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Kidsplaining: 7 ways to eat a slice of pizza

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The fine folks at Lucky Slice Pizza shared a video on “The 7 Styles of Eating Pizza,”...

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Putin: We're held hostage to political strife around Trump

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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday bemoaned troubled relations with the United States, saying Russia wants to improve them but is effectively held hostage by the disputes surrounding President Donald Trump. Putin’s comments in a meeting with top editors of...


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Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

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LONDON (AP) — Lars Andersen’s business handles some of the most sensitive data there is — the names and phone numbers of children. The owner of London-based My Nametags, which makes personalized nametags to iron into children’s clothing, says protecting that information is fundamental to his...


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Polygamous community picks outsider as new police chief

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border has hired an outsider with no ties to the sister cities as its new police chief. Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Arizona, announced Thursday night that Mark Askerlund has been hired as the new town marshal. He has 33 years of...


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Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told Congress that it’s reached a deal that would allow Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. to stay in business, a source familiar with the talks who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a confidential matter said Friday. A resolution of...


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Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

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NEW YORK (AP) — It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs. His face pulled in a strained smile and his hands locked behind his back, the once-powerful Hollywood figure emerged from a police station Friday facing rape and criminal sex act charges, a...


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The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater, film to arrest

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Harvey Weinstein was in and out of custody so quickly in his rape case, he probably didn’t have time to read the books he brought with him. The film mogul carried three books...


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Oil prices fall sharply, pulling energy companies with them

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NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices are falling sharply again Friday on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Airlines are climbing as investors anticipate lower fuel costs. Overall, major market indexes are down. Another decline in bond yields is hurting banks but...


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APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked...


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Deal dead with investor for Alaska mine project near fishery

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Canadian company that was courted as a potential partner in a proposed copper-and-gold mine near one of the world’s largest salmon fisheries has backed away from the project. Mine developer Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. says it was unable to finalize an agreement with First...


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Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The International Maritime Organization has approved two-way shipping routes into the Arctic Ocean through the Bering Strait. The IMO accepted routes proposed by the United States and Russia for safe navigation between Alaska and Russia’s Chukotskiy Peninsula. The routes...


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