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 2020-01-23 15:55 

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Authorities: Man hospitalized after being shot by officer...

LOUISVILLE, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska State Patrol has joined an investigation into an officer-involved shooting at a residence in eastern Nebraska's Cass County. Officers had been called Wednesday night to the home northeast of Louisville, authorities...

 2020-01-23 15:55 

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Norway ex-minister's former partner charged in threats case...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - The ex-companion of Norway's former justice minister whose home was targeted with vandalism and small fires in 2018 and 2019, was Thursday charged in the case. The prosecutor's office says Laila Bertheussen is suspected ...

 2020-01-23 15:47 

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Next stop, Brexit: Britain's EU divorce bill becomes law...

LONDON (AP) - Britain's delayed and disputed Brexit bill became law on Thursday, removing the last U.K. obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week. Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans announced in the House of Commons that the Withd...

 2020-01-23 15:40 

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Speaker invited back to Middlebury 3 years after protest...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A student organization has invited a controversial guest speaker back to Middlebury College this spring, three years after his appearance sparked a rowdy protest in which a professor was injured. The Middlebury College Republicans h...

 2020-01-23 15:40 

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Police: Man with knife killed by officers in suburban Denver...

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) - A man was shot and killed by police responding to a domestic violence call in suburban Denver Wednesday night. Officers were called to a neighborhood in Arvada after several people reported that a man was bashing a car and other thing...

 2020-01-23 15:17 

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Police: Officers shoot, wound man armed with a knife...

RADCLIFF, Ky. (AP) - Two police officers shot and wounded a Kentucky man with a knife while responding early Thursday to a report of an armed robbery, authorities said. Radcliff police responded to the report around 2 a.m. and found a man with a knife in ...

 2020-01-23 14:58 

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Storm Gloria kills 11 in Spain, causes wide coastal damage...

MADRID (AP) - A calamitous storm has killed at least 11 people in Spain and left five others missing, as well as causing rivers to overflow their banks and contaminating vast agricultural areas in eastern Spain with salty seawater. New reports of disappea...

 2020-01-23 14:56 

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UK Brexit bill becomes law after receiving royal assent...

LONDON (AP) - Britain's delayed and disputed Brexit bill has become law, removing the last U.K. obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week. House of Commons Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans announced Thursday that the Withdrawal ...

 2020-01-23 14:56 

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Julian Assange extradition case to be drawn out for months...

LONDON (AP) - The complex extradition case designed to determine whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be sent to the U.S. to face espionage charges will take longer than expected. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser agreed on Thursday to add a three...

 2020-01-23 14:45 

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Study: Michigan in bottom 5 for equitable school funding...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan is among 16 states where the lowest-poverty school districts receive less state and local funding than the highest-poverty districts do - a 5-percentage point disparity that ranks fifth-worst nationally, a study said Thursda...

 2020-01-23 14:34 

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Second man charged in Kansas City Snapchat drug deal...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A second man has been charged in a fatal Kansas City shooting during a marijuana deal that was arranged over Snapchat. Twenty-one-year-old Damarco Watkins, of Independence was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder, robbery, a...

 2020-01-23 14:28 

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New Lebanese minister says he won't permit attacks on police...

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's new interior minister said Thursday he won't permit attacks on security forces amid angry rioting that has gripped the country's capital amid a deepening economic crisis. Mohammed Fahmi spoke during a handover ceremony ...

 2020-01-23 14:03 

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2 men charged in Kansas City's first homicide of 2020...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Two men have been charged with fatally shooting a 41-year-old man in Kansas City's first homicide of the year. The Jackson County prosecutor's office announced Wednesday that 25-year-old Anderson White and 25-year-old Darre...

 2020-01-23 13:57 

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EEUU anuncia restricciones de visa a mujeres embarazadas...

WASHINGTON (AP) - El gobierno del presidente Donald Trump se aprestaba a anunciar el jueves nuevas restricciones de visa para coartar el...

 2020-01-23 13:56 

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Portugal police: Banker in Angola scandal hangs himself...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - A Portuguese banker named in a major Angolan money-laundering and corruption scandal has died in an apparent suicide at home, police said Thursday. Nuno Ribeiro da Cunha, named as a suspect by Angolan authorities in an investigatio...

 2020-01-23 13:50 

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Alert: Portuguese police say a local banker named in a major Angolan corruption scandal dies in apparent suicide at home...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Portuguese police say a local banker named in a major Angolan corruption scandal dies in apparent suicide at home....

 2020-01-23 13:41 

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Authors defending college employee fired for Facebook post...

WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) - Prominent authors, academics and free speech advocates have come to the defense of a Massachusetts college employee who was fired over a satirical Facebook post about Iran bombing the U.S. Salman Rushdie, Joyce Carol Oates and Rosa...

