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Congress is cool to Trump's proposal to end heating aid

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 4:09pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The summer air is sizzling as the Fourth of July approaches, yet 86-year-old Richard Perkins already worries about how he's going to stay warm this winter....
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Trump makes push on health bill; repeal-only vote an option

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 3:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is making a weekend push to get a Republican Senate bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law "across the finish line," Trump's top legislative aide said Sunday, maintaining that a repeal-only option also remained in play if Republicans can't reach agreement....
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Top Colombian rebel leader in intensive care after stroke

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 3:09pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- The top commander of Colombia's largest rebel movement was hospitalized Sunday following a stroke and remains in intensive care, just days after his group handed over the last of its individual weapons as part of a historic peace deal....
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July Fourth holiday brings mixed feelings for minorities

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 1:07pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- As many in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, some minorities have mixed feelings about the revelry of fireworks and parades in an atmosphere of tension on several fronts....
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Rapper held on unrelated charges after Little Rock shooting

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:04am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- A rapper whose concert in Little Rock was the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured was arrested early Sunday on unrelated assault charges while outside an Alabama club where he was performing just 24 hours later, authorities said....
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Man facing murder charges in road-rage slaying of woman, 18

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:04am
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man was in custody Sunday for what a prosecutor called the "savage" and "senseless" death of a recent high school graduate shot in the head during a road-rage confrontation as the two tried to merge in a single lane....
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Congress is cool to Trump's proposal to end heating aid

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:04am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The summer air is sizzling as the Fourth of July approaches, yet 86-year-old Richard Perkins already worries about how he's going to stay warm this winter....
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Harsh winter took heavy toll on wildlife across western US

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:04am
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wildlife suffered higher than normal losses this winter in severe weather across the western United States, where the toll included the deaths of all known fawns in one Wyoming deer herd and dozens of endangered bighorn sheep in California....
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Man facing murder charges in road rage slaying of woman, 18

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 10:03am
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man was in custody Sunday for what a prosecutor called the "savage" and "senseless" death of a recent high school graduate shot in the head during a road rage confrontation as the two tried to merge in a single lane....
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Harsh winter took heavy toll on wildlife across western US

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 10:03am
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wildlife suffered higher than normal losses this winter in severe weather across the western United States, where the toll included the deaths of all known fawns in one Wyoming deer herd and dozens of endangered bighorn sheep in California....
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In mock video, Trump slams man with face covered by CNN logo

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 8:03am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) -- President Donald Trump has tweeted a mock video that shows him pummeling a man in a business suit - his face obscured by the CNN logo - outside a wrestling ring....
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Poland 1st: Why Trump visits ex-communist nation before UK

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 7:02am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- President Donald Trump is breaking with tradition by visiting Poland, an ex-communist country in central Europe, before making a presidential visit to longtime allies Britain, France or Germany....
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Russian anti-virus CEO offers up code for US govt scrutiny

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 7:02am
MOSCOW (AP) -- The chief executive of Russia's Kaspersky Lab says he's ready to have his company's source code examined by U.S. government officials to help dispel long-lingering suspicions about his company's ties to the Kremlin....
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Looters strip Greek mountains of wild tea, rare plants

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 5:01am
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) -- In the rugged, herb-scented mountains of northwestern Greece, where the border with Albania is a snaking invisible line, trouble is brewing over tea - the wild herbal variety....
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Syrian state TV: Car bombs rock capital, multiple casualties

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 11:59pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian state TV says a series of car bomb explosions have rocked the capital, resulting in multiple casualties....
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AP News Guide: What to know about the Qatar crisis

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 11:59pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Qatar likely faces a deadline this weekend to comply with a list of demands issued by Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties to the energy-rich country, though its leaders already have dismissed the ultimatum....
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Teen musicians to take soulful Memphis Sound anew to Europe

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 10:57pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The roster of American musicians was impressive: Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Eddie Floyd, Booker T. and the MGs. They arrived in Europe in 1967, bringing with them the powerful, soulful Memphis Sound. Ahead was a tour with stops in London, Paris and elsewhere....
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Pacquiao loses WBO welterweight title on points to Horn

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 10:57pm
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -- Manny Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Jeff Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in a Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 50,000 people....
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