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Jansrud, Svindal finish 1-2 for Norway in World Cup super-G
Jansrud, Svindal finish 1-2 for Norway in World Cup super-G

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VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — It was another great day for Norway in the first men's speed race of the season with Kjetil Jansrud and Aksel Lund Svindal...

Obama, incoming UN secretary-general meet at White House
Obama, incoming UN secretary-general meet at White House

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the former Portuguese prime minister who will lead the U.N. beginning Jan. 1. has already proven to be an...

Mall of America, nation's biggest, hires first black Santa
Mall of America, nation's biggest, hires first black Santa

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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The nation's largest mall is hosting its first-ever black Santa Claus this this weekend. The Star-Tribune reports The Mall...

Rikers guard accused of fatally beating inmate goes on trial

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal civil rights trial is underway in New York City for a former Rikers Island guard accused of fatally beating an ailing inmate...

Kerry: US, Russia studying new ideas to stop Syria fighting
Kerry: US, Russia studying new ideas to stop Syria fighting

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ROME (AP) — The United States and Russia are studying new ways to break a monthslong diplomatic deadlock over how to stop the fighting in the Syrian...

Cars line up to see wildfire-ravaged Tennessee city; 13 dead
Cars line up to see wildfire-ravaged Tennessee city; 13 dead

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GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — People in cars and trucks rolled into the wildfire-ravaged city of Gatlinburg on Friday to get a first look at what remained...

Macaw confounds Oregon court deputies, makes mug shot

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HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A 4-year-old macaw named "Bird" is an instant celebrity after appearing in a booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate...

No more 'Melania Trump' underwear or honey for Slovenians
No more 'Melania Trump' underwear or honey for Slovenians

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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — No more Melania Trump honey, cakes, shoes and underwear for Slovenians. The future U.S. first lady has hired a law firm in...

Yale committee recommends standards for college name change

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Yale University's president has appointed an advisory panel to consider whether to change the name of its Calhoun residential...

Formula One champion Nico Rosberg announces retirement
Formula One champion Nico Rosberg announces retirement

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Quitting at the top, Formula One champion Nico Rosberg shocked the world of motor racing Friday by announcing he was retiring at the age of 31, five...

Markets Right Now: Stocks edge mostly higher in midday trade

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NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are mostly higher in midday trading as some big...

Bolt says 200-meter world record now likely beyond him
Bolt says 200-meter world record now likely beyond him

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MONACO (AP) — The world's fastest man is slowing down. Usain Bolt again said he doesn't plan to run the 200 meters in his final season, realizing that...

Stolen Nazi concentration camp gate believed found in Norway
Stolen Nazi concentration camp gate believed found in Norway

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BERLIN (AP) — The wrought iron gate to the Nazis' Dachau concentration camp that was stolen two years ago, prompting an international outcry, appears...

Jaguars rule out RB Ivory, WR Hurns; TE Thomas doubtful

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without two offensive starters Sunday against Denver and maybe a third. Coach Gus Bradley...

305 claims approved for Pulse victims' fund

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials with a fund created from donations for victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting say they will distribute $29.5 million on...

Ex-MMA fighter gets 13-year term for fracturing cop's skull

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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — A former mixed martial arts fighter has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for fracturing the skull of a New York police...

China to US: Avoid politics in purchase of Germany's Aixtron

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BEIJING (AP) — China appealed to Washington and Berlin to avoid injecting politics into the proposed takeover of a German maker of semiconductor...

Researchers: Flint water improving, but stick with filters

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DETROIT (AP) — Researchers who played a critical role in the discovery of lead in Flint, Michigan, drinking water say tests reveal another rise in...

LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed

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The Los Angeles bid committee for the 2024 Olympics is projecting a $5.3 billion budget, less than half the cost of the recently completed Rio Games....

Swiss seize 9 relics allegedly stolen from Libya, Palmyra

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GENEVA (AP) — The Geneva prosecutor's office has confiscated nine cultural artifacts including a sculpted head of Aphrodite and two bas-reliefs that...

House passes $611 billion policy defense bill by wide margin
House passes $611 billion policy defense bill by wide margin

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a $611 billion defense policy bill that rejects a number of President Barack Obama's proposals for managing...

Prosecutors: Dismissal deal done in Manziel's domestic case

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DALLAS (AP) — Prosecutors say they have an agreement with Johnny Manziel to dismiss a domestic violence charge against the Heisman Trophy-winning...

Dylann Roof's lawyers want back on death penalty case

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Defense attorneys dismissed by Charleston church shooting defendant Dylann Roof strongly condemned his decision to represent...

Japan's foreign minister, Putin meet ahead of Tokyo visit
Japan's foreign minister, Putin meet ahead of Tokyo visit

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MOSCOW (AP) — Japan's foreign minister met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg on Friday and gave him a personal message from the...

Rape used for ethnic cleansing in South Sudan, says UN team
Rape used for ethnic cleansing in South Sudan, says UN team

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan is experiencing ethnic cleansing in several parts of the country and risks becoming a Rwanda-like catastrophe, a...