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In a close race, 'Rampage' takes No. 1 from 'A Quiet Place'

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:10am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dwayne Johnson's arcade game-inspired "Rampage" crept past last week's top film "A Quiet Place" to take the No. 1 spot on the box office charts, but just barely....
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Citizen question on census reveals partisan divide among AGs

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:55am
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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Boston marks 5 years since marathon attack with tributes

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:55am
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston markied the fifth anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings Sunday with solemn remembrances and charitable acts....
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Procrastinators rejoice: There's still time to file taxes

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:55am
Did you wake up in a panic realizing that today is April 15? Relax. You've got until Tuesday to file and pay your taxes without facing a penalty....
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US pastor on trial for alleged terror ties, spying in Turkey

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:55am
ISTANBUL (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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Huge rally in Barcelona to demand jailed separatists go free

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:55am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of Catalan separatists rallied in downtown Barcelona on Sunday to demand the release of high-profile secessionist leaders being held in pre-trial detention....
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Syrians displaced near capital recall years of deprivation

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 5:28am
HORJELLI, Syria (AP) -- Thousands of Syrians displaced by the battle for the once-lush suburbs of Damascus now find themselves in a crowded settlement, where for the first time in recent memory they have enough to eat....
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In Peru, Pence defends Syrian strike to Latin America allies

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 12:20am
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Thousands of miles from home, Vice President Mike Pence was thrust into a new, more immediate, role on the world stage Saturday: explaining President Donald Trump's military strike in Syria to a summit of Latin America leaders....
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Chaos, consultation: Inside Trump's decision to strike Syria

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 7:35pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the second time in his presidency, President Donald Trump stared, horrified at pictures of children killed in a chemical attack in Syria....
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Analysis: Trump wanted out of Syria, but he's drawn back in

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 5:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In heated exchanges with his national security team in recent weeks, President Donald Trump repeatedly made clear he saw little incentive for the United States to be involved in Syria's intractable civil war....
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GOP devotes $250M to midterm strategy: Keep House majority

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 5:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican National Committee has committed $250 million to a midterm election strategy that has one goal above all else: Preserve the party's House majority for the rest of President Donald Trump's first term....
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Police chief: Officers did nothing wrong in Starbucks arrest

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 4:40pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's police commissioner on Saturday defended officers who arrested two black men at a Starbucks, prompting accusations of racism on social media, concern from the mayor and an apology from the company....
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Storm blasts central US with snow, ice and wind, killing 3

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 4:40pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A storm system stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes has buffeted the central U.S. with heavy snow, winds, rain and hail, forcing flight cancellations, creating treacherous road conditions and killing at least three people, including a sleeping 2-year-old Louisiana girl....
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Storm blasts central US with snow, ice and wind, killing 3

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 3:40pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A storm system stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes has buffeted the central U.S. with heavy snow, winds, rain and hail, forcing flight cancellations, creating treacherous road conditions and killing at least three people, including a sleeping 2-year-old Louisiana girl....
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Durant, defending champ Warriors get defensive, beat Spurs

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 3:40pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Kevin Durant helped the defending champions get defensive in a hurry, finishing with 24 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as the Golden State Warriors returned to their old dominant selves at playoff time to beat the cold-shooting San Antonio Spurs 113-92 on Saturday....
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AP investigation: Doctors keep licenses despite sex abuse

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 1:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The first time that Dr. Anthony Bianchi came onto a patient, California's medical board alleged, the gynecologist placed a chair against the exam room door, put his fingers into the woman's vagina and exposed his erect penis....
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GOP devotes $250M to midterm strategy: Keep House majority

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 1:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican National Committee has committed $250 million to a midterm election strategy that has one goal above all else: Preserve the party's House majority for the rest of President Donald Trump's first term....
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Certain of gas attack, allies struck Syria before UN report

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 11:11am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States, Britain and France opted to strike Syria for its apparent use of chemical weapons without waiting for a report from U.N. inspectors because they were convinced that the Assad government had used chlorine and possibly sarin nerve gas against a rebel-held Damascus suburb, American officials said Saturday....
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Western airstrikes unlikely to impact Assad's war machine

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 11:11am
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Western airstrikes targeting suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities might have rained down punishment from the sky, but they will not fundamentally degrade a war machine whose main bases, weaponry and personnel remain in place....
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