Johnson visits queen to ask to form government

Johnson visits queen to ask to form government

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson left Number 10 Downing Street for Buckingham Palace on Friday for a meeting with the Queen where he would be seeking permission to form a government following his resounding election victory on Thursday.
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Ronan, Pugh, Chalamet bring 'Little Women' to Paris

Ronan, Pugh, Chalamet bring 'Little Women' to Paris

Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Timothee Chalamet and director Greta Gerwig premiere their adaptation of classic novel "Little Women" in Paris.
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Swift, Eilish celebrate women in music

Swift, Eilish celebrate women in music

Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Alicia Keys and more walked the pink carpet at the Billboard Women in Music event in Los Angeles.
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AP Top Stories December 13

AP Top Stories December 13

Here's the latest for Friday December 13th: Judiciary Committee to vote on impeachment articles Friday; Boris Johnson's Conservatives win big in UK parliamentary election; US test-fires previously banned missile: Mountain lion caught in California.
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Kentucky nonviolent felons get voting rights back

Kentucky nonviolent felons get voting rights back

Professing his belief in redemption, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order Thursday to restore voting rights for more than 140,000 nonviolent offenders who have completed their sentences.
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Johnson tells supporters after win "we did it!"

Johnson tells supporters after win "we did it!"

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party won a majority in Britain's Parliament. He says the victory gives him a mandate to navigate Britain's exit from the European Union.
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House panel delays historic Trump impeachment vote

House panel delays historic Trump impeachment vote

The House Judiciary Committee abruptly postponed a historic vote late Thursday on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, shutting down a nearly 14-hour session. Republicans said Democrats just wanted to be on TV.
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ONLY ON AP Tokyo billed as 'Recovery Olympics'

ONLY ON AP Tokyo billed as 'Recovery Olympics'

The torch relay for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will start in Fukushima, devastated almost nine years ago by an earthquake, tsunami and the subsequent meltdown of three nuclear reactors. The relay goes to 11 towns hit by the disaster, but bypasses Fu...
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UK Conservatives win big, Johnson claims mandate

UK Conservatives win big, Johnson claims mandate

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party won a thumping majority in Britain's Parliament - a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the E.U. next month.
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Opioid billed as 'safer’ is widely abused

Opioid billed as 'safer’ is widely abused

The man-made opioid tramadol was touted as able to relieve pain with little risk of abuse. Unlike other opioids, it was unburdened by international controls. But now countries are asking international authorities to intervene.
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Christmas tree supply comes up short across the US

Christmas tree supply comes up short across the US

Some Christmas tree growers say the Great Recession, the rising age of farmers and hot, dry weather are to blame for a shortage of ready-to-harvest trees this holiday season.
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Today in History for December 13th

Today in History for December 13th

U.S. forces capture Iraq's ousted dictator Saddam Hussein; Authorities in communist Poland impose martial law; Union forces suffer defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia; Actor Dick Van Dyke is born.
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British ruling party supporters cheer exit poll

British ruling party supporters cheer exit poll

British ruling party supporters cheer exit poll
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Former NHL goalie Tim Thomas details brain damage

Former NHL goalie Tim Thomas details brain damage

Former NHL goaltender Tim Thomas says he has experienced significant brain damage from concussions during his playing career. Thomas says he still struggles to organize his thoughts.
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FCC vote supports 3-digit suicide hotline number

FCC vote supports 3-digit suicide hotline number

U.S. regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline that is similar to 911. People will be able to reach trained counselors by dialing 988 in mental health emergencies.
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Slain Houston officer honored in funeral service

Slain Houston officer honored in funeral service

A Houston police sergeant who was fatally shot while responding to a domestic violence call was remembered Thursday for his friendship and faith, his quirkiness and his service to others.
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Pentagon tests long-banned missile over Pacific

Pentagon tests long-banned missile over Pacific

The Pentagon says it's conducted a flight test Thursday of a missile that had been banned under a treaty that the United States and Russia abandoned last summer. It was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
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Mountain lion captured in Los Angeles suburb

Mountain lion captured in Los Angeles suburb

A mountain lion was captured in a Southern California neighborhood Thursday morning. The male lion was tranquilized and outfitted with a tracking collar that scientists will use to study the big cat.
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AP Top Stories December 12

AP Top Stories December 12

Here's the latest for Thursday December 12th: Impeachment hearing nears vote, Officials investigate New Jersey shooting as domestic terrorism, Greenpeace scale EU headquarters ahead of climate meeting, Divers dress as Santa, angel to feed fish in ...
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NCAA looks to Congress for help

NCAA looks to Congress for help

NCAA President Mark Emmert says federal lawmakers are likely to pass legislation on athlete compensation.
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Ex-NFL players charged with fraud of health program

Ex-NFL players charged with fraud of health program

Ten former NFL players were charged in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud the league’s health care benefit program by submitting false claims for medical equipment, including devices used on horses, the Justice Department said Thursday.
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Official: NJ attack 'fueled' by anti-Semitism

Official: NJ attack 'fueled' by anti-Semitism

The two killers who stormed a kosher market in Jersey City were driven by hatred of Jews and law enforcement, New Jersey's attorney general said Thursday, adding that the case is being investigated as domestic terrorism.
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House leaders push their messages on impeachment

House leaders push their messages on impeachment

Speaker Nancy Pelosi sounded confident Democrats will have the votes to impeach the president next week but said it is up to individual lawmakers to weigh the evidence. Yet Republicans seem unwavering in their opposition to expelling Trump.
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Trump hails 'historic' new paid parental leave law

