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AP FACT CHECK: Trump immigration pitch on shaky ground

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 1:24am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's endorsement of legislation to restrict and reshape legal immigration is based on some shaky assumptions, such as the idea that low-wage green-card holders are flooding in to take jobs from Americans....
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Seeking a dream, Indonesian family finds nightmare in Raqqa

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 1:24am
AIN ISSA, Syria (AP) -- The 17-year old Indonesian girl made a persuasive case to her family: lured by what she had read online, she told her parents, sisters, aunts, uncles and cousins they should all move to Syria to join the Islamic State group....
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Cash dash: Inside a nerve-rattling trip to pay pot taxes

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 1:24am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jerred Kiloh's eyes narrowed as he checked his mirror again. The black Chevy SUV with tinted windows was still behind him....
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Column: Price is wrong going after Hall of Famer Eckersley

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 1:24am
David Price sure has a lot of issues for a guy making $31 million a year....
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Trump attorney brings 'street fighter' spirit to his work

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 12:23am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One of the key lawyers in President Donald Trump's corner navigated a popular United States senator through crisis, produced a damning investigative report that drove a baseball star from the game and, early in his career, took on organized crime as a Justice Department prosecutor....
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Seeking a dream, Indonesian family finds nightmare in Raqqa

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 11:23pm
AIN ISSA, Syria (AP) -- The 17-year old Indonesian girl made a persuasive case to her family: lured by what she had read online, she told her parents, sisters, aunts, uncles and cousins they should all move to Syria to join the Islamic State group....
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Trump's talk of complimentary phone calls not true

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 11:23pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House said Wednesday that compliments President Donald Trump described receiving from the Mexican president and the Boy Scouts of America happened - just not on the phone, as Trump had claimed....
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N. Korean missile tests spook neighbors, but 'what to do?'

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:21pm
YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) -- North Korea's flurry of missile launches - 20 of them just in the past year - are a new and alarming fact of life for Japan and its other neighbors....
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1980s rapper Kidd Creole arrested in fatal stabbing

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:21pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- One of the founding members of the 1980s hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five was arrested in New York in connection with the fatal stabbing of a homeless man, police said....
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Scaramucci memo shows ambitious plans for press office

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 9:20pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ousted White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci had high hopes for improved relationships with reporters, according to a memo posted online Wednesday....
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2 dead after explosion at Minneapolis school

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 9:20pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A second body was found in the rubble of a collapsed school building in Minneapolis after an explosion killed a school employee and injured several others, fire officials said Wednesday night....
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Bolivia's midwives help reduce maternal mortality

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 9:20pm
EL ALTO, Bolivia (AP) -- Mariana Limachi left the hospital in this high Andes city in tears after a doctor told her she needed a C-section because the umbilical cord was wrapped around her 8-month fetus....
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Nebraska patrol accused of requiring vaginal exams for women

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 8:19pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The Nebraska State Patrol has for years forced female recruits to submit to invasive, medically unnecessary pelvic exams performed by a male doctor before they can be hired, according to a new federal lawsuit that has prompted a criminal investigation....
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