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East Coast braces for a deep freeze following massive storm

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:43am
BOSTON (AP) -- East Coast residents are bracing for a deep freeze a day after a massive winter storm slammed the region with heavy snow, hurricane-force winds and coastal flooding....
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Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:43am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The buzz kill long dreaded in the marijuana industry came just days after California opened what is expected to be the world's largest legal pot market....
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Let the Games begin? Why Kim Jong Un might be interested

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 11:43pm
TOKYO (AP) -- With little time to spare, North and South Korea are preparing to hash out Kim Jong Un's offer to send a delegation to next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics....
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Protests put spotlight on Iran's vast and shadowy Syria war

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:42pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- In demonstrations across Iran, chants are going up against the military's vast and shadowy war in Syria, one of Tehran's closest allies and a frontline state in its confrontation with its archenemy, Israel....
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Former Peruvian strongman released from clinic after pardon

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:42pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori left the clinic Thursday where he has been receiving treatment since his controversial pardon from a 25-year jail sentence....
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Dow 25,000: Index keeps rolling with another milestone

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 9:42pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Dow Jones industrial average burst through the 25,000 point mark Thursday, just five weeks after its first close above 24,000....
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Mother knows best: Serena opts out of Aussie title defense

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 9:42pm
Serena Williams' decision whether to defend her Australian Open title four months after giving birth to her first child was never about merely being able to play at Melbourne Park....
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'Jeopardy' host Trebek has surgery for blood clots on brain

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 8:41pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Longtime "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek had surgery for blood clots on the brain, but assured fans he'd be back reading clues to contestants soon....
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Mother knows best: Serena opts out of Aussie title defense

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 7:41pm
Serena Williams' decision on whether or not to defend her Australian Open title four months after giving birth to her first child was never about merely being able to play at Melbourne Park....
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Ellison tweet on Antifa handbook and Trump draws criticism

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 5:39pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is drawing criticism for calling attention to a book that critics say condones a left-leaning group using violence in clashes with white supremacists....
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Ex-New Jersey Gov. Byrne, too ethical for mobsters, dies

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 4:39pm
Former two-term Gov. Brendan Byrne, who mobsters said was too ethical to be bribed and who authorized the law permitting gambling in Atlantic City, has died at age 93....
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Low oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceans

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 2:38pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Global warming is making the world's oceans sicker, depleting them of oxygen and harming delicate coral reefs more often, two studies show....
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It's so cold in Florida, iguanas are falling from trees

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 1:37pm
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- It's so cold in Florida that iguanas are falling from their perches in suburban trees....
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Aid group projects 48,000 births in crowded Rohingya camps

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 12:37pm
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- An international aid agency projects that 48,000 babies will be born this year in overcrowded refugee camps for the Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh from neighboring Myanmar....
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Black Panther movie causing excitement around country

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 12:37pm
There's a Black Panther party going on all around the country....
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It's so cold in Florida, iguanas are falling from trees

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 12:37pm
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- It's so cold in Florida that iguanas are falling from their perches in suburban trees....
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Trump moves to vastly expand offshore drilling

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 11:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration on Thursday moved to vastly expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans with a plan that would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in more than three decades....
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AP FACT CHECK: Iranian leaders on foreign hand in protests

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 11:37am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- As nationwide protests have shaken Iran over the last week, the Islamic Republic increasingly has blamed its foreign foes for fomenting the unrest....
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Trump moves to vastly expand offshore drilling

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sources say the Trump administration is moving to vastly expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans, including opening up federal waters off the coast of California for the first time in more than three decades....
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Real weather term "bomb" blows up on social media

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When it comes to weather, it's hard to sound scarier than "bomb cyclone."...
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