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 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....

 2020-01-17 14:30 

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Plane slides off taxiway in icy weather; winter storm hits...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A plane slid off the taxiway at Kansas City International Airport on Friday due to icy conditions that also have closed schools, universities and government offices as a......

 2020-01-17 14:29 

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Couple: Instinct kicked in when they spotted wanted car...

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A couple on Friday said "fight or flight" instinct kicked in when they spotted a car wanted in the abduction of a girl who was snatched after getting off a school bus in......

 2020-01-17 14:05 

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North Dakota woman charged with leaving 6 kids with dead man...

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman has been charged with felony child neglect after she was accused of leaving six children with the body of an acquaintance who overdosed.Amber Barrett......

 2020-01-17 13:50 

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'Days of God': A look at Iran's mounting crises...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says his nation is living through "days of God."The Islamic Republic has been reeling from one crisis to another, from the targeted......

 2020-01-17 13:31 

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Locust outbreak, most serious in 25 years, hits East Africa...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The most serious outbreak of locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa and posing an unprecedented threat to food security in some of the world's most......

 2020-01-17 13:23 

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Paris Louvre museum closed amid strikes over pension plans...

PARIS (AP) — Paris' Louvre museum was closed Friday as dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to denounce the French government's plans to overhaul the pension system.The Leonardo Da......

 2020-01-17 13:03 

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Russia's foreign minister slams 'aggressive' US policies...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign policy chief on Friday blamed what he described as "aggressive" U.S. policies for growing global tensions, noting Washington's reluctance to extend a key nuclear......

 2020-01-17 12:55 

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Former NBA player to plead not guilty to human trafficking...

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A grand jury has brought charges in a sex trafficking case against former NBA player and one-time University of Alabama basketball standout Jim Farmer, who was caught up......

 2020-01-17 12:48 

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Mayer fastest in downhill to open World Cup combined event...

WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Matthias Mayer was fastest in a slick downhill run to open a World Cup combined race on Friday.Using better light conditions with a No. 31 starting bib, the 2014......

 2020-01-17 12:44 

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Groom accused of sexual assault at reception gets probation...

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge in Pennsylvania has sentenced a New Jersey man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage waitress at his wedding reception to probation.Matthew Aimers, 32, of......

 2020-01-17 12:36 

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Putin's, Xi's ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping have established themselves as the world's most powerful authoritarian leaders in decades. Now it looks like they want to hang on to......

 2020-01-17 12:33 

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'Lord of the Rings' protector Christopher Tolkien dies at 95...

LONDON (AP) — Christopher Tolkien, who played a major role protecting the legacy of his father's "The Lord of the Rings" series, has died. He was 95.The Tolkien Society and HarperCollins UK......

 2020-01-17 12:15 

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Oops! Radio reporter calls wrong Robert Shapiro on air...

LONDON (AP) — Will the real Robert Shapiro please take the microphone?BBC radio presenter Evan Davis was left in an embarrassing situation Thursday while introducing a segment on a proposal......

 2020-01-17 12:03 

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South Korea to decide fate of 1st transgender soldier...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In the first such case in South Korea, military officials will determine next week whether to discharge a solider who recently undertook gender reassignment surgery,......

 2020-01-17 12:02 

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10 Things to Know for Today...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. POLITICAL STAKES HIGH AS IMPEACHMENT TRIAL LOOMS The trial, only the third such......

 2020-01-17 12:01 

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SoftBank to invest $40 billion for new Indonesia capital...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Japan's SoftBank is offering to invest $30 billion to $40 billion in the development of a new Indonesian capital, an official said Friday.The billionaire founder......

 2020-01-17 12:00 

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Joe Biden boosts Super Tuesday case with Sewell endorsement...

Joe Biden has secured a weighty Deep South endorsement for his presidential campaign, with Alabama's lone Democratic House member on Friday announcing her support for the former vice......

 2020-01-17 11:50 

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UK psychiatric group cites social media dangers to the young...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal College of Psychiatrists is urging that mammoth tech companies like Facebook and Twitter turn over research about possible dangers caused to young people by excessive......

 2020-01-17 11:23 

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Sales of flowers, pork push Dutch farm exports to new record...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch agriculture exports rose 4.6% in 2019 from the previous year to a new record of 94.5 billion euros ($105.2 billion), the country's statistics office and a......

 2020-01-17 11:11 

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Germany gives investigators more tools against child porn...

BERLIN (AP) — The German parliament on Friday approved legislation that will allow investigators to use computer-generated child pornography to gain access to suspect internet portals.The......

 2020-01-17 10:54 

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Fiat Chrysler in talks with Foxconn to develop electric cars...

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is in talks with the Chinese company Foxconn to develop and manufacture battery-powered vehicles, the U.S.-Italian automaker said Friday.Fiat Chrysler is in the......

 2020-01-17 10:25 

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South Sudan rivals agree to meet unity government deadline...

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's rival leaders have agreed to form a coalition government by the February deadline, a South African special envoy says.South Sudan President Salva Kiir......

 2020-01-17 09:53 

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Eminem drops surprise album, advocates changes to gun laws...

Rapper Eminem once again dropped a surprise album, releasing of "Music to Be Murdered By" on Friday.The follow-up to 2018's "Kamikaze" — also released without warning — was announced on......

 2020-01-17 09:52 

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Germany: ugly anti-Semitic remnant at center of court battle...

WITTENBERG, Germany (AP) — High on the wall of a German church where Martin Luther once preached, an ugly remnant of centuries of anti-Semitism is now at the center of a court battle.The......

 2020-01-17 09:51 

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Ghosn lawyers rebut new Nissan claims against fugitive exec...

