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Rebukes rain down on Weinstein even as company holds firm

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 2:21pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The chorus of Hollywood stars denouncing Harvey Weinstein echoed across the Atlantic a week after sexual assault and harassment accusations broke, and his brother said it was business as usual at the production company that bears both their names....
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Sonic attack on US diplomats? Cubans don't believe it

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 1:19pm
HAVANA (AP) -- A bizarre string of attacks on diplomats in Havana has sent U.S. relations with Cuba to their lowest point in decades, with the Trump administration virtually closing its embassy here and expelling Cuban officials from Washington. The U.S. is talking ever tougher, with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly saying that Cuba "could stop the attacks on our diplomats."...
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Timeline of Weinstein allegations dating back decades

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 1:19pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A timeline of allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, who has denied having any nonconsensual sexual conduct with any women....
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AP Explains: What is Iran's Revolutionary Guard?

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:19pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard faces new sanctions from U.S. President Donald Trump as he accuses the country of violating the spirit of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. But what is this organization?...
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The Latest: Emma Thompson calls Harvey Weinstein 'predator'

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:19pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local):...
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:19pm
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:...
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The Latest: UNC chancellor calls NCAA ruling 'fair outcome'

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:19am
The Latest on the NCAA ruling on North Carolina's multi-year academic case (all times local):...
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The Latest: EU official pushes back on Trump on Iran deal

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:19am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal (all times local):...
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Suspect in slayings of boy, 3 adults arrested after manhunt

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:18am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The man suspected of fatally shooting a 7-year-old boy and three adults was arrested Friday as he walked along a southern Ohio road after a dayslong manhunt, a sheriff said....
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GOP's Susan Collins to stay in Senate, ditches governor run

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:18am
ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) -- Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins announced Friday that she won't run for governor because she believes she can do more good by remaining in Washington, where she serves as an important swing vote....
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Parents of freed Afghanistan hostage angry at son-in-law

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 9:17am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The parents of an American woman freed with her family after five years of captivity say they are elated, but also angry at their son-in law for taking their daughter to Afghanistan....
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'You are my slave:' School's Civil War Day sparks mom's ire

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 9:17am
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) -- A new battle line has formed in the national debate over Civil War flags and symbols - this time at a Georgia school not far from a mountaintop where Confederate soldiers fired their cannons at Union troops more than a century ago....
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'Game of Thrones' cast gets no scripts, star says

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 9:17am
The need-to-know policy for the "Game of Thrones" cast is going to extreme lengths during filming of the series' final season. When it comes to keeping scripts under wraps, producers are taking no chances, according to Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister in the wildly popular HBO fantasy thriller....
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Birds gone wild: Resurgent turkeys spar with human neighbors

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 9:17am
BOSTON (AP) -- Not everyone is celebrating the return of the wild turkeys....
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Social Security benefits to rise by 2 percent in 2018

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 8:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year. It's the largest increase since 2012 but comes to only $25 a month for the average beneficiary....
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Birds gone wild: Resurgent turkeys spar with human neighbors

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 8:14am
BOSTON (AP) -- Not everyone is celebrating the return of the wild turkeys....
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GOP's Collins not running for governor, will stay in Senate

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 6:12am
ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) -- Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins announced Friday that she's staying out of the governor's race because she believes she can do more good for Maine by staying in Washington....
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Trump said to disparage but not bolt from Iranian nuke deal

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 5:11am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will say Friday the Iran nuclear deal is no longer in U.S. national security interests, but he won't withdraw from the landmark 2015 accord or immediately re-impose sanctions against Tehran, according to U.S. officials and outside advisers to the administration....
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In NY town, parents may do time if their child does crime

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 5:11am
NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) -- First came the sucker-punch to their 13-year-old son from an older boy outside a dollar store....
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Trumps said to disparage but not bolt from Iranian nuke deal

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 4:11am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will say Friday the Iran nuclear deal is no longer in U.S. national security interests, but he won't withdraw from the 2015 international accord or immediately re-impose sanctions against Tehran, according to U.S. officials and outside advisers to the administration....
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