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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:41:00 EST
More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape
Performances by Bill Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington State have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them many years ago.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:31:00 EST
More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape
Performances by Bill Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington State have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them many years ago.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:11:00 EST
Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making
By The Associated Press The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:51:00 EST
$139M deal reached in school molestation case
The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay $139 million to end all remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous counts of lewd conduct against his students, according...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:41:00 EST
NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014
Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of the year.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:31:00 EST
Marine with robotic leg braces gets Bronze Star
A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:31:00 EST
House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories
A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya,...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:21:00 EST
Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response
United against President Barack Obama but uncertain how to stop him, outraged Republicans struggled for a response on immigration Friday that would check the president without veering into talk of impeachment or a...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:11:00 EST
Unarmed man killed by police in NY housing complex
A rookie police officer walking with his gun drawn in a darkened stairwell of a crime-ridden public housing complex accidentally shot and killed a man who was leaving the building with his girlfriend, authorities said Friday.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:01:00 EST
Iran nuke talks stalled, despite Kerry efforts
Contentious nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran hit a new snag Friday after Iran apparently again turned down U.S. demands for concessions, leaving negotiations in limbo just three days before a deadline for a deal.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:21:00 EST
With snow still piled high, Buffalo faces flooding
Residents of western New York may soon have to worry about the water in their basements as well as the snow on their roofs.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:50:00 EST
A look at how FDA-approved robotic leg braces work
Marine Capt. Derek Herrera, who was paralyzed by a sniper's bullet two years ago in southern Afghanistan, is walking again thanks to a set of robotic leg braces known as the ReWalk system. Herrera is the first in the...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:41:00 EST
Ukraine's Facebook revolution, 1 year later
Ukraine's revolution began with a status update on Facebook.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:31:00 EST
AP PHOTOS: A look at Greece's Macedonian legacy
They were the ancient world's ultimate social climbers.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:10:00 EST
US, Turkey still not in sync on Syria
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday became the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition's fight against Islamic State extremists.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:01:00 EST
Islamic State group's drive for Kobani is blunted
More than two months into its assault on Kobani, the Islamic State group is still pouring fighters and resources into trying to capture the besieged Syrian Kurdish town, but the drive has been blunted.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:21:00 EST
Biden urges Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden criticized Russia on Friday for its role in eastern Ukraine, urging Moscow to uphold a cease-fire in the war-torn region as he visited Kiev on the anniversary of the country's...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:11:00 EST
93-year-old woman marks 75 years with same company
Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:11:00 EST
Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood
It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:11:00 EST
Report: Global obesity costs hits $2 trillion
The global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually - nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism, according to a new report released Thursday.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:11:00 EST
Outrage in Italy after asbestos case is thrown out
Premier Matteo Renzi added his voice to a chorus of outrage across Italy on Thursday after the country's highest court threw out a conviction against a Swiss businessman for some 3,000 asbestos-related deaths blamed on...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:41:00 EST
AP Exclusive: Some in NSA warned of a backlash
Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:40:00 EST
UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show
Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:21:00 EST
German art collector's cousin claims inheritance
A cousin of the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt is laying claim to his priceless art trove, raising the possibility of a legal battle as a Swiss museum that Gurlitt named as his heir prepares to announce whether it...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:31:00 EST
Narco culture surrounded slain Miss Honduras
Maria Jose Alvarado expected some difficult questions about her country at the Miss World pageant in London, so the 19-year-old beauty queen enlisted a teacher to help her prepare.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:40:00 EST
Grocery chain's Christmas ad stirs tears, outrage
Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:40:00 EST
Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much
By J.M. HIRSCH AP Food Editor Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but - and here's something you can be truly thankful for - it probably won't empty your wallet.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:10:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:41:00 EST
Japan's lower house dissolved for early election
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament on Friday, forcing an early election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his scandal-plagued government so he can pursue his policy goals.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:00:00 EST
Raiders snap 16-game skid with 24-20 win vs. KC
Sio Moore sacked Alex Smith and started to celebrate in the Kansas City backfield with Oakland Raiders teammate Khalil Mack.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:31:00 EST
Uber investigating if exec broke 'God' app rules
Uber Technologies confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the popular car-booking service's privacy policies by snooping on a reporter's ride.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:30:00 EST
For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders
President Barack Obama's sweeping immigration executive orders cap a turbulent, six-year quest to make headway on a thorny issue that has at times put the White House at odds with some of its fiercest supporters.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:51:00 EST
Peterson says 'fresh start' might be best
Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:29:00 EST
Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders
Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:10:00 EST
New Egypt comic artists push limits of expression
A new feminist comic book, the Jewelry Box, has emerged in Egypt, the latest addition in a blossoming scene of alternative comics, as artists seek freer outlets of expression in a country where independent voices are...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:40:00 EST
Raiders snap 16-game skid with 24-20 win vs. KC
After 368 days and 16 straight losses, the Oakland Raiders finally had something to celebrate.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:40:00 EST
Afghanistan's first fun park brings joy amid war
Excitement builds in the queue forming behind the barbed-wire security fence outside Afghanistan's first amusement park as children in bright clothes clutch their parents' hands and hop from foot to foot in...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:30:00 EST
Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex
A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:00:00 EST
Union: Charges seem unlikely for Ferguson officer
The suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown seems confident that he will not face criminal charges from a grand jury that has been investigating the case for several months, a police union official...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:40:00 EST
Roofs collapse as Buffalo clobbered by more snow
Roofs began to creak and collapse and homeowners struggled to clear waist-high drifts atop their houses Thursday as another storm brought the Buffalo area's three-day snowfall total to an epic 7 feet or more.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:21:00 EST
Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety
There were apologies and long-winded explanations, but after nearly four hours of testimony about exploding air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:10:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Friday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
Obama calls immigration plan commonsense, lawful
President Barack Obama was addressing the nation on Thursday night about executive actions on immigration. His plan would spare millions from deportation and allow them to work legally in the United States. The moves mark...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:01:00 EST
Journal indicates FSU shooter suspected government
A Florida State University alumnus and attorney who shot three people at the school's library early Thursday believed the government was targeting him for persecution, detailing his thoughts in a journal and in videos...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:01:00 EST
Cuban couple keeps rodents called hutias as pets
Some people keep guinea pigs or hamsters as pets.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:51:00 EST
Master of all mediums Mike Nichols dead at 83
A legend of film, theater and comedy in nearly equal measure, Mike Nichols was an unquestioned fixture of smart, urbane American culture across a relentlessly versatile, six-decade career that on stage or screen, reliably...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:40:00 EST
Israeli mayor's ban on Arab workers ignites uproar
The mayor of a southern Israeli city sparked a national uproar Thursday by barring Israeli Arab construction workers from jobs in local preschools, citing security concerns after a rash of attacks by Palestinian assailants...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:30:00 EST
Slain beauty queen, sister buried in Honduras
Grieving family members laid to rest a beauty queen and her sister amid drenching rains Thursday, pleading for divine justice after the women were shot to death in what police say was a jealous rage by the sister's...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:20:00 EST
Boko Haram said to kill about 45 people in Nigeria
The leader of a vigilante fighter group in Nigeria says Boko Haram militants have killed about 45 people in an attack on a village.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:00:00 EST
Deal divides billions in closed nuke plant's costs
Consumers will pay about $3.3 billion and shareholders will pay about $1.4 billion under a settlement approved Thursday on costs stemming from the premature closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:40:00 EST
5 things to watch in Obama's immigration speech
After years of wrangling with Congress over how to fix the country's immigration system, President Barack Obama is ready to announce his plan to take action alone.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:30:00 EST
Kerry to join Iran nuclear talks in Vienna
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held out hope of a last-minute nuclear deal with Iran Thursday, as he added his diplomatic muscle to talks aimed at overcoming deep differences with Tehran over the size and scope of its...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:52:00 EST
St. Louis region prepares for Ferguson decision
The St. Louis region is on edge in anticipation of an announcement from the grand jury that is weighing whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The August shooting led to...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:52:00 EST
Not feeling sexy? Try frogs in a blender!
Suffering from stress? Not feeling sexy? High in the Andean mountains, some locals believe putting frogs in a blender is the answer.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:11:00 EST
UN: World not close to avoiding dangerous warming
The world still isn't close to preventing what leaders call a dangerous level of man-made warming, a new United Nations report says. That's despite some nations' recent pledges to cut back on carbon dioxide...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:51:00 EST
Corruption saps enthusiasm for east Ukraine rebels
As battle raged in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine, cargo trains piled high with coal thundered along rail tracks to keep heating and power going to households in rebel-held territory.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:10:00 EST
10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
By The Associated Press Associated Press Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:30:00 EST
Swedish appeals court upholds Assange detention
A Swedish appeals court upheld the detention order on Julian Assange on Thursday, dismissing a challenge by the WikiLeaks founder who is wanted by prosecutors in an investigation of alleged sex crimes.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:39:00 EST
Russia: North Korea ready to resume nuclear talks
North Korea says it's ready to resume international talks on its nuclear program, Russia's foreign minister said Thursday as Moscow sought to raise its profile in the international standoff over Pyongyang's...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:20:00 EST
Attacks in Kabul raise concerns about security
The Afghan capital has become a city under siege as the Taliban stage almost daily attacks against government and foreign targets, penetrating layers of heightened security and fueling concerns that insurgents have...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:39:00 EST
Duchess of Alba, wealthy aristocrat, dies at 88
The Duchess of Alba, one of Spain's wealthiest and most colorful aristocrats and recognized as the world's most titled noble, has died. She was 88.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 04:09:00 EST
Amnesty report: Turkey strained by Syrian refugees
With Turkey's government-run refugee camps operating at full capacity, more than 1 million Syrian refugees who have flocked to Turkey to escape fighting at home are struggling to survive on their own, according to an...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:59:00 EST
