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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:27:00 EST
Germany extends facial recognition test at rail station
Germany's top security official is extending tests of automatic facial recognition technology after an initial six-month trial showed the system had a good success rate.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:27:00 EST
AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?
"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:27:00 EST
Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana
Disney $52 billion purchase of Fox seals rift in Marvel, 'Star Wars' universes but it will be unavoidable online and in theaters.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:27:00 EST
US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin
Federal attorneys prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring case are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
SpaceX 1st: Recycled rocket soars with recycled capsule
SpaceX has racked up another first, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a NASA grocery run.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump's early gains
The U.S. government posted a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of Donald Trump's presidency.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth control
A federal judge in Philadelphia has ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that would dramatically reduce women's access to free birth control.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
DA not filing charges over alleged assault at KU men's dorm
The local prosecutor does not plan to file sexual assault charges over a report that a 16-year-old girl was raped in December 2016 in the dorm housing the Kansas men's basketball team.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's potential defection has put a speed bump into GOP leaders' drive to push their big tax package through the Senate.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:25:00 EST
World unites against NKorea nuke ambitions _ North ignores
North Korea's friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:25:00 EST
Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, 1 death confirmed
A strong earthquake shook buildings in the Indonesian capital Jakarta and cities in western and central Java late Friday evening.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:17:00 EST
Trump assails FBI leadership, touts loyalty to police
The White House says newly-revealed FBI records show there is "extreme bias" against President Donald Trump among senior leadership at the FBI.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:17:00 EST
Americans pessimistic about Trump, country: AP-NORC Poll
Americans are painting a pessimistic view of the country and President Donald Trump as 2017 comes to a close.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:17:00 EST
Playwright alleges misconduct by Hoffman when she was 16
Dustin Hoffman faces new allegations of sexual misconduct, including exposing himself to a 16-year-old girl decades ago in a New York hotel room.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:16:00 EST
The Latest: Estimate says tax bill adds $1.46T to deficit
President Donald Trump says he's seen the latest version of the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul package moving through Congress and he predicts it will do "very, very well.".

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:08:00 EST
Tillerson retreats on offer of unconditional NKorea talks
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is criticizing China over its oil supplies to North Korea and urging Russia to stop using laborers from the impoverished nation.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:07:00 EST
Grand jury: Penn State showed 'shocking apathy' to drinking
Grand jury report after frat pledge's drinking death says Penn State officials displayed 'shocking apathy'.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:59:00 EST
Rubio defection threatens GOP's slim majority on tax bill
Generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans would be delivered in a sweeping overhaul of the tax laws, under a new agreement crafted by Republicans in Congress.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:46:00 EST
EU sees new 'dramatically difficult' phase in Brexit talks
EU leaders gathered Friday to launch a new phase in negotiations on Britain's departure from their bloc, as domestic pressure mounts on Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:37:00 EST
Putin looks for quick win, but voter apathy worries Kremlin
Russia's presidential election campaign formally lasts only three months, and President Vladimir Putin wants to make it as short as possible.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:37:00 EST
White House to push merit-based immigration in new campaign
The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn the public against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push to move toward a more merit-based structure.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:37:00 EST
White House signals Western Wall has to be part of Israel
Senior Trump administration officials are outlining their view that Jerusalem's Western Wall has to be a part of Israel, in another declaration sure to enflame passions among Palestinians and others in the Middle East.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:27:00 EST
With obesity on rise, Paris reflects on mirrored 'fatphobia'
Image-conscious Paris has launched a public awareness campaign to counter sizeism, an often disregarded form of discrimination.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:09:00 EST
Italy OKs living wills amid long-running euthanasia debate
Italy's Senate has passed a law allowing Italians to write living wills and refuse artificial nutrition and hydration, the latest step in Catholic Italy's long-running debate over euthanasia and when it's OK to pull the plug.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:07:00 EST
As Disney swallows Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood
After years of tremors, the earthquake that had long been forecast to hit Hollywood finally arrived Thursday with Disney's purchase of the 20th Century Fox film studio.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:57:00 EST
Ex-Russian minister jailed for 8 years in sting case
A court has found a former Russian economic development minister guilty of accepting a $2 million bribe from a top ally of President Vladimir Putin.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:50:00 EST
Disney buying much of Fox, will help it compete with Netflix
Disney is buying a big chunk of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal, gaining U.S. cable channels and a major film studio and growing overseas as it tries to meet competition from technology companies.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:39:00 EST
