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Grocery retailer Albertsons to buy drugstore chain Rite Aid

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 6:55am
The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain....
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Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 6:55am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain....
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Serena Williams champions issues on _ and off _ tennis court

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 6:55am
Moments after Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title, she proudly raised her fist in a black power salute....
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Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 4:54am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain....
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Joint Koreas hockey team ends historic Olympic run

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 2:54am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- They cheered. They cried. They hugged. They watched as fans by the thousands shouted, "We are one." Unification flags for the two Koreas, longtime rivals and sometimes bitter enemies, flapped across the Olympic arena....
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Slovenia hockey player tests positive for doping at Olympics

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 2:54am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- A Slovenian hockey player who became the third athlete to be caught doping at the Pyeongchang Olympics said Tuesday he tested positive for an asthma drug that he took under doctor's orders....
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Activists: Syria's shelling of Damascus suburb killed 98

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:52am
BEIRUT (AP) -- A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of the capital, Damascus, killed at least 98 people on Monday....
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Slovenia hockey player tests positive for doping at Olympics

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:52am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- A Slovenian hockey player has become the third athlete to test positive for doping at the Pyeongchang Olympics....
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Fighting gun violence after shooting gives teens purpose

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:47pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Grady was a theater kid counting down the days until he reported for duty in the U.S. Army this summer, when a gunman opened fire at his school. As he huddled in his classroom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday listening to shots ring out nearby, what he felt wasn't fear, but anger....
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Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows return

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:47pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Amer Othman's life turned upside down in an instant....
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Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:47pm
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on wealthy Indians who have already bought units in Trump-branded developments....
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Trump endorses Romney's Senate bid _ and Romney accepts

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:47pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship....
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Forget tourism: Pyeongchang's legacy probably debt and anger

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:46pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- The equation was supposed to be simple. To build a world-class ski destination, simply add the Olympics and wait....
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Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows return

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:46pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Amer Othman's life turned upside down in an instant....
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Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:45pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- On many days, Ramon Medina has no choice but to skip work to make ends meet....
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Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold medal

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:45pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were the last couple to leave the ice after their warmup early Tuesday, the Canadian ice dancers soaking in every second before their final Olympic performance....
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New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against founder

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:45pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month....
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Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 7:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship....
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Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 6:40pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot....
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Experts: Underwater archaeology site imperiled in Mexico

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 6:40pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Pollution is threatening the recently mapped Sac Actun cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, a vast underground network that experts in Mexico say could be the most important underwater archaeological site in the world....
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