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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:41:00 EST
US shutting down Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp
The Army Corps of Engineers' plan to close a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp isn't likely to end on-the-ground opposition in North Dakota.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:21:00 EST
Planes, tanks, ships: Russian military gets massive upgrade
Russia's defense minister says the military has received an array of new weapons last year, including 41 intercontinental ballistic missiles.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:01:00 EST
The Latest: Facebook photo shows suspect in similar shirt
North Korean diplomats called for the release of the "innocent women" arrested in connection with the apparent poisoning of a scion of the North Korean ruling family.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:51:00 EST
Amnesty blames Trump, others in global rollback of rights.
Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and the Philippines, is contributing to a global pushback against human rights.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:51:00 EST
South African court rules ICC withdrawal unconstitutional
A South African court has ruled that the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court was unconstitutional.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:41:00 EST
Iraqi suicide bomber was ex-Gitmo detainee
British news media are reporting that a suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:11:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Trump administration pursuing stricter immigration policy; accountability for war crimes urged as fresh round of Syrian peace talks begin; Dakota pipeline opponents face deadline to vacate encampment.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:01:00 EST
Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison
Police say the women suspected of poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them on his face.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:11:00 EST
Iraqi Shiite militias push to take villages west of Mosul
Iraq's government-sanctioned paramilitaries, mainly Shiite forces, launch push to take IS-held villages west of Mosul.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:01:00 EST
Conservative forces clash in Trump's early days
The conservative movement is in flux as thousands prepare to attend its largest annual gathering.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:41:00 EST
GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town halls
GOP U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode the tea party wave to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was confronted by protesters upset the Trump administration as he held a town hall in his district.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:31:00 EST
'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts
Drug addicts caught up in the nation's opioid-abuse crisis are worried about what will happen if the Trump administration makes good on its vow to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:31:00 EST
What happens if Trump pulls transgender bathroom guidance?
The Trump administration says it could withdraw an Obama-era directive that required public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms corresponding with their chosen gender identity, even if records indicate a different sex.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:21:00 EST
Trump admin lays out new approach to illegal immigration
The Trump administration is revamping how U.S. immigration laws are to be enforced.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:31:00 EST
In nearly 3 years on job, Phil Jackson hasn't fixed Knicks
Phil Jackson has made his relationship with Carmelo Anthony worse and hasn't made the Knicks better.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:11:00 EST
Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps
Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through Mexico.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:01:00 EST
Pilot radioed in 'Mayday' call before Australian plane crash
An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials say.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:51:00 EST
Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison
Malaysian officials say a cause of death has not yet been determined for the exiled member of North Korea's ruling family who died last week after apparently being poisoned in the budget terminal of a Kuala Lumpur airport.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:31:00 EST
Video shows Harrison Ford wrongly flying over airliner
Newly released video shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford mistakenly flying low over an airliner that was taxiing at a Southern California airport.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:31:00 EST
The Latest: Son of slain N. Korean not in Malaysia: police
Malaysia's police chief says two female suspects in the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother at Kuala Lumpur's airport were trained to wipe toxin on his face, then wash their hands.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:01:00 EST
Lakers shake-up: Magic is in charge after GM Kupchak fired
The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:51:00 EST
Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules
The Homeland Security Department is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a deportation priority.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:41:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
10 Things to Know for Wednesday: Millions could be targeted for deportation; Research shows testosterone treatment does not improve older men's memory.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:01:00 EST
Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San Jose
Creeks and rivers topped their banks, hundreds of homes were evacuated and several thousand people found themselves trapped in a rural hamlet as Northern California emerged Tuesday from yet another winter storm with the threat of floods and mudslides.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:41:00 EST
State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids
In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on sad personal experience to attack the problem.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:32:00 EST
More tests needed on Russian UN ambassador's cause of death
Russia's ambassador to the United Nations who died suddenly after falling ill at his office at Russia's U.N. mission is being remembered by his diplomatic colleagues as a powerful and passionate voice for his nation.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:11:00 EST
Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91
A new study predicts most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:01:00 EST
Trump denounces anti-Semitism in newly forceful condemnation
The White House is denouncing "hatred and hate-motivated violence" following a series of threats against Jewish community centers across the country.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:52:00 EST
Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood
A federal judge has stopped Texas from cutting off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:31:00 EST
Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart
Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned as editor of Breitbart Tech after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and older men.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:31:00 EST
Lawyer: Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jail
A Portuguese court has instructed police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she has to serve a prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that involved kidnapping terror suspects for interrogation.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:11:00 EST
Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care
Former President Barack Obama's health care law rewrote the rules for people buying their own health insurance, creating winners and losers.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:11:00 EST
Trump comments put focus on Sweden's embrace of immigrants
When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to fire his gun.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:01:00 EST
AP FACT CHECK: Were hands of Obama-era border agents tied?
