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Families hoping for justice in suit over 1968 mine disaster

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 8:10am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Nearly half a century after an explosion tore through the Farmington No. 9 mine in West Virginia, the families of the 78 men who died there are still looking for justice....
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NYC's historic Trinity Church to partially close for 2 years

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 8:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's Trinity Church, a tourist attraction loved for its ties to colonial America and links to a Broadway hit, will be largely closed to visitors during a two-year renovation intended to brighten the church and improve disabled access....
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North Korea says US ruining mood of detente ahead of summit

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 5:00am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- With just weeks to go before President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to hold their first-ever summit, Pyongyang on Sunday criticized what it called "misleading" claims that Trump's policy of maximum political pressure and sanctions are what drove the North to the negotiating table....
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Connecticut lawmakers vote to join popular vote pact

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 5:00am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut's General Assembly voted Saturday to join a group of states that want to pool their Electoral College votes for the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote, the first state legislature to do so since President Donald Trump's 2016 election....
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Malaysia's Anwar joins with former persecutor for election

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 5:00am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim can't vote in what he believes will be a "defining election" for his country on Wednesday but even from his prison cell has remained a political force to be reckoned with....
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Lebanon holds first general elections in 9 years

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 5:00am
BEIRUT (AP) -- Tens of thousands of Lebanese began casting their ballots Sunday in the first parliamentary elections in nine years, with people lining up early in the morning to take part in a vote that is being fiercely contested between rival groups backed by regional powers....
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LeBank: James hits buzzer-beater to down Raptors

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 5:00am
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The moment required brilliance. LeBron James delivered again....
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Billions on the line for firms as Trump weighs Iran pullout

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 1:25am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- From airplanes to oilfields, billions of dollars are on the line for international corporations as President Donald Trump weighs whether to pull America out of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers....
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US firms, debt could be China's targets if US plays hardball

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 9:21pm
BEIJING (AP) -- In a looming trade war between the world's two largest economies, American companies in China may have a bull's-eye on their backs....
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Celtics take 3-0 series lead with OT win over 76ers

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 9:21pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Al Horford had no use for the premature celebration that showered confetti all over the 76ers' home court at the end of regulation, delaying overtime and prompting an impromptu cleanup job....
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Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day

Lariat Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:44pm
Most people are shocked when I disclose my ethnicity, most assume I’m white, when in reality I’m half Mexican and I identify as Hispanic, even though my mother insists that I refer to myself as ‘American of Latin descent’. Then, I get to play a game called, “prove your ethnic background” because I don’t “look” […]
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Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert gets 5th title

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 6:25pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- If you want to bust a racing curse, call Bob Baffert....
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Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert takes 5th title

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 5:10pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2½ lengths on Saturday, becoming the first colt in 136 years to wear the roses after not racing as a 2-year-old....
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Jazz Fest lagniappe: interviews, cultural exchange

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 5:10pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A Canadian Celtic band with Acadian roots and two of the grand masters of traditional jazz kicked off the heritage interview stage Saturday at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival....
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The Latest: Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys 5 homes

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:10pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) -- The Latest on a volcanic eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii (all times local):...
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The Latest: Some Derby fans call it a day, head for exits

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 3:10pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The Latest on Saturday's 144th running of the Kentucky Derby (all times local):...
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Early GOP primaries shaping up as rightward march with Trump

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 12:55pm
As primary season kicks into high gear, Republicans are engaged in nomination fights that are pulling the party to the right, leaving some leaders worried their candidates will be out of a step with the broader electorate in November....
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