CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sex allegations

NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS News fired morning show host Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them....

FCC chairman sets out to repeal 'net neutrality' rules

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday followed through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally, setting up a showdown with consumer groups and internet companies who fear the move will stifle competition and innovation....

US readies new sanctions against North Korea, individuals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration readied new sanctions Tuesday on North Korea, a day after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in a move to put additional pressure on Pyongyang's nuclear program....

Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under house arrest, lawmakers from the ruling party and opposition who started impeachment proceedings and a population that surged into the streets to say 37 years in power was enough....

Michigan Rep. Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

DETROIT (AP) -- Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday denied settling a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances....

Trump and Putin speak by phone about Syria, other hot spots

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump spoke for more than an hour Tuesday by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin....

Sexual abuse is pervasive in Islamic schools in Pakistan

KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan (AP) -- Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again....

Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys Drumstick and Wishbone

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is using his pardon power to keep a pair of turkeys from the Thanksgiving roaster....

Assad-Putin embrace tells story of Russia's Syria campaign

BEIRUT (AP) -- What's in a hug?...

Baron Cohen to pay fine for Czechs sporting Borat mankinis

PRAGUE (AP) -- Comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen has offered to pay the fines for six Czech tourists who were reportedly detained by authorities in Kazakhstan's capital Astana for dressing up as his character Borat....

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Nearly half of US cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behavior

NEW YORK (AP) -- A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy behaviors....

CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sex allegations

NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS News fired morning show host Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them....

Michigan Rep. Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

DETROIT (AP) -- Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday denied settling a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances....

New allegation against Franken, this time met with silence

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A woman says Al Franken pulled her in tightly and put his hand on her buttocks in 2010 while posing for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair, the second allegation of improper conduct against the Democrat and first involving his time as a senator....

AP source: Authorities believe border agent may have fallen

DALLAS (AP) -- Investigators believe a border patrol agent who died in West Texas after suffering extensive injuries to his head and body may have fallen down a 14-foot (4-meter) culvert, and his partner, who radioed for help, has no memory of what happened, according to a U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation....

Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities....

Lawyer: Ex-student charged in body fluids case isn't racist

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The lawyer for a former Connecticut college student accused of smearing body fluids on her roommate's belongings said Tuesday that he doesn't expect authorities to file hate crime charges....

Coming out as trans just start of journey for teen, family

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- It was May of seventh grade, and 14-year-old Theo Ramos was in a new school. Perhaps because it was an arts magnet program, or because it was a diverse place, kids and adults seemed to embrace the transgender boy much more than those at his old school did. There were fewer nasty comments, less bullying....

Kennedy arrested after party to attend diversion program

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) -- A Kennedy family member charged with disorderly conduct after police responded to a noisy party is being sent to a pretrial diversion program....

Terror convict: I was mentally incompetent, entrapped by FBI

CINCINNATI (AP) -- An Ohio man serving 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group wants his plea and sentence thrown out, arguing that he was mentally incompetent and was entrapped by the FBI....

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US attacks militants in Somalia and Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Reflecting stepped-up targeting of extremists in Africa, the U.S. military said airstrikes killed more than 100 militants in Somalia on Tuesday and hit Islamic State fighters in Libya days earlier....

Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys Drumstick and Wishbone

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is using his pardon power to keep a pair of turkeys from the Thanksgiving roaster....

Additional remains of US soldier Johnson found in Niger

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon says it has recovered additional remains of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was among four U.S. soldiers killed in the African nation of Niger in October....

Trump and Putin speak by phone about Syria, other hot spots

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump spoke for more than an hour Tuesday by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin....

CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sex allegations

NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS News fired morning show host Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them....

Customs and Border Protection caught off-guard by travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general says the entity responsible for implementing President Donald Trump's travel ban was caught-off guard by his executive order....

US readies new sanctions against North Korea, individuals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration readied new sanctions Tuesday on North Korea, a day after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in a move to put additional pressure on Pyongyang's nuclear program....

Moore targeted by fellow Republicans' comments in new ad

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- The words of prominent Republicans are being used against Alabama's GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore in a campaign ad....

Melania Trump, son Barron receive White House Christmas tree

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Melania Trump and son Barron joined in a time-honored tradition of receiving the official White House Christmas tree, which will become the showstopper for a president who has vowed to put Christmas back at the center of the winter holidays....

Almost 60,000 Haitians allowed to stay in US only until 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration said it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation in 2010....

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Morgan urges voters to keep steroid users out of Hall

Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan is urging voters to keep "known steroid users" out of Cooperstown....

Ray Allen tells Orlando court he was 'catfished'

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Retired NBA star Ray Allen said he is a victim of "catfishing," and has asked a court to throw out a case where he is accused of stalking someone he met online....

AP All-America Watch: Va Tech LB Edmunds and Heisman winner

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. This season, the AP released its first preseason All-America team and its first midseason team. The full three-team All-America selections are unveiled in December. The 10th installment of the weekly All-America watch features a linebacker from Virginia Tech, Louisville's forgotten Heisman Trophy winner and an All-America matchup that could decide the Iron Bowl....

Phil Knight's tourney draws top-10 teams to Oregon this week

Nike founder Phil Knight is throwing a birthday party and every college basketball fan is invited....

NFL Overreactions: The Eagles are Super Bowl bound

Hey Eagles fans: Book that trip to Minnesota in February....

Column: Lexi Thompson misses out on year of LPGA dominance

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- Lexi Thompson doesn't have two long months to ponder how her season ended....

No. 2 Arizona, No. 5 Villanova top Battle 4 Atlantis field

Arizona coach Sean Miller has seen his second-ranked Wildcats start the year with three easy wins and guard Allonzo Trier put up big numbers seemingly with ease....

Ko endures 1st season without winning on the LPGA Tour

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- Lydia Ko blasted out from in front of the steep edge of a bunker and raised her arms playfully when it dropped for par. She ended the first round of the CME Group Tour Championship one shot out of the lead, and she looked like the Ko of old....

Witness: Men accused of bribes negotiated sale to Qataris

NEW YORK (AP) -- A sports marketing company whose owners have been charged with bribing top soccer officials tried to negotiate a sale to an entity associated with Paris Saint-Germain team president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, a witness testified Tuesday in federal court....

Ryan's 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

SEATTLE (AP) -- Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons did enough through 3 ½ quarters that even the best comeback attempt by Russell Wilson fell short this time....

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