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It's not EU, it's me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 years

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Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union, ending a 44-year relationship following the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago. More>>

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Britain set to file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit; Raqqa residents trapped by Islamic State militants ahead of assault in Syria; Federal judge in Hawaii to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban. More>>

12 killed, 3 hurt when church bus and truck crash in Texas

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A Texas state trooper says 12 people were killed in a crash between a church van and a pickup truck on a two-lane highway in southwestern Texas. More>>

Mexican man freed after arrest despite protected status

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An immigration judge says a Mexican man arrested despite participating in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children can be released from custody pending deportation proceedings. More>>

The Latest: Ambassador says UK will remain key world player

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Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union, ending a 44-year relationship following the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago. More>>

Senate intel leaders pledge Russia probe cooperation

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The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee say they will steer clear of politics in probing Russian interference in last year's presidential election in sharp contrast to partisanship on a House panel. More>>

Latest: All 12 killed in crash were in church bus in Texas

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A Texas state trooper says 12 people were killed in a crash between a church van and a pickup truck on a two-lane highway in southwestern Texas. More>>

Trump, Christie pledge to combat nation's opioid addiction

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is dipping his toes into the administration as he takes the lead of a White House commission to combat opioid addiction after being unceremoniously dropped from President Donald Trump's transition team. More>>

2 ex-Christie aides sentenced in bridge traffic revenge plot

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Two former aides to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. More>>

Census suggests counting LGBTQ, then "corrects" and deletes

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The U.S. Census Bureau did not include a separate count of LGBTQ Americans in its proposal for the 2020 Census. More>>

Arkansas board urges rejection of 3rd execution clemency bid

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The Arkansas Parole Board has recommended that a murderer's request to be spared from lethal injection be rejected, the third clemency bid knocked down this week. More>>

Environmental groups file lawsuit over Trump climate actions

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Environmental groups say they'll file lawsuits and help to mobilize public backlash to plans by President Donald Trump to roll back U.S. efforts to curb global warming. More>>

Woman, 20, charged with plowing into Capitol Police cruiser Video included

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Police say a driver struck a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the U.S. Capitol and was taken into custody. More>>

Ivanka Trump to become official White House employee

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Ivanka Trump is officially joining the administration as an unpaid employee. More>>

Zinke: Border wall 'complex,' faces geographic challenges

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says geographic and physical challenges will make it difficult to build the "big, beautiful wall" that President Donald Trump has promised on the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

US judge questions government on narrowing travel ban block

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A federal judge in Hawaii is hearing arguments on whether to extend his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. More>>

First lady helps present courage awards to 13 women

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Melania Trump is helping present courage awards to 13 women from around the world. More>>

No cellphones backstage for accountants after Oscar flub

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PwC accountants won't be allowed to have their cellphones backstage during future Oscar telecasts. More>>

Arab leaders ready to work with Trump on Mideast peace deal

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Arab leaders are gathering for an annual summit where the long-stalled quest for Palestinian statehood is to take center stage. More>>

Putin visits Arctic archipelago to reaffirm Russian presence

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President Vladimir Putin is visiting an Arctic archipelago as part of Russia's efforts to reaffirm its foothold in the region. More>>

Court bars release of videos made by anti-abortion group

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Two anti-abortion activists who secretly recorded Planned Parenthood conversations about fetal tissue must each face more than a dozen felony charges. More>>

3 Texas deaths underscore the dangers of storm chasing

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The deaths of three storm chasers in an auto accident in Texas have underscored the dangers of trying to document violent weather up close. More>>

Odd-looking Ronaldo bust steals the show at airport ceremony

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Cristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attention at Wednesday's ceremony honoring the Portugal star in his hometown. More>>

Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

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President Donald Trump and House Republicans say they're still looking to revive their shattered health care overhaul effort. But an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll finds that people don't like their approach so far. More>>

Trump's top health official gets bipartisan grilling

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is getting strong pushback from lawmakers of both parties over the White House's proposed cuts in medical research, public health and social service programs. More>>

Family gets a shock when turkey crashes through windshield

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A New Jersey family traveling through northern Indiana got a shock when a 30-pound turkey crashed through their vehicle's windshield. More>>

Lamar Odom regrets affairs, says cocaine helped end career

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Lamar Odom regrets affairs, blames cocaine for helping end his career. More>>

Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

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The Trump administration has asked a federal appeals court to postpone ruling on the merits of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change. More>>

