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  • MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is imposing stricter limits on mound visits in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018. After more than a year of negotiations,… The post MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks appeared first on WTOP.

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  • NYPD Special Victims hunting for rapist of 12-year-old

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York police are still searching for the rapist who attacked a 12-year-old school girl almost three years ago. The little girl was grabbed in the Bronx as she got off… The post NYPD Special Victims hunting for rapist of 12-year-old appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Parole denied for Louisiana inmate whose case led to landmark Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Parole denied for Louisiana inmate whose case led to landmark Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences . The post Parole denied for Louisiana inmate whose case led to landmark Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Nevada's Heller warming to Trump before primary

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Ivanka Trump assembled a group of Republican senators at her tony Washington home last fall, the guest list included one particularly notable name. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada had been… The post Nevada’s Heller warming to Trump before primary appeared first on WTOP.

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  • 2 Americans, 6 others arrested in Serbia

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Eight foreign citizens, including two Americans and two Ukrainians, have been arrested in Serbia on suspicion that they tried to photograph and enter military facilities without authorization, officials said on Monday.… The post 2 Americans, 6 others arrested in Serbia appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Associated Press photographer who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Korean War has died. Max Desfor was 104 and had been living in Silver Spring, Maryland, since… The post Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104 appeared first on WTOP.

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  • APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy will phase out electricity production from coal by 2040 to slash emissions of heat-trapping gases that cause global warming, the Michigan utility’s president and CEO told The Associated… The post APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040 appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case faces parole board

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s parole board is set to decide whether to free an inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile offender sentences. Monday’s parole board hearing… The post Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case faces parole board appeared first on WTOP.

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  • The Latest: Couple says suspect told them he was sorry

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 7:50 a.m. The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told… The post The Latest: Couple says suspect told them he was sorry appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Police: Atlanta man dead after dispute with UberEATS driver

    ATLANTA (AP) — Investigators are searching for a delivery food driver who they say opened fire and killed a customer just outside metro Atlanta. The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as 30-year-old… The post Police: Atlanta man dead after dispute with UberEATS driver appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Original Picasso print stolen from Milwaukee art gallery

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — An original Pablo Picasso print worth up to an estimated $50,000 was stolen from a downtown Milwaukee art gallery. WITI-TV reports appraiser Bill DeLind says his business partner noticed the original 1949… The post Original Picasso print stolen from Milwaukee art gallery appeared first on WTOP.

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  • High court asked to iron out polling place clothing dispute

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A “Make America Great Again” hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button. Wear any one of those items to vote in Minnesota, and a poll worker will likely ask you to… The post High court asked to iron out polling place clothing dispute appeared first on WTOP.

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  • USC women's hoops player: Oregon St fans used racial slurs

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A Southern California women’s basketball player says fans directed racial slurs at her and her black teammates as they left the court following a loss at Oregon State on Sunday night.… The post USC women’s hoops player: Oregon St fans used racial slurs appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Plane lands on California highway median; no one injured

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane has landed on the median of a Northern California highway but no injuries have been reported. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot… The post Plane lands on California highway median; no one injured appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office. Baffled in 2016 by Russian agents who bought ads to sway… The post Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta

    ATLANTA (AP) — Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital. Carter, 90, had surgery on Sunday to remove scar tissue from a portion of her small intestine, The Carter… The post Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Missouri youth baseball team moves forward with AR-15 raffle

    NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri youth baseball team is moving ahead with a raffle of an AR-15 rifle despite criticism it received after a similar gun was used to kill 17 in a Florida… The post Missouri youth baseball team moves forward with AR-15 raffle appeared first on WTOP.

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  • The Latest: Trump to meet with Florida high school students

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:45 p.m. President Donald Trump will hold a listening session with high school students this week following the deadly school… The post The Latest: Trump to meet with Florida high school students appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

    Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a mass shooting at a Florida high school, with thousands of angry protesters at state rallies demanding immediate action from lawmakers, and more demonstrations planned across the country in the weeks ahead. The post Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump appeared first on WTOP.

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  • 'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

    NEW YORK (AP) — Already a much-celebrated pop-culture milestone, “Black Panther” is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too. The Marvel superhero film blew past expectations, with $192 million in ticket sales in… The post ‘Black Panther’ blows away box office with $192M weekend appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Florida suspect's red flags weren't enough to stop gun buy

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social… The post Florida suspect’s red flags weren’t enough to stop gun buy appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Medical examiner taps DNA science to find missing persons

    NEW YORK (AP) — For families who have searched years for missing loved ones, donating a sample of their DNA is often a last, desperate act to confirm their worst fears. New York City’s medical… The post Medical examiner taps DNA science to find missing persons appeared first on WTOP.

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  • The Latest: Shooting survivors plan march on Washington

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Survivor of the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that killed 17 people are planning a… The post The Latest: Shooting survivors plan march on Washington appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Washington snipped here? College says it found prez's hair

    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York college says it has discovered a lock of George Washington’s hair pressed in the pages of an old book. While officials at Union College in Schenectady can’t say… The post Washington snipped here? College says it found prez’s hair appeared first on WTOP.

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