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Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad’s marijuana

CHICAGO (AP) — An influential doctors group is beefing up warnings about marijuana’s potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot ...

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 11:18 p.m. | | Pediatricians warn against pot  use: Not your dad’s marijuana Comments 0 Comments

Mardi Gras crash suspect’s alcohol level 3 times limit

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans had a blood alcohol level nearly ...

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 8:21 p.m. | | Mardi Gras crash suspect’s alcohol level 3 times limit Comments 0 Comments

Democrats inviting immigrants to Trump’s speech to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress in an effort to put a face on ...

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 8:20 p.m. | | Democrats  inviting immigrants  to Trump’s speech to  Congress Comments 0 Comments

Samsung delays its new phone, focuses on tablets instead

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s product showcase Sunday is notable for what’s missing: a new flagship phone.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 8:20 p.m. | | Samsung delays its  new phone, focuses on tablets instead Comments 0 Comments

New Dem Party chairman pledges to repair, unite party

ATLANTA (AP) — Newly elected Democratic national chairman Tom Perez pledged on Sunday to unite a fractured party, rebuild at all levels from “school board to ...

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 8:20 p.m. | | New Dem Party chairman  pledges to repair, unite party Comments 0 Comments

School seminar sparks civil rights, race debate

WINNETKA, Ill. (AP) — When a largely white public school nestled in Chicago’s wealthiest suburbs planned a daylong civil rights seminar, it drafted two National ...

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 8:20 p.m. | | School seminar sparks civil rights, race debate Comments 0 Comments

McCorvey, at center of abortion ruling, dies

DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that legalized abortion ...

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 6:39 p.m. | | McCorvey, at center of abortion ruling, dies Comments 0 Comments

Trump steps up security aide search, also focuses on rewriting health care

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump brought more contenders for national security adviser to his Palm Beach club for in-person interviews Sunday, hoping ...

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 6:35 p.m. | | Trump steps up security aide search, also focuses on rewriting health care Comments 0 Comments

Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts ...

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 6:35 p.m. | | Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries Comments 0 Comments

Trump: Remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump’s remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian ...

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 6:34 p.m. | | Trump: Remark about Sweden  referred to something on TV Comments 0 Comments

Penn State students raise $10 million in dance marathon

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of hardy Penn State students raised more than $10 million for pediatric cancer patients in the annual 46-hour dance marathon ...

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 6:34 p.m. | | Penn State students raise $10 million  in dance marathon Comments 0 Comments

Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump’s policies and his inner circle ...

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 6:34 p.m. | | Senior Trump  appointee fired after critical comments Comments 0 Comments

Gun industry seeks to ease government restrictions on silencers

ATLANTA (AP) — They are the stuff of legend, wielded by hit men and by James Bond. For decades, buying a silencer for a firearm has ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:08 a.m. | | Gun industry seeks  to ease government  restrictions on silencers Comments 0 Comments

Judge denies request to halt Dakota A pipeline work

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday refused to stop construction on the last stretch of the Dakota Access pipeline, which is progressing much faster ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:08 a.m. | | Judge denies request to  halt Dakota A pipeline work Comments 0 Comments

DHS arrested 680 illegals during week-long roundup

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department said Monday that 680 people were arrested in roundups last week targeting immigrants living illegally in the United States ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | DHS arrested 680 illegals during week-long roundup Comments 0 Comments

Passenger-carrying drone to fly in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Up, up and away: Dubai hopes to have a passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city-state ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | Passenger-carrying  drone to fly in Dubai Comments 0 Comments

White House names replacement shortlist

NEW YORK (AP) — His administration dealt a significant blow after not even a month in office, President Donald Trump must now fill a vital national ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | White House names  replacement shortlist Comments 0 Comments

Lance Armstrong loses bid to halt $100M suit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Monday refused to block the government’s $100 million lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, putting the former cyclist on ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | Lance Armstrong loses bid to halt $100M suit Comments 0 Comments

Nevada lawmaker seeks ban on human microchips

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Computer chips that store personal information and could be used to pinpoint someone’s location could not be implanted in humans ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:06 a.m. | | Nevada lawmaker seeks ban on human microchips Comments 0 Comments

PRO-TRUMP AMERICA

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. (AP) — She tugged 13 envelopes from a cabinet above the stove, each one labeled with a different debt: the house payment ...

