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World in Brief: May 24, 2017
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World in Brief: May 24, 2017
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The Latest: Report says bill would cut deficit by $119b
The Latest: Report says bill would cut deficit by $119b
Health care legislation passed by House Republicans earlier this month would reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion over the next 10 years, the Congressional Budget Office says
United CEO assures shareholders at meeting; workers protest
United CEO assures shareholders at meeting; workers protest
United CEO to investors: We'll be more focused on customers
Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya
Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya
The father and younger brother of the man who British police say bombed a concert in Manchester have been detained in Libya, where anti-terror authorities say the brother confessed to knowing "all the details" of the attack plot
AP Top Political News at 5:10 p.m. EDT
AP Top Political News at 5:10 p.m. EDT
Hannity says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leaving
Hannity says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leaving
Fox News' Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of 'liberal fascism' for targeting his advertisers
Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says
A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot's possible health benefits
Justice watchdog says DEA botched deadly Honduras missions
Justice watchdog says DEA botched deadly Honduras missions
A government watchdog found problems with a strategy that led to deadly confrontations involving U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents in Honduras.
Sextuplets thriving after delivery at Virginia hospital
A Virginia hospital says its staff has successfully delivered sextuplets and the three boys and three girls are thriving
Mentally ill languish in Texas jails despite funding hike
Hundreds of mentally ill inmates are languishing for months in Texas jails because of a lack of space at the state's psychiatric hospitals
AP Top U.S. News at 4:59 p.m. EDT
AP Top U.S. News at 4:59 p.m. EDT
Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks
Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks
The Pennsylvania jury of 12 that will hear the sex assault case against actor Bill Cosby will include two blacks
Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers
Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers
British security forces raided a building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated "a network" of people allegedly behind the city's concert bombing
Suspected suicide bombs in Jakarta kills 3 policemen
Suspected suicide bombs in Jakarta kills 3 policemen
Two suspected suicide bombings near a bus terminal in Indonesia's capital Wednesday night killed three policemen and injured nine other people, including four officers, police said
Hall of Famer's widow causes stir with memorabilia auction
Memorabilia from baseball Hall of Famer Willie Stargell is being auctioned and family members say they're hurt and angry that his widow is selling the items
The Latest: Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs
The Latest: Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs
Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page says he will testify next month before the House intelligence committee as part of its probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election
The Latest: 2 blacks are among jury of 12 on Cosby case
The Latest: 2 blacks are among jury of 12 on Cosby case
The Pennsylvania jury that will hear the sex assault case against actor Bill Cosby will include two blacks among the seven men and five women
Drugmaker paying $33M over recalled nonprescription meds
Johnson & Johnson, 42 states reach $33 million settlement over recalled nonprescription medicines
Ariana Grande suspends world tour, cancels some Euro stops
Ariana Grande suspends world tour, cancels some Euro stops
Ariana Grande suspends world tour due to tragedy in Manchester
Former Mississippi prison chief sentenced to nearly 20 years
Former Mississippi prison chief sentenced to nearly 20 years
The former leader of Mississippi's prison system has been sentenced to almost 20 years in prison after he collected more than $1.4 million in bribes.
The Latest: New Missouri campus chancellor prizes diversity
The Latest: New Missouri campus chancellor prizes diversity
The new chancellor of the University of Missouri's flagship campus in Columbia says he'll press for partnerships and "strike for inclusive excellence" at the school that has grappled in recent years with racial acrimony
How major US stock market indexes fared on Wednesday
US stocks rose for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as investors went on a late buying spree.
Trump hotels won't ask if stays paid with foreign govt money
Trump hotels won't ask if stays paid with foreign govt money
The Trump Organization says it will not ask guests at its hotels and resorts if they are using money from foreign governments to pay their bills. The Trump Organization says it is "impractical" to identify all guests using foreign government money.
Biden tells grads to take up 'dirty business of politics'
Biden tells grads to take up 'dirty business of politics'
Former Vice President Joe Biden is urging college graduates to take up the "dirty business of politics" to change the trajectory of the world
Accidental shootings involving kids often go unpunished
Accidental shootings involving kids often go unpunished
Careless storage of firearms is almost always to blame when children get hold of a gun and kill themselves or another child, but adults are not always held accountable
The Latest: Brazil military protects buildings during demos
The Latest: Brazil military protects buildings during demos
Brazilian Defense Minister Raul Jungmann says Brazil's armed forces will protect the presidential palace and other federal buildings amid protests in the capital

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