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Hitting the jackpot: Knights sweep Kings with 1-0 win

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:58pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Brayden McNabb scored against his former team in the second period, lifting Vegas to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night that made the Golden Knights the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep its first playoff series....
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AP PHOTOS: Former first lady Barbara Bush through the years

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 8:34pm
Barbara Bush was a deeply rooted member of one of America's most recent political families - while sharing a distinction with one of its first....
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To soften image, Kim Jong Un turns spotlight to sister, wife

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 8:34pm
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to be trying out a new tactic to boost the image of his authoritarian regime - he's putting the spotlight on the women in his life....
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DeRozan scores 37, Raptors win Game 2, beat Wizards 130-111

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 8:34pm
TORONTO (AP) -- DeMar DeRozan's big game put the Toronto Raptors in a place they've never been before: up 2-0 in a playoff series....
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Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 5:55pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92....
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Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 4:55pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former first lady Barbara Bush has died. She was 92....
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UN ambassador, White House quarrel over timing on sanctions

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 4:55pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday fired back against a Trump administration official who said she was suffering from "momentary confusion" when she announced new sanctions against Russia were imminent, saying, "With all due respect, I don't get confused."...
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Trump says US and NKorea talking at 'extremely high levels'

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 3:40pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the U.S. and North Korea are holding direct talks at "extremely high levels" in preparation for a potential summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
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Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR's 'Morning Edition' dies at 84

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 3:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Newscaster Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died. He was 84....
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1 dead after jetliner apparently blows an engine in flight

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 2:40pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Southwest Airlines jet apparently blew an engine at about 30,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window and damaged the fuselage Tuesday, killing a passenger and injuring seven others, authorities said....
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Jury has case of 3 men accused of plotting to bomb Somalis

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 2:40pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Jurors began deliberating Tuesday afternoon in the case against three Kansas militia members accused of scheming to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somalis....
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Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 2:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several prominent lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump in the last year have spurned the assignment at least partly out of concerns he wouldn't pay his bills and doesn't listen to legal advice, according to people familiar with the conversations....
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High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 1:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court sounded concerned Tuesday about doing away with a rule that has meant shoppers don't always get charged sales tax when they hit "checkout" online....
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1 dead after jetliner apparently blows an engine in flight

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 1:40pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Southwest Airlines jet apparently blew an engine at about 30,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window and damaged the fuselage Tuesday, killing a passenger and injuring seven others, authorities said....
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Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in US legislatures

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 1:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a striking shift from recent years, major legislation curtailing LGBT rights has been completely stymied in state capitols around the country this year amid anxiety by Republican leaders over igniting economic backlash if they are depicted as discriminatory....
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Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:25pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Southwest Airlines jet with a damaged engine and window made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport Tuesday, and one passenger was critically injured. A former federal investigator theorized the plane blew an engine and the shrapnel hit the aircraft....
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IRS payment site fails on tax day, but you still have to pay

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:25pm
Last-minute filers got a rude surprise on tax day: The IRS website to make payments and access other key services is down. But the agency still expects Americans to pay their taxes on time....
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Former Minnesota FBI agent pleads guilty to leaking to media

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:25pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent who was caught in a Trump administration crackdown pleaded guilty Tuesday to leaking classified documents to a national media organization, saying he knew it was illegal but felt FBI investigations treated minority communities with "suspicion" and "disrespect."...
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Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:25am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Southwest Airlines jet with part of an engine cover ripped off and a window damaged made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport Tuesday, and at least one passenger was taken to the hospital....
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