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Russian experts looking into nation's recent space failures

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 4:59am
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Kremlin says authorities are looking into recent failures in Russia's space industry....
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Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Alabama Senate result

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 3:59am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Republican Roy Moore filed a lawsuit to try to stop Alabama from certifying Democrat Doug Jones as the winner of the U.S. Senate race....
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Legal weed hurts prognosis for California medical pot market

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 1:56am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When Elias Zaldivar was an 18-year-old college freshman and decided he was in the market for marijuana, he knew just how to get it, and it didn't involve canvassing the corridors of his campus in search of that stoned-out dude who sold pot from his dorm room. Instead, he went straight to a doctor....
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Food, showers, tents: Does the help help the homeless?

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 12:56am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Mohammed Aly does not see any reason why he shouldn't try to ease the lives of Orange County's homeless. But the authorities - and many of his neighbors - disagree....
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Once busy Oklahoma death chamber stays quiet into 3rd year

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 12:56am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma, a state with one of the busiest death chambers in the country in recent decades, will enter its third year without an execution in 2018 while prison officials and state attorneys fine tune its procedure for putting condemned inmates to death....
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Charity gets a jolt from tax law _ but due to drop next year

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 12:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In this season of giving, charity seems to be getting an extra jolt because next year the popular tax deduction for donations will lose a lot of its punch....
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After Islamic State's defeat, a massive bill to rebuild Iraq

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 11:56pm
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- For nearly 2½ miles along the western bank of the Tigris River, hardly a single building is intact. The warren of narrow streets of Mosul's Old City is a crumpled landscape of broken concrete and metal. Every acre is weighed down by more than 3,000 tons of rubble, much of it laced with explosives and unexploded ordnance....
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Vanity Fair: video mocking Hillary Clinton 'missed the mark'

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 10:56pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Vanity Fair is trying to defuse criticism of a video mocking Hillary Clinton and her presidential aspirations....
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Bundle up: Bitter cold weather takes hold of northern US

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 9:55pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Bitter cold weather has taken hold of much of the northern United States and is expected to stay put for days to come as two Minnesota cities already have set record low temperatures and a city in Pennsylvania continues to dig out from a record snowfall....
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Martin Shkreli's ex-lawyer found guilty of financial fraud

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 9:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A lawyer accused of helping pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli cover up financial fraud was convicted on Wednesday, a result a prosecutor said should send a "powerful message" through the legal profession....
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Ferry gets stuck on sandbar with 27 people aboard off NYC

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 9:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A ferry carrying more than two dozen people hit a sandbar and got stuck for hours Wednesday, spurring an evacuation on a frigid night in the waters off New York City....
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