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Duckworth has baby; 1st US senator to give birth in office

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:40pm
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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The Latest: Democrat says Zuckerberg 'forthright' in meeting

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:25am
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 - 11:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The combined effects of President 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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US and China both omit key products from tariff threats

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 10:10am
DETROIT (AP) -- The U.S. and China are both threatening tariffs over billions of dollars' worth of products in their escalating conflict over trade....
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The Latest: Trump condemns 'heinous' gas attack in Syria

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. reaction to the apparent chemical attack in Syria (all times local):...
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Pope seeks 'saints next door' not doctrinaire perfectionists

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:10am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is calling for ordinary Catholics to live holy lives in whatever they do, stressing that the "saints next door" are more pleasing to God than religious elites who insist on perfect adherence to rules and doctrine....
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Psych! Colleges teach phishing lesson by targeting their own

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:10am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Thousands of university students and employees targeted by email phishing schemes this year have taken the bait. Fortunately, they were duped not by real scammers, but by their own schools - in simulations meant to make them more adept at spotting real threats....
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Report: Austrian Holocaust denier Gerd Honsik dead at 76

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 7:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- Gerd Honsik, an Austrian author who was considered a leading ideologue in Europe's neo-Nazi movement, has died at 76....
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Tina Fey: Online bullying makes her 'Mean Girls' relevant

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 7:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tina Fey had no idea "Mean Girls" would be timelier today than it was 14 years ago. And that makes her a little uneasy....
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Apple co-founder protests Facebook by shutting down account

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 6:55am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as the social media giant struggles to cope with the worst privacy crisis in its history....
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Teachers acquire a new skill: how to stop the bleeding

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 1:14am
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) -- As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social studies teacher Kari Stafford shook her head at the thought that this may now be an essential skill for her profession....
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Child advocates ask FTC to investigate YouTube

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 1:14am
Read carefully through the fine print of YouTube's terms of service and you might notice that you've affirmed you are old enough to watch it....
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Facebook to send Cambridge Analytica data-use notices Monday

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 1:14am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Get ready to find out if your Facebook data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal....
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Trump increasingly weary of staffers' stall tactics

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 1:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The speech was written. A cast of relatable Americans with emotional stories was standing by to reinforce the message. But President Donald Trump was in no mood to play along....
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Congress back from break with to-do list to keep Trump happy

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 1:14am
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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Deutsche Bank's CEO John Cryan replaced by Christian Sewing

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 5:25pm
BERLIN (AP) -- Deutsche Bank, which has been battling heavy financial losses, announced on Sunday that its chief executive officer will leave within weeks and is being replaced by a longtime executive known for his leadership skills....
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Facebook to send Cambridge Analytica data-use notices Monday

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 3:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Get ready to find out if your Facebook data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal....
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Kimmel apologizes for Melania Trump joke amid Hannity feud

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 2:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel has apologized for a "silly" joke about first lady Melania Trump's accent and moved to deescalate a feud with Fox News host Sean Hannity....
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The Latest: Hoffman aces the 16th hole at the Masters

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 2:25pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- The Latest on Sunday's final round of the Masters (all times local):...
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Hockey bus crash victims include respected coach, captain

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 1:25pm
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) -- Junior hockey players and others were en route to a crucial playoff game on Friday when a tractor-trailer slammed into their chartered bus, killing 15 and sending shock waves through a small Canadian town....
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