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Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 7:47pm
SYDNEY (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure Australia on Saturday that the U.S. remains committed to the countries' longtime alliance, as he tried to patch up relations that were left frayed when President Donald Trump got into a spat with Australia's leader over a refugee resettlement deal....
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Young immigrants won't 'rest easy' despite Trump's comments

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 4:46pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Young immigrants protected by executive action from deportation say they won't "rest easy," even if President Donald Trump says they should....
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United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 4:46pm
DALLAS (AP) -- United Airlines said CEO Oscar Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline's handling of a passenger-dragging incident, will not automatically add the title of chairman in 2018 as planned....
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United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 3:45pm
DALLAS (AP) -- United Airlines said CEO Oscar Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline's handling of an April passenger-dragging incident, will not be automatically adding the title of chairman in 2018 as planned....
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Bye-bye, and here's your check: Golden exit for the departed

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 3:45pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Don't let the vault door hit you on the way out....
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US Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 2:45pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration has rejected a request from Exxon Mobil to waive U.S. sanctions against Russia to allow the company to resume oil drilling around the Black Sea....
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Ivanka Trump's brand ramped up China trademark work in 2016

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 2:45pm
SHANGHAI (AP) -- Ivanka Trump's brand intensified its work in China as her father closed in on the Republican nomination for U.S. president, with her company applying for nearly twice as many trademarks in a five-month span as it had in the preceding eight years....
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San Francisco power outage traps people in elevators

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 2:45pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A power outage struck a wide area of San Francisco on Friday, blacking out about 90,000 utility customers, trapping people in stuck elevators, snarling traffic as intersection signals went dark and forcing shops and restaurants to close....
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Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 1:44pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- The word "CANCELED" is printed across a poster of Ann Coulter's face at the University of California, Berkeley. But that appears to be wishful thinking....
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Ivanka Trump's brand ramped up China trademark work in 2016

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 1:44pm
SHANGHAI (AP) -- Ivanka Trump's brand intensified its work in China as her father closed in on the Republican nomination for U.S. president, with her company applying for nearly twice as many trademarks in a five-month span as it had in the preceding eight years....
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Retirement for O'Reilly? He'll have other options

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 1:44pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chances are you haven't heard the last of Bill O'Reilly. He'll have options, and retirement seems unlikely....
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Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump waded into France's upcoming elections Friday, saying he believes an attack on police officers this week will help Marine Le Pen, the far-right presidential candidate....
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Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:44pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- The desperate effort this week to find two hikers who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon represented the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones in a search-and-rescue mission....
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Drugmaker asked Arkansas not to use drug in executions

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:44pm
A drugmaker asked Arkansas officials not to purchase its products for executions months before the state accepted a third-party "donation" of potassium chloride as one of three drugs to use in lethal injections, according to letters obtained by The Associated Press....
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Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:43am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week....
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Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:43am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration intensified its threats to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration authorities, sending letters Friday to nine jurisdictions warning it would withhold coveted law enforcement grant money unless they document cooperation....
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Undergrads build prosthetic arm for 10-year-old violinist

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:43am
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- The pressure was on for Abdul Gouda and his classmates at George Mason University: not only did their graduation depend on the success of their project, but so did the hopes of impossibly cute 10-year-old girl....
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Shonda Rhimes tells all _ about how to be a screenwriter

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:43am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Shonda Rhimes, the TV mastermind whose hits include "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal," keeps a lid on plot twists. But she's giving aspiring screenwriters a behind-the-scenes look at how to succeed in her craft....
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Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:40am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft faces one last perilous adventure around Saturn....
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Elisabeth Moss returns to TV in Hulu's 'Handmaid's Tale'

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- "The timing has been uncanny," says Margaret Atwood, marveling at how her 1985 novel, "The Handmaid's Tale," has not only been given renewed life as a TV series but has also gained disturbing urgency....
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