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US durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rose 2.6 percent in March, but a key category that tracks business...Read more

Dog bites police horse participating in mounted unit event

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WILMERDING, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a dog in a yard near a police mounted unit event in Pennsylvania escaped and bit one of the...Read more

Cops corral coyote after 2-hour pursuit in Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police have captured a coyote after a two-hour chase. The coyote was first...Read more


50 Shades of Neustadt? Germans' bondage prompts false alarm

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BERLIN (AP) — German police say they rushed to an apartment in the southwestern town of Neustadt after receiving a call about suspected...Read more

Palace: Prince William to be best man at Harry's wedding

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LONDON (AP) — It's a family affair: Britain's royal officials say Prince Harry has asked elder brother Prince William to be best man at...Read more

AP Top Strange News at 8:41 a.m. EDT

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For Trump lookalike, crops mean more than social media fame50 Shades of Neustadt? Germans'...Read more

Ronny Jackson withdraws from consideration for VA chief

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WASHINGTON (AP) — White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdrew from consideration as Veterans Affairs secretary on Thursday, saying "false...Read more

The Latest: VA nominee withdraws from consideration

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as Veterans Affairs secretary (all times local...Read more

No bromance: Merkel gets much smaller platform on US visit

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BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to Washington with the same message French President Emmanuel Macron delivered...Read more

Palestinians bury Gaza journalist killed by Israeli fire

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinians have participated in the funeral of a Gaza journalist who died after being shot...Read more

10 aid workers go missing in war-torn South Sudan, UN says

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JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The United Nations says 10 aid workers are missing in civil war-torn South Sudan just days after another group...Read more

Authorities probe allegations man was beaten by officers

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State authorities are investigating after a homeless North Carolina man says he was brutally beaten by law...Read more