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King's daughter: Fight 'no matter who is in White House'
ATLANTA (AP) — As civil rights leaders and activists gather at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the slain civil rights leader's daughter is encouraging Americans to fight for his vision of love and justice
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The Latest: The city where King was killed marks MLK Day
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on celebrations across the country for Martin Luther King Jr. Day (all times local):
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After long decline, St. Louis tries to rebuild with startups
ST. LOUIS (AP) — It's tough to rebuild a city's image when the national perception is that it peaked a century ago, and when recent news has sometimes been dismal.
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Cleveland police have backlog of complaints against officers
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police are still dealing with a backlog of several hundred unresolved citizen complaints against officers as the department prepares to start training on a new policy about how officers use force.
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Ice threat lingers for some Midwest states
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A few states in the Midwest again are on alert for icy conditions.
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Years after slayings, some seek relief in killer's execution
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The brutal murders of a well-known Richmond couple and their young daughters as they were preparing to host a New Year's party sent shock waves through Virginia's capital city. More than 11 years later, some hope the execution
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Man killed after setting off apartment explosion
RICE LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Police say a man in a small northwestern Wisconsin community was killed after he followed through on his threat to explode a bomb in his apartment building.
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Feds allege KleinBank used discriminatory lending practices
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice has sued a Minnesota bank for allegedly engaging in mortgage lending practices that discriminate against minorities.
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Trumping Trump? Democrat Cuomo courts 'middle-class anger'
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An ambitious Democratic governor with possible White House aspirations has a formula for staying blue in the time of Trump: Take your progressive message directly to angst-ridden middle-class voters.
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Off-duty Chicago sergeant wounds person after shots fired
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Chicago police sergeant shot and wounded a person after someone in a vehicle opened fire on the sergeant and his companions on the city's northwest side.
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Police: 5 killed in shooting at nightclub at Mexican resort
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A shooting attack at an electronic music festival in Mexico's Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen on Monday left five people dead, including two Canadians, an Italian and a Colombian, authorities said.
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EU nations react with surprise, defiance to Trump remarks
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations reacted with surprise and defiance Monday to Donald Trump's comments that he believed NATO was "obsolete" and that more member states would leave the 28-nation EU.
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British pound sags ahead of prime minister's Brexit speech
LONDON (AP) — After months of repeating the mantra that "Brexit means Brexit," Prime Minister Theresa May is set to reveal details of Britain's closely guarded plans for leaving the European Union, in a speech that has already increased pressure on
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Obama issues warning on 1st anniversary of Iran nuclear deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is marking the first anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal by warning the Trump administration that the accord can't easily be undone and is preferable to war.
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Blast targeting police in southeast Turkey kills 3
ISTANBUL (AP) — A roadside bomb in a pre-dominantly Kurdish city in southeast Turkey on Monday killed three policemen and wounded three others, according to the state-run news agency.
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EU eyes UN-backed Syria conference in Brussels in April
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union wants to host a conference on the future of Syria this spring and is hoping that it can focus on rebuilding the war-torn country.
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Kyrgyzstan: Cargo plane crash kills 37, destroys village
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A Turkish cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, destroying half of a village and killing at least 37 people in the plane and on the ground, the Emergency Situations
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Stark inequality: Oxfam says 8 men as rich as half the world
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people,
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Academics race to save rare colonial documents in Cuba
HAVANA (AP) — An American team of academics is racing to preserve millions of Cuban historical documents before they are lost to the elements and poor storage conditions.
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Impish, boyish looks permeate Milan's menswear runways
MILAN (AP) — Impish, boyish looks are permeating the Milan menswear runway this season, and the mood seems to be a search for a simpler past.
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