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Police: Random racist violence ends in death of black man

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 2:35pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- One was a neighborly black man who lived in a rooming house in New York's Garment District, liked to collect autographs outside Broadway's theaters, struck up a Twitter friendship with a Hollywood actress and took photos of himself with Oprah and Beyonce....
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Democrats threaten delay on Supreme Court nominee

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 1:34pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Democrats vowed Thursday to impede Judge Neil Gorsuch's path to the Supreme Court, setting up a political showdown with implications for future openings on the high court....
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AP Exclusive: US probe of ex-Trump aide extends to Cyprus

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 1:34pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government investigation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, crossed the Atlantic earlier this year to the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, once known as a haven for money laundering by Russian billionaires....
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Perry blasts election of 1st gay Texas A&M student president

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 1:34pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose agency oversees the nation's nuclear arsenal, is inserting himself into an unusually small political dispute: an election for student body president at Texas A&M....
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Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:34pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old hacker who they said was the main suspect in a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers in the United States, appearing to crack a case that has sent a chill through the American Jewish community....
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Perry blasts election of 1st gay Texas A&M student president

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:34pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose agency oversees the nation's nuclear arsenal, is inserting himself into an unusually small political dispute: an election for student body president at Texas A&M....
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AP sources: US to recommend approval of Keystone XL pipeline

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:31am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior U.S. officials say the State Department will recommend approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the White House to formally approve it....
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Utah governor says he will approve strictest DUI limit in US

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:31am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah's governor announced Thursday that he will sign legislation giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest DUI threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism....
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The Latest: Car used in attack was rented in Birmingham

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 9:30am
LONDON (AP) -- The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local):...
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Car tries to ram Antwerp shopping area; security tightened

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 9:30am
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Belgian authorities tightened security Thursday in the port city of Antwerp after a Frenchman drove his car at high speed through a busy shopping area, forcing pedestrians to jump out of the way....
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Border Patrol union takes center stage under Trump

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 9:30am
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Once a week, union leaders representing U.S. Border Patrol agents host a radio show from a sleepy office park near San Diego, where studio walls are covered with an 8-by-12-foot American flag and portraits of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence....
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Kristi Yamaguchi tweets 'break a leg' to Nancy Kerrigan

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:28am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A good luck tweet from Kristi Yamaguchi to former Olympic figure skating teammate Nancy Kerrigan is drawing online attention....
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Let there be light: German scientists test 'artificial sun'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 7:28am
BERLIN (AP) -- Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Thursday on what's being described as "the world's largest artificial sun" and which they hope will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friendly fuel....
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Israel police arrest suspect in threats on US Jewish targets

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 6:26am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police say they have arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers in the U.S....
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Trump Jr. called a 'disgrace' for criticizing London mayor

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 5:23am
LONDON (AP) -- Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for tweeting in the hours after Wednesday's London attack a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city....
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Todd Fisher says mom Debbie Reynolds set him up for death

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 5:23am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Todd Fisher says his mother, Debbie Reynolds, set him up "for her leaving the planet" the day his sister and Reynolds' daughter, Carrie Fisher, died in December....
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South Korean ferry that sank 3 years ago lifted from sea

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 3:19am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry was hoisted to the surface Thursday nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the country as it searches for closure to one of its deadliest disasters....
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US combat airlift marks deepening involvement in Syria

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 2:18am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is deepening its involvement in the war against the Islamic State group after an unprecedented American airlift of Arab and Kurdish fighters to the front lines in northern Syria, supported by the first use of U.S. attack helicopters and artillery in the country....
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At 93 years old, Zimbabwe's Mugabe remains a jet-setter

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 2:18am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the "non-resident president."...
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Promised Land: Venezuela Jewish converts finally in Israel

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 2:18am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- It's not quite Moses' 40 years in the desert, but for nine struggling Venezuelan converts to Judaism, their torturous journey to a better life in the promised land finally brought them to Israel on Thursday....
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