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UK blast: Blood, horror as bomber strikes young crowd

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:44am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- For the young crowd of music fans, the Ariana Grande concert was supposed to be a night of high-energy candy pop and fun on a school night. The scene quickly turned into sheer terror when a bomb went off at the end, sending terrified parents into a desperate search for their loved ones....
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AP Exclusive: CEOs got biggest raise since 2013

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:44am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's the biggest raise in three years....
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Gestures tell of friendship that toppled S. Korea president

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:38am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A steely gaze from one woman. A slight, apologetic bow from another. On the first day of the biggest trial in South Korea in years, two small gestures reflect the state of a friendship that toppled a president....
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AP Exclusive: Outgoing WHO head practiced art of appeasement

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:38am
LONDON (AP) -- As the World Health Organization struggled to coordinate vaccine production during the 2009 swine flu pandemic, its director-general met with Vladimir Putin, then Russia's prime minister, during an official visit to Moscow....
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UK police treating Ariana Grande concert blast as terrorism

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:35pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police said Tuesday they suspected was a terrorist attack....
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The Latest: police say apparent suicide bomber set of blast

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:35pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local):...
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Trump's Yad Vashem visit highlights mixed Holocaust record

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:35pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump's brief visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial may prove to be the most explosive stop during a hypersensitive trip to Israel. While Trump touts his Jewish daughter and his strong support for Israel, he has suffered a series of missteps on Jewish issues and appeared cavalier at times about the Holocaust....
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In Syria's devastated twin towns, tears mix with rubble

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:35pm
ZABADANI, Syria (AP) -- Arriving with her husband and 10-year-old daughter to check on their home for the first time in five years, Adibeh Ghosn had trouble recognizing the neighborhood....
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5 jurors picked for Cosby trial, 2 know a sex assault victim

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 9:30pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The search for 12 jurors and six alternates for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial is off to a brisk start even though a third of the initial jury pool had an opinion about Cosby's guilt or innocence and an equal number said they or someone close to them had been sexually assaulted....
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Curry's 36 points leads Warriors to sweep Spurs, 129-115

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 9:30pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory Monday night, becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0....
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Much-anticipated Ariana Grande concert ends in blood, horror

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 8:26pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- A highly anticipated night for Ariana Grande fans ended in blood and terror after an explosion tore through the foyer of the Manchester Arena....
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Corruption trial begins for ex-South Korean President Park

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 8:26pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Former President Park Geun-hye was somber in court Tuesday as she was accused of bribery and leaking government secrets at a criminal trial that could send South Korea's first female leader to prison for life if she is convicted....
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Reaction to Manchester explosion at Ariana Grande concert

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 8:26pm
Reaction to the fatal explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England:...
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The Latest: Police say 19 killed in blast at Grande concert

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:25pm
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, that authorities say killed several people. (all times local):...
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Ex-SKorean President Park arrives for start of bribery trial

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:25pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- In handcuffs and her eyes downcast, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye entered a Seoul courtroom Monday morning for the beginning of a corruption trial that could send her to prison for life if she is convicted....
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Police: Man slays neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:25pm
A man told police he killed his two roommates because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam, and investigators found bomb-making materials and Nazi propaganda after he led them to the bodies....
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UK police: 'a number of fatalities' at Grande concert

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 4:23pm
LONDON (AP) -- Several people have died following reports of an explosion Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England, police said. A representative said the singer was not injured....
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Mississippi lawmaker apologizes for calling for lynching

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 2:22pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi lawmaker has apologized for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments, only after his comment sparked broad condemnation in both states....
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Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 1:22pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states....
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Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:19pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Each morning, Joanna Smith's 7-year-old son pulls on a T-shirt and shorts, boasts how fast he can tie his sneakers and heads to school. An honor-roll student who loves science and spelling, he often stays after class to run on the playground with his large group of friends....
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