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Cambodia's top court orders opposition party dissolved

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:37am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Cambodia's Supreme Court has ordered the country's main opposition party be dissolved, in one of the biggest blows yet to democratic aspirations in the Southeast Asian state....
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France says Hariri accepts invitation, will come within days

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 1:36am
PARIS (AP) -- The French president's office said Thursday that Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has accepted an invitation to come to France after his surprise resignation from Saudi Arabia nearly two weeks ago that stunned Lebanon and rattled the region....
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Museum of the Bible, built by Hobby Lobby owner, opens in DC

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eight years ago, Hobby Lobby president Steve Green found a new way to express his Christian faith. His family's $4 billion arts and craft chain was already known for closing stores on Sundays, waging a Supreme Court fight over birth control and donating tens of millions of dollars to religious groups....
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Rohingya woman in Bangladesh helps others flee Myanmar

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:33pm
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) -- Zahida Begum doesn't remember her home village, a tiny speck amid the mountains and forests of Myanmar. She was only 18 months old when her mother smuggled her across the Naf River on a fishing boat, carrying her into Bangladesh, among hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya fleeing persecution in their home country....
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At Replay Center, NBA refs far from the game but right in it

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:33pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) -- Tucked in the corner of the NBA's Replay Center, not far from about 100 screens showing NBA action, is Joe Borgia's office....
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Egypt tries to avoid a fight as allies escalate against Iran

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:31pm
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt faces high expectations from Saudi Arabia and its other Gulf Arab benefactors that it will have their back as tensions rise with their rival Iran, including throwing the weight of its military - the largest standing Arab army - into the crisis if needed....
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Toxic algae flourishes despite vast sums spent to prevent it

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 9:30pm
MONROE, Mich. (AP) -- Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat - unaware that he was being poisoned....
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Fox News' Hannity decides not to pass judgment on Roy Moore

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 8:30pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity ultimately said Wednesday he couldn't be the judge of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore....
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Feud grows between NFL, Cowboys' Jerry Jones over Goodell

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 8:30pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Associated Press has obtained a letter sent by the NFL to Jerry Jones' attorney accusing the Dallas Cowboys owner of "conduct detrimental to the league's best interests" over his objection to a contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell....
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Leonardo da Vinci's Christ painting sells for record $450M

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at auction on Wednesday, smashing previous records for artworks sold at auction or privately....
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Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:27pm
Max Scherzer heard his name and thrust his arms in the air, shouting and smiling big before turning to kiss his wife....
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What did they say? Roy Moore camp finally speaks

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 6:25pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- With barely an hour's notice, the Roy Moore campaign announced it would hold a news conference Wednesday afternoon....
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Christ painting by Leonardo da Vinci sells for record $450M

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 5:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at auction on Wednesday, obliterating previous records for artworks sold at auction or privately....
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1st GOP senator opposes tax bill in early sign of problems

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 4:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wisconsin's Ron Johnson on Wednesday became the first Republican senator to say he opposes his party's tax bill, signaling potential problems for GOP leaders. Passage of a similar package seemed certain Thursday in the House, where a handful of dissidents conceded they expected to be steamrolled by a GOP frantic to claim its first major legislative victory of the year....
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Cowboys' Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of 6-game ban

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 4:25pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence....
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Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 4:25pm
Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals has coasted to his third Cy Young Award and second straight in the National League....
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US opposes Nazi speech, but will vote no at UN to banning it

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 3:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States government wants you to know: It really, truly doesn't like Nazis....
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Las Vegas shooting lawsuits stack up with 14 more filed

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 3:25pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Legal action following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert is picking up with lawsuits filed Wednesday on behalf of 14 concertgoers, including some who were shot or injured trying to escape and one woman who is so traumatized that she has since mistaken the sound of rain for gunshots....
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Official: US would consider individual sanctions for Myanmar

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 2:25pm
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the U.S. is deeply concerned by "credible reports" of atrocities committed by Myanmar's security forces and called for an independent investigation into a humanitarian crisis in which hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh....
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Dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient arrested in California

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:24pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend was arrested in California on Wednesday....
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