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Could enemies sabotage undersea cables linking the world?

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:48pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Russian ships are skulking around underwater communications cables, causing the U.S. and its allies to worry the Kremlin might be taking information warfare to new depths....
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Kim, Moon summit would be the third between divided Koreas

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:48pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A summit on April 27 will be only the third time that the leaders of the divided Koreas have met in the 65 years since the end of the Korean War....
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AP PHOTOS: Washington then and now following King's death

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 9:50pm
Violent riots erupted in America's capital in the hours after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Grieving and angry, rioters smashed windows, looted and burned buildings for several days, and at least 10 people lost their lives as a result of the violence....
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Trump warns he may freeze SKorea trade deal for NKorea talks

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:59pm
RICHFIELD, Ohio (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to hold up the trade agreement his administration finalized this week with South Korea in an effort to gain more leverage in potential talks with North Korea....
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APNewsBreak: California Judge: Coffee needs cancer warnings

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 5:56pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Los Angeles judge ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process....
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Kansas indictments highlight lax state rules on water parks

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 5:56pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Ken Martin remembers a Travel Channel episode about the world's tallest waterslide. The Richmond, Virginia-based amusement-park safety expert said he was horrified that test sandbags flew off the ride and that nylon straps with Velcro restrained multiple riders on rafts dropping 17 stories at up to 70 miles per hour....
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Red-state teacher rebellion hits Oklahoma, grows in Arizona

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 4:41pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A teacher rebellion that started in the hills of West Virginia spread like a prairie fire to Oklahoma this week and now threatens to reach the desert in Arizona....
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APNewsBreak: California Judge: Coffee needs cancer warnings

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 3:41pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process....
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The Latest: Verlander wraps opener with 6 scoreless innings

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 3:41pm
The Latest on baseball's opening day (all times Eastern):...
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Free-spirited family raised some worries before cliff crash

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 2:26pm
WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) -- They were known as the Hart Tribe, a free-spirited family of two women and their six adopted children who raised their own food, took spontaneous road trips and traveled to festivals and other events, offering free hugs and promoting unity....
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AP FACT CHECK: Science contradicts EPA warming memo

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 2:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Climate scientists say an internal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency memo on how officials should talk to the public about global warming doesn't reflect reality....
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Trump warns he may freeze SKorea trade deal for NKorea talks

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:26pm
RICHFIELD, Ohio (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to "hold up" the trade agreement his administration finalized with South Korea this week in an effort to gain more leverage in potential talks with North Korea....
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A ribbit of hope: Panama frogs hop back after nasty disease

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After years of silence, the rhythmic dee-dee-deeps of frogs and toads are returning in parts of Panama....
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Cubs' Happ hits home run on 1st pitch of 2018 MLB season

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:26pm
MIAMI (AP) -- The baseball season began with a bang....
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Appeals court upholds new trial for subject of 'Serial'

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:26am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- A Maryland appeals court on Thursday upheld a ruling granting a new trial to a man whose conviction in the murder of his high school sweetheart became the subject of the popular podcast "Serial."...
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Cubs' Happ hits home run on 1st pitch of 2018 MLB season

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:26am
MIAMI (AP) -- The baseball season began with a bang....
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Speaker Ryan is expected to seek re-election; will he stay?

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:26am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Paul Ryan's future as House speaker has been such a topic of speculation that even the simple question of whether he will seek re-election to his Wisconsin seat remains secret....
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US plant that destroys chemical weapons beset by troubles

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:26am
DENVER (AP) -- A highly automated, multibillion-dollar plant in Colorado that destroys U.S. chemical weapons is over budget, behind schedule and bedeviled by troubles that could worsen the danger to workers....
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Syrian town expects US to fend off Turkey's threat of attack

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:26am
MANBIJ, Syria (AP) -- A rowdy mob of over two dozen men on motorcycles streamed into the small square in the center of Manbij. They cheered and waved jerseys of their local soccer team, which had just beat the town's top club. The upset victory was sweet, and their wild chants reverberated, "My people! My people!"...
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Porn star's lawyer a 'street fighter' with Ivy League degree

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:26am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michael Avenatti wants to be clear: He does not bluff....
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