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The Latest: UK police: 21 total treated after spy poisoning

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:17am
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the alleged poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain and his daughter (all times local):...
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Study finds false stories travel way faster than the truth

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:17am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Twitter loves lies. A new study finds that false information on the social media network travels six times faster than the truth and reaches far more people....
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Thousands march in Poland to mark International Women's Day

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:17am
The Latest on International Women's Day:...
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Women are sticking with US submarines at same rate as men

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:17am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- When the U.S. Navy sought the first female sailors to serve on submarines, Suraya Mattocks raised her hand because she thought it would be a cool job, not because she wanted to blaze a trail. She did anyway....
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Oscars shine a spotlight on Latinos, who hope to hold it

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:17am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 90th annual Academy Awards were, by any definition, a moment of triumph for Latinos....
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Trump to meet with video game execs and critics

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 9:16am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- While decades of research have failed to find a link between gun violence and graphic depictions of violence in movies and video games, President Donald Trump has bemoaned the prevalence of violent images readily available to kids such as his 11-year-old son....
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The Latest: Women's Day: McDonald's flips its arches to "W"

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 9:16am
The Latest on International Women's Day:...
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Latinos grab spotlight at Oscars, and hope to hold it

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 8:15am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 90th annual Academy Awards were, by any definition, a moment of triumph for Latinos....
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Women strike, protest as the world marks Int'l Women's Day

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 7:15am
MADRID (AP) -- Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi....
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APNewsBreak: Retention of female submariners on par with men

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 6:15am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- When the U.S. Navy sought the first female sailors to serve on submarines, Suraya Mattocks raised her hand because she thought it would be a cool job, not because she wanted to blaze a trail. She did anyway....
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For Pyongyang, Mideast offers cautionary nuclear tale

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 4:14am
As North Korea considers negotiating over its nukes, it may find lessons in the Middle East, where leaders imperiled, paranoid or pugnacious have long used the doomsday weapon threat to secure a wobbly perch....
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Mississippi could test how soon state can restrict abortion

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 2:13am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- For decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has been telling states that they can't ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb on its own....
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Trial starts of Danish inventor accused of submarine murder

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 2:13am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Danish inventor Peter Madsen stands accused of tying up and torturing Swedish reporter Kim Wall before he either cut her throat or strangled her during a trip on his private submarine in August....
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Mississippi could test how soon state can restrict abortion

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:10am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- For decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has been telling states that they can't ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb on its own....
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For Pyongyang, Mideast offers cautionary nuclear tale

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:10am
As North Korea considers negotiating over its nukes, it may find lessons in the Middle East, where leaders imperiled, paranoid or pugnacious have long used the doomsday weapon threat to secure a wobbly perch....
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Christians emerge as key patrons for Jews moving to Israel

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:09pm
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Israel's founding fathers, who etched a commitment to encouraging Jewish immigration into the declaration of independence, might be surprised to find that, seven decades later, the state is relying on Christians to fulfill that promise....
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Philippine protest, South Korea's #MeToo mark Women's Day

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:09pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Protests against the Philippine president, a surging #MeToo movement in South Korea and a call by Myanmar's female leader for women to use their strength marked International Women's Day on Thursday, as marches and demonstrations kicked off around the world....
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Why Cohn's departure raises doubts on Trump economic agenda

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:08pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Not long ago, Gary Cohn was laying out an ambitious 2018 economic agenda for the Trump administration....
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What swamp? Lobbyists get ethics waivers to work for Trump

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:08pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump and his appointees have stocked federal agencies with ex-lobbyists and corporate lawyers who now help regulate the very industries from which they previously collected paychecks, despite promising as a candidate to drain the swamp in Washington....
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