AP FACT CHECK: A look at White House assertions that immigration-enforcement agents had their hands tied in the last administration.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:51:00 EST
Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350 million discount
Yahoo takes $350 million cut in Verizon buyout offer following security lapses.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:21:00 EST
Sentencing of Israeli soldier in shooting deepens fissures
An Israeli military court to deliver sentence for soldier convicted of manslaughter in death of wounded Palestinian attacker.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:21:00 EST
Correction: Suicidal Teens-Marriage Laws story
Teen suicide attempts declined in U.S. states that enacted laws allowing same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court made it legal nationwide.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:11:00 EST
Bull that led police chase after slaughterhouse escape dies
A cow that apparently escaped from a slaughterhouse has led police on a wild chase through New York City streets.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:51:00 EST
Supreme Court seems split in case of boy's death near border
The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from the parents of a Mexican teenager who was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:01:00 EST
Judge orders R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from ex
A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of repeatedly threatening her.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:11:00 EST
Chafee blasts media over Trump 'onslaught,' metric coverage
Former Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee is defending Republican President Donald Trump against what he calls a tiresome "full onslaught" by the "mainstream media" _ and says he can relate to the commander-in-chief's struggles.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:51:00 EST
Artists seek $1.25 million for Bowie memorial in London
Artists and activists want to create a permanent memorial to David Bowie in the London neighborhood where he was born.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:21:00 EST
Louvre show: Vermeer was both revolutionary and a borrower
His luminous strokes produced masterpieces like "Girl with a Pearl Earring.".

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:41:00 EST
Iraqi forces on Mosul hilltop gird for fierce fight ahead
Spokesman says Iraqi forces consolidating gains south of Mosul ahead of moving deeper into city's IS-held western half.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:21:00 EST
Italy cabbies clash with riot police during strike over Uber
A weeklong strike by taxi drivers that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin is heating up with cabbies marching through the eternal city to protest legislation they say will favor Uber and other car-hire services.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:21:00 EST
Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memories
Testosterone treatment did not boost older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark U.S. research.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:11:00 EST
Austria approves US extradition for Ukrainian oligarch
An Austrian court has approved a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:21:00 EST
Spanish police stop gas truck speeding against traffic
Police in Barcelona say they have detained a man driving a truck with butane gas tanks at high speed against the traffic on a highway.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:01:00 EST
Bodies of 74 migrants heading to Europe wash up in Libya
Libya's Red Crescent says 74 bodies of migrants have washed ashore in the western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:51:00 EST
Azerbaijan's leader names his wife as 1st vice president
Azerbaijan's president has appointed his wife as the first vice president of the ex-Soviet nation Ilham Aliyev on Tuesday named his wife Mehriban to the position created after a constitutional referendum last September.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:11:00 EST
In Trump's future looms a familiar shutdown threat
Add a potential government shutdown to embattled President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:02:00 EST
Kremlin stays mum on new US national security adviser
The Kremlin is refraining from comment on the appointment of the new U.S. national security adviser, although a top Russian lawmaker says he was likely to take a hawkish stance.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:41:00 EST
Trump's new national security adviser a soldier-scholar
President Donald Trump has chosen as his national security adviser a soldier-scholar who fought in both Iraq wars.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:41:00 EST
Eiffel Tower view: Paris tourism rises after yearlong slump
Tourism to Paris is showing signs of revival after a yearlong slump attributed to a string of deadly extremist attacks, weeks of violent labor protests, strikes and devastating floods.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:41:00 EST
Cobain's daughter thanks late dad on date of 50th birthday
Kurt Cobain's daughter has paid tribute to the late Nirvana frontman on what would have been his 50th birthday.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:31:00 EST
Riot in Stockholm suburb after drug suspect is arrested
Swedish police say riots broke out overnight in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb after officers arrested a suspect on drug charges.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:21:00 EST
Lindsay Lohan says she was profiled while wearing headscarf
Lindsay Lohan claims she was "racially profiled" while wearing a headscarf at Heathrow Airport.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:31:00 EST
UNICEF, French president urge protection for children of war
Children forced to become soldiers, underage sex slaves, adolescent refugees fleeing war on their own _ France's president and UNICEF are urging the international community to do more to protect the more than 200 million children of today's conflict zones.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:11:00 EST
Plane carrying 5 people hits Australian shopping mall
Five people were believed killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday in the city of Melbourne, officials said.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:10:00 EST
Malaysian diplomat says Kim death investigation impartial
Malaysia's ambassador to Pyongyang says the investigation into the death of the exiled half-brother of North Korea's ruler is being conducted in an impartial manner.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:21:00 EST
Iraqi troops advance on western Mosul as Mattis holds talks
Iraqi Federal Police forces have pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:30:00 EST
Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser
President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:51:00 EST
Russia's ambassador to United Nations falls ill, dies at 64
Russian officials say its ambassador to the United Nations has died suddenly in New York City.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:42:00 EST
Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos
Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulus was trying to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men after a conservative site posted a collection of edited video clips.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:31:00 EST
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
10 Things to Know for Tuesday.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:21:00 EST
Storms, tornadoes damage dozens of homes in San Antonio area
A severe storm system spawned a possible tornado that caused minor injuries and damaged more than 150 homes in the San Antonia area late Sunday night and early Monday.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:20:00 EST
N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe
Security camera footage obtained by Japanese television appears to show a deliberate attack last week on the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, while Malaysia says it has recalled its envoy to North Korea amid rising tensions between the nations.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:10:00 EST
Trump's weekends in Florida include work and golf
President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser _ and even a few holes of golf.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:30:00 EST
Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer
Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her future in the company evaporated when she complained about advances from her boss.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:20:00 EST
Vatican, Rome's Jewish Museum, team up for first joint show
The Vatican and Rome Jewish community are teaming up for the first-ever joint exhibit by the two institutions' museums.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:52:00 EST
Amid protests, UK lawmakers debate downgrading Trump visit
British lawmakers are set to debate a call for U.S. President Donald Trump to be denied a state visit to the U.K. _ but the Conservative government insists the invitation remains firmly in place.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:50:00 EST
Pence tries to reassure European leaders shaken by Trump
US Vice President Mike Pence talks of finding ways to 'deepen our relationship with the European Union and the European community'.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:00:00 EST
AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records
The Associated Press and other news organizations are asking a judge to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:40:00 EST
Trump wigs in big demand during Carnival season in Austria
Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this carnival season in Austria _ so much so that some costume rentals are out of stock of wigs miming the U.S. president's signature hairstyle.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:21:00 EST
American flag has 51 stars for Pence visit to European Union
The Star-Spangled Banner looked more starry than usual during one of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's appearances in Brussels.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:11:00 EST
Trump tries to move past controversies, toward legislating
As President Donald Trump begins his second month in office, his team is trying to move past the crush of controversies that overtook his first month and make progress on health care and tax overhauls long sought by Republicans.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:20:00 EST
US Defense Secretary Mattis: US will stay in Iraq a while
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis makes surprise visit to Iraq, says the U.S. does not intend to seize Iraqi oil. His statement is a shift away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:10:00 EST
Special delivery: US-born panda cub Bao Bao bound for China
The National Zoo is packing up its American-born panda cub, Bao Bao, for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda breeding program.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:10:00 EST
Death, diplomatic spat could cost North Korea a rare friend
North Korea risks losing one of its few friends _ Malaysia _ with the apparent killing last week at Kuala Lumpur's airport of a long-estranged member of North Korea's ruling family, and its increasingly angry accusations about the investigation.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:40:00 EST
Supreme Court weighs case of Mexican boy slain across border
Sixty feet and the U.S-Mexico border separated the unarmed, 15-year-old Mexican boy and the U.S. Border Patrol Agent who killed him with a gunshot to the head in June 2010.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST
Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month
Europeans have reacted to President Donald Trump's first month in office with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship is sinking.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:30:00 EST
Kremlin defends its recognition of Ukraine rebel passports
The Kremlin says its decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine is a response to Ukraine's blockade of rebel regions.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:00:00 EST
Alleged Erdogan assassination attempt trial opens in Turkey
Trial has opened in southern Turkey against 47 people who are accused of attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the failed coup, as he was vacationing with his family.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:41:00 EST
Draft DHS guidelines sharpen focus on those here illegally
Sweeping new guidelines in a DHS draft policy aim at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:40:00 EST
AP source: Revised travel ban targets same countries
President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same Muslim-majority countries listed in his original executive order but exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the United States.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:30:00 EST
Trump marks his first month with tweets, turmoil
Four weeks in, the man who says he inherited "a mess" at home and abroad is presiding over a White House that is widely described as itself being a mess.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:20:00 EST
House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequate
Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:20:00 EST
Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN
Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 02:20:00 EST
How often have athletes snubbed the White House?
