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Jury has case of 3 men accused of plotting to bomb Somalis

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 2:40pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Jurors began deliberating Tuesday afternoon in the case against three Kansas militia members accused of scheming to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somalis....
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Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 2:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several prominent lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump in the last year have spurned the assignment at least partly out of concerns he wouldn't pay his bills and doesn't listen to legal advice, according to people familiar with the conversations....
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High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 1:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court sounded concerned Tuesday about doing away with a rule that has meant shoppers don't always get charged sales tax when they hit "checkout" online....
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1 dead after jetliner apparently blows an engine in flight

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 1:40pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Southwest Airlines jet apparently blew an engine at about 30,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window and damaged the fuselage Tuesday, killing a passenger and injuring seven others, authorities said....
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Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in US legislatures

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 1:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a striking shift from recent years, major legislation curtailing LGBT rights has been completely stymied in state capitols around the country this year amid anxiety by Republican leaders over igniting economic backlash if they are depicted as discriminatory....
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Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:25pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Southwest Airlines jet with a damaged engine and window made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport Tuesday, and one passenger was critically injured. A former federal investigator theorized the plane blew an engine and the shrapnel hit the aircraft....
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IRS payment site fails on tax day, but you still have to pay

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:25pm
Last-minute filers got a rude surprise on tax day: The IRS website to make payments and access other key services is down. But the agency still expects Americans to pay their taxes on time....
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Former Minnesota FBI agent pleads guilty to leaking to media

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:25pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent who was caught in a Trump administration crackdown pleaded guilty Tuesday to leaking classified documents to a national media organization, saying he knew it was illegal but felt FBI investigations treated minority communities with "suspicion" and "disrespect."...
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Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:25am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Southwest Airlines jet with part of an engine cover ripped off and a window damaged made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport Tuesday, and at least one passenger was taken to the hospital....
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Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court said Tuesday that part of a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes is too vague to be enforced....
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Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:25am
BERLIN (AP) -- Fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth about a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system, according to a study published Tuesday....
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Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:25am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Southwest Airlines jet made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport Tuesday with part of the covering from its left engine ripped off and a window damaged....
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IRS payment site fails on tax day, but you still have to pay

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:25am
Just in time for tax day: The IRS website to make payments is down. But you still have to pay your taxes....
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Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:25am
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) -- A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, were acquitted Tuesday by a court in Thailand on charges of violating labor laws but still face other charges which could land them in prison for more than 10 years....
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Lawyer: El Chapo's mental health is deteriorating

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:25am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Notorious Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is having psychological problems that could hinder his ability to fight U.S. drug-trafficking charges, his lawyer and wife said Tuesday....
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Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 9:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court said Tuesday that part of a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes is too vague to be enforced....
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California city approves ordinance against sanctuary policy

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 9:10am
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) -- The conservative backlash against California's so-called sanctuary law has taken the form of lawsuits and public tongue-lashings....
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Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 9:10am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Forecasters warned of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters in rural Oklahoma battled blazes that have killed at least two people....
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