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After Hamas decade, Gaza short on freedom, jobs, electricity

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:03am
BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Grim records mark the 10th anniversary of Hamas rule in Gaza - the longest-ever daily electricity and water cuts, 60 percent youth unemployment, and a rising backlog of thousands waiting for a rare chance to exit the blockaded territory....
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Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russia

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:03am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that President Donald Trump has asked him to rebuild the U.S. relationship with Russia and not allow the political turmoil over possible Russian ties to the Trump campaign to impede him....
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Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:03am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Kevin Durant is growing a little tired of questions about his ability to play defense....
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Climate change raises new risk: Are inland bridges too low?

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:03pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A century-old train trestle stands as one of the trophies of Des Moines' push to spruce up its downtown. Bicyclists and pedestrians pose for pictures beside the brightly painted beams of the Red Bridge and gather on viewing platforms overlooking the Des Moines River....
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Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russia

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:03pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that President Donald Trump has asked him to rebuild the U.S. relationship with Russia and not allow the political turmoil over possible Russian ties to the Trump campaign to impede him....
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Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:02pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Frederick Gaudreau sure is doing his best to earn his own locker with the Nashville Predators with a Stanley Cup Final debut for the ages....
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Underwood puts off birthday present for Preds' Fisher

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 8:00pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Mike Fisher's birthday present will have to wait....
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Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Put down the Twitter

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 6:59pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Memo from legal experts to President Donald Trump on resurrecting his stalled travel ban: Put down the Twitter....
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Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 6:59pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- A gunman who killed a man and took a woman hostage before dying in a police shootout had been acquitted of plotting a terror attack at a Sydney army base years earlier, police said Tuesday. Three police officers were wounded....
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Men charged in 36 deaths at ramshackle Oakland warehouse

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 6:59pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The founder of a ramshackle collective who officials say illegally converted an Oakland warehouse into residences for artists and musicians saw himself as a guru and benevolent landlord trying to help people struggling to survive in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area....
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Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 4:54pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Russian hackers attacked at least one U.S. voting software supplier days before last year's presidential election, according to a government intelligence report leaked Monday that suggests election-related hacking penetrated further into U.S. voting systems than previously known....
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'I've been stabbed': Stories from London attack survivors

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:54pm
LONDON (AP) -- The knife-wielding attackers appeared to be leaving the restaurant where Candice Hedge was hiding under a table when one of them spotted her, returning to slash her throat, the 34-year-old waitress' father told an Australian newspaper....
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2 charged for deadly Oakland warehouse blaze that killed 36

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:54pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- A man who authorities say illegally rented out space in an Oakland warehouse that caught fire, killing 36 partygoers, and another man who organized the event were each charged Monday with three dozen counts of involuntary manslaughter....
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White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 2:54pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In its effort to regain control of its message, the White House has curtailed press briefings, redirected questions on the Russia investigation to an outside lawyer and planned a major infrastructure policy rollout for this week....
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Politics fuels cable news surge, not network evening news

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 2:54pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Trump administration has been a boon for the cable news networks each night yet curiously not for the broadcast evening news programs, where a viewership slump contributed to Scott Pelley losing his job last week as anchor of the "CBS Evening News."...
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This season on Broadway, plays are singing the blues

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 1:54pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- This spring, J.T. Rogers' new play traveled only a few small steps but it was a huge leap for a playwright....
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Artist uses felt to recreate New York City grocery store

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 1:54pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- If the hot dogs in this New York City bodega feel a little, well, soft and squishy, don't worry, it's not a health hazard. It's art....
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UN chief warns oceans are 'under threat as never before'

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:51am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has opened the first-ever U.N. conference on oceans with a warning that the lifeblood of the planet is "under threat as never before," with one recent study warning that discarded plastic garbage could outweigh fish by 2050 if nothing is done....
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State elections see infusion of first-time women candidates

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 9:51am
Christine Lui Chen, a 36-year-old health care executive in New Jersey and mother of two small children, had never considered entering politics, focusing instead on her family, her career and her community....
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