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After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:03am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year....
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Boom! Luxury converted nuclear missile silo lists on Airbnb

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 8:03am
ESKRIDGE, Kan. (AP) -- A Cold War-era missile silo in rural northeast Kansas that housed a nuclear warhead 65 years ago and was later converted into an underground mansion is now finding a new lease on life as an Airbnb location....
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After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year....
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Miami's iconic offshore Stiltsville survived Hurricane Irma

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
MIAMI (AP) -- Stiltsville, a stubborn relic of Miami's less-glitzy past as a sun-soaked outpost, has survived Hurricane Irma's brutal winds and waves, much to the surprise of the landmark's caretakers and fans....
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The Latest: Turkish president, Trump discuss Syria on call

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...
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Amazon workers in Germany, Italy stage Black Friday strike

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
BERLIN (AP) -- Workers at a half dozen Amazon distribution centers in Germany and one in Italy walked off the job Friday, in a protest timed to coincide with "Black Friday" to demand better wages from the American online giant....
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The Latest: State news says 85 killed in Egypt mosque attack

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 5:00am
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- The Latest on mosque attack in Egypt (all times local):...
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The Latest: Trump to call Turkey's Erdogan on Mideast 'mess'

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 5:00am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...
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After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 3:59am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Retailers are hoping deals and excitement bring shoppers to stores and to their sites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year....
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Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 2:58am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa, widely known as the Crocodile, is seen as a smart, ruthless politician, but many question if he will be able to bring the change the country craves....
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Pakistan releases US-wanted militant suspect on court order

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 1:58am
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant Friday who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India attack that killed 168 people, his spokesman and officials said....
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The Latest: Zimbabweans cheer Mnangagwa's arrival

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:57am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The Latest on inauguration of Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa (all times local):...
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Trump signals welfare reform is next, with details to come

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:57am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Welfare reform was one of the defining issues of President Bill Clinton's presidency, starting with a campaign promise to "end welfare as we know it," continuing with a bitter policy fight and producing an overhaul law that remains hotly debated 20 years later....
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Pistorius' prison sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:57am
SOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence was increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday, a decision that more than doubled the Olympic runner's jail term for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp....
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Pakistan releases US-wanted militant suspect on court order

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:56pm
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India attack that killed 168 people, his spokesman and officials said....
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Attacks on Israeli soldier turned whistleblower get personal

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:56pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A former Israeli combat officer turned whistleblower has found himself in the fight of his lifetime, leading a campaign against Israel's occupation of the West Bank and drawing relentless criticism from the country's leaders who have labeled him a traitor....
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Rivers, Chargers beat fading Cowboys 28-6 on Thanksgiving

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 6:49pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Philip Rivers was more than comfortable on the Thanksgiving stage for the first time in his 14 NFL seasons....
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Papua New Guinea officials remove last refugees from camp

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 5:47pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Papua New Guinea authorities said Friday they had relocated the last asylum seekers who had refused for three weeks to leave a closed immigration camp for fear they would face violence in the alternative accommodations....
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AP source: Flynn lawyers make a break with Trump team

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 4:47pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A lawyer for former national security adviser Michael Flynn has told President Donald Trump's legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference....
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