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Canoe returns to Hawaii after epic round-the-world voyage

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 7:07pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- No modern navigation instrumentation guided a Polynesian voyaging canoe as it followed the horizon during a three-year journey around the globe....
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Rural Indian girls get discrimination-fighting tool: soccer

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 6:06pm
HUTUP, India (AP) -- The aging bus meanders through the narrow streets of a tiny village in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, the smell of manure wafting through the air. A thick darkness blankets the neighborhood ahead of the early morning sunrise....
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Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 5:04pm
ERIN, Wis. (AP) -- Justin Thomas landed a 3-wood on the 18th green where some players couldn't land a wedge, leaving him an 8-foot eagle putt that he calmly made for a 9-under 63 that matched one U.S. Open record and broke another....
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The Latest: Thomas shoots 63 in 3rd round at US Open

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 3:03pm
ERIN, Wis. (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):...
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Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 2:03pm
HAVANA (AP) -- President Donald Trump's announcement of a tougher line toward Cuba has delighted hardliners on the island, who say it reveals the long-held U.S. aim of imposing American will on Cuba and justifies their wariness toward Washington....
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Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 2:03pm
Gerry Martin isn't sure he will ever tell a police officer during a traffic stop that he has a concealed-weapon permit - and possibly a weapon - on him....
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The Latest: Casey hurt by another triple bogey

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 2:03pm
ERIN, Wis. (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):...
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Excommunicating mobsters? Vatican eyes new legal doctrine

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 12:02pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has long railed against corruption and the mafia, but now the Vatican is considering developing a whole doctrine around excommunicating corrupt and mafia-tinged Catholics....
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No retirement talk from Dianne Feinstein, oldest US senator

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 11:01am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The nation's oldest U.S. senator looks like she's sticking around....
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Stay put? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 10:01am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counterintuitive rule for people in tall buildings: If the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, don't automatically run for the stairs. Stay put and wait for instructions....
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Can Amazon persuade enough people to buy fresh food online?

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 10:01am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Can Amazon, the company that persuaded people to buy ever more items online, win enough of them over to having their fresh groceries arrive in an Amazon box?...
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For advocates of gay adoption, progress but also obstacles

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 10:01am
With tens of thousands of children lingering in foster care across the United States, waiting for adoption, Illinois schoolteachers Kevin Neubert and Jim Gorey did their bit. What began with their offer to briefly care for a newborn foster child evolved within a few years into the adoption of that little boy and all four of his older siblings who also were in foster care....
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Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 9:01am
MIAMI (AP) -- Pressing "pause" on a historic detente, President Donald Trump thrust the U.S. and Cuba back on a path toward open hostility with a blistering denunciation of the island's communist government. He clamped down on some commerce and travel but left intact many new avenues President Barack Obama had opened....
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Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 9:01am
Gerry Martin isn't sure he will ever tell a police officer during a traffic stop that he has a concealed-weapon permit - and possibly a weapon - on him....
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Christie struggles to recover as disappointment runs deep

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 7:58am
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Chris Christie, who fell out of the running for president and then for a position in the Trump administration, has worked to improve his image this year, dedicating himself to the state and nation's opioid epidemic and opening up again to New Jersey's press corps....
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Stay put? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 5:57am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counterintuitive rule for people in tall buildings: If the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, don't automatically run for the stairs. Stay put and wait for instructions....
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Merkel: Pope urged her to fight for Paris climate deal

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 5:57am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Pope Francis encouraged her to work to preserve the Paris climate accord despite the U.S. withdrawal and shared her aim to "bring down walls," and not build them....
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Stay put? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 4:57am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counterintuitive rule for people in tall buildings: If the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, don't automatically run for the stairs. Stay put and wait for instructions....
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US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors after ship collision

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 3:56am
YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) -- U.S. and Japanese vessels and aircraft were searching Saturday for seven American sailors who were missing after their Navy destroyer collided before dawn with a container ship four times its size off the coast of Japan....
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Canoe returning to Hawaii after epic round-the-world voyage

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 1:53am
HONOLULU (AP) -- No modern navigation instrumentation guided a Polynesian voyaging canoe as it followed the horizon during a three-year journey around the globe....
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