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Oldest man likes soaking in Japan hot springs, eating sweets

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 5:44am
TOKYO (AP) -- Masazo Nonaka has enjoyed soaking in northern Japan's hot springs for many years - probably longer than most people....
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China files trade complaint against US over steel tariffs

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 2:01am
GENEVA (AP) -- China is filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization against U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminum products....
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China's president offers US possible trade concessions

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:46am
BEIJING (AP) -- President Xi Jinping promised Tuesday to cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery....
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Is Facebook really changing? Or just trimming its data haul?

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:46am
Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data access is a much more fundamental question: Is Facebook really changing its relationship with users, or just tinkering around the edges of a deeper problem - its insatiable appetite for the data it uses to sell ads?...
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Enforcement actions at watchdog agency halt under Trump

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:46am
NEW YORK (AP) -- In the 135 days since the Trump administration took control of the nation's consumer watchdog agency, it has not recorded a single enforcement action against banks, credit card companies, debt collectors or any finance companies whatsoever....
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New way of defining Alzheimer's aims to find disease sooner

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:46am
Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease - basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today....
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Venus, Serena Williams join Billie Jean King equal pay push

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:46am
A day before playing in the 2005 final at the All England Club, Venus Williams addressed a meeting of the Grand Slam Board, urging Wimbledon and the French Open to offer equal pay to male and female players....
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New way of defining Alzheimer's aims to find disease sooner

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 10:23pm
Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease - basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today....
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Ingraham returns to work, complains about censorship

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:20pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fox News Channel's Laura Ingraham returned to work with defiance Monday, denouncing a "Stalinist" effort by liberals to stifle the free speech of conservatives and promising to make fighting it her new cause....
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China's president promises to cut auto import tariff

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 8:13pm
BEIJING (AP) -- President Xi Jinping promised to cut auto import taxes, open China's markets and improve conditions for foreign companies in a speech Tuesday that called for international cooperation against a backdrop of a spiraling dispute with Washington over trade and technology....
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Trump blasts Mueller probe as 'attack on our country'

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 5:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The special counsel's Russia investigation is not only a political witch hunt but "an attack on our country," President Donald Trump complained Monday, exhibiting mounting concern about the yearlong probe after federal authorities raided the offices of his personal attorney. "We'll see," he said, when asked if he might fire counsel Robert Mueller....
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Trump furious after FBI seizes documents from his lawyer

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 4:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal agents on Monday raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels....
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Body parts from threatened wildlife widely sold on Facebook

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 4:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger teeth....
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Bolton takes the helm on national security at time of tumult

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 3:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military is bracing for a possible strike in Syria. Preparations for a high-risk North Korea summit are barreling forward. The White House staff is on edge, unsure who will be fired next, and when. And the national security team is holding its breath to see whether their new leader will be a shock to the system....
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Duckworth has baby; 1st US senator to give birth in office

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 2:54pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Sen. Tammy Duckworth has given birth to a baby girl, making her the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office....
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GOP Republicans return to work with Trump wish list in mind

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 1:50pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican majority in Congress was on a glide path to the midterms, having passed tax cuts into law and backed off budget battles with a year-end funding package. But President Trump was not impressed....
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The Latest: Facebook settles long-running data center suit

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 1:50pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):...
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The Latest: Facebook users await word on privacy scandal

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):...
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Analysis: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2019

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The combined effect of President Donald Trump's tax cuts and last month's budget-busting spending bill is sending the government's budget deficit toward the $1 trillion mark next year, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office....
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At the EEOC, harassment cases can languish for years

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal agency handling workplace harassment complaints has become a crowded waystation in an overwhelmed bureaucracy, with wait times often stretching years. And as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission takes on renewed significance in light of the growing #MeToo movement, lawyers worry the increased caseload will lead to even longer delays....
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