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  • By CALVIN WOODWARD and JOSH BOAK Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been a muted week for the "real" Donald Trump, the Twitter account where the president normally says a lot of things that are unreal. Other frequent sources of free-range Trump — extended TV interviews, news conferences, speeches to supporters — were also missing on hi…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Myanmar was supposed to turn away from China and toward the West when the United States helped the Southeast Asian country make the transition to a civilian government after five decades of military rule.

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  • By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — When Bob Myers hosts a dinner party, he is the guy who once it's all over has a pretty good read on the entire evening: who had a great time, who held something back, which couples are getting along, who might be dealing with a life challenge but chose to keep it private.

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  • By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks made the tiniest of gains Friday as media companies and sellers of beauty products and food ticked higher. Major indexes added to their winning streak and record highs.

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  • By ED WHITE Associated Press
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MASON, Mich. (AP) — A gymnast testified Friday that a Michigan sports doctor accused of sexual assaulting dozens of women and girls asked her father to leave the room before he molested her during a 2012 appointment for a heel injury.

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  • By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jim Allen once worked for Donald Trump in Atlantic City. Now, the chairman of Hard Rock International is doing all he can to scrub the influence of the man who is now president of the United States from his signature casino.

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  • By JIM SALTER and DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Following a spike in deadly attacks on police, more than a dozen states have responded this year with "Blue Lives Matter" laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers, raising concern among some civil rights activists of a potential se…

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  • By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer
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WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump met Pope Francis this week, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multimillion-dollar American aid contribution to four African nations in crisis. Left unsaid by the president or the White Hous…

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  • By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press
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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana Republican businessman won the state's U.S. House seat after being charged with assaulting a reporter on the eve of the election, a victory that may temper Democrats' hopes for a massive anti-Trump wave next year.

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The typical big-company CEO raked in $11.5 million last year in salary, stock and other compensation, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's an 8.5 percent raise from a year earlier, the biggest in three years.

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  • By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins kept getting by even as their star players kept skating off the ice in pain. Even as the targets on their back as Stanley Cup champions kept getting bigger. Even as Columbus and Washington and Ottawa kept pushing and prodding, poking and pinching.

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  • By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer
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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed Friday as investors weighed Wall Street's latest gains on strong earnings reports against the latest oil production cut, which dragged down crude prices and commodity shares.

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  • By ALAN FRAM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans senators conceded Thursday that a scathing analysis of the House GOP health care bill had complicated their effort to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law.

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NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 24 about Sean Hannity, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Seth Rich was a Democratic National Committee chairman. He was an employee.

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  • By TOM MURPHY AP Health Writer
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People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions could face higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018.

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  • By EMILY SWANSON Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Americans age 40 and older think Medicare should cover the costs of long-term care for older adults, according to a poll conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

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  • By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Alicia Johnson and her husband wanted to renovate their home last fall but ran into a roadblock: When they tried to refinance their mortgage and borrow against their equity, five banks said no.

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  • By CANDICE CHOI and SCOTT MAYEROWITZ AP Business Writers
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Summer travelers may well find themselves stuck in long security lines and squeezed into cramped seats. For frequent travelers, or those who can and want to pay extra, perks are available including upgrades to first-class seats, airport lounges and free food.

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  • By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN Associated Press
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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Thursday's nationally-watched election for Montana's sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault for grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground.

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  • By ALAN FRAM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove unaffordable, Congress' official budget analysts said Wednesday.

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  • By RACHEL D'ORO Associated Press
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors outside the state like Wells Fargo with "manipulative information" about the treatment of the dogs.

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  • By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and JEFF MARTIN Associated Press
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Less than two weeks before Election Day, federal agents descended on a hotel lobby to meet a Louisiana private investigator they believed had illegally tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns.

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  • By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Getting new customers involved in more interactive experiences is going to be a big part of the future for casinos in the United States and around the world, participants in a major gambling conference predicted Wednesday.