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Maple Leafs draw closer, down Bruins 4-2 in Game 3

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
The Associated Press

TORONTO

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An experienced voice for Dragons

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

The Brunswick High School boys tennis teams has a new face at the head coaching position for the 2018 season.

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Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
BY KEN MILLER The Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY

Forecasters warned of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains today as firefighters in rural Oklahoma battled blazes that have killed at least two people.

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Trump to hosting Japan’s Abe this week amid strain over N. Korea, tariffs

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
BY JILL COLVIN and MATTHEW PENNINGTON The Associated Press

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.

President Donald Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over the president’s planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and his push for new tariffs.

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Trump’s biggest new worry is seized records

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his allies have hit a new level of anxiety after the raid on his personal attorney’s office, fearful of deeper exposure for Trump, his inner circle and his adult children — and more than concerned that they don’t know exactly what is in those records and electronic devices seized last week.

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Starbucks faces image crisis after arrest of 2 black men

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
BY ALEXANDRA OLSON AP Business Writer

NEW YORK

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ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
BY DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer

NEW YORK

Before airing George Stephanopoulos’ interview with former FBI Director James Comey, ABC News made the unusual decision of releasing a full transcript of its nearly five-hour talk, including all the material that was not included in the broadcast.

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France’s Macron: EU must reform to fight rising nationalism

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
BY SYLVIE CORBET and JEAN-FRANCOIS BADIAS The Associated Press

STRASBOURG, FRANCE

French President Emmanuel Macron today urged the European Union to reform itself to offer better protection for its citizens in a world troubled by wars and authoritarian regimes.

The 40-year-old leader, who wants to play a key role in the EU, outlined his vision for Europe’s future in a speech at the Strasbourgbased European Parliament.

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Syrians face destruction, trauma

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
BY BASSEM MROUE The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1212769|title=|desc= PEOPLE STAND in front of damaged buildings, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition fighters, a tour in the city showed the widespread destruction it has suffered since falling under rebel control six years ago.

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Barbara Yates Perkins

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34

DRESDEN — Barbara Yates Perkins, 85, of Dresden and Bowdoinham, passed away on April 9, 2018, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston from complications of surgery.

She was born on August 2, 1932, the daughter of the late Vernon C. and Rita (Thurlow) Yates.

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Inmate: Bodies stacked in ‘macabre woodpile’ in S.C. prison riot

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
The Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C.

As the hours dragged on during a riot at a South Carolina prison, bodies piled up on the sidewalk. An inmate inside watched in dismay as several fellow prisoners, two he knew well, lay dead and dying, their bodies leaving trails of blood leading back inside the prison walls.

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Raul Castro leaves Cuba with new freedoms, deep problems

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
BY MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and ANDREA RODRIGUEZ The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1212764|title=|desc= CUBA’S PRESIDENT RAUL CASTRO looks at his watch as he walks with Cuba’s Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, right, and National Assembly of People’s Power President Esteban Lazo Hernandez, left, to the unveiling of a replica of a statue of Cuba’s independence hero Jose Marti in Havana, Cuba earlier this year.

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Sudoku

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Cryptoquote

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Crossword

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Dear Abby

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34

DEAR ABBY: Once I announced my engagement, my already thin, fit mother went on a diet and lost 20 pounds. My weight has always been an issue with her, and I can’t believe she would draw attention to it in this way.

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Isgro Should be Held Accountable

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
BY GRADY BURNS

It has been just over a week since the revelation of Waterville Mayor and Maine Republican rising star Nick Isgro’s long history of uncivil, degrading, and even bigoted public comments leveled against immigrants, Muslims and political opponents ranging from Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg to Mitt Romney to Pope Francis.

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Syria, Chemical Weapons and the Limits of International Law

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
BY ANDREW BELL Indiana University/The Conversation

Consider this shocking fact: Despite horrific images of yet another chemical weapons attack in Syria, the U.S.-led humanitarian intervention to protect civilians on April 13 was fundamentally illegal. Under current international law, President Trump lacks the authorization to launch a single missile to stop future attacks, even for the clear and just purpose of saving civilian lives.

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Political Cartoon

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
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Pierce Got Solar Bill Facts Wrong

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:34
BY STEVE WEEMS

Sometimes a letter has factual errors and bogus numbers so outrageous they must be rebutted (letter from Rep. Jeffrey Pierce, House District 53 (“Bill Would Have Driven Energy Costs Higher,” The Times Record, April 13). These political misstatements pertain to LD 1444, this year’s “solar bill,” aptly titled “An Act to Prohibit Gross Metering.” Rep.

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