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Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancer, experts say

Government medical advisers said it’s too soon to ban a type of breast implant that has recently been linked to a rare form of cancer, saying more information is needed to understand the problem.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cuts short US visit after rocket attack

The incident prompted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a trip to Washington.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Israel retaliates for early-morning surprise rocket attack from Gaza Strip

The attack from the Gaza Strip prompted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a trip to Washington.            [Author: Associated Press]
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New Zealand debates free speech after ban of accused mosque shooter's manifesto

New Zealand is debating free speech after their chief censor banned the manifesto written by the man accused of slaughtering 50 people at two mosques.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Jeremy Lamb hits miracle 3 from half-court to lift Hornets over Raptors

Jeremy Lamb banked in the winning 3-pointer from just beyond half-court to beat the Raptors 115-114 and keep the Hornets in the playoff race.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open, citing a left knee injury

Serena Williams withdraws from the Miami Open, blaming a left knee injury. She retired from a match two weeks ago because of a viral illness.            [Author: Associated Press]
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New Zealand shootings: Family of slain boy visits Christchurch mosque as it reopens

The family of a slain 3-year-old boy and a Jordanian prince are among those visiting a New Zealand mosque as it reopens for the first time since a terrorist killed 42 people there.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Barr Won’t Give Congress Mueller Report Toplines Saturday, But May Sunday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Attorney General William Barr will not be providing Congress with special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings on Saturday. That’s according to a senior Justice Department official. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person wasn’t authorized to publicly discuss the review process. Mueller has concluded his investigation of Russian election interference and possible co...
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Barr Won’t Give Congress Mueller Report Toplines Saturday, But Could Come Sunday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Attorney General William Barr will not be providing Congress with special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings on Saturday. That’s according to a senior Justice Department official. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person wasn’t authorized to publicly discuss the review process. Mueller has concluded his investigation of Russian election interference and possible co...
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American-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

A U.S.-backed Syrian force said Saturday that it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, declaring victory over the extremists and the end of their self-declared caliphate.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Lakers eliminated from playoff contention with loss to Nets

Los Angeles will miss the playoffs for a franchise-record sixth consecutive season despite the arrival of LeBron James.            [Author: Associated Press]
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White cop cleared in fatal shooting of black teen in Pittsburgh

A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh            [Author: Associated Press]
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White cop cleared in fatal shooting of black teen in Pittsburgh, sparking protests

A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh            [Author: Associated Press]
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Why did the Dow plunge? Banks and tech stocks drag down market on Wall Street

U.S. stocks moved broadly lower on Wall Street Friday, dragged down by banks and industrial companies.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Why did the Dow plunge? Banks and tech stocks drag down market

U.S. stocks moved broadly lower on Wall Street Friday, dragged down by banks and industrial companies.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Indonesia's national airline seeks to cancel multibillion dollar order for 49 Boeing Max 8 jets

In a blow for Boeing, Indonesia’s flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 of the manufacturer’s 737 Max 8 jets.            [Author: Associated Press]
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US military says 2 American soldiers killed in Afghanistan

In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the names of the service members were being withheld until after notification of the next of kin.            [Author: Associated Press]
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China chemical plant blast kills scores, injures hundreds

Thursday’s blast at the Tianjiayi Chemical plant in the city of Yancheng is one of China’s worst industrial accidents in years.            [Author: Associated Press]
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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. People gathered to welcome the spring equinox at the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan outside Mexico’s capital. Bolivian farmers staged a “gran acullico,” or “the great […]
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Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44

Thursday’s blast at the Tianjiayi Chemical plant in the city of Yancheng is one of China’s worst industrial accidents in years.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Death toll from Cyclone Idai surpasses 500 in southern Africa

A week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding still raged Thursday as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in Zimbabwe, threatening riverside populations.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Video shows teen’s beating during West Virginia traffic stop

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia prosecutor has released a police dashcam video of a 16-year-old boy being beaten by officers during a November traffic stop. Berkeley County Prosecutor Catie Wilkes Delligatti released the eight-minute video to The Associated Press on Thursday. The teen’s face is redacted in the video, taken from a sheriff’s […]
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Kraft Asks Judge To Block Explicit Video Release In Prostitution Ring Case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation are asking a judge to block the release of video recordings that police say shows them engaging in sexual acts. They also say the prosecutors’ conditions for the men entering a diversion program in exchange for dropping misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution are too harsh. Attorneys for Kraft and 14 of the other 24 ...
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UN food agency cites progress in Yemen

CAIRO (AP) — The head of the U.N.’s World Food Program says progress has been made in Yemen, months after he accused Houthi rebels of stealing food from the hungry by diverting aid. David Beasley, the executive director of the WFP, nevertheless told The Associated Press in Cairo on Thursday that Yemen is “far from […]
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Ferry sinks in Tigris near Iraq’s Mosul, killing 40

BAGHDAD (AP) — A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year sank in the Tigris river near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 40 people, an official said. Col. Hussam Khalil, head of the Civil Defense in the Nineveh province, told The Associated Press the accident occurred as scores […]
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South Sudan spends millions on cars, homes instead of peace

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s committee overseeing the fragile transition from civil war has approved almost $185 million in spending on vehicles, food and home renovations while the country’s peace deal suffers from an alleged lack of funds, according to internal documents seen by The Associated Press. As the East African nation emerges […]
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Arizona State gets first NCAA tournament win since 2009 by beating St. John's in First Four

Bobby Hurley's Arizona State team picked up the program's first NCAA tournament win since 2009 by beating Chris Mullin's St. John's in the First Four.            [Author: Associated Press]
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R. Kelly asks judge to let him travel to Dubai to perform, says he needs the money

R. Kelly wants a judge to let him travel to Dubai to perform, saying he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his arrest on sex-abuse charges.            [Author: The Associated Press]
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Correction: Mob Shooting story

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — In some versions of a story March 18 about a court hearing over the killing of a reputed Gambino crime boss, The Associated Press erroneously reported where the victim was born. Francesco Cali was born in New York City, not in Sicily.
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Alabama editor promoting KKK revival says he’s selling paper

LINDEN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama newspaper owner who promoted a revival of the Ku Klux Klan says he has a deal to sell the business. Editor Goodloe Sutton tells The Associated Press this week’s issue of The Democrat-Reporter of Linden, Alabama, could be his last. Sutton wouldn’t go into details about the supposed buyer, […]
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