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Death of American detained in North Korea baffles experts

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 6:16am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea's missile and nuclear tests, its carefully scripted propaganda bluster, even its military threats: Far from the scattershot workings of a madman, most of this fits the playbook of a small, proud country well used to stoking tensions to get concessions it would otherwise not receive from surrounding big powers....
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Oklahoma's 'Pioneer Woman' builds media empire on the Plains

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 5:15am
PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) -- Growing up in an Oklahoma town she considered too tiny, Ree Drummond sought the bright lights of a city and headed west for Los Angeles....
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Death of American detained in North Korea baffles experts

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 3:13am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea's missile and nuclear tests, its carefully scripted propaganda bluster, even its military threats: Far from the scattershot workings of a madman, most of this fits the playbook of a small, proud country well used to stoking tensions to get concessions it would otherwise not receive from surrounding big powers....
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Air conditioner repairmen in hot demand amid heat wave

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 2:12am
PHOENIX (AP) -- Alan Schwandt was rushing to his second job of the day when his phone rang with another desperate Phoenix homeowner calling about a broken air conditioner in the midst of a scorching heat wave....
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AP sources: Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 2:12am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House press secretary Sean Spicer is seeking to take on a more strategic role that would give him a limited presence in the daily press briefings that have made him a prominent face of the Trump administration....
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AP-NORC poll: Few favor Trump move to ditch Paris accord

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 1:12am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Less than one-third of Americans support President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, a new poll shows, and just 18 percent of respondents agree with his claim that pulling out of the international agreement to reduce carbon emissions will help the U.S. economy....
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Ryan promises to overhaul tax code this year despite hurdles

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 1:12am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan is promising to overhaul the tax code by the end of the year despite political divisions among Republicans and a crowded legislative agenda for Congress....
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Poll: Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 1:12am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Most Americans say federal courts are acting properly in blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research....
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Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:12am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Redskins aren't in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't block trademarks on the basis that they're offensive....
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Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage meds

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:12am
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Tiger Woods is receiving help to manage his medications....
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A look at Syria's conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:12pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Islamic State group is in retreat across Syria and Iraq, and the contours of a new conflict among the array of parties battling it are already starting to appear....
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Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:10pm
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The family of an American college student who died days after being released from North Korea in a coma says the 22-year-old "has completed his journey home."...
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Closing arguments to begin in ex-Milwaukee cop's trial

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:10pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Closing arguments are set to begin in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting that ignited riots in the majority black neighborhood where it transpired....
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Canceled flights, burning door handles: Heat hits Southwest

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 9:09pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Airlines canceled flights in Phoenix and doctors urged people to be careful around concrete, playground equipment and vehicle interiors Monday as a punishing heat wave threatens to bring temperatures approaching 120 degrees to parts of the Southwestern U.S....
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Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 9:09pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- In a hidden room in a house near Argentina's capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history, including a bust relief of Adolf Hitler, magnifying glasses inside elegant boxes with swastikas and even a macabre medical device used to measure head size....
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Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 6:59pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court will take up a momentous fight over parties manipulating electoral districts to gain partisan advantage in a case that could affect the balance of power between Democrats and Republicans across the United States....
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US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at age 22

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 5:58pm
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after almost a year and a half in captivity, died Monday, his family said....
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Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage meds

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 5:58pm
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Tiger Woods is receiving help to manage his medications....
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Muslims targeted by violence in wake of IS-claimed attacks

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 4:58pm
LONDON (AP) -- The attack on Muslim worshippers outside a London mosque on Monday follows a rising wave of violence and harassment directed against Muslims across Britain and around the world....
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