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Ivanka Trump, the US president's daughter and senior advisor, center, arrives to attend the African Women's Empowerment Dialogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Monday April 15, 2019. Ivanka Trump is on a four-day trip to Ethiopia and Ivory Coast on behalf of a White House project intended to boost 50 million women in developing countries by 2025. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
April 15, 2019 - 1:03 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ivanka Trump is putting the spotlight on laws and conditions that deter African women. The president's daughter and senior adviser is in Africa to promote a White House global women's project. She spoke out during a policy discussion with Ethiopia's president about road...
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In this Friday, April 12, 2019 photo, artist Doug Unkrey, creator of the 800-pound hammer sculpture, examines the hammer head's condition after its return to his studio at the Voigt Family Sculpture Foundation in Healdsburg, Calif. "The Hammer" sculpture was stolen in October 2018 from its installation at the Healdsburg Community Center. (Alvin Jornada/The Press Democrat via AP)
April 13, 2019 - 5:43 pm
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Northern California authorities say that part of a giant hammer stolen last year has been returned. The Press Democrat in Santa Rosa reports that a local attorney told Healdsburg police Thursday that someone had left the hammerhead portion on Sonoma County property owned...
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April 12, 2019 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump and Karen Pence will get an up-close look at the military's special operations capabilities when they visit Fort Bragg next week. The White House says the wives of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence plan a Monday stop at the Fayetteville, North...
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April 12, 2019 - 7:45 am
MIAMI (AP) — A metal rod fell from a pickup truck and broke through the windshield of an SUV, narrowly missing the driver on a Florida expressway. Teresita McConney tells WSVN she heard a bang while driving on the Dolphin Expressway on Thursday. The rod pierced through the glass, just to the right...
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In this image made from video released by Carlos Ghosn via his lawyer Tuesday, April 9, 2019, former Nissan chairman Ghosn speaks on camera in Tokyo. Ghosn, who was arrested in Japan on financial misconduct charges, gets his say in a video shown by his legal team. (Carlos Ghosn via AP)
April 12, 2019 - 7:32 am
TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court on Friday approved the detention of Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn through April 22, allowing prosecutors to interrogate him daily on fresh allegations of financial misconduct. Ghosn was arrested in November, released on bail last month but rearrested last week and...
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Florence Fang talks with reporters after a news conference outside her Flintstone House Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Hillsborough , Calif. The San Francisco Bay Area suburb of Hillsborough is suing the owner of the house, saying that she installed dangerous steps, dinosaurs and other Flintstone-based figurines without necessary permits. The owner and her attorney say they will fight for the rights of property owners and Fred and Barney fans everywhere. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
April 11, 2019 - 5:50 pm
HILLSBOROUGH, Calif. (AP) — The owner of a San Francisco Bay Area home adorned with fanciful Flintstones characters says meddlesome bureaucrats are the only ones concerned with her Barney and Betty Rubble sculptures and other people derive joy from them. Florence Fang spoke to the media for the...
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The home page of Chinese e-commerce site Taobao is seen on a computer screen in Beijing, Thursday, April 11, 2019. The mother of a Chinese child model has apologized after videos of her appearing to beat her daughter appeared online, sparking outrage and debate about the country's highly competitive child modeling industry. Internet users identified the child as Niuniu, a 3-year-old girl who models clothes sold on e-commerce website Taobao. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
April 11, 2019 - 4:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — The mother of a Chinese child model has apologized after videos of her appearing to beat her daughter appeared online, sparking outrage and debate about the country's highly competitive child modelling industry. Videos surfaced online this week showing a woman kicking, slapping and...
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Rachel Shechtman, center, founder of Story, leads model Iris Apfel through her store on its opening day at Macy's, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in New York. Macy's bought Story a year ago and Shechtman came on board as its brand experience officer. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
April 10, 2019 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after buying startup Story, Macy's is bringing the retail concept to life in 36 stores in 15 states including its Manhattan flagship. The concept, which curates merchandise around a theme and rotates every two months, comes at a time when department stores like Macy's are...
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April 10, 2019 - 4:07 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police have raided more than 30 premises linked to suspected far-right extremists in Berlin and three other eastern German states. German news agency dpa reported that the raids early Wednesday were mainly centered on Brandenburg state and the region around Cottbus, about 100...
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This undated photo provided by the Bentley family shows Rose Marie Bentley, before the end of her life. Bentley lived with all her internal organs, except for her heart, on the wrong side. Cameron Walker's medical students in his Oregon Health & Science University were examining the heart of Bentley's body, when they noticed the blood vessels were different. When they opened the abdominal cavity, they discovered all the other organs were on the wrong side. (Courtesy Bentley Family via AP)
April 09, 2019 - 9:45 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Rose Marie Bentley was an avid swimmer, raised five kids, helped her husband run a feed store, and lived to the ripe age of 99. It was only after she died that medical students discovered that all her internal organs — except for her heart — were in the wrong place. The discovery...
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