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Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US since 2000
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- 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. in more than 16 years....

NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 children
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a deadly, fast-moving house fire that killed five people, including three children, on a sunny spring afternoon....

Sheryl Sandberg picks 'Option B' in her book on resilience
NEW YORK (AP) -- Though perhaps best known as Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing in Mexico, she added "widow" to the list....

Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump's lead on climate change and declared his intention to help save an international agreement to reduce carbon emissions....

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homes
NEW YORK (AP) -- The phone call came as Raymond Murray neared the bottom of his luck. His wife had died, his career had been ended by injuries, and struggling to get by on his disability check, he had scraped together just enough to pay a lawyer to avoid imminent foreclosure on his modest Brooklyn home....

Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigration
JUNCTION CITY, Ore. (AP) -- The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants....

Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions
DETROIT (AP) -- Zehra Patwa learned only a few years ago that during a family trip to India at age 7, she was circumcised, which is common for girls in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East....

Public window on financial complaints could be closing soon
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumers filed nearly 300,000 complaints last year about their dealings with banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies. Most of those complaints were compiled and made available for anyone to see as part of a database administered by the federal government....

Obama to deliver first post-presidency speech in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the place where he started his political career....

Report: US cases of anti-Semitism increased last year
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Anti-Defamation League found an increase in cases of anti-Semitic intimidation and vandalism last year, evidence that anti-Jewish bias intensified during the election....

 
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