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Baby hippo at San Diego Zoo gets a name

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A baby hippopotamus born at the San Diego Zoo last month has a name.

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Aide: Media ignores Trump's loving bond with 13-year-old son

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top aide to President Donald Trump complained Friday that the news media doesn't pay enough attention to the president's loving relationship with his 13-year-old son, Barron.

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Trump picks Ratcliffe as top intelligence official, again

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday picked Rep. John Ratcliffe again to be the nation's top intelligence official, just months after abruptly ending an earlier effort to install him in the post ami...

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Health officials confirm second case of novel coronavirus in person not known to have previous contact.

SAN JOSE (AP) — Health officials confirm second case of novel coronavirus in person not known to have previous contact.

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Trump to stump in South Carolina before Democratic primary

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump will look to energize supporters and upstage his Democratic challengers on the eve of South Carolina’s presidential primary and in the midst of fears over the ...

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Guinea's president delays vote on contested referendum

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea’s president has delayed Sunday’s legislative and constitutional referendum vote for two weeks, citing concerns from international observers.

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Agency: 2nd US case of person who got virus from community

SAN JOSE (AP) — THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP'S EARLIER STORY IS BELOW:

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Former Mexico security official denied bail in bribery case

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal magistrate judge in Brooklyn denied bail Friday to a former top security official in Mexico accused of taking tens of millions of dollars in bribes to protect the Sinaloa cartel.

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AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EST

Wall Street has worst week since 2008 as S&P 500 drops 11.5%

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Utah advances plan to remove felony status for polygamy

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Polygamy wouldn't be a felony crime in Utah for the first time in 85 years under a bill that passed the Legislature on Friday and appears to be supported by the governor.

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Another case of coronavirus confirmed in Northern California

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Health officials on Friday confirmed another case of the novel coronavirus in Northern California, raising the tally a day after health officials revealed the first case in the U.S. belie...

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States to get test kits as White House amps up virus effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials scrambled Friday to get coronavirus testing up and running in every state, as the Trump administration signaled it may also invoke a 70-year-old defense law to guarantee...

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AP News Digest 6:15 p.m.

Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. For up-to-the minute information on AP's coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org.

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The Latest: Court ruling disrupts migrant family's hearing

The Latest on a court ruling putting the Trump administration's “Remain in Mexico" policy on hold (all times local):

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Trump picks Ratcliffe to be top intelligence official again

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday picked Rep. John Ratcliffe again to be the nation's top intelligence official, overseeing the the 17 U.S. spy agencies that the president has repeatedly scorned.