NBA's Silver sends message on domestic violence
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league's lack of tolerance for domestic violence.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:49:00 EST
Immigrants wait, hope, plan for Obama order
Immigrants in the country illegally already are flooding attorneys' offices with calls to see if they can qualify under President Barack Obama's yet-to-be-announced plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:20:00 EST
Ebola heightens need for aid for orphans
The Ebola epidemic has put adoptions in impacted west African countries at a standstill for obvious reasons.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:19:00 EST
Egypt making slow progress on genital mutilation
Raslan Fadl, the first doctor in Egypt to be put on trial for committing female genital mutilation, is still practicing even through a 13-year-old girl died after he performed the procedure. And in this Nile Delta Village,...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:40:00 EST
Ebola heightens need for aid for orphans
By The Associated Press The Ebola epidemic has put adoptions in affected West African countries on hold, indefinitely.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:29:00 EST
TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' from lineup
NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of "The Cosby Show," moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:09:00 EST
Iraq: Ballet school speaks to city's resilience
Ann Khalid did not feel well but she insisted on dancing a brief scene from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake with her classmates. The 12-year-old is determined to one day have a career dancing and teaching ballet, not an easy...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:19:00 EST
Tears, anger pour for slain Miss Honduras, sister
Tears and anger poured out for the dark-haired beauty who was to have flown to London on Wednesday to represent Honduras at the Miss World pageant, only to be found shot to death with her sister on a remote river bank.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:29:00 EST
10 Things to Know-Thursday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:11:00 EST
Police: Miss Honduras, sister slain in jealous fit
The dark-haired beauty was to have flown to London Wednesday to compete in the Miss World pageant - the high point of her reign as Miss Honduras. But the beauty queen and her sister were found shot dead on a remote river...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:30:00 EST
Buffalo area hit with epic snow _ with more coming
Homeowners opened their front doors to find themselves sealed in by sheer walls of white. Shovelers turned walkways into head-high canyons. A woman gave birth in a firehouse after the snow prevented her from reaching the...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:11:00 EST
Obama to announce immigration action Thursday
In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration - in measures that could spare from deportation as many as 5...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:02:00 EST
Disappointed Vikings drop hope of Peterson return
Adrian Peterson's last appearance in the Minnesota locker room was nearly 10 weeks ago. The Vikings have played all but one game this season without his swift and strong running ability.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:42:00 EST
AP Exclusive: Before Snowden, a debate inside NSA
Years before Edward Snowden sparked a public outcry with the disclosure that the National Security Agency had been secretly collecting American telephone records, some NSA executives voiced strong objections to the...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:21:00 EST
Aide: Obama open to limits in war authorization
The Obama administration is open to limits on the duration of its military efforts in Iraq and Syria and on the potential use of ground forces in a new war authorization against the Islamic State, a top presidential...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:12:00 EST
GOP governors attack Obama's immigration order
The nation's Republican governors on Wednesday lashed out at President Barack Obama's plans to unilaterally protect millions of immigrants from deportation, but clashed over whether their congressional colleagues...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:10:00 EST
Police: Man crawled into sunken car, saved baby
A Maine logger helped save an infant from drowning when he crawled into a car that was upside-down in water and used a knife to cut the straps off her car seat and pull her out, police said.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:21:00 EST
Divided Jerusalem: Attacks put holy city on edge
Streets are subdued, marketplaces are quiet and people are on edge in Jewish areas of Jerusalem, where Arabs have been using meat cleavers, guns, screwdrivers and even their cars in deadly, small-scale attacks.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:49:00 EST
Records reveal divide on Ferguson police tactics
Newly released emails, sent to and from Missouri's top public-safety officials, show that the state police captain placed in charge of security in Ferguson after Michael Brown's death was both vilified and praised...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:21:00 EST
AP Exclusive: From IS militant to Iraq informant
The former Islamic State group commander walked into the visitors' room of his Baghdad prison, without the usual yellow jumpsuit and shackles his fellow inmates wear. In slippers and a track suit, he greeted guards...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:21:00 EST
Study: Banking industry culture fosters cheating
The banking industry seems to bring out dishonesty in people, a new study suggests.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:21:00 EST
Immigrants baffled by HealthCare.gov lapse
HealthCare.gov is working better, but immigrants are running into what looks like an obvious slip-up.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:59:00 EST
Immigrants wait, hope, plan for Obama order
Immigrants in the country illegally already are flooding attorneys' offices with calls to see if they can qualify under President Barack Obama's yet-to-be-announced plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:59:00 EST
NBC scraps Cosby television project
NBC says it has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a Cosby project as another sexual assault allegation against the comic has emerged.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:50:00 EST
New Kurdish offensive targets Islamic State group
Kurdish forces, backed by U.S.-led airstrikes, launched a new offensive Wednesday targeting the Islamic State group in areas of Iraq that the extremists had captured this past summer.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:39:00 EST
Family, school spar in court in 'under God' suit
Attorneys offered contrasting interpretations of the Pledge of Allegiance during oral arguments Wednesday in a New Jersey family's lawsuit claiming a school district is discriminating against their child's atheist...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:09:00 EST
Union, NFL at odds over personal conduct policy
By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer The NFL players' union wants the league and its owners to take disciplining players out of the hands of Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:00:00 EST
Paddington Bear film gets parental guidance rating
British film authorities have managed to find dangerous behavior and sexual innuendo in a film about Paddington Bear - a development that the bear's 88-year-old creator says leaves him "totally amazed."

