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Here are the top stories from the Associated Press for Friday, April 9.

1. PRINCE PHILIP, HUSBAND OF QUEEN ELIZABETH, DIES AT 99

Philip and the Queen were married for more than 70 years.

2. FRANCE VOWS TO SPEED UP VACCINATIONS

French President Emanuel Macron admits the U.S. acted faster to get vaccines approved and delivered.

3. RIOTERS IGNORE PLEAS FOR PEACE IN IRELAND

Violence has continued for nearly a week as protestors fight back over post-Brexit trade rules.

4. MISS AMERICA PAGEANT TO BE LIVE EVENT THIS YEAR

The event will be held at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.

5. GIANT SEA TURTLES DISAPPEARING OFF WEST COAST

Scientists say the population has dropped by more than 80%.

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