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Investigator in Trump tax return case is taken into custody

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 9:56am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A Louisiana private investigator accused of trying to illegally obtain Donald Trump's tax returns before last year's U.S. presidential election has been arrested for violating conditions of his pretrial release, prosecutors said....
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Procter & Gamble takes calculated risk with 'The Talk' ad

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 9:56am
It's a simple message: Beware of racism in the United States....
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Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 9:56am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games after a yearlong NFL investigation of his domestic violence case in Ohio....
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NYC prepared for president's return to Trump Tower

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 8:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump is expected to come home to Trump Tower for a few days starting Sunday, the first time since his inauguration, and New York City police are planning a slight security clampdown in the area around the skyscraper for the duration of his visit....
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APNewsBreak: Beyond bluster, US, NKorea in regular contact

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 7:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Beyond the bluster, the Trump administration has been quietly engaged in back channel diplomacy with North Korea for several months, addressing Americans imprisoned in the communist country and deteriorating relations between the long-time foes, The Associated Press has learned....
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Paisley hopes to land punchlines with first comedy special

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 7:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Country singer Brad Paisley can carry a tune, but can he land a punchline?...
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Investigator in Trump tax return case is taken into custody

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 6:55am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A Louisiana private investigator accused of trying to illegally obtain Donald Trump's tax returns before last year's U.S. presidential election has been arrested again....
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WWII veteran, 93, brings back flag taken from enemy soldier

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 5:54am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Marvin Strombo was behind Japanese enemy lines on a Pacific island during World War II when he realized the other five men in his squadron had moved on without him....
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Scientists on research vessel spot rare whale in Bering Sea

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 5:54am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Federal researchers studying critically endangered North Pacific right whales sometimes go years without finding their subjects. Over the weekend they got lucky....
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Swing-district House GOP feel the heat on health care

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 4:53am
RED OAK, Iowa (AP) -- Republican Rep. David Young angered conservatives in Iowa when he initially opposed a House Republican health care bill then weeks later backed it. Independents were frustrated with the two-term congressman's embrace of a partisan approach to repealing and replacing Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act....
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Scientists on research vessel spot rare whale in Bering Sea

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 4:53am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Federal researchers studying critically endangered North Pacific right whales sometimes go years without finding their subjects. Over the weekend they got lucky....
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South Africa's storied ANC weakens as president stays on

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 2:44am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Minutes after South African President Jacob Zuma narrowly escaped a no-confidence vote this week, he was singing and dancing outside parliament with a throng of supporters from his African National Congress party....
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Poll: Most say time to end effort to repeal Obama health law

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 1:44am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Message to President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans: It's time to make the Obama health care law more effective. Stop trying to scuttle it....
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School choice program raises questions about accountability

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 1:44am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to nonprofits that rely primarily on businesses to fund them. But the programs are raising questions about transparency and accountability at a time when supporters are urging that they be expanded into a federal program....
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Palestinian leader curbs social media expression in decree

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:43am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has clamped down on social media and news websites - the main outlets for debate and dissent in the West Bank - with a vaguely worded decree that critics say allows his government to jail anyone on charges of harming "national unity" or the "social fabric."...
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Spieth has ground to make up in quest for Grand Slam

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:43am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Jordan Spieth only needs to win the PGA Championship to complete the career Grand Slam....
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Family bonds survive India-Pakistan split, but for how long?

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:41pm
NEW DELHI (AP) -- I was 9 the first time I traveled on an airplane, in 1986. We were headed to Pakistan, a country that was foreign yet held a part of us....
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Family bonds survive India-Pakistan split, but for how long?

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:41pm
NEW DELHI (AP) -- I was 9 the first time I traveled on an airplane, in 1986. We were headed to Pakistan, a country that was foreign yet held a part of us....
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Google CEO Pichai cancels 'town hall' on gender dispute

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:41pm
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- Google CEO Sundar Pichai has canceled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination on Thursday after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company's internal messaging service....
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Pyongyang challenge: Should US shoot Kim's missiles down?

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 9:39pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- With North Korea threatening to send a salvo of ballistic missiles close to a U.S. military hub in the Pacific, pressure could grow for Washington to put its multibillion-dollar missile defense system into use and shoot them out of the air before they can pose a real threat....
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