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AP FACT CHECK: Trump team's distortions on Mueller report

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller all but boldfaced this finding in his report on the Russia investigation: No exoneration for President Donald Trump on whether Trump criminally obstructed justice. But Trump and his aides are stating that Mu


Quest for food stamp data lands newspaper at Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota's Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government's food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. They thought the information could lead to a series of stor


Japanese firms less willing to increase graduate intake in FY 2020

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Major Japanese companies are less willing to recruit new graduates in fiscal 2020 than the current year starting in April, due to concerns over the economic outlook, a Kyodo News survey showed Saturday. In the survey of 112 companies, including Toyota Moto


Japanese gov't working group to call for regulations on tech giants

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A working group of the Japanese government is set to call for placing stricter regulations on technology giants such as Amazon.com and Google LLC to prevent them from taking advantage of vendors, sources with knowledge of the matter said Saturday. In a rep


One church, two popes: why Catholicism is in crisis this Easter

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In his pre-Easter address to pilgrims gathering in Rome, Pope Francis highlighted Jesus’s words as he died on the cross on the first Good Friday: “Forgive them, Father, for they know not what they do.” We all, the Argentinian pontiff stressed, need to find


Toyota, SoftBank fund, Denso invest $1 billion in Uber

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top automaker Toyota, auto parts maker Denso and internet company SoftBank's investment fund are investing $1 billion in car-sharing Uber's technology unit. The Japanese companies said Friday that Toyota Motor Corp. and Denso Corp. wil


Is 4/20 on the way to becoming marijuana's Hallmark holiday?

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Today may be the day that marijuana officially loses its cool. April 20, 4/20, the once underground national holiday for dope smokers, appears to have sold out to The Man. The origins of 4/20 are as disputed as the last pack of gummy bears after a long smo


TV tonight: dive into the thriving world of women's football

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Women’s Football World 9.30am, Channel 4 The women’s game continues to increase in visibility: this new six-part series sees Clare Balding begin the build-up to this summer’s World Cup in France, which will also be shown on Channel 4. The show focuses on a


20 years after school attack, Columbine remembers 13 lost

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LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado community will mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School on Saturday with community service projects and a ceremony remembering the 13 people killed by teenage gunmen. Saturday's events in and aroun


Australian election 2019: Bill Shorten pledges to 'stop the rot' on penalty rates

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Bill Shorten has used the Easter public holidays to highlight that low-paid workers are losing hundreds of dollars from cuts to penalty rates, and that they will face further hits to their income if the Coalition is re-elected. As both leaders hit the trai