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Drivers see higher premiums after not-at-fault accidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most drivers don’t expect to be hit with a rate hike on their auto insurance after a car accident that wasn’t ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:05 a.m. | | Drivers see higher premiums  after not-at-fault accidents Comments 0 Comments

Verizon is pulled back into unlimited wireless data game

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon, in a major reversal, has joined other carriers in offering an unlimited data plan.

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:04 a.m. | | Verizon is pulled back into  unlimited wireless data game Comments 0 Comments

Sears, Kmart remove some Trump products from online

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears and Kmart have evicted “a very small number” of Trump-branded items from their online stores, but won’t specify how many ...

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Posted: feb. 14, 2017 12:04 a.m. | | Sears, Kmart remove some  Trump products from online Comments 0 Comments

Trump, Trudeau to discuss women in workforce

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the workforce today, showing the ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 12:13 a.m. | | Trump, Trudeau to discuss women in workforce Comments 0 Comments

Shopping getting more political

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Stormy Patterson makes a distinction between opinion and action as she surveys each new call to boycott Company A or support Brand ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 12:12 a.m. | | Shopping getting more political Comments 0 Comments

Abandoned homes in Kansas City to go on sale for $999

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A program in Kansas City, Missouri, that sold off dozens of eyesore houses for just a dollar last year hopes buyers ...

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Posted: feb. 12, 2017 9:01 p.m. | | Abandoned homes  in Kansas City to  go on sale for $999 Comments 0 Comments

ACLU seeing surge in members & donations

NEW YORK (AP) — The nearly century-old American Civil Liberties Union says it is suddenly awash in donations and new members as it does battle with ...

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Posted: feb. 12, 2017 8:08 p.m. | | ACLU seeing surge in members & donations Comments 0 Comments

Supreme Court nominee has defended free speech, religion

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has been a defender of free speech and a skeptic of libel claims, an Associated Press ...

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Posted: feb. 12, 2017 8:08 p.m. | | Supreme Court nominee has defended free speech, religion Comments 0 Comments

Immigrants wait in fear after raids

CHICAGO (AP) —  Pastor Fred Morris looked out over his congregation Sunday as news ricocheted around the world that American authorities were rounding up immigrants in ...

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Posted: feb. 12, 2017 8:07 p.m. | | Immigrants wait in fear after raids Comments 0 Comments

White House declines to publicly defend embattled Flynn

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A top White House aide sidestepped repeated chances Sunday to publicly defend embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn following reports that ...

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Posted: feb. 12, 2017 8:07 p.m. | | White House declines to publicly defend embattled Flynn Comments 0 Comments

GM posted $9.4B net profit in 2016, encore may be tough

DETROIT (AP) — At an investors’ conference during Detroit’s auto show in January, confident General Motors executives told investors to expect improved pretax profits for ...

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Posted: feb. 07, 2017 9:39 p.m. | | GM posted $9.4B net profit in 2016, encore may be tough Comments 0 Comments

Aluminum-sided Expedition SUV being rolled out by Ford

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co.’s biggest SUV is dropping some weight.

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Posted: feb. 07, 2017 9:38 p.m. | | Aluminum-sided Expedition SUV being rolled out by Ford Comments 0 Comments

Miss France crowned Miss Universe 2017 in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A 23-year-old dental student from France won the Miss Universe crown Monday in the annual pageant held this year in the Philippines.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 9:05 p.m. | | Miss France crowned Miss  Universe 2017 in Philippines Comments 0 Comments

Immigration order ‘small price’ for safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Sunday tried to tamp down concerns about President Donald Trump’s sweeping immigration order in the face of widespread ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 7:11 p.m. | | Immigration order  ‘small price’ for safety Comments 0 Comments

Students stranded abroad, colleges condemn travel ban

BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of U.S. colleges are opposing President Donald Trump’s sweeping travel ban that has left some students and professors stranded abroad.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 7:11 p.m. | | Students stranded abroad,  colleges condemn travel ban Comments 0 Comments

