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Hundreds mourn New Mexico woman killed in Southwest flight

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An Albuquerque woman who died after an in-flight accident on a Southwest Airlines plane will be remembered at a memorial service. More>>

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New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

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A new memorial is opening to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings. More>>

Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from 'Austin Powers' films, has died

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Actor Verne Troyer from the "Austin Powers" films has died at age 49. More>>

The Latest: Sheriff: Suspect's firearms card was revoked

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Authorities say the suspect in a deadly shooting at a restaurant in Nashville was arrested last year by the U.S. Secret Service for being in a restricted area near the White House. More>>

Cosby defense team lobs attacks in court of public opinion

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Bill Cosby's lawyers and publicists are increasingly playing to the court of public opinion as his sexual assault retrial heads toward deliberations. More>>

Man who snatched AR-15 from gunman: 'It was life or death'

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The man who wrestled the gun away from the Nashville's Waffle House shooting suspect says he decided if he was to die, gunman would "have to work to kill me.". More>>

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

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The Denver Post's cry for help in the form of an editorial pleading for new ownership resonated nationally. More>>

Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 14 troops, policemen

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Afghan officials say Taliban attacks on soldiers and police in western Badghis province have killed 14 troops, policemen. More>>

Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election

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The first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his 2006 campaign slogan of "the poor come first.". More>>

SKorea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

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South Korea says it has halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of inter-Korean talks this week. More>>

Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian killing

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Malaysian police have released photo-fits of two foreign suspects who gunned down a Palestinian engineer and stepping up efforts to track them. More>>

Nicaragua's president cancels social security overhaul

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Journalist Angel Gahona is among more than people killed in unrest in Nicaragua over social security reforms planned by President Daniel Ortega's government. More>>

Why French globalist Macron is befriending nationalist Trump

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French President Emmanuel Macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the White House when he visits U.S. President Donald Trump this week: a tree sapling. More>>

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

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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 his confirmation. More>>

Cavaliers win 104-100 at Indiana to even series at 2

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LeBron James and Kyle Korver combined for all but two of Cleveland's final 13 points Sunday as the Cavaliers escaped with a 104-100 victory at Indiana to even the series at 2. More>>

Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

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Supreme Court justices' first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the administration's ban on travel from some countries with majority Muslim populations. More>>

Twain apologizes for saying she would have voted for Trump

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Shania Twain has apologized for saying if she were American she would have voted for Donald Trump for president, even though he's offensive. More>>

China auto show highlights industry's electric ambitions

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Global automakers are showcasing their efforts to create electric cars for China's fast-growing but crowded market at their industry's biggest show of the year. More>>

'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

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"A Quiet Place" and "Rampage" are fighting it out again for the top spot at the domestic box office this weekend and easily beating newcomers like Amy Schumer's "I Feel Pretty" and "Super Troopers 2.". More>>

Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

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US Treasury secretary expresses optimism over trade tensions. More>>

Natalie Portman addresses snub of 'Jewish Nobel,' backlash

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Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel. More>>

Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner

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Vive le France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron. More>>

Thousands sing 'Happy Birthday' to Queen Elizabeth II

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Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London. More>>

Library of Congress brings America to life in LA photo show

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If a picture tells a thousand words, the Library of Congress is bringing 440,000 of them to Los Angeles with a free-wheeling exhibition of 440 iconic photos that seeks to define America's zeitgeist in a way people have never seen before. More>>

Report: Autopsies show nothing suspicious in Avicii's death

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Sweden's public broadcaster says police in Oman have conducted two autopsies on the body of Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ Avicii, who died Friday at age 28. More>>

Ginobili, Aldridge help Spurs beat Warriors to avoid sweep

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Manu Ginobili scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter of what could have been his final home game with the Spurs, and San Antonio beat the Golden State Warriors 103-90. More>>

It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

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Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Veterans Affairs Department. More>>

Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

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President Donald Trump is wrongly claiming North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. More>>

Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief

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In spite of denials, EPA chief Scott Pruitt did meet in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where he was living. More>>

Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

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Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a voter registration center in the capital, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens. More>>

Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled over racist video

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Syracuse University has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that fraternity members say was intended as satire. More>>

Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

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Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat. More>>

4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

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Police in Tennessee say three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant early Sunday. More>>

Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

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A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 U.S. election campaign says that she has not been contacted by special counsel Robert Mueller and suspected that he was not interested in getting to the truth. More>>

Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

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President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships. More>>

Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile Video included

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A prominent biomedical ethics expert predicts that in 20 to 40 years, many parents will choose babies from dozens of embryos, after examining DNA information on each. More>>

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

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New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017. More>>

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

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The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states. More>>

Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

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Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions. More>>

Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

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Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system. More>>

The Latest: UN chief condemns attack on Afghan vote center

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An Afghan official says that at least five people were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the northern Baghlan province. More>>

Statue unveiled honoring firefighters killed in Arizona fire

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A statue has been unveiled honoring 19 members of a firefighting team known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in a 2013 Arizona wildfire. More>>

Latest: Vigil held for woman killed in Southwest flight

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Nearly a thousand people have gathered to remember the Albuquerque woman who died after an in-flight accident on a Southwest Airlines plane. More>>

Cosby defense team lobs attacks in court of public opinion

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Bill Cosby's lawyers and publicists are increasingly playing to the court of public opinion as his sexual assault retrial heads toward deliberations. More>>

At war with Alibaba: Top brands fight China e-commerce giant

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Executives tell AP their companies were punished by Alibaba after they refused to enter exclusive partnerships with the Chinese e-commerce giant, which denies wrongdoing. More>>

Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus

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Syrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier in the week. More>>

Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan

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She's not on ballot, but Hillary Clinton starring in GOP 2018 midterm strategy. More>>

Man fought gunman: He 'was going to have to work to kill me'

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The man who wrestled the gun away from the Nashville's Waffle House shooting suspect says he decided if he was to die, gunman would "have to work to kill me.". More>>

'Bow-Z' wows crowd at bulldog pageant for Drake Relays

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A two-year-old pup once destined to be euthanized was crowned the winner of Sunday's "Beautiful Bulldog Contest" at Drake University. More>>

Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

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A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape. More>>

Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse

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A homeless man has been charged with murder in the death of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse. More>>

World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

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The world's oldest person has died in southern Japan at the age of 117. More>>

The Latest: Nicaragua cancels social security overhaul

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Pope Francis has expressed deep worry over deadly violence in Nicaragua fueled by protests and he's pressing for a peaceful solution. More>>

Investigation says Prince was isolated, addicted and in pain

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Investigative files in Prince's death show that members of his inner circle were growing increasingly alarmed about an opioid addition as his health waned in the final days of his life, and that they sought help. More>>

Pulitzer honoree is latest to win after leaving journalism

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A Virginia photographer who won the Pulitzer Prize for a photo of a fatal car attack the day of a white nationalist rally is the latest in a series of newspaper employees who have won journalism's top honor but left the struggling industry. More>>

420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California

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Where are The Waldos? Not far from the San Francisco Bay Area high school where in 1971 the five buddies' search for a marijuana patch gave birth to the term 420, now the date for marijuana's high holiday and universal slang for smoking weed. More>>

Tourists at iconic French abbey evacuated after threat

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Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services. More>>

Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths

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Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border. More>>

Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

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As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady. More>>

DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

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The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers. More>>

The Latest: Iconic French abbey reopens after security alert

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France's Mont-Saint-Michel abbey has reopened after several hours of searching by police failed to locate a visitor who allegedly threatened French security services. More>>

Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies

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The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Muscat, Oman. More>>

New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

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A new memorial is opening to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings. More>>

The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library

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Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush. More>>

Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

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President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings. More>>

FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

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The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems. More>>

N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

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North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. More>>

After town says 'nyet' to Russia monument, others say 'da'

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A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia. More>>

Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

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Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses. More>>

Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site

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Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside. More>>

India approves death penalty for rape of young children

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India's government has moved to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women. More>>

Nicaragua's Ortega agrees to talk as deadly protests rage on

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Nicaragua's government says it is willing to negotiate over controversial social security reforms that have prompted protests and deadly clashes this week. More>>

Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of trade fights

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Trump administration defends tough trade stance at global finance meetings. More>>

Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in Malaysia

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Hamas militant group says a man gunned down in Malaysia was one of its members who had made "important contributions" in science. More>>

Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

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Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality. More>>

Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed

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President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president. More>>

Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

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Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points Friday night and led the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime deficit to defeat Cleveland 92-90 and take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. More>>

In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

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The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election. More>>

Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

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U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women. More>>

Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

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The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app. More>>

Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

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With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender. More>>

First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

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First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge. More>>

In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

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Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control. More>>

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with a felony related to his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign. More>>

Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

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President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn. More>>

Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

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The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City. More>>

The Latest: Palestinians will seek UN probe of Gaza violence

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The Latest: Gaza's Health Ministry says Palestinian youth protesting at Gaza-Israel border shot in the head. More>>

The Latest: Ally China welcomes N. Korea's nuke suspension

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President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing. More>>

Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 4 Palestinians

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Israeli military aircraft drop leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from Gaza border protest. More>>

Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior

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Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison. More>>

For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team

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With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender. More>>

Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

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The public spat between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Russia sanctions cast a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump. More>>

Hot potato: Dems shy from Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump

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California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea. More>>

About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing Video included

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As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady. More>>

Trump administration pushes back against trade criticism

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The head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade. More>>

The Latest: Cosby accuser's friend testifies for defense

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Jurors are seeing Bill Cosby's travel records as his lawyers make the case that he never visited his suburban Philadelphia mansion in the month he's accused of drugging and molesting a woman there. More>>

Chris Borland quit NFL, now helps those in retirement

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Chris Borland knows all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries. More>>

Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn't around for assault

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Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrambling to make sure jurors at his sexual assault retrial hear from accuser Andrea Constand's confidante before deliberations get underway next week. More>>

Raul Castro acts like he's retiring though future unclear

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Raul Castro, who stepped down from the presidency Thursday, remains the most powerful person in Cuba as head of the Communist Party. More>>

Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

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The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington. More>>

USA Gymnastics settles sex abuse lawsuit

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USA Gymnastics has reached a confidential settlement in a Georgia lawsuit that spurred a newspaper's investigation into the organization's child abuse reporting practices. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

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Americans are largely pessimistic about U.S. relations with Russia and China in the next year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un over nuclear weapons, nearly half also expect things to get worse with North Korea. More>>

Arizona is next stop for movement seeking better teacher pay

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Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding. More>>

Wenger stuns Arsenal team by quitting after almost 22 years

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will leave the English club at the end of the season after more than 21 years in charge. More>>

Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

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Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House. More>>

The Latest: Prince's sister troubled by death investigation

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One of Prince's sisters is expressing disappointment about the way her brother's death investigation was handled. More>>

Suspended fraternity: Offensive video was 'satirical sketch'

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A fraternity suspended at New York's Syracuse University over an offensive video says the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch.". More>>

Police remove students from occupied Paris university site

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French police have removed students from a Paris university building that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses. More>>

Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation. More>>

Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills Video included

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Barbara Bush came up with the idea of focusing on literacy as first lady during a jog in 1978, the year her husband considered his first run for president. More>>

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

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US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window. More>>

Woman who lost pink house, court case seeks box office win

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A Supreme Court case that involved a Connecticut woman and her little pink house is now a movie. More>>

2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

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Two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks where they were waiting for a business meeting say they wonder how an everyday encounter could escalate into a police confrontation that left them fearing for their lives. More>>

Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

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While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school. More>>

It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14

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A Michigan couple with 13 sons has welcomed a 14th into the family. More>>

Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

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In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany. More>>

Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

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The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when. More>>

Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

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Prompted by the first sitting senator with a newborn, the Senate has decided to allow the babies of its members into the chamber, but not before some coaxing. More>>

Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1B as early as Friday

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Reports: Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto lending and mortgage businesses. More>>

After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

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The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled. More>>

The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

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Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades. More>>

Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

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Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus. More>>

Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons. More>>

Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

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Queen Elizabeth II has opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies. More>>

Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

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Another woman wants to resign from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize, bringing the total number of board members who have quit to eight. More>>

Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

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People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. More>>

The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

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The Justice Department has sent Congress confidential memos written by former FBI Director James Comey. More>>

Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

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President Donald Trump is not planning to attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, choosing instead to send his wife, first lady Melania Trump. Trump frequently assailed members of the Bush family during his 2016 campaign. More>>

Files show rising alarm in Prince's circle as health failed

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A two-year probe into the overdose death of music superstar Prince is reaching a critical stage as a county prosecutor reveals whether criminal charges will be filed. More>>

Reds fire manager Bryan Price after 3-15 start

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The Reds have fired Bryan Price after a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season. More>>

In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

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The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized department officials. More>>

Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation. More>>

At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser

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Bill Cosby's lawyers have turned to their star witness in the comedian's sexual assault retrial. More>>

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

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A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states. More>>

The Latest: Doctor said Prince 'doesn't look really well'

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A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for Prince a week before the musician died has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil claim. More>>

Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

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Lance Armstrong has reached a$5 million settlement with the federal government in a civil whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the former cyclist. More>>

EPA watchdog opens latest investigation into Pruitt security

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The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency has launched yet another investigation of travel and security spending involving embattled administrator Scott Pruitt. More>>

Court sides with sanctuary cities in fight over grants

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A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled that President Donald Trump's administration cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that don't cooperate with its immigration enforcement. More>>

The Latest: Cosby expert doubts impact of small blue pills

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The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is rejecting the defense's fifth bid for a mistrial. More>>

Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

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President Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results. More>>

Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying Video included

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The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation. More>>

The Latest: Southwest sought more time to inspect engines

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A Texas firefighter on the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia says his wife gave him the OK to aid a woman who had been partially blown through a damaged window. More>>

The Latest: Police chief apologizes to men from Starbucks

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Philadelphia's police commissioner is apologizing to two black men who were arrested at a Starbucks in the city. More>>

Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

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A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland. More>>

Worker killed when Missouri public TV tower collapses

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Officials say a maintenance worker died when a Missouri television station tower collapsed and he became trapped under a tangle of metal and wires. More>>

Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

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Archaeologists on the German Baltic island of Ruegen have uncovered hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets that they say are linked to the era of the Danish King Harald Gormsson. More>>

'Fearless Girl' to leave Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

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New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue that has become a global symbol of female can-do business power will be moved from her spot facing the Wall Street 'Charging Bull' to a location facing the New York Stock Exchange. More>>

Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

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Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'. More>>

Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

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President Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS. More>>

With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify about sex-abuse cases

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How can you sleep at night? With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify to Congress about sex-abuse cases. More>>

Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin. More>>

Woman faces upgraded charges in Missouri officer's death

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A Missouri woman accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others is now charged with first-degree murder and, if convicted, could be sentenced to death or a life in prison. More>>

Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS Helena wreck

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Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition team backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its wreckage. More>>

Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

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Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections. More>>

'Pharma Bro' moves to New Jersey _ for federal prison stay

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The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey. More>>

GAO says EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy booth

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An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending rules when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt's office. More>>

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A U.S. ambassador says his country is maintaining a "maximum pressure campaign" to convince North Korea to denuclearize. More>>

California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

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Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere. More>>

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LeBron scores 46, Cavs hold off Pacers 100-97 to even series at 1-1. More>>

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Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job'

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Trump says a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent. More>>

Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

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A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump has settled her lawsuit with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship. More>>

Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

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Federal health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S. More>>

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

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Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

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A nanny who argued she was too mentally ill to be held responsible for stabbing two children to death at their New York home has been convicted of murder. More>>

Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

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New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common cancer types. More>>

Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

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The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis. More>>

A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

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The terrifying string of events on Flight 1380 brought out acts of bravery among passengers and crew and drew across-the-board praise for the pilot. More>>

Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out Video included

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting. More>>

Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

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Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory. More>>

Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections. More>>

UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

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International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities. More>>

Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

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Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere. More>>

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Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread. More>>

Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

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