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Birdies, pars and diplomacy: Trump and Abe to play golf

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 7:42pm
TOKYO (AP) -- If they stick to schedule, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump will spend more time on the fairways than at the White House....
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White House adviser 'counseled' after brand promotion

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 5:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House has "counseled" a top aide to President Donald Trump after she promoted Ivanka Trump's fashion line during a national cable television appearance from the White House....
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Trump calls ruling on travel ban a 'political decision'

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 5:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday's federal appellate court ruling against reinstating his refugee and immigration order was a "political decision" that jeopardized national security....
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Trump woos senators on Gorsuch, escalates against Democrat

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 4:37pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump lobbied Democrats and Republicans to back his Supreme Court nominee on Thursday even as he escalated his attacks against one of their Senate colleagues for disclosing that Judge Neil Gorsuch found the president's criticism of the judiciary "demoralizing and disheartening."...
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Phoenix immigrant deported to Mexico amid protests

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 4:37pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- An immigrant mother in Phoenix granted leniency during the Obama administration was deported to Mexico Thursday in what activists said was an early example of how President Donald Trump plans to carry through on his vow to crack down on illegal immigration....
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Celebrity megaphone fails to lure ordinary users to Twitter

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 4:37pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Many people have heard of Twitter. Not enough of them are signing up to use it....
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White House adviser 'counseled' after brand promotion

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 2:35pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House has "counseled" a top aide to President Donald Trump after she promoted Ivanka Trump's fashion line during a national cable television appearance from the White House....
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For Trump, a solitary start to life in the White House

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 12:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Around 6:30 each evening, Secret Service agents gather in the dim hallways of the West Wing to escort Donald Trump home....
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Syria war seethes despite cease-fire

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 12:33pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's fronts are on fire despite a cease-fire reached in December between the rebels and the government....
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Put it on paws? Trump visit is uncertain for dog show champ

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 12:33pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- For years, the champion at the Westminster dog show was treated to quite a victory lap: Visit the morning TV shows. Up the Empire State Building. Lunch at Sardi's. Bark on a Broadway stage....
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Dominican deal tests Trump's pledge of no new foreign deals

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 11:27am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump Organization is returning to a long-dormant real estate licensing deal in the Dominican Republic. The move tests the limits of President Donald Trump's pledge to halt new international Trump-branded projects during his presidency....
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UN: China moves to stop taking organs from prisoners

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 11:27am
ROME (AP) -- The World Health Organization says China has taken steps to end its once-widespread practice of harvesting organs from executed prisoners but that it's impossible to know what is happening across the entire country....
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Tribe files legal challenge to stall Dakota Access pipeline

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 10:25am
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) -- Construction of the final segment of the Dakota Access pipeline has begun, and the full system should be operational within three months, the developer of the long-delayed project said Thursday, even as an American Indian tribe filed a legal challenge to block the work and protect its water supply....
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Nearly 1 in 5 immigrants in US illegally in NYC, LA areas

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 10:25am
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- A report shows nearly one in five immigrants in the U.S. illegally live in the New York and Los Angeles metropolitan areas....
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The Latest: Powerful storm underperforms in Philadephia-area

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 9:25am
The Latest on a fast-moving snowstorm sweeping through the Northeast (all times local):...
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Aretha is retiring: Singer plans 1 more album

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 9:25am
NEW YORK (AP) -- At 74, the Queen of Soul has decided to take it a little easier....
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Republican state lawmakers push for restrictions on voting

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 8:24am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- As President Donald Trump hurls unfounded allegations of colossal fraud in last fall's election, lawmakers in at least 20 mostly Republican-led states are pushing to make it harder to register or to vote....
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Residents can play soccer again in Mosul, without IS rules

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 7:19am
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- After months of fighting, Mosul residents can finally practice their favorite game again at a soccer field in the eastern part of the city - and this time without the restrictions imposed by Islamic State group militants....
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New Knicks' dysfunction: A wild Wednesday at MSG

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 6:18am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jeff Hornacek was told to expect days like this in New York....
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