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 2020-01-25 07:48 

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Death toll from eastern Turkey earthquake climbs to 21...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 21 Saturday, with more than 1,000 people injured, emergency officials said. Rescue workers were continuing to search for some 30 people buried under ...

 2020-01-25 07:48 

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Woman fatally shoots man, self at cigar bar near Chicago...

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A shooting at a cigar lounge in the Chicago suburbs left one man dead and two others injured, police said. The shooter, whom police identified as a 51-year-old woman, died after shooting herself. The shooting happened just after 1...

 2020-01-25 07:42 

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49ers CEO Jed York goes from vilified to Super Bowl...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York got rid of his third coach in as many seasons three years ago and faced calls for his removal as well to get the once-proud franchise back on track, he was defiant in face of that crit...

 2020-01-25 04:08 

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GOP senators incensed by Schiff’s ‘head on a pike’ remark...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans said lead impeachment prosecutor Adam Schiff insulted them during the trial by repeating an anonymously sourced report that the White House would punish Republicans who voted against President Donald Trump. Schif...

 2020-01-25 04:08 

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Shots from stands, women’s 3-on-3 highlight NHL skills event...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Shooting pucks from the stands and some of the best women's hockey players in the world going back and forth in a 3-on-3 game stole the show at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. The two new events spiced up the skills competi...

 2020-01-25 03:57 

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U.S. mayors say their cities need money, infrastructure at meeting with Pres. Trump...

The President invited nearly 200 mayors to the White House on Friday to meet with administration officials like Jim Carroll....

 2020-01-25 01:36 

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New Space Force logo gets jeers on Twitter. Will it live long and prosper?...

President Donald Trump tweeted out the logo for the U.S. Space Force, and it boldly goes where plenty have gone before....

 2020-01-25 01:08 

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Officials identify remains found in burnt-out Hawaii home...

HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu Medical Examiner's Office has identified the remains of two people found in a burnt-out home where a man allegedly shot and killed two Honolulu police officers and attacked a neighbor before setting the house ablaze ...

 2020-01-25 01:04 

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As coronavirus cases grow, Mid-South doctors are preparing for public health threat...

In China, nearly 30 people have died from "The Coronavirus," with close to 900 there that are currently fighting it....

 2020-01-25 01:02 

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Trial highlights: Dems cry cover-up, Trump hails activists...

WASHINGTON (AP) — From the floor of the Senate, Democratic impeachment prosecutors said Friday that President Donald Trump tried to cover up his actions with Ukraine, another reason to remove him from office. A few blocks away, Trump told anti-abort...

 2020-01-25 00:29 

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Palmer with 62 takes 2-shot lead at Torrey Pines...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Palmer had a round as magnificent as the weather at Torrey Pines, making 11 birdies for a 10-under 62 on the North Course to build a two-shot lead over Brandt Snedeker in the Farmers Insurance Open. For so many others, it wasn&...

 2020-01-24 23:55 

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Trump campaign complains to debate commission about fairness...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign raised concerns to the nonpartisan presidential debate commission about fairness and the selection of moderators for the 2020 general election cycle, the campaign and the Commission on Presiden...

 2020-01-24 23:55 

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Madelene Sagstrom shoots 62 to take lead in Gainbridge LPGA...

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Madelene Sagstrom birdied seven of the first nine holes and shot a 10-under 62 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Gainbridge LPGA. Sagstrom birdied the first two holes, parred the next two and made five straight b...

 2020-01-24 23:17 

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GOP shows little desire for witnesses ahead of critical vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in the Senate appear unmoved by the Democratic push for witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial despite persistent appeals from Rep. Adam Schiff and the other House prosecutors. Over three days of ar...

 2020-01-24 22:57 

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Trump touts logo for new Space Force, with nod to Star Trek...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's new U.S. Space Force is not Star Trek's Starfleet Command, but their logos bear a striking similarity. President Donald Trump unveiled the Space Force logo Friday, writing on Twitter that he had consulted wit...

 2020-01-24 22:42 

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Report: Recording links Trump to Ukraine ambassador ouster...

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump can be heard in a taped 2018 conversation saying he wants to get rid of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, whose removal a year later emerged as an issue in Trump's impeachment. The president was talking with ...

 2020-01-24 21:29 

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Opioid victims can begin filing claims against Purdue Pharma...

