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World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 6:25pm
TOKYO (AP) -- The world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died....
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Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 5:25pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A homeless man who randomly stabbed a patron in a crowded Southern California restaurant to death as he was holding his daughter was reported just a few hours earlier for disruptive behavior, but police ultimately determined he was not a threat, authorities said Saturday....
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Actor Verne Troyer from 'Austin Powers' films dead at 49

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 3:10pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actor Verne Troyer from the "Austin Powers" movie franchise has died....
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After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 3:10pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check. Their methods of serving ads against this sea of content may come under the microscope next....
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Pulitzer honoree is latest to win after leaving journalism

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 3:10pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize this week for his photo of a car plowing into protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia - an image he snapped on the final day of his newspaper job before leaving to work at a brewery....
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Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 3:10pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines....
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Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled over racist video

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 3:10pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Syracuse University announced Saturday that it has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that fraternity members say was intended as satire....
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Sports stars, dignitaries arrive to Barbara Bush funeral

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 9:10am
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former ambassadors along with sports and entertainment stars arrived on a gray, cloudy day to attend Saturday's private funeral for Barbara Bush at the nation's largest Episcopal church - a day after more than 6,000 people paid their respects to the woman known by many as "America's matriarch."...
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Library of Congress brings America to life in LA photo show

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 9:10am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- If a picture tells a thousand words, the Library of Congress is bringing 440,000 of them to Los Angeles with a free-wheeling photo exhibition that seeks to define America's zeitgeist in a way people have never seen....
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After air accidents, survivors grapple with flying again

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 7:55am
Hundreds of hands grappling with oxygen masks. Flight attendants warning passengers to brace for impact. The plane hurtling toward the unforgiving ground....
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AP Analysis: Kim Jong Un tests Trump with latest nuke offer

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 6:55am
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has finally broken his silence on what he plans to bring to the table during his summits with the South Korean and U.S. presidents, and it doesn't have a whole lot to do with tossing out his hard-won nuclear arsenal....
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Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 6:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive....
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Hamas says man gunned down in Malaysia was important member

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 6:55am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organization, raising suspicions that Israel was behind the brazen killing....
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Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 6:55am
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Saturday that he doesn't expect Michael Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer and fixer, to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings....
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New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 6:55am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow segregation in the South. He had more money than a lot of whites, which his descendants believe was all it took to get him lynched in 1947....
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Dad stabbed to death as daughter sits in lap at restaurant

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 6:55am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A homeless man was charged Friday with murder in a random attack on a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse....
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New South African church celebrates drinking alcohol

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 6:55am
ORANGE FARM, South Africa (AP) -- Dressed in a red robe and a gold-trimmed bishop's miter, the clergyman pours whiskey into his cupped hand and anoints the forehead of the man sitting before him....
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Saudi Arabia uses ancient tourist site to alter its history

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 12:24am
DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Just outside Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, a group of elementary school children are on a field trip at Diriyah, where engineers and construction workers are busy restoring a 17th-century fortress, mosques and clay-colored structures that were once the ruling family's seat of power....
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Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:13pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) -- President Donald Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender with the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to his legal team....
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