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In this Sept. 28, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump listens to a reporter's question in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s advisers have been sounding a nervous refrain in the lead-up to the midterm elections: Please, Mr. President, just wait. They’re hoping Trump will hold off on a series of actions he’s been itching to take but could hinder Republicans on Nov. 6.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 02, 2018 - 12:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's advisers have been sounding a nervous refrain in the lead-up to the midterm elections: Please, Mr. President, just wait. They're hoping Trump will hold off on a series of actions he's been itching to take but could hinder Republicans on Nov. 6. Trump has made clear...
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October 01, 2018 - 6:22 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Testing results are expected this week after a man died from a rare "brain-eating amoeba" after visiting a landlocked surf resort in Central Texas, local health officials said Monday. Fabrizio Stabile, a 29-year-old from New Jersey, died on Sept. 21 after falling ill with...
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September 29, 2018 - 9:55 am
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A new law in Rwanda says drawing cartoons or producing writing that "humiliates" a government official is now a criminal offense. Journalists say the law that took effect on Thursday will greatly affect work that is meant to hold public officials, including Cabinet members and...
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Police close the Oresund Bridge near Copenhagen on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Danish police on Friday cut off the eastern island of Zealand, where the capital of Copenhagen sits, from the rest of the country as well as from neighboring Germany and Sweden due to "a major police operation." Bridges from Zealand to the central island of Funen and to neighboring Sweden have been closed down, as have ferry crossings to Germany and to Sweden. (Nils Meilvang/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
September 28, 2018 - 12:28 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A nationwide police manhunt paralyzed Denmark on Friday after authorities briefly cut off the eastern island of Zealand, where the capital of Copenhagen sits, from the rest of the country as well as from Germany and Sweden. A black Swedish-registered car with "possibly...
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Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (Win McNamee/Pool Photo via AP)
September 27, 2018 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In her testimony to a Senate committee, the woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers dipped briefly into the mechanics of memory. Experts say she got it pretty much right. When asked Thursday how she could be sure it was Kavanaugh who put...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel enters the plenary hall during a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
September 27, 2018 - 7:46 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's president is urging the country's governing parties to remember their "responsibility for a functioning government" after a bout of upheaval that has weighed on Chancellor Angela Merkel's authority. Merkel's fourth-term coalition between her conservative Union bloc and the...
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President Donald Trump is asked a question during a news conference at the Lotte New York Palace hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 26, 2018 - 10:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (all times local): 5:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he would "certainly prefer not" to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and says he may delay a highly anticipated meeting with him...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the Lotte New York Palace hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 26, 2018 - 8:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — No one laughs at Donald Trump. The president on Wednesday dismissed as "fake news" reports that world leaders laughed at him in the opening moments of his speech to a session of the U.N. General Assembly. "They weren't laughing at me. They were laughing with me," he declared at a...
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September 26, 2018 - 12:23 pm
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A 69-year-old Vietnam vet who lost a hand after it got stuck in a meat mixer while he was making sausage at his North Dakota home says he had to slice off his left arm above the wrist with a butcher knife or risk bleeding to death. In his first public comments since the Aug...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo shows the 21st Century Fox logo outside its New York office. 21st Century Fox will sell its remaining stake in British pay TV provider Sky in the latest financial wrangling as Disney prepares to acquire Fox’s entertainment assets. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, FILE)
September 26, 2018 - 12:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — 21st Century Fox will sell its remaining stake in British pay TV provider Sky to Comcast in the latest financial wrangling as Disney prepares to acquire Fox's entertainment assets. Over the weekend, Comcast won a rare bidding auction for 61 percent of Sky offering 17.28 pounds per...
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