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"09.12.2016 11:02:09" In Germany, a small but effective network of former far-right extremists is helping neo-Nazis who want to leave the scene. https://apnews.com/4697045016914df2961577a82950a529
"09.12.2016 08:54:51" apnews.com S. Korea's president loses power, keeps title, house, salary SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye's impeachment Friday means she has been stripped of power — but not the perks.
Even as her prime Even as her prime minister governs in her stead, Park gets to keep living at the presidential Blue House, using her official car and plane, collecting the same monthly salary and receiving round-the-clock security.
"09.12.2016 08:22:30" apnews.com Iraq prepares for new fight against post-Mosul IS BAGHDAD (AP) — With the Islamic State group's "caliphate" seemingly nearing its downfall in Iraq, the country's security agencies are preparing for a different fight against the m "We'll need to continue to counter foreign fighters trying to escape and (the Islamic State group's) attempts to relocate or reinvent itself."
"08.12.2016 21:51:34" youtube.com Astronaut Returns - 1962 | Movietone Moment | 19 Feb 16 Tomorrow marks the day John Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth, landed safely in the Atlantic Ocean after a four hour and 56 minute journey in spac... This archival footage covers the late John Glenn's historic journey as the first American to orbit the Earth, and his splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean.
"08.12.2016 20:54:38" apnews.com Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95 WASHINGTON (AP) — John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, Before becoming the first American to orbit the Earth, John Glenn was a fighter pilot and record-breaking test pilot.
"08.12.2016 20:10:29" audioboom.com A chat with Beatles expert Mark Lewisohn No matter how much you think you know about the Beatles, Mark Lewisohn probably knows more. He assisted on the band's multimedia retrospective “Anthology” that came out in the 1990s and has written acclaimed books on their studio and concert work. "For as long as there are humans on this planet ... we will be listening to The Beatles and appreciating them and wanting to know who they were and how they did it." #APBookChat
"08.12.2016 18:31:08" apnews.com Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.
In a report being released Thursday, Surge "Your kids are not an experiment."
"08.12.2016 16:05:30" Pirates in Venezuela Visit Sucre, Venezuela, in this #360Video, where gangs of out-of-work fishermen prey upon those who venture out into the ocean. Read more: http://apne.ws/2gocGQC (AP Video/Rodrigo Abd)
"08.12.2016 15:01:42" bigstory.ap.org US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase NEW YORK (AP) — A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago. In most of the years since World War II, life expectancy… Life expectancy in the U.S. slipped last year, an exceedingly rare event in a year that did not include a major disease outbreak.
"08.12.2016 12:21:56" apnews.com Indonesia quake stirs grim memories for tsunami survivors MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Now, thousands of people in Indonesia's Aceh province have two horrifying stories to tell.
Living through the Dec. 26, 2004, earthquake an "We ran out and found the roads full of panicked people, many shouting, `Water is coming! Water is coming!"
"08.12.2016 12:00:36" apnews.com Obama and Trump hurled insults, now trade pleasantries WASHINGTON (AP) — Did anyone see it coming, the apparent new rapport between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump?
Just a few months ago they were "I've now gotten to know President Obama. I really like him."
"08.12.2016 11:00:52" youtube.com Venezuela Undone -- "Sucre Pirates" Associated Press photographer Rodrigo Abd speaks about an overlooked sector amid the Venezuelan crisis: Fishermen attacked by pirates. Associated Press photographer Rodrigo Abd talks about the pirate attacks threatening Venezuela fishermen. Read the full story here: http://apne.ws/2gdEJDQ
"08.12.2016 10:00:11" apnews.com Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.
In a report being released Thursday, Surge "My concern is e-cigarettes have the potential to create a whole new generation of kids who are addicted to nicotine."
"08.12.2016 08:00:35" apnews.com Assad supporters see domino effect in Aleppo government win ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Aleppo shakes with explosions and gunfire day and night in both the government- and rebel-held sides of the divided Syrian city. But for supporters of Preside A rebel defeat in Aleppo would reverberate across the war-torn country, where opposition forces continue to hold out in smaller, scattered areas.
"08.12.2016 05:30:36" apnews.com Pirates preying on Venezuelan fishermen as industry unravels PUNTA DE ARAYA, Venezuela (AP) — The pirates had killed Flaco Marval's brother and two cousins, and word was they were coming for the rest of the family.
So the skin "We just have to kill these thugs, and then we can go back to fishing like we always did."
"08.12.2016 04:11:56" apnews.com Giraffes, rarer than elephants, put on extinction watch list WASHINGTON (AP) — The giraffe, the tallest land animal, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say.
Because the giraffe population has shrunk nearly 40 percent in "There's a strong tendency to think that familiar species (such as giraffes, chimps, etc.) must be OK because they are familiar and we see them in zoos," said one biologist. "This is dangerous."
"07.12.2016 22:54:31" apnews.com Ships, jets, giant crowd mark Pearl Harbor anniversary event PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Thousands observed a moment of silence and watched jets streak across the clear blue sky at a ceremony Wednesday at Pearl Harbor marking the 75th anniv The anniversary is tribute to "what freedom does when it is faced with fascism," said Paul Hilliard of the National World War II Museum.
"07.12.2016 19:31:04" apnews.com Trumps taps retired Marine general John Kelly for DHS WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the In Kelly, Donald Trump would have another four-star military officer for his administration.
"07.12.2016 18:14:39" On Dec. 7, 1941, they were in the fifth grade in Hawaii. On that
Sunday morning, they suddenly found themselves in a war zone when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. For the bombing's 75th anniversary, they reflected on their memories of the attack and
"07.12.2016 16:32:30" Timeline Photos In this #360Photo, protesters hold candles during a rally calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down. Read more on the rise and fall of South Korea's president: http://apne.ws/2gCBG4w (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
"07.12.2016 13:41:48" apnews.com AP WAS THERE: 75 years ago, the AP reported on Pearl Harbor HONOLULU (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE — On Dec. 7, 1941, as Japanese bombs rained down on Pearl Harbor, The Associated Press' chief of bureau in Honolulu, Eugene Burns, was unable t Read the original news flashes and bulletins as the Japanese attacked.
Note: These dispatches contain terms in use at the time that are now considered offensive.
"07.12.2016 09:53:39" apnews.com Frantic rescue underway in Indonesia as quake kills scores MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the "It was very bad, the tremors felt even stronger than 2004 earthquake."
"07.12.2016 07:30:02" apnews.com A look at the rise and fall of South Korea's president SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who faces impeachment this week, rose to power with the support of conservatives enamored of the economic growth us Even before the corruption scandal, Park's four years in office have been marred by a festering standoff with North Korea, a deadly ferry disaster and claims that she tried to curb free speech and labor rights.
"07.12.2016 06:57:03" apnews.com An Afghan woman goes from refugee to military pilot KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — From a childhood as a refugee, Capt. Safia Ferozi is now flying a transport plane for Afghanistan's air force as the country's second female pilot, a sig Having fled civil war to Pakistan, Ferozi's family returned to post-Taliban Afghanistan - and then she saw a TV commercial urging women to join the military.
"07.12.2016 06:15:13" apnews.com Time to reconcile: 2 cities overcome Pearl Harbor legacy TOKYO (AP) — Seventy-five years after a Japanese admiral led the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, the mayor of his hometown is joining his Honolulu counterpart to ma "To many Americans, Pearl Harbor was a sacred place for the survivors and their animosity, and a place to glorify the war dead."
"07.12.2016 05:48:24" apnews.com Gambia leader's upset heartens families of the disappeared KANIFING, Gambia (AP) — Fatoumata Sawaneh tried to hold back tears while talking about her father, one of hundreds of people who disappeared during the 22-year reign of President "There are many cases, many family members who still don't know where their loved ones are."
"07.12.2016 03:26:04" apnews.com Did authorities miss opportunities to prevent tragic fire? OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — City and state officials fielded years of complaints about dangerous conditions, drugs, neglected children, trash, thefts and squabbles at the illegally con "This was an accident waiting to happen. That could have been prevented," said neighbor Phyllis Waukazoo.
"06.12.2016 20:33:40" apnews.com Virtual sleigh rides, light shows: Mall Santas get makeover NEW YORK (AP) — Hop on a virtual sleigh ride to the North Pole. Stand on the "Naughty or Nice O'Meter." Snap a selfie and see your face on a dancing elf. The Santa experience has "Ho Ho Ho" goes high-tech
"06.12.2016 19:21:54" apnews.com Man arrested in ex-NFL player's death; sheriff defends probe HARVEY, La. (AP) — The Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sheriff angrily defended the i "We have sometimes unrealistic expectations of how these things work ... you don't just run out and start slapping cuffs on people."
"06.12.2016 17:31:06" apnews.com Grammy noms: 9 for Beyonce, 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce's lemonade.
The pop star leads the 2017 Grammys with nine nominations, including bids for album of the y Beyonce's "Formation" and Adele's "Hello" are up against Rihanna and Drake's "Work," twenty one pilots' "Stressed Out" and Lukas Graham's "7 Years" for record of the year.
"06.12.2016 16:31:10" apnews.com Fake news rings alarm bells from restaurant to White House WASHINGTON (AP) — The bizarre rumors began with a leaked email referring to Hillary Clinton and sinister interpretations of pizza parties. It morphed into fake online news stories The shooting alarmed those from neighboring businesses all the way to the White House about the real life dangers of fake news on the internet. http://apne.ws/2gMLZ8U
"06.12.2016 15:41:31" apnews.com Trump says cancel new Air Force One: Costs 'out of control' NEW YORK (AP) — The government should cancel its multibillion-dollar order for new Air Force One presidential planes, Donald Trump declared Tuesday, serving notice he's ready to j "I think Boeing is doing a little bit of a number. We want Boeing to make a lot of money, but not that much money," Trump said.
"06.12.2016 10:00:11" apnews.com World leaders face risks in reconciling with past enemies Reconciliation can be tricky. It took 70 years for an American president to visit the site of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and nearly 75 for a Japanese leader to announce he wo From Hiroshima to Srebrenica, visits by world leaders to important sites of former enemies have been sometimes rewarding, sometimes tricky.
"06.12.2016 08:00:20" youtube.com Islamic State - Christian Hostages The Islamic State Group took more than 200 Assyrian Christians hostage in Syria for millions in ransom, touching off the global diaspora's race to save a van... In early 2015, Islamic State group militants rampaged through Assyrian Christian villages of northern Syria, taking more than 200 poeple hostage. What followed was a fundraising campaign in which Assyrians worldwide donated millions of dollars to save
"06.12.2016 07:30:07" apnews.com Cuba starts return to normal as mourning for Castro ends HAVANA (AP) — Music is playing in the streets again. Tourists are sipping mojitos at sidewalk cafes. Flags are flapping at full staff. After nine days of national mourning for Fid "Today it's like someone turned the noise on everywhere. It's like the pulse of the city is back. People smile more."
"06.12.2016 06:08:36" apnews.com Indians look for solutions only when toxic pollution soars NEW DELHI (AP) — The truth of New Delhi's toxic air finally hit home for Rakhi Singh when her 3-year-old son began to cough constantly early this year. She bought air purifiers fo "Having a kid made the reality of the city's pollution hit me harder."
"06.12.2016 05:38:03" apnews.com Can't buy love? Drug price hikes put sex beyond reach TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Imagine not being able to afford one of life's great pleasures — sex.
That's true for many older couples, doctors say. Soaring prices for "Once you get to a certain price point, sex becomes a financial decision."
"06.12.2016 04:39:22" apnews.com Now in Bangladesh, Rohingya describe rape, murder in Myanmar COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The Myanmar soldiers came in the morning, the young mother says. They set fire to the concrete-and-thatch homes, forcing the villagers to cluster to Muslims in an overwhelmingly Buddhist nation, the Rohingya have long faced persecution in Myanmar, where most are denied citizenship.
"05.12.2016 22:09:58" apnews.com Judge: Prosecutors can use Cosby's deposition at trial PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Damaging testimony that Bill Cosby gave in an accuser's lawsuit, including admissions that he gave young women drugs and alcohol before sex, can be used at his In the deposition, Cosby admits giving young women drugs and alcohol before sex
"05.12.2016 21:24:06" apnews.com Mistrial declared in black motorist's shooting CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial Monday after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a former white police officer charged in the shooting deat Cellphone video showing Walter Scott being shot in the back shocked the country
"05.12.2016 20:06:03" apnews.com Former tenant: Run-down Oakland warehouse was a 'death trap' OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shelley Mack says she didn't know the converted Oakland warehouse known as the "Ghost Ship" was an illegal residence until after she moved in, when she was "I didn't think it was going to last this long before it went up or someone shut it down," says a former "Ghost Ship" resident
"05.12.2016 19:41:16" apnews.com AP PHOTOS: Associated Press editors pick best of 2016 A presidential election like no other before it in U.S. history provided several of the images selected by Associated Press photo editors as the best of 2016.
AP photograp 100 images that sum up a turbulent year
"05.12.2016 16:55:12" apnews.com Can't buy love? Drug price hikes put sex beyond reach TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Imagine not being able to afford one of life's great pleasures — sex.
That's true for many older couples, doctors say. Soaring prices for "Sex becomes a financial decision," says one specialist. "It takes a lot of the joy out of this."
"05.12.2016 16:20:12" apnews.com North Dakota pipeline protesters vow to stay despite victory CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Protesters celebrated a major victory in their push to reroute the Dakota Access oil pipeline away from a tribal water source but pledged to remain camped Protesters are uncertain what action a pro-pipeline Trump administration may take
"05.12.2016 15:50:59" apnews.com Trump taps former campaign rival Carson as housing secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secr Carson had said he wasn't certain he would fit into a Cabinet-style role
"05.12.2016 15:27:39" apnews.com Death toll climbs to 36 in Oakland warehouse fire OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The death toll in the Oakland warehouse fire climbed to 36 Monday with more bodies still feared buried in the blackened ruins, and families anxiously awaite Firefighters expect to find further casualties
"05.12.2016 12:51:11" apnews.com Children who lived through Pearl Harbor attack remember HONOLULU (AP) — In some ways, it could be any class photo from the 1940s. The sepia-toned image shows 30 fifth-graders — 26 girls and four boys — at Thomas Jefferson E They suddenly found themselves living in a war zone, as an ever-present worry about a Japanese invasion permeated life in their island home.
"05.12.2016 11:29:02" bigstory.ap.org A look at the music accompanying massive S. Korean rallies SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Any good South Korean protest needs a soundtrack, and the music that accompanies the massive rallies on the verge of bringing down President Park Geun-hye includes the mournful, the tongue-and-cheek… Here's a look at the music accompanying massive South Korean rallies against President Park Geun-hye.
"05.12.2016 11:22:31" apnews.com Trump's Taiwan call, tweets point to flashpoints with China BEIJING (AP) — Donald Trump's unprecedented phone conversation with Taiwan's president and tweets criticizing China point to the possibility of major friction between the world's Trump's talk with Taiwan's leader Tsai Ing-wen diverged sharply from U.S. practice since Washington switched diplomatic relations from Taipei to Beijing in 1979. Here are six areas that could develop into flashpoints.
"05.12.2016 09:53:21" apnews.com Police: Fake news story led gunman to popular DC pizzeria WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a man who said he was investigating a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza place fired an assault rifle ins The Comet Ping Pong restaurant gained notoriety during the presidential campaign after fake news stories stated Hillary Clinton and her campaign chief ran a child sex ring out of the D.C. restaurant, news organizations have reported.
"05.12.2016 09:01:10" apnews.com 'We have lost everything': Syrians return to ravaged Aleppo ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Amina Hamawy burst into tears and then fainted when she returned to eastern Aleppo to find that looters had ransacked her home. "Where am I? What happened?" s A family's tale of survival after fleeing besieged eastern Aleppo, returning to find looted homes and city blocks in ruins after the government advance.
"05.12.2016 00:50:03" apnews.com Rare weasel returns to historic range in Washington state MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — The elusive weasel-like mammal poked its head out of the wooden crate, glanced around and quickly darted into the thick forest of Mount R "We're correcting something that we mismanaged a long time ago before we knew enough to manage wildlife populations."
"04.12.2016 23:50:34" apnews.com Gun-rights backers vow to 'go on offense' during Trump years IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump's campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun ri "The individual right to carry a firearm in defense of our lives and our families does not and should not end at any state line."
"04.12.2016 22:24:30" youtube.com Fidel Castro: AP Reporters Remember Journalists from The Associated Press describe what it was like to cover Fidel Castro in Cuba. AP journalists describe what it was like to cover former Cuban leader and revolutionary icon Fidel Castro.
"04.12.2016 19:08:07" A Disaster Unfolds: Wildfires in Gatlinburg Mark Howard was lying in a hospital bed when the fire in #Gatlinburg, TN, destroyed his home. Join him at the site of his former home in this #360video.
"04.12.2016 15:48:16" apnews.com No more room for the dead as Syria's Aleppo is crushed BEIRUT (AP) — The old Aleppo cemetery filled up a year ago. The new one filled up last week. Now the dead are left in the besieged enclave's streets, buried in backyards and overw "Even if I were to consider mass burials, I don't have the machines to do the digging." says the head of the area's local forensic authority.
"04.12.2016 13:01:35" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Big turtle rescued from drain pipe; Otter joins couple in kayak; Thief steals bucket of gold flakes; Injured baby deer now a pet 'Bird' the macaw appears with owner in mug shot (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office via AP) HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) _ A 4-year-old macaw named "Bird" is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon… Best weird stories of the week: Macaw poses in man's mug shot after unlucky court appearance; LeBron James makes good on bet, shows up in Cubs uniform; Friendly otter joins celebration, jumps into a kayak. @AP_Oddities on Twitter.
"04.12.2016 08:36:00" apnews.com No more room for the dead as Syria's Aleppo is crushed BEIRUT (AP) — The old Aleppo cemetery filled up a year ago. The new one filled up last week. Now the dead are left in the besieged enclave's streets, buried in backyards and overw Dignity in death has been lost as the rebel-held enclave collapses after holding out for four years.
"04.12.2016 02:15:06" apnews.com Emergency officials: We won't let pipeline protesters freeze FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The head of North Dakota's emergency management services says the state is prepared to respond to Dakota Access pipeline protesters who may need help during a w "The bottom line here is, if we are in a situation of life and limb, we are going to be humane in anything and everything we do."
"04.12.2016 00:14:54" apnews.com Campus attack could be latest terror case in heartland state CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities are investigating terrorism as a possible motive in the car-and-knife attack on the Ohio State University campus, the latest in a series of cases inv "The fact is, anybody can be a terrorist."
"03.12.2016 22:16:03" apnews.com Fire tears through Oakland dance party, killing at least 9 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Fire tore through an Oakland warehouse converted into artist studios during a late night dance party, killing at least nine people, and officials said Satur "I literally felt my skin peeling and my lungs being suffocated by smoke. I couldn't get the fire extinguisher to work."
"03.12.2016 21:16:30" apnews.com For now, Trump bears signs of a dealmaker, not a policymaker WASHINGTON (AP) — He phones. He kibitzes. He cajoles. He threatens. He rewards.
It's a freewheeling style that President-elect Donald Trump used to stop Carrier from "It's a great tactical success... But is it a strategic template? Of course not."
"03.12.2016 20:01:25" apnews.com Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former prisoner of war who's accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, is asking President Barack If granted by President Obama, a pardon would allow Bergdahl to avert a court-martial trial scheduled for April.
"03.12.2016 18:31:02" apnews.com Supreme Court hears cases about use of race in redistricting WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is returning to the familiar intersection of race and politics, in a pair of cases examining redistricting in North Carolina and Virginia. The court will hearing arguments Monday in two cases that deal with the same basic issue of whether race played too large a role in the drawing of electoral districts.
