Pats owner facing charges in sex sting

Pats owner facing charges in sex sting

Patriots owner Robert Kraft faces misdemeanor charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a Florida massage parlor, police said Friday. The 77-year-old Kraft denied any wrongdoing.
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Black dog disappears in white snow playing fetch

Black dog disappears in white snow playing fetch

A winter storm dumped record-breaking amounts of snow in Arizona, causing problems for some people, but delighting a black dog who romped in the heavy, white snow.
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Vigil held for GM workers whose plant is to close

Vigil held for GM workers whose plant is to close

General Motors workers gathered for a prayer vigil Friday outside a suburban Detroit plant scheduled for closure.
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Avenatti: Girl on video listed in Kelly charges

Avenatti: Girl on video listed in Kelly charges

Attorney Michael Avenatti says a 14-year-old girl seen with R. Kelly on a video Avenatti turned over to prosecutors is among four victims in a newly released indictment charging the singer with aggravated sexual abuse.
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AP Top Stories February 22

AP Top Stories February 22

Here's the latest for Friday February 22nd: Singer R. Kelly charged; Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with soliciting prostitute; House Democrats block President's national emergency declaration; Memorial fly-by in UK.
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Police: Patriots owner solicited prostitute

Police: Patriots owner solicited prostitute

Police: Patriots owner solicited prostitute
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Trump again denies collusion as report nears

Trump again denies collusion as report nears

President Donald Trump is continuing to insist the special counsel investigation is a giant "hoax." Speaking to reporters in the Oval Office, Trump also talked about Amazon and the Coast Guard officer accused of compiling a hit list.
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Parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse

Parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse

A California couple pleaded guilty Friday to torture and years of abuse that included shackling some of their 13 children to beds and starving them to the point it stunted their growth.
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Trump may delay China trade deadline to reach deal

Trump may delay China trade deadline to reach deal

President Donald Trump says he will consider delaying a March 1 deadline to reach a trade deal before he would escalate his tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports.
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Prosecutor details R. Kelly sex abuse charges

Prosecutor details R. Kelly sex abuse charges

R. Kelly, the R&B star who has been trailed for decades by lurid rumors of sexual abuse was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims.
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R. Kelly charged on aggravated sexual abuse counts

R. Kelly charged on aggravated sexual abuse counts

R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, after decades of lurid rumors and allegations that the R&B star was sexually abusing women and underage girls.
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Virgin Galactic craft makes 2nd trip to space

Virgin Galactic craft makes 2nd trip to space

Virgin Galactic says its rocket plane has reached space for a second time in a test flight over California. The spacecraft carried two pilots, and a third crew member to evaluate the cabin from a passenger perspective.
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Clergy abuse triggers calls for new accountability

Clergy abuse triggers calls for new accountability

Cardinals attending Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse have called for a new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church to punish bishops and religious superiors who fail to protect their flocks from predator priests.
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Fly-by honors WWII airmen who died saving kids

Fly-by honors WWII airmen who died saving kids

Air Force planes roared over Sheffield to honor 10 American airmen who sacrificed their lives to save British children playing in a park beneath their crippled bomber during World War II. One of those children, now 82, still feels guilt.
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Agents put razor wire on El Paso border fences

Agents put razor wire on El Paso border fences

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is installing coils of razor wire at ports of entry in El Paso, Texas, across from Juarez, Mexico. CBP says it’s responding to increasing numbers of migrants in Juarez.
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Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits eastern Ecuador

Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits eastern Ecuador

The USGS said Friday morning's quake was near the town of Montalvo, Ecuador, at a depth of 132 kilometers
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Keeping secrets, Marvel style

Keeping secrets, Marvel style

Actors Jude Law and Gemma Chan, who star in new superhero movie "Captain Marvel," reveal the lengths they had to go to in order to keep the film's secrets secret.
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Jackson's advice to Larson over anonymity

Jackson's advice to Larson over anonymity

Samuel L. Jackson sat down with Brie Larson - the latest actor to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe - to warn her about how her life would change after starring in "Captain Marvel."
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First Crush: Ryan Seacrest

First Crush: Ryan Seacrest

Even now, thinking about his first celebrity crush makes Ryan Seacrest blush.
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First Crush: Ashley Monroe

First Crush: Ashley Monroe

From a TV star to The King of Rock and Roll, Ashley Monroe had a range of heartthrobs as a child.
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ShowBiz Minute: Tork, Smollett, R Kelly

ShowBiz Minute: Tork, Smollett, R Kelly

Peter Tork, teen-idol and bass guitarist for the The Monkees, has died at 77; Jussie Smollett released from jail after posting bond; Attorney Gloria Allred and two women accusing R. Kelly of sexual misconduct speak at press conference
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Courteney Cox goes green

Courteney Cox goes green

Stars took on climate change at the Hollywood For Science gala – with Courteney Cox, Nina Dobrev, Josh Brolin, Gerard Butler, Rebecca De Mornay, Anjelica Huston and Laurence Fishburne attending.
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AP Top Stories February 22

AP Top Stories February 22

Here's the latest for Friday February 22nd: Jussie Smollett denies charges; New election ordered for NC congressional district; Strike talks for Oakland, California teachers; Israeli spacecraft heading to moon.
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Cox on plane emergency: 'What you don't know is scarier'

Cox on plane emergency: 'What you don't know is scarier'

Speaking at the Hollywood for Science Gala, actress Courteney Cox said the recent emergency landing she was involved in was "actually fine."
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Stars weigh in on Smollett case

