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"22.02.2017 17:16:42" apnews.com New trauma unit to help former Islamic State sex slaves DOHUK, Iraq (AP) — After their rape and torture by Islamic State extremists for months or years, Yazidi women face ongoing suffering from psychological trauma even if they do mana "I still can't sleep. My body is tense all the time."
"22.02.2017 15:19:16" apnews.com Pipeline protesters pray, set fires ahead of camp closing CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The last people remaining at a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp prayed and set fire to a handful of wooden structures on Wednesday, hours ahead of a de "People are being very mindful, trying very hard to stay in prayer, to stay positive."
"22.02.2017 13:55:40" apnews.com AP Photos: Young migrants survive on their own in Serbia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — In an abandoned warehouse in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, Rasool, a 12-year-old from Jalalabad, Afghanistan, has spent the last six months sleeping on Dozens of minors, mostly from Afghanistan and Pakistan, live in an abandoned warehouse with hundreds of other, older migrants.
"22.02.2017 09:30:29" apnews.com Egypt activist out of prison but still only half free CAIRO (AP) — It's that time of day — just before 6 p.m. to be exact — when Ahmed Maher must leave his family and spend the night in a tiny room in the local police sta Ahmed Maher's nightly detention is a potent example of how far the government of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is willing to go to not just to crush dissenters but also ensure their silence.
"22.02.2017 08:30:24" apnews.com Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Under a sweeping rewrite of enforcement policies, migrants might be dumped over the border into a violence-plagued land where they have no ties.
"22.02.2017 08:00:06" apnews.com Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said North Korean suspects placed toxic liquid on the hands of the women, who then wiped it over the face of Kim Jong Nam.
"22.02.2017 07:00:28" apnews.com Long road ahead for justice and accountability in Syria GENEVA (AP) — A fresh round of Syrian peace talks is set to begin in Geneva on Thursday. And while the U.N-sponsored talks may represent the best opportunity in years to make prog After a litany of horrors, could the future creation of a Syrian court prevent war criminals from escaping with impunity?
"22.02.2017 06:13:31" youtube.com Video Shows Harrison Ford Wrongly Fly Over Plane Newly released video shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford mistakenly flying low over an airliner that was taxiing at an airport in Orange County, Californi... "Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?" Harrison Ford asks in previously released sound from the air traffic control tower. Read the full story here: http://apne.ws/2kKx5Dv
"22.02.2017 02:54:03" apnews.com Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91 LONDON (AP) — While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 — with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 — Americans will continue to h The study estimated that the U.S., which already lags behind other developed countries, will fall even further behind by 2030.
"22.02.2017 02:01:26" apnews.com Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San Jose SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated Tuesday by water from an overf "The water started to seep in the driveway, and then it started to creep up into the front door. It kept getting worse and worse."
"22.02.2017 00:06:35" apnews.com Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart NEW YORK (AP) — Polarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos was by turns apologetic for comments he made about sexual relationships between boys and men and adamant he had been He said the flare-up over remarks "is a cynical media witch hunt from people who do not care about children. They care about destroying me and my career and, by extension, my allies."
"21.02.2017 23:06:11" apnews.com State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, "It's a crisis. We're losing a generation."
"21.02.2017 21:45:01" apnews.com Trump pick as security adviser is nod toward pragmatism WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's choice of an outspoken but non-political Army general as national security adviser is a nod to pragmatism, but Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster wi It's an open question how McMaster, a decorated combat veteran, will fare in a White House that has set up what some call a parallel power structure led by Stephen Bannon.
"21.02.2017 20:39:27" apnews.com Supreme Court seems split in case of boy's death near border WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appears to be evenly divided about the right of Mexican parents to use American courts to sue a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired across the U The circumstances of exactly what occurred are in dispute, but what is clear is that the agent was on the U.S. side of the border when he fired his gun.
"21.02.2017 18:20:29" apnews.com Former white supremacists help others leave hate groups ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Celtic cross tattoo on Shannon Martinez's leg gives away her past.
A victim of sexual assault at age 14 and never quite able to meet her paren Fortified by the love of an adopted family, Shannon Martinez left the skinheads behind. Today she's helping others do the same.
"21.02.2017 17:34:30" apnews.com Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memories CHICAGO (AP) — Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research that challenges the anti-aging `'I don't think anybody would interpret these results as saying, `Wow, this is a fountain of youth, this is a magical anti-aging potion.'"
"21.02.2017 16:33:54" apnews.com Trump denounces 'horrible' threats against Jewish centers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced recent threats against Jewish community centers as "horrible" and "painful." He said they are a "very sad reminder of "This tour was a meaningful reminder of why we have to fight bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms," President Trump said.
"21.02.2017 16:03:28" Salt of the earth An icy winter means big business for the American Rock Salt mine in upstate New York. Travel inside the mine in this #360video.
"21.02.2017 14:09:35" apnews.com Sticker shock for olive oil buyers after bad Italian harvest ROME (AP) — From specialty shops in Rome to supermarkets around the world, lovers of Italian olive oil are in for some sticker shock this year, with prices due to jump by as much Why the price of Italian olive oil is expected to rise.
"21.02.2017 07:00:17" apnews.com In Kuwait, 'too many foreigners' becomes a frequent refrain KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's first new government hospital in more than three decades will soon open its doors — but only to Kuwaiti citizens.
It's the latest i "Isn't time for us to put an end to this? We must reform the current system; we must impose taxes on expatriates, not on Kuwaitis."
"21.02.2017 06:52:51" apnews.com 4 US tourists and pilot killed in Australian plane crash MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday s "Looking at the fireball, it is incredibly lucky that no one was at the back of those stores or in the car park of the stores, that no one was even hurt."
"21.02.2017 02:43:18" apnews.com Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments Video clips tweeted by a blog are adding to the backlash against a polarizing Breitbart News editor.
"21.02.2017 00:00:25" apnews.com Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legal CHICAGO (AP) — Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found. There's evidence that the legalization of gay marriage had made LGBT kids feel less stigmatized.
"20.02.2017 21:52:56" apnews.com Trump tries to move past controversies, toward legislating WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump begins his second month in office, his team is trying to move past the crush of controversies that overtook his first month and make pr One month in, the Trump administration is hoping to shift its focus to health care and overhauling the tax code.
"20.02.2017 17:21:43" apnews.com Special delivery: US-born panda cub Bao Bao bound for China WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Zoo is packing up its American-born panda cub Bao Bao for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda breeding prog Pandas born in the United States return to China, generally by age 4.
"20.02.2017 14:26:02" apnews.com AP Exclusive: Drugs vanish at some VA hospitals WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptio A sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unathorized drug use by VA employees prompts federal criminal investigations.
"20.02.2017 09:13:09" apnews.com N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Ko Pyongyang demanded custody of Kim's body and strongly objected to an autopsy. The Malaysians not only went ahead but also conducted a second autopsy, saying the results of the first were inconclusive.
"20.02.2017 08:45:24" apnews.com APNewsBreak: Utah's anesthesia abortion law unenforced SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Last year, Utah enacted a first-in-the-nation law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks ges Utah doctors say they haven't changed anything about the way they perform late-term abortions, almost one year after the state passed a first-in-the-nation requirement that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers.
"20.02.2017 06:40:03" apnews.com Ex-cop says Duterte paid him, others to kill crime suspects MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A retired Philippine police officer said Monday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was a mayor, ordered and paid him and other members of a so-call Human rights lawyers who represented the retired Philippine police officer at a news conference said his allegations could be grounds for impeaching Duterte.
"20.02.2017 06:37:44" apnews.com Immigration rallies held around US to support Muslims NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrations were held in cities around the U.S. this weekend to support Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies. People of various faiths rallied in U.S. cities to support Muslims and protest Trump's immigration policies.
"20.02.2017 02:32:58" apnews.com Roaming telescope brings Kenyan kids views of night sky MOLO, Kenya (AP) — Thousands of schoolchildren in Kenya are getting a rare opportunity to look at the stars.
The Traveling Telescope visits some of this East African This telescope project visits some of Kenya's most remote areas.
"20.02.2017 02:10:35" apnews.com AP source: Trump's revised travel ban targets same countries WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who alr The White House is expected to issue its revised travel ban in the coming days.
"20.02.2017 02:00:12" apnews.com Draft DHS guidelines seek to aggressively detain immigrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, accor How the Trump administration might address problem of immigrants who are living in the U.S. illegally.
"20.02.2017 01:03:30" Survivors reflect on life in WWII camps that held Japanese Americans 75 years ago, react to President Trump's actions. Read more: https://apnews.com/23b62078a32d4b0eade343bb095d8a95/Executive-order-that-incarcerated-Japanese-Americans-is-75
"19.02.2017 22:56:29" apnews.com Scientists hold rally in Boston to protest threat to science BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters held a rally in Boston on Sunday to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and r "We're really trying to send a message today to Mr. Trump that America runs on science."
"19.02.2017 14:27:23" apnews.com As Trump makes foreign moves, Tillerson avoids the spotlight WASHINGTON (AP) — When North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters between South Korea and Japan, President Donald Trump moved quickly to show U.S. resolve. He appeared with The former Exxon Mobil CEO is proving to be everything his extroverted Oval Office boss is not.
"19.02.2017 14:02:49" apnews.com Daunting urban terrain as Iraqis push into western Mosul BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces have launched the push for Mosul's militant-held western half just over four months after the operation to retake the city from the Islamic State group Western Mosul has old neighborhoods with narrow streets that will force Iraqi forces to get out of their armored vehicles.
"19.02.2017 13:00:31" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: 11-foot python slithers into student's car; Jeans get governor booted from North Dakota Senate's floor; Albanian police find a ton of marijuana hidden under house Albanian police find ton of marijuana hidden under house (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina, File) TIRANA, Albania (AP) _ Albanian police say they have arrested a man who allegedly had 1.38 tons of dried cannabis hidden under his… Best weird AP news: North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's preference for wearing jeans gets him booted from state Senate's floor; An 11-foot python slithers into South Florida student's car; Albanian police arrest man who allegedly had 1.38 tons of marijuana
"19.02.2017 03:30:07" apnews.com AP FACT CHECK: The audacity of hype WASHINGTON (AP) — In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pa Trump was called out on his latest of many boasts about the Electoral College, which handed him one of the narrowest victories since Reagan — sixth out of eight — and not one of the biggest.
"19.02.2017 03:01:05" apnews.com Finding poison in N. Korean airport attack is hardest part KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A paranoid dictator's estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours There's just something about murder by poison that captivates.
"19.02.2017 02:02:28" apnews.com LeBron James talking a good game, still playing a great one NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Older, wiser and more aware of the world, LeBron James is unafraid to let his views known on politics or social issues or even the business of basketball. When he thinks it's appropriate, this NBA superstar's voice is louder than ever.
"19.02.2017 01:04:22" apnews.com Trump's plan for spike in defense spending faces big hurdles WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans control Congress so President Donald Trump's pledge to boost the Pentagon budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet. I Both skeptical Democrats and fiscal conservatives are standing in the way of the president's promise to boost the military.
"19.02.2017 00:06:44" apnews.com McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69 DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became a She was "Jane Roe," the key figure in a lawsuit that led to the Supreme Court's 1973 ruling that established abortion rights.
"18.02.2017 23:13:47" apnews.com 10 years in jail and still no trial for murder suspect DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Kharon Davis has spent nearly 10 years in jail. He's had four sets of attorneys, with two judges on the bench. His co-defendants' cases have wrapped up. Davis "It's like they snatched up my child, put him in a cage and threw away the key."
"18.02.2017 20:15:01" apnews.com Executive order that incarcerated Japanese Americans is 75 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and loc "Who knows what can happen? The way this president is, he does not go by the rules. I'm hoping that he would be impeached," said Hiroshi Kashiwagi, a 94-year-old detention center survivor.
"18.02.2017 17:03:17" apnews.com A month of Trump, by the numbers A by-the-numbers look at some of Donald Trump's early activity as president:
—24: Executive orders and memoranda signed. That includes orders to withdraw the United Trump, month 1: 24 executive orders and memoranda; 3 weekend trips to Mar-a-Lago.
"18.02.2017 16:43:37" apnews.com AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — He'd been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the moment: He ha Andy Sandness now savors his anonymity. Recently, he attended a Minnesota Wild hockey game where, he says, he was "just another face in the crowd."
"18.02.2017 13:01:16" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Joey the pet squirrel prevents burglary; The thimble gets the thumb: Game piece voted out of Monopoly; Cheeky tribute: Patriots fan gets Brady tattoo on backside The 'squirrelnator:' Idaho family says pet squirrel thwarted burglary (KIVI-TV via AP ) MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) _ Police in southwest Idaho say an indoor pet, a squirrel named Joey, has thwarted a burglary attempt. The Meridian… Best weird AP news: Joey the indoor pet thwarts a burglary attempt in Idaho; The thimble gets the thumb as a game piece in Monopoly; Cheeky tribute: Patriots fan gets a tattoo of Tom Brady on his backside; College student wins best grocery bagger title.
"18.02.2017 04:15:15" AP The Trump administration's draft memo on using National Guard troops for immigration roundups. And here is the letter
"18.02.2017 02:57:54" apnews.com Report: Islamic State group's 'business model' near collapse The Islamic State group is hemorrhaging money with every piece of territory it loses, according to a new analysis that found that the group's "business model" is on the path to failure. "The business model ... was essentially a pyramid scheme which relied upon constant expansion."
