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US announcing new NKorea sanctions after terror designation

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to isolate the pariah nation....
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Almost 60,000 Haitians allowed to stay in US only until 2019

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration said it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation in 2010....
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Sexual abuse is pervasive in Islamic schools in Pakistan

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:49pm
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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Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:49pm
BANGKOK (AP) -- Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home....
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Phil Knight's tourney draws top-10 teams to Oregon this week

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:49pm
Nike founder Phil Knight is throwing a birthday party and every college basketball fan is invited....
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Russian state TV: Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian state TV is reporting that Vladimir Putin has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Sochi....
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His country a smoldering ruin, but Assad still in his seat

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- His nation is a smoldering ruin, much of it held by rival armed factions, domestic or foreign. Half the population is displaced, and much of the West regards him as a tyrant and human rights abuser. But Syrian President Bashar Assad appears to have survived the war and is likely to hold onto power for the foreseeable future....
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Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend - but not by choice....
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Ryan's 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons did enough through 3 ½ quarters that even the best comeback attempt by Russell Wilson fell short this time....
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Report: Rep. Conyers settled complaint over sexual conduct

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:48pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances, BuzzFeed News reported Monday....
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Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:48pm
BANGKOK (AP) -- Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home....
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Ryan's 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:48pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- Matt Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score and the Atlanta Falcons held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Seahawks 34-31 on Monday night....
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Manson has endured as the face of evil for nearly 50 years

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:46pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Other killers snuffed out far more lives than Charles Manson did in 1969. Yet he has endured for nearly a half century as the personification of evil, even in an age in which mass shootings leave dozens dead at a time....
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Warming to make thunderstorms larger and more frequent

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:46pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Summer thunderstorms in North America will likely be larger, wetter and more frequent in a warmer world, dumping 80 percent more rain in some areas and worsening flooding, a new study says....
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Manson has endured as the face of evil for nearly 50 years

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:44pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Other killers snuffed out far more lives than Charles Manson did in 1969. Yet he has endured for nearly a half century as the personification of evil, even in an age in which mass shootings leave dozens dead at a time....
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US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation....
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Investigators: Roy Halladay performed turns before crash

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:44pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Retired star pitcher Roy Halladay sped his small sports plane low over the Gulf of Mexico minutes before his fatal crash two weeks ago, climbing sharply in the final seconds before diving into the water, federal investigators said in a preliminary report released Monday....
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CBS suspends Rose, PBS halts his show following allegations

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:44pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, with PBS halting distribution of his interview show and CBS News suspending him Monday following a Washington Post report with the accusations of eight women....
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Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:44pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant....
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Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophies

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport....
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