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Not just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 musical firsts echo today

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:19pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Sgt. Pepper" was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark, it stands as one of many musical astonishments of 1967 that shaped what we listen to now....
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With catcalls and applause, Cannes debates rise of Netflix

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:19pm
CANNES, France (AP) -- This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in catcalls and applause, and some of the biggest names in cinema staking out their positions....
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Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:18am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration and House Republicans on Monday asked a federal appeals court for an extension in a case that's casting a shadow of uncertainty over health insurance for millions of consumers. Democrats immediately called the move a cynical ploy....
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Fighting back: Students, some schools take on sexual assault

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:18am
FOREST GROVE, Ore. (AP) -- A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed - sexual aggression among classmates....
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With 4 projects at Cannes, Kidman is open to 'bold' material

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:18am
CANNES, France (AP) -- Unveiling a new chapter in her already-considerable career, Nicole Kidman has brought four projects to Cannes this year, making her almost ubiquitous at the French Riviera festival....
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Pot convictions go up in smoke with California legalization

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 8:15am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jay Schlauch's conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century....
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Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 7:15am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump got an abrupt Israeli welcome on his arrival in Tel Aviv on Monday, with ministers asking favors and snapping selfies as they sought to get a piece of the commander in chief's attention....
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Bobcat bonanza: Thriving cats are poised as next urban pest

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:15am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- As someone who has studied bobcats for almost four decades, wildlife ecologist John Litvaitis remembers many times returning from the field without spotting a single one of these solitary and shy creatures that often hunt at dusk....
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Katy Perry's 'backpack kid' steals show during 'SNL' gig

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:15am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A teen Instagram dancing sensation has gone from online to on-air after Katy Perry invited him to show off his moves during her "Saturday Night Live" performance this weekend....
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The Latest: Cosby arrives at courthouse for jury selection

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 5:14am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local):...
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Texas Senate approves 'religious refusal' adoption measure

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 4:14am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas' Republican-controlled Senate approved a bill early Monday that allows publicly funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections....
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Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 3:13am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Even before President Donald Trump began his trip to Israel, he already may have made history....
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LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after Game 3 loss

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 2:13am
CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James' frustrating night kept going after one of the worst playoff games of his splendid career....
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Boundary between Iraq, Kurdish territory divides communities

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:08am
ABU JARBUAH, Iraq (AP) -- As Omar Rashad's combine clutters down the barley field in northern Iraq, the farmer shields his eyes from the scorching sun and points at the tall berm at the end of his land, just past a cluster of agricultural buildings....
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Complex world of border trade: Cattle go north, meat south

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:08am
REYNOSA, Mexico (AP) -- Waving arms and brandishing a long electric prod, the ranch hands and truck drivers herd about 400 leggy calves onto trucks as the sun crests on the outskirts of this border city. After spending their first eight months on the ranches of Gildardo Lopez Hinojosa, the calves are about to cross the border - bound for Texas and U.S. feed lots beyond....
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The Latest: Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:08am
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- The Latest on the closing of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (all times local):...
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Drake dominates, Cher reflects at Billboard Music Awards

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:07pm
Drake was a high roller in Las Vegas, beating Adele's record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards. Cher and Celine Dion each reflected on their own iconic careers and amazing songs on Sunday night's awards show, while a moment of silence was held for rocker Chris Cornell, who died Thursday in Detroit. Miley Cyrus delivered an emotional, but low-key performance and Vanessa Hudgens shined as co-host....
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Growing grassroots movements confronting school sex assault

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:06pm
FOREST GROVE, Ore. (AP) -- A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed - sexual aggression among classmates....
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