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Man who says wife died on Graceland trip... HARTVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who told authorities that his wife died on a trip to Elvis Presley's Graceland and he turned her body over to emergency responders, now says he put her body in the Tennessee River…

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Skydiver killed after falling onto roof in... PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A skydiver has died in an accident in Southern California.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg describes facing sexual... PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she has experienced sexual harassment.

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The Latest: Cosby returns, says he 'used to be... PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's first public performance since 2015 while he awaits the start of his sexual assault case retrial (all times local):

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Wild ride: 'Jumanji' holds on to top spot at... NEW YORK (AP) — "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" notched its third straight weekend on top of the box office, besting a pair of new releases — "12 Strong" and "Den of Thieves" — both of which still managed to…

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Family of man killed after 'swatting' call sues... WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The family of a Kansas man fatally shot by police at the door of his home after a hoax emergency call has sued the city of Wichita and the unidentified officers involved.

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10 Things to Know for Tuesday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

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House Roll Call: Measure to fund the government... The 266-150 roll call Monday by which the House agreed to a stopgap spending measure to fund the government until Feb. 8.

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Embattled Missouri governor proposes $68M in... JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has made his first public appearance in nearly two weeks since acknowledging an extramarital affair, announcing a budget plan that would slice at least $68 million from public colleges and…

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UN blames leadership and inaction for... UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. report on the increase in peacekeepers killed in violent attacks blames many of the fatalities on inaction in the field and "a deficit of leadership" from U.N. headquarters to remote locations.

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Californians who fled mudslides may start going... SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they hope to start allowing residents to return by month's end to Southern California neighborhoods devastated by mudslides — if they can get most utilities restored by then.

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North Carolina revenues not far off midpoint... RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina government revenues halfway through the fiscal year are basically in line with what lawmakers projected was needed to implement the state budget passed last summer.

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Sewage spill shuts beaches along California's... MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 5 million gallons of sewage spilled into the ocean on California's Central Coast after a filter at a water treatment plant got clogged and the computer system failed to sound an alarm, an official said…

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The Latest: Solar trade group anticipates job... WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines (all times local):

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Deal that broke Senate impasse: Kids' health... WASHINGTON (AP) — A deal was hastily assembled and approved Monday to break through the Senate stalemate over immigration and border security that shut down the government for three days.

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Airline workers in Alaska charged with swiping... ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Six former employees of an Alaska commuter airline have been charged in federal court with stealing mail, including 343 computers that were destined for rural schools.

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Senate roll vote on measure to fund government... The 81-18 roll call Monday by which the Senate agreed to a stopgap spending measure to fund the government until Feb. 8.

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Congress approves plan to re-open government WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle (all times local):

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Justice Dept. to leave 'no stone unturned' to... WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department will "leave no stone unturned" to locate five months' worth of text messages from an FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team.

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Congress votes to reopen government as House... WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress votes to reopen government as House follows Senate in approving bill; Trump's quick signature expected.

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Police: Gun fired from truck outside a school... NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say they are investigating a gunfire incident outside a New Orleans charter school.

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Woman accused of embezzling from volunteer fire... BEAUFORT, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have accused a North Carolina woman of embezzling money from a volunteer fire department.

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Trump approves tariffs on imported solar... WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump approves tariffs on imported solar panels, washing machines. Critics fear the move could dampen US solar industry.

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Doctor who came to US as child jailed by... KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan doctor who came to the U.S. from Poland as a young child was in jail Monday, nearly a week after immigration agents arrested him at his home.

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Feds move to replace US border barriers in New... ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Trump administration announced Monday it was preparing to replace existing vehicle barriers along a stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in New Mexico that officials call "an area of high illegal entry."

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Man charged with ramming FBI office gate enters... PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Ohio man accused of ramming a dump truck through the security gate of the FBI's Pittsburgh field office has been released after pleading guilty to reduced charges.

