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 2020-01-17 20:54 

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Sheriff says several unaccounted for in Lake Tahoe avalanche...

Crews were responding to an avalanche at a Northern California ski resort Friday and several people were unaccounted for, the Placer County sheriff's office said in a tweet.A storm passing......

 2020-01-17 20:48 

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ICE leader blames 'sanctuary' policies for NYC killing...

NEW YORK (AP) — The country's top immigration official blamed the "sanctuary policies" of New York City on Friday for the sexual assault and killing of a 92-year-old woman, while the mayor's......

 2020-01-17 20:43 

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Injured Holy Cross rower released from hospital...

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A member of the Holy Cross women's rowing team injured in a crash in Florida that claimed the life of a teammate has been released from the hospital, the college announced......

 2020-01-17 20:36 

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Grasso misses weight, bout with Gadelha canceled at UFC 246...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Strawweight contender Cludia Gadelha's bout with Alexa Grasso on the pay-per-view portion of the UFC 246 card has been canceled after Grasso badly missed weight.The Nevada......

 2020-01-17 20:32 

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Appeals court rules against convict over gender pronouns...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A transgender convict has lost a federal appeal to have her name changed in court records — and to have the appeals court refer to her with feminine pronouns.The case of......

 2020-01-17 20:31 

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Over 100 piglets died in semi-trailer crash near Des Moines...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 100 piglets died Thursday when a semi-trailer carrying about 1,700 of the animals overturned on a freeway just north of Des Moines.Tom Colvin, chief......

 2020-01-17 20:21 

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Organizers of bike ride honoring crash victims thanks state...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A group that organized a big memorial bike ride in New Hampshire following the deaths of seven motorcyclists in a collision with a pickup truck is presenting the state......

 2020-01-17 20:17 

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Officials, activists: 2 Iraqi protesters killed in Baghdad...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two protesters were killed and over a dozen wounded in central Baghdad on Friday in renewed violence between anti-government demonstrators and Iraqi security forces, activists and......

 2020-01-17 20:08 

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US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness...

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials announced Friday that they will begin screening airline passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened dozens and killed two,......

 2020-01-17 20:07 

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Owner of boat that sank, killing 17, settles final lawsuit...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The owner of a tourist duck boat that sank in a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, has settled its final pending lawsuit for an undisclosed amount.Thirty-one lawsuits......

 2020-01-17 20:00 

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Lawyers: ICE arrests trans migrant woman month after release...

One month after winning her release from immigration detention, a transgender woman from El Salvador was arrested and taken back to the same jail because the U.S. government is appealing the......

 2020-01-17 19:55 

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3 people get prison for Manhattan explosion that killed 2...

NEW YORK (AP) — Three people were sentenced to prison Friday for a 2015 explosion in Manhattan's East Village that was caused by an illegally installed gas line and killed two men.Maria......

 2020-01-17 19:54 

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Georgia sets execution for man convicted of killing 2 people...

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man convicted of killing his ex-wife and her boyfriend more than 20 years ago is set to executed later this month.Donnie Cleveland Lance, 66, is scheduled to die......

 2020-01-17 19:53 

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Original member of The Wiggles recovering in hospital...

SYDNEY (AP) — One of the original members of the popular Australian children's band The Wiggles has been hospitalized after collapsing during a wildfire relief concert.Greg Page, the......

 2020-01-17 19:48 

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US hits Iran general with sanctions over protest crackdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on a senior Iranian general for his role in a brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters as it ramps up its maximum......

 2020-01-17 19:32 

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US court dismisses suit by youths over climate change...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policy harms them and jeopardizes their future.The......

 2020-01-17 19:31 

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Ex-Guantanamo commander convicted of lying about man's death...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A former commander of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay was convicted Friday of interfering with an investigation into the death of a civilian with whom the commander......

 2020-01-17 19:23 

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Federal court dismisses lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed U.S. government climate policy jeopardizes their future...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal court dismisses lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed U.S. government climate policy jeopardizes their future....

 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......

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