Stars weigh in on Smollett case

Speaking at the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards, KiKi Layne, Billy Porter and more agree that more information is needed before they form an opinion on the Jussie Smollet case.
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Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills man on road

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills man on road

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man along an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man's disabled vehicle, police say. Police said Boeheim has been cooperating with investigators.
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Klobuchar: Trump trying to undermine constitution

Klobuchar: Trump trying to undermine constitution

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar says President Trump is trying to undermine the constitution. Klobuchar, in Des Moines, blasted Trump's border emergency declaration, saying "I thought an emergency was floods in Iowa."
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Enormous painting depicts Battle of Atlanta

Enormous painting depicts Battle of Atlanta

As cities and states across the South are removing or covering up Confederate monuments, an enormous painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta from the American Civil War will soon reopen to the public.
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Izzo, Beilein rivals on court, friends off it

Izzo, Beilein rivals on court, friends off it

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo and Michigan coach John Beilein are friendly rivals, whose highly ranked teams will play for the first time this season on Sunday
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Israel aims for the moon with Genesis lunar lander

Israel aims for the moon with Genesis lunar lander

An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX.
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Today in History for February 22nd

Today in History for February 22nd

Highlights of this day in history: George Washington, America's first president, is born; Iraqi insurgents destroy a Shiite shrine's golden dome; the 'Miracle on Ice' during the 1980 Winter Olympics; Pop artist Andy Warhol dies.
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Striking Oakland teachers rally, march downtown

Striking Oakland teachers rally, march downtown

About 3,000 teachers in Oakland, California, are striking over pay, class sizes and other issues, following educator walkouts in West Virginia, Los Angeles and Denver. The Oakland strike affects 36,000 students at 86 schools.
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Trump honors African Americans at White House

Trump honors African Americans at White House

President Donald Trump paid tribute to African American history month at the White House on Thursday.
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Denver gets ice climbing World Cup as sport rises

Denver gets ice climbing World Cup as sport rises

Ice climbing is a sport that requires long drives and hikes through cold and snow before the fun begins, yet it's growing in popularity in the United States. Denver hosts the Ice Climbing World Cup Finals this weekend.
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Byblos turns trash into icy treasure

Byblos turns trash into icy treasure

As part of Milan Fashion Week, Manuel Facchini of Byblos conjured a collection inspired by sports with an icy touch. He also used plastic bottles to create "a new vision of diamonds."
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Michael Cohen on Capitol Hill ahead of testimony

Michael Cohen on Capitol Hill ahead of testimony

President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, was spotted on Capitol Hill Thursday. He'll appear before the Senate intelligence committee next week.
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Actor Smollett allegedly lied about hate crime

Actor Smollett allegedly lied about hate crime

Actor Smollett allegedly lied about hate crime
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Threat allegations keep Coast Guard officer jailed

Threat allegations keep Coast Guard officer jailed

A Coast Guard officer suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words and deeds of infamous bombers and mass shooters while also stockpiling weapons, federal pro...
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AP Top Stories February 21

AP Top Stories February 21

Here's the latest for Thursday February 21st: Jussie Smollett charged with falsely reporting attack; U.S. and Chinese officials meet on trade; Fighting continues in Yemen civil war; Disabled 4-year-old takes to the trampoline.
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Miss Universe receives a grand homecoming in the Philippines

Miss Universe receives a grand homecoming in the Philippines

Thousands took to the streets of Manila to welcome home Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray. The 25-year-old beauty queen was crowned Miss Universe in December.
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Two new R. Kelly accusers speak out

Two new R. Kelly accusers speak out

Two women say singer R. Kelly picked them out of a crowd at a Baltimore after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens although she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent.
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Judge imposes gag order on Roger Stone

Judge imposes gag order on Roger Stone

A federal judge has imposed a gag order on Roger Stone after he posted a photo on Instagram of her with what appeared to be crosshairs of gun.
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WWII veteran surprised with Boston tank ride

WWII veteran surprised with Boston tank ride

One of the last surviving WWII tank gunners was surprised Wednesday with a ride on top of a Sherman tank through the streets of Boston. 95-year-old Clarence Smoyer fought with the U.S. Army's 3rd Armored Division in Germany.
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Oakland teachers on strike, demand big pay raises

Oakland teachers on strike, demand big pay raises

Oakland's 3,000 teachers, who want a 12 percent raise, say are they're among the lowest paid public school teachers in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area.
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US Venezuelan consular offices are closed

US Venezuelan consular offices are closed

The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to Washington DC and members of his consular team gave a news conference on Thursday to provide details around Venezuela's consular offices in the United States.
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Truckers 'slow roll' in Indiana protest

Truckers 'slow roll' in Indiana protest

Dozens of truck drivers took part in a "slow roll" on an Indianapolis interstate highway Thursday to protest changes in federal trucking rules.
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Bet on it: Snow falls on Las Vegas Strip

Bet on it: Snow falls on Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas is getting a rare taste of winter weather, with significant snowfall across the metro area for the first time in a decade. Forecasters say the snow accumulation could reach 3 inches by Friday on the outskirts of the city.
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EGOT winner Rita Moreno on playing a sexual grandma at 87

EGOT winner Rita Moreno on playing a sexual grandma at 87

Rita Moreno discusses insisting her "One Day at a Time" character have a sexual side, as well as only recently feeling "independent."
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