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APNewsBreak: Files show birth of Papua independence struggle

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:25pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Prominent Papuans pleaded for the U.S. to give them money and arms in the mid-1960s to fight Indonesia's colonization of their vast remote territory, according to recently declassified American files that show the birth of an independence struggle that endures half a century later....
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Tigertown: Morris, Trammell elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 5:25pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Fittingly, Jack Morris reached the Hall of Fame in extra innings....
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Sexual misconduct often part of the job in hospitality work

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 4:25pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- One woman recalls how a general manager at a Chicago-area restaurant where she worked told her that if security cameras recorded him reaching between her legs and grabbing her genitals, he could simply "edit that out."...
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Tigertown: Morris, Trammell elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 4:25pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, completing the journey from Motown to Cooperstown....
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US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 3:25pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- An American researcher who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet Sunday night....
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The Latest: At least 16 players protesting during anthem

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 2:25pm
The Latest on Week 14 of the NFL season: (all times local):...
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After allegations, Moore avoids spotlight, questions

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 1:25pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has been a rare sight on the traditional campaign trail in the days ahead of a critical U.S. Senate race. He's appeared at only a handful of rallies in front of friendly audiences and steadfastly has shunned reporters from the mainstream media....
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Women say sexual misconduct common in hospitality industry

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 11:25am
CHICAGO (AP) -- One woman recalls how a general manager at a Chicago-area restaurant where she worked told her that if security cameras recorded him reaching between her legs and grabbing her genitals he could simply "edit that out."...
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German intelligence warns of increased Chinese cyberspying

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 11:25am
BERLIN (AP) -- The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency warned Sunday that China allegedly is using social networks to try to cultivate lawmakers and other officials as sources....
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Price hikes push health insurance shoppers into hard choices

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 8:23am
Margaret Leatherwood has eight choices for health insurance next year but no good options....
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Peace laureate urges world to 'see the light' and ban nukes

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 8:23am
MOSCOW (AP) -- A leading activist in the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, has likened her group's aim with her struggle to survive the atomic bombing of Hiroshima....
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Sandy Hook's legacy: More security in elementary schools

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 6:22am
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) -- The setting could not be more different, but David Wannagot says he applies some of the same skills from his 30-year police career to his new role as a school sentry....
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German intelligence warns of increased Chinese cyberspying

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 5:21am
BERLIN (AP) -- The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency warned Sunday that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information among lawmakers and officials, while Chinese hackers are increasingly attacking European companies through trusted suppliers....
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3 people arrested in fire-bomb attack on Swedish synagogue

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 3:18am
HELSINKI (AP) -- Three people have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Goteborg....
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Most Alabama Republicans say they are voting for Roy Moore

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 1:18am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Most Republicans leaders in Alabama say they plan to vote for Roy Moore on Tuesday, despite sexual misconduct allegations against the former judge that have prompted others around the country to say he should never be allowed to join the U.S. Senate....
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Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 8:11pm
CAIRO (AP) -- Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling it a "grave" development that puts Washington on the same side as "occupation" and the violation of international law....
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Walk-on to Heisman: Oklahoma's Mayfield wins in landslide

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 8:11pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Baker Mayfield took a unique road to the Heisman Trophy, a long and winding climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players to ever play college football....
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'Last Jedi' premiere kicks off with droids, Daisy Ridley

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 7:11pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Stormtroopers marched the red carpet as Star Wars music blared and fans cheered Saturday at the world premiere of latest installment in the beloved space opera franchise....
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Walk-on to Heisman: Oklahoma's Mayfield wins in landslide

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 7:11pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Heisman Trophy, completing a climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players in the history of college football....
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