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Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:36am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump's time in office has been a "complete disaster."...
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Once at risk of extinction, iconic Warthog plane lives on

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:36am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Warthog is sitting pretty....
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In a baseball backwater, Ngoepe found a field and a dream

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:36am
The clubhouse was Gift Ngoepe's home, an equipment storeroom his bedroom. The field, where the beginnings of his road to baseball history started, was his backyard....
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Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accord

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 7:36am
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) -- European leaders have mounted a last-ditch effort to stop President Donald Trump from abandoning the Paris climate accord, using multiple meetings this week to sell the American leader on the global agreement to reduce carbon emissions....
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Muslim man sues Little Caesars over pizza labeled 'halal'

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 7:36am
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- A Muslim man who says Little Caesars served him a pizza with pepperoni made with pork has filed a lawsuit seeking $100 million from the restaurant chain....
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How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed in UN system

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 5:35am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper....
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CEO pay by the numbers: How big were last year's raises?

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 5:35am
The typical big-company CEO raked in $11.5 million last year in salary, stock and other compensation, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's an 8.5 percent raise from a year earlier, the biggest in three years....
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AP PHOTOS: Bavarians crown finger wrestling champion

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 5:35am
WOERNSMUEHL, Germany (AP) -- Georg Schoettl's workout routine is intense, but it involves just one finger. That - plus a high tolerance for pain - is all he needs to compete in the unique sport of "Fingerhakeln," or finger wrestling....
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The Latest: Statue of Liberty in a lifejacket at G-7 protest

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:30am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local):...
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Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 2:29am
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) -- In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of cooperation....
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D'oh? No! Homer and 'The Simpsons' team earn Hall tribute

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 2:29am
Steve Sax won two World Series rings, was a five-time All-Star and got nearly 2,000 hits in the big leagues....
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A sister uses her gifts to send messages to fallen soldier

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 1:28am
NEENAH, Wis. (AP) -- She begins each time by sharpening her tools, with the sound of metal on metal echoing through the sunlit old house she calls both home and workshop. Making a violin is a methodical art. For Sonja St. John, that structure is a necessity - and the routine, in many ways, a saving grace....
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Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 12:26am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G7 observers....
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No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 12:26am
Here they go again....
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Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:23pm
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G7 observers....
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Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:23pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chris Kunitz spent a portion of the spring nursing a lower-body injury and wondering if his time with the Pittsburgh Penguins was over. The veteran forward's contract is up this summer and he's been around long enough to know how these things go, particularly when you're 37....
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The Latest: Foreign fighters among militants in Philippines

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:14pm
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) -- The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local):...
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Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:14pm
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper....
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10 Things to Know for Friday

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 9:13pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...
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Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter's poles

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 6:11pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Monstrous cyclones are churning over Jupiter's poles, until now a largely unexplored region that is more turbulent than scientists expected....
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