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Todd Fisher says mom Debbie Reynolds set him up for death

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 5:23am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Todd Fisher says his mother, Debbie Reynolds, set him up "for her leaving the planet" the day his sister and Reynolds' daughter, Carrie Fisher, died in December....
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South Korean ferry that sank 3 years ago lifted from sea

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 3:19am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry was hoisted to the surface Thursday nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the country as it searches for closure to one of its deadliest disasters....
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US combat airlift marks deepening involvement in Syria

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 2:18am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is deepening its involvement in the war against the Islamic State group after an unprecedented American airlift of Arab and Kurdish fighters to the front lines in northern Syria, supported by the first use of U.S. attack helicopters and artillery in the country....
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At 93 years old, Zimbabwe's Mugabe remains a jet-setter

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 2:18am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the "non-resident president."...
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Promised Land: Venezuela Jewish converts finally in Israel

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 2:18am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- It's not quite Moses' 40 years in the desert, but for nine struggling Venezuelan converts to Judaism, their torturous journey to a better life in the promised land finally brought them to Israel on Thursday....
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Reports: UK police raid property linked to London attack

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 1:18am
LONDON (AP) -- British armed police have carried out a raid on a property in the central city of Birmingham, after an attacker killed four people before being fatally shot by police within Parliament's grounds....
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The Latest: UK police: Attacker 'inspired by int'l terror'

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 1:18am
LONDON (AP) -- The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local):...
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South Korean ferry that sank 3 years ago lifted from sea

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 1:18am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water on Thursday, nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the country that continues to search for closure to one of its deadliest disasters ever....
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Take that! Pyongyang lambastes Trump as too much like Obama

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:18am
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea has a criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump he probably wasn't expecting: He's too much like Barack Obama....
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Miller and Mack still close after time together at Xavier

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:18am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Sean Miller had just been named Xavier's head basketball coach when he began meeting with athletic director Dawn Rogers about filling out his staff....
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The Latest: S. Korea working to bring UK attack victims home

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:18pm
LONDON (AP) -- The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local):...
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Some of the youngest opioid victims are curious toddlers

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:18pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother's purse or accidentally dropped on the floor. Sometimes a parent fails to secure the child-resistant cap on a bottle of painkillers....
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Less-educated middle-age US whites dying younger than others

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found....
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Official: Sword death of black man is "assault" on diversity

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:17pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City officials are calling the death of a black man who they say was repeatedly stabbed with a sword by a white U.S. Army veteran from Baltimore, "an assault" on the city's inclusiveness and diversity....
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Argentina welcomes Syria migrants after Trump slams door

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 9:16pm
SAN LUIS, Argentina (AP) -- George S. walks on the dark tarmac holding his sleepy 7-year-old son Fadi in his arms....
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Facebook rape stirs questions about witnessing crimes online

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:11pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in other attacks: What's the obligation of bystanders who see a crime unfolding? And why do they not intervene?...
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LAPD: Latinos report fewer sex crimes amid immigration fears

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:11pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The police chief of Los Angeles, a city that is half Latino, found himself in the middle of the national immigration debate on Wednesday after saying there's a correlation between the Trump administration's call for stiffer immigration policies and a drop in the number of Hispanics reporting sexual abuse and domestic violence....
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Republicans rebelling against health care risk Trump's wrath

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:11pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hard-line House Republicans considering voting against the House GOP health bill are bracing for payback from a president who claims his favorite biblical passage is "an eye for an eye." Many appear ready to risk it....
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Police: White murder suspect went to NYC to attack blacks

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:11pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A white man from Baltimore bent on making a racist attack took a bus to New York City, the "media capital of the world," randomly picked out a black man who was collecting bottles on the street and fatally wounded him with a sword, police said Wednesday....
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Serial numbers, game photos may help verify Brady jerseys

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:11pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Now that authorities believe they have recovered the jersey stolen from Tom Brady's locker following the Patriots' Super Bowl win last month, the next step will be determining whether it is in fact the MVP quarterback's missing grass-stained garment....
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