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Scott Baio explains remarks on Erin Moran after backlash

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:33am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Scott Baio says he's "heartbroken" over Erin Moran's death and his suggestion that his former "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi" co-star might have died of drugs or alcohol was a response to media reports....
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Is attacking Trump the ticket? Democrats are trying it out

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 9:32am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- In New Jersey, a candidate running for governor compared the Trump camp to Nazis. In Virginia, a doctor running for governor fired up a gathering of Democrats by calling Trump a "narcissistic maniac," while his primary opponent called Trump's victory a "political and constitutional Sept. 11."...
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Simulating mom's womb in research to help earliest preemies

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 9:32am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies - and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work....
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Trump touts executive orders he once lambasted

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 8:27am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will mark the end of his first 100 days in office with a flurry of executive orders, looking to fulfill campaign promises and rack up victories ahead of that milestone by turning to a presidential tool he once derided. But Trump's frequent use of the executive order points to his struggles getting legislation through a Congress controlled by his own party and few of the orders themselves appear to deliver the sweeping changes the preside...
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World's last male rhino getting help from Tinder dating app

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 8:27am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive....
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NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 8:27am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base....
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NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 7:26am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, announced Tuesday that he will retire at the end of the season....
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Tough court on immigration serves as model for Trump plans

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 6:26am
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) -- One by one, the Mexican men stood in the jury box, shackles rattling as they fidgeted slightly and pleaded guilty to crossing the U.S. border illegally....
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Police: Wife's Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 6:26am
ELLINGTON, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015....
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Pope tells Egypt ahead of visit he comes as peace messenger

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:24am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has told the Egyptian people he is coming to Cairo this week as a friend and a "messenger of peace."...
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Seoul: North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:24am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- South Korea's military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military....
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Overcoming Opioids: Special schools help teens stay clean

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:24am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- When Logan Snyder got hooked on pills after a prescription to treat pain from a kidney stone, she joined the millions already swept up in the nation's grim wave of addiction to opioid painkillers....
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Voices from around the world consider Trump's first 100 days

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:22am
It was the most stunning political victory of the 21st century, one that brought shocked concern in many parts of the world and cheers in others. One uncontroversial certainty was that it would cause reverberations around the globe....
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Ivanka Trump in Berlin to talk women's economic empowerment

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:22am
BERLIN (AP) -- Ivanka Trump is joining Chancellor Angela Merkel and others in Berlin on Tuesday for talks on encouraging women's economic empowerment on her first international outing as a White House adviser....
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A budget deficit challenge for Trump's tax plan

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 1:20am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump plans to stick with his campaign pledge to slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, but the dramatic cut raises a problematic question for the White House: How can the president deliver the "massive" tax cut he promised without also blowing a massive hole in the budget?...
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Tough court on immigration serves as model for Trump plans

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 1:20am
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) -- One by one, the Mexican men stood in the jury box, shackles rattling as they fidgeted slightly and pleaded guilty to crossing the U.S. border illegally....
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Smugglers become a lifeline for the starving in South Sudan

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 1:20am
WANYJOK, South Sudan (AP) -- Sadiq Mohammed climbs into the cab of a truck that looks more like a nightclub than a smuggler's perch. Red and yellow tassels dangle from the ceiling, while tapestry drapes much of the windshield. He switches on the electric fan above his head and nestles into the front seat, which he's fitted with a more comfortable lawn chair....
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Trailblazing Colorado abortion law marks 50th anniversary

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 1:20am
DENVER (AP) -- Tuesday marks 50 years since a groundbreaking Colorado law significantly loosened tight restrictions on legal abortions....
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Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening series

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:19am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Warriors can breathe for a bit after a first-round series filled with drama....
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