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February 21, 2019 - 3:13 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police are searching 16 homes of alleged Islamic extremists in central and western Germany. Frankfurt prosecutor Nadja Niesen said Thursday that authorities were acting on the suspicion that the extremists were planning an attack. Niesen said she could not give any further...
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February 20, 2019 - 6:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Czech Republic's prime minister will be meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House next month. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump will host Andrej Babis and his wife for their first official visit on March 7. She says the leaders are expected to...
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February 20, 2019 - 6:35 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court has held industrialist Anil Ambani and two of his directors guilty of contempt of court and ordered them to pay 5.5 billion rupees ($77.29) million owed to Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson. Justices R.F. Nariman and Vineet Saran said Wednesday that the...
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February 20, 2019 - 4:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official says suspected German members of the Islamic State group captured in Syria need to be screened before they can return home. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer says Germany needs to know with certainty the identities of IS fighters and their families, and...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks about his new book, 'Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance', at a George Washington University/Politics and Prose event in Washington. Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 that he is running for president in 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
February 19, 2019 - 12:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The tension between supporters of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is resurfacing after the Vermont senator announced his second run for the White House. One longtime Clinton aide, Philippe Reines, tweeted that the media had given Sanders a "WELCOME BACK!" reception despite his...
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February 19, 2019 - 11:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former chief liaison to Congress is returning to the White House as chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Marc Short will begin his new role in mid-March. Short left the White House less than a year...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2019, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, speaks before welcoming Vice President Mike Pence to speak to Drug Enforcement Administration employees at their headquarters in Arlington, Va. A Justice Department official said Monday, Feb. 18, that Rosenstein is expected to leave his position in the middle of next month. The official was not authorized to discuss the move by name and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Monday night. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 19, 2019 - 12:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave his position in the middle of next month. The official was not authorized to discuss the move by name and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Monday night. The...
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This undated photo issued by the Metropolitan Police shows Shamima Begum. A pregnant British teenager who ran away from Britain to join Islamic State extremists in Syria four years ago has said she wants to come back to London, but her path home is not clear. Shamima Begum told The Times newspaper in a story published Thursday Feb. 14, 2019, that she wants to come back to London. (Metropolitan Police via AP)
February 17, 2019 - 2:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — The family of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group and now wants to return to the U.K. said Sunday she has given birth to a baby boy. The family's lawyer said 19-year-old Shamima Begum and the baby are in good health. In a recent interview with The Times...
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February 16, 2019 - 1:40 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The president of Turkmenistan, a country criticized for allegedly exterminating stray dogs and cats, has ordered the establishment of a national veterinary clinic for domestic animals. The government newspaper Neitralny Turkmenistan reported Saturday that President Gurbanguly...
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February 16, 2019 - 11:35 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group has denied U.S. assertions that it has cells in Venezuela saying the Latin American nation "does not need them." Hassan Nasrallah said in a speech Saturday that his Iran-backed group is in "solidarity with the political leadership and...
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