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Ian Poulter takes a harrowing path to Augusta National

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 2:05am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- No matter where Ian Poulter turns, there's someone with an outstretched hand and congratulatory words....
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Mueller's Russia probe shows it pays to cooperate

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- George Papadopoulos, taken by surprise by FBI agents at an airport last summer, now tweets smiling beach selfies with a Mykonos hashtag. Rick Gates, for weeks on home confinement with electronic monitoring, gets rapid approval for a family vacation and shaves down his potential prison time. Michael Flynn, once the target of a grand jury investigation, flies cross-country to stump for a California congressional candidate and books a speaking event in New York....
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AP Explains: Why US militarization of border isn't new

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's promise to use the National Guard to secure the U.S.-Mexico border isn't a new concept and is something the U.S. has done in the past for varying reasons....
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Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
SOUTHERN JILIN PROVINCE, China (AP) -- To the North Koreans gathered beneath a crucifix in an apartment in this northeastern Chinese border region, she is known as "mom." She feeds them, gives them a place to stay and, on occasion, money....
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Fear grips Yemen's Aden as deadly attacks target clerics

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- A spate of deadly drive-by shootings targeting Muslim clerics and preachers has sparked panic and fear in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, prompting some imams to quit and abandon their mosques while dozens have fled the country....
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Analysis: Wall Street's patience with Trump has its limits

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For more than a year, Wall Street has largely ignored the unpredictability and chaos that has plagued Donald Trump's administration, confident that the businessman-turned-president's policies would juice the economy and that a team of mainstream advisers would keep more controversial proposals at bay....
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Masters hype unlike any other, mainly because of Tiger Woods

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:51pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Blame it on a generation that thinks nothing was ever as great as what just happened....
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Brazil's top court: Lula can be jailed for upheld conviction

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:25pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- A sharply divided top court voted early Thursday to reject an attempt by former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio da Silva to stay out of jail while he appeals a corruption conviction, delivering a hard blow to the front-running candidate in this year's presidential election in Latin America's largest nation....
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The face of bloody protests in Venezuela moves on in NY

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:25pm
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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Trump signs proclamation directing troops to secure border

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Asserting the situation had reached "a point of crisis," President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a proclamation directing the deployment of the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration....
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The Latest: Facebook CEO to testify in the Senate, too

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 5:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):...
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The Latest: Trump signs order to send troops to US border

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 5:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local):...
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Dems, GOP using immigration in House races, but differently

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Both Democrats and Republicans think the stalemate between President Donald Trump and Congress over immigration can help them in November's congressional elections. Each could be right....
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Latest: Shooter's relatives praying for YouTube victims

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 3:41pm
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on a shooting at YouTube headquarters (all times local):...
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Dems, GOP using immigration in House races, but differently

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 3:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Both Democrats and Republicans think the stalemate between President Donald Trump and Congress over immigration can help them in November's congressional elections, and each could be right....
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On the brink: US and China threaten tariffs as fears rise

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 3:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The world's two biggest economies stand at the edge of the most perilous trade conflict since World War II. Yet there's still time to pull back from the brink....
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Facebook scandal affected more users than thought: up to 87M

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 2:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought and said it will restrict the user data that outsiders can access....
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Congress' challenge: How to tame industry giant Facebook

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 2:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facebook isn't just a company. It's a behemoth, with 2.1 billion monthly users, $40 billion in revenue and more than 25,000 employees worldwide....
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AP Was There: The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 2:40pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- In the spring of 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had won victories on desegregation and voting rights and had been planning his Poor People's Campaign when he turned his attention to Memphis, the gritty city by the Mississippi River. In his support for striking sanitation workers, King wanted to lead marches and show that nonviolent protest still worked....
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Facebook scandal affected more users than thought: up to 87M

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought and said it will restrict the user data that outsiders can access....
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