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Meteor credited for bright light, noise rattling Michigan

48 min 53 sec ago
DETROIT (AP) -- Experts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor....
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4 years on, ancient heart of Homs still abandoned ruins

1 hour 50 min ago
HOMS, Syria (AP) -- Sumaya Bairuty walked through abandoned streets pocked with shell craters amid rows of destroyed buildings, at times climbing over giant sand barriers before reaching her parent's apartment in the once rebel-held district of Bab Dreib in this central Syrian city....
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More actors expressing regret about working with Woody Allen

4 hours 57 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct....
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Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:21pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand....
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'Mama warrior' in Miami aids children of deported migrants

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:17pm
MIAMI (AP) -- The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afraid. Her husband had just been detained by immigration authorities as he left a South Florida construction site and was about to be deported. She feared the same would soon happen to her. What would become of her two kids?...
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Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. The setback came as a deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation also remained distant....
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Ex-CIA officer arrested, charged with keeping documents

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:17pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A former CIA officer has been arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records, including names and phone numbers of covert CIA assets....
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NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:11pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The NBA has spoken to Clippers star Blake Griffin as well as other players from the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles as part of its investigation into late-game and postgame incidents involving the teams....
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Myanmar army enjoys popularity surge amid Rohingya crackdown

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:11pm
BANGKOK (AP) -- Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar's military in the notorious Insein prison, where he endured beatings and other cruelty for his efforts to bring democracy....
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California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 5:11pm
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) -- From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. The couple who owned it had purchased the house new in 2014 and soon arrived in the Los Angeles suburb of Perris with their 12 children....
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Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 5:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Five officers involved in two Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide, the Navy said Tuesday....
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From his big appetite to his big button: a year in Trump

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 5:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has proven himself an unconventional leader time and time again in his first year in office. Here are some of the more memorable moments from the AP reporters tasked with covering this whirlwind presidency:...
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California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 3:10pm
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) -- From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. The couple who owned it had purchased the house new in 2014 and soon arrived in this Los Angeles suburb with their 12 children....
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A growing number of actors are renouncing Woody Allen

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 3:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct....
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Watchdog says democratic freedoms waning in US under Trump

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Basic rights and political freedoms in the United States are deteriorating at a faster pace under President Donald Trump, exacerbated by attacks on key institutions like the press and the courts, according to a new report released Tuesday by Freedom House....
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A growing number of actors are renouncing Woody Allen

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct....
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The Latest: Trump's physician says he's in excellent health

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 1:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's health (all times local):...
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Rebel ex-policeman among dead in Venezuela shootout

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:08am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Officials in Venezuela confirmed Tuesday that a rebellious police officer who led a brazen helicopter attack in Caracas last year was among those killed in a violent shootout with security forces....
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