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December 15, 2017 - 2:02 pm
OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida arrested three dairy farm employees on animal cruelty charges following the release of an undercover video by animal rights group showing workers abusing cows. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said three McArthur Dairy workers were arrested Wednesday...
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December 15, 2017 - 1:57 pm
iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending December 14, 2017: Top Songs 1. Perfect, Ed Sheeran 2. rockstar (feat. 21 Savage), Post Malone 3. Havana (feat. Young Thug), Camila Cabello 4. Perfect Duet (with Beyoncé), Ed Sheeran 5. Never Be the Same, Camila Cabello 6. Thunder, Imagine Dragons 7...
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December 15, 2017 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the New York corruption trial of three former South American soccer officials have gone home for the weekend after getting started with their deliberations. The panel worked for about 3½ hours on Friday in a Brooklyn federal court. It's the first U.S. trial stemming from...
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FILE - In this photo Dec, 13, 2017 file photo, Democrat Doug Jones speaks during an interview with the Associated Press, in Birmingham, Ala. Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill dismissed the viral story that over 5,000 of the votes for Jones in Tuesday’s special U.S. Senate election were cast by the dead. “There are not 5,000 dead people on the voters rolls unless they died today,” Merrill told the AP Thursday, Dec. 14. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
December 15, 2017 - 1:12 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: UPDATE: Alabama Election Officials Found 5,329 More...
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December 15, 2017 - 12:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has sided with reporters in a court fight over documents that began after an FBI agent pretended to be an Associated Press journalist while investigating bomb threats at a Washington state high school. When the ruse became public in 2014, the AP and a press...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2017, file photo, a tourist takes a photo from Pennsylvania Avenue of the illuminated White House in Washington. The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
December 15, 2017 - 12:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure. The administration was laying the groundwork for such a drive even...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, European Council President Donald Tusk, center, and Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas, left, participate in a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. European Union leaders were set Friday to authorize a new phase in Brexit talks as time runs short to clinch an agreement on future relations and trade with Britain before it leaves the bloc in March 2019. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
December 15, 2017 - 12:16 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — With British Prime Minister Theresa May already back home, European Union leaders stood united Friday in saluting the outcome of the first phase of Brexit negotiations, but warned London it will be "dramatically difficult" to get a full departure deal by the March 2019 deadline. In...
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This image released by Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley as Rey in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is off to a death star-sized start at the box office. Disney says Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, that eighth installment in the space franchise has earned an estimated $45 million from Thursday night showings. (Lucasfilm via AP)
December 15, 2017 - 11:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is off to a death star-sized start at the box office. Disney says Friday that the eighth installment in the space franchise has earned an estimated $45 million from Thursday night showings. It's the second-highest Thursday night preview tally following...
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Former Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev waits for his hearing at a court in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. A Moscow court is expected to deliver a verdict in the case of former Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev who is on trial for accepting a $2 million bribe from a close ally of President Vladimir Putin.(AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
December 15, 2017 - 11:15 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's former economics minister was handed an eight-year prison sentence Friday after being convicted of accepting a $2 million bribe from one of President Vladimir Putin's top associates. The high-profile trial of Alexei Ulyukayev has been widely seen as part of infighting between...
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After a meeting voting to end net neutrality, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai answers a question from a reporter, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 15, 2017 - 10:12 am
Now that the federal government has rolled back the internet protections it put in place two years ago, the big question is: What does the repeal of "net neutrality' rules mean to you? In the short term, the answer is simple: Not much. But over time, your ability to watch what you want to watch...
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