State and local governments have been leading the legal fight against the opioid industry, seeking payouts to help them deal with the fallout from the nation's addiction crisis. Average Americans are about to get their shot. On Friday, the federal jud...

 2020-01-24 21:25 

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Former MPD officer & another man plead guilty to several charges, including civil rights violations...

(DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE NEWS RELEASE) On December 6, 2018, a federal grand jury indicted former Memphis Police Officer, Sam Blue, 61, and co-conspirator, Anthony Davis, for federal criminal civil rights violations which included the violent crimes of robbe...

 2020-01-24 20:50 

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Too soon to tell if new virus as dangerous as SARS cousin...

The new virus from China has the world on edge because it's a close cousin to viruses that killed hundreds in separate outbreaks. While it's too early to tell if this latest threat will prove as deadly, health authorities are drawing on lessons fr...

 2020-01-24 19:58 

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US envoy urges Serbia, Kosovo to drop obstacles to talks...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's special envoy for talks between Serbia and Kosovo said Friday that the two Balkan rivals must remove obstacles that have blocked negotiations for more than a year. Kosovo must drop the 100% t...

 2020-01-24 19:51 

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4 aid workers for French charity disappear in Baghdad...

PARIS (AP) — Four aid workers for a French Christian charity disappeared this week in Baghdad at at time of heightened tension in Iraq, the organization said Friday, The charity, SOS Chrtiens d'Orient, said the four — three French citizens...

 2020-01-24 19:38 

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US vows greater effort to fight flood of counterfeit goods...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration pledged Friday to step up efforts against the vast amounts of counterfeit clothing, medicine and other goods that have flooded into the U.S. in increasing waves with the rise in e-commerce. Customs and Bord...

 2020-01-24 19:16 

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2 lawyers on Trump defense team shared Epstein as a client...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the lawyers on President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team have shared another client: Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr both helped the late hedge fund manager and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein win a lenient sentence f...

 2020-01-24 18:54 

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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake shakes eastern Turkey, 2 injured...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's emergency management agency says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has shaken the country's east. The earthquake struck Friday at 1755 GMT, 8:55 p.m. local time, near the town of Sivrice in east...

 2020-01-24 18:17 

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Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court doesn't have a public comment line for its own work, much less the Senate's. That hasn't stopped a fair number of social media users from urging people to call Chief Justice John Roberts at the Supreme...

 2020-01-24 18:06 

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Top EU officials sign Brexit deal in closed door ceremony...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The leaders of two of the European Union's main institutions on Friday signed the divorce agreement governing Britain's departure from the bloc next week, sealing the penultimate step in Brexit at a ceremony held without medi...

 2020-01-24 17:46 

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Pentagon: 34 US troops had brain injuries from Iran’s strike...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month's Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military duties....

 2020-01-24 17:43 

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WATCH: President Trump speaks at March for Life rally...

As he heads into the 2020 election, Donald Trump became the first sitting president to address the March for Life as he took the stage Friday at the annual anti-abortion gathering in the nation's capital. The move by Trump, who as recently as 20 years...

 2020-01-24 17:39 

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Funeral set for 4 family members slain in Utah; son arrested...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Friends and family were set to gather Friday afternoon in a small Utah town for a funeral to remember a mother and three of her children who police say were killed by her teenage son. Colin "CJ" Haynie, 16, shot his fat...

 2020-01-24 17:10 

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Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn tweets attacks on National Security Council aide/Purple Heart recipient who testified in impeachment probe...

(CNN) Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn spent hours attacking Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key National Security Council aide who testified before Congress on the Ukraine scandal, on Twitter Thursday, including questioning the Purple Heart recipient's...

 2020-01-24 16:59 

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Pompeo heads to Ukraine next week as impeachment winds down...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Ukraine next week, making his first trip to the country at the heart of President Donald Trump's impeachment. As Trump's Senate trial on impeachment charges continues, the State Dep...

 2020-01-24 16:59 

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Dems pick Whitmer, Escobar for Trump State of Union response...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the Democratic response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address on Feb. 4. Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas will deliver the Spanish-language response. House Speaker Nanc...

 2020-01-24 16:42 

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No criminal charges to be filed in deadly propane blast...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine company that severed an underground propane line that caused a deadly propane explosion was cited for violating the state's Dig Safe law, but no criminal charges are warranted, officials said Friday. The propane lin...

 2020-01-24 16:30 

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Beware of ransomware: Tax scam season begins now...

