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Childhood Holocaust survivors reunited after 76 years

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 6:56am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When Alice Gerstel bid an emotional farewell to her family's closest friends in October 1941, she was hopeful she'd see "Little Simon" Gronowski again. And she did - 76 years later and half a world away from where they were separated in Brussels....
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AP Source: Trump expected to pardon former Cheney aide Libby

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:57am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump plans to pardon I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney....
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Veteran gorilla Fatou celebrates 61st birthday at Berlin zoo

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:57am
BERLIN (AP) -- Fatou the gorilla, believed to be one of the world's oldest, is celebrating her 61st birthday at Berlin's zoo - nearly six decades after she found her way to Germany from a French bar....
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Cuba's 'lost generation' prepares to take power next week

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 3:17am
HAVANA (AP) -- Fidel and Raul Castro were scruffy young guerrillas in 1959, when they descended from Cuba's eastern mountains, seized power and never relinquished it....
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5 years, 5 lives: Snapshots from the Boston Marathon bombing

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 3:17am
BOSTON (AP) -- One was an attacker. One was a volunteer first responder. One lost her leg. Another lost his little boy. And a police officer very nearly lost his own life....
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Battle to save Africa's elephants is gaining some ground

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 3:17am
MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania (AP) -- The elephant staggered and keeled over in the tall grass in southern Tanzania, where some of the world's worst poaching has happened....
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Arizona governor proposes 20 percent teacher raises by 2020

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 6:40pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Caving to demands from teachers who have protested low pay and school funding shortfalls for weeks, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey rolled out a proposal Thursday promising a net 20 percent raise by 2020 and pledged to push the proposal through the Legislature in the coming weeks....
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In new book, Comey says Trump 'untethered to truth'

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 3:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and "untethered to truth" and calls his leadership of the country "ego driven and about personal loyalty" in a forthcoming book....
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Trump flips on trade pact, weighs rejoining Pacific-Rim deal

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 3:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a striking reversal, President Donald Trump has asked trade officials to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a free trade deal he pulled out of during his first days in office as part of his "America first" agenda....
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Oklahoma teachers shift from marching to running for office

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 2:25pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- When Oklahoma second-grade teacher Cyndi Ralston heard her state representative berate teachers for walking out of the classroom and marching on the Capitol, she knew she'd be running against him in November....
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Trump flips on trade pact, weighs rejoining Pacific-Rim deal

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 2:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a striking reversal, President Donald Trump has asked trade officials to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a free trade deal he pulled out of during his first days in office as part of his "America first" agenda....
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A new Kardashian arrives as Khloe gives birth to daughter

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 2:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Khloe Kardashian has given birth to a daughter with Cleveland Cavaliers player Tristan Thompson....
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Analysis: Putin unlikely to leave strike on Syria unanswered

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 1:25pm
MOSCOW (AP) -- Faced with the threat of a U.S. strike on Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin has a dilemma: allow U.S. missiles to hit Moscow's ally without a response or risk a military clash with the United States....
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Lawmakers say Trump exploring rejoining Pacific trade talks

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has asked trade officials to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining negotiations on the Pacific Rim agreement after he pulled out last year as part of his "America first" agenda....
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$30,000 rumor? Tabloid paid for, spiked, salacious Trump tip

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Eight months before the company that owns the National Enquirer paid $150,000 to a former Playboy Playmate who claimed she'd had an affair with Donald Trump, the tabloid's parent made a $30,000 payment to a less famous individual: a former doorman at one of the real estate mogul's New York City buildings....
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Putin unlikely to let a US strike in Syria go unanswered

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:10pm
MOSCOW (AP) -- Faced with the threat of a U.S. strike on Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin has a dilemma: allow U.S. missiles to hit Moscow's ally without a response or risk a military clash with the United States....
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Ryan's departure sparks unrest, GOP fears losing House

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When House Speaker Paul Ryan announced his retirement decision, he did so on his own terms. The political fallout may not be so easy to control....
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'Fox & Friends': Influence comes with the president's ear

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's the epicenter of television journalism, the most influential news show on the air. But "Fox & Friends" doesn't feel that way....
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Red flag laws may prevent more suicides than mass shootings

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 10:55am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Before her brother took his own life, Mary Miller-Strobel said she and her father begged every store in town that sold firearms to turn him away....
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$1 million federal grant will help study of transgender kids

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 10:55am
The first large-scale, national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant awarded Thursday by the National Science Foundation to the professor leading the project....
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