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March 18, 2017 - 4:48 pm
FRANCE-AIRPORT SHOOTING Officials: Attacker snatched assault gun from soldier, aiming to shoot people PARIS (AP) — French officials are providing new details of today's attack on a soldier at Orly Airport near Paris. Paris prosecutor Francois Molins says a man held a pistol to the female soldier's...
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Bodies of Somali migrants, killed in attack by a helicopter while traveling in a boat off the coast of Yemen, lie on the ground at Hodeida, Yemen, Friday, Mar. 17, 2017. A helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali migrants off the coast of Yemen overnight Thursday, killing at least 31 people, according to a U.N. agency, Yemeni officials and a survivor who witnessed the attack. (AP Photo/Abdel-Karim Muhammed)
March 18, 2017 - 2:43 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's government on Saturday blamed the Saudi-led coalition for Friday's attack on a boat that killed at least 42 Somali refugees, calling the assault by a military vessel and a helicopter gunship "horrific." Somalia urged the U.S.-supported coalition to investigate...
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Graphic shows results of GenForward poll on younger Americans’ attitudes toward Donald Trump and his presidency; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
March 18, 2017 - 10:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to some Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers. "You can't be saying that (if) you're the president," says Anderson, a 21-year-old student...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch meets with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del. on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gorsuch is roundly described by colleagues and friends as a silver-haired combination of wicked smarts, down-to-earth modesty, disarming warmth and careful deliberation. His critics largely agree with that view of the self-described “workaday judge” in polyester robes. Even so, they’re not sure it’s enough to warrant giving him a spot on the court. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 18, 2017 - 9:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's poker night in a row house on Cranham Street, Oxford, England, and Neil Gorsuch, studying for yet another degree, is feeling down. His housemates decide that what Gorsuch needs is a girlfriend. Accounts differ on whether it was a dare, goading or a gentle prod, but Gorsuch...
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March 18, 2017 - 6:15 am
FRANCE-AIRPORT SHOOTING UPDATE: French police: man tried to seize weapon at airport, killed PARIS (AP) —A witness to a deadly incident at Orly Airport in Paris tells BFM television he saw the man who had grabbed a soldier's gun point it at two other soldiers who were aiming at him. There was...
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March 18, 2017 - 5:09 am
FRANCE-AIRPORT SHOOTING NEW: French police: man tried to seize weapon at airport, killed PARIS (AP) — French police say a man was shot to death after trying to seize the weapon of a soldier guarding Paris' Orly Airport. A national police official said the incident occurred Saturday morning at Orly...
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March 18, 2017 - 4:09 am
TILLERSON-ASIA North Korea, South China Sea on Tillerson agenda in Beijing BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Beijing for his first face-to-face talks with Chinese leaders expected to focus on North Korea's nuclear program, trade and South China Sea territorial...
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In this Friday, March 10, 2017 photo, Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin works in his office in Honolulu. Hawaii was the first state to file a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. For Chin, the son of Chinese immigrants, fighting the travel ban is personal. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher).
March 18, 2017 - 3:35 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Growing up in Washington state, Douglas Chin says he was the stereotypical "smart Chinese kid that got straight As." His parents taught him not to stick out too much and used to say "don't poke the lion." So when Chin, now the Hawaii attorney general, was deciding on whether to...
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In this Friday, March 10, 2017 photo, Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin works in his office in Honolulu. Hawaii was the first state to file a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. For Chin, the son of Chinese immigrants, fighting the travel ban is personal. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher).
March 18, 2017 - 3:04 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Growing up in Washington state, Douglas Chin says he was the stereotypical "smart Chinese kid that got straight As." His parents taught him not to stick out too much and used to say "don't poke the lion." So when Chin, now the Hawaii attorney general, was deciding on whether to...
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March 18, 2017 - 2:57 am
TILLERSON-ASIA North Korea, South China Sea on Tillerson agenda in Beijing BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Beijing for his first face-to-face talks with Chinese leaders expected to focus on North Korea's nuclear program, trade and South China Sea territorial...
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