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5 dead, child wounded after series of California shootings

Deadly California Shooting

A gunman killed four people and wounded a number of others at random Tuesday at multiple locations...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2017. There are 44 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 17, 1917, French sculptor Auguste Rodin (roh-DAN‘) died in Meudon at age 77. On this date: In 1558, Elizabeth I acceded to the English throne upon the death of...


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The Latest: Party chairman resigns over sexual comments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior by Florida Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Bittel (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The Florida Democratic Party chairman is resigning after a report that he makes women feel uncomfortable. Stephen Bittel released a...


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NYC taxi drivers camp it up in playful pinup calendar

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City cabbies have been called a lot of things over the years ... courteous, reckless, sometimes rude. But sexy? That’s the tongue-in-cheek goal of a quirky pinup calendar featuring a dozen New York City taxi drivers smirking and smoldering in provocative poses in and around...


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Florida Democratic Party chairman resigns after women complained about his sexually

MIAMI (AP) — Florida Democratic Party chairman resigns after women complained about his sexually inappropriate comments, demeanor.


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Navy plane traces obscene sky drawing over Washington town

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Residents of the town of Okanogan, Washington, got quite an air show courtesy of the U.S. Navy. Officials for Naval Air Station Whidbey Island say one of their planes created sky writings in the shape of male genitals in the skies over the rural community on Thursday. Many...


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Defiant Moore camp invokes Bible in targeting accusers

Alabama Senate Moore

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Ever defiant, Republican Roy Moore’s chief backers invoked the Bible in lashing out at the women accusing him of sexual misconduct. Women’s advocates decried the talk as worn intimidation tactics in a desperate attempt to keep his imperiled Senate bid alive. Moore ignored...


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A woman with a profane anti-Trump decal on her truck was arrested - for something else

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A woman whose profane anti-Trump truck decal caught the attention of a Texas sheriff - and set off a debate about free speech - was arrested Thursday on an unrelated outstanding warrant. Karen Fonseca, 46, had defied calls to remove or alter a ‘(Expletive) Trump’...


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US stock indexes step back after a big gain; retailers climb

Financial Markets Wall Street SailPoint IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are dipping Friday, a day after the market made its biggest gain in two months. Technology companies are returning some of their recent gains and banks are down along with interest rates. Retailers including Ross Stores, Gap and Foot Locker are jumping after they...


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The GOP claim that half of the people paying the Obamacare penalty make less than $25,000

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. “One of the things I hope we do as part of this tax process is repeal the tax on poor Americans. Right now, about half of the people that pay the penalty under the individual mandate are people who make $25,000 or less"- Sen. John Cornyn, remarks during a GOP news...


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European parties accused of being influenced by Russia

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BERLIN - The United States is far from being the only country where connections between politicians and Russian officials have recently come under renewed scrutiny. European parties - ranging from the far right to the far left - are facing similar accusations. In an...


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