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Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters after decades of ban

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
BY ABDUALLAH AL-SHIHRI and AYA BATRAWY The Associated Press

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia announced on Monday it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years, in the latest social push by the country’s young crown prince.

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Russia says its athletes want to compete at the Olympics

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
BY JAMES ELLINGWORTH AP Sports Writer

MOSCOW

Russian athletes are overwhelmingly in favor of competing at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games despite a ban on the national team, the country’s Olympic committee said Monday.

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Asian investors embrace bitcoin, but regulators are wary

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
BY KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer

HONG KONG

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Firefighters brace for 2nd week of California wildfires

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
BY CHRISTOPHER WEBER The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES

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Sudoku

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
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TRI-STATE LOTTERIES

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20

Friday
Mega Millions: 6-37-46-60-70
Megaball: 24 Megaplier: 2
Gimme 5: 12-17-33-34-36
Day Pick 3: 2-1-7
Day Pick 4: 0-0-2-7
Evening Pick 3: 6-8-7
Evening Pick 4: 4-1-4-8
Saturday
Powerball:
25-36-37-55-60 (6)
Megabucks Plus:
11-20-21-25-32 (4)
Lotto America: 2-5-7-22-25 (2)
Day Pick 3: 0-6-8
Day Pick 4: 8-4-0-0

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Crossword

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
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Cryptoquote

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
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Dear Abby

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20

DEAR ABBY: My only sister has been “borrowing” money from me every month for years. She has a ton of credit card debt and cannot afford to meet her monthly financial obligations.

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Tis the Season to be Laughing

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
BY JANINE TALBOT

I’m standing in the greeting card aisle of a store, choosing Christmas cards to send to family members. So many carefully crafted sayings chock full of sentiment stand straight in the filled rack. I pick up a card that catches my eye.

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Political Cartoon

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
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The Senator with Feet of Clay

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
BY DOUGLAS ROOKS

Susan Collins had a choice, and made the wrong one. Her vote for the misbegotten Republican tax bill made a crucial difference, allowing Senate leadership to gain a 51-49 majority, not needing the embarrassing expedient of another tie-breaker from Vice President Mike Pence.

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Hawaii anglers drift overnight in ocean, circled by sharks

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Two people were rescued from Hawaii waters after spending a night drifting in the ocean surrounded by sharks.

The two people were fishing on Thursday off the Big Island’s northeast coast when a large, sudden wave hit and washed one of them into the water, the Hawaii Tribune- Herald reported .

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Trolling Popham Beach

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20

There doesn’t seem to be much love lately on the Facebook page “I LOVE Popham Beach.”

Folks are angry (maybe justifiably so, depending on one’s point of view) over a Maine Board of Environmental Protection decision Thursday that would allow Jackson and Susan Parker to remove 150 pilings near their summer home on Popham Beach.

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Police investigate deaths of couple as murder-suicide

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20

MANCHESTER (AP) — State police in Maine say they are investigating the deaths of a married couple as an apparent murder-suicide.

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Lawmakers to discuss cost of expanding Medicaid

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20

AUGUSTA (AP) — A Maine legislative panel is set to discuss the cost of expanding Medicaid to some 70,000 citizens in a public referendum.

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Manhattan explosion

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
BY COLLEEN LONG The Associated Press

NEW YORK

A pipe bomb strapped to a man went off in the New York City subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring the suspect and another person at the height of the morning rush hour, law enforcement officials said.

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Maine’s Collins says Roy Moore was never fit for US Senate seat

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
The Associated Press

PORTLAND

Maine’s Republican U.S. senator said on Sunday that Alabama politician Roy Moore was unfit to serve in the Senate even before sexual misconduct allegations against him came to light.

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LePage continues regional schools push

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20
The Associated Press

AUGUSTA

The Maine Department of Education said this week it has received nearly two dozen proposals from 102 schools that want to launch new regional centers.

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Mom who drank on night of baby’s death to be sentenced

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:20

BELFAST (AP) — A Maine woman who told jurors that she drank multiple shots of liquor and smoked marijuana the night of her infant son’s death is due to be sentenced this week.

Thirty-two-year-old Miranda Hopkins will appear in court on Wednesday in Belfast.

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