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AP analysis: Blacks largely left out among high-paying jobs

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 6:32am
BOSTON (AP) -- Jonathan Garland's fascination with architecture started early: He spent much of his childhood designing Lego houses and gazing at Boston buildings on rides with his father away from their largely minority neighborhood....
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In Iowa's GOP ag epicenter, tariffs spark Trump skepticism

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:08am
HOSPERS, Iowa (AP) -- In Sioux County, where swine barns interrupt the vast landscape of corn-stubbled fields, exports of meat, grain and machinery fuel the local economy. And there's a palpable sense of unease that new Chinese tariffs pushed by President Donald Trump - who received more than 80 percent of the vote here in 2016 - could threaten residents' livelihood....
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Spring break offers first lady refuge from affair headlines

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:08am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Spring break couldn't have come at a better time for Melania Trump....
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:08am
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....
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K-Pop time: South Koreans fly to Pyongyang for rare concerts

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:08am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions....
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In Iowa's GOP ag epicenter, tariffs spark Trump skepticism

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 1:57am
HOSPERS, Iowa (AP) -- In Sioux County, where swine barns interrupt the vast landscape of corn-stubbled fields, exports of meat, grain and machinery fuel the local economy. And there's a palpable sense of unease that new Chinese tariffs pushed by President Donald Trump - who received more than 80 percent of the vote here in 2016 - could threaten residents' livelihood....
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Mormon conference ushers in leaders as church faces scrutiny

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 1:57am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Mormon conference this weekend in Utah will usher in a new era of church leadership that comes as the faith grapples with heightened scrutiny about its handling of sexual abuse reports and one-on-one interviews between local lay leaders and youth....
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UN leader calls for investigation into deadly Gaza clashes

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 1:57am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Friday for an independent investigation into deadly clashes in Gaza between Palestinians and Israeli troops, while Security Council members urged restraint on both sides....
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EPA to loosen rules for automobile gas mileage, pollution

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 1:57am
DETROIT (AP) -- The Trump administration is expected to announce that it will roll back automobile gas mileage and pollution standards....
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At volatile Syrian front line, US, Turkey on opposing sides

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 12:14am
HALAWANJI, Syria (AP) -- Perched on a green hilltop, Kurdish and Arab fighters face a tense front line separating them from Turkish-backed forces in this part of northern Syria. Behind them, American troops drive up and down the roads. Their aim: Make their presence known to prevent bursts of gunfire from spiraling into a battle....
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Nobel Prize winner Malala visits her Pakistan hometown

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 12:14am
MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Saturday arrived in her hometown for the first time since a Taliban militant shot her there in 2012 for advocating girls' education....
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Court: government can't block immigrant teens from abortion

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 9:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal court in Washington told the Trump administration Friday that the government can't interfere with the ability of pregnant immigrant teens being held in federal custody to obtain abortions....
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AP PHOTOS: Latin America commemorates Good Friday

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 9:06pm
Across Latin America, Roman Catholic faithful commemorated Good Friday with processions and ceremonies re-enacting Jesus Christ's crucifixion....
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Russian sent to US on charges he hacked Dropbox, others

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 8:04pm
A Russian man arrested over a year ago in the Czech Republic made his first appearance Friday in a U.S. courtroom, denying that he hacked computers at LinkedIn, Dropbox and other U.S. companies, compromising the personal information of millions of Americans....
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Court: government can't block immigrant teens from abortion

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 6:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal court in Washington told the Trump administration Friday that the government can't interfere with the ability of pregnant immigrant teens being held in federal custody to obtain abortions....
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In private, Trump has mused about Syria pullout for weeks

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 5:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's unscripted remark this week about pulling out of Syria "very soon," while at odds with his own policy, was not a one-off: For weeks, top advisers have been fretting about an overly hasty withdrawal as the president has increasingly told them privately he wants out, U.S. officials said....
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Buzzkill? Coffee cancer warnings could go beyond California

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 4:40pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's fair to say that a lot of people awoke Friday to a headline that might have jolted them more awake than a morning cup of joe: A California judge had ruled that coffee sold in the state should carry a cancer warning....
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1,000 march in Salt Lake City over Mormon youth interviews

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 4:40pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- About 1,000 current and former Mormons marched to the church's headquarters in Salt Lake City Friday to deliver petitions demanding an end to closed door, one-on-one interviews between youth and lay leaders where sexual questions sometimes arise....
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Promises, promises: Facebook's history with privacy

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 3:40pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- "We've made a bunch of mistakes." ''Everyone needs complete control over who they share with at all times." ''Not one day goes by when I don't think about what it means for us to be the stewards of this community and their trust."...
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Coffee cancer warnings may migrate beyond California border

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 3:40pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's fair to say that a lot of people awoke Friday to a headline that might have jolted them more awake than a morning cup of joe: A California judge had ruled that coffee sold in the state should carry a cancer warning....
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