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NYC police defend fatal shooting with video, 911 transcripts

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police seeking to defend their killing of a New York City man they mistakenly believed was armed with a gun released videotape on Thursday showing him brandishing a metal object like a weapon and provided excerpts of 911 calls reporting a man threatening people with a pistol....
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Troops await orders for Trump border security deployment

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:20pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- National guard contingents in U.S. states bordering Mexico awaited guidance Thursday on the what duties they'll be assigned to help fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling along the border, and a Pentagon official said it has not yet been determined whether the troops will be armed....
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Ethics lawyer says he didn't have facts about Pruitt condo

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:20pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Environmental Protection Agency lawyer said he wasn't provided the full facts when he ruled there was no ethics violation in Administrator Scott Pruitt's lease of a bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo with ties to a fossil fuels lobbyist....
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"Paterno" movie a polarizing story with unanswered questions

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 12:20pm
"Paterno" aims to tell the polarizing story of a legend's fall, when the most essential question can never be answered....
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Number of women running for US House seats sets record

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:10am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- The number of women running for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives set a record Thursday, the vast majority of them Democrats motivated by angst over President Donald Trump and policies of the Republican-controlled Congress....
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Inside a White House in tumult, John Kelly's clout dwindles

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When President Donald Trump made a congratulatory phone call to Russian leader Vladimir Putin, White House chief of staff John Kelly wasn't on the line....
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Muslims: Settlement will prevent illegal NYPD surveillance

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department has agreed not to conduct surveillance based on religion or ethnicity as part of a deal to settle claims it illegally spied on Muslims after the Sept. 11 attacks....
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Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:10am
BERLIN (AP) -- Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets....
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Surgeon general urges Americans to carry overdose antidote

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:10am
ATLANTA (AP) -- The nation's chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the overdose antidote naloxone to help combat the nation's opioid crisis and save lives....
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Muslims: Settlement will prevent illegal NYPD surveillance

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:10am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Muslim leaders and their lawyers say a settlement of legal claims that the New York City Police Department illegally spied on Muslims empowers them to prevent future abuse....
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Trump is a 'subject' of investigation. What does that mean?

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller's team currently considers President Donald Trump to be a subject - not a criminal target- in the wide-ranging investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with Trump associates....
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Hungary's Orban seeks re-election on anti-migrant platform

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 8:55am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is betting that his relentless campaign against migration will keep his voter base united and motivated for Sunday's national election....
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Bollywood star Salman Khan gets 5 years for poaching deer

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 8:55am
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was convicted Thursday of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago and sentenced to five years in prison, with the judge describing him as a "habitual offender."...
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NYC police fatally shoot man carrying metal pipe

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:44am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Officers responding to reports of a man threatening people with a gun fatally shot a man carrying a metal pipe, mistaking it for a firearm, the New York Police Department said....
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AP Explains: Why US militarization of border isn't new

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:44am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's promise to use the National Guard to secure the U.S.-Mexico border isn't a new concept and is something the U.S. has done in the past for varying reasons....
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'Don't run,' docs said; marathoner with dwarfism defied them

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:44am
SALEM, Mass. (AP) -- Most marathoners take 35,000 steps to reach the finish line. John Young needs 80,000....
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Under the sea: Fighting Greece's plastic trash problem

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 2:05am
LEGRENA, Greece (AP) -- Dressed all in black and preparing his diving gear with loud zips and clicks, George Sarelakos looks like he's part of a Greek naval operation ready to storm an island or take down smugglers....
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Ian Poulter takes a harrowing path to Augusta National

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 2:05am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- No matter where Ian Poulter turns, there's someone with an outstretched hand and congratulatory words....
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Mueller's Russia probe shows it pays to cooperate

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- George Papadopoulos, taken by surprise by FBI agents at an airport last summer, now tweets smiling beach selfies with a Mykonos hashtag. Rick Gates, for weeks on home confinement with electronic monitoring, gets rapid approval for a family vacation and shaves down his potential prison time. Michael Flynn, once the target of a grand jury investigation, flies cross-country to stump for a California congressional candidate and books a speaking event in New York....
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