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FBI probing Clinton Foundation corruption claims

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 2:00pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI is investigating whether the Clinton Foundation accepted donations in exchange for political favors while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, two people familiar with the probe confirmed Friday. The revelation comes as President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have been urging the Justice Department to look into corruption allegations involving the foundation....
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Trump White House setting turnover records, bracing for more

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 2:00pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Already setting turnover records, President Donald Trump's White House is bracing for even more staff departures and an increasing struggle to fill vacancies, shadowed by the unrelenting Russia probe, political squabbling and Trump's own low poll numbers....
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Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 2:00pm
DENVER (AP) -- Whether to crack down on marijuana in states where it is legal is a decision that will now rest with those states' top federal prosecutors, many of whom are deeply rooted in their communities and may be reluctant to pursue cannabis businesses or their customers....
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African-American unemployment hit record low in December

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 2:00pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Years of steady hiring and economic growth have delivered a cumulative benefit for at least one group that hasn't always shared in America's prosperity....
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's claimed VA success somewhat illusory

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 2:00pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In bountiful tweets and self-praise, President Donald Trump plays up "tremendous progress" in improving care for veterans in his first year. His claims fall short of reality....
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FBI investigating Clinton Foundation corruption claims

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:58pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI is investigating whether the Clinton Foundation accepted donations in exchange for political favors while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state....
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Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:58pm
DENVER (AP) -- Whether to crack down on marijuana in states where it is legal is a decision that will now rest with those states' top federal prosecutors, many of whom are deeply rooted in their communities and may be reluctant to pursue cannabis businesses or their customers....
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Senators make criminal referral of dossier author to DOJ

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:57am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two Republican senators have made the first known criminal referral in congressional investigations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. They're targeting the author of a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia....
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4 women accuse filmmaker Paul Haggis of sexual misconduct

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:57am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A civil lawsuit charging Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis with raping a publicist has prompted three additional women to come forward with their own sexual misconduct accusations, including another publicist who says he forced her to perform oral sex, then raped her....
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Judge rejects 'Bachelor' star's fatal accident law challenge

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:57am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- An Iowa farmer-turned-reality television star is fighting to avoid prison after driving his pickup into the back of a tractor and killing a neighbor....
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Ben Vereen apologizes for 'inappropriate conduct' in 2015

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:57am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tony Award-winner Ben Vereen is apologizing to female actresses for "inappropriate conduct" while he directed a production of the musical "Hair" in Florida three years ago....
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Barack Obama to be David Letterman's first Netflix guest

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:57am
NEW YORK (AP) -- David Letterman has lined up former president Barack Obama to be his first guest when he returns to a TV talk show later this month....
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Patriots insist there's no Kraft, Belichick, Brady rift

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:57am
FOXBOROOUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots say a report suggesting a rift involving owner Robert Kraft, coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady is "flat-out inaccurate."...
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Q&A: Plan to expand offshore drilling draws cheers, jeers

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 9:57am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The energy industry is cheering the Trump administration's proposal to open nearly all U.S. coastlines to offshore oil and gas drilling, saying it will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign supplies and create jobs....
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Rare US coins sell for pretty penny at auction in Florida

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 9:57am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- When is a penny worth $300,000?...
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Wife of Russian man slain in US meets vet who got his kidney

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 8:56am
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Russian man who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Pittsburgh last month donated his organs - and the Army National Guard veteran who received his kidney gave an emotional thank-you to the man's widow....
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Fowl weather friends: Arkansas students print 3-D duck leg

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 8:56am
ARMOREL, Ark. (AP) -- Eighth-grade science students have used a 3-D printer to create a prosthetic leg for a duck found without a foot shortly after he hatched....
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Wolff: "In every way comfortable" with Trump book

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 7:54am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- He's a provocateur who's said to love a brawl and once bemoaned the glare of the spotlight - and the bigger disappointment of watching it move on....
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Kadri tugs at Thornton's beard, Maple Leafs beat Sharks

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 4:51am
TORONTO (AP) -- Nazem Kadri was an assist short of a bizarre Gordie Howe hat trick....
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Q&A: Plan to expand offshore drilling draws cheers, jeers

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 1:45am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The energy industry is cheering the Trump administration's proposal to open nearly all U.S. coastlines to offshore oil and gas drilling, saying it will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign supplies and create jobs....
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