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April 21, 2017 - 12:34 am
FRANCE-PARIS POLICE SHOT-THE LATEST The Latest: Pence offers condolences after Paris shooting PARIS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says the shooting of police officers in Paris is the "latest reminder that terrorism can strike anywhere, anytime." He says the U.S. "will not relent in our...
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April 20, 2017 - 7:16 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Republican-drawn map setting the boundaries of Texas' statehouse districts violates the U.S. Constitution by intentionally discriminating against minority voters, a federal court found Thursday — the third such ruling against the state's voting laws in roughly a month. The...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 20, 2017 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Thursday's press conference with President Donald Trump and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni (all times EDT): 4:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says Iran is not living up to the "spirit" of the nuclear agreement. Trump says Iran is doing "a tremendous disservice...
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April 20, 2017 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before President Donald Trump's first official overseas trip, trade and security matters were top items of discussion going into his meeting Thursday with the prime minister of Italy, one of the two European countries set to welcome Trump in May. Talks with Italian leader...
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April 20, 2017 - 9:54 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has blocked a sound engineer from releasing unpublished music by Prince after the late superstar's estate objected. George Ian Boxill worked with Prince on five tracks in 2006, and made at least one recording — called "Deliverance" — available Wednesday for online...
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April 20, 2017 - 8:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is holding his first meeting with Italy's prime minister. Trump will meet Thursday at the White House with Paolo Gentiloni. They'll discuss the Group of Seven industrialized nations meeting in Italy next month. The G-7 nations have urged Russia to pressure...
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis (C), flanked by U.S. Embassy Charge d'Affaires Christopher Henzel (2nd L) and White House Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell (R), meets with Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman and his delegation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool photo via AP)
April 19, 2017 - 5:21 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The United States is considering ways to boost military support for the Saudi-led fight against Iran-backed rebels in Yemen, believing military pressure is needed to prod the militants into a negotiated end to the conflict, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The U.S. already...
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FILE- In this Jan. 20, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump dances with first lady Melania Trump at the Liberty Ball in Washington. Big money from billionaires, corporations and a roster of NFL owners poured into Donald Trump’s inaugural committee in record-shattering amounts, to pull off an event that turned out considerably lower-key than previous inaugural celebrations. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 19, 2017 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was huge. Big money from billionaires, corporations and a roster of NFL owners poured into Donald Trump's inaugural committee in record-shattering amounts — to pull off an event that was considerably lower-key than previous inaugural celebrations. That leaves a bit of a mystery...
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April 19, 2017 - 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military is trying to determine what chemical the Islamic State group used against Iraqi government forces last weekend, the commander of anti-IS coalition ground forces said Wednesday. Maj. Gen. Joseph Martin told reporters via video link from Baghdad that Iraqi forces...
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April 19, 2017 - 11:12 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's estate is claiming a sound engineer who worked with the musician on five tracks in 2006 is threatening to release the unpublished material and has no right to do so. The estate and Paisley Park Enterprises have sued George Ian Boxill, alleging he's trying to exploit the...
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