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China raises tariffs on $50B of US soybeans, other goods

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:29am
BEIJING (AP) -- China has raised tariffs on $50 billion of U.S. goods including soybeans, aircraft and automobiles in response to Washington's increased duties on Chinese goods in a technology dispute....
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France puts 78,000 security threats on vast police database

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:29am
PARIS (AP) -- France has flagged more than 78,000 people as security threats in a database intended to let European police share information on the continent's most dangerous residents - more than all other European countries put together - according to an analysis by The Associated Press....
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Resilience, resolve and renewed commitment to MLK's legacy

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:29am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Half a century ago, the enthusiastic crowd eager to hear from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. roused him from his bed at the Lorraine Motel across town in a thunderstorm to Memphis' Mason Temple Church of God in Christ....
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4 presumed dead in California Marine helicopter crash

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:16am
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A Marine helicopter crashed during a Southern California training mission and all four crew members were believed killed, the military said....
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Iraq grapples with Iranian influence ahead of May elections

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:16am
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iran's influence is looming large as Iraqis prepare to head to the polls for parliamentary elections in May, with many in the country worried that Tehran may be looking to strengthen its political grip on Baghdad through the ballot box....
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Hollywood's diversity push snubs actors with disabilities

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:16am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Eileen Grubba was working alongside other actors on a TV commercial when she realized the director's eye was caught by her uneven gait. He started positioning her out of shots - and then it got worse....
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Johnson's goal at this Masters is to get to the 1st tee

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:16am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- The recovery from the back injury took a lot longer than he imagined, longer than the sting of having to miss the Masters....
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4 presumed dead in California Marine helicopter crash

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:00pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A Marine helicopter has crashed during a Southern California training mission and authorities believe all four crew members were killed....
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Israel's African migrants in limbo after Netanyahu reversal

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:00pm
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Halofom Sultan went from being jailed in his native Eritrea for opposing the oppressive government to detention in Israel, where he is seeking asylum after fleeing for his life....
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AP was there: Journalists recall covering MLK assassination

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:00pm
Nancy Shipley was working in a news office in Nashville, Tennessee, when the call came 50 years ago. Gene Herrick was in Chicago routing photos to newspapers when his phone rang. Jack Thornell got the call in New Orleans; Kathryn Johnson heard the news in Atlanta....
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Encore: LeBron scores 27, Cavs down Raptors again

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:00pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Once his layup dropped, LeBron James sent another message....
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Woman shoots 3, self at YouTube in possible domestic dispute

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) -- A woman opened fire with a handgun Tuesday in a courtyard at YouTube headquarters, wounding three people before fatally shooting herself in what is being investigated as a domestic dispute, authorities said....
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US proposes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated its aggressive actions on trade by proposing 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports to protest Beijing's policies that require foreign companies to hand over their technology....
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Liberal Dallet easily takes Wisconsin Supreme Court race

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Rebecca Dallet, a liberal Milwaukee judge, easily defeated conservative Michael Screnock on Tuesday in the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court, fueling optimism among Democrats for more victories in the fall midterms....
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AP Was There: The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- In the spring of 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had won victories on desegregation and voting rights and had been planning his Poor People's Campaign when he turned his attention to Memphis, the gritty city by the Mississippi River. In supporting striking sanitation workers, King wanted to lead marches and show that nonviolent protest still worked....
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AP PHOTOS: 50 years after MLK's death, a look at his life

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
Martin Luther King Jr. was 39 when he was assassinated on the evening of April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee, and he had already become one of the world's most well-known figures....
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Liberal Dallet easily takes Wisconsin Supreme Court race

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 8:10pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Rebecca Dallet, a liberal Milwaukee judge, easily defeated conservative Michael Screnock Tuesday in the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court, fueling optimism among Democrats for more victories in the fall midterms....
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APNewsBreak: Woman says she reported cruel treatment of kids

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 8:10pm
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on a family killed when their SUV plummeted off a California highway (all times local):...
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Ex-Bolivian president loses civil suit involving 2003 unrest

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 6:09pm
MIAMI (AP) -- A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a former president of Bolivia and his defense minister responsible for killings by security forces during 2003 unrest in the South American nation, awarding $10 million in damages in a lawsuit filed by Bolivians whose relatives were among the slain....
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APNewsBreak: US suspects cellphone spying devices in DC

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 4:59pm
For the first time, the U.S. government has publicly acknowledged the existence in Washington of what appear to be rogue devices that foreign spies and criminals could be using to track individual cellphones and intercept calls and messages....
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