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Iranian tanker collides with freighter off China; 32 missing

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 3:48am
BEIJING (AP) -- An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast, leaving its entire crew of 32 missing and causing the tanker to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday....
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Sean Penn, Leonardo DiCaprio share love at Haiti fundraiser

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 3:48am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sean Penn and Leonardo DiCaprio used the eighth annual benefit for the J/P Haitian Relief Organization to publicly praise each other's philanthropic work....
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Falcons show playoff poise in 26-13 win over upstart LA Rams

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 1:44am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons jumped to an early 13-point lead before the Rams mounted two swift scoring drives. Los Angeles went to the Coliseum locker room at halftime with just a three-point deficit amid raucous cheers from a home crowd thirsty for playoff success....
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Titans rally from 21-3 hole, beat Chiefs 22-21 in playoffs

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 1:44am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Marcus Mariota did everything he could to help the Titans advance in the playoffs, throwing a crazy touchdown pass to himself , running for crucial first downs and providing the kind of spark that Tennessee needed to rally from a 21-3 halftime hole....
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Syrian forces eye rebel-held province after defeat of IS

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 11:42pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government forces and allied militiamen are advancing on the largest remaining rebel-held territory in the country's north, forcing thousands of civilians to flee toward the border with Turkey in freezing winter temperatures....
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1 winning Powerball ticket to claim $570 million jackpot

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 10:42pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- It's been a billion-dollar lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and will claim a $570 million jackpot, one day after another single ticket sold in Florida nabbed a $450 million Mega Millions grand prize....
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The Latest: 1 winning ticket for $570M Powerball jackpot

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 10:42pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The Latest on the large lottery jackpots (all times local):...
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Ryan leads Falcons' 26-13 playoff win over upstart LA Rams

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 9:38pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons showed the upstart Los Angeles Rams what playoff poise is all about....
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Numbers drawn for $570 million Powerball jackpot

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 8:37pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The winning ticket in the latest Mega Millions drawing was sold in Florida....
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Malaysia OKs new search by private company for missing plane

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 6:32pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia's government said Saturday that it has approved a new attempt by a private company to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, nearly four years after its disappearance sparked one of aviation's biggest mysteries....
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Pot industry frets, then shrugs off Sessions' new policy

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 5:31pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- This week's announcement that the U.S. Justice Department was ditching its hands-off approach to states that have legalized marijuana initially sent some in the industry into a tailspin, just days after California's $7 billion recreational weed market opened for business....
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Hurricane Harvey survivors feel grief, distress months later

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 5:31pm
DALLAS (AP) -- Deb Eberhart couldn't sleep and was easily moved to tears as she worked to coordinate repairs to her Houston home in the months after flooding from Hurricane Harvey besieged it with 3 feet (0.91 meters) of water....
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Titans rally from 21-3 hole, beat Chiefs 22-21 in playoffs

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 5:31pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Marcus Mariota led Tennessee to three second-half touchdowns, incredibly throwing one of his TD passes to himself , and the Titans rallied from a 21-3 deficit to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 22-21 on Saturday for their first playoff win in 14 years....
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Jerry Van Dyke, 'Coach' star and brother of Dick, dies at 86

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 3:30pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jerry Van Dyke, the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke who struggled for decades to achieve his own stardom before clicking as the dim-witted sidekick in television's "Coach," died Friday in Arkansas, according to his manager. He was 86....
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Jerry Van Dyke, 'Coach' star and brother of Dick, dies at 86

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 2:29pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jerry Van Dyke, the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke who struggled for decades to achieve his own stardom before clicking as the dim-witted sidekick in television's "Coach," died Friday in Arkansas, according to his manager. He was 86....
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NASA: Legendary astronaut, moonwalker John Young has died

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 1:27pm
Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87....
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NASA: Legendary astronaut, moonwalker John Young has died

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 12:26pm
Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87....
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Florida man calls 911 to report himself drunk driving

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 12:26pm
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) -- Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year's Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving....
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Woman delivering meals to the homeless attacked with machete

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 10:26am
SHELBURNE, Vt. (AP) -- Police say a man in Vermont has used a machete to attack a woman in her 70s as she delivered meals to a motel being used as emergency housing for the homeless....
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Hurricane Harvey survivors feel grief, distress months later

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 9:25am
DALLAS (AP) -- Deb Eberhart couldn't sleep and was easily moved to tears as she worked to coordinate repairs to her Houston home in the months after flooding from Hurricane Harvey besieged it with 3-feet of water....
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