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GOP women frustrated by Trump's approach to abuse charges

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:58pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump White House's handling of abuse charges against men in its midst is frustrating prominent Republican women as the party's yearslong struggle to attract female voters stretches into the 2018 midterm elections....
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1 climber dies, others rescued on Oregon peak

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:58pm
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) -- One climber fell to his death and several others had to be rescued after conditions turned treacherous on Oregon's tallest peak on Tuesday....
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Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:58pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe who publicly vented his frustration at not being the social equal of his wife or their son in line to become Denmark's king, died late Tuesday. He was 83....
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'Deep down': Rivalry between Koreas, Japan transcends sport

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:58pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- As South Korea's national soccer coach prepared to play Japan in a 1954 World Cup qualifier, President Syngman Rhee, who'd been liberated, with the rest of Korea, from Japan's brutal colonial rule in 1945, had some advice should the Koreans lose: "Don't think about coming back alive," he supposedly told the coach. "Just throw yourself into the Genkai Sea."...
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A Westminster wow: Bichon frise becomes America's top dog

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:58pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Flynn the bichon frise won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night, a choice that seemed to surprise almost everyone in the crowd at Madison Square Garden....
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The Latest: Bichon frise wins best in show at Westminster

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:58pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local):...
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The Latest: All stranded climbers safely down Mount Hood

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:58pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Latest on rescue at Oregon's Mount Hood (all times local):...
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Good as Gold; White soars to 3rd Olympic halfpipe title

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 7:58pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The Flying Tomato still soars....
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ICE lawyer in Seattle charged with stealing immigrant IDs

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 7:58pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- The chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle has been charged with stealing immigrants' identities....
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Leaping elk crashes low-flying research helicopter in Utah

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 6:57pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- An elk leaped into a research helicopter that was trying to capture it and brought down the helicopter in a collision that also killed the elk, authorities said Tuesday....
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ICE lawyer in Seattle charged with stealing immigrant IDs

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 5:56pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- The chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle has been charged with stealing immigrants' identities....
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'New generation of Nigerians' marks Olympic bobsled debut

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 5:56pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, Akuoma Omeoga was raised on Nigerian food, language and culture. Next week, the 25-year-old will represent her parents' homeland in the Winter Games, hurtling down the bobsled track with her tresses - dyed green as a tribute to the country - flapping beneath her helmet like a flag....
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Off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot during pursuit

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 4:56pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- An off-duty police commander was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on foot, the city's police superintendent said....
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Column: Shani Davis: Brilliant career, complicated legacy

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 3:56pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- Shani Davis labored across the line, gulping for air, a shell of what he once was in a clapskate....
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Off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot during pursuit

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 3:56pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- An off-duty police commander was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on foot, the city's police superintendent said....
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Take the ‘Gal’ out of Valentine’s Day

Lariat Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 3:53pm
An exploration of how “Parks & Recreation” Galentine’s Day leaves out men, non-binary and transgender folks The beginnings of Galentine’s Day can be traced back to 2010 in Greg Daniels and Michael Schur’s second and sixth season of “Parks and Recreation.” Protagonist Leslie Knope introduces the holiday’s main focus, which is celebrating female friendships and […]
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US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 2:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three of the nation's top intelligence officials confirmed Tuesday that they have seen evidence of Russian meddling in the upcoming midterm elections - part of what they say is Moscow's escalating cyber assault on American and European democracies....
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Bomber gets life in prison for New York, New Jersey attacks

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 2:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New Jersey man who set off small bombs in two states, including a pressure cooker device that blasted shrapnel across a New York City block, was sentenced Tuesday to multiple terms of life in prison by a judge who repeatedly called it a miracle nobody was killed....
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Reports of Russian deaths underscore dangers of Syria's war

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 1:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's a scenario many feared in the fog of Syria's multi-front war: a confrontation in which U.S. forces, responding to a provocation, kill Russian mercenaries or contractors on a crowded battlefield....
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NBC exceeding expectations 5 days into Olympics

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 1:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- They don't award gold medals a quarter of the way into a race, but NBC is encouraged by how the public has responded so far to the Winter Olympics from South Korea....
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