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10 Things to Know for Thursday
by By The Associated Press
15 minutes ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
[From AP Top News at 9:27 p.m. EDT]
Internet firms shift stance, move to exile white supremacists
36 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley joined a swelling backlash against neo-Nazi groups in the United States on Wednesday as more technology companies removed white supremacists from their services in response to weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest
36 minutes ago
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia not only on white nationalists but also on anti-racism activists who opposed them.
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Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots
37 minutes ago
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash released Wednesday....
[From AP Top News at 9:27 p.m. EDT]
Violence prompts U.S. Congress to discuss militant threats
45 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional panel next month will hold a hearing on violent extremism, including threats from domestic militants, following a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly.
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Ousted chief justice makes runoff in Alabama Senate race
57 minutes ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Ousted Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is trying to play usurper to deep-pocketed Republican forces after making a runoff with incumbent Sen. Luther Strange in the state's Senate primary....
[From AP Top News at 9:27 p.m. EDT]
Trump's stance on Virginia violence shocks America's allies
1 hour ago
BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - America's closest allies condemned U.S. President Donald Trump in unusually strong and personal terms on Wednesday after he put part of the blame for violent clashes in the state of Virginia on those marching against gun-brandishing neo-Nazis.
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Trump praises North Korea's Kim for 'wise' decision on Guam
1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a "wise" decision not to fire missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, which has eased escalating tension between the two countries.
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Republicans offer few tax plan details at high-profile event
1 hour ago
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - Republican tax writers from the U.S. House of Representatives promoted their legislative goals at a special gathering in California on Wednesday, but offered few new details about provisions that may end up in their long-sought overhaul plan.
[From Reuters: Top News]
Donald Trump's die-hard supporters show no signs of straying
2 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- They wash their hands of neo-Nazis and wag their fingers at leftists. They denounce a press corps they see as biased and controversies they view as manufactured. But in the frenzied blame game over the deadly violence at a rally of white supremacists, Donald Trump's loyal base is happy to absolve the president himself....
[From AP Top News at 9:27 p.m. EDT]
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