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Dec 15, 2017

AP sources: Phillies, 1B Santana agree to $60M, 3-year deal
First baseman Carlos Santana became the first of the offseason''s big-name free agents to find a new home, agreeing to a $60 million, three-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, according to two people familiar with the deal        

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Dec 15, 2017

President Trump and Sessions disagree on president's criticism of FBI
Trump keeps up his criticism of FBI in advance of appearance at bureau training center, but Attorney General Jeff Sessions disagrees        

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Dec 15, 2017

Lawyer who threw $4M birthday bash for son now has reality show on YouTube
These aren''t your typical home videos: The professionally produced episodes open a window into the family''s wealth, privilege and opulent tastes.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Procter & Gamble may drop USA Gymnastics sponsorship after sex abuse scandal
The move comes in the wake of the sex abuse scandal involving the former team doctor that has rocked the organization.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Terrell Davis: Broncos Have Yet to Find Their Quarterback of the Future
Former Denver Broncos running back Terrell Davis believe the team can be successful with their current stable of quarterbacks but doesn''t believe the team has found its franchise signal-caller.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Republicans boost child tax credit to lock down Senate support for tax overhaul bill
Sen. Marco Rubio had said he would oppose the tax bill, and Sen. Mike Lee was wavering, to get a bigger benefit for low-income families.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Free Press’ Stephen Henderson terminated for misconduct
The Free Press launched an investigation after a minister accused three members of the media, including Henderson, of sexual harassment.        

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Dec 15, 2017

For Trump judicial nominee, five uneasy minutes of fame
President Trump''s latest federal court nominee had a little trouble with the law at his Senate hearing.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Morgan Spurlock steps down from his company after revealing his own sexual misconduct
''Super Size Me'' documentarian steps down from his Warrior Poets production company after revealing his own tales of sexual misconduct on Twitter.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Russell Simmons scandal: NYPD investigates allegations as he mounts #NotMe defense
NYPD is investigating as Simmons mounts a #NotMe defense on social media and more accusers come forward.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Cowboys' Jerry Jones discusses possibility of legalized sports betting nationwide
Comments come as U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide whether Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act is constitutional.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Grand jury slams Penn State for 'shocking apathy' following hazing death
In addition to rebuking university officials, grand jury recommends adopting more stringent policies to curb hazing at fraternities.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Mario Batali scandal: Celebrity chef fired by ABC's 'The Chew'
ABC terminated its relationship with celebrity chef Mario Batali after concluding its own investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Warren Buffett's 10 largest current stock bets
There are more than 40 stocks in Berkshire Hathaway''s stock portfolio, but some holdings are much larger than others.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Trump keeps up criticism of FBI before appearance at bureau's national academy
Trump keeps up his criticism of FBI in advance of appearance at bureau training center        

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Dec 15, 2017

Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah on FCC's 'bye Felicia' moment to net neutrality in Best of Late Night
What will happen to your connection? The late-night comics fill you in.        

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Dec 15, 2017

The funniest wildlife photos of 2017 are just as wild and hilarious as you'd expect
The competition features images that are 'light-hearted, upbeat, possibly unpretentious and mainly about wildlife doing funny things.'        

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Dec 15, 2017

Ferrell plays 'Elf' on a loop at Christmas
Star of 'Daddy''s Home 2,' Will Ferrell, says his family celebrates Christmas the Swedish way, and that his hit holiday movie 'Elf' plays on repeat. (Dec. 15)        

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Dec 15, 2017

Peter Jackson: Harvey Weinstein told me not to cast Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino in 'LOTR'
Jackson recalled that Weinstein told him not to cast Judd and Sorvino, both among Weinstein''s accusers, in his ''Lord of the Rings'' trilogy.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Late-night hosts address 'absolutely despicable' FCC vote to end net neutrality
Late-night hosts protest after the FCC voted down net neutrality rules that prevented ISPs from blocking, slowing or charging more for some content.        

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Dec 15, 2017

3 ways to start the year with a digital clean slate
Here are some tips on how to declutter your digital history.        

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Dec 15, 2017

2nd most powerful man in N. Korea has disappeared; execution rumors
The disappearance of North Korea’s second most powerful official has many questioning whether has has been executed. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).        