Coalition govt reached in Austria signals shift to right
Austrian conservative and nationalist parties say they have reached a deal on a new coalition government which will make 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz the new chancellor and Europe's youngest leader.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:58:00 EST
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to marry May 19 on FA Cup day
Kensington Palace says the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be held on May 19.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:05:00 EST
Trump doesn't want to talk about Flynn pardon 'yet'
President Donald Trump isn't saying whether he is considering a pardon for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:47:00 EST
The Latest: Sessions distances himself from Trump on FBI
President Donald Trump says "it's a shame what's happened" with the FBI, calling its handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation "really disgraceful" and vowing to "rebuild" the agency.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:16:00 EST
Winds temporarily calm on lines of huge California wildfire
The first firefighter has died in the battle against a series of major wildfires burning across Southern California.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:10:00 EST
EU agrees to catch more fish sustainably in 2018
European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the Northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing by 2020.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:56:00 EST
Plane that led Normandy invasion discovered, restored
A plane that led the invasion of Normandy during World War II has been saved from a junkyard and carefully restored in Wisconsin.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:39:00 EST
French death toll rises to 5 children in train-bus crash
French authorities said all victims have been identified overnight and their families informed after a regional train hit a school bus in southern France, killing four children.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:38:00 EST
Man with knife at Amsterdam airport is not terror case
Dutch military police say they have shot a man after he threatened to use a knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:37:00 EST
Mario Batali kicked off ABC amid misconduct allegations
Celebrity chef Mario Batali has been kicked off ABC's "The Chew" amid allegations from several women that he touched them inappropriately.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:21:00 EST
Poll: Most believe Trump trying to obstruct Russia probe
A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research reveals that most Americans think Donald Trump did something wrong regarding his presidential campaign's ties to Russia.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:21:00 EST
House Speaker Paul Ryan denies reports he may leave Congress
House Speaker Paul Ryan is denying reports that he plans to leave Congress after the Republicans' treasured tax bill is approved.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:09:00 EST
FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'
FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality' rules that equalized access to the internet.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:56:00 EST
Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy
An Australian inquiry into child abuse has recommended the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy and clarify the extent that the seal of the confession applies to evidence of child abuse.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:50:00 EST
Big baller: LeBron gets triple-double as Cavs beat Lakers
LeBron James notches his 59th career triple-double as Cavs beat Lakers 121-112 for 16th win in 17 games.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:38:00 EST
Spain arrests suspect wanted in at least 5 killings
Spanish authorities have arrested a homicide suspect wanted by Italy for months after the slaying of three people in Spain, including two civil guards.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:46:00 EST
Ex-'Apprentice' star Omarosa to tell all about White House
The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman _ one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters _ plans to leave the administration next month.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:17:00 EST
The kids are all right: 'Youthquake' is Oxford word of 2017
Oxford Dictionaries is recognizing the power of the millennial generation with its 2017 word of the year: youthquake.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:46:00 EST
Suspect in Virginia car attack faces upgraded charge
Man accused of ramming car into crowd protesting against a white nationalist rally in Virginia, killing one and injuring dozens in August, faces court hearing.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:39:00 EST
No jail for fertility doctor who lied about using own sperm
A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm is set to plead guilty to charges that he lied to investigators.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:27:00 EST
The Latest: Walmart suspends ties to Tavis Smiley show, tour
PBS suspends distribution of Tavis Smiley's talk show after an independent investigation uncovers "multiple, credible allegations" of misconduct by its host.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:58:00 EST
Black women seek rewards from Democrats after Alabama race
Black women ask to be 'at the head of the political class' after Alabama Senate race.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:56:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Marco Rubio's potential defection puts a speed bump into tax overhaul; Charges upgraded to first-degree murder for man accused of ramming crowd at Charlottesville rally; Disney-Fox deal dramatically redraws film industry map.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:56:00 EST
EU nations bicker over migration policy as summit opens
EU leaders are gathering in Brussels set to move Brexit talks into a new phase as pressure mounts on Prime Minister May over her plans to take Britain out of the 28-nation bloc.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 03:26:00 EST
EU's Tusk warns of bruising Brexit battle ahead, urges unity
Britain's chief Brexit negotiator says a situation in which the U.K. crashes out of the European Union without a deal has become "massively less probable" because of a preliminary agreement reached last week.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 03:18:00 EST
Dueling statistics used at hearing on racial bias in stings
The question of whether agents display racial bias by staging phony stash-house stings overwhelmingly in black neighborhoods is the focus of landmark hearings in Chicago.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 03:18:00 EST
