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This Oct. 25, 2018 photo shows employees at the new sports book at the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City N.J. counting money moments before it opened. On Dec. 18, 2018, Canadian firm theScore announced it will enter New Jersey's sports betting market next year, and the NBA and FanDuel announced a gambling agreement. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
New entrant to NJ sports betting; FanDuel, Draft Kings dealsA Canadian company says it will enter New Jersey's sports betting market as an affiliate of Monmouth Park Racetrack
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Report: Texas senator denies sexting, but won't say who didA former U.S. prosecutor hired by the University of Texas says a state senator accused of sending sexually explicit text messages to a graduate student blamed them on someone else and didn't fully cooperate with investigators
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Yemeni mom wins travel ban waiver to see dying son in USA Yemeni mother has won her fight for a waiver from the Trump administration's travel ban that would allow her to go to California to see her dying 2-year-old son
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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, right, and Acting EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler answer questions Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, in Lebanon, Tenn. The two met with farmers about a new Trump administration proposal to redefine "waters of the United States." (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Farmers urged to support Trump rollback of water rulesThe Trump administration is calling on farmers to throw their support behind a proposal to withdraw federal protections for many of the country's waterways and wetlands
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Police: Man sets girlfriend, himself on fire at coffee shopAuthorities in upstate New York say a man went to a coffee shop where his girlfriend works, told her to come outside, doused her in flammable liquid and set her on fire
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Colorado baker back in court over 2nd LGBT bias allegationAttorneys for a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds say the state is punishing him again for not baking a cake celebrating a gender transition
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Attorney: Deadly hotel freezer could lock someone insideThe attorney for a woman suing a suburban Chicago hotel over the death of her 19-year-old daughter in a walk-in freezer says someone could have locked the young woman inside
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Lawmaker apologizes for tweet urging aide: 'Kill yourself!'A New York state senator has apologized for what he called a "poor choice of words" after sending a tweet to a legislative staffer urging her to kill herself
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State Medical Board confirms complaint records on OSU doctorOhio's medical board has confirmed it has confidential records about the investigation of a complaint involving the Ohio State University team doctor accused of widespread sexual misconduct against students decades ago
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Official suspended, accused of harassing transgender student'You freak me out': A West Virginia high school assistant principal is suspended four days after being accused of harassing a transgender student in a school bathroom
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Alabama mall shooting suspect seeks lower bondA man charged in the shooting that led to a police killing of a black man in a crowded Alabama shopping mall on Thanksgiving is asking a judge to lower his bond
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UN: South Sudan still fragile but there's a chance for peaceThe U.N. peacekeeping chief says there is a chance for peace in South Sudan, with more progress since the warring sides signed a new peace deal in September than at any time since the conflict erupted five years ago
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