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Areas outside of arenas becoming a bigger priority

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:56pm
LONDON (AP) -- Even before the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester, England, arena Monday night, the Chicago Cubs were evaluating ways to make the area around Wrigley Field safer....
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Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:56pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google already monitors online shopping - and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising....
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Animals still in cages a year after Buenos Aires zoo closure

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:56pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The roars of lions, snorts of rhinos and trumpets of elephants still blend with the cacophony of honking buses and screeching cars passing nearby in one of the most heavily congested areas of Argentina's capital....
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Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:56pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Rihanna Hardy had been excited about seeing Ariana Grande ever since she got her concert ticket as a Christmas gift. So when the day came, the 11-year-old left school a couple of hours early to make sure to get to Manchester Arena on time....
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Fox removes report from website about murdered DNC staffer

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fox News says it has removed from its website a speculative story about the 2016 murder of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich because it "was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting."...
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AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, defending an administration that promises more economic growth than many think it can deliver, said Tuesday it's the Obama administration that went overboard in its forecasts for growth. His indictment glosses over significant differences in the economy now and then....
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Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:56pm
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) -- A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration....
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In Trump's private moments, it is small talk and compliments

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:56pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- What do world leaders talk about when they are alone? Not much it seems....
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Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 1:55pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump showered his Middle Eastern hosts with praise and declared a breakthrough regional peace within reach. No one contradicted him, but behind the pageantry and politesse a wall of skepticism remains solidly intact....
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Experts: Lack of communication before plane disturbance

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 1:55pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A man acted strangely long before he caused a disturbance on a plane that prompted fighter jets to accompany it to Hawaii, but a lack of communication and an airline's hesitancy to be caught on video booting a passenger could have played a role in allowing him to fly, experts say....
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Parents weigh in on concert fears after Manchester

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:54am
Iris Azulai's 17-year-old daughter, Carmel, recently attended a large concert in Tel Aviv of the Argentine singer Lali. Given Israel's history, the fear of terrorism is always lurking, particularly at mass events, but regardless, she would not have prevented her daughter from going....
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Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:54am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts aimed at reviving old tourist spots in struggling towns....
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Police: Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:54am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died in Orlando....
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Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:54am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- They are stylistic opposites, one a bombastic tycoon-turned-president, the other a famously modest pope. They disagree openly on such weighty issues as immigration, climate change and economic policy....
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Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:54am
LONDON (AP) -- Sir Roger Moore saw more to life than a well-mixed martini....
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MBA for mom who went to all classes with quadriplegic son

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 9:53am
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) -- A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration....
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Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a beautiful little girl"

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:50am
LONDON (AP) -- The names of the 22 victims killed by a suicide bomber at a Manchester concert on Monday night have not been officially released, but here what's known about them so far:...
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Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:47am
LONDON (AP) -- Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89....
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New roller coaster replaces the one Sandy plunged into sea

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:47am
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) -- Nearly five years after Superstorm Sandy plunged a roller coaster into the sea in what became one of the storm's most enduring images, the ride has been replaced - safely inland this time....
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