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:18:00 EST
Russia blasts Ukraine for payment freeze
Russia's foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine's decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:39:00 EST
Missing Honduras beauty queen, sister found dead
A top police official says what appear to be the bodies of Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared six days ago.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:19:00 EST
Republicans: Keystone pipeline down, but not out
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:39:00 EST
Mexican boy has massive tumor removed in US
An 11-year-old Mexican boy who had been suffering from a massive tumor and drew international attention after U.S. officials helped him get treatment in New Mexico had the growth removed after a long surgery, a church said...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 05:51:00 EST
Are women overcharged? France probes price of pink
Hair salons do it, dry cleaners do it, and so do department stores selling health and beauty products. Now France wants to know why, for some goods and services, women seem to be paying more than men.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:31:00 EST
Some in House reject GOP warning against shutdown
Top Republicans say two things are clear: Last year's government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president's pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:29:00 EST
After Keystone, Landrieu faces tougher re-election
A failed effort to push approval of the Keystone XL pipeline through Congress behind her, Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu now faces an even greater challenge to win a runoff election next month.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:29:00 EST
AP PHOTOS: Survivors of female genital mutilation
In this ancient village in southern Egypt on the banks of the Nile, some women are now speaking out about a long-standing tradition once never discussed.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:29:00 EST
Stanton agrees to record deal with Marlins
The Marlins persuaded Giancarlo Stanton to say yes. He couldn't afford to say no.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:28:00 EST
Blighted harvest drives olive oil price pressures
If your favorite bottle of Mediterranean olive oil starts costing more, blame unseasonable European weather - and tiny insects.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:38:00 EST
Scientists 'confident' comet lander will wake up
A burst of sunshine in the spring could be just the wakeup call for Europe's comet lander.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:31:00 EST
Gun sales surge ahead of jury's Ferguson decision
Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury's decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:28:00 EST
Peru attacks illegal mining ahead of climate talks
Peru has sent 1,000 police into its southeastern jungles to dismantle illegal gold-mining camps, just weeks before the country hosts global climate talks.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:28:00 EST
Cuba says doctor catches Ebola in Sierra Leone
A member of the 165-member medical team Cuba sent to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with the disease, according to state media.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:18:00 EST
Model-TV host Dickinson accuses Cosby of assault
Model and TV host Janice Dickinson added her name to the women who have accused comic Bill Cosby of sexual assault.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:18:00 EST
Israel vows harsh response to synagogue attack
Israel vowed harsh retaliation Tuesday for a Palestinian attack that killed five people and left blood-smeared prayer books and shawls on the floor of a synagogue in Jerusalem - an assault that sharply escalated...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:18:00 EST
Netflix postpones launch of Cosby comedy special
Netflix said it is postponing Bill Cosby's upcoming standup comedy special, a decision that followed a growing number of allegations that the famed entertainer sexually assaulted women.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:31:00 EST
Senate blocks NSA phone records measure
The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:41:00 EST
4 deaths blamed on major New York snowstorm
Four people died during a storm that dumped more than 4 feet of snow around Buffalo and forced motorists in 150 vehicles, including a women's basketball team, to ride it out on a day when temperatures dropped to...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:08:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:19:00 EST
Sister of slain actress crusades against Manson
Debra Tate, whose pregnant sister Sharon was slain in 1969 by the murderous followers of Charles Manson, has spent much of her life trying to divert attention from the cult leader and keep him in prison.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:19:00 EST
Probe of Ferguson police could spur broad change
As local authorities in Missouri near the end of their investigation in the Ferguson shooting, a broader federal civil rights review could hold a greater potential to refashion the police department and bring long-lasting...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:19:00 EST
No on Keystone pipeline _ but GOP vows replay
In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night to force completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Republicans vowed to resurrect the controversial issue soon...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:48:00 EST
New York man charged for 25 cats hanging in trees
A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the discovery last spring of 25 dead cats hanging from trees in plastic bags, a grisly find that prompted animal lovers including Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler to post...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:40:00 EST
Senate Democrats reject bill to build oil pipeline
The Democrat-controlled Senate has defeated a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:28:00 EST
Huge solar plant lags in early production
The largest solar power plant of its type in the world - once promoted as a turning point in green energy - isn't producing as much energy as planned.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:28:00 EST
Study: Polar bears disappearing from key region
A key polar bear population fell nearly by half in the past decade, a new U.S.-Canada study found, with scientists seeing a dramatic increase in young cubs starving and dying.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:09:00 EST
Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury
Tracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway crash more than five months ago, and it's uncertain if he will be "the Tracy Morgan he once was," his lawyer said Tuesday.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:39:00 EST
Poll: Hispanics more positive on long-term care
Hispanics are more likely to consider caring for an elderly relative or friend to be a positive experience, and less likely to say it creates stress in their families, a new poll found.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:20:00 EST
Rocky love: Letters by great women are auctioned
An unprecedented collection of 1,500 documents from some of history's greatest women is being auctioned in Paris, including everything from Catherine the Great's imperious letter shunning her lover, to Brigitte...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:10:00 EST
NTSB: Gov't aircraft regulations apply to drones
The government has the power to hold drone operators accountable when they operate the remote-control aircraft recklessly, a federal safety board ruled Tuesday in a setback to small drone operators chafing under Federal...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:09:00 EST
Navy secretary racks up 930K in world travel
The Navy secretary has spent more than a full year of his five-year tenure on overseas travel, racking up more than 930,000 miles on trips that cost taxpayers more than $4.7 million.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:40:00 EST
AP Analysis: US-Iran talks haunted by history
Bill Clinton tried. So did George W. Bush. Neither succeeded. As President Barack Obama's own second term winds down, he is getting closer than either of his immediate predecessors to the goal of improving U.S....

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:18:00 EST
Study lifts cloud over heart drugs Zetia, Vytorin
A major study lifts a cloud around Zetia and Vytorin, blockbuster drugs for lowering cholesterol. The study found that these pills modestly lower the risk of heart attacks and other problems in people at high risk for them...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:58:00 EST
Death by dirty water: Storm runoff a risk for fish
Just hours into the experiment, the prognosis was grim for salmon that had been submerged in rain runoff collected from one of Seattle's busiest highways. One by one, the fish were removed from a tank filled with...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:28:00 EST
AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
The world looked on in awe last week as European scientists - for the first time in history - placed a spacecraft on a comet hundreds of millions of miles (kilometers) from Earth.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:58:00 EST
Doctor hesitates, then returns to Ebola front line
Returning last month to Sierra Leone to treat Ebola victims after a break, volunteer doctor Juli Switala was shocked to see the obituaries and photographs of colleagues who had died of the disease in her absence, pinned to...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:00:00 EST
Prague wall dedicated to John Lennon painted over
Prague's colorful wall dedicated to the memory of John Lennon has been painted over, leaving just a single message: "Wall is over!"

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:00:00 EST
US official names Americans killed at synagogue
The U.S. State Department has identified three Americans among those killed in an attack Tuesday at a synagogue in Israel.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:59:00 EST
Reality-based networks reaching into scripted TV
Can a zebra change its stripes?

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:30:00 EST
Obama stakes final 2 years on climate change
With limited time still in power, President Barack Obama is staking his final two years on climate change, pushing the issue to the front of his agenda as he seeks to leave an imprint on the world that will endure after...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:58:00 EST
AP PHOTOS: Bulls fight for bets in rural Haiti
Gamblers who goad bulls to fight each other just outside this Haitian coastal town stand for hours by a riverbed scrutinizing a dozen muscular animals with horns sharpened by knives.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:28:00 EST
British, Dutch kill poultry to fight bird flu
Chickens were being killed in the Netherlands, and Britain was preparing to kill ducks, after two cases of bird flu were discovered in Europe - but officials insisted Monday that the risk to public health was very low.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:17:00 EST
Melanie Griffith, Amanda Seyfried frantic onstage
Some two dozen celebrities - including Melanie Griffith, Amanda Seyfried, Peter Dinklage and Pablo Schreiber - threw themselves onstage Monday with little rehearsal and little sleep - and survived.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:08:00 EST
Japan's Abe calls snap election, puts off tax hike
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election for December and put off a sales tax hike planned for next year, seeking a renewed mandate for his all-or-nothing policies to end two decades of economic...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 04:28:00 EST
Man who died from Ebola endured treatment delays
A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone did not receive aggressive treatment until nearly two weeks after he first started showing symptoms - a delay that doctors said probably made it impossible for...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 04:18:00 EST
Chronology of Israeli-Palestinian violence
It has been a difficult year for Israelis and Palestinians, with the failure of peace talks and a string of violent incidents that shows no signs of ending. Here is a look at some key recent events:

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 03:27:00 EST
Answers to questions about the Ferguson grand jury
A Missouri grand jury has been hearing evidence for months as it weighs whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, which was followed by sometimes violent...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 03:27:00 EST
Japan's Abe expected to delay tax, call snap poll
"Japan is Back!" Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared not long after taking office, vowing to restore his country's fading economic might. Two years later, Japan is in recession and Abe is poised to delay a key policy...

