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AP Exclusive: The sad saga of North Korea's ATMs

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 8:33pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- No modern airport terminal is complete without an ATM, and Pyongyang's now has two. But they don't work - because of new Chinese sanctions, according to bank officials - and it's not clear when they will....
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James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:32pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday....
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Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 6:32pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump's lead on climate change and declared his intention to help save an international agreement to reduce carbon emissions....
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Unconventional Macron faces unprecedented challenge

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 2:32pm
PARIS (AP) -- French centrist Emmanuel Macron faces an unprecedented challenge in his quest for the French presidency: A newcomer to politics, he was virtually unknown to most of his countrymen just three years ago....
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Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:26am
PARIS (AP) -- As French voters cast ballots for president Sunday, they're making a choice that will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council....
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Trump at 100 days: 'It's a different kind of presidency'

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:26am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions....
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More Venezuelans struggle in US as their country implodes

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:26am
MIAMI (AP) -- People crowd outside a church near Miami's international airport, chatting about family and friends left behind in Caracas, Valencia and Maracaibo as they wait more than an hour to receive rice, beans, yogurt and other food for their families....
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Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 8:26am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It's all complicated by a potential showdown with Democrats over paying for a border wall....
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Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 8:26am
DETROIT (AP) -- Zehra Patwa learned only a few years ago that during a family trip to India at age 7, she was circumcised, which is common for girls in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East....
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North Carolina civil rights center faces conservative ire

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 8:26am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A center founded at the University of North Carolina by a civil rights attorney to help the poor and disenfranchised is the latest institution to come under fire from conservatives as they work to leave their mark on the state's higher education system....
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NKorea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held there

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 6:21am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held there....
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Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 4:15am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The Italian-born author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann was shot at her Kenyan ranch and airlifted for treatment after herders invaded in search of pasture to save their animals from drought, officials said Sunday....
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The Latest: Penelope Fillon casts vote away from husband

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 1:14am
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local):...
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Stolen plaque in Thailand a sign of antidemocratic sentiment

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 1:14am
BANGKOK (AP) -- It's a whodunit worthy of a Dan Brown novel: a small bronze plaque commemorating Thailand's 1932 revolution is ripped out from a very public place by parties unknown and substituted by one praising the Chakri Dynasty, whose 10th king took the throne in December. A disinclination by the authorities to find those responsible adds another element of mystery....
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Amid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump emissary abroad

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 12:12am
SYDNEY (AP) -- As tensions rose on the Korean peninsula, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who has President Donald Trump's trust but little diplomatic experience to go with it, became the top American official headed to the region after North Korea again failed to successfully launch a ballistic missile....
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Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 12:12am
JERASH CAMP, Jordan (AP) -- As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the birth of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip....
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Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at Tribeca Fest

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 11:12pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The premiere of a virtual reality short by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was already a high-profile event at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday night. And then Hillary Clinton walked onstage....
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Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 9:09pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday at age 56....
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Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56.

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 8:08pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday at age 56....
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