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LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor

AP US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 08:00
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. 2017-11-18T19:49:00-05:00 2017-11-19T00:49:44-05:00
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Bangladesh arrests militant suspect in U.S. blogger killing

Reuters US News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 07:16
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police said on Sunday they had arrested a suspected leader of an Islamist group wanted in connection with the death in 2015 a U.S. blogger critical of religious extremism.
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'Faithful' Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 23:00
DETROIT (AP) — A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy cleared a threshold on the way to possible sainthood Saturday as the Roman Catholic Church beatified Solanus Casey, who is credited with the miraculous cure of a woman with a chronic skin disease. 2017-11-18T15:59:00-05:00 2017-11-18T20:59:11-05:00
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Sen. Flake says GOP is 'toast' if it follows Trump, Moore

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 23:00
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if it follows President Donald Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. 2017-11-18T17:24:00-05:00 2017-11-18T22:24:09-05:00
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Ohio candidate doesn't regret sexual conquest Facebook post

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 21:00
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said on Facebook that people should "lighten up" after deleting a previous post outlining his sexual history with women that drew widespread criticism for trivializing sexual harassment and sexual assault. 2017-11-18T15:51:00-05:00 2017-11-18T20:51:03-05:00
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Ohio justice, candidate issues apology for Facebook post

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 20:00
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said on Facebook that people should "lighten up" after deleting a previous post outlining his sexual history with women that drew widespread criticism for trivializing sexual harassment and sexual assault. 2017-11-18T13:51:00-05:00 2017-11-18T18:51:41-05:00
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'Faithful' Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 20:00
DETROIT (AP) — A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy cleared a threshold on the way to possible sainthood Saturday as the Roman Catholic Church beatified Solanus Casey, who is credited with the miraculous cure of a woman with a chronic skin disease. 2017-11-18T13:59:00-05:00 2017-11-18T18:59:18-05:00
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U.S. nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike order

Reuters US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:01
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. nuclear commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons.
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Deduction targeted by GOP used by tax filers in most states

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:00
ATLANTA (AP) — A popular deduction targeted in the GOP's overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise. 2017-11-18T11:57:00-05:00 2017-11-18T16:57:54-05:00
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'Faithful' Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:00
DETROIT (AP) — A priest who wasn't allowed to preach instead turned his ears and heart to the needy. Now, decades after his death, Solanus Casey is on a path to sainthood, celebrated as an incredibly humble man who brought people to God. 2017-11-18T12:32:00-05:00 2017-11-18T17:32:23-05:00
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Justice deletes Facebook post, tells people to 'lighten up'

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:00
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said on Facebook that people should "lighten up" after deleting a previous post outlining his sexual history with women that drew widespread criticism for trivializing sexual harassment and sexual assault. 2017-11-18T11:32:00-05:00 2017-11-18T16:32:09-05:00
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Ohio court justice deletes Facebook post on sexual history

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 15:00
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate says he deleted a Facebook post outlining his sexual history after being criticized in part for potentially identifying some of the women. 2017-11-18T07:24:00-05:00 2017-11-18T12:24:56-05:00
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U.S. nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike order: CBS

Reuters US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 14:20
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. nuclear commander was quoted as saying on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons.
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Detroit priest to be beatified, was known for helping others

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:00
DETROIT (AP) — A priest who wasn't allowed to preach instead turned his ears and heart to the needy. Now, decades after his death, Solanus Casey is on a path to sainthood, celebrated as an incredibly humble man who brought people to God. 2017-11-18T04:56:00-05:00 2017-11-18T09:56:34-05:00
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Tax filers in most states claim deduction targeted by GOP

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:00
ATLANTA (AP) — A popular deduction targeted in the GOP's overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise. 2017-11-18T04:45:00-05:00 2017-11-18T09:45:33-05:00
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U.S. destroyer slightly damaged in collision with tug off Japan: U.S. Navy

Reuters US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 09:07
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. guided-missile destroyer, USS Benfold,, sustained slight damage when a Japanese tug drifted into it during a towing exercise off central Japan on Saturday, the U.S. Navy said.
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Keystone pipeline leak won't affect last regulatory hurdle

AP US News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 02:00
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil leak from the Keystone pipeline would seem to be poor timing four days before regulators in Nebraska decide whether to allow a major expansion of the system, but officials say state law does not allow pipeline safety to be a factor in their decision. 2017-11-17T20:01:00-05:00 2017-11-18T01:01:11-05:00
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Director of Puerto Rico power company resigns amid scrutiny

AP US News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The director of Puerto Rico's power company resigned on Friday amid ongoing blackouts and scrutiny of a contract awarded to a small Montana-based company to help rebuild the electric grid destroyed by Hurricane Maria. 2017-11-17T12:32:00-05:00 2017-11-17T17:32:17-05:00
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Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis

AP US News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:00
CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease. 2017-11-17T16:25:00-05:00 2017-11-17T21:25:58-05:00
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Hawaii psychiatric patient says he's surprised escape worked

AP US News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:00
FRENCH CAMP, Calif. (AP) — A man who acknowledges killing a woman nearly 40 years ago said Friday that he is surprised he was able to walk out of a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and make it to California before being captured. 2017-11-17T14:06:00-05:00 2017-11-17T19:06:01-05:00
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