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Q&A: Why Bolton's pick adds to obstacles for US Mideast plan

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:33am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- The list of obstacles to a long-awaited U.S. plan for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal has grown longer in recent days....
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AP Exclusive: US, Mexico open new maritime front in drug war

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:33am
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. and Mexican governments are sparring over immigration and trade, but the two countries are joining forces on the high seas like never before to go after drug smugglers....
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The Latest: Malala attends ceremony with Pakistani PM

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:33am
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- The Latest on Malala Yousafzai's visit to Pakistan (all times local):...
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China's defunct space lab hurtling toward Earth for re-entry

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:33am
BEIJING (AP) -- China's defunct and reportedly out-of-control Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere sometime this weekend. It poses only a slight risk to people and property on the ground, since most of the bus-size, 8.5-ton vehicle is expected to burn up on re-entry, although space agencies don't know exactly when or where that will happen....
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Militant leader, bin Laden ally roams freely in Pakistan

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:35pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- He is crisscrossing Pakistan championing a fatwa, or Islamic religious decree, forbidding militant violence inside the country. But the mere fact that Fazlur Rehman Khalil, veteran leader of an organization designated as a terror group by the U.S., is free has experts questioning Pakistan's willingness to fight extremism....
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Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan for 1st time since she was shot

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 9:53pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan early Thursday for the first time since she was shot in 2012 by Taliban militants angered at her championing of education for girls....
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Family famed for protest photo die when SUV goes off cliff

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 9:53pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A family that gained attention for an emotional photograph of an African-American boy hugging a white police officer at a 2014 protest was killed when their SUV plunged off a scenic California highway, authorities said Wednesday as they asked for help figuring out what happened....
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Study: Armed security officers are on the rise in US schools

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 9:53pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America's schools, according to a federal study released Thursday amid a heated debate over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns....
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1 year to Brexit: So much to do, so little time

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 9:53pm
LONDON (AP) -- The late British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once said that a week is a long time in politics. For current British leader Theresa May, the coming year - the year before Brexit - may feel like just one very short, rushed week....
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Deadly riot, fire hit Venezuela police station; no numbers

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 9:53pm
VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) -- Authorities released little information on a deadly riot and fire at a Venezuelan police station Wednesday, as relatives said dozens of detainees were kept in squalid conditions and expressed fear that their loved ones were dead....
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Meet Ronny Jackson, Trump's surprise pick to lead the VA

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 5:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ronny Jackson passed his screen test with President Donald Trump before casting even began....
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Officials search for 3 kids after cliff crash kills family

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 4:55pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Searchers in boats and aircraft scoured the Northern California coast Wednesday for three missing children whose parents and three siblings died when their SUV plunged off a scenic highway onto rocks in the ocean below....
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The Latest: UK police: Ex-spy likely poisoned at front door

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 2:41pm
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Britain (all times local):...
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Emails: Conservatives slammed Pence in 2015 for changing law

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 2:41pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence faced a firestorm of criticism three years ago after signing a "religious freedom" law critics decried as anti-gay....
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Judge allows Trump foreign gifts case to proceed

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 1:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal judge Wednesday allowed Maryland and the District of Columbia to proceed with their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting unconstitutional gifts from foreign interests, but limited the case to the president's involvement with the Trump International Hotel in Washington....
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Justices struggle with partisan redistricting again

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dealing with an issue that could affect elections across the country, Supreme Court justices wrestled Wednesday with how far states may go to craft electoral districts that give the majority party a huge political advantage....
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Emails: Conservatives slammed Pence in 2015 for changing law

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:26pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence faced a firestorm of criticism three years ago after signing a "religious freedom" law critics decried as anti-gay....
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Not 'bitter:' Michigan man cleared after 45 years in prison

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:26pm
DETROIT (AP) -- A Detroit-area man whose murder conviction was thrown out after he spent 45 years in prison was exonerated Wednesday and won't face a second trial....
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