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Thousands of demonstrators across US say 'Not My President'

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 3:46pm
Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day....
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Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legal

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 12:41pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found....
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Trump tries to move past controversies, toward legislating

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 10:40am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As President Donald Trump begins his second month in office, his team is trying to move past the crush of controversies that overtook his first month and make progress on health care and tax overhauls long sought by Republicans....
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American flag has 51 stars for Pence visit to European Union

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 10:40am
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Star-Spangled Banner looked more starry than usual during one of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's appearances in Brussels....
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Russia's ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 9:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Russian officials say its ambassador to the United Nations has died suddenly in New York City. Vitaly Churkin was 64....
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Special delivery: US-born panda cub Bao Bao bound for China

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 9:40am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Zoo is packing up its American-born panda cub Bao Bao for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda breeding program....
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Pence was disappointed Flynn gave him inaccurate information

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 8:35am
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence says he was "disappointed" to learn that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had withheld information from him but supports President Donald Trump's decision to dismiss him....
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Supreme Court weighs case of Mexican boy slain across border

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 8:35am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sixty feet and the U.S-Mexico border separated the unarmed, 15-year-old Mexican boy and the U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed him with a gunshot to the head early on a June evening in 2010....
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Death, diplomatic spat could cost North Korea a rare friend

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 8:35am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- North Korea doesn't have many friends. There's China, its closest ally, and Singapore, where the North Korean elite have long gone in search of investors and shipping contracts. There are neighbors like Russia, and other nations isolated by politics and sanctions, like Syria and Cuba....
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Pence tries to reassure Europeans on US support

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 7:30am
BRUSSELS (AP) -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and its commitment to European security through the NATO military alliance....
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Death, diplomatic spat could cost North Korea a rare friend

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 6:30am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- North Korea doesn't have many friends. There's China, its closest ally, and Singapore, where the North Korean elite have long gone in search of investors and shipping contracts. There are neighbors like Russia, and other nations isolated by politics and sanctions, like Syria and Cuba....
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AP Exclusive: Drugs vanish at some VA hospitals

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 5:28am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unauthorized drug use by VA employees since 2009, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press....
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US Defense Secretary Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 12:15am
BAGHDAD (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders....
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Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 12:15am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. agencies, which says the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation....
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Immigration rallies held around US to support Muslims

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 11:15pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Demonstrations were held in cities around the U.S. this weekend to support Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies....
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New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 11:15pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges....
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How often have athletes snubbed the White House?

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 11:15pm
The routine is familiar. The president makes a few bad jokes. The championship-winning team presents the leader of the free world with a personalized jersey. Everyone smiles for the cameras....
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Prosecutors say malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:14pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti's largest prison, most too weak to stand. The corpse of an inmate who died miserably of malnutrition is shrouded beneath a plastic tarp....
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Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:14pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Move over, Wilt. After 55 years, one of your records is no more....
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Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador's presidential vote

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 8:05pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa was headed to victory in the opening round of Ecuador's presidential election Sunday, though he looked increasingly unlikely to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival....
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