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Judge to hear arguments about delaying Stormy Daniels case

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President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president. More>>

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Judge delays ruling on Cosby accuser's confidante

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Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrambling to make sure jurors at his sexual assault retrial hear from accuser Andrea Constand's confidante before deliberations get underway next week. More>>

As Prince's health waned, alarm grew in inner circle

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Investigative files in Prince's death show that members of his inner circle were growing increasingly alarmed about an opioid addition as his health waned in the final days of his life, and that they sought help. More>>

Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills Video included

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Barbara Bush came up with the idea of focusing on literacy as first lady during a jog in 1978, the year her husband considered his first run for president. More>>

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

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US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

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Americans are largely pessimistic about U.S. relations with Russia and China in the next year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un over nuclear weapons, nearly half also expect things to get worse with North Korea. More>>

Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout to protest pay

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Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding. More>>

Woman who lost pink house, court case seeks box office win

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A Supreme Court case that involved a Connecticut woman and her little pink house is now a movie. More>>

Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

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The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington. More>>

Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation. More>>

Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 2 Palestinians

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Israeli military aircraft drop leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from Gaza border protest. More>>

First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

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First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge. More>>

Police remove students from occupied Paris university site

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French police have removed students from a Paris university building that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses. More>>

Russia: Trump promised to make reciprocal visit to Moscow

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Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House. More>>

In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, 'hookers'

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President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn. More>>

Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior

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Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison. More>>

Wells Fargo to pay $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

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Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses. More>>

Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

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The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City. More>>

420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California

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Where are The Waldos? Not far from the San Francisco Bay Area high school where in 1971 the five buddies' search for a marijuana patch gave birth to the term 420, now the date for marijuana's high holiday and universal slang for smoking weed. More>>

It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14

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A Michigan couple with 13 sons has welcomed a 14th into the family. More>>

Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

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While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school. More>>

Lagarde urges countries to settle trade disputes, cut debt

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The head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade. More>>

2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

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Two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks where they were waiting for a business meeting say they wonder how an everyday encounter could escalate into a police confrontation that left them fearing for their lives. More>>

Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

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The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app. More>>

Former NFLer Chris Borland helps others adjust to retirement

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Chris Borland knows all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries. More>>

Wenger to leave Arsenal after more than 21 years in charge

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will leave the English club at the end of the season after more than 21 years in charge. More>>

Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile Video included

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A prominent biomedical ethics expert predicts that in 20 to 40 years, many parents will choose babies from dozens of embryos, after examining DNA information on each. More>>

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

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New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017. More>>

Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

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In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany. More>>

Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

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Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions. More>>

Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

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The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when. More>>

Suspended fraternity: Offensive video was 'satirical sketch'

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A fraternity suspended at New York's Syracuse University over an offensive video says the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch.". More>>

Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

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Prompted by the first sitting senator with a newborn, the Senate has decided to allow the babies of its members into the chamber, but not before some coaxing. More>>

Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1B as early as Friday

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Reports: Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto lending and mortgage businesses. More>>

After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

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The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled. More>>

The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

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Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades. More>>

Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

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Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus. More>>

Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons. More>>

Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

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Queen Elizabeth II has opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies. More>>

Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

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Another woman wants to resign from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize, bringing the total number of board members who have quit to eight. More>>

Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

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Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system. More>>

Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

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People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. More>>

The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

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The Justice Department has sent Congress confidential memos written by former FBI Director James Comey. More>>

Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

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President Donald Trump is not planning to attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, choosing instead to send his wife, first lady Melania Trump. Trump frequently assailed members of the Bush family during his 2016 campaign. More>>

Files show rising alarm in Prince's circle as health failed

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A two-year probe into the overdose death of music superstar Prince is reaching a critical stage as a county prosecutor reveals whether criminal charges will be filed. More>>

Reds fire manager Bryan Price after 3-15 start

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The Reds have fired Bryan Price after a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season. More>>

In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

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The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized department officials. More>>

Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation. More>>

At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser

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Bill Cosby's lawyers have turned to their star witness in the comedian's sexual assault retrial. More>>

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

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A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states. More>>

The Latest: Doctor said Prince 'doesn't look really well'

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A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for Prince a week before the musician died has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil claim. More>>

Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

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Lance Armstrong has reached a$5 million settlement with the federal government in a civil whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the former cyclist. More>>

EPA watchdog opens latest investigation into Pruitt security

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The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency has launched yet another investigation of travel and security spending involving embattled administrator Scott Pruitt. More>>

Court sides with sanctuary cities in fight over grants

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A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled that President Donald Trump's administration cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that don't cooperate with its immigration enforcement. More>>

The Latest: Cosby expert doubts impact of small blue pills

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The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is rejecting the defense's fifth bid for a mistrial. More>>

Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

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President Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results. More>>

Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying Video included

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The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation. More>>

The Latest: Southwest sought more time to inspect engines

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A Texas firefighter on the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia says his wife gave him the OK to aid a woman who had been partially blown through a damaged window. More>>

The Latest: Police chief apologizes to men from Starbucks

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Philadelphia's police commissioner is apologizing to two black men who were arrested at a Starbucks in the city. More>>

Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

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A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland. More>>

Worker killed when Missouri public TV tower collapses

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Officials say a maintenance worker died when a Missouri television station tower collapsed and he became trapped under a tangle of metal and wires. More>>

Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

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Archaeologists on the German Baltic island of Ruegen have uncovered hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets that they say are linked to the era of the Danish King Harald Gormsson. More>>

'Fearless Girl' to leave Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

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New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue that has become a global symbol of female can-do business power will be moved from her spot facing the Wall Street 'Charging Bull' to a location facing the New York Stock Exchange. More>>

Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

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Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'. More>>

Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

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President Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS. More>>

With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify about sex-abuse cases

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How can you sleep at night? With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify to Congress about sex-abuse cases. More>>

Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin. More>>

Woman faces upgraded charges in Missouri officer's death

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A Missouri woman accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others is now charged with first-degree murder and, if convicted, could be sentenced to death or a life in prison. More>>

Team backed by Microsoft co-founder locates USS Helena wreck

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Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition team backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its wreckage. More>>

Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

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Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections. More>>

'Pharma Bro' moves to New Jersey _ for federal prison stay

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The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey. More>>

GAO says EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy booth

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An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending rules when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt's office. More>>

The Latest: Anti-nuclear group backs US-NKorea talks

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A U.S. ambassador says his country is maintaining a "maximum pressure campaign" to convince North Korea to denuclearize. More>>

California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

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Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere. More>>

King's lair: LeBron scores 46, Cav even series with Pacers

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LeBron scores 46, Cavs hold off Pacers 100-97 to even series at 1-1. More>>

Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife Video included

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Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy. More>>

Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job'

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Trump says a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent. More>>

Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

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A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump has settled her lawsuit with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship. More>>

Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

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Federal health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S. More>>

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

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Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater. More>>

Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

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A nanny who argued she was too mentally ill to be held responsible for stabbing two children to death at their New York home has been convicted of murder. More>>

Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

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New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common cancer types. More>>

Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

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The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis. More>>

A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

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The terrifying string of events on Flight 1380 brought out acts of bravery among passengers and crew and drew across-the-board praise for the pilot. More>>

Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out Video included

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting. More>>

Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

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Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory. More>>

Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections. More>>

UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

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International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities. More>>

Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

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Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere. More>>

First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

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Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread. More>>

Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

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Jurors could soon hear Bill Cosby's explosive testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex. More>>

Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan Video included

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Trump is seeking to reassure Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of their close alliance ahead of Trump's planned talks with North Korea. More>>

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

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Saudi Arabia will hold a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month. More>>

Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

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Slide Fire, the maker of bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot continuously, is shutting down its business. More>>

Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

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The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia showed evidence of 'metal fatigue'. More>>

'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

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The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly sucked out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation. More>>

The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy' Video included

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The Philadelphia medical examiner has released the cause of death of a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a window on a Southwest Airlines plane after an engine failure. More>>

Minnesota prosecutors plan announcement on Prince death

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Prosecutors in Minnesota plan an announcement on the two-year investigation into Prince's death from a drug overdose. More>>

Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

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Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day. More>>

Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

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An internal White House quarrel over the timing of new Russia sanctions played out in public when a U.S. official suggested U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley suffered from "momentary confusion" and Haley retorted: "With all due respect, I don't get confused.". More>>

Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

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Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning attack Britain blames on Moscow. More>>

Simply the best? UK critics praise Tina Turner stage musical

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British theater critics are praising a stage musical about the life of Tina Turner _ and it also has the approval of the star herself. More>>

Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

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A federal jury has found three men guilty of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas. More>>

The Latest: SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform

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NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft rockets away. More>>

The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

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Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government. More>>

The Latest: First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

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Saudi Arabia is screening the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" in the first movie theater to open in the country. More>>

New Mexico town reconsiders tribute to Spanish conqueror

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A northern New Mexico city nestled among tribal lands is reconsidering its annual commemoration of the 1598 arrival of Spanish conquistador Juan de Onate, who is reviled for brutality against Native Americans. More>>

The Latest: Cosby defense case to resume Thursday

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Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the eighth day of his sexual assault retrial. More>>

Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

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An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory. More>>

Winds ease but deadly wildfires endure in Southwest US

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Firefighters are battling massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and other buildings in parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma. More>>

Big fish struggling to catch on: Stanton slumping in Bronx

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Big fish struggling to catch on: Stanton slumping in Bronx. More>>

Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

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The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem and an uncertain future. More>>

Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

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Berlin police say two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted by a group of three other men, who whipped one with a belt in an apparent anti-Semitic assault. More>>

'Poop Train' full of NYC sewage raises stink in Alabama town

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'It smells like death:' Alabama endures 'poop train' rolling into town from New York City. More>>

Arkansas judge again demonstrates against death penalty

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An Arkansas judge prohibited from hearing execution cases has again demonstrated against the death penalty outside the governor's mansion, laying down on a cot in a scene identical to the protest that prompted his disqualification last year. More>>

Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War Video included

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Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War, but talks are only as far as the two leaders could get since South Korea wasn't signatory to armistice. More>>

Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC Video included

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Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real. More>>

APNewsBreak: Lithuanian claims pedophile ring in extradition

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A former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at her homeland's request says she fears death if she's extradited because she helped expose an alleged network of pedophiles. More>>

Holiday has 33 and Pelicans beat the Blazers to go up 2-0

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Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 victory on Tuesday night. More>>

DeRozan scores 37, Raptors win Game 2, beat Wizards 130-111

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DeRozan matches career playoff-high with 37 points as Raptors beat Wizards 130-119 to take 2-0 series lead for first time in team history. More>>

US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim Video included

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Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un. More>>

Pilot of Southwest flight with blown engine was Navy fighter Video included

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Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing after the jet apparently blew an engine in flight is being praised for helping to prevent a far worse tragedy. More>>

Bill Cosby's graphic testimony could undercut his defense

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Prosecutors are building to the conclusion of their case against comedian Bill Cosby in his sexual assault retrial. More>>

UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups

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A UK coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, tapping into public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans. More>>

Trump builds on Obama opioid policy

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Building on Obama-era policy, Trump administration sees medication-based treatment as key to lowering overdose deaths from opioids. More>>

Police: Man arrested at Taylor Swift house had knife, rope

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Authorities say a man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift was wearing a mask and rubber gloves, had a knife, rope and ammunition, and told police he had driven from his Colorado home to see the singer who was not there at the time. More>>

Correction: Barbara Bush-Marriage story Video included

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Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship is a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.". More>>

George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage Video included

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Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship was a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.". More>>

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92 Video included

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Family spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of President George W. Bush, dies at age 92. More>>

Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR's 'Morning Edition' dies at 84

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Veteran radio broadcaster Carl Kasell has died at 84. Kasell brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died at 84. More>>

IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

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IRS online payment site is out of commission on tax day. More>>

Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win hailed as 'big for music'

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Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win hailed as 'big for music' by one of the music jurors who picked the album 'DAMN.' as a finalist. More>>

High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule Video included

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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that has to do with businesses' collection of sales tax on online purchases. More>>

Stormy Daniels' big reveal: sketch of man who threatened her

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The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump says she is "done being bullied.". More>>

Hitting the jackpot: Knights sweep Kings with 1-0 win

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Brayden McNabb scored against his former team in the second period, lifting Vegas to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings that made the Golden Knights the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep its first playoff series. More>>

Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

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A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane. More>>

First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

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Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread. More>>

Mudslide survivors find hope in recovered belongings

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Months after the mudslides nearly wiped the small community of Montecito off the map and killed 23 people, those who survived are still looking for and finding their belongings in the deep and hardened sludge. More>>

Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training Video included

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Through the looking glass: Arrest of black men is a blow to the inclusive image Starbucks has cultivated. More>>

Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

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Syrian state TV reports country's air defenses confronted new 'aggression,' downing missiles over central Homs region. More>>

The Latest: Man released after arrest at Taylor Swift house

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A man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift while wearing a mask and carrying a knife has been released from custody while the investigation continues. More>>

Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

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A Southwest Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport, and video from the scene appears to show a damaged engine. More>>

On eve of MLB games, mayor says San Juan 'open for business'

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San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz says she's hopeful that Twins-Indians series leads to more MLB games in Puerto Rico, and soon. More>>

Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC Video included

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Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real. More>>

Wyoming district allows armed staff in area cited by DeVos

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Wyoming district spotlighted in guns-in-schools debate to vote on arming teachers. More>>

GOP legislative leaders call on Missouri governor to resign

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Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Capitol amid turmoil in Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' office. More>>

The Latest: Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush Video included

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Former President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Lynda Johnson Robb, says she smiles when she thinks of Barbara Bush, saying her candor was always refreshing and her grace was endless. More>>

Former Minnesota FBI agent cites racism in explaining leak

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A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent who was caught in a Justice Department crackdown has pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to an online media organization. More>>

Trump touts US-NKorea talks; officials say Pompeo met Kim Video included

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President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs. More>>

As GOP balks, McConnell shuts down bill to protect Mueller

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won't be holding a vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump, essentially killing the bipartisan bill. More>>

White House adviser apologizes for saying Haley was confused

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President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley "got ahead of the curve" when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent. More>>

Legislators seek more oversight after deadly prison violence

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Twenty South Carolina prisoners have been killed at the hands of fellow inmates in the past 16 months, making it among the deadliest in the U.S. More>>

Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

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A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, are in a Thai court for a closed hearing. More>>

Another California county backs Trump's 'sanctuary' lawsuit

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Leaders in a tiny Orange County city have approved an ordinance to exempt itself from California's so-called sanctuary law. More>>

The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

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The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria. More>>

Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal

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President Donald Trump is criticizing California's governor's rejection of proposed border duties for the National Guard. More>>

Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

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Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. More>>

Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

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Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests against his rule. More>>

South Carolina's prisons among the deadliest in the US

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South Carolina officials are blaming the prison riot that killed seven inmates on a turf war between gangs over territory, money and contraband items like cellphones. More>>

Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

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Forecasters are warning of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters in rural Oklahoma continue battling blazes that have killed two people so far. More>>

AP: Iowa elections official did not disclose side business

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Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose his role in a new corporation that has recently spent around $2 million to open a storage rental business and purchase a strip mall. More>>

Jury has case of 3 men accused of plotting to bomb Somalis

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Attorneys are set to make their closing arguments to jurors deciding the fate of three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in Kansas. More>>

The Latest: Cosby's 2005 deposition undercuts defense

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Bill Cosby has arrived for his sexual assault retrial, where prosecutors are building to a close in their case. More>>

Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in US legislatures

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Major legislation curtailing gay rights has been stymied in state capitols around the country this year. More>>

US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

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US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks. More>>

Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

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Lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment because of worries over nonpayment and bluster. More>>

The Latest: Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

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The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump has released a composite sketch of the man she says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot to stay quiet about the relationship. More>>

UK court rules against parents who want treatment for son

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Britain's Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment. More>>

$1 million federal grant will help study of transgender kids

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Groundbreaking national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant awarded by the National Science Foundation to the professor leading the project. More>>

Lawyer: El Chapo's mental health is deteriorating

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The lawyer for notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says his client's mental health is deteriorating. More>>

Quirky 'Night Court' actor Harry Anderson dies at age 65

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Harry Anderson, actor who played quirky night shift judge in the TV sitcom "Night Court" has died at 65 in North Carolina home. More>>

ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk

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ABC's unusual decision to release full transcript of George Stephanopoulos' interview with former FBI Director James Comey has turned into a hit for network's website. More>>

Polish nationalists seek probe of Israeli president's words

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A Polish nationalist group has asked prosecutors to investigate whether the Israeli president broke a new Holocaust speech law during a visit to Poland last week. More>>

Durant, Thompson lead Warriors to a 2-0 series lead on Spurs

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Kevin Durant sparked a decisive 3rd-quarter run on the way to 32 points, Klay Thompson added 31 in another superb playoff performance and the Warriors rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-101 for a 2-0 lead in the series. More>>

Wade turns back the clock and 76ers in Game 2 Heat victory

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Dwyane Wade turned in a vintage performance and scored 28 points to spoil the 76ers' 17-game winning streak and led the Miami Heat to a 113-103 Game 2 win over Philadelphia. More>>

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  • Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior

    Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:45:53 GMT
    Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison.More >>
    Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison.More >>
  • Former NFLer Chris Borland helps others adjust to retirement

    Former NFLer Chris Borland helps others adjust to retirement

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:28:05 GMT
    (Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP, File). FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Chris Borland, a former NFL linebacker and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year at Wisconsin, testifies before the Illinois House Mental Health Committee hea...(Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP, File). FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Chris Borland, a former NFL linebacker and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year at Wisconsin, testifies before the Illinois House Mental Health Committee hea...
    Chris Borland knows all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries.More >>
    Chris Borland knows all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries.More >>
  • NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

    NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:27:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, in Washington.  The wife of Spurs coach Gregg Pop...(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, in Washington. The wife of Spurs coach Gregg Pop...
    The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died.More >>
    The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died.More >>
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  • Judge to hear arguments about delaying Stormy Daniels case

    Judge to hear arguments about delaying Stormy Daniels case

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:49:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >>
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >>
  • Judge delays ruling on Cosby accuser's confidante

    Judge delays ruling on Cosby accuser's confidante

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:49:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrambling to make sure jurors at his sexual assault retrial hear from accuser Andrea Constand's confidante before deliberations get underway next week.More >>
    Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrambling to make sure jurors at his sexual assault retrial hear from accuser Andrea Constand's confidante before deliberations get underway next week.More >>
  • As Prince's health waned, alarm grew in inner circle

    As Prince's health waned, alarm grew in inner circle

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:49:09 GMT
    (Carver County Sheriff's Office via AP). In this image made from surveillance video provided Thursday, April 19, 2018, by the Carver County Sheriff's Office, as part of an investigative file into Prince's death, the superstar, center, enters a clinic o...(Carver County Sheriff's Office via AP). In this image made from surveillance video provided Thursday, April 19, 2018, by the Carver County Sheriff's Office, as part of an investigative file into Prince's death, the superstar, center, enters a clinic o...
    Investigative files in Prince's death show that members of his inner circle were growing increasingly alarmed about an opioid addition as his health waned in the final days of his life, and that they sought help.More >>
    Investigative files in Prince's death show that members of his inner circle were growing increasingly alarmed about an opioid addition as his health waned in the final days of his life, and that they sought help.More >>
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  • National School Walkout demonstrations planned in Middle Tennessee

    National School Walkout demonstrations planned in Middle Tennessee

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:49:25 GMT
    (Source: National School Walkout Day)(Source: National School Walkout Day)

    Students across the country are planning on walking out of class on Friday to bring attention to gun violence in schools.

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    Students across the country are planning on walking out of class on Friday to bring attention to gun violence in schools.

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  • Fans ready to cheer on Predators at home for Game 5

    Fans ready to cheer on Predators at home for Game 5

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:19:07 GMT

    The puck will drop at 8:30 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena against the Colorado Avalanche in Nashville.

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    The puck will drop at 8:30 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena against the Colorado Avalanche in Nashville.

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  • Tennessee House passes bill for monument to unborn

    Tennessee House passes bill for monument to unborn

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    Tennessee State Capitol (WSMV file photo)Tennessee State Capitol (WSMV file photo)

    The Tennessee House has passed a bill that calls for a monument to unborn children to be placed on the state capitol grounds.

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    The Tennessee House has passed a bill that calls for a monument to unborn children to be placed on the state capitol grounds.

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