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Autopsy set for migrant girl, 7, who died in border custody

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Immigration officials say an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who suffered seizures in custody and later died. More>>

Florida man executed for fatally stabbing woman in 1992

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Man convicted of fatally beating and stabbing South Florida woman 26 years ago scheduled to be executed Thursday evening. More>>

Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

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Branson's Virgin Galactic gearing up to finally send its tourism rocket ship to the edge of space. More>>

Authorities: Wave of hoax bomb threats made across US

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Authorities say bomb threats sent to dozens of schools, universities and other locations across the U.S. appear to be a hoax. More>>

Prosecutor: 7 held in Strasbourg shooting investigation

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The immediate aftermath of the shootout between French security forces and the suspect in the Strasbourg attack has been caught on camera from across the street, with footage showing armed officers at the scene and the body of the man slumped in a doorway. More>>

The Latest: Serbia seeks urgent UN session over Kosovo army

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The U.S. has hailed Kosovo's parliament vote to form a new army as a first step and reaffirmed "its support for the gradual transition ... to a force with a territorial defense mandate, as is Kosovo's sovereign right.". More>>

'Young miracle:' Baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak

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'Young miracle:' Baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak; mother died in childbirth. More>>

EU leaders vow to press on with 'no-deal' Brexit plans

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Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic says European Union leaders could meet in January for a new Brexit summit once Britain clarifies exactly what help it needs to pass the deal in the U.K. Parliament. More>>

Paris police bracing for more violent protests

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Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris police prefect says thousands of officers and armored vehicles will be deployed again in the French capital on Saturday. More>>

Trump's search for a new chief of staff has reality TV feel

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President Donald Trump's hunt for a new chief of staff has taken on the feel of a reality TV show. More>>

Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

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The Senate has delivered back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia in an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump's response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

The Latest: UK's May, EU's Juncker have testy confrontation

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Belgium's prime minister says European Union leaders aren't convinced that Britain can respect their Brexit agreement and they are planning for a potentially catastrophic "no-deal" scenario. More>>

Ex-Trump lawyer: Hush money paid over election concerns

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President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says he bought the silence of two women because Trump was "very concerned" about how their stories of alleged affairs with him "would affect the election.". More>>

Dutch suspect to be arraigned in slaying of US student

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An American student living in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam has been stabbed to death in her apartment and police are preparing to arraign a 23-year-old man suspected in the slaying. More>>

Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame

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Janet Jackson is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on her third try and she's joined by Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, Roxy Music, Radiohead, the Cure and the Zombies. More>>

Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

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China has Canada in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top Chinese tech executive on behalf of the U.S. States. More>>

Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds

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Apple says it plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas. More>>

Detention of Canadians raises stakes in China-US-Canada row

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The apparent detentions of two Canadian men in China this week have raised the stakes in a three-way international dispute with the United States. More>>

In plea deal, Russian woman admits to being a secret agent

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A woman accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government is expected to plead guilty. More>>

As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is days away from being sentenced on a felony charge that in different times might have brought an end to his career. More>>

Pelosi's triumph: A reminder why she's set to be speaker

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Pelosi appears to have sealed her return as House speaker by agreeing to limit her future tenure to no more than four years. More>>

Death row executions remain near historic lows in 2018

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Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year. More>>

As probe closes in, Trump distances himself from Cohen

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President Donald Trump has gone from denying knowledge of any payments to women who claim to have been mistresses to apparent acknowledgement of those hush money settlements - though he claims they wouldn't be illegal. More>>

The Latest: Macron to visit Strasbourg after suspect's death

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The Christmas market in Strasbourg has reopened amid tight security a day after the gunman suspected of killing three people in an attack earlier this week was shot dead by police. More>>

7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest

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Federal immigration authorities have confirmed that a 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol. More>>

The Latest: US-China trade spat having role in climate talks

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Germany says failure to curb climate change would cost the world "a lot more" than the trillions of dollars President Donald Trump's claim he's saving by quitting the 2015 Paris accord. More>>

