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April 05, 2017 - 3:42 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man known as the Godfather of Grass has been deported from Canada and will be held in a Vermont prison pending his return to Kentucky to face federal marijuana charges. John Robert "Johnny" Boone was turned over to U.S. authorities Wednesday by Canadian officials at...
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A boy sits on a cart at dusk in a neighborhood recently retaken by Iraqi security forces from Islamic State militants, in west Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
April 05, 2017 - 3:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's assessment of the fight against Islamic State militants ignores substantial progress made against the group before he took office. At a news conference with Jordan's King Abdullah II on Wednesday, Trump said: "We had a very, very fine delegation come over...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, file photo, Bob Hurley, head coach of the St. Anthony High School boys' basketball team, signs a game ball in Jersey City, N.J. In a half century at St. Anthony's, Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Hurley has won on an almost unparalleled level in high school. But now the school that has been a haven to the poor seeking a Roman Catholic education could soon be closing its doors. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, file)
April 05, 2017 - 3:37 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A national basketball powerhouse in New Jersey is closing. St. Anthony's, the school that bears the stamp of Hall of Fame coach Bob Hurley, will shut its doors in June. Hurley and other school officials announced the expected decision Wednesday after meeting with the...
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Federal agents are seen inside California Investment Immigration Fund in San Gabriel, Calif., Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Federal authorities on Wednesday raided the Los Angeles-area business they say cheated a U.S. government visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors. (AP Photo/Rich Vogel
April 05, 2017 - 2:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday raided a Los Angeles-area business suspected of cheating the U.S. government visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors. Investigators searched the office of the California Investment Immigration Fund in San Gabriel as part...
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April 05, 2017 - 2:58 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on a request from the U.S. Justice Department for more time to "review and assess" a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore Police Department (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A federal judge has denied a request from the U.S. Justice Department to postpone a hearing on...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, model Kendall Jenner has makeup applied backstage before the Michael Kors Spring 2017 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, in New York. Pepsi is not saying whether it will continue to run an ad, featuring Jenner, that is being widely criticized and mocked on social media for appearing to trivialize protests for social justice causes. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 05, 2017 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Pepsi on Wednesday pulled an ad after it was widely mocked and criticized for appearing to trivialize protests for social justice causes. "Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding," the company said. "Clearly we missed the mark, and we apologize...
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April 05, 2017 - 1:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Donald Trump says a suspected chemical attack by the Syrian government against civilians ``crossed a lot of lines.'' At a joint press conference with Jordan's King Abdullah II Wednesday, Trump said that his attitude about Syria's President Bashar Assad and about Syria...
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April 05, 2017 - 1:30 pm
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Four quadruplet brothers in Ohio have all been accepted at Ivy League universities, including all four at Yale or Harvard. The Wade brothers of the northern Cincinnati suburb of Liberty Township say they have been notified in recent days of acceptances from a number of notable...
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Fans leave Augusta National for a weather warning during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 05, 2017 - 1:28 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A large tornado touched down in rural southwest Georgia on Wednesday, toppling trees and power lines as dangerous storms battered the Deep South with heavy rain and hail as large as baseballs in some spots. Forecasters said a wide area including large parts of Alabama, Georgia and...
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April 05, 2017 - 1:27 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Mazeroski's Pittsburgh Pirates uniform and bat from Game 7 of the 1960 World Series have been donated to the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Heinz History Center. Businessman Thomas Tull and his wife, Alba, donated the items Wednesday. Tull paid nearly $1 million in...
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