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Pope's trip to Myanmar, Bangladesh boiling down to 1 word

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 10:05pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is visiting Myanmar and Bangladesh to encourage their tiny Catholic communities and reach out to some of Asia's most peripheral and poor, but the big question looming is whether he'll utter the word "Rohingya" while he's there....
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Tens of thousands stranded as Bali volcano closes airport

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 10:05pm
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesian authorities ordered a mass evacuation of people Monday from an expanded danger zone around an erupting volcano on Bali that has closed the island's international airport to close, stranding tens of thousands of travelers....
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Pope's visit important for tiny Asia Catholic populations

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 8:59pm
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Pope Francis on Monday begins a six-day trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh. While attention will focus on how Francis addresses the Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis, the trip also holds huge significance for the tiny Catholic communities in each country....
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Steelers, Brown hold off Packers 31-28

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 8:59pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chris Boswell kicked a career-long 53-yard field goal as time expired to give the Pittsburgh Steelers a 31-28 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night....
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Contestant from South Africa wins Miss Universe crown

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 7:58pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who represented South Africa, won the Miss Universe crown Sunday....
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The Latest: Packers out to quick lead over Steelers

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 6:56pm
The Latest on the 12th Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern):...
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Meredith buying Time Inc. for about $1.8 billion

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 4:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Meredith Corp. announced Sunday that it is buying Time Inc. for about $1.8 billion, a deal CEO Stephen Lacy called "a transformative and financially compelling growth opportunity" that joins two giant magazine companies....
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The Latest: Los Angeles Rams snap Saints' 8-game win streak

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 4:56pm
The Latest on the 12th Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern):...
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The Latest: Detained Princeton student's wife wants him home

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 2:54pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The Latest on Iran's detention of an Iranian-British woman and a Chinese-American man (all times local):...
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FBI gave heads-up to fraction of Russian hackers' US targets

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 12:52pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI failed to notify scores of U.S. officials that Russian hackers were trying to break into their personal Gmail accounts despite having evidence for at least a year that the targets were in the Kremlin's crosshairs, The Associated Press has found....
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Conyers steps aside from Judiciary post amid sex allegations

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 12:52pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michigan Rep. John Conyers, under investigation over allegations he sexually harassed female staff members, said Sunday he will step aside as the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee while fiercely denying he acted inappropriately during his long tenure in Congress....
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Pixar's 'Coco' feasts on 'Justice League' at box office

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 12:52pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pixar's "Coco" sang its way to the fourth best Thanksgiving weekend ever with an estimated $71.2 million over the five-day weekend, a total that easily toppled Warner Bros.' "Justice League."...
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Iran TV airs stories targeting 2 detained dual nationals

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 11:51am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Iranian state television aired videos Sunday targeting a Briton and an American serving time on espionage charges, likely trying to pressure the U.S. and Britain as London considers making a $530 million payment to Tehran....
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Conyers agrees to steps aside from top spot on Judiciary

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 10:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michigan Rep. John Conyers, under investigation over allegations he sexually harassed female staff members, said Sunday he will step aside as the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee while fiercely denying he acted inappropriately during his long tenure in Congress....
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Egyptian village where mosque was attacked had been warned

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 10:50am
CAIRO (AP) -- Elders of a village in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula where militants killed 305 people in a mosque had been warned by Islamic State operatives to stop collaborating with security forces and to suspend rituals associated with Islam's mystical Sufi movement, security officials and residents said Sunday....
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Pixar's 'Coco' feasts on 'Justice League' at box office

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 9:50am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pixar's "Coco" sang its way to the fourth best Thanksgiving weekend ever with an estimated $71.2 million over the five-day weekend, a total that easily toppled Warner Bros.' "Justice League."...
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Advocates say Texas exploiting day laborers after Harvey

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 8:50am
HOUSTON (AP) -- Guillermo Miranda Vazquez starts his day in a parking lot near the Home Depot where he easily finds work alongside other day laborers who are cleaning up Houston after Hurricane Harvey....
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Refugees thank adoptive North Dakota city by feeding hungry

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 7:49am
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Maria Modi's journey from South Sudan to a new life in Fargo included a stop at a refugee camp in Cairo. She and her seven siblings know what it is like to be hungry....
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Advocates say Texas exploiting day laborers after Harvey

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 7:49am
HOUSTON (AP) -- Guillermo Miranda Vazquez starts his day in a parking lot near the Home Depot where he easily finds work alongside other day laborers who are cleaning up Houston after Hurricane Harvey....
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Mugabe was relieved after quitting, Zimbabwean mediator says

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 6:49am
CHISHAWASHA, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe knew it was "the end of the road" days before he quit, and appeared relieved when he signed his resignation letter after 37 years in power, a Catholic priest who mediated talks leading to his ouster said Sunday....
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