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Lawyer: Porn star sues to clarify record on Trump affair

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 6:00am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A porn star who has said she had sex with Donald Trump filed a lawsuit seeking to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement and "set the record straight," her lawyer said Wednesday....
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South African triathlete severely injured in saw attack

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 6:00am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Assailants in South Africa attacked a top national triathlete who was cycling to a training session and cut into his legs with a blunt saw, causing severe injuries, an athletic director said Wednesday....
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Democrats would reverse some tax cuts to fund infrastructure

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 5:00am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For Senate Democrats, voting against the Republican tax cuts that President Donald Trump signed into law wasn't opposition enough. Now they have a plan to reverse some of the tax breaks for corporations and the wealthiest Americans and put the money instead toward a $1 trillion infrastructure package....
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Snowy nor'easter brings threat of more power problems

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 5:00am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Another snowy, blowy nor'easter threatened a new round of power outages as it swirled ashore early Wednesday, causing officials to close schools and government offices and raising concerns for utility customers still trying to bounce back from an earlier storm....
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AP Explains: What to make of N. Korean offer for nuke talks

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 4:00am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- At first glance it seems like a blockbuster: North Korea has reportedly offered up its nukes for negotiation, an abrupt reversal from its repeated vows never to relinquish the "treasured sword" it sees as protection against constant U.S. "hostility."...
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Koreas summit a major step, but much work will remain

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 4:00am
TOKYO (AP) -- Now that North and South Korea have agreed to hold their first summit in more than a decade, here's a word to the wise: Success isn't always defined by quick fixes to big, fundamental problems....
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Snowy nor'easter threatening northeastern United States

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 4:00am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Another snowy, blowy nor'easter threatened a new round of power outages as it swirled ashore early Wednesday, causing officials to close schools and city offices and raising concerns for utility customers still trying to bounce back from an earlier storm....
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Bleak Women's Day in South Sudan, where #MeToo has no impact

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 4:00am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- Wiping tears from her cheeks, the young woman describes how she has resorted to prostitution to feed her children....
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For many factory towns, white collar job loss hurts the most

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 12:58am
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- With the abandoned smokestacks off the bay and ramshackle factories along 12th Street, it's easy to pin the blame for this industrial city's plight on the loss of manufacturing jobs to China and Mexico....
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Koreas summit a good first step, but much work will remain

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 10:58pm
TOKYO (AP) -- Now that North and South Korea have agreed to hold their first summit in more than a decade, here's a word to the wise: Success isn't always defined by quick fixes to big, fundamental problems....
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Saudi women take the wheel, test-driving a new freedom

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 10:58pm
JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Fatima Salem giggles with hesitation when it's her turn to drive through a small parking lot lined with bright orange cones and arrows. Like millions of Saudi women, she plans on applying for a driver's license when the kingdom lifts its ban on women driving in June. But first, she has to learn how to drive....
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Wave of exits from West Wing sparks talk of brain drain

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 9:58pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump once presided over a reality show in which a key cast member exited each week. The same thing seems to be happening in his White House....
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Puerto Ricans still stranded in hotels 6 months after storm

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 9:58pm
From the lobby of a hotel on the outskirts of Boston, Jesenia Flores fills out an online job application, hoping to find work that will get her small family back to normal for the first time since Hurricane Maria flooded their home in Puerto Rico....
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Paul scores 25; Rockets top Thunder for 16th straight win

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 8:57pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Chris Paul scored 25 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-112 on Tuesday night for their 16th straight win....
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The Latest: George P. Bush

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 7:57pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on primary day in Texas (all times CST):...
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Trump administration suing California over sanctuary laws

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 7:57pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration on Tuesday sued to block California laws that extend protections to people living in the U.S. illegally, the most aggressive move yet in its push to force so-called sanctuary cities and states to cooperate with immigration authorities. California officials remained characteristically defiant, vowing to defend their landmark legislation....
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Trump administration suing California over sanctuary laws

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 6:57pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration on Tuesday sued to block California laws that extend protections to people living in the U.S. illegally, the most aggressive move yet in its push to force so-called sanctuary cities and states to cooperate with immigration authorities. California officials remained characteristically defiant, vowing to defend their landmark legislation....
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The Latest: Texas AG wins under indictment, but unopposed

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 6:57pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on primary day in Texas (all times CST):...
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The Latest: Justice Dept. suing Calif. over 'sanctuary' laws

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 6:57pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on the Justice Department and "sanctuary cities" (all times PST):...
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What's fresh at McDonald's? The beef in some burgers

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 2:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Quarter Pounder is getting a fresh makeover....
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