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At the brink: US and China threaten tariffs as fears rise

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:40pm
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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The Latest: Facebook curbs outsiders' access to user data

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):...
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The center of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The center of our galaxy is teeming with black holes, sort of like a Times Square for strange super gravity objects, astronomers discovered....
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US forces in Syria seen setting up new front-line positions

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:38am
MANBIJ, Syria (AP) -- A week ago, there was just a single house where U.S. soldiers had hoisted an American flag on a hill not far from a tense front line in Syria....
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What's at stake in China-US trade dispute

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:26am
BEIJING (AP) -- Beijing has announced a $50 billion list of U.S. goods for possible tariff hikes in a spiraling technology dispute with Washington....
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Survey: Partisan divide in US on views of sexual harassment

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:26am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Democrats and Republicans, on the whole, have markedly different views about sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a new, large-scale survey by the Pew Research Center conducted against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement....
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Minneapolis police toughening body camera rules

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:26am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minneapolis police officers must activate their body cameras before they arrive at their destination when they are dispatched to an incident, and will face "progressive discipline" if they don't comply, the Minneapolis Police Department announced Wednesday....
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The Latest: US says its military mission in Syria nears end

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:26am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and Syria (all times local):...
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Speeches, marches mark Martin Luther King anniversary

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:26am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the civil rights leader's family and admirers were marking the anniversary of his death with marches, speeches and quiet reflection Wednesday....
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Gaza protests driven by desperation, Hamas organization

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 7:25am
KHUZAA, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Palestinian activists chanted "death is better than humiliation" as three-wheelers stacked with old tires drove into a tent camp in a barley field near Gaza's border. The tires are to be burned at a mass protest on Friday, in hopes clouds of black smoke will shield demonstrators from Israeli snipers....
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China lists $50B of US goods it might hit with 25 pct tariff

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 6:23am
BEIJING (AP) -- China on Wednesday issued a $50 billion list of U.S. goods including soybeans and small aircraft for possible tariff hikes in an escalating and potentially damaging technology dispute with Washington....
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House panel says Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify April 11

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 6:23am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before a House oversight panel on April 11 amid a privacy scandal that has roiled the social media giant, the panel announced Wednesday....
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The Latest: Chinese spokesman urges talks on trade dispute

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 3:25am
BEIJING (AP) -- The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local):...
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YouTube shooter told family members she 'hated' the company

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:29am
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) -- A woman who believed she was being suppressed by YouTube and told her family members she "hated" the company opened fire at YouTube's headquarters in California, wounding three people before taking her own life, police said....
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China raises tariffs on $50B of US soybeans, other goods

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:29am
BEIJING (AP) -- China has raised tariffs on $50 billion of U.S. goods including soybeans, aircraft and automobiles in response to Washington's increased duties on Chinese goods in a technology dispute....
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France puts 78,000 security threats on vast police database

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:29am
PARIS (AP) -- France has flagged more than 78,000 people as security threats in a database intended to let European police share information on the continent's most dangerous residents - more than all other European countries put together - according to an analysis by The Associated Press....
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Resilience, resolve and renewed commitment to MLK's legacy

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:29am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Half a century ago, the enthusiastic crowd eager to hear from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. roused him from his bed at the Lorraine Motel across town in a thunderstorm to Memphis' Mason Temple Church of God in Christ....
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4 presumed dead in California Marine helicopter crash

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:16am
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A Marine helicopter crashed during a Southern California training mission and all four crew members were believed killed, the military said....
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Iraq grapples with Iranian influence ahead of May elections

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:16am
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iran's influence is looming large as Iraqis prepare to head to the polls for parliamentary elections in May, with many in the country worried that Tehran may be looking to strengthen its political grip on Baghdad through the ballot box....
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Hollywood's diversity push snubs actors with disabilities

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:16am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Eileen Grubba was working alongside other actors on a TV commercial when she realized the director's eye was caught by her uneven gait. He started positioning her out of shots - and then it got worse....
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