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 2020-02-18 22:40 

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Secret Service goes on the road to help curb school violence...

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is taking its effort to curb school violence on the road to help thousands of educators, law enforcement personnel, mental health professionals and others......

 2020-02-18 22:39 

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Trump delivers on pledge for wealthy California farmers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoisting the spoils of victories in California's hard-fought water wars, President Donald Trump is directing more of the state's precious water to wealthy farmers and other......

 2020-02-18 22:34 

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'Fresh Off the Boat' leaving indelible mark on TV landscape...

Even before "Fresh Off the Boat" hit the airwaves on ABC in February 2015, the show was facing pressure that other new shows weren't.It was set to be the first network TV comedy with an......

 2020-02-18 22:30 

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Baylor probe clears ex-chairman of racist, sexist comments...

WACO, Texas (AP) — Law firm investigators hired by Baylor University concluded the former chairman of the university's board of regents did not make racist, lewd and anti-Semitic comments during a......

 2020-02-18 22:27 

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Trump to use 'big voice' to boost GOP on 4-day Western trip...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he's ready to use his "big voice" to bolster Republicans' 2020 campaign hopes as he heads west for a four-day visit mixing policy and......

 2020-02-18 22:27 

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France to end imam, teacher deals to counter extremism...

MULHOUSE, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday announced measures intended to counter Islamic extremism in France by giving the government more authority over the schooling of......

 2020-02-18 22:24 

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Veterans group: Pentagon broke agreement to reopen database...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Pentagon has reneged on its agreement to reopen a vast records database that helps service members who are appealing a less-than-honorable discharge, a veterans group said......

 2020-02-18 22:21 

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NCAA moves toward immediate eligibility for all transfers...

The NCAA took a significant step toward allowing all Division I athletes to transfer one time without sitting out a season of competition.A plan to change the waiver process is expected to......

 2020-02-18 22:18 

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Revenues drop at Encore, increase at state's other 2 casinos...

BOSTON (AP) — Gambling revenues have dropped at Encore Boston Harbor even as they've rebounded at Massachusetts' two other casinos.The state's Gaming Commission reported Tuesday that the......

 2020-02-18 22:14 

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Police: Armed burglary suspect fatally shot by police...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police officers in Florida fatally shot an armed suspect Tuesday near a popular tourist area, authorities said.The shooting occurred at an apartment complex after......

 2020-02-18 22:14 

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PG&E banking on big profits after utility leaves bankruptcy...

Pacific Gas and Electric says it expects to become more profitable than ever after it emerges from bankruptcy and pays off more than $25 billion in losses sustained in catastrophic wildfires......

 2020-02-18 22:08 

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Employers must have anti-harassment policy under Murphy bill...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Public and private employers in New Jersey would be required to put anti-harassment policies and training in place as part of a new proposal Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy......

 2020-02-18 22:06 

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New leader of Philadelphia Catholic archdiocese installed...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 1.3 million parishioners of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia have a new spiritual leader.Nelson Perez, 58, who spent most of his early pastoral career......

 2020-02-18 22:05 

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Ultimate choice: Tennessee inmates wrestle with how to die...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After more than three decades on death row, Don Johnson weighed the options for his own demise: He could keep a promise to his daughter that he wouldn't die in the electric......

 2020-02-18 22:04 

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Trump budget plan calls for $250M for Florida Everglades...

SOUTH BAY, Fla. (AP) — Out here in western Palm Beach County, Lake Okeechobee meets vestiges of theFlorida Everglades and, more significantly, a vast sugar growing area that encompasses hundreds......

 2020-02-18 21:55 

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Democrats diverge on outreach to anti-abortion swing voters...

NEW YORK (AP) — In a party that's shifted leftward on abortion rights, Democratic presidential hopefuls are offering different approaches to a central challenge: how to talk to voters without a......

 2020-02-18 21:54 

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2 new Legionnaires' cases reported at center where 1 died...

CHICAGO (AP) — Two new cases of Legionnaires' disease have been reported at a suburban Chicago senior living center, bringing the outbreak's total cases to five, including one previous fatal case,......

 2020-02-18 21:33 

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Trump to visit South Carolina ahead of Democratic primary...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — He's not competing in a primary in the state, but President Donald Trump is planning to make an appearance in South Carolina just before Democrats hold their primary election......

 2020-02-18 21:32 

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Indiana panel backs ban on drivers using handheld phones...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A proposal to ban drivers from using handheld cellphones on Indiana roads is advancing in the state Legislature.A state Senate committee voted 8-1 Tuesday to endorse the......

 2020-02-18 21:09 

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Charge: Man strangled girlfriend, 2 girls, burned bodies...

A Milwaukee man strangled his girlfriend then killed her two young daughters, kissing the girls and telling them their mother wanted them in heaven with her, prosecutors alleged......

 2020-02-18 21:00 

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Prosecutors seeking death penalty against Tennessee inmate...

RIPLEY, Tenn. (AP) — State prosecutors will be seeking the death penalty in the trial of a Tennessee convict charged with killing a corrections administrator and escaping prison on a......

 2020-02-18 21:00 

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A timeline of Blagojevich's political career, criminal case...

CHICAGO (AP) — Highlights from imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's political career and legal saga:— 1993: Blagojevich begins a three-year stint as an Illinois state......

 2020-02-18 20:58 

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Blaney's attempted push of Newman led to violent crash...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Drafting, blocking and bumping are essential elements of racing on NASCAR's fastest tracks. When Ryan Blaney pushed fellow Ford driver Ryan Newman in the final lap of......

 2020-02-18 20:57 

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Why treat people exposed to virus in Omaha? Why not?...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Of all places, why are 13 people potentially exposed to a viral outbreak being treated and observed in Omaha, Nebraska?Because nearly 20 years ago, a few doctors,......

