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London mayor urges UK's May to cancel Trump state visit

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 3:03am
LONDON (AP) -- The mayor of London has added his voice to calls for President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain to be canceled over his retweets of a British far-right group....
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US frees African asylum-seeker who's on life support

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 2:02am
COLTON, Calif. (AP) -- As the eldest son among 15 children, Senegalese tailor Saliou Ndiaye was his family's greatest hope for a better life in a city rife with unemployment where many still travel by horse-drawn cart....
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US troops get freeze-dried plasma for battlefield bloodshed

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 2:02am
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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Focus more on how long Tiger Woods lasts more than his score

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:01am
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- One year later, the scene hadn't changed....
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The Latest: Trump responds to criticism from Theresa May

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:01pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's tweets of anti-Muslim videos (all times local):...
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What North Korean photos say about new ballistic missile

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:01pm
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea released dozens of photos Thursday of the Hwasong-15, a new intercontinental ballistic missile it claims can reach any target in the continental United States. The photo dump, published in the paper and online editions of the ruling party's official daily, is a goldmine for rocket experts trying to parse reality from bluster....
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Post-Weinstein, Lauer: A reckoning for fans of fallen heroes

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:01pm
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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What's new, and what's ahead, after North Korea's ICBM test

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 5:58pm
TOKYO (AP) -- Experts may debate trajectories, payload weights and re-entry shields, but North Korea's claim that the entire United States is within range of its rapidly improving missiles just got a lot more credible....
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Garrison Keillor fired for 'inappropriate behavior'

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:56pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Garrison Keillor, whose stories of small-town characters entertained legions of public radio listeners for 40 years on "A Prairie Home Companion," became another celebrity felled by allegations of workplace misconduct on Wednesday when Minnesota Public Radio terminated his contracts....
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Study: Europe's Muslim population to grow, migration or not

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:56pm
BERLIN (AP) -- Europe's Muslim population will continue to grow over the next several decades even if all immigration to the continent should stop, according to a study published Thursday....
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AP FACT CHECK: Anti-Muslim videos misrepresent what happened

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 2:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Like much other propaganda, the anti-Muslim videos spread around by President Donald Trump mix grains of truth, fakery and shades in between, overlaid with a message meant to be a blunt hammer blow for a cause....
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NBC fires Matt Lauer over 'inappropriate sexual behavior'

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 1:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Matt Lauer's firing for what NBC said was "inappropriate sexual behavior" with a colleague stunned viewers Wednesday, rocked the network and made the "Today" show host the best-known figure in America brought down so far by the misconduct allegations sweeping the industry in recent weeks....
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Croat general performs ultimate act at war crimes trial

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 1:55pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- Slobodan Praljak, a former film and theater director turned wartime general, was always known for theatrics....
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Bitcoin surges past $10,000 threshold, only to plunge

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 1:55pm
LONDON (AP) -- The price of bitcoin surged through $10,000 on Wednesday, adding to its ten-fold jump in value this year and fueling a debate as to whether the virtual currency is gaining mainstream acceptance or is merely a bubble waiting to burst....
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The Latest: House OKs anti-harassment training bill

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:54pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Congress and allegations of sexual misconduct against lawmakers. (all times local):...
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Expanding DNA's alphabet lets cells produce novel proteins

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists are expanding the genetic code of life, using man-made DNA to create a semi-synthetic strain of bacteria - and new research shows those altered microbes actually worked to produce proteins unlike those found in nature....
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Garrison Keillor fired over alleged improper behavior

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:50am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Garrison Keillor, the former host of "A Prairie Home Companion," said Wednesday he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior....
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Tampa police: Finding gun was key in arrest in 4 slayings

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:50am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- A recent college graduate who was charged in four slayings that terrorized a Tampa neighborhood over the past 51 days used the same gun in all of the shootings and targeted people near bus stops with "no apparent motive," a police chief said Wednesday....
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Ice baths and M&Ms: Secrets of the Rockettes revealed

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:50am
NEW YORK (AP) -- One of the biggest draws in New York this time of year is the "Christmas Spectacular" featuring the iconic Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. Everyone knows about their high kicks but do you know how many calories each burns? What do they snack on? What's the best place to be in their famous kick line? Two veterans - Bailey Callahan of Melbourne, Florida, and Alissa LaVergne of Houston - reveal all the backstage secrets....
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Speculation rising about royal title for Meghan Markle

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:50am
LONDON (AP) -- With a royal wedding in the works, speculation is rising about the title that will be bestowed on Meghan Markle when she marries Prince Harry in the spring....
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