Presidents have been snubbed before, but a half-dozen players from the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots took it to another level by preemptively turning down an expected invitation from President Trump.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:40:00 EST
Immigration rallies held around US to support Muslims
More than a thousand people of various faiths rallied in New York City in support of Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:40:00 EST
Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West tops East 192-182
Anthony Davis had an All-Star Game for the record books.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST
High profile gymnasts come forward, claim abuse by doctor
Three former elite U.S. gymnasts have come forward saying they were sexually abused by a former doctor currently facing trial on a separate matter.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:50:00 EST
Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador's presidential vote
Ecuadoreans will decide between a candidate who vows to continue President Rafael Correa's populist platform or one of several more conservative contenders.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:50:00 EST
Trump steps up security aide search, focuses on health care
One day after delighting in a massive campaign-style rally, President Donald Trump must turn back to the business of governing.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:50:00 EST
Malaysia recalls ambassador to North Korea
Malaysia's senior police official says they are looking for four more North Korean suspects who had left the country the same day the North Korean leader's brother died after being attacked at the airport.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:50:00 EST
New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling
A New Zealand judge has upheld an earlier ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:01:00 EST
The Latest: Davis breaks Wilt's record, West wins 197-182
The star-studded show that is the unveiling of the All-Star Game rosters is complete.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:50:00 EST
Draft DHS guidelines sharpen focus on those in US illegally
The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:50:00 EST
AP source: Trump's revised travel ban targets same countries
A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same Muslim-majority countries listed in his original executive order but exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the United States.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:40:00 EST
Known for political temperance, Iowa moves sharply right
After decades as the crossroads of prairie populists and checkbook conservatives, Iowa has suddenly become solidly Republican like many of its Midwestern neighbors.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:50:00 EST
US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence toured the site of a former Nazi concentration camp.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:30:00 EST
Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV
Swedes have been scratching their heads over President Donald Trump's remark that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:49:00 EST
Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever
Kraft Heinz has decided to withdraw its $143 billion offer to buy mayonnaise, tea and seasonings maker Unilever.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:18:00 EST
SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad
SpaceX has launched its first rocket from NASA's historic moon pad.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:13:00 EST
Blast in Somalia kills 34 in Mogadishu marketplace
The death toll from a car bomb at a marketplace in Somalia's capital has risen to 34 with 52 injured.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:01:00 EST
2 dams illustrate challenge of maintaining older designs
The destruction inflicted by Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast compelled federal engineers 2,000 miles away in California to remake a 1950s-era dam by constructing a massive steel-and-concrete gutter.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:31:00 EST
Toughening penalties if pets are harmed during crimes
A New York measure seeks to toughen the penalties if pets are harmed during the commission of a crime.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:27:00 EST
Iraqi forces advance on Islamic State-held western Mosul
Iraqi forces have launched an operation to retake the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:04:00 EST
Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country
A medical doctor in the Kentucky Senate is leading the effort to restrict smoking in a state that leads the country in smoking rates.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:59:00 EST
Iraqi forces launch offensive to drive IS from western Mosul
U.S.-backed Iraqi forces have launched a major offensive to retake western Mosul from Islamic State militants and drive the extremist group from its last major urban bastion in Iraq.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 02:55:00 EST
"Blind Sheik" guilty of 1990s terror plots dies in US prison
Omar Abdel-Rahman, the "Blind Sheik" convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, has died.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 02:10:00 EST
Takes a village: 'Greek Freak' got many assists growing up
Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo grew up in an Athens suburb afraid of the police and dreading being deported.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:40:00 EST
Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm
A huge Pacific storm parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least two people.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 23:49:00 EST
Finding poison in N. Korea attack may be hardest part
Speculation that the estranged half brother of the North Korean leader was killed by two young female agents at the busy Kuala Lumpur airport last week left even the most seasoned toxicology sleuths shaking their heads.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 23:12:00 EST
Arpaio successor pulls back on immigration holds in jails
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio routinely kept immigrants locked up extra days to give federal immigration authorities time to launch deportation proceedings, but the man who defeated him is ending the yearslong practice.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:20:00 EST
Blind cleric behind 1990s terror plots dies in US prison
Omar Abdel-Rahman, the "Blind Sheik" convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, has died.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:50:00 EST
Trump rallies supporters by renewing old promises, insults
President Donald Trump is marking his first month in the White House by doing what he loves best: campaigning.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:26:00 EST
