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Damage to a house hit by a rocket is seen in Mishmeret, central Israel, Monday, March 25, 2019. An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding several people, an Israeli rescue service said, in an eruption of violence that could set off another round of violence shortly before the Israeli election. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
March 25, 2019 - 3:21 pm
KFAR SABA, Israel (AP) — An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding seven people, an Israeli rescue service said, an attack that could set off another round of violence shortly before the Israeli election. The sounds of air raid sirens woke up...
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FILE- In this March 18, 2019, file photo trader John Santiago works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading Monday, March 25, extending losses from a broad sell-off last week, as new economic data stoked investors' worries over slowing global growth. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 25, 2019 - 3:19 pm
U.S. stocks were modestly lower in afternoon trading Monday, on track to extend losses from a broad sell-off last week driven by global growth worries. Investors were weighing new economic data pointing at slower global growth. Bond yields fell, adding to a sharp decline that contributed to a wave...
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Damage to a house hit by a rocket is seen in Mishmeret, central Israel, Monday, March 25, 2019. An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding several people, an Israeli rescue service said, in an eruption of violence that could set off another round of violence shortly before the Israeli election. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
March 25, 2019 - 2:45 pm
KFAR SABA, Israel (AP) — The Latest on developments in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local): 8:15 a.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's cutting short his visit to Washington after a Gaza rocket attack on Israel. Netanyahu described Monday morning's rocket...
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March 25, 2019 - 2:37 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on Democratic Sen. Tom Udall's not running for re-election (all times local): 12:35 p.m. U.S. Sen. Tom Udall says his last months in office will be devoted to preventing any U.S. wars that are not authorized by Congress. Udall announced Monday that he would not seek...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
March 25, 2019 - 2:37 pm
CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Apple announced a new streaming service, Apple TV Plus, which will house its original shows and movies and could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself. Apple is making the announcements at its Cupertino, California, headquarters, in a Monday event studded...
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March 25, 2019 - 12:48 pm
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A gold refinery established by a Belgian is facing Ugandan sanctions over the questionable importation of 7.4 tons of gold earlier in March, adding to growing allegations that minerals from conflict-plagued countries pass through the Uganda-based company. The company, African...
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March 25, 2019 - 11:47 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Foreign Ministry has fired an Indian serving as its consul of honor in Nigeria after learning he was wanted in his country for money laundering. A statement Monday said the ministry interrupted Nitin Sandesara's mandate as a consul in Nigeria because his case "may...
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March 25, 2019 - 11:47 am
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested actor Michael Madsen for driving under the influence. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says Madsen was driving a Land Rover, which struck a pole in Malibu, California, around 8 p.m. Sunday. The 61-year-old, who has been featured in such Quentin...
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A World Food Programme (WFP) helicopter takes off, in Beira, Mozambique, Friday, March 22, 2019. A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, its death, destruction and flooding continues to grow in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region's recent history. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
March 25, 2019 - 11:46 am
BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — The United States military says President Donald Trump has directed it to support relief efforts to help Mozambique with the destruction caused by Cyclone Idai more than a week ago. The U.S. Africa Command statement comes three days after Mozambique's government made a...
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In this Feb. 16, 2019 photo, guests wait for groom Juan Jose Pocaterra and his bride Maria Fernanda Vera to arrive to their destination wedding in Acarigua, Venezuela. The wedding guests included wealthy landowners, opposition politicians and a former student leader who nearly lost an eye during an anti-government protest. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
March 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
ACARIGUA, Venezuela (AP) — It was the sort of celebration that's become rare in troubled Venezuela: a lavish destination wedding of two young entrepreneurs at a dude ranch on the country's vast tropical plains, a region known for its rugged cowboys on horseback rounding up cattle — and where camps...
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