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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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The Latest: Head of Vatican hospital can't believe concerns

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 3:39pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Latest on Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital in Rome, the subject of an AP investigation (all times local):...
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In Syria's Raqqa, Old City wall a testament to glorious days

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 2:39pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Old City wall of Syria's Raqqa that was the scene of intense fighting Tuesday in the battle against the Islamic State group was once a testament to the golden age of Islamic civilization, when the city on the banks of the Euphrates River was the capital of the famed caliph Harun al-Rashid....
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US marks Independence Day with pomp, dazzle, hot dog contest

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 11:36am
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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Illinois Senate OKs tax increase; Gov. Rauner has vowed veto

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 10:36am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois Senate endorsed a $5 billion income tax increase Tuesday and a $36 billion spending plan designed to begin digging Illinois out of the nation's longest state-budget deadlock since at least the Great Depression....
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Students caught in crossfire over public school meal debts

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 10:36am
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 marks Independence Day with pomp, dazzle, hot dog contest

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 9:36am
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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Oklahoma woman accused of plotting to kill Israeli husband

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 8:35am
PONCA CITY, Okla. (AP) -- An Oklahoma woman is accused of trying to hire someone via Craigslist to travel to Israel and kill her ex-husband using ricin....
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AP Photos: 8 US presidential visitors in Poland

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 6:35am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- When President Donald Trump arrives in Warsaw on Wednesday night he will be the eighth U.S. president to visit Poland, one of the staunchest U.S. allies in Europe. Here is a history of the previous presidential visits:...
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Trump criticizes Kim Jong Un after latest missile launch

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 5:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump criticized North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after that country's latest missile launch, asking, "Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?"...
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Parsing hype from reality in North Korea's ICBM claim

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 3:33am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- If North Korea's claim Tuesday of its first ICBM test-launch is true, it has barreled over a red line that the world has long called a tripwire for potential nuclear disaster....
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