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Waffle House suspect: Erratic behavior years before shooting

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:25pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Travis Reinking's erratic behavior began years before police say he showed up without pants at a Waffle House restaurant and killed four people with an assault-style rifle....
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In northern Myanmar, forgotten Kachin conflict intensifies

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:25pm
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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Judge rules against ending program to protect Dreamers

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 8:02pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal judge ruled Tuesday 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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A unified Korea? Leaders bring contrasting visions to summit

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:01pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Unification is an idea that moves most Koreans, North and South, on an emotional level....
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Waffle House gunman's troubles began years before attack

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 5:54pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Travis Reinking's erratic behavior began years before police say he showed up without pants at a Waffle House restaurant and killed four people with an assault-style rifle....
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Rapper Meek Mill freed after high court order

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 5:54pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Rapper Meek Mill walked out of prison Tuesday after Pennsylvania's highest court ordered him freed while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions....
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After a death, how much can 'broken heart' hurt survivors?

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 4:44pm
You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame for former President George H.W. Bush's hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral, but it does the body no favors, and one partner's health clearly affects the other's....
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Black woman golfer: It was like we had targets on our backs

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 3:41pm
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Black people have long complained about getting pulled over by police for "driving while black," or being eyed suspiciously by store security guards for "shopping while black." Now a group of women says it got into trouble for golfing while black....
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The Latest: No sign Jackson will withdraw VA nomination

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 2:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's pick to be secretary of Veterans Affairs (all times local):...
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Toronto van attack suspect was student, ex-military recruit

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 1:41pm
TORONTO (AP) -- Details have begun to emerge about Alek Minassian, who was charged Tuesday with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 of attempted murder for driving a van into a crowded sidewalk in Toronto. Here is a look at the 25-year-old suspect in one of the worst mass killings in Canada's modern history....
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Canada van victims include people from Jordan, South Korea

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 1:41pm
TORONTO (AP) -- The first victim publicly identified after a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk and killed 10 people worked at an investment management firm and enjoyed sports and volunteering....
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AP Interview: Iran says if US exits deal, it likely will too

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:26am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises....
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Macedonia: 8 million-year-old elephant-like remains found

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:26am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- Paleontologists from Bulgaria and Macedonia are excavating the fossilized remains of a prehistoric elephant believed to pre-date the mammoth, after its bones were discovered accidentally by a man working in a field....
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Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaints

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:11am
DALLAS (AP) -- Southwest Airlines runs its planes hard. They make many short hops and more trips per day than other U.S. airliners, which adds to wear and tear on parts, including the engines....
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AP-NORC Poll: For many online Americans, Facebook is a habit

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:11am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Social media is a daily way of life for many Americans....
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US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:11am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators....
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Seeking aid abroad, Lebanon uproots Syrian refugees

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:11am
BEIRUT (AP) -- Three years ago, Ahmad Mohsin was forced to relocate his campsite in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley after soldiers raided the community of Syrian refugees where he lived and smashed their belongings. The message was clear, he said: they were not wanted....
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