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Huge cuts to food stamps

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s budget would drive millions of people off of food stamps, part of a new wave of spending cut proposals ...

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Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of ‘ultimate deal’

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 ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2017 6:34 p.m. | | Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of ‘ultimate deal’ Comments 0 Comments

What will New Orleans do with the Confederate statues?

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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Posted: may. 21, 2017 6:34 p.m. | | What will New Orleans do  with the Confederate statues? Comments 0 Comments

US refuses to add sailors’ names to Vietnam Memorial

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 ...

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE  (AP) — A waste management authority on the south shore of Lake Tahoe has started offering homeowners loans to buy bear-proof garbage bins ...

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Nevada adds spans of 80 mph driving

FORTY MILE DESERT, Nev. (AP) — Of all the things you can do legally in Nevada but not most other places, driving 80 mph (129 kph ...

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 12:11 a.m. | | Nevada adds spans of 80 mph driving Comments 0 Comments

A suicide at age 8? Very rare, but not inconceivable

NEW YORK (AP) — The death was startling even to the coroner: a boy only 8 years old apparently killing himself in his Cincinnati bedroom.

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Posted: may. 14, 2017 8:01 p.m. | | A suicide at age 8? Very  rare, but not inconceivable Comments 0 Comments

Plan to curb panhandling is putting beggars to work

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Cleaning trash and landscaping public parks might not be glamorous work, but Derek Cote says it beats begging for change in a ...

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Posted: may. 14, 2017 8:01 p.m. | | Plan to curb panhandling  is putting beggars to work Comments 0 Comments

Nevada biologist sues activists for defamation

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A longtime Nevada biologist is suing bear protection advocates at Lake Tahoe he accuses of harassing and threatening him through a “vicious ...

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Posted: may. 07, 2017 6:11 p.m. | | Nevada biologist sues activists for defamation Comments 0 Comments

Texas adoption agencies could ban Jews, gays, Muslims

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Parents seeking to adopt children in Texas could soon be rejected by state-funded or private agencies with religious objections to them being ...

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Posted: may. 07, 2017 6:10 p.m. | | Texas adoption  agencies could ban  Jews, gays, Muslims Comments 0 Comments

Texas governor signs ‘sanctuary cities’ ban

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday signed a law targeting so-called “sanctuary cities” that allows police to ask about a person’s ...

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Trump pushes Senate GOP

BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump urged Senate Republicans on Sunday to “not let the American people down,” as the contentious debate over overhauling ...

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Old tech, passwords galore hurt tracking of visa holders

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. immigration agents waste their time logging in and out of archaic computer systems while trying to track down foreigners suspected ...

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Posted: may. 05, 2017 1:03 a.m. | | Old tech, passwords galore hurt tracking of visa holders Comments 0 Comments

Couple held in deadly random shooting spree

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A couple driving around in a stolen car took turns randomly shooting at 14 people in California last weekend, killing a man ...

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Trump trading in White House, Palm Beach for New Jersey

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The quiet swath of rolling hills and horse farms President Donald Trump is expected to use as a weekend summertime retreat ...

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Posted: may. 05, 2017 1:02 a.m. | | Trump trading in White House,  Palm Beach for New Jersey Comments 0 Comments

Marches in protest of Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrant and union groups will march in cities across the United States today to mark May Day and protest against President Donald ...

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School vouchers rising in many GOP states

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gary VanDeaver describes himself as a conservative less than a minute into many conversations. The Texas state representative blames “unelected federal judges ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2017 6:42 p.m. | | School vouchers rising in many GOP states Comments 0 Comments

NYC mayor wants free preschool for 3-year-olds

NEW YORK (AP) — Free preschool for 4-year-olds was a signature issue that helped New York City’s mayor win office in 2013.

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Posted: apr. 30, 2017 6:42 p.m. | | NYC mayor wants free  preschool for 3-year-olds Comments 0 Comments

Trump warning North Korea’s missiles will eventually get better

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump said after North Korea’s latest failed rocket launch that communist leader Kim Jong-Un will eventually develop better ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2017 6:41 p.m. | | Trump warning North Korea’s  missiles will eventually get better Comments 0 Comments

Washington state school district halts international student trips

KENT, Wash. (AP) — A school district in Washington state has halted all international field trips over concerns students in the country illegally wouldn’t be ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2017 6:41 p.m. | | Washington  state school  district halts  international  student trips Comments 0 Comments

At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2017 6:41 p.m. | | At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA Comments 0 Comments

11 killed by storms, in South & Midwest

CANTON, Texas (AP) — At least 11 people have been killed by tornadoes or flooding in the South and Midwest by a storm that also dumped ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2017 6:15 p.m. | | 11 killed by storms, in South & Midwest Comments 0 Comments

Is this the future of college: Online classes, but no degree

WASHINGTON (AP) — Connor Mitchell’s university classes take place online, he doesn’t have any exams and he studies in a different country every year.

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Posted: apr. 30, 2017 6:14 p.m. | | Is this the future of college:  Online classes, but no degree Comments 0 Comments

Teen sells $1M in custom socks

SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Oregon resident Brennan Agranoff spends his days going to school, doing chores and running his custom-design sock business.

