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Attorney finds herself on a different side in Weinstein case

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:51am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Celebrity attorney Lisa Bloom has built a career defending victims of sexual harassment and assault. Now she says she's trying to "make a difference here on the other side" by defending movie mogul Harvey Weinstein....
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Birth control: Trump expands opt-out for workplace insurance

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 9:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections, issuing new rules Friday that take another step in rolling back the Obama health care law....
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APNewsBreak: Bergdahl expected to plead guilty, avoid trial

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 9:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for half a decade after abandoning his Afghanistan post, is expected to plead guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, two individuals with knowledge of the case said....
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Nate aims at New Orleans: Will pumps to drain the city work?

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 9:50am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- When Tropical Storm Nate formed and forecasts put New Orleans in its projected path for this weekend, one big question loomed for residents and business owners: Will the pumps work?...
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Russian legislator says North Korean missiles can reach US

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 8:50am
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian lawmaker says that he and colleagues who recently visited Pyongyang were shown North Korean calculations indicating that their missiles could reach the U.S. West Coast....
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Holy spirits: Closed churches find second life as breweries

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 6:49am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Ira Gerhart finally found a place last year to fulfill his yearslong dream of opening a brewery: a 1923 Presbyterian church. It was cheap, charming and just blocks from downtown Youngstown....
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Supreme Court's newest justice has an elk as an office mate

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 6:49am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Justice Neil Gorsuch joined the Supreme Court earlier this year he got Justice Antonin Scalia's seat, his office and his elk, Leroy....
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Analysis: Nobel says to Korea nuke players: We are watching

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 5:48am
BANGKOK (AP) -- They couldn't award it to Kim Jong Un or Donald Trump; that much was certain....
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1st firefighters at Vegas massacre came across it by chance

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 4:48am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Fire engineer Brian Emery was driving his station's engine back from a call for a minor car crash when hundreds of hysterical people began swarming the vehicle near an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas....
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Holy spirits? Closed churches find second life as breweries

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 4:48am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Ira Gerhart finally found a place last year to fulfill his yearslong dream of opening a brewery: a 1923 Presbyterian church. It was cheap, charming and just blocks from downtown Youngstown....
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Bauer power: Indians baffle Judge, Yanks 4-0 in ALDS opener

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 4:48am
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Trevor Bauer made Aaron Judge look silly, and made his manager look like a genius....
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Nobel Prize for peacemakers, peace seekers comes Friday

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 1:40am
OSLO, Norway (AP) -- The Norwegian committee that chooses the Nobel Peace Prize winner sorted through more than 300 nominations for this year's award, which recognizes both accomplishments and intentions....
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1st firefighters at Vegas massacre came across it by chance

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:37am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Fire engineer Brian Emery was driving his station's engine back from a call for a minor car crash when hundreds of hysterical people began swarming the vehicle near an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas....
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Effort to restrict 'bump stock' draws unlikely supporters

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Rifle Association have joined the Trump administration and top congressional Republicans in a swift and surprising embrace of a restriction on Americans' guns, though a narrow one: to regulate the "bump stock" devices the Las Vegas shooter apparently used to horrifically lethal effect....
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Trump, during photo shoot, talks of 'calm before the storm'

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump delivered a foreboding message Thursday night, telling reporters as he posed for photos with his senior military leaders that this might be "the calm before the storm."...
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APNewsBreak: US military halts exercises over Qatar crisis

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:36pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The U.S. military has halted some exercises with its Gulf Arab allies over the ongoing diplomatic crisis targeting Qatar, trying to use its influence to end the monthslong dispute, authorities told The Associated Press on Friday....
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In Gaza, Hamas levels an ancient treasure

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:36pm
TEL ES-SAKAN, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Palestinian and French archaeologists began excavating Gaza's earliest archaeological site nearly 20 years ago....
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Football's decline has some high schools disbanding teams

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:36pm
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) -- On a cool and rainy afternoon during the first week of classes at Centennial High School in this well-to-do Baltimore suburb, about 50 members of the boys' cross-country team sauntered across the parking lot for their after-school run....
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Hurricane mauled PR's renowned Monkey Island research center

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:36pm
CAYO SANTIAGO, Puerto Rico (AP) -- As thousands of troops and government workers struggle to restore normal life to Puerto Rico, a small group of scientists is racing to save more than 1,000 monkeys whose brains may contain clues to some of the most important mysteries of the human mind....
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Trump Jr. defends dad's response to racial protests

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 9:36pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) -- Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday stood by his father's declarations that "both sides" were to blame after August's racially driven violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a white supremacist killed a counter-protester....
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