Monday will be the first day that Americans can file their income tax returns. Those who are anticipating a refund may jump on this quickly and file right away. Scammers hope you procrastinate so they can get to your money first. The IRS says there were 6...

 2020-01-24 16:27 

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Fire kills 11 youths hunting animals in field in Venezuela...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Eleven young people, mostly teenagers, who were hunting small animals died in a fire that swept through a sugarcane field in Venezuela, authorities said Friday. Investigators said those who died were trying to catch rabbits...

 2020-01-24 16:22 

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Warren vows her organization will win primary, beat Trump...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Elizabeth Warren says she has more than 1,000 campaign staffers in 31 states and 100-plus field offices, a show of organizational strength her campaign promises will lift her to the Democratic presidential nomination and hurt...

 2020-01-24 16:02 

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California threatened with funds loss over abortion coverage...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday threatened California with a potential loss of federal health care funds over the state's requirement that insurance plans cover abortions. The announcement, timed to coincide with the anti-ab...

 2020-01-24 15:55 

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Iraqis rally against US troops, demanding they leave...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Waving national flags and banners denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump, tens of thousands of Iraqis marched peacefully through Baghdad on Friday to demand the ouster of U.S. troops from their country in a protest organized by a popu...

 2020-01-24 15:46 

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Convicted NYC bomber gets life term for New Jersey shootout...

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — An Afghan-born U.S. citizen already serving life in prison for a bombing in New York City was sentenced Friday to an additional life term for a shootout with police in New Jersey as he attempted to avoid arrest in 2016. State ...

 2020-01-24 15:35 

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France charges bitcoin expert Vinnik with money laundering...

PARIS (AP) — French officials have filed preliminary charges of money laundering and extortion against Russian bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik, who's tangled in a multi-country legal battle. The United States also wants to prosecute Vinni...

 2020-01-24 15:24 

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Study links impeachment beliefs to regular news diets...

NEW YORK (AP) — For many Americans, how they feel about issues raised during President Donald Trump's impeachment has much to do with where they get their news. A study released Friday by the Pew Research Center illustrated these tendencies, alo...

 2020-01-24 15:11 

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Despite renewed strikes, France pushes on with pension plan...

PARIS (AP) — Women workers danced in protest and striking Eiffel Tower employees shuttered France's most famed monument Friday — but the government pushed ahead anyway with a troubled bill redesigning the national retirement system. It'...

 2020-01-24 15:11 

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Legal confusion deepens in Poland in new challenge for EU...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Legal confusion has deepened dramatically in Poland, with the government and the country's high court judges on a collision course over who gets to administer justice. The populist governing party has tried to take control ...

 2020-01-24 15:01 

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AP Exclusive: New US Border Patrol chief named...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has named a new head of the U.S. Border Patrol. Rodney Scott will take over for Carla Provost, who is retiring, according to an announcement obtained Friday by The Associated Press from Mark Morgan, acting ...

 2020-01-24 14:13 

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6 killed in Germany shooting, suspect arrested...

BERLIN (AP) — Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See, police said Friday. A suspect has been arrested and no further suspects are believed to be at large, Aalen police said. &...

 2020-01-24 14:06 

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Teen injured in another drive-by shooting...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) Police are investigating another teen shot in a drive-by in Memphis. According to the Memphis Police Department, officers were called to the 1800 block of Dessa Dr. in Frayser just before 1 a.m. Friday. A 16-year-old boy ...

 2020-01-24 14:02 

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Russian court imposes fines on 2 Jehovah’s Witnesses...

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in northern Russia on Friday fined two Jehovah's Witnesses convicted of extremism related to their membership of the religious group, Russian media reported citing court filings. Roman Markin and Victor Trofimov were fined ...

 2020-01-24 13:50 

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Belarus’ leader blasts Russia for pushing merger of 2 states...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The president of Belarus on Friday accused Moscow of pressuring his country to merge with Russia and vowed not to let it happen. Talking to workers of a paper plant in eastern Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko lambasted Russia, the ...

 2020-01-24 13:18 

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Bulgaria to expel two Russian diplomats suspected of spying...

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Two Russian diplomats accused of spying by Bulgarian prosecutors will be declared persona non grata and expelled from the country, Bulgaria's foreign minister said Friday. Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said that her...

 2020-01-24 13:06 

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Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll shows Americans are more likely than not to support President Donald Trump's decision to order a drone strike that killed an Iranian general, even amid widespread skepticism about his foreign policy overall. The poll...

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