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Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 2:47pm
SCHALLER, Iowa (AP) -- The small, family-owned Iowa trucking company linked to the deadly case of immigrant smuggling in Texas has a history of safety and tax violations and financial problems, public records show....
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Promising 'A Better Deal,' Democrats try to rebrand party

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 2:47pm
BERRYVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Promising "A Better Deal" for American workers, Democratic Party leaders rolled out a new agenda with a populist pitch on Monday aimed at winning back the working-class voters they lost to President Donald Trump in November....
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Burr-Hamilton? Angry lawmaker singles out 'female senators'

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 2:47pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Passions are running high on Capitol Hill - but pistols at 10 paces over health care?...
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Trump intensifies criticism of his own attorney general

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump took a new swipe at Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, referring to him in a tweet as "beleaguered" and wondering why Sessions isn't digging into Hillary Clinton's alleged contacts with Russia....
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Trump's new messenger says briefings back on camera

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's new communications chief says television cameras can start rolling again in the White House briefing room....
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Trump tells reporter to be "quiet"

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 10:42am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump told a reporter asking questions Monday to be "quiet."...
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Bombshell stories spur news war with a twist

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 9:42am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Print outlets like The New York Times and Washington Post have developed a mutually beneficial relationship with cable television news over a string of bombshell stories about the Trump administration. It's a news war with a twist....
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The Latest: Charlie Gard's parents withdraw appeal

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 6:40am
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the legal battle over critically ill baby Charlie Gard (all times local):...
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Police: Man wounds 5 people in northern Swiss city

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 5:40am
BERLIN (AP) -- An unkempt man armed with a chainsaw wounded five people Monday at an office building in the northern Swiss city of Schaffhausen and then fled, police said. A manhunt is on for him....
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64 years after Korean War, North still digging up bombs

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:38am
HAMHUNG, North Korea (AP) -- In the 10 years he has been digging up ordnance from the Korean War, Maj. Jong Il Hyon has lost five colleagues to explosions. He carries a lighter one gave him before he died. He also bears a scar on his left cheek from a bomb disposal mission gone wrong....
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Suspect due in court Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 3:38am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Nine people are dead and the death toll could rise after emergency crews pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what officials said was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong....
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The Latest: Kushner calls Russia meeting 'waste of time'

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 3:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigations (all times local):...
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Brazilians funneled as "slaves" by US church, ex-members say

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 2:37am
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) -- When Andre Oliveira answered the call to leave his Word of Faith Fellowship congregation in Brazil to move to the mother church in North Carolina at the age of 18, his passport and money were confiscated by church leaders - for safekeeping, he said he was told....
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Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 1:36am
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn't sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. Couldn't she just aim for their leg and try to maim them?...
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Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 1:36am
A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines - more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure....
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Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:36am
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- Marchelle Tigner is on a mission to train at least 1 million women how to shoot a firearm. A survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault, she wants to give other women of color the training she hadn't had....
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A look at major issues Duterte confronting in his 2nd year

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:36am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A year ago Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte promised to cleanse his Southeast Asian nation of illegal drugs in three to six months. He said he would tame corruption and began a profanity-spiked tongue lashing of America - which he called "lousy" last week. Those "shock and awe" declarations of a year ago have collided with reality. Drugs and corruption have persisted and he grudgingly thanked the United States recently for helping t...
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A vacant White House job: first pet

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:36am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Politically ambitious pups and kittens: Put your resumes aside....
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A look at major issues Duterte confronting in his 2nd year

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:36pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A year ago Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte promised to cleanse his Southeast Asian nation of illegal drugs in three to six months. He said he would tame corruption and began a profanity-spiked tongue lashing of America - which he called "lousy" last week. Those "shock and awe" declarations of a year ago have collided with reality. Drugs and corruption have persisted and he grudgingly thanked the United States recently for helping t...
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Israel says guard at Amman embassy shot after being attacked

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 10:32pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that a security guard at the country's embassy in Jordan opened fire, killing two Jordanians, after being attacked by one of them with a screwdriver....
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