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November 22, 2017 - 7:04 pm
GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police dog shown on video doing pushups with two officers is a big hit on the internet — and a public safety reminder. Al.com reports that Nitro is a 2-year-old Dutch shepherd who joined the Gulf Shores Police Department's canine unit in February. In a video...
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Police officers stand near the site where a large balloon of Olaf, from the animated film, "Frozen", is being inflated for the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 22, 2017 - 6:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City's mayor...
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This Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 file photo shows the Trump Soho hotel in New York. The Trump Organization is ending its licensing deal with the Trump SoHo hotel in New York amid reports that the property has struggled to attract business, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 22, 2017 - 6:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump SoHo hotel is dropping the name it shares with the U.S. president. The Trump Organization said Wednesday that it is ending its licensing deal with the New York hotel amid reports that the property has struggled to attract business. The company owned by President Donald...
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Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Nasser, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 22, 2017 - 6:35 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former sports doctor accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women while he worked for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. Larry Nassar, 54, admitted...
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This Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 file photo shows the Trump Soho hotel in New York. The Trump Organization is ending its licensing deal with the Trump SoHo hotel in New York amid reports that the property has struggled to attract business, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 22, 2017 - 6:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump SoHo hotel is dropping the name it shares with the U.S. president. The Trump Organization said Wednesday that it is ending its licensing deal with the New York hotel amid reports that the property has struggled to attract business. The company owned by President Donald...
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Map shows the proposed Keystone XL pipeline extension route; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
November 22, 2017 - 6:15 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a bid by the Donald Trump administration to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges a presidential permit for the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls, Montana, dismissed U.S. Justice...
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November 22, 2017 - 6:14 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's appeals court ruled Wednesday that a state board was wrong to permanently revoke the license of a psychologist who told the parents of a 9-year-old boy to bottle feed him chocolate milk, engage him in "tummy time" and isolate him from the family to treat what they...
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FILE - This March 10, 2016, file photo shows Rep. Dan Schoen at the Minnesota State Office Building in St. Paul, Minn. Democrat Schoen and Republican Tony Cornish will resign from office following accusations of sexual misconduct, officials said on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP, File)
November 22, 2017 - 6:07 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for a Democratic state senator resigning over sexual harassment allegations raised questions Wednesday about two key accusers and suggested they may have wanted to sabotage the senator's campaign for higher office. Sen. Dan Schoen, of St. Paul Park, didn't appear...
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November 22, 2017 - 6:05 pm
FORT BENTON, Mont. (AP) — An activist who was trying to call attention to climate change was found guilty of criminal charges on Wednesday for closing a valve last year on a pipeline carrying crude oil from Canada to the United States. A Montana jury found Leonard Higgins of Portland, Oregon,...
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In this Nov. 17, 2017 photo, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., left, Kate McClure, right, and McClure's boyfriend Mark D'Amico pose at a CITGO station in Philadelphia. When McClure ran out of gas, Bobbitt, who is homeless, gave his last $20 to buy gas for her. McClure started a Gofundme.com campaign for Bobbitt that has raised more than $13,000. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
November 22, 2017 - 5:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more than $60,000 for the good Samaritan. Kate McClure, 27, started the Gofundme.com campaign earlier this month after she said she ran out of gas on...
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