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Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 10:20am
PANAMA CITY (AP) -- One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police have been called to keep the peace, The Associated Press has learned. Witnesses told the AP they saw Trump's executives carrying files to a room for shredding....
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What went right, wrong for NBC at the Olympics

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 10:20am
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBC can count on making a profit for its 18 days of telecasting the Winter Olympics from South Korea....
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Politician: Ex-Austrian chancellor part of Manafort lobbying

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 9:18am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker said Saturday that a former Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians who were allegedly secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine by Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort....
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'The Post' renews attention for Pentagon Papers ruling

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 9:18am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Steven Spielberg's Oscar-nominated "The Post" has revived interest in the newspaper battles of the 1970s, the lives of Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham and executive Ben Bradlee and the risks of publishing the top-secret documents known as "The Pentagon Papers."...
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After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 8:18am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals, the mourning, the talking heads and the calls for change that dwindle into nothingness....
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Politician: Ex-Austrian chancellor part of Manafort lobbying

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 8:18am
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker said Saturday that a former Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians who were allegedly secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine by Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort....
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IOC leaves decision on Russians at Olympics until Sunday

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 8:18am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The International Olympic Committee has left a decision whether to reinstate Russia to the Pyeongchang Olympics until the day of the closing ceremony....
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Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 7:18am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Once again, it was the images of children that propelled President Donald Trump to act....
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GOP tax law leads to a tax hike, more revenue in some states

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 7:18am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The Republican tax overhaul is giving most Americans a break on their federal income taxes. But fallout from the same law means many people could actually see their state income taxes rise....
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Charged 'Putin's chef' runs news sites along with troll army

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 7:18am
MOSCOW (AP) -- He's been indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls and his private military company has trodden battlefields in Ukraine and Syria. Still, the Russian multimillionaire dubbed "Putin's chef" runs yet another asset that is valuable to the Kremlin: a sprawling Russian media empire....
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Rescued from Korean War by US ship, now Olympic volunteers

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 7:18am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- Their nicknames, bestowed upon them long ago: "Kimchi 1" and "Kimchi 5," babies born aboard a ship that was helping them flee a war and a regime that, thanks to their rescuers, they'd never have to face....
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Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 6:18am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- It didn't take long after Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley, the presumed GOP front runner in Missouri's hotly contested U.S. Senate race....
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US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal, emotional abuse

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 5:17am
They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders....
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American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 4:17am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden....
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Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 2:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Friday expanded their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting gifts from foreign and state governments, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman....
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Graham's body to make journey from mountains to Charlotte

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 2:14am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers....
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NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 2:14am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The National Rifle Association is facing a corporate backlash as companies take a closer look at their investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre....
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As Olympics wrap up, still no coverage in North Korea

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 2:14am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- While hundreds of millions of the world's people get ready to watch the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday, North Koreans are still waiting to see the first event....
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Trump talks new gun measures, gun owners talk 'betrayal'

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 1:13am
DENVER (AP) -- As President Donald Trump talked this week about banning "bump stocks" and curbing young people's access to guns, the gun owners and advocates who helped propel his political rise talked about desertion and betrayal....
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