"03.12.2016 17:31:04" apnews.com Guns at zoos? Texas says no while struggling to tame rules AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — More than a year after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made firearms, including openly holstered weapons, legal in more places in the state, disputes remain over where "It's frustrating. I imagine there will be more confusion going forward."
"03.12.2016 15:01:20" apnews.com Within hours, wildfires set Tennessee mountain city aflame GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Tracey Mayberry told her boss to fire her.
It was 2 o'clock Monday afternoon in Gatlinburg, and the sky was dark with smoke. Mayberry's shif The flames came with little warning.
"03.12.2016 13:01:34" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Big turtle rescued from drain pipe; Otter joins couple in kayak; Thief steals bucket of gold flakes; Injured baby deer now a pet 53-pound snapping turtle saved from pipe (Houston SPCA's Wildlife Center of Texas via AP) HOUSTON (AP) _ A 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved… Best weird stories of the week: 53-pound snapping turtle saved from pipe; Friendly otter jumps onto kayak, joins celebration; Police say a thief stole 86 lb. bucket of gold flakes worth $1.6M. @AP_Oddities on Twitter.
"03.12.2016 02:37:21" apnews.com Chef credited with inventing General Tso's Chicken has died NEW YORK (AP) — The chef credited with inventing General Tso's Chicken, a world-famous Chinese dish smothered in a sweet sauce that was never a staple in China, has died in Taiwan General Tso's Chicken was a staple on Chinese-American cuisine. In China? Less so.
"03.12.2016 02:22:28" apnews.com Buzz Aldrin gets visit from NASA after polar evacuation CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Buzz Aldrin had an unexpected bedside visit from NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman on Saturday as he continued to recover in a New Zealand hos "I had a surprise visitor this morning."
"03.12.2016 00:56:30" apnews.com Chains and branded skin: California kidnap case baffles cops SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three weeks after Sherri Papini disappeared, the question of whether she was dead or alive was answered when the young mother and wife was spotted waving fran California woman shows up on freeway after missing for three weeks; mystery of her disappearance grows stranger.
"03.12.2016 00:16:15" apnews.com Panel urges better cybersecurity to President-elect Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential commission on Friday made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity, including creating a nutritional-type label to help con "The commission recognized that what we've been doing over the last 15 to 20 years simply isn't working."
"02.12.2016 21:36:56" Timeline Photos 'Tis the season of glitter: Explore Saks Fifth Avenue's "Land of 1,000 Delights" holiday display in this #360Photo. Read more on holiday shopping here: http://apne.ws/2gPzlqi
"02.12.2016 21:23:17" apnews.com Trump voter lost home, blames incoming Treasury secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink.
She had voted for the president-elect on the belief that he wo Teena Colebrook voted for Trump, but her heart sank at his Treasury pick. Steven Mnuchin's bank foreclosed on her home.
"02.12.2016 20:25:11" apnews.com Macaw poses in man's mug shot after unlucky court appearance PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 4-year-old macaw named "Bird" is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate owner.
Craig Macaw mugshot ruffles feathers
"02.12.2016 20:01:19" apnews.com US health care tab hits $3.2T; fastest growth in 8 years WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the coverage expansion in President Barack Obama's law and by costly pres Health spending grew about 2 percentage points faster than the overall economy in 2015.
"02.12.2016 17:30:48" apnews.com Lawsuits seek to block or halt Wisconsin, Michigan recounts LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Supporters of Republican Donald Trump filed a federal lawsuit trying to halt Wisconsin's ongoing presidential recount, and Michigan's attorney general on Fri Donald Trump's supporters argue that the effort violates their Constitutional rights.
"02.12.2016 15:21:06" Timeline Photos This #360Photo shows Beatrice Menase Kwe Jackson, left, and Mary Daniel, during a Native American water ceremony on Thursday at the Oceti Sakowin camp. With winter descending and authorities demanding they move out, people have vowed to stay put near
"02.12.2016 13:06:04" apnews.com In Macedonia's fake news hub, teen shows AP how it's done VELES, Macedonia (AP) — On the second floor of a noisy sports center in the Macedonian town of Veles, a teenage purveyor of fake news cracked open his laptop and laid out his case "A fake news article is way more opened than any other," the teen purveyor of bogus news said.
"02.12.2016 10:41:41" apnews.com In remarkable shift, peace marks S. Korean uprising _ so far SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When South Korean students protested in the 1960s and 1980s, blood flowed in the streets. In 2016, children launch flashing toys into the night air as en That this peaceful movement looks set to succeed is something of a surprise in a country with a long history of messy, often violent resistance.
"02.12.2016 09:04:02" apnews.com Next test for pipeline protesters: the North Dakota winter CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirl If protesters at the Dakota Access pipeline defy next week's government deadline to abandon the camp, demonstrators know the real deep freeze lies ahead, when life-threatening wind chills and towering snow drifts could mean the greatest challenge is
"02.12.2016 08:07:37" apnews.com Adulation of Fidel Castro runs deepest in rural eastern Cuba EL GUAYABO, Cuba (AP) — The single dirt street in El Guayabo runs past a few dozen cinderblock homes, the medical clinic and the primary school to a grove of 76 trees planted to h Castro was born in eastern Cuba. His revolution started here, and it's here and in other parts of rural Cuba where his campaigns for literacy, social welfare and land redistribution had their deepest impact.
"02.12.2016 07:32:03" apnews.com Family of Colombia crash survivor 'Neto' has mixed emotions RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — For the family of Brazilian soccer player Neto, as one of only six survivors of a plane crash in Colombia is known, there is joy and pain.
They "On one hand, we are very happy because our family member, Neto, is alive. But at the same time, we are grieving because other lives were lost."
"02.12.2016 06:10:47" apnews.com Indonesia blasphemy protest swells to crowd of 200,000 JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — At least 200,000 conservative Muslims rallied in the Indonesian capital on Friday in the second major protest in a month against its minority Christian g The blasphemy controversy first erupted in September when a video circulated online in which a minority Christian governor criticized detractors who argued the Quran prohibits Muslims from having a non-Muslim leader.
"02.12.2016 03:51:08" apnews.com AP EXPLAINS: Why officers can't easily become Pentagon heads WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for defense secretary, will need more than the usual Senate confirmation before being able Why are defense secretary nominees, like the recently nominated retired Gen. James Mattis, usually required to have been out of active duty for 7 years before taking the post? AP Explains.
"01.12.2016 20:29:16" In this #360video, Cubans mark the passing of Fidel Castro as they consider the communist island's future. Read more: http://apne.ws/2gEdX4k
"01.12.2016 19:32:02" Hate crimes against Muslims are up nationwide, but not in San Bernardino a year after the city's deadly terror attack. Story link: http://apne.ws/2gDkNqw
"01.12.2016 18:15:14" apnews.com Recovery begins as rains help put out Tennessee wildfires GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — After nearly 24 hours of drenching rain helped quench a series of devastating wildfires in eastern Tennessee, local officials turned to cleanup and recove "It's really hard, it's really tough," says Gatlinburg's mayor, who lost his own home.
"01.12.2016 17:31:05" apnews.com Q&A: Can my employer fire me for legally using marijuana? BOSTON (AP) — Changing marijuana laws aren't necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace.
For now, many employers appear to be sticking with their drug tes What you need to know about weed in the workplace.
"01.12.2016 16:53:59" apnews.com Clean athletes still waiting for prize money from dopers MOSCOW (AP) — Seven years after the race of her life at the world track and field championships, Olive Loughnane is still waiting for her prize money.
That's because Dopers are robbing clean athletes twice
"01.12.2016 16:01:33" apnews.com Trump will face tough questions on future of nuclear arsenal WASHINGTON (AP) — For all the concerns raised in the presidential campaign about Donald Trump's fitness to command America's nuclear arsenal, the immediate questions he's likely t Can the U.S. get by with fewer nuclear weapons? Is it time to take some off hair-trigger alert?
"01.12.2016 15:04:29" Rosalie Tornado In this #360video, experience the aftermath of a deadly tornado in #Rosalie, Alabama. Read more: http://apne.ws/2gCvxWf
"01.12.2016 13:39:56" apnews.com APNewsBreak: All-Star Game no longer determines Series start NEW YORK (AP) — The league that wins baseball's All-Star Game no longer will get home-field advantage in the World Series, which instead will go to the pennant winner with the bet Major League Baseball has decided to end the 'This Time It Counts' All-Star Game innovation started in 2003.
"01.12.2016 10:00:29" apnews.com No justice in Veracruz, as journalist's death is unsolved XALAPA, Mexico (AP) — The death of reporter Regina Martinez was almost too much for her colleagues to bear.
Four others already had been murdered in Veracruz state i In the last six years in Veracruz, 18 journalists were killed, three of them just this year.
"01.12.2016 08:00:38" apnews.com 'Magic mushroom' psychedelic may ease anxiety, depression NEW YORK (AP) — The psychedelic drug in "magic mushrooms" can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients, an effect that may last for months, two Psychedelic drugs have looked promising in the past for treating distress in cancer patients.
"01.12.2016 06:35:32" apnews.com Fidel Castro ashes complete first leg of cross-country trip SANTA CLARA, Cuba (AP) — Fidel Castro's ashes are completing the first leg of a more than 500-mile (800-kilometer) journey across Cuba, traveling in a flag-draped cedar coffin thr Tens of thousands of people lined the route, which retraces in reverse the path of the triumphant march of Castro and his rebels across the island to enter Havana on Jan. 1, 1959.
"01.12.2016 05:43:02" apnews.com AP Explains: What's behind persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya BANGKOK (AP) — Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the Somali-born student accused of carrying out a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University this week, reportedly protested on his Facebo "The Rohingya are probably the most friendless people in the world. They just have no one advocating for them at all."
"01.12.2016 01:02:02" apnews.com Utah denies it has anti-gay school laws SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The state of Utah has denied it has anti-gay school laws as it defends itself from a lawsuit challenging restrictions on talk about homosexuality in the clas One law, passed in 2001, prohibits instruction on "advocacy of homosexuality," contraceptives and sex outside marriage. Another bans gay-straight alliance clubs at schools.
"30.11.2016 22:23:18" apnews.com Victoria's Secret rocks Paris with $3M bra and Lady Gaga PARIS (AP) — The laciest, if not raciest, catwalk event of the year — aka, the Victoria's Secret fashion show — was taking place in Paris on Wednesday night. Among the AP gives you a glimpse behind the scenes at the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show - and a look at this year's famous bejeweled brassiere.
"30.11.2016 19:48:03" apnews.com Syria's Aleppo loses clown who warmed war-torn hearts BEIRUT (AP) — When war is constant, it can be easy to lose sight of how much a single death can matter. But the passing of one committed social worker will be especially devastati He dressed as a clown to cheer up Aleppo's traumatized children.
"30.11.2016 18:53:48" apnews.com House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as leader WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader Wednesday, ratifying the status quo in a changing Washington despite widespread frustration over the part Pelosi's victory came only after she promised some changes to assuage concerns in her caucus.
"30.11.2016 17:20:17" apnews.com Navy to scatter vet's ashes near site of 1963 sub sinking HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — For a half-century after the deadliest submarine disaster in U.S. history, Navy Capt. Paul "Bud" Rogers struggled with feelings that it should have been him "I'm just so happy. I feel like my husband will be at peace."
"30.11.2016 17:15:28" Timeline Photos This #360Photo shows people at Revolution Plaza in Havana, Cuba, on Tuesday night as they wait for a rally to honor the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez)
"30.11.2016 16:09:00" apnews.com NBC boss and hit-making producer Grant Tinker dies at age 90 NEW YORK (AP) — Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows to the audience as both a producer and a network boss, has died. He was 90.
Ti "I just had the good luck to be around people who did the kind of work that the audience appreciates."
"30.11.2016 14:46:16" apnews.com Ordinary people trained to save lives in shootings, attacks STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — It's become a hallmark of terror attacks and school shootings: the fateful minutes or hours when the wounded are hunkered down, waiting for the violence t "We don't want you to just hide and bleed to death like we saw in Orlando and other places."
"30.11.2016 10:00:10" apnews.com Analysis: S. Korea leader again buys time, but failure looms SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — She pulled off a deft bit of political maneuvering, probably born of desperation. Now South Korea's president has a sliver of breathing space as impeachm What had seemed to be an inexorable legislative march toward impeachment has slowed, though it's not yet clear how much.
"30.11.2016 09:00:10" apnews.com No chicken, no cafes: Egyptians scrimp as prices leap CAIRO (AP) — Money had already been tight as food and electricity bills climbed for weeks. So Ashraf Mahrous, a 45-year-old civil servant, warned his wife, "Black days are ahead," "We can no longer survive on my salary... The situation is very, very, very difficult."
"30.11.2016 08:00:25" apnews.com Thousands squeeze into church, stadium to mourn tragic crash CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) — Thousands squeezed into Chapeco's cathedral and even more packed a stadium to mourn the death of 71 people in a plane crash, 19 of them members of the Chape "To lose (almost) all of them in such a tragic way, totally destroyed our city and each one of us."
"30.11.2016 03:43:11" apnews.com Carrier says it has deal with Trump to keep jobs in Indiana WASHINGTON (AP) — Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. said Tuesday that it had reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana. Trump and Air conditioning company Carrier says it is "pleased to have reached a deal" with Trump, but details of the agreement are unclear.
"30.11.2016 03:03:51" apnews.com Park, trail dedicated to 19 fallen Arizona firefighters YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — A memorial park and a hiking trail were dedicated Tuesday to 19 elite Arizona wildland firefighters who died in 2013 in a brush-choked box canyon while battl The father of one of the firefighters killed in the 2013 brush fire says he is grateful for a place to reflect and honor him. "This is where he spent his last day," Dan Parker said.
"29.11.2016 22:40:56" AP Politics AP has a close-up look at the holiday decorations for the Obamas' last Christmas in the White House.
"29.11.2016 20:35:48" apnews.com Some voters, stung by election result, stirred to new action NEW YORK (AP) — Three weeks out from a presidential election result that left them deeply dejected, many liberals now say they've been roused to action in new ways, from making do "It woke me up in a new way."
"29.11.2016 19:26:11" apnews.com Wildlife cameras capture photos of jokers dressed as lions GARDNER, Kan. (AP) — Motion-activated cameras intended to capture images of mountain lions in a Kansas park have instead snapped pictures of pranksters dressed as animals, monster No mountain lions were detected.
"29.11.2016 18:46:59" apnews.com 2nd day of homage to Fidel Castro to end with mammoth rally HAVANA (AP) — Schools and government offices were closed Tuesday for a second day of homage to Fidel Castro, with the day ending in a rally on the wide plaza where the Cuban leade Hundreds of thousands of Cubans are paying their respects
"29.11.2016 17:31:34" apnews.com Official: Ohio attacker was angry about treatment of Muslims COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Somali-born student who carried out a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University complained on his Facebook account about U.S. interference in countri Abdul Razak Ali Artan used Facebook to warn of 'sleeper cells'
"29.11.2016 17:23:06" apnews.com Raging wildfires in South force evacuations in Tennessee PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (AP) — Raging wildfires fueled by high winds forced the evacuation of thousands of people and were believed to have wiped out an entire resort of more than 100 More than 100 buildings are believed destroyed
"29.11.2016 16:11:02" apnews.com A list of sports teams involved in fatal plane crashes Members of Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense were among 81 people on board a chartered aircraft that crashed late Monday in Medellin, Colombia. It was not immediately clear how many pla The terrible toll of athletes killed flying as a team
"29.11.2016 16:03:17" apnews.com Great Barrier Reef sees record coral deaths this year CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Warming oceans this year have caused the largest die-off of corals ever recorded on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists said Tuesday. Bleaching has destroyed 67 percent of shallow-water coral in some sections
"29.11.2016 14:39:11" apnews.com Young immigrants who came forward now worried about future WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of young immigrants living in the country illegally willingly came out of the shadows and identified themselves to the Obama administration "I took the risk without thinking that somebody would want to take it away."
"29.11.2016 11:15:13" apnews.com Brazilian club Chapecoense aboard plane that crashed RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian soccer team aboard the plane that crashed in Colombia was gaining respect and support from across Brazil even though it was a small club with a Chapecoense, founded in 1973, was preparing to play in the Copa Sudamericana final, South America's second biggest club competition after the Copa Libertadores.
"29.11.2016 10:30:28" youtube.com Lots of Coca-Cola drinks in Japan ... but very little Coke Coca-Cola has been the No. 1 beverage maker in Japan for half a century, but it's not thanks to the popularity of Coke. Instead, the American soft-drink bran... Coca-Cola _ the company, not the drink _ is tops in Japan because it adapted to nation's quirky beverage habits. Read the full story here: http://apne.ws/2gDH9Yd
"29.11.2016 08:00:42" apnews.com Trek to Castro's final resting spot traces revolution's past HAVANA (AP) — After his band of bearded rebels won power in 1959, Fidel Castro embarked on a victory tour delivering speeches to cheering crowds stretching from the eastern Cuban "It's a kind of symbolic closure to his rule."
"29.11.2016 07:17:32" apnews.com Plane carrying soccer team from Brazil crashes in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A chartered aircraft with 81 people on board, including a Brazilian first division soccer team heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, has cra "It's a tragedy of huge proportions."
"29.11.2016 07:00:29" Timeline Photos In a wide-ranging interview, Iraq's Prime Minister tells AP that Islamic State fighters lack the courage to withstand a long battle with his forces for the city of Mosul, which he says may be back in Iraqi hands by the end of 2016. Read the full story
"29.11.2016 04:59:17" apnews.com 3 dead, at least 5 sickened after Thanksgiving dinner SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area health officials were trying to determine Monday if three people who died and five who were sickened after eating Thanksgiving dinner a Health officials believe a food-borne illness is at fault, but it's not clear whether the patients were sickened by food at the Thanksgiving dinner, or at the assisted living facility where they lived.
"29.11.2016 04:16:22" apnews.com Fast-acting Ohio State officer praised for killing attacker COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials on Monday praised an Ohio State University police officer who shot and killed a man a minute after he drove his car into a crowd and then stabbed m "The officer encountered the individual by 9:53 — the subject was neutralized by 9:53," said Ohio State University's president.
"28.11.2016 21:50:09" Timeline Photos In this #360Photo, marchers raise a rainbow flag, a symbol of the gay rights movement, during the annual Gay Pride Parade in Hong Kong, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
"28.11.2016 17:49:52" apnews.com 8 sent to hospital after report of Ohio State active shooter COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Eight people were sent to hospitals Monday morning with non-life-threatening injuries after an attack on the Ohio State University campus, fire and hospital Some of the victims had been stabbed and others were hit by a vehicle.
"28.11.2016 16:48:33" apnews.com Trump charges, without evidence, millions voted illegally NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is claiming, without evidence, that millions of people voted illegally in the election he won, issuing the baseless claim as part of h Trump's transition team did not provide any evidence to back up the president-elect's assertions of fraud.
"28.11.2016 15:21:15" apnews.com The pot train could still go off the tracks, and here's how DENVER (AP) — Weed is winning in the polls, with a solid majority of Americans saying marijuana should be legal. But does that mean the federal government will let dozens of state The government still has many means to slow or stop the marijuana train.
"28.11.2016 13:06:00" apnews.com Germany's 'Mr Flirt' teaches refugees how to pick up women DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — The subject was pickup lines, and Germany's "Mr. Flirt" offered a few examples to his class of Syrian and Iraqi refugees. "I really love the scent of your "A lot of the guys are absolute beginners when it comes to flirting, dating and sex."
