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Guard's last border deployments offer clues to the future

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:32am
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. National Guard faces a vastly different environment than it did on its last two deployments to the border with Mexico, with far fewer illegal crossings and more Central Americans than Mexicans coming....
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Teenagers in love found slain at bottom of old mine shaft

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:32am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- They were teenagers in love, bonding after overcoming personal struggles and dreaming of a family and future together. When they vanished days after Christmas, friends and family combed Utah's west desert for months in search of answers....
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Vietnamese worker saved lives as Hawaii fishing boat sank

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:38pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- Khanh Huynh has been a commercial fisherman since he was 12 years old. For the past six years, he's been living on a fishing boat in Hawaii, catching premium ahi tuna for some of the world's most discerning consumers....
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Guard's last border deployments offer clues to the future

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:38pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. National Guard faces a vastly different environment than it did on its last two deployments to the border with Mexico, with far fewer illegal crossings and more Central Americans than Mexicans coming....
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AP Explains: Brazil elections if ex-Prez da Silva is jailed

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:38pm
SAO PAULO (AP) -- A federal judge ordered the arrest of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, giving him until Friday afternoon to turn himself into authorities. Being forced to begin serving a corruption conviction while he appeals it increases the chances that da Silva, who leads presidential preference polls, will not be able to run in October's elections. Here is a look at how his jailing could impact Brazil's political landscape....
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1 year after Mar-a-Lago summit, US-China ties on tenterhooks

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:18pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has resorted to hardball with Chinese President Xi Jinping (SHEE JEEN-PEENG) a year after he first tried to disarm him at Mar-a-Lago with smooth talk and hospitality....
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Studio Ghibli co-founder, director Isao Takahata dies at 82

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 7:42pm
TOKYO (AP) -- Isao Takahata, co-founder of the prestigious Japanese animator Studio Ghibli that stuck to a hand-drawn "manga" look in the face of digital filmmaking, has died. He was 82....
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Trump proposes $100 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump instructed the U.S. trade representative to consider slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods on Thursday in a dramatic escalation of the trade dispute between the two countries....
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Trump, Kim summit may boost recovery of US Korea War remains

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:40pm
TOKYO (AP) -- More than six decades after the troops died for their country, the repatriation of the remains of thousands of U.S. military personnel missing in action and presumed dead from the Korean War may finally get a boost now that President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to hold the first-ever summit between their countries....
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Trump trade moves rattle Republican voters in rural America

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:40pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Gary Bailey is certain China is trying to rattle Donald Trump voters with its threat to slap tariffs on soybeans and other agriculture staples grown in rural America. The wheat farmer in eastern Washington, a state that exports $4 billion a year in farm products, is also certain of the result....
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Police: Missing CDC worker drowned; no sign of foul play

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 5:40pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- An employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who was reported missing more than seven weeks ago was found drowned in a river not far from his house, with no sign of foul play, authorities said Thursday....
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Facebook: Most users may have had public data 'scraped'

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 4:33pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data....
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Trump trade moves rattle Republican voters in rural America

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 4:33pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Gary Bailey is certain China is trying to rattle Donald Trump voters with its threat to slap tariffs on soybeans and other agriculture staples grown in rural America. The wheat farmer in eastern Washington, a state that exports $4 billion a year in farm products, is also certain of the result....
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As Trump tweets, Amazon seeks to expand its business empire

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 4:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amazon is spending millions of dollars on lobbying as the global online retailer seeks to expand its reach into a swath of industries that President Donald Trump's broadsides haven't come close to hitting....
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Trump: 2,000-4,000 troops needed for Mexico border security

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 3:25pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday that he wants to send 2,000 and 4,000 National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border to help federal officials fight illegal immigration and drug trafficking....
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Facebook: Most users may have had public data 'scraped'

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 3:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data....
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The face of bloody protests in Venezuela moves on in NY

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 3:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Wuilly Arteaga takes his violin out of its brown case and starts playing Rihanna's "This Is What You Came For" near the platform of a busy Manhattan subway station, several passersby stop to listen or shoot video with their phones. Then someone recognizes the violinist and runs to greet him....
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Going off script, Trump bashes immigration at tax cut event

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 2:25pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) -- Tossing his "boring" prepared remarks into the air, President Donald Trump on Thursday unleashed a fierce denunciation of the nation's immigration policies, calling for tougher border security while repeating his unsubstantiated claim that "millions" of people voted illegally in California....
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Facebook: Most users may have had public data 'scraped'

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 2:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data....
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Troops await orders for Trump border security deployment

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:25pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- National Guard contingents in U.S. states bordering Mexico awaited guidance Thursday on the what duties they'll be assigned to help fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling along the border, and a Pentagon official said it has not yet been determined whether the troops will be armed....
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