 2020-01-23 13:35 

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Migrant caravan crosses into Mexico, walks along highway...

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) - Hundreds of Central American migrants crossed the Guatemala-Mexico border at dawn Thursday without resistance and began walking up a rural highway. Some carried banners arguing that migrants were not the problem, but rather t...

 2020-01-23 13:14 

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Greece: Island mayors in Athens to protest migrant situation...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's Migration and Asylum Minister said Thursday that the...

 2020-01-23 13:02 

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Burkina Faso to arm civilians in fight against extremists...

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - Burkina Faso's parliament has approved legislation allowing the military to use civilian volunteers in the fight against Islamic extremism, a decision that underscores how outnumbered soldiers are amid rising attacks a...

 2020-01-23 12:54 

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Sweden: Fake officer didn't spy at NATO or hurt security...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A man who duped the Swedish military for 18 years by using forged credentials and who even worked at NATO headquarters and was a contact for Russia's security services did not divulge any secret information that could harm S...

 2020-01-23 12:41 

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Defensa de Trump esgrimir argumento de hace ms de 150 aos...

WASHINGTON (AP) - La defensa del mandatario Donald Trump se basa parcialmente en un argumento esgrimido durante el juicio poltico contra el presidente Andrew Johnson hace ms de 150 aos: debe haber delito para que haya proceso de destitucin, pero la mayora...

 2020-01-23 11:29 

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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. DEMOCRATS FACE RISKS AND LIMITS IN IMPEACHMENT TRIAL No matter how overwhelming the evidence confronting Trump, it becomes less compelling to both t...

 2020-01-23 11:23 

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Police: 6 arrested in fatal shooting during home invasion...

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Police in Georgia announced six people have been arrested in the shooting death of a man during a home invasion. Ceuion English, 23; Anthony Foster, 23; Laqwane Kindred, 26; and Trevonuis Williams, 22, were charged with murder and boo...

 2020-01-23 11:08 

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Homemade pipe bombs raise concerns in Pennsylvania town...

THORNDALE, Pa. (AP) - Investigators were seeking a suspect and a motive Thursday after two pipe bombs were found in a southeastern Pennsylvania community. Caln Township police posted on Facebook that a postal worker found an undetonated pipe bomb at 14th ...

 2020-01-23 11:05 

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Michelle Carter, of texting suicide case, is leaving jail...

BOSTON (AP) - A woman convicted of manslaughter for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in 2014 is set to leave jail Thursday morning. The impending release of Michelle Carter comes after she served most of a 15-month sentence at the Bristol Cou...

 2020-01-23 10:58 

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Connecticut deals with 3 fatal police shootings in new year...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Three fatal police shootings in Connecticut since the start of the New Year have raised questions over the use of deadly force by law enforcement in a state that normally sees about a half-dozen such shootings each year. The deaths ...

 2020-01-23 10:14 

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Britain's EU Journey: When Thatcher turned all euroskeptic...

LONDON (AP) - Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. Difficult negotiations setting out the new relationship between Britain and ...

 2020-01-23 09:53 

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Hundreds of rebels surrender to Indian forces in peace push...

GAUHATI, India (AP) - More than 600 insurgents belonging to eight different rebel groups surrendered to Indian authorities in a troubled northeastern state on Thursday, responding to a government's peace initiative that will allow them to rejoin mains...

 2020-01-23 09:51 

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French, Dutch police bust ring that smuggled migrants to UK...

PARIS (AP) - French and Dutch police have arrested 23 suspected members of a criminal network that smuggled as many as 10,000 migrants from France to Britain, according to European police agency Europol. The network was suspected of earning 70 million eur...

 2020-01-23 09:45 

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US talks up trade deal with post-Brexit Britain this year...

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - The U.S. is talking up the prospects of tying up a trade deal with Britain this year and thinks it should be pretty straightforward to accomplish given how similar the two economies are. At a press briefing at the World Economic ...

 2020-01-23 09:37 

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La reforma constitucional de Putin avanza en el parlamento...

MOSC (AP) - El parlamento ruso aprob el jueves en su primera lectura un paquete de enmiendas constitucionales interpretado como un intento del presidente, Vladimir Putin, de mantenerse en el poder una vez termine su mandato en 2024. Putin remiti el lunes ...

 2020-01-23 09:17 

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Putin's constitutional proposals OK'd in first Duma reading...

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's parliament has approved a package of constitutional amendments in a first reading Thursday, in a move widely seen as an attempt by President Vladimir Putin to stay in on power past the end of his term in 2024. Putin submitted th...

 2020-01-23 09:15 

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The Latest: Yad Vashem says Ukraine president's offer 'odd'...

