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Japan's Abe: N. Korea should change course, end nuke program

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 12:26am
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea should shift course and drop its nuclear program and missile tests to become a wealthier nation, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday....
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Huge swath of US hit by winter storm bringing, snow, cold

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:25pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Residents across a huge swath of the U.S. were hunkered down as a massive winter storm packing snow, ice and high winds, followed by possible record-breaking cold, moved up the Eastern Seaboard, with the worst conditions expected from the Carolinas to Maine....
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Rozier scores 20, leads Celtics to 102-88 win over Cavaliers

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:25pm
BOSTON (AP) -- One by one, the Boston Celtics lined up to embrace Isaiah Thomas....
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Iran's regional enemies watch unrest, searching for leverage

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:25pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Iran's most fervent regional foes, Saudi Arabia and Israel, are both eagerly looking for signs of vulnerability and imminent change in their nemesis amid the past week of protests across the country. But they've taken vastly different approaches of how to engage with the upheaval....
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Huge swath of US hit by winter storm bringing, snow, cold

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:25pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Residents across a huge swath of the U.S. are hunkering down, waiting out a massive winter storm packing snow, ice and high winds, followed by brutal cold, as it moves up the Eastern Seaboard....
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Faces of war: Who are the men in soldier's WWII sketches?

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:25pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Before the Army's 27th Infantry Division was decimated in a bloody World War II battle, Stan Dube sketched portraits of his fellow soldiers. The 17 drawings were forgotten after the war and stashed in an attic for decades before being found a year ago by his son....
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Brazilian women break taboo to talk about illegal abortions

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 9:24pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The doctor was late. So the women sat quietly in the waiting area of a clinic in an upscale neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro until they were overcome by thoughts of what they were about to do and what might happen to them. They began to talk....
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Defense wants Trump voters in jury pool for Kansas bomb case

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 9:24pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Attorneys for three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees urged a federal judge on Wednesday to include prospective jurors from rural western Kansas because they are more likely to have voted for President Donald Trump....
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US Skating execs warn against potential OLY boycott

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 8:23pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Two executives for U.S. Figure Skating warned against any potential boycott of the Pyeongchang Olympics by the United States....
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Q&A: Is there a chance for a breakthrough with the Koreas?

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 7:19pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- After one of the most fraught years on the Korean Peninsula in recent memory - threats of war amid North Korea's strongest-ever nuclear bomb test and repeated missile launches - an unexpected, very tentative interest in peace seems to have broken out....
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Iran says Trump's 'absurd tweets' have incited disruption

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 7:19pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Iran says the U.S. "has crossed every limit" in international relations by expressing support for the anti-government protests roiling the Islamic Republic....
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APNewsBreak: Foreign fishermen settle human trafficking suit

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 6:10pm
Two Indonesian fishermen who say they were enslaved on an American fishing boat have settled their lawsuit against the vessel's owner seven years after escaping and receiving special U.S. visas as victims of human trafficking, their lawyers told The Associated Press on Wednesday....
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US Skating execs warn against potential OLY boycott

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 6:10pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Two executives for U.S. Figure Skating warned against any potential boycott of the Pyeongchang Olympics by the United States....
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Defense wants Trump voters in jury pool for Kansas bomb case

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 5:08pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Attorneys for three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees urged a federal judge on Wednesday to include prospective jurors from rural western Kansas because they are more likely to have voted for President Donald Trump....
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Trump barrels into 2018 with fresh foreign fights on Twitter

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 5:08pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- You thought President Donald Trump might mellow out in 2018? Refrain from taunting world leaders tweet by tweet? Think again....
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APNewsBreak: Foreign fishermen settle human trafficking suit

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 4:07pm
Two Indonesian fishermen who say they were enslaved on an American fishing boat have settled their lawsuit against the vessel's owner seven years after escaping and receiving special U.S. visas as victims of human trafficking, their lawyers told The Associated Press on Wednesday....
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Former heart surgeon set to become next Mormon president

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 4:07pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The man set to become the next Mormon church president is a 93-year-old former heart surgeon whose conservative track record on the religion's leadership panel has led Mormon scholars to predict he won't make any major changes....
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Former heart surgeon set to become next Mormon president

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 3:06pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The man set to become the next Mormon church president is a 93-year-old former heart surgeon whose conservative track record on the religion's leadership panel has led Mormon scholars to predict he won't make any major changes....
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Milwaukee Red Cross reverses visit policy after criticism

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 2:05pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The American Red Cross of Wisconsin said Wednesday it was reversing a new policy in Milwaukee that would have forced predominantly black and Latino residents from low-income areas to travel to receive the organization's volunteer assistance after a house fire....
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Trump barrels into 2018 with fresh foreign fights on Twitter

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 2:05pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- You thought President Donald Trump might mellow out in 2018? Refrain from taunting world leaders tweet by tweet? Think again....
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