"17.02.2017 23:57:06" apnews.com NASCAR beefs up concussion testing before season begins DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was confident NASCAR took the right step Friday when it beefed up its concussion protocol by adding a consistent screening rule at al "Good to see progress being made and implemented." - Dale Earnhardt Jr.
"17.02.2017 22:21:45" apnews.com Talk to babies and let them babble back to bridge word gap WASHINGTON (AP) — Even infants can have conversations with mom or dad. Their turn just tends to involve a smile or some gibberish instead of words. That's a key lesson from progra Don't just read the book but ask about the pictures. Describe the colors when dressing a tot, and pause to give them a chance to babble back.
"17.02.2017 18:56:22" axios.com Trump National Guard Draft Memo Source document contributed to DocumentCloud by Jack Gillum (Associated Press). The Trump administration's draft memo on using National Guard troops for immigration roundups.
"17.02.2017 18:12:04" youtube.com Face Transplant Links Men Touched by Tragedy The first face transplant performed at Mayo Clinic is providing a man from Wyoming a second chance at a normal life after he was disfigured by a gunshot in a... The first face transplant performed at Mayo Clinic gives a Wyoming man a second chance at a normal life. Watch the transformation.
"17.02.2017 17:01:38" apnews.com Indonesia police chief: Woman tricked into attack on Kim JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Indonesian woman arrested for suspected involvement in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother in Malaysia was duped into thinking she "She was not aware that it was an assassination attempt by alleged foreign agents."
"17.02.2017 15:35:40" apnews.com Trump weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundups The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the M The 11-page document calls for the unprecedented militarization of immigration enforcement as far north as Portland, Oregon, and as far east as New Orleans, Louisiana.
"17.02.2017 13:22:14" apnews.com AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — He'd been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the moment: He ha He sometimes lied when folks asked what had happened. "I would tell them it was a hunting accident," he says. "I felt like they didn't need to know."
"17.02.2017 10:18:44" apnews.com Remember Nixon? There's history behind Trump's press attacks WASHINGTON (AP) — Thomas Jefferson railed against newspapers as "polluted vehicles" of falsehood and error. Richard Nixon tangled with reporters in the toxic atmosphere of Waterga "There has never been a kind of holistic jihad against the news media like Trump is executing," said Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley.
"17.02.2017 09:38:21" apnews.com Samsung family succession hits snag with chief's arrest SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea was taken by surprise Friday with the arrest of the scion of the country's richest family and de-facto leader at Samsung over his alleged inv A look at how the Samsung scion's arrest will affect the electronics giant.
"17.02.2017 08:55:49" apnews.com Family, friends describe 'nice girl' embroiled in Kim case JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Family and former neighbors of the Indonesian woman suspected of involvement in the audacious killing of the North Korean leader's half brother in Malays "I was shocked to hear that she was arrested for murdering someone. I don't believe that she would commit such a crime or what the media says — that she is an intelligence agent."
"17.02.2017 02:04:30" apnews.com Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the c Some see the new president as a champion of Middle America who is making good on his campaign promises.
"17.02.2017 01:10:45" apnews.com Trump, in unprecedented fashion for a president, rips press WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaks are real. But the news about them is fake. The White House is a fine-tuned machine. Russia is a ruse.
For its stunning moments and memora In nearly an hour and a half at the podium, Trump bullied reporters, dismissed facts and then cracked a few caustic jokes.
"17.02.2017 00:07:46" apnews.com 'Day Without Immigrants': Protest closes restaurants in US PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and the nation's capital closed for the day. Groce Immigrants in some U.S. cities stay home from work and school to demonstrate how important they are to America's economy.
"16.02.2017 23:01:13" ap.org Venezuela undone TK "If a person can't find it at the pharmacy, they'll just have to die.”
"16.02.2017 22:36:30" Timeline Photos Watch Thai Buddhists in this #360Photo pray en masse during a candlelight ceremony at the Wat Dhammakaya temple outside Bangkok on Makha Bucha Day, one of the holiest days on the Buddhist calendar. Thai police raided the temple on Thursday in a failed
"16.02.2017 20:07:50" apnews.com AP FACT CHECK: Trump's messy case that he inherited a mess WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday made a messy case that he "inherited a mess" from former President Barack Obama. Economic stats and territorial losses of Isla By almost every economic measure, Barack Obama inherited a far worse situation.
"16.02.2017 18:43:36" apnews.com Trump says White House 'fine-tuned machine,' despite turmoil WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump mounted an aggressive defense of his young presidency Thursday, lambasting reports that his campaign advisers had inappropriate contact with Russian "The press has become so dishonest that if we don't talk about it, we are doing a tremendous disservice to the American people," Trump said.
"16.02.2017 18:19:37" apnews.com Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly wit Acosta has served on the National Labor Relations Board and as a federal prosecutor in Florida. He was named assistant attorney general for civil rights by President George W. Bush.
"16.02.2017 15:01:20" apnews.com Epic 'Planet Earth II' offers creatures'-eye view of nature LONDON (AP) — From jungles to deserts to mountains, the BBC's epic nature series "Planet Earth II" takes viewers around the world — and around many genres of television. A decade ago, the original "Planet Earth" was the first nature series filmed in high definition. The new series _ shot in razor-sharp ultra-HD _ uses even more technological wizardry.
"16.02.2017 13:10:22" apnews.com North Korea and its long history of using female spies SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean passenger plane that exploded off the coast of Southeast Asia. Army officers lured into sexual encounters. A secret agent spirited back to Honey traps, cyanide-tipped cigarettes and airline bombings...
"16.02.2017 10:39:26" apnews.com Mystery deepens, questions build in N.Korea princeling death SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — What do we really know about the sudden death of an exiled North Korean princeling? Aside from heated media speculation and an instant "it's-gotta-be-Pyo South Korea's National Intelligence Service and eager reporters across Asia have assembled a dramatic, almost cinematic profile of the last hour of Kim's life, but unanswered questions abound.
"16.02.2017 09:04:05" apnews.com North Koreans, in eye of storm, fete leader's birthday PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Unaware of reports his eldest son — and current leader Kim Jong Un's half brother — was killed just days ago in what appears to have been North Koreans across the country observed as normal the "Day of the Shining Star," Kim Jong Il's birthday, unaware of the apparent assassination of an exiled dynasty figure, his eldest son, in Malaysia.
"16.02.2017 08:00:06" apnews.com Pro-government tribal leader among dead in US raid in Yemen CAIRO (AP) — The main figure killed in last month's U.S. raid in Yemen targeting al-Qaida was a tribal leader who was allied to the country's U.S.- and Saudi-backed president and "If you want to hunt al-Qaida, you can find them in the surrounding mountains not in this small village ... The Americans' information was wrong,"
"16.02.2017 07:00:06" apnews.com A family mourns son lost to fighting IS in Iraq's Mosul BAGHDAD (AP) — Early on the morning of Dec. 12, Iraqi army Maj. Hamza Finjan led a raid on a small house in eastern Mosul that was being used as an Islamic State group base. Knowi Iraqi army Maj. Hamza Finjan's family blamed the planning of the Mosul operation for the death of their son.
"16.02.2017 06:22:15" apnews.com China carfentanil ban a 'game-changer' for opioid epidemic SHANGHAI (AP) — China is adding the deadly elephant tranquilizer carfentanil and three related synthetic opioids to its list of controlled substances effective March 1, China's Na "It's a substantial step in the fight against opioids here in the United States... We're persuaded it will have a definite impact."
"16.02.2017 05:45:04" apnews.com In Ecuador election, strongman Correa's legacy on the line QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — In a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Ecuador's capital, the sleek glass-and-steel Docente Calderon public hospital rises above a frenzy of cinder block Love him or hate him, most Ecuadoreans credit Rafael Correa with delivering stability after a tumultuous period that saw a musical chairs of eight presidents in a decade.
"16.02.2017 05:02:03" apnews.com American Girl to sell its first-ever boy doll NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in its more than 30-year history, American Girl will sell a boy version of its pricey dolls.
The 18-inch "Logan Everett" doll will Here's the latest move by Mattel to be more relevant to iPad-playing kids and their parents.
"16.02.2017 03:00:32" apnews.com Kids with ADHD have some smaller brain regions than normal LONDON (AP) — Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder have several brain regions that are slightly smaller than usual, more evidence that the disorder should be con Fresh research focused on patients' brain scans could provide new hope for children suffering from ADHD.
"16.02.2017 01:52:36" apnews.com Immigrant workers, families to protest by staying home PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers in cities across the U.S. are telling immigrants to miss class, miss work and not shop on Thursday as a way to show the country how important they a Wonder what the U.S. would look like without immigrants? On Thursday, activists intend to show you. https://apnews.com/701dcf1b8ee8431b93b51e89d9d685dd
"15.02.2017 19:15:17" apnews.com Hey, Mr. President: It's time to make spellcheck great again WASHINGTON (AP) — Time to make spellcheck great again.
The mangled spellings that were a staple of Donald Trump's presidential campaign are flourishing in the White Some "unpresidented" errors.
"15.02.2017 18:11:55" apnews.com Trump urges Israeli premier to 'hold off' on settlements WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Israel's prime minister to "hold off" on building Jewish settlements in land the Palestinians claim for their future st Trump said he'd be open to alternatives on the idea of a two-state agreement if the two sides propose something better.
"15.02.2017 17:59:53" Timeline Photos Casualties of war: Medics treat wounded civilians in this
#360photo of a Mosul hospital. Iraqi troops are preparing to battle
Islamic State fighters who still control the west of the city. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo) Read more here:
"15.02.2017 17:01:51" apnews.com Congress blocks rule barring mentally impaired from guns WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate voted Wednesday to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, spearheaded the repeal effort and said the regulation unfairly stigmatizes the disabled.
"15.02.2017 16:01:41" apnews.com Pentagon chief says NATO members must boost defense spending BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has told NATO allies that they must start increasing defense spending by year-end or the Trump administration will "moderate its "No longer can the American taxpayer carry a disproportionate share of the defense of Western values," Mattis said.
"15.02.2017 14:31:48" apnews.com Did a South Korean news report doom Kim Jong Un's brother? SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Intelligence officials believe North Korean agents assassinated leader Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother, but if the whodunit seems settled, a very big q Whodunit, and why now?
"15.02.2017 13:36:45" apnews.com Officials: Trump knew Flynn misled WH weeks before ouster WASHINGTON (AP) — Just six days into his presidency, Donald Trump was informed his national security adviser had misled his vice president about contacts with Russia. Trump kept h Vice President Mike Pence, who had vouched for Michael Flynn in a televised interview, is said to have been angry and deeply frustrated.
"15.02.2017 10:58:02" apnews.com 2 state solution optional? Palestinians puzzled by US view RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials said Wednesday that there's no alternative to Palestinian statehood, expressing concern over the Trump administration suggestions Israel's Netanyahu is under growing pressure from right-wing Cabinet ministers to abandon the goal of a two-state solution — an idea he publicly endorsed several years ago, albeit with reservations.
"15.02.2017 10:41:52" Refugees in Greece are finding a sense of purpose in an amateur soccer league @TStavrak @dgatopoulos STORY: https://www.apnews.com/8db718be195b446a9049a2ba1c70db5b
"15.02.2017 07:21:18" apnews.com Slain North Korean played complicated role in ruling dynasty SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A failed attempt to sneak into Japan to visit Disneyland in 2001 may have doomed the leadership dreams of the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim J Estranged for years from his relatives, the 45-year-old gambler and playboy played a key, if complex role in the dynasty that has ruled for three generations since North Korea's foundation in 1948.
"15.02.2017 06:21:46" apnews.com Rumors highlight the hidden lives of North Korean leaders PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother could be the best cloak-and-dagger thriller North Koreans will never get to h Perhaps the best cloak-and-dagger thriller North Koreans will never get to hear – no country in the world has a cult of personality surrounding its leaders as intensive and carefully groomed.
"15.02.2017 05:35:26" apnews.com Study: Most drivers, not just young, are taking risks DETROIT (AP) — Young drivers aren't alone in behaving badly on U.S. roads, a trend that could be contributing to a spike in highway deaths.
Well over half of drivers "It was a surprise that there were relatively high rates of these behaviors among the drivers we think of as safer."
"15.02.2017 02:34:01" From Bogota with Love Watch workers in this #360Video prepare some of the 500 million roses that travel from Colombia to the U.S. and Europe every year. Read more here: http://apne.ws/2lhS27Q
Correction: This post replaces a previous video which contained a typo.
"15.02.2017 02:00:52" apnews.com 'La La Land': The curiously divisive Oscar front-runner NEW YORK (AP) — These are divisive times. Agreement is hard to come by. Passions on both sides are inflamed. And "Saturday Night Live" is providing some of the most trenchant sati No film has sparked the kind of opinion clash that Damien Chazelle's toe-tapping musical about showbiz dreamers has.
"15.02.2017 00:47:04" apnews.com Flynn, fired once by a president, now removed by another WASHINGTON (AP) — Fired by one American commander in chief for insubordination, Michael Flynn has now been removed by another.
The White House said Tuesday that Pres The Washington Post and other U.S. newspapers reported last week that Flynn made explicit references to U.S. sanctions on Russia in conversations with Putin's ambassador.
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"14.02.2017 20:55:15" Timeline Photos See the rush for Valentine's Day bouquets in this #360photo of Bangkok's famous flower market. (AP Photo/Todd Pitman)
"14.02.2017 20:02:02" apnews.com Ethicists open to one day altering heredity to fight disease WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't expect designer babies any time soon — but a major new ethics report leaves open the possibility of one day altering human heredity to fight genetic "Caution is absolutely needed, but being cautious does not mean prohibition."
