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French presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron signs autographs during a campaign visit to Sarcelles, north of Paris, Thursday, April 27, 2017. French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has visited a sport complex in a working-class immigrant suburb of Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
April 28, 2017 - 9:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — The horrors of the World War II Nazi death camps moved front and center in France's presidential campaign on Friday, nine days before the election, reawakening the anti-Semitic stigma that has clung to the party of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and that she has spent more than six...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2016, file photo, Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer runs the ball during the team's NCAA college football game against Southern California in Los Angeles. The NFL Draft will be held April 27-29, 2017, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
April 28, 2017 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 8:50 p.m. The Cleveland Browns' quest for a franchise quarterback has brought them to Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer. After passing on quarterbacks in the first round, Cleveland selected Kizer with the No. 52 overall pick. The 6-foot-...
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This undated photo released by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department on Friday, April 28, 2017, shows Neven Glen Butler. Authorities have arrested the 18-year-old man accused in the death of 86-year-old woman Fusako Petrus, who was sexually assaulted and beaten during a morning walk. (Sacramento County Sheriff's Department via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 8:28 pm
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. Neven Glen Butler, 18...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of N.Y. speaks to reporters about President Donald Trump's first 100 days, Friday, April 28, 2017, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Friday, the House easily passed a one-week spending bill to avert partial government shutdown at midnight, Senate votes next. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 28, 2017 - 8:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump's 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stopgap spending bill Friday that amounted to more of a defeat for the president than a victory. Lawmakers cleared the measure easily and Trump signed it...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. finishes a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. where he talked about Republicans reviving the failed health care bill. Donald Trump promised to shake up Washington. And in his first 100 days, he’s certainly followed through. Between the fixation on the inauguration crowd size, his tweets that he had been wiretapped by his predecessor and the failed effort at health care reform, Trump’s honeymoon could hardly be described as blissful. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 28, 2017 - 8:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on efforts in Congress to repeal the health care law and agree on a spending bill to keep the government open (all times local): 8:20 p.m. President Donald Trump has signed a short-term, stopgap spending bill keeping the government functioning and avoiding a shutdown on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2013, file photo, a protester rides in a mock coal train as other protesters demonstrate against trains carrying coal for export moving through Washington state in Tacoma, Wash. A coal-export terminal proposed in Washington state would increase cancer risk for some residents, make rail accidents more likely and add millions of metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas globally every year, according to an environmental study released Friday, April 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
April 28, 2017 - 8:22 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A coal-export terminal proposed in Washington state would increase cancer risks for some residents, make rail accidents more likely and add millions of metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas globally every year, according to an environmental study released Friday. Millennium...
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April 28, 2017 - 8:17 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief says marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander considered to be one of the most notorious kidnappers in the country's south. Military chief Gen. Eduardo Ano tells The Associated Press that Alhabsy Misaya was slain in a clash with...
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April 28, 2017 - 7:57 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — In an April 24 story about Goldman Environmental Prize-winner Rodrigo Tot, The Associated Press reported that in the 1980s during Guatemala's civil war he was conscripted into civilian patrols a U.N.-sponsored report has classified as paramilitary groups, some of them unarmed...
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Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro march to the Ramo Verde military prison in Los Teques, outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, April 28, 2017. Venezuela's opposition called for a march to the prison where opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is serving a nearly 14-year sentence for his role leading anti-government demonstrations in 2014. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
April 28, 2017 - 7:54 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's ongoing political crisis. (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Samuel Moncada, Venezuela's deputy minister of foreign affairs for North America, said his country is pulling out of the Organization of American States because the group has become a forum...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 28, 2017 - 7:48 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 8:38 a.m. President Donald Trump says North Korea "disrespected" China with its most recent ballistic missile test. South Korea's military said in a statement Friday afternoon that North Korea had...
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