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US proposes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated its aggressive actions on trade by proposing 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports to protest Beijing's policies that require foreign companies to hand over their technology....
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Liberal Dallet easily takes Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Rebecca Dallet, a liberal Milwaukee judge, easily defeated conservative Michael Screnock on Tuesday in the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court, fueling optimism among Democrats for more victories in the fall midterms....
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AP Was There: The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- In the spring of 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had won victories on desegregation and voting rights and had been planning his Poor People's Campaign when he turned his attention to Memphis, the gritty city by the Mississippi River. In supporting striking sanitation workers, King wanted to lead marches and show that nonviolent protest still worked....
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AP PHOTOS: 50 years after MLK's death, a look at his life

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:19pm
Martin Luther King Jr. was 39 when he was assassinated on the evening of April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee, and he had already become one of the world's most well-known figures....
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Liberal Dallet easily takes Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 8:10pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Rebecca Dallet, a liberal Milwaukee judge, easily defeated conservative Michael Screnock Tuesday in the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court, fueling optimism among Democrats for more victories in the fall midterms....
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APNewsBreak: Woman says she reported cruel treatment of kids

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 8:10pm
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on a family killed when their SUV plummeted off a California highway (all times local):...
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Ex-Bolivian president loses civil suit involving 2003 unrest

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 6:09pm
MIAMI (AP) -- A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a former president of Bolivia and his defense minister responsible for killings by security forces during 2003 unrest in the South American nation, awarding $10 million in damages in a lawsuit filed by Bolivians whose relatives were among the slain....
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APNewsBreak: US suspects cellphone spying devices in DC

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 4:59pm
For the first time, the U.S. government has publicly acknowledged the existence in Washington of what appear to be rogue devices that foreign spies and criminals could be using to track individual cellphones and intercept calls and messages....
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CDC: Drug-resistant 'nightmare bacteria' pose growing threat

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 4:59pm
"Nightmare bacteria" with unusual resistance to antibiotics of last resort were found more than 200 times in the United States last year in a first-of-a-kind hunt to see how much of a threat these rare cases are becoming, health officials said Tuesday....
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Spotify's stock market debut strikes a chord with investors

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 4:59pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Spotify's opening act on Wall Street struck a chord with investors betting the unprofitable company's trend-setting music streaming service will maintain its early lead over Apple and other powerful challengers....
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US proposes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 3:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is recommending 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports to protest Beijing's alleged theft of American technology....
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Police respond to reports of shooting at California YouTube

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 1:56pm
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) -- Police in Northern California are responding to reports of a shooting at YouTube headquarters in the city of San Bruno....
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Midlife 'wealth shock' may lead to death, study suggests

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 1:56pm
A big financial loss may shorten your life, a new study suggests....
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EPA chief draws Trump praise _ and ire

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:45pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is offering measured support for Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency chief whose deregulatory efforts make him one of the most consequential Cabinet members. But Pruitt, who is at the center of swirling ethics questions over his travel spending and ties to Washington lobbyists, is not out of hot water yet....
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APNewsBreak: US suspects listening devices in Washington

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:41am
For the first time, the U.S. government has publicly acknowledged the existence in Washington of what appear to be rogue devices that foreign spies and criminals could be using to track individual cellphones and intercept calls and messages....
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States, cities sue US over census citizenship question

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:41am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities sued the U.S. government Tuesday, saying the addition of a citizenship question to the census form is unconstitutional....
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50 years after King's death, his children are still grieving

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 10:41am
ATLANTA (AP) -- On April 4, 1968, a movement lost its patriarch when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed on a hotel balcony in Memphis....
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The Latest: Spotify debuts with a boom, opening at $165.90

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 10:41am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Latest on Spotify's Wall Street debut (all times local):...
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States, cities sue US government over census question

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:26am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities sued the U.S. government Tuesday, saying a plan to add a citizenship demand to the census questionnaire is unconstitutional....
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Agents arrest designer of Kansas water slide that killed boy

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:26am
DALLAS (AP) -- One of the designers of a massive Kansas water park slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy has been arrested in Texas, federal authorities said Tuesday....
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