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Unions pushing for pocketbook proposals from 2020 Democrats

LAS VEGAS (AP) " Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.The candidates are spending too much time...

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Body of Ernest 'Fritz" Hollings lies in repose at SC Capitol

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) " Mourners are paying their respects to Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, the former South Carolina governor and longtime U.S. senator who died earlier this month at 97.The body of the veteran figure in South Carolina politics lies in repose Monday at the Statehouse in Columbia.One of...

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Congress measures conflict over drilling near sacred sites

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) " Lawmakers ventured thousands of miles from Washington to collect testimony Monday as advocates urge members of Congress to establish greater restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling near ancient Native American cultural sites in the Southwest.A research trip by the U.S....

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Tiger Woods makes Masters his 15th and most improbable major

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) " Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never more stunning.It was only two years ago at Augusta National that Woods needed a nerve block just to hobble upstairs to the Champions Dinner, unsure he would ever play another...

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APNewsBreak: Trump building up a campaign cash advantage

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is set to report that it raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, edging out his top two Democratic rivals combined, according to figures it provided to The Associated Press.The haul brings the campaign's cash on hand...

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LOS ANGELES (AP) " Georgia Engel, who played the charmingly innocent, small-voiced Georgette on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and amassed a string of other TV and stage credits, has died. She was 70.Engel died Friday in Princeton, New Jersey, said her friend and executor, John Quilty. The cause of...

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) " In the final moves of Indonesia's presidential campaign, one candidate dashed to Saudi Arabia to meet its king and perform a minor pilgrimage. The other attended a feline photography exhibition and giggled with delight at a giant photo of his own pet cat.For the world's...

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NEW YORK (AP) " Is there anything firefighters could have done to control the blaze that tore through Paris' historic Notre Dame Cathedral sooner?Experts say the combination of a structure that's more than 850 years old, built with heavy timber construction and soaring open spaces, and lacking...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Two House committees subpoenaed Deutsche Bank and several other financial institutions Monday as part of investigations into President Donald Trump's finances.House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said in a statement that the subpoenas are part of an...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local):7:45 p.m.Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay their visas in the U.S.It's part of President Donald Trump's growing...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Melania Trump says she's ready to serve another four years as first lady if her husband is re-elected."I love what I do," she said Monday.The first lady revealed her intentions during a question-and-answer period with students at Albritton Middle School at Fort Bragg, North...

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SHANGHAI (AP) " Automakers are showcasing electric SUVs and sedans with more driving range and luxury features at the Shanghai auto show, trying to appeal to Chinese buyers in their biggest market as Beijing slashes subsidies that have propelled demand.Communist leaders wanting China to lead in...

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) " A bill requiring doctors and nurses to protect and care for children born alive during a failed late-term abortion cleared the North Carolina Senate on Monday, handing social conservatives a victory that could ultimately be undone by the Democratic governor.The...

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PARIS (AP) " A massive fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below.The blaze collapsed...

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The world reacted with shock, horror and prayers to the massive fire Monday at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, united in grief and in solidarity with the people of France.As the flames tore through the 12th-century cathedral, Spain's prime minister offered France the help of his country in the...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday released 10 years of his tax returns, with the most recent filing showing that he and his wife earned more than $360,000 in income.Encompassing 2008 through 2017, the hundreds of pages of returns show that the former Texas...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday released 10 years of his long-anticipated tax returns as he campaigns for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.The returns provide a more detailed look at Sanders' finances than when he ran for president in 2016. The release also...

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) " Leaders of the Navajo Nation and Pueblo tribes expressed frustration Monday with federal oversight of oil and gas leases on public holdings near ancient Native American cultural sites and endorsed legislation to restrict natural gas development around Chaco Culture National...

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) " Alabama lawmakers are set to hold a public hearing Wednesday on legislation before a House committee that seeks to outlaw almost all abortions in the state, what critics call one of the most extremely anti-abortion proposals in the country.The bill would make performing an...

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) " Capital Gazette staff members stayed silent and somberly exchanged hugs Monday when the Maryland newspaper won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and courage in the face of a massacre in its newsroom.Before the announcement, newspaper employees gathered in their...

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