Erivo's 'sense of urgency and duty' over 'Harriet'

Erivo's 'sense of urgency and duty' over 'Harriet'

At a Washington D.C. screening for historical drama "Harriet," stars Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr. and Jennifer Nettles talk about taking the story of political activist Harriet Tubman to the big screen.
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AP Top Stories October 23

AP Top Stories October 23

Here's the latest for Wednesday October 23rd: Esper goes to Iraq; Diplomat testifies about Trump, Ukraine; EU President supports Brexit delay; Flooding in Washington state.
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Rescued penguins released back into the sea

Rescued penguins released back into the sea

Seven little penguins, rescued after a dog attack, were released back into the ocean in Australia on Wednesday.
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Swalwell: 'President Trump is Rudy'

Swalwell: 'President Trump is Rudy'

A top U.S. diplomat testified that President Donald Trump held back military aid for Ukraine unless the country agreed to investigate Democrats and a company linked to Joe Biden's family. AP obtained diplomat William Taylor's opening statement.
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Floods receding in western Washington state

Floods receding in western Washington state

The National Weather Service's Seattle office said heavy rains this week had tapered off and most of Western Washington's rivers crested Tuesday and receded below flood stage. Flooding is expected to persist in some areas on Wednesday.
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Body of missing Alabama girl found; 2 in custody

Body of missing Alabama girl found; 2 in custody

Birmingham, Alabama investigators searching through garbage found the body of a 3-year-old girl who was missing more than a week, and authorities are charging two people with murder, police said Tuesday.
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Bullet database helps ID Texas gang war

Bullet database helps ID Texas gang war

In, Houston, a gang war authorities say has claimed more than 60 lives in the last six years didn’t come into focus until a federal ballistics database helped link what had appeared to be unconnected murders.
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High-tech rivals pose a threat to iconic stethoscope

High-tech rivals pose a threat to iconic stethoscope

Two centuries after its invention, the very symbol of the medical profession is facing an uncertain prognosis. The stethoscope is threatened by hand-held devices that rely on ultrasound technology, artificial intelligence and smartphone apps.
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Today in History for October 23rd

Today in History for October 23rd

Highlights of this day in history: Suicide blast kills U.S. Marines and sailors in Lebanon; Students in Hungary spark Cold War revolt; President Richard Nixon agrees to turn over White House tapes; 'Tonight Show' host Johnny Carson born.
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Nats star Rendon comes home for World Series

Nats star Rendon comes home for World Series

Washington Nationals star Anthony Rendon vividly remembers his one visit to the Astrodome as a child to see the Houston Astros and his beloved Killer B's. Now he’s playing in his hometown for the World Series title.
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Liam Gallagher ready to reconcile with brother Noel

Liam Gallagher ready to reconcile with brother Noel

Liam Gallagher says he's ready to reconcile with his brother and former Oasis bandmate Noel, under the right conditions. The singer-songwriter tells the story of his comeback in the documentary: "Liam Gallagher: As It Was."
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Trump's 'lynching' comments stirs outrage

Trump's 'lynching' comments stirs outrage

One of the country's leading civil rights organizations condemned President Donald Trump's tweet Tuesday about the U.S. House impeachment inquiry, with Trump comparing it to a "lynching."
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Rockettes rehearse for 'Christmas Spectacular'

Rockettes rehearse for 'Christmas Spectacular'

The Radio City Rockettes allowed cameras into rehearsals for "The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes." The production runs Nov. 8 through Jan. 5 at Radio City Music Hall.
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Suspicious package closes streets near WTC

Suspicious package closes streets near WTC

A suspicious package near the World Trade Center prompted the closure of streets during rush hour Tuesday. The package was deemed safe and a man described by police as "emotionally disturbed" was taken into custody.
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Student arrested in class after shooting at school

Student arrested in class after shooting at school

Police say teenage gunman returned to class Tuesday after shooting a fellow student multiple times just outside a Northern California high school, an attack that prompted a lockdown in a complex with three schools for hours.
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Lawyer: Ohio opioid case a 'bellwether case'