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 02:30:00 EST
AP Exclusive: Charles Manson gets marriage license
Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old woman who left her Midwestern home and spent the past nine years trying to help exonerate him.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:17:00 EST
Heart stents may require longer blood thinner use
Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer than the one year doctors recommend now. A large study found that continuing for another 18 months lowers the...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:07:00 EST
American questioned for shipping human body parts
A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery: preserved human parts, including an infant's head, a baby's foot and an...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:00:00 EST
Police search for suspect in fatal subway shove
Police on Monday hunted for the man who shoved a stranger off a subway platform to his death and circulated surveillance footage of the suspect walking calmly away from the station just minutes after the fatal push.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:47:00 EST
Bill Cosby hunkers down as scandal rages
After Bill Cosby settled a civil lawsuit in 2006 alleging that he'd repeatedly sexually assaulted a woman, his image as America's dad may have been temporarily tarnished, but was far from destroyed.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:07:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:50:00 EST
Mom turns self in decade after fleeing with child
A woman who fled with her 8-year-old daughter a decade ago during a custody dispute turned herself in Monday to face trial.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:58:00 EST
Pope confirms Philly trip for families conference
Organizers of the World Meeting of Families for months were coy when asked if Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia for the massive Roman Catholic-sponsored gathering.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:18:00 EST
Answers to questions about the Ferguson grand jury
A Missouri grand jury has been hearing evidence for months as it weighs whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, which was followed by sometimes violent...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:17:00 EST
Heyward to Cards, Braves get Miller in 4-man deal
Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20. He homered in his first big league at-bat. He was voted to the All-Star Game as a rookie. He was hailed as the future of the game...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:08:00 EST
Europeans have prominent role in beheading video
The cold-eyed militants lined up behind their victims in the latest Islamic State video appear to come from outside the Middle East, including one from France and possibly two from Britain, as the extremist group tries to...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:58:00 EST
SPIN METER: Obama is firm but vague on immigration
President Barack Obama says he plans to help immigrants living illegally in the United States "get legal" without any action from Congress. And he promises to curb a system that he describes as deporting immigrants...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:39:00 EST
Parents of slain aid worker: Son believed in good
The parents of an Indiana aid worker who was beheaded by Islamic State militants said Monday their hearts are battered by their son's death but that they believe his life is proof "one person can make a difference."

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:48:00 EST
2 GOP presidents acted unilaterally on immigration
Two presidents have acted unilaterally on immigration - and both were Republican. Ronald Reagan and his successor George H.W. Bush extended amnesty to family members who were not covered by the last major overhaul of...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:40:00 EST
'Red warning lights' flashing for global economy
The global economy's problems seem to be multiplying.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:39:00 EST
State Dept computers hacked, email shut down
The State Department has taken the unprecedented step of shutting down its entire unclassified email system as technicians repair possible damage from a suspected hacker attack.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:39:00 EST
LAPD technology that tracks ex-cons stirs concerns
Los Angeles police are increasingly relying on technology that not only tells patrol officers where crime is most likely to occur but also identifies and keeps track of ex-cons and other bad guys they believe are most...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:39:00 EST
Facebook's privacy update: 5 things to know
Facebook is once again trying to simplify its privacy policy, largely to address criticisms that it's too complex and lengthy for the average user.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:47:00 EST
Cosby clarifies statement on rape accusations
A blanket denial from Bill Cosby's lawyer dismissing allegations of sexual abuse by the comedian against several women has been clarified with a subsequent statement.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:48:00 EST
AP IMPACT: 'Vaccine court' keeps claimants waiting
A system Congress established to speed help to Americans harmed by vaccines has instead heaped additional suffering on thousands of families, The Associated Press has found.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:29:00 EST
AP IMPACT: 'Vaccine court' keeps claimants waiting
An Associated Press investigation has found that a system Congress established to speed help to Americans harmed by vaccines has instead heaped additional suffering on thousands of families.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:28:00 EST
Pope reinforces traditional family values
Pope Francis is seeking to reassure the church's right-wing base that he's not a renegade bent on changing church doctrine on family issues - weeks after a Vatican meeting of bishops initially proposed a radical...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:28:00 EST
Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine
The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not accept a defeat for the pro-Russian rebels and Angela Merkel accusing the...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:27:00 EST
President pelted on Velvet Revolution anniversary
Celebrations on Monday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution felt more like an uprising against the current Czech president.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:57:00 EST
As fears rise in Myanmar, Rohingya exodus grows
The captain of the small fishing vessel has spent most of his life helping fellow Rohingya Muslims escape persecution and hatred in Myanmar, but now even he is worried about the panicked pace the exodus has taken in recent...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:47:00 EST
G-20 leaders agree on $2 trillion boost to growth
