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Woman delivering meals to the homeless attacked with machete

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 10:26am
SHELBURNE, Vt. (AP) -- Police say a man in Vermont has used a machete to attack a woman in her 70s as she delivered meals to a motel being used as emergency housing for the homeless....
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Hurricane Harvey survivors feel grief, distress months later

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 9:25am
DALLAS (AP) -- Deb Eberhart couldn't sleep and was easily moved to tears as she worked to coordinate repairs to her Houston home in the months after flooding from Hurricane Harvey besieged it with 3-feet of water....
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Farm team: Minor league Yard Goats offering yoga with goats

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 9:25am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- What to do with a new $71 million minor league baseball stadium during the winter?...
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Wall Street's love of tax cuts drove Dow to 25,000 mark

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 7:21am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wall Street sure loves the tax bill, even if polls show most Americans don't....
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$450 million Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Florida

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 7:21am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The winning ticket in the latest Mega Millions drawing was sold in Florida....
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Nagasu, Tennell, Chen earn US Olympic figure skating spots

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 7:21am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Bradie Tennell, Mirai Nagasu and Karen Chen, the top three finishers at the national championships, were selected Saturday to the U.S. team for the Pyeongchang Olympics....
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Told their treehouse must go, owners appeal to Supreme Court

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 6:20am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lynn Tran and Richard Hazen built a Florida beachfront treehouse that would be the envy of any child. It's got two levels, hammocks and windows looking out on the Gulf of Mexico....
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Federal tax overhaul could lead to changes in some states

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 6:20am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- In New Jersey and California, top Democratic officials want to let people make charitable contributions to the state instead of paying certain taxes. In Connecticut and New York, officials are exploring a switch from income taxes to new ones on payroll. A few governors have even called for tax cuts....
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$450 million Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Florida

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 6:20am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The winning ticket in the latest Mega Millions drawing was sold in Florida....
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Pope: Don't be misled by making money and career your life

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 5:17am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis advised against making the pursuit of money, a career or success the basis for one's whole life, urging people in his Epiphany remarks Saturday to also resist "the inclinations toward arrogance, the thirst for power and for riches."...
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East Coast set for wickedly cold weekend of sub-zero temps

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 4:15am
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Brutally cold conditions are expected to envelop the East Coast most of this weekend, prompting wind chill warnings from Virginia to Vermont....
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1 winning ticket sold in $450 million Mega Millions drawing

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 4:15am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- One Mega Millions ticket matched all six numbers and will claim a $450 million grand prize....
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Working class, hard hit by economic woes, fuels Iran unrest

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:05pm
CAIRO (AP) -- The Iranian town of Doroud should be a prosperous place - nestled in a valley at the junction of two rivers in the Zagros Mountains, it's in an area rich in metals to be mined and stone to be quarried. Last year, a military factory on the outskirts of town unveiled production of an advanced model of tanks....
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'Wonder Woman' director Patty Jenkins leads AFI Awards toast

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 8:02pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- With the American Film Institute's annual luncheon Friday recognizing the best in film and television, Hollywood's awards season is officially underway....
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Judge won't dismiss suit filed by brother of JonBenet Ramsey

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 7:02pm
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- A judge declined to dismiss a $750 million defamation lawsuit filed against CBS by JonBenet Ramsey's brother....
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Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 6:02pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out a signature campaign pledge....
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Mega Millions jackpot up to $450M as drawing nears

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 6:02pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has climbed to $450 million, just hours before the drawing....
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Medical marijuana seen at risk following move by Sessions

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 5:01pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions green-lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers, the vast majority of U.S. states that allow some form of medical marijuana were unexpectedly placed at risk of a crackdown and are warily watching developments....
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AP Interview: Tillerson eyes fix to keep US in Iran deal

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 4:01pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is working with key lawmakers on a legislative fix that could enable the United States to remain in the Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday....
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