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Elections chief: Recount unlikely to change Alabama vote

AP Top News - 3 hours 1 min ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Still-uncounted ballots are unlikely to change the outcome of the U.S. Senate race in Alabama enough to spur an automatic recount, the state's election chief said Wednesday....
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Hayek says rebuffing Weinstein led to nightmare on 'Frida'

AP Top News - 3 hours 1 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- In one of the most vivid accounts yet of Harvey Weinstein's alleged abuse and harassment, Salma Hayek says the disgraced movie mogul turned the making of her 2002 passion project, the Frida Kahlo biopic "Frida," into a nightmare after the actress refused Weinstein's relentless advances....
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After big Senate loss, what's next for firebrand Roy Moore?

AP Top News - 3 hours 1 min ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Roy Moore has now lost more statewide races than he's won in Alabama, including a Senate contest that seemed within reach. So will the Republican former judge now abandon politics and ride off into the sunset?...
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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat

AP Top News - 6 hours 1 min ago
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith on Wednesday to fill fellow Democrat Al Franken's Senate seat until a special election in November, setting up his longtime and trusted adviser for a potentially bruising 2018 special election....
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One city forms team to target the most vulnerable homeless

AP Top News - 6 hours 1 min ago
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless....
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Venezuelans seeing bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation

AP Top News - 6 hours 1 min ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- In the last month, John Villar has bought two plane tickets to Colombia, purchased his wife's medication and paid the employees of his startup business in Venezuela - all in bitcoin....
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Baby's heart placed back inside her chest in rare surgeries

AP Top News - 6 hours 1 min ago
LONDON (AP) -- British officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived three surgeries to place her heart inside her chest....
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Starry wishes granted: Teens meet Star Wars cast at premiere

AP Top News - 6 hours 1 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tyler Woodward was a Star Wars fan long before his cancer diagnosis. His whole life, really. The 17-year-old says he was born "right when all the prequels were coming out" and grew up having lightsaber fights with his two older brothers....
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Prominent black supporter of Trump set to leave White House

AP Top News - 9 hours 1 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman - one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters - plans to leave the administration next month....
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Gillibrand got a fight she wants after Trump's fiery tweet

AP Top News - 9 hours 1 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Democrat in a provocative tweet that claimed she'd begged him for campaign contributions and would "do anything" for them....
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CNN says Anderson Cooper's Twitter account apparently hacked

AP Top News - 9 hours 1 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- CNN says Anderson Cooper's Twitter account was hacked after a since-removed tweet from his handle called the president a "tool" and a "pathetic loser" following Democrat Doug Jones win in Alabama's Senate election....
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Palestinian president says no role for US in peace process

AP Top News - 12 hours 1 min ago
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Arab and Islamic leaders on Wednesday that the United States is no longer fit to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal and should be replaced as mediator by the United Nations, outlining a significant policy shift in response to President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital....
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Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

AP Top News - 12 hours 1 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees....
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Analysis: Trump bets on Moore and suffers stinging defeat

AP Top News - 15 hours 1 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. And rarely has that bet failed so spectacularly....
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Gillibrand got a fight she wants after Trump's fiery tweet

AP Top News - 15 hours 1 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Democrat in a provocative tweet that claimed she'd begged him for campaign contributions and would "do anything" for them....
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Hard-hit by opioids, a city struggles with hardcore homeless

AP Top News - 15 hours 1 min ago
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless....
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'Nobody saved us': Man describes childhood in abusive 'cult'

AP Top News - 15 hours 1 min ago
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) -- Jamey Anderson vividly recalls being a skinny kid trembling on the floor of a dank, windowless storage room, waiting in terror for the next adult to open the door....
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5 years after Sandy Hook, mental health care worries linger

AP Top News - 15 hours 1 min ago
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Anguished mothers with mentally ill children have sought out Liza Long for help ever since she wrote an essay, "I am Adam Lanza's Mother," comparing experiences with her son to the emotionally troubled 20-year-old who carried out the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting....
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Monkey selfies, eclipse, bitcoin, Lauer top Google in 2017

AP Top News - 15 hours 1 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin's hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty's death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And "Cash Me Outside."...
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Would-be suicide bomber in New York City faces court hearing

AP Top News - 18 hours 2 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- In less than 24 hours, authorities say a would-be suicide bomber's botched attack on a Manhattan transportation hub underneath Times Square became an open-and-shut case after a search of his apartment and hearing the suspect's his own words....
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