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Early GOP primaries shaping up as rightward march with Trump

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 12:55pm
As primary season kicks into high gear, Republicans are engaged in nomination fights that are pulling the party to the right, leaving some leaders worried their candidates will be out of a step with the broader electorate in November....
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Rescue workers find 2 coal miners alive in Poland; 5 missing

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 11:40am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Two missing coal miners were found hurt but conscious after a tremor struck a mine Saturday in southern Poland, and rescue crews were still trying to reach five other missing miners, a Polish mining company said....
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California's Orange County could determine Congress control

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 10:40am
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- Once considered conservative holy ground, Orange County is starting to look like a last stand for California Republicans....
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Normalcy elusive in community where women were held captive

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 10:40am
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Residents on the Cleveland street where three women were secretly held captive in Ariel Castro's house of horrors for about a decade say they're tired of being eyed by spectators who still visit the site five years after the home was demolished....
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Scientists say fossilized footprints tell tale of sloth hunt

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 9:25am
WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. (AP) -- Researchers studying fossilized footprints on a New Mexico salt flat say a trail of tracks tells the story of Ice Age hunters stalking a huge sloth....
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Immigration detention prolonged in Alabama's 'black hole'

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:10am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Olusegun Olatunji paid a $40,700 fine, did three months in a halfway house and spent a year on probation for selling counterfeit hats out of an Indianapolis shopping mall. Then, since the Nigerian native had overstayed a work visa 30 years ago, immigration officials detained him to await deportation in 2014....
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Hundreds arrested in Russia amid anti-Putin protests

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:10am
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president demonstrated throughout the country on Saturday. Police arrested hundreds, including protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putin's most prominent foe....
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Early GOP primaries shaping up as rightward march with Trump

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 7:10am
As primary season kicks into high gear, Republicans are engaged in nomination fights that are pulling the party to the right, leaving some leaders worried their candidates will be out of a step with the broader electorate in November....
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AP: Numerous mishaps traced to adults who had guns in school

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 6:09am
They are the "good guys with guns" the National Rifle Association says are needed to protect students from shooters: a school police officer, a teacher who moonlights in law enforcement, a veteran sheriff....
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The Latest: Russia arrests over 350 in anti-Putin protests

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 6:09am
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Latest on anti-Putin protests in Russia (all times local):...
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Trump exit from Iran nuclear deal enters uncharted territory

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not as simple as just saying "we're out" of the Iran nuclear deal....
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NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides....
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'I can go days without eating': Hunger rises in South Sudan

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
KANDAK, South Sudan (AP) -- "I'm afraid I'll starve to death," said Gatdin Bol. Curled on a dirt floor, the frail 65-year-old said he survives only by eating fruit from the trees in this remote South Sudanese town in the shadow of civil war....
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A free trader to world, China's Xi champions Marx at home

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
BEIJING (AP) -- To the world, China's President Xi Jinping presents himself as a champion of free markets. At home, he's leading a campaign to promote the works of communist philosopher Karl Marx, who 150 years ago famously warned of the dangers of global capitalism....
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Deadly violence continues in Indian-held Kashmir, 7 killed

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gunbattle Saturday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said, while police blamed insurgents for killing three other men in the disputed region....
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Georgia executes killer of off-duty prison guard

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) -- A Georgia inmate executed for a 1996 shotgun slaying twitched briefly as the lethal injection flowed into his body and groaned, "It burns, man."...
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Albert Pujols becomes 32nd player in 3,000-hit club

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:38am
SEATTLE (AP) -- Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols got his 3,000th hit, reaching the mark with a broken-bat single Friday night against Seattle and becoming the 32nd player in major league history to join the exclusive club....
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Trump chides Giuliani to 'get his facts straight' on Stormy

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump suggested Friday that Rudy Giuliani, the aggressive new face of his legal team, needed to "get his facts straight" about the hush money paid to porn actress Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 election. Giuliani quickly came up with a new version....
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McCain gets visits from friends, family after surgery

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery....
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Court vacates Kennedy cousin Skakel's murder conviction

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:08pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- In a stunning reversal, the Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday overturned Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder conviction in the 1975 bludgeoning death of a girl in wealthy Greenwich....
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