London fashion: Versus rocks on; Wickstead favors florals
The British capital's fashion extravaganza has kicked up a notch with shows by Jasper Conran and other designers.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:24:00 EST
McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69
Norma McCorvey, the "Jane Roe" at the center of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, has died.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:57:00 EST
The Latest: Pence offers Ukraine's president support
Vice President Mike Pence says the United States will "hold Russia accountable" even as President Donald Trump searches for new common ground with Russia at the start of his presidency.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:33:00 EST
Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry
Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy are concerned about reports that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents are searching the electronic devices of travelers arriving in U.S. airports.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:03:00 EST
Hungarian film 'On Body and Soul' wins Golden Bear in Berlin
A Hungarian love story about two slaughterhouse workers who connect in shared dreams has won the top Golden Bear award at this year's Berlin Film Festival.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:58:00 EST
Pence offers 'unwavering' NATO pledge, leaves open questions
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stressing the need to preserve and strengthen multilateral structures such as the European Union, NATO and the United Nations as she addresses a conference attended by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:37:00 EST
New Gambian president promises reforms, freedoms
Gambia's new leader set for inauguration as tiny nation celebrates wider freedoms.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:12:00 EST
Russia now recognizes Ukrainian rebel documents, passports
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order for Russia to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:07:00 EST
LeBron James talking a good game, still playing a great one
Older, wiser and more aware of the world, LeBron James is unafraid to let his views known on politics or social issues or even the business of basketball.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:54:00 EST
Paris protesters decry police abuse; some clash with police
Anti-racism groups and other protesters rallied in Paris on Saturday to support victims of police violence after a young black man was allegedly raped with a police baton earlier this month.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:51:00 EST
Pence says US to hold Russia accountable, stand with NATO
Vice President Mike Pence is looking to reassure skeptical allies in Europe about U.S. foreign policy under President Donald Trump.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:47:00 EST
Last-second launch delay for SpaceX at historic moon pad
SpaceX is all set to launch a rocket from NASA's historic moon pad.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:46:00 EST
Trump sons open Dubai golf club as namesake now US president
Two of U.S. President Donald Trump's sons are in the United Arab Emirates for an invitation-only ceremony to open the Trump International Golf Club in Dubai.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:25:00 EST
Kelly: Trump is working on a "streamlined" travel ban
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says President Donald Trump is working on a "streamlined" version of his executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:12:00 EST
Blind cleric serving life sentence dies in federal prison
A federal prison official says a blind Egyptian cleric serving a life sentence in the United States in connection with a failed plot to blow up landmarks in New York City has died.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:56:00 EST
Lisa Marie Presley says she's broke after ex asks for money
Court documents show that Lisa Marie Presley says she's deeply in debt after her estranged husband requested $40,000 a month from the singer-songwriter in spousal support.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:55:00 EST
Turkish Airlines flight to Toronto evacuated after note seen
A Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul has been evacuated after a suspicious note was discovered in one of its bathrooms.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:43:00 EST
Protesters in Barcelona urge Spain to take in more refugees
Thousands of protesters are marching in Barcelona to demand that Spain's conservative-led government increase efforts to take in more refugees who have fled the war in Syria and other violent conflicts.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:06:00 EST
North Korea, Malaysia tussle over corpse; 4th suspect nabbed
A dispute over custody of a slain North Korean's body pushed two governments further apart Saturday as they tried to navigate the aftermath of what appeared to be the assassination of an outcast member of North Korea's ruling elite.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:51:00 EST
Pakistan shuts key border crossing in wake of shrine attack
Two Pakistani officials say a second key Chaman border crossing into Afghanistan has been closed, halting trade supplies to the neighboring landlocked country.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 04:32:00 EST
Was it brother? Lover? Or crime gang? N. Korea rumors abound
As Malaysian police continue their inquiry into the death of Kim Jong Nam, the outcast half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, there are plenty of speculations surrounding what seems as one of the stranger killings the world has recently seen.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:25:00 EST
Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry
Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy are concerned about reports that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents are searching the electronic devices of travelers arriving in U.S. airports.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:21:00 EST
Iraqis risk all to spy on Islamic State militants in Mosul
More than 300 people inside Mosul have worked as informants for Iraqi intelligence, passing on information about Islamic State militants, a major boost in the battle to retake the city.

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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:44:00 EST
2 dead as storm lashes Southern California
California faces a powerful storm that forecasters say could be the strongest in years or even decades.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:45:00 EST
Autopsy on N. Korean inconclusive as 4th person arrested
Family and former neighbors of the Indonesian woman suspected of involvement in the audacious killing of the North Korean leader's half brother are stunned by the arrest of the young mother who they say was a polite and quiet "nice girl.".

