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Second woman accuses U.S. Senator Franken of groping: CNN

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 13:19
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second woman has accused Democratic Senator Al Franken of inappropriately touching her, this time in 2010 after he had been elected to public office, CNN reported on Monday.
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Nebraska panel approves alternative Keystone XL route

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 13:00
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska commission approved an alternative route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline through the state on Monday, removing the last major regulatory obstacle to building the long-delayed $8 billion project. 2017-11-20T07:01:00-05:00 2017-11-20T12:01:41-05:00
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The Latest: Trump expresses sorrow over border agent's death

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 13:00
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death in Texas of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent (all times local): 2017-11-20T07:44:00-05:00 2017-11-20T12:44:01-05:00
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White House open to striking health provision from tax bill

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 13:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it's willing to strike a health care provision from Senate legislation to cut taxes and overhaul the tax code if the provision becomes an impediment to passing one of President Donald Trump's top legislative priorities. 2017-11-20T06:06:00-05:00 2017-11-20T11:06:39-05:00
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3-2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 13:00
ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation's largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of smoke in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta. 2017-11-20T06:29:00-05:00 2017-11-20T11:29:36-05:00
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Tyson puts Kansas plant on hold, to build facility in Tennessee

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:51
(Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc said it was putting on hold plans to build a chicken production plant in Kansas following opposition from local residents and the No. 1 U.S. meat processor said it would build a new $300 million facility in Tennessee.
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U.S. general sets two-year goal for driving back Afghan Taliban

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:46
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. general in Afghanistan said on Monday he believes he could help Afghan forces drive back the Taliban enough to control at least 80 percent of the country within two years, compared with about two-thirds today.
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Nebraska regulators approve Keystone XL pipeline route in win for Trump

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:08
LINCOLN, Nebraska/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nebraska regulators voted on Monday to approve a route for TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline through the state, lifting the last big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project that U.S. President Donald Trump wants built.
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3-2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:00
ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation's largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of smoke in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta. 2017-11-20T05:33:00-05:00 2017-11-20T10:33:15-05:00
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Chris Christie getting road named for him in home county

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:00
MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may be deeply unpopular in his state, but in his home county he's getting a road named after him. 2017-11-20T04:09:00-05:00 2017-11-20T09:09:35-05:00
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2nd woman accuses Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching, saying he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010 — after he had begun his career in the Senate. 2017-11-20T05:28:00-05:00 2017-11-20T10:28:37-05:00
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Nebraska's Keystone XL vote may not be a clear yes or no

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:00
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It's the last major regulatory hurdle facing project operator TransCanada Corp. 2017-11-20T04:48:00-05:00 2017-11-20T09:48:50-05:00
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Nebraska's Keystone XL vote may not be a clear yes or no

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:00
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It's the last major regulatory hurdle facing project operator TransCanada Corp. 2017-11-20T02:50:00-05:00 2017-11-20T07:50:12-05:00
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White House open to striking health provision from tax bill

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it's willing to strike a health-care provision from Senate legislation to cut taxes and overhaul the tax code if the provision becomes an impediment to passing one of President Donald Trump's top legislative priorities. 2017-11-20T02:46:00-05:00 2017-11-20T07:46:36-05:00
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3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:00
ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation's largest domed stadiums has been destroyed in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta. 2017-11-20T02:55:00-05:00 2017-11-20T07:55:38-05:00
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Musicians unite at AMAs in wake of tumultuous year

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:00
The 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics. 2017-11-20T01:44:00-05:00 2017-11-20T06:44:21-05:00
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Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nominees

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:00
This year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners. 2017-11-20T02:31:00-05:00 2017-11-20T07:31:27-05:00
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Zarrab trial in U.S. is a 'clear plot against Turkey', government says

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 07:01
ANKARA (Reuters) - A U.S. court case against a wealthy Turkish gold trader is a "clear plot against Turkey" that lacks any legal basis, Ankara's government spokesman said on Monday, ratcheting up rhetoric ahead of a trial that has strained diplomatic relations.
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Nebraska to decide fate of controversial Keystone XL pipeline

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 06:08
LINCOLN, Nebraska/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nebraska regulators will announce their decision on Monday on whether to approve TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL pipeline route through the state, the last big hurdle for the long-delayed project.
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Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nominees

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 06:00
This year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners. 2017-11-20T00:56:00-05:00 2017-11-20T05:56:20-05:00
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