Scientists scour WWI shipwreck to solve military mystery

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100 years later, researchers conclude underwater mine sank World War I warship off the coast of New York. More>>

Rivers leads Chargers to last-second comeback win over KC

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Philip Rivers led the Chargers to a pair of touchdowns in the final minutes, then hit Mike Williams for the go-ahead 2-point conversion with 4 seconds remaining to give Los Angeles a 29-28 victory over the Chiefs. More>>

Cuba health mystery: Diplomats had inner-ear damage early on

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Doctors: American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations. More>>

With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom

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With federal legalization of hemp at hand, the US market is set to boom amid the popularity of CBDs, a non-psychoactive compound found in hemp as a health supplement. More>>

Out of many nations, a single message: Europe is united

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Unlike the political chaos that has roiled Britain over Brexit, there has been no such squabbling among the 27 nations of Europe during the impending divorce. More>>

EU leaders wary of May's plea for help selling Brexit deal

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking a lifeline from European Union leaders after winning a no-confidence vote triggered by Conservative lawmakers unhappy with her Brexit plan. More>>

The Latest: Climate delegate: 'What's the point?' of talks

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Vulnerable countries are warning against a "mediocre" outcome at the U.N. climate talks in Poland. More>>

Yemen's warring sides agree on truce in key port city

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Britain's foreign secretary joins Yemen peace talks on final day in Sweden, along with UN secretary-general. More>>

Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout

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The French government spokesman says security forces are trying to catch the suspected shooter dead or alive, two days after an attack near Strasbourg's Christmas market. More>>

Canseco makes pitch for chief of staff job in tweet to Trump

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Jose Canseco makes pitch for chief of staff job in tweet to Trump. More>>

Canada says entrepreneur feared detained in China

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Chinese are cheering a Canadian court's decision to release a top Huawei Technologies executive on bail. More>>

UN climate talks inch forward, appear headed for overtime

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Negotiators from almost 200 countries are making a last-minute effort to resolve differences on the rules that will govern the 2015 Paris climate accord. More>>

Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

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Senators are expected to vote on a resolution that would call on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that would rebuke Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

The Latest: Man killed in Strasbourg was market shooter

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AP journalists and a French police official say a police operation is going on in the Strasbourg neighborhood where a suspected Christmas market gunman was last seen. More>>

Trump invokes 'advice-of-counsel' defense in campaign probe

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President Donald Trump is invoking something called the "advice-of-counsel" defense in response to the scandal over hush-money payments made to conceal his alleged affairs. More>>

Washington governor proposes major steps for orca recovery

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With the Northwest's beloved killer whales on the brink of extinction, Washington Gov. More>>

Arizona journalism saga has poisoning claim, nasty divorce

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The owner of a small Arizona newspaper chain and his wife are locked in a nasty divorce dispute that includes allegations of poisoning. More>>

Boy Scouts' money struggles: Is bankruptcy an option?

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The Boy Scouts of America says it is exploring "all options" to address serious financial challenges, but is declining to confirm or deny a report that it may seek bankruptcy protection. More>>

The Latest: EU chief says May had no plan for help on Brexit

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German minister glad Britain avoided 'total chaos' in Brexit process. More>>

Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death

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A 78-year-old man who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country has pleaded guilty to murder in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman. More>>

'Dirty deeds': Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison Video included

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A lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump is set to learn whether cooperating with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for dodging taxes, lying to Congress and violating campaign finance laws. More>>

Raptors rout Warriors 113-93 without Kawhi to complete sweep

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Kyle Lowry had 23 points and 12 assists to lead a balanced Toronto offense while leading scorer Kawhi Leonard sat out, and the Raptors dominated Golden State from the start in routing the Warriors 113-93 to complete a season sweep. More>>

Walker uses power next governor may not have to seal deal

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker executed a $28 million deal to save nearly 400 jobs at a Kimberly-Clark Corp. plant using powers that his Democratic successor would no longer have under a bill passed during a lame-duck session last week. More>>

