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Century-old declaration hardens Israeli-Palestinian rift

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:35am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israelis celebrate it. Palestinians despise it. The Balfour Declaration, Britain's promise to Zionists to create a Jewish home in what is now Israel, turns 100 this week, with events in Israel, the Palestinian territories and Britain drawing attention to the now yellowing document tucked away in London's British Library....
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Dodgers, Astros push their wonderful World Series to Game 7

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:35am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kenley Jansen blew a 94 mph pitch past Carlos Beltran to wrap up a six-out save Tuesday night, and Dodger Stadium roared with equal elements excitement and anticipation....
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NYC truck attack: Investigators scour driver's background

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 11:35pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investigators worked through the night to determine what led a truck driver to plow down people on a riverfront bike path near the World Trade Center, brandishing air guns and yelling "God is great" in Arabic as his deadly route of terror ended with a crash, authorities said....
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AP Interview: Wong says China rise means trade trumps rights

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 11:35pm
HONG KONG (AP) -- Young Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong warned Wednesday that China's rise means human rights are in increasingly greater danger of being overshadowed globally by business interests....
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Black Lives Matter founder urges Australians to fight racism

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 11:35pm
SYDNEY (AP) -- Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors has called on Australians to make a courageous stand and heal the nation's divisive racial problems, urging the country's government to heed the demands of its indigenous people....
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Drought may have aided storm that walloped Maine, Northeast

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 11:35pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Drought conditions across much of Maine may have contributed to the large numbers of trees that toppled during a storm that walloped the Northeast this week, officials said....
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Mexico's Day of the Dead mourns quake victims

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 11:35pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's traditional Day of the Dead is opening with a sadder tone than usual Wednesday....
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'Cowardly act of terror': Truck driver kills 8 on bike path

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:34pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror."...
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Uber driver, Uzbekistan native: A look at NYC attack suspect

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:34pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say the attack that transformed a popular New York City bike path along the Hudson River into a scene of terror was perpetrated by a lone man they consider a terrorist....
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AP Interview: Activist: China rise means trade trumps rights

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:34pm
HONG KONG (AP) -- Young Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong warns that China's rise means human rights are in increasingly greater danger of being overshadowed globally by business interests....
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7 arrests outside Yiannopoulos' speech at California college

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 9:34pm
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) -- Police arrested seven people after scuffles and at least one serious fight broke out between protesters and people attending a speech by conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at a Southern California college Tuesday night....
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Halloween parade marches on amid heavy security after attack

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 9:34pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's always-surreal Halloween parade marched on Tuesday evening under the shadow of real fear, hours after a truck attack killed eight people on a busy city bike path in what authorities called an act of terror....
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House GOP leaders delay tax plan release amid changes

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 7:30pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans, straining to make last-minute changes to their far-reaching tax proposal, on Tuesday delayed the rollout by a day after they failed to finalize the details....
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Pruitt guts EPA science panels, will appoint new members

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 7:30pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday he intends to replace the outside experts that advise him on science and public health issues with new board members holding more diverse views....
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'House of Cards' filming suspended; new Spacey allegations

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 6:30pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hollywood's widening sexual harassment crisis brought forth a second actor's allegation against Kevin Spacey on Tuesday, halted production on his Netflix series "House of Cards" and prompted CBS to check into an actress' claim she was groped by Jeremy Piven....
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Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 6:30pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- After the summer of Rachel Maddow, Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity ascended to the top of the cable news mountain....
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8 killed by New York motorist in 'cowardly act of terror'

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 5:30pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror."...
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The Latest: 2 students, 2 workers hurt in bike path attack

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 5:30pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on a vehicle driving onto a bike path near the World Trade Center site and memorial (all times local):...
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NPR chief placed on leave after sex harassment accusations

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 5:30pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The chief editor at National Public Radio, Michael Oreskes, was placed on leave Tuesday after a published report that he abruptly kissed two women who were seeking jobs while he was Washington bureau chief at The New York Times in the 1990s....
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The Latest: Official says NY attacker shouted 'Allahu akbar'

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 3:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on a vehicle driving onto a bike path near the World Trade Center site and memorial (all times local):...
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