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A transcript of an Oval Office interview Friday with President Donald Trump by AP White House Correspondent Julie Pace. Where the audio recording of the interview is unclear, ellipses or a notation that the recording was unintelligible are used.
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3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine

In this 2009, file photo, a mother holds her baby receiving a malaria vaccine as part of a trial in Western Kenya. The World Health Organization says three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine.
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Haley won’t rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testing

WASHINGTON — Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, isn’t ruling out a U.S. strike against North Korea if Pyongyang tests another nuclear missile.
Haley spoke on several television networks Monday morning, praising China’s involvement in trying to pressure North Korea to cease missile testing and criticized its leader, Kim Jong Un, as unstable and paranoid.
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Four-year-old girl falls from moving bus onto busy highway

A local volunteer firefighter and licensed EMT is being hailed a hero after coming to the rescue of a four-year-old girl who fell out of the back of a moving bus.
Ryan Ciampoli captured the shocking moment on his vehicle’s dashcam as he drove behind the bus on Highway 65 in Harrison, Ark.
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Swedish police arrest second suspect in truck attack

HELSINKI — Swedish police say they have arrested a second person in a truck attack that killed four people and injured 15 others in Stockholm earlier this month.
Police spokesman Simon Bynlert said Monday that the male suspect was arrested Sunday, but gave no details.
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Sean Hannity calls sexual harassment accusation ’100% false’

NEW YORK — Sean Hannity says accusations of sexual harassment from a former Fox News guest are “100% false and a complete fabrication.”
Debbie Schlussel tells Tulsa, Oklahoma, radio station KFAQ that Hannity repeatedly asked her to come to his hotel with him during a book signing event and a broadcast of his show in Detroit.
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An Arizona teacher faces multiple charges after her extracurricular activities allegedly included masturbating on camera for a Grade 7 pupil.
The father of a 13-year-old male student at Tempe's Fees College Preparatory Middle School blew the whistle on Kara Loofborough last week and accused the 26-year-old science teacher of engaging in raunchy, x-rated online conversations with his son outside school hours.
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EU Commission throws weight behind Macron in French election

BRUSSELS -- The European Union's head office has thrown its weight behind Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential runoff against Marine Le Pen, arguing it is a choice between the defense of the EU or those seeking its destruction.
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Israel indicts teen linked to threats on Jewish centres

Israel has indicted 18-year-old American-Israeli dual citizen for a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centres in the United States and Canada that stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism.
Israel's Justice Ministry said the accused, who is Jewish, was charged at a district court in Tel Aviv for thousands of cases of extortion, computer offences, money laundering and publishing false information that caused panic.
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Bill O’Reilly to return with new podcast episode Monday

LOS ANGELES — Bill O’Reilly is back and ready to talk.
His personal website says the former Fox News host will air a new episode of his “No Spin News” podcast Monday evening.
Fox News Channel’s parent company fired O’Reilly on Wednesday following an investigation into sexual harassment allegations by women.
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Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

JERUSALEM -- Israel came to a standstill on Monday as people stopped in their tracks for a two-minute siren that wailed across the country in remembrance of the Holocaust's 6 million Jewish victims.
The ritual is the centrepiece of Israel's annual Holocaust Remembrance Day for those who were systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during the Second World War.
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As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding

WASHINGTON -- With a budget deadline looming, U.S. President Donald Trump plans a whirlwind of activities seeking to highlight accomplishments while putting fresh pressure on congressional Democrats to pay for a wall on the U.S.
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Arkansas preps first double execution since 2000

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Two condemned Arkansas killers who admit they’re guilty but fear their poor health could lead to extreme pain during lethal injections set for Monday might become the first inmates put to death in a double execution in the U.S.
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