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California city approves ordinance against sanctuary policy

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 9:10am
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) -- The conservative backlash against California's so-called sanctuary law has taken the form of lawsuits and public tongue-lashings....
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Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 9:10am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Forecasters warned of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters in rural Oklahoma battled blazes that have killed at least two people....
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Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 9:10am
LONDON (AP) -- In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient - who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany....
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Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 7:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several prominent lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump in the last year have spurned the assignment at least partly out of concerns he wouldn't pay his bills and doesn't listen to legal advice, according to people familiar with the conversations....
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Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 7:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday....
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Supreme Court says Sotomayor breaks shoulder in fall at home

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 7:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke her left shoulder in a fall at her Washington home....
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Anxiety grows for Trump after raid on his personal lawyer

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 6:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump and his allies have hit a new level of anxiety after the raid on his personal attorney's office, fearful of deeper exposure for Trump, his inner circle and his adult children - and more than concerned that they don't know exactly what is in those records and electronic devices seized last week....
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Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 6:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the country....
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Months later, mudslide survivors finding personal treasures

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 6:55am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When a torrent of mud crashed through Mari Mitchel's bedroom in Southern California three months ago, it carried away everything from massive pieces of antique family furniture to a tiny pouch that held her wedding and engagement rings and a beloved pendant....
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'I climb for all women': Single mom plans 9th Everest summit

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 6:55am
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Between raising two daughters and working as a dishwasher at Whole Foods, Lhakpa Sherpa just doesn't have time for training to climb Mount Everest. Even so, she has done it a record eight times - and hopes to outdo herself yet again....
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ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 2:31am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Before airing George Stephanopoulos' interview with former FBI Director James Comey, ABC News made the unusual decision of releasing a full transcript of its nearly five-hour talk, including all the material that was not included in the broadcast....
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Wade turns back the clock and 76ers in Game 2 Heat victory

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 2:31am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Dwyane Wade snuffed out one 76ers' rally by popping a 16-foot fadeaway with the shot clock ticking down. Wade made a halfhearted attempt at reaching his hand out toward a fallen defender before he scooted on his way....
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Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several prominent lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump in the last year have spurned the assignment at least partly out of concerns he wouldn't pay his bills and doesn't listen to legal advice, according to people familiar with the conversations....
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Young party official faces test as Cuba's next president

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:40pm
SANTA CLARA, Cuba (AP) -- Raul Castro travels in motorcades of gleaming imported sedans. Rings of grim-faced bodyguards protect him, pistols under crisp guayabera shirts. The 86-year-old president of Cuba arrives at official events moments before they begin, and the audience rises to applaud....
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Trump to host Japan's Abe amid strain over N. Korea, tariffs

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:40pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump will play host to Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over the president's planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and his push for new tariffs....
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Mighty Mississippi: Scientists use model in land loss fight

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:40pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Scientists working on new ways to battle the erosion that threatens Louisiana's coastline have a dramatic new tool: a massive replica of the lower Mississippi River....
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Israeli series exposes raw wounds from ethnic Jewish divide

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:40pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An electrifying new documentary series on the problematic integration of Middle Eastern Jews by Israel's European founders in the 1950s has reopened old wounds of an ethnic divide within Judaism ahead of the country's 70th anniversary festivities....
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Commercial and critical darling Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 8:30pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music Monday, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize....
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Wade turns back the clock and 76ers in Game 2 Heat victory

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 8:30pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Dwyane Wade turned in a vintage performance, scoring 28 points to end the 76ers' 17-game winning streak and lead the Miami Heat to a 113-103 Game 2 win over Philadelphia on Monday night and even the first-round playoff series....
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US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 6:56pm
Washington and London on Monday jointly accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment for political and economic espionage....
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