocelli: ‘Absurd’ to shun Placido Domingo

Andrea Bocelli: ‘Absurd’ to shun Placido Domingo

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is staunchly defending opera legend Placido Domingo, calling it "absurd" that opera houses have canceled the star's performances over sexual harassment allegations before they are fully investigated.
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Mich. State's Dantonio faces questions on future

Mich. State's Dantonio faces questions on future

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio faces questions about his future plans amid a four-game losing streak.
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World's largest Starbucks set to open in Chicago

World's largest Starbucks set to open in Chicago

Starbucks in opening its largest venue, 35,000 square feet, on Chicago's Michigan Ave. on Friday.
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Vaping-related lung transplant at Detroit hospital

Vaping-related lung transplant at Detroit hospital

A double lung transplant recipient in Michigan has been identified as a 17-year-old boy whose organs were severely damaged by vaping.
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Anderson .Paak to headline concert series to benefit IRC

Anderson .Paak to headline concert series to benefit IRC

Anderson .Paak has teamed up with Modelo to headline a three-city "Modelo Fighting Chance Concert Series" with all proceeds benefiting the International Rescue Committee. Concerts will take place in San Francisco on Nov. 13, Atlanta on Nov. 15 a...
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