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October 18, 2018 - 7:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Kleenex maker Kimberly-Clark says it will re-brand its "Mansize" tissues after consumers complained the name was sexist. The company says that following a "consistent increase of complaints on gender concern" the product will now be called "Kleenex Extra Large." Packages for the...
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FILE - In this file image taken from video on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, people watch as the spray-painted canvas "Girl with Balloon" by artist Banksy is shredded at Sotheby's, in London. Sotheby's says the winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week has decided to go through with the purchase. The auction house says a female European collector was the successful bidder who offered 1.04 million pounds for "Girl With Balloon." Just after the hammer came down, the bottom half of the work passed through a shredder concealed in the frame. Sotheby's said Thursday, Oct. 11 the painting is being sold with a new title, "Love is in the Bin." (Pierre Koukjian via AP)
October 17, 2018 - 8:16 pm
Banksy posted a new video to his website Tuesday implying the partial shredding of his "Girl With Balloon" at a London auction was supposed to have been complete. The video shows the famously anonymous artist constructing the shredding mechanism inside an ornate frame and pushing a button in a...
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October 17, 2018 - 6:37 pm
A police officer in Columbus, Ohio, instructed an 11-year-old caught Saturday with a BB gun to remember one name: Tyre King. The 13-year-old King was killed in 2016 when another police officer responding to reports of an armed robbery saw him pull what appeared to be a gun from his waistband. By...
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October 17, 2018 - 1:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says what were billed as the oldest fossils on Earth may just be some rocks. Two years ago, a team of Australian scientists found odd structures in Greenland that they said were partly a leftover from microbes that lived on an ancient seafloor. The tiny structures were...
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October 17, 2018 - 7:47 am
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It was a lucky day for some Florida police officers who recovered a stolen van filled with Krispy Kreme doughnuts. Clearwater police posted a photo on Facebook of a group of officers standing in front of the van holding boxes of the tasty treats. The Tampa Bay Times reports...
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October 16, 2018 - 6:28 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Julian Castro says he'll "likely" seek the presidency in 2020 after months of signs that former President Barack Obama's housing secretary is preparing for a run. Castro told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Democratic nomination is a wide-open race and voters...
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A Honduran migrant breastfeeds her daughter before starting to walk again as part of a caravan of hundreds of Honduran migrants making their way the U.S. in Esquipulas, Guatemala, early Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn’t stop the impromptu caravan of migrants, but it remains unclear if governments in the region can summon the political will to physically halt the determined border-crossers. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
October 16, 2018 - 1:54 pm
ESQUIPULAS, Guatemala (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop a caravan of some 2,000 migrants, even as they resumed their northward trek through Guatemala with hopes of reaching the U.S. border. Despite having walked the entire previous day,...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing with state and local officials on the response to Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Macon, Ga. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 16, 2018 - 10:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to Paris for an event that President Donald Trump is also set to attend, but a meeting between them isn't planned. Putin's foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, said Tuesday that Putin will visit Paris on Nov. 11 to attend...
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October 16, 2018 - 8:14 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — An official says China wants to further boost cooperation with Central and Eastern Europe where it is already financing infrastructure and other projects as part of a wider bid to increase global influence. Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng spoke Tuesday at a meeting with...
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October 15, 2018 - 7:13 pm
Security researchers say an estimated 35 million voter records from 19 U.S. states have been offered for sale on a dark web online forum. The researchers said Monday the offering does not mean voter databases have been breached. The records could have been stolen from resellers who buy voter data...
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