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13 dead, 2 missing after boat capsizes in South Korea

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 12:21am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- At least 13 people were dead and two missing on Sunday after a South Korean fishing boat collided with a refueling vessel and capsized, the coast guard said....
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Playoff Takeaways: OK, committee, Alabama or Ohio State?

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 12:21am
There are plenty of reasons to leave Ohio State and Alabama out of the College Football Playoff....
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Met opera to probe misconduct charges against conductor

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:18pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York's Metropolitan Opera said Saturday it will open an investigation into allegations that its longtime conductor, James Levine, sexually abused a man three decades ago beginning when the man was a teenager....
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Remembering 1963 eruption, Bali's elderly wary of another

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:17pm
KLUNGKUNG, Indonesia (AP) -- Bali's glowering Mount Agung has seemingly quietened since hurling huge columns of ash from its crater a week ago, but some villagers on the Indonesian island who survived the catastrophic 1963 explosions believe a bigger eruption is coming....
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Girl's body found; mom's boyfriend charged with hiding death

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 5:14pm
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- The body of a missing 3-year-old North Carolina girl was found in a creek less than a day after her mother's boyfriend was charged with hiding her body after knowing she didn't die of natural causes, authorities said....
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ABC News suspends Brian Ross for 'serious' reporting error

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:13pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- ABC News apologized Saturday for a "serious error" and suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for the network's incorrect Michael Flynn report....
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High court betting case pits states against sports leagues

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:13pm
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) -- With its spacious bar and banks of TVs tuned to all-sports stations, the lounge at New Jersey's Monmouth Park Racetrack is a sports gamblers' paradise-in-waiting. All that's standing in its way: a 25-year-old federal law that bars betting on sports in most states....
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Trump suggests openness to negotiations on GOP tax plan

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:13pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump suggested Saturday he may be willing to negotiate changes to a significant portion of the tax overhaul, the corporate tax rate, injecting an element of uncertainty into the tax plan only hours after it cleared the Senate....
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Trump alters story on why he fired Flynn

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 1:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump changed his story Saturday on why he fired Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, now suggesting he knew at the time that Flynn had lied to the FBI as well as to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russians during the presidential transition....
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Analysis: Flynn plea clouds Trump's tax victory

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 1:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For President Donald Trump, this is a best-of-times, worst-of-times moment. So far....
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McConnell: Tax bill won't add to nation's debt woes

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 1:11pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the Trump era, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday disputed projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes....
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The godfather of comedy looks back on a lifetime of laughs

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 11:11am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The godfather of comedy has a few secrets to share: First, he never intended to become the godfather of comedy, never had any idea how to accomplish the feat and, a half-century later, isn't quite sure how he did it....
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FBI removed agent from Russia probe for anti-Trump messages

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 10:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A person familiar with the matter says an FBI counterintelligence agent was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team after the discovery of an exchange of potential anti-Trump text messages....
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How the Kate Steinle case became an immigration flashpoint

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 10:10am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A jury's decision to acquit a Mexican man in the 2015 slaying of Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier has reignited the furor of critics who in the two years since have pointed to Steinle's death as evidence of the need for tougher immigration policies....
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House GOP unveils plan to avert government shutdown

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House GOP leaders unveiled a plan Saturday to avert a government shutdown next weekend and keep the government open through Dec. 22....
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High court betting case pits states against sports leagues

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:10am
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) -- With its spacious bar and banks of TVs tuned to all-sports stations, the lounge at New Jersey's Monmouth Park Racetrack is a sports gamblers' paradise-in-waiting. All that's standing in its way: a 25-year-old federal law that bars betting on sports in most states....
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Man charged with hiding death of missing N Carolina girl

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:10am
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the disappearance of a young girl and said they will continue to use volunteers to look for the child's body in the North Carolina woods....
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House GOP unveils plan to avert government shutdown

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 8:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House GOP leaders unveiled a plan Saturday to avert a government shutdown next weekend and keep the government open through Dec. 22....
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Victims of harassment, assault triggered by recent events

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:08am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Noelle Rose Andressen was raped by her grandfather as a toddler. As an adult, she thought she'd successfully dealt with the trauma, having gone through years of therapy. A professional dancer, she even choreographed a performance about sexual abuse to process her feelings....
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Smoked pot and want to enlist? Army issuing more waivers

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 6:07am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Smoked pot? Want to go to war?...
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