Firefighter fatality reported at huge California wildfire
Fire lines have been established around nearly a third of one of the largest wildfires in California history, but the blaze is still raging in some places, conditions are still fire-prone, and danger remains.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 03:17:00 EST
Putin says Trump foes harm US with Russia collusion probes
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will seek to modernize the Russian economy if he's re-elected to another term next March.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 03:08:00 EST
White House aims to sway opinion on immigration overhaul
The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn the public against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push to move toward a more merit-based structure.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 03:07:00 EST
Poll: Most say Trump crossed line with Russia contacts
A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research reveals that most Americans think Donald Trump did something wrong regarding his presidential campaign's ties to Russia.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:57:00 EST
US says missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthis
President Donald Trump's envoy to the United Nations says "undeniable" evidence proves that Iran is violating international law by funneling missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:46:00 EST
Lawmaker who spun history of heroics ends life in suicide
A coroner says a Kentucky lawmaker accused of sexually assaulting a woman has died in an apparent suicide.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:57:00 EST
As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs
As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-games costs and huge financial strain placed on one of its poorest regions.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:57:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Friday
Among 10 Things to Know: Rubio defection threatens GOP's slim majority on tax bill; FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'; US says missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming rebels in Yemen.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:57:00 EST
Walmart, book distributor suspend ties with Tavis Smiley
PBS suspends distribution of Tavis Smiley's talk show after an independent investigation uncovers "multiple, credible allegations" of misconduct by its host.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:19:00 EST
South Dakota park to make unplanned bison roundup after fire
A South Dakota state park known for annual buffalo roundups drawing thousands of spectators will perform an unscheduled one in the coming days, hoping to assuage fears about how a historic wildfire affected the animals.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:57:00 EST
Republican tax bill drops controversial loan provisions
Republican tax bill drops controversial loan provisions that critics said would make college less affordable.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:06:00 EST
Consent to kids at heart of gay couple's child support case
National gay rights advocates are watching a child support fight between a divorced lesbian couple in Hawaii.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:57:00 EST
Trump's security paper offers stark vision of global rivalry
Trump's "America First" vision is a stark worldview that sees rivals battling each other for supremacy or relevance and has little use for alliances, treaties and other international agreements unless they directly benefit the United States.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:27:00 EST
Detroit breaks ground on tallest tower, symbol of resurgence
An 800-foot-tall (244-meter) centerpiece is coming to Detroit's resurgent downtown as the city continues to build momentum nearly three years after exiting the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:48:00 EST
Aid group: At least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar
International aid group Doctors Without Borders says its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Myanmar's security forces.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:25:00 EST
Feds: Oklahoma man kept stepdaughter captive for 19 years
A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a 63-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:48:00 EST
4 children killed in bus-train collision in southern France
French authorities say there has been a "serious rail accident" in southern France involving a school bus and a regional train.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:46:00 EST
The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuits
The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuits.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:38:00 EST
Israeli drugmaker Teva to cut quarter of global work force
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world's largest generic drugmaker, says it is laying off 14,000 workers as part of a global restructuring.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:59:00 EST
House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not leaving Congress soon
House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not leaving Congress anytime soon.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:58:00 EST
Russian nuclear plant says it emits leaked nuclear isotope
A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected to be behind a spike of radioactivity this fall has admitted that it emits the isotope that was recorded in the Ural mountains.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:56:00 EST
Farenthold retiring from House amid harassment accusations
Two Republicans say that Texas GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold won't seek re-election next year.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:06:00 EST
Drone operator faulted in NY collision with helicopter
Federal investigators say a recreational drone operator was at fault in the first confirmed midair collision in the U.S. between a drone and a manned aircraft.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:45:00 EST
The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuits
The Latest: Clyburn blasts FCC net neutrality repeal.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:07:00 EST
The Latest: French prime minister: cause of crash unknown
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne are traveling to the site of a collision between a train and a school bus in southern France.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:09:00 EST
Republicans criticize Mueller's probe, but want him to stay
An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team over politically charged text messages referred to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as an "idiot.".