"28.11.2016 10:34:09" apnews.com Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance MOSCOW (AP) — Tatiana Navka, a former Olympic ice dancer, and her on-ice partner have caused controversy by dressing up in concentration camp uniforms for a dance routine on a pop The routine, which aired on state-owned Channel One, was based on "Life is Beautiful," the Oscar-winning Italian movie about a Jewish father who pretends for the sake of his small son that their internment in a Nazi camp is just a game.
"28.11.2016 09:00:56" apnews.com Cuban-American millennials anticipate role in evolving Cuba MIAMI (AP) — Isabella Prio was born in Miami, is 20 now and a junior at Boston College who fully expects to return to Cuba someday and help shape the island's future. But she's ne "It's definitely in the hands of the young people to take it over. We just have to be careful about how we go about it."
"28.11.2016 07:58:51" BREAKING: State media: Syrian government forces capture Aleppo's Sakhour neighborhood from rebels.
"28.11.2016 07:22:55" apnews.com Silent victims of violence: 4 million kids orphaned in Congo GOMA, Congo (AP) — More than 4 million children have lost at least one parent in Congo over the past two decades, the silent victims of continuous cycles of violence. "I have so many nightmares now. So many nightmares."
"28.11.2016 06:47:06" apnews.com Dakota Access pipeline protesters told to leave by Dec. 5 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has set an early December deadline for American Indians and others to leave an encampment in North Dakota where they've been Here's a guide to the latest developments on the Dakota Access pipeline protest, which has been called the largest gathering of Native American tribes in a century.
"28.11.2016 06:08:24" apnews.com 28-year-old becomes 17 again in Zhang Mo's directorial debut BEIJING (AP) — Differing Chinese and Western expectations over marriage provided the inspiration for Zhang Mo's directorial debut, "Suddenly Seventeen," which she says is about en "Suddenly Seventeen" is part of a hugely popular genre among young Chinese that focuses mainly on fantasy and romance tales and has spawned movies and web series.
"28.11.2016 00:05:15" apnews.com In Cuba, tourists find historic moment and limited options HAVANA (AP) — They came for salsa music and mojitos and ended up wandering through a city turned still and silent by nine days of national mourning for Fidel Castro. Tourists who came to Cuba to experience its roaming musicians and vivid nightlife are finding a capital where live music is temporarily banned to mourn Fidel Castro.
"27.11.2016 18:00:49" apnews.com Sheriff on pipeline protests: 'My job is to enforce the law' MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Don't look for apologies from the North Dakota sheriff leading the response to the Dakota Access oil pipeline protests, especially for the recent — and, "We are just not going to allow people to become unlawful... It's just not going to happen."
"27.11.2016 15:30:19" apnews.com What Trump can learn from Obama's rough ride on health care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama took on the problems of a lack of access to health care and high cost, but he and Democrats paid a political price. President-elect Donald President-elect Donald Trump has promised to undo much of what President Barack Obama put in place, and pledged to make the system better.
"27.11.2016 13:09:26" apnews.com Trump calls recount a 'scam' but effort moves forward WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — For months Donald Trump called the presidential election "rigged." The president-elect has a different word — "scam" — for the recount eff "The people have spoken and the election is over... We must accept this result and then look to the future."
"27.11.2016 12:29:22" apnews.com Local intel key in house-to-house battle for Iraq's Mosul MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — When Islamic State militants in Mosul discovered that Ahmed's brother had served in the army, they went to his house, pulled him into the street, and shot him d Special forces on the front lines are beefing up efforts to win civilians' trust, passing out food and medicine and gleaning real-time information about IS militants.
"26.11.2016 23:38:17" apnews.com Weeping, hopeful, Cubans look to future without Fidel Castro HAVANA (AP) — Music fell silent, weddings were canceled and people wept in the streets Saturday as Cubans faced their first day without the leader who steered their island to both "Fidel was a father for everyone in my generation.I hope that we keep moving forward because we are truly a great, strong, intelligent people."
"26.11.2016 21:12:45" apnews.com Some fear California's tax on e-cigarettes may deter smokers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Smoking has dropped to historic lows nationwide, dramatically decreasing revenue from tobacco taxes. In search of funds, a growing number of states are taxing ele "California just made the most attractive option unattractive for many smokers, and unaffordable"
"26.11.2016 20:00:01" apnews.com Loons and lager, ducks on draft: Birders, brewers form flock SABATTUS, Maine (AP) — In the worlds of birders and craft beer lovers, there's a new paradigm, and it involves searching for ales along with the eagles, pairing stouts with swans Tours and events aimed at attracting both beer nerds and bird enthusiasts are popping up all over the country.
"26.11.2016 19:00:35" apnews.com Denmark urged to clean up US military waste in Greenland COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Greenland is calling on Denmark to clean up an abandoned under-ice missile project and other U.S. military installations left to rust in the pristine la "Unless Denmark has entered other agreements with the United States about Camp Century, the responsibility for investigation and cleanup lies with Denmark alone."
"26.11.2016 18:19:33" apnews.com AP PHOTOS: A look at Fidel Castro through the years HAVANA (AP) — For five decades, Fidel Castro was Cuba's defiant, polarizing leader, from the island nation's 1959 revolution to the 1962 missile crisis that brought the world to t When Fidel Castro finally gave up power to his brother in 2006, he was, aside from monarchs, the world's longest-running leader.
"26.11.2016 17:00:39" apnews.com Trump still navigating white supremacists' support ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump's disavowal this week of white supremacists who have cheered his election as president hasn't quieted concerns about the movement's impact on his White "Those groups clearly see something and hear something that causes them to believe he is one who sympathizes with their voice and their view. ... Donald Trump has to take responsibility for that."
"26.11.2016 15:00:28" apnews.com Sweeping UK spy bill dubbed 'snoopers' charter' becomes law LONDON (AP) — In Britain, Big Brother just got bigger.
After months of wrangling, Parliament has passed a contentious new snooping law that gives authorities — The law requires telecoms companies to keep records of all users' web activity for a year.
"26.11.2016 12:25:01" apnews.com Trump's hands-on management style to be tested by presidency NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump looked at hundreds of marble samples before selecting one for the lobby of Trump Tower. He can recall, in painstaking detail even deca Micro-managing doesn't work in the White House
"26.11.2016 10:51:35" apnews.com Secrecy shrouded details of Fidel Castro's health Cuban leader Fidel Castro would always laugh off speculation about his health.
With an athletic build, and physical stamina that lasted deep into his 70s, it seemed he wou "I was at death's door, but I came back," Castro said in 2010.
"26.11.2016 09:16:46" apnews.com Cubans in Miami: Revelry and reflection after Castro's death MIAMI (AP) — Within half an hour of the Cuban government's official announcement that former President Fidel Castro had died, Miami's Little Havana teemed with life — and ch Thousands banged pots and waved Cuban flags. Read more AP Castro coverage here: http://apne.ws/2gfvz6l
"26.11.2016 08:03:53" apnews.com Fidel Castro clung to socialism, mentored new leftists HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro's revolution was slowly dying — or so it seemed.
Communism had collapsed in Europe, and Cuba's Soviet lifeline was severed. Food was A look back at Fidel Castro's turbulent life. Read AP's full Castro coverage here: http://apne.ws/2gfvz6l
"26.11.2016 06:41:53" apnews.com Key dates in Fidel Castro's government in Cuba Key events in Cuba under Fidel Castro:
Jan. 1, 1959 — Castro's rebels take power as dictator Fulgencio Batista flees Cuba.
June 1960 — Cuba natio A timeline of the late Fidel Castro's leadership in Cuba
"26.11.2016 06:16:28" apnews.com Cuba's Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90 HAVANA (AP) — Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during Castro's reign was marked by the U.S.-backed Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 and the Cuban Missile Crisis a year later.
"26.11.2016 02:19:36" apnews.com Florence Henderson recalled as 'everybody's mom'; dies at 82 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The best TV mothers become everyone's mother, with each generation claiming its own. For viewers who came of age during "The Brady Bunch" years, it was Florence "She was everybody's mom, everybody's friend. Everybody loved her."
"26.11.2016 00:30:37" apnews.com Report: Russian propaganda effort spread fake news NEW YORK (AP) — A new report suggests a "sophisticated" Russian propaganda campaign helped flood social media with fake news stories leading up to the presidential election. Report suggests "sophisticated" Russian propaganda campaign helped flood social media with fake news stories before presidential election.
"25.11.2016 22:55:30" Timeline Photos This #360Photo shows sales transactions from China's "Singles' Day," an online shopping festival similar to Black Friday that has grown into the world's busiest day for e-commerce. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Read more on Black Friday here:
"25.11.2016 22:49:46" apnews.com Sheriff: Mom held captive for weeks emotional after release SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman who was kidnapped after leaving her Northern California home to jog and held captive for three weeks was "very emotional" after a passing driver found "Obviously she was emotional and quite upset, but elated to be freed."
"25.11.2016 22:02:36" apnews.com Oil pipeline: Trump's stock in company raises concern WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump's investments co Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline fear a conflict of interest
"25.11.2016 21:36:42" apnews.com NY explorers find 1872 shipwreck of rare Great Lakes vessel ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The 144-year-old shipwreck of a rare sailing vessel that typically wasn't used for long voyages on the Great Lakes has been found in deep water off Lake Ontari The 'Black Duck' sprang a leak during a gale on Lake Ontario
"25.11.2016 20:49:36" apnews.com What happened to the rest of 'The Brady Bunch' cast? NEW YORK (AP) — Following the death of Florence Henderson, the matriarch of "The Brady Bunch," here's a look at the other cast members from the iconic TV show:
MARCI As fans mourn 'Carol Brady,' what became of the rest of the bunch?
"25.11.2016 19:25:56" apnews.com Trump shaping administration as Stein presses for recounts PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is connecting with foreign leaders and considering new Cabinet-prospects Friday as he gathers with family for a long Thanksgiv The Green Party candidate has raised enough money for recounts in two states
"25.11.2016 19:16:13" Timeline Photos Clowns, cartoon balloons and marching bands mark the start of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in this #360Photo. Read more: http://apne.ws/2guvV9N
"25.11.2016 17:35:02" apnews.com Trump scorned Roberts but could need his Supreme Court vote WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a safe bet that when Chief Justice John Roberts and Donald Trump meet outside the Capitol on Inauguration Day, Roberts won't ask why Trump said terrible thi Trump called the Chief Justice "disgraceful" and "an absolute disaster" during the campaign
"25.11.2016 17:10:08" apnews.com Melania Trump is set to be a long-distance first lady DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It will be one of many unusual things about a Donald Trump administration: a long-distance first lady.
Trump will move into the White House a Melania and Barron Trump will remain in NYC until the end of the school year
"25.11.2016 16:47:28" apnews.com Women leaders in an Arab world still plagued by inequality The hopes that the Arab Spring five years ago would lead to more opportunities for women have largely not panned out. However, there are women in all areas of life who have become leade Meet 5 women breaking the glass ceiling in Arab nations
"25.11.2016 06:48:13" apnews.com Florence Henderson, "The Brady Bunch" mom, dies LOS ANGELES (AP) — Florence Henderson, the wholesome actress who went from Broadway star to television icon when she became Carol Brady, the ever-cheerful matriarch of "The Brady "It's such a gentle, innocent, sweet show, and I guess it proved there's always an audience for that."
"25.11.2016 05:17:13" apnews.com An identity lost in post-war Japan took 67 years to reclaim KASHIWA, Japan (AP) — At a public bath in a Yokohama slum in the 1950s, a red-haired girl scrubs her skin with a pumice stone, hard, to try to get the white out.
Oth She is told she was abandoned. Only much later would she learn that her family had been a casualty of anti-Asian immigration policy in the United States.
"25.11.2016 00:03:12" apnews.com After the turkey, some hit the shops to start holiday season NEW YORK (AP) — After enjoying the Thanksgiving turkey, some Americans hit the shops for what retailers hope will be a new tradition to start the holiday shopping season. "It's manic. It's crazy, but it is fun."
"24.11.2016 21:01:46" apnews.com A look at 4 trends for the 2016 holiday shopping season NEW YORK (AP) — As the 2016 holiday shopping season kicks off, the trends to watch for include some that are a bit wacky.
HOT TOYS: This year's "it" toy: Hatchimals. Cute hatchlings, tacky sweaters and shopping apps
"24.11.2016 20:17:23" apnews.com Colombia government, rebels sign revised peace agreement BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a revised peace agreement with the country's largest rebel movement on Thursday, making a second attempt with It's the second attempt within months to end hostilities.
"24.11.2016 19:17:36" apnews.com Wildfire blamed on 'terror' roars through Israeli city HAIFA, Israel (AP) — A wildfire roared through parts of Israel's third-largest city on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes as the country's leade Arson forces thousands to flee
"24.11.2016 17:22:07" apnews.com Wild turkeys that vanished in 1800s return to New England MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Wild turkeys, once common across New England, are back after disappearing from the region in the 19th century and are now regularly spotted in rural fields, On Thanksgiving, a turkey survival tale
"24.11.2016 17:03:59" apnews.com Thanksgiving parade kicks off in NYC amid tight security NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people were surrounded by tight security Thursday as they lined the streets for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Charlie Brown Charlie Brown led the signature giant balloons
"24.11.2016 16:41:07" apnews.com The military parade for Donald Trump has come early WASHINGTON (AP) — The military parade for Donald Trump has come early. Two months before Inauguration Day festivities, an extraordinary number of recently retired generals, includ Donald Trump's tilt towards retired generals raises questions
"24.11.2016 15:37:22" apnews.com At least 67 killed in east China scaffolding collapse BEIJING (AP) — Scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China collapsed into a deadly heap on Thursday, sending iron pipes, steel bars and wooden planks tumbling down on abou Hundreds of rescue workers dug through the debris with their hands
"24.11.2016 14:46:36" apnews.com Gift Guide: Cool tech toys for the kid in your life NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a cool tech gift for a kid in your life?
There's no shortage of fun and fairly educational items these days. New toys for the holidays in From trending toys to pampered pets, read all the AP's holiday gift guides here: http://apne.ws/2foQ7ri
"24.11.2016 14:40:39" apnews.com US Navy serves up turkey alongside sorties on Thanksgiving ABOARD THE USS EISENHOWER (AP) — While millions of Americans celebrate Thanksgiving with family and home-cooked meals, the 5,200 sailors aboard the USS Eisenhower are busy launchi Top Guns and turkeys: Thanksgiving aboard the USS Eisenhower
"24.11.2016 10:22:12" apnews.com Trump unnerves Asia but India could forge closer US ties WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Asian nations are watching anxiously as Donald Trump prepares to take up the presidency, but for at least one major power in the region, India, the changing When he courted Indian-American voters at a rally in New Jersey in mid-October, Trump said, "There won't be any relationship more important to us."
"24.11.2016 09:42:14" apnews.com Communist rebels see Philippine-US ties troubling peace deal SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAINS, Philippines (AP) — Communist guerrillas warned that a peace deal with President Rodrigo Duterte's government is unlikely to be reached if he won't end the "While the Duterte government hasn't abrogated all these treaties (with the U.S.), the New People's Army will have no reason to enter into a friendship or alliance with him."
"24.11.2016 09:15:04" youtube.com india India's demonetization: The reasons and the consequences. India's chaotic demonetization: what, why and what next. https://apnews.com/4066e83ec3ac4aed88411527c4df844d
"24.11.2016 07:56:27" apnews.com With less fervor, Colombia takes another stab at peace BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — With less fervor and an added dose of uncertainty Colombia's government on Thursday will sign another peace accord with the country's largest rebel group & The simple, hastily-organized ceremony in Bogota reflects the president's greater sense of urgency to end hostilities with the rebel group after the original accord suffered a shock defeat.
"24.11.2016 07:23:37" youtube.com Promo Searching for Mary Ann 2 FRIDAY ON AP: She was a baby when she lost her family in post-war Japan. It took her six decades to reclaim them. https://youtu.be/XS1bs41wi-Q
"24.11.2016 06:12:21" apnews.com Sudden currency move spoils business at Indian food market NEW DELHI (AP) — The scale of India's cash economy can be seen in the Azadpur Mandi wholesale fruit and vegetable market. Trucks bring load after load of fresh produce to its grim Almost every transaction, like most in India, is done in cash. And business at the massive New Delhi market is evaporating.
"24.11.2016 02:00:44" apnews.com "Joy" or "hope"? Holiday giving may depend on how you voted NEW YORK (AP) — This holiday season, elves and "joy" may be on the way out and "peace" and "hope" on the way in. A divisive election that left half the country deflated and the ot Some retailers say cards and items bearing words like "hope" and "peace" are selling better than ones labeled "joy" or "cheer."
"23.11.2016 22:56:35" apnews.com Thanksgiving travel expected to be heaviest since 2007 CHICAGO (AP) — Elizabeth Thompson can't wait to leave the big city behind and decompress over the Thanksgiving holiday at her grandmother's house in rural south-central Indiana. B As millions of Americans hit the road for Thanksgiving travel, some are also bracing themselves to join - or avoid entirely - discussions about elections over turkey.
"23.11.2016 19:00:11" bigstory.ap.org An Alzheimer's drug fails, but many others still in testing Another major Alzheimer's drug study has failed, leaving patients and families wondering if there ever will be a treatment to slow or reverse the most common form of dementia, which afflicts more than 5 million in the United… "There are other approaches that we need to pursue."
"23.11.2016 18:44:34" bigstory.ap.org 2 Mississippi churches transcend racial barriers after arson GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Back in the 1960s, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. observed that Sunday morning is the most segregated time of the week in America, a fact that remains true in many communities today. But three… "The God we serve is neither black nor white, Jew nor gentile."
"23.11.2016 18:03:48" apnews.com AP Explains: 5 Trump business ties that pose conflicts NEW YORK (AP) — After Ivanka Trump appeared on CBS's "60 Minutes" wearing a $10,800 bracelet from her jewelry line, someone at her company sent photos from the interview to fashio Can the President-elect shake conflict of interest suspicions?
"23.11.2016 16:44:01" Fire on the horizon In this #360video, step into Qayara, Iraq, where residents have lived under clouds of toxic fumes released by oil well fires lit by retreating Islamic State fighters. Full story: http://apne.ws/2foVK99
"23.11.2016 15:46:14" apnews.com Branca, pitcher who gave up 'Shot Heard 'Round World,' dies RYE, N.Y. (AP) — Ralph Branca, the Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who gave up the home run dubbed the "Shot Heard 'Round the World," has died at the age of 90. Son-in-law The home run that Branca gave up on Oct. 3, 1951, became one of the most famous in baseball history.
"23.11.2016 15:01:30" apnews.com Trump taps SC Gov Nikki Haley to be ambassador to UN WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, the first woman tapped for a top-level administ Haley would be the third consecutive female U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, after Susan Rice and Samantha Power.
"23.11.2016 10:38:06" apnews.com Many Thanksgiving travelers hoping to leave politics behind CHICAGO (AP) — When Mary Mitchell gathers with family for Thanksgiving, she plans to enjoy cooking with her sister, a satisfying meal and maybe a game of charades afterward. One t "I really don't think ... that the political arena should be given that much power to come into your home at that time when it's really special family time."
"23.11.2016 10:08:01" apnews.com 'Everything linked to the news': Images of post-election NYC NEW YORK (AP) — Passers-by snap selfies at Trump Tower. Protesters decry the president-elect in his hometown. And the everyday, impromptu beauty of America's biggest city keeps pl An Associated Press photographer's pictures of post-election New York show a city where the news of Republican Donald Trump's victory is woven into everyday life.