"14.02.2017 19:01:53" apnews.com Senate wants to block rule on guns and mentally ill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate is moving to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purch "If a specific individual is likely to be violent due to the nature of their mental illness, then the government should have to prove it," Sen. Charles Grassley said.
"14.02.2017 17:48:05" apnews.com Man convicted of killing Etan Patz, boy missing since 1979 NEW YORK (AP) — A former store clerk was convicted Tuesday in one of the nation's most haunting missing-child cases, nearly 38 years after 6-year-old Etan Patz disappeared while h Etan became one of the first missing children ever pictured on milk cartons, and the anniversary of his disappearance has been designated National Missing Children's Day.
"14.02.2017 15:31:12" apnews.com S. Korea media: N. Korean leader's brother slain in Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — South Korean media reported Tuesday that Kim Jong Nam, older brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was assassinated at a Kuala Lumpur airport b A Malaysian official says Kim Jong Nam was attacked with a spray in the shopping concourse.
"14.02.2017 09:26:06" apnews.com Colombia keeps cocaine from spoiling Valentine's Day flowers BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Cocaine is probably the last thing most people think about when buying roses.
But every year, police and growers in Colombia must work around As much as 330,000 pounds (150 metric tons) of flowers leave Colombia on 30-plus jumbo cargo planes daily starting in late January, presenting an opportunity for the country's drug cartels.
"14.02.2017 09:07:23" apnews.com Recent Trump win on China trademark raises ethics questions SHANGHAI (AP) — President Donald Trump is poised to receive something Tuesday that he has been trying to get from China for a decade: trademark rights to his own name. After suffe Ethics lawyers from across the political spectrum say the trademarks present conflicts of interest for Trump and may violate a clause of the U.S. Constitution.
"14.02.2017 08:27:20" apnews.com Flynn, fired once by a president, now resigns to another WASHINGTON (AP) — Fired by one American commander-in-chief for insubordination, Michael Flynn has now delivered his resignation to another.
President Donald Trump ha The center of a storm is a familiar place for Flynn. His military career ended when Obama dismissed him as defense intelligence chief.
"14.02.2017 05:49:31" apnews.com Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had misled Vice President Mike P The Trump team's account of Flynn's discussions with the Russian envoy changed repeatedly over several weeks, including the number of contacts, the dates of those contacts and ultimately, the content of the conversations.
"14.02.2017 03:25:20" apnews.com Sears and Kmart remove some Trump products online NEW YORK (AP) — Sears and Kmart have evicted "a very small number" of Trump-branded items from their online stores, but won't specify how many and emphasize that hundreds of produ It's another sign of how companies are trying to tread a careful line, after President Donald Trump rebuked Nordstrom publicly on his Twitter account for deciding to stop selling his daughter Ivanka Trump's clothing and accessories line.
"14.02.2017 02:43:10" Timeline Photos Run with the bull in this #360Photo of a traditional bull-taming festival called Jallikattu, in the village of Allanganallur, India. Read more here: http://apne.ws/2lE1IKV (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
"14.02.2017 02:23:27" apnews.com Playboy magazine reverses position, brings back naked women SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Naked women are back in Playboy magazine, ending a year-old ban on the nudity that made the magazine famous.
Playboy celebrated the reversal on "Nudity was never the problem because nudity isn't a problem... Today we're taking our identity back and reclaiming who we are."
"14.02.2017 01:05:54" apnews.com News conferences raise issue of Trump seeking softballs NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump managed to avoid questions about hot-button issues facing the White House — such as the future of national security adviser Michael Fl "Personnel questions are interesting, but our readers want substance. They don't want Washington bull----. They want to know where the next war is going to be."
"13.02.2017 23:30:50" apnews.com Some Westminster show dogs are show-business dogs, too NEW YORK (AP) — They're show dogs with star power.
Sprinkled through the more than 2,800 dogs competing at this year's Westminster Kennel Club show are furry faces t Equally at home in show business and the show ring, some Westminster dogs have racked up resumes many a human actor might covet.
"13.02.2017 23:00:51" apnews.com Jerry Sandusky's son Jeffrey arrested on child sex charges One of Jerry Sandusky's sons was charged Monday with sex crimes involving two girls, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested on child "All children have a right to be safe... We will prosecute this case as aggressively as we do all child abuse cases."
"13.02.2017 22:00:23" apnews.com Trump presidency gets social with detailed posts, photos WASHINGTON (AP) — There was President Donald Trump, in the middle of his Mar-a-Lago resort, conferring with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on decisions with national security "I wonder if Director Comey would consider this careless."
"13.02.2017 19:05:42" apnews.com Election, Women's March prompt women of color to seek office ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As Samia Assed watched election returns come in with her children and another Muslim family, she panicked when it became clear that Donald Trump would win "Seeing how this ugliness was filtering into my children's lives was probably the thing that motivated me the most."
"13.02.2017 18:03:57" apnews.com Faking it: Jake Tapper writing debut novel NEW YORK (AP) — Jake Tapper is working on a book that you could call fake news: It's his debut novel.
The CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent has a thrille "Being able to combine Washington intrigue with this fascinating time period and the larger-than-life characters who come with it — the Kennedys, McCarthy, Nixon, Ike — has been a thrill."
"13.02.2017 16:01:58" apnews.com Up, up and away: Passenger-carrying drone to fly in Dubai DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Up, up and away: Dubai hopes to have a passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city-state in July. The question is whether the egg-shaped, four-legged craft will really take off as a transportation alternative in this car-clogged city.
"13.02.2017 14:56:04" apnews.com Russian drone footage show wide damage at Syria's Palmyra MOSCOW (AP) — Russia released drone footage Monday showing new destruction in Syria's historic town of Palmyra, which was recently recaptured by the Islamic State group, and warne IS militants have destroyed ancient sites across their self-styled Islamic caliphate in Syria and Iraq, perceiving them as monuments to idolatry.
"13.02.2017 13:57:06" apnews.com AP image of Turkish assassin wins World Press Photo award AMSTERDAM (AP) — Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici won the 2017 World Press Photo competition Monday, with jurors and colleagues lauding his courage and composure in c "Burhan was incredibly courageous and had extraordinary composure in being able to sort of calm himself down in the middle of the affray and take the commanding pictures that he took."
"13.02.2017 12:56:26" apnews.com Adele sweeps Grammys Awards with 5 wins, while Bowie wins 4 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even though Adele flubbed one of her live performances at the Grammys, she walked away the belle of the ball: She took home all five awards she was nominated fo Adele is the first artist in Grammy history to sweep the top three categories twice, and now has a total of 15 Grammys.
"13.02.2017 12:01:48" apnews.com North Korea says sanctions aim to hinder sports activities PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — With just one year to go before South Korea hosts the Winter Olympics, North Korea's Olympic committee lashed out Monday against sanctions over its n It's rare for a North Korean official to say that sanctions are affecting the country.
"13.02.2017 09:57:31" youtube.com Raw: Video Shows Water Gush Through Dam Spillway Nearly 200,000 people remained under evacuation orders Monday as California authorities try to fix erosion of the emergency spillway at the nation's tallest ... RAW VIDEO: Water gushes through dam spillway in California where about 200,000 people were ordered to evacuate.
"13.02.2017 08:02:07" apnews.com Trump moves spark Iraqi anger, calls against future alliance BAGHDAD (AP) — Reverberations from President Donald Trump's travel ban and other stances are threatening to undermine future U.S.-Iraqi security cooperation, rattling a key allian Iraqi anger at Washington comes at a crucial juncture in a long and often contentious relationship.U.S.-backed Iraqi forces are about to launch an assault aimed at retaking the western half of Mosul that is still under IS control.
"13.02.2017 07:10:11" apnews.com Desperate immigrants risk perilous winter trek to Canada TORONTO (AP) — After he was denied asylum in the U.S., Seidu Mohammed's fear of being deported to his native Ghana, where he believes he'd be killed or jailed, became so great tha Refugees who spoke to the AP cited Trump's order and anti-Muslim campaign rhetoric as the main reasons for going north.
"13.02.2017 06:30:27" apnews.com The new civics course in schools: How to avoid fake news WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and why they should c "It hasn't been a difficult topic to teach in terms of material because there's so much going on out there, but it's difficult in terms of politics because we have such a divided country and the students are divided, too, on their beliefs."
"13.02.2017 03:00:58" apnews.com Father mourns tragic death of teen in tunnel gun case The fates of three people who said they were on a rescue mission to help save a teenager from a New York heroin den when they were stopped with a cache of weapons could be decided by a "'You've gotta get out of the game, Jenea, death is knocking at your door.'"
"13.02.2017 00:06:08" apnews.com White House declines to publicly defend embattled Flynn PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A top White House aide sidestepped repeated chances Sunday to publicly defend embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn following reports that he e "It's not for me to tell you what's in the president's mind."
"12.02.2017 21:30:23" apnews.com Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau dies at 76 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau, who transcended genres over a 50-year career, died at a Los Angeles hospital Sunday, just days after announcing his retir "He was really one of the most creative vocalists who ever lived."
"12.02.2017 21:23:47" apnews.com Immigrants wait in fear after raids; Trump takes credit Pastor Fred Morris looked out over his congregation Sunday as news ricocheted around the world that American authorities were rounding up immigrants in an enforcement surge that Preside "There is a dreadful sense of fear."
"12.02.2017 20:54:48" apnews.com From protests to 'pussy hats,' Trump resistance brews online NEW YORK (AP) — The revolution may not be televised — but it apparently will be tweeted. And Facebooked. And Instagrammed.
Not long after President Donald Trum Trump protests abound online.
"12.02.2017 18:01:20" apnews.com Shoppers weigh boycott calls as buying gets more political ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Stormy Patterson makes a distinction between opinion and action as she surveys each new call to boycott Company A or support Brand B.
It's "sil “Every shopping bag is a potential political statement,” said Allen Adamson, founder of Brand Simple, a brand consulting firm. “It is like carrying a sign in a rally.”
"12.02.2017 17:01:39" apnews.com Pentagon launches effort to solve a baffling WWII mystery ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Pentagon is launching efforts to solve a baffling World War II mystery: whether dozens of U.S. sailors listed as missing from a ship disaster were actually "I'd like to see if we can have closure on this, find out who's in the graves."
"12.02.2017 15:01:40" apnews.com Supreme Court nominee has defended free speech, religion Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has been a defender of free speech and a skeptic of libel claims, an Associated Press review of his rulings shows. His record puts him at odds with Pr Gorsuch repeatedly has interpreted libel law in light of the First Amendment's guarantee of free speech, rejecting claims based on small mistakes in the offending material.
"12.02.2017 13:01:08" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Man teaching about firearms mistakenly shoots gun; Pizza wedding registry; Jacked snacks, The church of snow Deer runs amok inside supermarket, gets wrangled by shoppers (Tonya Beck via AP) MANCHESTER, Pa. (AP) _ Pandemonium broke out at a southern Pennsylvania supermarket when a rogue deer smashed through its glass entrance and… Best weird AP news stories: A hard lesson: Police say man teaching about firearms mistakenly shoots gun; Police say woman tried to buy a house by forging a $1.2 million check; The church of snow; Animals celebrate Valentine's Day. @AP_Oddities on Twitter.
"12.02.2017 01:47:29" apnews.com Cats at the Westminster dog show? Sort of, in a first NEW YORK (AP) — Dogs from petite papillons to muscular Rottweilers showed off their four-footed agility Saturday at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, tackling obstacles from h A jarring juxtaposition?
"11.02.2017 23:37:13" apnews.com A family thing: Don't mess with political dads and daughters WASHINGTON (AP) — After Nordstrom dropped Ivanka Trump's fashion line, President Donald Trump quickly tweeted his disapproval. A day later, the president was the target of venom f The Trumps weren't the only father-daughter duo showing support this past week.
"11.02.2017 23:10:47" apnews.com Yale drops slavery proponent Calhoun from college name NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — After years of debate, Yale University announced Saturday it will change the name of a residential college that honors a 19th century alumnus and former U. Trustees say Yale is renaming Calhoun College after a trailblazing computer scientist.
"11.02.2017 20:01:55" apnews.com A family thing: Don't mess with political dads and daughters WASHINGTON (AP) — After Nordstrom dropped Ivanka Trump's fashion line, President Donald Trump quickly tweeted his disapproval. A day later, the president was the target of venom f "Some day I hope to meet you. When that happens you'll need a new nose, a lot of beefsteak for black eyes, and perhaps a supporter below!" President Harry Truman wrote.
"11.02.2017 18:30:14" apnews.com Church shootings leave holes in the fabric of Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The bullet holes in the fellowship hall at Emanuel AME church have been patched, but the holes in the fabric of life in Charleston remain.
Sh The shots that rang out on June 17, 2015 still resonate.
"11.02.2017 17:01:40" apnews.com GOP dilemma on health law taxes: To repeal or not to repeal? WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans love cutting taxes, especially if they were authored by a president named Barack Obama. But as they push their wobbly effort to erase his health care Republicans know they'll need tons of cash, whatever they devise.
"11.02.2017 15:01:44" apnews.com Associated Press News The Associated Press delivers in-depth coverage on today's Big Story including top stories, international, politics, lifestyle, business, entertainment, and more. AP is talking to Americans about the country in the era of Trump. #ICYMI: Some supporters are waiting for action on the economy, not immigration.
