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Minneapolis elects transgender woman to City Council

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 9:10am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minneapolis has elected a black transgender woman to its city council, another national first in what advocacy groups have described as a banner night for transgender people in public office....
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Woman charged with murder warned against forced marriage

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 8:10am
BASTI LASHARI, Pakistan (AP) -- Aasia Bibi had warned her parents time and again that if they forced her to marry her cousin, a man she disliked, she would be capable of going to any length to exit the union. She was already in a relationship, she said, and should be allowed to marry the man of her choice....
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Ex-President Barack Obama expected in Chicago for jury duty

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 8:10am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama is expected to appear for jury duty in downtown Chicago....
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Ex-President Barack Obama expected in Chicago for jury duty

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 7:10am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama is expected to appear for jury duty in downtown Chicago....
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Pakistani police arrest aunt in family poisoning case

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:08am
BASTI LASHARI, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistani police said Wednesday they arrested a woman for allegedly plotting with her newly married niece to poison the young woman's husband with tainted milk that would eventually kill him and 17 other relatives in a remote village....
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One year later: For Trump, the 2016 election is ever-present

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 4:07am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump handily won the election a year ago Wednesday. Ask him and he'll tell you about it....
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Dozens of men describe rape, torture by Sri Lanka government

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 3:06am
LONDON (AP) -- One of the men tortured in Sri Lanka said he was held for 21 days in a small dank room where he was raped 12 times, burned with cigarettes, beaten with iron rods and hung upside-down....
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Jumping children, soldiers greet Trump at Beijing airport

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 2:06am
BEIJING (AP) -- China pulled out all the stops for President Donald Trump's arrival in Beijing: honor guard, marching band, jumping children....
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Right-to-shelter policies help get homeless off the streets

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 2:06am
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's before dawn when two outreach workers find a homeless man known as Juice near a train station in Harlem. A nurse will be visiting to discuss his heart problems, they tell him....
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One year later: For Trump, the 2016 election is ever-present

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 1:02am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump handily won the election a year ago Wednesday. Ask him and he'll tell you about it....
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Maine OKs Medicaid expansion in first-of-its-kind referendum

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:01am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Residents in this rural state grappling with a heroin epidemic and an aging population voted Tuesday to deliver a rebuke to Republican Gov. Paul LePage and join 31 other states that have expanded Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's health care law....
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Roy Halladay remembered for his hard work and generosity

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:01am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A fierce competitor on the mound, Roy Halladay was generous and gentle away from the field....
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Saudis' bolder moves to confront Iran echo across region

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:01am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi Arabia is more aggressively confronting its rival Iran on multiple fronts. It's a policy that risks sharpening several conflicts in the Middle East, even though so far it has failed to score any successes in stemming Tehran's influence....
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Jerusalem protests look to preserve ultra-Orthodox lifestyle

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:01am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A string of protests by ultra-Orthodox Jewish activists against Israel's compulsory military service has paralyzed Jerusalem in recent weeks in what their leaders had hoped would be a show of strength by the traditionally insular society....
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Dozens of men describe rape, torture by Sri Lanka government

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:57pm
LONDON (AP) -- One of the men tortured in Sri Lanka said he was held for 21 days in a small dank room where he was raped 12 times, burned with cigarettes, beaten with iron rods and hung upside-down....
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Gunman once fled mental health center, threatened superiors

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:57pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -- The gunman who killed more than two dozen at a small-town Texas church briefly escaped from a mental health facility in New Mexico in 2012, police reports indicated....
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Trump mocked during New York fundraiser by top comedians

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:57pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some top comedians - including John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah and Conan O'Brien - helped raise money for military veterans Tuesday night at a raucous event at Madison Square Garden in which many of the best barbs were hurled at the current commander in chief....
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New York provides 1 answer for West Coast homeless crisis

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:54pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's before dawn when two outreach workers find a homeless man known as Juice near a train station in Harlem. A nurse will be visiting to discuss his heart problems, they tell him....
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Trump mocked during New York fundraiser by top comedians

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:54pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- As military veterans looked on, some top comedians including John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah and Conan O'Brien helped raise money for military veterans Tuesday night at a raucous event at Madison Square Garden in which many of the best barbs were hurled at the current commander in chief....
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Majid Jordan demands attention with “The Space Between”

Lariat Top Headlines - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:45pm
When it comes to music, more specifically, hip-hop, the buzz doesn’t get any bigger than that which surrounds Drake. Drake is arguably the biggest name in the music and entertainment industries. When he drops music, you typically stop the music you’re listening to and bump his new hit. While he is the owner and frontman […]
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