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Gambia leader's upset heartens families of the disappeared

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 9:40pm
KANIFING, Gambia (AP) -- Fatoumata Sawaneh tried to hold back tears while talking about her father, one of hundreds of people who disappeared during the 22-year reign of President Yahya Jammeh in this tiny West African country....
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Earthquake rocks Indonesia's Aceh province; at least 25 dead

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 8:36pm
BIREUEN, Indonesia (AP) -- A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at least 25 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse....
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Heisman winner Salaam found dead in Colorado park

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 8:36pm
Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam was found dead Monday night in a Boulder park less than two miles from Folsom Field, where he carved his name into the University of Colorado record books as one of the greatest players in the program's history....
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Ransomed: The race to free 226 Christian hostages in Syria

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 5:28pm
SAARLOUIS, Germany (AP) -- Deep inside Syria, a bishop worked secretly to save the lives of 226 members of his flock from the Islamic State group - by amassing millions of dollars from his community around the world to buy their freedom....
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Researchers fret as info lags on pot effects on older adults

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 5:28pm
DENVER (AP) -- Surveys show a small but growing number of older adults are using marijuana - a trend that worries researchers who say not enough information exists about how pot affects older users....
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Q&A: A look at Trump's call to cancel new Air Force One

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 3:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to replace the aging models that shuttle the president around the world. He cited "out of control" costs of more than $4 billion in a tweet that ended with "Cancel order!"...
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Did authorities miss opportunities to prevent tragic fire?

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 3:27pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- City and state officials fielded years of complaints about dangerous conditions, drugs, neglected children, trash, thefts and squabbles at the illegally converted warehouse where 36 partygoers were killed in a weekend fire, with inspectors knocking on the door as recently as two weeks before the blaze....
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Trump interjects himself in Air Force One, business deals

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 1:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first demanding the government cancel a multibillion-dollar order for new presidential planes and then hailing a Japanese company's commitment to invest billions in the U.S....
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11 Grammy facts: Beyonce's a rock star, Amy Schumer gets nod

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 1:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A look at interesting factoids during the Grammy nominations, announced Tuesday:...
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Q&A: A look at Trump's call to cancel new Air Force 1

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 12:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to replace the aging Reagan-era models that currently shuttle the president around the world. Trump cited "out of control" costs of more than $4 billion in a tweet that ended with "Cancel order!"...
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Trump son-in-law's family donated to Israeli settler groups

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:21am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump's son-in-law co-directs a family foundation that has donated tens of thousands of dollars to Jewish settlement organizations in the West Bank, according to tax records....
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11 Grammy facts: Beyonce's a rock star, Amy Schumer gets nod

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:21am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A look at interesting factoids during the Grammy nominations, announced Tuesday:...
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Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:19am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American students have a math problem....
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Chopper crash in Rio flashpoint with police in 'City of God'

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 9:19am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Viviane Goncalves cries softly as she explains why she believes her husband was killed....
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Merkel is last of Obama's key European allies still standing

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 9:19am
BERLIN (AP) -- Just a few months ago, German Chancellor Angela Merkel brought together the leaders of the U.S., Britain, France and Italy to discuss the world's crises, a moment captured in a photo of the five seated around a conference table. When she hosts a summit of 20 leading global powers in July, she will be the only one of them left - and many of the policies her partners worked for might be reversed....
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Virtual sleigh rides, light shows: Mall Santas get makeover

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 8:17am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hop on a virtual sleigh ride to the North Pole. Stand on the "Naughty or Nice O'Meter." Snap a selfie and see your face on a dancing elf. The Santa experience has gotten a makeover as many malls install shows and games they hope will lure shoppers who are buying more online....
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Grammy noms: 9 for Beyonce, 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 7:17am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce's lemonade....
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Grammy noms: 9 for Beyonce, 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 6:17am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce's lemonade....
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Lady Gaga calls PTSD struggle one of her 'deepest secrets'

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 4:15am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lady Gaga has revealed that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from her rape at the age of 19....
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