"11.02.2017 13:01:26" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Orange gator puzzles residents; Deer runs amok inside supermarket; A Cheeto sells for nearly $100,000; 'Naughty Bingo' night Too much self-tanning lotion? Orange gator puzzles residents (Stephen Tatum via AP) HANAHAN, S.C. (AP) _ No one seems to know why there's an orange alligator in a pond near Charleston. Residents joke the gator used too much… Best weird AP news: No one seems to know why there's an orange alligator in Charleston; Pandemonium breaks out at a Pennsylvania supermarket when a rogue deer runs amok; St. Louis basketball team loses game and bus; Authorities say man tried to get money
"11.02.2017 11:35:58" apnews.com AP Explains: Trump's options for restoring travel ban WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has promised more legal action after a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nat An appeals court rehearing? Supreme Court appeal? Wait for Gorsuch?
"11.02.2017 00:35:37" apnews.com Detroit Tigers, Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch dies at age 87 DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers owner Mike Ilitch, who founded the Little Caesars Pizza empire, has died. He was87.
Family spokesman Doug Kuiper Ilitch and his wife, Marian, founded Little Caesars in suburban Detroit in 1959, and eventually grew the business into the world's largest carry-out pizza chain with several spin-off companies.
"10.02.2017 23:00:10" apnews.com Doll based on transgender teen to debut at New York Toy Fair WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York doll maker says it will be selling what it believes is the first transgender doll on the market.
The doll is based on Jazz Jennings, the The Jazz Jennings doll comes 40 years after the release of the "Gay Bob" doll, widely thought to be the first doll based on a gay character.
"10.02.2017 21:05:27" AP Politics Recent protests at Republican town halls are being amplified by activists modeling their opposition to Donald Trump on the tea party movement http://apne.ws/2kuJmb0
"10.02.2017 21:00:52" apnews.com Trump promises action 'very rapidly' after travel ban halted WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised Friday to take action "very rapidly" to protect the U.S. and its citizens, a day after a federal appeals court firmly kept his tr "We'll be doing things to continue to make our country safe...We will not allow people into our country who are looking to do harm to our people."
"10.02.2017 20:09:27" On Parade: Venezuela celebrates a military hero Join thousands of Venezuelans celebrating 19th century military hero Ezequiel Zamora in this #360Video from Caracas.
"10.02.2017 16:10:14" apnews.com Fishermen in legal limbo fill US plates for $1 an hour pay HONOLULU (AP) — They work without most basic labor protections just a few miles from Waikiki's white sand beaches, catching premium tuna and swordfish sold at some of America's mo "There exists no system of grievance mechanisms for crew to voice concerns over pay."
"10.02.2017 15:43:08" apnews.com Follow that car! Toll-collecting bureaus step up enforcement TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — No one likes to pay tolls, some more so than others. And toll-collection agencies across the country are fed up.
Some drivers blatantly zip thro Some are getting creative, like the truck driver accused of using fishing line to flip his license plate or the motorcyclist who used a toggle switch to retract his plate.
"10.02.2017 09:48:12" apnews.com New Zealanders race to save whales after 400 stranded WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — It was the sound of soft sighs and cries in the half-light that first struck Cheree Morrison, and then as the dawn broke she began to see the extent Within hours, hundreds of farmers, tourists and teenagers were racing to keep
the surviving 140 or so whales out of the 400 alive in one of the worst whale
strandings in the nation's history.
"10.02.2017 08:23:34" apnews.com Late-night comedy rushes in to the Trump era NEW YORK (AP) — HBO's ads promoting John Oliver on "Last Week Tonight" depict him cowering behind a desk, with the tag line, "Scary times call for a scared man."
Be “We're very anxious to not make it all Trump all of the time, both for the level of interest and on a level of what the human soul can sustain,” says John Oliver.
"10.02.2017 05:56:10" apnews.com Trump reaffirms 'one China' policy in call with China's Xi BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump has reaffirmed America's long-standing "one China" policy in a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, potentially alleviating concerns The two leaders discussed numerous topics and Trump agreed "at the request of President Xi" to honor the "one China" policy that requires Washington to maintain only unofficial ties with China's rival Taiwan, the White House said.
"10.02.2017 00:00:24" apnews.com Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, dealing another legal Trump tweets "SEE YOU IN COURT," in response to the ruling, adding "THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!"
"09.02.2017 23:35:37" apnews.com For Trump, a solitary start to life in the White House WASHINGTON (AP) — Around 6:30 each evening, Secret Service agents gather in the dim hallways of the West Wing to escort Donald Trump home.
For some presidents, the s With his wife and youngest son living in New York, and his grown children busy with their young families, Trump's first evenings have been spent largely alone.
"09.02.2017 22:59:54" Timeline Photos Join guests on a tour of a solar panel project on farmland owned by former President Jimmy Carter in Plains, Ga., in this #360Photo. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Read more here: http://apne.ws/2krIHa0
"09.02.2017 22:30:08" apnews.com Put it on paws? Trump visit is uncertain for dog show champ NEW YORK (AP) — For years, the champion at the Westminster dog show was treated to quite a victory lap: Visit the morning TV shows. Up the Empire State Building. Lunch at Sardi's. "Who's got better hair, him or me?" dog expert David Frei remembers Trump asking while admiring Malachy, a prize Pekingese.
"09.02.2017 21:24:24" apnews.com Twitter has influence _ but that's not luring users NEW YORK (AP) — Many people have heard of Twitter. Not enough of them are signing up to use it.
Twitter's role as a megaphone for the U.S. president, countless celeb "You don't go a day without hearing about Twitter."
"09.02.2017 18:22:20" apnews.com Biggest storm to hit the Northeast creates messy commute BOSTON (AP) — The biggest storm to hit the Northeast this winter pushed its way up the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor with a potential for more than a foot of snow in places Thur "It's fun. And it's an experience. Yesterday was 65 degrees and today, a snowstorm."
"09.02.2017 16:32:44" apnews.com White House adviser 'counseled' after brand promotion WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has "counseled" a top aide to President Donald Trump after she promoted Ivanka Trump's fashion line during a national cable television appearance In an interview, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway encouraged people to "go buy Ivanka's stuff."
"09.02.2017 13:06:00" apnews.com Russian tattoo artist turns abuse scars into butterflies UFA, Russia (AP) — Flowers and butterflies are what a Russian tattoo artist gives to victims of domestic violence to help hide the physical scars from abusive relationships they w "It was a constant reminder. You see this arm every day, it's there. At least now I can freely open it up, and people say, `How cool!'"
"09.02.2017 10:32:35" apnews.com Judges' response to Trump criticism: Silence WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's unusually personal criticism of federal judges has drawn rebukes from many quarters, including from Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, Judges "should basically give the tweets the attention they deserve, which means they should be ignored."
"09.02.2017 07:17:40" apnews.com US officials stop vetting Nauru refugees for resettlement CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — U.S. officials stopped screening refugees held on Nauru for potential resettlement in the United States this week but will return to the Pacific atoll t The process of "extreme vetting" has yet to be explained.
"09.02.2017 06:19:12" apnews.com Chance and challenge: Japan Inc worried but hopeful on Trump TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump's salvos on trade and currency are rattling Japan Inc., but many here hope Prime Minister Shinzo Abe can sell him a "win-win" package of job cr Abe moved early to build a personal rapport with Trump - with Japan's largest export market at stake, its businesses need him to keep at it.
"09.02.2017 04:14:28" apnews.com Company to resume work to finish Dakota Access pipeline CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — With the green light from the federal government, the company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline said Wednesday it plans to resume work immediately t Activist groups that oppose the pipeline say they're planning more protests and actions against its construction, which they say puts the environment at risk. https://apnews.com/230e5611a88e4b2dad7cf8dfcd221005
"08.02.2017 22:47:00" Beijing Pollution See how smog blankets Beijing on a 'red alert' day in these before-and-after #360Video views of the pollution. Read more here: http://apne.ws/2loS5LK
"08.02.2017 21:55:37" apnews.com GOP elevates Warren's standing by ordering her silenced WASHINGTON (AP) — The turbulent national debate over race, gender and free speech consumed the normally staid Senate on Wednesday after the GOP majority voted to silence Sen. Eliz It gave frustrated Democrats a rallying cry weeks into a presidency that is dividing the country like few before.
"08.02.2017 21:16:26" apnews.com Trump tweets that Nordstrom treated Ivanka so unfairly NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized Nordstrom on Wednesday, tweeting that the department store chain that decided to stop selling his daughter's clothing and accesso President Trump's tweet defending Ivanka's business could raise conflict of interest concerns.
"08.02.2017 19:57:50" apnews.com Russian man builds church of snow for village without chapel SOSNOVKA, Russia (AP) — A village in Siberia that did not have a church until this winter is getting a lesson in faith and life's ephemeral nature.
Sosnovka resident "The main thing is to say a prayer and keep a fast for some time, then just go and do it."
"08.02.2017 19:20:02" apnews.com Trump's assertions echo site filled with tales of dark plots President Donald Trump's assertion that the media often fails to cover terrorist attacks is false, but he's hardly alone in making the claim. The statement is just the latest by Trump t President Trump's allegations about the media and those made on Infowars are just the latest to echo one another.
"08.02.2017 16:47:31" apnews.com Former prime minister wins Somalia's presidential vote MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A former prime minister who holds dual Somali-U.S. citizenship was declared Somalia's new president Wednesday, immediately taking the oath of office as t "History was made, we have taken this path to democracy, and now I want to congratulate Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo," Incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said.
"08.02.2017 13:51:37" apnews.com Madonna faced sharp questions in Malawi adoption process LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — Madonna was asked "uncomfortable questions" by a judge in Malawi during the pop star's successful application to adopt more children from the southern Afri Madonna, who has two other adopted children from Malawi, previously described reports of a new adoption process as false.
"08.02.2017 11:25:51" apnews.com Clinic falsely told dozens they had Alzheimer's, suits say TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Shawn Blazsek knew a string of concussions from high school football and boxing was catching up with him. He would go days without sleeping and was forgetting Dozens say a clinic director lied and tricked them into thinking they had Alzheimer's disease when they really didn't. They spent months undergoing treatment or planning out their final years; some quit their jobs, sold possessions or took one last
"08.02.2017 10:31:53" apnews.com Court mulls travel ban: To compound whiplash, or calm it? SEATTLE (AP) — President Donald Trump's surprise executive order on immigration and a Seattle judge's stunning decision to temporarily block it a week later have induced a nationa Whether the travel ban gets immediately reinstated is now up to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
"08.02.2017 10:26:41" apnews.com Political scandal overshadows South Korea 2018 Olympic prep SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Olympics six years ago, many South Koreans felt that the first Winter Games on home snow would herald their entry i One year before the Games, South Korea is in political disarray, and winter sports are the last thing on many people's minds.
"08.02.2017 07:29:04" apnews.com Warren violates arcane rule, sparking Senate dustup WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren has earned a rare rebuke by the Senate for quoting Coretta Scott King on the Senate floor.
The Massachusetts Democrat ran afo Sen. Warren is now forbidden from speaking again on Sen. Sessions' nomination for attorney general. A vote on Sessions is expected Wednesday evening.
"08.02.2017 06:39:24" apnews.com Palestinians fear being sidelined by Trump White House RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, who spent hundreds of hours on the phone and in meetings with U.S. presidents and secretaries of state in the past 12 While Israel's Netanyahu heads to the White House next week, the Palestinian leadership isn't get any response to its letters and messages from the new U.S. administration.
"08.02.2017 06:05:33" apnews.com Bipartisan US lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A bipartisan group of 34 U.S. lawmakers has sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to step up pressure on Venezuela's government by immediate The letter from U.S. Representatives was partly prompted by an AP investigation, which it cites, that found corruption in Venezuela's food imports.
"08.02.2017 01:46:28" apnews.com AP FACT CHECK: Trump botches murder rate WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's dark view of violent crime in America rests largely on a bogus claim: that the murder rate is higher than it's been in nearly half a cen President Trump told a meeting of sheriffs that the murder rate in the US is at its highest in 47 years. That is wrong.
"07.02.2017 23:01:45" apnews.com Police face complaints about 'third-shift terror squad' PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A lawyer calls it the "third-shift terror squad": a band of white officers who patrol the South Side of Providence at night and, residents say, strike fear The police officers working the night shift on Providence's South Side are accused of targeting black and Latino residents for excessive force and harassment.
"07.02.2017 22:00:35" Timeline Photos AP is talking to Americans about the country in the era of Trump. Read today's story, about Trump supporters waiting for him to act on promises of economic renaissance, here: https://www.apnews.com/tag/Trump'sAmerica
"07.02.2017 21:30:00" Photos from AP's post Take a #360 look around America's most expensive listing. The $250m LA mansion comes with a full-time staff and a $30m collection of exotic cars. http://apne.ws/2lkRw5G
"07.02.2017 17:50:49" apnews.com DeVos confirmed as Education secretary as Pence breaks tie WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a The Senate historian said Pence's vote was the first by a vice president to break a tie on a Cabinet nomination.
"07.02.2017 15:54:30" apnews.com Ghosting, shade, microaggression hit Merriam-Webster website NEW YORK (AP) — Attention, word nerds: This is your bonus round, courtesy of Merriam-Webster.
In addition to elevating "surreal" in 2016 to word of the year, the dic GHOST: An informal definition has been added, for the practice of abruptly cutting off all contact with someone.
"07.02.2017 15:05:07" apnews.com Twitter broadens its campaign against hate and abuse NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has broadened its campaign against hate speech and abuse.
The company said Tuesday that it has begun identifying people who have been banned Balancing its reputation as a free speech haven has at times come into conflict with efforts to protect users.
