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Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- This is a record not to be coveted: Donald Trump is wrapping up a year in office with the lowest average approval rating of any elected president in his first term....
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Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:08am
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, days after a similar error in Hawaii....
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Analysis: With a vent at Trump, Abbas exits 'peace process'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:08am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- There seems to be no going back for Mahmoud Abbas after the Palestinian leader cursed and ridiculed President Donald Trump and his aides in a pugnacious speech - a very public break with the 82-year-old's long-standing efforts to cultivate Washington's goodwill as the sole pathway to Palestinian statehood....
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The 'Boogie Oogie Oogie' band wins? Grammy's big shocks

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:08am
NEW YORK (AP) -- There was little doubt who should take home the album of the year Grammy in 1984. That was Michael Jackson with a little record called "Thriller." He won, of course, but the Recording Academy hasn't always been seen to make the right call over its 60 years. And you don't have to point to just Milli Vanilli to find some surprising decisions. Here are some others....
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Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and Olympics

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 8:05am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 42 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted of NASCAR and not much else....
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Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:04am
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then retracted it minutes later, days after a similar error in Hawaii....
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Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips Russian cinemas

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:04am
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's going crazy for the Olympics. The 1972 Olympics....
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North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 5:01am
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic."...
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UK police say death of Dolores O'Riordan not suspicious

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 4:00am
LONDON (AP) -- Police say they are not treating the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan as suspicious....
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US allies from Korean War meet on North Korean nuke threat

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:57am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles Tuesday with nations that fought on America's side in the Korean War, looking to tighten the economic noose around North Korea over its nuclear weapons even as hopes rise for diplomacy....
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Bad blood between Rockets, Clippers carries over after game

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 1:53am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The hot tempers that flared up during the Los Angeles Clippers' victory over the Houston Rockets have carried over after the game....
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North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:53am
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic."...
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Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:52pm
HONG KONG (AP) -- David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems....
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DuVernay, 'black-ish,' 'Power' win at NAACP Image Awards

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:52pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community's power to create change....
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Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An attempt to oust President Donald Trump's hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct....
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AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 9:42pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and an agreement on other immigration-related issues, including President Donald Trump's long-sought U.S.-Mexico border wall....
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US allies from Korean War meet on North Korean nuke threat

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 9:42pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles Tuesday with nations that fought on America's side in the Korean War, looking to tighten the economic noose around North Korea over its nuclear weapons even as hopes rise for diplomacy....
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California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 9:42pm
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) -- A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults....
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DuVernay, 'black-ish,' 'Power' win at NAACP Image Awards

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 9:42pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community's power to create change....
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