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Writing, speaking, meatball subs: Justice Gorsuch's 1st year

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 4:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Neil Gorsuch became the Supreme Court's newest member a year ago this Tuesday. President Donald Trump's pick for the high court, its 113th justice, has now heard more than 60 cases on issues including gerrymandering, fees paid to unions and the privacy of certain cellphone records....
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Passage of Kansas school funding hike highlights GOP split

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 3:08am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas legislators approved an increase in spending on the state's public schools in hopes of meeting a court mandate after the rancorous final days of debate highlighted deep divisions among top Republicans....
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UN, Singapore concerned about rising trade tensions

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 3:08am
BEIJING (AP) -- The U.N. secretary-general and the Singaporean foreign minister voiced concerns about global trade tensions and rising protectionism during back-to-back meetings in Beijing on Sunday....
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Move aside, Conor: Nurmagomedov takes UFC's 155-pound crown

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 3:08am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Khabib Nurmagomedov wanted an unsanctioned brawl against Conor McGregor in a loading dock. He instead ended his long ride toward a UFC title with a championship belt to bring back to Russia....
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Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NYC

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 4:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Firefighters are at the scene of a fire at Trump Tower in New York City....
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2020 census test has critics counting concerns, not people

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 3:25pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The success of the 2020 census, which will be the first to include an online survey, could hinge on a single "dress rehearsal" underway right now in Rhode Island - and so far, many locals aren't impressed....
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Post office named for Merle Haggard in California hometown

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 3:25pm
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) -- About 300 people turned out in Bakersfield, California, to celebrate the naming of a post office for Merle Haggard in his hometown....
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Democrats even in GOP country shift toward gun restrictions

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 2:25pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) -- Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Nebraska Democrat Brad Ashford has changed his mind....
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Maple Leafs coach grieves, along with Canada and NHL

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 2:25pm
TORONTO (AP) -- Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock stood at the podium and fought back tears, the grief resonating across Canada and the NHL....
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Hannity vows to bash Kimmel until he apologizes to 1st lady

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 1:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity is vowing to continue his attacks on ABC late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel until Kimmel apologizes for a segment in which he joked about first lady Melania Trump's accent....
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2020 census test has critics counting concerns, not people

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 10:55am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The success of the 2020 census, which will be the first to include an online survey, could hinge on a single "dress rehearsal" underway right now in Rhode Island - and so far, many locals aren't impressed....
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For-profit colleges struggle despite assist from DeVos

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 10:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from traditional universities and an image battered by past misdeeds, even as the Trump administration tries to offer a helping hand....
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Democrats even in GOP country shift toward gun restrictions

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 9:55am
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) -- Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Nebraska Democrat Brad Ashford has changed his mind....
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Photos reveal, recognize black work camps during Depression

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 9:55am
DETROIT (AP) -- A striking, sepia-toned picture recently acquired by the University of Michigan jumps out from the past and begs to tell a story: A man dressed in a heavy coat and hat is as big as the cabin door whose knob he is reaching to turn and enter....
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The Latest: Merkel offers condolences to victims of crash

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 8:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- The Latest on the vehicle that has crashed into a crowd in the German city of Muenster (all times local):...
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Police: Vehicle crashes into crowd in German city, some dead

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 8:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- Police in the western German city of Muenster say a vehicle has crashed into a crowd there, killing several people and injuring others....
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Lawyers: Prosecutors withheld evidence of teen's innocence

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 8:55am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A legal team has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its claim that Louisiana prosecutors withheld evidence for a murder trial that ended in a guilty verdict against an intellectually disabled teenager accused of killing a pizza deliveryman....
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Lawyers: Prosecutors withheld evidence of teen's innocence

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 7:55am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A legal team has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its claim that Louisiana prosecutors withheld evidence for a murder trial that ended in a guilty verdict against an intellectually disabled teenager accused of killing a pizza deliveryman....
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Russell Crowe's 'Gladiator' armor sells for $96K at auction

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 6:54am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The torso armor Russell Crowe wore for his Oscar-winning role in "Gladiator" eclipsed expectations at a Sydney auction on Saturday, selling for 125,000 Australian dollars ($96,000)....
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White House sends mixed signals on trade fight; markets dive

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 5:41am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The trade clash between President Donald Trump and China's government is escalating, with Beijing pledging to "counterattack with great strength" if Trump follows through on threats to impose tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods....
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