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  • MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff's deputy was sleeping when his 11-year-old daughter called and asked him to pick her up at her school bus stop. Seconds later, his daughter screamed into the phone. "Dad, help me, help me!"
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    Published on 04-29-17
    9 hours ago
  • By Manuel Mogato and Enrico Dela Cruz MANILA (Reuters) - Southeast Asian countries have altered a statement to be issued at Saturday's ASEAN summit to include references to militarization and island-building in the South China Sea, the latest draft shows, in a move likely to frustrate Beijing. Chinese embassy representatives in Manila had sought to influence the content of the
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    Published on 04-28-17
    9 hours ago
  • Venezuela on Monday marks a month since the start of a wave of deadly protests against President Nicolas Maduro. Opponents started rallying on April 1 against moves to strengthen his hold on power, hoping they would be a tipping point in the economic and political crisis. The father of Venezuela's "socialist revolution," Hugo Chavez, a vocal critic of the United
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    Published on 04-28-17
    10 hours ago
  • NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A young man was identified Friday as the suspect in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman remembered as a hero by investigators and neighbors after she used a walking stick to try to stop an attack on her friend.
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    Published on 04-28-17
    13 hours ago
  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is on Saturday set to weaken Southeast Asian resistance to Chinese expansionism in the contested South China Sea as he hosts a regional summit, diplomats said. Duterte is expected to release a chairman's statement at the end of the one-day Association of Southeast Asian (ASEAN) leaders meeting that ignores an international tribunal ruling rejecting China's sweeping
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    Published on 04-28-17
    13 hours ago
  • A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Philippines early Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning that was later lifted, Philippine and US authorities said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake, which shook the southern region of Mindanao just before dawn, Philippine officials said. It struck at a depth of 41 kilometres (25 miles) in Mindanao, more
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    Published on 04-28-17
    16 hours ago
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — Off in the distance, young patients can see the Washington Monument from the hospital's new rooftop "healing" garden, dedicated Friday by first lady Melania Trump as a place children and their families can breathe fresh air, "relax and enjoy in peace."
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    Published on 04-28-17
    17 hours ago
  • MENA, Ark. (AP) — In a story April 27 about two missing Arkansas children, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Polk County Sheriff's Office, reported erroneously the age of one of the children. Reilly James Scarbrough is 9, not 10.
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    Published on 04-28-17
    17 hours ago
  • President Trump said he is disheartened with the pace of the Republican-controlled Congress, which has yet to send a signature piece of legislation to his desk.
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    Published on 04-28-17
    20 hours ago
  • Barack Obama and Donald Trump have had something of a testy relationship since the New York businessman assumed the presidency.
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    Published on 04-28-17
    20 hours ago