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Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess,' not political
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a drinker but became a "drunken mess" after his father died about 18 months ago, a longtime
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DWI suspected in crash that hurt 28 at New Orleans parade
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying the Krewe of Endymion parade on Saturday in the Mid-City section of New Orleans is being investigated for driving while intoxicated, police said.
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Trump administration blocks changes on coal mining royalties
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Interior Department has put on hold changes to how the federal government values huge volumes of coal extracted from public lands, primarily in the Western United States, after mining companies challenged the agency in
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The Latest: Suspect in custody in New Orleans parade crash
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a vehicle plowing into a parade crowd in New Orleans (all times local):
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Police: Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 28 hurt
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, police said.
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New Orleans police chief says one person in custody after vehicle plows into parade crowd; terrorism not suspected
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police chief says one person in custody after vehicle plows into parade crowd; terrorism not suspected.
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Police: Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 12 hurt
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police say 12 people were injured when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans.
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Supreme Court weighs law banning sex offenders from Facebook
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Fresh from a trip to traffic court, Lester Packingham Jr. celebrated his turn of good fortune by announcing to friends on Facebook that his pending ticket was dismissed without him saying a word.
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Fast and furious: Man cons salesman out of $150K Maserati
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Maserati is missing after police say a man conned a salesman during a test drive.
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Warren Buffett sticks to business, avoids politics in letter
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett reiterated his rosy long-term outlook for the U.S. economy and his distaste for high Wall Street fees in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that always draws a big audience.
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Why N. Korea may have used VX to kill leader's half brother
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Was it a poorly executed assassination or did North Korea want to showcase its stockpile of banned chemical weapons?
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Malaysia says airport safe, autopsy shows nerve agent effect
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that killed the exiled half brother of North Korea's leader, as police completed a sweep of the budget
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Duped into killing Kim? 2 suspects say it looked like prank
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Two women — a Vietnamese and an Indonesian — have been arrested for allegedly coating their hands with the immensely toxic chemical agent VX and wiping them on the face of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother Kim
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Iraq: Police Commandos recapture new neighborhood in Mosul
BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior commander says Iraqi militarized police have captured a neighborhood on the western side of Mosul amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants.
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Copy this: Vatican stakes out rights to Pope Francis' image
VATICAN CITY (AP) — God's love may be free, but the Vatican says it has a copyright on the pope.
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Russian opposition figure freed; says he was tortured
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has released a convicted opposition activist who says he was tortured in prison.
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EU lawmakers, in unusual move, pull the plug on racist talk
BRUSSELS (AP) — With the specter of populism looming over a critical election year in Europe, the European Parliament has taken an unusual step to crack down on racism and hate speech in its own house.
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In a blow, twin attacks on Syrian security kill at least 32
BEIRUT (AP) — In synchronized attacks, insurgents stormed into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, clashed with troops and then blew themselves up, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others, state media and officials
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Deadly insurgent attack in Homs weighs on UN-led Syria talks
GENEVA (AP) — A deadly terrorist attack in central Syria on Saturday threatened to thwart efforts to wrest a political solution at peace talks in Geneva, with the U.N. mediator decrying "spoilers" who try to derail the efforts to end the country's
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Greek island of Naxos celebrates Carnival with Torch Parade
NAXOS, Greece (AP) — The island of Naxos hosts some of the most colorful Carnival celebrations in Greece, with some customs dating from antiquity.
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