The Associated Press

January 03, 2019 - 2:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jill Abramson, the former editor of The New York Times, says that Fox News took her criticism of the newspaper's Trump coverage "totally out of context" in a story that appeared this week. Fox News wrote a story about the book earlier this week headlined "Former NY Times editor rips...
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January 03, 2019 - 5:06 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi state media say that suspects in the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have attended their first court hearing. The state-run Saudi Press Agency said on Thursday that prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty for five of the 11 who were at the hearing. The...
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December 31, 2018 - 2:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Syria (all times local): 10:15 a.m. President Donald Trump is complaining that he's getting "bad press" for his decision to pull American troops out of Syria. He tweeted Monday that he's just making good on his campaign promise against U.S...
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Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa lies on the mat after being knocked out by Floyd Mayweather Jr. during first round of their three-round exhibition match on New Year's Eve, at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
December 31, 2018 - 11:31 am
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — It took less than three minutes for Floyd Mayweather to knock down his Japanese kickboxer opponent Tenshin Nasukawa three times in a totally one-sided bout of exhibition boxing on New Year's Eve. Nasukawa's father threw in the towel after 140 seconds of the first round on...
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December 29, 2018 - 11:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says "big progress" is being made in talks between the U.S. and China to head off further escalation in a yearlong trade war. Trump says Saturday that he had a "long and very good call" with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss the talks, which stemmed...
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December 28, 2018 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo will pay $575 million in a settlement with attorneys general from all 50 states and the District of Columbia that are investigating its banking practices, which have included phony accounts and manipulative sales practices. Under the agreement announced Friday, the bank...
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December 28, 2018 - 12:25 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Health officials say Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian during protests along Gaza-Israel frontier. Palestinian Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Kidra said Karam Fayyad, 26, was shot in the head Friday at one of the demonstrations in the southeast of the Gaza...
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December 28, 2018 - 7:15 am
EAST VINCENT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an armed man who held off SWAT members for 10 hours surrendered after one of them sang him a Christmas carol. Nathaniel Lewis, of Chester County, Pennsylvania, was taken into custody in East Vincent Township early on Dec. 26. The Reading Eagle...
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This Dec. 9, 2018, selfie provided by Colin O'Brady, of Portland., Ore., shows himself in Antarctica. He has become the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance. O'Brady finished the 932-mile (1,500-kilometer) journey across the continent in 54 days, lugging his supplies on a sled as he skied in bone-chilling temperatures. (Colin O'Brady via AP)
December 27, 2018 - 2:54 pm
A British adventurer was close to becoming the second person to traverse Antarctica completely unassisted just a few days after an American became the first to conquer the feat, which was previously said to be impossible. Louis Rudd's expedition blog on Thursday showed that the 49-year-old has only...
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December 27, 2018 - 9:17 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say customs officials in the Hamburg area have destroyed nine tons of drugs with an estimated total street value of about 520 million euros ($592 million). The Hamburg customs office said Thursday that the drugs were destroyed last week in an undercover operation...
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