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:38:00 EST
UN chief: Iran may be defying UN on missiles, OK on nukes
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Iran may be defying a U.N. call to halt ballistic missile development even as it complies with the nuclear treaty with six world powers.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:37:00 EST
Ohio high court shields full autopsy reports in slaying of 8
A divided Ohio Supreme Court has rejected requests for the unredacted autopsy reports from the unsolved slayings of eight family members.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:27:00 EST
Bannon, undeterred, under siege from GOP after Alabama loss
Steve Bannon has come under fire from fellow Republicans, shows no sign of abandoning his guerrilla war against the GOP establishment.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:07:00 EST
Baby's heart placed back inside her chest in rare surgeries
British officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived surgery to place her heart inside her chest.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:06:00 EST
Hayek says rebuffing Weinstein led to nightmare on 'Frida'
In an op-ed, Salma Hayek says that her refusals of Harvey Weinstein's advances led to a nightmare experience making the Frida Kahlo biopic "Frida. "The.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:45:00 EST
Report: 3 women accuse music mogul Russell Simmons of rape
Three women have told the New York Times that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:38:00 EST
GOP's not all that sad; party grapples with Alabama fallout
Democrat Doug Jones has won a stunning victory in Alabama's Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:49:00 EST
Monkey selfies, eclipse, bitcoin, Lauer top Google in 2017
Monkey selfies, eclipse, bitcoin, Lauer top Google in 2017.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:16:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Steve Bannon, undeterred, under siege from Republicans after Alabama Senate loss; As 'net neutrality' vote in FCC nears, some brace for a long fight; Ample tax cuts for business, wealthy in new GOP tax accord.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:39:00 EST
Italian agents circle in on fugitive Mafia boss
Italian law enforcement is circling in on Italy's most wanted Mafioso fugitive, executing dozens of search warrants on known associates of Matteo Messina Denaro.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:38:00 EST
Royals join bereaved families in London tower fire memorial
Britain's royals have joined survivors and families of those who perished in London's Grenfell Tower fire for a memorial service to remember the 71 people killed in the June blaze.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:57:00 EST
South Korean President Moon in China on visit to repair ties
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Beijing on a visit to repair ties frayed by a dispute over the deployment of an anti-missile system.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:37:00 EST
Ancient penguin was as big as a (human) Pittsburgh Penguin
Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was about the size of a grown man.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:36:00 EST
Abbas says UN should replace US as Mideast mediator
Islamic nations come together at Turkey summit, seeking united stance against Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:09:00 EST
Bombing underscores New York subway system's vulnerability
A Bangladeshi immigrant is expected to appear before a federal magistrate to face terrorism charges accusing him of setting off an explosive strapped to his body in a New York City transportation hub.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:08:00 EST
Ky. lawmaker accused of assault dies in apparent suicide
A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations has killed himself.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:05:00 EST
Fed rate increase is 3rd this year; foresees 3 more in 2018
Fed boosts key interest rate for third time this year to range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:57:00 EST
GOP says it's got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year
A massive Republican tax package swiftly taking shape would pull down the top tax rate for wealthy Americans to 37 percent and slash the tax rate for corporations to a level slightly above what businesses and conservatives wanted.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:48:00 EST
The Latest: Some in GOP cheered by Moore loss in Alabama
Democrat Doug Jones has won a stunning victory in Alabama's Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:25:00 EST
Firefighters wary despite gains against California fire
Firefighters are finally eking out progress on the titanic task of cutting fire lines around one of the biggest blazes in the history of California.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:24:00 EST
The Latest: IRS says bill could benefit taxpayers by Feb
House and Senate GOP leaders have forged an agreement on a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax laws.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:55:00 EST
In blow to May, UK lawmakers assert final say on Brexit deal
European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says there will be "no turning back" for Britain on commitments made during an initial divorce deal between the two, after his U.K. counterpart insisted it was merely a "statement of intent.".

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:27:00 EST
Former 'Apprentice' contestant Omarosa leaving White House
The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman _ one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters _ plans to leave the administration next month.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:08:00 EST
Some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics
Some of Facebook's early friends are now its sharpest critics, accusing it and other social media giants of addicting their users and undermining democracy.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:55:00 EST
Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues
Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:46:00 EST
The Latest: Trump Jr. finishes 9-hour interview in Senate
Republican lawmakers are challenging the deputy attorney general about the political leanings of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:37:00 EST
Elections chief: Automatic recount unlikely in Alabama race
Alabama's election chief says it is "unlikely" that the outcome of the state's U.S. Senate race will change even as Republican Roy looks to a possible recount.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:27:00 EST
New US Embassy in UK: No perimeter fence, benches for public
The most surprising aspect of the pricey new U.S. Embassy in London is what isn't there _ a perimeter fence.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:45:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Among 10 Things to Know: GOP says it's got a deal on taxes; Republicans grapple with stunning Alabama loss; former 'Apprentice' contestant Omarosa leaving White House.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:16:00 EST
Venezuelans seeing bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation
As inflation in Venezuela reaches catastrophic heights, thousands have begun turning to the world of cryptocurrency to salvage what little value remains from their increasingly worthless bolivars.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:25:00 EST
Paris hosts major climate summit _ and it's all about Trump
More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes gives new momentum to the fight against global warming despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:47:00 EST
After big Senate loss, what's next for firebrand Roy Moore?
