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Advocates: School gun clubs teach discipline, not violence

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 11:10am
DAHLONEGA, Ga. (AP) -- Their classmates took to the streets to protest gun violence and to implore adults to restrict guns, seeming to forecast a generational shift in attitudes toward the Second Amendment. But at high school and college gun ranges around the country, these teens and young adults gather to practice shooting and talk about the positive influence firearms have had on their lives....
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Michigan's top court hearing cases over guns, schools

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 8:55am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- A gun openly carried by a spectator at a school concert in 2015 has turned into a major legal case as the Michigan Supreme Court considers whether the state's public schools can trump the Legislature and adopt their own restrictions on firearms....
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Police say 6 detained in foiled plot to attack Berlin race

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 8:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- Six people were detained in connection with what police and prosecutors allege was a plan to carry out an extremist attack on Berlin's half-marathon Sunday, German authorities said....
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Syrians in Raqqa afraid, angry, frustrated as they rebuild

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 6:47am
RAQQA, Syria (AP) -- Across the ruins of Raqqa, the streets are cloaked in grey, the color of bare cement and rubble left behind by the bombing campaign that finally drove out Islamic State militants. Among the people of this Syrian city, the fear, anger and desperation are palpable....
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AP News Guide: The ongoing teacher protest in Oklahoma

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 6:47am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma teachers plan to continue massive demonstrations at the state Capitol to keep the pressure on lawmakers to find more money for public education....
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Writing, speaking, meatball subs: Justice Gorsuch's 1st year

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 4:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Neil Gorsuch became the Supreme Court's newest member a year ago this Tuesday. President Donald Trump's pick for the high court, its 113th justice, has now heard more than 60 cases on issues including gerrymandering, fees paid to unions and the privacy of certain cellphone records....
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Passage of Kansas school funding hike highlights GOP split

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 3:08am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas legislators approved an increase in spending on the state's public schools in hopes of meeting a court mandate after the rancorous final days of debate highlighted deep divisions among top Republicans....
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UN, Singapore concerned about rising trade tensions

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 3:08am
BEIJING (AP) -- The U.N. secretary-general and the Singaporean foreign minister voiced concerns about global trade tensions and rising protectionism during back-to-back meetings in Beijing on Sunday....
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Move aside, Conor: Nurmagomedov takes UFC's 155-pound crown

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 3:08am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Khabib Nurmagomedov wanted an unsanctioned brawl against Conor McGregor in a loading dock. He instead ended his long ride toward a UFC title with a championship belt to bring back to Russia....
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Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NYC

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 4:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Firefighters are at the scene of a fire at Trump Tower in New York City....
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2020 census test has critics counting concerns, not people

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 3:25pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The success of the 2020 census, which will be the first to include an online survey, could hinge on a single "dress rehearsal" underway right now in Rhode Island - and so far, many locals aren't impressed....
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Post office named for Merle Haggard in California hometown

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 3:25pm
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) -- About 300 people turned out in Bakersfield, California, to celebrate the naming of a post office for Merle Haggard in his hometown....
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Democrats even in GOP country shift toward gun restrictions

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 2:25pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) -- Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Nebraska Democrat Brad Ashford has changed his mind....
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Maple Leafs coach grieves, along with Canada and NHL

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 2:25pm
TORONTO (AP) -- Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock stood at the podium and fought back tears, the grief resonating across Canada and the NHL....
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Hannity vows to bash Kimmel until he apologizes to 1st lady

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 1:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity is vowing to continue his attacks on ABC late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel until Kimmel apologizes for a segment in which he joked about first lady Melania Trump's accent....
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2020 census test has critics counting concerns, not people

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 10:55am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The success of the 2020 census, which will be the first to include an online survey, could hinge on a single "dress rehearsal" underway right now in Rhode Island - and so far, many locals aren't impressed....
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For-profit colleges struggle despite assist from DeVos

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 10:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from traditional universities and an image battered by past misdeeds, even as the Trump administration tries to offer a helping hand....
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Democrats even in GOP country shift toward gun restrictions

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 9:55am
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) -- Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Nebraska Democrat Brad Ashford has changed his mind....
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Photos reveal, recognize black work camps during Depression

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 9:55am
DETROIT (AP) -- A striking, sepia-toned picture recently acquired by the University of Michigan jumps out from the past and begs to tell a story: A man dressed in a heavy coat and hat is as big as the cabin door whose knob he is reaching to turn and enter....
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The Latest: Merkel offers condolences to victims of crash

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 8:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- The Latest on the vehicle that has crashed into a crowd in the German city of Muenster (all times local):...
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