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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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'Dreams do pay off': Black women cheer royal engagement

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 6:07am
For some black women, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's engagement was something more. One of the world's most eligible bachelors has chosen someone who looks like them and grew up like them....
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Why Republicans who once fought budget debt now embrace it

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:04am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When did Republicans stop worrying and learn to love budget deficits?...
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'Dreams do pay off': Black women cheer royal engagement

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:04am
For some black women, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's engagement was something more. One of the world's most eligible bachelors has chosen someone who looks like them and grew up like them....
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Egypt massacre in Sinai may point to an even more bloody IS

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 3:04am
CAIRO (AP) -- The massacre of more than 300 worshippers at a mosque in Egypt's Sinai crossed a new line - even by militants' brutal standards - and could be a sign the Islamic State group is trying to make up for the loss of its "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria or that an even more ultra-extremist faction is rising in power....
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Amid accusations, Roy Moore fighting for campaign cash

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 1:03am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alabama Republican Roy Moore has celebrated his isolated fight against the political establishment in both parties. The outsider story may resonate with Alabama voters, but the reality has a clear downside: The Senate candidate and his allies are almost completely cut off from the GOP's traditional donor network and struggling to raise money for the final-weeks sprint to Election Day....
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Analysis: Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:00am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Pope Francis has gotten into trouble before for ditching diplomatic protocol and calling a spade a spade, most famously when he labeled the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians a "genocide" from the altar of St. Peter's Basilica....
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McConnell turns to antagonist to help pass tax package

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dealt a setback on taxes, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was forced to turn to one of his harshest Republican antagonists to pass the most sweeping tax package in more than three decades....
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AP source: Boone picked by Yankees as next manager

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 8:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees have picked ESPN broadcaster Aaron Boone to succeed Joe Girardi as manager, a person familiar with New York's decision told The Associated Press....
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Analysis: Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 7:53pm
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Pope Francis has gotten into trouble before for ditching diplomatic protocol and calling a spade a spade, most famously when he labeled the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians a "genocide" from the altar of St. Peter's Basilica....
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AP source: Boone picked by Yankees as next manager

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 6:51pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees have picked ESPN broadcaster Aaron Boone to succeed Joe Girardi as manager, a person familiar with New York's decision told The Associated Press....
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First baby from a uterus transplant in the US born in Dallas

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 5:51pm
The first birth as a result of a womb transplant in the United States has occurred in Texas, a milestone for the U.S. but one achieved several years ago in Sweden....
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Hawaii's attack siren barely heard on popular tourist beach

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 5:51pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii officials were checking if sirens intended to alert tourists and residents to a possible nuclear attack from North Korea malfunctioned or were not loud enough Friday after the first test of the warning system since the end of the Cold War was barely heard at one of the state's most popular beaches....
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Federal regulator gives OK for bitcoin futures to trade

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 4:49pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal regulator gave the go ahead on Friday to the CME Group to start trading bitcoin futures later this month, the first time the digital currency will be traded on a Wall Street exchange and subject to federal oversight....
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Postal regulators move to let stamp prices jump higher

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 4:49pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seeking to bolster the ailing U.S. Postal Service, federal regulators moved on Friday to allow bigger jumps to stamp prices beyond the rate of inflation, a move that could eventually add millions more dollars to companies' shipping rates from prescription drugs to magazine subscriptions....
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Police: Retiree made ricin, tested it on neighbors

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 3:49pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- A retirement community resident made ricin and tested the deadly toxin on her neighbors by putting it on their food or in beverages over a period of weeks, investigators said....
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