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Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, Abbott

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 2:10pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- A woman accused of mailing potentially deadly homemade bombs to then-President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in 2016 was arrested, in part, due to cat hair, a cigarette box and an almost-destroyed shipping label bearing her address....
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Tiger escapes from zoo, roams streets of Paris

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 2:10pm
PARIS (AP) -- Police in Paris say a tiger escaped from a circus in the city and roamed the streets of the French capital for "some time" before being killed....
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Miami's iconic offshore Stiltsville survived Hurricane Irma

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 1:07pm
MIAMI (AP) -- Stiltsville, a stubborn relic of Miami's less-glitzy past as a sun-soaked outpost, has survived Hurricane Irma's brutal winds and waves, much to the surprise of the landmark's caretakers and fans....
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"Die Hard" for jihadists? IS recruits with heroic tales

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:04pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Beyond the slick, Hollywood-style cinematics, the Islamic State is targeting Western recruits with videos suggesting they, too, can be heroes like Bruce Willis' character in "Die Hard."...
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'Gunfire' sparks panic in London, but police find nothing

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:04pm
LONDON (AP) -- Shoppers scattered in panic and police flooded one of London's busiest areas Friday after multiple reports of shots being fired at Oxford Circus subway station....
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The Latest: London police: no evidence of shots fired

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:03am
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the incident at London's Oxford Circus station (all times local):...
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After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:03am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year....
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Boom! Luxury converted nuclear missile silo lists on Airbnb

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 8:03am
ESKRIDGE, Kan. (AP) -- A Cold War-era missile silo in rural northeast Kansas that housed a nuclear warhead 65 years ago and was later converted into an underground mansion is now finding a new lease on life as an Airbnb location....
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After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year....
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Miami's iconic offshore Stiltsville survived Hurricane Irma

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
MIAMI (AP) -- Stiltsville, a stubborn relic of Miami's less-glitzy past as a sun-soaked outpost, has survived Hurricane Irma's brutal winds and waves, much to the surprise of the landmark's caretakers and fans....
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The Latest: Turkish president, Trump discuss Syria on call

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...
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Amazon workers in Germany, Italy stage Black Friday strike

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
BERLIN (AP) -- Workers at a half dozen Amazon distribution centers in Germany and one in Italy walked off the job Friday, in a protest timed to coincide with "Black Friday" to demand better wages from the American online giant....
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The Latest: State news says 85 killed in Egypt mosque attack

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 5:00am
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- The Latest on mosque attack in Egypt (all times local):...
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The Latest: Trump to call Turkey's Erdogan on Mideast 'mess'

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 5:00am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...
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After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 3:59am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Retailers are hoping deals and excitement bring shoppers to stores and to their sites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year....
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Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 2:58am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa, widely known as the Crocodile, is seen as a smart, ruthless politician, but many question if he will be able to bring the change the country craves....
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Pakistan releases US-wanted militant suspect on court order

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 1:58am
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant Friday who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India attack that killed 168 people, his spokesman and officials said....
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The Latest: Zimbabweans cheer Mnangagwa's arrival

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:57am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The Latest on inauguration of Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa (all times local):...
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Trump signals welfare reform is next, with details to come

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:57am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Welfare reform was one of the defining issues of President Bill Clinton's presidency, starting with a campaign promise to "end welfare as we know it," continuing with a bitter policy fight and producing an overhaul law that remains hotly debated 20 years later....
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