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Trump names former drug exec as new health secretary

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 7:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive be his health and human services secretary, overseeing a $1 trillion department responsible for major health insurance programs, medical research, food and drug safety, and public health....
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US-targeted IS in Somalia could be a 'significant threat'

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 2:49am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The Islamic State group's growing presence in Somalia could become a "significant threat" if it attracts fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq, experts say, and already it seems to be influencing local al-Shabab extremists to adopt tactics like beheadings....
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The Latest: Iran raises its death toll to 328 in earthquake

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:47am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- The latest on an earthquake along the Iran-Iraq border (all times local):...
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Brady, Patriots send Broncos to fifth straight loss, 41-16

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:47am
DENVER (AP) -- Denver is no longer Tom Brady's House of Horrors and the Broncos sure don't scare anybody anymore....
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Christian players frustrated by criticism for anthem protest

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 11:46pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Eric Reid and other Christian players who support Colin Kaepernick's social justice movement want believers on the opposite side of the controversial anthem protest to ask themselves a simple but powerful question: What would Jesus do?...
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She recognized her own photo, but can't account for 42 years

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 10:46pm
MONTICELLO, N.Y. (AP) -- The 78-year-old woman's mind was clouded by dementia. But she recognized the brunette with a slight smile in the faded picture from the 1970s detectives showed her....
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Ex-members say church uses power, lies to keep grip on kids

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 9:45pm
SPINDALE, North Carolina (AP) -- As a court-appointed advocate for two foster boys, it was Nancy Burnette's job to ensure they were in good hands. So as part of her casework, she visited Word of Faith Fellowship, the evangelical church they attended with the couple seeking to adopt them....
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Myanmar boy can't swim but floats on oil drum to Bangladesh

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 9:45pm
SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (AP) -- Nabi Hussain owes his life to a yellow plastic oil drum....
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Brady, Patriots send Broncos to fifth straight loss, 41-16

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 9:45pm
DENVER (AP) -- Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes and the New England Patriots matched their own AFC record with their 12th consecutive road victory, pummeling the Denver Broncos 41-16 on Sunday night....
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Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills more than 140

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 8:41pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing more than 140 people and injuring 860 in the mountainous region of Iran alone, state media there said....
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In Asia, Trump briefly baffled by group handshake

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 8:41pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- President Donald Trump is known for his long, at times aggressive, handshakes with world leaders. But at an international summit in the Philippines on Monday, he struggled briefly with a different kind of handshake....
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Moore dismisses allegations in story, says lawsuit to come

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 8:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amid pressure from within the Republican Party to step aside, GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore on Sunday night called a newspaper report carrying allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl four decades ago "fake news" and said a lawsuit would be filed in response....
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Brady, Patriots send Broncos to fifth straight loss, 41-16

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 8:41pm
DENVER (AP) -- Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes and the New England Patriots matched their own AFC record with their 12th consecutive road victory, pummeling the Denver Broncos 41-16 on Sunday night....
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Liz Smith, syndicated gossip columnist, dies at 94

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 6:40pm
Liz Smith, the syndicated gossip columnist whose mixture of banter, barbs, and bon mots about the glitterati helped her climb the A-list as high as many of the celebrities she covered, died Sunday at the age of 94....
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Hundreds in Hollywood march against sexual harassment

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 5:40pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Armed with signs, catchy phrases and a motivation to take #MeToo beyond the internet and into real life, a few hundred women, men and children gathered Sunday among the sex shops and tourist traps of Hollywood Boulevard to protest sexual harassment....
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Iranians report at least 61 dead, 300 injured from quake

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 4:40pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit the region along the border between Iran and Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 61 people and injuring 300 in Iran, an Iranian official said....
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Trump unlikely to rebuke Duterte for drug war killings

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 4:40pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sanctioned a bloody drug war that features extrajudicial killing. He called Barack Obama a "son of a whore." This week, he boasted that he murdered a man with his own hands....
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Hundreds in Hollywood march against sexual harassment

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 4:40pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harvey Weinstein accuser Lauren Sivan and Oscar-winning producer Cathy Schulman are among the hundreds of women, men and children who gathered in the heart of Hollywood on Sunday afternoon for a pair of dual marches protesting sexual harassment....
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Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 4:40pm
LONDON (AP) -- Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show that celebrated London's diverse culture, from pubs to pirate radio....
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Iranians report at least 61 dead, 300 injured from quake

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 3:40pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit the region along the border between Iran and Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 61 people and injuring 300 in Iran, an Iranian official said....
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