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October 18, 2017 - 8:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The state of book criticism is getting a mixed review on gender parity. A new survey of top literary publications finds that the ratio of women to men ranges from roughly equal in The New York Times Book Review and Granta to men substantially outnumbering women in The Atlantic, the...
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In this Nov. 18, 2015 file photo, House Education and the Workforce Committee member Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., attends a conference of House and Senate negotiators try to resolve competing versions of a rewrite to the No Child Left Behind education law, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Wilson says she was in the car with the widow of a slain soldier when she overheard President Donald Trump telling her in a phone conversation that he “knew what he signed up for.” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
October 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for," according to a Florida congresswoman who says she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone. Rep. Frederica Wilson said she was in the car with Myeshia...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Yu Darvish (21) throws during the first inning of Game 3 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
October 18, 2017 - 7:26 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have a tough lineup, a talented pitching staff and a manager making all the right moves. Yup, it's beginning to look a lot like 1988. Yu Darvish pitched sparkling ball into the seventh inning, Chris Taylor homered again and the Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-...
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October 18, 2017 - 7:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company, which has long measured viewership of television programs, now says it has a way to collect and widely spread details about how many people watch programming produced by streaming services like Netflix and Amazon. Nielsen announced its new service on Wednesday...
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President Donald Trump, right, calls on a reporter during a news conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, left, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 18, 2017 - 6:15 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HE 'KNEW WHAT HE SIGNED UP FOR' That's what Florida Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson says she overheard Trump say to the widow of a U.S. soldier slain in Niger while the woman had the...
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October 18, 2017 - 5:37 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — A "fatberg" that may have taken beyond half a century to grow below Baltimore has been removed. News outlets report the city's Public Works department used a camera, pressure washer and truck-mounted industrial vacuum to clear the mass of curdled grease, wet wipes and other waste...
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Steve Bannon, former strategist for President Donald Trump, speaks at a campaign rally for Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Ward is running against incumbent Republican Jeff Flake in next year's GOP primary. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
October 18, 2017 - 3:21 am
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Steve Bannon leveled a blistering attack on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans at an Arizona fundraiser for a GOP primary challenger to incumbent Sen. Jeff Flake. The former chief strategist to President Donald Trump heaped disdain on McConnell...
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This photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Anthony Shore. The convicted sex offender who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his multiple victims is set for execution Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Shore faces lethal injection for the 1992 slaying of a 21-year-old woman who is one of four females, including a 9-year-old, Shore has confessed to killing. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
October 18, 2017 - 1:04 am
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims is set for execution in Texas. Anthony Allen Shore confessed to the four slayings after a tiny particle collected from under the fingernail of a 21-year-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Weinstein Co.’s board said in a statement Tuesday that Weinstein had resigned. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
October 18, 2017 - 12:53 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the group that awards the Oscars and his producers guild expulsion is a formality at this point, but now questions are being raised about what to do with others accused of wrongdoing who remain card-carrying members of the entertainment...
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Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward grimaces in pain in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Cleveland. Hayward broke his left ankle on a play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
October 17, 2017 - 10:21 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Just five minutes into his Boston career, new Celtics star forward Gordon Hayward gruesomely broke his left ankle, an injury that may end his season. Hayward, who signed a four-year, $128 million free agent contract this summer, went up for an alley-oop pass midway through the...
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