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Leaders say Trump presidency is at odds with MLK's legacy

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 5:11pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump's presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump's own making....
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Chelsea Manning files for US Senate bid in Maryland

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 5:11pm
NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -- Chelsea Manning intends to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, returning the transgender former soldier to the spotlight after her conviction for leaking classified documents and her early release from military prison....
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Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 3:10pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake....
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Islamic State group offshoot claims 2017 Niger attack on US

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 3:10pm
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- An Islamic State group offshoot is claiming it carried out the October attack in Niger that killed four U.S. soldiers and four Nigerien troops and sparked questions about U.S. military involvement in West Africa's vast Sahel region....
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Trump's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 2:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies....
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Missouri governor inspired disputes before affair was public

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 2:09pm
Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens courted controversy and touched off political disputes even before acknowledging an extramarital affair and facing bombshell allegations that he blackmailed the woman involved....
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Czech president leads voting, but will face runoff election

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 2:09pm
PRAGUE (AP) -- Czech President Milos Zeman failed to win re-election during the first round of a presidential election Saturday and will face a runoff in two weeks against the former head of the country's Academy of Sciences....
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Keith Jackson, 89, broadcaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 1:08pm
Keith Jackson, whose signature phrases like "Whoa, Nelly!" made him the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a sportscaster, has died. He was 89....
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World media struggle to translate Trump's Africa insult

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 12:07pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- President Donald Trump's vulgar insult of Africa was a puzzle for many foreign media organizations, which didn't have a ready translation of his epithet for their readers or listeners....
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Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 11:05am
HONOLULU (AP) -- A push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic Saturday was a mistake, state emergency officials said....
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Medicaid work mandate: Common sense reform or unfair burden?

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 11:05am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Republicans this past week began to realize their long-held goal of requiring certain adults to work, get job training or perform community service in exchange for getting health coverage through Medicaid....
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Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:04am
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. (AP) -- Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a broadcaster, has died. He was 89....
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Leaders say Trump presidency is at odds with MLK's legacy

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:04am
ATLANTA (AP) -- The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump's presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump's own making....
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Evangelical rift intensifies over Trump immigration remarks

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:03am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump's vulgar remarks about why the U.S. should admit immigrants from Haiti and Africa have spotlighted the bitter divide among American evangelicals about his presidency....
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World media struggle to translate Trump's Africa insult

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:03am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- President Donald Trump's vulgar insult of Africa was a puzzle for many foreign media organizations, which didn't have a ready translation of his epithet for their readers or listeners....
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Trump on his promises: Yes on tax cuts but where's the wall?

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 5:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump often brags that he's done more in his first year in office than any other president. That's a spectacular stretch....
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Trump's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 5:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies....
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