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Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

2 min 51 sec ago
DETROIT (AP) -- A judge on Thursday temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible death if sent back to Iraq....
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Judges: 'Making a Murderer' confession improperly obtained

1 hour 7 min ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday....
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'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prison

4 hours 8 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An online conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" ended Thursday with real-world consequences when a North Carolina man was sentenced to prison for arming himself with an assault rifle, traveling to the nation's capital and firing his weapon inside a neighborhood pizza restaurant....
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"You can hear the screams": Inside Yemen's secret prisons

6 hours 14 min ago
MUKALLA, Yemen (AP) -- They call it the "grill": The victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun furiously within a circle of fire. It is just one of the terrors inflicted by interrogators on detainees in Yemen who are routinely beaten with wires and were kept in filthy shipping containers, blindfolded for months - all by one of America's closest counterterrorism allies....
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No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

7 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday on Twitter that he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey....
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Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

7 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defended her leadership on Thursday in the face of needling from President Donald Trump and grumbling from fellow House Democrats exasperated after a high-profile special election loss....
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US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

7 hours 14 min ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. government officials say grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park region are no longer threatened, and that they will lift protections that have been in place for more than 40 years....
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Americans and guns: It's complicated

7 hours 14 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) -- Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns....
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Manson follower, longest-serving female inmate, seeks parole

7 hours 14 min ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A parole hearing resumed Thursday for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel - a follower of cult leader Charles Manson - after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the murders nearly five decades ago....
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Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

7 hours 14 min ago
WYOMING, Ohio (AP) -- Celebrating the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after returning home in a coma, a packed crowd of mourners gathered Thursday as Otto Warmbier's loved ones shared stories about his affinity for hugs, thrift-store clothes-shopping and little-known rap music....
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Manson follower, longest-serving female inmate, seeks parole

8 hours 15 min ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A parole hearing resumed Thursday for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel - a follower of cult leader Charles Manson - after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the murders nearly five decades ago....
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Omari Hardwick makes power moves through Starz drama 'Power'

8 hours 15 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) -- When actor Omari Hardwick read the script for the Starz drama series "Power," he initially wanted to pass on playing the lead character....
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Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

9 hours 15 min ago
WYOMING, Ohio (AP) -- Hundreds of mourners gathered Thursday to celebrate the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to Ohio in a coma....
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Ron Howard takes helm of Han Solo 'Star Wars' film

9 hours 15 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ron Howard is taking command of the Han Solo "Star Wars" spinoff after the surprise departure of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller....
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AP PHOTOS: Peruvian woman provides home for 70 stray dogs

9 hours 15 min ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Sara Moran never thought her home in a poor part of Peru's capital would become a makeshift shelter for 70 strays when she first rescued a dog after it was run over by a car in 2007....
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Experts: US exiting climate pact may doom some small islands

10 hours 15 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- To small island nations where the land juts just above the rising seas, the U.S. pulling out of the Paris global warming pact makes the future seem as fragile and built on hope as a sand castle....
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Soldier who lost 4 limbs opening retreat to help others

11 hours 17 min ago
ROME, Maine (AP) -- Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills awoke in a hospital on his 25th birthday to learn that an explosion in Afghanistan had robbed him of all four limbs. He later told his wife to take their daughter and their belongings, and just go. He didn't want her saddled with his burden....
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FBI: No 'wider plot' suspected in Michigan airport stabbing

12 hours 17 min ago
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and made reference to people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said....
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Church of England head says it 'colluded with' sex abuse

13 hours 18 min ago
LONDON (AP) -- The Church of England "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the head of the church said Thursday....
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Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

13 hours 18 min ago
DENVER (AP) -- A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana....
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