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APNewsBreak: Ferguson leaders wonder if monitor worth cost

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 2:15pm
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Ferguson, Missouri, has paid nearly a half-million dollars to the monitor team overseeing its police and court reforms, but city leaders question what they've gotten for their money, especially after the departure of the original lead monitor....
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In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 1:12pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan....
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Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:12pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison....
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Good night, night: Light pollution increasing around globe

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:11am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The world's nights are getting alarmingly brighter - bad news for all sorts of creatures, humans included....
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Christopher Plummer has this to say about retirement _ never

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:11am
NEW YORK (AP) -- At 87, Christopher Plummer isn't just working - he's busy....
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Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:11am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison....
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Democrats face hot-potato politics of sexual predation, too

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:11am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats have been quick to support the women who have publicly accused powerful men of preying on them sexually....
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China, US disaster drills show a shared goal: saving lives

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:11am
CAMP RILEA ARMED FORCES TRAINING CENTER, Ore. (AP) -- A man lay on the grass, shivering beneath his bloodstained T-shirt as Chinese military doctors and U.S. Army medics hovered over him, applying a splint and an IV. Troops nearby prepared to evacuate the injured....
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Woman raises money for homeless man who helped her

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:11am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man when she ran out of gas in Philadelphia is raising money to help him....
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On Thanksgiving, family hurt by Harvey counts its blessings

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 9:11am
HOUSTON (AP) -- The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. The house they renovated and expanded over three decades has been gutted down to its wooden beams....
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Paul Reiser's new comedy recalls the world of Johnny Carson

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 9:11am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Her-r-r-r-rre's Paul Reiser!...
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Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 9:11am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison....
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New allegations against Rose emerge from women at CBS News

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 8:11am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The morning show where Charlie Rose worked until being fired Tuesday is reporting that two women at CBS News claim that Rose grabbed them inappropriately, with one saying he also whispered a sexual innuendo....
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Trump calls father of freed UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 7:11am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump started off his first day of Thanksgiving vacation Wednesday by resuming his taunts of the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China, calling him an "ungrateful fool."...
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Poll: 1 in 3 Americans dreads political talk at Thanksgiving

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 6:09am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bring on the turkey - but maybe hold the politics....
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Trump labels father of UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 5:09am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump continued to taunt the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China Wednesday, calling him an "ungrateful fool."...
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Trump labels father of UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 4:08am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A feud between President Donald Trump and the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China reached a fever pitch Wednesday, with the president labeling LaVar Ball an "ungrateful fool."...
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Years into journey, transgender teen still finding himself

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 3:08am
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- It's been six years since Theo Ramos first cut himself in the school bathroom, six years since his parents and friends and teachers found out he wanted to be a boy instead of a girl, six years in transition....
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The Latest: Lebanon PM puts resignation on hold

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 2:08am
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on Prime Minister Saad Hariri's return to Lebanon (all times local):...
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