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California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 7:40pm
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) -- A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults....
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2016 champ Kerber into 2nd round, extends streak to 10 wins

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 7:40pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Former champion Angelique Kerber continued her resurgent run with a 6-0, 6-4 win over fellow German Anna-Lena Friedsam to reach the second round of the Australian Open....
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Warning: Stifling sneezes can be health hazard in rare cases

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 4:40pm
LONDON (AP) -- Tempted to stifle a loud or untimely sneeze? Let it out instead, doctors in England warned Monday based on the very unusual case of a man who ruptured the back of his throat when he tried to suppress a sneeze....
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from MLK holiday

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 3:40pm
At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored Martin Luther King Jr., the late civil rights leader, on what would have been his 89th birthday and ahead of the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee. King's daughter, the Rev. Bernice King, urged people to remember her father by doing "an act of kindness toward someone of another race" between now and April 4, the day the Rev. Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968....
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Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cuts

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 1:35pm
SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Mahmoud al-Qouqa can't imagine life without the three sacks of flour, cooking oil and other staples he receives from the United Nations every three months....
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Major letdown for US women: Venus, Stephens out in Melbourne

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:34pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens was first to go, followed quickly by last year's Australian Open runner-up, Venus Williams....
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Booty and books: New evidence of pirates' interest in both

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:34pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Dead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty....
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Danica Patrick finds love away from track with Aaron Rodgers

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:34pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Danica Patrick's heart is racing for Aaron Rodgers....
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MLK day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:34am
Leaders of the Cherokee Nation marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by welcoming the descendants of slaves into their tribe after years of exclusion, while King's children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where King preached passionately decried disparaging remarks President Donald J. Trump is said to have made about African countries....
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Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:34am
LONDON (AP) -- Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday. She was 46....
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MLK day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:33am
Leaders of the Cherokee Nation marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by welcoming the descendants of slaves into their tribe after years of exclusion, while King's children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where King preached passionately decried disparaging remarks President Donald J. Trump is said to have made about African countries....
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Trump honors King's legacy in weekly address to nation

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:33am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump says the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of a colorblind society is the American dream....
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Melania Trump's style evokes Europe roots, not America First

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:33am
PARIS (AP) -- Slovenian-born Melania Trump has been unafraid to go against her husband's "America First" agenda and stay true to her roots, if there's a message to be taken from her bold, foreign-flavored wardrobe in 2017....
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MLK III calls out Trump on alleged immigration comments

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 9:32am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Martin Luther King Jr.'s eldest son is calling out President Donald Trump following accusations the president used a vulgarity to describe African countries during a meeting last week and expressed a preference for immigrants from countries like Norway....
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Poverty, past linked to Native Americans focus on MLK Day

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 7:31am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Anti-poverty activists in Albuquerque and a groundbreaking Cherokee Nation declaration about the tribe's role in promoting equality after years of fighting to exclude descendants of slaves from its rolls are part of the focus of Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations....
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Double suicide bombing in Baghdad kills at least 38 people

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 5:24am
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a busy street market in central Baghdad on Monday, in back-to-back explosions that killed at least 38 people, Iraqi health and police officials said - the deadliest attack since last month's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group....
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Mezzanine collapse inside Jakarta tower hurts nearly 80

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 3:13am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- A mezzanine floor inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower collapsed on Monday, injuring nearly 80 people and forcing a chaotic evacuation....
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Trump defends himself anew against charges that he is racist

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:08pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump is defending himself anew against accusations that he is racist, this time after recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations....
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Comedian Aziz Ansari responds to sex misconduct allegations

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:08pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Comedian Aziz Ansari has responded to allegations of sexual misconduct by a woman he dated last year....
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Vikings top Saints rally with last-play stunner in 29-24 win

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:08pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings, after watching their late-third-quarter 17-point lead vanish at the hands of the indefatigable Drew Brees, went back in front of the New Orleans Saints on a field goal with 1:29 left....
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