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February 18, 2018 - 12:13 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom said they locked themselves in cabins to escape three days of violence. The Carnival Legend arrived in its home port of Melbourne...
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February 18, 2018 - 12:01 am
LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) — Stephany Snowden said she intends to become the Dawn Staley for local government. She started as Lake City's city administrator on Feb. 1 and intends to inspire and guide the city's government, much like how Staley guided the University of South Carolina women's basketball...
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February 18, 2018 - 12:01 am
BOLIVIA, N.C. (AP) — Bobbing listlessly in a small harbor near Dutchman Creek Park in Southport, a large boat drifted aimlessly in the wind before jerking to a halt, caught by its anchor. Mere feet from the boat, only the mast of another was visible above the water. As Southport resident Autumn...
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February 18, 2018 - 12:00 am
West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands flee homes All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops Moon won't discuss possible summit with North Korea's Kim Latvian member of European Central Bank detained in probe Israeli PM...
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February 18, 2018 - 12:00 am
Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive. "You're the president. You're...
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February 18, 2018 - 12:00 am
Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns AP FACT CHECK: Trump roars on Twitter about Russia probe Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona NBC searches...
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February 17, 2018 - 11:57 pm
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A SpaceX satellite launch from California that could create a spectacular aerial display has been delayed. The Falcon 9 rocket carrying an Earth observation satellite for Spain had been scheduled to lift off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sunday, nearly...
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February 17, 2018 - 10:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, celebrated the funeral Mass for an Army National Guard soldier and native of Ghana who died rescuing some of more than a dozen people trapped in the deadliest fire in the city in quarter of a century. A funeral was...
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Marylene Dinliana, 18, holds a sign that reads, "Stop Spilling Our Blood" during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, shot and killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 17, 2018 - 9:44 pm
The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws. Organizers behind the Women's March, an anti-Trump and female empowerment...
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Helena Moreno, center, yells during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 17, 2018 - 9:34 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met. The rally in downtown...
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