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NKorea launches intercontinental missile, spiking tensions

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- North Korea abruptly ended a 10-week pause in its weapons testing Tuesday by launching what the Pentagon believes was an intercontinental ballistic missile, a move that will escalate already high tensions with Washington....
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The Latest: Trump celebrates committee passage of tax plan

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Republican tax overhaul legislation (all times local):...
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Aspiring actress details allegations against Weinstein

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:39pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An aspiring actress who met Harvey Weinstein by chance in 2014 detailed in tears Tuesday how she said the media mogul made her stand in front of a mirror in his hotel room in Cannes, France, while he stood behind her, groping her and forcing her to perform a sex act after pretending to be interested in her career....
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US: North Korea launches its 1st missile in 2 months

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 11:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. official says North Korea has conducted its first missile launch in more than two months....
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Rise of 'hobby farms' means more growers get maimed, killed

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 11:38am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Phil Jacobs was just a teenager when his parents bought a scenic Kentucky farm with hayfields, forests, creeks, trails and a view of the Ohio River. Decades later, he still spent time there, maintaining the property as a second job and using its campsite for family getaways....
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Woods says he's on the 'other side' of pain, loving life

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 11:38am
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Tiger Woods says he is on the "other side" of too many years relying on pain medication to cope with his back surgeries, which led to his arrest on a DUI charge six months ago that he attributed to a bad mix of prescription drugs....
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AP EXCLUSIVE: Big contracts, no storm tarps for Puerto Rico

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After Hurricane Maria damaged tens of thousands of homes in Puerto Rico, a newly created Florida company with an unproven record won more than $30 million in contracts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide emergency tarps and plastic sheeting for repairs....
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13 Grammy facts: Sheeran snubbed, Cornell nominated

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:37am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thirteen things worth noting about Tuesday's nominations for the 2018 Grammy Awards:...
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Parole OK'd for 'evil twin' convicted in plot to kill sister

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 9:37am
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- A Southern California woman convicted of conspiring to kill her identical twin sister in the 1990s has been recommended for parole after spending nearly two decades in prison, according to a report published Tuesday....
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UN: About 11 percent of drugs in poor countries are fake

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 9:37am
LONDON (AP) -- About 11 percent of medicines in developing countries are counterfeit and likely responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of children from diseases like malaria and pneumonia every year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday....
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AP FACT CHECK: Bank sector not in ruins, despite Trump beef

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 7:36am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- President Donald Trump's accusation that a federal watchdog has devastated the financial industry is unsupported by the evidence that banks like best: profits....
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AP Was There: Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire kills 492

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 6:36am
EDITOR'S NOTE - The flames began, witnesses said, in or around an artificial palm tree in a downstairs lounge of a Boston nightclub full of an estimated 1,000 people. It took less than two minutes for flames and heat to roar upstairs....
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Jay-Z leads Grammy noms with 8 as rap, R&B take center stage

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 6:36am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jay-Z is the leader of the 2018 Grammy Award nominations in a year where the top four categories are heavily dominated by rap and R&B artists, giving the often overlooked genres a strong chance of winning big....
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Illinois Rep. Gutierrez to retire after 13 House terms

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 5:36am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Illinois Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez will announce he is retiring and won't seek re-election next year....
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Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens developing a hybrid plane

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 5:36am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Airbus, Siemens and Rolls-Royce are teaming up to develop a hybrid passenger plane that would use a single electric turbofan along with three conventional jet engines running on aviation fuel....
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Sharpton: Meek Mill represents victims of the justice system

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 5:36am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Rev. Al Sharpton said a broken criminal justice system is responsible for Meek Mill's imprisonment and called Monday for the judge who sentenced the rapper to reconsider or step aside....
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Powell casts himself as a figure of stability for the Fed

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 2:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jerome Powell says that if confirmed as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, he expects the Fed to continue raising interest rates gradually to support its twin goals of maximum employment and stable prices....
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Alabama Senate race gives GOP voters an uncomfortable choice

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 1:34am
HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) -- With two weeks to go until the Alabama election for U.S. Senate, Kathie Luckie of Hoover said she is "teetering" with her choice....
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