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New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:55am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year, showing their biggest drop in 25 years and continuing a decline amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of the dangers of addiction, new data show....
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'Fearless Girl' to leave Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The "Fearless Girl" statue near Wall Street that has become a global symbol of female can-do business spirit will be moved from her spot facing the "Charging Bull" to a location by the New York Stock Exchange....
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'Pharma Bro' moves to New Jersey _ for federal prison stay

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 7:55am
FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) -- The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug was moved Tuesday to a low-security federal prison in New Jersey....
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New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 7:55am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their biggest drop in 25 years....
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Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 7:55am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Sirens wailed, church bells tolled and yellow paper daffodils of remembrance dotted the crowd as Polish and Jewish leaders extolled the heroism and determination of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising fighters on the 75th anniversary of their ill-fated rebellion....
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Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 6:50am
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS....
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10 Things to Know for Today

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 6:50am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 6:50am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump won the White House. He's met with the billionaire businessman more than any other world leader, and he is Trump's second-most frequent caller....
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Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 3:10am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump won the White House. He's met with the billionaire businessman more than any other world leader, and he's Trump's second-most frequent caller....
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Democrats see Wisconsin as proving ground for party revival

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:54pm
PARDEEVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- Margo Miller thanked her hosts, covered herself in a blue poncho and headed back into the driving sleet Saturday morning, with more doors to knock in this rural subdivision but with another new volunteer's name on her clipboard....
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Some male sexual assault victims feel left behind by #MeToo

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:48pm
For some male victims of sexual assault and abuse, #MeToo can feel more like #WhatAboutMe?...
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North Korea has a new budget and it's full of fiscal hijinks

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:48pm
TOKYO (AP) -- Imagine a national budget that reflects steady growth, gives a healthy boost to science and technology while reserving big slices of the overall pie to defense and social spending. It's generous with infrastructure improvements, and is certain of unquestioning, unanimous approval in parliament....
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King's lair: LeBron scores 46, Cav even series with Pacers

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:48pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The situation was dire, requiring playoff dominance. LeBron James delivered....
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LeBron scores 46, Cavaliers hold off Pacers to even series

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 8:13pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The situation was dire, requiring dominance. LeBron James delivered....
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The Latest: FAA to order fan blade inspections

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 6:10pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on the plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local):...
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Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 6:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A once-trusted nanny who butchered two children in her care while their parents were away was convicted of murder by a jury that didn't believe her claims she was too insane at the time of the crime to be held responsible....
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Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:00pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- It was a surreal scene that is part of daily life for many black Americans and minorities, an everyday moment gone wrong, ending in complete humiliation....
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Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:00pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A former Playboy model who said she had a 10-month affair with President Donald Trump settled her lawsuit Wednesday with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship publicly....
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A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:00pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- There was a loud boom, and the plane started shaking violently. Air whooshed through the cabin, and snow-like debris floated down the aisle as oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling. Some passengers wondered if they would ever hug their children again. At least one bought in-flight Wi-Fi as the jet descended so he could say goodbye to his loved ones....
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The Latest: SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:00pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on the launch of the planet-hunter satellite Tess (all times local):...
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