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Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 8:55am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Country singer Scotty McCreery has been cited after authorities say he had a loaded handgun with him in Raleigh-Durham International Airport....
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Trump fires off volley of angry tweets on Russia probe

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 7:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hours before he was to help commission a new aircraft carrier at a patriotic ceremony on the Virginia coast, President Donald Trump fired off a volley of early morning tweets that again showed how furious he remains over multiple investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election....
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'Let 1994 go': Simpson case's racial symbolism now a relic

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 7:52am
Justin Zimmerman was a 7-year-old black boy in Moreno Valley, California, when O.J. Simpson was on trial for murder....
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Mixed signals from Trump White House on health care strategy

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 5:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Repeal and replace "Obamacare." Just repeal. Or let it fail - maybe with a little nudge. President Donald Trump has sent a flurry of mixed messages, raising questions about the White House strategy on health care....
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Small seaplane makes hard landing in NY's East River.

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 2:49am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A seaplane made a hard landing in New York's East River on Friday and passengers including TV producer Bill Lawrence, the creator of "Scrubs" and other shows, were rescued....
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For Sanders, path to Trump press secretary began in Arkansas

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:49am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics - and down-home rhetoric - from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee....
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Republicans embrace tax hike targeting Democratic states

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:49am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans aren't usually big on raising taxes, but they're really eager to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes....
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Mexico murders up with deadliest month in at least 20 years

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:49pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's spiraling violence reached new heights with 2,234 murders in June, the country's deadliest month in at least 20 years, according to government data....
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Minneapolis shooting brings unwelcome attention to Somalis

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:49pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The killing of an unarmed Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city's beleaguered Somali community, where many again find themselves on the defensive....
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Mexico City sees drug-war-style violence come to the capital

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:47pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Burnt-out vehicles. Road blockades. A raging gun battle between armored marines and gang members that left eight dead....
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Abortion fight rages in Kentucky, which has just 1 clinic

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:47pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Both sides in the abortion fight raging in Kentucky agree on one thing: The stakes are as high as ever in a state that could become the first in the nation without an abortion clinic....
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Review: Amazon meal kits offer easy dinners _ for a price

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:47pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- Amazon's new ready-to-eat meal package is the perfect recipe for someone who doesn't have enough time to shop and cook, yet has a healthy appetite and a need for balanced meals....
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The Latest: Trump tweets that Spicer's future is 'bright'

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 7:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on changes to the White House communications staff (all times local):...
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Poland's senators approve contentious court overhaul

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 6:41pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's Senate approved a contentious law on Saturday that gives politicians substantial influence over the Supreme Court, in defiance of European Union criticism....
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Sean Spicer unlikely to disappear from television

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 6:41pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- He won't be behind a podium at the White House, but it's unlikely Sean Spicer will disappear from television....
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In Senate, ailing lawmakers given plenty of time to recover

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 5:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain's treatment for brain cancer could keep him out of Washington for weeks, perhaps months, and yet it's unlikely anyone will challenge his extended leave....
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Minnesota police shooting isn't only death of 911 caller

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 5:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in Minnesota isn't by any means the first-time police in the U.S. have mistakenly killed someone who called them for help or to report a crime....
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