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Could anyone stop Trump from launching nukes? The answer: No

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Here's a question rarely raised before Donald Trump ran for the White House: If the president ordered a pre-emptive nuclear strike, could anyone stop him?...
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Trump turns to drug industry for his new health secretary

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive to be his health secretary....
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Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:55pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- New medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition. That means now nearly half of U.S. adults have it....
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Saudi walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:53am
BEIRUT (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's dramatic moves to counter Iran in the region appear to have backfired, significantly ratcheting up regional tensions and setting off a spiral of reactions and anger that seem to have caught the kingdom off guard....
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Bill Gates gives $50 million to combat Alzheimer's

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:53am
SEATTLE (AP) -- Bill Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease....
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Trump choosing white men as judges, highest rate in decades

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is nominating white men to America's federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening to reverse a slow transformation toward a judiciary that reflects the nation's diversity....
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UK Scrabble group bans star player for breaking tile rule

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:51am
LONDON (AP) -- The Association of British Scrabble players banned one of its star players for three years after an independent investigation concluded that he had broken rules in the popular word game....
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Stalled in Congress, LGBT rights advance at the local level

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 9:51am
At the U.S. Capitol and in most statehouses nationwide, supporters of LGBT rights are unable to make major gains these days. Instead, they're notching victories in seemingly unlikely venues, such as Morgantown, West Virginia, and Birmingham, Alabama....
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Stalled in Congress, LGBT rights advance at the local level

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 8:51am
At the U.S. Capitol and in most statehouses nationwide, supporters of LGBT rights are unable to make major gains these days. Instead, they're notching victories in seemingly unlikely venues, such as Morgantown, West Virginia, and Birmingham, Alabama....
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Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine's citizen of the year

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 8:51am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ's magazine's "Citizen of the Year" for his activism....
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Trump names former drug exec as new health secretary

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 7:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive be his health and human services secretary, overseeing a $1 trillion department responsible for major health insurance programs, medical research, food and drug safety, and public health....
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US-targeted IS in Somalia could be a 'significant threat'

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 2:49am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The Islamic State group's growing presence in Somalia could become a "significant threat" if it attracts fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq, experts say, and already it seems to be influencing local al-Shabab extremists to adopt tactics like beheadings....
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The Latest: Iran raises its death toll to 328 in earthquake

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:47am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- The latest on an earthquake along the Iran-Iraq border (all times local):...
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Brady, Patriots send Broncos to fifth straight loss, 41-16

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:47am
DENVER (AP) -- Denver is no longer Tom Brady's House of Horrors and the Broncos sure don't scare anybody anymore....
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Christian players frustrated by criticism for anthem protest

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 11:46pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Eric Reid and other Christian players who support Colin Kaepernick's social justice movement want believers on the opposite side of the controversial anthem protest to ask themselves a simple but powerful question: What would Jesus do?...
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She recognized her own photo, but can't account for 42 years

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 10:46pm
MONTICELLO, N.Y. (AP) -- The 78-year-old woman's mind was clouded by dementia. But she recognized the brunette with a slight smile in the faded picture from the 1970s detectives showed her....
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Ex-members say church uses power, lies to keep grip on kids

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 9:45pm
SPINDALE, North Carolina (AP) -- As a court-appointed advocate for two foster boys, it was Nancy Burnette's job to ensure they were in good hands. So as part of her casework, she visited Word of Faith Fellowship, the evangelical church they attended with the couple seeking to adopt them....
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Myanmar boy can't swim but floats on oil drum to Bangladesh

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 9:45pm
SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (AP) -- Nabi Hussain owes his life to a yellow plastic oil drum....
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Brady, Patriots send Broncos to fifth straight loss, 41-16

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 9:45pm
DENVER (AP) -- Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes and the New England Patriots matched their own AFC record with their 12th consecutive road victory, pummeling the Denver Broncos 41-16 on Sunday night....
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