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Lawmakers ask if states or feds should alert about missiles

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:54pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- Nearly 40 terrifying minutes passed between the time Hawaii officials fired off a bogus alert about an incoming missile over the weekend and the moment the notice was canceled....
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Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delays

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:52pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say....
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Trump to Pennsylvania, but don't call it a campaign trip

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:52pm
President Donald Trump is tiptoeing around the first congressional election of the new year as he heads to southwestern Pennsylvania on Thursday to hail the Republican tax cuts he signed last year....
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Aziz Ansari story sparks heated debate over #MeToo Movement

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:52pm
The #MeToo movement has been embraced by legions of women as a vital step toward countering widespread sexual abuse and misconduct. This week, more so than at any point in the movement's brief history, there's visceral discussion about its potential for causing harm....
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Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:51pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Several Southern states will be dealing with the lingering effects of a slow-moving winter storm that dumped a half-foot (15 centimeters) of snow on North Carolina's largest cities, dusted the Deep South and killed at least 10 people....
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White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:49pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's views on immigration and building a wall along the Mexico border have evolved since his presidential campaign, the White House chief of staff said Wednesday....
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Lawmakers ask if states or feds should alert about missiles

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:49pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- Nearly 40 terrifying minutes passed between the time Hawaii officials fired off a bogus alert about an incoming missile over the weekend and the moment the notice was canceled....
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At least 10 deaths from snow, ice and record cold in South

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 5:46pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- Snow, ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a corner of the country ill-equipped to deal with wintry weather. At least 10 people died, including a baby in a car that plunged off a slippery overpass into a Louisiana canal....
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Violinists and cheering squads: North Korea's Olympic lineup

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 5:46pm
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea won't be dominating any medal counts when the Winter Olympics come to Pyeongchang in South Korea next month. But it's hoping to grab as much of the spotlight as it can with what might be an Olympic first in ice hockey and a flamboyantly crowd-pleasing all-female cheering section to liven up the stands....
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Heed old shelter signs? If nuke is REALLY coming, maybe not

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:43pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A generation of Americans knew just what to do in the event of a nuclear attack - or during a major false alarm, like the one over the weekend in Hawaii. Take cover in a building bearing a yellow fallout shelter symbol....
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10 Things to Know for Thursday

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:43pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
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Snow, ice and record cold grip the South; at least 10 dead

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 2:41pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- Snow, ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a corner of the country ill-equipped to deal with wintry weather. At least 10 people died, including a baby in a car that plunged off a slippery overpass into a Louisiana canal....
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Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 2:41pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. that will be partially financed by an upcoming windfall from the country's new tax law....
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Column: Kim Jong Un plays the Olympics like a champion

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 2:41pm
North Korea suddenly making nice for the duration of next month's Olympic Games in South Korea, putting seven decades of enmity on hold for 16 days with its offers to send athletes and entertainers across their heavily militarized border, won't fundamentally change what happens next....
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Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:40pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. that will be partially financed by an upcoming windfall from the country's new tax law....
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Cellphone jamming system tested at Maryland prison

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:40pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Federal prisons officials on Wednesday tested a jamming technology inside the walls of a federal prison, a rare move move that authorities said they hope will help combat the danger posed by inmates with cellphones....
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Hidden cameras offer unique glimpse of animals in the wild

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:40pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?"...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's alternate reality marks presidency

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:40am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right....
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Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:40am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. that will be partially financed by an upcoming windfall from the country's new tax law....
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Christie ends term unpopular, but with legs left unbroken

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:40am
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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