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Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets player's ear

May. 17, 2018 2:36 AM EDT BC-HKN–Golden Knights-Tickling Goalie <!– –> David Becker, ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury gave Blake Wheeler quite an earful. During a scrum behind Vegas’ net with 2:34 left in the second period of...
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Mideast conflicts connected by vying powerbrokers

May. 17, 2018 2:28 AM EDT The modern Middle East has been plagued by ruinous wars: country versus country, civil wars with internecine and sectarian bloodletting, and numerous eruptions centered on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But never in the last 70 years have they seemed...
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A look at the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan

May. 17, 2018 2:21 AM EDT DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Hundreds of millions of Muslims around the world began fasting on Thursday from sunrise to sunset for the month of Ramadan, a time of contemplation, fortitude and intense worship. Here are some questions and...
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Mideast rivals weigh next moves after Gaza violence

May. 17, 2018 2:11 AM EDT RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The aftershocks of the U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem and bloodshed on the Gaza border are shaking up the region, including the relationship between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his former negotiating partners,...
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Burundi votes in referendum on the president's power

May. 17, 2018 2:07 AM EDT Associated Press AP-AF-Burundi-Tense-Referendum- <!– –> BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi is voting in a referendum proposing constitutional changes that could extend the president’s rule until 2034. Five million people are...
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India's Hindu nationalists defeat Congress in state election

May. 17, 2018 2:05 AM EDT BC-AS–India-Elections <!– –> NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party has ended Congress party rule in a key southern state, a victory that will boost morale with national...
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News agency says violent protest leaves 1 dead in south Iran

May. 17, 2018 2:03 AM EDT AP-ML-Iran-Protest <!– –> TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that a violent protest in the southwest city of Kazerron has left at least one person dead and six others injured. The Thursday...
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Fallout, investigations underway in Nassar scandal

May. 17, 2018 1:07 AM EDT DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University’s announcement Wednesday that it agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by former sports doctor Larry Nassar is seen as a step...
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Vote set for Miami megamall that would be largest in US

May. 17, 2018 1:07 AM EDT By CURT ANDERSON Associated Press AP-US-Miami-Megamall <!– –> MIAMI (AP) — A crucial vote is set for a gigantic $4 billion retail and entertainment complex near Miami and close to the Everglades that would become the largest mall...
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$500M settlement reached with Michigan State in Nassar case

May. 17, 2018 1:06 AM EDT LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, officials said....
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