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Michigan State kept ties to coach accused of sexual abuse

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:18pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, has maintained ties to a prominent volleyball coach for decades after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in the 1980s....
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Ahead of summits, US tones down its war games with S. Korea

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 8:27pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Spring on the Korean Peninsula is normally the season of D-Day-style beach landings with big guns thumping in the distance and skies crisscrossed by the contrails of fighter aircraft....
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Harden, Rockets soar past Wolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 8:27pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- James Harden gave Houston quite the jump-start with 22 of the team's 50 points in the third quarter, as the Rockets cruised past the Minnesota Timberwolves 119-100 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series....
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Mistrial declared for border agent charged with killing teen

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 5:51pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- A mistrial was declared Monday in the case of a U.S. Border Patrol agent after an Arizona jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teen from Mexico but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter....
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Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 5:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, avoided a rare rebuke Monday as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him, but the vote served as a warning shot to the White House as nominees to lead the CIA and Veterans Affairs are hitting stiff resistance....
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Spokesman: George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 4:41pm
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 Monday....
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The Latest: Panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 4:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the nomination of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state (all times local):...
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Waffle House shooter's guns were seized but then returned

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:41pm
Travis Reinking exhibited multiple warning signs that he was mentally unstable: He talked openly about delusions that he was being stalked by Taylor Swift. He insisted unknown people were making barking noises outside his home. He even went to the White House on a mission to talk to the president....
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New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:41pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Visitors to the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice first glimpse them, eerily, in the distance: Brown rectangular slabs, 800 in all, inscribed with the names of more than 4,000 souls who lost their lives in lynchings between 1877 and 1950....
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Waffle House shooter's guns were seized but then returned

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 2:40pm
Travis Reinking exhibited multiple warning signs that he was mentally unstable: He talked openly about delusions that he was being stalked by Taylor Swift. He insisted unknown people were making barking noises outside his home. He even went to the White House on a mission to talk to the president....
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CDC chief makes $375K, far exceeding his predecessors' pay

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 2:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors, government officials confirmed....
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After brief relief, forecasts indicate drought will continue

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 2:40pm
Dry weather will prolong the wildfire threat through summer in the southwestern United States, even though weekend showers temporarily relieved drought conditions in parts of the area, forecasters said Monday....
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The Latest: Canada official: Too soon for van crash motive

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 1:36pm
TORONTO (AP) -- The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local):...
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Canada police say driver that hit pedestrians in custody

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:26pm
TORONTO (AP) -- A van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy intersection in Toronto and struck eight to 10 people and fled the scene before it was found and the driver was taken into custody, Canadian police said....
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No ordinary double date: Trumps, Macrons at Mount Vernon

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With Iran and a list of other tough issues awaiting them, President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron are starting off the French president's three-day visit with an anything-but-ordinary double date with their wives at George Washington's house....
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Armenia's leader quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:26pm
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) -- Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled Armenia for 10 years, resigned Monday as prime minister after thousands of people poured into the streets to protest his political maneuvering to cling to power in this former Soviet republic....
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The Latest: Police: Waffle House suspect arrested

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:25am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Latest on shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local):...
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After brief relief, forecasts indicate drought will continue

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:25am
Recent showers temporarily relieved drought conditions in parts of the southwestern United States, but dry weather will persist through the summer....
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BRIEF: Denim Recycle Collection

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:03am
Recycle your pair of jeans to help better the world. The Blue Jean Go Green program collects denim from all over the country. Blue Jean Go Green donates a portion of their money to communities in need every year. They take the pair of jeans and transform them into UltraTouch Denim Insulation. The program has […]
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