Lawyer: Ohio opioid case a 'bellwether case'

The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement over the toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties. A lawyer for one of the counties says the settlement could help other jurisdict...
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AP Top Stories 5

AP Top Stories 5

Trump calls impeachment inquiry a 'lynching'; Trudeau takes victory lap; School bus crashes into building; Manatee returns to ocean.
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Exxon trial probes how climate change is accounted

Exxon trial probes how climate change is accounted

New York's attorney general is accusing Exxon Mobil of lying to investors about how profitable the company will remain as governments impose stricter regulations to combat global warming.
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Alec Baldwin campaigns for Virginia Democrats

Alec Baldwin campaigns for Virginia Democrats

Alec Baldwin, known for his mocking impersonations of Republican President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live" is in Virginia to help Democratic legislative candidates.
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Warren joins striking teachers as talks stall

Warren joins striking teachers as talks stall

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called for people across the country to support striking Chicago teachers after joining educators picketing outside an elementary school. Classes were canceled for more than 300,000 students for a...
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Senators denounce Trump's 'lynching' tweet

Senators denounce Trump's 'lynching' tweet

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell is calling President Donald Trump's use of the word "lynching" to describe the House impeachment inquiry as "unfortunate." Senator Chuck Schumer said Trump "never should have used the word, never."
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Today in History for October 22nd

Today in History for October 22nd

Highlights of this day in history: A Cold War crisis over Cuba leads to brink of nuclear war; Shah of Iran allowed into U.S. for treatment; 'Pretty Boy' Floyd killed; Last victim slain in D.C. sniper shootings; Cellist Pablo Casals dies.
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Shooting at California high school wounds one

Shooting at California high school wounds one

A gunman shot and wounded one person at a Northern California high school Tuesday. Thousands of students were put on lockdown in three schools before a suspect was arrested.
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Injured manatee released back into the wild

Injured manatee released back into the wild

An 800-pound Manatee named Bingley was treated by SeaWorld Orlando and then released back into the ocean last week.
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AP Top Stories October 22

AP Top Stories October 22

Here are the top stories for Tuesday, October 22nd: Trump calls impeachment inquiry a "lynching"; Presidents of Turkey and Russia meet in Sochi; Canada's Trudeau wins second term; Jimmy Carter hospitalized after another fall.
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Graham agrees impeachment like a 'lynching'

Graham agrees impeachment like a 'lynching'

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he agrees with President Donald Trump that the Democrats' impeachment drive is like a "lynching." While Rep. Al Green calls for the president's impeachment.
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PM Trudeau greets supporters at metro station

PM Trudeau greets supporters at metro station

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greeted supporters at a subway station in Montreal Tuesday. Trudeau won a second term in Canada's national elections, despite a series of scandals that tarnished his image as a liberal icon.
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Today in History for October 22nd

Today in History for October 22nd

Highlights of this day in history: A Cold War crisis over Cuba leads to brink of nuclear war; Shah of Iran allowed into U.S. for treatment; 'Pretty Boy' Floyd killed; Last victim slain in D.C. sniper shootings; Cellist Pablo Casals dies.
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On This Day: 2 October 1943

On This Day: 2 October 1943

French cinema icon Catherine Denueve was born in Paris.
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Japan’s Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne

Japan's Naruhito proclaimed himself Emperor during an enthronement ceremony at the Imperial Palace, declaring himself the country's 126th monarch.
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ShowBiz Minute: Dangerous Celebs, Williams, Star Wars

ShowBiz Minute: Dangerous Celebs, Williams, Star Wars

The most dangerous celebrity online is revealed; Wendy Williams receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame; Final "Rise of Skywalker" trailer debuts.
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Bebe Rexha inspired by Serena for 'Maleficent' song

