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Renowned drum corps leader resigns amid abuse allegations

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 9:40am
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The longtime leader of a champion Pennsylvania-based drum and bugle corps has resigned in the wake of a newspaper report that contained allegations of sexual misconduct spanning nearly four decades....
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Female lion with a mane has died at Oklahoma City Zoo

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 9:40am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Zoo says an 18-year-old African lioness that mysteriously sprouted a mane last year has died....
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Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's No. 2 executive says the company should have conducted an audit after learning that a political consultancy improperly accessed user data nearly three years ago....
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Vietnamese worker saved lives as Hawaii fishing boat sank

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:40am
HONOLULU (AP) -- Khanh Huynh has been a commercial fisherman since he was 12 years old. For the past six years, he's been living on a fishing boat in Hawaii, catching premium ahi tuna for some of the world's most discerning consumers....
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UFC star McGregor facing criminal charges in New York

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges after a backstage melee injured two fighters and forced the removal of three bouts on Saturday night from UFC's biggest card this year....
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UFC star McGregor facing criminal charges in New York City

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges in the wake of a backstage melee he allegedly instigated that has forced the removal of three fights from UFC's biggest card of the year....
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Teenagers in love found slain, bound in abandoned mine shaft

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:32am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- They were teenagers in love, bonding after overcoming personal struggles and dreaming of a family and future together. When they vanished days after Christmas, friends and family combed Utah's west desert for months in search of answers....
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UFC star McGregor facing criminal charges in New York City

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:32am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges in the wake of a backstage melee he allegedly instigated that has forced the removal of three fights from UFC's biggest card of the year....
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Ex-S. Korean leader Park gets 24-year prison term

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:13am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was formally convicted of an array of corruption charges and sentenced to 24 years in prison on Friday, a year after she was driven from office and arrested over a scandal that saw months of massive street rallies calling for her ouster....
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Guard's last border deployments offer clues to the future

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:32am
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. National Guard faces a vastly different environment than it did on its last two deployments to the border with Mexico, with far fewer illegal crossings and more Central Americans than Mexicans coming....
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Teenagers in love found slain at bottom of old mine shaft

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:32am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- They were teenagers in love, bonding after overcoming personal struggles and dreaming of a family and future together. When they vanished days after Christmas, friends and family combed Utah's west desert for months in search of answers....
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Vietnamese worker saved lives as Hawaii fishing boat sank

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:38pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- Khanh Huynh has been a commercial fisherman since he was 12 years old. For the past six years, he's been living on a fishing boat in Hawaii, catching premium ahi tuna for some of the world's most discerning consumers....
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Guard's last border deployments offer clues to the future

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:38pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. National Guard faces a vastly different environment than it did on its last two deployments to the border with Mexico, with far fewer illegal crossings and more Central Americans than Mexicans coming....
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AP Explains: Brazil elections if ex-Prez da Silva is jailed

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:38pm
SAO PAULO (AP) -- A federal judge ordered the arrest of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, giving him until Friday afternoon to turn himself into authorities. Being forced to begin serving a corruption conviction while he appeals it increases the chances that da Silva, who leads presidential preference polls, will not be able to run in October's elections. Here is a look at how his jailing could impact Brazil's political landscape....
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1 year after Mar-a-Lago summit, US-China ties on tenterhooks

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:18pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has resorted to hardball with Chinese President Xi Jinping (SHEE JEEN-PEENG) a year after he first tried to disarm him at Mar-a-Lago with smooth talk and hospitality....
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Studio Ghibli co-founder, director Isao Takahata dies at 82

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 7:42pm
TOKYO (AP) -- Isao Takahata, co-founder of the prestigious Japanese animator Studio Ghibli that stuck to a hand-drawn "manga" look in the face of digital filmmaking, has died. He was 82....
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Trump proposes $100 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump instructed the U.S. trade representative to consider slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods on Thursday in a dramatic escalation of the trade dispute between the two countries....
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Trump, Kim summit may boost recovery of US Korea War remains

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:40pm
TOKYO (AP) -- More than six decades after the troops died for their country, the repatriation of the remains of thousands of U.S. military personnel missing in action and presumed dead from the Korean War may finally get a boost now that President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to hold the first-ever summit between their countries....
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Trump trade moves rattle Republican voters in rural America

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:40pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Gary Bailey is certain China is trying to rattle Donald Trump voters with its threat to slap tariffs on soybeans and other agriculture staples grown in rural America. The wheat farmer in eastern Washington, a state that exports $4 billion a year in farm products, is also certain of the result....
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Police: Missing CDC worker drowned; no sign of foul play

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 5:40pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- An employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who was reported missing more than seven weeks ago was found drowned in a river not far from his house, with no sign of foul play, authorities said Thursday....
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