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Dec 15, 2017

HGTV host Carter Oosterhouse accused of sexual misconduct
A former makeup artist for Oosterhouse''s show ''Carter Can'' alleged that the host coerced her into performing oral sex.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Will Smith on how insanely competitive MJ is
Will Smith shares a hilarious story about Michael Jordan.        

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Dec 15, 2017

The best sports moments of 2017
       

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Dec 15, 2017

Trump calls on Roy Moore to concede Senate race: 'I think he should. He tried.'
Trump acknowledges that he needs Republican votes for his tax bill, but says ''I think we''re doing very well.''        

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Dec 15, 2017

Doyel: Injury to Colts' Brandon Williams latest reminder that the NFL is a monster
What bothers me most is that Brandon Williams suffered that injury on that normal play – and it’s not going to change our viewing habits one bit.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Year in review: The 50 stories from 50 states that moved us in 2017
Before we usher in the new year, it''s time for a retrospective of 2017.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Those fake reindeer antlers on your car are eating up your gas
But a Christmas tree on the roof is even worse.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Omarosa's departure points to lack of diversity at White House
Newman was one of 22 top assistants to the president making the maximum salary of $179,700. She was the only racial minority.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Why did USA TODAY's editorial board declare President Trump is 'not fit for office'?
Editorial writer Saundra Torry explains on USATODAY''s Cup of Politics podcast why the newspaper''s editorial board wrote a scathing condemnation of President Trump.        

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Dec 15, 2017

2018 safest vehicles: IIHS rates 15 cars and SUVs as safest
These cars and SUVs have earned top honors from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety after the group toughened its requirements.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Ranking all 39 college football bowl games: The top 10
The college football bowl season has arrived and with it comes our annual countdown to help you prioritize your holiday viewing.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Take it from voters, Democrats don't want a Bernie Sanders or a blue Donald Trump
Recent elections in Alabama, Virginia and many other places suggest mild mannered moderates are the party''s best bet for 2018.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Matt Lauer scandal: Lawyer for accuser blasts NBC, ex-intern describes predatory affair
She was 24, he was in his 40s and newly married. She describes their brief consensual affair at the ''Today'' show as predatory.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle set royal wedding date: May 19
We already knew the venue: St. George''s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Now we know the date as well: May 19, 2018.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Report: Women at ESPN face culture of hostility, sexism
Former ESPN employee details allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation in a 'Boston Globe' report.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Late night hosts address 'absolutely despicable' FCC vote to end net neutrality
Late night hosts are not happy that the FCC voted down net neutrality rules.        

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Dec 15, 2017

NASA's Kepler finds solar system like ours with eight planets
The discovery marks the first solar system to tie with our solar system in the number of planets orbiting one star, according to NASA.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Daredevil Wu Yongning died after falling off skyscraper in China. What is 'rooftopping'?
It''s a risky, glamorous and potentially lucrative act.        

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Dec 15, 2017

When it comes to clients, go big, entrepreneurs
There''s nothing wrong with a small business courting a big client. Unless of course you want to make less money and work harder.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Brexit: EU clears way to second round of talks
The clearance provides a welcome boost to British Prime Minister Theresa May.        

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Dec 15, 2017

With tax reform pending, it's time to consider actions now
While the vast majority of changes won''t take effect until January, procrastinators might miss out on key tax breaks before then.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Trump will be 'banned' from this part of London if his visit to Britain goes ahead
Trump''s official state visit to Britain has been repeatedly put on hold.        

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Dec 15, 2017

'Star Wars': John Boyega, Gwendoline Christie tease their brutal 'Last Jedi' grudge match
He was a former Stormtrooper, she was his boss who got thrown in a trash compactor, and their war is not going to be civil.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Ben Carson: We know how to end homelessness and housing shortages
Let us not look away from a problem that knows no season. If we''re going to solve homelessness, we need everybody''s attention, every day of the year.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Dustin Hoffman accused of assaulting two more women
Three more women have forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman of inappropriate sexual behavior        

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Dec 15, 2017

FAU, Navy, Miami and Memphis prepping for home bowl games
The comforts of home: FAU, Miami, Navy and Memphis are playing bowl games on their own fields        

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Dec 15, 2017

Australia child sexual abuse inquiry reports 'catastrophic failures of leadership'
The Australian Catholic Church was the focus of the study.        

