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GOP Medicaid cuts would hit states fighting opioid epidemic

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 2:39am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican drive to roll back Barack Obama's health care law is on a collision course with a national opioid epidemic that's not letting up....
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Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 1:38am
DETROIT (AP) -- Travis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, resigned under pressure from investors....
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Dem loss in Georgia special election underscores challenges

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 1:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans just got a big argument for sticking with President Donald Trump and pushing forward with dismantling "Obamacare." And Democrats are looking almost incapable of translating the energy of their core supporters into actual election wins....
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Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:38am
DETROIT (AP) -- Travis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, resigned Tuesday under pressure from investors....
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Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:38am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa independents who helped Donald Trump win the presidency see last year's tough-talking candidate as a thin-skinned chief executive and wish he'd show more grace....
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Markelle Fultz set for the stage of being No. 1 pick

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:38am
In the often unpredictable world of the NBA, there is some symmetry in Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons likely becoming teammates as pros....
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Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 11:37pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick resigned Tuesday under pressure from investors....
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'Worth killing over': How a plane mogul dodged US scrutiny

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When a Kansas strip-mall bank with possible mob ties folded in the mid-1980s, federal authorities investigated whether a shareholder, Iranian-born aviation magnate Farhad Azima, should face criminal charges....
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Mission impossible? Kushner seeks to revive Mideast talks

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:36pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, is headed to the region with ambitious hopes of laying the groundwork for a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians....
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Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 9:34pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him firmly as first-in-line to the throne and removing the country's counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the royal line of succession....
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Puerto Rico families fight, flee a surge in foreclosures

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 9:34pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Elvis Guzman opened the letter, saw it was in English and took it to his lawyer for translation....
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Prodigy, half of rap duo Mobb Deep, dead at 42

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 9:34pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rapper Prodigy, a member of the hardcore New York hip-hop duo Mobb Deep, has died. He was 42....
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Muslims question whether girl's killing was road rage

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 7:25pm
Islamic leaders are questioning Virginia detectives' insistence that the beating death of a teenage Muslim girl appears to have been a case of road rage, saying the attack looks all too much like a hate crime....
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Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 6:25pm
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazil's federal police said Tuesday that investigators have found evidence President Michel Temer received bribes to help businesses, raising a new threat that the embattled leader could be suspended from office pending a corruption trial....
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Muslims question whether girl's killing was road rage

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 4:25pm
Islamic leaders are questioning Virginia detectives' insistence that the beating death of a teenage Muslim girl appears to have been a case of road rage, saying the attack looks all too much like a hate crime....
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Republicans' Medicaid rollback collides with opioid epidemic

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 4:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican campaign to roll back Barack Obama's health care law is colliding with America's opioid epidemic. Medicaid cutbacks would hit hard in states deeply affected by the addiction crisis and struggling to turn the corner, according to state data and concerned lawmakers in both parties....
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Suspect shot after explosion at Brussels train station

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 2:25pm
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Soldiers shot a suspect in the heart of Brussels after a small explosion Tuesday night at a busy train station continued a week of extremist attacks in the capitals of Europe....
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Clamping down, Trump team puts the 'brief' in press briefing

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 2:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's White House is putting the "brief" in press briefings....
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Daniel Day-Lewis says he's retiring from acting

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 2:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Daniel Day-Lewis, one of the most widely respected actors of his generation and a three-time Oscar-winner, says he's retiring from acting....
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Public funeral planned for US student freed from North Korea

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 1:25pm
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A public funeral service is planned Thursday at a high school attended by a 22-year-old college student who was held for nearly a year and a half in North Korea and died shortly after he was sent home to Ohio in a coma....
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