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Trump's slim NKorea options: Diplomacy, sanctions, force

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 1:38pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump says he is confident North Korea won't develop a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the United States. But his options for stopping the reclusive communist country are slim: diplomacy that would reward Pyongyang, sanctions which haven't worked, and military action that no one wants....
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Here come 'smart stores' with robots, interactive shelves

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 1:38pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Tomorrow's retail stores want to take a page from their online rivals by embracing advanced technology - everything from helpful robots to interactive mirrors to shelves embedded with sensors....
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Quick decisions meant life or death in Southeastern storms

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 12:34pm
As an apparent tornado bore down on them, seven people in a mobile home in southeast Alabama made a life-or-death decision: Three ran into one bathroom for shelter and four ran in the opposite direction to another room seeking safety....
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Megyn Kelly leaving Fox News, will host 2 shows on NBC

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 11:32am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Megyn Kelly, the Fox News star who's had a contentious relationship with President-elect Donald Trump, said Tuesday that she's leaving the network for NBC News, where she will host a daytime talk show, a weekend newsmagazine and contribute to breaking news coverage....
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AP Fact Check: Dylann Roof wasn't sexually assaulted in jail

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 10:31am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A widely shared story claiming convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was raped in jail is not true....
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Silenced by IS, displaced Iraqis relish return to phones

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 9:25am
SEWDINAN CAMP, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqis who escaped Islamic State rule during the battle for Mosul are indulging in a newfound freedom - the right to check their phones....
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Trump claim on N. Korean nukes may underestimate program

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 7:20am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- U.S. President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to vow that North Korea won't develop a nuclear weapon capable of reaching parts of the United States. But it might already have done so....
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Border guards in Spain find migrants hidden in suitcase, car

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 7:20am
MADRID (AP) -- Guards on the border of Ceuta, Spain's enclave in North Africa, say they have recently detained one Moroccan suspected of attempting to smuggle migrants concealed in a suitcase and another suspected of hiding migrants in a car....
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Annotated version of Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' a hit in Germany

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 7:20am
BERLIN (AP) -- An annotated edition of "Mein Kampf," Adolf Hitler's notorious manifesto, has become a non-fiction best-seller in Germany. The publisher said Tuesday that a sixth print run will go on sale later this month....
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Bruce Springsteen questions Trump's competence for office

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 6:20am
RUMSON, N.J. (AP) -- "The Boss" is questioning whether President-elect Donald Trump is ready to take office....
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Ryan Gosling: Debbie Reynolds inspired 'La La Land' cast

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 4:19am
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) -- Ryan Gosling says the late Debbie Reynolds served as an "inspiration" to the cast and crew of his critically-acclaimed musical "La La Land."...
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Trump claim on N. Korean nukes may underestimate program

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 3:19am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- U.S. President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to vow that North Korea won't develop a nuclear weapon capable of reaching parts of the United States. But it might already have done so....
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Diet Res-Illusions: Tips from the pros on how to lose weight

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 1:12am
We make 'em, we break 'em. New Year's diet resolutions fall like needles on Christmas trees as January goes on. Genes can work against us. Metabolism, too. But a food behavior researcher has tested a bunch of little ways to tip the scale toward success....
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A short history of the best championship sequels in sports

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 01/03/2017 - 12:06am
In movies, sequels aren't always as good....
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Trump golf club shows pitfalls of first franchise presidency

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 11:04pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The decorative clock bearing the name of America's incoming 45th president has yet to start at the Trump International Golf Club in Dubai, but the developers behind the project already are counting the money they've made....
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SKorean president refuses to testify in impeachment trial

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 11:04pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday refused to testify in a case that will decide her future following her impeachment over a corruption scandal, forcing the Constitutional Court to delay the start of oral arguments....
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George Lucas museum cliffhanger: LA or San Francisco?

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 11:04pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- George Lucas is no stranger to epic struggles on the big screen, but he didn't expect one off-camera when it came to his art collection....
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USC hits FG at gun, beats Penn State 52-49 in epic Rose Bowl

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 11:04pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- After 98 combined points and 1,040 yards of spectacular offensive play, the highest-scoring Rose Bowl in history rested on the left foot of a Southern California kicker who had already missed two field goals....
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The Latest: Officials: Storms kill 4 in southern Alabama

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 8:59pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The Latest on severe weather in the South (all times local):...
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House GOP votes to gut independent ethics office

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 7:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans on Monday voted to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics, the independent body created in 2008 to investigate allegations of misconduct by lawmakers after several bribery and corruption scandals sent members to prison....
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