"23.11.2016 08:53:40" apnews.com Indian bureaucrat with 'black money' stash: Bribes not taboo LUCKNOW, India (AP) — The engineer was in the middle of his evening meditation session when a colleague called and told him to turn on the television. The prime minister was sayin India's demonetization effort is aimed at eliminating "black money" like the $70,000 that a public-works engineer kept under a makeshift settee in his bedroom.
"23.11.2016 07:12:11" apnews.com Lax laws, flawed recall blamed for Malaysian air bag deaths KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Nida Fatin Mat Asis was slumped lifeless in her car seat, bleeding profusely from her nose and mouth, after her Honda hit a lamppost and skidded into The defective air bags have faulty inflators and propellant devices that may deploy improperly in an accident, shooting out metal fragments that can injure or kill.
"23.11.2016 06:30:24" apnews.com Tennessee crash revives debate over school bus seat belts NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A crash that killed five children in Tennessee is reviving discussion over whether school buses — considered among the safest vehicles on the road be "I think it's a bit asinine to not require that on school buses," Tennessee state Rep. Joanne Favors said.
"23.11.2016 05:55:36" apnews.com Dalai Lama: "I have no worries' about Trump's election ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Wednesday he has "no worries" about Donald Trump's election as U.S. president, adding that he expe The 81-year-old monk said he has always regarded the U.S. as the leader of the "free world" and wasn't concerned about remarks made by Trump during the election campaign.
"23.11.2016 02:27:43" apnews.com Holocaust jacket found at tag sale leads to a life story NEW YORK (AP) — The blue and gray stripes struck Jillian Eisman like a lightning bolt.
She was rummaging through a packed closet during a Long Island tag sale when s The jacket had been hidden away in a closet for decades, and is now on display at a New York City Museum.
"23.11.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Crew members aboard the USS Eisenhower ready fighter jets in this #360Photo. Sorties from the aircraft carrier have dropped nearly 1,110 bombs since the ship entered the Persian Gulf in June. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, Sam McNeil) More here:
"22.11.2016 22:50:50" apnews.com Gift Guide: Cool tech toys for the kid in your life NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a cool tech gift for a kid in your life?
There's no shortage of fun and fairly educational items these days. New toys for the holidays in From a toy caterpillar that teaches basic programming to preschoolers, to a light-up craft kit that teaches about circuitry, here's some gift ideas that meld education and fun for kids.
"22.11.2016 20:21:52" Timeline Photos This #360photo shows Nepal celebrating the restoration of the Boudhanath stupa, the country's first major historic site to be rebuilt following the 2015 earthquake. (AP Photo/Todd Pitman) Read more here: http://apne.ws/2fmk7Ec
"22.11.2016 18:31:04" apnews.com Zika-caused birth defect may become clear only after birth NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers say a severe birth defect caused by Zika infection may not be apparent at birth but develop months afterward, further confirmation that the virus can c The study confirms that the absence of microcephaly at birth doesn't mean there are no abnormalities in the children of Zika-infected mothers, CDC officials said.
"22.11.2016 17:04:21" apnews.com Drill, baby, drill? Election reignites offshore-oil debate The controversy over drilling for oil in the Atlantic Ocean has been reignited by the election of Donald Trump, and environmentalists and coastal businesses say it could be the first ma Supporters say expanded oil exploration is poised to become one of Trump's signature accomplishments, environmentalists, other opponents see oil drilling policy as a looming conflict.
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"22.11.2016 11:41:51" apnews.com Indian railways suffer from inadequate funds, neglect NEW DELHI (AP) — It's often described as India's lifeline, transporting 23 million people across the vast South Asian country each day.
India's rail network, the wor For years, it's been clear that the much-romanticized legacy of British colonial rule is badly hobbled by funding shortfalls, aging tracks, outdated signaling and communications systems and an unsupportable traffic volume.
"22.11.2016 10:00:05" apnews.com Americans who live near border say Trump's wall is unwelcome LOS EBANOS, Texas (AP) — All along the winding Rio Grande, the people who live in this bustling, fertile region where the U.S. border meets the Gulf of Mexico never quite understo "The wall is not going to stop anyone."
"22.11.2016 08:30:11" apnews.com Trump rejection of Pacific Rim trade pact rued in Asia TOKYO (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal may spell the end of the dozen-nation trade pact — at "The United States isn't an island. It can't just sit there and say it's not going to trade with the rest of the world."
"22.11.2016 07:00:27" apnews.com Syrian refugee transitions from child bride to sole provider BEIRUT (AP) — For the first few weeks of her job recycling garbage, Haela Kalawi often went home crying.
It wasn't just the grungy setting — a dimly lit, airle Back in Syria, housewife Haela Kalawi couldn't even shop on her own or decide what to watch on TV. In exile in Lebanon, the former child bride-turned-war refugee has become the sole provider for her four children and sifts through garbage at a recycling
"22.11.2016 06:00:31" apnews.com Defectors: N. Korea would fall without capitalistic markets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of capitalistic markets, each with thousands or even tens of thousands of stalls, form the glue that holds North Korea's socialist planned econo The economic boost the markets provide has helped leader Kim Jong Un keep a grip on power and further his nuclear ambitions, leaving the North's harsh political system and alleged human rights abuses largely untouched.
"22.11.2016 02:06:44" apnews.com 3 black Americans see China as their land of opportunity BEIJING (AP) — Entertainer Douglass Fearon attributes part of his success to the fact that "I'm an anomaly — I'm a black man in China."
For some of the relativ Three black American men find success - and challenges - in entertainment and sports careers in China.
"21.11.2016 22:36:13" apnews.com Tsunami warning issued after quake off Fukushima in Japan TOKYO (AP) — An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck Tuesday off the coast of Fukushima prefecture in Japan. A tsunami warning for waves of up to three meters (10 f Japanese public broadcaster NHK is urging people to flee the coast after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 triggered a tsunami warning.
"21.11.2016 17:50:12" apnews.com AP: Too quiet on the set; filming accidents often go untold LOS ANGELES (AP) — As hundreds of names scrolled up the screen after 2012's "The Avengers," moviegoers who remained glued to their seats for a taste of the next treat in Marvel's Truck driver John Suttles' 2011 death on “The Avengers” was met with secrecy and silence, his family says.
"21.11.2016 12:58:03" apnews.com In volcanic Iceland, eruptions bring risk, and tourism boom VIK, Iceland (AP) — An Icelandic volcano brought much of the world's air travel to a halt. And then it brought the world to Iceland.
Few outside this island nation h "It has been almost 100 years since it erupted. It is ready."
"21.11.2016 09:05:37" apnews.com AP Explains: Things to know about S. Korean scandal SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A scandal that has captivated a nation took a new twist this weekend when prosecutors directly linked South Korea's president to alleged misdeeds by a sh With hundreds of thousands in South Korea taking to the streets in anger over a scandal surrounding the country's leader, President Park Geun-hye is refusing to meet with prosecutors. Will legislators take the politically risky path of impeaching her?
"21.11.2016 07:59:18" apnews.com AP PHOTOS: Faces In Iraq's Fight For Mosul MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The operation to drive the Islamic State group out of Mosul has brought together an eclectic mix of Iraqis — young and old, police and soldiers, and a var The operation to drive the Islamic State group out of Mosul has brought together an eclectic mix of Iraqis - young and old, police and soldiers, and a variety of irregular uniforms and equipment.
"21.11.2016 06:37:06" apnews.com 3 black Americans see China as their land of opportunity BEIJING (AP) — Entertainer Douglass Fearon attributes part of his success to the fact that "I'm an anomaly — I'm a black man in China."
For some of the relativ "One of the things that has been a major factor in my success is that I'm an anomaly, I'm a black man in China," says one black American who has found opportunity overseas.
"21.11.2016 01:00:35" apnews.com Tanzanian rats will train to sniff out trafficked pangolins JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The pangolin, a scaly anteater coveted by poachers, might have a new champion: rats that will be trained to sniff out trafficked pangolin parts in shipments he The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is on board with the vermin trial, which organizers hope can eventually be used to find hidden elephant ivory and rhino horn.
"20.11.2016 23:00:05" apnews.com WWII mystery: Are 'missing' sailors actually in NY cemetery? It's a confounding mystery of World War II: What happened to the 136 missing sailors from the explosion and sinking of the USS Turner?
After all, the ship did not go down "These guys have been neglected by our government. It's not fair, especially to their families."
"20.11.2016 20:52:38" apnews.com Tamir Rice's mother remains frustrated 2 years after death CLEVELAND (AP) — Samaria Rice is trying to find a path forward for herself and her family two years after her 12-year-old son, Tamir, was fatally shot by police while holding a pe "I believe if my son was white, he would probably still be here... There is no reason for my son to be dead."
"20.11.2016 19:28:06" apnews.com GOP sweep heightens anxiety for many transgender Americans NEW YORK (AP) — Anxiety is high among many transgender Americans after the sweeping Republican election victory. They fear stronger resistance to their push for civil-rights prote "We don't want to be in the crosshairs of a trumped-up culture war," says one transgender advocate.
"20.11.2016 15:34:21" apnews.com Trump children's roles blur line between transition, company NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly every morning since their father's stunning victory on Election Day, three of Donald Trump's grown children walk through the Trump Tower lobby and board an Ivanka, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. could influence both their father's administration and his sprawling businesses.
"20.11.2016 13:01:23" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Moose found frozen in battle; That's no house cat!; Deer crashes race; The 'unbest' best man 2 moose found frozen mid-fight in Alaska (Jeff Erickson via AP) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) _ Two moose were recently discovered frozen in battle and encased in ice near a remote village on Alaska's unforgiving western coast.… Best AP Odd News of the Week: Woman accused of selling sex for nachos; Hot Air balloon makes an emergency landing; Pooper scooper pleads guilty over fake badge; The sea of foam; Moose found frozen in time.
"20.11.2016 03:00:07" apnews.com Father-son informants trafficked drugs while on US payroll NEW YORK (AP) — Informants with dirty pasts are a fixture at drug trials, but even by those standards, the father-son team that played a central role in the cocaine trafficking pr "Making deals with bad guys are par for the course in a whole range of cases. I don't think it's the nature of the business to have the cooperators breaking the law while purporting to have agreements with the government."
"20.11.2016 02:00:10" apnews.com No bones about it, group wants to preserve doggie haven ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — At Dog Mountain, canines and their human owners can take walks on a 150-acre Vermont hillside, enjoy several ponds, attend dog parties and even visit a c The Friends of Dog Mountain hopes the property can continue to flourish and become an "economic and cultural asset" to the St. Johnsbury, Vermont area.
"19.11.2016 23:39:33" Timeline Photos City workers on Friday began dismantling a Bogota tent city that protesters, calling for a peace deal with Colombia's FARC guerrillas, had occupied since October. Read more: http://apne.ws/2g975wu
(AP Photo/Trenton Daniel)
"19.11.2016 23:30:17" apnews.com At UMass and beyond, hip-hop draws growing academic interest BOSTON (AP) — The forgotten music of Boston's early hip-hop and rap scene is being revived by two unlikely heroes: a local college and the public library.
Researcher "It's been an untold story... Boston is not a city that has had its rightful place in the early stories of hip-hop history."
"19.11.2016 20:30:24" apnews.com Facebook fixing fake news problem with CEO at trade summit LIMA, Peru (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urged world leaders meeting in Peru on Saturday to help get more people online to improve global living standards while separately a The measures include developing new tools to detect and classify "misinformation" and to make it easier for users to report the material.
"19.11.2016 18:31:03" apnews.com Police: Missing Kansas newborn found in Dallas; 2 in custody WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have found a week-old baby who was reported missing Thursday after her mother was shot to death in Kansas, police said Saturday.
Wic 'This is the best possible outcome to a very sad case.'
"19.11.2016 17:06:06" apnews.com Trump opponents try to beat him at the Electoral College BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Grassroots campaigns have sprung up around the country to try to persuade members of the Electoral College to do something that has never been done in American 'Yes, I think it's a longshot, but I also think we're living in strange times.'
"19.11.2016 15:40:19" apnews.com 'Hamilton' member gives Pence earful. Trump: "Apologize!" NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the cast member who gave Mike Pence an onstage earful about equality.
Actor Brandon After the curtain-call, Actor Brandon Victor Dixon called Mike Pence out from the stage, with the cast behind him.
"19.11.2016 13:01:30" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Cows stranded by earthquake rescued; That's no house cat; Deer crashes race; The 'unbest' best man Moooving on: Cows stranded by earthquake rescued (Newshub via AP) WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Three New Zealand cows whose predicament captured the interest of many people around the world after they became stranded… Best AP Odd News of the Week: Moose found frozen in battle; The 'unbest' best man; A sea of white foam; Cows stranded by quake saved; Deer crashes race; That's no house cat!
"19.11.2016 07:39:01" apnews.com China's African population declines amid slowdown, crackdown GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — Dreams are fading in China for African traders like Mouhamadou Moustapha Dieng, who in 2003 was among the first wave of Africans to set up homes and compan Young African traders in China complain of difficulties getting visas, police crackdowns and prejudice, which is occurring amid rising nationalism and slowing economic growth.
"19.11.2016 00:31:07" apnews.com 2 moose found frozen mid-fight near remote Alaska village ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two moose were recently discovered frozen in battle and encased in ice near a remote village on Alaska's unforgiving western coast. Brad Web "It was such a surreal sight _ so serene and quiet, but a stark vision of how brutally harsh life can be."
"18.11.2016 23:10:20" Timeline Photos Outside of the COP22 venue in Marrakech, Morocco, a small group of Canadians protest the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion project. #360Photo
"18.11.2016 22:41:24" apnews.com Trump agrees to $25M settlement to resolve Trump U lawsuits SAN DIEGO (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump agreed Friday to pay $25 million to settle several lawsuits alleging that his now-defunct school for real estate investors defrauded The deal does not require Trump to acknowledge wrongdoing.
"18.11.2016 17:31:04" apnews.com At 11, composer about to premiere first full opera VIENNA (AP) — Alma Deutscher is a composer, virtuoso pianist and concert violinist who wrote her first sonata five years ago and whose first full opera will have its world premier "Waking up in the morning and your daughter coming and saying, `I have the most amazing melody, please come and listen' ... it's an amazing feeling."
"18.11.2016 16:35:58" apnews.com Trump taps Sessions, Flynn, Pompeo for top positions NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump signaled a sharp rightward shift in U.S. national security policy Friday, naming Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Kans All three of Trump's picks have been fierce critics of President Obama's handling of terrorism and international relations.
"18.11.2016 10:57:27" bigstory.ap.org Dying UK girl convinces judge to let her body be frozen LONDON (AP) — The teenage girl's instructions were direct: She didn't want to be buried, but to be frozen — with the hope she can continue her life in the future when cancer is cured. "I want to live and live longer… "I want to live and live longer and I think that in the future they may find a cure for my cancer and wake me up."
"18.11.2016 09:24:54" apnews.com Photo gallery: President Obama through the years in Europe Over the eight years of his presidency, Barack Obama has dined with Queen Elizabeth II in Buckingham Palace, raised a glass of Guinness beer in Ireland and toured the Acropolis in Athen AP PHOTOS: A gallery marking President Obama's visits to Europe during his two terms in office.
"18.11.2016 08:05:33" apnews.com Despite protests, Marcos is buried at heroes' cemetery MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Ferdinand Marcos was buried at a heroes' cemetery Friday in a secrecy-shrouded ceremony, police officials said, despite growing opposition after the Sup Burying someone accused of massive rights violations and widespread corruption at the heroes' cemetery has long been an emotional and divisive issue in the Philippines, where Marcos was ousted by a largely nonviolent army-backed uprising in 1986.
"18.11.2016 07:43:30" apnews.com Anti-Muslim Buddhist monk in Myanmar: Trump 'similar to me' MANDALAY, Myanmar (AP) — Shunned by Myanmar's new government and its Buddhist hierarchy, a nationalist monk blamed for whipping up at times bloody anti-Muslim fervor said he feels "As people from the country that is the grandfather of democracy and human rights elected Donald Trump, who is similar to me in prioritizing nationalism, there will be less finger-pointing from the international community."
"18.11.2016 06:17:20" apnews.com As Trump talks wall, China builds bridges to Latin America LIMA, Peru (AP) — An expected U.S. economic retreat from Latin America under Donald Trump is causing the region's leaders to look halfway around the world, to China, for help weat Over the past decade China has displaced the U.S. as the main trading partner in country after country in Latin America.
"18.11.2016 02:50:23" apnews.com Attorney says adoptee from South Korea deported from US SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A man who was adopted from South Korea by Americans when he was 3 years old landed on Thursday in his native country — one that is completely unknown to h Adoptee Adam Crapser's attorney said she spoke with him a couple days before the deportation. "It was clear talking to him that he was scared. He's going to a country where he can't even read the street signs," she said.
"17.11.2016 23:28:58" Timeline Photos Thais celebrate the end of the rainy season with the Loy Krathong festival, during which people fill the nation's waterways with millions of small candlelit boats made from banana leafs, flowers and hardened bread. (AP Photo/Todd Pitman)
"17.11.2016 21:26:44" apnews.com A hostel in Sarajevo offers guests a taste of life in war SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A hostel in Bosnia is offering visitors a unique experience: the opportunity to live like civilians in a war zone.
But at the Sar At Sarajevo's War Hostel, visitors spend the night on a sponge mattress on the floor, covered with military blankets, as a tape of exploding bombs plays all night long.
"17.11.2016 20:01:40" apnews.com Scientists modify plants, making them use sunlight better WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have hacked a plant's genes to make it use sunlight more efficiently — a breakthrough that could eventually dramatically increase the amount of Think of it as photosynthesis on steroids.
"17.11.2016 19:31:10" apnews.com Appeals court blocks 'Making a Murderer' inmate's release MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin prison inmate whose case was featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" will stay behind bars while state attorneys appeal a decision over Dassey, 27, was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in the death of photographer Teresa Halbach two years earlier.
"17.11.2016 17:35:49" AP Business News The #goldenyears for many #Americans no longer so golden. Read @AP @stanchoe. http://apne.ws/2f80IKh
"17.11.2016 14:57:12" The fight for Mosul Step onto the frontlines in the battle to retake #Mosul, Iraq, in this #360video. More here: http://apne.ws/2f3VXhC
"17.11.2016 12:00:06" Timeline Photos At least 1 in 7 reindeer in far northern Russia are set to die in a government-ordered slaughter. https://apnews.com/06fa0d19a239419885c9f12bda0d8d62
"17.11.2016 09:44:04" apnews.com Trump's future role looms over Asia-Pacific summit in Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — Donald Trump will be on the minds of world leaders as they gather for an Asia-Pacific trade summit.
The president-elect has made it clear that he i Instead of promoting a now all-but dead trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, economic experts expect Obama will field uncomfortable questions about Trump's pledges on trade, climate change and immigration.
"17.11.2016 09:11:40" apnews.com Trump election puts pressure on Merkel to take liberal lead BERLIN (AP) — Can Germany, the country that once unleashed Nazism, lead the free world?
The idea that the former home of militarism and nationalism could become a be With outsider Trump's election and the rising strength of far-right and populist movements in Europe, some have suggested that the German Chancellor is left as the last powerful defender of liberal values in the West.
"16.11.2016 22:05:37" apnews.com Workers pry gold 'Trump Place' name off apartment buildings NEW YORK (AP) — What's in a name? For three New York City apartment buildings, it's no longer "Trump."
