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President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr attend the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 15, 2019 - 4:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr tried out a little contempt humor on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, with interesting results. The setting was the National Peace Officers Memorial Day service Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol. Barr and Pelosi were in the crowd waiting for President Donald...
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Crews work to rescue workers off of a broken lift on top of the Devon Tower in downtown Oklahoma City, Okla., on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Two window washers were rescued from the dangling scaffold above the roof of a nearly 850-foot skyscraper. (Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 1:14 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two window washers have been rescued from a dangling scaffold above the roof of a nearly 850-foot (259 meters) skyscraper in downtown Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City Fire Capt. David Macy says the two were stranded shortly before 7:45 a.m. Wednesday outside the 50-floor Devon...
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May 14, 2019 - 5:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The U.S. military says American troops in Iraq and Syria are now on a higher level of alert due to "credible and possibly imminent" threats from Iran, rebutting an earlier statement from a British officer...
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FILE - This June 23, 2011, file booking photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows James "Whitey" Bulger. Jailhouse letters from the late Boston gangster highlight his will to live despite deteriorating health including eight heart attacks. The letters provided to The Boston Globe by a California woman he corresponded with appear to contradict federal officials who have said Bulger’s health had dramatically improved, making him eligible for a transfer to a West Virginia prison where he was killed. Bulger was 89 when he was fatally beaten last October. (U.S. Marshals Service via AP, File)
May 14, 2019 - 4:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Jailhouse letters from the late Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger appear to contradict federal officials who said his health had dramatically improved, making him eligible for a transfer to the West Virginia prison where he was killed. The letters provided to The Boston Globe by a...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a farewell ceremony in the Great Hall at the Department of Justice in Washington, Thursday, May 9, 2019. Rosenstein is set to step down as Deputy Attorney General May 15th. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 13, 2019 - 7:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says the Russia investigation was "justified" and says he would never have allowed anyone to interfere with it. He also took jabs at former FBI Director James Comey in a speech in Baltimore on Monday night, his second public address...
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An Emirati coast guard vessel passes an oil tanker off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Monday, May 13, 2019. Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates near Fujairah in attacks that caused "significant damage" to the vessels, one of them as it was en route to pick up Saudi oil to take to the United States. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
May 13, 2019 - 6:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American military team's initial assessment is that Iranian or Iranian-backed proxies used explosives Sunday to blow large holes in four ships anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. official said Monday. The official said each ship has a 5- to 10-foot hole...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 13, 2019 - 5:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pledged Monday not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign, even as he wrongly insisted he hadn't used such information to his benefit in 2016. During a question-and-answer session with reporters in the Oval Office,...
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FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo, Facebook employees sit at their stations during a tour of its new 130,000-square-foot offices in Cambridge, Mass. Facebook is raising what it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal from the service. Facebook said Monday, May 13, that it will pay at least $18 an hour for these jobs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
May 13, 2019 - 3:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal. Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour for these jobs. Those in New York City, Washington, D.C., and the...
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A guesthouse is pictured at the river 'Ilz' in Passau, Germany, Monday, May 13, 2019. Police investigating the mysterious death of three people whose bodies were found with crossbow bolts inside at the hotel in Bavaria on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
May 13, 2019 - 9:24 am
BERLIN (AP) — The bodies of two women have been found at the apartment in Germany of one of three people who died at a hotel several hundred kilometers away in a mysterious case involving crossbows, police said Monday. Police said they didn't immediately have details of the identity of the women...
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A view from the top of a two story building in Fagatogo village overlooking the Port of Pago Pago, as the North Korean cargo ship, Wise Honest, docks at the main docking section of Pago Pago Harbor, Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Pago Pago, American Samoa. The North Korean cargo ship was seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions. It arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory. (AP Photo/Fili Sagapolutele)
May 13, 2019 - 1:19 am
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, where it will undergo inspections. The Wise Honest was slowly towed to the port of Pago Pago during a...
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