AP Top 25 polls highlight Top 100 all-time in college hoops

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The Associated Press is ranking the top 100 college basketball programs of all time using 68 years of data from the AP Top 25 poll. More>>

Rep. Maxine Waters' no-holds-barred remarks find fans Video included

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Rep. Maxine Waters of California is finding new fans with her no-holds-barred remarks against President Donald Trump and his administration. More>>

N.W.A., Vin Scully to be preserved by Library of Congress

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A pioneering Los Angeles rap group and an L.A. broadcasting legend are among this year's additions to the prestigious National Recording Registry. More>>

FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis

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U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis. More>>

Correction: Severe Weather-Southern Plains story

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Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday. More>>

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' cast reunites for 20th birthday

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Buffy Summers and her old pals from Sunnydale High are reuniting to celebrate the 20th birthday of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." "EW Reunites: Buffy the Vampire Slayer" premieres Wednesday on the streaming People/Entertainment Weekly Network. More>>

Indonesia man swallowed by python, villagers and reports say

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Villagers and news reports say a 25-year-old Indonesian man was swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi. More>>

Dylan to meet Nobel academy to receive literature diploma

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The Swedish Academy says 2016 Nobel literature winner Bob Dylan will meet with members of the academy this weekend and they will hand over his Nobel diploma and medal. More>>

Somalia's drought once again has thousands on the move

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Somalia's drought has once again uprooted hundreds of thousands of people as families stream into camps, urban areas and neighboring countries in search of aid. More>>

Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny

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Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House, but he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight. More>>

Priebus a central figure in Trump's White House drama

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In the behind-the-scenes drama of who's up and who's down in Donald Trump's White House, chief of staff Reince Priebus is playing a starring role. More>>

Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

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The chairman of the House intelligence committee is refusing to step away from its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as fresh political allegations brought new cries of protest from Democrats. More>>

House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

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Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill online privacy regulations, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. More>>

Fans can look forward to some major changes in NFL games

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NFL fans could see an enhanced flow of play and fewer restrictions on how demonstrative players can be in their jubilation after big plays. More>>

Similarities striking between 2 deadly Oakland fires

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The similarities between two deadly Oakland fires are striking: Each involved a dangerously dilapidated building with an absentee landlord and renters desperate for affordable housing. More>>

Felony charges for 2 who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood

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California prosecutors say two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood have been charged with 15 felonies. More>>

APNewsBreak: Judge approves release of jailed Mexican man

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An immigration judge says a Mexican man arrested despite participating in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children can be released from custody pending deportation proceedings. More>>

In Trump's White House drama, Priebus is favorite target

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In the behind-the-scenes drama of who's up and who's down in Donald Trump's White House, chief of staff Reince Priebus is playing a starring role. More>>

White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall Video included

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The White House is following up its longshot roster of budget cuts with a wish list of $18 billion in reductions, including cuts to medical research, infrastructure and community development grants. More>>

Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

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House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes says he went to the White House grounds to review intelligence reports and meet the secret source behind his claim that communications involving Trump associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance. More>>

Chinese anger, fears exposed in France after police killing

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Clashes in Paris over the killing of a Chinese man by police have left three officers injured and led to 35 arrests. More>>

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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10 Things to Know for Wednesday: What Democrats are angry about; who is talking the blame at the White House. More>>

NFL owners revamp video replay for officiating

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NFL owners give video replay final decisions to league officiating staff with input from the referee on the field. More>>

Similarities striking between 2 deadly Oakland fires

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Building inspectors found multiple fire code violations at a Northern California building just three days before a blaze erupted, killing three. More>>

Cyclone rips off roofs, flings boats onto land in Australia

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A powerful cyclone has slammed into Australia's tropical northeast coast, tearing down trees and knocking out power to thousands. More>>

Club operator denies security bypass allowed before shooting

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A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting is describing a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were crawling over one another to reach the exits. More>>

Baltimore police show jarring footage of SWAT shooting

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Body camera video captured a scene rarely made public: a Baltimore SWAT supervisor ordering an officer to kill a man holding two young children hostage with a knife. More>>

US denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties

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Amnesty International says a recent spike in civilian casualties in the Iraqi city of Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent deaths among non-combatants as its forces battle the Islamic State militant group. More>>

Star gymnasts testify at Congress about sex-abuse scandal

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3 retired star gymnasts tell Senate committee of sexual abuse by USA Gymnastics officials. More>>

Trump, in break from other world leaders, digs in on coal Video included

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President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind, or flag for review more than half-a-dozen measures that were part of former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming. More>>

