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Longtime prosecutor takes over Weinstein case in NYC

1 hour 34 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- A longtime Manhattan prosecutor who led the ultimately abandoned sex assault probe against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn has now taken over the rape investigation of Harvey Weinstein, two people familiar with the case said Thursday....
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Rwandans shocked by discovery of genocide-era mass graves

1 hour 34 min ago
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Mass graves that authorities say could contain more than 2,000 bodies have been discovered in Rwanda nearly a quarter-century after the country's genocide, and further graves are being sought nearby....
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Palace: Prince William to be best man at Harry's wedding

4 hours 34 min ago
LONDON (AP) -- It's a family affair: Britain's royal officials say Prince Harry has asked elder brother Prince William to be best man at his wedding next month....
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Penn State's Barkley is best talent, but QBs to lead draft

7 hours 34 min ago
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Saquon Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not go in the first handful of picks Thursday night....
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EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

10 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster....
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Gaza's Hamas embraces 'non-violence' _ opportunism or shift?

10 hours 34 min ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- In a sit-in tent camp near the Gaza border with Israel, a lecturer answered questions from activists grappling with the concept of non-violent protest....
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APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

10 hours 34 min ago
The U.S. government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe, according to the findings of a Senate subcommittee obtained by The Associated Press....
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Patton Oswalt credits late wife in Golden State Killer case

10 hours 34 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "You did it, Michelle."...
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Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with Moon

13 hours 34 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday....
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EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

13 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster....
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Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

13 hours 34 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) -- Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food....
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Tears flow as victims of Waffle House shooting remembered

13 hours 34 min ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Employees at a Waffle House where four people were killed in a weekend shooting rampage wore orange ribbons, hugged each other and wept as the restaurant re-opened. And a steady stream of customers came in to the Nashville restaurant Wednesday to show support....
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Shot, save: LeBron bails out Cavs with Game 5 buzzer-beater

13 hours 34 min ago
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The game, the series, the season and perhaps Cleveland's future were in jeopardy....
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Ex-cop arrested in sadistic crime spree from '70s and '80s

Wed, 2018-04-25 22:34
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A man once sworn to protect the public from crime was accused Wednesday of living a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night, becoming one of California's most feared serial killers and rapists in the 1970s and '80s before leaving a cold trail that baffled investigators for more than three decades....
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Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with Moon

Wed, 2018-04-25 22:34
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a tree together and inspect an honor guard after Kim walks across the border for the leaders' historic summit....
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Rival Koreas' leaders face high stakes at historic summit

Wed, 2018-04-25 22:34
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- It may lack the punch of President Donald Trump's vow to unleash "fire and fury" and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's "nuclear button" boasts, but the stakes will be high on Friday when Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in sit down on the southern side of the no man's land that forms the world's most heavily armed border....
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Bruins score 4 in 3rd to beat Maple Leafs 7-4 in Game 7

Wed, 2018-04-25 22:34
BOSTON (AP) -- Jake DeBrusk scored his second goal of the game to break a third-period tie, and the Boston Bruins came from behind to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 - again - winning 7-4 on Wednesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals....
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Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

Wed, 2018-04-25 16:34
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to uphold President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the U.S. by visitors from several Muslim-majority countries, giving the president a major victory on a signature and controversial policy....
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Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West trade complimentary tweets

Wed, 2018-04-25 16:34
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Washington's newest bromance: Yeezus and The Donald....
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Former President Bush out of intensive care, making progress

Wed, 2018-04-25 16:34
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush was moved out of intensive care and into a regular patient room at a Houston hospital on Wednesday as he recovers from an infection that required his hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral, a family spokesman said....
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