Under pressure to jolt the lethargic world economy back to life, leaders of G-20 nations on Sunday finalized a plan to boost global GDP by more than $2 trillion over five years. The fanfare, however, was overshadowed by...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:37:00 EST
Solange Knowles weds video director
Solange Knowles is known for her fashion as much as her music, and her weekend wedding didn't disappoint.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:27:00 EST
France: Wild cat on the prowl but it's not a tiger
A two-day search by some 200 French police and members of the armed forces for a wild cat roaming through towns and across a major highway came to one conclusion Friday: It isn't a tiger.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:26:00 EST
California cat cafe is catnip for feline fans
Cat lovers in Northern California are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe in Oakland.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:19:00 EST
Frenchman thought among killers in IS beheadings
A young Frenchman is believed to be among the killers on an Islamic State propaganda video showing a beheaded American aid worker and the deaths of more than a dozen Syrian soldiers, France's top security official said...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:39:00 EST
Bono hurts arm in NYC cycling accident
U2 frontman Bono has injured his arm while riding a bicycle in New York City.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:29:00 EST
Chopin's heart exhumed in secret, like a relic
As Frederic Chopin gasped for air on his deathbed in Paris in 1849, he whispered a request that became the stuff of musical legend: Remove my heart after I die and entomb it in Poland. He wanted the symbol of his soul to...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:07:00 EST
Hopes and fears as health law sign-up season opens
The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama's health overhaul opened, with hopes that this time consumers will have a positive experience. Obama says about a half-million people logged into the federal...

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:59:00 EST
Confrontations await Obama after productive trip
After a productive trip abroad, President Barack Obama is back in Washington, where he faces confrontations with Republicans on immigration and an oil pipeline project.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:36:00 EST
Patriots offense rolls in 42-20 blowout at Indy
Tom Brady has the New England offense operating at peak efficiency.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 05:47:00 EST
Iran talks: taking stock a week before deadline
Iran and six world powers are closer than ever to a deal that would crimp Tehran's ability to make nuclear arms - a status that would lead to an end to sanctions on the Islamic republic and ease tensions that could...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:11:00 EST
Ibanez, Cash, Wakamatsu finalists to manage Rays
Raul Ibanez, Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu are the finalists to replace Joe Maddon as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:11:00 EST
Bills plan to return home after game in Detroit
Bills President Russ Brandon says the team is planning to return to Buffalo after Monday night's game in Detroit against the New York Jets.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:01:00 EST
Ciganda, Granada tied for lead at LPGA finale
Michelle Wie suddenly is in a position to consider a million ways how a great year can get even better.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:31:00 EST
Column: NFL should realign after NFC South debacle
The Atlanta Falcons won't apologize for somehow being in first place with a losing record.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:21:00 EST
NFL will hear Adrian Peterson's appeal Dec. 2
Adrian Peterson's hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:32:00 EST
Dodgers acquire Peralta from Rays
Reliever Joel Peralta was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers from the Tampa Bay Rays as part of a four-player trade.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:21:00 EST
Lavillenie, Adams named IAAF athletes of the year
Pole vault indoor record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France and shot putter Valerie Adams of New Zealand were named world athletes of the year on Friday.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:01:00 EST
Hall of Fame coach Tarkanian hospitalized in Vegas
Family members say Naismith Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian remains hospitalized in stable condition at a Las Vegas hospital where he's being treated for pneumonia.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:31:00 EST
Dallas Stars sign Spezza to $30M, 4-year deal
Two-time NHL All-Star center Jason Spezza signed a $30 million, four-year contract extension Friday with the Dallas Stars.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:31:00 EST
Ex-coach's lawyer seeks MLB records in drug case
A lawyer for a former University of Miami pitching coach is seeking a wide range of Major League Baseball records for the coach's upcoming trial on illegal performance-enhancing drug distribution charges, including...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:01:00 EST
House GOP sues Obama administration on health law
House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Friday accusing the Obama administration of exceeding its constitutional powers in carrying out President Barack Obama's prized health care law, giving legal voice to...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:42:00 EST
Report: Grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drilling
A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says a struggling bird species needs a 3-mile buffer between its breeding grounds and oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:10:00 EST
Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer The stock market closed out its fifth straight week of gains with another record high on Friday.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:50:00 EST
China, Europe chase growth amid global slowdown
China's central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to re-energize the world's No. 2 economy, joining a growing list of major economies that are trying to encourage growth in the face of a global...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:20:00 EST
Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory
By The Associated Press Stocks are pushing further into record territory as investors welcome a move by China to stimulate its economy by lowering interest rates.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:20:00 EST
Credit Suisse guilty plea on US taxes is official
European bank Credit Suisse's guilty plea to helping wealthy Americans avoid paying taxes has been formalized by a federal judge.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:50:00 EST
White House: Immigration steps would boost wages
