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Saturday May 26th, 2018 7:34PM

AP Top U.S. News at 7:34 a.m. EST

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Mardi Gras parade honors New Orleans' tricentennial
New Orleans' oldest parading Carnival group is honoring the city's tricentennial with floats commemorating the first century of the Crescent City
10:36AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Bill, Melinda Gates turn attention toward poverty in America
Bill and Melinda Gates, the world's foremost philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront their unsatisfactory track record, the country's growing inequity and a president they disagree with
10:31AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Expert: Copter in Grand Canyon crash more likely to explode
An expert says investigators are likely to pay special attention to the type of helicopter that crashed in the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists
9:55AM ( 1 hour ago )
U.S. News
Kuwait calms Philippines after dead worker found in freezer
Kuwait's foreign minister is trying to calm the anger of the Philippines after a dead Filipina was found in a freezer in the small, oil-rich nation
11:05AM ( 35 seconds ago )
Stockholm truck attacker had sworn allegiance to IS
Prosecutors in Sweden say an Uzbek man who carried out a deadly attack on Stockholm last year swore allegiance to the Islamic State group in a video and wrote that he wanted "to scare the infidels and leave my life."
11:04AM ( 1 minute ago )
Dutch foreign minister under fire for lying about Putin
The Netherlands' foreign minister is facing a tough debate in Parliament following his admission that he lied about attending a meeting hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin at his country retreat more than a decade ago
11:00AM ( 6 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
UK judge upholds arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder
A British judge has upheld an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent more than five years evading the law inside Ecuador's London embassy
10:11AM ( 55 minutes ago )
South Africa's ruling party demands that Zuma resign
South Africa's ruling party demands that scandal-tainted president resign promptly
9:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
Friend of ex-S. Korean president, Lotte chairman get prison
A confidante accused of manipulating South Korea's former president for personal gain was sentenced to 20 years in prison for bribery and other crimes in a scandal that triggered a presidential impeachment
9:56AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
Trump budget again targets regional water cleanup programs
President Donald Trump again trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support for cleanups of some iconic US waterways
1:12AM ( 9 hours ago )
14 worms pulled from woman's eye after rare infection
Doctors pull 14 worms from eye of Oregon woman in rare case of infection spread by flies
12:07AM ( 10 hours ago )
Virtual field trips: Schools embrace advanced adventures
Virtual reality field trips? For schools, it's the next best thing to being there
12:06AM ( 10 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Mardi Gras parade honors New Orleans' tricentennial
New Orleans' oldest parading Carnival group is honoring the city's tricentennial with floats commemorating the first century of the Crescent City
10:36AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Bill, Melinda Gates turn attention toward poverty in America
Bill and Melinda Gates, the world's foremost philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront their unsatisfactory track record, the country's growing inequity and a president they disagree with
10:31AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Expert: Copter in Grand Canyon crash more likely to explode
An expert says investigators are likely to pay special attention to the type of helicopter that crashed in the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists
9:55AM ( 1 hour ago )
Baltimore officers guilty in corruption saga short on heroes
Two Baltimore detectives have been found guilty of racketeering and robbery in a trial that's part of an ongoing federal investigation into police corruption
9:51AM ( 1 hour ago )
Bomber faces life in prison for New York, New Jersey attacks
A man who set off small bombs on a New York City street and at a charity race in New Jersey is set to be sentenced to a mandatory term of life in prison
9:41AM ( 1 hour ago )