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AP Source: Rockets to acquire Chris Paul from Clippers

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:04am
HOUSTON (AP) -- A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Houston Rockets have reached an agreement to acquire Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul....
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Pick 6: Transfer quarterbacks who could make a big impact

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:01am
Florida might have solved its long-running quarterback problem with the addition of Notre Dame transfer Malik Zaire....
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US to seek more security on international flights

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:01am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which could lead to a lifting of a ban on laptops and other electronics from passenger cabins from certain airports....
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Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 7:57am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Capitol police arrested a man after Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument was smashed to pieces when someone rammed a vehicle into it early Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the 6-foot (1.8 meter) granite statue was placed on state Capitol grounds....
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Mom's boyfriend gets life in killing of girl dubbed Baby Doe

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 7:57am
BOSTON (AP) -- A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to life in prison in the killing of 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island....
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Transit agency: Human error caused subway train derailment

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 7:57am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A subway train derailment that injured nearly three dozen people and sparked major delays is being blamed on human error, not a track defect....
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Mattis says Syria's government taking US threat seriously

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 6:57am
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Syria's government has taken seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday....
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As firms gauge cost, Ukraine says cyberattack under control

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 6:57am
PARIS (AP) -- The data-scrambling software epidemic that paralyzed computers globally is under control in Ukraine, where it likely originated, officials said Wednesday, as companies and governments around the world counted the cost of a crisis that is disrupting ports, hospitals and factories....
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Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal 3-year run

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 6:57am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are parting ways after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history and feuded with star Carmelo Anthony....
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China frees 3 activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 5:56am
GANZHOU, China (AP) -- Chinese authorities have released on bail three activists who had been detained after investigating labor conditions at a factory that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands....
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Paddington bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 5:56am
LONDON (AP) -- Michael Bond, creator of marmalade-loving children's favorite Paddington bear, has died aged 91, his publisher said Wednesday....
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Making Ivanka Trump shoes: Long hours, low pay and abuse

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 4:56am
GANZHOU, China (AP) -- A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory used by Ivanka Trump and other fashion brands. An angry manager had hit him with the sharp end of a high-heeled shoe....
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3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen's shooting

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 4:56am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times - an incident that prompted outrage when a video of the killing was finally released....
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UK charges 6 people in deadly Hillsborough stadium case

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 4:56am
LONDON (AP) -- British prosecutors charged six people Wednesday in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster in which 96 soccer fans died, many of them crushed to death - the first criminal charges in the tragedy that changed English soccer forever....
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TV, films turning to young girls for their new action stars

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 4:56am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From the murderous Laura in "Logan" to the mysterious Eleven in "Stranger Things" to the audacious determination of Mija in "Okja," opening Wednesday, powerful young girls are starring in mainstream action fare like never before....
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The Latest: UK prosecutors charge 6 over Hillsborough deaths

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 3:56am
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on Britain's 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster that left 96 people dead (all times local):...
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US envoy: China should allow Nobel laureate treatment abroad

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 2:56am
BEIJING (AP) -- The new U.S. ambassador to Beijing said Wednesday that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo should be allowed to receive treatment outside China after being diagnosed with cancer while in prison for advocating democratic reforms....
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The Latest: Maersk says it has 'contained' cyberattack

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 1:56am
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local):...
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TV and films turning to young girls for its new action stars

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:54pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From the murderous Laura in "Logan" to the mysterious Eleven in "Stranger Things" to the audacious determination of Mija in "Okja," opening Wednesday, powerful young girls are starring in mainstream action fare like never before....
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New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:53pm
PARIS (AP) -- A new, highly virulent strain of malicious software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and private sector on the eve of a holiday celebrating a post-Soviet constitution....
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