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Dallas mayor: 1 officer has died after Home Depot shooting

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:10am
DALLAS (AP) -- A police officer who was shot when a suspected shoplifter opened fire at a Home Depot in north Dallas died Wednesday, but another officer and a store employee who were also hit appear to be on the mend, city officials said....
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For Trump lookalike, crops worry more than social media fame

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:10am
MADRID (AP) -- A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump....
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'Major announcement' planned on elusive serial killer

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:09am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities in California plan to make a "major announcement" in the case of an elusive serial killer they say committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across the state in the 1970s and 1980s....
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Police: Man killed deputy, stole his car and robbed store

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:09am
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) -- A gunman in Maine killed a sheriff's deputy, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store early Wednesday, triggering an intensive manhunt in a heavily wooded rural town, officials said....
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'Fixer Upper' star debuts cookbook, talks post-show plans

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:09am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Even though "Fixer Upper" has come to an end, Joanna Gaines is still going strong....
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Macron tells Congress of 'special' US-French bond

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 8:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron drew on the shared history and "special bond" of U.S.-French relations as he opened a joint meeting of Congress....
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Germans don skullcaps to protest anti-Semitism

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 8:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- Germans of various faiths donned Jewish skullcaps and took to the streets Wednesday in several cities to protest an anti-Semitic attack in Berlin and express fears about growing hatred of Jews in the country....
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Dallas mayor: 1 officer has died after Home Depot shooting

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 8:55am
DALLAS (AP) -- A Dallas police officer died Wednesday after a shooting that wounded another officer and an employee at a home improvement store, the city's mayor said....
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College basketball panels: Ban cheats, let players go pro

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 8:55am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport, calling for sweeping reforms to separate pro and college tracks, permit players to return to school after going undrafted by the NBA and ban cheating coaches for life....
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Police: Man killed deputy, stole his car and robbed store

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 8:55am
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) -- A Maine man killed a sheriff's deputy, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store early Wednesday, triggering an intensive manhunt in a heavily wooded rural town in Maine, officials said....
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Get a grip: Company trying to revolutionize baseball bats

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 7:55am
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Players have been altering bats for decades in a bid to improve their grip - adding pine-tar or some specialized grip tape, maybe shaving the handle slightly to make it thinner....
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In northern Myanmar, forgotten Kachin conflict intensifies

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 6:55am
LAIZA, Myanmar (AP) -- On the front lines, the army is pounding rebels with airstrikes and artillery. In the displacement camps, terrified civilians are building bomb shelters of sandbags and stones. And everywhere in this troubled swath of Myanmar's north, there is a growing sense the conflict will only get worse....
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APNewsBreak: Hoops panel says ban cheats, end 1-and-done

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 6:55am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport, calling for sweeping reforms to separate pro and college tracks, permit players to return to school after going undrafted by the NBA and ban cheating coaches for life....
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APNewsBreak: Hoops panel says ban cheats, end 1-and-done

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 5:14am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport, calling for sweeping reforms to separate pro and college tracks, permit players to return to school after going undrafted by the NBA and ban cheating coaches for life....
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Kim, Moon seek to control optics at their historic summit

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 2:13am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Kim Jong Un will be in unchartered territory when the third-generation autocrat crosses over to the southern half of the Demilitarized Zone separating the rival Koreas on Friday, possibly on foot, and greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in....
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AP Exclusive: '93 Amtrak crash survivor relives each new one

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:40pm
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- In the dark of night, three travelers advanced inexorably toward tragedy....
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GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:40pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year....
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Embiid, Simmons led 76ers from Process to postseason success

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:40pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Kevin Hart laughed as he tried to floss dance with a kid as they were both egged on by rapper Meek Mill. Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie awkwardly waved his arms around the way any 60-something-year-old man would attempting to look hip next to star entertainers....
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Another judge rules against Trump on 'Dreamers' program

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal judge ruled against the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation, calling the Department of Homeland Security's rationale against the program "arbitrary and capricious."...
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Supreme Court's last argument is over Trump travel ban

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last. The justices are hearing arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries....
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