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Oscar winner Dorothy Malone, mom on 'Peyton Place,' has died

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:38pm
DALLAS (AP) -- Actress Dorothy Malone, who won hearts of 1960s television viewers as the long-suffering mother in the nighttime soap "Peyton Place," died Friday in her hometown of Dallas at age 93....
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'Watching my family burn': Woman frantic after copter crash

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:37pm
RATON, N.M. (AP) -- Andra Cobb was frantic when she called for help, telling an emergency operator that a helicopter she was riding in with her father, longtime partner and others had crashed in a remote part of New Mexico and that she was watching her "family burn."...
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Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:36pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose....
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Women will march again with aim to become a political force

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:36pm
A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches worldwide with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump, activists will return to the streets this weekend in hopes of converting anger and enthusiasm into political force....
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Pope: Corruption is 'social virus' infecting Latin America

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:36pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Pope Francis has strongly condemned corruption in Latin America as a "social virus" infecting all aspects of life in stern remarks to Peru's president and high-ranking political leaders, several of whom are embroiled in the region's biggest graft scandal....
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Border wall tests find heights should keep out crossers

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:36pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Recent assaults by tactical teams on prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico found their imposing heights should stop border crossers, The Associated Press has learned, a finding that's likely to please security hawks but raise concerns about costs and environmental damage....
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US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:35pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse....
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Crunch time: What Amazon wants for its new HQ

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 2:34pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Just 20 cities are left standing in the competition for Amazon's second headquarters and the 50,000 jobs it will bring....
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'Watching my family burn': Woman frantic after copter crash

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 2:34pm
RATON, N.M. (AP) -- Andra Cobb was frantic when she called for help, telling an emergency operator that a helicopter she was riding in with her father, longtime partner and others had crashed in a remote part of New Mexico and that she was watching her "family burn."...
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Kim and Kanye choose Chicago for their new baby's name

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 1:34pm
It's Chicago - where Kanye West was raised - as the name of baby No. 3 with Kim Kardashian West....
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Good dog, bad dog ... Delta wants to know before you board

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:34pm
DALLAS (AP) -- Delta Air Lines will soon require owners of service and support animals to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it's trained to behave itself....
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Mattis says US competitive warfighting edge has eroded

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Countering China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military's top national security priorities, outpacing the threat of terrorism, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday. He said competition with those adversaries has threatened America's military advantage around the world....
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Italian who survived Auschwitz as a child given top honor

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:34am
ROME (AP) -- A woman who was one of the few Italian children to survive deportation to a Nazi death camp has been made a senator-for-life in Italy....
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Killing of small-town online exhibitionist shocks community

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:33am
CALERA, Ala. (AP) -- Kathleen Dawn West described herself as a full-time wife and mom on Facebook but lived another life on other social media platforms, calling herself an exhibitionist and posting risque photos with a chance for subscribers to see sexier images for $15.99 a month....
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Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost $11.52

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:33am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Motorists would have to shell out $11.52 to drive into the busiest parts of Manhattan under a new proposal commissioned by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ease traffic congestion and raise vital funds for mass transit....
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Paula Cole, a best new artist Grammy winner, looks back

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:33am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Twenty years ago, Paula Cole heard her name called, went up to the stage and took home the Grammy Award for best new artist. It was an amazing achievement on a night that turned out to be quite complicated....
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IOC: More initiatives coming to promote Korean unity

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:33am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Olympics organizers on Friday welcomed an agreement between North and South Korea to unite athletes at the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and promised that "much more exciting initiatives" promoting Korean unity will emerge this weekend....
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Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost $11.52

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:30am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Motorists would have to shell out $11.52 to drive into the busiest parts of Manhattan under a new proposal floated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ease traffic congestion and raise vital funds for mass transit....
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Hippo-y birthday to Fiona! The popular preemie is turning 1

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:30am
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Some days, it's more like being a Hollywood star's agent than a communications official for the zoo. That's what happens when your prematurely born hippopotamus becomes a global celebrity....
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