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Drake, Beyonce early winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:55am
Drake will walk into the 2017 Billboard Music Awards already a winner: He earned 10 early awards Sunday morning....
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Human rights concerns prove no obstacle in Trump-Saudi ties

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 9:55am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- On his first overseas visit, President Donald Trump presided over a nearly $110 billion sale of military equipment to Saudi Arabia that made clear his administration did not see the kingdom's human rights record or its devastating war in Yemen as an obstacle to restoring ties that had been strained under his predecessor....
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'Migrant Mother' photographer's images of oppressed resonate

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 9:55am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers' camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many children huddled in a lean-to....
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Study finds that speeding up sepsis care can save lives

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 8:54am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it's time they learn....
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Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 8:54am
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its "Greatest Show on Earth" is taking its final bow....
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Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:53am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump has cast the elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians as the "ultimate deal." But he will step foot in Israel having offered few indications of how he plans to achieve what so many of his predecessors could not....
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What will New Orleans do with the Confederate statues?

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:53am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Now that New Orleans has removed three prominent Confederate statues and a monument heralding white supremacy, what should it do with them?...
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DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:53am
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who says he's been appointed an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, has denied he plagiarized content in his master's thesis on homeland security....
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American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:53am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- An American climber has died near the summit of Mount Everest and an Indian climber is missing after heading down from the mountain following a successful ascent, expedition organizers said Sunday....
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Pope names cardinals for Laos, Mali, Sweden, Spain, Salvador

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:53am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- In a surprise announcement Sunday, Pope Francis named five new cardinals, for Spain, El Salvador and three countries where Catholics are a tiny minority: Mali, Laos and Sweden....
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US refuses to add sailors' names to Vietnam Memorial

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:53am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The Pentagon has refused a long-standing request to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1969 ship collision to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C....
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Pope names cardinals for Laos, Mali, Sweden, Spain, Salvador

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 4:52am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has named five new cardinals for Laos, Mali, Sweden, Spain and El Salvador....
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Q&A: Cosby jury: A look at what to expect during selection

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 4:52am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A crucial phase of comedian Bill Cosby's sex assault trial starts Monday when lawyers gather in Pittsburgh to pick the jury that will weigh his case....
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Adam Sandler earns raves at Cannes Film Fest (yes, really)

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 4:52am
CANNES, France (AP) -- Adam Sandler is far from a Cannes Film Festival regular, but the American comedian was the toast of the event Sunday, earning some of the best reviews of his career for Noah Baumbach's "The Meyerowitz Stories."...
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Rouhani, a man of the Islamic Revolution, opens Iran to West

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 2:52am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- As Iran's chief nuclear envoy, Hassan Rouhani earned the nickname "diplomat sheikh" when negotiators in 2004 reached a deal that saw the Islamic Republic halt all its enrichment of uranium....
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AP Exclusive: Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 2:52am
LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel - far more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health including AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, according to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press....
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Kevin Durant, Warriors beat Spurs 120-108, take 3-0 lead

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 1:51am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The Spurs were injured, but Golden State was expecting a fevered fight on the home floor of the five-time NBA champions....
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Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 9:49pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was fined $10,000 on Saturday for apparently using a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals....
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Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 8:48pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- A black Texas congressman said Saturday that he's been threatened with lynching by callers infuriated over him seeking impeachment of President Donald Trump....
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