The Associated Press

December 27, 2018 - 9:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It was my way and the highway for a newborn New Yorker, who's now named after the expressway where she was born in her parents' minivan as they raced to a hospital. Alie Albarracin arrived around 3 a.m. Wednesday as parents Maria and Ivan Albarracin headed east on the Long Island...
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December 26, 2018 - 9:45 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Kosovo's government says that a proposed border swap with Serbia isn't negotiable. Following a meeting on Wednesday, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said he would "welcome any idea or suggestion for the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue but a land swap never will be negotiated." The...
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President Donald Trump answers questions from the media after speaking with members of the military by video conference on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, in the Oval Office of the White House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 25, 2018 - 7:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's Christmas activities (all times local): 7:35 p.m. A 7-year-old who talked to President Donald Trump still left out milk and cookies for Santa. That's after Trump told her it was "marginal" for someone her age to still believe. Then again,...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting of a youth organisation founded by his elder son Bilal Erdogan and his friends, in Istanbul Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Erdogan said Friday the United States decided to withdraw troops from Syria after he reassured U.S. President Donald Trump that Turkey could eradicate the remnants of Islamic State group from the country with logistical help from Washington.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
December 24, 2018 - 8:18 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official said Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump has accepted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's invitation to visit the country. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told reporters after a Cabinet meeting that Trump wants to make the trip in 2019 but a...
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In this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 photo, released on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, by the United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, a daughter of Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, left, meets Mary Robinson, a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and former president of Ireland, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The UAE released the first images of Sheikha Latifa on Monday, months after friends and supporters say she disappeared following commandos storming a boat carrying her off the coast of India after she fled the Emirates. (United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation via AP)
December 24, 2018 - 8:54 am
The United Arab Emirates has released photos of a daughter of Dubai's ruler after friends and supporters say she was forcibly returned to Dubai after fleeing months earlier. The state-run WAM news agency carried a government statement Monday saying the princess is "at home and living with her...
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December 23, 2018 - 9:42 am
BENI, Congo (AP) — A Congo army official says rebels attacked the eastern city of Beni Saturday night, killing five civilians and wounding eight others. Capt. Mak Hazukay Mongba, spokesman for the army in Beni said the attack was by the ADF militia from Uganda. He said the army will pursue the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, makes his concession speech at his election night party in El Paso, Texas. A year defined by the political power of women is ending with men enjoying much of the attention. Outgoing Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders have emerged as early favorites in the opening phase of the 2020 campaign. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
December 21, 2018 - 4:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A year defined by the political power of women is ending with men enjoying much of the attention. Outgoing Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke, former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders have emerged as early favorites in the opening phase of the 2020 campaign. All the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2016 file photo, a Boeing 767 with an Amazon.com "Prime Air" livery flies over Lake Washington. The online retailer says it will lease 10 Boeing 767s planes, which will bring its total aircraft fleet up to 50. Amazon has been working to gain more control over how its packages are delivered, helping it rely less on other delivery services, such as UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
December 21, 2018 - 11:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is expanding its airplane fleet, diminishing further its reliance on major delivery services like UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service. The company said Friday it will lease 10 Boeing 767s planes, bringing its total fleet to 50 with the goal of getting orders to people...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2018 file photo, a demonstrator waves the French flag on a burning barricade on the Champs-Elysees avenue with the Arc de Triomphe in background, during a demonstration against the rise of fuel taxes. Across the world, people are questioning truths they had long held to be self-evident, and they are dismissing some of them as fake news. They are replacing traditions they had long seen as immutable with haphazard reinvention. In France, people who feel left behind by a globalizing world have spent the last few weeks marching and rioting to protest a government they call elitist and out of touch. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
December 21, 2018 - 11:00 am
PARIS (AP) — France is bracing for a sixth straight Saturday of protests that will see the palace of Versailles just outside of Paris shut down for the day. The famous chateau that was home to succession of French kings until the French Revolution in 1789 and is now a big tourist attraction is to...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 3, 2018 file photo, a Narcan nasal device which delivers naloxone lies on a counter as a health educator gives instructions on how to administer it in the Brooklyn borough of New York. On Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, the U.S. government told doctors to consider prescribing the overdose antidote naloxone to many more patients who take opioid painkillers. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
December 19, 2018 - 2:01 pm
The U.S. government is telling doctors to consider prescribing overdose reversal drugs such as Narcan to many more patients taking opioid painkillers. The strategy could add more than $1 billion in health care costs. Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir announced the guidance Wednesday. He...
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