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On Trump turf, GOP still seeks North Dakota Senate candidate

6 min 29 sec ago
BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) -- In North Dakota, where Donald Trump won in a landslide last year, Republicans' lone Senate candidate is a little-known state lawmaker - and potato farmer - from a remote small town closer to the Canadian border than the state capital....
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Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 9:42pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein....
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Moore tells supporters 'battle is not over' in Senate race

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:42pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede....
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Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:42pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry....
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Moore tells supporters 'battle is not over' in Senate race

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 7:41pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede....
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Female candidate quits Kansas race over 2005 harassment suit

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 7:41pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- A female congressional candidate dropped out of the Kansas race Friday over a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing her of sexually harassing a male subordinate, an unusual case of a woman facing the sort of misconduct allegations that have forced numerous men out of their jobs in recent weeks....
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With obesity on rise, Paris reflects on mirrored 'fatphobia'

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 7:41pm
PARIS (AP) -- France gave the world butter croissants and foie gras, yet it has often been a place where being overweight was seen as almost sinful....
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Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump's early gains

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 6:40pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to tighten the border....
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DA not filing charges over alleged assault at KU men's dorm

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 6:40pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Sexual assault charges won't be filed over a report that a 16-year-old girl was raped in December 2016 in the dorm that houses the Kansas men's basketball team, the local prosecutor announced Friday....
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Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 6:40pm
MENLO PARK, California (AP) -- The coming union of the Disney and Fox media empires is set to create a new nirvana for fanboys and -girls, one that reunites superheroes and sci-fi characters long separated by an energy barrier of corporate legalism....
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Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 4:40pm
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World unites against NKorea nuke ambitions _ North ignores

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 3:39pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- North Korea's friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula - but the North gave no sign of budging on its nuclear ambitions....
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Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth control

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 3:39pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that could significantly reduce women's access to free birth control....
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The Latest: Sessions distances himself from Trump on FBI

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 1:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to the FBI (all times local):...
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Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth control

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 1:36pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that could significantly reduce women's access to free birth control....
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Plane that led Normandy invasion discovered, restored

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:35pm
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- A plane that led the invasion of Normandy during World War II has been saved from a junkyard and is being carefully restored in Wisconsin....
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Trump touts loyalty to police but delivers attack on FBI

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:34am
QUANTICO, Va. (AP) -- Taking aim at the credibility of the FBI, President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on the bureau's leadership even as he praised state and local police officers as a bulwark against rising violence and crime....
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Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:34am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- A strong earthquake shook the Indonesian capital Thursday and other cities on the country's most populous island of Java, killing an unknown number of people amid reports of collapsed buildings....
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White House signals Western Wall has to be part of Israel

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior Trump administration officials outlined their view Friday that Jerusalem's Western Wall ultimately will be declared a part of Israel, in another declaration sure to enflame passions among Palestinians and others in the Middle East....
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Plane that led Normandy invasion discovered, restored

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:34am
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- A plane that led the invasion of Normandy during World War II has been saved from a junkyard and carefully restored in Wisconsin....
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