JERUSALEM (AP) - The latest on the gathering in Jerusalem of dozens of world leaders for the World Holocaust Forum, which coincides with the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Israel's Yad Vash...

 2020-01-23 09:13 

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AP Explains: Why US troop cuts in Africa would cause alarm...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Even as destroyed U.S. military aircraft smoldered from an al-Shabab attack that killed three Americans this month in Kenya, the al-Qaida-linked group issued a taunting message to African troops: The U.S. will abandon you just as it di...

 2020-01-23 08:55 

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Billionaire's cash helps Zimbabwe's doctors back from strike...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - A billionaire has offered to pay striking doctors in Zimbabwe to help end a months-long protest over grave hospital conditions as the economy crumbles, and a doctors' group on Thursday said it was encouraging members to embrace...

 2020-01-23 08:15 

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Migrant parents separated from kids since 2018 return to US...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nine parents who were deported as the Trump administration separated thousands of migrant families landed back into the U.S. late Wednesday to reunite with children they had not seen in a year and a half. The group arrived at Los Angele...

 2020-01-23 08:00 

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Lderes mundiales planta cara al antisemitismo en Jerusaln...

JERUSALN (AP) - Docenas de lderes mundiales acudieron a Jerusaln el jueves para participar en un encuentro centrado en la conmemoracin del Holocausto y en la lucha contra el antisemitismo contemporneo. El presidente de Rusia, Vladimir Putin; su homlogo fr...

 2020-01-23 07:51 

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NY Burlington VT Zone Forecast...

NY Burlington VT Zone Forecast for Wednesday, January 22, 2020 _____ 314 FPUS51 KBTV 230747 ZFPBTV Zone Forecast Product for Vermont National Weather Service Burlington VT 245 AM EST Thu Jan 23 2020 NYZ028-232100- Eastern Clinton- Including the city of Pl...

 2020-01-23 06:45 

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Afghan official says Taliban killed intel officer in Helmand...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban ambushed and killed an Afghan intelligence official in southern Helmand province as he was walking home from work, an official said Thursday. It was the latest deadly attack by insurgents even as they hold peace talks...

 2020-01-23 06:33 

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World leaders rally in Jerusalem against anti-Semitism...

JERUSALEM (AP) - Dozens of world leaders descended upon Jerusalem on Thursday for the largest-ever gathering focused on commemorating the Holocaust and combating modern-day anti-Semitism. Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron,...

 2020-01-23 06:12 

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Iran uses violence, politics to try to push US out of Iraq...

BEIRUT (AP) - Iran has long sought the withdrawal of American forces from neighboring Iraq, but the U.S. killing of an Iranian general and an Iraqi militia commander in Baghdad has added new impetus to the effort, stoking anti-American feelings that Tehra...

 2020-01-23 05:47 

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Long Beach State knocks off Big West-leader UC Irvine 63-56...

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Colin Slater scored 19 points and Long Beach State beat Big West Conference leader UC Irvine 63-56 on Wednesday night to snap the Anteaters three-game win streak. Chance Hunter added 11 points for the 49ers (7-14, 2-3), who shot ...

 2020-01-23 05:14 

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Democrats not alone in soliciting votes in Iowa; GOP is, too...

WASHINGTON (AP) - With all eyes on Democrats as they prepare to cast their ballots in Iowa's highly anticipated kickoff caucuses, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is working to try to persuade Republican voters to turn out at their cau...

 2020-01-23 05:12 

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'Birth tourism' faces new restrictions from State Department...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is coming out with new visa restrictions aimed at restricting...

 2020-01-23 05:09 

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Democrats face risks and limits in Trump's impeachment trial...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The challenge is becoming increasingly clear for House Democrats prosecuting President Donald Trump's impeachment case as the Senate convenes for a second day of arguments in the landmark trial. No matter how overwhelming the evidenc...

 2020-01-23 05:07 

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University of New Mexico asks students to vote on new seal...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's largest university is asking students to help with picking a new school seal to replace one that had sparked protests. The University of New Mexico is allowing students to vote on five options. One has a howling L...

 2020-01-23 05:05 

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Bullhead City OKs sanctuary measure supporting gun rights...

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) - Bullhead City is declaring itself a sanctuary city that stands in support of gun rights. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt a resolution affirming support for Second Amendment rights and pledging to take ...

 2020-01-23 04:58 

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1 dead, 7 wounded in downtown Seattle shooting...
 2020-01-23 04:44 

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Radford shot lifts Hokies in 2nd OT, 79-77, over UNC...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Tyrece Radford hadn't made a shot all game, but when the ball came to him with the clock racing toward 0.00, he knew it was time to do something. The redshirt freshman made a short jumper with 0.4 seconds left in the second over...

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