Chicago activists call for transparency in ICE shooting

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A lawyer for the family of a man who was shot and wounded by an immigration agent in Chicago says the shooting was unjustified. More>>

States push to protect birth control despite failed GOP bill

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Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access and Planned Parenthood funding, in case they are jeopardized again. More>>

A look at how Trump's moves on coal will affect the industry Video included

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President Donald Trump's move to roll back Obama-era regulations on climate change is unlikely to turn around the coal industry any time soon. More>>

Russian Manafort client: Willing to speak to Congress

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A Russian billionaire who is close to President Vladimir Putin says he is willing to take part in U.S. congressional hearings to discuss his former business relationship with President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. More>>

Tribes' battle over Dakota Access pipeline not over

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American Indian tribes fighting the Dakota Access pipeline say the pumping of oil into the pipe under their water source is a blow, but doesn't end their legal battle. More>>

The Latest: Warner says White House not dispelling suspicion

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Kremlin says meeting between President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Kushner and representatives from a Russian state-owned bank was routine. More>>

Darlene Cates, the mother in 'Gilbert Grape,' dies at 69

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Darlene Cates, who played the morbidly obese, housebound mother in the 1993 film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," has died. More>>

Frank Mason of Kansas unanimous pick for AP All-America team

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Frank Mason III of Kansas has been unanimously selected to the 2016-17 AP All-America team. More>>

Ryan says House to revisit health care, offers no details

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Republicans are pivoting to tax cuts and other issues while still reeling from last week's House health care debacle. More>>

German police: Thieves stole huge gold coin with wheelbarrow

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Berlin police say suspects used a wheelbarrow to make off with a 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions. More>>

Petition would seek reduced sentence for Pamela Smart

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Advocates for Pamela Smart, who's serving life for plotting with her teenage lover to kill her husband, are planning to file a petition seeking a reduced sentence. More>>

World Video Game Hall of Fame names 2017 finalists

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The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong" that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit "Wii Sports," that made gamers out of grandparents. More>>

McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as 'windfall' for Tehran

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Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing bipartisan legislation that would slap Iran with new sanctions while maintaining rigorous enforcement of the landmark nuclear deal. More>>

Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid Video included

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The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in 3 African countries on the brink of famine, as President Donald Trump's proposed budget threatens to remove the U.S. from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming; AP: Trump has casino trademark in Jordan, but gambling is illegal; AP: Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run. More>>

Waze gets into the order-ahead business with Dunkin' Donuts

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Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell. More>>

NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now? Video included

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The Raiders will be moving to Las Vegas sometime in the not distant future, but Mark Davis' team is likely to belong to Oakland until 2020. More>>

South Korea holds memorial for 9 missing ferry victims

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South Korea has held a memorial ceremony for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised last week. More>>

Screams alert residents to fire that killed 3 in Oakland

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Authorities in California fear one person is dead after an early morning fire swept through an Oakland building. More>>

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

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The Dakota Access pipeline developer says it has oil place in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir and that the full pipeline will be in service soon. More>>

Police: No active search for suspects in nightclub shooting

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Cincinnati police are searching for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 15 other people injured. More>>

Asian markets mostly higher after Wall Street sinks

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Stocks around the world sank on worries that the Trump White House may not be able to help businesses as much as once thought. More>>

Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming

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President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than half-a-dozen measures that were part of former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming. More>>

Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

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House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes' spokesman says the congressman met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance. More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Among 10 Things to Know for Tuesday: Nunes' White House trip, Trump regroups, Russians protest. More>>

Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run

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An heir to the Red Bull energy-drink empire is accused of killing a Thai police officer in a hit-and-run nearly five years ago, yet he still has not appeared to face charges. More>>

NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas Video included

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NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday. More>>

White House looks to bounce back after health care loss

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President Donald Trump is trying to pick up the pieces of his agenda after the bruising defeat on the health care, but his relationships with Republicans in Congress remains strained and his hopes for working with Democrats appear far-fetched. More>>

Trump creates office to bring business ideas to government

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President Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector. More>>

'Fearless Girl' statue opposite bull stays through February Video included

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Mayor Bill de Blasio: Statue of a girl staring down Wall Street's famous "Charging Bull" will be allowed to remain through February 2018. More>>

Correction: Penn State-Abuse story

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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier has been found guilty of one count of child endangerment over his handling of a child sex abuse complaint against retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. More>>

Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail Video included

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Opposition leader Alexei Navalny is expected to make a court appearance after being detained at a major opposition rally the day earlier. More>>

Some balk as Seattle seeks to spend more money on homeless

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Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, the mayor of Seattle is asking voters in his liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. More>>

AP EXPLAINS: What is the Senate's 'nuclear option'?

