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Weakness and strength: 7 snapshots of the US job market

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market no longer looks quite so robust.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 October 2015

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Vatican upends Davis affair with news of audience with gays

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican turned the tables Friday on the pope's meeting with Kim Davis: Not only did it distance the pontiff from her claims that he endorsed her stand on same-sex marriage, it said the only "real audience" Francis had in Washington was with a small group that included a gay couple.

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1965 Immigration Act, presented as symbolic, changed nation

NEW YORK (AP) — It was considered a symbolic move — President Lyndon Johnson going to the Statue of Liberty and signing an immigration bill that gave people from every country in the world an equal chance to come to America.

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International charity's Afghan clinic bombed, 9 staff dead

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The international charity Doctors Without Borders said nine local staffers were killed when its clinic came under "sustained bombing" Saturday in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, where Afghan officials said helicopter gunships had returned fire from Taliban sheltering in the facility.

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A terrible shake, then roar as Guatemala slide kills 30

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Hundreds of rescue workers using shovels and pickaxes early Saturday recovered four more bodies after a hillside collapsed above a group of homes on the outskirts of the Guatemalan capital. The death toll rose to 30 amid fears that hundreds more could still be buried in the rubble.

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Proposal would erase Confederate sign from Mississippi flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new proposal seeks a statewide election on removing the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi flag. But it could be years before the issue gets on the ballot, and there's no guarantee voters would accept it.

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Warren Jeffs' son opens up about secretive polygamous sect

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As a young teen, Roy Jeffs would spend long days typing up his father's sermons while stuck inside a house in an Albuquerque subdivision where he and his mother were sent to live in hiding. In the middle of the night, the phone would ring. It was his father, polygamous leader Warren Jeffs.

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Germany marks 25 years of unity, facing new challenges

BERLIN (AP) — Germany marks a quarter-century as a reunited nation on Saturday, with two leaders from the formerly communist east heading a country that increasingly asserts itself as Europe's political heavyweight — and now faces a new challenge in a refugee influx that will demand deep reserves of resourcefulness and patience.

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