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Court: 'Making a Murderer' defendant's confession stands

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 2:49pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- A federal appeals court in Chicago narrowly overturned a ruling Friday that could have freed a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series from prison, though one dissenting judge called the case "a profound miscarriage of justice."...
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The Latest: New Polish PM wants a more Christian Europe

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 1:48pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- The Latest on the political situation in Poland (all times local):...
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As snow falls in South, Atlanta worries over traffic, safety

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:46pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours....
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Agent: Japanese star pitcher-hitter Ohtani to join Angels

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:46pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Shohei Ohtani has decided he's on the side of the Angels....
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Blood test may help predict which breast cancers will recur

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:46am
A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found....
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North Carolina steps in on child abuse cases involving sect

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:44am
SPINDALE, North Carolina (AP) -- In an unprecedented move, North Carolina's state child welfare agency will participate in reviewing every new allegation of abuse and neglect involving a controversial church that has been the focus of an Associated Press investigation exposing years of physical and emotional mistreatment of congregants, including children....
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Snow may not be deep in Deep South, but it worries locals

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:44am
ATLANTA (AP) -- The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours....
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:44am
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:...
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Like Trump, Moore breaking the rules of modern-day politics

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 9:42am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- He has ignored all the rules of modern-day politics....
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Snow in Deep South brings back bad memories for some

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 9:42am
ATLANTA (AP) -- The snow that dusted parts of the Deep South early Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also brought back panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours....
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Star Wars cast reflects on Carrie Fisher's and Leia's legacy

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 8:42am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Carrie Fisher may have been the "madcap Auntie Mame" to Mark Hamill's "square" homebody, but despite their differences, the Star Wars siblings got along famously right till the end....
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People panic as wintry mix threatens wide swath of South

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 7:42am
ATLANTA (AP) -- Snow fell across parts of the Deep South early Friday, causing Southerners to panic and rush toward the grocery store even as forecasters predicted any accumulations would melt quickly....
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John Legend on fatherhood: 'You want people to have justice'

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 7:42am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Nobel Peace Prize winners will be serenaded by John Legend on Monday and for that they can thank Legend's infant daughter - and a second baby on the way....
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Correction: Sexual Misconduct-Farenthold story

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 6:42am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a story Dec. 7 about a House Ethics Committee investigation, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the panel's chairwoman, Rep. Susan Brooks, was from Alabama. She is from Indiana....
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Ethics panel expands probe into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 1:32am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House Ethics Committee says it is expanding an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas....
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Like Trump, Moore breaking the rules of modern-day politics

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:32am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- He has ignored all the rules of modern-day politics....
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2 Australians jailed in brutal slaying of Aboriginal woman

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:32am
SYDNEY (AP) -- A judge on Friday sentenced a man to at least 14 years in prison for the slaying of an Aboriginal woman who bled to death from a violent sexual assault on a remote beach, closing a six-year battle for justice by the woman's family in a case that exposed Australia's deep racial divide....
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Chief priest, 2 others dead in Tokyo shrine stabbings

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:31pm
TOKYO (AP) -- The head priest of a prominent shrine in Tokyo was ambushed and killed with a samurai sword, apparently by her brother, who then took his own life, police said Friday....
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'Not a drill': Students hid in classrooms as shooter kills 2

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:30pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) -- Students hid in their classrooms, some behind locked doors or in closets, as a gunman opened fire Thursday inside a New Mexico high school, killing two classmates before he died....
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Jordan's plan of shiny city in the desert met by skepticism

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:30pm
MADOUNEH, Jordan (AP) -- A shiny new city is to arise from Jordan's desert over the next three decades, potentially rivaling the kingdom's capital of Amman, a rapidly growing and increasingly unwieldy metropolis of 4 million people....
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