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Bernie Sanders spent much of 2016 talking of revolution. In 2019, he's turned to a subject that's a bit more pragmatic: electability.

By JUANA SUMMERS & HUNTER WOODALL AP March 19, 2019
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The man charged with killing the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family wrote pro-Donald Trump slogans on his hand and flashed them to journalists before a court hearing Monday.

By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press March 19, 2019
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002.

By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press March 18, 2019
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MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin led thousands to chant "Russia!" on a visit Monday to Crimea marking the fifth anniversary of the Black Sea peninsula's annexation from Ukraine, as NATO and the European Union once again strongly condemned the land grab by Russia.

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press March 18, 2019
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger.

By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press March 18, 2019
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The girls, a dozen of them 15 to 18 years old, file into a conference room in a downtown Brooklyn office building, taking seats in chairs carefully arranged in a circle.

By MARYCLAIRE DALE and JOCELYN NOVECK Associated Press March 18, 2019
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A gunman killed three people and wounded five on a streetcar in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning in what the mayor said appeared to be a terror attack, touching off a manhunt that saw heavily armed officers with dogs zero in on an apartment building nearby.

By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA and MIKE CORDER Associated Press March 18, 2019
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More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation's president said.

By ANDREW MELDRUM Associated Press March 18, 2019
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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — The New Zealand leader's promise of tightened gun laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings has been widely welcomed by a stunned population.

By Associated Press March 17, 2019
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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — A steady stream of mourners paid tribute Sunday at a makeshift memorial to the 50 people slain by a gunman at two mosques in Christchurch, while dozens of Muslims stood by to bury the dead when authorities finally release the victims' bodies.

By Associated Press March 17, 2019
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ST. LOUIS — Residents in parts of southwestern Iowa were forced out of their homes Sunday as a torrent of Missouri River water flowed over and through levees.

By JIM SALTER, Associated Press March 17, 2019
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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Anguished relatives were anxiously waiting Sunday for authorities to release the remains of those who were killed in massacres at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, while police announced the death toll from the racist attacks had risen to 50.

By NICK PERRY and JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated Press March 16, 2019
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For more than six decades, the Federal Aviation Administration has relied on employees of airplane manufacturers to do government-required safety inspections as planes are being designed or assembled.

By Associated Press March 16, 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO — With dreams of UCLA for her daughter, single mother Donna Balancia chose a high-rent apartment to get her into Beverly Hills High School, which she hoped would give her the best shot at the college of her choice.

By JOCELYN GECKER and CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press March 16, 2019
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NEW YORK — A new, troublesome topic hovered over the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York this year: Britain's failed Brexit deal with the European Union that could squeeze Ireland's economy.

By SABRINA CASERTA, Associated Press March 16, 2019
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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — When the gunman advanced toward the mosque, killing those in his path, Abdul Aziz didn't hide. Instead, he picked up the first thing he could find, a credit card machine, and ran outside screaming "Come here!"

By NICK PERRY, Associated Press March 16, 2019
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OMAHA, Neb. — Authorities were using boats and large vehicles on Saturday to rescue and evacuate residents in parts of the Midwest where a recent deluge of rainwater and snowmelt was sent pouring over frozen ground, overwhelming creeks and rivers, and killing at least one person.

By MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press March 16, 2019
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NEW YORK — President Donald Trump played down any threat posed by racist white nationalism after the gunman accused of the New Zealand mosque massacre called the president "a symbol of renewed white identity."

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press March 16, 2019
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To a remarkable degree, the 2020 Pentagon budget proposal is shaped by national security threats that Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has summarized in three words: "China, China, China."

By ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer March 16, 2019
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The gunman behind at least one of the mosque shootings in New Zealand that left 49 people dead on Friday tried to make a few things clear in the manifesto he left behind:

By Associated Press March 15, 2019
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With nearly two dozen people killed in a tornado outbreak that shattered a rural community in east Alabama, notifying the families of the dead was a huge, gut-wrenching task, done in the privacy of a country church.

By Associated Press March 15, 2019
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A Russian-American crew arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, five months after a botched launch led to an emergency landing for two of the three astronauts.

By Associated Press March 15, 2019
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President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect the emergency declaration he'd used to circumvent lawmakers to build his border wall.

By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press March 15, 2019
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Internet companies scrambled Friday to remove graphic video filmed by a gunman in the New Zealand mosque shootings that was widely available on social media for hours after the horrific attack.

By KELVIN CHAN Associated Press March 15, 2019
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Flooding in the central U.S. on Friday forced some residents along waterways to evacuate, threatened to temporarily close a nuclear power plant and closed stretches of a major river and an interstate highway, foreshadowing a difficult spring flooding season.

By MARGERY A. BECK and BLAKE NICHOLSON Associated Press March 15, 2019

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