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Hundreds line Cambridge streets to honor Stephen Hawking

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 8:40am
LONDON (AP) -- Hundreds of people lined the streets of the English city of Cambridge on Saturday, breaking into applause as the hearse carrying the remains of famed British scientist Stephen Hawking arrived at the church....
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AP analysis: Blacks largely left out among high-paying jobs

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 8:40am
BOSTON (AP) -- Jonathan Garland's fascination with architecture started early: He spent much of his childhood designing Lego houses and gazing at Boston buildings on rides with his father away from their largely minority neighborhood....
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A guide to the teams, players and coaches in the Final Four

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 8:40am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The maddest of Marches is winding down, the college basketball season now headed into April. All those upsets, crazy finishes and stellar performances have brought us to San Antonio, where a Cinderella and its telegenic nun join three power programs in the Final Four....
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Winning ticket for Mega Millions jackpot sold in New Jersey

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 7:40am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A winning ticket for a giant lottery jackpot estimated at $521 million has been sold in New Jersey....
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Six months of #MeToo: Hopes are high for lasting impact

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 7:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Six months after bursting into the spotlight, the #MeToo movement has toppled scores of men from prominent positions and fueled a national conversation about workplace sexual harassment....
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A guide to the teams, players and coaches in the Final Four

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 7:40am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The maddest of Marches is winding down, the college basketball season now headed into April. All those upsets, crazy finishes and stellar performances have brought us to San Antonio, where a Cinderella and its telegenic nun join three power programs in the Final Four....
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AP analysis: Blacks largely left out among high-paying jobs

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 6:32am
BOSTON (AP) -- Jonathan Garland's fascination with architecture started early: He spent much of his childhood designing Lego houses and gazing at Boston buildings on rides with his father away from their largely minority neighborhood....
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In Iowa's GOP ag epicenter, tariffs spark Trump skepticism

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:08am
HOSPERS, Iowa (AP) -- In Sioux County, where swine barns interrupt the vast landscape of corn-stubbled fields, exports of meat, grain and machinery fuel the local economy. And there's a palpable sense of unease that new Chinese tariffs pushed by President Donald Trump - who received more than 80 percent of the vote here in 2016 - could threaten residents' livelihood....
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Spring break offers first lady refuge from affair headlines

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:08am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Spring break couldn't have come at a better time for Melania Trump....
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:08am
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....
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K-Pop time: South Koreans fly to Pyongyang for rare concerts

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:08am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions....
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In Iowa's GOP ag epicenter, tariffs spark Trump skepticism

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 1:57am
HOSPERS, Iowa (AP) -- In Sioux County, where swine barns interrupt the vast landscape of corn-stubbled fields, exports of meat, grain and machinery fuel the local economy. And there's a palpable sense of unease that new Chinese tariffs pushed by President Donald Trump - who received more than 80 percent of the vote here in 2016 - could threaten residents' livelihood....
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Mormon conference ushers in leaders as church faces scrutiny

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 1:57am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Mormon conference this weekend in Utah will usher in a new era of church leadership that comes as the faith grapples with heightened scrutiny about its handling of sexual abuse reports and one-on-one interviews between local lay leaders and youth....
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UN leader calls for investigation into deadly Gaza clashes

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 1:57am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Friday for an independent investigation into deadly clashes in Gaza between Palestinians and Israeli troops, while Security Council members urged restraint on both sides....
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EPA to loosen rules for automobile gas mileage, pollution

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 1:57am
DETROIT (AP) -- The Trump administration is expected to announce that it will roll back automobile gas mileage and pollution standards....
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At volatile Syrian front line, US, Turkey on opposing sides

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 12:14am
HALAWANJI, Syria (AP) -- Perched on a green hilltop, Kurdish and Arab fighters face a tense front line separating them from Turkish-backed forces in this part of northern Syria. Behind them, American troops drive up and down the roads. Their aim: Make their presence known to prevent bursts of gunfire from spiraling into a battle....
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Nobel Prize winner Malala visits her Pakistan hometown

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 12:14am
MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Saturday arrived in her hometown for the first time since a Taliban militant shot her there in 2012 for advocating girls' education....
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Court: government can't block immigrant teens from abortion

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 9:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal court in Washington told the Trump administration Friday that the government can't interfere with the ability of pregnant immigrant teens being held in federal custody to obtain abortions....
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AP PHOTOS: Latin America commemorates Good Friday

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 9:06pm
Across Latin America, Roman Catholic faithful commemorated Good Friday with processions and ceremonies re-enacting Jesus Christ's crucifixion....
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