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Obama urges Congress to show 'courage' on health care

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 8:20pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama, in his first public comments about the ongoing debate over his signature health care plan, implored members of Congress on Sunday to demonstrate political courage even if it goes against their party's positions....
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Cuts put spotlight on student race questions on school forms

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 6:20pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- After volunteering at her children's Los Angeles middle school for nearly a decade, Carol Convey was told the number of teachers suddenly would be cut....
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Texas governor signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 5:20pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday signed a law targeting so-called "sanctuary cities" that allows police to ask about a person's immigration status and threatens sheriffs with jail if they don't cooperate with federal authorities....
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LeBron James scores 35 points, Cavaliers sweep Raptors

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 5:20pm
TORONTO (AP) -- LeBron James and the Cavaliers are headed back to a familiar place after sweeping aside another overmatched opponent....
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LeBron James scores 35 points, Cavaliers sweep Raptors

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 4:20pm
TORONTO (AP) -- LeBron James scored 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a four-game sweep of Toronto, beating the Raptors 109-102 on Sunday to give James his seventh consecutive trip to the Eastern Conference Finals....
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Israel says Palestinian hunger strike leader ate in secret

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 1:14pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Prison Service released footage on Sunday that it says shows the leader of a mass Palestinian hunger strike breaking his fast, a claim dismissed by the Palestinians as an attempt to undermine the open-ended strike, now in its 21st day....
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Mets suspend Harvey for violating team rules; Wilk to start

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 11:14am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Mets scratched Matt Harvey for his scheduled start Sunday against the Miami Marlins and suspended the right-hander three days for an undisclosed violation of team rules....
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Mets suspend Harvey for violating team rules; Wilk to start

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 10:14am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Mets have scratched Matt Harvey for his scheduled start Sunday against the Miami Marlins and suspended the right-hander three days for a violation of team rules....
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States brace for big decisions under GOP health care changes

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 9:13am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- Even as the Republican health care overhaul remains a work in progress, states are planning for big changes that could swell the ranks of the uninsured and hit them with higher costs....
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Grieving dad runs for school board in gang-scarred suburb

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 9:13am
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- Robert Mickens was just a regular dad who went to his daughter's high school basketball games in their New York town, worried about whether she studied enough and sometimes got on her case for spending too much time gabbing with her friends....
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Experts meet in Egypt over moving King Tut artifacts

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 9:13am
CAIRO (AP) -- Archaeologists and conservation experts met in Cairo on Sunday to discuss the safe transportation of King Tutankhamun's throne, chests and bed from the Egyptian Museum in central Cairo to a new one being built on the other side of the Egyptian capital....
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N. Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 8:13am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Sunday said it detained another American citizen over unspecified hostile acts against the country....
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Researchers seek better ways to farm popular Pacific fish

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 8:13am
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) -- The dark gray fish prized for its buttery flavor live deep in the ocean, so researchers keep their lab cold and dark to simulate ideal conditions for sablefish larvae....
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Midwest wolves may find themselves in the crosshairs again

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 7:13am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan could again find themselves in hunters' crosshairs - possibly as soon as this fall if federal protections are removed for the predators....
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MTV celebrates summer viewing season with Movie & TV Awards

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 7:13am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- MTV is heralding the start of summer viewing season with its Movie & TV Awards....
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Trump rolls out red carpet for some unions more than others

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 6:13am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says labor unions have an open door to his White House, but so far, he's holding the door a little more ajar for some organizations than others....
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Grieving dad runs for school board in gang-scarred suburb

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 6:13am
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- Robert Mickens was just a regular dad who went to his daughter's high school basketball games in their New York town, worried about whether she studied enough and sometimes got on her case for spending too much time gabbing with her friends....
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Jared Kushner's sister woos China's 'golden visa' investors

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 5:11am
BEIJING (AP) -- The sister of President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has been in China courting individual investors with a much-criticized federal visa program that provides a path toward obtaining U.S. green cards....
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