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Lebanese prime minister resigns amid tensions with Hezbollah

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 5:05am
BEIRUT (AP) -- Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri resigned from his post Saturday during a trip to Saudi Arabia in a surprise move that plunged the country into uncertainty amid heightened regional tensions....
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Russia struggles with legacy of 1917 Bolshevik Revolution

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 3:02am
MOSCOW (AP) -- They played key roles in Russia's 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, which triggered a civil war that killed millions, devastated the country and redrew its borders. A century later, their descendants say these historic wounds have not healed....
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China border traders losing money amid N. Korea sanctions

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:59pm
BEIJING (AP) -- For Yu Kaiguang, harsh new United Nations sanctions on North Korea are a disaster....
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Immigrant girl with cerebral palsy released, now with family

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:59pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- U.S. authorities released a 10-year-old immigrant girl with cerebral palsy who had been detained by border agents after surgery because she is in the U.S. without legal permission....
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LeBron scores 57, Cavaliers top Wizards 130-122 to end skid

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 8:58pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Look out, NBA. Walking to the locker room after scoring 57 points Friday night, LeBron James expressed what amounted to a warning for upcoming opponents: "This is the best I'm feeling in my career."...
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LeBron James scores 57, Cavaliers top Wiz 130-122, end skid

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 7:58pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Just in case there were any questions about Eastern Conference supremacy, LeBron James poured in 57 points - the second-highest total of his career and an NBA-best this season - to help the Cleveland Cavaliers end a four-game losing skid by beating the Washington Wizards 130-122 Friday night....
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Laurence Fishburne files for divorce after 15-year marriage

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 7:58pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Court records show Laurence Fishburne has filed for divorce from his wife of 15 years....
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Asians talk about expectations for Trump's visit

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 5:54pm
President Donald Trump embarks on his first official visit to Asia, which begins Sunday in Japan. The 11-day trip will also take him to South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. Here's what people in those countries have to say about their expectations for the visit....
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10-year-old immigrant with cerebral palsy released

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 4:53pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- U.S. authorities have released a 10-year-old immigrant girl with cerebral palsy who had been detained by border agents after surgery because she is in the U.S. without legal permission....
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Territorial losses suffered by Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 3:52pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- With new losses Friday, the Islamic State group has been driven from more than 96 percent of the large parts of Iraq and Syria it once held, crushing its goal of establishing a "caliphate" in the region....
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In high-tax states, worries about pain from GOP tax plan

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 2:52pm
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) -- Homeowners in high-tax states like New Jersey, where a modest house within commuting distance of New York City can easily carry property taxes of over $15,000 a year, are wondering whether the Republican bill being sold as a tax cut would actually result in higher bills for them....
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US report contradicts Trump team: Warming mostly man-made

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 1:50pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A massive U.S. report concludes the evidence of global warming is stronger than ever, contradicting a favorite talking point of top Trump administration officials, who downplay human's role in climate change....
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Bergdahl spared from prison; Trump calls sentence 'disgrace'

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:50pm
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked away from his post in Afghanistan and triggered a search that left some of his comrades severely wounded, was spared a prison sentence by a military judge Friday in what President Donald Trump blasted as a "complete and total disgrace."...
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Female lawmakers allege harassment by colleagues in House

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:50pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For years, Republican Rep. Mary Bono endured increasingly suggestive comments from a fellow lawmaker in the House of Representatives. But when the congressman approached her on the House floor and told her he'd been thinking about her in the shower, she'd had enough....
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Trump's brief Twitter outage prompts cheers, concerns

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:50pm
Some cheered and others raised concerns when President Donald Trump's Twitter account, a mouthpiece for the U.S. presidency, mysteriously went dark for a few minutes this week....
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3 Things: Yellen's impact on the Fed and the US economy

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:50pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After she steps down in February, Janet Yellen will go into history books at the first woman to have led the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history. But Yellen, who has earned widespread praise for her stewardship of the Fed, will be remembered for much more than breaking a glass ceiling at the world's leading central bank....
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