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China lists $50B of US goods it might hit with 25 pct tariff

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 6:23am
BEIJING (AP) -- China on Wednesday issued a $50 billion list of U.S. goods including soybeans and small aircraft for possible tariff hikes in an escalating and potentially damaging technology dispute with Washington....
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House panel says Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify April 11

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 6:23am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before a House oversight panel on April 11 amid a privacy scandal that has roiled the social media giant, the panel announced Wednesday....
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The Latest: Chinese spokesman urges talks on trade dispute

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 3:25am
BEIJING (AP) -- The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local):...
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YouTube shooter told family members she 'hated' the company

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:29am
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) -- A woman who believed she was being suppressed by YouTube and told her family members she "hated" the company opened fire at YouTube's headquarters in California, wounding three people before taking her own life, police said....
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China raises tariffs on $50B of US soybeans, other goods

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:29am
BEIJING (AP) -- China has raised tariffs on $50 billion of U.S. goods including soybeans, aircraft and automobiles in response to Washington's increased duties on Chinese goods in a technology dispute....
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France puts 78,000 security threats on vast police database

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:29am
PARIS (AP) -- France has flagged more than 78,000 people as security threats in a database intended to let European police share information on the continent's most dangerous residents - more than all other European countries put together - according to an analysis by The Associated Press....
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Resilience, resolve and renewed commitment to MLK's legacy

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:29am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Half a century ago, the enthusiastic crowd eager to hear from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. roused him from his bed at the Lorraine Motel across town in a thunderstorm to Memphis' Mason Temple Church of God in Christ....
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4 presumed dead in California Marine helicopter crash

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:16am
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A Marine helicopter crashed during a Southern California training mission and all four crew members were believed killed, the military said....
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Iraq grapples with Iranian influence ahead of May elections

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:16am
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iran's influence is looming large as Iraqis prepare to head to the polls for parliamentary elections in May, with many in the country worried that Tehran may be looking to strengthen its political grip on Baghdad through the ballot box....
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Hollywood's diversity push snubs actors with disabilities

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:16am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Eileen Grubba was working alongside other actors on a TV commercial when she realized the director's eye was caught by her uneven gait. He started positioning her out of shots - and then it got worse....
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Johnson's goal at this Masters is to get to the 1st tee

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:16am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- The recovery from the back injury took a lot longer than he imagined, longer than the sting of having to miss the Masters....
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4 presumed dead in California Marine helicopter crash

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:00pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A Marine helicopter has crashed during a Southern California training mission and authorities believe all four crew members were killed....
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Israel's African migrants in limbo after Netanyahu reversal

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:00pm
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Halofom Sultan went from being jailed in his native Eritrea for opposing the oppressive government to detention in Israel, where he is seeking asylum after fleeing for his life....
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AP was there: Journalists recall covering MLK assassination

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:00pm
Nancy Shipley was working in a news office in Nashville, Tennessee, when the call came 50 years ago. Gene Herrick was in Chicago routing photos to newspapers when his phone rang. Jack Thornell got the call in New Orleans; Kathryn Johnson heard the news in Atlanta....
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Encore: LeBron scores 27, Cavs down Raptors again

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:00pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Once his layup dropped, LeBron James sent another message....
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Woman shoots 3, self at YouTube in possible domestic dispute

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) -- A woman opened fire with a handgun Tuesday in a courtyard at YouTube headquarters, wounding three people before fatally shooting herself in what is being investigated as a domestic dispute, authorities said....
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US proposes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated its aggressive actions on trade by proposing 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports to protest Beijing's policies that require foreign companies to hand over their technology....
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Liberal Dallet easily takes Wisconsin Supreme Court race

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Rebecca Dallet, a liberal Milwaukee judge, easily defeated conservative Michael Screnock on Tuesday in the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court, fueling optimism among Democrats for more victories in the fall midterms....
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AP Was There: The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- In the spring of 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had won victories on desegregation and voting rights and had been planning his Poor People's Campaign when he turned his attention to Memphis, the gritty city by the Mississippi River. In supporting striking sanitation workers, King wanted to lead marches and show that nonviolent protest still worked....
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AP PHOTOS: 50 years after MLK's death, a look at his life

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
Martin Luther King Jr. was 39 when he was assassinated on the evening of April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee, and he had already become one of the world's most well-known figures....
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