Workers pried 3-foot-high gold letters spelling "Trump Place" Hundreds of residents signed a petition to remove the Trump name
"16.11.2016 21:41:09" apnews.com Drug prices don't budge even after pressure from Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress's routine of publicly shaming drug company executives over high prices works no better than a placebo: It may make some people feel better, but it doesn Naming and shaming price-hiking drug companies doesn't work
"16.11.2016 19:45:10" apnews.com Vast shale oil field in Texas could yield 20 billion barrels DALLAS (AP) — A vast field of shale rock in West Texas could yield 20 billion barrels of oil, making it the largest source of shale oil the U.S. Geological Survey has ever assesse "We think the potential is there for the future, and it's not going to be realized overnight."
"16.11.2016 18:31:08" apnews.com DIY breast reconstruction: Device lets women do part at home This might be the ultimate do-it-yourself project: Doctors are testing a device that would let women do part of their own breast reconstruction at home.
It's aimed at not It's aimed at not only making treatment more comfortable and convenient, but also giving women a sense of control _ something cancer often takes away.
"16.11.2016 16:55:54" apnews.com Minnesota officer charged with manslaughter in Castile death ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing of a black man in a St. Paul suburb, prosecutors announced Wednes Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shot Philando Castile, 32, during a July 6 traffic stop. The shooting's gruesome aftermath was streamed live on Facebook by Castile's girlfriend.
"16.11.2016 16:30:48" apnews.com McConnell will lead Senate GOP, Schumer will lead Democrats WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans re-elected Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on Wednesday to be majority leader next year, keeping the respected legislative tactician at the forefr McConnell and Schumer were both elected unanimously at separate closed-door meetings.
"16.11.2016 13:00:50" apnews.com Inventive Cubans hunt expensive fish using inflated condoms HAVANA (AP) — Juan Luis Rosello sat for three hours on the Malecon as the wind blew in from the Florida Straits, pushing the waves hard against the seawall of Havana's coastal bou "This is the most effective way to fish... Someone got this great idea and I can be here all night with the balloons out."
"16.11.2016 12:03:56" apnews.com The 'Trump effect' weighs on France's presidential election PARIS (AP) — Donald Trump's election in the U.S. has given a new boost to conservative leaders in what may be the next major populist battleground, France, where far-right leader In the wake of Trump's election in the U.S., France may be the next major populist battleground, and that could mean the ultimate rise of the far right Marine Le Pen.
"16.11.2016 11:00:38" apnews.com In Mexico, football _or "futbol americano"_is a passion MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dressed in their classic silver and black uniforms, the Raiders players huddle before kickoff. After words of encouragement and a prayer, the teenagers finish w "Football gives you the chance to take your passion to the field, to hit people and not get fined."
"16.11.2016 09:00:16" apnews.com India's currency swap sets off endless lines of frustration NEW DELHI (AP) — The first people showed up at the bank long before dawn, forming a line in the cold and the smog and silently waiting for the chance to withdraw their own money. The move was designed to fight corruption and target people who have been dodging taxes by holding immense stockpiles of cash, known in India as "black money."
"16.11.2016 08:32:29" apnews.com Yemen War Raises Questions of Saudi War Crimes Thousands of civilians have been killed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen in the battle against Houthi rebel forces. Some human rights groups say the coalition is committing war crimes b Nearly 4,000 civilians have been killed since early 2015 and an estimated 60 percent of them died in airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, the U.N. says.
"16.11.2016 06:55:45" AP deleted the Yemen video promo because one of the locations is incorrect. The full story, however, will be live shortly in text/photos/video and will be posted here.
"16.11.2016 04:29:04" apnews.com Trump breaks protocol _ again _ on press access NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump emerged from his New York skyscraper Tuesday night for the first time in days, moving about the nation's largest city without a pool o The president-elect spent about two hours dining with family at the 21 Club, a restaurant a few blocks from his Trump Tower residence.
"16.11.2016 01:26:02" apnews.com Denver becomes first city in US to OK pot in bars, eateries DENVER (AP) — Denver has approved a first-in-the-nation law allowing people to use marijuana at bars, restaurants and other public spaces such as art galleries or yoga studios. "This is about personal responsibility and respecting adults who want to have a place to enjoy cannabis."
"15.11.2016 22:02:24" apnews.com LA addresses Trump factor; 3 cities make 2024 Olympic pitch DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Los Angeles sought to allay concerns over Donald Trump's election, Paris played up its glamorous venues and Budapest set itself apart as a mid-sized alternative “Any nation is made of its people, not one person," LA's mayor told Olympic officials.
"15.11.2016 20:35:09" apnews.com Fast-food fan Trump could remake healthy school lunches WASHINGTON (AP) — Will President-elect Donald Trump remake school lunches into his fast-food favorites of burgers and fried chicken?
Children grumbling about healthi Could burgers and fries be back on school menus?
"15.11.2016 19:31:06" apnews.com House GOP nominates Ryan as speaker, with Trump's support WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan unanimously won his GOP colleagues' votes for another term at the helm of the House on Tuesday. He told fellow Republicans he had President-ele Ryan secured the nomination at a closed-door GOP conference vote with the strong backing of his fellow House Republicans.
"15.11.2016 17:31:11" apnews.com Cholesterol drug shows promise to help reverse heart disease NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For the first time, a new drug given along with a cholesterol-lowering statin medicine has proved able to shrink plaque that is clogging arteries, potentially g The best test of the new drugs' value will be large studies underway now to see whether drops in cholesterol will lead to fewer heart attacks and deaths.
"15.11.2016 12:45:07" apnews.com Google also gets fooled by fake election news SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's search engine highlighted an inaccurate story claiming that President-elect Donald Trump won the popular vote in last week's election, the latest exa Google now says it will prevent its digital ads from appearing on sites that "misrepresent, misstate, or conceal information."
"15.11.2016 10:42:30" apnews.com Japan rubber-mask makers happy to face a Trump presidency SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — While much of the world anxiously awaits what happens under U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, one factory manager in Japan is all smiles.
Ogaw The masks emphasize Donald Trump's characteristic hair and facial expression.
"15.11.2016 09:32:31" apnews.com ICC prosecutors: US forces may have committed war crimes THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — U.S. armed forces and the CIA may have committed war crimes by torturing detainees in Afghanistan, the International Criminal Court's chief prosecuto CIA operatives may have subjected at least 27 detainees in Afghanistan, Poland, Romania and Lithuania to "torture, cruel treatment, outrages upon personal dignity and/or rape" between December 2002 and March 2008.
"15.11.2016 08:00:23" Timeline Photos Nabila Mounib, Morocco's most high-profile politician says she has encountered sexism, even in a progressive movement like hers. AP is interested in hearing about challenges faced by other Arab women. Share yours with us by sending an email to
"15.11.2016 06:00:22" apnews.com Mexico weighs grim prospect of deportation wave under Trump MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico is starting to seriously contemplate the possibility that millions of its migrants could be deported, and the picture is not pretty.
Under "We need to close ranks and create (job) opportunities, not just for people who might be deported, but for the 1.2 million young people who join the labor market each year."
"15.11.2016 05:00:04" apnews.com Now you can visit the Rolling Stones' 1962 apartment NEW YORK (AP) — When Mick Jagger was coming up with ideas for an exhibition highlighting The Rolling Stones' five-decade long career, he wanted to re-create the mood of the band i "That was the weirdest thing really. ... The building is still there _ it's not a building that's been knocked down or anything, it's right around the corner from where I actually live now."
"14.11.2016 23:00:56" Protesting Trump Join demonstrators in New York City as they march up 5th Ave over the weekend during a protest against President-elect Donald Trump. (Reposting to remove hashtag from video title.) #360Video
"14.11.2016 22:24:51" apnews.com Georgia man guilty in death of toddler son left in hot SUV BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man whose toddler son died in a hot car was found guilty of both malice and felony murder on Monday by a jury tasked with weighing a month of dueli Justin Ross Harris showed little emotion as the verdict was read.
"14.11.2016 22:07:02" apnews.com Nephew in 'Making a Murderer' ordered released MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man whose homicide conviction was overturned in a case profiled in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" could be celebrating Thanksgiving at home with his Wisconsin's Attorney-General is filing an emergency motion to keep Dassey behind bars
"14.11.2016 18:32:10" apnews.com Smoking pot, no college may not bar you from police work HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police departments are relaxing age-old standards for accepting recruits, from lowering educational requirements to forgiving some prior drug use, to try to "I don't want to hire altar boys to be police officers, necessarily. I want people of good character, of good moral character, but I want people who have lived a life just like everybody else."
"14.11.2016 16:24:02" apnews.com Billionaires put pop in advocates' push for soda taxes NEW YORK (AP) — After years of stamping out soda tax proposals with well-financed campaigns, Big Soda is suddenly finding itself up against bigger adversaries.
Voter Seven U.S. cities now have special, per-ounce taxes on sugary drinks. All were approved in the past two years.
"14.11.2016 15:04:03" #NotMyPresident Protests in NYC Join demonstrators in New York City as they march up 5th Ave over the weekend during a protest against President-elect Donald Trump. #360Video
"14.11.2016 13:54:49" apnews.com 2016 set to break heat record despite slowdown in emissions MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Global temperatures are soaring toward a record high this year, the U.N. weather agency said Monday, while another report showed emissions of a key globa WMO said 16 of the 17 hottest years have occurred this century.
"14.11.2016 10:37:23" apnews.com Indonesia Miss Transgender crowned in a slap for hard-liners JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Transgender people and gay activists from across Indonesia have defied a wave of hatred against sexual minorities to crown a Miss Transgender at a nation "Tonight is the beginning of my struggle for my rights as a waria (transgender). I want waria to be accepted, appreciated and understood in our society, and to be equal with other Indonesians."
"14.11.2016 08:55:27" apnews.com Syrian refugees regret move to Gaza GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Like millions of Syrians, Wareef Hamedo fled the civil war in his homeland in search of safety and security. But in a decision he now regrets, he chos "We just hope to get out from here next month or the month after with my wife and children to live in dignity and freedom and with a secure future for them."
"14.11.2016 08:35:02" apnews.com Organic farms help Thailand welcome cranes lost for 50 years BURIRAM, Thailand (AP) — A fuzzy-headed baby sarus crane hatched on a rural farm this fall offers a glimmer of hope for wildlife conservationists, organic farming advocates and a Seventy incubator-hatched, hand-fed sarus cranes have been raised and released over the past five years in Thailand's farm-rich northeast province of Buriram.
"14.11.2016 08:05:55" apnews.com Prisons fight opioids with $1,000 injection: Does it work? SHERIDAN, Ill. (AP) — U.S. prisons are experimenting with a high-priced monthly injection that could help addicted inmates stay off opioids after they are released, but skeptics q A single shot of Vivitrol lasts for four weeks and eliminates the need for the daily doses common with alternatives such as methadone.
"14.11.2016 07:50:58" youtube.com Raw: New Zealand Earthquake Strands Cows Three cows were stranded on an elevated patch of grass in New Zealand, when the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck that nation collapsed the ground around ... Video: New Zealand earthquake triggered landslides, leaving three cows stranded on a small island of grass.
"14.11.2016 00:00:12" apnews.com Trump names Priebus, Bannon to senior White House roles WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump named Republican Party chief Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and conservative media owner Stephen Bannon as his top pre In bringing Priebus and Bannon into the White House, Trump is making overtures to both traditional Republican circles and the party's anti-establishment wing, which helped fuel the businessman's political rise.
"13.11.2016 23:01:22" apnews.com Trump win resets culture war debate on abortion, LGBT rights NEW YORK (AP) — For the combatants in America's long-running culture wars, the triumph of Donald Trump and congressional Republicans was stunning — sparking elation on one s "We're disappointed, but not defeated. Like the civil rights movement, we're in it for the long haul."
"13.11.2016 21:01:26" apnews.com New trouble in hardscrabble town: Blood tests for chemical NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — In this chronically struggling city along the Hudson River, residents beset by poverty, high crime and boarded-up homes now have an entirely new worry — "My daughter is 11. What diseases is she going to have to look forward to? It's scary."
"13.11.2016 19:32:08" apnews.com False witness: Judge tackles mistaken identifications PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Talena Johnson was sure she knew the man who shot her.
She was wrong, and George Cortez was sent off to prison for life. His lookalike brother no "Just because they (witnesses) are unequivocal, doesn't mean they're right."
"13.11.2016 18:01:36" apnews.com Trump's views appeal to Americans looking for 'common sense' CHICAGO (AP) — The voters who made possible Donald Trump's victory included people who consider themselves moderates and came around to Trump after supporting other candidates. "I think that Trump has the vision that we need to have now to get us pointed back in the right direction."
"13.11.2016 17:01:36" apnews.com Trump's election leaves American Muslims reeling and scared On the morning after the election, Alia Ali had a sickening feeling as she headed to her job as a secretary at a New York City public school, her hijab in place as usual. Ali is a Musli "There is an intense state of anxiety about the future."
"13.11.2016 15:01:38" apnews.com Powerful quake strikes near New Zealand, triggering tsunami WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand's South Island early Monday, shaking awake residents, causing damage to buildings and prompting emergency s Hannah Gin said the shaking just went on and on _ for at least three minutes.
"13.11.2016 13:01:11" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: A koala surprise; the Kit-Kat stack; Snake on a plane; Internet freezes for the 'mannequin challenge' Shoeless, shirtless, breathless: Aussie lawmakers vote (Queensland State Parliament via AP) BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Half-dressed, panting and disheveled, the lawmakers jolted awake by a middle-of-the-night vote were… Best AP Odd News of the Week: Disheveled Australian lawmakers vote in the middle of the night; 'Mr. Black Friday' is already camping out; Serpent slithers into the cabin on a commercial flight in Mexico.
"13.11.2016 04:00:16" apnews.com Trump may revisit Trump Country during a victory tour NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump may take a victory tour to states that elected him president, an aide said Saturday, as boisterous protests unfolded outside the tower where he holed The president-elect remained out of sight at Trump Tower, with streets outside swarming with thousands objecting to the results of Election Day.
"13.11.2016 03:00:20" apnews.com Cemetery beekeeping, honey operation buzzes among graves NEW YORK (AP) — The silent graves and mausoleums of Brooklyn's Green-Wood cemetery are the final resting place of luminaries who created a buzz when they were alive, like composer Green-Wood cemetery's beekeepers harvested 200 pounds of honey this year, sold from a wheeled cart outside the cemetery's gothic main gate.
"13.11.2016 02:00:27" apnews.com Clinton blames FBI director for presidential election loss WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is blaming the FBI's decision to revive its examination of her email accounts for her devastating defeat in the presidential election. Clinton told top donors that her campaign was leading by large margins in nearly every battleground state and was tied in Arizona until Comey released his letter.
"13.11.2016 01:23:32" apnews.com Mass grave points to IS horrors to come in push for Mosul HAMAM AL-ALIL, Iraq (AP) — For months, Islamic State group fighters drove thousands of civilians on forced marches across the Nineveh desert into the small town of Hamam al-Alil. "This is the clearest evidence of the crimes and brutality of Daesh," said Iraqi federal police Cpt. Muhannad Adnan.
"13.11.2016 00:53:04" Timeline Photos Thousands took to the streets in New York as demonstrations against President-elect Donald Trump continued across the country. Full story here: http://apne.ws/2esGU5I
"12.11.2016 19:01:10" apnews.com Trump relies on Washington insiders to build administration WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump elicited wild cheers on the campaign trail by pledging to "drain the swamp" in Washington, but the president-elect's transition team is populated la Draining the swamp?
"12.11.2016 17:01:25" apnews.com Campaign's disdain for civility could leave lasting damage When a South Carolina congressman shouted "You lie!" during a speech by President Barack Obama in 2009, House members rebuked him for violating norms of civility. After this year's pres After a campaign of insults and mockery, can the damage to civility be undone?
"12.11.2016 16:01:29" apnews.com Successful real-estate firm built during hidden crime spree WOODRUFF, S.C. (AP) — As he built a successful real estate firm, Todd Kohlhepp's behavior struck some as odd: watching pornographic videos during work, making macabre jokes in mar All the while, authorities say, he was hiding a grisly spree that included seven killings over 13 years.
"12.11.2016 13:01:24" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: A koala surprise; the Kit-Kat stack; Snake on a plane; Internet freezes for the 'mannequin challenge' Student has Kit-Kat stolen, company sends him 6,500 more (Colin E. Braley/AP Images for The Hershey Company) MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ Hershey has come to the rescue of a college student who had his Kit Kat bar brazenly stolen.… Best AP Odd News of the Week: The Koala surprise; The Kit-Kat stash; Snake on a plane; The 'mannequin challenge'; Speedy shovels shine in grave-digging contest.
"12.11.2016 09:35:51" apnews.com Can mistake that ruined majestic Kashmir lake be fixed? WULAR LAKE, India (AP) — Tucked within Kashmir's Himalayan foothills sits a freshwater lake that was once among Asia's largest. Long an inspiration to poets, beloved by kings, Wul A majestic Himalayan lake was robbed of its glory decades ago. Is it too late to restore it?
"11.11.2016 22:15:02" apnews.com Robert Vaughn, suave 'Man from U.NCL.E.' star, dies at 83 NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Vaughn, the debonair, Oscar-nominated actor whose many film roles were eclipsed by his hugely popular turn in television's "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.," has di "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." was an immediate hit, particularly with young people, when it debuted on NBC 1964. It was part of an avalanche of secret agent shows.
"11.11.2016 21:56:59" AP Politics President Barack Obama marks his last Veterans Day in office at Arlington National Cemetery. http://apne.ws/2fkiOt6
"11.11.2016 21:07:16" apnews.com Trump shakes up transition team, elevates Pence's role WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is shaking up his transition team as he plunges into the work of setting up his administration, elevating Vice President-elect Mike It amounts to a demotion for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
"11.11.2016 21:00:30" apnews.com Zuckerberg: 'Crazy' to say Facebook influenced election NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the idea that fake news spread on Facebook influenced the outcome of the U.S. election is "crazy." Still, the major Zuckerberg says voters deserve more credit. "Voters make decisions based on their lived experience."
"11.11.2016 20:18:20" Timeline Photos Think of it as 4½ acres of floating sovereign U.S. territory. It is the USS Gerald R. Ford. And as this 360 photo shows, it's huge. http://apne.ws/2eKrvsD
"11.11.2016 18:42:35" apnews.com Dear Candidates: Here's what girls and young women think For many girls and young women across America and beyond, there was a hope this week that they would see history made with the first woman elected president of the United States. Now, f "I won't let this election bring me down."
"11.11.2016 17:43:27" apnews.com Will Trump and Clinton divide families at Thanksgiving? NEW YORK (AP) — The election is over, so what about all those frayed relationships among loved ones?
Mothers and sons, sisters and brothers, friends unfriended ̵ "I'm scared to ask (my brother) who he voted for."
"11.11.2016 14:59:47" apnews.com Specter of politics hangs over US-Mexico match COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When the U.S. and Mexico meet in a World Cup qualifier Friday night, the rivals will play against a backdrop of amped-up political vitriol provoked by Donald "I know there are people out there who would like to politicize this game, but I don't see the need for it," U.S. midfielder Alejandro Bedoya said.
"11.11.2016 13:48:42" bigstory.ap.org 'Hallelujah' Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen dead at age 82 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Cohen, the baritone-voiced Canadian singer-songwriter who seamlessly blended spirituality and sexuality in songs like "Hallelujah," ''Suzanne" and "Bird on a Wire," has died at age 82, his son… "No other artist's music felt or sounded like Leonard Cohen's. Yet his work resonated across generations. Canada and the world will miss him."
