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Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack

Sat, 2017-12-09 07:55
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas members early Saturday following a rocket attack on Israel, in the latest fallout from President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, which has roiled the region and the larger Muslim world....
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Ex-aide: Rep. Franks offered $5 million to carry his child

Sat, 2017-12-09 07:55
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former aide to Republican Rep. Trent Franks has told The Associated Press the congressman repeatedly pressed her to carry his child, at one point offering her $5 million to act as a surrogate mother....
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Trainers rushed to save terrified horses as flames closed in

Sat, 2017-12-09 07:55
BONSALL, Calif. (AP) -- A routine day at an elite training center for racehorses transformed into terror and chaos in minutes, with hundreds of thoroughbreds stampeding out of their stalls in a desperate attempt to flee a Southern California wildfire that set their barns ablaze....
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Boycotts, protests to greet Trump on Mississippi visit

Sat, 2017-12-09 04:54
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump plans to celebrate heroes of the civil rights movement during a visit to Mississippi, but at least one leader of that era plans to be a no-show....
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American evangelist leads rare event in communist Vietnam

Sat, 2017-12-09 01:54
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- More than 10,000 Vietnamese filled up a stadium in a rare Christian evangelistic event led by the Rev. Franklin Graham, who said he wants the communist government to consider Christians its best citizens....
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Moore accuser: Expert confirmed his 1977 yearbook signature

Fri, 2017-12-08 22:54
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- An attorney for a woman who says Roy Moore assaulted her when she was a 16-year-old waitress says a handwriting expert has confirmed that his inscription in her 1977 yearbook is authentic. Moore's campaign says the accuser's admission that she added the time and place of Moore's yearbook inscription in her own handwriting undermines her entire story....
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American evangelist leads rare event in communist Vietnam

Fri, 2017-12-08 22:54
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- More than 10,000 Vietnamese filled up a stadium in a rare Christian evangelistic event led by the Rev. Franklin Graham, who said he wants the communist government to consider Christians its best citizens....
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Trainers rushed to save terrified horses as flames closed in

Fri, 2017-12-08 19:54
BONSALL, Calif. (AP) -- A routine day at an elite training center for racehorses transformed into terror and chaos in minutes, with hundreds of thoroughbreds stampeding out of their stalls in a desperate attempt to flee a Southern California wildfire that set their barns ablaze....
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Blood test may help predict which breast cancers will recur

Fri, 2017-12-08 19:54
A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found....
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Japanese pitcher-hitter Shohei Ohtani chooses the LA Angels

Fri, 2017-12-08 19:54
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Shohei Ohtani has decided he's on the side of the Angels....
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Court: 'Making a Murderer' defendant's confession stands

Fri, 2017-12-08 16:54
CHICAGO (AP) -- A federal appeals court in Chicago narrowly overturned a ruling Friday that could have freed a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series from prison, though one dissenting judge called the case "a profound miscarriage of justice."...
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The Latest: EU's Tusk sees better ties with new Polish PM

Fri, 2017-12-08 16:54
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- The Latest on the political situation in Poland (all times local):...
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Japanese pitcher-hitter Shohei Ohtani chooses the LA Angels

Fri, 2017-12-08 16:54
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Shohei Ohtani has decided he's on the side of the Angels....
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North Carolina steps in on child abuse cases involving sect

Fri, 2017-12-08 13:54
SPINDALE, North Carolina (AP) -- In an unprecedented move, North Carolina's state child welfare agency will participate in reviewing every new allegation of abuse and neglect involving a controversial church that has been the focus of an Associated Press investigation exposing years of physical and emotional mistreatment of congregants, including children....
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Snow may not be deep in Deep South, but it worries locals

Fri, 2017-12-08 13:54
ATLANTA (AP) -- The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours....
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 2017-12-08 13:54
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:...
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Star Wars cast reflects on Carrie Fisher's and Leia's legacy

Fri, 2017-12-08 13:54
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Carrie Fisher may have been the "madcap Auntie Mame" to Mark Hamill's "square" homebody, but despite their differences, the Star Wars siblings got along famously right till the end....
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People panic as wintry mix threatens wide swath of South

Fri, 2017-12-08 10:54
ATLANTA (AP) -- Snow fell across parts of the Deep South early Friday, causing Southerners to panic and rush toward the grocery store even as forecasters predicted any accumulations would melt quickly....
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The Latest: Spanish prime minister applauds Brexit progress

Fri, 2017-12-08 10:54
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on the Brexit talks (all times local):...
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Like Trump, Moore breaking the rules of modern-day politics

Fri, 2017-12-08 04:54
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- He has ignored all the rules of modern-day politics....
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