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Arrests in Seattle as May Day marchers take to streets
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle police used pepper spray to disperse black-clad anti-capitalist protesters authorities say threw rocks, flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails at officers during a rowdy May Day gathering....
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Raging fire destroys historic New York City church
NEW YORK (AP) -- A historic church in New York City was destroyed in a raging fire just hours after its Orthodox worshippers celebrated Easter....
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Derailment affects commuter train service into Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The derailment of a CSX train in Washington, D.C. is forcing some commuters to find a different way to work....
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Closing arguments set in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The trial of alleged "Grim Sleeper" Lonnie Franklin Jr. headed to a close Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer who stalked women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic, then laid low for 14 years before renewing the grisly sex attacks....
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Quotations in the News
"Our principal focus right now is Cleveland. We want to bring as large a contingent as possible to demonstrate the breadth of (Donald) Trump's appeal so that the party can see graphically what they're going to lose if they hijack the nomination from him." - Roger Stone, whose group Stop the Steal will be organizing ahead of July's Republican convention in Cleveland....
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Sick-out by Detroit teachers prompts 43 school closures
DETROIT (AP) -- More than 40 Detroit Public Schools will be closed Monday, the district said, after the teachers union urged members to call in sick in a protest over funding issues....
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Tiny Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of life
NICKERSON, Neb. (AP) -- Half-ton pickup trucks crowd the curb outside the One Horse Saloon, a neon Coors Light sign in the window and rib-eye steaks on the menu, but otherwise Nickerson, Nebraska, is nearly silent on a spring evening, with only rumbling freight trains interrupting bird songs....
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The Latest: Police arrest protesters in Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Latest on May Day marches across the U.S. (all times local):...
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Outrage over college's plans to sell political memorabilia
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- One of America's largest collections of political and campaign memorabilia is headed for the auction block as the University of Hartford seeks to sell off the trove it once displayed at a government-funded museum....
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AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher....
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Latest: Sick-out prompts 43 Detroit school closures
DETROIT (AP) -- The Latest on Detroit Public Schools closures (all times local):...
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Hiker found dead after fall in Alaska's Denali National Park
DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska (AP) -- A hiker has been found dead in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, and authorities believe he fell and suffered a fatal head injury....
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10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:...
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LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi law
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Hundreds of supporters of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights protested Sunday against a new Mississippi law they call discriminatory, saying they're not giving up their fight....
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1st cruise from a US port in decades leaves Miami for Cuba
MIAMI (AP) -- Passengers set sail Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba, the first in decades to depart from a U.S. seaport for the communist island nation....
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