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EPA allows mine company to pursue permits near Alaska bay

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 4:26pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- In a sharp reversal, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has cleared a way for the company seeking to develop a massive copper and gold deposit near the headwaters of a world-class salmon fishery in southwest Alaska to pursue permits....
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Trump threatens to cancel briefings; Spicer back at podium

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 4:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump threatened to shut down daily press briefings Friday as he sought to defend his White House from criticism of its shifting explanations and misstatements about the firing of FBI Director James Comey....
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Ashley Graham is a woman with curves but don't say plus-size

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 3:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ashley Graham may have curves, but she hates the term plus-size....
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Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 3:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies....
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The Latest: FedEx confirms it hit by malware attack

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 2:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on reported a global cyberattack (all times local):...
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Sally Jacobsen, AP's first female international editor, dies

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 2:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sally Jacobsen, a widely experienced Associated Press correspondent who became the first woman to serve as the news service's international editor, overseeing with a cool, steady hand coverage of wars, terrorism and a daily stream of history-making events, has died at the age of 70....
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Global extortion cyberattack hits dozens of nations

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 1:25pm
LONDON (AP) -- A huge extortion cyberattack hit dozens of nations Friday, holding computer data for ransom at hospitals, telecommunications firms and other companies. The attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability purportedly identified for use by the U.S. National Security Agency and later leaked to the internet....
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The Latest: Russian Interior Ministry is hit by cyberattack

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 1:25pm
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on reported cyberattack on Britain's hospitals (all times local):...
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Sally Jacobsen, AP's first female international editor, dies

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 1:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sally Jacobsen, a widely experienced Associated Press correspondent who became the first woman to serve as the news service's international editor, overseeing with a cool, steady hand coverage of wars, terrorism and a daily stream of history-making events, has died at the age of 70....
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Michelle Obama criticizes Trump school lunch decision

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:24am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michelle Obama on Friday criticized a Trump administration decision to delay federal rules aimed at making school lunch healthier, saying kids will end up "eating crap" instead....
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Commencement speech by No. 2 Senate Republican canceled

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:24am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A commencement address by the No. 2 Senate Republican was canceled Friday after opposition from students at the historically black university where he was scheduled to speak....
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As Trump seeks billions for wall, US still paying for fence

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:23am
HOUSTON (AP) -- Before the wall, there was the fence. And the U.S. is still paying for it....
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Calf born at North Dakota ranch has 2 extra limbs

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:23am
BEULAH, N.D. (AP) -- A calf born seemingly healthy at a North Dakota ranch has an extra set of limbs hanging off its neck....
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Melissa McCarthy mocks Sean Spicer with motorized podium

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:23am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Melissa McCarthy has gone into the streets of Manhattan to lampoon White House press secretary Sean Spicer....
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Trump lawyers push back against Russia ties in letter

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 8:21am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Friday that a review of his last 10 years of tax returns do not reflect "any income of any type from Russian sources," with some exceptions. It's the latest attempt by the president to tamp down concerns about any Russian ties amid an ongoing investigation of his campaign's associates....
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AP-NORC poll: Most Americans unfamiliar with school choice

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 8:21am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even as fierce political battles rage in Washington over school choice, most Americans know little about charter schools or private school voucher programs. Still, more Americans feel positively than negatively about expanding those programs, according to a new poll released Friday....
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