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As shutdown deal reached, Trump stays out of sight WASHINGTON (AP) — As the shutdown of the federal government lumbered toward an end on Monday, President Donald Trump remained out of sight, suppressing his instincts to make himself part of the story by making a deal or picking a…

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Woman, called inspiration for Rosie the... LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A woman identified by a scholar as the inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, the iconic female World War II factory worker, has died in Washington state.

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The Latest: Prosecutor plays tapes of Allentown... ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the federal corruption trial of Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski (all times local):

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Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island reopen amid... NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are now open for visitors, with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers.

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Panthers name Washington new defensive coordinator CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers wasted little time naming a new defensive coordinator after Steve Wilks left to become head coach of the Arizona Cardinals.

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Danica Patrick to drive Daytona 500 for Premium... CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick has found a ride for the Daytona 500 that helps complete the closing of her racing career in appropriate fashion.

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Sheriff, 3 deputies charged after SBI... GATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff and three of his deputies have been charged following an investigation by state law enforcement agents.

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Silo collapse sends about 10,000 tons of corn... NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — A silo collapse has sent about 10,000 tons (9,070 metric tons) of corn onto an Ohio road, shutting it down for days.

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Officials seek help about what to do with... JACKMAN, Maine (AP) — Officials in a rural Maine community are reaching out for help regarding what to do about their town manager, who has publicly espoused white separatist views.

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Deputies move to clear big California homeless... ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities on Monday went tent to tent telling the homeless living in a 2-mile-long (3.2-kilometer-long) encampment that the large riverbed encampment some have called home for years is being closed down.

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Former Texas classmates sailing around South... Two former Texas classmates who reconnected after four years are now taking on the challenge of sailing around South America in an effort to raise awareness for suicide prevention.

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Life sentence for killing stemming from Devils... PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing another man to death near a popular Philadelphia park because of a comment about the killer's New Jersey Devils hat has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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GOP whip Scalise back at Capitol following... WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol following surgery this month as he recovers from injuries suffered during a shooting rampage at a baseball practice last June.

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End to government shutdown in sight as Dems... WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take up immigration and other contentious issues.

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Police: Eagles fan who collided with pole in... PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Transit police say an overzealous Philadelphia Eagles fan whose attempt to rally subway passengers went viral when he ran into a concrete pole is OK.

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Jury convicts Michigan man who had body parts... DETROIT (AP) — A jury has convicted a Detroit-area man who was charged with selling infected body parts for research.

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Team USA parade uniforms include touch of... NEW YORK (AP) — Polo Ralph Lauren unveiled Team USA's Olympic parade uniforms Monday and social media haters can leave the ugly sweater jokes back in Sochi.

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Netflix's success turns net neutrality into an... SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix once fought fiercely for net neutrality, fearing that its online video service would suffer if internet providers were free to discriminate against it.

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Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing in North... ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a suspect has been arrested in a fatal stabbing in North Carolina.

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Ex-Fiat Chrysler exec pleads guilty in union... DETROIT (AP) — A former Fiat Chrysler executive who handled labor relations has pleaded guilty to showering more than $1.5 million in cash and gifts on high-ranking members of the United Auto Workers.

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Winter storm howls through Midwest, cancels... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy snow and strong winds are pushing through the Midwest, closing highways in Kansas and South Dakota and snarling flights in Denver and Minneapolis.

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Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US... WASHINGTON (AP) — A device that heats tobacco without burning it reduces some of the harmful chemicals in traditional cigarettes, but government scientists say it's unclear if that translates into lower rates of disease for smokers who switch.

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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should... NEW YORK (AP) — Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay fees to "trusted" news producers for their content.

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Police probe racist banners found outside... WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Police are investigating after banners with racist and anti-gay messages were erected outside a northwest Indiana church known for its progressive stands on racial and social justice issues.

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AP Explains: Turkey's 'Operation Olive Branch'... ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey has launched an air and ground campaign into Afrin, a Kurdish-controlled enclave in northwestern Syria. Codenamed "Operation Olive Branch," it's the latest chapter in a decades-long conflict between Turkey and Kurdish militants. Here's a look at…

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Man: Ex-Milwaukee sheriff's posts after run-in... MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man who sued Milwaukee's former sheriff after he was detained for shaking his head at the sheriff says he felt he "had a target" on him because of the lawman's taunting Facebook posts.

