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Trump hedges as military presents new Afghanistan strategy

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Frustrated by his options, President Donald Trump is withholding approval of a long-delayed Afghanistan war strategy and even mulling a radical shakeup in his national security team as he searches for a "game changer" after 16 years of indecisive conflict....
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Israel's 'crown prince' Netanyahu under fire for crude post

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:47pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Since becoming an adult, the eldest son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly drawn media criticism for what has been portrayed as a life of privilege at taxpayers' expense....
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Wisconsin Sikh tragedy forms mission to combat hatred

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:47pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- In the five years since a white supremacist fatally shot six worshippers at a Milwaukee-area Sikh temple, those affected by the tragedy have remained united by a mission to combat hatred....
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Sea dispute, N. Korea, Muslim militants top ASEAN meetings

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:44pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Alarm over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests, a germinal step to temper South China Sea disputes and unease over a disastrous siege by pro-Islamic State group militants will grab the spotlight in an annual gathering of Southeast Asia's top diplomats with their Asian and Western counterparts....
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A journalist's murder underscores growing threat in Mexico

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 9:44pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The staff of the weekly newspaper Riodoce normally meets on Wednesdays to review their plans for coverage of the most recent mayhem wrought in Sinaloa state by organized crime, corrupt officials and ceaseless drug wars. But on this day, in the shadow of their own tragedy, they've come together to talk about security....
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Cities baffled as Jeff Sessions targets them on immigration

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 8:44pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions took new steps Thursday to punish cities he believes are not cooperating with federal immigration agents in a move that was met with bewilderment by local officials who said they did not know why they were being singled out....
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Hacker who helped stop global cyberattack arrested in US

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 6:40pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Marcus Hutchins, a young British researcher credited with derailing a global cyberattack in May, was arrested for allegedly creating and distributing malicious software designed to collect bank-account passwords, U.S. authorities said Thursday....
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Hacker who helped stop global cyberattack arrested in US

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 5:40pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Marcus Hutchins, a young British researcher credited with derailing a global cyberattack in May, was arrested for allegedly creating and distributing malicious software designed to collect bank-account passwords, U.S. authorities said Thursday....
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West Virginia governor, a Democrat, to switch to Republican

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 5:40pm
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced Thursday he's switching parties to join Republicans as President Donald Trump visited the increasingly conservative state....
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Flames engulf 86-story residential skyscraper in Dubai

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 5:40pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A fire broke out after midnight Friday in one of the world's tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below....
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Cities baffled as Jeff Sessions targets them on immigration

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 5:40pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions took new steps Thursday to punish cities he believes are not cooperating with federal immigration agents in a move that was met with bewilderment by local officials who said they did not know why they were being singled out....
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APNewsBreak: Flynn details tie to data firm, transition pay

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 3:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's former national security adviser is detailing previously undisclosed paid speaking engagements, business positions and income from the presidential transition that he left off his public financial disclosure....
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The Latest: Lawyer says president not under investigation

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 2:38pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on investigations into Russian meddling in the 2017 campaign (all times EDT):...
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Congress recessing, leaving much undone, tensions with Trump

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 2:38pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawmakers scattered for their summer recess Thursday, leaving behind a slim record of achievements and a steaming President Donald Trump. The president is angry about what the Republican-led Congress couldn't do - repeal Obamacare - as well as one of the few things it did: approve a Russia sanctions bill he detests....
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West Virginia governor, a Democrat, to switch to Republican

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 2:38pm
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is switching parties to join Republicans as President Donald Trump plans a visit to the increasingly conservative state....
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Military scrambles for transgender policy after Trump tweets

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 2:38pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's tweets declaring transgender people unwelcome in the armed forces have plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire, sparking a flurry of meetings to devise a new policy that could lead to hundreds of service members being discharged....
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Trump talked tersely with leaders of Mexico, Australia

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 12:35pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Transcripts of President Donald Trump's conversations with the leaders of Mexico and Australia in January offer new details on how the president parried with the leaders over the politics of the border wall and refugee policy - with random asides on such subjects as drug abuse in New Hampshire....
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Official: Rapper accused of murder thought man hit on him

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:32am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A founding member of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five stabbed a homeless man to death after a passing remark made him think the man was hitting on him, a law enforcement official said Thursday....
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60-year-old man charged in slaying of Wayne State officer

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:32am
DETROIT (AP) -- Authorities charged a 60-year-old man with first-degree murder Thursday in the slaying of a Wayne State University police officer near campus, the third officer the man is accused of shooting in Detroit....
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Trump announces new ways to help veterans get medical care

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 9:31am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government wants to make it easier for veterans to get medical care and is promoting new ways to use technology to help....
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