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UK panel rules Uber drivers have rights on wages, time off

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 5:41am
LONDON (AP) -- A British panel ruled Friday that Uber drivers are workers with labor rights like paid time off, in a decision with broad implications for the so-called gig economy....
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Behind group photos, 'bilats' are where much talking occurs

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 1:39am
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) -- Asia's two major regional meetings are unfolding in coming days, filling the news cycles with imagery of groups of political luminaries shaking hands, posing, dining, meeting. But is that where the majority of real progress happens? Most times, quite possibly not....
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The gaping US trade gap: A sign of weakness? Not necessarily

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:39am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump ripped into one of his favorite targets Thursday in Beijing: The United States' "shockingly" large trade deficit with China....
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Tearful meeting for pair forever linked by face transplant

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:37pm
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) -- Standing in a stately Mayo Clinic library, Lilly Ross reached out and touched the face of a stranger, prodding the rosy cheeks and eyeing the hairless gap in a chin she once had known so well....
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After IS collapse, Syria government faces US-backed Kurds

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:32pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- With the fall of the Islamic State group's last significant stronghold in Syria, Iranian and Russian-backed Syrian troops now turn to face off with their main rival, the U.S.-backed forces holding large oil fields and strategic territory in the country's north and east....
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AP Analysis: No end to war in sight as life worsens in Yemen

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:32pm
CAIRO (AP) -- As Saudi Arabia tightens the screws on its weak southern neighbor, the war it launched in Yemen more than two years ago appears more intractable than ever, with only more suffering in sight....
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Fox's Smith avoids story covered heavily by colleagues

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 9:31pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- While Fox News Channel has spent hours talking about Hillary Clinton and an Obama-era uranium deal in recent weeks, its news anchor Shepard Smith avoided the story entirely....
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Wilson throws 2 TD passes, Seahawks win again in Arizona

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 9:31pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes to Jimmy Graham and the Seattle Seahawks added to their history of success in Arizona with a 22-16 victory over the Cardinals on Thursday night....
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AP Exclusive: Russia Twitter trolls deflected Trump bad news

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 7:31pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Disguised Russian agents on Twitter rushed to deflect scandalous news about Donald Trump just before last year's presidential election while straining to refocus criticism on the mainstream media and Hillary Clinton's campaign, according to an Associated Press analysis of since-deleted accounts....
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How 1-year Trump rally stacks up against other presidents

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 5:27pm
Donald Trump warned that the stock market was a "big, fat, ugly bubble" just weeks before he was elected. A year later, Wall Street remains on a milestone-shattering run that the president has been eager to tout and tweet about....
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Church shooting victims face many obstacles in court

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 5:27pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Texas church shooting victims and their families could have a hard time successfully suing the government over the Air Force's failure to submit the gunman's criminal history to the FBI - a step that would have blocked him from legally buying weapons....
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Only if it serves the state: North Korea's online experience

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 3:27pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online....
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In a race against time, Ridley Scott cuts out Kevin Spacey

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 3:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Matt Damon walked onto the set of "The Martian" one morning to find Ridley Scott speaking into multiple walkie-talkies and directing an army of camera operators....
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Syria deal in the works ahead of likely Trump-Putin meeting

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 2:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States and Russia are nearing an agreement on Syria for how they hope to resolve the Arab country's civil war once the Islamic State group is defeated, officials said Thursday....
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Cowboys' Elliott loses appeal; ineligible to play Sunday

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 2:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's half-season run from his six-game suspension ended Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to let him play while it considered his appeal....
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In a race against time, Ridley Scott cuts out Kevin Spacey

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 1:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Matt Damon walked onto the set of "The Martian" one morning to find Ridley Scott speaking into multiple walkie-talkies and directing an army of camera operators....
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AP FACT CHECK: China-US business deals are largely gloss

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 1:26pm
BEIJING (AP) -- A trade and investment package announced during President Donald Trump's visit to China is more about the art of diplomacy than the art of the deal....
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Report: Moore accused of sexual contact with 14-year old

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Alabama woman says Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for next month's U.S. Senate election, made inappropriate advances and had sexual contact with her when she was 14, according to a Washington Post story Thursday....
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Report: Moore accused of sexual contact with 14-year old

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:26am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Alabama woman says Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for next month's U.S. Senate election, made inappropriate advances and had sexual contact with her when she was 14, according to a Washington Post story Thursday. The Senate's GOP leader said if the report is shown to be true, Moore must step aside....
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20 GOP House members urge Speaker Ryan to act on immigration

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly two dozen House Republicans on Thursday pressed Speaker Paul Ryan to act quickly on legislation that would protect some 800,000 young immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children....
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