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A home missing it's roof and trees that have been stripped bare are seen along State Highway 80 in Fruitvale, Texas, after a tornado swept through late Saturday, April 29, 2017. Fruitvale is north of Canton. Fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit the small city of Canton in East Texas, authorities said. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 12:58 pm
CANTON, Texas (AP) — Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing at least four people and injuring dozens more, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes, authorities said Sunday. The storms in Texas were among several...
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In this photograph taken on Thursday, April 13, 2017, Connor Mitchell, right, works on a computer at a cafe in San Francisco. With college costs rising steadily and with more courses available online for free, some observers are beginning to question the need for a traditional college education that may include lectures on Greek philosophy but burden students with massive debt. Mitchell's university classes take place online through Minerva, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
April 30, 2017 - 12:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Connor Mitchell's university classes take place online, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year. Is he looking into the future or taking a gamble? With college costs rising steadily and with more courses available online for free, some observers...
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A South Korean protester holds up a card during a rally to oppose a plan to deploy the advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 30, 2017 - 12:32 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump said after North Korea's latest failed rocket launch that communist leader Kim Jong-Un will eventually develop better missiles, and "we can't allow it to happen." In a taped interview broadcast Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation," the president would...
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron visits a market in Poitiers, central France, Saturday, April 29 , 2017. Macron faces far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in a May 7 runoff election. (Eric Feferberg/Pool via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 12:31 pm
POITIERS, France (AP) — Whether or not Emmanuel Macron wins the French presidency in next Sunday's runoff, he has already accomplished the unthinkable. That's thanks to an unorthodox, American-style grassroots campaign, which has harvested ideas from the left and the right, tossed them with a dose...
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In this photo taken April 27, 2017, founder Adam Braun poses at MissionU in San Francisco. MissionU, which began accepting its first applications last month, offers a one-year program in data analytics and business intelligence with an upfront tuition of $0. As part of a profit-sharing agreement, MissionU students will be giving back 15 percent of their salary for three years after graduation, given that they make at least $50,000 per year. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
April 30, 2017 - 12:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Connor Mitchell's university classes take place online, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year. Is he looking into the future or taking a gamble? With college costs rising steadily and with more courses available online for free, some observers...
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April 30, 2017 - 12:00 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Apparently not content with having the world's tallest building, an indoor ski slope and countless other baubles, Dubai now boasts one more: its own typographic font. The forward-looking Mideast business hub unveiled the new font designed with Microsoft's help on...
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In this Thursday, April 20, 2017 photo, people walk along the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in view of the Campbell's Field in Camden, N.J. The stadium that was once hailed as a sign of the bright future of the waterfront in the poverty-stricken city is now mostly empty and in the way of millions of development fueled partly by tax breaks around it. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 30, 2017 - 11:57 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A baseball stadium that was once hailed as a sign of the bright future of the waterfront in the poverty-stricken city of Camden now sits mostly empty, but hundreds of millions in redevelopment projects are rising up around it. Camden County has been trying to draw a minor league...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2017, file photo, lead defense attorney Jose Baez delivers his opening statement to the jury on the first day of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's double-murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Baez won an acquittal for Hernandez, and for Casey Anthony in 2011 in the death of her toddler. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)
April 30, 2017 - 11:55 am
BOSTON (AP) — During Aaron Hernandez's double murder trial, the former NFL star's lawyer wanted to drive home his point that the prosecution's star witness was a "three-legged pony" whose testimony could not be believed. So he galloped like a horse in front of the jury. It was vintage Jose Baez:...
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DAY 91 - In this april 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump greets Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni as he arrives at the West Wing of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 30, 2017 - 11:53 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile (all times local): 10:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has been asked about the failure of several North Korean missile tests recently and why those launches keep blowing up. Trump tells CBS' "Face the Nation" television show...
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In this Friday, April 28, 2017 photo, a bartender pours Cuban Havana Club rum as he prepares daiquiris at the Floridita bar in Havana, Cuba. The agency that controls Pennsylvania’s state-owned wine and liquor stores is working to lift the embargo on Cuban rum. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
April 30, 2017 - 11:42 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's Cuban rum run got its start in a chance meeting last fall in the parking lot in front of the state Capitol. "'You know, we have rum,'" a visiting Cuban government liaison told state Sen. Chuck McIlhinney, who was walking to his car when he was introduced to her...
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