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More actors expressing regret about working with Woody Allen

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NEW YORK (AP) -- A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct....
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Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand....
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'Mama warrior' in Miami aids children of deported migrants

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MIAMI (AP) -- The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afraid. Her husband had just been detained by immigration authorities as he left a South Florida construction site and was about to be deported. She feared the same would soon happen to her. What would become of her two kids?...
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Immigration deal distant as leaders try to avert shutdown

Tue, 2018-01-16 23:30
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. The setback came as a deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation also remained distant....
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California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

Tue, 2018-01-16 23:30
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) -- From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. Inside, it was a veritable torture chamber for 13 siblings who lived with their parents, police said....
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Ex-CIA officer arrested, charged with keeping documents

Tue, 2018-01-16 23:30
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A former CIA officer has been arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records, including names and phone numbers of covert CIA assets....
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Myanmar army enjoys popularity surge amid Rohingya crackdown

Tue, 2018-01-16 20:30
BANGKOK (AP) -- Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar's military in the notorious Insein prison, where he endured beatings and other cruelty for his efforts to bring democracy....
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California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

Tue, 2018-01-16 20:30
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) -- From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. The couple who owned it had purchased the house new in 2014 and soon arrived in the Los Angeles suburb of Perris with their 12 children....
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Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

Tue, 2018-01-16 20:30
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Five officers involved in two Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide, the Navy said Tuesday....
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From his big appetite to his big button: a year in Trump

Tue, 2018-01-16 20:30
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has proven himself an unconventional leader time and time again in his first year in office. Here are some of the more memorable moments from the AP reporters tasked with covering this whirlwind presidency:...
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The Latest: Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

Tue, 2018-01-16 17:30
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's health (all times local):...
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Watchdog says democratic freedoms waning in US under Trump

Tue, 2018-01-16 17:30
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Basic rights and political freedoms in the United States are deteriorating at a faster pace under President Donald Trump, exacerbated by attacks on key institutions like the press and the courts, according to a new report released Tuesday by Freedom House....
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A growing number of actors are renouncing Woody Allen

Tue, 2018-01-16 17:30
NEW YORK (AP) -- A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct....
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Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating

Tue, 2018-01-16 14:29
WASHINGTON (AP) -- This is a record not to be coveted: Donald Trump is wrapping up a year in office with the lowest average approval rating of any elected president in his first year....
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Rebel ex-policeman among dead in Venezuela shootout

Tue, 2018-01-16 14:29
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Officials in Venezuela confirmed Tuesday that a rebellious police officer who led a brazen helicopter attack in Caracas last year was among those killed in a violent shootout with security forces....
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The 'Boogie Oogie Oogie' band wins? Grammy's big shocks

Tue, 2018-01-16 14:29
NEW YORK (AP) -- There was little doubt who should take home the album of the year Grammy in 1984. That was Michael Jackson with a little record called "Thriller." He won, of course, but the Recording Academy hasn't always been seen to make the right call over its 60 years. And you don't have to point to just Milli Vanilli to find some surprising decisions. Here are some others....
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Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

Tue, 2018-01-16 11:29
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, days after a similar error in Hawaii....
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Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and Olympics

Tue, 2018-01-16 11:29
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 42 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted of NASCAR and not much else....
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US allies from Korean War meet on North Korean nuke threat

Tue, 2018-01-16 08:29
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles Tuesday with nations that fought on America's side in the Korean War, looking to tighten the economic noose around North Korea over its nuclear weapons even as hopes rise for diplomacy....
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North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

Tue, 2018-01-16 08:29
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic."...
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