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Author of Trump dossier had concerns about Russian blackmail

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 5:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The former British spy who compiled a dossier of allegations about Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia brought the document to the FBI in July 2016 because he was worried about "whether a political candidate was being blackmailed," according to a congressional interview transcript released Tuesday....
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Judges: North Carolina must redraw GOP's gerrymandered map

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 5:10pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Federal judges ruled Tuesday that North Carolina's congressional district map drawn by legislative Republicans is illegally gerrymandered because of excessive partisanship that gave GOP a rock-solid advantage for most seats and must quickly be redone....
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6 dead in Southern California as rain triggers mudslides

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 3:07pm
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) -- At least eight people were killed and homes were torn from their foundations Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month....
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Bannon to exit Breitbart News Network after break with Trump

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 2:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as chairman of Breitbart News Network after a public break with President Donald Trump....
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After Olympic deal, North Korea figure skaters may lead team

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 2:06pm
They're the friendly face of North Korea, and it looks like they're coming south to the Olympics....
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Exiled Iranian royal sees chance to end the Islamic Republic

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:03pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Reza Pahlavi concentrates intently on the little cellphone in his hand, scrolling through clips of chanting Iranians and explaining why the protests unsettling his homeland are different this time. Even as the latest reports suggest the unrest may be ebbing, the scion of Persia's 2,500-year-old monarchy believes Iran's people are writing a new future for themselves, and perhaps for their exiled son....
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President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: "I'll beat Oprah"

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:03pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump....
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South Africa's Zuma to set up inquiry into graft claims

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:03pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa's president said Tuesday he is appointing a commission of inquiry to look into corruption allegations that have led to calls for his ouster and weakened the ruling party, declaring "this matter cannot wait any longer."...
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5 killed as mud sweeps away homes in California burn areas

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:00am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- At least five people were killed and homes were swept from their foundations Tuesday as heavy rain sent mud and boulders sliding down hills stripped of vegetation by Southern California's recent wildfires....
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Ex-Arizona sheriff, Trump ally Joe Arpaio running for Senate

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:00am
PHOENIX (AP) -- Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was spared a possible jail sentence last year when his political ally President Donald Trump pardoned his criminal conviction for disobeying a judge's order, announced Tuesday he plans to run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Jeff Flake....
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The Latest: Trump says he doesn't think Winfrey will run

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:00am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Oprah Winfrey's speech at the Golden Globes (all times local):...
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Ex-Arizona sheriff, Trump ally Joe Arpaio running for Senate

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 9:59am
PHOENIX (AP) -- Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced he plans to run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Jeff Flake....
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Israeli leader's son under fire again for strip club banter

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 9:59am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced a new scandal Tuesday after recordings emerged of his 26-year-old stay-at-home son joyriding at taxpayer expense to Tel Aviv strip clubs with his super-rich buddies....
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US considers whether virus might explain attacks in Cuba

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 8:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department says the United States is considering whether viral or "other types of attacks" harmed American diplomatic personnel in Cuba....
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The Latest: Gayle King downplays chance of Winfrey running

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 7:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Oprah Winfrey's speech at the Golden Globes (all times local):...
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Coast Guard ends search for Oklahoma pilot in Gulf of Mexico

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 5:57am
DALLAS (AP) -- The Coast Guard is no longer searching for an Oklahoma pilot who went missing over the Gulf of Mexico while flying a dog-rescue mission to Texas....
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France investigates Apple for slowing down old iPhones

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 4:53am
PARIS (AP) -- French prosecutors have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its handsets....
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