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Scientists say fossilized footprints tell tale of sloth hunt

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 9:25am
WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. (AP) -- Researchers studying fossilized footprints on a New Mexico salt flat say a trail of tracks tells the story of Ice Age hunters stalking a huge sloth....
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Immigration detention prolonged in Alabama's 'black hole'

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:10am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Olusegun Olatunji paid a $40,700 fine, did three months in a halfway house and spent a year on probation for selling counterfeit hats out of an Indianapolis shopping mall. Then, since the Nigerian native had overstayed a work visa 30 years ago, immigration officials detained him to await deportation in 2014....
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Hundreds arrested in Russia amid anti-Putin protests

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:10am
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president demonstrated throughout the country on Saturday. Police arrested hundreds, including protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putin's most prominent foe....
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Early GOP primaries shaping up as rightward march with Trump

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 7:10am
As primary season kicks into high gear, Republicans are engaged in nomination fights that are pulling the party to the right, leaving some leaders worried their candidates will be out of a step with the broader electorate in November....
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AP: Numerous mishaps traced to adults who had guns in school

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 6:09am
They are the "good guys with guns" the National Rifle Association says are needed to protect students from shooters: a school police officer, a teacher who moonlights in law enforcement, a veteran sheriff....
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The Latest: Russia arrests over 350 in anti-Putin protests

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 6:09am
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Latest on anti-Putin protests in Russia (all times local):...
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Trump exit from Iran nuclear deal enters uncharted territory

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not as simple as just saying "we're out" of the Iran nuclear deal....
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NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides....
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'I can go days without eating': Hunger rises in South Sudan

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
KANDAK, South Sudan (AP) -- "I'm afraid I'll starve to death," said Gatdin Bol. Curled on a dirt floor, the frail 65-year-old said he survives only by eating fruit from the trees in this remote South Sudanese town in the shadow of civil war....
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A free trader to world, China's Xi champions Marx at home

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
BEIJING (AP) -- To the world, China's President Xi Jinping presents himself as a champion of free markets. At home, he's leading a campaign to promote the works of communist philosopher Karl Marx, who 150 years ago famously warned of the dangers of global capitalism....
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Deadly violence continues in Indian-held Kashmir, 7 killed

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gunbattle Saturday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said, while police blamed insurgents for killing three other men in the disputed region....
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Georgia executes killer of off-duty prison guard

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) -- A Georgia inmate executed for a 1996 shotgun slaying twitched briefly as the lethal injection flowed into his body and groaned, "It burns, man."...
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Albert Pujols becomes 32nd player in 3,000-hit club

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
SEATTLE (AP) -- Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols got his 3,000th hit, reaching the mark with a broken-bat single Friday night against Seattle and becoming the 32nd player in major league history to join the exclusive club....
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Trump chides Giuliani to 'get his facts straight' on Stormy

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump suggested Friday that Rudy Giuliani, the aggressive new face of his legal team, needed to "get his facts straight" about the hush money paid to porn actress Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 election. Giuliani quickly came up with a new version....
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McCain gets visits from friends, family after surgery

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery....
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Court vacates Kennedy cousin Skakel's murder conviction

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:08pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- In a stunning reversal, the Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday overturned Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder conviction in the 1975 bludgeoning death of a girl in wealthy Greenwich....
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Indiana police officer fatally shot; suspect in custody

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:08pm
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- A police officer was shot to death Friday evening at a western Indiana apartment complex, and the suspect was injured and apprehended after barricading himself inside, authorities said....
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Korean Air pilots, crew protest abuse by founding family

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:08pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Hundreds of Korean Air Lines Co. pilots, cabin crew and other workers staged a rally Friday night in Seoul saying they can't take any more abuse from the company's founding family....
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Dozens of wild horses found dead amid Southwest drought

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:08pm
CAMERON, Ariz. (AP) -- Off a northern Arizona highway surrounded by pastel-colored desert is one of the starkest examples of drought's grip on the American Southwest: Dozens of dead horses surrounded by cracked earth, swirling dust and a ribbon of water that couldn't quench their thirst....
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Shaquem Griffin ready to have focus on football in Seattle

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:08pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- The number was different on Friday - No. 49 instead of No. 18. So were the colors, trading black and gold for dark blue and white....
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