The Latest: US welcomes progress from Yemen peace talks

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The Latest: UN secretary general, UN envoy to brief reporters at closing of a week of Yemen peace talks in Sweden. More>>

The Latest: Bomb threat hoax targets US schools, businesses

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Businesses and schools across the U.S. were evacuated because of a bomb threat hoax. More>>

Suspected jihadists kill 42 in Mali's nomadic Tuareg camps

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Suspected jihadists on motorcycles have killed at least 42 people in Mali's eastern Menaka region during a series of attacks on camps. More>>

The Latest: Senate OKs resolution blaming Saudi crown prince

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Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have introduced a resolution rebuking Saudi Arabia for the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

Metaphorical Washington 'swamp' overrun by actual vermin

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The nation's capital is facing a spiraling rat infestation, fueled by mild winters and a human population boom. More>>

Pentagon: NKorea slow to negotiate over US war remains

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Pentagon officials say they have been unable so far to draw North Korea into negotiations on returning additional remains of Americans killed in North Korea. More>>

Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness

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Health officials are reporting the most cases ever of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children. More>>

Trump's new Africa strategy takes sharp aim at China, Russia

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Trump administration wants to see an increase in U.S. investment and trade in Africa as part of a new strategy aimed at countering China's growing influence on the continent. More>>

Google grilled in Congress: What's ahead for tech companies

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Lawmakers pepper Google CEO with questions that give inkling of the issues facing tech next year. More>>

Trump argues he 'never directed' longtime fixer to break law

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President Donald Trump is contending he "never directed" longtime lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law, after Cohen was sentenced to prison time for crimes including arranging hush money payments to conceal Trump's alleged affairs. More>>

Yemen's port city of Aden shows challenge of peace

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Yemen's government nearly saw itself pushed into the sea by advancing rebels here three years ago. More>>

AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs

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AP Interview: Democratic Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama tells AP Trump's tariff talk is spooking farmers and others in the deep-red state. More>>

'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

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Nominees for 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards to be announced. More>>

Nobel Peace winners urge global action vs. sexual violence

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Nadia Murad, the Iraqi woman who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize for her activism against sexual violence in wartime, says she wants world leaders to translate sympathy for the victims into action against the abusers. More>>

Turkey train crash leaves 9 dead, dozens injured

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A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 43 others, officials and news reports said. More>>

Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

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Authorities estimate it will cost at least $3 billion to clear debris of 19,000 homes destroyed by California wildfires last month. More>>

Former HUD chief Julian Castro moves toward presidential run

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APNewsBreak: Texas Democrat Julian Castro, housing chief under President Barack Obama, launches exploratory committee for president as he moves closer to a possible 2020 White House run. More>>

Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

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In a season of big Indian weddings, the marriage of two business scions is set to be the biggest of them all. More>>

The Latest: 3 train workers detained over Turkey crash

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An official says at least four people have been killed and 43 injured when a high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara. More>>

Congress approves $400 billion for farmers, forests, poor

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The House has easily passed the farm bill, a massive legislative package that reauthorizes agriculture programs and food aid. More>>

The Latest: China confirms holding 2 Canadians

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China has confirmed it has detained two Canadian men, saying they were being detained on suspicion of "endangering national security.". More>>

UN chief calls for compromise, sacrifice at climate talks

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Germany's environment minister wants more European Union funds to support regions affected by the closure of coal mines. More>>

Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at large

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France is hunting for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 11. More>>

Attorneys for ex-Baylor student break silence over rape case

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Attorneys for a former Baylor University student accused of rape have fired back against an account the accuser read in court, saying it was "riddled with distortions and misrepresentations.". More>>

The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect Video included

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A senior French government official says that five people have been detained as police hunt for the man who attacked the Strasbourg Christmas market, but the gunman remains at large. More>>

France's Macron caught between protests, Strasbourg attack

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French President Emmanuel Macron has striven to keep responding to the protesters' concerns over tax hikes in an effort to appease tensions in the country, while supervising security measures after Tuesday's shooting in Strasbourg. More>>

