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June 30, 2017 - 12:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has blacklisted a small Chinese bank accused of illicit dealings with North Korea, escalating the pressure on Beijing to rein in its wayward ally amid increased signs of frustration among President Donald Trump and his top advisers with China's diplomatic efforts...
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June 29, 2017 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States blacklisted a small Chinese bank accused of illicit dealings with North Korea on Thursday, escalating the pressure on Beijing to rein in its wayward ally amid increased signs of frustration among President Donald Trump and his top advisers with China's diplomatic...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller-Maersk containers on a ship in the Panama Canal. Hackers Tuesday June 27, 2017 caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Russia’s Rosneft energy company also reported falling victim to hacking, as did shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk, which said every branch of its business was affected. (Thomas Borberg/Polfoto via AP,file)
June 27, 2017 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 4:30 p.m. How the ransomware was first spread isn't known for sure, but several experts singled out Ukrainian accounting software called MEDoc, which in a brief message...
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In this photo released by Japan's Defense Ministry, an injured USS Fitzgerald personnel is carried by U.S. military personnel, left, and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force members upon arriving to the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, after the U.S. destroyer collided with the Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal in the waters off the Izu Peninsula Saturday, June 17, 2017. Seven Navy sailors were missing and at least two, including the captain, were injured after the collision off the coast of Japan before dawn Saturday, the U.S. Navy and Japanese coast guard reported. (Japan's Defense Ministry via AP)
June 17, 2017 - 3:22 am
YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Navy ship collision (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Nippon Yusen K.K., the Japanese shipping company that operates the container ship that collided with a U.S. Navy destroyer, says its 20-member crew all safe. The nighttime collision off Japan left seven U.S...
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In this May 25, 2017, photo provided by Lyon County Sheriff's Office shows suspect Brain Brand, 40, of Reno, Nevada. Brand a semi-truck driver who crashed through the front gates and the front door of the Moonlite BunnyRanch, the famed Nevada brothel featured in the CatHouse reality television show near Carson, Nevada. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office says Brand intentionally crashed the one-story building early morning Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Lyon County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 6:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man wearing body armor and a mask backed a tractor-trailer through the gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch before dawn Thursday and crashed it into the front door of the famed Nevada brothel featured in the CatHouse reality television show, according to authorities and the brothel's...
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Italian policeman inspect the site where an explosive device blasted off near a post office in Rome, Friday, May 12, 2017. The blast occurred in the morning during business hours in the parking area near a side entrance to the post office caused no injuries but damaged a vehicle. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 6:50 am
ROME (AP) — A rudimentary explosive device exploded between parked vehicles outside a post office in Rome on Friday, causing no injuries but damaging a car, police said. A preliminary investigation indicated that the blast likely was "a demonstrative act, showing that it could be done," but...
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May 10, 2017 - 11:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is hoping it can soon raise stamp prices by a penny or more. The postal service on Wednesday reported a quarterly loss of $562 million. The loss was blamed om continued erosion in the use of first-class mail as well as expensive mandates for its retiree...
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In this photo taken April 26, 2017, U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris Jr. testifies on Capitol in Washington. Determined to exert greater economic pressure on North Korea, the GOP-led House is expected to vote overwhelmingly to slap Pyongyang with new sanctions that target the wayward nation’s shipping industry and use of slave labor. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
May 04, 2017 - 12:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to exert greater economic pressure on North Korea, the GOP-led House is expected to vote overwhelmingly to impose new sanctions on Pyongyang targeting its shipping industry and use of slave labor. Lawmakers are set to approve the measure later Thursday as tensions to...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Kennedy Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017, to the Independent Community Bankers Association. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 01, 2017 - 8:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said he will explore the possibility of higher gasoline and diesel fuel taxes, suggesting an increase could pay for his ambitious infrastructure plan. "It's something that I would certainly consider," Trump told Bloomberg News in an interview. The...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Kennedy Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017, to the Independent Community Bankers Association. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 01, 2017 - 4:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said he will explore the possibility of higher gasoline and diesel fuel taxes, suggesting an increase could pay for his ambitious infrastructure plan. "It's something that I would certainly consider," Trump told Bloomberg News in an interview. The...
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