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Kim Jong Un's North Korea is _ cautiously _ going online

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 3:21am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online....
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Pomp and flattery: Asia rolls out the red carpets for Trump

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 2:20am
BEIJING (AP) -- Honor guards marching in unison. Elaborate dinners. Endless flattery....
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Democrats see wins as momentum for 2018 state elections

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 1:20am
Sweeping Democratic victories in Virginia and key gains in other 2017 state legislative races have lifted Democratic hopes of even bigger wins in next year's midterm elections, as they seek a greater voice in how political districts will be redrawn for the decade to come....
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Las Vegas shooting victims still searching for their heroes

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 1:20am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- As soon as Chris Gilman knew she would survive the gunshot wound she sustained in the Las Vegas massacre, she wanted to find the two strangers who saved her life - a man and woman whose names she didn't even know....
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Trump cooperates with Chinese effort to control image

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:19am
BEIJING (AP) -- President Donald Trump made a cooperative partner for Beijing's sweeping efforts to control the message of his heavily choreographed visit....
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North Korea, ever so cautiously, is going online

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:19pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online....
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Top moments at CMA Awards: Vegas, unity and the monologue

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:19pm
Yes, Garth Brooks won entertainer of the year and Chris Stapleton picked up two honors, including album of the year....
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A guide to the 2017-18 college hoops season

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:19pm
North Carolina closed out the 2016-17 season by holding off upstart Gonzaga for its sixth national championship....
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US at climate talks may be like unhappy dinner guest

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- How's this for awkward? The United States has a delegation at international climate talks in Bonn that will be telling other nations what they should do on a treaty that the president wants no part of....
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Christopher Plummer to replace Kevin Spacey in Getty film

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 8:18pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In a wholly unprecedented move, Kevin Spacey is being cut from Ridley Scott's finished film "All the Money in the World" and replaced by Christopher Plummer just over one month before it's supposed to hit theaters....
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Carnage at small-town Texas church claimed 8 children

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:14pm
LA VERNIA, Texas (AP) -- By the time Paul Brunner rolled up in his ambulance to the worst mass shooting in Texas history, the First Baptist Church was a chaotic triage scene. Parents cried and kids screamed, and nearly all the victims appeared to have been hit more than once....
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Trump isolationism allows China to fill Southeast Asia void

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:14pm
BEIJING (AP) -- When Chinese leader Xi Jinping said last month that "no country can afford to retreat into self-isolation," he might as well have been talking about Donald Trump as the U.S. president makes his first official visit to Southeast Asia....
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AP source: Jones threatens Goodell deal after Elliott ban

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:14pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has threatened to sue the NFL over a proposed contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell, a dispute apparently sparked by star running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday....
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Puerto Rico reports increase in overall deaths after storm

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 4:12pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The pace of deaths quickened on Puerto Rico immediately after Hurricane Maria - well beyond the number of deaths officially attributed to the Category 4 storm....
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UN warns of massive famine if Yemen blockade isn't lifted

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 4:12pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. humanitarian chief warns that unless the Saudi-led military coalition lifts its blockade on Yemen the war-torn nation will face "the largest famine the world has seen for many decades with millions of victims."...
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Carrie Underwood, Paisley celebrating a decade as CMA hosts

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 4:12pm
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are celebrating their 10-year anniversary - as hosts of the Country Music Association Awards....
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Gleeful Democrats see political wave; GOP says not so fast

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 3:11pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jubilant Democrats across America are declaring their big election victories in Virginia and New Jersey - their first of the young Trump era - mark the beginning of an anti-Trump surge that could re-shape the balance of power in Congress in 2018. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer says he can "smell a wave coming."...
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Halladay was flying plane low, witnesses tell safety board

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 3:11pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Roy Halladay was flying his tiny sport plane low over the Gulf of Mexico shortly before it slammed into the water and killed the retired star pitcher, witnesses told federal investigators....
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Minneapolis elects 2 black transgender City Council members

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 3:11pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minneapolis has elected two black transgender representatives to its City Council, adding to what advocacy groups have described as a banner election for transgender people in public office....
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44 train engineers diagnosed with sleep apnea, sidelined

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 2:11pm
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) -- Dozens of New Jersey Transit train engineers were sidelined because testing imposed after a deadly rail crash found they suffered from sleep apnea....
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