The Associated Press

March 19, 2019 - 7:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with leaders of five Caribbean nations on Friday in an effort to strengthen cooperation on security and trade issues. The meeting at Mar-a-Lago, the president's Florida resort, will feature the leaders of the Bahamas, the...
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President Donald Trump listens to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speak during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 19, 2019 - 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Barreling into an awkward public fight with the spouse of a top aide, President Donald Trump targeted Kellyanne Conway's husband on Twitter on Tuesday after the attorney repeatedly questioned the president's mental health. Trump labeled George Conway as "A total loser!" The...
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March 18, 2019 - 12:41 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Government experts from 25 countries have opened a meeting to look at ways of preventing an arms race in space, amid uncertainty whether some of the world's biggest powers will actually find it in their national interests. The informal, closed-door talks over two weeks starting Monday...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, of South Carolina, speaks during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on oversight of Customs and Border Protection's response to the smuggling of persons at the southern border, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 18, 2019 - 4:09 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making a trip to South Carolina to help kickoff U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's bid for a fourth term. Graham's campaign says Pence will be with Graham at events in Myrtle Beach and Greenville on March 30. In a release, Graham praised Pence as "a strong...
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In this image made from video on Saturday, March 16, 2019, a bonfire burns in Lustenau, Austria. An Austrian town has burned what organizers says is the world’s tallest bonfire, clocking in at 60.646 meters (198.97 feet). The local bonfire group in Lustenau, near the Swiss border, took three months to build the structure. The previous record structure was a 47-meter (154.2-foot) bonfire in Alesund, Norway in 2016. (AP Photo)
March 17, 2019 - 7:37 am
BERLIN (AP) — An Austrian town has burned what organizers says is the world's tallest bonfire, clocking in at 60.646 meters (198.97 feet). The local bonfire group in Lustenau, near the Swiss border, took three months to build the structure. It burned down in less than half an hour Saturday evening...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2008 file photo, cartons of eggs are displayed for sale in the Union Square green market in New York. The latest U.S. research on eggs won’t go over easy for those can’t eat breakfast without them. Study participants who ate about 1 ½ eggs daily had a slightly higher risk of heart disease than those who ate no eggs. The study showed the more eggs, the greater the risk. The chances of dying early were also elevated. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 15, 2019 - 2:27 pm
The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them. Study participants who ate about 1 ½ eggs daily had a slightly higher risk of heart disease than those who ate no eggs. The study showed the more eggs, the greater the risk. The chances of dying early...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, Anders Behring Breivik raises his right hand at the start of his appeal case in Borgarting Court of Appeal at Telemark prison in Skien, Norway, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. The manifesto that the presumed New Zealand shooter who killed at least 49 people in two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, March 15, 2019 published is shorter and "more sloppy" than the one written by a Norwegian right-wing extremist who killed 77 people in 2011, but expresses similar sentiments, a Swedish terror expert said. (Lise Aaserud/NTB Scanpix via AP, File)
March 15, 2019 - 8:40 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The manifesto that the presumed New Zealand shooter published is shorter and "more sloppy" than the one written by a Norwegian right-wing extremist who killed 77 people in 2011, but expresses similar sentiments, a Swedish terror expert said Friday. Magnus Ranstorp of the...
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French President Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting as part of the "great national debate" on ecology matters in Greoux Les Bains, south of France, Thursday, March 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, Pool)
March 13, 2019 - 4:31 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron will be in Kenya today in the first visit by a French leader since the East African nation's independence in 1963. This is the latest stop in Macron's Africa tour, followed by Ethiopia and Djibouti, focusing on investment and security in a...
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March 12, 2019 - 11:53 am
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Authorities say a Slovenian woman who deliberately cut off her hand with a circular saw to collect insurance money faces up to eight years in jail. Police say the 21-year-old woman, helped by her relatives, had hoped to claim nearly 400,000 euros in insurance payments...
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March 12, 2019 - 10:51 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A state agency in Mississippi has spent nearly $18,000 challenging another agency's $200 fine. The Clarion Ledger of Jackson reports that the dispute involves the Department of Public Safety's response to a lawmaker's public document request. Rep. Joel Bomgar asked John Dowdy...
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