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APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:45am
The U.S. government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe, according to the findings of a Senate subcommittee obtained by The Associated Press....
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Patton Oswalt credits late wife in Golden State Killer case

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:45am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "You did it, Michelle."...
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Gaza's Hamas embraces 'non-violence' _ opportunism or shift?

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:55pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- In a sit-in tent camp near the Gaza border with Israel, a lecturer answered questions from activists grappling with the concept of non-violent protest....
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Penn State's Barkley is best talent, but QBs to lead draft

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:55pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Saquon Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not go in the first handful of picks Thursday night....
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Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with Moon

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:09pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday....
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Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:09pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food....
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EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster....
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Ex-cop arrested in sadistic crime spree from '70s and '80s

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 6:40pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A man once sworn to protect the public from crime was accused Wednesday of living a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night, becoming one of California's most feared serial killers and rapists in the 1970s and '80s before leaving a cold trail that baffled investigators for more than three decades....
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Rival Koreas' leaders face high stakes at historic summit

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 6:40pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- It may lack the punch of President Donald Trump's vow to unleash "fire and fury" and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's "nuclear button" boasts, but the stakes will be high on Friday when Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in sit down on the southern side of the no man's land that forms the world's most heavily armed border....
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Patton Oswalt credits late wife in Golden State Killer case

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 5:40pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "You did it, Michelle."...
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Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West trade Twitter love

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 3:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Trump-West 2020?...
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DNA brings arrest in sadistic crime spree from '70s and '80s

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 2:25pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A DNA match led to the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer in one of the most baffling and sadistic crime sprees of the 1970s and '80s - a string of at least 12 slayings and 45 rapes in California by an attacker dubbed the Golden State Killer, police said Wednesday....
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Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 2:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to uphold President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the U.S. by visitors from several Muslim-majority countries, giving the president a major victory on a signature and controversial policy....
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Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West trade complimentary tweets

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 2:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Washington's newest bromance: Yeezus and The Donald....
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Former President Bush out of intensive care, making progress

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 2:25pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush was moved out of intensive care and into a regular patient room at a Houston hospital on Wednesday as he recovers from an infection that required his hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral, a family spokesman said....
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MSNBC's Reid says homophobic posts were result of hack

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 2:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- MSNBC's Joy Reid insists that homophobic language in one of her old blog posts is the work of a computer hacker and her security expert said Wednesday they have a strong suspicion of who did it, although he would not name the suspect....
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Attorneys urge appeals court to block Iraqi deportations

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 1:10pm
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Civil rights attorneys contended Wednesday that the Trump administration tried to rush deportations of Iraqis who faced torture, sexual slavery and even beheadings in their home country....
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Canada van victims include grandmother, avid volunteer

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 1:10pm
TORONTO (AP) -- People who died when a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk came from all walks of life, and from several countries. They included a grandmother who was an avid sports fan, and a woman who volunteered to build houses in the Dominican Republic....
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The Latest: Former police officer named as serial killer

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:10pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on developments in a California serial killer case (all times local):...
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Scientists find lots of gorillas in census, also see decline

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Researchers say there are far more western Africa gorillas than conservationists previously thought....
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