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GOP tax plan may offer little aid for many in middle class

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans have stressed that the tax plan they unveiled Thursday is tailored to benefit America's middle class. Just how much it would remains uncertain based on the details that have been provided so far....
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Muslims in NJ city fear another backlash after latest attack

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:17pm
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- In the halal bakeries and markets that line Main Street, and in mosques that have been part of the community for decades, a familiar dread has taken hold after the latest terror attack in the U.S....
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Police arrest man suspected of killing 3 at Colorado Walmart

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:15am
THORNTON, Colo. (AP) -- A man suspected of fatally shooting two men and a woman inside a suburban Denver Walmart was arrested 14 hours later following a brief car chase Thursday that ended at a congested intersection, police said....
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Ex-Trump campaign official withdraws nomination for ag post

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former Trump campaign official linked to the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller has withdrawn his nomination as the Agriculture Department's chief scientist....
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GOP tax plan may offer little aid for many in middle class

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans have stressed that the tax plan they unveiled Thursday is tailored to benefit America's middle class. Just how much it would remains uncertain based on the details that have been provided so far....
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Frizzy-haired, smaller-headed orangutan may be new great ape

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:14am
A remote population of frizzy-haired orangutans on the Indonesian island of Sumatra seems to be a new species of primate, scientists say....
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Gratitude and hammocks: Oprah's out with her favorite things

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 8:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oprah Winfrey's back with her longest holiday gift list ever at 102 of her favorite things....
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Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 6:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The hackers who disrupted the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton's campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by The Associated Press....
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Protocol for Trump in Asia means no insults, no surprises

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 6:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When in Asia, make sure handshakes aren't too long - or short. Don't bobble names or titles. Stifle the critical tweets. Don't question the food....
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Scientists discover hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 5:09am
CAIRO (AP) -- Scientists have found a previously undiscovered hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza, the first such discovery in the structure since the 19th century....
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CIA release of bin Laden files renews interest in Iran links

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 4:09am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The CIA's release of documents seized during the 2011 raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has again raised questions about Iran's support of the extremist network leading up to the Sept. 11 terror attacks....
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9/11 neighborhood shaken by truck attack fears it's targeted

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 3:07am
NEW YORK (AP) -- On his way to work each morning, Antonio Collac stops to light a candle at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, a stone-columned sanctuary two blocks from lower Manhattan's ground zero....
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Child sex offenders to be named as such in US passports

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 3:07am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's registered child sex offenders will now have to use passports identifying them for their past crimes when traveling overseas....
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Rick Gates: A Trump survivor is tested by Mueller probe

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 2:07am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Inside Trump Tower, some knew Rick Gates as "the walking dead."...
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Suu Kyi visits Myanmar region torn by Rohingya conflict

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 2:07am
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar's leader Thursday to the conflict-torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence that has spiraled into Asia's worst refugee crisis in decades....
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Worry, doubt and indignation as Asia awaits Trump

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:01am
BEIJING (AP) -- Donald Trump vowed a more "unpredictable" foreign policy when he campaigned for president. Mission accomplished, if the mood in Asia ahead of his first presidential trip to the region is any indication....
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Called it: Sports Illustrated predicted Astros title in '14

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:01am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- What jinx?...
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Hit list exposes Russian hacking beyond US elections

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:00pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The hackers who upended the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton's campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by The Associated Press....
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