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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
November 21, 2019 - 1:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Iran is so “unstable” that the Iranian government has shut down the internet so Iranians cannot disclose what he says is the “tremendous violence” occurring in the country. Trump tweeted Thursday that the Iranian government wants “ZERO transparency” and...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 2, 2017 file photo, Sinisa Mali attends a press conference after presidential election in Belgrade, Serbia. Serbia’s finance minister faced calls to resign Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 after a university said he plagiarized parts of his Ph.D. thesis. Belgrade University, one of Serbia’s most prestigious places of learning, said in a statement that Sinisa Mali “literally took over texts, or entire paragraphs, from the texts of other authors without listing the names of the authors.” (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, file)
November 21, 2019 - 11:11 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s finance minister faced calls to resign Thursday after a university said he plagiarized parts of his Ph.D. thesis. Belgrade University, arguably Serbia’s most prestigious place of learning, said in a statement that Sinisa Mali “literally took over texts, or entire...
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In this Nov. 4, 2019, still image from video, sculptor Meredith Bergmann works on the first women's statue that will be installed in New York's Central Park, in her studio in Ridgefield, Conn. The monument is scheduled to be dedicated Aug. 26, 2020, marking the 100th anniversary of American women winning the right to vote. (AP Photo/Joseph Frederick)
November 21, 2019 - 7:49 am
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A sculptor known for trying to redress history through her art is creating the first statue of real-life women for New York’s Central Park, where the only females so honored until now have been fictional characters. Meredith Bergmann’s vision for the sculpture features...
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November 20, 2019 - 10:41 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan Display Inc. is pursuing criminal charges against an employee it has accused of taking 578 million yen ($5.4 million) in fake deals. The Tokyo-based maker of displays said Thursday the money was lost at its Japan operations as the employee, since fired, made the illicit payments...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2019, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and U.S. President Donald Trump prepare to shake hands at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, North Korea’s supreme decision-making institution has lashed out at planned U.S.-South Korean drills and warned that the United States will face “bigger threat and harsh suffering” if it ignores North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s end-of-year deadline to salvage the nuclear diplomacy. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
November 20, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. official in charge of talks with North Korea says time is running short to achieve a deal, but not because of the end-of-year deadline set by Kim Jong Un (gihm jung oon). U.S. envoy Stephen Biegun tells the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that any crisis or other...
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Workers prepare to remove a Confederate statue from its granite pedestal by the Chatham County courthouse in Pittsboro, N.C. early Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (Scott Sharpe/The News & Observer via AP)
November 20, 2019 - 11:34 am
PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina county removed a Confederate statue from a historic courthouse early Wednesday, joining the handful of places around the state where such monuments have come down in recent years despite a law protecting them. Preparations began Tuesday night to carefully...
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White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Georgia to meet with supporters. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 19, 2019 - 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham says Obama administration aides left behind taunting notes for incoming Trump officials when they handed over their offices in 2017. In an interview Tuesday, Grisham told conservative radio show host John Fredericks that, “We came into...
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James DeHart, U.S. Department of State's a senior advisor for security negotiations and agreements bureau of political-military affairs, speaks after a meeting with South Korean counterpart on the Special Measures Agreement (SMA) at the public affairs section of the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
November 19, 2019 - 1:50 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. and South Korean officials on Tuesday publicly acknowledged the allies remain far apart in negotiations for increasing South Korea’s contributions to the costs for maintaining the American military presence on its soil. U.S. negotiator James DeHart said the U.S. side...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 24, 2019, file photo, "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer plays in a tournament at the World Series of Poker, in Las Vegas. The three top money winners in “Jeopardy!” history, Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer, will vie for a share of $1.5 million in January 2020. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 18, 2019 - 9:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three top money winners in “Jeopardy!” history will vie for a share of $1.5 million in January. ABC and the quiz show’s producer said Monday that Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer will compete in prime-time episodes on the network. The first contestant to win...
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November 18, 2019 - 9:28 am
T-Mobile says Mike Sievert will become CEO in May, following the end of John Legere’s contract. The company said Monday that the move is part of its succession plan. Legere will remain with the company as a board member. Sievert, who has worked with Legere for the past seven years, currently serves...
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