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Paul Simon's oceanfront home in danger of slip sliding away

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 9:50am
MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) -- Paul Simon's cottage on eastern Long Island is in danger of slip sliding away....
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Officials: No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 8:49am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pentagon officials say the U.S. commander in Afghanistan who ordered use of the "mother of all bombs" didn't need President Donald Trump's approval....
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A survivor, now a dad: Virginia Tech tragedy, 10 years later

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 7:49am
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Kevin Sterne has spent 10 years trying not to let himself be defined by the mass shooting that nearly killed him at Virginia Tech. But now that he's a new father, Sterne grapples with knowing that one day he must tell his son about the horror he worked so hard to put behind him....
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AP PHOTOS: Christians celebrate Good Friday in Jerusalem

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 7:49am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Christians from around the world are in Jerusalem commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ by following the path in the Old City where, according to tradition, he walked on the way to the cross....
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D'Arnaud homers in 16th, Mets beat Marlins 9-8

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 5:45am
MIAMI (AP) -- The New York Mets' winning streak grew a lot longer Thursday....
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Facebook targets 30,000 fake France accounts before election

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 3:45am
PARIS (AP) -- Facebook says it has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation....
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AP Photos: The mausoleum of Turkey's founding father Ataturk

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 3:45am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- For generations, Turks have revered their nation's founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who carved out modern Turkey from the ashes of the Ottoman Empire in the wake of World War I, and his mausoleum in Ankara is a place of pilgrimage for many....
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Arkansas death penalty foes hope for big Good Friday rally

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 2:44am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- While outrage on social media is growing over Arkansas' unprecedented plan to put seven inmates to death before the end of the month, the protests have been more muted within the conservative Southern state where capital punishment is still favored by a strong majority of residents....
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There will be big international interest in the NBA playoffs

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 2:44am
Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo returns to the playoffs in Toronto on Saturday afternoon. Except in Greece, where it'll already be very early Sunday morning....
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Stability or autocracy? Turkey divided over key referendum

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 1:36am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey is heading toward a historic referendum on a new political system that could change the course of its history - and it has the country divided right down the middle....
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Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 1:36am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence is opening his trip to the Asia-Pacific region amid increasing tensions in North Korea over the regime's nuclear and missile programs....
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Westbrook vs Harden the highlight when NBA playoffs open

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 12:32am
Russell Westbrook against James Harden is a sensational start to the NBA postseason....
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Arkansas death penalty foes hope for big Good Friday rally

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 11:22pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- While outrage on social media is growing over Arkansas' unprecedented plan to put seven inmates to death before the end of the month, the protests have been more muted within the conservative Southern state where capital punishment is still favored by a strong majority of residents....
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4 statements by United on passenger's removal from flight

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 10:19pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- United Airlines has released four official statements in response to the backlash against the company since a customer was dragged from an oversold flight Sunday evening at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport....
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The Latest: NKorean: Nuke test will be when leaders see fit

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 9:15pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):...
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US drops 'mother of all bombs' on Islamic State tunnel

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 7:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with "the mother of all bombs," the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said....
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Removal of United passenger shines light on airport police

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 7:09pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- A tense, three-hour hearing Thursday about what happened to a passenger dragged from his seat on a United flight exposed confusion even among Chicago city officials about the duties of the little-known police force at the center of the embarrassing episode - and warnings it likely will be overhauled....
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Rescuers pluck passengers from stuck roller coaster

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 7:09pm
BALTIMORE (AP) -- An amusement park roller coaster featuring a "cobra roll," ''sidewinder loop," and "countless swift reversals" stalled Thursday evening outside of Washington, D.C., leaving 24 riders stuck 100 feet (30 meters) up in the air....
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Ben Beach eyeing record 50th straight Boston Marathon finish

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 7:09pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Ben Beach was a scrawny 18-year-old who had never run more than 5 miles before he started training for his first Boston Marathon in 1968....
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Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck file divorce petitions

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 6:09pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck filed divorce petitions Thursday, the first step in formally ending their marriage more than a year after they publicly declared their relationship was over....
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