President Barack Obama's moves on immigration would expand the labor force and increase worker productivity, according to a White House report Friday that estimates average wages would rise over a 10-year period.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:01:00 EST
New York Fed chief on defensive on bank oversight
The head of the New York Federal Reserve was put on the defensive by Senate Democrats, who accused the Fed of being too close to the big banks it is charged with regulating.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:11:00 EST
Ford's new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups
Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:41:00 EST
Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter
School kids are giving thanks to first lady Michelle Obama just in time for the holiday - with a sarcastic Twitter hashtag about unappealing school lunches.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:31:00 EST
Crew finds 150-ton boulder likely left by glacier
Workers digging an underground garage for a new hotel in Everett, Washington, recently struck something big about 30 feet below the surface.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:11:00 EST
Texas OKs most new history textbooks amid outcry
Texas' school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation's second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh - capping months of outcry over...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:50:00 EST
Des Moines struggling with nitrates in water
Two rivers that supply water to 500,000 people in the Des Moines area show nitrate levels spiking to levels that make it unsafe for some to drink, a concentration experts haven't before seen in the fall that likely...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:11:00 EST
TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11
Aereo, an online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:01:00 EST
Space station rarity: 2 women on long-term crew
For the 21st-century spacewoman, gender is a subject often best ignored.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:41:00 EST
Feds vows to publicize vaccine injury help program
By JUSTIN PRITCHARD and MITCH WEISS Associated Press Leaders of the nation's system for helping people hurt by a routine vaccination have vowed to better publicize the little-known program, while the...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:20:00 EST
San Francisco window washer falls onto moving car
A worker fell screaming 11 stories from the roof of a bank building Friday morning onto a moving car, crushing its roof and sending shattered glass flying into the street, police and witnesses said.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:11:00 EST
Soldier sentenced to life in girlfriend's slaying
A Fort Carson soldier convicted of murder in the slaying of his soldier girlfriend has been ordered to spend life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:01:00 EST
More signs of Florida shooter's troubled life
A man who shot three people at a Florida State University library complained to police and property managers in New Mexico that cameras were watching him in his apartment and that he heard voices talking about and laughing...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:51:00 EST
Arrest in 2007 killing of mom who led double life
A man arrested in the killing of a Colorado single mom who vanished more than seven years ago was one of the many unsavory clients she had while leading a double life as a paid escort, investigators say.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:11:00 EST
Official: Ferguson grand jury still meeting
Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm Friday as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But a spokesman for St. Louis County's top prosecutor said...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:10:00 EST
Billy Joel to set Madison Square Garden record
Billy Joel will set a record for the most performances by any artist at Madison Square Garden with his upcoming 65th show scheduled for this summer.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:30:00 EST
'Queen Latifah Show' to end after its 2nd season
"The Queen Latifah Show" will be ending after this season.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:20:00 EST
Handler apologizes again, calls his remark racist
Daniel Handler apologized again for racial comments he made while hosting the National Book Awards and promised to back up his words with his wallet.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:10:00 EST
James Cagney's 1942 Oscar fails to sell at auction
In the world of auctions, there's always a chance no one will bite. Such was the case for James Cagney's 1942 best actor Oscar for his role in "Yankee Doodle Dandy."

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:20:00 EST
Britain still grappling with celebrity sex abuse
A growing scandal of decades-old sexual assault allegations against television icon Bill Cosby has shocked many in the United States. Across the Atlantic, Britain has been struggling for more than two years to come to...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:31:00 EST
Bandage DNA leads to arrest in 2-year-old burglary
State police say DNA taken from an adhesive bandage left at the scene of a Vermont camp break-in two years ago has led to an arrest.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:31:00 EST
Seagull with dart through neck spotted at park
A seagull with a dart through its neck is surviving at a park in the agricultural city of Wenatchee, in north central Washington state.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:31:00 EST
Oregon festival's giant nutcracker: 41 feet
Sponsors of the annual holiday festival near Roseburg have commissioned a whopper of a centerpiece - a wooden nutcracker intended to stand 41 feet tall, weigh more than 16,000 pounds and work its jaw with enough force to...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:31:00 EST
Michigan wins appeal over prisoner's air mattress
A federal appeals court has deflated a Michigan prisoner's air mattress.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:01:00 EST
Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list released
Have you seen a man who loaded live giraffes into a Tanzanian military plane for delivery to Qatar? If so Interpol would like to speak with you.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:41:00 EST
Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine
A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:09:00 EST
Thai leader pats reporter on head, tugs his ear
Thailand's military-installed prime minister, known for scolding journalists, is trying a new tack: patting their heads and tugging their ears.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:21:00 EST
New signs in Indiana warn of turtle crossing
State crews in Indiana have put up "Turtle Crossing" signs along a busy road running beside a wildlife area in Terre Haute.

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