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Macron to give Trump seedling from World War I battle site

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 6:55am
PARIS (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the White House when he visits President Donald Trump this week: a tree sapling....
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China auto show highlights industry's electric ambitions

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 4:10am
BEIJING (AP) -- The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China's ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry's multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers....
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Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 4:10am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syrian government forces used warplanes, helicopters and artillery on Sunday to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group, in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached with the militants earlier in the week....
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Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:19am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch....
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Could Ohtani emergence open door for 2-way college players?

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:19am
Louisville coach Dan McDonnell is going to bat for two-way college baseball players....
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Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 9:36pm
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) -- Mitt Romney was forced into a Republican primary in his bid for U.S. Senate in Utah after losing a nomination battle Saturday at the state's far-right-leaning GOP convention....
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Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 9:36pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch....
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Journalist among over 2 dozen killed in Nicaragua unrest

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 9:36pm
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) -- In the grainy, nighttime video, journalist Angel Gahona, clad in jeans and a blue shirt, holds up a cellphone and narrates as he approaches the facade of city hall in Bluefields, Nicaragua, reporting live via Facebook on protests that have rocked the Central American nation for four days....
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World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 6:25pm
TOKYO (AP) -- The world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died....
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Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 5:25pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A homeless man who randomly stabbed a patron in a crowded Southern California restaurant to death as he was holding his daughter was reported just a few hours earlier for disruptive behavior, but police ultimately determined he was not a threat, authorities said Saturday....
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Actor Verne Troyer from 'Austin Powers' films dead at 49

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 3:10pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actor Verne Troyer from the "Austin Powers" movie franchise has died....
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After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 3:10pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check. Their methods of serving ads against this sea of content may come under the microscope next....
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Pulitzer honoree is latest to win after leaving journalism

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 3:10pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize this week for his photo of a car plowing into protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia - an image he snapped on the final day of his newspaper job before leaving to work at a brewery....
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Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 3:10pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines....
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Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled over racist video

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 3:10pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Syracuse University announced Saturday that it has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that fraternity members say was intended as satire....
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Sports stars, dignitaries arrive to Barbara Bush funeral

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 9:10am
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former ambassadors along with sports and entertainment stars arrived on a gray, cloudy day to attend Saturday's private funeral for Barbara Bush at the nation's largest Episcopal church - a day after more than 6,000 people paid their respects to the woman known by many as "America's matriarch."...
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Library of Congress brings America to life in LA photo show

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 9:10am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- If a picture tells a thousand words, the Library of Congress is bringing 440,000 of them to Los Angeles with a free-wheeling photo exhibition that seeks to define America's zeitgeist in a way people have never seen....
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After air accidents, survivors grapple with flying again

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 7:55am
Hundreds of hands grappling with oxygen masks. Flight attendants warning passengers to brace for impact. The plane hurtling toward the unforgiving ground....
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