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3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

AP Top News - 1 hour 13 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) -- Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald....
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Merck says new type of cholesterol drug worked in big study

AP Top News - 1 hour 13 min ago
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Merck & Co. said Tuesday that a new type of cholesterol drug reduced heart attacks, deaths and other complications of heart disease in a huge, late-stage study....
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New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

AP Top News - 4 hours 14 min ago
PARIS (AP) -- A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard....
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Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays

AP Top News - 4 hours 14 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in a power outage as people were evacuated from trains along the subway line....
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Ten Commandments monument installed at Arkansas Capitol

AP Top News - 4 hours 14 min ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Workers have installed a Ten Commandments monument outside Arkansas' Capitol, two years after lawmakers approved a measure permitting the statue on state grounds....
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UN: Colombia disarmament process for individual arms ends

AP Top News - 4 hours 14 min ago
MESETAS, Colombia (AP) -- The United Nations says it has concluded the disarmament process for individual arms as part of a peace deal between Colombia's leftist rebels and the government....
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EU fines Google a record 2.4 billion euros in antitrust case

AP Top News - 7 hours 14 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union slapped a record 2.42 billion-euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business....
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Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal

AP Top News - 7 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Somewhere along the way, the Republican crusade to repeal "Obamacare" also turned into an effort to limit the future growth of Medicaid. That bit of mission creep is complicating prospects for the GOP, and could lead to deadlock....
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Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

AP Top News - 7 hours 14 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network's credibility Tuesday....
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U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addiction

AP Top News - 7 hours 14 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a frank and heartfelt speech, U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates of four decades for their support during his treatment and recovery for alcohol abuse years ago, and then joined them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits....
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AP Explains: Who is Salahuddin, rebel named terrorist by US?

AP Top News - 7 hours 14 min ago
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Hours before the United States designated Kashmir rebel leader Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist, he appeared in a video calling for strikes in the Himalayan territory in remembrance of another rebel leader whose killing by Indian forces last July triggered months of deadly protests....
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Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

AP Top News - 10 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the United States in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead....
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Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal

AP Top News - 10 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Somewhere along the way, the Republican crusade to repeal "Obamacare" also turned into an effort to limit the future growth of Medicaid. That bit of mission creep is complicating prospects for the GOP, and could lead to deadlock....
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Inmate details 4 prison killings: 'I did it for nothing'

AP Top News - 10 hours 14 min ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- One by one, Denver Simmons recalled, he and his partner lured inmates into his cell. William Scruggs was promised cookies in exchange for doing some laundry; Jimmy Ham thought he was coming to snort some crushed pills....
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EU fines Google a record 2.42 billion euros

AP Top News - 10 hours 14 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service....
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Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting _ bear hugs

AP Top News - 10 hours 14 min ago
NEW DELHI (AP) -- President Donald Trump should have been ready as he met with India's prime minister, an unabashed hugger....
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Q&A: Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

AP Top News - 13 hours 14 min ago
SEATTLE (AP) -- On again, off again, off again, off again and now, partly back on: That's the peculiar route of President Donald Trump's travel ban after a Supreme Court decision Monday allowing a limited version to take effect....
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Inmate details 4 prison killings: 'I did it for nothing'

AP Top News - 13 hours 14 min ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- One by one, Denver Simmons recalled, he and his partner lured inmates into his cell. William Scruggs was promised cookies in exchange for doing some laundry; Jimmy Ham thought he was coming to snort some crushed pills....
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Saudi demolition of historic Shiite homes stokes violence

AP Top News - 13 hours 14 min ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi Arabia is demolishing centuries-old homes in a Shiite town, leveling a historic district that officials say has become a hideout for local militants. The destruction has sparked shootouts in the streets between Saudi security forces and Shiite gunmen and stoked sectarian tensions that resonate around the region....
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Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

AP Top News - 13 hours 14 min ago
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground. But opponents say the ruling is far from an endorsement of the use of public money for religious schools....
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