"11.11.2016 13:25:42" bigstory.ap.org 1 year on, Paris attack survivors work to heal, and unite PARIS (AP) — The flashbacks come to Denys Plaud unbidden, making it hard to work: Gunshots threatening to pierce his cramped refuge in the Bataclan theater. The excruciating silence between rounds of fire. And when it… "We are not like we were before. There is a 'before' and an 'after' November 13th."
"11.11.2016 11:00:10" Timeline Photos On Veterans Day: A rare cancer linked to parasites in raw fish is quietly killing some former soldiers. https://apnews.com/2475c351831b47a397830dcc85c10c6f
"11.11.2016 10:39:13" apnews.com Oregon is epicenter as Trump protests surge across nation PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Another night of nationwide protests against Donald Trump's election came to a head in Portland, where thousands marched and some smashed store windows, lit Police termed the Portland protest a riot and used "less lethal munitions" to help clear the streets.
"11.11.2016 08:48:11" apnews.com Visit Iran? US tour company says yes, despite recent arrests DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It is home to beautiful mountains, breathtaking historical buildings and priceless artwork — but it's also the subject of strongly worded One U.S. luxury tour company is promoting a new trip to Iran for those willing to take the risk, describing it as the first opportunity to see the country opening up.
"11.11.2016 08:12:58" youtube.com Raw: Riot at Portland, Oregon Anti-Trump Protest Multiple news outlets report that Portland, Oregon police detained several people at an anti-Trump protest turned riot after protesters broke out the windows... RAW VIDEO: Oregon police detain several people at anti-Trump protest in what police declare a riot.
"11.11.2016 07:28:09" bigstory.ap.org With Trump, a major US shift in Mideast President-elect Donald Trump's positions on Middle East issues, if carried out, could bring yet more volatility to the world's most combustible region. Besides vowing to rip up the international nuclear deal with Iran, Trump… Trump's positions on Iran, Islamic State group, Israel/Palestinians, and the region's authoritarians, if carried out, could bring yet more volatility to the world's most combustible region.
"11.11.2016 03:09:06" Timeline Photos Demonstrators protest outside of Trump Towers in Manhattan for the second night in a row following the unexpected election of Donald Trump as president. (AP Photo/Nathan Griffiths)
"11.11.2016 00:02:50" apnews.com Teen dedicates life to finding World War II combat veterans LOS ANGELES (AP) — For as long as he can remember, Rishi Sharma's heroes haven't been sports stars or movie stars or any other kind of stars. They've been the U.S. combat veterans "Let's try to learn as much as we can from them and give them a proper send-off and make them feel like their sacrifices they made were worth it," says Rishi Sharma.
"10.11.2016 19:48:24" apnews.com Leaderless Democratic Party in dire straits after GOP sweeps WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama hands over the White House to Republican Donald Trump in 70 days, leaving the Democratic Party leaderless and with few up-and-coming stars Trump's open warfare with Republican leaders over the past year and a half obscured the extent of the Democrats' crisis.
"10.11.2016 18:48:58" apnews.com Trump bucks protocol on press access WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday refused to let a group of journalists travel with him to cover his historic first meeting with President Barack Obama, b Trump's flouting of press access was one of his first public decisions since his election Tuesday.
"10.11.2016 17:59:15" apnews.com 'Excellent' first meeting for Obama, Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — In a cordial beginning the transfer of power, President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met at the White House Thursday. Obama called the 90-minute "We now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed because if you succeed the country succeeds."
"10.11.2016 17:35:09" apnews.com Tips for getting deals for the Black Friday weekend NEW YORK (AP) — Serious deal-seekers are already planning their Thanksgiving weekend shopping, and experts believe that once again the holiday itself may offer better deals than B Many stores are increasing their inventory so as not to frustrate shoppers.
"10.11.2016 13:59:08" bigstory.ap.org For many supporters, Trump is a thing called hope MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — On election night, when Donald Trump claimed victory in her home state of Wisconsin, Shay Chamberlain was so excited she screamed and fell over. Chamberlain believes Trump is her savior, sent by… "I feel more hopeful today than I have in a long time. But I'm still scared for the future."
"10.11.2016 11:00:22" apnews.com Taxes? Trade? How Trump could affect key areas of economy Donald Trump won the presidency by pledging to restore a vanished and golden economic era, when growth roared, factory jobs flourished and America sat unchallenged atop the global econo Trump has said he'd slash taxes, strong-arm U.S. trading partners, end commitments to environmental rules and make it easier to drill for oil.
"10.11.2016 09:11:35" apnews.com Syrian teens tell UNICEF envoy Liam Neeson about tough exile AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Liam Neeson got a little break from being famous. Sitting on the floor of a community center courtyard with two dozen local teens, he listened attentively as "They are all our children... They want peace, they want to be recognized."
"10.11.2016 08:30:10" apnews.com Across Asia, targets of Trump rhetoric look to the future NEW DELHI (AP) — Throughout his campaign, Asian nations were a regular target of President-elect Donald Trump's speeches: China is a trade manipulator; Japan and Korea don't contr Across Asia, politicians and analysts are wondering what role the Trump White House will play across the continent.
"10.11.2016 08:00:43" apnews.com After blistering campaign, Americans wonder how to heal DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — For an hour they stood shoulder to shoulder, those who supported Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, praying together in a service of postelection healing. Notin "We have lost our way, and I don't know what that reset button will look like, but I know that I will work for it or I'll leave the country."
"10.11.2016 07:00:57" bigstory.ap.org Taiwan set to legalize same-sex marriages, a first in Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Su Shan and her partner are raising 5-month-old twins together, but only one of the women is their legal parent. That could soon change as Taiwan appears set to become the first place in Asia to legalize… "It's a big step forward for the history of human rights... If Taiwan can get this passed ... it will give other Asian countries a model."
"10.11.2016 05:30:14" apnews.com India industry say shock currency swap painful but necessary NEW DELHI (AP) — Delivering one of India's biggest-ever economic upsets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week declared the bulk of Indian currency notes no longer held any value "The eradication of the black money menace from the Indian economy is a big positive in the long-term, and the Indian economy will be on a very strong footing once the short-term teething problems are done."
"10.11.2016 02:08:32" apnews.com For many supporters, Trump is a thing called hope MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — On election night, when Donald Trump claimed victory in her home state of Wisconsin, Shay Chamberlin was so excited she passed out.
Chamberlai "I think we sent a message to Washington that we're tired of them sitting up there doing nothing to help the working-class people," said Mary Jones, who manages a store in West Virginia's coal country.
"09.11.2016 22:29:01" apnews.com Some minorities find 'President-elect Trump' scary prospect BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Across America, many members of minority groups awoke Wednesday to something that had seemed an implausible nightmare just a day earlier: President-elect D "It looks like we are going back to the back of the bus," said NAACP member George Rudolph, 65, a black Vietnam veteran whose wife Sarah is a survivor of the KKK's 1963 bombing of a Birmingham, Ala., church.
"09.11.2016 20:31:09" apnews.com Trump win raises questions about US pledge in climate deal MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a "hoax" alarmed environmentalists and climate scientists and raised questions Wednesday a Many people at U.N. climate talks in Morocco say it's now up to the rest of the world to lead efforts to rein in greenhouse gas emissions.
"09.11.2016 18:55:34" Timeline Photos #360PHOTO: Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leaves the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel after giving a somber address to supporters and staffers in Manhattan. (AP Photo/Trenton Daniel)
"09.11.2016 18:31:11" youtube.com Clinton: 'Sorry We Did Not Win This Election' Hillary Clinton is delivering what are expected to be her final remarks of the presidential election after a devastating loss to Donald Trump. (Nov. 9) Subsc... Hillary Clinton says we owe Donald Trump an 'open mind and a chance to lead.'
"09.11.2016 18:01:26" apnews.com Obama says he's heartened by Trump's call for unity WASHINGTON (AP) — Conceding his Hillary Clinton's staggering defeat, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said he was heartened by Donald Trump's call for unity after his stunning "We all want what's best for this country," President Obama said.
"09.11.2016 17:10:13" apnews.com Clinton: 'We owe him an open mind, chance to lead' WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after Donald Trump, against all odds, won election as America's 45th president, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said the nation proved to be "more divided tha Clinton urges unity in a nation 'more divided than we thought.'
"09.11.2016 14:11:30" apnews.com Trump victory increases uncertainties for global economy The election of Donald Trump as U.S. president creates new uncertainties for a world economy that's already fragile, say investors and economists who wonder how far he will take his pro Uncertainty itself carries risks to the global economy and has been one factor slowing growth since the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.
"09.11.2016 13:19:26" apnews.com Donald Trump's victory sets off protests on both coasts LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump's presidential victory set off protests early Wednesday on both coasts. From Pennsylvania to California, Oregon and Washington hundre "Not my president!" Protests follow Donald Trump's stunning win.
"09.11.2016 12:27:23" youtube.com Raw: West Coast Protests After Trump Election Protests were held in Oakland, California and Portland, Oregon after Donald Trump was elected President of the United States early Wednesday. (Nov. 9) Subscr... Donald Trump's presidential victory sets off protests in Oakland, California and Portland, Oregon.
"09.11.2016 11:53:50" apnews.com It's Trump! Stunning outsider victory for 45th president WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized o For full AP election coverage: www.apnews.com
"09.11.2016 10:47:16" apnews.com Trump election elicits fears, some cheers around the globe LONDON (AP) — The world faces a starkly different America led by a President Donald Trump.
While the billionaire businessman's election was welcomed in some countrie Mexico was particularly startled by Donald Trump's win.
"09.11.2016 08:58:54" apnews.com Trump rides his movement to vindication and the White House NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump awakened a movement of angry working-class voters fed up with political insiders and desperate for change. On Tuesday, that movement propelled him to Donald Trump's stunning, come-from-behind victory over Hillary Clinton served as a symbolic raised middle finger to the political establishment from his fervent backers.
"09.11.2016 07:43:06" apnews.com Trump claims astounding victory as America's 45th president WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized o Donald Trump's triumph over Hillary Clinton will end eight years of Democratic dominance of the White House and threatens to undo major achievements of President Barack Obama.
"09.11.2016 07:10:04" apnews.com California, Massachusetts approve recreational marijuana LOS ANGELES (AP) — The marijuana legalization movement scored its biggest victory yet Tuesday as voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada approved recreational pot, making t The victories could spark similar efforts in other states and put pressure on federal authorities to ease longstanding rules that classify marijuana as a dangerously addictive drug with no medical benefits.
"09.11.2016 06:52:14" apnews.com Trump claims astounding victory as America's 45th president WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized o As the race lurched well past midnight, Trump inched closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House. Trump stood at 264 to Clinton's 215.
"09.11.2016 02:11:48" AP Politics Trump leads in electoral votes, but many battlegrounds remain too close to call. http://apne.ws/2fYHYOZ
"09.11.2016 00:28:44" apnews.com The Latest: The latest developments in the US elections WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Election Day 2016 (all times EST): 10 p.m. Republican Gary Herbert has been re-elected governor of Utah. For full AP election night coverage go to: www.apnews.com
"08.11.2016 23:01:42" AP Digital Manager Magan Crane talks to AP Decision Desk Editor Stephen Ohlemacher about how AP calls races.
"08.11.2016 22:01:25" COMING UP: Join AP's Stephen Ohlemacher here at 1800 EST as he explains AP's race call process. #Facebooklive #Election2016.
"08.11.2016 21:26:09" apnews.com Legalization movement faces biggest test yet in 9 states SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The movement to legalize marijuana faced its biggest test yet Tuesday as voters in nine states, including the nation's most populous, considered proposals to Recreational pot is on the ballot in 5 states; allowing or expanding medical use in 4
"08.11.2016 21:23:23" AP Politics How does the #APracecall process work? Find out from Stephen Ohlemacher in a Facebook Live broadcast on the main AP page at 6 p.m. EST. Watch this space at 6 p.m. EST to learn about the #APracecall process live from Stephen Ohlemacher, just as the first polls are getting ready to close.
"08.11.2016 20:45:00" apnews.com Tight fight for the White House: Trump, Clinton battle on WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump battled fiercely in a handful of exceptionally tight battleground states across the country Tuesday night, as an ugly and unpred .For full AP election night coverage: www.apnews.com
"08.11.2016 20:03:33" apnews.com Thin peaks: Britons grumble as Toblerone chocolate shrinks GENEVA (AP) — More valleys, fewer peaks: The maker of Toblerone Swiss chocolate has widened the spaces in some of its iconic, triangle-array bars, offering about 10 percent less p "The bar may have looked like the Swiss Alps before, now it's a bit more Holland."
"08.11.2016 19:19:33" apnews.com A snapshot of Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's girlfriend LONDON (AP) — Who is Meghan Markle? For one, the American actress known for her portrayal of a paralegal in the television show, "Suits" has now been described by Kensington Palac Who is the new girlfriend Prince Harry's trying to protect from media 'abuse'?
"08.11.2016 17:31:03" apnews.com Senate control up for grabs as Democrats seek majority WASHINGTON (AP) — Control of the Senate was up for grabs Tuesday as Republicans' hopes of protecting their narrow majority in an unpredictable election rested on a handful of stat With Senate races down to the wire in a half-dozen states, any one of them could end up determining Senate control.
"08.11.2016 16:26:29" youtube.com Raw: Donald Trump Arrives for Election Day Vote Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump arrived at a New York polling station on Tuesday to cast his vote in the presidential election. (Nov. 8) Subscri... Donald Trump arrives at a New York polling station to cast his vote.
"08.11.2016 15:38:36" youtube.com Clinton: 'I'll Do Very Best I Can' If Elected Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says that she'll do her very best for th... Hillary Clinton casts her ballot, says that she'll do her very best for the country if she's fortunate enough to win the election.
"08.11.2016 15:31:04" apnews.com Thanksgiving Day shopping is here to stay _ with some tweaks NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving Day shopping — a delight to some, an anathema to others — isn't going away, but some stores are rethinking their strategies on whether it "More retailers are coming to their senses and realizing it is a family holiday and from a business point of view, it's not making much business sense."
"08.11.2016 13:52:46" apnews.com Election Day: Americans choose between Clinton and Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — A polarized America went to the polls Tuesday to pick its 45th president, choosing to elect either Hillary Clinton as the nation's first female commander in chie The winner will inherit an anxious nation, angry and distrustful of leaders in Washington.
"08.11.2016 11:00:06" apnews.com WATCHING TUESDAY: America does the wave, east coast to west WASHINGTON (AP) — Grab some snacks, the TV remote, your calculator and a schedule of poll closings. You might also want to caffeinate because it could be a late night. Some things to watch for on Election Day as the autumn of our campaign discontent hurtles to a close.
"08.11.2016 09:58:46" apnews.com Analysis: Winner must help heal gash in American politics WASHINGTON (AP) — We'll know soon enough who won. We already know the prize: A big, ugly gash in the heart of American politics.
Nearly two years of relentless campa Analysis: Race, gender and class appear to be ever more reliable predictors of whether Americans cast their ballots for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.
"08.11.2016 07:10:03" apnews.com Killings spark reckoning over status of Arab women in Israel LOD, Israel (AP) — After years of abuse and death threats, Duaa Abu-Sharkh had finally divorced her husband, agreeing even to give up custody of her four young children and family The killings have some similarities to the so-called "honor killings" elsewhere in the Muslim world, where women can be murdered by relatives for tarnishing the family name through perceived sexual indiscretions.
"08.11.2016 06:09:50" apnews.com Making a choice: Voters talk of decision and of tensions Election Day has arrived at last, and Americans are heading to the polls to have their say in the choice of the next president. Some paused to talk about their decisions and the tension Voters across America finally decide - reflecting concerns, hopes and the divisions left by a long, bitter campaign.
"08.11.2016 00:43:37" apnews.com Justice Dept. to dispatch more than 500 staffers to polls WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Monday it will send more than 500 staffers to 28 states on Election Day to monitor the polls, a 35 percent reduction in personnel fro A 2013 Supreme Court opinion gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Acts, and that led to a reduction in trained election observers.
"07.11.2016 19:31:06" apnews.com 'I voted from space': Lone American off planet casts ballot CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The lone American off the planet has cast his vote from space, keeping with NASA's motto of "Vote while you float."
NASA said Monday that Vote while you float.
"07.11.2016 19:01:49" apnews.com American volunteer medics treat casualties of Mosul combat MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — When Iraqi forces pushed into Mosul's urban center last week, Derek Coleman, an American volunteer medic, was among those treating the wounded at a front-line f Meet the US medics on Mosul's frontline.
"07.11.2016 16:17:02" After campaigning for more than a year, Trump and Clinton sprint toward Election Day. Read AP's countdown coverage: http://apne.ws/2f9UfyS
"07.11.2016 14:30:18" Timeline Photos Crowds cheer on runners and performers at the annual New York City Marathon on November 6, 2016 in this #360Photo. (AP Photo/Trenton Daniel)
"07.11.2016 13:01:17" apnews.com Casualties mount as Iraqis press deeper into IS-held Mosul MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Zahida Fathi sat on a military-issued cot, rocking back and forth and repeating the names of the dead — her husband and six of her children, killed when a "They all died, they all died...They just kept burning in the flames. ... Muhammad, Ahmed, Neshwan, Majid, Ali, Raghat, their father."
"07.11.2016 10:19:26" apnews.com Janet Reno, former US attorney general, has died MIAMI (AP) — Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general and the epicenter of several political storms during the Clinton administration, including the seizure o Janet Reno, a former Miami prosecutor who famously told reporters "I don't do spin," served nearly eight years as attorney general under President Bill Clinton, the longest stint in a century.
"07.11.2016 09:04:01" apnews.com Clinton email case handling brings tumultuous time for FBI WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation has created more turmoil for the bureau than any other matter in recent history, exposing internal "This has been a very difficult election process. Unfortunately, the FBI has been drawn into it," said Leo Taddeo, a retired FBI supervisor.
"07.11.2016 08:44:46" apnews.com China effectively bars 2 Hong Kong lawmakers from office BEIJING (AP) — China's top legislature effectively barred two democratically elected separatist lawmakers from taking office in Hong Kong with a ruling Monday on the city's consti The dispute centers on two newly elected pro-independence lawmakers who altered their oaths to insert a disparaging Japanese expression for China. Displaying a flag reading "Hong Kong is not China," they vowed to defend the "Hong Kong nation."
"07.11.2016 06:58:17" apnews.com A twice-divorced Saudi mother of 6 reinterprets Islamic law JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — When Souad al-Shammary posted a series of tweets about the thick beards worn by Saudi clerics, she never imagined she would land in jail. Souad al-Shammary never imagined a series of tweets about beards would land her in jail. Frank comments have turned the twice-divorced mother of six and graduate of Islamic law into a walking challenge to the taboos in deeply conservative Saudi Arabia.
"07.11.2016 06:27:08" apnews.com Syrian militants mass in distant province after truce deals BEIRUT (AP) — The men receive a hero's welcome as they step off the green buses in Syria's Idlib province with guns slung over their shoulders, having been forced to leave besiege Thousands of rebels and opposition supporters have been deported to Idlib bordering Turkey — a forced exile that many see as a calculated attempt to gather the fighters far from the capital, at a location where they can later be eliminated.
"07.11.2016 03:30:12" apnews.com Scandal unites rival Koreas in fury at South Korea's leader SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In only a few days, South Korea's biggest scandal in years has done what six decades of diplomacy and bloodshed couldn't. It has united the rival Koreas, "It's deplorable that the South's politics have become the joke of the world and its economy and people's livelihoods are left in shreds."
