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Lighter, brighter Imagine Dragons emerges after dark times

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 11:50am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A weird thing happened when the four members of the alt-rock band Imagine Dragons sat down to listen to their new album all the way through. They actually liked it....
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MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' sets viewership mark after tweets

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 8:49am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski reached their biggest audience ever when they talked Friday about President Donald Trump's tweets about their show....
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NYC officer shot to death in command post RV; gunman killed

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 7:47am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A police officer was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed inside her command post RV by an ex-convict who once ranted online about his treatment in prison and about police getting away with killing people, authorities said. He was later killed after pulling a gun on police....
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Volvo is first major carmaker to forgo traditional engines

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 7:47am
HELSINKI (AP) -- Volvo will begin producing electric motors on all its cars from 2019, becoming the first major automaker to forgo traditional engines that rely exclusively on internal combustion....
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Trump and EU offer starkly different trade visions at G-20

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 7:47am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Competing visions of world trade are set to collide at the Group of 20 summit of world leaders in Hamburg, Germany, this week....
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Injured Olympian defies doctors to walk for his wedding

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 7:47am
On good days, American high jumper Jamie Nieto can shuffle 130 steps without a cane or walker....
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NYC officer shot to death in command post RV; gunman killed

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 6:47am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A police officer was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed inside her command post RV by an ex-convict who once ranted online about his treatment in prison and about police getting away with killing people, authorities said. He was later killed after pulling a gun on police....
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Volvo is first major carmaker to forgo traditional engines

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 6:47am
HELSINKI (AP) -- Volvo will begin producing electric motors on all its cars from 2019, becoming the first traditional automaker to forgo the combustion engine altogether....
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Trump looks for friendlier European welcome in Poland

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 4:46am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe hoping to receive a friendly welcome in Poland despite lingering skepticism across the continent over his commitment to NATO, his past praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his decision to pull the U.S. out of a major climate agreement....
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New York City cop fatally shot while sitting in patrol car

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 4:46am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City police officer was shot to death early Wednesday morning, ambushed in a marked patrol car by a man with a revolver who was later killed by officers....
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How North Korea made it from Kim's New Year's boast to ICBM

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 3:46am
TOKYO (AP) -- Keeping North Korea from having a nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile has long been considered a key U.S. red line, and one the North has thumbed its nose at for years. Its Fourth of July ICBM launch is just the latest step in its long march toward, and maybe over, that line....
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N. Korea propaganda revels in ICBM: A look at what it means

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 1:46am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A "brilliant victory" and "thrilling" success, North Korea's grinning leader crowed of his country's first test of a long-range ballistic missile. The "final phase" in a confrontation with America, Kim Jong Un called it. Part of a coming stream of "'gift packages' to the Yankees" in the form of more weapons tests....
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Trump looks for friendlier European welcome in Poland

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 1:46am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe hoping to receive a friendly welcome in Poland despite lingering skepticism across the continent over his commitment to NATO, his past praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his decision to pull the U.S. out of a major climate agreement....
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Mueller probe could draw focus to Russian crime operations

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 12:46am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including "criminally linked oligarchs" who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business competition....
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In Myanmar, one girl's plight epitomizes Rohingya struggle

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 11:45pm
DAR PAING, Myanmar (AP) -- Ever since she was born in a squalid displaced camp for Myanmar's ethnic Rohingya minority that authorities won't let anyone leave, Rosmaida Bibi has struggled to do something most of the world's children do effortlessly: grow....
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More families fleeing Central America resettling in Mexico

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 9:43pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The armed, masked gang members showed up on a motorcycle at the home in northern Honduras last fall with a stark warning for the occupants: Leave town within 24 hours, or else....
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Baseball fans enjoy homers, a bit of heckling in London park

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 9:43pm
LONDON (AP) -- A vivid piece of American sports culture was displayed in London's Hyde Park as baseball came to town on July 4, the U.S. Independence Day....
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Ukrainian police seize software company's servers

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 7:41pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine's national cybercrime unit seized servers belonging to a small company at the center of a global outbreak of malicious software after "new activity" was detected there, the service said in a statement early Wednesday....
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US schools rethink meal-debt policies that humiliate kids

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 7:41pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Teaching assistant Kelvin Holt watched as a preschool student fell to the back of a cafeteria line during breakfast in Killeen, Texas, as if trying to hide....
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US celebrates July Fourth with parades, picnics, fireworks

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 5:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Americans are celebrating their country's 241st birthday with big-time fireworks, small-town parades and the quirky spectacle of competitive hot dog eating....
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