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FBI director defends FBI after Trump's attacks on agency

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 8:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- FBI Director Christopher Wray defended his agency Thursday amid blistering criticism from President Donald Trump, saying, "There is no finer institution than the FBI."...
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AP Interview: On North Korea, senator says China a problem

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 8:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- China is more of a problem than a partner for the United States on dealing with nuclear-armed North Korea, a leading Republican senator and ally of President Donald Trump told the Associated Press during a wide-ranging interview Thursday....
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Pearl Harbor survivors to remember those killed

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 8:08am
HONOLULU (AP) -- Survivors will gather at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen killed in the early morning raid 76 years ago....
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Judge weighs 2 decades in prison for ex-cop's fatal shooting

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 8:08am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A white former South Carolina police officer committed second-degree murder when he shot an unarmed black motorist to death and should expect to spend about two decades in prison, a judge said Thursday as he prepared to sentence the ex-officer for a federal civil rights violation....
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Shame mingles with self-congratulation in Oscar season

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 8:08am
NEW YORK (AP) -- In nearly every major Academy Awards category this year there's some trace of the sexual misconduct allegations that have swept through the movie industry....
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On Jerusalem, Trump delivers for supporters at home

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's move to recognize the divided city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital may have triggered a worldwide chorus of critics but the president had his ears closely tuned to his supporters at home....
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AP Interview: Cotton says like Trump, voters to judge Moore

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Tom Cotton says no one should be subjected to "trial by newspaper" on sexual harassment accusations like those against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore or President Donald Trump....
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A better mammogram? Huge study putting 3-D scans to the test

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 5:07am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray - and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening for breast cancer....
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Pantone picks deep purple 'Ultra Violet' as color of year

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 5:07am
NEW YORK (AP) -- What we have here in 2017 is a heap of chaos and disruption. What we need in 2018? The Pantone Color Institute thinks whatever that might be will come in the deep purple hue of "Ultra Violet," its color of the year revealed Thursday....
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Tillerson: Russia arms, trains, fights with Ukraine rebels

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 3:03am
VIENNA (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is lambasting Moscow for its aggression in Ukraine ahead of a meeting with Russia's foreign minister....
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On Jerusalem, Trump delivers for supporters at home

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 2:02am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's move to recognize the divided city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital may have triggered a worldwide chorus of critics but the president had his ears closely tuned to his supporters at home....
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AP Exclusive: Poor health and high expectations for Medicaid

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 2:02am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- People on Medicaid are more prone to smoke, struggle with depression and obesity, or rate their own health as fair or poor. But that's not the whole story....
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'I defeated ISIS': Young scholar lived secret double life

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:00am
The historian carried secrets too heavy for one man to bear....
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Nothing like suspension to remind NFL who's indispensable

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:00am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Anyone can see just how much the Dallas Cowboys desperately miss Ezekiel Elliott....
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Analysis: Palestinians dismiss US role after Jerusalem pivot

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:59pm
The dramatic U.S. policy shift on contested Jerusalem is seen by the Western-backed Palestinian leadership as a dangerous betrayal and game changer that is bound to propel them into a risky confrontation with the U.S. and Israel on the global stage....
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Mideast braces for fallout from Trump's move on Jerusalem

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:59pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Palestinians, Israelis and the wider Middle East are bracing for the fallout after President Donald Trump's seismic shift in recognizing the bitterly contested Jerusalem as the capital of Israel....
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Key events related to misconduct allegations against Franken

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:59pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Key events related to allegations of sexual misconduct by Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken:...
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Keillor attorney: MPR must 'set the record straight'

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:59pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The president of Minnesota Public Radio told employees the decision to dismiss Garrison Keillor resulted from "multiple allegations" covering an extended period of time, but an attorney for the former "The Prairie Home Companion" host disputed that characterization and said the humorist wants MPR to "set the record straight."...
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UN envoy meets North Korean foreign minister

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:59pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- A senior United Nations official on a rare high-level visit to North Korea held talks with the North's foreign minister on Thursday....
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Most vulnerable dying in 'America's Finest City'

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 9:59pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Christine Wade found a haven in the tent she shared with six children, pitched in an asphalt parking lot....
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