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Trump says he wants skilled migrants but creates new hurdles

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 10:11am
It may be a while before President Donald Trump gets another chance at creating a new, "merit-based" immigration system, a keystone of his four-part plan that Congress rejected last month. In the meantime, his administration is busy making it harder, not easier, for skilled migrants to come work in the United States....
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Surprising early Easter traditions

Lariat Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 10:07am
How did we get from the resurrection of Christ to chocolate bunnies and dyeing hard-boiled eggs anyway? Read on and brag to your hipster friends that doing something hundreds of years after it was cool, as opposed to being the first to do something dumb. You can still embrace an anachronistic hipster appreciation of oddities […]
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The Musical ‘Book of Mormon’

Lariat Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 9:59am
Get ready to donn your temple garments and Sunday best for the musical that won nine Tony awards. You will not believe how much this musical will change your life, but thankfully you will be reminded often. Featuring traditional Mormon values, this play has several spiritual songs which evoke a sense of listening to gospel. […]
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The Latest: Trump calls on Mexico to stop flow of immigrants

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 8:56am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trumpx (all times local):...
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Zuckerberg's congressional survival guide: Tips from experts

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 8:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- As Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before Congress over Facebook's privacy fiasco, public-relations experts who have prepped CEOs before have plenty of advice on handling the hot seat....
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#MeToo movement looms over jury selection in Bill Cosby case

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 7:56am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The #MeToo movement will be looming over the proceedings when jury selection gets underway Monday in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial. But experts say that could cut both ways for the comedian....
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The Latest: Trump threatens Mexico in tweet

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 7:56am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trumpx (all times local):...
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Trump administration backs PLO in victims' high court appeal

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 6:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Despite its bumpy relationship with the Palestinians, the Trump administration is siding with the Palestine Liberation Organization in urging the Supreme Court to reject an appeal from American victims of terrorist attacks in the Middle East more than a decade ago....
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Commitment to King's unfinished work remains 50 years later

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 6:56am
ATLANTA (AP) -- Tyrone Brooks was 22 years old and 400 miles away, seeking clues to an unsolved lynching as old as he was, when he got the news that Martin Luther King Jr. was dead. Stunned, Brooks dropped everything and drove to Memphis, crying all the way....
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AP PHOTOS: A history of civil disobedience in America

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 6:56am
The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. on the evening of April 4, 1968, sparked riots across cities in the United States. Though many in the country had reviled King during his lifetime, eventually he came to be seen as a great American hero. King's campaign for nonviolent social change ended legal segregation in America and left a blueprint for generations to follow in the country's ongoing struggle for racial and social progress....
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Defunct Chinese space lab set to re-enter Earth's atmosphere

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 6:56am
BERLIN (AP) -- China's defunct Tiangong 1 space station is hurtling toward Earth and expected to re-enter the atmosphere within the next day....
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The Latest: More protesters rally after killing by police

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 3:10am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man in Sacramento (all times local):...
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Teens begin Mississippi-to-Memphis march in honor of King

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 3:10am
DUNDEE, Miss. (AP) -- Wearing aqua-colored T-shirts and hydration backpacks, a group of teenagers on Saturday launched a 50-mile walk from northern Mississippi to Memphis, Tennessee, a tribute to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination....
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Facebook picture helps Afghan woman achieve dream of college

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 3:10am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- With three children under the age of five and a husband who could neither read nor write, 25-year-old Jahantap Ahmadi dreamed of going to college. Her high school degree was enough to become a teacher at the only elementary school in her village in central Afghanistan -- in an open field - but she wanted more....
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Pope celebrates Easter Mass in packed St. Peter's Square

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 3:10am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Tens of thousands of faithful have undergone heavy security checks to enter St. Peter's Square to participate in Easter Sunday Mass celebrated by Pope Francis....
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Medical ethics: UK uses data from doctors to find migrants

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 3:10am
LONDON (AP) -- To track down people in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors....
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Hearts ache, anger surges after Siberian mall fire kills 64

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 3:10am
KEMEROVO, Russia (AP) -- Trapped in a movie theater in a burning shopping center, 11-year-old Vika Pochankina's last words came in a panicked phone call to her aunt: "I'm suffocating. Tell Mama that I loved her."...
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Michigan D faces toughest test yet with 'Nova for NCAA title

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 9:52pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Michigan has shored up the deficiency that always held it back, becoming one of the nation's best defensive teams, not one of its worst. Out-shooting teams, no longer necessary....
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3s please: Villanova sets F4 record in 95-79 win over Kansas

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 9:52pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- To sum things up, Villanova was feelin' it Saturday night....
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