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Johnny Depp's former managers call him 'habitual liar'

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:00am
Johnny Depp's former business team is calling the star "a habitual liar" after Depp said in an interview that his one-time managers "clearly let him down."...
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Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 9:58am
NEW YORK (AP) -- You'd think Twitter would be able to milk its status as President Donald Trump's megaphone. But the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and even reported a quarterly revenue decline Wednesday, a first since going public....
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Trump: national monuments a 'massive federal land grab'

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 9:58am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Slamming what he called "a massive federal land grab," President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of dozens of national monuments on federal lands....
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'I'll be praying for you:' Americans assess Trump's 100 days

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 9:58am
They are young and old: a high school student who can't yet vote, a Vietnam vet who did so proudly. They hail from all corners of the United States and very different walks of life: a "downhome boy" from Kentucky, a third-generation Mexican-American from Texas, a stay-at-home mom in Pennsylvania, an Iranian immigrant in Los Angeles....
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Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 9:58am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft ventured Wednesday into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings....
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Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 9:58am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jonathan Demme, the eclectic, ever-enthusiastic filmmaker behind the Oscar winners "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," and the director of one of the most seminal concert films ever made, the Talking Heads' "Stop Making Sense," has died. He was 73....
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Bad beasts, good treats: Feral hog slaughterhouse takes off

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 8:54am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In a region that takes food seriously, feral hogs are despised as destructive, but their rich, dark meat is winning fans among Louisiana chefs....
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APNewsBreak: Boston police make little progress on race gap

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 8:54am
BOSTON (AP) -- The rate at which minorities are subjected to stops, searches and frisks by police doesn't appear to be improving in Boston in the year since the department claimed it was narrowing racial disparities in its tactics....
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Questions persist in death of prominent New York judge

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 7:53am
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Sheila Abdus-Salaam agreed to speak this month at an alumni gathering at Columbia Law School, it was business as usual for someone in demand as the first black woman to serve on New York's highest court....
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Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 7:53am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft has ventured into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings....
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Oops! Serena Williams made pregnancy public by accident

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 5:52am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Serena Williams says she was taking a personal photo of her progressing pregnancy on Snapchat when she accidentally pressed the wrong button and made the post public....
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Judge cites Trump's comment in 'sanctuary city' ruling

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 4:52am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- For the third time in two months, a federal judge has knocked down an immigration order by President Donald Trump and used Trump's own language against him....
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US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 4:52am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the two countries....
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All in the Family: Trump's potent mix of blood, business

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 2:46am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Not since John F. Kennedy appointed his brother Bobby to be attorney general and his brother-in-law as director of the Peace Corps has a president leaned so heavily on his family. Even Donald Trump's 5-year-old granddaughter Arabella has pitched in....
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In Kashmir, brutality of videos deepen anger against India

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:45am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- One video showed a young Kashmiri man strapped to a patrolling Indian army jeep as a human shield against stone-throwing protesters. Others showed soldiers beating local men with sticks as other troops stood by with guns drawn....
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Who speaks for Islam and reform? Debate heats up in Egypt

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:45pm
CAIRO (AP) -- It was a startling collision of religion and politics. Egypt's president proposed a new law that would prevent Muslim men from ending their marriages simply by saying "divorce" three times. The country's top institution of Islamic clerics, Al-Azhar, bluntly rejected the idea, saying Islam gives men that right and nothing can change that....
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APNewsBreak: Little change on race in Boston police s

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:45pm
BOSTON (AP) -- The rate at which minorities are subjected to stops, searches and frisks by police doesn't appear to be improving in Boston in the year since the department claimed it was narrowing racial disparities in their tactics....
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Trump's speaking style still flummoxes linguists

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 9:44pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Campaign promises may have been reshaped and some self-imposed deadlines reset. But among the things kept intact in the opening months of the new administration is the unmistakably distinct style of President Donald Trump's speech....
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Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 9:44pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Internet companies are readying for a showdown with telecoms and a Republican-controlled government over a policy near and dear to their hearts: net neutrality....
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Cuba weathers storm in Venezuela but future looks uncertain

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 9:44pm
HAVANA (AP) -- Refineries have gone dark. Gas rations have been slashed for hundreds of thousands of state workers. Construction materials are nearly impossible to find....
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