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Tillerson calls for balancing US security interests, values

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 4:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Translating "America First" into diplomatic policy, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday declared the United States can't always afford to condition its foreign relationships and national security efforts on countries adopting U.S. values like human rights. He spoke to a State Department eager for answers about changing priorities and a sweeping, impending overhaul....
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Kimmel's touching monologue resonates on social media

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 4:36pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jimmy Kimmel's tearful account of his newborn son's heart surgery reverberated widely across social media, turning a monologue seen by a relatively small late-night TV audience into something far more potent....
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House passes $1.1T government spending bill, sends to Senate

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 3:32pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House easily passed a $1.1 trillion governmentwide spending bill on Wednesday, awarding wins to both Democrats and Republicans while putting off until later this year fights over President Donald Trump's promised border wall with Mexico and massive military buildup....
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3 shootings by police put spotlight on Justice Department

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 3:32pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three deadly police shootings of black people. Three sets of facts. Three potentially different outcomes....
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3 shootings by police put spotlight on Justice Department

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 2:32pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three deadly police shootings of black people. Three sets of facts. Three potentially different outcomes....
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Army photographer captures her own death in mortar explosion

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 2:32pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- The U.S. Army has published the final photo of a combat photographer who captured her own death on camera in an accidental mortar explosion in Afghanistan nearly four years ago....
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Brewhaha: LeBron upset with brewery over photo with beer

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 2:32pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James is in a bit of a brewhaha over his beer-bottle grab....
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SUV suddenly takes off, crashes during auto auction; 3 dead

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 1:32pm
BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) -- A SUV being shown to prospective buyers at a crowded indoor auto auction suddenly accelerated with a screech of its tires and crashed through a wall Wednesday morning, killing three people and injuring nine....
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SUV suddenly takes off, crashes during auto auction; 3 dead

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 12:25pm
BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) -- A SUV being shown to prospective buyers at a crowded indoor auto auction suddenly accelerated with a screech of its tires and crashed through a wall Wednesday morning, killing three people and injuring nine....
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House heads toward passage of bill to keep gov't running

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House headed toward approval of a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill with both Democrats and Republicans claiming victory - for now - while delaying until later this year fights over President Donald Trump's promised border wall with Mexico and massive military buildup....
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US colleges assure overseas students: You are welcome here

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:25am
On a trip to India, the president of Portland State University reassured prospective students they'd be safe on his campus. Purdue University sent overseas applicants a note from two mayors touting Indiana's "friendly smiles" and hospitality. And dozens of other schools produced online videos to welcome foreign students....
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Facebook to hire 3,000 to review videos of crime and suicide

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 10:25am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook plans to hire another 3,000 people to review videos and other posts after getting criticized for not responding quickly enough to murders shown live on its service....
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FBI chief says he had to tell Congress of Clinton email news

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 9:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Under fire from Democrats, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday it would have been "catastrophic" to keep Congress in the dark about developments in the Hillary Clinton email investigation that emerged close to Election Day....
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You are welcome here, US colleges assure overseas students

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 9:25am
On a trip to India, the president of Portland State University reassured prospective students they'd be safe on his campus. Purdue University sent overseas applicants a note from two mayors touting Indiana's "friendly smiles" and hospitality. And dozens of other schools produced online videos to welcome foreign students....
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Who's who and what's at stake in Britain's 'Brexit election'

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 9:25am
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister Theresa May signaled the official start of Britain's Brexit-dominated election campaign Wednesday with a visit to Queen Elizabeth II - followed by an attack on European Union officials she accused of trying to influence the outcome....
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The Latest: FBI chief says Clinton, Trump treated equally

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 8:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on FBI Director James Comey's appearance Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee (all times EDT):...
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Iraqi painter quietly documented life under Islamic State

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 7:21am
HAMAM AL-ALIL, Iraq (AP) -- After the Islamic State group swept into his town nearly three years ago, Mustafa al-Taee resolved to bear witness to the militants' brutal rule by secretly painting what he had seen with his own eyes....
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Boston sports struggle with perception built on racist past

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 7:21am
When Red Sox fans hurled the N-word toward Orioles outfielder Adam Jones in Fenway Park, it was a reminder of Boston's racial legacy - particularly around its sports teams....
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Paris Jackson signs on for big screen acting debut

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 6:21am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Paris Jackson has agreed to take on a big screen role a few months after making her television acting debut....
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Georgia losing patience with drug treatment tourists

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 5:21am
RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) -- In the northwest corner of Georgia, where cows and crops vastly outnumber people, a small cluster of privately owned treatment centers have sprung up in recent years for heroin and prescription painkiller addicts....
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