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 2019-12-15 02:07 

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Authors scuttle planned TV show about deadly warehouse fire...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Anger over plans for a television series about a deadly warehouse fire in the San Francisco Bay Area has led husband-and-wife authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman to......

 2019-12-15 01:51 

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Toxic air, gases hamper search for last 2 volcano victims...

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — A second land search of New Zealand's volcanic White Island on Sunday failed to locate the bodies of the last two victims of an eruption that claimed the lives of at......

 2019-12-15 00:35 

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Banker, New York City savior Felix Rohatyn dies at 91...

NEW YORK (AP) —Felix Rohatyn, the financier and government adviser who was credited with helping to save New York City from ruin during the 1970s as chairman of the agency that oversaw the......

 2019-12-15 00:22 

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Anthony Rendon eager to team up with Trout in Angels' lineup...

Anthony Rendon and agent Scott Boras had just wrapped up the third baseman's $245 million deal to join the Los Angeles Angels last Wednesday when Mike Trout began blowing up his......

 2019-12-15 00:21 

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Perry rushes for 304 yards, leads No. 21 Navy past Army...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Navy used a trick play to help reverse a rare losing streak against Army and Malcolm Perry ran for a career-high 304 yards and two touchdowns in front of President Donald Trump......

 2019-12-14 23:46 

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No. 13 Memphis outlasts No. 19 Tennessee 51-47...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —Damion Baugh sank a 3-pointer with 1:43 remaining to put No. 13 Memphis ahead for good and the Tigers outlasted No. 19 Tennessee 51-47 on Saturday to snap the......

 2019-12-14 23:28 

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Under pressure, Hallmark pulls gay-themed wedding ads...

NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure from a conservative advocacy group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled ads for a wedding-planning website that featured same-sex couples, including two brides......

 2019-12-14 23:12 

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Democratic hopefuls pledge more money for schools, teachers...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates pledged to boost funding for public schools, increase teacher salaries and reduce college debt at a Saturday forum that cast a rare spotlight......

 2019-12-14 22:51 

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Fire breaks out at under construction Texas Rangers park...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Fire broke out Saturday at the future home of the Texas Rangers, which is under construction in Arlington.Arlington Fire Department Lt. Mike Joiner said the blaze......

 2019-12-14 22:04 

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Anti-impeachment Democrat meets with Trump...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey, who has long opposed House Democrats' impeachment effort, discussed switching parties in a meeting with President Donald Trump, an......

 2019-12-14 21:53 

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Guatemalan cardinal to visit Mississippi after migrant raids...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Guatemalan cardinal who advocates for migrants will visit Mississippi following immigration raids last summer that prompted 680 arrests.The Rev. Roberto Mena, who......

 2019-12-14 21:46 

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FBI recovers van it says may be linked to Jersey City attack...

ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities have recovered a van that may be connected to the Jersey City shootings that killed four people and are now being investigated as domestic terrorism, the......

 2019-12-14 21:39 

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Greta Thunberg apologizes for 'against the wall' comment...

MADRID (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has apologized for saying politicians should be put "against the wall" after critics took it to mean that she was advocating violence.......

 2019-12-14 21:38 

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Last wounded victim in naval air base attack leaves hospital...

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The last person wounded in the deadly attack at the Pensacola Naval Air Station has been released from the hospitalThe Pensacola News Journa l reported Saturday that......

 2019-12-14 21:20 

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Blumenthal, Tong to hold robocall summit to help consumers...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Connecticut Attorney General William Tong have planned a public summit on the problem of robocalls.The two Democrats will convene the......

 2019-12-14 21:06 

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Shooting at suburban Atlanta mall injures 1 as shoppers flee...

ATLANTA (AP) — A shooting that wounded one person in a mall food court sent suburban Atlanta shoppers fleeing in panic Saturday.The Cobb County Police Department says the person was wounded......

 2019-12-14 21:05 

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California utility scrambles to renegotiate wildfire deal...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom's opposition to Pacific Gas & Electric's restructuring plan just a week after it struck a $13.5 billion settlement with fire victims is forcing......

 2019-12-14 20:57 

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Mexico objects over US bill on ratifying trade pact...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Just days after a landmark agreement on a trade pact to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico objected Saturday to legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress......

 2019-12-14 20:56 

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Former Gary, Indiana, Mayor Richard Hatcher dead at 86...

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher, who became one of the first black mayors of a big U.S. city when he was elected in 1967, has died. He was 86.Hatcher died Friday night......

 2019-12-14 20:34 

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Tennessee pastor gets 38 years in child sex abuse sentence...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee pastor faces 38 years in prison after being found guilty on 24 counts involving child sex abuse.News outlets report that 41-year-old Ronnie Gorton......

 2019-12-14 20:25 

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Ex-bank employee accused of taking cash from vault arrested...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Federal authorities are accusing a former Wells Fargo employee of stealing more than $88,000 in cash from the vault of a bank in North Carolina.An indictment unsealed......

 2019-12-14 20:16 

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No. 1 Louisville bounces back to rout Eastern Kentucky 99-67...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora scored 26 points, Steven Enoch had 23 and No. 1 Louisville shot 63% in both halves to blow out Eastern Kentucky 99-67 on Saturday.After taking their......

 2019-12-14 19:35 

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No reduced bail for Wisconsin suspect in vaping operation...

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge refused Friday to lower the bond of a man suspected of running an illegal operation to manufacture thousands of vaping cartridges filled with THC.......

 2019-12-14 19:27 

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USC receives notice from NCAA in college corruption case...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California's basketball program has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA following a federal investigation into corruption and bribery in the sport.The......

 2019-12-14 19:00 

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Georgia man arrested after calling police 3 times to confess...

