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 2018-04-23 10:11 

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DNC's Tom Perez struggles to explain silly suit...

Tom Perez of Democratic National Committee chairman fame took to national television to defend the suit he's kicked off against President Donald Trump and Russia and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange — and fell short. So short, in fact, members o...

 2018-04-23 10:00 

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UN official praises 'welcome developments' from North Korea...

GENEVA (AP) - The U.N.'s high representative for disarmament affairs is praising North Korea's decision to suspend its nuclear and ballistic missile tests and dismantle its nuclear sites as "welcome developments." Undersecretary-General Iz...

 2018-04-23 09:59 

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Indiana governor planning trips to Israel, Europe in May...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana's governor is planning economic development trip to Israel and Europe that will include taking the first nonstop commercial flight from Paris to Indianapolis in May. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. says Gov. Eric Hol...

 2018-04-23 09:52 

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Man accused of stabbing Mississippi woman to death...

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - A man has been charged with capital murder for the stabbing death of a 63-year-old woman in Mississippi. Fifty-three-year-old Andrew Presley could face life in prison or the death penalty if convicted. The Hattiesburg American re...

 2018-04-23 09:42 

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Detroit's Motown Museum stages event celebrating founder...

DETROIT (AP) - The Motown Museum is celebrating its founder with music, food and half-off admission. Founder's Day is set for Wednesday at the Detroit museum , located in the former home of the label's offices and studio. It coincides with the bir...

 2018-04-23 09:41 

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NAACP to honor students for anti-gun violence activism...

DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit NAACP branch will recognize students from about a half-dozen Detroit-area high schools for their activism, including participation in protests to end gun violence. The civil rights organization will present the honor during the ...

 2018-04-23 09:17 

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Key events in the life of William, Kate and their family...

LONDON (AP) - The Duchess of Cambridge is at London's St. Mary's Hospital, in labor with a third child for her and Prince William. Some highlights of the lives of the couple and their children: -September 2001: Prince William and Kate Middleton me...

 2018-04-23 09:15 

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Bloomberg gives $4.5M to UN climate body, softening US cuts...

BERLIN (AP) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating $4.5 million to the United Nations body that oversees climate change negotiations. Bloomberg, who has long championed the fight against global warming, will make up the shortfall in th...

 2018-04-23 09:06 

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US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fight...

AGADEZ, Niger (AP) - On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region. Three hangars and the...

 2018-04-23 08:11 

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Man arrested over Mont-Saint-Michel incident...

PARIS (AP) - France's national police say a 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of threatening to attack security services at one of the country's most-visited tourist sites. Police said the unnamed man was arrested Sunday night in the ...

 2018-04-23 08:05 

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Fast moving brush fire could prompt evacuations in Keys...

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Residents in the Florida Keys may have to evacuate after a brush fire engulfed two homes. A spokesman for the Monroe County Sheriff's Office says the fire broke out on Big Pine Key on Sunday and traveled several miles west ac...

 2018-04-23 08:02 

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Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The sprawling network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with President Donald Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress. Tax cuts are now signed into law. A conservative judge is seated o...

 2018-04-23 08:01 

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Veterans housing project underway in East Chicago...

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) - Vietnam war veteran Jim Chancellor and North Township Trustee Frank J. Mrvan are trying to tackle homelessness in Northwest Indiana - one veteran at a time. "Any hurdle they throw up, we can take down," said Chancellor, o...

 2018-04-23 07:49 

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Unprovoked Florida man punches girl, knocks her unconscious...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man walked into a Florida gas station and punched a 13-year-old stranger unconscious. Hillsborough County Sheriff's officials say the girl was inside a convenience store Saturday afternoon while her parent...

 2018-04-23 07:36 

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Britain's Duchess of Cambridge in labor with 3rd child...

LONDON (AP) - The Duchess of Cambridge entered a London hospital Monday in labor with what will be the third child for her and husband Prince William, Britain's Kensington Palace said. The 36-year-old duchess traveled by car to the private Lindo Wing ...

 2018-04-23 07:31 

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Closing arguments set in Wilmington Trust fraud trial...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Closing arguments are set in the federal trial of four former Wilmington Trust Corporation executives charged with bank fraud and conspiracy. Attorneys were to present final remarks to jurors Monday in a trial that began six weeks ...