After surprise Senate loss, what's next for firebrand Republican Roy Moore?.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:36:00 EST
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is ready to name his pick to replace Sen. Al Franken.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:36:00 EST
The Associated Press names SZA's 'Ctrl' album of the year
SZA's 'Ctrl' has been named album of the year by The Associated Press; others in the top 10 include Kendrick Lamar, Daniel Caesar, Jay-Z and Taylor Swift.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:39:00 EST
Ex-polygamous sect leader gets nearly 5 years in fraud case
A former polygamous sect leader has been sentenced to nearly five years for his role in a carrying out an elaborate food stamp fraud scheme and for escaping home confinement while awaiting trial.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:19:00 EST
The Latest: Jerry Brown to Trump: "Get out of the way"
Activists pretending to represent a massive wave of oil are holding a protest in Paris at the start of an international climate summit.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:29:00 EST
Things to know about Alabama's new US senator, Doug Jones
Things to know about Doug Jones, a Democrat who won a special election against Republican Roy Moore to become Alabama's next U.S. senator.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:25:00 EST
CNN says Anderson Cooper's Twitter account apparently hacked
CNN is claiming Anderson Cooper's Twitter account was hacked after a tweet from his handle called the president a "pathetic loser" following Democrat Doug Jones winning Alabama's special Senate election.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:57:00 EST
Fat squirrel steals pricey goods left out for delivery folks
An obese squirrel has been caught on video stealing gourmet chocolate and lip balm that a New Jersey family leaves out every year as a holiday treat for delivery people.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:35:00 EST
The Latest: UK lawmakers defeat government on Brexit bill
British lawmakers have delivered a defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans by giving Parliament the final say on any exit agreement with the European Union.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:28:00 EST
Gillibrand got a fight she wants after Trump's fiery tweet
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump attacked her in a provocative tweet that claimed she'd begged him for campaign contributions and would "do anything" for them.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:17:00 EST
EU Parliament votes against banning key kebab additive
The European Parliament narrowly defeated plans to ban an additive which is considered key in industrial meats for the ubiquitous doner kebab.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:16:00 EST
AP's top songs of 2017: SZA, Bruno Mars, Cardi B, Sam Hunt
SZA's 'The Weekend' has been named song of the year by The Associated Press; others in the top 10 include Bruno Mars, Cardi B, Kesha and Sam Hunt.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:37:00 EST
With unity in peril, EU leaders tackle refugee quotas
With their unity in peril, European Union leaders are set to tackle the thorny issue of refugee quotas at a summit on Thursday.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:59:00 EST
NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit
NFL Network suspends Marshal Faulk, 2 other analysts over sexual misconduct suit by ex-employee.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:38:00 EST
US-based climate scientists to take research to France
Two U.S.-based climate scientists say it's a dream come true _ the offer of all-expenses-paid grants to advance their research in Europe instead of the United States under climate skeptic President Donald Trump.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:36:00 EST
Tax package would lower top tax rate for wealthy Americans
Administration asserts GOP-backed tax overhaul will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds of billions pouring into federal tax coffers.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:10:00 EST
Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency
A major security based on bitcoin, the digital currency that has exploded in popularly and volatility this year, will begin trading on a major U.S. exchange for the first time on Sunday.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:06:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Democrat Doug Jones stuns Roy Moore in Alabama Senate election; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand gets fight she wants after Trump's provocative tweet; Minnesota governor set to name Franken's Senate replacement.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:17:00 EST
AP Exclusive: Sold NKorean brides face hard choices in China
AP Exclusive: Thousands of North Korea women over the past decades have been trafficked across their country's border and sold as brides to Chinese men.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:27:00 EST
Venezuela's opposition, prisoners win EU human rights award
The democratic opposition and political prisoners in Venezuela on Thursday have received the European Union's Sakharov Prize for human rights.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:26:00 EST
Baby formula maker calls global recall over salmonella fears
French baby milk maker Lactalis has ordered a global recall of millions of its products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:56:00 EST
MLB ump Dale Scott retires rather than risk more concussions
Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott tells The Associated Press he's retiring rather than risk another concussion.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:48:00 EST
As Mueller closed in, pressure mounted on Flynn and family
Flynn was feeling the pressure, anxious to get things settled before his guilty plea.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:47:00 EST
FBI agent removed from Russia probe called Trump an 'idiot'
An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team over politically charged text messages referred to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as an "idiot.".

