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Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:58pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Just days before Pixar's "Coco" is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees....
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CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:57pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them....
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Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among US girls, study says

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:56am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U.S. girls, a 15-year study of emergency room visits found....
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Morgan urges voters to keep steroid users out of Hall

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:56am
Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan is urging voters to keep "known steroid users" out of Cooperstown....
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CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sex allegations

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS News fired morning show host Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them....
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FCC chairman sets out to repeal 'net neutrality' rules

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday followed through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally, setting up a showdown with consumer groups and internet companies who fear the move will stifle competition and innovation....
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Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys Drumstick and Wishbone

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is using his pardon power to keep a pair of turkeys from the Thanksgiving roaster....
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Assad-Putin embrace tells story of Russia's Syria campaign

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:55am
BEIRUT (AP) -- What's in a hug?...
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The Latest: CBS fires Charlie Rose after misconduct claims

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Charlie Rose (all times local):...
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US readies new sanctions against North Korea, individuals

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration readied new sanctions Tuesday on North Korea, a day after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in a move to put additional pressure on Pyongyang's nuclear program....
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Michigan Rep. Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 8:55am
DETROIT (AP) -- Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday denied settling a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances....
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Sexual abuse is pervasive in Islamic schools in Pakistan

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 7:55am
KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan (AP) -- Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again....
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AP source: Authorities believe border agent may have fallen

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 7:55am
DALLAS (AP) -- Investigators believe a border patrol agent who died in West Texas after suffering extensive injuries to his head and body may have fallen down a 14-foot (4-meter) culvert, and his partner, who radioed for help, has no memory of what happened, according to a U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation....
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German police retrieve 100 stolen John Lennon items

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 7:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- German police recovered around 100 items that belonged to late Beatles star John Lennon that were stolen from his widow in New York, including three diaries, two pairs of his signature metal-rimmed glasses, a cigarette case and a handwritten music score....
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APNewsBreak: Startup could bring back Vioxx for hemophilia

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 5:54am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Could there be a second life for the once-popular arthritis pill Vioxx? A startup pharmaceutical company hopes so....
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LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:53am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night....
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Analysis: US terror list more symbolism than substance

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:53am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- As North Korea marches toward nuclear mastery, President Donald Trump slaps the country back on an American blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism. But is it anything more than bluster?...
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Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:53am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A teenage suicide bomber detonated as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest attacks in years....
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Coming out as trans just start of journey for teen, family

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:52am
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- It was May of seventh grade, and 14-year-old Theo Ramos was in a new school. Perhaps because it was an arts magnet program, or because it was a diverse place, kids and adults seemed to embrace the transgender boy much more than those at his old school did. There were fewer nasty comments, less bullying....
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