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Phoenix police: Serial killing suspect tied to 9 attacks

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:10pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- A serial killing suspect shot and killed nine people, including his own mother, and used a victim's gun in some of the slayings that unfolded in a three-week span late last year, authorities said Thursday....
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Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives promising results

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:10pm
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now....
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Airborne nuptials: Pope marries couple on papal plane

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:10pm
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) -- Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding on Thursday, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight from Santiago....
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Amazon sweepstakes is narrowed down to 20 competitors

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 2:08pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon's second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. Or it could be in the Midwest, say, Indianapolis or Columbus, Ohio. Or the company could go outside the U.S. altogether and set up shop in Toronto....
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Year-old 'resistance' now sets it sights on the ballot box

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 2:08pm
The idea first came to Teresa Shook, a Hawaii retiree, in the hours after Donald Trump was elected. Perhaps, she suggested to a few friends on Facebook, women could march on Washington to show the depth of their resistance. Two days later, New York fashion designer Bob Bland joined the call for action with her own message....
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Can #MeToo movement do harm? Ansari story raises question

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 1:07pm
The #MeToo movement has been embraced by legions of women as a vital step toward countering widespread sexual abuse and misconduct. This week, more so than at any point in the movement's brief history, there's visceral discussion about its potential for causing harm....
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For Trump's security advisers, tempering an impetuous boss

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 1:07pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rex Tillerson's mission was delicate but not unfamiliar as he phoned President Donald Trump last week: Persuade the boss to curb his own impulses on yet another potentially explosive national security issue....
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Governors to Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:06pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the drugs, which are killing more than 90 Americans a day....
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Phoenix police: Double-killing suspect tied to 7 more deaths

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:06pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Phoenix-area police have evidence linking a 35-year-old man already charged with killing his mother and stepfather to seven additional homicides that occurred in a three-week span late last year, officials said Thursday....
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Zimbabwe opposition leader dies in US helicopter crash

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:06pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett died in a helicopter crash in a remote part of the U.S. state of New Mexico that also killed four others, authorities said....
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump says USA itself at risk of closing.

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:06am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- No, the United States is not at risk of shutting down this week, as President Donald Trump suggested Thursday....
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Trump protecting medical providers who oppose abortion

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:06am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Moving to solidify its standing with social conservatives, the Trump administration is creating an office to protect the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion....
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Endangered whale's calving season peaks, but no babies seen

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:06am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Scientists watching for baby right whales off the Southeast U.S. coast have yet to spot a single newborn seven weeks into the endangered species' calving season - the longest researchers have gone without any sightings in nearly 30 years....
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In TV interview, Farrow describes alleged Allen assault

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:06am
NEW YORK (AP) -- In her first televised interview, Dylan Farrow described in detail Woody Allen's alleged sexual assault of her, and called actors who work in his films "complicit" in perpetuating a "culture of silence."...
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Fauci: NIH in a "scramble" to prepare for any gov't shutdown

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:05am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health says the institution is in a "scramble" to prepare for a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday....
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Governors to Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:05am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the drugs, which are killing more than 90 Americans a day....
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Lawyer: OJ Simpson is golfing a lot, will stay in Las Vegas

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:05am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- O.J. Simpson's lawyer says Simpson isn't planning to move from Las Vegas to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October from Nevada state prison....
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Israel digs deep to thwart tunnel threat from Gaza Strip

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:05am
KISSUFIM, Israel (AP) -- The Israeli military says a secretive project to build an underground wall along the border with Gaza is proving to be a deterrent against militant attack tunnels from the Palestinian territory....
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Amazon narrows list to 20 for its second headquarters

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:01am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon has narrowed its hunt for a second headquarters to 20 locations, concentrated among cities in the U.S. East and Midwest. Toronto made the list as well, keeping the company's international options open....
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Mayor: US marshal shot, killed while serving warrant

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:01am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A member of the U.S. Marshals Service was shot and killed early Thursday while serving a warrant, the mayor of Harrisburg said....
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