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Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal

6 min 54 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage....
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Russians march to remember slain opposition leader Nemtsov

2 hours 9 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) -- Thousands of Russians are marching in the streets of Moscow to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down outside the Kremlin....
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What popular tax breaks are at risk if GOP overhauls taxes?

2 hours 9 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Republicans say they want to lower taxes and get rid of loopholes to make up the lost revenue, they're talking about eliminating some very popular tax breaks enjoyed by millions of people....
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Congress returns, with health care, Supreme Court on agenda

2 hours 9 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court that may help determine the course of Donald Trump's presidency....
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EU lawmakers, in unusual move, pull the plug on racist talk

2 hours 9 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) -- With the specter of populism looming over a critical election year in Europe, the European Parliament has taken an unusual step to crack down on racism and hate speech in its own house....
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Copy this: Vatican stakes out rights to Pope Francis' image

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 11:47pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- God's love may be free, but the Vatican says it has a copyright on the pope....
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Duped into killing Kim? 2 suspects say it looked like prank

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 9:45pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Two women - a Vietnamese and an Indonesian - have been arrested for allegedly coating their hands with the immensely toxic chemical agent VX and wiping them on the face of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur's airport. He died within hours....
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Far from Carnival street fests, glitzy Rio Ball for elite

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 9:45pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Women in elegant, long-flowing dresses saunter on the red carpet while men in tuxedos smile broadly and wave to hundreds of people who have lined up along Rio de Janeiro's Avenida Atlantica to have a look....
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Police: Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 28 hurt

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 8:44pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, police said....
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'Moonlight' sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck wins best actor

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 8:44pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- Sunday might be dominated by "La La Land," but Saturday belonged to "Moonlight."...
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Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor' has heads scratching

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 6:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week, after a prominent Fox News program featured a "Swedish defense and national security advisor" who's unknown to the country's military and foreign-affairs officials....
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Trump says he won't attend correspondents dinner this spring

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 4:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump, who has been criticizing the news media and is famously thin-skinned, says he won't be attending the White House Correspondents' Association dinner - sparing himself the dubious honor of being an in-the-house target of jokes....
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Song and dance, protest and politics to mingle at Oscars

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 4:40pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The 89th Academy Awards show promises to be equal parts pomp and politics....
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Five facts about Sunday's 89th Annual Academy Awards

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 2:39pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Five facts about Sunday's 89th Annual Academy Awards:...
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Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess,' not political

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 1:34pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a drinker but became a "drunken mess" after his father died about 18 months ago, a longtime neighbor said Saturday....
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Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport: 'Are you Muslim?'

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 1:34pm
Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to profiling, a family friend said Saturday....
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A cadre of casually-clad stars come through Oscar rehearsals

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 1:34pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dwayne Johnson posed for a solo pic on the Dolby Theatre stage. Taraji P. Henson pretended to run off with the wooden prop Oscar. And a makeup-free, casually clad Halle Berry made a rehearsal actor's day when she kissed him on the cheek as he came onstage to accept an award....
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Deadly insurgent attack in Homs weighs on UN-led Syria talks

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 1:34pm
GENEVA (AP) -- A deadly terrorist attack in central Syria on Saturday threatened to thwart efforts to wrest a political solution at peace talks in Geneva, with the U.N. mediator decrying "spoilers" who try to derail the efforts to end the country's disastrous six-year war....
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Perez, Ellison at finish line of Dem chair race

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 11:26am
ATLANTA (AP) -- The race for a new Democratic chairman narrowed to two candidates, a former Cabinet member and a liberal Minnesota congressman, both of them promising to rebuild a reeling party and fight Republican President Donald Trump....
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Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 9:26am
CHICAGO (AP) -- As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions....
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