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Afghan officials and Taliban talk despite wave of violence

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:39pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan officials are carrying out at least two tracks of talks with the Taliban, The Associated Press has learned, even after a month of brutal bombings and attacks by the militants that killed nearly 200 and despite President Donald Trump's angry rejection of any negotiations for now....
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Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:39pm
For more than a decade, the strongest AIDS drugs could not fully control Matt Chappell's HIV infection. Now his body controls it by itself, and researchers are trying to perfect the gene editing that made this possible....
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Trump has a tweet for everything, but none yet for Olympics

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has a tweet for just about everything, but he's got nothing so far for Team USA a few days into the 2018 Olympic Games....
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14 worms pulled from woman's eye after rare infection

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 9:39pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies....
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Snow Queen: Kim dominates to take gold in women's halfpipe

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 7:32pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Chloe Kim's coronation is complete....
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Year after Kim's killing, suspected masterminds evade trial

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 5:28pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Lost in the glare of North Korea's missile launches, rhetorical battles with Washington and charm offensive at the Winter Olympics, a court is hearing evidence in the stunning assassination of Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother....
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Olympic swimmer says she wants to save others from sex abuse

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 5:28pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors said in an emotional interview Monday that her former coach "stole so much" from her in the decade she alleges he sexually abused her starting when she was a minor....
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The Latest: Lab three-peats as Westminster obedience champ

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 3:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local):...
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Obama jokes he failed to get artist to give him smaller ears

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 3:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Barack Obama speaks, people listen. At least they did when he was in the White House. But that kind of authority didn't hold much sway when it came time for his presidential portrait....
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Satellites show warming is accelerating sea level rise

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are speeding up the already fast pace of sea level rise, new satellite research shows....
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Olympic swimmer who alleges abuse: Ex-coach 'stole so much'

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors said in an emotional interview Monday that her former coach "stole so much" from her in the decade she alleges he sexually abused her starting when she was a minor....
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At the #metoo Olympics, organizers confront sexual abuse

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:26pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- A Catholic nun waits eight hours each day at a folding table, ready for a call but praying nothing has happened to cause the phone to ring....
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AP Analysis: Trump's economic policy rooted in debt

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One clear principle runs through President Donald Trump's emerging economic policy: Debt is good....
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Vanessa Trump taken to hospital after white powder scare

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump Jr.'s wife was taken to a New York City hospital on Monday as a precaution after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained an unidentified white powder, though police later said the substance wasn't dangerous, authorities said....
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Agency-by-agency highlights of Trump's 2019 budget

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Highlights from President Donald Trump's budget for fiscal year 2019....
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Police: Donald Trump Jr.'s wife exposed to white powder

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:25am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump Jr.'s wife was taken to a New York City hospital as a precaution Monday after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained an unidentified white powder, police said....
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Obama jokes he failed to get artist to give him smaller ears

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Barack Obama speaks, people listen. At least they did when he was in the White House. But that kind of authority didn't hold much sway when it came time for his presidential portrait....
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Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:25am
MIAMI (AP) -- Vic Damone, whose mellow baritone once earned praise from Frank Sinatra as "the best pipes in the business," has died in Florida at the age of 89, his daughter said....
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