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Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:40pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said Sunday....
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Boston marks 5 years since marathon attack with tributes

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:40pm
BOSTON (AP) -- The bells of Old South Church in Boston rang at 2:49 p.m. to commemorate a citywide moment of silence in honor of Boston Marathon bombing survivors and victims...
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In age of #MeToo, can there be forgiveness, second chances?

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 1:25pm
If a man abuses his co-workers and apologizes, should he be forgiven? What about a man who sexually assaults a stranger asleep in bed? Is redemption possible?...
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Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 12:25pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said Sunday....
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Montenegro votes for next president; favorite is pro-West

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 12:25pm
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) -- Voters in Montenegro cast ballots Sunday in a presidential election, with former Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic expected to win after his party defied Russia and took the small Balkan nation into NATO last year....
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GOP attorneys general support citizenship question on census

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 11:10am
A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count....
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Before dawn, the streak of a missile across Damascus' sky

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:10am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- It was not an explosion that woke us up, but a call from a friend in Damascus to alert us: The strikes had begun. It was just after 4 a.m. Saturday. I rushed out of my hotel room up to The Associated Press' office a few floors above....
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US pastor faces terror charges in fraught trial in Turkey

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:10am
IZMIR, Turkey (AP) -- An American pastor imprisoned in Turkey is going on trial for alleged terror ties and spying in a case that has increased tensions between Washington and Ankara....
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Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sales Tax: $0....
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In a close race, 'Rampage' takes No. 1 from 'A Quiet Place'

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 9:10am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dwayne Johnson's arcade game-inspired "Rampage" crept past last week's top film "A Quiet Place" to take the No. 1 spot on the box office charts, but just barely....
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Citizen question on census reveals partisan divide among AGs

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:55am
A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count....
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Boston marks 5 years since marathon attack with tributes

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:55am
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston markied the fifth anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings Sunday with solemn remembrances and charitable acts....
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Procrastinators rejoice: There's still time to file taxes

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:55am
Did you wake up in a panic realizing that today is April 15? Relax. You've got until Tuesday to file and pay your taxes without facing a penalty....
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US pastor on trial for alleged terror ties, spying in Turkey

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:55am
ISTANBUL (AP) -- An American pastor imprisoned in Turkey is going on trial for alleged terror ties and spying in a case that has increased tensions between Washington and Ankara....
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Huge rally in Barcelona to demand jailed separatists go free

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:55am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of Catalan separatists rallied in downtown Barcelona on Sunday to demand the release of high-profile secessionist leaders being held in pre-trial detention....
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Syrians displaced near capital recall years of deprivation

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 5:28am
HORJELLI, Syria (AP) -- Thousands of Syrians displaced by the battle for the once-lush suburbs of Damascus now find themselves in a crowded settlement, where for the first time in recent memory they have enough to eat....
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In Peru, Pence defends Syrian strike to Latin America allies

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 12:20am
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Thousands of miles from home, Vice President Mike Pence was thrust into a new, more immediate, role on the world stage Saturday: explaining President Donald Trump's military strike in Syria to a summit of Latin America leaders....
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Chaos, consultation: Inside Trump's decision to strike Syria

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 7:35pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the second time in his presidency, President Donald Trump stared, horrified at pictures of children killed in a chemical attack in Syria....
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Analysis: Trump wanted out of Syria, but he's drawn back in

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 5:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In heated exchanges with his national security team in recent weeks, President Donald Trump repeatedly made clear he saw little incentive for the United States to be involved in Syria's intractable civil war....
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GOP devotes $250M to midterm strategy: Keep House majority

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 5:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican National Committee has committed $250 million to a midterm election strategy that has one goal above all else: Preserve the party's House majority for the rest of President Donald Trump's first term....
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