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Hunter Harrison, CEO of railroad company CSX, dead at 73
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hunter Harrison, the president CEO of railroad giant CSX, has died, the company announced Saturday. He was 73....

SpaceX capsule back at space station with pre-Christmas haul
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A recycled SpaceX capsule is back at the International Space Station, just in time for Christmas....

APNewsBreak: US soldier fought to end after ambush in Niger
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in a hail of gunfire, hit as many as 18 times as he took cover in thick brush, fighting to the end after fleeing militants who had just killed three comrades in an October ambush in Niger, The Associated Press has learned....

Amid changing political winds, Florida Gov. mulls next move
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- For more than a year, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has engaged in a guessing game about his political future: Will he challenge U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in 2018?...

Navy taking USS Little Rock combat ship into its fleet
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The U.S. Navy is set to formally accept a new combat ship into its fleet....

Sheriff: Undercover video shows dairy workers hitting cows
OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) -- Police in Florida arrested three dairy farm employees on animal cruelty charges following the release of an undercover video by animal rights group showing workers abusing cows....

Trump defends tax plan, proclaims economy set 'to rock'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Closing in on the first major legislative achievement of his term, President Donald Trump on Saturday defended the Republican tax cut as a good deal for the middle class while boldly suggesting it could lead to explosive economic growth....

The one that got away: Not the fish, but the $2.8M prize
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) -- Phil Heasley caught the fish of his life, but the $2.8 million in tournament prize money got away....

Ex-corrections officer sentenced to prison for inmate attack
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) -- A former correctional officer in Florida has been sentenced to federal prison for attacking an inmate and then planting evidence on him in an attempt to claim self-defense....

Coach arrested in NY with teen booked into Florida jail
LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida soccer coach arrested in New York after accusations that he ran away with a teenage girl has been returned to his home state....

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