TOKYO (AP) — The legal team of Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn issued a statement Friday refuting the latest allegations by the Japanese automaker against the fugitive businessman.......

 2020-01-17 09:46 

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Libya's rival military commander seeks support in Greece...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The commander of forces fighting the U.N.-supported government in war-torn Libya has begun meetings in Athens in a bid to counter Turkey's support for his......

 2020-01-17 09:07 

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Ukrainian prime minister resigns after recordings published...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's prime minister says he has submitted his resignation, days after he was caught on tape saying the country's president knows nothing about the economy.In a......

 2020-01-17 09:03 

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Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAGs presenters...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown and Taika Waititi will be up for Screen Actors Guild Awards and also handing them out at Sunday's ceremony.They're part of a new......

 2020-01-17 08:48 

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Of NFL's Final 4 coaches, Andy Reid is the outlier...

Of the coaches in the NFL's Final Four, Andy Reid is the outlier.Only Kansas City's coach has been the head man in a Super Bowl. Only Reid is close to having a Hall of Fame-worthy resume.......

 2020-01-17 08:45 

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Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history...

Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades.Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt Trophy and nine times he won it, besting MVP Patrick Mahomes in......

 2020-01-17 08:40 

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Royal rift: UK monarchy will look smaller when dust settles...

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the future king, has long been seen as a potential modernizer who wants a more modest monarchy in line with other European royal households — and the streamlining......

 2020-01-17 08:39 

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Analysis: Baseball has become a prisoner of technology...

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology unleashed baseball's Analytics Era, and now it's holding the sport prisoner.AJ Hinch, Alex Cora and Carlos Beltrn are casualties, a triple play of hubris. At the......

 2020-01-17 07:49 

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Search suspended days after deadly collision off Texas coast...

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Days after a fishing boat's collision with a chemical tanker just off the Texas coast left one person dead, the U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for two......

 2020-01-17 07:12 

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Ex-US rep's fate rests with judge in insider trading case...

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge must decide the fate of former U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins after his lawyers and prosecutors disagreed over how he should be punished for conspiring in an insider trading......

 2020-01-17 06:53 

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Trump campaign tries robust outreach to expand his appeal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Selfies on a "Women for Trump" bus tour through Iowa. Volunteer training at a "Black Voices for Trump" organizing session in Philadelphia. A vice presidential headliner at a......

 2020-01-17 06:19 

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Steyer, buoyed by polling, makes push for Latinos in Nevada...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Driving on any freeway in Las Vegas, you're likely to see Tom Steyer's face. Turn on the radio, you might hear his voice. Turn on the television, you'll probably run across his......

 2020-01-17 06:09 

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Trump's trial begins at the start of an election year...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of "impartial justice" as......

 2020-01-17 06:09 

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Police say tear gas smoked out suspects in pot burglary...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a SWAT team was forced to smoke out suspects in an Albuquerque marijuana dispensary burglary that sparked a standoff.Police said Kyle Minard, 35,......

 2020-01-17 06:09 

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Mara the elephant to leave Argentina for Brazil sanctuary...

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Mara listens to her trainer say "up, down, blow," obediently raising her trunk so a saline solution can be introduced, then lowering it and expelling the liquid into......

 2020-01-17 06:02 

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Guatemala officials disperse migrants, but some keep trying...

CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala (AP) — United States officials are crediting tough measures taken over the past year and cooperation from regional governments for sharply reducing the number of Central......

 2020-01-17 05:37 

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Iran's top leader to lead Friday prayers at time of crisis...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader will deliver a Friday sermon in Tehran for the first time since 2012, as the Islamic Republic grapples with the fallout from the targeted killing of its......

 2020-01-17 05:35 

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Ingram scores 49, Pelicans end Jazz's 10-game winning streak...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored a career-high 49 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans stopped the Utah Jazz's 10-game win streak with a 138-132 victory Thursday night.Utah led......

 2020-01-17 05:25 

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It's a boy for 1st Japan Cabinet member on paternity leave...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's environment minister became father to a boy and is going ahead with his planned paternity leave — still a rarity in Japan where men are under pressure to put work before......

 2020-01-17 05:24 

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Elleby scores 25, Washington State surprises No. 8 Oregon...

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — CJ Elleby scored 25 points and Washington State beat a Top-10 team for just the third time, surprising No. 8 Oregon 72-61 on Thursday night.Elleby, who was held to a......

 2020-01-17 05:13 

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Golden Knights beat Senators in DeBoer's debut with Vegas...

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Stone scored a goal and picked up an assist in his return to Ottawa, leading Vegas to a 4-2 victory over the Senators on Thursday night in Peter DeBoer's debut as the......

 2020-01-17 05:06 

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China reports second death in coronavirus outbreak...

BEIJING (AP) — A second person has died from a new form of coronavirus in central China, health authorities said.A 69-year-old man surnamed Xiong fell ill with the respiratory condition on......

 2020-01-17 04:59 

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Ionescu has 37 and No. 6 Oregon downs No. 3 Stanford 87-55...

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had a career-high 37 points to become Oregon's all-time leading scorer, and the sixth-ranked Ducks handed No. 3 Stanford its first conference loss with an 87-55......

 2020-01-17 04:39 

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Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan put on 'administrative leave'...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Recording Academy has placed Deborah Dugan, its president and CEO of just six months, on administrative leave following an allegation of unspecified misconduct by a senior......

 2020-01-17 04:29 

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Panthers' McCaffrey pulls out of Pro Bowl; Kamara in...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey has pulled out of the Pro Bowl after a memorable season.McCaffrey isn't injured. Rather, he decided not to play in......

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