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Thomas S. Monson, president of Mormon church, dies at 90

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:50am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- For more than 50 year, Thomas S. Monson served in top leadership councils for the Mormon church - making him a well-known face and personality to multiple generations of Mormons....
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Winter storm forecast to dump snow from Florida to Carolinas

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:50am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Brutal winter weather that's brought subzero temperatures to parts of the U.S. is threatening to dump snow and ice across parts of the South that rarely see flurries, much less accumulation....
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The Latest: Koreas reopen key communication channel

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:50pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on North Korea's decision to restore a key cross-border communication channel with rival South Korea (all times local):...
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2009 vs now: How Iran's new protests compare to the past

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:50pm
CAIRO (AP) -- Nearly nine years ago, the upheaval was stunning. Massive crowds marched through the streets of Iran's capital and other cities demanding change in the first major unrest to shake the rule of hard-line Muslim clerics over the country since they came to power in 1979....
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Arizona fires Rodriguez amid hostile workplace claim

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:50pm
Arizona has fired football coach Rich Rodriguez after a notice of claim was filed with the state attorney general's office alleging he ran a hostile workplace....
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Homeland chief: Wait and see on citizenship for immigrants

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 9:44pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Trump administration would consider immigration legislation that includes a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of young people, the U.S. Homeland Security secretary said Tuesday, while emphasizing no decision on that issue has been made and a border wall remains the priority....
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Arizona fires Rodriguez amid hostile workplace claim

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 9:44pm
Arizona has fired football coach Rich Rodriguez after a notice of claim was filed with the state attorney general's office alleging he ran a hostile workplace....
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Ex-hostage Boyle charged with sex assault, confinement

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 7:43pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- A Canadian man recently freed with his American wife and children after years being held hostage in Afghanistan has been arrested and faces 15 charges including sexual assault, forcible confinement and administering a noxious drug, court documents indicated Tuesday....
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The Latest: Trump says his 'nuclear button' is bigger

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 6:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):...
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Homeland chief: Wait and see on citizenship for immigrants

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 6:41pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Trump administration would consider immigration legislation that includes a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of young people, the U.S. Homeland Security secretary said Tuesday, while emphasizing no decision on that issue has been made and a border wall remains the priority....
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Bitter cold tests winter-wise, delivers shock to South

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 5:41pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Bitterly cold temperatures gripped much of the nation on Tuesday, testing the mettle of even winter-wise northerners and delivering a shock to those accustomed to far milder weather in the South....
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Ex-hostage Boyle charged with sex assault, confinement

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 4:41pm
TORONTO (AP) -- A Canadian man recently freed with his American wife and children after years being held hostage in Afghanistan has been arrested and faces at least a dozen charges including sexual assault, his lawyer said Tuesday...
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Trump threatens to cut off US aid to Palestinian Authority

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 3:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Acknowledging his push to broker peace in the Middle East has stalled, President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to threaten to cut off U.S. aid money to the Palestinian Authority, saying they were no longer willing to negotiate....
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US sees surge in women interested in running for office

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 3:40pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- Inside a classroom at a community college in Dallas, about two dozen women took turns sharing their names, hometowns and what they hoped would be their future titles....
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Sen. Hatch to retire, opening door for possible Romney run

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 3:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah said Tuesday he will not seek re-election after serving more than 40 years in the Senate, opening the door for 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to run for his seat....
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims credit for aviation death trend

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There were no commercial passenger jet deaths anywhere in the world last year. It's a remarkable record, but is it fair for President Donald Trump to claim some of the credit?...
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Deadly cold disrupts US; warming centers open in Deep South

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:40pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Dangerously cold temperatures blamed for at least nine deaths have wreaked havoc across a wide swath of the U.S., freezing a water tower in Iowa, halting ferry service in New York and leading officials to open warming centers even in the Deep South....
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NBC names Hoda Kotb as Lauer replacement on 'Today'

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBC News opened the new year Tuesday by appointing Hoda Kotb as co-anchor of the "Today" show's first two hours with Savannah Guthrie, replacing Matt Lauer following his firing on sexual misconduct charges in late November....
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Hatch announces he will not seek re-election

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:40am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah says he will not seek re-election after serving more than 40 years in the U.S. Senate....
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Vice suspends 2 top execs after sexual misconduct report

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Vice has suspended two top executives after a New York Times report on sexual misconduct at the digital media company....
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