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Trump proposes $100 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump instructed the U.S. trade representative to consider slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods on Thursday in a dramatic escalation of the trade dispute between the two countries....
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Trump, Kim summit may boost recovery of US Korea War remains

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:40pm
TOKYO (AP) -- More than six decades after the troops died for their country, the repatriation of the remains of thousands of U.S. military personnel missing in action and presumed dead from the Korean War may finally get a boost now that President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to hold the first-ever summit between their countries....
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Trump trade moves rattle Republican voters in rural America

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:40pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Gary Bailey is certain China is trying to rattle Donald Trump voters with its threat to slap tariffs on soybeans and other agriculture staples grown in rural America. The wheat farmer in eastern Washington, a state that exports $4 billion a year in farm products, is also certain of the result....
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Police: Missing CDC worker drowned; no sign of foul play

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 5:40pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- An employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who was reported missing more than seven weeks ago was found drowned in a river not far from his house, with no sign of foul play, authorities said Thursday....
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Facebook: Most users may have had public data 'scraped'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 4:33pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data....
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Trump trade moves rattle Republican voters in rural America

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 4:33pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Gary Bailey is certain China is trying to rattle Donald Trump voters with its threat to slap tariffs on soybeans and other agriculture staples grown in rural America. The wheat farmer in eastern Washington, a state that exports $4 billion a year in farm products, is also certain of the result....
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As Trump tweets, Amazon seeks to expand its business empire

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 4:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amazon is spending millions of dollars on lobbying as the global online retailer seeks to expand its reach into a swath of industries that President Donald Trump's broadsides haven't come close to hitting....
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Trump: 2,000-4,000 troops needed for Mexico border security

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 3:25pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday that he wants to send 2,000 and 4,000 National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border to help federal officials fight illegal immigration and drug trafficking....
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Facebook: Most users may have had public data 'scraped'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 3:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data....
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The face of bloody protests in Venezuela moves on in NY

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 3:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Wuilly Arteaga takes his violin out of its brown case and starts playing Rihanna's "This Is What You Came For" near the platform of a busy Manhattan subway station, several passersby stop to listen or shoot video with their phones. Then someone recognizes the violinist and runs to greet him....
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Going off script, Trump bashes immigration at tax cut event

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 2:25pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) -- Tossing his "boring" prepared remarks into the air, President Donald Trump on Thursday unleashed a fierce denunciation of the nation's immigration policies, calling for tougher border security while repeating his unsubstantiated claim that "millions" of people voted illegally in California....
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Facebook: Most users may have had public data 'scraped'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 2:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data....
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Troops await orders for Trump border security deployment

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:25pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- National Guard contingents in U.S. states bordering Mexico awaited guidance Thursday on the what duties they'll be assigned to help fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling along the border, and a Pentagon official said it has not yet been determined whether the troops will be armed....
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AP: Record number of women file to run for US House seats

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:25pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- The number of women running for the U.S. House of Representatives set a record Thursday, the vast majority of them Democrats motivated by angst over President Donald Trump and policies of the Republican-controlled Congress....
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As Trump mulls a pullout, IS attempts to re-emerge in Syria

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:25pm
MANBIJ, Syria (AP) -- Even as President Donald Trump mulls a U.S. pullout from Syria, insisting that the Islamic State group is "almost completely defeated," the extremist group is showing signs of a revival....
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NYC police defend fatal shooting with video, 911 transcripts

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police seeking to defend their killing of a New York City man they mistakenly believed was armed with a gun released videotape on Thursday showing him brandishing a metal object like a weapon and provided excerpts of 911 calls reporting a man threatening people with a pistol....
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Troops await orders for Trump border security deployment

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:20pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- National guard contingents in U.S. states bordering Mexico awaited guidance Thursday on the what duties they'll be assigned to help fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling along the border, and a Pentagon official said it has not yet been determined whether the troops will be armed....
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Ethics lawyer says he didn't have facts about Pruitt condo

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:20pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Environmental Protection Agency lawyer said he wasn't provided the full facts when he ruled there was no ethics violation in Administrator Scott Pruitt's lease of a bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo with ties to a fossil fuels lobbyist....
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"Paterno" movie a polarizing story with unanswered questions

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:20pm
"Paterno" aims to tell the polarizing story of a legend's fall, when the most essential question can never be answered....
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Number of women running for US House seats sets record

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:10am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- The number of women running for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives set a record Thursday, the vast majority of them Democrats motivated by angst over President Donald Trump and policies of the Republican-controlled Congress....
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