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Nevada high-rise suspected gunman dead, hostage safe

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:42pm
RENO, Nevada (AP) -- A gunman with a hostage opened fire from the eighth floor of a luxury high-rise condominium in Nevada onto the streets below, authorities said. No injuries were reported....
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Saudi hawk minister leads campaign against Iran and proxies

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:42pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince relies on a small core group of advisers, none more provocative than Thamer al-Sabhan, the fiercely anti-Iran government minister whose fingerprints were on the hurried and ultimately unsuccessful resignation of Lebanon's prime minister earlier this month....
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Consumers are ready to spend this holiday season _ right?

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:42pm
Americans, by most measures, appear ready to shop this holiday season....
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Bannon to campaign for embattled Moore in Alabama

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 9:41pm
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon told CNN Tuesday he is going to campaign for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore at a rally in the state next week, making a strong show of support for the embattled Republican a week before the special election....
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Black, Latino acts rule Grammy noms with Jay-Z in front seat

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 9:41pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Recording Academy sent a clear message when they announced the nominees for the 2018 Grammys: They want to see a black or Latino act have a better shot at winning in the major categories....
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Bannon to campaign for embattled Moore in Alabama

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 8:41pm
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon told CNN Tuesday he is going to campaign for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore at a rally in the state next week, making a strong show of support for the embattled Republican a week before the special election....
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Conservative speaker arrested at UConn after altercation

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 7:41pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- A conservative commentator has been arrested at the University of Connecticut after a fight broke out during his speech titled "It's OK To Be White."...
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Beyond leadership tiff, what's at stake at consumer watchdog

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 5:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Since the housing crisis and recession, consumers have been able to turn to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for help with problems with their financial institutions. That assurance could soon fade....
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Judge sides with Trump's pick to take over consumer agency

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 5:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump scored a victory Tuesday when a federal judge refused to block the president's choice to temporarily run the nation's top consumer financial watchdog and, for the moment, ended a two-way battle for leadership of the agency....
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Former Conyers staffer accuses him of inappropriate touching

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 5:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former staffer to John Conyers says the Michigan congressman made unwanted sexual advances that included partially undressing in front of her in a hotel room and inappropriate touching, the latest sexual misconduct allegations against the longest-serving member of the House....
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AP Explains: How Trump's Pocahontas remark can be offensive

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 5:40pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Members of Virginia tribes that count Pocahontas among their ancestors said Tuesday that President Donald Trump should not use her name for political gain....
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Trump's 'Pocahontas' jab at Navajo event draws blowback

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 5:40pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Families of Native American war veterans and politicians of both major parties are criticizing President Donald Trump for using a White House event honoring Navajo Code Talkers to take a political jab at a Democratic senator he has nicknamed "Pocahontas."...
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Eli Manning benched by Giants for Geno Smith

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 4:40pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The Eli Manning era with the New York Giants may be coming to an end....
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FCC head Ajit Pai goes after Hollywood, tech companies

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 4:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The head of the Federal Communications Commission defended his plan to undo the country's net-neutrality rules by bringing the culture wars to telecommunications policy....
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Libyan cleared of most serious charges in Benghazi attack

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 3:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Libyan militant was convicted Tuesday of terrorism charges stemming from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. But a federal jury found him not guilty of murder, the most serious charge associated with the rampage he was accused of orchestrating....
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Obama re-emerges on global stage with trip to Asia, France

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 3:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Now a private citizen, former President Barack Obama re-emerged on the global stage Tuesday as he opened a three-country tour that includes meetings with the leaders of China and India, just as President Donald Trump courts those same world powers....
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Rise of 'hobby farms' means more growers get maimed, killed

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 2:39pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Phil Jacobs was just a teenager when his parents bought a scenic Kentucky farm with hayfields, forests, creeks, trails and a view of the Ohio River. Decades later, he still spent time there, maintaining the property as a second job and using its campsite for family getaways....
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NKorea launches intercontinental missile, spiking tensions

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- North Korea abruptly ended a 10-week pause in its weapons testing Tuesday by launching what the Pentagon believes was an intercontinental ballistic missile, a move that will escalate already high tensions with Washington....
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The Latest: Trump celebrates committee passage of tax plan

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Republican tax overhaul legislation (all times local):...
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Aspiring actress details allegations against Weinstein

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:39pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An aspiring actress who met Harvey Weinstein by chance in 2014 detailed in tears Tuesday how she said the media mogul made her stand in front of a mirror in his hotel room in Cannes, France, while he stood behind her, groping her and forcing her to perform a sex act after pretending to be interested in her career....
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