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Amid warnings, Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 5:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests....
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Silence Breakers named Time magazine's Person of the Year

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 5:51am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The silence breakers have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year....
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Doctors identify brain abnormalities in Cuba attack patients

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 3:48am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain the hearing, vision, balance and memory damage, The Associated Press has learned....
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Kremlin to analyze IOC ban before taking any steps

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 2:43am
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Kremlin needs to analyze the International Olympic Committee's ruling to bar Russia and its sports officials from the upcoming Pyeongchang Games before making any decisions regarding the country's participation, a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday....
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Nigerian migrants return from Libya with tales of horror

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 2:43am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Some knelt and placed their foreheads to the ground in prayer. Several carried small children. After being stranded in Libya on a failed attempt to reach Europe, more than 250 Nigerian migrants were brought home and began sharing stories of abuse and fear....
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As UN envoy visits, a look at N.Korea's diplomatic pipelines

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 1:43am
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's decision to hold talks with a senior United Nations official, who is also an American citizen and former U.S. diplomat, presents a rare opportunity for both sides to sound each other out in the increasingly isolated North Korean capital....
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Under Olympic flag, Russia can win medals

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 1:43am
MOSCOW (AP) -- The International Olympic Committee has barred the Russian team from competing in Pyeongchang in February over widespread doping at the last edition of the Winter Games in 2014....
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West Coast crisis leads to rise in US homeless population

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:42am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and other West Coast cities....
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State lawmakers blur line between public, personal interests

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:42am
A recent change in Iowa's tax code spared Mark Chelgren's machine shop, welding company and wheelchair-parts plant from paying sales tax when buying certain supplies such as saws and cutting fluid....
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AP Exclusive: Top gossip editor accused of sexual misconduct

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:42am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former employees of the top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications say he openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees' sex lives and forced women to watch or listen to pornographic material....
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Atlanta mayor's race is too close to call as recount looms

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:42pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- The race for mayor in Atlanta early Wednesday was too close to call, with one candidate declaring herself the city's new leader and the other vowing to request a recount....
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APNewsBreak: Network news accusers form victim support group

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:42pm
Women who say they were sexually harassed or mistreated by powerful men in television news have banded together to form a support network aimed at changing a newsroom culture they say has given men a free pass to misbehave for decades....
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Trump decision on Jerusalem could have deep repercussions

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:35pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday could have deep repercussions across the region....
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Atlanta mayor's race is too close to call as recount looms

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:35pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- The race for mayor in Atlanta early Wednesday was too close to call, with one candidate declaring herself the city's new leader and the other vowing to request a recount....
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APNewsBreak: Network news accusers form victim support group

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:35pm
Women who say they were sexually harassed or mistreated by powerful men in television news have banded together to form a support network aimed at changing a newsroom culture they say has given men a free pass to misbehave for decades....
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Analysis: Russia pays a price, but no winners in doping saga

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:35pm
If you're looking for winners after the International Olympic Committee's decision to boot Russia from the upcoming Games, keep on looking....
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US homeless count rises, pushed by crisis on the West Coast

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 9:35pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and other West Coast cities....
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Rock icon Johnny Hallyday, known as French Elvis, dies at 74

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 9:35pm
PARIS (AP) -- Johnny Hallyday, France's biggest rock star for more than half a century and an icon who packed sports stadiums and all but lit up the Eiffel Tower with his pumping pelvis and high-voltage tunes, has died. He was 74....
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Beyonce presents Kaepernick with SI's Muhammad Ali Award

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 9:35pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday night, and Kaepernick promised that "with or without the NFL's platform, I will continue to work for the people."...
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President: French rock icon Johnny Hallyday dies at 74

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 7:35pm
PARIS (AP) -- Johnny Hallyday, the French rocker icon who packed sports stadiums and was the country's top rock star for decades, has died at 74....
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