BOSTON, Ga. (AP) — A man apparently felt so bad about breaking the law that he called police three times to confess, according to police in Georgia.Lt. Tim Watkins of the Thomas County......

 2019-12-14 18:58 

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NYC paying $625K to mom whose baby was ripped away by police...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will pay $625,000 to resolve a lawsuit filed by a mother whose toddler was yanked from her arms by police in a widely seen online video, the city's Law Department......

 2019-12-14 18:53 

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Mississippi vows further appeal after loss on abortion ban...

Mississippi's outgoing governor vowed Saturday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Mississippi's ban on abortion at 15 weeks."We will sustain our efforts to fight for America's unborn......

 2019-12-14 18:43 

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Trump to go to Army-Navy football game for 2nd year in a row...

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second year in a row, President Donald Trump booked the annual Army-Navy football game on his schedule.Saturday9;s game in Philadelphia is the 120th meeting between......

 2019-12-14 18:35 

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Remains of 3 people found during renovations at the Alamo...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The remains of three people were found at the Alamo amid an archaeological exploration ahead of planned renovations at the site of one of the most famous battles in American......

 2019-12-14 18:31 

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Man gets 15 years for bow-and-arrow attack on deputies...

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A judge sentenced a 32-year-old Minnesota man to 15 years and nine months in prison for using a bow and arrows to attack sheriff's deputies, injuring one.......

 2019-12-14 18:04 

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Legionnaires' cases may be linked to Chicago-area hospital...

WINFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State health officials are investigating whether three cases of Legionnaires' disease are linked to a suburban Chicago hospital.The Illinois Department of Public......

 2019-12-14 18:01 

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New Hampshire gets funding for renewable energy projects...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation has announced nearly $600,000 for a range of renewable energy projects.Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and......

 2019-12-14 17:51 

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South Dakota upholds death sentence in 2000 torture killing...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court upheld the sentence of the state's only death row inmate, an Alaska man who pleaded guilty to taking part in a 2000 torture killing.The......

 2019-12-14 16:50 

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Houses of worship attacked with deadly frequency in 2019...

On Dec. 1, a band of assailants opened fire on worshippers at a small-town Protestant church in Burkina Faso, an impoverished West African country where the Christian minority is increasingly a......

 2019-12-14 15:47 

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South Alabama researchers to aid in study of West Nile virus...

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Researchers from the University of South Alabama are working on a study to learn more about deadly West Nile virus.Genetic material from infected mosquitoes will be......

 2019-12-14 15:30 

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Johnson's win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK's breakup...

LONDON (AP) — Leaving the European Union is not the only split British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has to worry about.Johnson's commanding election victory this week may let him fulfil his......

 2019-12-14 15:28 

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Louisiana sues California over alligator ban...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana is suing the state of California over its decision to ban the import and sale of alligator products, saying the ban will hurt an important Louisiana industry and......

 2019-12-14 15:27 

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Trump impeachment vote underscores a harshly partisan era...

WASHINGTON (AP) — This coming week's virtually certain House impeachment of President Donald Trump will underscore how Democrats and Republicans have morphed into fiercely divided camps since......

 2019-12-14 15:17 

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Houston voters set to pick mayor, City Council in runoff...

HOUSTON (AP) — Voters in Houston are heading to the polls Saturday for runoffs in municipal elections, including for mayor.Democrat and incumbent Sylvester Turner is favored over......

 2019-12-14 15:16 

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Reparations mark new front for US colleges tied to slavery...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The promise of reparations to atone for historical ties to slavery has opened new territory in a reckoning at U.S. colleges, which until now have responded with monuments,......

 2019-12-14 15:13 

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With O'Rourke not running for Senate, many don't know who is...

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — It's finally official: Beto O'Rourke isn't running for Senate in Texas. The problem for Democrats is most voters don't know who is.Unusually high hopes among......

 2019-12-14 14:46 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's impeachment rage, Bloomberg on coal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As near-certain impeachment closes in on him, President Donald Trump raged at his accusers, the Democrats. In the process, he offered a highly selective account of the testimony......

 2019-12-14 14:37 

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US finally giving boot to official foot measurement...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Change is afoot for the official measuring stick used to size up big places in America.The reason? There are actually two different definitions of the 12-inch measurement......

 2019-12-14 14:07 

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Shooting highlights difficulty of keeping crime guns out...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Officials from states with strong gun restrictions have called for stricter firearm control in places with weaker laws to thwart traffickers, but the fatal attack on a......

 2019-12-14 14:05 

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Kentucky's new Democratic governor hits the ground running...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Just days into his term as Kentucky's governor, Democrat Andy Beshear already has checked off some big priorities from his to-do list: a new state school board installed; the......

 2019-12-14 13:43 

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Rebel attack on eastern Congo city leaves at least 6 dead...

BENI, Congo (AP) — Rebels again attacked a city at the center of the Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo, killing at least six people including a pregnant woman, witnesses and officials said......

 2019-12-14 11:39 

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Boris Johnson heads north to celebrate crushing election win...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was heading to northern England on Saturday to meet newly elected Conservative Party lawmakers in the working class heartland that turned its......

 2019-12-14 11:34 

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NYPD officers shoot, wound man wielding 'imitation firearm'...

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City police officers shot and wounded a man wielding an "imitation firearm" early Saturday in the Bronx, authorities said.The man is in critical condition, NYPD......

 2019-12-14 11:27 

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International have best shot at rare win in Presidents Cup...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The final round of the Presidents Cup began with words from the captains, not singles matches.The International team took its first lead into Sunday singles......

 2019-12-14 10:48 

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Ex-Sudan strongman al-Bashir gets 2 years for corruption...

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a minimum security......

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