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:47:00 EST
Bahrain interfaith group pays unprecedented visit to Israel
An interfaith group from the Gulf state of Bahrain is paying a public visit to Israel, but has drawn criticism at home.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:15:00 EST
The Latest: Moore not conceding Senate race to Jones
Alabama Republican Roy Moore's campaign says The Washington Post is not being let into his election night gathering in Montgomery.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:09:00 EST
Democrat Jones wins stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset
An internationally watched Senate election is down to voters in Alabama who will choose between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:46:00 EST
5 things to watch in Alabama's high stakes Senate race
5 things to watch in Alabama's high stakes Senate race.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:45:00 EST
Some glitches seen in deadline week for 'Obamacare' sign-ups
Some HealthCare.gov customers get incorrect message that no plans are available to them.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:18:00 EST
Trump says female senator 'would do anything' for money
Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment are sharing their stories on NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today." Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks told of alleged harassment by Trump spanning decades.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:04:00 EST
Crews struggle to keep flames from California neighborhoods
The winds aren't changing for Southern California's wildfires yet. The fifth largest blaze in state history was threatening thousands of homes as it churned through coastal mountains amid persistently dangerous weather conditions.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:44:00 EST
Bangladesh questions family of man accused of NYC attack
Bangladesh counterterrorism officers are questioning the wife and other relatives of a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system.

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:25:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Among 10 Things to Know: Trump says female senator 'would do anything' for money; Tillerson softens US stance on possible talks with NKorea; some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:56:00 EST
Democrat Doug Jones wins election to US Senate from Alabama
Democrat Doug Jones wins election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, as voters in the deeply conservative and heavily Republican state deal a stark political blow to President Donald Trump.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:46:00 EST
German intelligence warns of increased Chinese cyberspying
The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is warning that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:45:00 EST
Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community
Officials say the largest, most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California is expected to grow as it enters its second week.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:05:00 EST
San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee leaves behind city in turmoil
The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that Mayor Edwin Lee has died at the age of 65.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:57:00 EST
NTSB blames captain, bad safety culture for loss of El Faro
Federal accident investigators are set to determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro in 2015, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades in which 33 mariners were killed.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:56:00 EST
Stormtroopers and princes on London's 'Last Jedi' red carpet
Princes William and Harry are due on the red carpet for the European premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," in which the royal siblings reportedly make a cameo appearance.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:56:00 EST
The Latest: Prosecutor: Bomb suspect wanted maximum damage
An NYPD official says the man accused of detonating a bomb in the New York City subway wasn't known to authorities before the incident.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:49:00 EST
Authorities say bomber mocked Trump before subway attack
A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the New York City subway system is adding new fuel to President Donald Trump's push to limit immigration based on family ties.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:28:00 EST
New York commuters return to bombing site, shrug off attack
New York subway riders are shrugging off the city's latest terrorist attack.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:24:00 EST
Comment about Jews by Roy Moore's wife sparks new ridicule
The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their attorneys "is a Jew.".

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:06:00 EST
Trump says senator 'would do anything' for cash
President Donald Trump is pushing back against sexual misconduct allegations, saying he's the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories.".

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:47:00 EST
Moscow's cadet ball mixes pomp, discipline and inclusivity
Moscow's International Kremlin Cadet Ball is a picture of discipline, pomp and splendor.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:05:00 EST
Late-night host Kimmel holds son, pleads for health care
Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night son from a week off for the boy's heart surgery.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:05:00 EST
Trump signs $700 billion military budget into law
President Donald Trump has signed into law a sweeping defense policy bill that authorizes a $700 billion budget for the military, including additional spending on missile defense programs to respond to the growing nuclear weapons threat from North Korea.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:48:00 EST
Dems say Trump's tweets about Gillibrand sexist, crude
President Donald Trump is lacing into Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:10:00 EST
Sessions: terror attacks show immigration a security issue
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says attack on New York City subway system showed in "starkest terms" that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:08:00 EST
Subway blast arrest leads to discussion of immigration rules
Subway pipe bomb explosion, arrest of Bangladeshi immigrant lead to discussion of US immigration rules; Trump says 'inadequately vetted people' entering.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:07:00 EST
Pope on Guadalupe feast: Church is mestizo, native, black
Pope Francis is urging Latin American and Caribbean Catholics to celebrate and defend their diversity, saying the face of the Catholic Church is indigenous, mestizo and black.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:06:00 EST
Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says
Children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled over 26 years despite decades of safety concerns.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:06:00 EST
Blood test may help predict which breast cancers will recur
New research suggests that a blood test five years after breast cancer treatment may help identify some women who are more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appear.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:48:00 EST
Ex-US deserter to NKorea who married Japanese abductee dies
U.S Army deserter to North Korea, who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release in the 2000s, has died.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:45:00 EST
JK Rowling says she's proud to receive royal honor
Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling can add another magic moment to her list of achievements _ she has been made a royal Companion of Honor.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:36:00 EST
As Mueller closed in, pressure mounted on Flynn and family
Flynn was feeling the pressure, anxious to get things settled before his guilty plea.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:38:00 EST
Stanton joins Judge as Yankees' Towers of Power
The New York Yankees have officially acquired NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:18:00 EST
Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military
The Pentagon is allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump's opposition.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:18:00 EST
NATO prolongs chief Stoltenberg's term for 2 more years
NATO is giving Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg two more years at the head of the world's biggest military alliance.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:17:00 EST
US flu season off to an early start; widespread in 7 states
Health officials say flu season is underway; illnesses widespread in 7 states.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:26:00 EST
Journalists consider response to errors after Trump attacks
President Donald Trump is disputing a report that he watches hours of television each day, calling it, "Another false story.".

