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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gestures during a roundtable discussion with members of the Canadian Technology Accelerator.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Canadian computer scientists helped pioneer the field of artificial intelligence before it was a buzzword, and now Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to capitalize on their intellectual lead.

"We've been investing massively in AI," Trudeau told a...Read more

Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie is President Donald Trump's pick to permanently lead the beleaguered department.

Wilkie is a former Pentagon undersecretary for personnel and readiness. He's led the agency for two months, ever since Trump fired...Read more

President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney said Friday the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president, even as Trump advanced an unverified theory that the Justice Department planted a spy in his 2016 campaign and is now...Read more

President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

The Department of Health and Human Services will announce its proposal...Read more

CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency's harsh interrogation program after 9/11.

Thursday's 54-45 vote...Read more

Lawyers for Eric Frein, on death row for fatally shooting Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Bryon Dickson II and wounding Trooper Alex Douglass in Sept. 2014, were scheduled to argue before the state Supreme Court on Thursday.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court peppered a defense lawyer and a prosecutor with questions Thursday about the police interrogation of a man later convicted of killing one state trooper and wounding another to act out his anti-government beliefs.

Eric Frein, 35,...Read more

Betting odds are displayed on a board in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The prospect of legal sports betting throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in the billion-dollar industry.

Casinos, race tracks, daily fantasy sports companies and others are...Read more

Emergency personnel examine a school bus after it collided with a dump truck, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J.

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) — First, a scraping sound. Then, chaos and panic as a bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and toppled over on a busy highway, killing a student and a teacher and injuring dozens of others.

First responders arrived...Read more

Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle when she marries his son Prince Harry — a gesture of welcome to the American actress as she joins the royal family.

Kensington Palace said Friday that Markle asked the heir to the British throne to offer...Read more

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A West Wing aide's morbid remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has not yielded widespread White House soul-searching. Instead, it has led to a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others that have bedeviled President Donald Trump's...Read more

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