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The Latest: NFL renews Thursday night deal with Amazon

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 3:41pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on the NFL draft (all times local):...
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Explosion rocks Wisconsin refinery, forcing evacuations

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 3:41pm
An explosion rocked a refinery in northwestern Wisconsin on Thursday, injuring at least 11 people, forcing the evacuation of homes, schools and a hospital, and sending a plume of noxious smoke billowing into the air....
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The Latest: Reward offered in death of Maine deputy

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 2:26pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) -- The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Maine sheriff's deputy (all times local):...
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Parents sue North Korea over death of detainee Otto Warmbier

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 2:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The parents of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier (WARM'-beer) have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against North Korea, saying its government tortured and killed their son....
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'Busy' Trump admits he didn't get wife much for her birthday

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Are flowers and a card enough?...
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Longtime prosecutor takes over Weinstein case in NYC

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:11am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A longtime Manhattan prosecutor who led the ultimately abandoned sex assault probe against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn has now taken over the rape investigation of Harvey Weinstein, two people familiar with the case said Thursday....
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Summer Movie Preview: 'Crazy Rich Asians' changes everything

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:11am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's been 25 years since a major Hollywood studio released an English-language film with a primarily Asian cast. The last was Wayne Wang's adaptation of the generational tear-jerker "The Joy Luck Club," which was released in 1993....
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Rwandans shocked by discovery of genocide-era mass graves

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:03am
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Mass graves that authorities say could contain more than 2,000 bodies have been discovered in Rwanda nearly a quarter-century after the country's genocide, and further graves are being sought nearby....
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The state that wants to spend more, not less, on prison food

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:03am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Dropped onto Connecticut inmates' food trays in recent days was a concoction called chilitos, consisting of a cup of meatless chili mix, one slice of cheese, brown rice, refried beans and two tortillas, along with a half-cup of pudding and an 8-ounce drink....
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European Space Agency releases 1st image from Mars orbiter

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:03am
BERLIN (AP) -- The European Space Agency has released the first image taken by its Trace Gas Orbiter showing the ice-covered edge of a vast Martian crater....
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EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 7:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt testified Thursday in potentially make-or-break hearings on Capitol Hill, where he faced questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster....
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Big Broadway need now? A pillow - play trio test patience

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 7:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- There are plenty of cocktail and wine options available at Broadway theaters during intermission. But these days, it might be wiser to order a strong cup of coffee instead....
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Palace: Prince William to be best man at Harry's wedding

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 6:56am
LONDON (AP) -- It's a family affair: Britain's royal officials say Prince Harry has asked elder brother Prince William to be best man at his wedding next month....
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Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with Moon

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 4:24am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday....
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EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:45am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster....
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APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:45am
The U.S. government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe, according to the findings of a Senate subcommittee obtained by The Associated Press....
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Patton Oswalt credits late wife in Golden State Killer case

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:45am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "You did it, Michelle."...
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Gaza's Hamas embraces 'non-violence' _ opportunism or shift?

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:55pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- In a sit-in tent camp near the Gaza border with Israel, a lecturer answered questions from activists grappling with the concept of non-violent protest....
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Penn State's Barkley is best talent, but QBs to lead draft

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:55pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Saquon Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not go in the first handful of picks Thursday night....
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