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:17:00 EST
Brady intercepted twice as Dolphins beat Pats 27-20
Brady intercepted twice, Dolphins snap Patriots' eight-game winning streak.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:17:00 EST
No. 2 Oklahoma leads with 3 1st-team AP All-Americans
No. 2 Oklahoma will bring three All-Americans to the College Football Playoff.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:16:00 EST
Eagles turn to Nick Foles after Carson Wentz goes down
AP sources say doctors believe Eagles star Carson Wentz, an MVP favorite, has a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the season and the playoffs.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:15:00 EST
Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: 'Feminism'
This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster declares 'feminism' word of the year.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:17:00 EST
AP source: Giants agree to trade Matt Moore to Rangers
A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says the San Francisco Giants have agreed to trade left-hander Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers for prospects.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:09:00 EST
Former on-air personality says ESPN was hostile workplace
A former ESPN personality is accusing the network of trying to silence her and other women who assert they were subjected to a sexually hostile work environment.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:09:00 EST
NHL debuted 100 years ago with contract snags and many goals
NHL set to mark centennial with an outdoor game in Ottawa between Canadiens and Senators.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:08:00 EST
Panthers owner under investigation for workplace misconduct
The Carolina Panthers are investigating workplace misconduct allegations against founder and owner Jerry Richardson.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:08:00 EST
Stephen Piscotty thankful to play with A's near ailing mom
Gretchen Piscotty can still comfortably attend her son's big league baseball games nearly seven months after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease, and far easier going forward to be a regular in the stands.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:08:00 EST
Ifedi docked $24K, one of several Seahawks fined by NFL
Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Germain Ifedi has been fined $24,309 by the NFL for verbal abuse of a game official last Sunday.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:08:00 EST
Top votes split, but Rams' Cooper rolls as No. 1 AP returner
Pharoh Cooper of the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City's Tyreek Hill split 10 of the 11 first-place votes in the AP kick returner rankings, but the final tally wasn't nearly that close.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:08:00 EST
AP sources: Phillies, 1B Santana agree to $60M, 3-year deal
Two people familiar with the situation say the Phillies and veteran first baseman Carlos Santana have agreed to a three-year, $60 million deal.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:08:00 EST
Angels grab All-Star Zack Cozart with $38M, 3-year deal
All-Star infielder Zack Cozart has agreed to a $38 million, three-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels and is likely to shift from shortstop to third base.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:28:00 EST
No Mo: Jets bench Muhammad Wilkerson for Saints game
Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson benched for game at New Orleans.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:59:00 EST
Fernando Rodney, Twins finalize $4.5M, 1-year contract
The Minnesota Twins have finalized their $4.5 million, one-year contract with right-handed reliever Fernando Rodney.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:27:00 EST
Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct
A federal judge has unsealed an inflammatory letter sent by a former Uber security specialist alleging the ride-hailing service dispatched a team of spies to steal its rivals' trade secrets and engage in other shady behavior to thwart its competition.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:27:00 EST
Facebook: Social media scrolling can make you feel bad
It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Passively scrolling through social media can make you feel bad.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:27:00 EST
Amazon making nice, prepares sales of Apple TV, Chromecast
Amazon is preparing to call a truce in its two-year-old battle with Apple and Google".

