The Associated Press

March 29, 2019 - 6:15 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Tennessee nurse made multiple mistakes before fatally injecting a patient with the wrong drug. The Tennessean reports documents filed Wednesday say Vanderbilt University Medical Center nurse RaDonda Vaught was distracted by an unrelated conversation when...
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In this March 24, 2019 photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller walks past the White House, after attending St. John's Episcopal Church for morning services, in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
March 28, 2019 - 5:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report is more than 300 pages long, a Justice Department official and another person familiar with the document said Thursday. Attorney General William Barr released a four-page summary of the report on Sunday and is expected...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, right, and Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili shake hands for the media during their meeting in Tbilisi, Georgia, Monday, March 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
March 28, 2019 - 12:04 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO has extended the mandate of its top civilian official, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, for two years, making the former Norwegian premier one of the longest-serving heads of the military alliance. Stoltenberg said Thursday he is "honored" by the decision made by the 29...
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Graphic shows results of GSS poll on government assistance for black Americans;
March 27, 2019 - 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of Americans say the United States government doesn't spend enough money to improve the condition of African-Americans. This comes from the General Social Survey, a trends poll that has measured attitudes about race in America since the 1970s. Fifty-two percent of...
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March 27, 2019 - 1:52 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Aramco has purchased a 70 percent share in petrochemical firm SABIC for $69.1 billion in a deal that pumps capital into the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund. Aramco says it acquired the majority stake in SABIC from the Public Investment Fund (PIF) in a private...
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March 27, 2019 - 5:04 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's top cyberwarrior has revealed that his country actively participated in the electronic war against the Islamic State group in Syria, degrading their communications during military operations and actively stopping people seeking to join the extremist group. The director-...
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The cruise ship Viking Sky lays at anchor in heavy seas, after it sent out a Mayday signal because of engine failure in windy conditions, near Hustadvika, off the west coast of Norway, Saturday March 23, 2019. The Viking Sky is forced to evacuate its 1,300 passengers. (Frank Einar Vatne / NTB scanpix via AP)
March 26, 2019 - 12:05 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Norwegian pilot on the cruise ship carrying more than 1,300 people that was caught in a hefty storm off the coast of Norway said Tuesday the situation worsened when engine problems appeared. Inge Lockert told the Vesteraalen newspaper that "everything went as it...
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March 26, 2019 - 11:36 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A police officer fired a gun at a colleague at Kayseri Airport in central Turkey on Tuesday and then turned the weapon on himself, Turkey's state-run news agency reported. The two officers were wounded in the shootings, which occurred at a security check point at the entrance...
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Former regional Catalan President Carles Puigdemont carries yellow bags with books of Catalan authors, as he arrives at the prison in Neumuenster, Germany, March 25, 2019. Carles Puigdemont donates 100 books of Catalan authors in German translation for the prison library, where he was imprisoned a year ago. (Carsten Rehder/dpa via AP)
March 25, 2019 - 10:30 am
BERLIN (AP) — The former president of Spain's Catalonia region, Carles Puigdemont, has returned to a German prison where he spent nearly two weeks last year to drop off a donation of books. Puigdemont's visit to the prison in Neumuenster on Monday came a year after he was arrested in Germany's far...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, residents walk in a street in Astana, Kazakhstan. The parliament of the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan on Wednesday March 20, 2019, voted to rename the country's capital Nursultan, after the outgoing longtime leader. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, File)
March 23, 2019 - 10:31 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakhstan has renamed its capital to Nur-Sultan, in honor of the country's longtime leader who resigned this week. The order to change the city's name from Astana was issued Saturday by interim President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who took power after Nursultan Nazarbayev resigned on...
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