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Dec 15, 2017

In Estonia, almost everything can be done online
To some, it may sound like an Orwellian dystopia. To others, it sounds like a digital utopia.        

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Dec 15, 2017

5 things you need to know Friday
The biggest news to start your morning.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Do Hollywood's sexual predators deserve the artistic death penalty?
Women are finally getting justice, but that doesn''t mean we must erase all art created by flawed people. We can separate the art from the artist.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Weekend TV: Netflix premieres mysterious 'Wormwood'
What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Broncos hope win at Indy could be start of long road back
The Denver Broncos understand where they stand        

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Dec 15, 2017

Two men crushed when house being raised after Harvey falls on them
Emergency crews had to use special equipment to lift the house off the men.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Sexual assault victims seeking justice on social media. Experts warn it's not bulletproof
For assault survivors who''ve felt let down by the court system, turning to social media can pose devastating legal risks.        

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Dec 15, 2017

LeBron James' first meeting with Lonzo Ball shrouded by questions about future
LeBron James'' impending free agency and the possibility of him joining Lonzo Ball in Los Angeles will continue to loom over the Cavs this season.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Trump Jr. is berated for tweet about 'Obama's FCC' chair, net 'neutality'
President Trump''s also seemed unaware his father not Obama, appointed the current FCC chairman.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Merrill's 1st goal of season lifts Fleury, Knights past Pens
Jon Merrill''s first goal of the season turned out to be the game winner, while Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 shots for the Vegas Golden Knights, who defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 2-1        

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Dec 15, 2017

USF-bound football player overcame incredible odds
JaJuan Cherry''s tumultuous early childhood turned around when he was adopted by the Tedders family. He will sign with South Florida once the early signing period begins Wednesday.        

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Dec 15, 2017

Colts' TE Brandon Williams suffers concussion from frightening hit
Colts coach Chuck Pagano: 'It was a pretty scary thing, but he''s doing well. He is back in the training room right now.'        

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Dec 15, 2017

Poll: Holiday gift spending will leave many in debt for months
Some say it will take up to six months to pay off their holiday bills        

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Dec 14, 2017

Couple gets married on field before Colts-Broncos game
The couple was then surprised with an all-expenses paid honeymoon trip to the Super Bowl.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Oscar snub: Angelina Jolie's film 'First They Killed My Father' misses out on nomination
Jolie''s film, ''First They Killed My Father,'' was Cambodia''s official submission to the Oscars, but is not on the nomination shortlist released Thursday.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Alleged reckless driver charged with first-degree murder in Charlottesville car attack
The alleged driver who drove his car into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. is now charged with first-degree murder, after prosecutors showed a judge surveillance video of the deadly assault.        

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Dec 14, 2017

A couple got married on field before Colts game
This couple got an all-expenses paid honeymoon trip to Super Bowl 52.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Colts' TE Brandon Williams taken away on stretcher after helmet-to-helmet hit
Tight end suffered head injury but was able to move limbs according to the Colts        

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Dec 14, 2017

Michigan police probe remains of 3 children found in Montana
The bones and teeth of three children were found in September in a shed in Missoula.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Here are all the best deals for Free Shipping Day 2017
Get free shipping and guaranteed deliver by December 24 by buying all your holiday gifts on Free Shipping Day.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Trump calls Putin to thank him for praise of U.S. economy
Russia says Trump initiated the phone call after Putin praised U.S. economy in his annual press conference.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Neo-Nazi driver charged with first-degree murder in Charlottesville car attack
A neo-Nazi who drove his car into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. is now charged with first-degree murder, after prosecutors showed a judge surveillance video of the deadly assault.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Fashion publicist Kelly Cutrone says Russell Simmons attempted to rape her in 1991
The fashion publicist powerhouse says music mogul Russell Simmons tried to rape her in 1991. Nine other new allegations hit Simmons on Wednesday.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Are you one with the Force? Take our 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' quiz
If you''re one with the Force, then most likely you are feeling as jolly as a kid on Christmas Eve.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Keaton Jones' story of bullying began with his father's domestic abuse
Keaton Jones has said he''s been bullied most of his life. His first tormentor appears to have been his now-estranged father, Shawn Aaron White.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Worker-friendly rule overturned by NLRB
The National Labor Relations Board overturn an Obama era role making it easier for workers to sue franchise companies for franchisee violations.        

