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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 9:33am
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:...
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Officials: 35 killed in 3 bomb attacks in 2 Pakistani cities

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 8:33am
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- At least 35 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in three separate bomb attacks in two major Pakistani cities, officials said....
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Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 8:33am
MADRAS, Ore. (AP) -- Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light....
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Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 5:30am
MADRAS, Ore. (AP) -- Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light....
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76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 5:30am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night....
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Kids today: They don't work summer jobs the way they used to

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 4:30am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie "The Shining," where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck....
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North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 3:29am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma....
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Analysis: McConnell stakes it all on health care bill

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 1:28am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pass or fail, there will be one man singularly responsible for the fate of health care legislation in the Senate: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
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North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 1:28am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Friday denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma....
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AP Analysis: Could Trump push a partial Mideast deal?

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:28am
Donald Trump may be uniquely suited to push for Middle East peace: the Israelis as well as key Arab players, each for their own reasons, are all looking like admirers who seek to please. But out-of-the-box thinking will be needed nonetheless....
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Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:28am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A Malaysian militant who helped lead and finance the siege of a southern Philippine city is believed to have been killed as the local jihadis aligned with the Islamic State group become increasingly constricted after a month of fighting, the military chief said Friday....
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At pride events, protests claim prejudice, exclusion

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:28am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants - and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community, speaking out against what they see as increasingly corporate pride celebrations that prioritize the experiences of gay white men and ignore the issues continuing to face black and brown LGBT people....
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Kids today: They don't work summer jobs the way they used to

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:28am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie "The Shining," where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck....
Categories: In the News

Car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11, wounds 20

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:26pm
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) -- A powerful car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday killed 11 people and wounded 20, officials said....
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The Latest: Merkel calls UK's residency stance 'good start'

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:26pm
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local):...
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Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:26pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A Malaysian militant who helped lead and finance the siege of a southern Philippine city is believed to have been killed as the local jihadis aligned with the Islamic State group become increasingly constricted after a month of fighting, the military chief said Friday....
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Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:26pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A South Korean court on Friday sentenced a longtime friend of ousted President Park Geun-hye to three years in prison for using her presidential ties to unlawfully get her daughter into a prestigious Seoul university....
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'Superhero' 3D printed hands help kids dream in Argentina

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 9:24pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Being born without fingers can be tough for any child. Getting new ones - especially red and blue superhero themed digits - has made 8-year-old Kaori Misue a vibrant playground star....
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Spokesman: Cosby plans tour to educate youth on misbehavior

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 9:24pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bill Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create and other issues, a spokesman for Cosby said....
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76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 8:24pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night....
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