 2018-04-23 07:29 

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Poster series created to highlight 16 Kentucky State Parks...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky State Parks Foundation has announced a poster series that will highlight 16 state parks. A foundation statement says artists have been commissioned to create the posters for an initiative called Kentucky Parks and Crafts...

 2018-04-23 07:28 

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Mummy won't be on display when new Tennessee museum opens...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The 3,500-year-old Egyptian mummy that has been on display in Tennessee for more than 150 years needs conservation work and won't be on display when the new Tennessee State Museum opens in the fall. The Tennessean reports the m...

 2018-04-23 07:25 

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Tennessee annual crime report released showing increase...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released its annual crime report, which shows an increase overall in reported instances of crime. Findings in the 2017 report show reported instances of murder increased 6.7 percent from 20...

 2018-04-23 07:23 

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Cooking Channel show visits Hillbilly Days in Kentucky...

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's Hillbilly Days festival is over for another year, but television viewers will have a chance to see the event this fall. WYMT-TV reports the Cooking Channel will air an episode of "Carnival Eats" that was filmed...

 2018-04-23 07:22 

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GOP Senate candidates in West Virginia to debate in Wheeling...

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - Republican candidates in next month's U.S. Senate primary in West Virginia are set to gather for a debate. The scheduled debate Monday night at Wheeling Jesuit University is being hosted by The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Re...

 2018-04-23 07:20 

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West Virginia taking entries for quilt show through Friday...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - People who want to enter the 2018 West Virginia Quilts and Wall Hangings Juried Exhibition have a few more days to do so. The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is taking entries until 4 p.m. Friday. The exhibition open...

 2018-04-23 07:19 

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Hearing on inmate suicide in prison mental health trial...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal judge will hear testimonies Monday about a prison inmate death being investigated as a suicide in an ongoing trial over mental health care in Alabama's prisons. According to court documents, an inmate in segregation a...

 2018-04-23 07:19 

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Woman intentionally hit pedestrian on I-95 in Florida...

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a woman they say purposely hit a pedestrian with her car in a Florida road rage incident. Thirty-year-old LiShell Jacobs was arrested Friday and charged with driving with a suspended license causing ser...

 2018-04-23 07:17 

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Gov. Scott to make 5th trip to Puerto Rico since Maria...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott is making his fifth trip to Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Scott will leave Monday on a trip his office said will be to give assistance and guidance to emergency man...

 2018-04-23 07:16 

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Northam nominates areas for new tax breaks...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has asked the federal government to make more than 200 low-income areas eligible for new tax breaks. Northam said last week that he'd nominated 212 so-called "opportunity zones" to the U.S. Depa...

 2018-04-23 07:14 

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Committee formed to decide Charlottesville grant spending...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A panel of Charlottesville community members has been chosen to make recommendations about how to spend money raised in the aftermath of a white nationalist rally. WCAV-TV reports the nine-person committee that will review gran...

 2018-04-23 07:11 

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Hundreds attend memorial service for CDC worker found dead...

ATLANTA (AP) - Over 500 people attended the memorial service of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in an Atlanta river after he mysteriously disappeared. News outlets report the service for 35-year-old Timothy Cunni...

 2018-04-23 07:11 

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Cooper, Cabinet head to North Carolina mountains for events...

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Roy Cooper and his administration's top lieutenants are taking a road trip out west - western North Carolina to be specific. Cooper and most of his Cabinet members are holding a string of events Monday in the mountains to h...

 2018-04-23 06:43 

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Weekend Sports in Brief...

LARRY NASSAR ABUSE NEW YORK (AP) - Former USA Gymnastics national team coordinator Martha Karolyi says she feels for the sexual abuse victims of a former national team doctor serving decades in prison but added she doesn't feel she should be held resp...

 2018-04-23 06:34 

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Police: Man shot 5, including officer, during 'crime spree'...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans police chief says a man shot and injured five people, including an officer. Police Superintendent Michael Harrison tells news outlets 25-year-old Charles Williams' "crime spree" Sunday stemmed from a domestic...

 2018-04-23 06:29 

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Draft Diary: A'ja Wilson talks going to Las Vegas...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - What a great introduction to Las Vegas! It was a long flight from South Carolina, but the weather couldn't have been better and I really enjoyed every minute of it. Driving from the airport to the strip, I was flattered to see on...

 2018-04-23 06:21 

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Battle ready: Big leaguers logging long hours on Fortnite...

