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Feds seizing Backpage.com, websites in enforcement action

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:10pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Federal law enforcement authorities are in the process of seizing Backpage.com and its affiliated websites....
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Texas National Guard says it's preparing to deploy to border

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:55pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Texas National Guard says it is preparing to deploy to the U.S.-Mexico border in response to a call from President Donald Trump....
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Governors could be powerless to deny Trump troop request

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:55pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's plan to deploy National Guard troops to the border with Mexico has drawn resistance from some governors, most of them Democrats, but they could be powerless to deny the commander in chief's request for soldiers....
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EPA head fights for his job in meeting with Trump

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 1:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt met with President Donald Trump on Friday to lay out his case for why he should remain in his post amid a stream of questions about his ethical standing....
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Hopper Penn, girlfriend released from Nebraska jail

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 1:55pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Actor and model Hopper Penn has been released from jail after he and actress Uma Von Wittkamp were arrested on drug charges earlier this week in Nebraska....
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'Roseanne' spurs new look at blue-collar, conservative fare

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 12:51pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The instant-hit status of "Roseanne" is triggering the enduring Hollywood impulse to copycat success....
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Did Cambridge Analytica get your data? You'll know soon

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Anyone who's been wondering if their private Facebook data might have been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal will soon get their first clues....
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The Latest: Facebook to alert users on compromised data use

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):...
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UFC star McGregor facing criminal charges in New York

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- UFC star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges after a backstage melee injured two fighters and forced the removal of three bouts on Saturday night from UFC's biggest card this year....
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Renowned drum corps leader resigns amid abuse allegations

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 9:40am
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The longtime leader of a champion Pennsylvania-based drum and bugle corps has resigned in the wake of a newspaper report that contained allegations of sexual misconduct spanning nearly four decades....
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Female lion with a mane has died at Oklahoma City Zoo

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 9:40am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Zoo says an 18-year-old African lioness that mysteriously sprouted a mane last year has died....
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Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's No. 2 executive says the company should have conducted an audit after learning that a political consultancy improperly accessed user data nearly three years ago....
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Vietnamese worker saved lives as Hawaii fishing boat sank

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:40am
HONOLULU (AP) -- Khanh Huynh has been a commercial fisherman since he was 12 years old. For the past six years, he's been living on a fishing boat in Hawaii, catching premium ahi tuna for some of the world's most discerning consumers....
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UFC star McGregor facing criminal charges in New York

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges after a backstage melee injured two fighters and forced the removal of three bouts on Saturday night from UFC's biggest card this year....
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UFC star McGregor facing criminal charges in New York City

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges in the wake of a backstage melee he allegedly instigated that has forced the removal of three fights from UFC's biggest card of the year....
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Teenagers in love found slain, bound in abandoned mine shaft

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:32am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- They were teenagers in love, bonding after overcoming personal struggles and dreaming of a family and future together. When they vanished days after Christmas, friends and family combed Utah's west desert for months in search of answers....
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UFC star McGregor facing criminal charges in New York City

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:32am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges in the wake of a backstage melee he allegedly instigated that has forced the removal of three fights from UFC's biggest card of the year....
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Ex-S. Korean leader Park gets 24-year prison term

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:13am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was formally convicted of an array of corruption charges and sentenced to 24 years in prison on Friday, a year after she was driven from office and arrested over a scandal that saw months of massive street rallies calling for her ouster....
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Guard's last border deployments offer clues to the future

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:32am
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. National Guard faces a vastly different environment than it did on its last two deployments to the border with Mexico, with far fewer illegal crossings and more Central Americans than Mexicans coming....
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Teenagers in love found slain at bottom of old mine shaft

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:32am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- They were teenagers in love, bonding after overcoming personal struggles and dreaming of a family and future together. When they vanished days after Christmas, friends and family combed Utah's west desert for months in search of answers....
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