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Child sex abuse in Turkey sparks debate on best prevention

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 5:59am
ISTANBUL (AP) -- A man suspected of raping a sleeping 4-year-old girl during a wedding in southern Turkey narrowly escaped a neighborhood lynching attempt, sparking a public outcry and calls for the government to prevent and more severely punish child sexual abuse....
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Roger Bannister, first to run sub 4-minute mile, dies at 88

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 5:59am
LONDON (AP) -- Roger Bannister, the first runner to break the 4-minute barrier in the mile, has died. He was 88....
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During Trump hotel strife, a 'Trump Mojito' but no water

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 4:59am
PANAMA CITY (AP) -- If you can overlook the intermittently running water, Friday's four-hour power outage and occasional police presence in the lobby, the Trump hotel in Panama City retains its status as one of the city's finest....
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US, Afghan leaders agree on peace push, Taliban doesn't

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 4:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Despite U.S. support, the Afghan government's surprising new peace offer to the Taliban is immediately running into a wall. The insurgents show no sign of shifting from their demand that talks for a conflict-ending compromise take place with Washington, not Kabul....
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In Syria's Ghouta, shelters are tombs for the living

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 4:59am
BEIRUT (AP) -- There have been many goodbyes in eastern Ghouta - more than 600 in the past two weeks. That is the estimated number of civilians killed in the Syrian military's offensive to recapture the region adjacent to the capital Damascus, under opposition control for nearly six years....
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China's Xi poised to make historic grab at indefinite rule

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 3:59am
BEIJING (AP) -- President Xi Jinping is poised to make a historic power grab as China's legislators gather beginning Monday to approve changes that will let him rule indefinitely and undo decades of efforts to prevent a return to crushing dictatorship....
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Bagley's big 2nd half leads No. 5 Duke past No. 9 UNC, 74-64

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 2:57am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- With No. 5 Duke trailing its fiercest rival and struggling to match the magnitude of the moment, coach Mike Krzyzewski had a simple message for his team....
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A-listers dress down for casual day at the Academy Awards

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 1:56am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A lot can go wrong on Oscar night....
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Bill restricting gun purchases goes to Florida Senate

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 12:54am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida Senate agreed to advance a bill that would increase school safety and restrict gun purchases during a rare weekend session that often turned into a debate on gun control and arming teachers in the aftermath of last month's Parkland school shootings....
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Trump puts aside the feud with media for a night at Gridiron

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 11:53pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump engaged in a good-natured duel of one-liners with political rivals and the press at the annual Gridiron Dinner this weekend, largely putting aside his ongoing criticism of the media for a night....
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As Italy votes, Europe fears populist, euroskeptic gains

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 11:53pm
ROME (AP) -- Italians voted Sunday in one of the most uncertain elections in years and one that could determine if Italy will succumb to the populist, euroskeptic and far-right sentiment that has swept through Europe....
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A year later, the Oscars return to the scene of the flub

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 11:53pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The (right) envelope, please....
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Police investigate why student gunned down his parents

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 11:53pm
Investigators were trying to figure out why a Central Michigan University student charged with fatally shooting his parents acted so strangely the day before the killings that he was taken to a hospital....
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Power outages, flooding linger following powerful nor'easter

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 7:51pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Tens of thousands of utility workers in the Northeast raced to restore power to more than 1.5 million homes and businesses just days after a powerful nor'easter caused flooding and wind damage from Virginia to Maine....
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West Virginia teachers: No raise? No school; strike goes on

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 7:51pm
Unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel say they will stay out on strike after the state Senate voted to cut the 5 percent pay raise they had negotiated with Gov. Jim Justice....
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'Get Out' wins for best film, director at Spirit Awards

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 7:51pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- Jordan Peele's "Get Out" won best film and best director on Saturday at the 33rd Independent Film Spirit Awards, a day before the horror sensation will vie for top honors at the Academy Awards....
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Senate votes; West Virginia teachers say strike won't end

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 6:50pm
Unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel said Saturday that they will stay out on strike after the state Senate voted to cut the 5 percent pay raise they had negotiated with Gov. Jim Justice....
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Kansas voting rights trial has national implications

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 6:50pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A conservative Republican who has supported President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegal votes cost Trump the popular vote in 2016 will have to prove Kansas has a problem with voter fraud if he's to win a legal challenge to voter registration requirements he's championed....
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