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Police: Vehicle crashes into crowd in German city, some dead

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 8:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- Police in the western German city of Muenster say a vehicle has crashed into a crowd there, killing several people and injuring others....
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Lawyers: Prosecutors withheld evidence of teen's innocence

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 8:55am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A legal team has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its claim that Louisiana prosecutors withheld evidence for a murder trial that ended in a guilty verdict against an intellectually disabled teenager accused of killing a pizza deliveryman....
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Lawyers: Prosecutors withheld evidence of teen's innocence

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 7:55am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A legal team has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its claim that Louisiana prosecutors withheld evidence for a murder trial that ended in a guilty verdict against an intellectually disabled teenager accused of killing a pizza deliveryman....
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Russell Crowe's 'Gladiator' armor sells for $96K at auction

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 6:54am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The torso armor Russell Crowe wore for his Oscar-winning role in "Gladiator" eclipsed expectations at a Sydney auction on Saturday, selling for 125,000 Australian dollars ($96,000)....
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White House sends mixed signals on trade fight; markets dive

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 5:41am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The trade clash between President Donald Trump and China's government is escalating, with Beijing pledging to "counterattack with great strength" if Trump follows through on threats to impose tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods....
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Canada police say 14 dead after hockey bus crash

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 5:41am
NIPAWIN, Saskatchewan (AP) -- Canadian police said early Saturday 14 people were killed and 14 people were injured after a truck collided with a bus carrying a junior hockey team to a playoff game in Western Canada....
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South Carolina congressman draws gun at constituent meeting

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 5:41am
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) -- A South Carolina congressman pulled out his own loaded handgun during a meeting with constituents Friday to make a point that guns are dangerous only in the hands of criminals....
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Despite DeVos help, for-profit colleges yet to see a rebound

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 5:41am
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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House's Steny Hoyer takes a last shot at the top spot

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 3:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is not welcome in Trump country, which was probably one reason another top Democrat - her long-term rival Steny Hoyer - was zipping through Republican-friendly corners of western Wisconsin this week....
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Trade dispute between Trump, China grows as markets tumble

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 1:39am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Unwilling to yield, President Donald Trump and China's government escalated their trade clash Friday, with Beijing vowing to "counterattack with great strength" if Trump follows through on threats to impose tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods....
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China applies its own maximum pressure policy on Pyongyang

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 1:39am
TOKYO (AP) -- As the U.S.-North Korea summit looms, President Donald Trump's maximum pressure policy on North Korea may be working - thanks to China....
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Gaza violence is latest salvo in war of narratives

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 12:33am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Thousands of Palestinians took part in a mass protest along Gaza's volatile border with Israel, the second large-scale demonstration in what is expected to be a steady turnout over the coming weeks....
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EPA chief fights for his job in meeting with Trump

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 9:37pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt has met with President Donald Trump to make his case for why he should remain in his post amid a stream of questions about his ethical standing....
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China applies its own maximum pressure policy on Pyongyang

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 9:37pm
TOKYO (AP) -- As the U.S.-North Korea summit looms, President Donald Trump's maximum pressure policy on North Korea may be working - thanks to China....
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House's No. 2 Dem searches for a last shot at the top spot

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is not welcome in Trump country, which was probably one reason another top Democrat - her long-term rival Steny Hoyer - was zipping through Republican-friendly corners of western Wisconsin this week....
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Reed takes lead as Masters takes shape without Tiger in mix

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:17pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Patrick Reed is leading a major championship for the first time, and his confidence is so high that he can only see what's ahead of him....
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Rain shuts Yosemite, threatens problems at tallest US dam

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:10pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year....
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Feds seize Backpage.com, websites in enforcement action

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 5:10pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Federal law enforcement authorities are in the process of seizing online classified site Backpage.com and its affiliated websites....
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AP sources: EPA chief spent millions on security and travel

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- EPA chief Scott Pruitt's concern with personal safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away from investigating environmental crimes in order to protect him....
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Governors could be powerless to deny Trump troop request

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:10pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's plan to deploy National Guard troops to the Mexico border has drawn resistance from some governors, most of them Democrats, but they could be powerless to deny the commander in chief's request for soldiers....
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