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A look at the deadliest militant attacks in Egypt

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:15pm
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt was hit by its deadliest ever militant attack when gunmen opened fire and set off explosives at a mosque in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing more than 200 people....
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Consumer watchdog head names a successor, and Trump does too

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau resigned Friday and named his own successor, leading to an open conflict with President Donald Trump - who announced a different person as acting head of the agency later in the day....
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Risky stalemate as science battles human fears at Fukushima

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:10pm
ONAHAMA, Japan (AP) -- More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored on site in around 900 large and densely packed tanks that could spill should another major earthquake or tsunami strike....
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Pope's place as refugee champion tested in Myanmar

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 6:10pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis heads to Myanmar and Bangladesh with the international community excoriating Myanmar's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims as "ethnic cleansing" but his own church resisting the label and defending Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi as the only hope for democracy....
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Trump tells Turkey's leader: US to stop arming Syrian Kurds

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 4:10pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria, President Donald Trump told the Turkish president on Friday, in a move sure to please Turkey but further alienate Syrian Kurds who bore much of the fight against the Islamic State group....
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Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, Abbott

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 2:10pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- A woman accused of mailing potentially deadly homemade bombs to then-President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in 2016 was arrested, in part, due to cat hair, a cigarette box and an almost-destroyed shipping label bearing her address....
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Tiger escapes from zoo, roams streets of Paris

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 2:10pm
PARIS (AP) -- Police in Paris say a tiger escaped from a circus in the city and roamed the streets of the French capital for "some time" before being killed....
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Miami's iconic offshore Stiltsville survived Hurricane Irma

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 1:07pm
MIAMI (AP) -- Stiltsville, a stubborn relic of Miami's less-glitzy past as a sun-soaked outpost, has survived Hurricane Irma's brutal winds and waves, much to the surprise of the landmark's caretakers and fans....
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"Die Hard" for jihadists? IS recruits with heroic tales

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:04pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Beyond the slick, Hollywood-style cinematics, the Islamic State is targeting Western recruits with videos suggesting they, too, can be heroes like Bruce Willis' character in "Die Hard."...
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'Gunfire' sparks panic in London, but police find nothing

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:04pm
LONDON (AP) -- Shoppers scattered in panic and police flooded one of London's busiest areas Friday after multiple reports of shots being fired at Oxford Circus subway station....
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The Latest: London police: no evidence of shots fired

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:03am
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the incident at London's Oxford Circus station (all times local):...
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After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:03am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year....
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Boom! Luxury converted nuclear missile silo lists on Airbnb

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 8:03am
ESKRIDGE, Kan. (AP) -- A Cold War-era missile silo in rural northeast Kansas that housed a nuclear warhead 65 years ago and was later converted into an underground mansion is now finding a new lease on life as an Airbnb location....
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After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year....
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Miami's iconic offshore Stiltsville survived Hurricane Irma

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
MIAMI (AP) -- Stiltsville, a stubborn relic of Miami's less-glitzy past as a sun-soaked outpost, has survived Hurricane Irma's brutal winds and waves, much to the surprise of the landmark's caretakers and fans....
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The Latest: Turkish president, Trump discuss Syria on call

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...
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Amazon workers in Germany, Italy stage Black Friday strike

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:00am
BERLIN (AP) -- Workers at a half dozen Amazon distribution centers in Germany and one in Italy walked off the job Friday, in a protest timed to coincide with "Black Friday" to demand better wages from the American online giant....
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The Latest: State news says 85 killed in Egypt mosque attack

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 5:00am
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- The Latest on mosque attack in Egypt (all times local):...
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The Latest: Trump to call Turkey's Erdogan on Mideast 'mess'

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 5:00am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...
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