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
Dakota Access developer, publication argue over lawsuit
The Texas-based developer of the Dakota Access pipeline and a Florida-based environmental publication are arguing in federal court in North Dakota over whether something billed as a social movement can be sued.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
EPA chemical safety nominee drops out amid strong opposition
President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn his nomination after bipartisan opposition made his Senate confirmation unlikely.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:16:00 EST
Tax bill boosts oil, gas drilling _ and renewable energy
A tax bill moving forward in Congress would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and solar power.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:27:00 EST
German government says it backs 'open and free internet'
The German government says it backs an "open and free internet" following the U.S. decision to repeal net neutrality rules.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
NASA drops replica Orion spacecraft to test parachutes
NASA says it successfully tested the Orion spacecraft's parachutes by dropping a replica spacecraft from an Air Force transport aircraft over a desert test site in southwestern Arizona.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
Scientists solve speed surprise in stratospheric stunt
Scientists say they've figured out why an Austrian who became the first skydiver to break the speed of sound fell faster than the drag of his body should have allowed.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
A bird, a plane, a polar bear? Wild guests at Alaska airport
Many airports have problems dealing with bird strikes, but the one in America's farthest north community is having issues lately with marine mammals.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
Eighth planet found in faraway solar system, matching ours
An 8th planet has been found in a faraway solar system, matching ours in numbers.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:00 EST
Studies: Warming made Harvey's deluge 3 times more likely
New studies find global warming's fingerprints were all over the record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey this year.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:09:00 EST
Mourners bow, pray over casket of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
As a string trio played, a long stream of mourners filed past the body of the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to say goodbye to their leader of seven years.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:09:00 EST
Manhattan prosecutor returns 3 ancient sculptures to Lebanon
Three ancient sculptures are being returned to their rightful owners in Lebanon as the Manhattan district attorney forms a new antiquities trafficking unit.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:09:00 EST
Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won't be put to death
A plea deal will spare the life of a dog named Dexter that was ordered put to death after he bit a 12-year-old girl in a case that sparked the ire of the Utah Humane Society.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:09:00 EST
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies
Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico are revisiting their sexual misconduct policies as legislatures nationwide confront claims that they haven't done enough to protect victims.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:47:00 EST
Peter Jackson's Weinstein story opens old wounds for Sorvino
Director Peter Jackson says he is now realizing that Harvey Weinstein's advice to avoid working with Mira Sorvino or Ashley Judd was likely part of a smear campaign against the two actresses.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:47:00 EST
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' boasts $45 million opening night
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is off to a death star-sized start at the box office.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:47:00 EST
Prosecutors decline to charge rapper Nelly with rape
Prosecutors in Washington state say they cannot proceed with a rape case against the rapper Nelly because the accuser is not cooperating.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:46:00 EST
'Florida Project' producer accused of sexual misconduct
"The Florida Project" producer Andrew Duncan has been accused of sexual misconduct by a dozen anonymous women and is stepping down from his company June Pictures.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:39:00 EST
C-A-T named D-O-G is star canine trainer
A black and white cat has become one of the stars at a St. Louis center where dogs are trained to help people with disabilities. Trainers say the cat named D-O-G plays an important role teaching dogs how to act amid distractions.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:39:00 EST
Farmhouse for free, but buyer must move it off owners' land
A four-bedroom farmhouse in southern Iowa listed online for free comes with a catch: The new owner must move the building from the current owners' land.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:39:00 EST
Dog subject of court battle, faked death
Mack the boxer-mastiff mix is back with his adopted family after a two-year court battle and his faked death.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:39:00 EST
Grizzly crime solved: Candy factory's stolen bear found
Police say a sweet tip led to the recovery of a bear statue that was stolen from outside a candy factory in central Kansas a year ago.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:39:00 EST
Homeless man finds $354,000 in room at Paris airport
French police are looking for a homeless man who found a huge amount of cash last week at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport and was able to leave with 300,000 euros ($354,000).

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:39:00 EST
Pilot traces virtual Christmas tree in German test flight
A pilot has traced a virtual Christmas tree over Germany on a test flight with an Airbus A380.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:38:00 EST
Holy cow! Wandering bovine returned to Philly nativity scene
A cow believed to have escaped from a nativity scene found its way onto Interstate 95 in Philadelphia before being corralled by police.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:38:00 EST
Expecting dad stages own pregnancy photo shoot, shows belly
An expecting father in Massachusetts has shown off his paternal glow with a pregnancy photo shoot.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:38:00 EST
Gaza eatery offers discounts to North Koreans but no takers
Gaza eatery becomes latest fan of authoritarian North Korean leader, offers massive discount to his countrymen.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:28:00 EST
In need of workers, Maine hires contractors to plow roads
Worker shortages in Maine have forced the state Department of Transportation to hire private contractors to plow roads.

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