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Farmer had abandoned tree picked for White House Christmas

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NEWLAND, N.C. (AP) — The farmer who raised the Christmas tree destined for the White House this year says the Fraser fir "got the last...Read more

Uber, Lyft to offer rewards programs similar to airlines

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DETROIT (AP) — Uber and Lyft are rolling out loyalty programs similar to airline frequent flyer miles. Uber...Read more

Georgia election uncertainty lingers amid legal wrangling

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ATLANTA (AP) — After multiple federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings, uncertainty looms over Georgia's still-undecided...Read more


Election fallout: Blame abounds in House GOP leadership race

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The speaker's gavel now out of reach, Republican Kevin McCarthy is poised to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus...Read more

US consumer prices increased 0.3 percent in October

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer prices climbed 0.3 percent in October, with higher prices for gasoline, used autos and housing contributing...Read more

US consumer prices increased 0.3 percent in October; led by higher prices for gasoline, housing and used autos

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WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices increased 0.3 percent in October; led by higher prices for gasoline, housing and used autos....Read more

AP sources: President Trump mulling a wide-ranging shake-up

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing an administration-wide shake-up as he looks to prepare his White House for divided...Read more

Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up

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WASHINGTON (AP) — There are more gorillas in the mist — a rare conservation success story, scientists say. After...Read more


DraftKings, Resorts fire latest shot in sport book arms race

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — DraftKings and Resorts Casino are firing the latest shot in New Jersey's sports book arms race, with a full-...Read more

Overheating machines complicate Florida's recount battle

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A new problem complicated Florida's ongoing recount battle as lawyers headed back to court on Wednesday:...Read more

National Grid to use 'noise cannon' to scare away crows

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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) — After all else failed, National Grid is bringing in a cannon to scare away the hundreds of crows that have...Read more

Syracuse profits by handwriting thousands of late-tax notes

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A city in New York state has found a novel way of motivating residents to pay their back taxes: personal notes...Read more