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Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget

AP Top Headlines - 11 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress....
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Deadline week crunch for health law sign-ups under Trump

AP Top Headlines - 11 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration came into office looking to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law, but the Affordable Care Act survived. Now the administration is on the hook to deliver a smooth ending to sign-up season, with a crush of customers expected this week....
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Nominations for 75th annual Golden Globes coming Monday

AP Top Headlines - 12 hours 21 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- When nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards are announced Monday morning, the shadow of sexual misconduct scandals will be hard to avoid....
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The Latest: Bitcoin futures soar in first hours of trading

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 11:35pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Latest on the debut of bitcoin futures trading (all times local):...
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21 Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:30pm
UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) -- The use of rape by Myanmar's armed forces has been sweeping and methodical, The Associated Press found in interviews with 29 Rohingya Muslim women and girls now in Bangladesh....
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Will misconduct scandals make men wary of women at work?

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:30pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some women, and men, worry the same climate that's emboldening women to speak up about sexual misconduct could backfire by making some men wary of female colleagues....
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American diplomat: US looks to counter Iran in post-war Iraq

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:30pm
BAGHDAD (AP) -- As Iraq emerges from three years of war with the Islamic State group, the U.S. is looking to roll back the influence of neighboring Iran and help the central government resolve its dispute with the Kurdish region, the American envoy to the country told The Associated Press....
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Hyperactive Missouri Gov. Greitens touts his physical feats

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:30pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Rappelling into a bull-riding rodeo event , crawling through dirt in a SWAT obstacle course and entering a burning building with firefighters....
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Q&A: Can a museum sell its art to stay in business?

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:30pm
BOSTON (AP) -- The intensifying legal tussle over whether a struggling Massachusetts museum should be allowed to auction 40 works of art, including two by Norman Rockwell, has raised questions about when - if ever - it's appropriate to unload the collection....
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AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodical

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 9:29pm
UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) -- The soldiers arrived, as they often did, long after sunset....
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Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 9:29pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords....
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Steelers lock up AFC North with 39-38 win over Ravens

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 9:29pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers won one for injured star Ryan Shazier - and wrapped up the AFC North in the process....
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Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 8:28pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange....
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Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:25pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- The first-ever bitcoin future began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange....
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APNewsBreak: Files show birth of Papua independence struggle

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:25pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Prominent Papuans pleaded for the U.S. to give them money and arms in the mid-1960s to fight Indonesia's colonization of their vast remote territory, according to recently declassified American files that show the birth of an independence struggle that endures half a century later....
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Tigertown: Morris, Trammell elected to baseball Hall of Fame

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 5:25pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Fittingly, Jack Morris reached the Hall of Fame in extra innings....
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Sexual misconduct often part of the job in hospitality work

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 4:25pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- One woman recalls how a general manager at a Chicago-area restaurant where she worked told her that if security cameras recorded him reaching between her legs and grabbing her genitals, he could simply "edit that out."...
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Tigertown: Morris, Trammell elected to baseball Hall of Fame

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 4:25pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, completing the journey from Motown to Cooperstown....
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US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 3:25pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- An American researcher who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet Sunday night....
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The Latest: At least 16 players protesting during anthem

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 2:25pm
The Latest on Week 14 of the NFL season: (all times local):...
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