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AP Analysis: Saudi shakeup, Qatar crisis show a Gulf on edge

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:03am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- There was a time when the mention of the Persian Gulf brought to mind images of pampered societies ruled by aging monarchs content to preside quietly over their oil money and fantastical skyscrapers while the U.S. kept the peace....
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In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:03am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest on Wednesday for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters - the kind of event he relished before winning the White House....
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Egypt census workers detect another baby boom

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:03am
CAIRO (AP) -- Census workers going door to door in Egypt's teeming neighborhoods and crowded towns are discovering a new country - of more than 20 million people born in the last decade alone....
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US interrogates detainees in Yemen prisons rife with torture

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:03pm
MUKALLA, Yemen (AP) -- Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme - including the "grill," in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun in a circle of fire, an Associated Press investigation has found....
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US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:03pm
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said....
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Attitudes, legal standards help make police convictions rare

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:03pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has been convicted by juries in those deaths....
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Census: Every ethnic, racial group grew, but whites slowest

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 9:59pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that could put strains on government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday....
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Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 8:58pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Connor McDavid won his first Hart Trophy. Hardly anybody in hockey believes it will be his last....
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In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 7:58pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest on Wednesday for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters - the kind of event he relished before winning the White House....
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Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 7:58pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the city's north side....
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Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:58pm
DETROIT (AP) -- Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO....
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Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 4:54pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast....
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Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 2:50pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Party divisions were on glaring display Wednesday as a special election loss in a wildly expensive Georgia House race left bitter lawmakers turning their anger on their own leaders....
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Latest: Canadian man charged in stabbing of airport officer

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 2:50pm
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- The Latest on the stabbing of a police officer at the Flint, Michigan, airport (all times local):...
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Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 2:50pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast....
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IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 2:50pm
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul's al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures Wednesday night, Iraq's Ministry of Defense said....
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Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 1:49pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast....
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Uber pushes its founder out as it tries to clean up its act

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 1:49pm
DETROIT (AP) -- Under Travis Kalanick's leadership, Uber's "Animal House"-style business plan was to grow as quickly as possible, steamrolling regulators while flouting the rules of workplace conduct....
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Milwaukee jurors acquit ex-cop in killing of black man

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:48pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer of first-degree reckless homicide in the shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the city's north side....
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