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Democrats' Texas rift shows difficulty in retaking Congress

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 8:21pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Democrats are salivating at the prospect of flipping a wealthy Houston enclave that has been solidly Republican since sending George H.W. Bush to Congress in 1967 - the kind of race they'll have to win for any hope of retaking the House in the November midterms....
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Trump teases big news; it arrives in the dark, on driveway

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 7:20pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The first inkling that something big was afoot on North Korea came from President Donald Trump himself: He popped his head into the White House briefing room late Thursday afternoon to tease a "major statement" coming soon - from South Korean officials....
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Trump says SKorea to make 'major statement' on NKorea

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 4:20pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said South Korea will be making a "major statement" about North Korea on Thursday evening....
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White House aide launches first wave in final-days PA push

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 4:20pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- In the first wave of the White House's new western Pennsylvania offensive, one of President Donald Trump's chief aides on Thursday attacked Democratic congressional candidate Conor Lamb on abortion while casting Republican Rick Saccone as "a reliable vote" for the president....
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Q&A: How tariffs would work _ and whether they likely will

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 4:20pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ever a deal-maker, President Donald Trump is making a bold gamble by inviting the countries of the world to negotiate their way out of heavy new taxes on steel and aluminum imported to the United States....
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911 calls show chaos, calm during Florida school massacre

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 3:20pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- When emergency calls began pouring in from parents and students during the Florida high school massacre, 911 operators at first tried to grasp the enormity of the emergency and then sought to calm the callers while gathering information to assist arriving law enforcement officers....
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Trump discusses violence with video game execs and critics

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 2:20pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump raised concerns about the graphic depiction of violence in video games at a White House meeting Thursday with members of the industry and some of their most vocal critics....
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The Latest: Trump signs orders on steel, aluminum tariffs

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 1:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local):...
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Study finds false stories travel way faster than the truth

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 1:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Twitter loves lies. A new study finds that false information on the social media network travels six times faster than the truth and reaches far more people....
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Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's, study says

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 1:19pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes....
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Democrats' Texas rift shows difficulty in retaking Congress

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:19pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Democrats are salivating at the prospect of flipping a wealthy Houston enclave that has been solidly Republican since sending George H.W. Bush to Congress in 1967 - the kind of race they'll have to win for any hope of retaking the House in the November midterms....
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The Latest: UK police: 21 total treated after spy poisoning

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:17am
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the alleged poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain and his daughter (all times local):...
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Study finds false stories travel way faster than the truth

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:17am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Twitter loves lies. A new study finds that false information on the social media network travels six times faster than the truth and reaches far more people....
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Thousands march in Poland to mark International Women's Day

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:17am
The Latest on International Women's Day:...
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Women are sticking with US submarines at same rate as men

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:17am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- When the U.S. Navy sought the first female sailors to serve on submarines, Suraya Mattocks raised her hand because she thought it would be a cool job, not because she wanted to blaze a trail. She did anyway....
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Oscars shine a spotlight on Latinos, who hope to hold it

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:17am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 90th annual Academy Awards were, by any definition, a moment of triumph for Latinos....
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Trump to meet with video game execs and critics

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 9:16am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- While decades of research have failed to find a link between gun violence and graphic depictions of violence in movies and video games, President Donald Trump has bemoaned the prevalence of violent images readily available to kids such as his 11-year-old son....
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The Latest: Women's Day: McDonald's flips its arches to "W"

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 9:16am
The Latest on International Women's Day:...
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