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The Latest: GOP to seek a stop to... HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the Pennsylvania congressional gerrymandering lawsuit (all times local):

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Dad, 2 young children die in house fire; mom,... BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — A fast-moving fire has roared through a New Jersey home, killing a man and two of his young children, but five other people including the children's mother and their infant sibling escaped.

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Supreme Court rejects appeal of bearded seal... ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has left intact a lower court ruling that declared Alaska's bearded seal population a threatened species.

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Dior gets surreal as stars talk Time's Up at... PARIS (AP) — Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri projected a ludic mood at the Rodin Museum as top actresses weighed in on the Time's Up movement against sexual harassment at the start of Paris couture week.

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Volunteer arrested after border agents seen... PHOENIX (AP) — A volunteer for an organization that tries to prevent immigrants from dying in the Arizona desert was arrested several hours after the group released videos showing Border Patrol agents kicking over water bottles left for those crossing…

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Jury selection for Bill Cosby's retrial slated... NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jury selection for Bill Cosby's criminal sex assault retrial will start March 29 in the suburban Philadelphia county where he's accused of drugging and molesting a woman in 2004.

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Mexican Uber driver in US illegally charged... SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors say an Uber driver living in the country illegally has been charged with raping, assaulting and robbing young women.

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The Latest: Trump's trip to Davos meeting... WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

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Arkansas scabies cases in nursing homes linked... LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A scabies outbreak at a south Arkansas nursing home spread throughout the facility and into the community after those in charge failed to act, according to a government report.

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Woman ready to give birth dies in crash on way... SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say a pregnant woman was driving to the hospital to give birth when she lost control of her vehicle and crashed. She died, and the baby is in critical condition.

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Vermont governor signs pot bill with 'mixed... MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Gov. Phil Scott has privately signed Vermont's recreational marijuana bill into law "with mixed emotions."

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Trump says Dems 'have come to their senses' on... WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says Dems 'have come to their senses' on shutdown; he's open to immigration deal only if 'good for our country'

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Yale fraternities delay rush events amid push... NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Several fraternity chapters at Yale University have postponed recruiting events amid a push by student activists to make the social organizations open to both men and women.

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Oregon college safety officer pleads guilty to... BEND, Ore. (AP) — A man accused of killing a woman during his shift as a campus safety officer at an Oregon community college has pleaded guilty to aggravated murder.

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Teach kids to savor the benefits of saving... Kids can learn the value of a dollar. Give them an allowance, then tell them that they are responsible for decisions about how to save or how to spend their money.

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Deputies ask for assistance locating Lincoln... LINCOLNTON – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in locating a missing teen, according to a press release.

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Pennsylvania court throws out congressional... HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday struck down the boundaries of the state's 18 congressional districts, granting a major victory to plaintiffs who had contended that they were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit Republicans.

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North Carolina police officer accused of... GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer is accused by sheriff's deputies of assaulting a woman and threatening to kill her daughter.

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Prosecutors drop bid for 1 trial for 2 charged... DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors have withdrawn a request to try a man and woman together in the rape and killing of her 14-year-old adopted daughter in Pennsylvania.

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The Latest: 5 employees unaccounted for after... QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at a drilling rig in eastern Oklahoma (all times local):

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Man gets life in prison for strangling mother,... NEW MADRID, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for strangling his mother with a dog leash and burning a car with her body and two dogs inside.

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Dakota Access protester pleads guilty in... BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Denver woman accused of shooting at law officers while being arrested for protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota has pleaded guilty to two charges in a deal with prosecutors.

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Prosecutors to seek 21-month sentence for... FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they'll recommend a 21-month prison sentence for the man accused of tackling U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in the Kentucky lawmaker's yard.

