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President Donald Trump gestures as he answers a question from a members of the the media after signing an Executive Order in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 28, 2017. The Executive Order directs the Interior Department to begin review of restrictive drilling policies for the outer-continental shelf. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 29, 2017 - 3:12 am
President Donald Trump's executive order seeking to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling isn't likely to reach its goals anytime soon, but instead will kick off a yearslong review and legal battle. Trump signed the order Friday aimed at dismantling a key part...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he answers a question from a members of the the media after signing an Executive Order in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 28, 2017. The Executive Order directs the Interior Department to begin review of restrictive drilling policies for the outer-continental shelf. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 29, 2017 - 3:11 am
President Donald Trump's executive order seeking to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling isn't likely to reach its goals anytime soon, but instead will kick off a yearslong review and legal battle. Trump signed the order Friday aimed at dismantling a...
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April 29, 2017 - 2:23 am
Arkansas will have a more difficult time obtaining additional lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the four executions the state carried out this month, experts said. The state launched an ambitious...
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April 29, 2017 - 2:22 am
Experts say Arkansas will have a harder time getting more lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the four executions the state carried out this month. Arkansas launched an ambitious plan to execute eight...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2016 file photo, Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring his side's second goal against Argentina during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Brazil’s national soccer team is the first to qualify for next year’s World Cup. Despite the success, the sporting scene at home is littered with bribes and corruption linked to the World Cup and last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)
April 29, 2017 - 2:20 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil and superstar Neymar were the first to qualify for next year's World Cup, save for Russia which gets an automatic berth as the host. Winning a record sixth World Cup might help some forget the humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany three years ago in the World Cup semifinals...
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Philadelphia Eagles' fans cheer during the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 2:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The City of Brotherly Love turned a boring event into an entertaining show. About 100,000 vocal fans gave everyone what they wanted and expected from Philadelphia: Boos! Tired of hearing about tossing snowballs at Santa Claus 49 years ago or how they cheered Michael Irvin's...
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April 29, 2017 - 12:51 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is demanding that the video streaming service pay an unspecified ransom to prevent all the new episodes from being prematurely released online. The hacker, operating under...
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April 29, 2017 - 12:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks paid tribute Friday night to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his film "Philadelphia," which won each of them Oscars. "God bless Jonathan Demme, we just lost him," Hanks told the crowd attending an event that was...
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Fans gather before the second round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 29, 2017 - 12:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 12:05 a.m. The second night of the draft concludes as the San Francisco 49ers take quarterback C.J. Beathard and the Pittsburgh Steelers pick running back James Conner late in the third round. No. 97 Miami: Cordrea Tankersley, CB...
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April 29, 2017 - 12:00 am
AP-AS-KOREAS-TENSION-THE-LATEST The Latest: Tokyo subway temporarily closed over N. Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — One of Tokyo's major subways systems says it shut down all lines for 10 minutes early Saturday after receiving warning of a North Korean missile launch. Tokyo Metro official Hiroshi...
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