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:24:00 EST
The Latest: Malaysia arrests 4th suspect in N. Korean death
A senior Malaysian official says a second autopsy will be carried out on the half brother of the North Korean leader who was apparently assassinated at the Kuala Lumpur airport.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:59:00 EST
Loyalty and lies central in Durst star witness testimony
One of Robert Durst's closest friends testified that the real estate heir admitted killing their mutual best friend.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:17:00 EST
Jets cornerback Revis turns self in following fight claims
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men last weekend.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:06:00 EST
Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old
Scientists examining deep and hot caves in Mexico have found microbes trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:45:00 EST
Michel, GOP leader skilled at deal-making, dies at age 93
A former aide says former House Republican leader Bob Michel has died at age 93.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:21:00 EST
Report: Islamic State group's 'business model' near collapse
The Islamic State group is hemorrhaging money with every piece of territory it loses, according to a new analysis that found that the group's "business model" is likely to fail.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:59:00 EST
Trump leaps back into campaign mode, raps media anew
President Donald Trump is getting out of Washington, seeking to shift the focus away from the rocky launch of his administration with a visit to South Carolina and a rally in Florida.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:59:00 EST
AP Exclusive: DHS weighed Nat Guard for immigration roundups
The Associated Press has obtained a draft memo that outlines a Trump administration proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops in 11 states to round up unauthorized immigrants.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:50:00 EST
Pruitt OK'd as EPA chief over environmentalists' objections
Senate Republicans are poised to use their majority to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:31:00 EST
Immigrant haven of Miami-Dade votes against sanctuary status
Unlike many cities with large numbers of immigrants, there's no sanctuary for people living illegally in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:24:00 EST
NASCAR beefs up concussion testing before season begins
NASCAR has beefed up its concussion protocol with a consistent screening rule at all venues.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:47:00 EST
Hitler's phone is up for auction; bids to start at $100k
A Maryland auction house is selling Adolf Hitler's personal traveling telephone.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:45:00 EST
Germany's Die Welt: Turkey has detained our correspondent
A German newspaper says that its correspondent in Turkey has been taken into police custody in connection with his reporting on a hacker attack on the email account of Turkey's energy minister.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:29:00 EST
Cities ask federal judge to keep Trump travel ban on hold
Municipalities nationwide including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and Skokie, Illinois, are urging a federal judge to continue blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:14:00 EST
Pence arrives in Germany for meetings with world leaders
Vice President Mike Pence is making his debut on the world stage with a trip to Germany and Belgium designed to reassure European and Mideast partners about U.S. foreign policy.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:09:00 EST
Talk to babies and let them babble back to bridge word gap
Even infants can have conversations with mom or dad but their turn tends to involve a smile or some gibberish instead of words.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:00:00 EST
NY woman hits half-court shot, then gets marriage proposal
NY woman hits half-court shot, then gets marriage proposal during a Siena-Manhattan game.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:33:00 EST
AP Exclusive: If California dam failed, people likely stuck
Years ago, officials told federal regulators that communities just downstream of California's Oroville Dam would not receive adequate warning or time for evacuations if the 770-foot-tall dam itself, rather than its spillways, were to fail.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:07:00 EST
Pakistan cracks down on militants after IS shrine attack
Pakistani forces arrest dozens in sweeping raids after massive bombing claimed by IS killed 75 at a Sufi shrine.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:17:00 EST
11 dead as Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram suicide bombers
11 dead as Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram suicide bombers outside key northeastern city.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:01:00 EST
McConnell intends to replace 'Obamacare' without Democrats
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Congress' major efforts to overhaul health care and taxes this year will be done by Republicans with little or no help from minority Democrats.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:19:00 EST
Germany: US benefits from stable EU, united NATO
Top world leaders and defense officials are getting their first opportunity to meet with members of the Trump administration amid concerns over the new president's commitment to NATO and posture toward Russia.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:14:00 EST
Nicole Kidman reveals past engagement to Lenny Kravitz
Actress Nicole Kidman has revealed that she was once engaged to musician Lenny Kravitz.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:57:00 EST
Dick Bruna, 'spiritual father' of rabbit Miffy, dies at 89
Dick Bruna, the Dutch illustrator and artist who created the bestselling series of children's books starring white rabbit Miffy, has died at age 89.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:33:00 EST
Finnish lawmakers reject call to revoke same-sex marriage
Finnish lawmakers have rejected a petition from more than 100,000 people demanding to repeal a law allowing same-sex marriage.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:59:00 EST
Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration
The Kremlin says it never has had any illusions about quickly repairing ties with the United States under President Donald Trump.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:15:00 EST
Spain's Princess Cristina found not guilty in tax fraud case
A Spanish court has found Princess Cristina not guilty in a tax fraud case, while her husband was convicted and sentenced to more than six years in prison.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:07:00 EST
