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In this Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 file photo, CDU party chairwoman Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer enters the podium during a party convention of the Christian Democratic Party CDU in Hamburg, Germany. The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party is backing French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for a stronger European Union. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
March 09, 2019 - 3:34 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has backed French President Emmanuel Macron's recent call for a stronger European Union, but suggested some solutions that are unlikely to be welcomed in Paris. In an op-ed published by German weekly Welt am Sonntag, Annegret Kramp...
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In a Friday, March 1 2019 photo, Robert Fink holds up a telegram from a family friend congratulating him on his 1969 graduation from the University of Michigan at his home in Huntington Woods, Mich. The telegram, delivered to his apartment the day after he moved away from Ann Arbor, was recovered 50 years later by an employee of a downtown Ann Arbor company in a filing cabinet bought from the University of Michigan. (Jacob Hamilton/Ann Arbor News via AP)
March 09, 2019 - 12:14 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A man who graduated from the University of Michigan in 1969 has finally received a congratulatory telegram from family friends that was sent more than 50 years ago. Robert Fink received the Western Union telegram this year. Western Union ended its telegram business in 2006...
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Graphic to be used as a reminder to turn clocks forward one hour; 1c x 1 1/4 inches; 46.5 mm x 31 mm;
March 08, 2019 - 10:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's no time like the present to watch the shifting sands of the hourglass foretell the inevitable forward march of time. It's time again to abide by the old adage to spring forward (though it's not yet spring) and mark the shift from standard to daylight saving time. The...
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March 08, 2019 - 7:34 am
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A cheese from Ohio has captured the top spot at the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin. The baby Swiss made by Guggisberg Cheese in Millersburg, Ohio, barely edged out a Gouda made by Marieke Penterman in Thorp, who won the contest in 2013. Penterman was also the...
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People greet Venezuelan Congress President Juan Guaido during the Ash Wednesday Mass celebrations in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The U.S. and more than 50 governments recognize Guaido as interim president, saying President Nicolas Maduro wasn't legitimately re-elected last year because opposition candidates weren't permitted to run. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
March 07, 2019 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of 23 Democratic and one Republican senators asked President Donald Trump Thursday to protect Venezuelan citizens currently in the United States from deportation, given the crisis rocking the South American country. The 24 senators, including Democratic leader Chuck...
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This undated 2014 handout photo released by Brazil’s National Indian Foundation, FUNAI, shows a "maloca," or long house, created by the Korubo tribe, in the Javari Valley, in the northern state of Amazonas, Brazil. FUNAI sent off a rare and high-risk expedition on Saturday, March 2, 2019, hoping to contact a small, isolated group in the Amazon and reunite its members with some of their relatives, saying the move is necessary to avoid bloodshed in an area near the border with Peru. (Brazil’s National Indian Foundation Photo via AP)
March 07, 2019 - 12:25 pm
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's agency for indigenous peoples has sent off a rare and high-risk expedition hoping to contact a small, isolated group in the Amazon and reunite its members with some of their relatives, saying the move is necessary to avoid bloodshed in an area near the border with...
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March 07, 2019 - 11:55 am
SHELBY, N.C. (AP) — A detainee briefly escaped after a court hearing and ran through a North Carolina town, but his orange jumpsuit gave him away. The Shelby Star reports that Joseph Lee Short had just appeared in court Wednesday and was waiting with others to be taken back to jail when he removed...
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In this video grab provided by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service and released Thursday, March 7, 2019, A U.S. intelligence plane is seen from the cockpit of a Russian fighter jet flying over the Baltic Sea in a video released by the Russian Defense Ministry. The Russian Defense Ministry said it scrambled a Su-27 fighter jet to escort the U.S. RC-135 aircraft that was flying near Russia's border, without giving information about the date of the incident. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)
March 07, 2019 - 9:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says it scrambled a fighter jet to escort a U.S. intelligence plane over the Baltic Sea. The Defense Ministry did not say when the incident happened as it released a video shot from the Su-27 fighter's cockpit as it was approaching the U.S. RC-135 aircraft. It...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2018, file photo, U.S. Rep. Don Young, a Republican, is shown prior to a debate, in Anchorage, Alaska. U.S. Rep. Don Young was feted by colleagues for becoming the longest-serving Republican in House history. Young, who was re-elected in November, marked 46 years in the House Wednesday. He surpasses the late former Speaker Joseph Cannon to become the longest-serving Republican. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
March 06, 2019 - 9:22 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Rep. Don Young was feted by colleagues for becoming the longest-serving Republican in House history. Young, who was re-elected in November, marked 46 years in the House on Wednesday. He surpasses the late former Speaker Joseph Cannon of Illinois to become the longest-...
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FILE - This undated file photo from the Weld County Sheriff's Office shows Chris Watts, who pleaded guilty in the deaths of his pregnant wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste. Lawyers representing Shannan Watts’ parents say he killed her after she threatened to keep him from seeing their children because he wanted a divorce. (Weld County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
March 06, 2019 - 5:01 pm
DENVER (AP) — Lawyers for the parents of a Colorado woman killed by her husband say he did so after she threatened to keep him from seeing their children because he wanted a divorce. Lawyer Thomas Grant, who represents Shannan Watts' parents, Frank and Sandy Rzucek, said on the "Dr. Phil" show...
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