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The Latest: Trump travel ban goes into effect

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 5:21pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the Trump administration's revived travel ban for visitors from six mostly Muslim countries (all times EDT):...
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Analysis: Trump's travel ban a far cry from original

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 4:21pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With President Donald Trump's travel ban on the verge of taking effect Thursday, the White House was declaring a victory on the first major policy push of his presidency. But it could not have been the win Trump imagined....
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Syrian family on cusp of resettlement resigned to travel ban

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 1:20pm
IRBID, Jordan (AP) -- A month before Donald Trump assumed the U.S. presidency, Mohammad Al-Haj Ali, a 28-year old Syrian with a second child on the way, was taking cultural sensitivity classes in Jordan to prepare to start a new life in Illinois....
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Greta Van Susteren out as MSNBC host

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 1:20pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Greta Van Susteren has lost her nightly show on MSNBC, not quite six months after she started at the network....
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Large study links key pesticide to weakened honeybee hives

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 12:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A common and much-criticized pesticide dramatically weakens already vulnerable honeybee hives, according to a new massive field study in three European countries....
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Ted Cruz finds a doppelganger in Cubs owner Tom Ricketts

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 12:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A photo of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has some people seeing double over the two men's remarkable resemblance....
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House GOP pushes bills to crack down on illegal immigration

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 11:19am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-led House on Thursday pressed ahead with legislation to crack down on illegal immigration, a key priority for President Donald Trump....
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Mother accused of trying to set fire to car with son inside

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 11:19am
LASALLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- A mother is accused of trying to torch a car with her 11-year-old son bound and locked inside at a southeast Michigan cemetery....
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House GOP pushes bills to crack down on illegal immigration

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 10:18am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-led House is moving forward with legislation to crack down on illegal immigration, a priority for President Donald Trump....
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Sheriff: Woman blamed boyfriend's death on YouTube stunt

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 10:18am
HALSTAD, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota woman charged with fatally shooting her boyfriend in a failed YouTube video stunt foreshadowed the event when she tweeted that it would be "one of the most dangerous videos ever."...
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Sinkhole swallows up car in downtown St. Louis; no injuries

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 10:18am
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A man who scored what he thought was a prime parking spot in downtown St. Louis says he returned from a trip to the gym with his fiancee to find his car swallowed by a sinkhole....
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Residents leave homes as wildfires sweep through US West

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 8:18am
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) -- Jill Baker grabbed her dogs and took refuge at a high school after a raging fire forced her northern Arizona town to evacuate....
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Science Says: Pregnant or trying? Don't let Zika guard down

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 8:18am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Zika virus may not seem as big a threat as last summer but don't let your guard down - especially if you're pregnant or trying to be....
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Sinkhole swallows up car in downtown St. Louis; no injuries

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 8:18am
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A sinkhole has opened up and swallowed a car in downtown St. Louis....
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Cardinal takes leave from Vatican after sex assault charges

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 7:17am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Cardinal George Pell, a top adviser to Pope Francis, took a leave of absence as the Vatican's financial chief Thursday to fight criminal charges in his native Australia that alleged he committed sexual assault years ago....
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President ridicules female TV host's looks, calls her crazy

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 7:17am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump ridiculed the looks and temperament of a female cable television host whose show he says he has stopped watching....
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Rob Lowe says he feared death during bigfoot-like encounter

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 5:16am
Rob Lowe says he thought he was going to be killed during an encounter with a bigfoot creature while filming his new A&E docuseries....
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China's Xi in Hong Kong for anniversary as protests planned

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 4:16am
HONG KONG (AP) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in Hong Kong Thursday to mark the 20th anniversary of Beijing taking control of the former British colony, accompanied by a formidable layer of security as authorities showed little patience for pro-democracy protests....
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Analysis: For GOP Congress, an imperative on health care

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 2:16am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans are stymied over health care. But after seven years of promising to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's law, they risk political disaster if they don't deliver....
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