"07.11.2016 01:30:33" apnews.com Police encounters resulting in black deaths span US CINCINNATI (AP) — Sam DuBose was pulled over near the University of Cincinnati campus for a missing front license plate. Walter Scott got stopped for a broken taillight in South C The cases are among a series across the country since mid-2014 _ from the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy in a Cleveland recreation area to that of a 66-year-old woman in her Bronx, New York, apartment _ that have raised a national debate over race
"06.11.2016 22:00:29" apnews.com As health system collapses, Zimbabwe turns to street herbs HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's public health system is collapsing along with the economy, with some major hospitals suspending all non-emergency surgeries because painkillers "I can treat all types of diseases that you know. I am not a herb seller. I am an African doctor."
"06.11.2016 20:50:37" apnews.com FBI: No charges against Clinton after new email review PHILADELPHIA (AP) — FBI Director James Comey abruptly announced Sunday that a review of newly discovered emails sent or received by Hillary Clinton has not changed his conclusion The new review has roiled the presidential campaign in its final days, shattering what had appeared to be Hillary Clinton's solid grip on the race and emboldening Republican Donald Trump.
"06.11.2016 19:44:33" apnews.com Pope Francis holds special Jubilee Mass for prisoners VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis held a special Jubilee Mass for prisoners in St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday, telling them that all people "have made mistakes" and urging them to "I want to tell you, every time I visit a prison I ask myself: 'Why them and not me?'" Pope Francis asked at the Mass.
"06.11.2016 08:46:02" apnews.com Sheriff: Slay confession comes day before 13th anniversary WOODRUFF, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man killed at least seven people in a hidden crime spree that lasted more than a decade and only was uncovered when police rescued a woman c Todd Kohlhepp accepted responsibility for an unsolved massacre one day before the 13th anniversary of the deaths that stumped authorities, says Sheriff Chuck Wright.
"05.11.2016 22:30:19" apnews.com WATCHING TUESDAY: It all comes down to math WASHINGTON (AP) — Your parents were right: Math really does matter.
After all of the tumult and tedium of a long, ugly presidential campaign, Election Day is all abo Some things to watch for along the way Tuesday as the autumn of our campaign discontent hurtles to a close.
"05.11.2016 21:30:12" apnews.com Human shields, barricades slow Iraqi advance into Mosul MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Islamic State fighters launched counterattacks Saturday against Iraqi special forces in eastern Mosul, emerging from populated areas deeper in the city to targe The seesawing battle highlights the challenges ahead for Iraqi forces as they press into more densely populated neighborhoods of the country's second largest city.
"05.11.2016 20:29:30" bigstory.ap.org Honesty, RIP: Facts take a beating across US NEW YORK (AP) — Is this when it ends for that ancient ideal, the truth? Is this where it has come to die, victim of campaigns and conspiracies, politicians and internet trolls and the masses who swallow their rhetoric?… "The belief is that there is no objective truth _ if we want something to be real, then it is real."
"05.11.2016 16:55:38" apnews.com Election Day near, Americans weigh divide, look for healing The idea had never occurred to the Rev. Adam Hamilton at the conclusion of past presidential campaigns. But this Election Day, the megachurch he leads in the Kansas City suburbs will in After a campaign filled with anger, Americans reach a crossroads.
"05.11.2016 13:08:54" apnews.com Memorable_ and cringe-worthy_ moments from the 2016 Campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — Every presidential race has its big moments. This one, more than most.
A look back at some of the historic, amusing and cringe-inducing events of C A look back at some of the historic, amusing and cringe-inducing events of Campaign 2016.
"05.11.2016 12:01:05" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Man builds a Lamborghini; The 8-minute international flight; Pig saves her own bacon Emirati police find strange fruit covered in writing, nails (Sharjah Police Agency via AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in one of the sheikhdoms of the United Arab Emirates say they found and determined a… Best AP Odd News of the week: Slot machine shows woman won nearly $43M but...; DNA test sets dog on death row free; Squirrel attacks people at senior center; One more use for toilet paper.
"05.11.2016 09:55:25" apnews.com AP FACT CHECK: Greatest hits of a fact-challenged campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — At times it has seemed as though this presidential campaign was occurring in some alternate universe. Up is down, no means yes, day is night.
Donal Fact-challenged candidates' greatest “hits” suggest an alternate universe for campaigns.
"05.11.2016 08:02:04" apnews.com Melania Trump modeled in US prior to getting work visa WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the United States worth $20,056 that occurred in the seven weeks before she had legal permission to work in the co The disclosures about the payments come as Mrs. Trump takes on a bigger role advocating for her husband's candidacy.
"05.11.2016 00:31:11" apnews.com 5 things to know about the Rolling Stone defamation case CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jurors found Friday that Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher and a reporter defamed University of Virginia administrator Nicole Eramo, who sued the m What's actual malice? What statements were in question?
"04.11.2016 22:31:07" apnews.com Chicago Cubs celebrate with selfie at massive rally CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross posed for a selfie Friday in front of a multitude of roaring fans in the city's Grant Park during a rally honoring the club's first "Welcome to Cubstock 2016!"
"04.11.2016 21:04:00" Timeline Photos Hot air balloons inflate and take off from the field during the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in this #360Photo (AP Photo/Dario Lopez).
"04.11.2016 20:48:18" AP Business News We are live onboard the newest Carnival Cruise Line ship - the #CarnivalVista - chatting with CEO Arnold Donald about the cruise industry and this new 3,954-passenger ship. #HelloVista AP's Scott Mayerowitz talks with Carnival CEO Arnold Donald about the cruise industry and their new 3,954 passenger ship, #CarnivalVista
"04.11.2016 20:01:40" apnews.com Body found where woman was found chained up 'like a dog' SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Investigators found a body Friday during a search of land in South Carolina where a missing woman was discovered "chained up like a dog" in a large storag We are "trying to make sure that we don't have a serial killer on our hands," the sheriff said.
"04.11.2016 19:30:42" apnews.com Melania Trump's new priority: Reining in cyberbullies? WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's wife, Melania, left many scratching their heads this week when the former model and mother to a 10-year-old son said her priority as first lady wo Trump's Twitter critics are practically tripping over themselves to point out the irony
"04.11.2016 18:57:38" apnews.com Old-fashioned political yard signs sprout in digital age "Sign, sign, everywhere a sign — blockin' out the scenery, breakin' my mind."
Apologies to the Five Man Electrical Band and its 1971 hit song, but campaign yard sign Yard signs have been a political staple since 1824. Do they still work?
"04.11.2016 18:12:12" AP Business News Visit our Facebook page at 3:15 p.m. eastern as we go live onboard the new Carnival Cruise Line ship - the #CarnivalVista - and chat with CEO Arnold Donald about the cruise industry and the new 3,954-passenger ship. #HelloVista Visit AP Business News at 3:15 p.m. eastern as we go live onboard the new Carnival Cruise Line ship - the #CarnivalVista - and chat with CEO Arnold Donald about the cruise industry and the new 3,954-passenger ship. #HelloVista
"04.11.2016 17:51:09" apnews.com Food, water fears remain year after Brazil mine dam disaster COLATINA, Brazil (AP) — One year after a dam ruptured and sent a giant wave of metal-laden mud gushing into one of Brazil's most important rivers, people who live along the banks 10 billion gallons of toxic mud buried villages and contaminated waterways
"04.11.2016 16:15:40" apnews.com 2 former Christie allies found guilty in lane-closing scheme NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie were convicted Friday of creating an epic traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge for what prosecutors say was poli The jury took 5 days to reach a verdict in the scandal that helped sink Chris Christie's Republican presidential hopes.
"04.11.2016 15:33:12" Timeline Photos In this #360Photo, children play and a woman bakes bread in the streets of Baghdad's Fadhil neighborhood, the Iraqi capital's oldest, where original architecture still stands. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
"04.11.2016 14:36:08" apnews.com Why health care eats more of your paycheck every year Millions of Americans are finding out this month that the price of their health insurance is going up next year — as it did this year, last year, and most of the years before that Does it have to be this way? And will it ever stop?
"04.11.2016 14:07:58" apnews.com Arctic farming: Town turns to hydroponics for fresh greens ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The landscape is virtually treeless around a coastal hub town above Alaska's Arctic Circle, where even summer temperatures are too cold for northern-growi How do you grow kale in a treeless landscape?
"04.11.2016 12:07:21" apnews.com ANALYSIS: Skillful political theater buys S. Korea prez time SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Her voice quavered. A nation watched, transfixed, a presidency on the line. Pummeled by a week of unprecedented political crisis, South Korean President The language Park used fits perfectly into an image long cherished by her hardcore base: Park as a martyr to South Korea, the orphaned daughter of a murdered dictator and murdered first lady who has time and again sacrificed all semblance of personal life
"04.11.2016 11:01:04" youtube.com Brazil-Dam Burst - The River One year after a dam of mine waste broke, sending metal-laden mud into Brazil's important Doce River, residents on the banks don't trust the water and fisher... One year after Brazil dam break, residents don't trust water and fishermen are afraid to eat their catch. https://apnews.com/8b7ef4ee83754722bae435f804a6b6c7
"04.11.2016 08:28:55" apnews.com Claims of election fraud resonate with growing audience VIENNA (AP) — Outraged claims of voting fraud are no longer only a regular part of elections in unsteady, young democracies — they're increasingly being made in established Donald Trump is not the only example of a politician casting doubt on the fairness of the democratic system in countries where it is the norm.
"04.11.2016 07:26:27" apnews.com Voice shaking, S. Korean leader says scandal 'all my fault' SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In an extraordinary display of abject apology during a moment of supreme crisis, South Korean President Park Geun-hye took sole blame Friday for a "heart "Sad thoughts trouble my sleep at night. I realize that whatever I do, it will be difficult to mend the hearts of the people, and then I feel a sense of shame and ask myself, 'Is this the reason I became president?'"
"04.11.2016 06:59:26" apnews.com Home of Yemen's rebels struggles after strikes' devastation SAADA, Yemen (AP) — All along the main street, buildings are crumpled beyond recognition, roofs punched in and pancaked. Historic mud-brick houses in its walled old city are pound The punishing bombardment in Saada eased relatively in recent months, so some of the thousands who fled during the past year have decided to take their chances and return home.
"04.11.2016 04:30:15" Timeline Photos Cash-crunched Zimbabweans reach for the country's old hyperinflation notes to help get by. https://apnews.com/1c5bad97a0634fb4b0fc8c6fa009d2b3
"04.11.2016 00:10:34" apnews.com Melania Trump vows to take on cyberbullying as first lady BERWYN, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump's wife, Melania, made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Thursday, pledging to focus on combatting online bullying and serve as an advocate "We have to find a better way to talk to each other, to disagree with each other, to respect each other," Melania Trump said in a speech Thursday.
"03.11.2016 18:04:40" apnews.com 'Nightmare' _ Supreme Court tying 4-4 on election dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — What happens if America wakes up on Nov. 9 to another undecided, hotly disputed presidential election? What if the outcome turns on the razor-thin margin in one "It would be Bush v. Gore, with a twist."
"03.11.2016 16:31:16" apnews.com Report: Gay characters hit record high on network TV LOS ANGELES (AP) — A record number of gay characters are featured on broadcast series, but small-screen shows overall can be deadly for the female ones, according to a study relea The number of transgender characters has more than doubled from last season.
"03.11.2016 15:12:59" Timeline Photos Seen from in front of the third base dugout, the Chicago Cubs celebrate after winning Game 7, bringing home their first World Series championship since 1908. #360Photo
"03.11.2016 14:31:05" apnews.com Automated cars could threaten jobs of professional drivers Ronald De Feo has watched robots take factory jobs for years. Now he sees them threatening a new class of worker: People who drive for a living.
"I am in Pittsburgh; it's "The next big wave of automation will apply to driving," says Moshe Vardi, a computer scientist at Rice University.
"03.11.2016 10:06:23" bigstory.ap.org China carfentanil trade thrives as seizures top 400 in US SHANGHAI (AP) — Seizures of the deadly chemical carfentanil have exploded across the United States, with more than 400 cases documented in eight states since July alone, The Associated Press has found. Fueled by a thriving… Some 5,000 times stronger than heroin _ and 100 times stronger than fentanyl itself _ carfentanil is so toxic that an amount smaller than a poppy seed can kill a person.
"03.11.2016 09:30:44" youtube.com Cubs Fans Celebrate World Series Win Cubs fans celebrated outside Wrigley Field in Chicago after their team won the World Series for the first time in 108 years, beating the Cleveland Indians. (... VIDEO: Chicago Cubs fans celebrate after their team won the World Series for the first time in 108 years, beating the Cleveland Indians 8-7.
"03.11.2016 08:21:27" apnews.com 'Next year' finally arrives for joyous Chicago Cubs fans CHICAGO (AP) — Next year is here.
At exactly 11:47 p.m. local time, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series that has eluded them for 108 years. Fans who packed bars to Fans swarmed onto the streets to celebrate in the shadows of the statues of Cubs greats Ernie Banks, Billy Williams, Ron Santo and legendary announcer Harry Caray.
"03.11.2016 07:30:10" apnews.com US monitors: IS group leader rallies his fighters in Mosul IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The leader of the Islamic State group has released a new message encouraging his followers to keep up the fight for the city of Mosul, which they are defending "Oh you who seek martyrdom! Start your actions! Turn the night of the disbelievers into day... Totally decimate their territories, and make their blood flow like rivers!"
"03.11.2016 07:00:37" apnews.com In Israel, a revived Lapid emerges as threat to Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — Political newcomer Yair Lapid believes he has finally found a formula that will allow him to do something that has eluded Israeli politicians for nearly a decade: Lapid's centrist Yesh Atid party has been surging in opinion polls _ repeatedly coming out ahead of Netanyahu's long-dominant Likud Party.
"03.11.2016 05:26:11" apnews.com Cubs win 1st Series title since 1908, beat Indians in Game 7 CLEVELAND (AP) — The wait 'til next year is finally over. The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions.
Ending more than a century of flops, futility and frustration, Manager Joe Maddon's team halted the longest title drought in baseball, becoming the first club to overcome a 3-1 Series deficit since the 1985 Kansas City Royals.
"03.11.2016 04:00:19" apnews.com Beyonce and Dixie Chicks perform together at CMA Awards Beyonce conquered a stage she's never performed on: The singer sang her twangy song "Daddy Lessons" alongside the Dixie Chicks at the Country Music Association Awards on a night celebra A mix of classic and contemporary country stars kicked off the show with 12 performances to celebrate the organization's 50th anniversary.
"03.11.2016 02:54:26" apnews.com Hawaii warden: Violent sex films used in "shame therapy" HONOLULU (AP) — The warden of a Hawaii jail testified Wednesday that he showed inmates violent sexual films as part of a program he created that includes what he calls "shame ther "It's about chastising. It's a good thing ... you want to confront them when they're wrong," said jail warden Neal Wagatsuma, who has no background in psychology.
"03.11.2016 02:05:45" apnews.com Miss. fire chief: Blaze at African-American church was arson GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Somebody set the fire that heavily damaged an African-American church that was also spray-painted with the phrase "Vote Trump," and an $11,000 reward is b "We consider it a hate crime ... because of the political message which we believe was intended to interfere with worship and intimidate voters," said Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons.
"02.11.2016 20:54:19" apnews.com Use of campaign surrogates puts CNN on the defensive NEW YORK (AP) — At a time CNN should be riding high, the network is facing the biggest threat to its reputation since Jeff Zucker took over as top executive because of its liberal "It isn't that it's bad journalism," said Jonathan Klein, a former CNN president. "It's that it isn't journalism at all. It's lazy."
"02.11.2016 16:06:14" Day of the Dead parade Mexico's capital holds its first Day of the Dead parade, complete with floats, giant skeleton marionettes and more than 1,000 actors, dancers and acrobats in costumes. #360video
"02.11.2016 15:01:35" apnews.com Mexico taking US factory jobs? Blame robots instead WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump blames Mexico and China for stealing millions of jobs from the United States.
He might want to bash the robots instead. The Boston Consulting Group predicts that investment in industrial robots will grow 10 percent a year in the 25-biggest export nations through 2025.
"02.11.2016 13:50:11" apnews.com Police: 2 Iowa officers killed in 2 ambush-style attacks DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two Des Moines area police officers were shot to death early Wednesday in separate ambush-style attacks while they were sitting in their patrol cars, and p The shootings follow a spate of police killings, including ambushes of officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
"02.11.2016 10:08:22" apnews.com AP Explains: What's behind S. Korea's surreal scandal SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's biggest political scandal in years includes a bucket of animal slop, an attack with heavy construction equipment on a government building, AP Explains what's behind South Korea's surreal political scandal amid allegations that a Rasputin figure has been running the highest office in the land.
"02.11.2016 09:30:35" apnews.com Indonesian women killed in Hong Kong are forgotten at home JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Hong Kong trial of a British stock trader who murdered two Indonesian women and horrifically tortured one of them, recording the three-day ordeal on The two women were among the legions of Indonesians working abroad, many of them undocumented, and vulnerable to exploitation.
"02.11.2016 07:32:27" bigstory.ap.org Nicaragua president's running mate: his wife MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — On bright-pink billboards across the Nicaraguan capital, President Daniel Ortega looms triumphantly over motorists ahead of next Sunday's vote, where he's considered a shoo-in. He's almost never… "That woman is the one who rules in the country. She is powerful... If `the man' dies, she'll be there. She has been his shadow. There is nobody who can keep her from being next."
"02.11.2016 07:30:31" apnews.com On Mosul's southern front, fight against IS grinds on slowly SHURA, Iraq (AP) — When airstrikes and artillery began rocking the village of Shura south of Mosul, Barah Hussein Abed and his family moved into a hallway in the center of their h In the three months since the military began moving its forces into the valley and retook a nearby air base, the southern front line has moved only 15 miles.
"02.11.2016 06:55:32" apnews.com US Muslims cringe at how presidential nominees portray them NEW YORK (AP) — Many Muslim Americans cringe at the way they have been portrayed by candidates during the presidential campaign — either as potential terrorists or as eyes a "I think that there is some level of dismissiveness about Arab-Americans and American Muslims that allows candidates to talk about us, not really to us."
"02.11.2016 00:12:52" apnews.com Video shows police firing repeatedly at Vance during chase OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma state trooper fired dozens of rounds from an automatic rifle through the windshield of his cruiser at a fugitive as the two sped down a rural west “Michael Vance was our worst-case scenario,” said an Okla. official. “He was a determined, violent criminal with no regard for public safety, no regard for public life, and he had nothing to lose.”
"01.11.2016 18:45:11" apnews.com Obama reveals private living areas of White House WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama likes to say the White House is the "people's house." Now, the people are getting a look at the rooms where he lives.
Exclus Peek behind the White House curtains....
"01.11.2016 17:52:39" apnews.com After days of heavy rain, Egypt's Nile turns murky brown CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians this week watched the Nile's water turn a murky brown-yellow color, the result of days of heavy rain in parts of the country and subsequent flooding that sw "We will end up drinking the mud. The color of the Nile is just like our dark days."
"01.11.2016 14:27:20" apnews.com In Dem's race for Congress, cloning attempt goes unmentioned CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A father who once made a desperate attempt to clone his deceased son is giving West Virginia Democrats their best shot at reclaiming a seat in Congress. "My son died. We would've done anything to save him. We would've done anything to create a twin of him, if it were possible. We tried."
"01.11.2016 10:00:30" apnews.com Sri Lanka cracks down on owners of elephants taken from wild COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — In Sri Lanka, an elephant in the back yard has long been a sign of wealth, privilege and power. But these days it may also be a sign that someone is brea "In Sri Lanka, people measure the success of the processions by the number of elephants."
"01.11.2016 08:45:05" apnews.com Filipinos clean graves, pray, honor dead on All Saints' Day MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Families bring flowers. Relatives seek out graves of departed soldiers. Tombs across the Philippines get cleaned up. And prayers — prayers with ca On All Saints Day in the Philippines, the cemetery takes center stage _ and not at all in the way Halloween does it.