UK's May wins no-confidence vote by MPs unhappy over Brexit

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A British Conservative Party official says Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence vote from party lawmakers. More>>

Strasbourg suspect: From young criminal to fugitive attacker

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Authorities in Germany and France have identified the alleged extremist on the run after a deadly shooting at France's most famous Christmas market as a multiple repeat offender. More>>

The Latest: Official IDs Canadian missing in China

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An official familiar with the matter says the Canadian man missing in China and feared detained is entrepreneur Michael Spavor. More>>

Pelosi, foes clinch deal all but paving her way to speaker

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California Rep. Nancy Pelosi and fellow Democrats who've tried thwarting her drive to become House speaker seem near an accord that would all but assure she wins the post in the next Congress. More>>

Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans

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Hertz partners with Clear to speed car rental process with biometric scanning. More>>

The Latest: UK's May grateful for vote keeping her in office

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U.K. leader Theresa May is vowing to fight a no-confidence vote "with everything I've got," appealing to party colleagues to support her leadership. More>>

Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned Parenthood

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The Supreme Court is avoiding a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood over the dissenting votes of three justices. More>>

It's now or never pedestrians: German town has Elvis lights

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Keep your blue suede shoes behind the curb: the German town where Elvis Presley was stationed as a soldier in the 1950s has installed three pedestrian lights with images of the American rock icon. More>>

Trump campaign Russia contacts alarm intelligence experts

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Russian outreach to the Trump campaign has a familiar and alarming pattern to experts in the intelligence field. More>>

Official: California must mull home ban in fire-prone areas

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California's top firefighter: Wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in particularly vulnerable areas. More>>

Quackarazzi: Mandarin duck holds NYC in its spell

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Quackarazzi: A brightly colored Mandarin duck is holding New York City in its spell, with pink, purple, orange and emerald green colors one admirer called a "living box of crayons.". More>>

Activists decry no-jail sentence for former frat president

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A woman who accused a former Baylor University student of raping her at a fraternity party says she's outraged his plea includes no jail time. More>>

Ex-judges to ICE: End immigration arrests at courthouses

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Dozens of retired state and federal judges are calling on U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally. More>>

Police rip toddler from mother's arms at benefits office

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The New York Police Department is investigating video that shows a group of officers pulling a 1-year-old boy from his mother's arms while arresting her at a Brooklyn food stamp office. More>>

With new board in place, CBS to decide Moonves' exit pay

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The investigation into sexual-misconduct claims against former CBS CEO Les Moonves will loom large over the network's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday. More>>

Pelosi gives Trump an earful, questions 'manhood' in private

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Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump's border wall demand is really about his "manhood.". More>>

Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse

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One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the abuses. More>>

Palestinians offer new details of Israel's botched Gaza raid

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A month after a heavy round of Israel-Hamas fighting, the undercover Israeli operation that sparked the battle remains clouded in mystery. More>>

Croak to croon: City frogs sing more alluring love songs

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A new study finds that city frogs and rainforest frogs don't sing the same tune. More>>

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

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The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta. More>>

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

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Time magazine's 2018 person of the year are the "guardians and the war on truth.". More>>

Flynn's lawyers say his lie to FBI 'uncharacteristic'

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Lawyers for former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn are expected to make a sentencing recommendation to the judge. More>>

Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary

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Democrats are trying to turn their most painful losses this year into a rallying cry they hope will electrify the 2020 presidential campaign: Every vote matters. More>>

China and US discuss plans for trade talks

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China, US discuss plans for trade talks in sign negotiations going ahead despite tension over Huawei arrest. More>>

UK's May hits narrowing road for help rescuing Brexit deal

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is launching her fight to save her Brexit deal over breakfast with her Dutch counterpart, the first of a string of meeting with European leaders in coming days. More>>

Christmas tree farmers aim to boost sales via social media Video included

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Christmas tree farmers nationwide are fighting back against the growing popularity of the artificial Christmas evergreen with a social media ad campaign. More>>

Stumbling bloc: How did Brexit become such a mess?