Uber CEO challenged for Trump connection after immigrant ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Uber found itself in hot water on two fronts related to President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 7:10 p.m. | | Uber CEO challenged for Trump connection after immigrant ban Comments 1 Comment

Senate panel to vote on Trump’s health secretary pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have scheduled a Tuesday vote by the Senate Finance Committee on President Donald Trump’s nominee for health secretary.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 7:10 p.m. | | Senate panel  to vote on  Trump’s health secretary pick Comments 0 Comments

Netanyahu says US embassy should be in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that the American embassy in Israel should be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, injecting himself ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 7:10 p.m. | | Netanyahu  says US  embassy should be in  Jerusalem Comments 0 Comments

Starbucks to hire 10,000 refugees over 5 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Starbucks says it will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, a response to President Donald Trump’s indefinite suspension of ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 6:51 p.m. | | Starbucks to hire 10,000  refugees over 5 years Comments 0 Comments

Governor to get further prostate cancer reatment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown will undergo further radiation treatment for prostate cancer first treated in 2012, his office announced Saturday.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 6:18 p.m. | | Governor to  get further  prostate  cancer reatment Comments 0 Comments

Brown: Driver’s license penalty harms the poor

SARAMENTO  (AP) — When Aaron Cutchon was laid off from his job at an auto body shop, he could no longer afford to pay for two ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 6:18 p.m. | | Brown: Driver’s license penalty harms the poor Comments 0 Comments

Koch political network to spend $300M to $400M over two years

INDIAN WELLS  (AP) — The conservative Koch network plans to spend between $300 million and $400 million to influence politics and public policy over the next ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 6:18 p.m. | | Koch political network to spend $300M to  $400M over two years Comments 0 Comments

Deal reached to close down Santa Monica’s airport

SANTA MONICA (AP) — A Southern California city and the federal government on Saturday said they reached a deal to close Santa Monica’s airport, ending ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 6:17 p.m. | | Deal reached to close down Santa Monica’s airport Comments 0 Comments

$7 billion legal pot economy?

SACRAMENTO  AP) — The future of California’s legal marijuana industry is being shaped in a warren of cubicles tucked inside a retired basketball arena, where ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 6:17 p.m. | | $7 billion legal pot economy? Comments 0 Comments

Pioneering TV actress Mary Tyler Moore dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Tyler Moore, the star of TV’s beloved “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” whose comic realism helped revolutionize the depiction of ...

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Posted: jan. 25, 2017 9:27 p.m. | | Pioneering TV actress  Mary Tyler Moore dies Comments 0 Comments

Attorney: Florida never helped girl who livestreamed suicide

PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who broadcast her suicide on Facebook never got the help she needed from Florida’s foster care system, an ...

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Posted: jan. 25, 2017 9:26 p.m. | | Attorney: Florida never helped girl who livestreamed suicide Comments 0 Comments

Idaho man admits to federal hate crime in gay man killing

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man has agreed to plead guilty to a federal hate crime in the death of a gay man in exchange ...

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Posted: jan. 25, 2017 9:26 p.m. | | Idaho man admits to federal  hate crime in gay man killing Comments 0 Comments

NASA displays Apollo capsule hatch 50 years after fire that killed 3

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A relic from America’s first space tragedy is finally going on display this week, 50 years after a fire on ...

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Posted: jan. 25, 2017 9:26 p.m. | | NASA displays Apollo capsule hatch 50 years  after fire that killed 3 Comments 0 Comments

Trump moves to ‘build that wall’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump moved aggressively to tighten the nation’s immigration controls Wednesday, signing executive actions to jumpstart construction of his promised U ...

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Posted: jan. 25, 2017 9:16 p.m. | | Trump moves to ‘build that wall’ Comments 0 Comments

Mexico’s president may scrap United States trip

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president is “considering” canceling next week’s visit to Washington following President Donald Trump’s order to begin construction of ...

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Posted: jan. 25, 2017 9:16 p.m. | | Mexico’s president may scrap United States trip Comments 0 Comments

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