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US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 8:58am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The United States must confront Russia for providing weapons to the Taliban for use against American-backed forces in Afghanistan, top U.S. military officials said Monday....
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At least global warming may get Americans off the couch more

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 8:58am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Global warming's milder winters will likely nudge Americans off the couch more in the future, a rare, small benefit of climate change, a new study finds....
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Amid wall-to-wall blockbusters, sands of summer are shifting

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 8:58am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Does the summer movie season still exist?...
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Trump calls US astronaut who broke record for time in space

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 7:54am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump made a very long distance phone call to the International Space Station, to congratulate its commander on breaking the record for the most time spent in space of any American astronaut....
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Farmers fear losing immigrant workers under Trump crackdown

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 6:53am
JUNCTION CITY, Ore. (AP) -- The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants....
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Elon Musk steps out in Australia with Amber Heard

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 4:52am
Billionaire Elon Musk is getting close with actress Amber Heard....
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US Defense Sec'y Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 2:39am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Monday to assess America's longest war as the Trump administration weighs sending more troops....
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Pence cites 'challenging times' to troops in American Samoa

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 2:39am
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) -- US Vice President Mike Pence has thanked U.S. service members based in America Samoa, citing "challenging times" for the military in the Asia-Pacific....
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APNewsBreak: New Orleans to take down Confederate statues

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:39am
New Orleans planned to begin removing the first of four prominent Confederate monuments early Monday, the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation racism and white supremacy....
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Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel's WWII museum

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 11:38pm
LATRUN, Israel (AP) -- Two years after Israel's prime minister vowed to complete the establishment of a museum honoring Jewish World War II veterans, funds have dried up and an abandoned construction site is all that remains of the grand project....
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APNewsBreak: Dodgers, Yankees cut projected luxury tax bills

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 11:38pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills - just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season....
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Pence cites 'challenging times' to troops in American Samoa

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:37pm
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) -- US Vice President Mike Pence is thanking US service members based in American Samoa....
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Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigration

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:37pm
JUNCTION CITY, Ore. (AP) -- The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants....
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AP Exclusive: The sad saga of North Korea's ATMs

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:37pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- No modern airport terminal is complete without an ATM, and Pyongyang's now has two. But they don't work - because of new Chinese sanctions, according to bank employees - and it's not clear when they will....
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Guatemalan land activist wins prestigious Goldman prize

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:37pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Rodrigo Tot, a 60-year-old farmer and activist, was awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize on Monday for work in his Guatemala homeland, an honor that comes after two previous Latin American winners were murdered in the last year....
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Report: US cases of anti-Semitism increased last year

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:37pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Anti-Defamation League found an increase in cases of anti-Semitic intimidation and vandalism last year, evidence that anti-Jewish bias intensified during the election....
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Sheryl Sandberg picks 'Option B' in her book on resilience

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:37pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Though perhaps best known as Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing in Mexico, she added "widow" to the list....
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Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:37pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Joe Johnson scored 28 points, and the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 on Sunday night to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all....
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AP Exclusive: The sad saga of North Korea's ATMs

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 8:33pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- No modern airport terminal is complete without an ATM, and Pyongyang's now has two. But they don't work - because of new Chinese sanctions, according to bank officials - and it's not clear when they will....
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James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:32pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday....
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