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The Latest: Remaining Garrison Keillor shows canceled

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 3:11pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Latest on an accusation of improper conduct against humorist and author Garrison Keillor (all times local):...
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As sex allegations roil Congress, Senate opens Franken probe

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 3:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful lawmakers roil Congress, a Senate ethics panel is opening a preliminary inquiry into Minnesota Sen. Al Franken....
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Failing to address harassment allegations can cost employers

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 3:11pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- When it comes to sexual harassment allegations, no employer wants to find itself in the position an Indiana university was in during the 1990s, when a woman complained to a senior administrator that the school's chancellor had groped her....
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Failing to address harassment allegations can cost employers

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 2:11pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- When it comes to sexual harassment allegations, no employer wants to find itself in the position an Indiana university was in during the 1990s, when a woman complained to a senior administrator that the school's chancellor had groped her....
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Dow Jones industrials breach 24,000 in broad market rally

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 2:11pm
Wall Street finished November with a broad rally that gave the Dow Jones industrial average its biggest gain since March and pushed it past the 24,000 mark for the first time....
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Jim Nabors, TV's homespun Gomer Pyle and singer, dies at 87

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:11pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- Jim Nabors, the Alabama-born comic actor who starred as TV's dim but good-hearted Southern rube Gomer Pyle and constantly surprised audiences with his twang-free operatic singing voice, died Thursday. He was 87....
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Officials: Trump mulls calling Jerusalem Israel's capital

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a highly charged declaration that risks inflaming tensions across the Middle East, officials said Thursday. The announcement would be a way to offset a likely decision delaying his campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy to the holy city from Tel Aviv....
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Google's phones and other gadgets have had a bumpy ride

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:11pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google, which prides itself on developing simple, intuitive software that seems to know what you want almost before you do, is finding itself in a very different world when it comes to its own phones and other gadgets....
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Midler to Rivera: Apologize for alleged sexual assault

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:11pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bette Midler is renewing an allegation of sexual misconduct against Geraldo Rivera, a day after Rivera called the news business "flirty."...
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Jim Nabors, TV's homespun Gomer Pyle and singer, dies at 87

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:10am
HONOLULU (AP) -- Jim Nabors, the shy Alabaman whose down-home comedy made him a TV star as Gomer Pyle and whose surprisingly operatic voice kept him a favorite in Las Vegas and other showplaces, died Thursday. He was 87....
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APNewsBreak: Army probes criticism of Green Beret training

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army says it's investigating an anonymous email that accused service leaders of "moral cowardice" for ditching training standards and allowing undeserving soldiers to become elite Green Berets....
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Deadly, destructive 2017 Atlantic hurricane season wraps up

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:10am
MIAMI (AP) -- It's the last day of an intense and destructive hurricane season that included 17 named storms....
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Trump weighs plan to replace Tillerson with CIA's Pompeo

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 9:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is discussing a plan to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo in a major shake-up of President Donald Trump's national security team, administration officials said Thursday....
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Russell Simmons steps down from companies amid allegation

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 9:08am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Russell Simmons has stepped away from his companies following a second allegation of sexual misconduct, though the Def Jam founder again denied ever being violent....
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Report: Sen. Franken groped Army veteran during USO tour

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 8:07am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Embattled Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is facing a new allegation of inappropriately touching a woman after an Army veteran accused him of groping her during a USO Christmas tour in the Middle East more than a decade ago....
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US troops get freeze-dried plasma for battlefield bloodshed

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 8:07am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- All of the U.S. military's special operations fighters sent off to warzones and raids now have an essential addition to their first-aid kits: freeze-dried blood plasma....
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African music star in exile awaits real change for Zimbabwe

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 8:07am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- As Zimbabweans celebrated the ouster of dictator Robert Mugabe, they danced on the streets to previously banned protest songs by one of the country's most famous musicians - a man jailed by the country's former white rulers and hounded by the black government that succeeded them....
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Geraldo Rivera sorry for calling news business 'flirty'

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 7:07am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Geraldo Rivera has apologized for calling the news business "flirty" in the wake of "Today" show host Matt Lauer's firing by NBC over sexual misconduct allegations....
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Post-Weinstein, Lauer: A reckoning for fans of fallen heroes

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:04am
NEW YORK (AP) -- When it comes to fandom, it's reckoning time for Matt Lauer, Garrison Keillor and scores of other men accused of sexual wrongdoing....
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Thousands flee Bali volcano but some stay put or run to it

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 4:04am
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) -- When an enormous volcano belches ash and the people who live around it flee, you get out too, right? Probably. But apparently not always....
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