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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 - 2:13pm

Russia's ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64

NEW YORK (AP) -- Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country's interests as he sparred with his Western counterparts, died suddenly after falling ill Monday in his office at the mission....

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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 - 2:03pm

John Glenn still inspires 55 years after his 1st orbit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- John Glenn is continuing to inspire 55 years after becoming the first American to orbit Earth....

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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 - 1:18pm

Scallops scuffle pitting small boats against big

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- A disagreement over the right to fish for scallops off New England is pitting small boats against big ones in one of the most lucrative fisheries in the U.S....

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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 - 1:05pm

Storms, tornadoes damage dozens of homes in San Antonio area

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- At least two tornadoes have hit parts of San Antonio, damaging dozens of homes but causing no major injuries....

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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 - 12:14pm

Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes

BOSTON (AP) -- Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise money and reward coaches with jet-set vacations....

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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 - 11:27am

Atlanta, other cities eye test tracks for self-driving cars

ATLANTA (AP) -- Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging technology....

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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 - 11:24am

APNewsBreak: New York pays $3M to family of molested boy

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state is paying $3 million to the family of developmentally disabled boy repeatedly molested by a staffer at a state-run group home who later wrote that lax supervision at the facility made it "a predator's dream."...

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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 - 11:22am

New York attorney general bids to become Trump's No. 1 enemy

NEW YORK (AP) -- More than most, Eric Schneiderman understands the risks of taking on Donald Trump....

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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 - 3:33am

AP source: Revised travel ban targets same countries

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet....

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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 - 10:40am

APNewsBreak: Utah's anesthesia abortion law unenforced

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Last year, Utah enacted a first-in-the-nation law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks gestation. Nine months later, the only licensed clinic providing those abortions in the state says no changes have been made in how doctors perform the procedures....

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