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Canadian teen wins $1K a week for life on 1st lottery ticket

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:11am
QUEBEC CITY (AP) -- A Canadian teenager who purchased her first lottery ticket to celebrate her 18th birthday hit the jackpot and will receive $1,000 Canadian a week for the rest of her life....
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France's ex-president Sarkozy to face a corruption trial

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 9:11am
PARIS (AP) -- Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is being ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, in yet another humbling knockdown to the hard-charging conservative leader....
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Friends, neighbors vary on family killed in cliff fall

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 9:11am
WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) -- The two women and their six adopted children traveled to festivals and events, offering free hugs and promoting unity, friends said. They raised animals and grew vegetables and last year moved onto a piece of land in rural southwest Washington, a dream of theirs....
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Sister Jean takes hoops to a heavenly place

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 9:11am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- On the night before Easter, a night when Sister Jean could reasonably be contemplating more consequential affairs, she will instead be festooned in her maroon and yellow letter jacket, sitting in her wheelchair on the floor of one of America's greatest sports cathedrals, praying for an entirely different sort of miracle....
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Fired VA secretary says privatization advocates doomed him

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is blaming his sudden ouster from the Trump administration on "political forces" that he says are bent on privatizing the agency and putting "companies with profits" over the care of veterans....
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Trump calls Roseanne Barr, cheers ratings after show's debut

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump reached out to Roseanne Barr to congratulate her after her ABC sitcom reboot drew 18.4 million viewers....
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Rusty Staub, slugger who played 23 seasons, dies at 73

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Mets say former slugger Rusty Staub has died at 73....
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Q&A: Why Bolton's pick adds to obstacles for US Mideast plan

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:33am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- The list of obstacles to a long-awaited U.S. plan for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal has grown longer in recent days....
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AP Exclusive: US, Mexico open new maritime front in drug war

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:33am
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. and Mexican governments are sparring over immigration and trade, but the two countries are joining forces on the high seas like never before to go after drug smugglers....
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The Latest: Malala attends ceremony with Pakistani PM

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:33am
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- The Latest on Malala Yousafzai's visit to Pakistan (all times local):...
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China's defunct space lab hurtling toward Earth for re-entry

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:33am
BEIJING (AP) -- China's defunct and reportedly out-of-control Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere sometime this weekend. It poses only a slight risk to people and property on the ground, since most of the bus-size, 8.5-ton vehicle is expected to burn up on re-entry, although space agencies don't know exactly when or where that will happen....
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Militant leader, bin Laden ally roams freely in Pakistan

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:35pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- He is crisscrossing Pakistan championing a fatwa, or Islamic religious decree, forbidding militant violence inside the country. But the mere fact that Fazlur Rehman Khalil, veteran leader of an organization designated as a terror group by the U.S., is free has experts questioning Pakistan's willingness to fight extremism....
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Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan for 1st time since she was shot

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 9:53pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan early Thursday for the first time since she was shot in 2012 by Taliban militants angered at her championing of education for girls....
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Family famed for protest photo die when SUV goes off cliff

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 9:53pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A family that gained attention for an emotional photograph of an African-American boy hugging a white police officer at a 2014 protest was killed when their SUV plunged off a scenic California highway, authorities said Wednesday as they asked for help figuring out what happened....
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Study: Armed security officers are on the rise in US schools

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 9:53pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America's schools, according to a federal study released Thursday amid a heated debate over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns....
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1 year to Brexit: So much to do, so little time

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 9:53pm
LONDON (AP) -- The late British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once said that a week is a long time in politics. For current British leader Theresa May, the coming year - the year before Brexit - may feel like just one very short, rushed week....
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Deadly riot, fire hit Venezuela police station; no numbers

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 9:53pm
VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) -- Authorities released little information on a deadly riot and fire at a Venezuelan police station Wednesday, as relatives said dozens of detainees were kept in squalid conditions and expressed fear that their loved ones were dead....
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Meet Ronny Jackson, Trump's surprise pick to lead the VA

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 5:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ronny Jackson passed his screen test with President Donald Trump before casting even began....
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