Trump's reluctant dismissals could alter White House
Though President Donald Trump fashions himself a loyal boss, his inner circle is steadily shrinking, revealing his willingness to cast aside some of his most devoted advisers.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:09:00 EST
Almost 500 migrants smash through border fence into Spain
More than 300 migrants have entered Spanish soil in North Africa by forcing their way through a gate in the fence that separates Morocco from the Ceuta enclave.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:38:00 EST
Tony Blair's new mission: To change UK minds on Brexit
Tony Blair launched a new campaign to persuade Britons to change their minds on leaving the European Union.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:13:00 EST
Critics: Trump should not ignore domestic terrorist threats
President Donald Trump and his supporters say the nation's greatest security risk lies in attackers who could sneak into the U.S. from abroad.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:40:00 EST
AP review: Gorsuch backed minimum standard for disabled kids
An Associated Press review shows that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch embraced a bare-bones standard of education for disabled children.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:19:00 EST
Remember Nixon? There's history behind Trump's press attacks
President Donald Trump's all-out attack on the news media is unlike previous presidents' sparring with reporters.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:21:00 EST
NHL teams expected to pick up trading pace over next week
Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith plans to keep an eye on Twitter during his upcoming bye week.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:21:00 EST
Byron lifts Canadiens past Rangers in shootout
Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Montreal beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night to give coach Claude Julien his first win in his second stint with the Canadiens.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:01:00 EST
Lakers trading Lou Williams to Houston for Corey Brewer
The Los Angeles Lakers have swung their first deal of the Magic Johnson era, agreeing to send Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a future draft pick.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:21:00 EST
MLB to push forward with process for rule changes
Major League Baseball intends give the players' association the required one-year advance notice that would allow management to unilaterally change the strike zone, install pitch clocks and limit trips to the pitcher's mound starting in 2018.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:31:00 EST
AP source: Matt Wieters, Nationals agree, pending physical
A person familiar with the deal says free-agent catcher Matt Wieters has agreed to a $10.5 million contract for 2017 with the Washington Nationals, pending a physical.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:01:00 EST
Vail Resorts to buy Vermont's Stowe Mountain ski resort
Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort is being purchased by the Colorado-based Vail Resorts for $50 million.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:51:00 EST
Once under fire, Pitino, Gophers surging toward NCAA Tourney
Richard Pitino was hearing calls for his job at this time a year ago, when Minnesota was on its way to a school-worst two Big Ten victories.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:21:00 EST
Play vs. Rest: For many NBA teams, it's still a real battle
Finding the right time to rest NBA players is a conundrum that many coaches have wrestled with for years.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:41:00 EST
UK economy grew less quickly than first estimated in 2016
Britain's economy grew less quickly than originally estimated in 2016, losing the mantle of being the fastest growing among the Group of Seven of the world's biggest economies.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:41:00 EST
Key world trade deal takes effect after countries ratify it
The World Trade Organization says the first multilateral trade deal reached since the trade body was created over a generation ago has entered into force.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:31:00 EST
Italy faces potential EU censure for rising debt levels
The European Union is warning Italy that it may face censure for not doing enough to get its debt levels down to prescribed levels.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:21:00 EST
Airbus profit dives on problems with A400M military jet
Surprise new costs for the long-troubled Airbus A400M military jet sent the European planemaker's profits plunging last year despite a rise in commercial aircraft deliveries.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:21:00 EST
UK's Lloyds bank turning corner after years of crisis
Lloyds Banking Group says fourth-quarter earnings rose 2.1 percent as it began to move beyond past scandals and a colossal government rescue during the financial crisis.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:11:00 EST
Swiss firm says South Korean exec made off with millions
Swiss robotics and engineering company ABB says is has unearthed a "sophisticated criminal scheme" involving alleged embezzlement and misappropriation of funds at its South Korean unit, saying the impact could total $100 million.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:51:00 EST
German optimism up in positive sign for Europe's economy
A closely watched survey of German business optimism rose by more than expected in February in another sign that Europe's recovery is gaining pace.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:31:00 EST
Global markets mostly higher as investors await Fed minutes
Asian stock markets have drifted mostly higher with subdued movements, getting little push from Wall Street's record high overnight, as investors wait for the Fed's January meeting minutes due later in the day.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:31:00 EST
Manga, Mario and now ninja: Japan's hopes for wooing tourism
Japan is turning to those hooded samurai-era acrobatic spies known as ninja to woo tourism.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:51:00 EST
Ex-Hong Kong leader gets 20 months in jail for misconduct
A former leader of Hong Kong has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for misconduct over a luxury apartment in mainland China intended for his retirement.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:51:00 EST
SpaceX aborts approach to space station, delivery delayed
An unmanned Russian cargo ship has lifted off successfully on a supply mission to the International Space Station.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:41:00 EST
