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White House open to striking health provision from tax bill

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:00
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. 2017-11-19T22:29:00-05:00 2017-11-20T03:29:30-05:00
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Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nominees

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:00
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. 2017-11-19T22:16:00-05:00 2017-11-20T03:16:08-05:00
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The Latest: Plans for Manson's remains 'undetermined'

AP US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 03:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the death of Charles Manson (all times local): 2017-11-19T21:46:00-05:00 2017-11-20T02:46:07-05:00
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Mass killer, cult leader Charles Manson dies at 83

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:10
(Reuters) - Charles Manson, the wild-eyed cult leader who orchestrated a string of gruesome killings in Southern California by his "family" of young followers, shattering the peace-and-love ethos of the late 1960s, died on Sunday, prison officials said. He was 83.
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Border agent dies after being injured in Texas

AP US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 23:00
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Authorities are searching Texas' Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there. 2017-11-19T16:35:00-05:00 2017-11-19T21:35:30-05:00
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Pennsylvania police in manhunt for suspect in killing of officer

Reuters US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 22:11
(Reuters) - Authorities were searching on Sunday for a gunman who killed a Pennsylvania police officer during a traffic stop, and raised the reward to $43,500 while asking for tips in the case.
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Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

AP US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 21:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, Muslims, homosexuality and anything else that doesn't fit the evangelical mold. 2017-11-19T14:56:00-05:00 2017-11-19T19:56:46-05:00
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Clarkson, Pink honor victims of hurricanes, violence at AMAs

AP US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 21:00
Kelly Clarkson and Pink kicked off the 2017 American Music Awards paying tribute to those affected this year by hurricanes, gun violence, hate crimes and other tragic events. 2017-11-19T15:37:00-05:00 2017-11-19T20:37:35-05:00
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Former New York state official sued over alleged sex harassment

Reuters US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 19:25
(Reuters) - A former New York state employee has filed a federal lawsuit alleging she was sexually harassed by a onetime political appointee of Governor Andrew Cuomo, part of a wave of such accusations leveled in recent weeks against public figures.
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10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

AP US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 18:00
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before. 2017-11-19T12:15:00-05:00 2017-11-19T17:15:19-05:00
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Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

AP US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 16:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, Muslims, homosexuality and anything else that doesn't fit the evangelical mold. 2017-11-19T09:42:00-05:00 2017-11-19T14:42:28-05:00
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10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

AP US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 16:00
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before. 2017-11-19T10:36:00-05:00 2017-11-19T15:36:09-05:00
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LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor

AP US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 14:00
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans. 2017-11-19T06:14:00-05:00 2017-11-19T11:14:37-05:00
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Some firsts among 32 US students picked as Rhodes scholars

AP US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 14:00
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before. 2017-11-19T03:32:00-05:00 2017-11-19T08:32:55-05:00
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Trump says he should have left UCLA players in jail in China

Reuters US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 13:33
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Sunday he should have left in jail the three UCLA basketball players who had been detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting after the father of one of the players questioned Trump's role in their release.
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Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill -aide

Reuters US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 13:14
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump would not insist on including repeal of an Obama-era health insurance mandate in a bill intended to enact the biggest overhaul of the tax code since the 1980s, a senior White House aide said on Sunday.
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New Orleans's first female mayor to lead city during its 300th anniversary

Reuters US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 13:05
(Reuters) - A New Orleans City Council member who launched a political career after helping her neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina was elected as the city's first female mayor this weekend in a runoff that pitted her against another woman.
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Some Alabamians won't quit Moore because he never quit them

AP US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 12:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, Muslims, homosexuality and anything else that doesn't fit the evangelical mold. 2017-11-19T06:56:00-05:00 2017-11-19T11:56:40-05:00
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White House OK with removing Obamacare mandate repeal from Senate tax bill

Reuters US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 10:04
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump would not object to removing a provision in a Senate Republican tax plan that would repeal the Obamacare mandate if it "becomes an impediment," White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday.
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Some Alabamians won't quit Moore because he never quit them

AP US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 10:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, homosexuality, Muslims and anything else that doesn't fit the evangelical mold. 2017-11-19T04:06:00-05:00 2017-11-19T09:06:37-05:00
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