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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds depictions of himself on, "The Simpsons" and a photo with boxer Mike Tyson, given to him by an attendee during a campaign stop at the Radisson Hotel in Nashua, N.H. "The Simpsons" released a short online clip on April 26, 2017, mocking President Donald Trump ahead of his 100th day in office. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
April 27, 2017 - 6:07 am
"The Simpsons" is taking on President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in a short animation released online. The clip shows an animated Trump in bed at the White House counting up accomplishments as president, like lowering his golf handicap and increasing his Twitter following. The video...
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April 27, 2017 - 6:03 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Further evidence emerged Thursday that the economy in the 19-country eurozone has moved up a gear or two in the early months of the year. However, with uncertainties remaining over the outcome of the French presidential election and inflation still low, the European...
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Ashton Whitty, left, 21, and Hailey Carlson, right, 24, University of California, Berkeley students, make their feelings known during a press conference held by the Berkeley College Republicans in Sproul Plaza on the Cal campus in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The event was held to discuss the cancellation of speaker Ann Coulter's appearance on campus. (Dan Honda/East Bay Times via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 5:53 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP'S ABOUT-FACE ON NAFTA Hours after the administration threatened to pull out of the trade pact, Mexico and Canada agreed to renegotiate the deal to "the benefit of all three countries." 2...
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Roy Moore smiles before announcing his Alabama Junior Senate race candidacy on April 26, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. Moore, who was the suspended Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, said he filed paperwork to resign that position. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 5:46 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's entry into the U.S. Senate race adds another layer of drama to what's already expected to be a rollicking special election to fill the seat previously held by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The fiery Republican jurist's stands...
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Kashmiri students browse internet on their mobile phones as they sits inside a restaurant in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. On Wednesday, authorities ordered internet service providers to block 16 social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter, and popular online chat applications for one month "in the interest of maintenance of public order." The government has often halted internet service in the region in the past in an attempt to prevent anti-India demonstrations from forming. But this is the first time authorities have shut down social media following the circulation of videos of alleged abuse by Indian soldiers.(AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
April 27, 2017 - 5:28 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir have banned 22 social media sites in an effort to calm tensions in the disputed region after videos depicting the alleged abuse of Kashmiris by Indian forces fueled protests. But the sites remained online Thursday as the local telecom...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2015, file photo, United Airlines planes are parked at their gates as another plane, top, taxis past them at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. United Airlines says it will raise the limit to $10,000 on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
April 27, 2017 - 5:28 am
DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. United is also vowing to...
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This frame grab from video provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows flames rising after an explosion near an airport west of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Syria's state media reported Thursday that Israel has attacked a military installation near the Damascus International Airport. SANA says Israel fired several missiles from inside the occupied Golan Heights south of the capital at a military installation near the capital's main airport, triggering several explosions and causing damage. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 5:27 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media blamed Israel on Thursday for an early morning missile attack on a military installation near the Damascus International Airport that shook the capital from the force of the blasts. Israeli Minister of Intelligence Yisrael Katz would not comment directly on the...
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April 27, 2017 - 5:19 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have arrested a German soldier who had posed as a Syrian refugee, on suspicion he was planning an attack that would be blamed on foreigners. The dpa news agency reported Thursday that Frankfurt prosecutors confirmed the arrest of the 28-year-old on charges of...
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President Donald Trump signs the Education Federalism Executive Order during a federalism event with governors in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 27, 2017 - 5:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that. The White House made the...
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April 27, 2017 - 5:09 am
DARWIN, Australia (AP) — Firefighters who fought a blaze at a house in the tropical Australian city of Darwin on Thursday contended with the added distraction of being watched by a 4-meter (13-foot) pet crocodile. The fire destroyed the two-story house in the upscale suburb of Fannie Bay but did...
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