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AP source: Authorities believe border agent may have fallen

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 7:55am
DALLAS (AP) -- Investigators believe a border patrol agent who died in West Texas after suffering extensive injuries to his head and body may have fallen down a 14-foot (4-meter) culvert, and his partner, who radioed for help, has no memory of what happened, according to a U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation....
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German police retrieve 100 stolen John Lennon items

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 7:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- German police recovered around 100 items that belonged to late Beatles star John Lennon that were stolen from his widow in New York, including three diaries, two pairs of his signature metal-rimmed glasses, a cigarette case and a handwritten music score....
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APNewsBreak: Startup could bring back Vioxx for hemophilia

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 5:54am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Could there be a second life for the once-popular arthritis pill Vioxx? A startup pharmaceutical company hopes so....
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LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:53am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night....
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Analysis: US terror list more symbolism than substance

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:53am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- As North Korea marches toward nuclear mastery, President Donald Trump slaps the country back on an American blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism. But is it anything more than bluster?...
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Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:53am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A teenage suicide bomber detonated as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest attacks in years....
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Coming out as trans just start of journey for teen, family

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:52am
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- It was May of seventh grade, and 14-year-old Theo Ramos was in a new school. Perhaps because it was an arts magnet program, or because it was a diverse place, kids and adults seemed to embrace the transgender boy much more than those at his old school did. There were fewer nasty comments, less bullying....
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US announcing new NKorea sanctions after terror designation

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to isolate the pariah nation....
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Almost 60,000 Haitians allowed to stay in US only until 2019

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration said it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation in 2010....
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Sexual abuse is pervasive in Islamic schools in Pakistan

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:49pm
KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan (AP) -- Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again....
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Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:49pm
BANGKOK (AP) -- Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home....
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Phil Knight's tourney draws top-10 teams to Oregon this week

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:49pm
Nike founder Phil Knight is throwing a birthday party and every college basketball fan is invited....
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Russian state TV: Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian state TV is reporting that Vladimir Putin has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Sochi....
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His country a smoldering ruin, but Assad still in his seat

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- His nation is a smoldering ruin, much of it held by rival armed factions, domestic or foreign. Half the population is displaced, and much of the West regards him as a tyrant and human rights abuser. But Syrian President Bashar Assad appears to have survived the war and is likely to hold onto power for the foreseeable future....
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Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend - but not by choice....
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Ryan's 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons did enough through 3 ½ quarters that even the best comeback attempt by Russell Wilson fell short this time....
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Report: Rep. Conyers settled complaint over sexual conduct

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:48pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances, BuzzFeed News reported Monday....
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Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:48pm
BANGKOK (AP) -- Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home....
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Ryan's 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:48pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- Matt Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score and the Atlanta Falcons held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Seahawks 34-31 on Monday night....
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