"07.02.2017 13:45:56" apnews.com Voters await economic revival in a part of pro-Trump America PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. (AP) — She tugged 13 envelopes from a cabinet above the stove, each one labeled with a different debt: the house payment, the student loans, the vacuum clea "I just hope we get the jobs back and the economy on its feet, so everybody can get a decent job and make a decent living."
"07.02.2017 12:51:33" apnews.com Iran's top leader mocks 'newcomer' Trump TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader said Tuesday that "newcomer" President Donald Trump had shown the "real face" of the United States, after the American leader accused Ira "He has shown the real face of the U.S. and proved what Iran has said for 38 years about the political, economic, social and moral corruption of the U.S. government."
"07.02.2017 10:46:23" Timeline Photos The tightly corseted Playboy Bunnies with oversize rabbit tails and ears will soon be back in business in New York City. Read the full story here. https://apnews.com/ce00a9f286224076a548a2008c56e48e
"07.02.2017 06:15:06" apnews.com Amnesty: At least 13,000 hanged in Syrian prison since 2011 BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian authorities have killed at least 13,000 people since the start of the 2011 uprising in mass hangings at a prison north of Damascus known to detainees as "the "The horrors depicted in this report reveal a hidden, monstrous campaign, authorized at the highest levels of the Syrian government, aimed at crushing any form of dissent within the Syrian population."
"06.02.2017 23:14:05" apnews.com AP FACT CHECK: Trump says terrorism acts ignored. Evidence? WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made an unsupported assertion Monday that terrorist acts in Europe are going unreported. A look at the matter:
TRUMP: "All o President Donald Trump's assertion that terrorist acts in Europe have gone unreported is false.
"06.02.2017 23:01:45" apnews.com Fighting fake news isn't just up to Facebook and Google NEW YORK (AP) — You, too, can join the battle against misleading and other "fake" news online. But your options are somewhat limited unless you're already an academic or data scie How to prevent the spread of fake news stories? Academics and researchers are working on some tech tools, but consumers also have a role to play.
"06.02.2017 15:46:48" apnews.com Tales from a Train: Travelers tell stories of their journey Where are you traveling on this train? And where are you traveling in life?
I traveled around the U.S. on Amtrak for two weeks — beginning in Orlando, Florida, on Ja Tereseta, a 22-year-old from Texas, worries that a border wall will separate her from her Mexican grandparents.
"06.02.2017 14:23:55" apnews.com German conservatives unite behind Merkel for September vote BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian conservative allies threw their weight Monday behind her quest for a fourth term, putting aside a long-running argument over her The show of conservative unity came as Merkel's rivals, the center-left Social Democrats, are enjoying a strong poll boost.
"06.02.2017 09:53:34" apnews.com North Korean economics 101: How much is a dollar worth? PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — To get a feel for how North Korea's economy works, go buy a roll of toilet paper. Or start up a mobile phone network.
As capitalist-sty Buying a roll of toilet paper can give you a sense of North Korea's distorted currency market.
"06.02.2017 09:41:39" apnews.com Super Bowl ads go political in a big way NEW YORK (AP) — Messages about America, inclusiveness — and, yes, even "four years of awful hair" — kept bubbling up in Super Bowl 51 ads from Airbnb, the NFL and a li A divisive political climate has made it tougher than usual to be a Super Bowl advertiser.
"06.02.2017 06:24:19" apnews.com Brady leads biggest comeback, Patriots win 34-28 in OT HOUSTON (AP) — They looked old and outmanned. Their star quarterback was frazzled, their stingy defense was a sieve.
So what? Tom Brady and the New England Patriots "It took a lot of great plays and that's why you play to the end," said Tom Brady.
"06.02.2017 02:07:02" AP Sports Step away and miss some first-half commercials? Catch yourself up with our Super Bowl ads Latest.
"05.02.2017 22:00:15" apnews.com For Trump foes, Democratic gains may remain elusive in 2018 Passionate protests against Donald Trump's presidency have swelled the ranks of Democratic activists, but their new enthusiasm faces a hard reality: Republicans remain well-positioned t Despite having history on their side, Democrats face congressional district boundaries drawn to maintain GOP political dominance.
"05.02.2017 21:21:57" pro32.ap.org How to sound like an NFL fan while watching the Super Bowl If you're among the millions of people who watch precisely one NFL game each year, yet want to sound like a real football fan during Sunday's Super From "Matty Ice" to "Where is Roger?", here are some phrases football neophytes need to know.
"05.02.2017 19:35:45" Dozens of counties in middle America went from blue to red in November. What do they now want from Trump? @AP explores.
"05.02.2017 17:03:18" pro32.ap.org Does Brady need a 5th ring to be declared best ever? HOUSTON (AP) — He may not have the precision of Joe Montana, the arm of Terry Bradshaw, the grit of John Elway or the mind of Peyton Manning. Seven Super Bowl appearances and 22 playoff wins. Both records will be difficult for anyone to catch.
"05.02.2017 14:53:01" apnews.com Trump Cabinet pick paid by 'cult-like' Iranian exile group DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An official in U.S. President Donald Trump's Cabinet and at least one of his advisers gave paid speeches for an Iranian exile group that killed Nothing prohibits the paid speeches to the group, but they raise questions about what influence the exiles may have in the Trump administration.
"05.02.2017 13:01:22" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: 'Notorious B.O.B' downs 409 wings; Pooh the cat gets bionic legs; Texas boy finds rattlesnake in toilet; A ferret gets a pacemaker 'Notorious B.O.B' downs 409 wings to reign at Wing Bowl (David Swanson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Bob "Notorious B.O.B." Shoudt choked down 409 chicken wings to become the finger-licking champion… Best AP weird stories: 'Notorious B.O.B' downs 409 wings to reign at Wing Bowl; Pooh the cat gets a pair of 'bionic legs' in Bulgaria; Texas boy lifts toilet lid, finds rattlesnake hiding inside; Female moose rescued after she fell through an unlatched
"05.02.2017 03:30:22" apnews.com American Humane: Third-party report clears 'A Dog's Purpose' LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaked video showing a frightened dog being forced into churning water during filming of "A Dog's Purpose" was misleadingly edited and the German shepherd was u A controversial video that placed the makers of a movie under a cloud appears to have been a "misrepresentation of events."
"05.02.2017 01:30:18" apnews.com US utilities seek sun as Trump sides with coal, fossil fuels RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The plunging cost of solar power is leading U.S. electric companies to capture more of the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and ot "Solar growth is so extensive and has so much momentum behind it that we're at the point where you can't put the genie back in the bottle."
"04.02.2017 23:30:15" apnews.com Seattle judge derided by Trump known for conservative views SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle judge derided by President Donald Trump on Twitter Saturday after blocking Trump's executive order on immigration is known for his conservative legal vi Here's a profile of the judge who blocked Trump's travel ban.
"04.02.2017 21:32:24" apnews.com Edge in experience could be telling in Super Bowl HOUSTON (AP) — There's no hiding it. One edge the New England Patriots have over the Atlanta Falcons in Sunday's Super Bowl can't be denied: experience.
It's a facto For Patriots, this ain't their first rodeo.
"04.02.2017 19:01:34" apnews.com Trump's Supreme Court pick wary of 'politicians with robes' Judge Neil Gorsuch recalls being blinded by tears in the middle of a ski run after someone rang his cellphone with news of the unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Like Scalia, Gorsuch believes judges must focus primarily on the text of the 230-year-old Constitution and resolve legal disputes by following the Founding Fathers' intentions.
"04.02.2017 17:31:25" apnews.com No tackling? Lawmaker seeks ultimate answer to football hits ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Growing evidence of a link between football hits and brain injuries has led all 50 states to pass laws aimed at protecting young people from concussions, but a "Basically it boils down to the fact that a young person's brain is more vulnerable to injury than is an adult brain."
"04.02.2017 16:05:24" apnews.com Trump lashes out a federal judge over ruling on travel ban PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Saturday at "this so-called judge" who put a nationwide hold on his executive order denying entry to the U.S. to refugees "The opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country, is ridiculous and will be overturned!" Trump said.
"04.02.2017 13:01:26" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Pastor caught with man's wife flees naked; Cartwheeling teacher arrested for indecent exposure; Message in bottle from Englishman found on NJ beach; Tinder date from hell Ferret has successful pacemaker surgery (Kansas State University via AP) MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A ferret is recovering at home after being fitted with a pacemaker during a rare surgery at Kansas State University. The ferret,… Best AP weird news: Florida pastor caught with man's wife, flees naked; Cartwheeling choir teacher arrested for indecent exposure; Former mint worker who hid stolen gold in his rectum sentenced; Man walking along a NJ beach finds bottle with message
"04.02.2017 12:52:49" apnews.com No title perhaps, but Ivanka Trump is playing key role WASHINGTON (AP) — She may have no official White House title. But Ivanka Trump already is proving that she is an unofficial power player.
This week, the first daught Ivanka Trump is a power player in her father's White House - official title or not.
"04.02.2017 03:34:59" apnews.com Massacre? Jokes fly in city known for car-eating sinkhole A White House adviser's commentary about a massacre in Kentucky that never happened has sparked seemingly endless snickering online, with jabs like "never remember" and "I survived the "The jokes are flying for sure."
"04.02.2017 02:15:52" apnews.com How stricter rules for brokers will affect retirement savers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delaying a series of rules that require financial professionals to put their clients' best interests first when giving advice on retire Have questions about Trump's decision to delay stricter rules for brokers? Here are some answers.
"03.02.2017 23:10:44" apnews.com Blip, or was this the year fans started tuning out the NFL? HOUSTON (AP) — It may have been a blip, explained as much by the must-watch presidential debates as by some wholesale turn away from football. Or, decades from now, 2016 could be Will 2016 go down as the season fans fell out of love with the NFL?
"03.02.2017 22:01:34" apnews.com Iraqi interpreter says he's 'blessed' to be in US after ban NEW YORK (AP) — Munther Alaskry and his family were just hours away from their dream as they boarded the final leg of a flight to the United States after waiting seven years for v "I'm very blessed to be here."
"03.02.2017 20:01:58" apnews.com AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs. Pelosi on Russia sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats didn't wait to assemble the facts before they accused President Donald Trump of rewarding "thugs" in the Russian intelligence service by lifting certai The facts support President Trump and his spokesman.
"03.02.2017 19:14:34" apnews.com AP FACT CHECK: Conway says she misspoke on 'massacre' A top aide to President Donald Trump said Friday she misspoke when she cited a 2011 "massacre" in Kentucky that never happened.
A day earlier, during an interview with MSN Kellyanne Conway tweeted that she meant to say 'Bowling Green terrorists.'
"03.02.2017 16:35:45" apnews.com US hits 13 people, dozen companies in new Iran sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on 13 people and a dozen companies in response to Iran's recent ballistic missile test, increasing pressure The action will almost surely increase tensions with Iran.
"03.02.2017 11:30:18" apnews.com Transgender Nepali has her big moment on Indian catwalk NEW DELHI (AP) — It was her big moment. Anjali Lama sashayed down the catwalk in the swanky Mumbai auditorium. A fitted, cream dress highlighted her tall, slender frame. Her pulle Anjali Lama has become the first transgender woman to model at one of the top events on India's fashion calendar and one sponsored by a top Indian cosmetics brand.
"03.02.2017 11:00:03" apnews.com In New York refugee haven, new anxiety in age of Trump UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Around Utica, it's not unusual to see tables full of Bosnians sipping strong coffee in cafes, Muslim women in hijabs shopping at grocery stores and Somalis rais "It makes me terrified. I ran out of Iraq because of this. And now I'm here, and yet I'm feeling the same way. ... Maybe this is not home, maybe I should move, or this is not my country."
"03.02.2017 10:30:20" apnews.com Activists cheer exit of Gambia leader, an anti-gay 'icon' ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — In August 2014, Jamu Camara was at home with her girlfriend in the Gambian resort town of Kololi when police arrived for a surprise raid, taking both w Around two-thirds of African countries criminalize consensual same-sex sexual conduct, according to Amnesty International.
"03.02.2017 09:00:05" apnews.com AP Explains: Why Australia-US refugee deal is contentious SYDNEY (AP) — Amid the drama over a refugee resettlement deal between Australia and the United States, the White House has issued a series of conflicting statements on whether the The White House has issued a series of conflicting statements on whether the agreement is still on, how many refugees it involves, and who, exactly, are the refugees.
"03.02.2017 08:35:02" apnews.com European populists seek Trump boost for anti-Islam stances PARIS (AP) — In Donald Trump, Europe's populist leaders think they have found a champion.
The opening salvoes of Trump's presidency, most nota "If this policy works, and if Mr. Trump works with these goals, then it could be helpful in the next general election in Germany or the French presidential elections."
"03.02.2017 08:00:19" apnews.com Life at Brazilian prison where 'the state has lost control' NATAL, Brazil (AP) — For nearly two years, guards didn't dare enter the cell blocks at the Alcacuz prison in northeastern Brazil. And with good reason. Only about a dozen at a tim "The state has lost control... We have lost all of the buildings in the prison where there are inmates, who remain in command and in control."
"03.02.2017 06:36:12" apnews.com Mattis warns NKorea against any attack on US or its allies SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In an explicit warning to North Korea, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Friday said any use of nuclear weapons by the North on the United States or i "Any attack on the United States, or our allies, will be defeated, and any use of nuclear weapons would be met with a response that would be effective and overwhelming."
"03.02.2017 04:33:45" Aleppo's Scars Hopes for rebuilding Aleppo collide with daunting realities. See for yourself in this #360Video. Read more here: http://apne.ws/2k14uoO
"03.02.2017 03:57:51" Brady, 'Deflategate' and more: A primer on how to sound like an NFL fan in Sunday's Super Bowl.
