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AP Exclusive: Jailed Chinese pastor's US family seeks mercy

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 11:40pm
BEIJING (AP) -- The Rev. John Sanqiang Cao paid no more than three dollars for the trip that would end up costing him his freedom....
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Feds: Increase medication-based treatment for opioids

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 11:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction....
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Harden scores 44 points, Rockets beat Wolves 104-101

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 11:40pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Trailing by 1 in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Houston Rockets needed someone to step up....
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Things to know about former first lady Barbara Bush

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:46pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health and after a series of hospitalizations, she has decided not to seek further medical treatment, a family spokesman says. Here are some things to know about her:...
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Raul Castro leaves Cuba with new freedoms, deep problems

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:46pm
HAVANA (AP) -- In 2008 Raul Castro took over a country where most people couldn't own computers or cellphones, leave without permission, run most types of private businesses or enter resort hotels....
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'Full Metal Jacket' actor R. Lee Ermey dies at 74

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:46pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died....
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Harden scores 44 points, Rockets beat Wolves 104-101

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:46pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden scored 44 points and powered a big fourth-quarter run that allowed the Houston Rockets to outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-101 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series....
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The Latest: Comey: It's possible Russians compromised Trump

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:03pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's book (all times local):...
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Spring storm moves east after blanketing central US in snow

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:03pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota residents slogged through a mid-April storm Sunday that dumped 2 feet (half a meter) of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with powerful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S....
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After injury, Underwood returns to stage in strong form

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:03pm
Carrie Underwood made her first television appearance since injuring her face in strong form at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards, owning the stage with her powerhouse vocals....
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Victor-y: Oladipo scores 32 as Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 3:43pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Victor Oladipo scored 32 points and the Indiana Pacers held off Cleveland's second-half rally for a stunning 98-80 victory Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference series, handing LeBron James and the Cavaliers' their first loss in the opening round in eight years....
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Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:40pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said Sunday....
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Boston marks 5 years since marathon attack with tributes

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:40pm
BOSTON (AP) -- The bells of Old South Church in Boston rang at 2:49 p.m. to commemorate a citywide moment of silence in honor of Boston Marathon bombing survivors and victims...
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In age of #MeToo, can there be forgiveness, second chances?

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 1:25pm
If a man abuses his co-workers and apologizes, should he be forgiven? What about a man who sexually assaults a stranger asleep in bed? Is redemption possible?...
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Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 12:25pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said Sunday....
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Montenegro votes for next president; favorite is pro-West

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 12:25pm
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) -- Voters in Montenegro cast ballots Sunday in a presidential election, with former Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic expected to win after his party defied Russia and took the small Balkan nation into NATO last year....
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GOP attorneys general support citizenship question on census

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 11:10am
A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count....
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Before dawn, the streak of a missile across Damascus' sky

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:10am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- It was not an explosion that woke us up, but a call from a friend in Damascus to alert us: The strikes had begun. It was just after 4 a.m. Saturday. I rushed out of my hotel room up to The Associated Press' office a few floors above....
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US pastor faces terror charges in fraught trial in Turkey

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:10am
IZMIR, Turkey (AP) -- An American pastor imprisoned in Turkey is going on trial for alleged terror ties and spying in a case that has increased tensions between Washington and Ankara....
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Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sales Tax: $0....
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