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Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack

AP Top News - 29 min 13 sec ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Rihanna Hardy had been excited about seeing Ariana Grande ever since she got her concert ticket as a Christmas gift. So when the day came, the 11-year-old left school a couple of hours early to make sure to get to Manchester Arena on time....
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Tensions in their past, Trump, Pope Francis to meet

AP Top News - 29 min 13 sec ago
ROME (AP) -- Concluding his tour of the ancestral homes of the world's three largest monotheistic religions, President Donald Trump is poised to call on Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed....
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Areas outside of arenas becoming a bigger priority

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 21:15
LONDON (AP) -- Even before the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester, England, arena Monday night, the Chicago Cubs were evaluating ways to make the area around Wrigley Field safer....
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Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 21:15
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) -- A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration....
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Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 21:15
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google already monitors online shopping - and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising....
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Animals still in cages a year after Buenos Aires zoo closure

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 21:15
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The roars of lions, snorts of rhinos and trumpets of elephants still blend with the cacophony of honking buses and screeching cars passing nearby in one of the most heavily congested areas of Argentina's capital....
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AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 18:15
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, defending an administration that promises more economic growth than many think it can deliver, said Tuesday it's the Obama administration that went overboard in its forecasts for growth. His indictment glosses over significant differences in the economy now and then....
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Fox removes report from website about murdered DNC staffer

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 18:15
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fox News says it has removed from its website a speculative story about the 2016 murder of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich because it "was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting."...
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Parents weigh in on concert fears after Manchester

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 15:15
Iris Azulai's 17-year-old daughter, Carmel, recently attended a large concert in Tel Aviv of the Argentine singer Lali. Given Israel's history, the fear of terrorism is always lurking, particularly at mass events, but regardless, she would not have prevented her daughter from going....
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Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 15:15
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- They are stylistic opposites, one a bombastic tycoon-turned-president, the other a famously modest pope. They disagree openly on such weighty issues as immigration, climate change and economic policy....
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Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 15:15
LONDON (AP) -- Sir Roger Moore saw more to life than a well-mixed martini....
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Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 15:15
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts aimed at reviving old tourist spots in struggling towns....
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MBA for mom who went to all classes with quadriplegic son

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 15:15
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) -- A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration....
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Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a beautiful little girl"

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 12:15
LONDON (AP) -- The names of the 22 victims killed by a suicide bomber at a Manchester concert on Monday night have not been officially released, but here what's known about them so far:...
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Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 12:15
LONDON (AP) -- Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89....
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UK blast: Blood, horror as bomber strikes young crowd

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 09:15
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- For the young crowd of music fans, the Ariana Grande concert was supposed to be a night of high-energy candy pop and fun on a school night. The scene quickly turned into sheer terror when a bomb went off at the end, sending terrified parents into a desperate search for their loved ones....
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AP Exclusive: CEOs got biggest raise since 2013

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 09:15
NEW YORK (AP) -- The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's the biggest raise in three years....
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Gestures tell of friendship that toppled S. Korea president

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 06:15
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A steely gaze from one woman. A slight, apologetic bow from another. On the first day of the biggest trial in South Korea in years, two small gestures reflect the state of a friendship that toppled a president....
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AP Exclusive: Outgoing WHO head practiced art of appeasement

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 06:15
LONDON (AP) -- As the World Health Organization struggled to coordinate vaccine production during the 2009 swine flu pandemic, its director-general met with Vladimir Putin, then Russia's prime minister, during an official visit to Moscow....
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UK police say apparent suicide bomber responsible for blast

AP Top News - Tue, 2017-05-23 03:15
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- An apparent suicide bomber set off an improvised explosive device that killed 22 people at the end of an Ariana Grande concert, Manchester police said Tuesday....
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