"03.02.2017 02:47:13" apnews.com In shift, Trump warns Israel against new settlements WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday warned Israel that constructing new settlements "may not be helpful" to Middle East peace efforts, striking a tougher line wit Trump warns Israel that constructing new settlements could "not be helpful" to Mideast peace efforts.
"03.02.2017 01:32:09" apnews.com AP Explains: The fuss over Trump and the Johnson Amendment WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving on a campaign promise, President Donald Trump said Thursday he will work for the repeal of the Johnson Amendment to free religious organizations from cons Trump says he wants to repeal the Johnson Amendment. AP explains what the law means for religious groups and political activity.
"03.02.2017 01:10:52" apnews.com Uber chief quits Trump business council amid boycott calls WASHINGTON (AP) — Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has quit President Donald Trump's council of business leaders, according to an internal memo obtained by The Associated Press. Uber has been buffeted all week by boycott campaigns that began when people perceived the ride-sharing company as trying to break a taxi strike.
"03.02.2017 00:26:41" apnews.com Berkeley campus chaos spurs questions at free-speech bastion BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The chaos at the University of California, Berkeley, was shocking: Protesters set fires, smashed windows, hurled explosives at police and ultimately achiev "It was not a proud night for this campus."
"02.02.2017 23:10:20" apnews.com Trump rattles world leaders as Cabinet tries to soften tone WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's spats with U.S. allies as close as Mexico and as unlikely as Australia are leaving his new secretary of state and others in his Cabinet to clean u It's a good-cop, bad-cop dynamic that could define America's foreign policy for the next four years.
"02.02.2017 22:16:57" apnews.com Seasoned spymaster named deputy CIA director WASHINGTON (AP) — The new deputy director of the CIA is a career spymaster who once ran a CIA prison in Thailand where terror suspects were waterboarded — a harsh interrogat New CIA deputy ran 'black site.'
"02.02.2017 22:07:08" apnews.com Lady Gaga says Super Bowl halftime show is 'for everyone' HOUSTON (AP) — Lady Gaga said she hopes her Super Bowl halftime show will celebrate "inclusion" and the "spirit of equality" during a time of national division.
"Thi "This performance is for everyone."
"02.02.2017 18:02:21" youtube.com Trump Asks Prayer Audience to 'Pray for Arnold' Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, President Donald Trump touted his success on "The Apprentice" and jokingly asked for "prayers" for t... 'Prayers for Arnold:' President Trump jokingly seeks prayers for Arnold Schwarzenegger over ratings for the "Celebrity Apprentice" Story link: http://apne.ws/2k4Qq0f
"02.02.2017 16:56:22" Timeline Photos Revel in the "sublime” sunrise atop Maui's volcano in this #360Photo; A new reservation system for visitors will help preserve the spectacle. Read more here: http://apne.ws/2kY7anY (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff)
"02.02.2017 14:09:43" apnews.com In Syria's ravaged Aleppo, few answers on how to rebuild ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Aleppo has been scarred beyond recognition: Weeks after fighting stopped, a pall of dust covers its eastern districts, where streets are lined for blocks with The devastation in Aleppo is appalling. Now the fighting has stopped, talk is now turning toward rebuilding.
"02.02.2017 13:51:06" apnews.com Pennsylvania groundhog's handlers: Phil predicts more winter PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent has "predicted" six more weeks of winter after seeing his s Records dating to 1887 show Phil has now predicted more winter 103 times while forecasting an early spring just 18 times.
"02.02.2017 11:29:01" apnews.com US: A nation of immigrants, but ambivalent about immigration NEW YORK (AP) — America's self-image is forever intertwined with the melting pot. It's a nation that welcomes the world's wretched refuse, a nation built by immigrants, a nation w America's history of welcoming immigrants is also replete with efforts to shut the golden door to arrivals from China, from Eastern and Southern Europe — and most recently, from predominantly Muslim nations.
"02.02.2017 11:28:26" apnews.com Red, blue states split over Trump's 'sanctuary city' order SALEM, Ore. (AP) — President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on "sanctuary cities" has triggered divergent actions from blue and red states, revealing the deep national divide o California is pushing for a statewide sanctuary that would prohibit law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration authorities, while a fellow U.S.-Mexico border state, Texas, is seeking to withhold funding from cities with the policies.
"02.02.2017 11:25:48" The AP has two separate stories on U.S. 'sanctuary cities' and America and immigration through the ages. We have deleted a post that conflated the two. Two new posts are coming up.
"02.02.2017 10:02:05" apnews.com AP Analysis: Trump's clash with Australia strains alliance SYDNEY (AP) — For decades, Australia and the U.S. have enjoyed the coziest of relationships, collaborating on everything from military and intelligence to diplomacy and trade. Yet "You can't help but think the signal this sends to world leaders: That you have to be very, very careful doing business with this administration, particularly with the president and the people around him."
"02.02.2017 05:23:16" Timeline Photos Join what's thought to be the largest Catholic festival in the Andes in this #360Photo from downtown Puno, Peru, during the celebrations of the Virgin of Candelaria. More photos here: https://apnews.com/f8b8288fdd6e4c52a5480899b9117281
"01.02.2017 23:00:08" apnews.com False news, absurd reality present challenges for satirists NEW YORK (AP) — Between reality and the bubble of fantasy news stories, these are tough times for satirists.
The New Yorker magazine recently took steps to distingui Many manufactured news sites purposely resemble real news destinations, increasing confusion.
"01.02.2017 22:32:08" apnews.com Steve Bannon's power play in Trump's Oval Office WASHINGTON (AP) — People are beginning to pay more attention to the man behind the curtain.
It is a mark of Steve Bannon's extraordinary sway in the Trump White Hous Stephen Bannon's populist, anti-establishment fingerprints are all over every major action President Donald Trump has taken.
"01.02.2017 20:01:46" apnews.com Whoosh! Swish! Meet Bat Bot, the new flying batlike drone WASHINGTON (AP) — Holy drone, Batman! Mechanical masterminds have spawned the Bat Bot, a soaring, sweeping and diving robot that may eventually fly circles around other drones. The flexible flapping _ as much as 10 times per second _ acts "like a big power amplifier."
"01.02.2017 18:31:06" apnews.com Trump urges Senate to change rules, push through court pick WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged Majority leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday to change the rules of the Senate if necessary to swiftly push through his Supreme Cour "I would say, if you can, Mitch, go nuclear because that would be an absolute shame if a man of this quality was caught up in the web," Trump said.
"01.02.2017 17:45:39" apnews.com AP NewsBreak: Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump.
The former secretary of state "These quotes have helped me celebrate the good times, laugh at the absurd times, persevere during the hard times and deepen my appreciation of all life has to offer."
"01.02.2017 14:07:09" apnews.com Reality show comparisons in Trump announcement inescapable NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's past life as a television showman provided an irresistible comparison for the media covering his nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Su "Was that a surprise?" Trump asked the audience.
"01.02.2017 13:42:28" apnews.com Women are, very slowly, getting more seats in the boardroom NEW YORK (AP) — The number of women sitting at the table in corporate boardrooms across the country is rising very slowly, but it's rising.
Just over 15 percent of a For corporate women... Despite gains, gender parity in US boardrooms won't happen until 2055.
"01.02.2017 12:00:32" Women demand support to form Cuba's first female boxing team. Read the full story here. https://apnews.com/d4eab1cd8f204d66b6842fb39747c775
"01.02.2017 11:05:38" apnews.com Trump policy dims hope for refugees in Indonesian limbo PUNCAK, Indonesia (AP) — After getting death threats from Al-Shabab militants, Mohamed Dahir Saeed and his wife fled their native Somalia with plans to seek safety in Australia. T Indonesia is home to nearly 14,000 men, women and children seeking resettlement in other countries - about 7,500 have been recognized as refugees.
"01.02.2017 10:51:28" apnews.com Conservative Gorsuch emulates Scalia minus the rough edges WASHINGTON (AP) — If confirmed by the Senate to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch would fill the seat of the man he seeks to emulate as a judge.
He would be the first Gorsuch said he adheres to Justice Scalia's approach to the law, evaluating the Constitution and laws by how they were understood when they written.
"01.02.2017 09:39:07" Timeline Photos A former general in Jordan's domestic intelligence agency was among those detained and questioned over critical web comments. Read the full story here. https://apnews.com/f474bd929af444dd80e79541df6c7167
"01.02.2017 06:22:45" apnews.com US watchdog offers bleak statistics for Afghan progress KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In his first report to the new Trump administration, a U.S. watchdog that monitors billions of dollars in aid to Afghanistan issued a bleak progress repo The report says Kabul controls barely half the country, its security forces numbers are on the decline and drug production is on the rise.
"01.02.2017 03:18:33" The AP has deleted an earlier post in which President Trump's Supreme Court nominee was incorrectly identified as "Justice Neil Gorsuch."
"01.02.2017 02:35:10" apnews.com Conservative Judge Gorsuch is Trump's Supreme Court choice WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch, a fast-rising conservative judge with a writer's flair, to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, setting up a fierce fight "Judge Gorsuch has outstanding legal skills, a brilliant mind, tremendous discipline and has earned bipartisan support,"
"01.02.2017 00:43:19" apnews.com Red Cross gala at Trump resort highlights refugee policy WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Red Cross may have to contend with the elephant in the room — and protesters outside — when it holds its annual fundraiser this weekend The event comes as the Red Cross is offering aid to those affected by Trump's moratorium on the U.S. refugee program.
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"31.01.2017 22:14:59" Revisit the Lunar New Year around the world with this #360Video from Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong and more!
"31.01.2017 17:02:02" apnews.com 'Baked slop': Delaware sticks to prison loaf; others end use SMYRNA, Del. (AP) — Dinner is served in cellblock 18, and one can't help but approach it with trepidation.
It's finger food — not even sporks allowed — s "I would equate it to the zucchini bread my mom used to make, except for the surprise pineapple pieces."
"31.01.2017 15:55:09" apnews.com Speaker defends Trump's order, warns of protests WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump's divisive executive order on refugees and immigration, arguing that while the rollout was bum "The president has a responsibility to the security of this country," House Speaker Paul Ryan said.
"31.01.2017 15:36:11" Timeline Photos Get up close with Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons during opening night for the NFL Super Bowl 51 in this #360Photo. Read more about opening night: http://apne.ws/2kNQDWV (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
"31.01.2017 15:12:21" apnews.com No free lunch: Donors come forward to erase students' debts Ashley C. Ford felt driven to act by a sad fact of life in the nation's school cafeterias: Kids with unpaid lunch accounts are often embarrassed with a substitute meal of a cold cheese "It seemed like a really easy way to make a positive difference locally."
"31.01.2017 11:09:14" apnews.com US military botches online fight against Islamic State TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — On any given day at MacDill Air Force Base, web crawlers scour social media for potential recruits to the Islamic State group. Then, in a high-stakes operation Multimillion dollar Pentagon program to counter Islamic State social media was plagued by skewed data and some really bad Arabic. Mixing up the words for “authority” and “salad” was just the beginning.
"31.01.2017 07:27:40" apnews.com New Indonesia tsunami network could add crucial minutes JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's tsunami detection system, made up of seafloor sensors that communicate with transmitting buoys on the surface, has been rendered useless by v When a sizable earthquake struck near the Mentawai islands in March last
year, none of the buoys in the area meant to transmit tsunami warnings were
"31.01.2017 03:17:29" apnews.com 4 reasons N. Korea looms over US defense chief's Asia trip TOKYO (AP) — North Korea will be casting a dark — and nuclear — shadow over U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' first foray abroad.
When Mattis calls on S Lately, Pyongyang has been taking a wait-and-see stance toward Washington, hoping President Donald Trump might be willing to roll back America's "hostile policies."
"31.01.2017 01:42:13" apnews.com AP: Trump's voter fraud expert registered in 3 states SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who President Donald Trump has promoted as an authority on voter fraud was registered to vote in multiple states during the 2016 presidential election, Gregg Phillips was listed on the rolls in Alabama, Texas and Mississippi, according to voting records and election officials in those states.
"30.01.2017 23:00:07" apnews.com Trump ban creates chaos for travelers in, out of the country LOS ANGELES (AP) — From Dubai to Los Angeles, President Donald Trump's order barring travelers from seven Muslim countries from entering the U.S. has thrown the lives of thousands "Clearly there's a lot of confusion here in the U.S... I'm afraid if I leave the city, I may not be able to enter the country again. I think I have good reason not to feel confident."
"30.01.2017 21:09:30" apnews.com Trump supporters say they are happy with immigration order BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Don't talk about airport protests in Trump Country. In the states that propelled Donald Trump to the White House, the president's fans couldn't be much hap "It shows me that he means what he says... He's just unafraid. He's just going ahead like a locomotive, and I like him more and more every time he does something," said one supporter.
"30.01.2017 18:02:24" apnews.com Most religious groups come out against Trump refugee order Rabbi Joel Mosbacher had just finished the morning's Shabbat service when he got an urgent message: Rabbis were needed at New York's Kennedy Airport. People were being detained under Pr "We believe in security. We believe in careful vetting. We just don't think a full shutdown is the right reaction."
"30.01.2017 17:44:04" apnews.com AP Analysis: Trump travel ban risks straining Mideast ties DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Just two days after banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations, U.S. President Donald Trump invited the Saudi monarch, whose kingdom i The executive order could upend gains on the battlefields of Mosul, where U.S. forces aid Iraqi commandos, or scuttle billions of dollars' worth of American aircraft sales to Tehran.
