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Starbucks CEO hopes to meet with men arrested in Philly shop

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 8:55am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The CEO of Starbucks arrived in Philadelphia hoping to meet with two black men who were arrested when the coffee chain's employees called 911 and said they were trespassing, while about two dozen chanting protesters took over the shop Monday....
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Starbucks CEO hopes to meet with men arrested in Philly shop

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 7:55am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The CEO of Starbucks arrived in Philadelphia hoping to meet with two black men who were arrested when the coffee chain's employees called 911 and said they were trespassing. Meanwhile, protesters took over the shop Monday....
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Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 7:55am
CHICAGO (AP) -- For the first time, a treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer. It's the biggest win so far for immunotherapy, which has had much of its success until now in less common cancers....
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7 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fighting

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 6:55am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Seven inmates were killed and at least 17 others seriously injured as inmates were left to fight for more than seven hours before authorities regained control of a maximum-security prison....
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Chinese exporters scramble to cope with Trump tariff hike

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 6:55am
BEIJING (AP) -- Facing a possible U.S. tariff hike, one of China's biggest ball bearing makers, Cixin Group, is weighing plans to rush shipments to American customers before the increase makes its sales unprofitable....
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Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 6:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- Hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets linked to the era of Danish King Harald Gormsson have been found on the eastern German island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea....
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7 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fighting

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 5:08am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Seven inmates have been killed and at least 17 others seriously injured amid fighting between prisoners inside a maximum security prison in South Carolina....
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AP Exclusive: Jailed Chinese pastor's US family seeks mercy

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 5:08am
BEIJING (AP) -- The Rev. John Sanqiang Cao paid no more than three dollars for the trip that would end up costing him his freedom....
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Protesters at Starbucks chant company is 'anti-black'

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 5:08am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- About two dozen chanting protesters have entered a Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested after store employees called 911 to say they were trespassing....
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AP Exclusive: Jailed Chinese pastor's US family seeks mercy

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 11:40pm
BEIJING (AP) -- The Rev. John Sanqiang Cao paid no more than three dollars for the trip that would end up costing him his freedom....
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Feds: Increase medication-based treatment for opioids

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 11:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction....
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Harden scores 44 points, Rockets beat Wolves 104-101

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 11:40pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Trailing by 1 in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Houston Rockets needed someone to step up....
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Things to know about former first lady Barbara Bush

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:46pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health and after a series of hospitalizations, she has decided not to seek further medical treatment, a family spokesman says. Here are some things to know about her:...
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Raul Castro leaves Cuba with new freedoms, deep problems

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:46pm
HAVANA (AP) -- In 2008 Raul Castro took over a country where most people couldn't own computers or cellphones, leave without permission, run most types of private businesses or enter resort hotels....
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'Full Metal Jacket' actor R. Lee Ermey dies at 74

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:46pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died....
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Harden scores 44 points, Rockets beat Wolves 104-101

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:46pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden scored 44 points and powered a big fourth-quarter run that allowed the Houston Rockets to outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-101 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series....
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The Latest: Comey: It's possible Russians compromised Trump

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:03pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's book (all times local):...
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Spring storm moves east after blanketing central US in snow

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:03pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota residents slogged through a mid-April storm Sunday that dumped 2 feet (half a meter) of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with powerful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S....
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After injury, Underwood returns to stage in strong form

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:03pm
Carrie Underwood made her first television appearance since injuring her face in strong form at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards, owning the stage with her powerhouse vocals....
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Victor-y: Oladipo scores 32 as Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 3:43pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Victor Oladipo scored 32 points and the Indiana Pacers held off Cleveland's second-half rally for a stunning 98-80 victory Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference series, handing LeBron James and the Cavaliers' their first loss in the opening round in eight years....
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