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Man accused of rigging door to electrocute pregnant wife

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 10:25am
PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida man is accused of rigging the front door of a home in an attempt to electrocute his estranged pregnant wife....
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Trump trains crosshairs on favorite target, again - Amazon

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 9:25am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump returned to a favorite target Friday, saying that the U.S. Postal Service should charge Amazon.com more money to ship the millions of packages it sends around the world each year....
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Mattis nixes holiday tradition of seeing troops in war zones

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 8:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For only the second time since 9/11, America's defense secretary didn't visit U.S. troops in a war zone during December, breaking a long-standing tradition of personally and publicly thanking service members in combat who are separated from their families during the holiday season....
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As deep freeze sets in, people urged to help most vulnerable

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 7:25am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The post-Christmas prolonged, dangerously cold weather across half the country has advocates for the homeless scrambling to get people off the streets and local officials urging residents to assist their elderly neighbors....
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Ellen DeGeneres gets her game on in new prime-time show

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 7:25am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ellen DeGeneres, known for keeping her comedy on the nice side, lets her inner meanie out for "Ellen's Game of Games."...
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New York City fire kills 12, sends residents scrambling

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 5:18am
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's deadliest residential fire in decades spread through every floor of a Bronx apartment building within a matter of minutes, city officials said, killing 12 people and sending other residents scrambling outside into the cold and down fire escapes to safety....
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Actress Rose Marie of 'Dick Van Dyke Show' fame dies at 94

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 5:18am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rose Marie chafed at being a supporting player in the shadow of Mary Tyler Moore's fetching suburban housewife on "The Dick Van Dyke Show."...
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Apple apologizes for secretly slowing older iPhones

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 5:18am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple apologized for secretly slowing down older iPhones, a move it said was necessary to avoid unexpected shutdowns related to battery fatigue....
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The Latest: Egypt says 10 killed in attack on Coptic church

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 4:17am
CAIRO (AP) -- The Latest on Coptic church attack in Cairo (all times local):...
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Officials say 2 police killed in attack outside Cairo church

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 3:14am
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian security officials say two policemen have been shot dead in an attack outside a church in a south Cairo suburb....
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As deep freeze sets in, people urged to help most vulnerable

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 1:12am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- As a deep freeze sets in across half the country, officials are urging people to help those most vulnerable, especially the homeless and the elderly....
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Academia faces its own reckoning over harassment allegations

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 1:12am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Celeste Kidd was a graduate student of neuroscience at the University of Rochester she says a professor supervising her made her life unbearable by stalking her, making demeaning comments about her weight and talking about sex....
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Newer democracies slide backward on media freedoms

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 1:12am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A Turkish journalist faces a possible life sentences on charges he sent "subliminal messages" on television encouraging a government coup. In Hungary, oligarchs loyal to the prime minister have gained control of much of the media after the leading independent newspaper was shut down. And in Poland, a reporter is being threatened with a military trial for writing a book critical of the defense minister....
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Will we get a smiling poop emoji? Well, there's a process

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 1:12am
NEW YORK (AP) -- We have a smiling pile of poop. What about one that's sad?...
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New York City fire kills 12, sends residents scrambling

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:12am
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's deadliest residential fire in decades spread through every floor of a Bronx apartment building within a matter of minutes, city officials said, killing 12 people and sending other residents scrambling outside into the cold and down fire escapes to safety....
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Trump says East Coast could use 'Global Warming' during cold

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 11:12pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday the East Coast "could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming" as bitterly cold temperatures are expected to freeze large swaths of the country this holiday weekend....
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As deep freeze sets it, people urged to help most vulnerable

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 11:12pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- As a deep freeze sets in across half the country, officials are urging people to help those most vulnerable, especially the homeless and the elderly....
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Tightest security ever for New Year's after deadly attacks

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 11:12pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police are promising a bigger security detail than ever before in Times Square for this year's New Year's Eve celebration, which will cap off a year that saw a number of deadly attacks on innocent crowds, including a vehicle rampage at the very spot where revelers will ring in 2018....
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AP PHOTOS: Jerusalem walls offer glimpse of city's richness

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 11:12pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- What would Jerusalem be without its walls? Poets have sung of them since ancient times, they are mentioned in the Book of Psalms, and they have shadowed conflicts past and present....
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