Bebe Rexha inspired by Serena for 'Maleficent' song

Bebe Rexha reveals how her song "You Can't Stop the Girl," which appeards on the soundtrack of "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil," came about.
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Drama 'Current War' survives Weinstein Company collapse

Drama 'Current War' survives Weinstein Company collapse

"Current War" stars Michael Shannon and Tuppence Middleton and director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon discuss almost losing their film in The Weinstein Company collapse.
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Thai king strips consort of royal titles for disloyalty

Thai king strips consort of royal titles for disloyalty

Thailand's king has stripped his royal consort of her titles and military ranks for disloyalty.
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What Can Be Saved? Dams threaten wild river

What Can Be Saved? Dams threaten wild river

The Vjosa is one of Europe's last wild rivers. But it faces threat from dam construction as pressure for hydropower intensifies in less developed countries. This is the latest installment in the 12-week series, "What Can Be Saved?"
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Michigan State hoops No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

Michigan State hoops No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

Michigan State is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason men's basketball poll for the first time in school history.
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Chicago teacher strike cancels classes a 3rd day

Chicago teacher strike cancels classes a 3rd day

More than 300,000 public school students in Chicago are getting another day off as contract talks continue between the teachers' union and the nation's third-largest school district.
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AP Top Stories October 21

AP Top Stories October 21

Here are the top stories for Monday, October 21st: US may now keep some troops in Syria; Settlement reached in opioids lawsuit; Texas gov. delcares disaster in 16 counties; "Zombies" take over Florida Keys.
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Wildfire burns near hilltop homes in Los Angeles

Wildfire burns near hilltop homes in Los Angeles

A furious firefighting air and ground attack beat back a wildfire Monday as it raced up canyon walls toward multimillion-dollar ocean-view homes on a ridge in Los Angeles.
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Deep-sea explorers find Battle of Midway warships

Deep-sea explorers find Battle of Midway warships

Deep-sea explorers scouring the world’s oceans for sunken World War II ships have found a second Japanese warship deep in the Pacific where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place.
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US plans to require DNA from asylum-seekers

US plans to require DNA from asylum-seekers

The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers detained by immigration officials and will add the information to an FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official says.
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Group call for human control of killer robots

Group call for human control of killer robots

Representatives from the Campaign To Stop Killer Robots urged the international community to create a treaty to ban autonomous military robots that use logarithms and sensors to determine when to kill people, instead of a person making that decision.
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Twister tears apart Dallas homes and businesses

Twister tears apart Dallas homes and businesses

A tornado tore homes and businesses apart in a densely populated area of Dallas but only minor injuries were reported. Tens of thousands of people were without electricity.
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Trudeau opponents eye victory as Canada votes

Trudeau opponents eye victory as Canada votes

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces the threat of being knocked from power after one term as the nation held parliamentary elections on Monday. Polls indicate Trudeau's Liberal Party could lose or fail to get a majority.
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Ebola survivor with bike helps ease fear in Congo

Ebola survivor with bike helps ease fear in Congo

A motorcyclist and Ebola survivor is helping doctors overcome the local suspicions and fear which block their efforts to quarantine and treat patients with the deadly virus in Congo.
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Trump laments G-7 move from Doral after pushback

Trump laments G-7 move from Doral after pushback

President Donald Trump is lamenting that he was forced to move next year's Group of Seven summit from his private golf club in Florida after bipartisan criticism that he was trying to profit off the presidency.
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Trump: Some US troops to remain in Syria

Trump: Some US troops to remain in Syria

Donald Trump says he still wants to get all US troops out of Syria, but Israel and Jordan have asked to leave some there. Trump says that the US would "work something out" with the Kurds in Syria to ensure they have access to income from oil.
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AP Top Stories October 21

AP Top Stories October 21

Here are the top stories for Monday, October 21st: Syrians hurl potatoes at departing American military; Republicans looks to censure Adam Schiff; Lebanon's cabinet approves sweeping reforms; Half Moon Bay wraps up 49th Arts and Pumpkin Festival.
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