Thousands of North Carolina teachers marched. Now what?

May. 16, 2018 11:23 PM EDT RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper had just cheered the packed block of red-clad teachers by urging his Republican rivals running North Carolina’s legislature to pay more for public school upgrades and teacher salaries....
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Georgia GOP gubernatorial primary gets tough on immigration

May. 16, 2018 11:14 PM EDT CLARKSTON, Ga. (AP) — The Republican gubernatorial primary in Georgia is shaping up as a contest over who’s toughest on illegal immigration, with campaigns featuring a “deportation bus,” a pickup truck for do-it-yourself...
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Rapper T.I. claims wrongful arrest outside gated community

May. 16, 2018 11:10 PM EDT ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for T.I. says the Grammy-winning rapper never got to tell his side of the story to police before they arrested him after a pre-dawn attempt this week to enter his gated community near Atlanta. T.I. was arrested early...
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Seoul pushes for successful Trump-Kim talks as North warns

May. 16, 2018 11:10 PM EDT SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it’s pushing to reset high-level talks with North Korea and will communicate closely with Washington and Pyongyang to increase the chances of a successful summit between President Donald...
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Acuna gets big hit as Braves score 3 in 8th, beat Cubs 4-1

May. 16, 2018 10:54 PM EDT By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer BC-BBN–Cubs-Braves <!– –> John Bazemore, ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. drove in Ozzie Albies with the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning to send the Atlanta Braves past...
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Acuna gets big hit as Braves score 3 in 8th, beat Cubs 4-1

May. 16, 2018 10:54 PM EDT By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer BC-BBN–Cubs-Braves <!– –> John Bazemore, ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. drove in Ozzie Albies with the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning to send the Atlanta Braves past...
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Red Sox avoid sweep with 6-4 win over A's

May. 16, 2018 10:33 PM EDT BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer, J.D. Martinez added a two-run shot and the Boston Red Sox avoided their first series sweep this season with a 6-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. The win also prevented...
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New Zealand plans to spend billions on hospitals, education

May. 16, 2018 10:30 PM EDT BC-APFN-AS–New Zealand-Budget <!– –> WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government plans to spend billions of dollars rebuilding rotting hospitals and improving other infrastructure as the economy continues...
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'Thank the Party!' China tries to brainwash Muslims in camps

May. 16, 2018 10:26 PM EDT ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Day after day, Omir Bekali and other detainees in far western China’s new indoctrination camps had to disavow their Islamic beliefs, criticize themselves and their loved ones and give thanks to the ruling Communist...
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Dodgers' skid reaches 6 games with loss at Miami, 6-5

May. 16, 2018 10:26 PM EDT By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer BC-BBN–Dodgers-Marlins <!– –> Wilfredo Lee, ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers erased a four-run deficit and still lost their sixth game in a row when J.T. Realmuto’s...
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