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FILE- In this July 23, 2018, file photo a construction worker puts down roofing paper on a new home as he works outside in Houston. On Tuesday, Nov. 20, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in October. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
November 20, 2018 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction improved a slight 1.5 percent in October, but in a troubling sign, ground breakings for single-family houses fell. The Commerce Department said Tuesday housing starts rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 million, up from 1.21 million in...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, Martha Stewart attends the Time 100 Gala celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world in New York. Stewart posted about her first Uber ride experience on Monday, Nov. 19, including a picture that showed debris on the floor and two water bottles in the vehicle. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 20, 2018 - 9:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Martha Stewart's first Uber ride was not a good thing. Stewart ordered the "most expensive version" Monday outside Tiffany's flagship store in New York City. As Stewart explained on Instagram , she wanted to be picked up on Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. Stewart wrote the first car...
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Honoree Martin Scorsese, center, poses with actors Jonah Hill, left, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel and Leonardo DiCaprio at the Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit tribute to Martin Scorsese, presented by Chanel, on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
November 20, 2018 - 2:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Many young boys grow up with superheroes adorning their walls. Jonah Hill grew up with a picture of Martin Scorsese on his. The actor related the poignant anecdote at a star-studded benefit Monday evening at the Museum of Modern Art, honoring the celebrated director both for his...
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In this Nov. 15, 2018, photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., leaves a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. Pelosi’s bid to return as House speaker is putting newly elected Democrats in a spot. The speaker’s vote will among the first votes cast in the new Congress, with all eyes will be watching -- and cameras rolling for TV ads -- to see if the incoming freshmen who promised to oppose Pelosi on the campaign trail will actually do so in the House chamber. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 19, 2018 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's the big question confronting newly elected House Democrats: Will you vote for Nancy Pelosi? The freshmen swept into office by the midterm elections are caught at the center of an escalating power struggle over Pelosi's future. And that's before they're sworn in. The clash...
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CORRECTS TITLE OF THE FIGURE SHOWN IN THE FRESCO, FROM GODDESS TO QUEEN OF SPARTA - The fresco ''Leda e il cigno'' (Leda and the swan) discovered last Friday in the Regio V archeological area in Pompeii, near Naples, Italy, is seen Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. The fresco depicts a story and art subject of Greek mythology, with Queen of Sparta Leda being impregnated by Zeus - Jupiter in Roman mythology - in the form of a swan. (Cesare Abbate/ANSA via AP)
November 19, 2018 - 2:24 pm
ROME (AP) — Archaeologists have found a fresco in an ancient Pompeii bedroom that depicts a sensual scene of the Roman god Jupiter, disguised as a swan, and a legendary queen of Sparta from Greek mythology. The figure of Leda being impregnated by the god in swan form was a fairly common home...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 19, 2018 - 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixteen maverick Democrats have released a letter saying they'll vote for "new leadership" when the House picks leaders in January. That poses a threat to Nancy Pelosi's effort to become speaker. The California Democrat is favored by most Democrats to lead them, as she has done...
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November 19, 2018 - 2:10 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Vacation rental company Airbnb says it is removing its listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The company said Monday it will take down some 200 listings in Israeli settlements "that are at the core of the dispute between the Israelis and Palestinians." Airbnb says that...
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November 18, 2018 - 3:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are confirming their long rumored marriage. On Instagram, at least. The 24-year-old Canadian singer posted a picture on Instagram earlier this week of him holding hands with the 21-year-old model with the caption: "My wife is awesome." Baldwin...
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Salif Keita, center, takes a photo during a concert in Bamako, Mali, early Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. Mali Singer and albino activist Salif Keita has dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May. The concert on Saturday night Nov. 17, 2018, followed a forum on protecting albino people in Africa that Keita assembled. (AP Photo/Mohamed Kodio)
November 18, 2018 - 2:58 pm
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Singer-songwriter and albino activist Salif Keita assembled an international forum on protecting albino people in Africa and dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May. More than 100 politicians, diplomats and...
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November 18, 2018 - 2:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean "Diddy" Combs is making his first public statements since the loss of Kim Porter, his longtime former girlfriend and mother of three of his children, saying they were "more than best friends" and "more than soul mates." Porter, a former model and actress, died at her Los...
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