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Texas may offer hints on 'Trump effect' in 2018 midterms

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 2:56pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas Democrats turned out in force ahead of the first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday in what could be an early hint of a midterm election backlash against President Donald Trump, though their party remains a longshot to dent Republican political dominance of the state....
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US greets talk of NK nuke concessions with hope, skepticism

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 2:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump greeted North Korea's reported willingness to negotiate away its atomic weapons with both hope and skepticism Tuesday, insisting a potential diplomatic breakthrough be tested against the North's long history of deception and threats to target U.S. cities with nuclear missiles....
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A little tight? Nebraska could end horse massage licensing

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 2:56pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- There are plenty of options for people looking for a massage in Nebraska, but if you're a horse, you're out of luck....
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Nashville mayor resigns after affair, pleads guilty to theft

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 2:56pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Mayor Megan Barry, a one-time rising star in the Democratic Party with big plans to remake Nashville, resigned Tuesday after pleading guilty to cheating the city out of thousands of dollars as she carried on an affair with her bodyguard....
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As Trump weighs tariff, US steelmakers enjoy rising profits

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 1:54pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration has chosen an odd time to offer special protection to the U.S. steel industry....
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Not so big chill: Arctic finishes warmest winter on record

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 1:54pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Winter at the top of the world wimped out this year....
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Tillerson heads to Africa with explaining to do for Trump

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 12:54pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As far as Africa's concerned, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Trump administration have some explaining to do....
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Watchdog: Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 10:53am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal watchdog says White House counselor Kellyanne Conway violated the federal law prohibiting government officials from using their positions to influence political campaigns....
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What's fresh at McDonald's? The beef in some burgers

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 10:53am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Quarter Pounder is getting a fresh makeover....
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Nashville mayor resigns after affair, pleads guilty to theft

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 8:53am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigned Tuesday and pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge, a month after the rising Democratic star admitted to an affair with her bodyguard....
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Rush on to restore power as another winter storm looms

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 8:53am
BOSTON (AP) -- Utilities across the Northeast raced Tuesday to restore power to tens of thousands of customers still without electricity after last week's storm as another threatens the hard-hit area with heavy, snow, high winds and more outages....
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Trump, Canada's Trudeau talk trade and NAFTA in phone call

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 7:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a remarkably public confrontation, House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican allies of President Donald Trump are pleading with him to back away from his threatened international tariffs, which they fear could spark a dangerous trade war. Trump retorted: "We're not backing down."...
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Trump cites 'possible progress' in talks with NKorea

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 6:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is citing "possible progress" in talks with North Korea, but says it may also be "false hope."...
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Russian cargo plane crashes in Syria, 32 dead

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 6:50am
MOSCOW (AP) -- A military cargo plane crashed as it was descending to land at a Russian air base in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 32 people onboard, the Russian Defense Ministry said....
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Things to know about Tuesday's Texas primaries

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 6:50am
Texas kicks off primary season ahead of the 2018 midterm election, with implications for Democrats and Republicans alike in an election year that could alter the direction of Congress and statehouses around the country for the final two years of President Donald Trump's term....
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Seoul: Koreas agree to hold summit talks at border in April

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 5:50am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to meet with South Korea's president next month and impose a moratorium on nuclear and missile tests if his country holds talks with the United States, a senior South Korean official said Tuesday after returning from the North....
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Seoul: Koreas agree to hold summit talks at border in April

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 4:48am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to hold a landmark summit meeting with South Korea's president next month and impose a moratorium on nuclear and missile tests if his country holds talks with the United States, a senior South Korean official said Tuesday....
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Analysis: Summit would be rite of passage for Kim Jong Un

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 4:48am
TOKYO (AP) -- More than six years after assuming power, North Korea's Kim Jong Un has yet to complete one of the defining rituals of a world leader - hosting another head of state, or being welcomed by one on an official visit abroad....
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In reversal, former Trump aide says he'll probably cooperate

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 4:48am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former Trump campaign aide spent much of the day promising to defy a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller, even throwing down the challenge to "arrest me," then backed off his defiance by saying he would probably cooperate in the end....
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What's fresh at McDonald's? The beef in some burgers

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 2:46am
NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's is offering fresh beef rather than frozen patties in some burgers at thousands of restaurants, a switch it first announced about a year ago as it works to appeal to customers who want fresher foods....
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