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AP FACT CHECK: US anti-missile system in S. Korea has limits

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 1:49am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Neat certainties are rare in the North Korean nuclear crisis, which for decades has simmered and occasionally boiled over, without resolution....
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Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 1:49am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Immigrant groups and their allies have joined forces to carry out marches, rallies and protests in cities nationwide next week to mark May Day, saying there's renewed momentum to fight back against Trump administration policies....
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Wait for calorie count on burgers, pizza may get longer

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:48am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait - again....
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In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:48am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is brushing off security concerns to forge ahead with a two-day trip to Egypt aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front that repudiates violence committed in God's name....
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In invasive species battle, thinking outside the cage works

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:48am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A robot zaps and vacuums up venomous lionfish in Bermuda. A helicopter pelts Guam's trees with poison-baited dead mice to fight the voracious brown tree snake. A special boat with giant winglike nets stuns and catches Asian carp in the U.S. Midwest....
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Jerusalem mayor: City's diverse residents 'all my children'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:48pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Fifty years after Israel conquered east Jerusalem, the city's mayor says the upcoming anniversary is a time to celebrate, despite the deep rifts and occasional bursts of violence that disrupt daily life in the volatile city....
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Take that, Washington! Texas looks to nullify federal laws

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:47pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Republicans who control Congress and the White House have promised to slash the size of the federal government while easing regulations on guns, the environment and energy production. But in the nation's largest conservative state of Texas, it may not be enough....
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Trump tower fated not to rise in Indonesian isle of the gods

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:47pm
TANAH LOT, Indonesia (AP) -- Thousands of people flock daily to the centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple at Tanah Lot, a rock formation that juts into the Indian Ocean. An island at high tide and flanked by sheer cliffs, it's among Bali's most photographed sites, particularly for the mesmerizing sunsets that transform the waters into a shimmering orange vista....
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The Latest: Cowboys draft Charlton to help pass rush

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 8:45pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on the first round of the NFL draft (all times local):...
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Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 5:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that China has threatened to impose sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests....
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The Latest: 49ers use 3rd pick to grab Stanford's Thomas

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 5:41pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on the first round of the NFL draft (all times local):...
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Senate confirms Alex Acosta as Trump's secretary of labor

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate on Thursday confirmed Alex Acosta as Labor secretary, filling out President Donald Trump's Cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office....
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NFL draft set to begin in Philadelphia

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:41pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The NFL draft will begin in about an hour in Philadelphia....
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Pentagon joins intensifying probe of former Trump aide Flynn

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Investigations intensified into President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Thursday as the Pentagon watchdog joined lawmakers in probing payments he accepted from foreign sources including a Russian state-sponsored TV network....
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Protesters attack Macedonian lawmakers after leadership vote

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 2:41pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- Scores of protesters, many wearing masks, broke through a police cordon and entered Macedonia's parliament late Thursday, attacking lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-long deadlock in talks to form a new government....
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Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratching

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 2:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump campaigned on an "America First" trade policy of bracing clarity: Renegotiate or abandon NAFTA and crack down on China's trade practices....
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Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 1:40pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- A Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to employees of a partner airline reached a settlement Thursday with United for an undisclosed amount of money....
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AP FACT CHECK: Be wary of White House claims about tax plan

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 1:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Getting to the bottom of President Donald Trump's tax plan is difficult because it exists so far as bullet points on a single page, with no detail. Still, there are reasons to be wary about some of the claims coming out of the White House about it....
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Trump tax plan stands to benefit the man in the White House

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 1:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Among the likely winners in President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan would be a real estate developer turned reality TV star who now happens to occupy the White House....
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Trump to sign order creating accountability office at VA

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 1:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Thursday creating an accountability and whistleblower protection office at the Department of Veterans Affairs....
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