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Women CEOs earned more last year, but few were in top job

21 min 23 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies....
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Priest among 14 hostages taken in siege of Philippines city

3 hours 25 min ago
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Muslim extremists abducted a Catholic priest and more than a dozen churchgoers while laying siege to a southern Philippine city overnight, burning buildings, ambushing soldiers and hoisting flags of the Islamic State group, officials said Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in the southern third of the nation and warned he would enforce it harshly....
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A gunshot and a child is dead: Should anyone be punished?

3 hours 25 min ago
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Amy Pittman learned on her first day in jail to bottle up her grief....
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NATO rolls out the red carpet, buffs its image for Trump

4 hours 28 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO is not only rolling out the red carpet for U.S. President Donald Trump in Brussels Thursday, but the military alliance - which Trump has declared obsolete - has been busy repackaging its image and is ready to unveil a new headquarters worth 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion)....
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Column: Just say no when it comes to hosting Olympics

4 hours 28 min ago
It never figured to end well for Rio....
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Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:03pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Wednesday that he'll be harsh in enforcing martial law in his country's south as he abruptly left Moscow to deal with a crisis at home sparked by a Muslim extremist siege on a city, where militants burned buildings overnight and are feared to have taken hostages....
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Tensions in their past, Trump, Pope Francis to meet

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:03pm
ROME (AP) -- Concluding his tour of the ancestral homes of the world's three largest monotheistic religions, President Donald Trump is poised to call on Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed....
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Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:57pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Rihanna Hardy had been excited about seeing Ariana Grande ever since she got her concert ticket as a Christmas gift. So when the day came, the 11-year-old left school a couple of hours early to make sure to get to Manchester Arena on time....
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Areas outside of arenas becoming a bigger priority

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:56pm
LONDON (AP) -- Even before the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester, England, arena Monday night, the Chicago Cubs were evaluating ways to make the area around Wrigley Field safer....
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Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:56pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google already monitors online shopping - and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising....
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Animals still in cages a year after Buenos Aires zoo closure

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:56pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The roars of lions, snorts of rhinos and trumpets of elephants still blend with the cacophony of honking buses and screeching cars passing nearby in one of the most heavily congested areas of Argentina's capital....
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Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:56pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Rihanna Hardy had been excited about seeing Ariana Grande ever since she got her concert ticket as a Christmas gift. So when the day came, the 11-year-old left school a couple of hours early to make sure to get to Manchester Arena on time....
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Fox removes report from website about murdered DNC staffer

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fox News says it has removed from its website a speculative story about the 2016 murder of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich because it "was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting."...
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AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, defending an administration that promises more economic growth than many think it can deliver, said Tuesday it's the Obama administration that went overboard in its forecasts for growth. His indictment glosses over significant differences in the economy now and then....
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Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:56pm
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) -- A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration....
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In Trump's private moments, it is small talk and compliments

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:56pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- What do world leaders talk about when they are alone? Not much it seems....
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Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 1:55pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump showered his Middle Eastern hosts with praise and declared a breakthrough regional peace within reach. No one contradicted him, but behind the pageantry and politesse a wall of skepticism remains solidly intact....
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