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At refugee camp, Trump envoy Haley vows more aid for Syrians

Sun, 2017-05-21 18:13
ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) -- His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small black box at a supermarket in this sprawling, dust-swept refugee camp. The box scanned his iris to identify him, charged his account and sent him on his way....
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Biden: It's time for America to regain unity and purpose

Sun, 2017-05-21 18:13
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden gave assurances Sunday that the country's current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election that "churned up some of the ugliest realities" of society will be temporary....
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Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement

Sun, 2017-05-21 18:13
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Dozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out Sunday as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame's commencement ceremony....
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DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis

Sun, 2017-05-21 15:13
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who says he's been appointed an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, has denied he plagiarized content in his master's thesis on homeland security, while the Naval Postgraduate School confirmed Sunday that it's reviewing the allegations....
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'Migrant Mother' photographer's images of oppressed resonate

Sun, 2017-05-21 15:13
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers' camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many children huddled in a lean-to....
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Study finds that speeding up sepsis care can save lives

Sun, 2017-05-21 15:13
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it's time they learn....
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Drake, Beyonce early winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Sun, 2017-05-21 15:13
Drake will walk into the 2017 Billboard Music Awards already a winner: He earned 10 early awards Sunday morning....
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Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

Sun, 2017-05-21 12:13
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump has cast the elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians as the "ultimate deal." But he will step foot in Israel having offered few indications of how he plans to achieve what so many of his predecessors could not....
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Pope names cardinals for Laos, Mali, Sweden, Spain, Salvador

Sun, 2017-05-21 12:13
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- In a surprise announcement Sunday, Pope Francis named five new cardinals, for Spain, El Salvador and three countries where Catholics are a tiny minority: Mali, Laos and Sweden....
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DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis

Sun, 2017-05-21 12:13
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who says he's been appointed an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, has denied he plagiarized content in his master's thesis on homeland security....
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Study finds that speeding up sepsis care can save lives

Sun, 2017-05-21 12:13
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it's time they learn....
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Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

Sun, 2017-05-21 12:13
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its "Greatest Show on Earth" is taking its final bow....
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Pope names cardinals for Laos, Mali, Sweden, Spain, Salvador

Sun, 2017-05-21 09:13
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- In a surprise announcement Sunday, Pope Francis named five new cardinals, for Spain, El Salvador and three countries where Catholics are a tiny minority: Mali, Laos and Sweden....
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US refuses to add sailors' names to Vietnam Memorial

Sun, 2017-05-21 09:13
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The Pentagon has refused a long-standing request to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1969 ship collision to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C....
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American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest

Sun, 2017-05-21 09:13
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- An American climber has died near the summit of Mount Everest and an Indian climber is missing after heading down from the mountain following a successful ascent, expedition organizers said Sunday....
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Q&A: Cosby jury: A look at what to expect during selection

Sun, 2017-05-21 09:13
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A crucial phase of comedian Bill Cosby's sex assault trial starts Monday when lawyers gather in Pittsburgh to pick the jury that will weigh his case....
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Adam Sandler earns raves at Cannes Film Fest (yes, really)

Sun, 2017-05-21 09:13
CANNES, France (AP) -- Adam Sandler is far from a Cannes Film Festival regular, but the American comedian was the toast of the event Sunday, earning some of the best reviews of his career for Noah Baumbach's "The Meyerowitz Stories."...
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Kevin Durant, Warriors beat Spurs 120-108, take 3-0 lead

Sun, 2017-05-21 09:13
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The Spurs were injured, but Golden State was expecting a fevered fight on the home floor of the five-time NBA champions....
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Rouhani, a man of the Islamic Revolution, opens Iran to West

Sun, 2017-05-21 06:13
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- As Iran's chief nuclear envoy, Hassan Rouhani earned the nickname "diplomat sheikh" when negotiators in 2004 reached a deal that saw the Islamic Republic halt all its enrichment of uranium....
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AP Exclusive: Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

Sun, 2017-05-21 06:13
LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel - far more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health including AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, according to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press....
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