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Mueller probe leaves many witnesses in limbo

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:54pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Over the last nine months, scores of men and women - some powerful and moneyed, others obscure and struggling - have crossed paths with special counsel Robert Mueller. So far though, just four have been charged....
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Is inflation rising as investors fear? 5 ways to keep track

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:54pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation - or the fear of it - is back....
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The Latest: Israel PM: Recommendations to indict 'nothing'

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:54am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Latest on police recommending indictments against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (all times local):...
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UK judge upholds arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:54am
LONDON (AP) -- A judge upheld a British arrest warrant for Julian Assange on Tuesday, saying the WikiLeaks founder should have the courage to come to court and face justice after more than five years inside Ecuador's London embassy....
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Olympic figure skating unveils new, modern soundtrack

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:54am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- When the International Skating Union made the popular decision to allow lyrics in all performances, the Paul Simon classic "The Sound of Silence" seemed like it would be a natural choice....
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Reports: Russian contractors killed by US strike in Syria

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:52am
MOSCOW (AP) -- An unknown number of private Russian military contractors were killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, Russian media reported Tuesday in a development that could further inflame Russia-U.S. tensions....
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Gates turns attention toward poverty, growing inequity in US

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:52am
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) -- Bill and Melinda Gates, as the world's top philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider their unsatisfactory track record on schools, the country's growing inequity and a president they disagree with more than any other....
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Westminster show dogs have some unusual food faves

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:52am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he's not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding dog tends to balk at any food after a couple of meals....
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Russia: Human error, faulty sensor behind deadly plane crash

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:51am
MOSCOW (AP) -- Human error may be to blame for the Russian plane crash that killed 71 people, Russian investigators said Tuesday, noting that the plane's pilots failed to turn on the heating unit for its measuring equipment, resulting in flawed speed data....
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US intelligence boss to AP: Security clearances are 'broken'

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:48am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government's system of security clearances for top officials is "broken" and must be completely overhauled, the Trump administration's intelligence chief told The Associated Press, as questions swirl about how a top White House aide kept his access to highly sensitive information and the president despite accusations of domestic violence....
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Friend of ex-S. Korean president, Lotte chairman get prison

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 7:48am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A confidante accused of collaborating with South Korea's former president for personal gain was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for bribery and other crimes in a political scandal that triggered the country's first presidential impeachment and the conviction of an heir to the Samsung empire....
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Olympics are a chance to go home again for Korean-American

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 5:47am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- When Song Hong used to tell his grandchildren about his childhood, he would joke that they were "country folks" from a rugged and rural corner of the world that none of their fellow Americans had ever heard of, or likely ever would....
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The Latest: South Africa's ANC says Zuma must leave office

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 4:46am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The Latest on South Africa's leadership crisis (all times local):...
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Danielle Herrington covers Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 4:46am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Danielle Herrington is the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model for 2018....
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Bill, Melinda Gates turn attention toward poverty in America

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 2:43am
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) -- Bill and Melinda Gates, as the world's top philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider their unsatisfactory track record on schools, the country's growing inequity and a president they disagree with more than any other....
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For Korean-American, Olympics are a chance to go home again

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 2:43am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- When Song Hong used to tell his grandchildren about his childhood, he would joke that they were "country folks" from a rugged and rural corner of the world that none of their fellow Americans had ever heard of, or likely ever would....
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The Latest: Israel closes doors on trial of Palestinian teen

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 1:42am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Latest on the trial of Palestinian teenager who slapped, punched two Israeli soldiers in December (all times local):...
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The AP Asks: What would South Koreans ask a North Korean?

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:41am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The Koreas share a border, a culture and a language. But 70 years after they were separated, North and South are about as divided as divided gets....
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At Olympics, Chloe Kim takes family on one more epic ride

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:41am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Chloe Kim stamped her name on a new era of snowboarding with a run down the halfpipe that, officially, did not mean anything, but to her, meant everything....
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Mardi Gras parade honors New Orleans' tricentennial

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:41am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Tens of thousands of revelers are expected on New Orleans streets for parades and rowdy fun as Mardi Gras caps the Carnival season in a city with a celebration of its own, its 300th anniversary....
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