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AP EXPLAINS: Senate's 'nuclear option' looms as a reaction to a possible Democratic filibuster of Trump's Supreme Court nominee. More>>

Police: 'No evidence' London attacker associated with IS

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UK police say two people remain in custody following last week's terror attack in London as messaging services face criticism for encrypted networks that allow attackers to communicate in secret. More>>

Leonardo's "Adoration of the Magi" now cleaner, brighter

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The unfinished Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece, "Adoration of the Magi," has emerged from a five-year restoration cleaner and brighter. More>>

Navalny: a savvy and determined Kremlin foe

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The 15-day jail sentence imposed Monday on Alexei Navalny is nothing new for the Kremlin's most visible domestic foe and unlikely to be more than a brief interruption of his campaign against what he calls "the party of crooks and thieves.". More>>

Rights group: More than 1,000 arrested in Belarus protests

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A Belarusian human rights group says more than 1,000 people were arrested in the course of weekend protests and that about 150 of them have been sentenced to jail terms of up to 25 days. More>>

Massive gold coin worth millions stolen from German museum

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Berlin police say thieves broke into the German capital's Bode Museum and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions. More>>

Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda

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President Donald Trump's aides have opened the door to working with moderate Democrats on health care and other issues. More>>

The Latest: Russian opposition leader Navalny gets jail term Video included

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The European Union has called on Russian authorities to release demonstrators detained during a series of protests across the country on Sunday. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Schumer seizes on Trump team's offer to work with Democrats on health bill; AP: Law limiting LGBT protections will cost North Carolina $3.76 billion over 12 years; Police search for suspects in deadly Cincinnati nightclub shooting. More>>

South Korean prosecutors push to arrest ousted president

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Media reports say that South Korean prosecutors have decided to ask a court issue a warrant to arrest former President Park Geun-hye on corruption allegations. More>>

TIPPING OFF: Final Four welcomes trio of 1st-time coaches Video included

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Gonzaga's Mark Few, Oregon's Dana Altman and South Carolina's Frank Martin are all first-time coaches at this year's Final Four. More>>

South Carolina: The surprise of the Final Four

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Gonzaga is in its first Final Four but the Zags had knocked on the door a few times. More>>

Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four

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Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left, and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels' second straight trip to the Final Four and 20th all-time in Sunday's showdown of college basketball's elite in the South Regional. More>>

10 Things to Know for Monday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Trump blasts conservative lawmakers who blocked GOP bill to overhaul 'Obamacare'; what's latest concern for Russia's Putin; NCAA's Final Four set. More>>

The Latest: Club operator calls shooting 'senseless'

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Police have identified the person killed in an overnight Cincinnati nightclub shooting that also left 15 people injured. More>>

1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub gunfight

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Police say gunfire erupted inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub after a dispute among several men, killing one man and injuring 15 other people. More>>

GOP struggles to govern despite a monopoly in Washington

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The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years in office is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era. More>>

Brother seeks retrial for China ex-police chief facing death

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The brother of Zhao Liping, a retired Chinese senior police chief sentenced to death for murder and corruption, is calling for a retrial of the case, saying he was abused in police custody and sentenced in a show trial. More>>

46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea

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Forty-six dogs have been flown to New York from South Korea after being rescued at a farm where they were to be slaughtered for human consumption. More>>

Nationwide protests bring thousands to Russia's streets Video included

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Russia's opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength with scores of protest rallies spanning the vast country. More>>

Carolina (North) your tour guide for this year's Final Four

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Consider North Carolina the tour guide at this year's Final Four. More>>

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

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President Donald Trump is attacking conservative lawmakers after the failure of the Republican bill to replace "Obamacare.". More>>

The Latest: East vs. West set in Final Four next weekend

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Florida finished the first half with a 17-9 flourish to take a 40-33 lead at halftime against South Carolina in the East Regional final. More>>

Powerful winds, large hail take aim at Southern Plains

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Forecasters are warning that large hail and powerful winds could hit parts of the Southern Plains. More>>

Antonio Banderas says he's recovered from a heart attack

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Spanish film star Antonio Banderas says he has recovered from a heart attack that he had in January. More>>

