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Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67

Obit David Cassidy

David Cassidy of ‘The Partridge Family’ fame has at age 67

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2017. There are 36 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 25, 2016, Fidel Castro, who led his rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents...


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Consumer watchdog head names a successor, and Trump does too

Consumer Agency Cordray Resignation

NEW YORK (AP) — The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau resigned Friday and named his own successor, leading to an open conflict with President Donald Trump — who announced a different person as acting head of the agency later in the day. That means there are now effectively two...


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The Latest: Time magazine says Trump's got it wrong

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PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9 p.m. Time magazine is disputing President Donald Trump’s account of how he rejected the magazine’s request for an interview and photo sessions ahead of its “Person of the Year” issue. In a Friday evening tweet, Trump...


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Pakistani police launch operation to clear Islamist rally

Pakistan Islamist Rally-2

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police launched an operation to clear an intersection linking the Pakistani capital Islamabad with the garrison city of Rawalpindi where an Islamist group’s supporters camped out for the last 20 days, officials said Saturday. Hospital officials said over 100 people were injured,...


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Trump calls for crushing terrorists with military means

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JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced the deadly mosque attack in Egypt and reached out to its president, asserting the world must crush terrorists by military means — and insisting the U.S. needs a southern border wall and the travel ban tied up in courts. “Need the WALL, need the...


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WP-Bloomberg correction: FILM-COCO-REVIEW

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. This correction refers to FILM-COCO-REVIEW (Merry, Post), which moved Nov. 21. --- A Washington Post review for the Pixar film “Coco” misspelled the last name of the main character. It’s Rivera. - - - The Washington Post News Service, with Bloomberg News film-coco-...


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Trump claims he took himself out of the running for Time's 'Person of the Year'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump says that Time magazine was contemplating naming him the “Person of the Year” for a second year in a row but that he pulled himself out of the running because he didn’t want to participate in an interview and photo shoot....


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Catholic U. mostly cleared in rape case

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Federal investigators found insufficient evidence to conclude that Catholic University violated a student’s civil rights after she reported in late 2012 that she had been raped on campus. But the Education Department’s civil rights unit determined that the university...


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11 dead in hotel fire in Georgia's Black Sea resort

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A fire at a luxury hotel in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi left 11 people dead and 21 others hurt, officials said Saturday. The fire erupted late Friday evening at the Leograd hotel where participants in the Miss Georgia 2017 beauty pageant were having dinner,...


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Groundbreaking jazz producer, record executive helped popularize the LP

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. George Avakian, a producer and record executive who helped define the jazz canon and redefine the album, popularizing everything from long-play vinyl records to live albums and liner notes, died Nov. 22 at his home in Manhattan. He was 98. His daughter Anahid Avakian...


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