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 2020-01-17 19:22 

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California teachers exposed to jet fuel dump plan lawsuit...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California teachers plan to file a lawsuit after a commercial airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel over a densely populated area, including several schools,......

 2020-01-17 19:18 

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Bettors leaning heavily toward home teams making Super Bowl...

Pro Picks is surprised.Consider that the NFC title game is a matchup of the conferences's top two seeds. The spread favors host San Francisco (14-3) over Green Bay (also 14-3) by 7 1-2......

 2020-01-17 19:18 

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US Olympic qualifying roster minus 5 from World Cup team...

The United States' roster for the upcoming CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament will look very similar to the one that won the Women's World Cup in France, with notable exceptions.Alex......

 2020-01-17 19:15 

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Warren-Sanders dust-up gets 'who cares?' from Iowa Democrats...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Ann Stromquist watched this week's Democratic presidential debate like the research scientist she is. She studied the candidates' answers carefully, looking for something to......

 2020-01-17 19:10 

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West Virginia county bans indoor use of e-cigarettes, vapes...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A health board in West Virginia's largest county voted Thursday to ban the use of e-cigarettes and vapes inside public spaces, news outlets reported.The Kanawha......

 2020-01-17 19:10 

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Son also rises: Buddy Boeheim playing sweet for Syracuse...

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — With the shot clock about to expire in an overtime game on the road against the reigning national champions, Syracuse guard Buddy Boeheim curls far behind the arc on the......

 2020-01-17 19:08 

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Steve Martin and Martin Short to star in Hulu comedy series...

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Steve Martin and Martin Short are taking their touring act to television with a new Hulu comedy.The untitled show about three strangers who share an obsession with......

 2020-01-17 19:00 

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Eleven US troops flown to medical centers after Iran strike...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven U.S. troops were flown out of Iraq for evaluation of concussion-like symptoms in the days following an Iranian missile strike that President Donald Trump had said caused......

 2020-01-17 18:56 

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Hillary Clinton to 2020 Democratic voters: pick a winner...

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has advice for Democratic voters faced with an unsettled field of presidential contenders: pick a winner."This is an election that will have......

 2020-01-17 18:51 

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Jury selected for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial...

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury of seven men and five women was selected Friday for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial after an arduous two-week process, setting the stage for testimony to begin in the next......

 2020-01-17 18:49 

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Imprisoned New Hampshire tax evader ashamed, wants divorce...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A lawyer for a woman awaiting re-sentencing with her husband for holding U.S. marshals at bay from their fortress-like home in 2007 says she is ashamed of her actions and is......

 2020-01-17 18:43 

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Passenger takes over airport monitor for video game...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A passenger waiting for a flight at an Oregon airport needed a bit more screen space for his video game so he plugged his Playstation 4 into a computer screen that had been......

 2020-01-17 18:36 

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Courthouse to be named after late US Rep. Elijah Cummings...

BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore will formally name a courthouse after the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings in the first half of 2020.Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young on Friday unveiled......

 2020-01-17 18:33 

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Iran says it's been banned from hosting international soccer...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's soccer federation said Friday it has been told it will not be hosting any international matches on Iranian soil.The federation said it received a letter from the......

 2020-01-17 18:32 

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Newly released sex offender accused of sex assault on bus...

VERNAL, Utah (AP) — A sex offender recently released from an Iowa prison has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman on a Greyhound bus, Utah authorities said.Gregory Kehl......

 2020-01-17 18:15 

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Trump welcomes LSU Tigers to White House...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute to the national champion Louisiana State University football team on Friday, saying it would long be remembered as one of the greatest teams......

 2020-01-17 18:10 

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Records: Congress candidate Mfume left NAACP under a cloud...

BALTIMORE (AP) — As former NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, The Baltimore Sun reports that records show he left the civil rights organization amid......

 2020-01-17 17:41 

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Police: Medical issue led to Starbucks crash in Illinois...

McHENRY, Ill. (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck that slammed into an Illinois Starbucks had a "medical emergency" before the crash that injured several people, police said Friday.Police......

 2020-01-17 17:41 

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New York man acquitted on all charges in 2013 fatal shooting...

GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has been acquitted of all charges in relation to the 2013 fatal shooting of another man who was wanted wanted on rape charges.David Carlson faced......

 2020-01-17 17:34 

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Pompeo breaks silence on alleged threats to envoy in Ukraine...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday broke nearly 72 hours of silence over alleged surveillance and threats to the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, saying he believed the......

 2020-01-17 17:33 

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MIT professor denies misleading school over Epstein funding...

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor is denying accusations that he misled the school about two $50,000 gifts he facilitated from Jeffrey Epstein in 2012, arguing that......

 2020-01-17 17:31 

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Employers post fewer jobs in November...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of available jobs fell sharply in November, dropping to 6.8 million, a decline of 7.6% from the October level.The Labor Department reported Friday that the job......

 2020-01-17 17:09 

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Trial date set for officer charged with killing black man...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a white Nashville police officer charged with fatally shooting an armed black man during a foot chase in 2018.The trial for Andrew......

 2020-01-17 17:05 

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Volkswagen creating first innovation hub in North America...

Volkswagen is partnering with the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to create the company's first innovation hub for developing new technology in North America,......

 2020-01-17 17:04 

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MSNBC's Maddow reaches record audience with Parnas interview...

NEW YORK (AP) — There's no apparent impeachment fatigue among viewers of MSNBC's Rachel Maddow.Her prime-time show, which has been on for more than 11 years, had its largest audience ever......

