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Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko, right, shakes hands with US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker as he visited the US Navy destroyer Donald Cook in Odessa, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (Mikhail Palinchak, Presidential Press Service Pool Photo via AP)
February 26, 2019 - 1:04 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president has gone aboard a U.S. warship making a call at a Ukrainian port, hailing its visit as a warning to Russia. President Petro Poroshenko visited the destroyer USS Donald Cook in the port of Odessa on Tuesday. He said in a statement that the ship's visit was "...
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Jack Auresto is photographed Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at The Associated Press in Washington. The AP is naming Auresto as deputy Washington bureau chief for video, a key leadership role in AP's Washington bureau. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 26, 2019 - 6:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press is naming Jack Auresto as deputy Washington bureau chief for video, a key leadership role in AP's Washington bureau. AP Washington bureau chief Julie Pace announced Auresto's appointment on Tuesday. Auresto will coordinate video coverage of the White House,...
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February 25, 2019 - 5:36 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's armed forces say defense and security forces killed 29 extremists in an operation last week in the country's east. Armed forces spokesman Col. Karim Ouili said late Sunday the combined actions of special forces by land and air on Feb. 19-20 took place...
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February 24, 2019 - 4:37 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegalese voters are choosing Sunday whether to give President Macky Sall a second term in office as critics accused the incumbent leader of having blocked the strongest opposition candidates from running against him. Sall has dubbed himself "the builder of modern Senegal,"...
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February 23, 2019 - 7:01 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian government has begun demolishing thousands of houses they say are illegal in the Oromia region in the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. The government said it intends to tear down 12,000 houses that were built illegally on government land, taking...
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February 22, 2019 - 4:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling Amazon's decision to drop its plans for new headquarters in New York "a big loss" for the city. Trump tells reporters the city could have hashed out "a much better deal," but is still bemoaning the decision. He's also blaming what he's calling "...
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February 22, 2019 - 5:58 am
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — U.S. and Royal Air Force planes soared over Sheffield on Friday to honor 10 U.S. airmen who sacrificed their lives during World War II to save children playing in a park where they wanted to land. One of those children, Tony Foulds, watched the fly-past after he spent...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2019, file photo Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Capitol Hill in Washington. Graham, who had harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to pull U.S. forces out of Syria, is applauding the decision to keep a small contingent of troops there to act as a “stabilizing force.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
February 21, 2019 - 9:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration, which abruptly announced in December that it was pulling out of Syria, said Thursday that it will keep 200 U.S. troops in the country for now. "A small peace keeping group of about 200 will remain in Syria for period of time," White House press secretary...
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February 21, 2019 - 5:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google says it will no longer require that its workers settle disputes with the company through arbitration, responding to months of pressure from employees. The company said Thursday that the change will take effect March 21 and will apply to current and future employees...
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FILE- In this Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, file photo an unsold 2019 Escape sports-utility vehicles sit in a long row at a Ford dealership in Broomfield, Colo. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Commerce Department releases its December report on durable goods. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
February 21, 2019 - 8:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods posted a 1.2 percent advance in December, the best showing in four months, but much of the strength came from a surge in orders for commercial aircraft. In a worrisome development, a key category that tracks business...
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