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Going off script, Trump bashes immigration at tax cut event

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 2:25pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) -- Tossing his "boring" prepared remarks into the air, President Donald Trump on Thursday unleashed a fierce denunciation of the nation's immigration policies, calling for tougher border security while repeating his unsubstantiated claim that "millions" of people voted illegally in California....
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Facebook: Most users may have had public data 'scraped'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 2:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data....
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Troops await orders for Trump border security deployment

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:25pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- National Guard contingents in U.S. states bordering Mexico awaited guidance Thursday on the what duties they'll be assigned to help fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling along the border, and a Pentagon official said it has not yet been determined whether the troops will be armed....
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AP: Record number of women file to run for US House seats

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:25pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- The number of women running for the U.S. House of Representatives set a record Thursday, the vast majority of them Democrats motivated by angst over President Donald Trump and policies of the Republican-controlled Congress....
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As Trump mulls a pullout, IS attempts to re-emerge in Syria

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:25pm
MANBIJ, Syria (AP) -- Even as President Donald Trump mulls a U.S. pullout from Syria, insisting that the Islamic State group is "almost completely defeated," the extremist group is showing signs of a revival....
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NYC police defend fatal shooting with video, 911 transcripts

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police seeking to defend their killing of a New York City man they mistakenly believed was armed with a gun released videotape on Thursday showing him brandishing a metal object like a weapon and provided excerpts of 911 calls reporting a man threatening people with a pistol....
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Troops await orders for Trump border security deployment

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:20pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- National guard contingents in U.S. states bordering Mexico awaited guidance Thursday on the what duties they'll be assigned to help fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling along the border, and a Pentagon official said it has not yet been determined whether the troops will be armed....
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Ethics lawyer says he didn't have facts about Pruitt condo

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:20pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Environmental Protection Agency lawyer said he wasn't provided the full facts when he ruled there was no ethics violation in Administrator Scott Pruitt's lease of a bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo with ties to a fossil fuels lobbyist....
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"Paterno" movie a polarizing story with unanswered questions

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:20pm
"Paterno" aims to tell the polarizing story of a legend's fall, when the most essential question can never be answered....
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Number of women running for US House seats sets record

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:10am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- The number of women running for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives set a record Thursday, the vast majority of them Democrats motivated by angst over President Donald Trump and policies of the Republican-controlled Congress....
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Inside a White House in tumult, John Kelly's clout dwindles

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When President Donald Trump made a congratulatory phone call to Russian leader Vladimir Putin, White House chief of staff John Kelly wasn't on the line....
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Muslims: Settlement will prevent illegal NYPD surveillance

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department has agreed not to conduct surveillance based on religion or ethnicity as part of a deal to settle claims it illegally spied on Muslims after the Sept. 11 attacks....
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Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:10am
BERLIN (AP) -- Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets....
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Surgeon general urges Americans to carry overdose antidote

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:10am
ATLANTA (AP) -- The nation's chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the overdose antidote naloxone to help combat the nation's opioid crisis and save lives....
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Muslims: Settlement will prevent illegal NYPD surveillance

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Muslim leaders and their lawyers say a settlement of legal claims that the New York City Police Department illegally spied on Muslims empowers them to prevent future abuse....
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Trump is a 'subject' of investigation. What does that mean?

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller's team currently considers President Donald Trump to be a subject - not a criminal target- in the wide-ranging investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with Trump associates....
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Hungary's Orban seeks re-election on anti-migrant platform

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 8:55am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is betting that his relentless campaign against migration will keep his voter base united and motivated for Sunday's national election....
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Bollywood star Salman Khan gets 5 years for poaching deer

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 8:55am
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was convicted Thursday of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago and sentenced to five years in prison, with the judge describing him as a "habitual offender."...
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NYC police fatally shoot man carrying metal pipe

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:44am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Officers responding to reports of a man threatening people with a gun fatally shot a man carrying a metal pipe, mistaking it for a firearm, the New York Police Department said....
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