Forget Fenway Park - David Price and the Boston Red Sox are feeling every bit at home at the Flush Factory. And in Houston, George Springer and the Astros are just as likely to be talking Boogie Bombs as balls and strikes. Why is Xander Bogaerts making an...

 2018-04-23 06:09 

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New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow segregation in the South. He had more money than a lot of whites, which his descendants believe was all it to...

 2018-04-23 06:07 

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Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Korean Air Lines said Monday that two daughters of its chairman will resign from their executive positions amid mounting public criticism over the women's behavior and the family's smuggling allegations. An official at th...

 2018-04-23 06:00 

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Crosby, Penguins keep 3rd straight championship in sight...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Sidney Crosby tormented the Flyers just as he has from the start of his NHL career. Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin were clutch when needed in pivotal games. And Matt Murray? Oh, just two shutouts and the type of outings that show more z...

 2018-04-23 05:53 

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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea...

BEIJING (AP) - A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and ga...

 2018-04-23 05:33 

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In Denver, trying to put a price on the value of a newspaper...

DENVER (AP) - Across the street from the Colorado Capitol rises an 11-story building emblazoned with The Denver Post's logo. No reporters work out of the building any more, only executives of Digital First Media, whose cuts at the Post triggered an un...

 2018-04-23 05:27 

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Deputies: 3 men found in stolen SUV arrested in Louisiana...

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Deputies say three men found inside a stolen SUV in a New Orleans suburb have been arrested. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Jason Rivarde tells The Times-Picayune 19-year-old Payton Jacobs, 20-year-old Gerald Jeff...

 2018-04-23 05:13 

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Prescott looking for carrier with larger aircraft at airport...

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - City officials say they're putting the brakes on efforts toward interim commercial service at the Prescott Municipal Airport. They're hoping the end result will be service by a carrier that offers larger aircraft, possibly i...

 2018-04-23 05:12 

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High pollution advisory has been issued for Maricopa County...

PHOENIX (AP) - A high pollution advisory has been issued for Maricopa County. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials say ozone levels are expected to exceed the federal health standard on Monday. They say that can irritate some resident'...

 2018-04-23 05:12 

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Waffle House suspect still being sought; residents on alert...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to watch out for a suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people. More than 80 Nashville police officers continued to search for Travis Reinking early...

 2018-04-23 05:10 

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Hawaii lawmakers allocate funds for rat lungworm research...

HILO, Hawaii (AP) - The state Legislature has announced that a $300,000 allocation will be made in the state budget to fund rat lungworm disease research at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports that lawmakers on Friday annou...

 2018-04-23 05:09 

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Proposed study of air tour noise fails, but resolutions pass...

HILO, Hawaii (AP) - A bill that would have required the state Department of Health to conduct a study on the impact of aviation noise on Hawaii residents passed the Senate, but didn't get a reading in the House Finance Committee. West Hawaii Today rep...

 2018-04-23 05:06 

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Safe full of cash stolen from Chugiak bar and grill...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Employees at a bar and grill in Chugiak say someone broke in over the weekend and stole the business' safe full of cash. KTVA-TV reports that Birchwood Saloon filed a police report on Sunday, saying someone broke in that morni...

 2018-04-23 05:04 

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Police arrest suspect in fatal Fairbanks motel shooting...

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Police have arrested a man in connection to a fatal shooting at a Fairbanks motel. Police said 21-year-old Leron Roland was arrested on a first-degree murder charge for the Friday morning shooting at Alaska Motor Inn. Roland was a...

 2018-04-23 05:04 

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Domestic Violence Court in South Texas helps offenders...

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - After a physical altercation with her ex-wife, a 29-year-old single mom found herself with two options: she could face up to a year in county jail or apply to take part in Domestic Violence Court. The Monitor reports Mary, who at th...

 2018-04-23 05:01 

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Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel...

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all Democrats...

 2018-04-23 05:01 

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Weary, but not without hope...

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - In cities and towns across the nation, homelessness is on the rise. In Rapid City, government officials and nonprofits are trying to mitigate this trend with the county's soon-to-open Restoration Center and Rapid City Collectiv...

 2018-04-23 05:01 

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UMN professor tries to clean PFCs from east metro water...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Matt Simcik has invented a sponge that might be able to clean up one of Minnesota's worst water-pollution problems, the PFCs in Washington County groundwater. His technique involves putting absorbent material underground. "T...

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