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AP Interview: New Zealand urges North Korea 'de-escalation'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 1:55am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expressed support Thursday for economic sanctions against North Korea while also urging a "de-escalation" on the Korean Peninsula, and said her country should maintain a close relationship with the United States even if they don't always agree....
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5 Things: What Yellen's Fed tenure will be remembered for

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 12:54am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Janet Yellen leaves the Federal Reserve this weekend after four years as chair, her legacy will include having shattered a social barrier: She is the first woman to have led the world's most powerful central bank, a position that carries enormous sway over the global economy....
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Only on AP: For NFL players, racial profiling often personal

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 12:54am
A son who saw a police officer hold a gun to his father's head. A husband whose wife was pulled over driving a Bentley....
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Only on AP: For NFL players, racial profiling often personal

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:54pm
A son who saw a police officer hold a gun to his father's head. A husband whose wife was pulled over driving a Bentley....
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UAE cyber firm DarkMatter slowly steps out of the shadows

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 10:53pm
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- DarkMatter, a growing cybersecurity company in the United Arab Emirates that's recruited Western intelligence analysts, is stepping out of the shadows amid concerns by activists about its power and potential targets....
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Castro freezes Cuban private sector, throws future in doubt

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 9:53pm
HAVANA (AP) -- Two years after taking office, President Raul Castro widened the niche for private enterprise in Cuba's state-dominated economy. Capitalism came pouring in....
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Michigan police department to apologize regarding Nassar

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 9:53pm
DETROIT (AP) -- A police department in the Lansing, Michigan, area missed an opportunity to pursue criminal charges in 2004 against Larry Nassar and will publicly apologize to the victim who accused the doctor of molesting her during treatment for an abnormal spine, an official said Wednesday....
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AP confirms 5 previously unreported Myanmar mass graves

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 8:50pm
BALUKHALI REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (AP) -- The faces of the men half-buried in the mass graves had been burned away by acid or blasted by bullets. Noor Kadir finally recognized his friends only by the colors of their shorts....
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AP confirms 5 previously unreported Myanmar mass graves

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 6:50pm
BALUKHALI REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (AP) -- The faces of the men half-buried in the mass graves had been burned away by acid or blasted by bullets. Noor Kadir finally recognized his friends only by the colors of their shorts....
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Olympics draw Korean adoptees as South Korea confronts past

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 6:50pm
When Megan Olson lands in South Korea for the Winter Olympics next week, she'll feel something that is both surreal and vivid....
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Minorities hear division in Trump call for unity

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:49pm
President Donald Trump's call for American unity in his first State of the Union address struck an us-versus-them tone for many minorities, raising questions as to what extent Americans are put off by a leader who continually draws criticism as bigoted and xenophobic....
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AP source: Fox gets Thursday night football for 5 years, $3B

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 3:49pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) -- Fox and the NFL have agreed to a five-year deal for Thursday night football games....
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Trump infrastructure plan seeks to shift burden to states

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 3:49pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- When President Donald Trump called for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment in his State of the Union address, he didn't pledge that the federal government actually would provide that much money for roads, bridges, rail and waterways....
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Train carrying GOP lawmakers strikes trash truck; 1 killed

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 2:49pm
CROZET, Va. (AP) -- A train carrying dozens of Republican members of Congress to a strategy retreat in the countryside slammed into a garbage truck in rural Virginia on Wednesday, killing one person in the vehicle and sending several lawmaker-doctors rushing to help the injured....
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Syria's Kurds push US to stop Turkish assault on key enclave

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 2:49pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's Kurdish militia is growing frustrated with its patron, the United States, and is pressing it to do more to stop Turkey's assault on a key stronghold in Syria....
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Train carrying GOP lawmakers hits truck, 1 on truck killed

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 12:46pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican policy retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck in a rural Virginia town Wednesday. The White House said one person was killed, and local officials said others were injured....
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Clinton regrets not firing adviser accused of harassment

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 12:46pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton says she should not have let a senior campaign adviser keep his job after a female staffer accused him of sexual harassment in 2007....
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