Center-right party tops Bulgaria election; Socialists yield

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The center-right GERB party of former Prime Minister Boiko Borisov took the lead in Bulgaria's parliamentary election, exit polls showed, a result that if confirmed by official returns indicates support for the country keeping its European identity. More>>

Pope's sex abuse board vows to go on without survivor member

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Members of Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory board are vowing to press ahead with their work even with no survivors in their ranks following the resignation of Irish survivor Marie Collins. More>>

US-backed forces capture Syrian air base from IS

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Syrian activists say U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces have reached the Tabqa air base in northern Syria and are fighting to seize it from Islamic State control. More>>

The Latest: US claims Tabqa dam is not in danger of bursting

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Syrian activists say U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces have reached the Tabqa air base in northern Syria and are fighting to seize it from Islamic State control. More>>

'Beauty and the Beast' dances off with top box-office spot

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Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" has continued enchant audiences even in its second weekend in theaters. More>>

UK: Attacker used WhatsApp, firm must help police get access

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A top British official says Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message that cannot be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messaging service. More>>

Merkel party wins state vote as election year starts

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Projections show that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has easily won an election in Germany's western Saarland state, an unexpectedly strong performance as Merkel prepares to seek a fourth term in a national vote later this year. More>>

No surprise: Beijing's pick Lam chosen as Hong Kong's leader

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The candidate favored by China's Communist leadership has been chosen as Hong Kong's new leader, in the first such vote since huge pro-democracy protests erupted over the semiautonomous Chinese city's election system in 2014. More>>

Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstacles

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President Donald Trump plans to build a "big, beautiful wall" at the Mexican border and is likely to run into more than a few obstacles, including legal challenges and geography. More>>

Non merci: French voters reject corruption in politics

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French voters just won't tolerate corruption in politics anymore _ that appears to be the message from the swift downfall of the powerful security minister. More>>

Family of missing ex-FBI agent files lawsuit against Iran

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The family of former FBI agent who went missing in Iran a decade ago on an unauthorized CIA assignment has filed a lawsuit against the Islamic Republic. More>>

Medical pot bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives

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Efforts to let patients legally access pot are slowly taking root in the South, two decades after California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana. More>>

New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'

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Americans who benefited from President Barack Obama's health care law and were relieved when a Republican push to repeal it failed are facing a new set of anxieties as President Donald Trump vows to let the law "explode.". More>>

Play it back: Rematches to decide last 2 spots in Final Four

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The most entertaining college basketball game of the season came in December. More>>

Settler leader: Population growth is end of 2-state solution

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A prominent West Bank settler says the number of Israelis living in the West Bank has soared by nearly one quarter over the past five years to over 420,000 people. More>>

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

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Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. More>>

Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket

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Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years. More>>

Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

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The Pentagon says a U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team. More>>

The Latest: Big wins for West Coast in regional finals

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With fan favorite Arizona eliminated in the Sweet 16, there are plenty of empty seats at tip off for the West Regional final between top-seeded Gonzaga and No. 11 seed Xavier. More>>

Vegas Strip reopens after gunman surrender, fatal shooting

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Police say a part of the Las Vegas Strip has been shut-down after a gunman barricaded himself inside a bus near the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino. More>>

Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo Obamacare

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The failure of House Republicans to repeal and replace Barack Obama's health care law was nothing short of an epic, self-inflicted collapse. More>>

The Latest: Pedestrians return to Strip after standoff ends

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A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip. More>>

Verdict turns page in Penn State child molestation scandal

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Penn State is trying to turn the corner on the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, but the former FBI director who authored a scathing report on it more than four years ago says more changes are needed. More>>

The Latest: Madrid protest backs citizens' rights in Brexit

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Residents of Rome are avoiding the city center as authorities brace for the possibility of violent protests during a European Union summit. More>>

Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a sasquatch

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A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror. More>>

'SNL' star doesn't back away from Boston racism comment

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"Saturday Night Live" star Michael Che (CHAY) is not backing away from comments he made about Boston, when he called it the "most racist city" he has ever visited. More>>

London attacker had worked in Saudi Arabia teaching English

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The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in London says that the Westminster attacker was in the country three times and taught English there. More>>

Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beaten

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Riot police in the Belarusian capital have raided the office of a human-rights group hours ahead of an attempt by opposition activists to mount a large protest demonstration. More>>

Pope visits Milan housing project; urges compassion for poor

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Pope Francis has arrived in Milan on a one-day visit to the world's largest diocese and the home base of his main competition for the papacy, Cardinal Angelo Scola. More>>

Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fades Video included

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As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year. More>>

Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floors

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When the Monte Carlo closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will have lost nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago. More>>

EU puts pen to paper, signs unity pledge on 60th anniversary

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European Union leaders are gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. More>>

Ex-CIA chief: Flynn's firm discussed removing cleric from US

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A former CIA director has accused former national security adviser Michael Flynn of participating in a discussion with Turkish officials about possibly subverting the U.S. extradition process to remove a Turkish cleric from the United States. More>>

Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul Video included

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House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform. More>>

Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias

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The family real estate company of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son in law and senior adviser, has longstanding business ties to Israel, including an ongoing real estate deal with an Israeli insurance company. More>>

Security, parking, garbage irk Ivanka Trump's DC neighbors

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Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say the Trump clan doesn't make for very good neighbors, hogging parking on an already crowded street and leaving trash bags rotting at curbside. More>>

Elderly couple on wrong flight; end up in NY, not Michigan

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A 96-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man were wheeled to the wrong gate at a South Florida airport and ended up on a flight to upstate New York instead of Michigan. More>>

Turkish chocolate festival features bust of President Trump

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One of the highlights at a Turkish chocolate festival has been U.S. President Donald Trump _ made of cake icing. More>>

Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

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Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a federal crackdown. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: The week when Trump's wiretap accusation died

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A variety of statements by President Donald Trump did not stand up to scrutiny over the past week. More>>

Gorsuch hearings show him as careful, folksy, testy at times

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The Supreme Court nominee's hearing reveals a judge who is careful, well-credentialed and willing to push back. More>>

Many governors welcome demise of GOP health care bill Video included

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Failure of the Republican bill to overhaul Obama's health care law is welcomed by many governors, primarily in states that had expanded Medicaid. More>>

Elite! Chiozza hits 3 at OT buzzer, Gators beat Wisconsin

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Chris Chiozza went end to end and made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Florida an 84-83 victory against Wisconsin on Friday night in the first overtime game of this NCAA Tournament. More>>

Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested in Virginia

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Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword. More>>

The Latest: Chiozza's 3 gives SEC an Elite Eight trio

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NCAA Tournament fans who filled out second chance brackets on ESPN are backing Wisconsin for a Final Four bid more than any other team in the East Region. More>>

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

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An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singapore teen whose online posts criticizing his government landed him in jail. More>>

Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double execution

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Two Arkansas inmates scheduled for lethal injections next month are asking the parole board to spare their lives in a longshot effort to halt an unprecedented plan to execute eight prisoners in a 10-day period. More>>

Trump delivers his news to newspaper reporters

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President Trump goes old school, surprising two newspaper reporters with calls saying he was pulling health care bill from consideration. More>>

No repeal for 'Obamacare' _ a humiliating defeat for Trump Video included

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Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul. More>>

Speaker Ryan falls short in first test of Trump presidency Video included

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Speaker Paul Ryan guaranteed a win on the Republican plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law. More>>

The Latest: McConnell disappointed about GOP health bill Video included

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White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney says he has "a lot of confidence" in President Donald Trump's ability to salvage a congressional Republican health care plan, but warns that Trump "also wants to move on" if the deal collapses. More>>

Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

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Senior U.S. officials say the Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, ending years of delay for a project that has served as a flashpoint in the national debate about climate change. More>>

Plan to dig up President Polk's body _ again _ stirs trouble

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A push by lawmakers in Tennessee to dig up President James K. Polk's body and move it for the third time since his death nearly 170 years ago is riling people. More>>

US Jews wrestle with arrest of Jew in bomb threats case

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Jewish groups who warned of a surge in anti-Semitism had pointed to numerous bomb threats against Jewish community centers as the most dramatic example of the trend. More>>

Canada pulls vehicle license plate deemed offensive

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A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's personalized license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper. More>>

London attacker cheerful, joking on eve of deadly rampage

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London's top anti-terror officer says two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, in central and northern England. More>>

Trump campaign chair offers to talk to House panel on Russia

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The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee says former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has volunteered to speak with the panel. More>>

The Latest: UK honors lawmaker who tried to save policeman

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London's top terror officer says Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain's Parliament, killing four people and wounding some 50, was born Adrian Russell Ajao. More>>

EU leaders converge on Rome to rekindle sense of unity

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Hurt by Britain's planned exit, European Union leaders are making a pilgrimage to Rome this weekend with the hope that a visit to the cradle of their project of unity can somehow rekindle the vigor of youth. More>>

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