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Midler to Rivera: Apologize for alleged sexual assault

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:11pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bette Midler is renewing an allegation of sexual misconduct against Geraldo Rivera, a day after Rivera called the news business "flirty."...
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Jim Nabors, TV's homespun Gomer Pyle and singer, dies at 87

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:10am
HONOLULU (AP) -- Jim Nabors, the shy Alabaman whose down-home comedy made him a TV star as Gomer Pyle and whose surprisingly operatic voice kept him a favorite in Las Vegas and other showplaces, died Thursday. He was 87....
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APNewsBreak: Army probes criticism of Green Beret training

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army says it's investigating an anonymous email that accused service leaders of "moral cowardice" for ditching training standards and allowing undeserving soldiers to become elite Green Berets....
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Deadly, destructive 2017 Atlantic hurricane season wraps up

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:10am
MIAMI (AP) -- It's the last day of an intense and destructive hurricane season that included 17 named storms....
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Trump weighs plan to replace Tillerson with CIA's Pompeo

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 9:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is discussing a plan to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo in a major shake-up of President Donald Trump's national security team, administration officials said Thursday....
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Russell Simmons steps down from companies amid allegation

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 9:08am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Russell Simmons has stepped away from his companies following a second allegation of sexual misconduct, though the Def Jam founder again denied ever being violent....
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Report: Sen. Franken groped Army veteran during USO tour

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 8:07am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Embattled Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is facing a new allegation of inappropriately touching a woman after an Army veteran accused him of groping her during a USO Christmas tour in the Middle East more than a decade ago....
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US troops get freeze-dried plasma for battlefield bloodshed

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 8:07am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- All of the U.S. military's special operations fighters sent off to warzones and raids now have an essential addition to their first-aid kits: freeze-dried blood plasma....
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African music star in exile awaits real change for Zimbabwe

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 8:07am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- As Zimbabweans celebrated the ouster of dictator Robert Mugabe, they danced on the streets to previously banned protest songs by one of the country's most famous musicians - a man jailed by the country's former white rulers and hounded by the black government that succeeded them....
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Geraldo Rivera sorry for calling news business 'flirty'

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 7:07am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Geraldo Rivera has apologized for calling the news business "flirty" in the wake of "Today" show host Matt Lauer's firing by NBC over sexual misconduct allegations....
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Post-Weinstein, Lauer: A reckoning for fans of fallen heroes

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:04am
NEW YORK (AP) -- When it comes to fandom, it's reckoning time for Matt Lauer, Garrison Keillor and scores of other men accused of sexual wrongdoing....
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Thousands flee Bali volcano but some stay put or run to it

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:04am
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) -- When an enormous volcano belches ash and the people who live around it flee, you get out too, right? Probably. But apparently not always....
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London mayor urges UK's May to cancel Trump state visit

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 3:03am
LONDON (AP) -- The mayor of London has added his voice to calls for President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain to be canceled over his retweets of a British far-right group....
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US frees African asylum-seeker who's on life support

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 2:02am
COLTON, Calif. (AP) -- As the eldest son among 15 children, Senegalese tailor Saliou Ndiaye was his family's greatest hope for a better life in a city rife with unemployment where many still travel by horse-drawn cart....
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US troops get freeze-dried plasma for battlefield bloodshed

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 2:02am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- All of the U.S. military's special operations fighters sent off to warzones and raids now have an essential addition to their first-aid kits: freeze-dried blood plasma....
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Focus more on how long Tiger Woods lasts more than his score

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:01am
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- One year later, the scene hadn't changed....
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The Latest: Trump responds to criticism from Theresa May

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:01pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's tweets of anti-Muslim videos (all times local):...
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What North Korean photos say about new ballistic missile

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:01pm
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea released dozens of photos Thursday of the Hwasong-15, a new intercontinental ballistic missile it claims can reach any target in the continental United States. The photo dump, published in the paper and online editions of the ruling party's official daily, is a goldmine for rocket experts trying to parse reality from bluster....
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Post-Weinstein, Lauer: A reckoning for fans of fallen heroes

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:01pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- When it comes to fandom, it's reckoning time for Matt Lauer, Garrison Keillor and scores of other men accused of sexual wrongdoing....
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What's new, and what's ahead, after North Korea's ICBM test

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 5:58pm
TOKYO (AP) -- Experts may debate trajectories, payload weights and re-entry shields, but North Korea's claim that the entire United States is within range of its rapidly improving missiles just got a lot more credible....
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