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Beyonce announces she's pregnant with twins on Instagram

Wed, 2017-02-01 15:02
NEW YORK (AP) -- Blue Ivy is about to become a big sister - twice over....
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AP NewsBreak: Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

Wed, 2017-02-01 12:02
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump....
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The Latest: Syrian man turned back in Philadelphia in shock

Wed, 2017-02-01 12:02
CAIRO (AP) -- The Latest on the global reaction to President Donald Trump's temporary suspension of immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries (all times local):...
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IS using drones, other innovating tactics with deadly effect

Wed, 2017-02-01 09:01
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- First the tiny drones buzz overhead to observe Iraqi soldiers. Then, the Islamic State group's flying machines return to drop a small explosive device to sow panic among security forces - or deadlier still, to help guide a suicide car bomber to a target....
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New Pentagon chief seeks to reassure nervous Asian allies

Wed, 2017-02-01 09:01
WASHINGTON (AP) -- By visiting Japan and South Korea on his first official overseas trip, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is seeking to reinforce key alliances after President Donald Trump's campaign-trail complaints that defense treaties disadvantaged the United States....
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Trump taps conservative Judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Wed, 2017-02-01 06:01
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch, a fast-rising conservative judge with a writer's flair, to the Supreme Court, setting up a fierce fight with Democrats over a jurist who could shape America's legal landscape for decades to come....
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Conservative Gorsuch emulates Scalia minus the rough edges

Wed, 2017-02-01 06:01
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If confirmed by the Senate to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch would fill the seat of the man he seeks to emulate as a judge....
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Refugees: A world away from loved ones, anxious and in limbo

Wed, 2017-02-01 06:01
President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees from certain countries has brought stress, desperation, worry and confusion to a number of families in the United States and abroad....
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Trump policy dims hope for refugees in Indonesian limbo

Wed, 2017-02-01 06:01
PUNCAK, Indonesia (AP) -- After getting death threats from Al-Shabab militants, Mohamed Dahir Saeed and his wife fled their native Somalia with plans to seek safety in Australia. They arrived in nearby Indonesia, only to be told "the sea is closed" for anyone attempting to make the perilous boat journey south....
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New Pentagon chief seeks to reassure nervous Asian allies

Wed, 2017-02-01 06:01
WASHINGTON (AP) -- By visiting Japan and South Korea on his first official overseas trip, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is seeking to reinforce key alliances after President Donald Trump's campaign-trail complaints that defense treaties disadvantaged the United States....
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Jailing of officers seen as test of free speech in Jordan

Wed, 2017-02-01 03:01
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- When retired Maj. Gen. Mohammed Otoom was summoned to Jordan's domestic intelligence service over a critical web comment, he wasn't too rattled. After all, he was a 30-year veteran of the agency that sought to question him....
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US watchdog offers bleak statistics for Afghan progress

Wed, 2017-02-01 03:01
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- In his first report to the new Trump administration, a U.S. watchdog that monitors billions of dollars in aid to Afghanistan issued a bleak progress report, saying the Afghan government controls barely half the country, its security forces numbers are on the decline and drug production is on the rise, while eradication is down....
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Tesla, BMW electrics fall short of highest crash-test rating

Wed, 2017-02-01 03:01
DETROIT (AP) -- Two luxury electric vehicles - the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 - fell short of getting the highest safety ratings in new crash tests by the insurance industry....
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Missouri executes man for killing woman, 2 children in 1998

Wed, 2017-02-01 03:01
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) -- Nearly 19 years to the day that Susan Brouk and her two children were taken to a Missouri pond and killed, one of the men responsible for the crime was put to death Tuesday....
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Coaches, QBs lapped by Brady/Belichick marvel at success

Wed, 2017-02-01 03:01
HOUSTON (AP) -- Marv Levy, the only coach in NFL history to take a team to four consecutive Super Bowls, looks at what Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have done together with the New England Patriots and marvels....
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Senator: Army Corps told to approve Dakota pipeline easement

Wed, 2017-02-01 00:00
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The Army Corps of Engineers was ordered to allow construction of the Dakota Access pipeline to proceed under a disputed Missouri River crossing, North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said on Tuesday, the latest twist in a months-long legal battle over the $3.8 billion project....
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At a Pyongyang car dealership, only the logos are local

Wed, 2017-02-01 00:00
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Salespeople at Pyongyang's premier car dealership wait patiently beside racks of glossy brochures in a showroom filled with that unmistakable new car smell from a couple dozen Whistle sedans and Cuckoo SUVs - all bearing the distinctive, double-pigeon logo of Pyonghwa Motors, North Korea's only passenger car company....
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