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Warren Buffett on hand as Navy commissions newest warship

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 8:49pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. Navy on Saturday commissioned its newest warship, the USS Omaha, a futuristic, $440 million vessel named for the Nebraska hometown of billionaire Warren Buffett, who was on hand for the ceremony....
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Poland's top politician: Holocaust bill is 'misunderstood'

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 8:49pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- The powerful leader of Poland's ruling party said Saturday that the president should approve a divisive bill that criminalizes certain statements about the Holocaust....
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Brady wins MVP, Rams get 3 awards, Allen comeback player

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 8:49pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL's Most Valuable Player....
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Ryan tweets about a $1.50 paycheck boost, then deletes it

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 5:47pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan has highlighted on Twitter a school secretary benefiting from the Republican tax overhaul, then deleted the tweet after online criticism that he is cheering an increase of $1.50 a week....
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Uma Thurman levels accusations against Weinstein, Tarantino

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 12:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Actress Uma Thurman, in long-awaited remarks, has accused embattled Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of forcing himself upon her sexually and accused "Kill Bill" director Quentin Tarantino of making her perform a dangerous car stunt that injured her....
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Police: 5-year-old girl burned in voodoo ritual; 2 charged

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 11:40am
EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) -- Two sisters tied down and burned a 5-year-old girl, permanently disfiguring her, in a voodoo ritual meant to rid her of a demon causing her to misbehave, police said. The women also threatened to cut off the head of the girl's 8-year-old brother with a machete, authorities said....
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In drug crisis hotbed, hoping for action on Trump's words

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 10:40am
CINCINNATI (AP) -- President Donald Trump heads to Ohio on Monday to make Cincinnati-area stops focusing on the new tax overhaul - though some in a state with one of the nation's highest overdose rates would rather hear more about his plans for the drug crisis....
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week of faulty claims

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 10:40am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump struck a variety of false notes in his big speech to Congress this past week and followed up with a curious coda - a plain-as-your-face exaggeration about the TV audience that tuned in for it....
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Snoop Dogg has busy Super Bowl week as DJ, gospel singer

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 10:40am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Snoop Dogg's Super Bowl week is almost as busy as that of the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots players competing on Sunday....
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Dennis Edwards, Temptations singer for 2 decades, dies at 74

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 9:40am
DETROIT (AP) -- Dennis Edwards, a Grammy-winning former member of the famed Motown group The Temptations, has died. He was 74....
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When is a bribe not a bribe? NYC mayor says he did no wrong

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 7:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Harendra Singh was in a losing battle with New York City over millions of dollars in rent on his waterfront restaurant. So, by his own admission, he opened his wallet and bribed his way out of the problem....
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Egypt says 4,400-year-old tomb discovered outside Cairo

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 7:40am
CAIRO (AP) -- Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the country's famed pyramids at the Giza plateau just outside of Cairo, the Antiquities Ministry said Saturday, the latest discovery that authorities hope will help revive the country's staggering tourism sector....
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Will Trump plan help New Orleans' crumbling infrastructure?

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 6:40am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- When a heavy rain hits New Orleans, residents move their cars to higher ground for fear of fast-rising street flooding. Knee-deep potholes can eat a car's fender. When pressure drops in the city's aging water delivery system, restaurants and cafes have to boil water to feed customers....
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State legislatures see flurry of activity on abortion bills

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 6:40am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Republicans who control a majority of the nation's statehouses are considering a wide range of abortion legislation that could test the government's legal ability to restrict a woman's right to terminate pregnancy....
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Gunman opens fire on foreigners in Italian town

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 5:38am
MILAN (AP) -- A lone gunman opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people Saturday morning before being arrested, police said....
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In drug crisis hotbed, hoping for action on Trump's words

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 5:38am
CINCINNATI (AP) -- President Donald Trump heads to Ohio on Monday to make Cincinnati-area stops focusing on the new tax overhaul - though some in a state with one of the nation's highest overdose rates would rather hear more about his plans for the drug crisis....
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Marines seek young, tough recruits in Super Bowl ad

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 5:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the first time in 30 years, the U.S. Marine Corps will air an ad during the Super Bowl, using an online-only spot Sunday to target a young, tough, tech-savvy audience for potential recruits looking for a challenge....
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The Latest: Gunman captured in Italy drive-by shootings

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 4:37am
MILAN (AP) -- The Latest on drive-by shootings in Italy (all times local):...
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Michigan State gymnastics team tries to move on from Nassar

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 12:30am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- The gymnasts danced like no one was watching , a joyous circle of pink-clad young women celebrating a meet with their teammates....
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