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The road out of the European Union has been anything but smooth for Britain. More>>

Gunman kills 4, then himself, after Mass at Brazil cathedral

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Authorities say an armed man entered a cathedral in southern Brazil and opened fire during Mass, killing at least four people before killing himself. More>>

Huawei CFO gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat

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China's foreign minister vows to defend its citizens as Huawei executive arrested in Canada awaits bail decision. More>>

5 detained as France hunts Christmas market terror suspect

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France is hunting for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 11. More>>

Yemen's warring sides said to agree on prisoner swap

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A rebel delegation member says Yemen's warring sides have agreed on Tuesday to set Jan. 20 as a final date to swap over 15,000 prisoners from both sides of the country's devastating civil war. More>>

Canadian ex-diplomat detained in China, official confirms

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A former Canadian diplomat has been detained while visiting Beijing. More>>

Report: Uber files preliminary papers for Wall Street debut

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Report: Ride-hailing giant Uber has filed confidential preliminary paperwork for selling stock to the public. More>>

Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

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French media have reported a shooting in Strasbourg and the Interior Ministry has called on the public to remain indoors amid a "serious security event" in the city center. More>>

Trump threatens shutdown in wild encounter with Democrats Video included

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Trump set to meet with congressional Democratic leaders to discuss border wall, potential shutdown. More>>

Facing pressure, McConnell agrees to criminal justice vote

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will take up a criminal justice bill that would be the largest sentencing overhaul in decades. More>>

The Latest: French minister says Strasbourg gunman killed 3

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A French regional official says that a shooting in Strasbourg has left at least one dead and 10 wounded in the city center near a world-famous Christmas market. More>>

The Latest: Pelosi: Trump thinks Mexico will pay for wall

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President Donald Trump says the military will build his promised border wall "if Democrats do not give us the votes to secure our Country.". More>>

The cost of France's protests running into billions

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The French government says tax relief and other fiscal measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron to try to calm nationwide protests will cost between 8 billion and 10 billion euros ($9 billion and $11 billion). More>>

Unfinished business: UN migrant pact inked, but foes remain

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Delegates to a U.N. conference are laying out commitments to fight illegal people trafficking and boost economic opportunities in the wake of pledging to cooperate on safe, orderly and humane migration. More>>

Walker: Partial vetoes possible on some lame-duck bills

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Gov. Scott Walker says the powers of his Democratic replacement will remain among the strongest of any governor in the country, even if he signs bills passed in a lame-duck session. More>>

Jury recommends life in prison for man who rammed crowd

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A Virginia jury is set to resume deliberations on a sentencing recommendation for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally. More>>

The Latest: May doesn't answer reports of office challenge

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is ruling out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain but says elements of the Brexit deal could still be clarified. More>>

'Many' candidates vying for chief of staff job, Trump says Video included

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Thought to be nailed down, search for a White House chief of staff turns into a scramble. More>>

Former Ford Argentina executives sentenced in torture cases

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A court in Argentina has sentenced two former Ford Motor Co. executives to prison for crimes against humanity committed against Argentine union workers during the country's 1976-1983 military dictatorship. More>>

Italian police probing deadly stampede find pepper spray can

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Italian police are questioning more witnesses to find who sprayed an irritant, triggering a deadly disco stampede. More>>

US to ease oil drilling controls protecting imperiled bird

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The Trump administration is advancing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activities on huge swaths of land in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species. More>>

Seahawks on brink of playoffs after 21-7 win over Vikings

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Bobby Wagner blocked Dan Bailey's field goal attempt midway through the fourth quarter, sparking the Seahawks to two late touchdowns and a 21-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings. More>>

The Latest: US condemns detention of Canadian in China

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A former Canadian diplomat has been detained while visiting Beijing. More>>