 2020-02-18 20:55 

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US small businesses are getting upbeat news on the economy...

Small business owners have received some upbeat news on the economy this month.Retail sales figures released Friday showed that consumers were inspired by unseasonably warm weather to spend......

 2020-02-18 20:50 

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Trump says he knows identity of 'Anonymous' tell-all writer...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he knows the identity of the author known as "Anonymous," the senior administration official who wrote an inside-the-White House account that......

 2020-02-18 20:48 

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Too early to say whether virus threatens Olympics, WHO says...

GENEVA (AP) — Despite a virus outbreak spreading from China, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday it's much too soon to say whether the Tokyo Olympics are at risk of being......

 2020-02-18 20:42 

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Yankees' Judge says Astros should be stripped of 2017 title...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees star Aaron Judge feels the Houston Astros should be stripped of their 2017 World Series championship."You cheated and you didn't earn it.," Judge said......

 2020-02-18 20:20 

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Europe resists mounting US pressure on Huawei 5G technology...

LONDON (AP) — The Trump administration is stepping up pressure on European allies to ban Chinese tech firm Huawei from supplying next-generation mobile networks, with more officials visiting this......

 2020-02-18 20:19 

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Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich's sentence...

CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday commuted the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, calling the sentence "ridiculous."; Blagojevich was convicted of......

 2020-02-18 20:18 

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Execution date set for man convicted of killing 81-year-old...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man convicted of killing an 81-year-old mobile home park manager nearly three decades ago now faces execution in May.The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday set a......

 2020-02-18 20:16 

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Braves' Markakis: Everyone on Astros 'deserves a beating'...

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Before taking batting practice, Atlanta outfielder Nick Markakis teed off on the scam-ridden Houston Astros."I feel every single guy over there deserves a beating,"......

 2020-02-18 20:15 

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Trump opposes possible ban on sale of jet engines to China...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signaled Tuesday via Twitter that he opposes efforts to block the sale of jet engines to China. Trump's tweets appeared intended to thwart a proposal from......

 2020-02-18 20:13 

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McConnell takes aim at 2020 Democrat presidential candidates...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that health insurance proposals from the Democratic candidates for president would hurt business owners.During a......

 2020-02-18 20:12 

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DOJ taps U.S. attorneys to coordinate Ukraine investigations...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has appointed U.S. attorneys in New York and Pennsylvania to coordinate federal investigations into Ukraine-related matters, including new information......

 2020-02-18 20:12 

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Imprisoned for leaking secrets, woman seeks Trump clemency...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A former government contractor serving time in federal prison for leaking a classified document to a news organization is making an appeal for early release to President......

 2020-02-18 20:07 

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Saints' Brees announces intention to return for 2020 season...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Quarterback Drew Brees says he intends to play for the New Orleans Saints again next season.The 41-year-old Brees announced his intention to return for what would be his......

 2020-02-18 19:56 

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In Disney version of 'Extreme Makeover,' castle gets updated...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Even Cinderella needs an "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition."Disney officials said Monday that the iconic Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World in Florida would be......

 2020-02-18 19:48 

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SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists into super high orbit...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end of next year.The private company is working with Space Adventures Inc. for......

 2020-02-18 19:37 

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Trump expected to commute former Gov. Blagojevich sentence...

CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to commute the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of political corruption just months after he......

 2020-02-18 19:36 

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With steady play, Scottie Scheffler going places in a hurry...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Most satisfying to Scottie Scheffler in his rookie season on the PGA Tour is his steady, consistent play.It has him going places in a hurry.One year ago, Scheffler......

 2020-02-18 19:27 

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Draft report doesn't recommend punishing ex-war college head...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A draft of a naval inspector general report does not recommend any punishment against a senior officer who was removed as president of the U.S. Naval War College, according......

 2020-02-18 19:23 

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UN envoy warns 'dire' military situation risks Yemen peace...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Yemen warned Tuesday the "increasingly dire" military situation in the Arab world's poorest country is putting U.N. efforts to end the five-year......

 2020-02-18 19:22 

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University of Arkansas, ex-student settle in rape lawsuit...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas and a former student reached a settlement agreement in a lawsuit alleging school officials acted with "deliberate indifference" after she......

 2020-02-18 19:21 

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Georgia House plan shifts money to lawmakers' priorities...

ATLANTA (AP) — Budget writers in Georgia's House want to preserve money for mental health, substance abuse, public defenders, agricultural research and diverting people away from......

 2020-02-18 19:19 

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Courts make photo ID less likely in N Carolina 2020 voting...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's newest voter photo identification law seems flawed by "discriminatory intent" and should have been blocked months ago, a state appeals court ruled on Tuesday,......

 2020-02-18 19:16 

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US lawmaker defends meeting with Iran FM in Munich...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Chris Murphy on Tuesday defended a weekend meeting he held with Iran's foreign minister in Europe, after his actions were questioned in conservative media.The......

 2020-02-18 19:12 

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Hat's off: Court reverses trooper firing over lost headgear...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina state trooper shouldn't have been fired for losing his hat and lying about it, an appeals court ruled Tuesday in a case that's spanned a decade and multiple......

 2020-02-18 19:05 

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Texas man pleads not guilty to killing 2, including officer...

MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A 28-year-old Texas man pleaded not guilty during the first day of his capital murder trial for the 2018 killings of a Dallas-area police officer and another......

 2020-02-18 18:59 

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Is the new virus more 'deadly' than flu? Not exactly...

What's more deadly — the flu, SARS or the new coronavirus discovered in China?There are different ways to look at it and even knowledgeable folks sometimes say "deadly" when they may mean......

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