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Southwest plane with cracked window diverted to Cleveland

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:14am
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A cracked window on a Southwest Airlines plane forced a plane heading from Chicago to New Jersey to land in Cleveland Wednesday, just two weeks after a jet engine blew apart and broke a window in a deadly accident aboard another Southwest flight...
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Hawking's last physics paper argues for a 'simpler' cosmos

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:14am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Weeks after his death, physicist Stephen Hawking has delivered his last thoughts about the nature of the cosmos, and he says it may be simpler than often believed....
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More businesses are mellowing out over hiring pot smokers

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to fill jobs....
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Is Trump right about judges' leanings? Maybe, review shows

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 9:09am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- President Donald Trump has called courts unfair and political and repeatedly assailed the 9th Circuit, the U.S. court system's westernmost division, where some of his key immigration policies have stalled....
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Fingerprint left in Play-Doh leads to shoplifting suspect

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 9:09am
LEICESTER, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts police department says a fingerprint left in a hunk of Play-Doh led them to a shoplifting suspect....
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With girls joining the ranks, Boy Scouts plan a name change

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of America's flagship program has been known simply as the Boy Scouts. With girls soon entering the ranks, the group says that iconic name will change....
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Is Trump right about judges' leanings? Maybe, review shows

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:40am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- President Donald Trump has called courts unfair and political and repeatedly assailed the 9th Circuit, the U.S. court system's westernmost division, where some of his key immigration policies have stalled....
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AP Interview: Pashinian warns Armenia not to deploy troops

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:40am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) -- The opposition leader spearheading weeks of protest in Armenia warned the government Wednesday not to deploy troops and said the country's political crisis can't be solved by force....
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Iowa lawmakers approve the most restrictive US abortion bill

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:40am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Republican lawmakers with control of the Iowa statehouse fast-tracked a bill early Wednesday that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy, sending what could be the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation to the governor....
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Is Trump right about judges' leanings? Maybe, review shows

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 2:52am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- President Donald Trump has called courts unfair and political and repeatedly assailed the 9th Circuit, the U.S. court system's westernmost division, where some of his key immigration policies have stalled....
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Anti-Semitic conspiracy theories roil DC city government

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 2:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A spiraling controversy over anti-Semitic comments and conspiracy theories has roiled the city government, seemingly getting worse with every public attempt to ease the tensions....
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Hit Chinese propaganda film celebrates Ivanka Trump supplier

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 2:52am
SHANGHAI (AP) -- A Chinese company that manufactured Ivanka Trump shoes and has been accused of serious labor abuses is being celebrated in a blockbuster propaganda film for extending China's influence around the globe....
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NASA sending robotic geologist to Mars to dig super deep

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 2:52am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Six years after last landing on Mars, NASA is sending a robotic geologist to dig deeper than ever before to take the planet's temperature....
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Outsiders face uphill battle in Lebanese elections

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 2:52am
BEIRUT (AP) -- With campaigning in full swing for Lebanon's first national election in nine years, parliament candidate Laury Haytayan was trying to rope in passers-by with her message: She and other political outsiders are running in a new coalition that aims to be an alternative to the country's traditional powers....
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Faux pas: France's Macron says Aussie PM's wife 'delicious'

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 2:52am
SYDNEY (AP) -- Was it a Freudian slip by French President Emmanuel Macron? A joke linked to French gastronomy? Or even, a week after his visit to Washington, a parody of President Donald Trump's infamous comments about Macron's wife?...
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West's wild words stir again: Kanye calls slavery a 'choice'

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 2:52am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Before the last one had a chance to simmer down, Kanye West caused another stir, calling American slavery a "choice" in an interview Tuesday....
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Stephen Curry returns to score 28, Warriors beat Pelicans

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 2:52am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Long before tipoff, Stephen Curry swished his routine tunnel shot on the second try. Once the game began, the two-time MVP stood along the bench anxiously waiting for his turn, shaking his legs and clapping his hands with nervous energy and anticipation....
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Trump hails bravery of crew, passengers aboard damaged plane

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:50pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed the "tremendous bravery" of the crew and passengers aboard a damaged Southwest Airlines plane that was forced into an emergency landing in Philadelphia last month, saying, "Everybody's talking about it."...
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Texas suing to end 'Dreamers' program once and for all

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:50pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas and six other states are suing to end once and for all a program that would protect some young immigrants from deportation....
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