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Trump moves to vastly expand offshore drilling

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sources say the Trump administration is moving to vastly expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans, including opening up federal waters off the coast of California for the first time in more than three decades....
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Real weather term "bomb" blows up on social media

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When it comes to weather, it's hard to sound scarier than "bomb cyclone."...
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Black Panther movie causing excitement around country

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:37am
There's a Black Panther party going on all around the country....
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Dow Jones industrials climb above 25,000 for the first time

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 9:36am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Dow Jones industrial average is trading above 25,000 points for the first time Thursday, just five weeks since its first close above 24,000....
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YouTube star Logan Paul steps away from posting after outcry

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 9:36am
NEW YORK (AP) -- YouTube star Logan Paul has stepped away from posting videos following an outcry when he uploaded images of what appeared to be the body of someone who killed themselves in a Japanese forest....
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US to end lenient policy that let legal pot flourish

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 8:35am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding an Obama-era policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, creating new confusion about enforcement and use just three days after a new legalization law went into effect in California....
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Markets Right Now: Dow trades above 25,000 points

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 7:34am
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):...
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12 killed, more than 260 injured in South Africa train crash

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 7:34am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A passenger train carrying people home after the holidays slammed into a truck in rural South Africa on Thursday, killing at least 12 people and injuring more than 260 others, the government said....
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AP NewsBreak: US to end policy that let legal pot flourish

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 6:32am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, two people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. Sessions will instead let federal prosecutors where pot is legal decide how aggressively to enforce federal marijuana law, the people said....
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New health insurance rule aims to deliver on Trump promise

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 6:32am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is proposing regulations to facilitate the interstate sale of health insurance policies that cost less but may not cover as much....
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Huge swath of US hit by winter storm, bringing snow, cold

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 5:32am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Residents across a huge swath of the U.S. awakened Thursday to the beginnings of a massive winter storm expected to deliver snow, ice and high winds followed by possible record-breaking cold as it moves up the Eastern Seaboard from the Carolinas to Maine....
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Real weather term "bomb" blows up on social media

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 5:32am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When it comes to weather, it's hard to sound scarier than "bomb cyclone."...
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Divided Democrats face liberal backlash on immigration

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 5:32am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a new deadline fast approaching, Democrats in Congress are struggling to adopt a unified strategy to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation....
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3 cars on Amtrak train with 311 passengers derail, none hurt

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 4:31am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Three cars on an Amtrak train carrying more than 300 passengers on a route from Miami to New York derailed in snow-covered Savannah after a fierce winter storm, but no injuries were reported....
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Snatched by hungry eagle, little dog lives to bark the tale

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 4:31am
Felipe Rodriguez says he thought he was hallucinating when an eagle snatched his sister's little white dog from her yard, flapped its massive wings and disappeared over the trees....
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Huge swath of US hit by winter storm bringing, snow, cold

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 2:28am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Residents across a huge swath of the U.S. were hunkered down as a massive winter storm packing snow, ice and high winds, followed by possible record-breaking cold, moved up the Eastern Seaboard, with the worst conditions expected from the Carolinas to Maine....
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Trump left 'furious,' 'disgusted' by Bannon over new book

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 1:28am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon, responding to a new book that portrays Trump as an undisciplined man-child who didn't actually want to win the White House and quotes Bannon as calling his son's contact with a Russian lawyer "treasonous."...
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New year, new start? Not in President Trump's Washington

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 1:28am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- So much for a new year, new start....
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Divided Democrats face liberal backlash on immigration

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 1:28am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a new deadline fast approaching, Democrats in Congress are struggling to adopt a unified strategy to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation....
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