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The Latest: Notre Dame's Pfleuger gets stitches

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 10:10am
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times EST):...
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Orlando prosecutor will no longer seek death penalty

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 9:09am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The top prosecutor for metro Orlando said Thursday she is no longer going to seek the death penalty, igniting condemnation from some state lawmakers and law enforcement officials but also praise from some civil liberties groups....
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NY court asked to determine if chimp is legally a person

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 9:09am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Should a chimpanzee be treated as a person with legal rights?...
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McDonald's says it's investigating tweet at Trump

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 9:09am
NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's says it has been notified by Twitter that its account was "compromised" after it appeared to send a message calling Donald Trump "a disgusting excuse of a President."...
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US soldiers train for jungle warfare at Hawaii rainforest

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 8:09am
HONOLULU (AP) -- The U.S. Army soldiers finished wading across a stream in a rainforest in Hawaii, and they were soaked. Their boots and socks were water-logged and their clothes, hair and ears were caked with mud....
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The Latest: Possible 2nd attacker sought in France shooting

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 7:08am
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on the shooting at the high school in the southern French town of Grasse (all times local):...
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French govt sends warning after shots fired at high school

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 6:08am
PARIS (AP) -- The French government has sent out an alert warning of an attack at the Alexis de Tocqueville high school in the southern French town of Grasse after local police reported that shots have been fired....
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UK grants 1st license to make babies using DNA from 3 people

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 6:08am
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Newcastle University says its scientists have received a license to create babies using DNA from three people, the first time such approval has been granted....
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Yahoo breach spotlights links between Russian spies, hackers

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 4:06am
MOSCOW (AP) -- A U.S. indictment of two Russian intelligence agents and two hackers alleged to have stolen more than half a billion U.S. email accounts in 2014 has cast a spotlight on the intertwining of the Russian security services and the murky digital underworld....
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Dutch look to long coalition talks after Rutte wins election

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 2:04am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Dutch political parties were preparing Thursday to start what will likely be a long process of coalition talks after Prime Minister Mark Rutte's right-wing VVD easily won national elections, defying polls that suggested a close race with anti-Islam populist Geert Wilders....
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Busted: Teams at top of brackets find themselves in trouble

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 1:03am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- They are supposed to be the best of the best. In many instances, they have looked more like the ugliest of the ugly....
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Refugee family lands in US amid fight over travel ban

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 12:02am
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Just a week ago, Nadia Hanan Madalo and her family had received news that refugees like them have been waiting to hear: They had seats on a flight bound for the U.S. from Iraq, with an arrival just before the latest Trump administration travel ban was to take effect....
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US soldiers train for jungle warfare at Hawaii rainforest

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 12:02am
HONOLULU (AP) -- The U.S. Army soldiers finished wading across a stream in a rainforest in Hawaii, and they were soaked. Their boots and socks were water-logged and their clothes, hair and ears were caked with mud....
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Canine shelter takes on Tehran stray dog problem _ humanely

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 12:02am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- On a cold winter morning in the Iranian capital recently, a homeless dog lay basking in the sun's rays for warmth. Suddenly, the canine moaned - it had been shot with an anesthetic dart from a blowpipe. It ran several steps, then fell immobilized....
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Winners and losers in Trump's first budget plan

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 10:01pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Military spending would get the biggest boost in President Donald Trump's proposed budget. Environmental programs, medical research, Amtrak and an array of international and cultural programs - from Africa to Appalachia - would take big hits, among the many parts of the government he'd put on a crash diet....
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Trump calls for privatizing air traffic control operations

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 10:01pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is calling for privatizing the nation's air traffic control operations in his budget proposal, a top priority of the airline industry....
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Federal judge in Hawaii puts Trump travel ban on hold

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 9:00pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- For the second time, a federal court on Wednesday blocked President Donald Trump's efforts to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations, putting the president's revised travel ban on hold just hours before it was to take effect....
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AP PHOTOS: Refugees and their most precious possessions

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 9:00pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A teddy bear. A Bible. A photo of a beloved mother who died years ago....
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Canadian Prime Minister, Ivanka Trump see Broadway musical

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 9:00pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - along with first daughter Ivanka Trump as a guest - welcomed a new musical that celebrates Canadian compassion and openness following the Sept. 11 attacks....
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