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Fundraiser saves pony who lost penis to cancer, frostbite

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:40am
BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) -- A Maine animal rescue group says it has raised enough money to save a 15-year-old pony that lost part of its penis due to cancer and frostbite....
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Christie ends term unpopular, but with legs left unbroken

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:40am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn't break a leg....
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'Cocaine cowboys' smuggler convicted in auto fraud case

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:37am
MIAMI (AP) -- A pilot who once smuggled tons of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era in the 1980s was convicted Wednesday of playing a key role in an auto fraud ring that stole at least 150 cars using a fake paper trail....
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Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint to eliminate the "entirely preventable" 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year....
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Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:37am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former "Today" show anchor Ann Curry says she's not surprised by the allegations that got former colleague Matt Lauer fired and that there was an atmosphere of verbal sexual harassment at the NBC show when she worked there....
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GOP senator denounces Trump attacks, recalls Stalin rhetoric

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:36am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Republican senator is denouncing President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" to describe the news media and stories he doesn't like....
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Meteor credited for bright light, noise rattling Michigan

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:36am
DETROIT (AP) -- Experts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor....
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Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:36am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former "Today" show anchor Ann Curry says she's not surprised by the allegations that got former colleague Matt Lauer fired and that there was an atmosphere of verbal sexual harassment at the NBC show when she worked there....
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South sees snow, ice and record-breaking cold

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 6:34am
ATLANTA (AP) -- The South awoke on Wednesday to a two-part Arctic mess. First came a thin blanket of snow and ice, and then came the below-zero wind chills and record-breaking low temperatures in New Orleans and other cities....
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Nearly 4 years on, much of Syrian rebel 'capital' abandoned

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 6:34am
HOMS, Syria (AP) -- Sumaya Bairuty walked through abandoned streets pocked with shell craters amid rows of destroyed buildings, at times climbing over giant sand barriers before reaching her parent's apartment in the once rebel-held district of Bab Dreib in this central Syrian city....
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Century after pandemic, science takes its best shot at flu

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 6:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The descriptions are haunting....
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Meteor credited for bright light, noise rattling Michigan

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 5:33am
DETROIT (AP) -- Experts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor....
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4 years on, ancient heart of Homs still abandoned ruins

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:32am
HOMS, Syria (AP) -- Sumaya Bairuty walked through abandoned streets pocked with shell craters amid rows of destroyed buildings, at times climbing over giant sand barriers before reaching her parent's apartment in the once rebel-held district of Bab Dreib in this central Syrian city....
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More actors expressing regret about working with Woody Allen

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:25am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct....
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Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:21pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand....
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'Mama warrior' in Miami aids children of deported migrants

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:17pm
MIAMI (AP) -- The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afraid. Her husband had just been detained by immigration authorities as he left a South Florida construction site and was about to be deported. She feared the same would soon happen to her. What would become of her two kids?...
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Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. The setback came as a deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation also remained distant....
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Ex-CIA officer arrested, charged with keeping documents

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:17pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A former CIA officer has been arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records, including names and phone numbers of covert CIA assets....
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NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:11pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The NBA has spoken to Clippers star Blake Griffin as well as other players from the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles as part of its investigation into late-game and postgame incidents involving the teams....
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