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Final respects given to S. Carolina officer... CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The funeral for a South Carolina sheriff's deputy who was shot and killed in an ambush has started at a church in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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3 board members at USA Gymnastics quit as more... INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — 3 board members at USA Gymnastics quit as more assault victims testify against sports doctor.

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Hotel evacuated after man shoots out glass... MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A hotel in suburban Atlanta has been evacuated after a man entered and opened fire in the lobby.

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Believe it: Temperature went from minus 4 to 45... SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — Monday marks the 75th anniversary of a startling weather event that put a western South Dakota city in the record books.

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Head of Britain's army warns of eroding capability LONDON (AP) — Britain's army chief warned Monday that the country's ability to withstand attack and respond to threats is being eroded by a lack of investment in the military, increasing pressure on the government to boost defense spending.

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Man gets at least 23 years in prison for school... GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to stabbing 20 fellow students and a security guard at his suburban Pittsburgh high school will spend at least 23 years in prison with a maximum of six decades.

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Guards block French prisons as assault protest... PARIS (AP) — Protesting guards blocked dozens of France's 188 prisons Monday as a conflict triggered by inmate attacks entered its second week. Two new assaults over the weekend fanned the fervor.

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Ex-lawmaker asks for another 30 days before... JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida congresswoman Corrine Brown is asking a federal judge to extend by 30 days the date she must report to prison for her fraud conviction.

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Pope apologizes to abuse victims, but defends... ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis apologized for insisting that victims of pedophile priests show "proof" to be believed, saying he realized it was a "slap in the face" to victims that he never intended.

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Senate votes to advance bill financing... WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate votes to advance bill financing government as Democrats relent, signaling end to federal shutdown is near.

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Atlantic City longs for sports betting, action... ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City and southern New Jersey have always been Philadelphia Eagles country.

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More than enough senators have voted to advance... WASHINGTON (AP) — More than enough senators have voted to advance bill ending government shutdown, vote still underway.

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Final respects given to S. Carolina officer... CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The funeral for a sheriff's deputy in South Carolina shot and killed in an ambush has started with the other three officers wounded in their wheelchairs just in front of the flag-draped coffin.

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US approves land exchange for road through... ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed a land trade agreement Monday that could lead to construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, portraying the exchange as a people-versus-wildlife issue.

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Maldives ex-leader says Chinese projects akin... COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The exiled former leader of the Maldives said Monday that this year's presidential election could be the last chance to extricate his country from increasing Chinese influence, which he described as a land grab in…

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Russian Orthodox bishop assails Putin, won't... MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian Orthodox bishop has said that he wouldn't vote for President Vladimir Putin in March's election — an unprecedented show of dissent by a high-ranking clergyman in the church whose hierarchs have maintained warm ties with…

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District attorney bars donations from lawyers... NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan's district attorney says he'll no longer accept campaign contributions from lawyers representing people investigated or prosecuted by his office.

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Schumer says Democrats will vote to advance... WASHINGTON (AP) — Schumer says Democrats will vote to advance plan to reopen the government.

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Palestinian Christians slam Pence's pro-Israel... BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian Christians say U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's brand of evangelical Christianity, with its fervent embrace of modern-day Israel as fulfilment of biblical prophecy, lacks their faith's compassion and justice, including for those who have…

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Company apologizes for prompting bomb scare at... NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The creators of a reality show say they were shooting an episode about a vacuum device used to compress luggage when the gadget prompted a fake bomb alert at a New Jersey airport.

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Police: NJ teen steals school bus, crashes into... VINELAND, N.J. (AP) — State police say a teenager stole a school bus and led officers on a chase before crashing in New Jersey.

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Former Uber executive running for Kansas... TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former Uber and Google executive is running for the Democratic nomination for Kansas secretary of state.

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The Latest: Judge applauds 'sister survivor... LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local):

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The Latest: Pence calls report on Trump affair... JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's interview with The Associated Press (all times local):

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Democrats aligning behind plan to temporarily... WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats aligning behind plan to temporarily fund the government and end shutdown, predict it will pass in the Senate.

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