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A Miami 'cocaine cowboy' finds redemption with love locks
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A Miami 'cocaine cowboy' finds redemption with love locks
As one of Miami's notorious "cocaine cowboys" in the 1980s, Mickey Munday made millions flying loads of drugs, but is now converting a vacant lot into a park dedicated to love

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Italy toll rises to 247 as anguish mounts over quake past
Italy toll rises to 247 as anguish mounts over quake past
Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy, but the death toll rose to 247 and Italy once again anguished over its ancient communities built on seismic lands
AP-NORC Poll: Gender matters, but does it hurt or help?
AP-NORC Poll: Gender matters, but does it hurt or help?
Most Americans still think Hillary Clinton's gender will play a role in this contest
AP Top International News at 3:20 a.m. EDT
AP Top International News at 3:20 a.m. EDT
Soldiers, residents begin cleanup after quake in Myanmar
Soldiers, residents begin cleanup after quake in Myanmar
Using brooms and their own bare hands, soldiers and residents of an ancient Myanmar city famous for its historic Buddhist pagodas began cleaning up the debris Thursday from a powerful earthquake that shook the region and damaged nearly 200 temples
Mobile homes returning to Louisiana after deadly flooding
Mobile homes returning to Louisiana after deadly flooding
Mobile homes again will fill front yards around southern Louisiana, just as they did after Hurricane Katrina, as the Federal Emergency Management Agency brings in the temporary housing for thousands of people displaced by catastrophic flooding
Filipino fishermen find possibly world's biggest pearl
Filipino fishermen find possibly world's biggest pearl
A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, which he had hidden under a bed for 10 years as a lucky charm
North Korea's Kim praises submarine launch test as a success
North Korea's Kim praises submarine launch test as a success
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his country has achieved the "success of all successes" in launching a missile from a submarine, saying it effectively gave the country a nuclear attack capability and put the U.S. mainland within striking distance
Tourist found in New Zealand bush 1 month after partner dies
A tourist from the Czech Republic, whose partner fell to his death, survived a harrowing month in the New Zealand wilderness before being rescued, police said Thursday
Quake damages scores of Myanmar's heritage Bagan temples
Quake damages scores of Myanmar's heritage Bagan temples
The stupas, temples and monasteries of Bagan that became the defining emblems of Myanmar's heritage have suffered another blow in Wednesday's earthquake that left scores damaged
The Latest: Italian officials say quake death toll hits 247
The Latest: Italian officials say quake death toll hits 247
Italian authorities say that the death toll from Wednesday's earthquake in the central part of the country has risen to 247
Tornadoes damage Indiana, but leave no one seriously hurt
Tornadoes damage Indiana, but leave no one seriously hurt
Tornadoes that touched down in central Indiana left no one seriously hurt
AP Top U.S. News at 2:21 a.m. EDT
AP Top U.S. News at 2:21 a.m. EDT
In Iran, unique system allows payments for kidney donors
In Iran, unique system allows payments for kidney donors
In Iran, a unique system allows those in need of a transplant to buy a kidney
Fan-made 'Star Trek' sets become tourist attraction in NY
Fan-made 'Star Trek' sets become tourist attraction in NY
Sets mimicking those of the 1960s TV series "Star Trek" have become a tourist attraction in upstate New York
AP Top Political News at 1:59 a.m. EDT
AP Top Political News at 1:59 a.m. EDT
Clinton's Gold Rush: $18 million raised on three-day swing
Clinton's Gold Rush: $18 million raised on three-day swing
Democratic presidential nominee Clinton raised $18 million on three-day California fundraising trip
Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 10 dead
Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 10 dead
Brazen militant attack on American University in Kabul ends with at least 10 killed, dozens wounded
Feds ask for competency hearing for former LA County sheriff
Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to determine whether former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca in competent to stand trial in his jail abuse case
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital
South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Desmond Tutu returns to hospital due to a recurring infection
World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore
World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore
The world's first self-driving taxis will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday
Nonprofit asking Clinton, Trump to stop campaigning on 9/11
A national organization promoting Sept. 11 as a day of service and remembrance is asking presidential candidates to stop campaigning and running political ads on the 15th anniversary of the terror attacks
Thai farmers launch (bee) sting operation to stop elephants
Thai farmers launch (bee) sting operation to stop elephants
After several failed efforts to stop wild elephants from rampaging through their produce, farmers in Thailand have turned to Plan Bee
Colombia's president rushing plebiscite on deal with rebels
Colombia's president rushing plebiscite on deal with rebels
Colombia's president is moving fast to hold a plebiscite on a landmark peace deal reached with leftist rebels, presenting to congress Thursday the full text of the accord that he says will end a half-century of bloody combat
Rescuers search for survivors in Italy quake that killed 159
Rescuers search for survivors in Italy quake that killed 159
Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble
Hope Solo suspended from US soccer team for 6 months
Hope Solo suspended from US soccer team for 6 months
U.S. women's goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended Wednesday for six months by U.S. Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans' early departure from the Rio Olympics