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Investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, China, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Asian stock markets were little-changed Thursday following a listless day on Wall Street ahead of U.S.-Chinese negotiations aimed at ending a tariff battle. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Asian stocks change little ahead of more US-China talksAsian stock markets are little-changed after a listless day on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to U.S.-Chinese negotiations on a tariff war
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Vietnam, site of next Trump-Kim summit, model for growthVietnam, site of next Trump-Kim summit, offers model for transformation into export powerhouse
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GOP resistance means new Kansas governor off to rocky startDemocratic Gov. Laura Kelly's election created a national buzz about a shift to the left in Kansas politics but many Republican lawmakers are treating her victory as a fluke
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Texas border county, nonprofit sue Trump over 'emergency'A West Texas border county and a nonprofit civil rights group have jointly filed a lawsuit in federal court aiming to overturn President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration
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CORRECTS DATE - In this image made from a video, firefighters try to extinguish flames at buildings in Dhaka, Bangladesh Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. A devastating fire has raced through buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital, causing casualties. (AP Photo)
The Latest: Fire in Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69The fire that burned through buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital has killed at least 69 people
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One of victim Vicente Juarez's daughter Diana Juarez cries as she touch a cross at a makeshift memorial Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., near Henry Pratt Co. manufacturing company where several were killed on Friday. Authorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting in Aurora. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Funeral held for youngest victim of factory shootingA small funeral home was packed with hundreds of mourners of a 21-year-old college student who was killed on the first day of his internship when a worker opened fire inside an Illinois manufacturing facility
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018 file photo, Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., smiles after a ceremonial swearing-in at the Capitol in Washington. U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, a Republican congressman from Alabama, announced Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, that he will challenge U.S. Sen. Jones in 2020 as the GOP tries to reclaim the seat previously held by Jeff Sessions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
GOP's Byrne to challenge Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama in 2020Alabama US Rep. Bradley Byrne to challenge Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 as GOP tries to reclaim Jeff Sessions' former seat
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FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation afterparty in New York. A police official says "Empire" actor is now considered a suspect "for filing a false police report" and that detectives are presenting the case against him to a grand jury. Smollett told police he was attacked by two masked men while walking home from a Subway sandwich shop at around 2 a.m. on Jan. 29. He says they beat him, hurled racist and homophobic insults at him and looped a rope around his neck before fleeing. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Brothers in Smollett case are bodybuilders, aspiring actorsBrothers at the center of the investigation into a reported attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are bodybuilders with an online following who have dabbled in acting and at least one failed business venture, according to reports and social media posts
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, Kim Foxx, then a candidate for Cook County state's attorney, speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Foxx, Chicago's top prosecutor, recused herself Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, from the investigation into the attack reported by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett shortly after police requested another interview with the actor.  (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
'Empire' actor charged with making false police report'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett charged with making false report in Chicago attack
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This image provided by the U.S. District Court in Maryland shows a photo of firearms and ammunition that was in the motion for detention pending trial in the case against Christopher Paul Hasson. Prosecutors say that Hasson, a Coast Guard lieutenant is a "domestic terrorist" who wrote about biological attacks and had a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures. He is due in court on Feb. 21 in Maryland. Prosecutors say Hasson espoused extremist views for years. Court papers say Hasson described an "interesting idea" in a 2017 draft email that included "biological attacks followed by attack on food supply." (U.S. District Court via AP)
Feds: Coast Guard lieutenant compiled hit list of lawmakersProsecutors say a Coast Guard lieutenant is a "domestic terrorist" who wrote about biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures
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Armando Rodriguez, WWII vet who served 4 US presidents, diesArmando M. Rodriguez, a Mexican immigrant and World War II veteran who served in the administrations of four U.S. presidents while pressing for civil rights and education reforms, has died
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