"30.01.2017 15:15:06" apnews.com Trump's justice pick to trigger intense pressure on Senate WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump nominates a Supreme Court justice, Senate Democrats and Republicans will immediately face intense political pressure, with liberals d The advantages to Democrats of trying a filibuster are clear. But there are also downsides.
"30.01.2017 13:47:12" apnews.com A commuter's dream: Entrepreneurs race to develop flying car WASHINGTON (AP) — Even before George Jetson entranced kids with his cartoon flying car, people dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion. Inventors and entrepreneurs have long t A few of the aircraft under development are cars with wings that unfold for flight, but most aren't cars at all. Typically they take off and land vertically like helicopters.
"30.01.2017 11:31:54" apnews.com Trump campaigned as a disrupter, begins governing by chaos WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump campaigned as a disrupter. Now he's governing by chaos.
Trump's temporary halt to the U.S. refugee program — the most consequent Trump has shown that not only does he intend to follow through on his controversial campaign promises, he plans to do so in the spirit of the mandate his advisers believe he has: disrupting Washington and setting fire to the playbook its leaders have long
"30.01.2017 09:31:02" apnews.com Hugo Chavez returns to life in TV show criticized by allies BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The revolution will now be televised.
The life of Hugo Chavez, who mesmerized Venezuela's impoverished masses before dying of cancer in 2013, Former Venezuelan planning minister Moises Naim said he came up with the idea after spending years trying to explain Hugo Chavez's hold over Venezuelans to friends in Washington, where he now lives.
"30.01.2017 09:01:13" apnews.com A look at Trump's executive order on refugees, immigration WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that makes major changes to America's immigration system, sparking confusion at airports, protests around What we know about Trump's executive order on refugees and immigration, and how
it has reverberated at home and abroad.
"30.01.2017 08:25:06" apnews.com From Ukraine with love: Postcards pay tribute to war dead CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Most postcards carry a simple sentiment: Wish you were here. But the cards Anastasia Taylor-Lind and Alisa Sopova are mailing randomly to people around the "I wanted people to have a more personal experience with conflict.”
"30.01.2017 07:27:03" apnews.com At SAG Awards, protest of immigration ban takes spotlight Oscar season is looking more and more like one very well-dressed protest against President Donald Trump.
In speech after fiery speech at Sunday night's Screen Actors Guild Taraji P. Henson concluded the SAG Awards the same way its first presenter, Ashton Kutcher, began it: with the kind of pointed politics that have traditionally been more an aberration than a constant at Hollywood award shows.
"30.01.2017 06:09:42" apnews.com Storms preview sea-rise damage to California roads, cities SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ocean rise already is worsening the floods and high tides sweeping California this stormy winter, climate experts say, and this month's damage and deaths high “Man, if we are ahead of the curve, I feel sorry for the rest of the country.”
"30.01.2017 02:30:31" apnews.com With students stranded abroad, colleges condemn travel ban BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of U.S. colleges are opposing President Donald Trump's sweeping travel ban that has left some students and professors stranded abroad.
The presi "I don't want my kids to go through this traumatic experience of being detained or deported... This is causing so much confusion, what are we supposed to do?"
"30.01.2017 01:16:08" apnews.com Mexico president gets a bounce from clash with Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a few days ago, Enrique Pena Nieto was a pariah president, dogged by protests and cursed with the lowest approval rating for a Mexican leader in recent hist "We have to support the president of Mexico, so he can defend the country's interests... I would be very interested in seeing this unity last."
"29.01.2017 21:20:22" apnews.com Trump travel ban sows chaos at airports, outrage at protests NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers detained at airports, panicked families searching "We're really in a crisis mode, a constitutional crisis mode in our country, and we're going to need everyone... This is definitely one of those all-hands-on-deck moments."
"29.01.2017 20:03:01" Timeline Photos Step inside Hamidiyeh market in the Old city of Damascus, where pictures of Syrian President Bashar Assad watch over a check point at an entrance in this #360Photo. Watch the full #360Video here: https://youtu.be/7i54M87V6Sk (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
"29.01.2017 18:31:12" apnews.com Plea in murder case from unlikely spot: the victim, a priest ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — The Rev. Rene Robert devoted his life to helping society's most troubled, working with drug addicts and criminals and even signing a "Declaration of Lif "We don't look at whether the victim is a priest, a nun, a philanthropist, a drug dealer or something else."
"29.01.2017 17:01:27" apnews.com Where are the trees? Not Paris, new 'Green View Index' finds BOSTON (AP) — Where are the trees? More important, where aren't the trees? A lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is helping some of the world's cities answer both que The interactive website gives bird's-eye views of 15 cities, with trees represented by green dots. Users can zoom into a particular neighborhood or individual street to see ground-level images.
"29.01.2017 16:08:17" apnews.com Trump wants to enlist local police in immigration crackdown PHOENIX (AP) — To build his highly touted deportation force, President Donald Trump is reviving a long-standing program that deputizes local officers to enforce federal immigratio Proponents say police departments can help bolster immigration enforcement and prevent criminals from being released back into neighborhoods, while critics argue it will lead to racial profiling.
"29.01.2017 13:01:08" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: This week in odd news: Man fighting speeding ticket blames deer; Police say fast food workers sold pot; A giant dinosaur. Deer defense! Man fights speeding ticket with novel argument Short caption. (AP Graphic) NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) _ A Massachusetts man fighting a speeding ticket in court had a unique explanation _ the officer's radar gun… Best weird AP news: Man fighting a speeding ticket has a unique explanation _ the officer's radar gun may have picked up a deer; Give me the 'Nasty Boy' and extra crispy fries: Police say fast food workers sold pot; NYC police say burglar who wore a white
"29.01.2017 05:02:11" apnews.com Syria refugees see dream of better life crushed by Trump ban AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Syrian refugee Ammar Sawan took a first hopeful step toward moving to the United States last fall, submitting to an initial security screening. "When we heard of the order, it was like a bolt of lightning, and all our hopes and dreams vanished."
"29.01.2017 03:22:00" BREAKING: Chinese state media say boat with 31 mostly Chinese tourists missing in Malaysia.
"28.01.2017 23:30:20" apnews.com Trump shuts door on refugees, but will the US be safer? WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his halt to immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations and ban on refugees is being done in the name of national security. But it Recent high-profile acts of deadly extremist violence have been carried out either by U.S. citizens or by individuals whose families weren't from the nations the president singled out.
"28.01.2017 22:40:20" apnews.com Trump order aimed refugees, Muslims sparks confusion, worry WASHINGTON (AP) — Confusion, worry and outrage grew Saturday as President Donald Trump's crackdown on refugees and citizens from seven majority-Muslim country took effect. Airline Trump billed his sweeping executive order as a necessary step to stop "radical Islamic terrorists" from coming to the United States.
"28.01.2017 19:45:07" apnews.com Week 1 of Trump: dog years, old fights, new words, weirdness WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been a getting-to-know-you first week for both President Donald Trump and the nation.
Trump's personal traits on display during the campaign s Some prominent themes from week one of President Donald Trump.
"28.01.2017 19:01:26" apnews.com Woman remembers suspected killer's tears over dead wife CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Bob Evans sat at a picnic table outside friend Katherine Decker's motorhome in 1986, sobbing that his wife had died when his then-5-year-old daughter, Lisa, w "What's clear is this is someone who targeted females and specifically children," said New Hampshire's senior assistant attorney general. "He certainly fits the profile of a serial killer."
"28.01.2017 17:01:35" apnews.com Fashion police: Cops ease rules on tattoos, turbans, beards NEW YORK (AP) — The Joe Friday look is out. Tattoos, turbans and beards are in.
Police departments, compelled by a hiring crisis and eager for a more diverse applica "My turban is a part of me," said Mandeep Singh, among 160 Sikhs in the New York City Police Department.
"28.01.2017 13:01:13" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Woman accused of throwing tampon at cop; Young surfer photo bombed by shark; Nude cyclist takes freezing ride Thief in Germany drives tractor through wall, steals safe (Nord-West-Media TV/dpa via AP) BERLIN (AP) _ Police in northwestern Germany are searching for a brazen thief _ or thieves _ who knocked down the wall of a house… Best weird AP news: Florida woman accused of throwing tampon at police officer; 10-year-old surfer has has a close encounter with a photo-bombing shark; Nude cyclist detained after nighttime ride in sub-freezing temperatures; Man admits to leaving a
"28.01.2017 12:04:18" apnews.com Amid Yemen's chaos, migrants stream in only to face torment ADEN, Yemen (AP) — After reaching Yemen's shores in a packed migrant boat, the young Ethiopian coffee farmer was plunged into a living hell. The smugglers wanted thousands of doll An Ethiopian man went to save his migrant brother from torture in Yemen but fell into a deadly trap.
"28.01.2017 03:30:32" apnews.com Ferguson missed deadlines in deal with Justice Department FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson officials have missed critical deadlines in the early stages of an agreement with the Justice Department, but the manager of the beleaguered Missouri "While a number of deadlines have been missed, and deadlines are important, that does not mean that the city is not working hard both in terms of police reform and court reform."
"28.01.2017 02:30:09" apnews.com A mix of despair and resolve for US Muslims in Trump era Four days after President Donald Trump was inaugurated, mental health counselors hosted a webinar on how their fellow American Muslims could cope. They surveyed the political landscape: American Muslims are vowing to be resilient as they confront President Donald Trump's agenda.
"28.01.2017 00:00:09" apnews.com In Iowa, Trump voters cheer changes, dismiss petty fights OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — In struggling Wapello County, a swath of southeast Iowa Donald Trump was the first Republican to carry in 44 years, his earliest and most devout supporters ch "He's said what needs to be done, and he's doing it... He's just got to sort the small stuff from the big stuff."
"27.01.2017 23:00:14" apnews.com Mexicans begin to unite in fight against Trump's plans MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans are beginning to debate how to fight back against U.S. President Donald Trump's aggressive stance on trade and immigration.
Prominent pol "We have to put U.S. security issues under review ... including the presence of (U.S.) agents" on Mexican soil, Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon told local news media.
"27.01.2017 22:00:09" apnews.com The challenges female filmmakers face post-Sundance PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Gender equity in filmmaking must have looked pretty good to the women attending the Sundance Film Festival, which concludes this weekend in Park City, Utah. "I keep wanting to believe that things have gotten better but according to this latest report it's gotten worse."
"27.01.2017 19:01:34" apnews.com Political football: For some, Super Bowl reflects US divide BOSTON (AP) — Not even the grandest of American sports spectacles is immune to the nation's deep political divisions.
Patriots fans have spent nearly two full season After an election that magnified the country's deep differences, the Super Bowl matchup offers easy symbolic foils for anyone inclined to play politics.
"27.01.2017 18:01:41" apnews.com AP WAS THERE: 50 years ago, AP reported on fatal Apollo fire CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) — The three Apollo I astronauts were killed tonight by a flash fire that trapped them aboard the huge spacecraft designed to take man to the moon by 1970. On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 1 fire, the AP is republishing a version of its story.
"27.01.2017 16:09:33" apnews.com Could closing doors on Bourbon Street help curb crime? NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For decades, bars along Bourbon Street have had an open-door policy, enticing anyone over 21 to walk in at all hours with drink specials, blaring music and neon Officials hope a simple closed door will diminish the intensity of on-the-street, alcohol-fueled hoopla that has, at times ended abruptly in gunfire.
"27.01.2017 13:38:05" Making the Super Bowl ball How do #SuperBowl balls get made? Visit the two factories responsible for producing every Super Bowl ball since the 1940s in this #360Video. Read more here: http://apne.ws/2jbcYgU
"27.01.2017 13:07:11" apnews.com As Trump meets May, a look at the US/UK "special relationship" through the decades British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to be the first leader to meet President Donald Trump on Friday, a clear signal that she hopes to breathe new life into the so-called "special relationship" b As President Donald Trump is set to meet his first world leader since taking office _ British Prime Minister Theresa May, a look at the 'special relationship' between the two countries.
"27.01.2017 10:58:32" apnews.com Israelis seek to comfort Holocaust's loneliest survivors RAMAT HASHARON, Israel (AP) — Surrounded by more than 100 fellow Holocaust survivors and young volunteers, a blind Ernest Weiner sat in his wheelchair with a puffy crown on his he "It's not pleasant to be alone."
"27.01.2017 10:55:25" Timeline Photos Watch Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka as they warm up before their semifinal match at the Australian Open in this #360Photo. Federer won the match. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
"27.01.2017 07:53:06" apnews.com Chinese Lunar New Year feast begins with drums and dumplings LIUMINYING VILLAGE, China (AP) — Four men in traditional yellow costumes bang large drums to announce the start of the New Year's banquet in Liuminying village. Inside the village Villages and cities across China are preparing this weekend to celebrate Lunar New Year, though few feasts are as elaborate as the one in Liuminying, a hamlet in Beijing's suburbs.
"27.01.2017 07:26:14" apnews.com Long, storied history behind the footballs of the NFL Skip Horween's great-grandmother wanted nothing to do with football.
In fact, her two sons were so petrified she would find out they were messing around with the barbaric- The story begins when the Horweens, who produced fine leathers, got to know a local businessman. The conversation turned to how they could make the best possible product for a sport that was beginning to break into the national consciousness.
"27.01.2017 03:49:45" apnews.com How Trump's plan to pay for Mexico border wall would work WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising Mexico will pay for his massive border wall. On Thursday, his administration finally suggested how: a 20 percent tax on produ What would Trump's 20 percent tax proposal mean for Americans? Would Mexico really be paying? Answers in our story below.