"01.11.2016 06:59:00" apnews.com South Korean man rams office: 'I came here to help her die' SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police detained a man who rammed a large excavator into a gate Tuesday near the office where prosecutors questioned a woman at the center of The attack with a large exacavator on a government building is part of a frenzy of emotion in South Korea over Choi Soon-sil, whom prosecutors have detained as they examine whether she used her close ties to President Park to pull government strings from
"01.11.2016 06:00:30" apnews.com Palestinian lawyer fights for women, one divorce at a time RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — In a divorce court where a man's testimony is worth twice a woman's, victory for lawyer Reema Shamasneh is rare and often bittersweet.
On For Palestinian divorce lawyer Reema Shamasneh, victory is rare: She fights for female clients in an Islamic court where a woman's testimony is worth only half that of a man.
"01.11.2016 05:00:25" apnews.com US companies see grim outlook in Cuba despite Obama opening HAVANA (AP) — For a while Saul Berenthal and Horace Clemmons were the seventy-something poster boys of U.S.-Cuba detente.
The retired software entrepreneurs made wor Two years into President Barack Obama's campaign to normalize relations with Cuba, his push to expand economic ties is showing few results.
"01.11.2016 00:46:02" apnews.com Mexico: Deforestation for avocados much higher than thought MEXICO CITY (AP) — Deforestation caused by the expansion of Mexican avocado orchards is much higher than previously thought, authorities said Monday.
Talia Coria, an Love avocados? Their popularity is contributing to the loss of 15,000 to 20,000 acres of forest each year in one Mexican state.
"31.10.2016 22:04:26" youtube.com Veiled Ambition Promo Across the Arab world, women have gained ground in education and health, but inequality is still entrenched in most family courts. Lawyer Reema Shamasneh bel... COMING TUESDAY: Women in the Arab world are gaining ground in education and health - but inequality is still entrenched in most family courts. Lawyers like Reema Shamasneh are working to change that.
"31.10.2016 17:44:15" apnews.com The 13 women who could show Bill Cosby had a pattern PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Did Bill Cosby drug and molest young women as part of a "signature" crime spree spanning five decades? Prosecutors preparing for his sexual-assault trial hope Cosby's lawyers will seek to block the women's testimony in high-stakes pre-trial hearings this week
"31.10.2016 17:00:12" apnews.com Pope prays with Lutherans in Sweden to mark Luther's protest LUND, Sweden (AP) — Pope Francis marked the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation by travelling to secular Sweden on Monday and encouraging Catholics and Lutherans to mo "The spiritual experience of Martin Luther challenges us to remember that apart from God, we can do nothing."
"31.10.2016 15:44:29" ap.org Divided America AP's ongoing exploration of the economic, social and political divisions in American society. In the months leading up to Election Day, AP has been examining the economic, social and political realities that have resulted in a #DividedAmerica. Now we're looking for the flip side — individuals, groups and efforts focused on bridging these gaps and
"31.10.2016 15:01:58" apnews.com Do candy and soda makers belong at a dietitians' conference? BOSTON (AP) — The blinking game show wheel spins past logos for Triscuits, Wheat Thins and Honey Maid before the needle settles at Fig Newtons.
"Newtons are made wit "Coca-Cola isn't presenting a balanced view — they're presenting the company's view of it. So it's marketing, not education."
"31.10.2016 12:28:51" apnews.com Asian-American voters, once Republican, are turning Democrat FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — At a shopping plaza in the Washington suburbs, the flag of the long-defunct South Vietnam flies beside the Stars and Stripes. Former refugees who congrega Donald Trump's polarizing rhetoric on issues like immigration could accelerate the trend.
"31.10.2016 09:12:54" apnews.com 2 women unite to take 'honor' out of killing in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — So much divides two women who fought in the battle to take the "honor" out of killing in Pakistan.
Naeema Kishwar shrouds herself in a burqa, showin Two women with polar political views have become unlikely allies in the battle to pass a historic law to protect women from murder by members of their own families.
"31.10.2016 07:38:04" apnews.com Woman in scandal roiling S. Korea says she 'deserves death' SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The woman at the center of a scandal roiling South Korea met Monday with prosecutors examining whether she used her close ties to President Park Geun-hye Many South Koreans believe there is much more to the story than the country's president has acknowledged, and the frenzy surrounding the scandal threatens her presidency.
"31.10.2016 07:01:17" apnews.com Iraq TV call-in show gives glimpse inside IS-held Mosul IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — As evening approaches in Iraq's northern city of Irbil, TV presenter Bakr Mahmoud Mahdi prepares to go live with a show called "Freedom Studio," which he says a "God willing there isn't a lot left and I hope that the watchers can pray for those inside Mosul to overcome Daesh." https://apnews.com/0cfde4446bff4ed1899330598e462280
"31.10.2016 06:20:38" apnews.com Top Senate Dem says FBI chief may have broken law on emails WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Senate Democrat said Sunday that FBI Director James Comey may have broken the law when he disclosed 11 days before the election that investigators had ne "I am writing to inform you that my office has determined that these actions may violate the Hatch Act, which bars FBI officials from using their official authority to influence an election. Through your partisan actions, you may have broken the law."
"31.10.2016 06:14:55" apnews.com 2 billion children breathe toxic air worldwide, UNICEF says NEW DELHI (AP) — As Indians wake Monday to smoke-filled skies from a weekend of festival fireworks, New Delhi's worst season for air pollution begins — with dire consequence Children face much higher health risks from air pollution than adults. Children breathe twice as quickly, taking in more air in relation to their body weight, while their brains and immune systems are still developing and vulnerable.
"31.10.2016 02:40:03" apnews.com Money pours in for anti-pipeline protest, but will it last? CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The crowdsourcing goal was modest: $5,000, enough to help a few dozen people camping in North Dakota to protest the nearby construction of the four-state The fund is among several cash streams that have provided at least $3 million to help with legal costs, food and other supplies to those opposing the nearly 1,200-mile pipeline.
"31.10.2016 01:40:06" apnews.com Most routes to 270 blocked for Trump, needs last-ditch surge DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The race for president reaches its final mile next week amid October surprises, but on the road to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, H On the road to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, Hillary Clinton still has several ways to find her way to Washington.
"31.10.2016 00:38:03" apnews.com Official: FBI obtains warrant to search newly found emails WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has obtained a warrant to begin reviewing newly discovered emails that may be relevant to the Hillary Clinton email server investigation, a law enforceme FBI investigators want to review emails of longtime Clinton aide Huma Abedin that were found on a device seized during an unrelated sexting investigation of Anthony Weiner, a former New York congressman and Abedin's estranged husband.
"30.10.2016 17:23:23" apnews.com Small-time Airbnb hosts say NY law unfairly targets them NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Reeves works for a nonprofit and his partner is a puppeteer. They say there's not a lot of spare income floating around their Brooklyn apartment. That's why "Nobody wants illegal hotels ... It seems as though we're in the same bucket as the people who are taking advantage of the situation," said one New York Airbnb host.
"30.10.2016 09:08:37" apnews.com Powerful quake rattles Italy; no deaths immediately reported ROME (AP) — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has rocked the same area of central and southern Italy hit by quake in August and a pair of aftershocks last The temblor was felt throughout the Italian peninsula, with reports as far north as Bolzano and as far south as Bari.
"30.10.2016 07:21:08" apnews.com Weiner's tale of self-destruction rocks race for president NEW YORK (AP) — Once a hard-charging young congressman, Anthony Weiner lost his career and his marriage to a habit of trading sexually explicit messages that he couldn't shake He lost his career and marriage to a habit of trading racy messages that he couldn't shake.
"30.10.2016 05:16:38" apnews.com Halloween parties become a new trend for young Cubans HAVANA (AP) — A teenager dressed as Batman danced through the door as Reggaeton music thumped inside for a Halloween party in the ground-floor apartment of a Soviet-era housing pr "We didn't celebrate it a few years ago because it wasn't the custom. But we've seen it in movies and TV shows," says a Cuban teenager.
"30.10.2016 01:00:41" apnews.com Pot ballot drives put medical, recreational users at odds PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A handful of recreational marijuana legalization drives has the medical pot industry bracing for something it never expected to deal with: competition. Growers, medical professionals and users of medical marijuana say they worry that people who want medical marijuana will buy it on the open market instead of going through the hassle of getting a doctor's recommendation.
"29.10.2016 21:10:05" apnews.com Tracking violent ex-cons: Registries grow, but do they work? TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — In the desperate hours after a University of Toledo student disappeared while bicycling this summer, her friends scanned the state's list of sex offenders and "When someone comes out of prison, we want them to be successful... We want them to be part of society. Putting people on registries like this makes it next to impossible to do."
"29.10.2016 20:09:36" bigstory.ap.org Parallels seen in protests of Dakota pipeline, Oregon refuge PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — On the same day seven defendants celebrated their acquittal in the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and firing bean bag rounds arrested… "How is it that people who were seen on national media with guns having a standoff with police officials were acquitted ... and we're being treated like we're terrorists?"
"29.10.2016 18:30:07" apnews.com Sports enthusiasts repair devastated Winter Olympic tracks MOUNT TREBEVIC, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Sports enthusiasts and former athletes in Bosnia have taken it upon themselves to reclaim some of the glory Sarajevo savored as host of t War shattered Sarajevo's Olympic glory. Now land mines have been cleared from abandoned facilities and volunteers are rebuilding, clearing trees that had grown along bobsled tracks.
"29.10.2016 16:55:18" apnews.com Players annoyed with NFL's crackdown on celebrations Hey NFL players: If you want a safe way to celebrate touchdowns and big plays, just hug it out.
Don't twerk. Don't pretend to shoot a bow and arrow. Don't even think about "We are entertainers, whether you like it or not."
"29.10.2016 16:11:08" apnews.com Good riddance to a campaign that put the 'ugh' in ugly WASHINGTON (AP) — Good riddance to Campaign 2016, the election that put the "ugh" in ugly.
Headed for history books a week from Tuesday, th A battle rife with nastiness, Campaign 2016 is the election that put the 'ugh' in ugly.
"29.10.2016 14:06:01" More than 3,000 people have been shot in Chicago so far this year. Jonathan Annicks, 18, is one of them. A possible victim of mistaken identity among gangs in his neighborhood, Jonathan was left paralyzed from the mid-chest down. Now, he's trying to
"29.10.2016 12:16:40" apnews.com A look at the latest FBI news on the Clinton email case WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI's announcement that it recently came upon new emails that may be pertinent to the Hillary Clinton private email server investigation raised more question Where did the emails come from? Why are they coming out now? Answers to some questions about the FBI announcement on new emails that may be tied to the Clinton email case.
"29.10.2016 09:09:50" apnews.com Dylan tells Swedish Academy he accepts Nobel Prize COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Bob Dylan has accepted the 2016 Nobel Prize for literature, the Swedish Academy said, adding that getting the prestigious award left him "speechless." "The news about the Nobel Prize left me speechless," says the 75-year-old singer-songwriter.
"29.10.2016 04:33:47" apnews.com Nepal storyteller uses photos and few lines to reveal lives KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — It started with a photograph of a smirking, young man wearing a heavy-metal band T-shirt and selling tea on the streets of Kathmandu. It has become a wildl Inspired by "Humans of New York," a Nepalese photographer has posted biographies and photographs for more than 800 Nepalis.
"29.10.2016 02:45:57" bigstory.ap.org Emails show how Clinton campaign chair was apparently hacked WASHINGTON (AP) — New evidence appears to show how hackers earlier this year stole more than 50,000 emails of Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, an audacious electronic attack blamed on Russia's government and one that… "Change your password immediately."
"29.10.2016 00:16:52" bigstory.ap.org Scientists call for breaching dams to save Puget Sound orcas SEATTLE (AP) — Researchers who track the endangered population of orcas that frequent Washington state waters said Friday that three whales are missing or believed dead since summer. The most recent death of a 23-year-old… "There's no reason these dams couldn't be breached."
"28.10.2016 19:01:39" apnews.com Does baby powder cause cancer? Another jury says yes. TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — For the third time, Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict over whether the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian What do the experts say about baby powder and cancer?
"28.10.2016 17:49:46" apnews.com Official: New emails in FBI review not from Clinton server WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says newly discovered emails that have prompted a fresh FBI review in the Hillary Clinton email case did not come from her private email server. The disclosure raises the possibility of the FBI reopening the criminal investigation just days before the election, although it is not clear if that will happen.
"28.10.2016 17:01:16" apnews.com Countries OK world's largest marine reserve in Antarctica WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica's waters reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world's largest marine protected are The marine protected area covers 617,000 square miles.
"28.10.2016 16:01:44" apnews.com Brick workers enslaved for life as Afghan warlords profit KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Every day that Dil Agha works at his backbreaking job at a brick kiln on the outskirts of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, from before sunrise to well after They toil as indentured laborers at brick kilns that make millions of dollars a year for their owners. And the law is powerless to help them.
"28.10.2016 15:01:15" apnews.com Satanic leader: After-school clubs send positive message SALEM, Mass. (AP) — The Satanic Temple is waging religious battles along a variety of fronts nationwide, and its co-founder says it's just getting started.
The 3-yea After school clubs, opening prayers and a Baphomet statue: What is the Satanic Temple all about?
"28.10.2016 13:01:39" apnews.com AP PHOTOS: The things left behind in the Calais migrant camp CALAIS, France (AP) — They made their way to the squalid camp in the French port of Calais from Afghanistan, Sudan, Ethiopia and beyond, some fleeing war, others poverty, all drea Abandoned dolls, shoes, DVDs, a Bible. A look at the things migrants left behind as they abandoned the Calais camp.
"28.10.2016 08:06:34" apnews.com Activists split as Clinton makes push for black millennials PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Six months into Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, she met with a group of Black Lives Matter activists in Washington to make her case and seek their sup "There is a platform now. I reflected on the things I've heard her say, commit to and seen in writing, and that's how I came to my decision."
"28.10.2016 06:02:06" apnews.com Philippine leader Duterte says God told him to stop cursing MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The foul-mouthed Philippine president, who once called the pope a "son of a bitch" and told Barack Obama to "go to hell," says he has promised to God he "So, I promise God to ... not express slang, cuss words and everything. So you guys hear me right always because (a) promise to God is a promise to the Filipino people."
"28.10.2016 05:47:05" apnews.com Kashmir kids find refuge in makeshift schools amid uprising SRINAGAR, India (AP) — When Kashmir erupted in anti-India protests almost four months ago, 14-year-old Shazia Batool was sequestered at home — forbidden from venturing out a With Kashmir daily life still paralyzed by strikes and rolling curfews, dozens of ad hoc learning centers have popped up in homes and religious centers, and thousands of young students have signed up.
"28.10.2016 05:32:44" apnews.com Countries OK world's largest marine reserve in Antarctica WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world's largest marine protected area in the Proponents of the reserve say it sets a precedent for multiple countries working together to protect a large swath of ocean, which falls outside any single nation's jurisdiction.
"28.10.2016 02:06:34" apnews.com Police evict oil pipeline protesters from private land CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and firing bean bags and pepper spray evicted protesters Thursday from private land in the path of the Dakot The protesters are vowing to rebuild their camp on federal land in the pipeline's path.
"27.10.2016 23:44:42" apnews.com Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics WASHINGTON (AP) — A 2011 confidential memo written by a longtime Bill Clinton aide during Hillary Clinton's State Department tenure describes overlap between the former president' In a 2011 memo, a longtime Bill Clinton aide lays out the "unorthodox nature" of how he and others navigated between Bill Clinton's dual interests - seeking out speaking and consulting ventures around the world while he raised funds for the Clinton
"27.10.2016 19:01:30" apnews.com Experts uncover hidden layers of Jesus' tomb site JERUSALEM (AP) — In the innermost chamber of the site said to be the tomb of Jesus, a restoration team has peeled away a marble layer for the first time in centuries in an effort "What was found," said National Geographic archaeologist Fredrik Hiebert, "is astonishing."
"27.10.2016 18:31:20" apnews.com AP-GfK poll: Most Trump supporters doubt election legitimacy CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Donald Trump's dubious claims the presidential election is "rigged" have taken root among most of his supporters, who say they will have serious doubts abou Just 35 percent of Trump's supporters say they will most likely accept the results of the election as legitimate if Clinton wins.
"27.10.2016 18:04:17" apnews.com US charges 61 defendants in call center scam based in India WASHINGTON (AP) — It can be a frightening call to get — and it's a familiar one for many thousands of Americans.
Callers posing as tax and immigration agents a "They are menacing and they are ruthless in their pursuit of their victims."
"27.10.2016 16:31:41" apnews.com Pot farmers worry legalization could end their way of life GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Laura Costa's son and husband moved quickly with pruning shears as they harvested the family's fall marijuana crop, racing along with several workers to "It will end traditional marijuana farming like this," said Laura Costa, sitting in the middle of one of four 40-plant gardens, puffing on a glass pipe.
"27.10.2016 15:31:07" apnews.com Cranberries squashed as folk remedy for urinary infections CHICAGO (AP) — Another folk remedy bites the dust. Cranberry capsules didn't prevent or cure urinary infections in nursing home residents in a study challenging persistent unprove Health care providers who encourage using cranberry products as a prevention method "are doing their patients a disservice."
"27.10.2016 10:30:13" bigstory.ap.org Experts wonder why US official uttered hard N. Korea truth America's top intelligence official echoed what many U.S. experts have long argued when he said this week there was little chance North Korea would agree to shut down its nuclear weapons program. The surprise, though, was… "To hear the head of the intelligence community say that the North Koreans are not going to give up their nuclear weapons, he's just telling us what everyone already knows."
"27.10.2016 09:16:04" apnews.com Clinton and Obama: First ladies form political odd couple WASHINGTON (AP) — When Hillary Clinton secured her place in the history as the first woman to win a major-party nomination for president, Democratic politicians around Washington When they campaign together for the first time today, the event in North Carolina will bring together one of the least traditional first ladies in modern history with one who has fully embraced tradition.
"27.10.2016 08:47:07" apnews.com More changes await Twitter users as service tries to grow NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter users are bound to see changes as the beleaguered service favored by journalists, celebrities, politicians and cranks tries to broaden its appeal and attra If there is a new owner, Facebook's absorption of Instagram and WhatsApp in recent years could offer clues.
"27.10.2016 06:02:06" apnews.com Samsung heir joins board, moving toward top leadership role SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The grandson of Samsung's founder is stepping up as its new leader as the South Korean company grapples with the recent failure of a flagship smartphone. The appointment of the chairman's son as a board member comes at a crucial time for Samsung after the unprecedented recall and discontinuation of fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.
"27.10.2016 05:02:01" apnews.com Patients left in limbo as more doctors flee Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Wanda Serrano arrived at Puerto Rico's largest public hospital before dawn to take her 17-year-old son to an appointment. Six hours later, they were s The territory's number of doctors has dropped from 14,000 to 9,000 in the past decade, the majority leaving for higher salaries and lower living costs on the U.S. mainland.
"27.10.2016 01:15:16" apnews.com Adopted and brought to US, South Korean man to be deported SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A South Korean man flown to the U.S. 37 years ago and adopted by an American couple at age 3 has been ordered deported back to a country that is completely alie Adam Crapser was abandoned by the parents who adopted him from South Korea as a toddler, but never naturalized him as a citizen. Thousands of other adoptees share his plight. Criminal convictions in Crapser's past put him on track for deportation.
"26.10.2016 21:26:46" AP Politics Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters. http://apne.ws/2ewzpd1