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US strike on Syrian air base has limited impact on Assad

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 12:19am
BEIRUT (AP) -- The U.S. missile attack caused heavy damage to one of Syria's biggest and most strategic air bases, used to launch warplanes to strike opposition-held areas throughout Syria....
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As infighting rises, White House says no staff shakeup looms

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 12:19am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's White House, one perpetually plagued by infighting among aides jockeying for the president's ear, has been sharply divided by a new rivalry, one pitting his powerful son-in-law with unfettered access to the president against the sharp-elbowed ideologue who fueled Trump's populist campaign rhetoric....
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The Latest: Pearl Jam is inducted into Rock Hall

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 10:08pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on inductions to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (all times local):...
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US regulators accuse Google of underpaying female workers

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 7:07pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Government investigators looking into how Google pays its employees have accused the tech giant of shortchanging women doing similar work to men....
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Ghastly images of Syrian attack led to Trump about-face

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 6:06pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump first saw the photos Tuesday morning....
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California governor: Drought over, conservation must go on

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:03pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown declared an end to the state's drought emergency on Friday after powerful storms quenched the state following four extraordinarily dry years that drained reservoirs and wells, devastated forests and farmland and forced millions of people to slash their water use....
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Michigan boy, 11, hangs himself after social media prank

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 3:02pm
DETROIT (AP) -- Tysen Benz was at home when he saw social media posts indicating that his 13-year-old girlfriend had committed suicide. The posts were a prank, but the 11-year-old boy apparently believed them....
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US missile strike could resonate beyond Syria

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 1:01pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- President Donald Trump's 59-missile message to Syria - the use of chemical weapons will not be tolerated - may well resonate with Bashar Assad....
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Russia ups ante by freezing communications with US in Syria

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 1:01pm
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia said Friday it was cutting a hotline intended to prevent midair incidents over Syria in response to the U.S. missile attack on a Syrian base. The response that demonstrates Moscow's readiness to defy Washington and could even put the two nuclear superpowers on a course toward military confrontation....
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Tales from the border: 2 weeks along the US-Mexico frontier

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 1:01pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) -- The smells and sounds of Tijuana smack us as soon as we open the doors of our bug-splattered rental, a Jeep Renegade: food stalls selling roasted corn, churros and hot dogs; a near-empty bar blaring the oompa-oompas of norteno, Mexico's answer to polka....
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Pepsi pulls ad due to racial controversy

Lariat Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 11:02am
Pepsi sparked controversy with the ad released featuring reality TV star and model Kendall Jenner April 4. Pepsi shed light on the “Black Lives Matter” movement, and has since removed the content from the company’s YouTube. The advertisement was part of Pepsi’s “Live for Now” campaign, according to AdAge. The ad, called “Jump In,” depicted protesters […]
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McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 10:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday he has reached out to former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney about possibly running for the Senate, if a vacancy opens in Utah....
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Pope dismisses priest who stole $300K from bishop, hospital

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 9:57am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Pope Francis has dismissed a Roman Catholic priest from New Hampshire who was convicted of stealing $300,000 from a hospital, a bishop and a deceased priest's estate....
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Brian Williams calls images of US missile launch 'beautiful'

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 9:57am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Brian Williams is facing online criticism for waxing poetic about what he called "beautiful pictures" of U.S. missiles launching during an attack on a Syrian air base....
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Trump, Xi meet again - in shadow of missile strikes on Syria

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 8:55am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump was meeting again with his Chinese counterpart Friday, with U.S. missile strikes on Syria adding weight to his threat to act unilaterally against the nuclear weapons program of China's ally, North Korea....
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New York police set to deploy 1,200 bodycams around the city

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 8:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department is set to deploy the first body cameras to officers after resolving some of the thorniest issues on when to switch on the camera, how long to keep the tape and when to tell the public they're being recorded....
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Sweden: Truck crash into Stockholm store is terror attack

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 7:55am
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- A large beer truck crashed into an upscale department store in central Stockholm on Friday, killing at least two people, according to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, who called the crash a terror attack. One person was arrested....
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New York police set to deploy 1,200 bodycams around the city

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 7:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department is set to deploy the first body cameras to officers around the city after resolving some of the thorniest issues on when to switch on the camera, how long to keep the tape and when to tell the public they're being recorded....
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