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New South African church celebrates drinking alcohol

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 6:55am
ORANGE FARM, South Africa (AP) -- Dressed in a red robe and a gold-trimmed bishop's miter, the clergyman pours whiskey into his cupped hand and anoints the forehead of the man sitting before him....
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Saudi Arabia uses ancient tourist site to alter its history

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 12:24am
DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Just outside Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, a group of elementary school children are on a field trip at Diriyah, where engineers and construction workers are busy restoring a 17th-century fortress, mosques and clay-colored structures that were once the ruling family's seat of power....
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Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:13pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) -- President Donald Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender with the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to his legal team....
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US defends tough trade stance at global finance meeting

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:13pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is resisting pressure to back off President Donald Trump's tough America First trade policy at a meeting of global finance leaders worried about the threat of a damaging trade war....
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N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 8:24pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea announced Saturday it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped well short of suggesting it has any intention of giving up its nuclear weapons or scale back its production of missiles and their related component parts....
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DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 6:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching wireless carriers....
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The Latest: S. Korea calls nuke suspension 'progress'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 5:40pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on North Korea saying it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site (all times local):...
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CDC expands warning in E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 5:40pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease expanded its warning Friday surrounding a multistate E. coli outbreak tied to tainted romaine lettuce from Arizona, which has now sickened more than 50 people....
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For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 4:25pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) -- For weeks, President Donald Trump had grown increasingly frustrated with the cable news chatter that he couldn't hire a big-name attorney for his legal team....
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 4:25pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the first-term governor's legal woes....
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North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 3:25pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site....
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In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 3:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents....
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In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 2:17pm
Once again, they filed out of class. In a new wave of school walkouts, they raised their voices against gun violence. But this time, they were looking to turn outrage into action....
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Maker of jet engine in fatal accident wants more inspections

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 2:17pm
The manufacturer of the jet engine that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines flight wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems....
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Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 2:17pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28....
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In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 1:15pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The national Democratic Party sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks on Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents....
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Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 1:15pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even as her deft rebuttal bolstered talk about her own future political fortunes....
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Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28....
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:10pm
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:...
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Students begin school walkouts on Columbine anniversary

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:10am
Students from Florida to Chicago started streaming out of their schools Friday in the latest round of gun-control activism following the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida....
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