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Migrant caravan raising concerns in US takes break in Mexico

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 11:24pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A big caravan of Central American migrants that has stirred up concerns in the U.S., including drawing tweets from President Donald Trump, has halted its march for a rest at a sports field in southern Mexico....
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Egypt's election produces surprise runner-up: Invalid votes

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 11:24pm
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's victory in last week's election was never in doubt, but the vote produced a surprise runner-up - an unusually large number of invalid ballots, suggesting a possible protest vote against el-Sissi or the election itself....
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Dashboard video shows Sacramento sheriff's car hit protester

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 11:24pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Video shown Monday that was taken by a dashboard camera inside a sheriff's vehicle shows it hitting a protester and driving away - the latest flashpoint following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Sacramento....
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Dashboard video shows Sacramento sheriff's car hit protester

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 7:35pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Video shown Monday that was taken by a dashboard camera inside a sheriff's vehicle shows it hitting a protester and driving away - the latest flashpoint following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Sacramento....
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NCAA Latest: Final two tipped off in Alamodome for title

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 6:25pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The Latest on the championship game of the NCAA Tournament (all times local):...
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Migrant caravan s

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 6:25pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- President Donald Trump is warning about "caravans" of migrants heading to the U.S., though the caravan of Central American migrants supposedly moving across Mexico toward the border was strikingly immobile Monday....
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Kentucky, Oklahoma teachers rally as rebellion grows

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 5:10pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The state Capitol in Kentucky filled with teachers protesting pension changes and demanding generous school funding Monday, and thousands of Oklahoma educators walked out of classrooms in the latest evidence of teacher rebellion in some Republican-led states....
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Police looking at 'red flags' before California cliff crash

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 5:10pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- Investigators said Monday they were examining "red flags" in a Washington state family's past in hopes of explaining why their SUV went off a 100-foot cliff in what might have been an intentional plunge....
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US opens door to possible Trump-Putin White House meeting

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 3:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration opened the door to a potential White House meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, raising the possibility of an Oval Office welcome for Putin for the first time in more than a decade even as relations between the two powers have deteriorated....
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US Rep. Esty won't seek re-election amid harassment queries

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 3:55pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty announced on Monday she will not seek re-election this year amid calls for her resignation over her handling of the firing of a former chief of staff accused of harassment, threats and violence against female staffers in her congressional office....
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Closing act: An uncertain future looms for college hoops

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 3:55pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- For the past three weeks, it's been all about buzzer-beaters, bracket-busters and basketball - a much-needed reminder about just how beautiful this game can be....
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US Rep. Esty won't seek re-election amid harassment queries

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 2:55pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty announced Monday she will not seek re-election this year amid calls for her resignation over her handling of the firing of a former chief of staff accused of harassment, threats and violence against female staffers in her congressional office....
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Israel in deal to resettle Africa migrants, then backtracks

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 2:55pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel announced a deal with the U.N. on Monday to resettle African migrants in Western nations, but hours later put the agreement on hold....
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An atypical terror case comes to close with 20-year sentence

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 2:55pm
BALTIMORE (AP) -- It was July 2015 when the FBI, scrambling to contain a surge in Islamic State group propaganda, first visited an Egyptian-American newspaper deliveryman in Maryland....
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US vs. China: a 'slap-fight,' not a trade war. So far

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 1:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- First, the United States imposed a tax on Chinese steel and aluminum. Then, China counterpunched Monday with tariffs on a host of U.S. products, including apples, pork and ginseng....
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Kentucky, Oklahoma teachers rally as rebellion grows

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:40pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The state Capitol in Kentucky filled with teachers protesting pension changes and demanding generous school funding Monday, and thousands of Oklahoma educators walked out of classrooms in the latest evidence of teacher rebellion in some Republican-led states over education cuts....
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: A life of struggle

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:40pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Even the name given to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at birth - Nomzamo, "one who undergoes trials" - foretold a life of struggle....
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An atypical terror case comes to close with 20-year sentence

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:40pm
BALTIMORE (AP) -- It was July 2015 when the FBI, scrambling to contain a surge in Islamic State propaganda, first visited an Egyptian-American newspaper deliveryman in Maryland....
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'Miraculous': Teen survives 12 hours in Los Angeles sewage

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:40pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued Monday after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away and spending more than 12 hours in the toxic environment of the city's mazelike underground pipeline system....
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Syria's tiny Assyrian community celebrates its survival

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:40pm
TEL ARBOUSH, Syria (AP) -- The young men and women in traditional costumes of red, blue and white, the colors of the Assyrian flag, jumped into the middle of the park. With feathers or gold tiaras on their heads, they danced, kicking up their feet to a traditional song as the New Year's party reached its peak....
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