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People greet Venezuelan Congress President Juan Guaido during the Ash Wednesday Mass celebrations in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The U.S. and more than 50 governments recognize Guaido as interim president, saying President Nicolas Maduro wasn't legitimately re-elected last year because opposition candidates weren't permitted to run. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
March 07, 2019 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of 23 Democratic and one Republican senators asked President Donald Trump Thursday to protect Venezuelan citizens currently in the United States from deportation, given the crisis rocking the South American country. The 24 senators, including Democratic leader Chuck...
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This undated 2014 handout photo released by Brazil’s National Indian Foundation, FUNAI, shows a "maloca," or long house, created by the Korubo tribe, in the Javari Valley, in the northern state of Amazonas, Brazil. FUNAI sent off a rare and high-risk expedition on Saturday, March 2, 2019, hoping to contact a small, isolated group in the Amazon and reunite its members with some of their relatives, saying the move is necessary to avoid bloodshed in an area near the border with Peru. (Brazil’s National Indian Foundation Photo via AP)
March 07, 2019 - 12:25 pm
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's agency for indigenous peoples has sent off a rare and high-risk expedition hoping to contact a small, isolated group in the Amazon and reunite its members with some of their relatives, saying the move is necessary to avoid bloodshed in an area near the border with...
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March 07, 2019 - 11:55 am
SHELBY, N.C. (AP) — A detainee briefly escaped after a court hearing and ran through a North Carolina town, but his orange jumpsuit gave him away. The Shelby Star reports that Joseph Lee Short had just appeared in court Wednesday and was waiting with others to be taken back to jail when he removed...
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In this video grab provided by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service and released Thursday, March 7, 2019, A U.S. intelligence plane is seen from the cockpit of a Russian fighter jet flying over the Baltic Sea in a video released by the Russian Defense Ministry. The Russian Defense Ministry said it scrambled a Su-27 fighter jet to escort the U.S. RC-135 aircraft that was flying near Russia's border, without giving information about the date of the incident. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)
March 07, 2019 - 9:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says it scrambled a fighter jet to escort a U.S. intelligence plane over the Baltic Sea. The Defense Ministry did not say when the incident happened as it released a video shot from the Su-27 fighter's cockpit as it was approaching the U.S. RC-135 aircraft. It...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2018, file photo, U.S. Rep. Don Young, a Republican, is shown prior to a debate, in Anchorage, Alaska. U.S. Rep. Don Young was feted by colleagues for becoming the longest-serving Republican in House history. Young, who was re-elected in November, marked 46 years in the House Wednesday. He surpasses the late former Speaker Joseph Cannon to become the longest-serving Republican. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
March 06, 2019 - 9:22 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Rep. Don Young was feted by colleagues for becoming the longest-serving Republican in House history. Young, who was re-elected in November, marked 46 years in the House on Wednesday. He surpasses the late former Speaker Joseph Cannon of Illinois to become the longest-...
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FILE - This undated file photo from the Weld County Sheriff's Office shows Chris Watts, who pleaded guilty in the deaths of his pregnant wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste. Lawyers representing Shannan Watts’ parents say he killed her after she threatened to keep him from seeing their children because he wanted a divorce. (Weld County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
March 06, 2019 - 5:01 pm
DENVER (AP) — Lawyers for the parents of a Colorado woman killed by her husband say he did so after she threatened to keep him from seeing their children because he wanted a divorce. Lawyer Thomas Grant, who represents Shannan Watts' parents, Frank and Sandy Rzucek, said on the "Dr. Phil" show...
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FILE - This June, 1954 file photo, shows physicist Albert Einstein in Princeton, N.J. Israel’s Hebrew University has obtained a “magnificent” collection of famed physicist Albert Einstein’s manuscripts, including computations and letters that reveal glimpses of the Nobel-winner’s personality. The university announced the acquisition Wednesday, March 6, 2019, ahead of Einstein’s 140th birthday. (AP Photo, File)
March 06, 2019 - 11:08 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Hebrew University announced Wednesday that it had obtained a "magnificent" collection of Albert Einstein's manuscripts, shedding new light on the mind and soul of the Nobel Prize-winning physicist ahead of his 140th birthday. The bulk of the 110-page collection consists of...
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In this photo taken from amateur video, an avalanche cascades down the mountain-side towards the village of Sundal, Norway, Tuesday March 5, 2019. The amateur video shows the avalanche racing down the side of a mountain above the village, but there are no reports of injuries. (AP Photo/Gunn Gravem Isaksen)
March 06, 2019 - 8:53 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian woman showed her quick wits when filming a "dramatic" avalanche that was cascading down towards her home. Gunn Gravem Isaksen told The Associated Press she was at home in central Norway when the avalanche occurred on Tuesday. On realizing what was going on,...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday May 22, 2018, an archeologists inspects a grave with the remains of what is believed to be two republican prisoners killed during the Spanish Civil War, in the small Pyrenees village of Leranoz, around 30 km (21,78 miles) from Pamplona, northern Spain. Spain's Justice Ministry on Wednesday March 5, 2019, invited people to send by email any details they have about officially unrecorded victims of the country's 1936-39 Civil War and the four decades of dictatorship that followed under Gen. Francisco Franco, aiming to create a reliable census and helping to identify the estimated 114,000 victims.(AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos, FILE)
March 06, 2019 - 7:21 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities are inviting people to send by email any details they have about officially unrecorded victims of the country's 1936-39 Civil War and the four decades of dictatorship that followed under Gen. Francisco Franco. The Justice Ministry announced Wednesday that the move...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, selfie provided by Bridgette Hoskie, her brother Jay Barrett and herself pose for the photo inside an ICU at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Conn. Barrett, who had a bucket-list wish fulfilled when he received a call of encouragement of President Donald Trump has died. The 44-year-old man was terminally ill with cystic fibrosis and had been receiving palliative care at the home of his sister, West Haven City Councilwoman Hoskie. She says her brother died Wednesday, March 13. (Bridgette Hoskie via AP, File)
March 05, 2019 - 10:43 pm
WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A terminally ill Connecticut man who's a big supporter of President Donald Trump is getting a bucket list wish fulfilled, with help from his Democratic sister. Jay Barrett, of West Haven, who has cystic fibrosis, left the hospital to begin palliative care at his sister's...
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