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 12:20 a.m. | | Teen sells $1M in custom socks Comments 0 Comments

Trump heads into tough week over budget, health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 8:55 p.m. | | Trump heads into tough week over budget, health care   Comments 0 Comments

Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate

NEW YORK (AP) — New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump’s lead on climate change and declared his ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 8:55 p.m. | | Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate Comments 0 Comments

Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed hospital

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan, the first of many Trump ...

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Police ambush killer’s strategy to avoid death: Blame Dad

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — As Eric Frein tries to avoid death row for ambushing two Pennsylvania State Police troopers at their barracks, defense lawyers are suggesting ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 8:54 p.m. | | Police ambush killer’s strategy to avoid death:  Blame Dad Comments 0 Comments

Study: Whale and boat collisions is more common

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A group of marine scientists says collisions of whales and boats off of the New England coast may be more common than ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 8:54 p.m. | | Study: Whale and boat collisions  is more common Comments 0 Comments

Burt Reynolds makes rare public appearance at film festival

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert De Niro helped Burt Reynolds onto the red carpet for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new movie “Dog Years ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 8:32 p.m. | | Burt Reynolds makes rare public appearance at  film festival Comments 0 Comments

Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed the significance of pushing Republican health care legislation through the House next week, a retreat from more ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:51 p.m. | | Future of revamped health care  bill remains  dubious Comments 0 Comments

Judge orders Metro to rehire mechanic who falsified logs

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has ordered that a Washington subway system mechanic who was fired after a fatal accident in January 2015 should be rehired.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:51 p.m. | | Judge orders Metro to rehire mechanic who falsified logs Comments 0 Comments

Bye-bye, & here’s your check: Golden exit for the departed

NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t let the vault door hit you on the way out.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:51 p.m. | | Bye-bye, & here’s your check: Golden exit for the departed Comments 0 Comments

Trump Jr.’s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. will be targeting more than just Montana’s Republican voters on Friday and Saturday when he helps Greg Gianforte ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:50 p.m. | | Trump Jr.’s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash Comments 0 Comments

Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to ‘rest easy’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now here illegally can “rest easy,” President Donald Trump said Friday, telling the ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:50 p.m. | | Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to ‘rest easy’ Comments 0 Comments

Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration intensified its threats to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration authorities, warning nine ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:33 p.m. | | Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in  immigration fight Comments 0 Comments

US Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has rejected a request from Exxon Mobil to waive U.S. sanctions against Russia to allow the company to resume ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 7:41 p.m. | | US Treasury  rejects Exxon  Mobil request  to drill in Russia Comments 0 Comments

Fists, faith & Rock Ministries

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — You can hear the man from the stairs. He calls out “Xanny! Percs!” as the El above him pulls away. He is thin ...

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Ivanka will donate book proceeds to charity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump said Thursday she is donating proceeds from her upcoming book to charity, with the first grants going to the National Urban ...

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Buyer wanted: Tiny Oregon town for sale

TILLER, Ore. (AP) — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:16 a.m. | | Buyer wanted:  Tiny Oregon  town for sale Comments 0 Comments

Coin toss decides winner of small Illinois village election

MARION, Ill. (AP) — The flip of a coin on Thursday decided the next leader of a tiny town in southern Illinois after an election earlier ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:15 a.m. | | Coin toss decides winner of small  Illinois village election Comments 0 Comments

FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators are strengthening warnings about the dangers of two types of powerful painkillers due to risks of slowed breathing ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:59 p.m. | | FDA further  restricts pain  medication  use in kids Comments 0 Comments

New ‘delicioso’ postage stamps dedicated to Latino cuisine

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — From the kitchen table to the mail, the U.S. Postal Service on Thursday recognized the influence of Latino foods and ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:03 p.m. | | New ‘delicioso’  postage stamps  dedicated to  Latino cuisine Comments 0 Comments

Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have money for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House budget director Mick Mulvaney says that Democratic negotiators on a massive spending bill need to agree to fund top priorities of ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:02 p.m. | | Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have money for wall Comments 0 Comments

Arkansas set to execute first murderer since 2005

VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas was poised Thursday to carry out its first execution since 2005 after three other lethal injections planned by the end of ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:02 p.m. | | Arkansas set to execute first murderer since 2005 Comments 0 Comments

White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager for a victory, the White House expressed confidence Thursday that a breakthrough on the mired Republican health care bill could be achieved ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:02 p.m. | | White House pushes uncertain bid to  revive health care bill Comments 0 Comments

Pence: ‘Era of strategic patience is over’

PANMUNJOM, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence declared Monday the “era of strategic patience is over” with North Korea, expressing impatience with ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 11:16 p.m. | | Pence: ‘Era of strategic patience is over’ Comments 0 Comments

Arkansas fights to begin executions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for the state of Arkansas faced fights on multiple legal fronts Monday to begin a series of double executions before ...

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Professor sues Wal- Mart over ‘clean toilets’ description

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana State University professor is suing Wal-Mart for libel after he says an employee at the Bozeman store listed his occupation ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 10:47 p.m. | | Professor sues Wal- Mart over ‘clean toilets’ description Comments 0 Comments

Roadside memorials a tricky matter for mourners, officials

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — As roadside memorials become more common on roadways in the wake of fatal crashes, efforts to regulate these makeshift sites can ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 10:45 p.m. | | Roadside memorials a tricky  matter for mourners, officials Comments 0 Comments

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