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August 21, 2019 - 12:51 pm
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Authorities in North Macedonia are seeking the detention of a special prosecutor after she was named as a suspect in a high-profile corruption scandal. Prosecutor Katica Janeva was formally accused Wednesday of abusing her authority and "gaining substantial benefit"...
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President Donald Trump walks to Marine One after speaking with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Washington. Trump is headed to Kentucky. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
August 21, 2019 - 12:43 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump and his desire to buy the Arctic territory of Greenland (all times local): 6:35 p.m. President Donald Trump does not appreciate Denmark's rejection of his idea to buy Greenland. The American leader told reporters on Wednesday that...
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August 21, 2019 - 6:09 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old boy took his mom's car and went for a nighttime joyride on a highway in western Germany. Soest police said the boy's mother called them early Wednesday after she noticed that both her son and her VW Golf had disappeared. Mother and police eventually found the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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August 20, 2019 - 9:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after he said buying Greenland wasn't a top priority, President Donald Trump canceled an upcoming trip to Denmark, which owns the mostly frozen island, after its prime minister dismissed the idea. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen had called Trump's musing about buying the...
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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
August 19, 2019 - 9:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is making light of his own idea of buying Greenland from Denmark, tweeting a doctored photo of Trump Tower looming over a small village in the Arctic territory. Trump jokes on Twitter, "I promise not to do this to Greenland!" Trump acknowledged Sunday that...
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This undated photo provided by Tyler Ivanoff shows a bottle with a message that he found on the shores of western Alaska. Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter dated 1969 early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles (966 kilometers) northwest of Anchorage, KNOM-AM reported Tuesday, Aug. 13. (Tyler Ivanoff via AP)
August 18, 2019 - 7:19 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska. Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles (966 kilometers) northwest of Anchorage,...
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The cooling towers at the disused coal-fired Didcot power station in Oxfordshire, England are demolished Sunday Aug. 18, 2019. Demolition work began on the remains of the coal-fired power station where four workers were killed when it collapsed several years ago. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
August 18, 2019 - 8:12 am
LONDON (AP) — A British power station once voted one of the country's ugliest sights has been mostly destroyed in a controlled demolition. The cooling towers of the disused coal-fired plant in Didcot, 55 miles (90 kilometers) west of central London, were leveled early Sunday. The complex, including...
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August 17, 2019 - 2:59 pm
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman who recently gave birth to triplets says she didn't find out about her pregnancy until she went to the hospital with what she thought were kidney stones. KOTA-TV reports Dannette Giltz, of Sturgis, gave birth to the healthy triplets on Aug. 10. Giltz says...
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August 17, 2019 - 11:07 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has had to cut short his summer holiday and be rushed to his home nation of Luxembourg where he will undergo an emergency gallbladder operation. The European Union's executive said in a statement that the 64-year-old Juncker "will...
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In this Jan. 4, 2015 file photo, the computer, modem and intranet network cabling belonging to Rafael Antonio Broche Moreno sits on a desk at his home in Havana. After weeks of complaints and resistance, Cuban videogame players will have their home grown street intranet absorbed by the Cuban State, after a new law approved on July 2019. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
August 16, 2019 - 4:23 pm
HAVANA (AP) — After weeks of resistance from Cuban video gamers, the island's state-run computer organization will absorb the services of an offline underground network that for more than a decade extended privately in Havana. The state's Youth Computer Club will take control of SNET — a merging of...
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