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Workplace romance under spotlight after sex scandals

AP Top Headlines - 51 min 30 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- The minefield that co-workers and companies navigate when it comes to love at work has gotten even more complex following the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood, politics and the media....
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As Disney swallows Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

AP Top Headlines - 51 min 30 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- After years of tremors, the earthquake that had long been predicted finally shook Hollywood....
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The kids are alright: 'Youthquake' is Oxford word of 2017

AP Top Headlines - 51 min 30 sec ago
LONDON (AP) -- Oxford Dictionaries recognized the power of the millennial generation Friday with its 2017 word of the year : youthquake....
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's iffy numbers on regulation

AP Top Headlines - 3 hours 58 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump and his administration are ignoring one side of the ledger when they claim big savings from the federal regulations they've been able to roll back over most of this year....
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House Speaker Paul Ryan denies reports he may leave Congress

AP Top Headlines - 3 hours 58 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan is denying reports that he plans to leave Congress after the Republicans' treasured tax bill is approved....
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White House to push merit-based immigration in new campaign

AP Top Headlines - 3 hours 58 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure....
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Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy

AP Top Headlines - 3 hours 58 min ago
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- An Australian inquiry into child abuse on Friday recommended that the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy from clergy and that priests be prosecuted for failing to report evidence of pedophilia heard in the confessional....
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Suspect in car attack faces new charge: first-degree murder

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:17pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him....
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Dustin Hoffman accused of new incidents of sexual misconduct

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:17pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- More women are accusing Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, including an incident in which a playwright says the actor exposed himself to her in a New York hotel room when she was 16-years-old....
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Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:17pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- An Australian inquiry into child abuse on Friday recommended that the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy from clergy and that priests be prosecuted for failing to report evidence of pedophilia heard in the confessional....
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US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:17pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest a year ago....
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AP PHOTOS: Best of 2017 for the Middle East

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:17pm
In 2017 the Islamic State group was driven from its last strongholds in Iraq and Syria at an enormous cost, Pakistanis broke their silence to speak about sexual abuse in Islamic schools, and the U.S. declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel ignited widespread protests....
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Workplace romance under spotlight after sex scandals

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:17pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The minefield that co-workers and companies navigate when it comes to love at work has gotten even more complex following the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood, politics and the media....
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Relax for finals with PAWS

Lariat Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 9:38pm
Students can pet a dog to manage stress during finals week with PAWS. The event takes place in front of the LRC on Monday Dec. 18th and Tuesday Dec. 19th from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m.           
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US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 6:03pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest a year ago....
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Suspect in car attack faces new charge: first-degree murder

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 6:03pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him....
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Black women seek rewards from Democrats after Alabama race

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 3:46pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Once again, black women showed up for Democrats, with nearly all of them voting in Alabama for new Sen. Doug Jones, just as they did for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot in other states over the last few months....
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FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 3:46pm
The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds....
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South Dakota state park to inspect bison amid historic fire

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 3:46pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- A South Dakota state park known for annual buffalo roundups drawing thousands of spectators will perform an unscheduled one in the coming days to determine how a historic wildfire affected the animals....
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Poll: Most say Trump crossed line with Russia contacts

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 3:46pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Most Americans think Donald Trump did something illegal or at least unethical regarding ties between his presidential campaign and Russia - and they think he's trying to obstruct the investigation looking into those possible connections....
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