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Israeli military court to try Palestinian teen protest icon

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:40pm
OFER MILITARY BASE, West Bank (AP) -- Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is to go on trial before an Israeli military court for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers in December in a case that has drawn wide criticism of Israel for prosecuting the teenager....
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US tells anti-ISIS coalition to 'keep eyes on prize'

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:40pm
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- The Trump administration, increasingly concerned that the 74-strong coalition it cobbled together to destroy the Islamic State group is losing sight of the prime objective, is pressing its partners to refocus efforts, overcome rivalries and concentrate on the task at hand: the eradication from Iraq and Syria of the extremist group....
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Conservatives lash out at GOP spending binge

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:39pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The GOP is the party of fiscal responsibility no more....
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Winners and losers under Medicare drug plan in Trump budget

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some Medicare beneficiaries would face higher prescription drug costs under President Donald Trump's budget even as the sickest patients save thousands of dollars, a complex trade-off that may make it harder to sell Congress on the plan in an election year....
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The AP Asks: What would South Koreans ask a North Korean?

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:39pm
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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Afghan officials and Taliban talk despite wave of violence

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:39pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan officials are carrying out at least two tracks of talks with the Taliban, The Associated Press has learned, even after a month of brutal bombings and attacks by the militants that killed nearly 200 and despite President Donald Trump's angry rejection of any negotiations for now....
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Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:39pm
For more than a decade, the strongest AIDS drugs could not fully control Matt Chappell's HIV infection. Now his body controls it by itself, and researchers are trying to perfect the gene editing that made this possible....
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Trump has a tweet for everything, but none yet for Olympics

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has a tweet for just about everything, but he's got nothing so far for Team USA a few days into the 2018 Olympic Games....
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14 worms pulled from woman's eye after rare infection

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 9:39pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies....
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Snow Queen: Kim dominates to take gold in women's halfpipe

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 7:32pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Chloe Kim's coronation is complete....
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Year after Kim's killing, suspected masterminds evade trial

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 5:28pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Lost in the glare of North Korea's missile launches, rhetorical battles with Washington and charm offensive at the Winter Olympics, a court is hearing evidence in the stunning assassination of Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother....
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Olympic swimmer says she wants to save others from sex abuse

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 5:28pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors said in an emotional interview Monday that her former coach "stole so much" from her in the decade she alleges he sexually abused her starting when she was a minor....
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The Latest: Lab three-peats as Westminster obedience champ

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 3:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local):...
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Obama jokes he failed to get artist to give him smaller ears

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 3:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Barack Obama speaks, people listen. At least they did when he was in the White House. But that kind of authority didn't hold much sway when it came time for his presidential portrait....
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Satellites show warming is accelerating sea level rise

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are speeding up the already fast pace of sea level rise, new satellite research shows....
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Olympic swimmer who alleges abuse: Ex-coach 'stole so much'

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors said in an emotional interview Monday that her former coach "stole so much" from her in the decade she alleges he sexually abused her starting when she was a minor....
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At the #metoo Olympics, organizers confront sexual abuse

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:26pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- A Catholic nun waits eight hours each day at a folding table, ready for a call but praying nothing has happened to cause the phone to ring....
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AP Analysis: Trump's economic policy rooted in debt

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One clear principle runs through President Donald Trump's emerging economic policy: Debt is good....
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Vanessa Trump taken to hospital after white powder scare

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump Jr.'s wife was taken to a New York City hospital on Monday as a precaution after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained an unidentified white powder, though police later said the substance wasn't dangerous, authorities said....
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