 2020-01-17 17:01 

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NJ passes laws to preserve 'Obamacare' amid court fight...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Barring health insurance that excludes coverage for pre-existing conditions and letting children stay on their parents' plans until 26 would be preserved under a slate of new......

 2020-01-17 17:01 

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Meryl Streep to lend her voice to Apple animated short film...

NEW YORK (AP) — Meryl Streep is getting animated: The Oscar-winner will lend her voice to a short illustrated film celebrating the Earth.Apple TV Plus said Friday Streep will join Chris......

 2020-01-17 16:51 

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Grain handling company fined $292K after 2 employees die...

MAUMEE, Ohio (AP) — A federal agency fined an Ohio-based grain handling company over alleged safety violations that led to the deaths of two employees last year.The Occupational Safety and......

 2020-01-17 16:45 

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Student shot during attack on school officer to face trial...

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teenager who was shot and wounded when he stabbed a school resource officer has been ordered to stand trial.Grant Fuhrman, 17, is charged as an adult with......

 2020-01-17 16:40 

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Police: Note alerted teacher to gun in student's backpack...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Department of Juvenile Justice took a 13-year-old boy into custody after another student handed a teacher a note saying the teen claimed he was going to......

 2020-01-17 16:30 

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Debate in Malmo rages over battered Ibrahimovic statue...

MALMO, Sweden (AP) — Two bronze feet protrude from a block of stone, a large and dusty black cloth draped down one of its sides.That's all that's left of a once-proud, 500-kilogram statue......

 2020-01-17 16:30 

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For major shippers, 2019 ended on a sour note...

For major shipping companies dealing with trade wars and slowing global growth, conditions appear to have deteriorated as 2019 came to a close.Global shipping and logistics provider......

 2020-01-17 16:28 

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High number of flu cases closes entire Ohio school district...

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school system on Friday canceled all classes because of a high number of flu cases.Miami Local Trace schools in Fayette County in southwestern......

 2020-01-17 16:15 

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Level of flu activity now widespread in Vermont...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The level of the flu in Vermont has risen from "regional" to "widespread,"; according to the state Health Department."We are at peak season for flu, strep and other......

 2020-01-17 16:13 

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AP source: Dershowitz, Starr on Trump impeachment legal team...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team will include former Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr, the former independent counsel who led the Whitewater......

 2020-01-17 16:07 

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Organizers appeal Virginia rally gun ban; 6 now arrested...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A gun-rights group has filed an emergency appeal of a judge's ruling upholding the Virginia governor's ban on firearms at a pro-gun rally that's expected to draw thousands of......

 2020-01-17 16:06 

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Man convicted of child sex abuse sentenced for child porn...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for sexually abusing a child caused an outcry has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of......

 2020-01-17 15:54 

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California man to be sentenced for killing family of 4...

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A man convicted of killing a family of four with a sledgehammer and burying their bodies in the California desert will learn Friday whether he will face the death......

 2020-01-17 15:48 

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Grammys CEO fires back after academy announces her leave...

NEW YORK (AP) — Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan, who the company announced Thursday was placed on administrative leave, has fired back in a statement through her lawyer, saying: "What has been......

 2020-01-17 15:44 

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Police: 2 young brothers among 5 shot in Chicago barbershop...

CHICAGO (AP) — Two young brothers were among five people shot and wounded when gunmen fired through the window of a Chicago barbershop, police said Friday.Chicago police spokesman Anthony......

 2020-01-17 15:42 

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Early gains on Wall Street add to strong start to the year...

Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, building on the big gains from a day earlier that sent major indexes to their latest record highs. Technology companies and banks led the way......

 2020-01-17 15:40 

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Painting found in Italian gallery's walls verified as Klimt...

ROME (AP) — Art experts have confirmed that have determined that a stolen painting discovered hidden inside an Italian art gallery's walls is Gustav Klimt's "Portrait of a Lady."A gardener......

 2020-01-17 15:29 

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What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in Alaska...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The 2020 Census kicks off Tuesday in remote Alaska. U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham will be there to conduct the first count in the Bering Sea community of......

 2020-01-17 15:22 

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Alaska company takes pizza to new heights with air delivery...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska company has taken pizza to new heights by providing airplane deliveries around the state.Papa Murphy's in Anchorage flies hundreds of miles to deliver......

 2020-01-17 15:18 

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US industrial production fell 0.3% in December...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production fell 0.3% in December, as unseasonably warm weather reduced demand for heating from utilities.The Federal Reserve said Friday that total......

 2020-01-17 15:12 

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US agency examining Tesla unintended acceleration complaint...

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own.An unidentified person......

 2020-01-17 15:00 

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Michael Bloomberg outlines plans for cleaner buildings, cars...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg would push for all new cars to be electric by 2035 and new buildings to produce zero carbon emissions by 2025 as part......

 2020-01-17 14:38 

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Man charged with beating driver of school bus full of kids...

LAURINBURG, N.C. (AP) — A bus driver in North Carolina was transporting kids to school when her ex-boyfriend boarded the vehicle and began beating the woman, who managed to keep her foot on the......

 2020-01-17 14:34 

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US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes surged in December to the highest level in 13 years, capping a year in which falling mortgage rates and a strong labor market helped lift the prospects......

 2020-01-17 14:32 

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US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December, strongest showing in 13 years...

WASHINGTON (AP) — US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December, strongest showing in 13 years....

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