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GOP divided over new course after House health care debacle

AP Top Headlines - 15 min 33 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Still reeling from last week's House health care debacle, Republicans are pivoting to tax cuts and other issues but remain riven into factions and all over the map about how and when to return to their marquee pledge to eviscerate former President Barack Obama's 2010 overhaul....
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Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:42pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom. It is one of four he received before he ran for office, and suggests that the former casino executive may have had wider hopes for businesses across the Middle East than was previously known....
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Some state lawmakers seek to protect birth-control access

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:42pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) -- Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are jeopardized in the future....
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NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now?

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:42pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders....
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Veteran homelessness: Trump's budget could hurt efforts

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:42pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The push to end homelessness among veterans would suffer without the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, which is up for elimination under President Donald Trump's proposed budget, nonprofits and local officials say....
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Screams alert residents to fire that killed 3 in Oakland

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:42pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Awakened by screams of "fire," Michael Jones bolted out of bed in the pre-dawn darkness Monday at the dilapidated Oakland apartment building he calls home, instinctively pounded on the doors of his elderly neighbors and ushered them to safety - walkers and all....
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Powerful cyclone slams into Australia's tropical northeast

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:42pm
TOWNSVILLE, Australia (AP) -- A powerful cyclone slammed into Australia's tropical northeast coast on Tuesday, tearing down fences, snapping trees and knocking out power to tens of thousands of houses, officials said....
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South Korea holds memorial for 9 missing ferry victims

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:42pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea on Tuesday held a memorial ceremony for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised last week....
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Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 8:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels....
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Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 5:32pm
BANGKOK (AP) -- The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a drip, drip, drip trail of brake fluid up a street, down an alley, and into the gated estate of one of Thailand's richest families....
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Rights group: Coalition isn't protecting Mosul civilians

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 5:32pm
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths as it battles the Islamic State militant group alongside Iraqi ground forces, Amnesty International said Tuesday....
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AP Exclusive: Colombia 'panic buttons' expose activists

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 4:30pm
It is supposed to help protect human-rights activists, labor organizers and journalists working in risky environments, but a GPS-enabled "panic button" that Colombia's government has issued to about 400 people could be exposing them to more peril....
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White House looks to bounce back after health care loss

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 3:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Regrouping after a rocky few weeks, the White House declared Monday that President Donald Trump doesn't consider the health care battle to be over, suggesting he may turn to Democrats to help him overhaul the system after his own party rejected his proposal....
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'Fearless Girl' statue opposite bull stays through February

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 2:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The globally popular statue of a young girl will keep staring down Wall Street's famed "Charging Bull" through February 2018 instead of being removed this coming Sunday, the mayor said....
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AP EXPLAINS: What is the Senate's 'nuclear option'?

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 1:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- To blow up the rules or not?...
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For some, Passover Seder will address global refugee crisis

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:26pm
Abdul Jalal Hashimi grew up in Kabul and fled with his family to the United States after working more than six years against the Taliban alongside American military forces....
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AP PHOTOS: Echoes of the past remain despite Belfast changes

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:26pm
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) -- The upbeat Belfast of today looks and feels nothing like the high-security city that once captured world headlines for all the wrong reasons....
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House intel chairman met source on White House grounds

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:26am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance, the congressman's spokesman said Monday....
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Stocks pare their losses as health care companies climb

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:26am
NEW YORK (AP) -- After falling sharply in the morning, U.S. stock indexes clawed back and were down only modestly in afternoon trading. A run higher for hospital stocks helped to stem losses for banks and other financial stocks. The dollar also pared its losses against other currencies....
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On Muslims' agenda: Fight anti-Sharia proposals in US states

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:26am
Muslims complain they are frivolous bills meant to spread fears and sow suspicion of their religion in a nation divided....
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