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Myanmar army enjoys popularity surge amid Rohingya crackdown

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:11pm
BANGKOK (AP) -- Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar's military in the notorious Insein prison, where he endured beatings and other cruelty for his efforts to bring democracy....
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California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 5:11pm
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) -- From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. The couple who owned it had purchased the house new in 2014 and soon arrived in the Los Angeles suburb of Perris with their 12 children....
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Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 5:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Five officers involved in two Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide, the Navy said Tuesday....
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From his big appetite to his big button: a year in Trump

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 5:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has proven himself an unconventional leader time and time again in his first year in office. Here are some of the more memorable moments from the AP reporters tasked with covering this whirlwind presidency:...
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California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 3:10pm
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) -- From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. The couple who owned it had purchased the house new in 2014 and soon arrived in this Los Angeles suburb with their 12 children....
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A growing number of actors are renouncing Woody Allen

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 3:10pm
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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Watchdog says democratic freedoms waning in US under Trump

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Basic rights and political freedoms in the United States are deteriorating at a faster pace under President Donald Trump, exacerbated by attacks on key institutions like the press and the courts, according to a new report released Tuesday by Freedom House....
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A growing number of actors are renouncing Woody Allen

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:10pm
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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The Latest: Trump's physician says he's in excellent health

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 1:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's health (all times local):...
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Rebel ex-policeman among dead in Venezuela shootout

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:08am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Officials in Venezuela confirmed Tuesday that a rebellious police officer who led a brazen helicopter attack in Caracas last year was among those killed in a violent shootout with security forces....
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Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- This is a record not to be coveted: Donald Trump is wrapping up a year in office with the lowest average approval rating of any elected president in his first term....
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Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:08am
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, days after a similar error in Hawaii....
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Analysis: With a vent at Trump, Abbas exits 'peace process'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:08am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- There seems to be no going back for Mahmoud Abbas after the Palestinian leader cursed and ridiculed President Donald Trump and his aides in a pugnacious speech - a very public break with the 82-year-old's long-standing efforts to cultivate Washington's goodwill as the sole pathway to Palestinian statehood....
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The 'Boogie Oogie Oogie' band wins? Grammy's big shocks

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 9:08am
NEW YORK (AP) -- There was little doubt who should take home the album of the year Grammy in 1984. That was Michael Jackson with a little record called "Thriller." He won, of course, but the Recording Academy hasn't always been seen to make the right call over its 60 years. And you don't have to point to just Milli Vanilli to find some surprising decisions. Here are some others....
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Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and Olympics

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 8:05am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 42 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted of NASCAR and not much else....
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Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:04am
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then retracted it minutes later, days after a similar error in Hawaii....
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Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips Russian cinemas

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 6:04am
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's going crazy for the Olympics. The 1972 Olympics....
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North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 5:01am
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic."...
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