South Africa sees another rise in tension over immigrants
The South African government says it is concerned about inflammatory remarks on social media following recent attacks on foreign immigrants.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:52:00 EST
South Dakota bill leaves evolution skepticism up to teachers
South Dakota legislators are weighing whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:31:00 EST
Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process
A federal appeals court is hearing arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state hopes to start carrying out executions once again.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:21:00 EST
Wal-Mart keeps working to make inroads against Amazon
Wal-Mart says fourth-quarter earnings fell nearly 18 percent in the fourth quarter, dragged down by investments in e-commerce and its stores.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:11:00 EST
Historic Manhattan cathedral activates eco-friendly power
The historic St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan has activated a geothermal plant _ part of a series of environmentally friendly upgrades.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:21:00 EST
Gang member accused in officer's slaying was on probation
Officials say a California criminal justice reform initiative played no role in the length of the prison sentence of a gang member who is accused of shooting two police officers, one of whom died.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:11:00 EST
Teens accused of plot to rob, kill girl found shot in ditch
Prosecutors say two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the head lured her to a ditch in a small Utah town with a plan to rob and kill her.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:42:00 EST
Downstream communities brace for flooding as dams overflow
Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:21:00 EST
Officials: 4 ex-workers at boarding school molested students
A prestigious boarding and day school near Boston says four former workers engaged in sexual misconduct with several students decades ago.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:52:00 EST
Officials want coin created for New York's Purple Heart hall
New York officials want a commemorative coin created for the state's National Purple Heart Hall of Honor.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:51:00 EST
Suspicious package causes evacuations in New Jersey
A bomb squad has dismantled a suspicious package that led to the evacuation of two apartment buildings in New Jersey.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:21:00 EST
Hearing resumes on new trial request in prep school case
A hearing resumes Wednesday in New Hampshire on whether a prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure a girl for sex deserves a new trial.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:11:00 EST
Even at anything-goes Carnival, these lyrics raise eyebrows
The typical view of Carnival in Brazil is anything goes, with no headdress too big, no outfit too small, no song too ribald, but this year some organizers of the world's best known party are drawing the line at lyrics that are sexist, homophobic or racist.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:31:00 EST
Man who smashed Trump star to pay damages, serve probation
A man who destroyed Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been sentenced to three years of probation for vandalism.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:21:00 EST
Ex-Minnesota Orchestra maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dies
Former longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski has died at age 93.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:51:00 EST
Box Office Top 20: 'Lego Batman,' 'Fifty Shades' stay on top
Holdovers "The Lego Batman Movie" and "Fifty Shades Darker" led the North American box office for a second week, while Matt Damon's "The Great Wall" _ a hit in China, where it was made _ struggled in its domestic debut.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:41:00 EST
Sword breaks off Civil War memorial; vandalism suspected
A sword has broken off again from a memorial depicting the famed 54th Massachusetts Civil War regiment, popularized in the 1989 Denzel Washington movie "Glory.".

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:11:00 EST
Hungary's Berlin film fest winner Enyedi to adapt novel
The Hungarian director whose "On Body and Soul" won the top award at the Berlin Film Festival says her next project is an adaptation of 'The Story of My Wife," a Hungarian novel from 1942.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:11:00 EST
Shooting gets underway for Han Solo 'Star Wars' film
The Han Solo "Star Wars" spin-off has begun production.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:52:00 EST
Iceland's president says he would not ban pineapple pizza
Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:01:00 EST
Lieutenant governor gets resignation letter _ from husband
New Jersey's lieutenant governor has received a letter of resignation _ from her husband.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:31:00 EST
Follow that horse: German police track manure to culprit
Police in Bavaria say they were able to track down a man responsible for a hit-and-run by following the hoof prints and manure left behind by the horse pulling his carriage.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:21:00 EST
Kellogg's unveils Pop-Tarts pizza, tacos at NYC cafe
Kellogg's is giving the public a taste of some unique flavor combinations featuring Pop-Tarts by transforming its New York eatery into a Pop-Tarts Cafe this week.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:01:00 EST
Police: NY man with chain saw cuts through door, hurts boss
State police say a 29-year-old man used a chain saw to cut through a door at his boss's upstate New York home, causing severe injuries to the employer's hand.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:01:00 EST
2nd orange alligator pops up in the Carolinas
For the second time this month, a rust-colored alligator has turned up in the Carolinas.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:01:00 EST
Michelin Guide misguided as local cafe gets star in error
The Michelin Guide has accidently awarded one of its coveted stars to a lowly local cafe that shares its name with a gastronomic restaurant.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:01:00 EST
Avalanche in Arctic Norway tosses kids around, no injuries
A resident in Arctic Norway says four adults and two children were inside a house when an avalanche hit, knocking it off its foundations, but all managed to get out safely.

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