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New allegation against Franken, this time met with silence

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:40pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A woman says Al Franken pulled her in tightly and put his hand on her buttocks in 2010 while posing for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair, the second allegation of improper conduct against the Democrat and first involving his time as a senator....
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Healthcare enrollment is open but deadline is approaching soon

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:15pm
Becoming an adult comes with various responsibilities such as building a career, time management and paying your own bills. Often times, individuals stay on their parent’s health insurance plan until age 26, but everyone’s situation is unique. Many people are not offered employer-funded health insurance, so they can apply for coverage under the Affordable Care […]
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US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February....
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Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:40pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska regulators Monday approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project, although the chosen pathway is not the one preferred by the company that hopes to build it and could mean more time is needed to study the changes....
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US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:40am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February....
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Gun ads continue after mass shootings but with new scrutiny

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:40am
ATLANTA (AP) -- The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life. A promotional spot by the Mossberg brand boasts of weapons "engineered to the specs of freedom and independence."...
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3-2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:38am
ATLANTA (AP) -- One of the nation's largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of dust in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta....
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Trump says US will declare NKorea a state sponsor of terror

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula....
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Nebraska panel approves alternative Keystone XL route

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:38am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A Nebraska commission approved an alternative route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline through the state on Monday, removing the last major regulatory obstacle to building the long-delayed $8 billion project....
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Defense lawyer: Mladic may not be fit to hear verdicts

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:38am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A lawyer for Gen. Ratko Mladic said Monday it is not certain the former Bosnian Serb military commander will show up in a United Nations courtroom when judges deliver their verdicts in his long-running trial for allegedly masterminding atrocities during Bosnia's 1992-95 war....
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3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:34am
ATLANTA (AP) -- One of the nation's largest domed stadiums has been destroyed in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta....
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Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nominees

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:34am
This year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners....
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Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:34am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewrote the history of an era....
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AP Interview: Trump's ex-staffer Scaramucci visits Israel

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:33am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Washington may not have seen the last of "The Mooch."...
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Suu Kyi blames world conflicts partly on illegal immigration

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:33am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a speech Monday that comes as her country is accused of violently pushing out hundreds of thousands of unwanted Rohingya Muslims....
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Bush administration alums rising in Trump's orbit

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:33am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For all the lingering tensions between President Donald Trump and former President George W. Bush, Trump's White House shares one thing in common with his Republican predecessor's: People....
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Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:33am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewrote the history of an era....
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Suu Kyi blames world conflicts partly on illegal immigration

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:33am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a speech Monday that comes as her country is accused of violently pushing out hundreds of thousands of unwanted Rohingya Muslims....
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Hard to believe: Some consumers find free health insurance

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:33am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they're starting to see an impact on sign-ups....
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Theo's journey: A transgender child at war with his body

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:33am
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- Theo Ramos learned how to cut himself when he was in fifth grade, when his body seemed to revolt....
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