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Candidate for Ohio governor reveals sexual past on Facebook

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:19pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A state Supreme Court justice running for Ohio governor volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying Friday that he was taking a swipe at the "media frenzy" over sexual misconduct....
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Advocacy groups: Killings of transgender people increase

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:17pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- At least 25 transgender people in the United States have been homicide victims so far this year, the highest annual total on record, according to advocacy groups that have been monitoring the grim phenomenon and seeking ways to reduce the toll....
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Keystone pipeline leak won't affect Nebraska ruling

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:17pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from the Keystone pipeline that critics say demonstrates the risks of energy transport to the environment, will not affect Nebraska regulators' decision next week on an expansion of the system because they are not allowed to consider pipeline safety, a state official said Friday....
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Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:15am
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy....
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State Department battles criticism of Tillerson's management

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson's leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nation's diplomatic corps....
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Pope to feed hundreds of poor at special Sunday lunch, Mass

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:15am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis will be offering several hundred poor people - homeless, migrants, unemployed - a lunch of gnocchi, veal and tiramisu when he celebrates his first World Day of the Poor in the spirit of his namesake, St. Francis of Assisi....
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Keystone pipeline leak won't affect Nebraska ruling

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:15am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from the Keystone pipeline that critics say demonstrates the risks of energy transport to the environment will not affect Nebraska regulators' decision next week on a massive expansion of the system because they are not allowed to consider pipeline safety, a state official said Friday....
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The Latest: Women who worked for Franken vouch for him

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on allegations of sexual misconduct against Sen. Al Franken (all times local):...
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Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Does money roll downhill?...
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Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:13am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined the invitation....
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20 injured in fire at Pennsylvania senior living community

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:13am
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air....
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Selective outrage: Trump criticizes Franken, silent on Moore

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response....
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Getting more 'wolflike' is the key to the future for coyotes

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:10am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The future of the coyotes that roam forests, cities and suburbs from Newfoundland to Virginia could hinge on the animals becoming the "wolves" of the East Coast. And humans better get used to them....
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Roethlisberger throws 4 TDs, Steelers drill Titans 40-17

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:10am
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Another uninspiring half in the books in a season littered with them for a team that expects to play deep into January and beyond, Ben Roethlisberger decided he had seen enough....
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Selective outrage: Trump criticizes Franken, silent on Moore

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:05am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response....
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Can France's Macron bring Lebanon back from the brink?

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:05am
PARIS (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron is trying on a new mantle: Mideast peacemaker. He's trying to defuse Lebanon's political crisis and preserve regional stability, by leveraging France's trade relations with rival players in the region and historical ties to its former protectorate....
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New $1.6B Atlanta stadium rises; now old one to be destroyed

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:58am
ATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta's new $1.6 billion stadium - home to the NFL's Falcons and the city's hugely popular pro soccer team - has successfully risen, despite a series of construction delays over its complex retractable roof....
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VA's quiet plan to widen private care with TRICARE stirs ire

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:58am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs has been developing plans to merge its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics....
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20 injured in fire at Pennsylvania senior living community

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:57pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air....
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