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Police: Substitute teacher encouraged students to smoke pot

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 7:33am
SOMERSWORTH, N.H. (AP) -- Police in New Hampshire have charged a former substitute teacher who they say encouraged middle school students to smoke pot and gave one student a vaping device....
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'Embarrassed' Geraldo Rivera apologizes for 'tawdry' memoir

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 7:33am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Geraldo Rivera is apologizing for a memoir published a quarter-century ago that recounts sexual experiences he says he's now "embarrassed" about....
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Accusers face risks in breaking nondisclosure agreements

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 6:31am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Details of alleged sexual assaults by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, comedian Bill Cosby and other famous figures are now widely known in part because several accusers did something they promised in writing never to do: They talked publicly about their allegations....
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Opponents in LGBT case agree: It's not about wedding cake

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 5:30am
In a legal case with profound implications for LGBT rights and religion's place in public life, the opposing sides agree on this: It's not about the cake....
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Colleges review honors amid sexual misconduct allegations

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 4:25am
The wave of sexual allegations from Hollywood to Washington has left many U.S. colleges weighing whether to revoke honorary degrees and other accolades awarded to prominent men accused of misconduct....
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Burundi's government enforcers now killed for their silence

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 3:25am
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Vanessa Kaneza is on the run, hiding from security agents she believes killed her husband and may want to harm her....
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Colleges review honors amid sexual misconduct allegations

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 12:22am
The wave of sexual allegations from Hollywood to Washington has left many U.S. colleges weighing whether to revoke honorary degrees and other accolades awarded to prominent men accused of misconduct....
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Protests grow as vote count in Honduras drags on

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:22pm
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) -- Protesters and police clashed violently Thursday as incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez emerged with a growing lead for re-election following a reported computer glitch that shut down vote counting for several hours....
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Accusers face risks in breaking nondisclosure agreements

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:20pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Details of alleged sexual assaults by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, comedian Bill Cosby and other famous figures are now widely known in part because several accusers did something they promised in writing never to do: They talked publicly about their allegations....
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US exporting dirty fuel to already pollution-choked India

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:20pm
NEW DELHI (AP) -- U.S. oil refineries that are unable to sell a dirty fuel waste product at home are exporting vast quantities of it to India instead....
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Health care fallout: Fate of 8M low-income children in limbo

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:20pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- TC Bell knows what life is like without health insurance after growing up with a mother who cobbled together care from a public health clinic, emergency room visits and off-the-books visits to a doctor they knew....
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US exporting dirty fuel to already pollution-choked India

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 9:20pm
NEW DELHI (AP) -- U.S. oil refineries that are unable to sell a dirty fuel waste product at home are exporting vast quantities of it to India instead....
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Prescott, Cowboys top Redskins 38-14 in 1st win sans Elliott

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 9:20pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys finally found a way to win without suspended star running back Ezekiel Elliott....
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Japan's Emperor Akihito to abdicate on April 30, 2019

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 7:17pm
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate on April 30, 2019, at age 85 in the first such abdication from the Chrysanthemum Throne in about 200 years, the government said Friday....
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Jury: Mexican man not guilty in San Francisco pier killing

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 6:17pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A jury on Thursday found a Mexican man not guilty in the killing of a woman on a San Francisco pier that touched off a national immigration debate two years ago, rejecting possible charges ranging from involuntary manslaughter to first-degree murder....
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Jury: Mexican man not guilty in San Francisco pier killing

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 5:17pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A jury on Thursday found a Mexican man not guilty of murder in the killing of a woman on a San Francisco pier that touched off a national immigration debate two years ago....
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Siren will wail in Hawaii test for possible nuclear attack

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 5:17pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- Just days after North Korea tested its most powerful missile yet, Hawaii is dusting off a relic not heard on the islands since the end of the Cold War....
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Woods returns with solid round and good start in Bahamas

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 5:17pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Tiger Woods looked a lot better in his return to golf than he did when he left....
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Jim Nabors, who made cheery Gomer Pyle a TV icon, dies at 87

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:15pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jim Nabors made good on his last name when he brought Gomer Pyle to "The Andy Griffith Show." His big-hearted, ever-cheery gas-pump jockey was a neighborly fit in the easygoing town of Mayberry....
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