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Dec 14, 2017

35th anniversary ALL-USA football team: Offense
Meet the American Family Insurance 35th Anniversary ALL-USA Offensive Football Team        

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Dec 14, 2017

How College Football Playoff and bowl game system mix socialism, capitalism
Even Notre Dame got $2.9 million from the College Football Playoff after going 4-8, a byproduct of the system that shares the Playoff and bowl wealth.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Five new accounts of sexual misconduct hit Dustin Hoffman
A friend of Hoffman''s daughter says he exposed himself to her when she was 16. Eight women have now spoken out against him.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Mom convicted of murder in teen daughter's starvation death
Natalie Finn, 16, died of emaciation in 2016. Her mother faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Fertility Dr. Pleads Guilty, Faces no Jail Time
A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm will serve no jail time after pleading guilty Thursday to charges that he lied to investigators. (Dec. 14)        

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Dec 14, 2017

Lithuanian club triples ticket prices for Ball brothers' debut
Vytautas Prienai is trying to cash in on LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Firefighter dies battling Calif. blaze, now 4th-largest in state history
A Cal Fire engineer died Thursday while battling the Thomas fire in steep terrain in the hills outside Fillmore, officials said.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Net neutrality rules are dead. Will my Internet bills go up?
Internet providers could charge more to some sites for faster access. They risk a backlash.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Why trees, care packages bound for N.Y. troops serving overseas were sent back
Problem is the apparent result of a federal policy change made just days before the annual shipments to military serving overseas.        

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Dec 14, 2017

It's still too easy to push blacks, minorities off of juries
Connecticut case shows how ''race-neutral'' eliminations in jury selection can usher in discrimination. Rules must be changed to close loophole.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Want to risk your job? Then fake being sick.
Hint: It''s a fairly common practice, too.        

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Dec 14, 2017

McCain trying to 'get rested up' after cancer treatment, friends say
He has missed all votes in the Senate this week and his health is increasingly a concern as Republicans close in on a deal for $1.5T in tax cuts.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Report: Dustin Hoffman allegedly exposed himself to teen, assaulted two women
A friend of Hoffman''s daughter says he exposed himself to her when she was 16.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Fate of Trump inauguration protesters soon to be in jury's hands
The case hinges on the assertion the defendants aided and abetted in the riots, verses the argument they were passive demonstrators.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Matt Lauer scandal: Ex-intern describes their brief 'consensual' affair as predatory
She was 24, he was in his 40s and newly married. She describes their brief consensual affair at the ''Today'' show as predatory.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Cavs-Bucks to be the first NBA broadcast in 4K
4K is coming to live sports.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Changes coming in the tax bill to be released Friday, and some of the reasons for them
A higher corporate rate, lower top individual rate, and continuation of deductions that faced elimination are all part of a compromise due Friday.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Net neutrality is repealed, and critics are very angry with the FCC
Two of FCC''s dissenting commissioners questioned push to shutter 2015 rules.        

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Dec 14, 2017

'Merry Chrismukkah:' How interfaith families celebrate the holidays
For some interfaith families, the holidays mean merging religious celebrations, family recipes and decorations.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Enjoy the 2017 White House holiday poem
For nearly two decades, Greg Clugston has written a poem that captures the politics of the past year — all to the rhythm of ''Twas The Night Before Christmas.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Bowl game executive pay soaring around $1 million
Cotton Bowl executive got $560,000 in bonuses alone in 2015 as pay market keeps rising.        

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Dec 14, 2017

American Airlines tries to charge mom $150 to check frozen breast milk
The mother of a 13-month-old son ended up boarding her plane from Boston to Phoenix humiliated, hysterical and without the breast milk.        

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Dec 14, 2017

‘Mass disaster’ grows at the U.S.-Mexico border, but Washington doesn’t seem to care
A refusal to count the actual number of dead migrants deprives the country of information that could save lives, or help secure the border.        

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Dec 14, 2017

Federal regulators approve narrow Facebook ad disclosure
Federal election regulators voted Thursday to require disclaimers on some Facebook ads, following news about Kremlin-linked ads in 2016 election        

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Dec 14, 2017

Trump promises to reduce federal regulations to pre-1960 level
'The never-ending growth of red tape in America has come to a sudden, screeching and beautiful halt,' Trump said.        

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