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Canada van victims include people from Jordan, South Korea

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 1:41pm
TORONTO (AP) -- The first victim publicly identified after a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk and killed 10 people worked at an investment management firm and enjoyed sports and volunteering....
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AP Interview: Iran says if US exits deal, it likely will too

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:26am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises....
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Macedonia: 8 million-year-old elephant-like remains found

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:26am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- Paleontologists from Bulgaria and Macedonia are excavating the fossilized remains of a prehistoric elephant believed to pre-date the mammoth, after its bones were discovered accidentally by a man working in a field....
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Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaints

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:11am
DALLAS (AP) -- Southwest Airlines runs its planes hard. They make many short hops and more trips per day than other U.S. airliners, which adds to wear and tear on parts, including the engines....
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AP-NORC Poll: For many online Americans, Facebook is a habit

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:11am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Social media is a daily way of life for many Americans....
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US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:11am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators....
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Seeking aid abroad, Lebanon uproots Syrian refugees

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:11am
BEIRUT (AP) -- Three years ago, Ahmad Mohsin was forced to relocate his campsite in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley after soldiers raided the community of Syrian refugees where he lived and smashed their belongings. The message was clear, he said: they were not wanted....
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US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators....
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A tale of 2 bats, and Babe Ruth's 60th home run in 1927

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 6:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home run in 1927....
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AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 5:26am
NEW YORK (AP) -- If you've made changes to how you use social media since Facebook's Cambridge Analytica privacy debacle, you're not alone....
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Business and pleasure on menu for Macron's second day in US

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 2:35am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tending to bonding before business, President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron opened the French president's visit with an anything-but-ordinary double date with their wives at George Washington's house....
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Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 1:19am
One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction there is one treatment Medicare won't cover: methadone....
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Mummified body found in Iran could be father of last shah

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 1:19am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The discovery in Iran of a mummified body near the site of a former royal mausoleum has raised speculation it could be the remains of the late Reza Shah Pahlavi, founder of the Pahlavi dynasty....
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Stuck in jail: Poor Mississippi inmates wait long for trial

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 1:19am
BRANDON, Miss. (AP) -- Jerry Sanders has been sitting in a jail cell on a relatively minor charge of methamphetamine possession for more than a year - longer than the sentence he could get if he's convicted....
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Car theft solved too late to prevent Waffle House tragedy

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:42pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- After Travis Reinking allegedly stole a BMW from a Nashville area car dealer last week, police say they found it outside the apartment where he lived....
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Mitchell scores 33, Jazz rout Thunder 113-96

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:42pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Donovan Mitchell scored 33 points and collected seven rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 113-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night....
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Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:18pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said....
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Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:18pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It landed with a thud on newsstands at Walmart and rural supermarkets last month: Ninety-seven fawning pages saluting Saudi Arabia, whose ambitious crown prince was soon to arrive in the U.S. on a PR blitz to transform his country's image....
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