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    Woman says she was harassed by New York state employee

    NEW YORK (AP) — An upstate New York woman struggling to find a place to live and a job after ending an abusive relationship said a state employee helped her, only to use it as an excuse to sexually harass and assault her, and the governor's...

    By Colleen Long, Associated Press|

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    Santa's in town? You need an appointment this year

    NEW YORK (AP) — Santa Claus may be coming to town, but you'll need a reservation to see him.At Macy's flagship store on 34th Street in New York, a chance to sit on Saint Nick's lap is by appointment only this year, for the first time...

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    Magnitude 3.7, 2.9 quakes rattle Oklahoma town early Sunday

    EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two earthquakes that struck near a central Oklahoma town.Both temblors hit just east of the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond early Sunday. The first quake had a preliminary magnitude of...

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  • Business

    Air Force awards $50M contract to research cybersecurity

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a nearly $50 million contract to a defense contractor to research ways to protect weapons systems from cyberattacks.The Dayton Daily News reports that Colorado-based Ball Aerospace...

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  • Business

    APNewsBreak: Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states

    A prominent neurologist who is already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic is facing a growing number of accusations that he assaulted women at medical facilities in three states. The Associated Press has learned at least 17...

    By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Some Massachusetts towns going to pot, after all

    BOSTON (AP) — They may not be mad about reefer, but a growing number of Massachusetts communities are leaving their borders open to commercial marijuana businesses, bucking a wave of bans and moratoriums that followed voter approval of legal...

    By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press|

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    Trader Joe's recalls packaged salads over contamination fear

    PHOENIX (AP) — Trader Joe's says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside.The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried...

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  • News

    10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

    The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before.The Rhodes Trust on Sunday...

    By Gene Johnson, Associated Press|

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    List of US students named as Rhodes scholars for 2018

    The 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2018, as provided by the Office of the American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust:Tania N. Fabo, Saugus, Massachusetts (Harvard University)Samarth Gupta, Acton, Massachusetts (Harvard...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Business

    GOP's Sasse likes tax bill, but won't call it key to 2018

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year's elections.The Nebraska Republican, who addressed an evangelical conservative group...

    By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press|

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