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  • By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects.

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  • By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and HANNAH WEIKEL Associated Press
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NEW YORK (AP) — Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids, has said that after years of losing money that there is "substantial doubt" it will be able to keep its doors open. But it also insisted that its actions to turn around its business should help reduce that risk.

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HONOLULU (AP) — In a story March 17, about an endangered Hawaiian Monk seal dying in a fish farm pen, The Associated Press reported erroneously a funding source for the farm. The farm, Blue Ocean Mariculture, has not received federal funding. The NOAA research funding was granted to the prev…

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  • By YOUKYUNG LEE AP Business Writer
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares fell in Asia early Wednesday after U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in five months. The sell-off overnight on Wall Street was spurred by obstacles to a health care bill backed by President Donald Trump that also raised questions over prospects for his agen…

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  • By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ALAN FRAM Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year's elections if they failed to back a GOP bill that would upend Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.

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  • By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer
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DALLAS (AP) — A new security measure banning many electronic devices on flights from 10 mostly Muslim countries is leading travelers to reconsider their plans to fly through some airports in the Middle East and Africa.

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  • By EMILY SWANSON and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A rare poll of Cuban public opinion has found that most of the island's citizens approve of normal relations with the United States and large majorities want more tourists to visit and the expansion of private business ownership.

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  • By SYLVIE CORBET Associated Press
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PARIS (AP) — In a break with French tradition, centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has created an inseparable team with his wife Brigitte, who is fierily campaigning by his side, a move more often seen on American political stages than in France.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Once Britain decides to trigger divorce proceedings next week, the 27 other European Union nations will be taking a month to decide on the negotiating framework to achieve the best-possible split-up for the bloc.

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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, electronic screens post prices of Alphabet stock at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. An organization affiliated with Google is offering tools for news organizations and other election-related sites to protect themselves from hacking. Jigsaw,…

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Venezuela's economic turmoil has placed in limbo that country's participation in a free heating oil program run by a Massachusetts-based nonprofit that has helped hundreds of thousands of people, signaling that the program may be kaput.

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FILE – In this Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Ohio, speaks at a GOP Get Out the Vote rally in Independence, Ohio. Renacci, who entered the 2018 Ohio governor's race Monday, March 20, 2017, has served in Congress since 2011 and is a longtime entrepreneur from the northea…

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FILE – In this March 6, 2015, file photo, U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Ohio, center, participates in a discussion while visiting the Cleveland Auto Show in Cleveland. Renacci, who entered the 2018 Ohio governor's race Monday, March 20, 2017, has served in Congress since 2011 and is a longtime en…

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  • By DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press
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LONDON (AP) — Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation and its European neighbors.

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  • By RUSS BYNUM, REBECCA SANTANA and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press
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CLAXTON, Ga. (AP) — Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have been his last breath. He'd gone into cardiac arrest in his office, a co-worker called 911, and an ambulance drove him two miles to the small hospital that se…

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  • By JOE McDONALD and GILLIAN WONG The Associated Press
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BEIJING (AP) — China's trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports — including such low-risk items as wine and chocolate — that Washington and…

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  • By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, KELLI KENNEDY and MEGHAN HOYER Associated Press
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NEW RINGGOLD, Pa. (AP) — Among the groups hardest hit by the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is one that swung for Donald Trump during last year's presidential race — older Americans who have not yet reached Medicare age.

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  • By LISA RATHKE The Associated Press
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — As spring crocus blooms approach, some growers have visions of a fall-flowering crocus that produces saffron, the world's most valuable spice.

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  • By DAVID McHUGH AP Business Writer
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BADEN-BADEN, Germany (AP) — The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the Trump administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit American companies and workers.

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  • By CALVIN WOODWARD and JIM DRINKARD Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first spending plan for the government and a report by the Congressional Budget Office on Republican health care kicked up quite a fuss in Washington over the past week. Bold claims flew on those developments and more. Many don't hold up to scrutiny:

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Marine Corps no longer needs just a "Few Good Men" as it looks to diversify. The elite force — embroiled in a scandal of online nude photo sharing — is highlighting how its warriors are also good citizens in an ad campaign aimed at millennials.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin resident Jean Smith snatches up entire stocks of her beloved Kerrygold Irish butter from stores when visiting family in Nebraska, thanks to an antiquated law in her dairy-obsessed state that bans it and any other butter that hasn't been graded for quality.

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Democratic challenger Dr. Kathryn Allen speaks during an interview at a clinic Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Salt Lake City. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah is considered pretty untouchable in his mostly Republican district, but Allen has raised nearly $500,000 in just a few weeks by tapping into …

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., followed by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, walk through a basement corridor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March 17, 2017, to join Health and Human Services S…

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