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NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides....
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'I can go days without eating': Hunger rises in South Sudan

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
KANDAK, South Sudan (AP) -- "I'm afraid I'll starve to death," said Gatdin Bol. Curled on a dirt floor, the frail 65-year-old said he survives only by eating fruit from the trees in this remote South Sudanese town in the shadow of civil war....
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A free trader to world, China's Xi champions Marx at home

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
BEIJING (AP) -- To the world, China's President Xi Jinping presents himself as a champion of free markets. At home, he's leading a campaign to promote the works of communist philosopher Karl Marx, who 150 years ago famously warned of the dangers of global capitalism....
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Deadly violence continues in Indian-held Kashmir, 7 killed

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gunbattle Saturday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said, while police blamed insurgents for killing three other men in the disputed region....
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Georgia executes killer of off-duty prison guard

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) -- A Georgia inmate executed for a 1996 shotgun slaying twitched briefly as the lethal injection flowed into his body and groaned, "It burns, man."...
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Albert Pujols becomes 32nd player in 3,000-hit club

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
SEATTLE (AP) -- Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols got his 3,000th hit, reaching the mark with a broken-bat single Friday night against Seattle and becoming the 32nd player in major league history to join the exclusive club....
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Trump chides Giuliani to 'get his facts straight' on Stormy

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump suggested Friday that Rudy Giuliani, the aggressive new face of his legal team, needed to "get his facts straight" about the hush money paid to porn actress Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 election. Giuliani quickly came up with a new version....
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McCain gets visits from friends, family after surgery

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery....
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Court vacates Kennedy cousin Skakel's murder conviction

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:08pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- In a stunning reversal, the Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday overturned Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder conviction in the 1975 bludgeoning death of a girl in wealthy Greenwich....
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Indiana police officer fatally shot; suspect in custody

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:08pm
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- A police officer was shot to death Friday evening at a western Indiana apartment complex, and the suspect was injured and apprehended after barricading himself inside, authorities said....
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Korean Air pilots, crew protest abuse by founding family

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:08pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Hundreds of Korean Air Lines Co. pilots, cabin crew and other workers staged a rally Friday night in Seoul saying they can't take any more abuse from the company's founding family....
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Dozens of wild horses found dead amid Southwest drought

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:08pm
CAMERON, Ariz. (AP) -- Off a northern Arizona highway surrounded by pastel-colored desert is one of the starkest examples of drought's grip on the American Southwest: Dozens of dead horses surrounded by cracked earth, swirling dust and a ribbon of water that couldn't quench their thirst....
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Shaquem Griffin ready to have focus on football in Seattle

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:08pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- The number was different on Friday - No. 49 instead of No. 18. So were the colors, trading black and gold for dark blue and white....
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Judge poses pointed questions on Manafort charges at hearing

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 2:27pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A federal judge on Friday asked pointed questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's authority to bring charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and suggested that prosecutors' true motive is getting Manafort to "sing" against the president....
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3 women sue CBS News and Charlie Rose, alleging harassment

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 2:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Three women who worked with Charlie Rose have filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against CBS News and the television journalist....
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Judge poses pointed questions on Manafort charges at hearing

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 12:53pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A federal judge on Friday asked pointed questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's authority to bring charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and suggested that prosecutors' true motive is getting Manafort to "sing" against the president....
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New murder trial ordered for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 12:53pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The Connecticut Supreme Court has vacated Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder conviction and ordered a new trial in connection with a 1975 killing in wealthy Greenwich....
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Volcanic 'curtain of fire' sends people fleeing Hawaii homes

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 12:53pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) -- The Kilauea volcano sent more lava into Hawaii communities Friday, a day after forcing more than 1,500 people to flee from their mountainside homes, and authorities detected high levels of sulfur gas that could threaten the elderly and people with breathing problems....
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Illinois coroner to poor: Pay $1000 or county keeps remains

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 12:53pm
A coroner in western Illinois is facing sharp criticism for how he handles poor people who can't afford to bury their loved ones: He has them sign over their rights to the deceased, leaving them without the death certificate, then cremates the body and keeps the ashes until the family pays $1,000....
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More arrests expected in case against 'Smallville' actress

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 12:53pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities expect to make more arrests in the sex-trafficking investigation of a self-help group that's already resulted in charges against former "Smallville" actress Allison Mack and the group's leader, a prosecutor said Friday....
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