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Rwandans shocked by discovery of genocide-era mass graves

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:03am
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Mass graves that authorities say could contain more than 2,000 bodies have been discovered in Rwanda nearly a quarter-century after the country's genocide, and further graves are being sought nearby....
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The state that wants to spend more, not less, on prison food

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:03am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Dropped onto Connecticut inmates' food trays in recent days was a concoction called chilitos, consisting of a cup of meatless chili mix, one slice of cheese, brown rice, refried beans and two tortillas, along with a half-cup of pudding and an 8-ounce drink....
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European Space Agency releases 1st image from Mars orbiter

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:03am
BERLIN (AP) -- The European Space Agency has released the first image taken by its Trace Gas Orbiter showing the ice-covered edge of a vast Martian crater....
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EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 7:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt testified Thursday in potentially make-or-break hearings on Capitol Hill, where he faced questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster....
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Big Broadway need now? A pillow - play trio test patience

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 7:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- There are plenty of cocktail and wine options available at Broadway theaters during intermission. But these days, it might be wiser to order a strong cup of coffee instead....
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Palace: Prince William to be best man at Harry's wedding

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 6:56am
LONDON (AP) -- It's a family affair: Britain's royal officials say Prince Harry has asked elder brother Prince William to be best man at his wedding next month....
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Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with Moon

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 4:24am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday....
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EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:45am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster....
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APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:45am
The U.S. government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe, according to the findings of a Senate subcommittee obtained by The Associated Press....
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Patton Oswalt credits late wife in Golden State Killer case

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:45am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "You did it, Michelle."...
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Gaza's Hamas embraces 'non-violence' _ opportunism or shift?

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:55pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- In a sit-in tent camp near the Gaza border with Israel, a lecturer answered questions from activists grappling with the concept of non-violent protest....
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Penn State's Barkley is best talent, but QBs to lead draft

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:55pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Saquon Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not go in the first handful of picks Thursday night....
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Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with Moon

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:09pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday....
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Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:09pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food....
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EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster....
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Ex-cop arrested in sadistic crime spree from '70s and '80s

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 6:40pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A man once sworn to protect the public from crime was accused Wednesday of living a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night, becoming one of California's most feared serial killers and rapists in the 1970s and '80s before leaving a cold trail that baffled investigators for more than three decades....
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Rival Koreas' leaders face high stakes at historic summit

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 6:40pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- It may lack the punch of President Donald Trump's vow to unleash "fire and fury" and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's "nuclear button" boasts, but the stakes will be high on Friday when Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in sit down on the southern side of the no man's land that forms the world's most heavily armed border....
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