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Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat

ROME (AP) — A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and intensifying pressure on the European Union Sunday to finally meet demands for decisive action.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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Waivers may give next president way out of health care feuds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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Public memorial Monday for the Rev. Robert Schuller

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — A public memorial will be held Monday for televangelist Rev. Robert H. Schuller outside the glimmering cathedral he built in Southern California.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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NC man's obituary urges readers to reject Hillary Clinton

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man's obituary asked two things of friends and family: instead of sending flowers for the funeral, give the money to charity. And don't vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2016.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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A small victory for fliers: summer domestic fares fall $2.01

 

After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — $2.01 in savings to be exact.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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ACM Awards: Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift shine

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards jam-packed more than three hours of music, from classic country stars such as George Strait and Alan Jackson to contemporary favorites Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan and pop and rock stars Taylor Swift and Steven Tyler.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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Authorities: Terrorism probe yields 6 arrests in 2 states

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Six people have been arrested in two states in connection with a terrorism investigation in Minnesota, where authorities have been tracking youths who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight with militants, including the Islamic State group, authorities said.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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2 years after bombs, Boston Marathon looks forward, not back

BOSTON (AP) — It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering — almost as much as finishing — something to aspire to.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 April 2015

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