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As July Fourth approaches, Americans debate democracy's fate

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 7:37am
NEW YORK (AP) -- In his 4½ years as a state senator from Manhattan, Brad Holyman has handed out everything from flashlights to T-shirts at political rallies. But for a gathering held soon after President Donald Trump's inauguration, he decided on something more substantial:...
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Little Rock Police: Several injured after nightclub shooting

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 6:37am
LITLLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Police said 17 people were hurt in a shooting early Saturday after a dispute at a downtown Little Rock nightclub. The city's police chief said officers suspect multiple people fired weapons but that the incident was not terror-related....
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Trump's White House is all but ignoring Spanish speakers

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 6:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump White House no habla español. Well, un poquito....
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For Iranian-Americans, Trump travel ban keeps families apart

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 5:37am
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- Weddings have been moved and family visits delayed....
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World leaders bid farewell to late German chancellor Kohl

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 5:37am
STRASBOURG, France (AP) -- Current and past world leaders gathered Saturday to bid farewell to the late Helmut Kohl, recalling the former German chancellor as a man who was instrumental in uniting Europe and bringing about reconciliation between former adversaries on the continent....
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Little Rock Police: Several injured after nightclub shooting

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 4:37am
LITLLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Little Rock Police say they are investigating a shooting at an Arkansas nightclub that left multiple people injured....
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Pope declines to renew mandate for German doctrine chief

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 4:37am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis declined Saturday to renew the mandate of the Vatican's conservative doctrine chief, tapping instead a deputy to lead the powerful congregation that handles sex abuse cases and guarantees Catholic orthodoxy around the world....
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Israel's Labor aims for relevance with leadership election

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 1:36am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's venerable Labor Party, which led the country to independence and steered it for decades through wars, crises and the pursuit of peace is now fighting to merely stay relevant....
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Nevada launches sales of legal recreational marijuana

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:36am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nevada became the fifth state in the U.S. with stores selling marijuana for recreational purposes, opening a market early Saturday that is eventually expected to outpace any other in the nation thanks to the millions of tourists who flock to Las Vegas....
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Hayward starting his free-agent tour, as West gets tougher

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:36am
Gordon Hayward will start his free agency tour in Miami on Saturday, potentially on the verge of moving into the Eastern Conference for the first time in his career....
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A Syrian conundrum: Can IS be ousted without Assad's help?

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 11:36pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- As the U.S.-led coalition tightens the noose around the Islamic State group in Syria, President Bashar Assad's Iranian-backed troops are also seizing back territory from the militants with little protest from Washington, a sign of how American options are limited without a powerful ally on the ground....
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AP Sources: Pacers trade forward Paul George to Thunder

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 10:34pm
Paul George has a new home, and Russell Westbrook has a new star teammate....
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Chinese scholar believed dead; man charged with kidnapping

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 9:34pm
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- A central Illinois man was charged Friday with kidnapping in the disappearance of a visiting Chinese scholar who authorities believe to be dead after last being seen three weeks ago....
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Trump voting commission will get limited state voter data

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 9:34pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A request for detailed information about every voter in the U.S. from President Donald Trump's voting commission is getting a rocky reception in the states....
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Doctor accused of sex harassment kills 1 at NYC hospital

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 7:34pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A doctor forced from a New York hospital because of sexual harassment accusations returned Friday with an assault rifle hidden under a lab coat and shot seven people, killing one woman and leaving several doctors fighting for their lives, authorities said....
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Trump voting commission will get limited state voter data

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 7:34pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A request for detailed information about every voter in the U.S. from President Donald Trump's voting commission is getting a rocky reception in the states....
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The Latest: Man charged with kidnapping Chinese scholar

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 7:34pm
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The Latest on the Illinois disappearance of a Chinese scholar (all times local):...
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The Latest: Hospital gunman had limited permit to practice

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 4:32pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on a shooting at Bronx Lebanon Hospital (all times local):...
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Summer looms with GOP stuck on health care, budget, taxes

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 4:32pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans are stuck on health care, can't pass a budget, and hopes for a big, bipartisan infrastructure package are fizzling. Overhauling the tax code looks more and more like a distant dream....
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The Latest: Hospital gunman quit before he could be fired

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 3:31pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on a shooting at Bronx Lebanon Hospital (all times local):...
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