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'Weinstein Effect' goes global as powerful men confronted

Tue, 2017-11-14 04:36
The sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein that rocked Hollywood and sparked a flurry of allegations in other American industries, as well as the political arena, are reaching far beyond U.S. borders. Emboldened by the women, and men, who have spoken up, the "Weinstein Effect" is rippling across the globe....
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FDA approves first digital ingestion tracking system med

Tue, 2017-11-14 04:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system, in an unprecedented move to ensure that patients with mental illness take the medicine prescribed for them....
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Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?

Tue, 2017-11-14 01:36
CHICAGO (AP) -- An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link....
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Newton, Panthers hammer Dolphins 45-21 for 3rd straight win

Tue, 2017-11-14 01:36
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Cam Newton was tired of the Carolina Panthers' defense getting all of the glory....
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Trump Jr. messaged with WikiLeaks during, after campaign

Mon, 2017-11-13 22:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's oldest son on Monday released a series of private Twitter exchanges between himself and WikiLeaks during and after the 2016 election, including pleas from the website to publicize its leaks....
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Sessions open to idea of Clinton Foundation special counsel

Mon, 2017-11-13 22:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal, the Justice Department said Monday....
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Harvey's 'Biblical' rainfall is getting more likely

Mon, 2017-11-13 22:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chances of a hurricane flooding parts of Texas, like Harvey did, have soared sixfold in just 25 years because of global warming and will likely triple once again before the end of the century, a new study says....
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Arrivederci Italy: Azzurri lose World Cup playoff to Sweden

Mon, 2017-11-13 22:36
MILAN (AP) -- Players from both teams slumped to the ground, the Swedes in exhausted ecstasy, the Italians in losers' agony....
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Could anyone stop Trump from launching nukes? The answer: No

Mon, 2017-11-13 16:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Here's a question rarely raised before Donald Trump ran for the White House: If the president ordered a pre-emptive nuclear strike, could anyone stop him?...
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Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

Mon, 2017-11-13 16:36
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- New medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition. That means now nearly half of U.S. adults have it....
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Trump turns to drug industry for his new health secretary

Mon, 2017-11-13 16:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive to be his health secretary....
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Saudi walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

Mon, 2017-11-13 16:36
BEIRUT (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's dramatic moves to counter Iran in the region appear to have backfired, significantly ratcheting up regional tensions and setting off a spiral of reactions and anger that seem to have caught the kingdom off guard....
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Trump choosing white men as judges, highest rate in decades

Mon, 2017-11-13 13:35
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is nominating white men to America's federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening to reverse a slow transformation toward a judiciary that reflects the nation's diversity....
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Stalled in Congress, LGBT rights advance at the local level

Mon, 2017-11-13 13:35
At the U.S. Capitol and in most statehouses nationwide, supporters of LGBT rights are unable to make major gains these days. Instead, they're notching victories in seemingly unlikely venues, such as Morgantown, West Virginia, and Birmingham, Alabama....
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Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine's citizen of the year

Mon, 2017-11-13 13:35
NEW YORK (AP) -- Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ's magazine's "Citizen of the Year" for his activism....
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Trump names former drug exec as new health secretary

Mon, 2017-11-13 10:35
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive be his health and human services secretary, overseeing a $1 trillion department responsible for major health insurance programs, medical research, food and drug safety, and public health....
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Biden says he wouldn't have stepped in for Hillary Clinton

Mon, 2017-11-13 10:35
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden says he wouldn't have agreed to replace Hillary Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee under any circumstances....
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US-targeted IS in Somalia could be a 'significant threat'

Mon, 2017-11-13 07:35
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The Islamic State group's growing presence in Somalia could become a "significant threat" if it attracts fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq, experts say, and already it seems to be influencing local al-Shabab extremists to adopt tactics like beheadings....
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In Asia, Trump briefly baffled by group handshake

Mon, 2017-11-13 04:35
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- President Donald Trump is known for his long, at times aggressive, handshakes with world leaders. But at an international summit in the Philippines on Monday, he struggled briefly with a different kind of handshake....
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