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Graphic shows MLS attendance in comparison to other leagues and average TV viewers
November 17, 2017 - 1:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer's attendance is up and fan interest is booming, even if television broadcasts are far less popular and some young Americans would rather play in Europe. MLS averaged 22,000 in attendance for the first time in its history this season, ranked among the top seven...
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November 17, 2017 - 12:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is mocking Fox News for "always talking" about her as if she'd won the presidency. The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate is joking in an interview with the online news outlet NowThis that she is officially resigning as the conservative news channel's president...
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This photo provided by Bill Suthard shows an orange traffic cone with a weed growing out of it, decorated with tinsel and ornaments in Huntersville, N.C. The roadside attraction dubbed "Cone Weed" is something of a Christmas miracle to locals. The weed has been growing unencumbered across from the Huntersville Fire Station for a year and has amassed a cult following. The fire station tweeted pictures of Cone Weed decked in tinsel and ornaments last week. (Bill Suthard via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 12:18 pm
'OBSCENI MANKINIS:' CZECH TOURISTS SPORTING LIME GREEN BORAT 'MANKINIS' FINED PRAGUE (AP) — Six Czech tourists who dressed up in skimpy swimsuits made famous by Sacha Baron Cohen's "Borat" have reportedly been detained by authorities in Kazakhstan's capital Astana. Sporting lime green "mankinis"...
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November 17, 2017 - 10:15 am
PARIS (AP) — France's Foreign Ministry said a Saudi-led coalition has "extracted" two French female journalists from war-torn Yemen. Ministry spokeswoman Agnes Romatet-Espagne said Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian discussed how to bring them back safely to Riyadh during his visit to Saudi Arabia...
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FILE - In this file picture taken May 14, 2012, Saudi Arabia's Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, left, his older brother Saud bin Nayef, center, Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, son of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud wait for Gulf Arab leaders ahead of the opening of Gulf Cooperation Council, also known as GCC summit, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Lebanon-based businessmen and a media mogul who lost businesses in Saudi Arabia or through dealings with members of the royal family are closely watching a new campaign led by the powerful crown prince targeting officials, princes and tycoons in the oil-rich kingdom to see whether it will help them win back what they lost over the years. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
November 17, 2017 - 7:21 am
ADMA, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanon-based businessmen who lost enterprises through dealings with members of Saudi Arabia's royal family and others in the kingdom are closely watching a new campaign led by the powerful crown prince targeting officials, princes and tycoons in the oil-rich kingdom, hoping it...
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President Donald Trump answers a question from the press about discussion of the tax bill, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Trump is at the Capitol for a pep rally with House Republicans, shortly before the chamber is expected to approve the tax bill over solid Democratic opposition. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 17, 2017 - 6:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican-pushed tax overhaul legislation (all times local): ___ 6:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says the Democrats could exert greater sway over the shape of tax overhaul legislation if they weren't focused wholly on defeating it. In a pre-dawn tweet Friday,...
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A military tank is seen on a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. People across the country are starting another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country's political turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule. Mugabe has been in military custody and there is no sign of the recently fired deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, who fled the country last week. (AP Photo)
November 16, 2017 - 11:07 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 6:05 a.m. The head of the African Union Commission is backing efforts by the Southern African Development Community to resolve the political crisis in Zimbabwe. Moussa Faki Mahamat tells The Associated Press that...
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FILE - This Oct. 7, 2015 file photo shows Meryl Streep at the premiere of the film "Suffragette," at the London film festival in London. Streep told the audience at the 27th annual International Press Awards in New York on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, that has she experienced violence twice in her life, and the experiences changed her "on a cellular level." (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP, File)
November 16, 2017 - 10:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Meryl Streep says the two times in her life she dealt with violence were so profound it changed her "on a cellular level." Streep made the remarks Wednesday at the Committee to Protect Journalists' 27th annual International Press Freedom Awards in New York. The Oscar-winner told the...
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November 16, 2017 - 8:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — National Public Radio elected new leadership on its board of directors on Thursday as the organizations deals with sex harassment issues that led to its top news executive recently being ousted. NPR said Paul Haaga, retired chairman of the Capital Research and Management Co., will...
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FILE- This combo of file photos shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building on Aug. 1, 2017, in New York, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. Comcast is in discussions with 21st Century Fox about buying its movie studio, some cable channels and its international arms, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. This person can't discuss the matter publicly. (AP Photo/File)
November 16, 2017 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is in discussions with 21st Century Fox about buying its movie studio, some cable channels and its international arms, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. This person wouldn't discuss the matter publicly. The conversations are at a very early...
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