Trump hails 'historic' new paid parental leave law

President Donald Trump is celebrating a new law that will give 12 weeks of paid parental leave to federal workers for the first time in U.S. history. Trump said his administration will continue to push for paid leave for all Americans.
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Miss Universe promotes message of inclusion

Miss Universe promotes message of inclusion

Newly crowned Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi says she "kind of forgot everything" when she was named as the winner and explains why representation and inclusion is so important to her.
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Judiciary panel moves to Trump impeachment vote

Judiciary panel moves to Trump impeachment vote

The House Judiciary Committee opened a marathon session Thursday as the sharply partisan panel took the first steps toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
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ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Obama, A$AP Rocky

ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Obama, A$AP Rocky

Harvey Weinstein's bail hiked over allegations he disabled monitor; Michelle Obama: More work needed on race in U.S.; A$AP Rocky performs in Stockholm months after conviction.
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On This Day: 12 December 2001

On This Day: 12 December 2001

Winona Ryder was arrested for shoplifting in Beverly Hills.
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Witherspoon and Theron celebrate award noms

Witherspoon and Theron celebrate award noms

Speaking at the Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment gathering, Reese Witherspoon and Charlize Theron both shared their appreciation for their ensemble casts.
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Theron on Thunberg's Time award: 'More of that please'

Theron on Thunberg's Time award: 'More of that please'

At the Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment gathering, Charlize Theron calls Greta Thunberg's Time magazine Person of the Year honor amazing.
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Top candidates vote in British election

Top candidates vote in British election

Britain is holding a parliamentary election Thursday, with voters deciding who they want to resolve the Brexit stalemate. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Labor Leader Jeremy Corbyn and Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon all voted.
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AP Top Stories December 12

AP Top Stories December 12

Here's the latest for Thursday December 12th: Election day in Britain; House Judiciary Committee to continue discussing articles of impeachment; Funerals for two Jersey City shooting victims; New Zealand police plan to recover bodies from volcanic...
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Dozens evacuated in blaze at Florida condo complex

Dozens evacuated in blaze at Florida condo complex

Two dozen units at a Florida apartment building were evacuated and multiple families displaced after a fire broke out on the roof Wednesday evening. Firefighters worked into the night on ladder trucks to extinguish the two-alarm fire.
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Late night impeachment debate in US Congress

Late night impeachment debate in US Congress

The House Judiciary Committee began a marathon two-day session to consider the impeachment charges against President Trump with a lively prime-time hearing at the Capitol.
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AP finds Detroit heads hard-to-count cities list

AP finds Detroit heads hard-to-count cities list

An Associated Press analysis finds that Detroit tops the list of cities that will be hardest to count in the 2020 census
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Outdated childbirth practices persist in Europe

Outdated childbirth practices persist in Europe

Outdated practices related to childbirth that continue to be used despite evidence they cause harm are under increasing scrutiny in Europe. Complaints include inadequate anesthesia and failure to seek patient consent for certain procedures.
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Funerals held for two NJ shooting victims

Funerals held for two NJ shooting victims

Members of New York's Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community gathered for funerals for Moshe Deutsch and Mindel Ferencz, two victims of Tuesday's shooting at a grocery in Jersey City, New Jersey.
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Today in History for December 12th

Today in History for December 12th

A divided U.S. Supreme Court halts the presidential recount in Florida, effectively making Republican George W. Bush the winner.
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Republicans, Dems clash over impeachment articles

Republicans, Dems clash over impeachment articles

Republicans and Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee clashed as they debated articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
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Collins: Democrats desperate to remove Trump

Collins: Democrats desperate to remove Trump

The top Republican on the Judiciary panel, Georgia Rep. Doug Collins, argued that Democrats are impeaching the president because they think they can't beat him in the 2020 election.
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Bloomberg talks climate in Calif. campaign trip

Bloomberg talks climate in Calif. campaign trip

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making his first trip to California as a Democratic presidential candidate. At a stop in San Francisco, he talked about the environment and climate change to a convention of scientists.
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Judiciary panel moves toward impeachment vote

Judiciary panel moves toward impeachment vote

The House Judiciary Committee began its first steps Wednesday evening toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day session to consider the historic charges.
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Watch as store manager catches baby in fall from counter

Watch as store manager catches baby in fall from counter

A pawn shop manager in Utah is being applauded after catching a baby that was about to fall off the store's counter in a tumble captured by surveillance cameras.
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Witness describes huddling with NJ shooting victim

Witness describes huddling with NJ shooting victim

Anayah Bey witnessed the shooting in Jersey City Tuesday that killed six people in all _ the two attackers, a police officer and three people in a Jewish market.
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AP honors reporter killed in 1951 in China

AP honors reporter killed in 1951 in China

Y.C. Jao was Chinese correspondent working for AP in 1949. Jao’s passion for journalism led to his death. Chinese authorities ordered his execution in April 1951. They accused Jao of counterrevolutionary activities, all owing to his work for AP.
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Trump signs Anti-Semitism order at Hanukkah event

Trump signs Anti-Semitism order at Hanukkah event

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday targeting what his administration describes as a rising problem of anti-Semitic harassment on college campuses.
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Texas officer run over, killed during traffic stop

Texas officer run over, killed during traffic stop

Authorities in Texas are searching the man suspected of fatally striking a Houston-area police officer as he fled a traffic stop.
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Sheriff uses lasso to rescue deer from frozen pond

Sheriff uses lasso to rescue deer from frozen pond

Using a common Western ranch and rodeo skill, two Wyoming sheriff's deputies lassoed a deer that had fallen through ice and pulled it to safety.
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