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LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:53am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night....
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Analysis: US terror list more symbolism than substance

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:53am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- As North Korea marches toward nuclear mastery, President Donald Trump slaps the country back on an American blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism. But is it anything more than bluster?...
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Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:53am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A teenage suicide bomber detonated as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest attacks in years....
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Coming out as trans just start of journey for teen, family

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:52am
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- It was May of seventh grade, and 14-year-old Theo Ramos was in a new school. Perhaps because it was an arts magnet program, or because it was a diverse place, kids and adults seemed to embrace the transgender boy much more than those at his old school did. There were fewer nasty comments, less bullying....
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US announcing new NKorea sanctions after terror designation

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to isolate the pariah nation....
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Almost 60,000 Haitians allowed to stay in US only until 2019

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration said it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation in 2010....
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Sexual abuse is pervasive in Islamic schools in Pakistan

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:49pm
KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan (AP) -- Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again....
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Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:49pm
BANGKOK (AP) -- Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home....
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Phil Knight's tourney draws top-10 teams to Oregon this week

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:49pm
Nike founder Phil Knight is throwing a birthday party and every college basketball fan is invited....
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Russian state TV: Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian state TV is reporting that Vladimir Putin has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Sochi....
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His country a smoldering ruin, but Assad still in his seat

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- His nation is a smoldering ruin, much of it held by rival armed factions, domestic or foreign. Half the population is displaced, and much of the West regards him as a tyrant and human rights abuser. But Syrian President Bashar Assad appears to have survived the war and is likely to hold onto power for the foreseeable future....
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Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend - but not by choice....
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Ryan's 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:49pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons did enough through 3 ½ quarters that even the best comeback attempt by Russell Wilson fell short this time....
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Report: Rep. Conyers settled complaint over sexual conduct

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:48pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances, BuzzFeed News reported Monday....
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Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:48pm
BANGKOK (AP) -- Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home....
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Ryan's 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:48pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- Matt Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score and the Atlanta Falcons held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Seahawks 34-31 on Monday night....
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Manson has endured as the face of evil for nearly 50 years

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:46pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Other killers snuffed out far more lives than Charles Manson did in 1969. Yet he has endured for nearly a half century as the personification of evil, even in an age in which mass shootings leave dozens dead at a time....
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Warming to make thunderstorms larger and more frequent

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:46pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Summer thunderstorms in North America will likely be larger, wetter and more frequent in a warmer world, dumping 80 percent more rain in some areas and worsening flooding, a new study says....
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Manson has endured as the face of evil for nearly 50 years

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:44pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Other killers snuffed out far more lives than Charles Manson did in 1969. Yet he has endured for nearly a half century as the personification of evil, even in an age in which mass shootings leave dozens dead at a time....
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