US returns 3 disputed bells taken from Philippines in 1901

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Three church bells seized by American troops as war trophies more than a century ago have arrived in Manila to be handed back to the Philippines, a move long demanded by Filipino leaders. More>>

'Truth isn't truth' tops list of notable quotes in 2018

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The assertion that "truth isn't truth," made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2018. More>>

Some Trump allies starting to worry about investigations

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President Donald Trump's intensifying legal troubles are unnerving some of his fellow Republicans. More>>

AP All-America team: Tide leads with 4 of 10 CFP players

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Playoff semifinalists place 10 players on The Associated Press All-America first team, including four from No. 1 Alabama. More>>

Woman who accused man of rape outraged he got no jail time

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A Texas judge has accepted a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of rape to avoid serving jail time. More>>

In possible plea deal, accused Russian agent case 'resolved'

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Prosecutors say they have "resolved" a case against a woman accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government, a sign that she likely has taken a plea deal. More>>

US arrests 32 at San Diego border demonstration

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US Border Patrol agents handcuff about a dozen people participating in demonstration organized by Quaker group at U.S.-Mexico border to protest militarization of border. More>>

Report: USOC and others delayed in response to Nassar

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USOC fires chief of sport performance Alan Ashley because of his silence in Larry Nassar sex-abuse case. More>>

China ups pressure as tech exec's hearing goes into Tuesday

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China ups pressure on US, Canada for release of top Chinese technology executive. More>>

Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at UN climate talks

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More than 450 asset managers, including major pension funds and insurance companies, are calling on governments to phase out coal-fired power plants and put a meaningful price on carbon to help tackle climate change. More>>

California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting 'Angels' Video included

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In the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire, online sleuths known as 'angels' bring their skills to Paradise to reconnect friends and family with survivors. More>>

Trump blames lawyer Michael Cohen for hush money 'liability' Video included

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President Donald Trump is defending the hush money payments made by his ex-lawyer to two women during his 2016 campaign, calling them "a simple private transaction.". More>>

GM fights government to retain tax credit for electric cars

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General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers. More>>

Macron vows tax cuts, pay rise; will France's anger subside? Video included

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French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to speak to the nation at last, after increasingly violent protests against his leadership. More>>

Brexit deal in turmoil as May postpones Parliament vote

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The European Union's top court has ruled that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed. More>>

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

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Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign aimed at stoking Democratic support for an ambitious environmental plan known as the Green New Deal ahead of the 2020 presidential race. More>>

UNAIDS found in 'crisis' after sex harassment claims

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Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment inside UNAIDS says the U.N agency's leadership is "in crisis" and says it should consider whether its top official must go. More>>

The Latest: Theresa May postpones vote on Brexit deal

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British Prime Minister Theresa May will make an emergency statement to Parliament about Brexit, amid reports that a crucial vote on her EU divorce deal will be postponed. More>>

Wall Street's Fearless Girl statue gets new place of honor

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The "Fearless Girl" statue that inspired millions with a message of female empowerment has a new home in front of the New York Stock Exchange. More>>

Musk suggests Tesla's new chairwoman won't rein him in

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Elon Musk dismisses the idea that Tesla's new chairwoman will have much control over his behavior. More>>

Prosecutors indict Nissan's Ghosn for underreporting pay

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Reports say Tokyo prosecutors have charged Nissan former chairman Ghosn, another executive and Nissan of underreporting income. More>>

Trump scrambling to find new White House chief of staff Video included

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Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff after top pick dropped out of the mix. More>>

No sentence yet for man who rammed rally counterprotesters

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The same jury that convicted a man of first-degree murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally will now decide his punishment. More>>

The Latest: US arrests 32 at San Diego border protest

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US Border Patrol agents handcuff about a dozen people participating in demonstration organized by Quaker group at U.S.-Mexico border to protest militarization of border. More>>

The Latest: Macron promises tax relief for workers, retirees

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Union representatives say French President Emmanuel Macron gave no information about the measures he is going to announce in a televised address to the nation in the evening. More>>

Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school

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Millions in Southern states brace for a harsh wintry storm that's bringing immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads or deadly floods. More>>

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

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A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies has arrived at the International Space Station. More>>

Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump

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The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee says he believes it would be an "impeachable offense" if it's proved that President Donald Trump directed illegal hush-money payments to women during the 2016 campaign. More>>

US backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks

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Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches are establishing a presence at the U.N. climate talks to show many Americans remain committed to curbing global warming. More>>

Newtown shooter described 'scorn for humanity'

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Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting. More>>

Cardi B, Pharrell, Kanye draw crowds during Art Basel Miami

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Royalty, Real Housewives and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous parties toasting the world's best artists during Art Basel. More>>

Trump plan to reclassify nuke waste alarms environmentalists

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The Trump administration has proposed reclassifying some radioactive waste left from the production of nuclear weapons to make disposal cheaper and easier. More>>

Nearly 85 percent of UN nations back migration deal; not US

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Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and other countries. More>>

The Latest: Red Cross: Migrant policy mustn't add suffering

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has sought to dispel "falsehoods" and "myths" over an international agreement on safe, humane and orderly migration. More>>

Rise up: Female voices take center stage at Grammys

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Female musicians who not only write their own lyrics _ but produce their songs too _ are taking center stage at the 2019 Grammy Awards, a year after female voices were shut of the show's major categories. More>>

US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

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With drought continuing and reservoirs shrinking, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the Colorado River had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018. More>>

Prescott's 3rd TD to Cooper lifts Cowboys over Eagles in OT

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Dak Prescott's third TD toss to Amari Cooper lifts Cowboys to 29-23 overtime win over Eagles, control of NFC East. More>>

Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

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Kansas' new Democratic governor has promised not to raise taxes to boost state spending, but Republicans who control the Legislature argue that one is already coming. More>>

Iraq celebrates victory over IS while grappling with legacy

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Iraq is marking the anniversary of its costly victory over the Islamic State group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks. More>>

With Kevin Hart's downfall, hosting the Oscars got harder

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Hart's fallout raises questions about the Oscars host problem and the liability of social media. More>>

Drake Escape: Miami's score on final play beats Pats 34-33

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Kenyan Drake ran the last 52 yards as the Miami Dolphins scored on a pass and double lateral on the final play to beat the New England Patriots 34-33. More>>

Cyprus sees surge in migrants crossing from breakaway north

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People trafficking rings set sights on Cyprus as other migrant routes to Europe are blocked. More>>

Concert stampede in Italy leaves 6 dead, over 50 hurt

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Officials 6 dead, more than 100 injured in nightclub stampede in Italy. More>>

Goldman, dominant defense leads Bears over Rams 15-6

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Eddie Goldman led a dominant effort by the defense, and the Chicago Bears shut down Jared Goff and Los Angeles' high-powered offense in a 15-6 victory over the NFC West champion Rams on Sunday night. More>>

Paris riots over fuel taxes dim hopes for climate fight

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The 'yellow vests' protests in France highlight a problem with fighting global warming with taxes on fossil fuels. More>>

Evers not optimistic Wisconsin Gov. Walker will veto bills

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Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he's not optimistic that outgoing governor Scott Walker will veto bills approved by the Republican-dominated Legislature that would limit the new governor's power. More>>

Documents show Facebook used user data as competitive weapon

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The British Parliament's media committee has a release a cache of documents that shows Facebook considered charging developers for data access. More>>

Teachers union: Tentative deal to end charter schools strike

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The nation's first teachers' strike against a charter school operator is ending in Chicago. More>>

GM plant closing not expected to stall Detroit's rebound

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General Motors' planned shutdown of its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would leave only one auto assembly factory in the city, but the closure and job losses are not expected to stall-out Detroit's remarkable comeback. More>>

Climate reality check: Global carbon pollution up in 2018

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Global carbon pollution rose sharply this year after several years of little growth. More>>

Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

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Huawei arrest complicates US-China trade talks, illustrating an underlying clash over technology. More>>

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