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Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 2:55pm
Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town....
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For school shooting suspect, main question is life or death

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 1:54pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison....
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NBC searches for Olympic clips to go viral

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 1:54pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- In a room lined with computer terminals buzzing all night during the Olympics, an intern raises a hand. He's spotted an amusing piece of film footage of a dropped walkie-talkie skittering down a mountain closed to competition because of bad weather, eluding the grasp of a couple of skiers trying to stop it....
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The Latest: 'Three Billboards' named best picture in Britain

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 1:54pm
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local):...
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Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 1:54pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office....
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Kentucky 2030? Could Korea export its rural Olympic gamble?

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 12:53pm
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- A coal mine stands on the mountain exactly as it was the day it was abandoned, now a rusting relic of blue-collar glory lost to a globalized world....
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Democrats, Rubio want 'red flags' to enable gun seizures

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 11:51am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment....
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Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 11:51am
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office....
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Florida suspect's red flags weren't enough to stop gun buy

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 9:47am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment....
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Life or death main decision for school shooting suspect

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 8:47am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison....
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Sen. Duckworth still breaking barriers, and she likes it

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 7:45am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Breaking down barriers is nothing new for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and that's the way she likes it....
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Russia: 4 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 7:45am
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing four people and wounding four others. Police then killed the assailant....
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American men in danger of being shut out of Alpine medals

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 6:44am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- For about 20 minutes during the Olympic giant slalom, Ryan Cochran-Siegle was in the leader's box, soaking up the spotlight. By the end of the race Sunday, he had slipped into a tie for 11th....
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American men in danger of being shut out of Alpine medals

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 5:43am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- For about 20 minutes during the Olympic giant slalom, Ryan Cochran-Siegle was in the leader's box, soaking up the spotlight. By the end of the race Sunday, he had slipped into a tie for 11th....
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Israeli PM Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 5:43am
MUNICH (AP) -- The international nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the region, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, warning that Iran should "not test Israel's resolve."...
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Duckworth using pregnancy to educate male-dominated Senate

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 5:43am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Breaking down barriers is nothing new for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and that's the way she likes it....
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Kentucky 2030? Could Korea export its rural Olympic gamble?

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 2:40am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- A coal mine stands on the mountain exactly as it was the day it was abandoned, now a rusting relic of blue-collar glory lost to a globalized world....
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Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 1:34am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported....
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Kenworthy gets a kiss on TV; day made despite finishing last

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 12:32am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- Forget about the bobbled runs, the broken thumb, the searing pain in his hip and, yes, even the unforgiving scoreboard that showed Gus Kenworthy finishing in last place at the Olympics....
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