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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Central Council of the Palestinian Liberation Organization in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Abbas is accused his Hamas rivals of serving U.S. interests by refusing to relinquish control of the Gaza Strip to him. Abbas has said he fears that the U.S. is planning a proposal that would offer the Palestinians limited statehood in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip and some autonomy in parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
October 28, 2018 - 2:57 pm
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is accusing his Hamas rivals of serving U.S. interests by refusing to relinquish control of the Gaza Strip. Abbas fears the U.S. is planning a proposal that would offer the Palestinians limited statehood in the Hamas-controlled Gaza...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018 file photo a wedding couple are seen being photographed at Taft Point in California's Yosemite National Park. A Yosemite National Park official says two visitors have died in a fall from the popular overlook. Park rangers are trying to recover the bodies of a man and a woman Thursday, Oct.25, 2018. He didn't say when the couple fell from Taft Point. Gediman says the deaths are being investigated and offered no other information. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers, File)
October 26, 2018 - 6:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yosemite National Park rangers have recovered the bodies of two people who fell 800 feet (245 meters) from a popular overlook after working to reach them for hours, an official said Friday. Park spokeswoman Jamie Richards said rangers had to rappel down and climb the steep...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg talks to journalists during a news conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Stoltenberg briefed reporters on alleged Russian breaches of the INF international missile agreement, and on the alliance's military exercises in Norway, its biggest since the Cold War. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 25, 2018 - 3:40 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — NATO's biggest military maneuvers since the Cold War have started in Norway in a hypothetical scenario that involves restoring the Scandinavian country's sovereignty after an attack by a "fictitious aggressor." Russia, which shares a border with Norway, was briefed by...
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October 25, 2018 - 12:29 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California couple who came up with a way to turn air into 528 gallons (2,000 liters) of water a day have won the $1.5 million XPrize for Water Abundance. David Hertz and his wife, Laura Doss-Hertz, of Malibu collected the prize last weekend at XPrize's Visoneering conference in...
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October 24, 2018 - 5:08 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A nonprofit says it has conducted a first-of-its-kind survey that shows more than a half-a-million American households lost water service two years ago because they couldn't pay. The report released Wednesday by the Washington-based advocacy group Food & Water Watch says...
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Central American migrant Cristian pushes a carriage occupied by his daughters; Karen, 5, left, and Beiyi, 4, as they make their way to Mapastepec, Mexico, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, a caravan to the U.S. Thousands of Central American migrants renewed their hoped-for march to the United States on Wednesday, setting out before dawn with plans to travel another 45 miles (75 kilometers) of the more than 1,000 miles that still lie before them. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
October 24, 2018 - 4:36 pm
HUIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — As thousands of Central American migrants renewed their trek Wednesday through Mexico toward the hoped-for, but still far-distant U.S. border, the physical toll was beginning to show in sickness and exhaustion, especially among the children toddling along, being pushed in...
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October 23, 2018 - 7:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top lawmakers on two House committees are postponing an interview with Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein that was expected to delve into reports that he discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump. House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte of Virginia and House Oversight...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo, William Putman II gets a kiss on the cheek from his daughter at the Putman home in Caseville Township, Mich. A federal gun charge against Putman, who appeared with his family as the central figure in the TLC show "Meet the Putmans," has been dismissed. (Jacob Hamilton/The Bay City Times via AP, File)
October 23, 2018 - 12:47 pm
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal gun charge has been dismissed against a Michigan man who appeared with his family as the central figure in the TLC show "Meet the Putmans." An indictment unsealed in April against William Putman II accused him of illegally possessing an AR-15 rifle that was...
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FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo items are seen on display ahead of the holiday shopping season at a Walmart store in North Bergen, N.J. Walmart Inc. is making two improvements to its third-party marketplace heading into the holidays as it seeks to better compete with online leader (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
October 23, 2018 - 2:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it will work with third-party sellers to make millions of items available for free two-day shipping on orders over $35. The company is also simplifying the returns process for eligible products bought from marketplace sellers. That includes allowing shoppers to return...
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Croatia's former prime minister Ivo Sanader sits in the courtroom prior to the reading of his verdict, in Zagreb, Croatia, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Sanader was sentenced Monday for two and a half years in prison for war profiteering. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
October 22, 2018 - 11:19 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian court on Monday sentenced former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader to 2 ½ years in prison for war profiteering following his retrial in the high-profile corruption case. The County Court of Zagreb, the capital, ruled that Sanader also must return about half a million...
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