"26.01.2017 21:51:50" apnews.com Spokesman says Trump seeks 20 percent tax on Mexican imports PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Donald Trump called on fellow Republicans to help him enact "great and lasting change" during a party retreat Thursday but offered few details. Later President Trump wants the 20 percent tax to pay for a border wall, but imposing one would need Congressional approval.
"26.01.2017 20:29:13" BREAKING: White House spokesman: Trump calling for 20 percent tax on imports from Mexico to pay for southern border wall.
"26.01.2017 20:02:11" apnews.com Border Patrol chief out day after Trump border fence decree WASHINGTON (AP) — The Border Patrol chief is leaving the agency on the heels of President Donald Trump's announcement of an ambitious plan to build a massive wall at the Mexican b From the start, morgan clashed with the Border Patrol's union, which endorsed Trump early and forcefully during the presidential campaign.
"26.01.2017 18:47:26" apnews.com Mexican president cancels planned DC meeting with Trump MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday canceled a planned Jan. 31 meeting with President Donald J. Trump, hours after Trump tweeted that the meeting s "This morning we have informed the White House I will not attend the working meeting planned for next Tuesday," Pena Nieto tweeted.
"26.01.2017 18:31:12" apnews.com Chinese send fake Trump tweets as jokes, New Year wishes BEIJING (AP) — In China, Twitter is blocked but fake tweets by @realdonaldtrump look set to become the latest internet sensation.
Users are flocking to websites that Jike, a Shanghai-based startup running one such website, says that in just four days, users have created more than a million fake (at)realdonaldtrump tweets in Chinese and English.
"26.01.2017 18:02:05" apnews.com Scientists take first steps to growing human organs in pigs NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say they've grown human cells inside pig embryos, a very early step toward the goal of growing livers and other human organs inside animals to transplan “It really does give a green light to explore more."
"26.01.2017 16:22:05" AP Sports AP 360 Video captures freeskier Bobby Brown on the slopes. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/d31eb7647c144e80be00800401784af9/meditation-gave-freeskier-bobby-brown-another-chance-gold
"26.01.2017 16:10:49" AP Politics A wall on the U.S. - Mexico border has been on President Donald Trump's agenda from the very beginning. #TBT to June 16, 2015 to when he announced his candidacy at Trump Tower. http://apne.ws/2jVrNkI
"26.01.2017 14:55:42" Great Mosque of Aleppo Step inside what remains of the Umayyad Mosque in the heart of Aleppo, Syria, one of the world's oldest cities, in this #360Video. Read more here: http://apne.ws/2kkmoTb
"26.01.2017 12:00:09" apnews.com Analysis: Trump's border wall faces reality check WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's vow to accelerate construction of a "contiguous, physical wall" along the Mexican border is slamming into a Washington reality — w In an AP analysis, U.S. taxpayers will foot the bill for Trump's border wall.
"26.01.2017 10:22:28" youtube.com Catching Big Air: On the slopes with Olympian Bobby Brown Slopestyle skier Bobby Brown is setting his sights on making the U.S. Team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The Associated Press caught up with h... AP 360 Video captures freeskier Bobby Brown on the slopes. Read the full story here. https://apnews.com/d31eb7647c144e80be00800401784af9
"26.01.2017 10:01:36" apnews.com Doing the wave: A primer on immigration in America WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigration to the United States has come in swells and dips over the past two-plus centuries, driven by shifts in U.S. policy, the mood in the country and world Here's a look at the waves of immigration that have helped shape U.S. identity.
"26.01.2017 08:54:47" apnews.com Catching Big Air: On the slopes with Olympian Bobby Brown Slopestyle skier Bobby Brown is setting his sights on making the U.S. Team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The Associated Press caught up with h... AP 360 Video captures freeskier Bobby Brown on the slopes. Read the full story here. https://apnews.com/d31eb7647c144e80be00800401784af9
"26.01.2017 07:07:42" apnews.com Ex-foster kids: Abuse was routine in dismembered teen's home Before her torturous death, Grace Packer grew up in a hotbed of emotional, physical and sexual abuse, according to three children fostered by the adoptive mother who now stands charged, In interviews with AP, former foster daughters say Sara Packer abused her adopted daughter, Grace, and clearly favored the victim's biological brother, who was also adopted.
"26.01.2017 05:24:13" apnews.com Nonprofits closing doors as India cuts access to funds NEW DELHI (AP) — A nonprofit running schools for children from India's lowest caste may run out of money to pay teachers in just months. A health institute in Bangalore is taking "All our work in the social sector has come to an abrupt halt."
"26.01.2017 03:54:20" apnews.com Facebook takes aim at fake news with new 'trending' formula SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is updating its "trending" feature that highlights hot topics on its social networking site, part of its effort to root out the kind of fake news sto Facebook is changing the way it determines the "trending" topics that show up in a user's feed.
"26.01.2017 01:38:14" apnews.com A look at border security, fencing as Trump announces wall HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced his long-awaited plan Wednesday to build a wall on the 1,954-mile U.S. border with Mexico, calling for its "immediate construction" Now that President Donald Trump has announced action on the border wall, here are some facts and stats about the U.S.-Mexico border - and illegal immigration - today.
"25.01.2017 23:25:06" apnews.com Attorney: Florida never helped girl who livestreamed suicide PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who broadcast her suicide on Facebook never got the help she needed from Florida's foster care system, an attorney said Wednesday, even Nakia Vant, a 14-year-old who livestreamed her suicide on Facebook, had spent most of the last 7 years in and out of foster care, and had been sexually abused in one home.
"25.01.2017 20:15:13" apnews.com Actress Mary Tyler Moore is dead at age 80, publicist says NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Tyler Moore, the star of two of TV's best-loved sitcoms, has died.
Her publicist, Mara Buxbaum, says Moore died with her husband and friends nea Moore gained fame in the 1960s as the frazzled wife Laura Petrie on "The Dick Van Dyke Show." In the 1970s, she created one of TV's first career-woman sitcom heroines in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."
"25.01.2017 19:45:04" apnews.com Trump moving forward with border wall, weighs refugee cuts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will use his executive authority Wednesday to jumpstart construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall, one of his signature campaign promises. "We've been talking about this right from the beginning," President Trump said.
"25.01.2017 19:12:59" apnews.com Brent Musburger is retiring from sportscasting at age 77 NEW YORK (AP) — Brent Musburger is calling it a career at ESPN after being the play-by-play man in the booth at sporting events enjoyed by millions of Americans, most prominently Musburger was behind the mike for one of college football's most memorable plays, Doug Flutie's "hail Mary" pass that beat Miami for Boston College in 1984.
"25.01.2017 18:31:10" apnews.com NASA displays Apollo capsule hatch 50 years after fatal fire CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A relic from America's first space tragedy is finally going on display this week, 50 years after a fire on the launch pad killed three astronauts. "I'm just so pleased that they finally decided to do something _ visibly _ to honor the three guys."
"25.01.2017 15:31:02" apnews.com Trump draft order seeks review on terror interrogations WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking for a review of America's methods for interrogating terror suspects and the possible reopening of CIA-run "black site" prisons o The AP obtained the draft order from a U.S. official, who said it had been distributed by the White House for consultations before President Trump signs it.
"25.01.2017 09:13:48" apnews.com Blasphemy law exalts killer; threatens missing bloggers BARAKHAO, Pakistan (AP) — Two ornate minarets pierce the evening sky. They frame the emerald green colored dome of an ornate shrine erected to honor Mumtaz Qadri, an assassin hang Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law makes a saint of a man hanged for killing a politician who defended a Christian accused of blasphemy.
"25.01.2017 08:16:25" apnews.com Electrical tape-bikinis and sun for perfect tan lines in Rio RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Electrical tape on private parts. Really?
Welcome to the latest fashion fad in beauty-obsessed Rio de Janeiro, where some women are sun-baking Welcome to the latest fashion fad in beauty-obsessed Rio de Janeiro. Dermatologists are more horrified than impressed with the technique.
"25.01.2017 06:36:10" apnews.com What's next for the Dakota Access, Keystone XL pipelines? BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump's executive actions on the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines are aimed at turning the much-protested pipelines into reality. Her What's next for the Dakota Access, Keystone XL pipelines? https://apnews.com/6e007f83ffbb40c8a802b9844293ea1a
"25.01.2017 01:11:56" apnews.com FACT CHECK: Miscues on voter fraud and election results WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's press secretary on Tuesday mischaracterized the election results and the findings of a study that purported to show significant voting i Sean Spicer was incorrect when he said Trump was the biggest Republican electoral vote winner since Ronald Reagan, and misrepresented a study about noncitizens and voting.
"24.01.2017 23:23:39" pro32.ap.org Manziel deletes Twitter account after advice to Trump | Pro32: Head to Head DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel deleted his Twitter account after the Heisman Trophy winner sent expletive-laden messages telling President Donald Tru The troubled Cleveland quarterback said, "even I know to stay away from the notifications section on twitter."
"24.01.2017 21:26:00" apnews.com Trump admin orders EPA contract freeze and media blackout WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has instituted what it described as a temporary media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any The directives ban press releases, blog updates and social media posts.
"24.01.2017 20:07:32" apnews.com Trump acts to advance Keystone XL, Dakota Access pipelines WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed executive actions Tuesday to advance construction of the huge Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, moving aggressively to o "From now on we are going to start making pipelines in the United States."
"24.01.2017 17:58:44" apnews.com Dying from cancer: Could your location determine your fate? CHICAGO (AP) — Americans in certain struggling parts of the country are dying from cancer at rising rates, even as the cancer death rate nationwide continues to fall, an exhaustiv "We are going in the wrong direction."
"24.01.2017 15:38:18" apnews.com Oscars go gaga for 'La La Land' with record-tying 14 nods The candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" on Tuesday landed a record-tying 14 nominations to the Academy Awards, which fielded a notably more diverse list of nominees follo "La La Land" matched "Titanic" and "All About Eve" for most nominations ever.
"24.01.2017 14:20:35" AP Politics https://www.apnews.com/f20829a45d224f1caa92b00bb8c25852/Emoluments,-executive-orders-_-a-Trump-glossary
"24.01.2017 13:13:48" apnews.com Trump in Asia: Region poised for change as new era dawns BEIJING (AP) — People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a "It feels like what has been built over time until now could come crumbling down, so I'm afraid."
"24.01.2017 13:00:11" apnews.com Trump overshadows young migrants' emotional trip to Mexico MOLCAXAC, Mexico (AP) — Tamara Alcala Dominguez sobbed, barely able to speak, as she buried her face in the sweater of the woman who cared for her when she was a toddler. DREAMers make what could be a last trip to Mexico as they await President Donald Trump's moves on immigration program.
"24.01.2017 09:06:43" apnews.com Israel mulls more administrative detentions, as numbers rise SILWAD, West Bank (AP) — High school student Hamza Hamad spent 10 months in an Israeli jail for alleged links to the Islamic militant Hamas group, but was never charged with a cri Case of Palestinian teen held in Israeli administrative detention highlights a contested policy under which Israel can hold suspects for months or sometimes several years without charges.
"24.01.2017 08:00:22" apnews.com Banned from boats in Myanmar, Rohingya fish on rafts of junk THA PYAY TAW, Myanmar (AP) — Every day before sunrise, dozens of fishermen, shivering against the cold, shove out onto the Bay of Bengal on makeshift rafts made out of plastic jug "We will die in the village from starvation if we don't go out, or we can risk our lives to get some fish and fill our stomachs. We have nothing to eat."
"24.01.2017 06:30:25" apnews.com Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact SYDNEY (AP) — Several countries expressed hope Tuesday that the Trans-Pacific Partnership could be salvaged, after President Donald Trump's decision on a U.S. withdrawal from the Leaders of some of the 11 other nations involved in the trade pact have said they would move forward with the agreement in some form, with or without the U.S.
"24.01.2017 05:30:11" apnews.com Trump in Asia: Region poised for change as new era dawns BEIJING (AP) — People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a "From this moment on, it's going to be America first," Trump said at his inauguration Friday.
"24.01.2017 00:24:06" apnews.com Female animators break down cartoon-women stereotypes SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — For a long time, nearly all of the animation students at the California Institute of the Arts' were men.
Today, most of CalArts' more th Animators pigeonholed women into the archetypes below for years. But as more women enter the field of animation, they're aiming to create more realistic female characters.
"23.01.2017 22:29:43" apnews.com Caught napping: Baseball hitting, pitching sapped by jet lag NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers say they've documented an unseen drag on major league baseball players that can wipe out home field advantage, make pitchers give up more home runs, an Researchers found that jet lag can actually wipe out the home field advantage if the home team plays after flying eastward from a different time zone.
"23.01.2017 19:46:30" Transfer of Power Witness scenes in Washington as crowds celebrate, and protest, the swearing-in of Donald Trump in this #360Video, produced in collaboration with TIME and GoPro .
"23.01.2017 18:32:05" apnews.com Trump moves to pull US out of Pacific-Rim trade deal WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama's le The deal was the cornerstone of Obama's attempt to counter China's influence in Asia.
"23.01.2017 17:14:42" Timeline Photos See the scars Syria's war has inflicted on Aleppo's Umayyad Mosque, an archaeological treasure with a 900-year-old minaret that now lies toppled. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) Read more about the Great Mosque here: http://apne.ws/2kkmoTb
"23.01.2017 16:36:43" apnews.com 3 puppies found alive in Italy avalanche give rescuers hope FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Italian emergency crews pulled three wiggling, white sheepdog puppies out from under tons of snow and rubble at an avalanche-struck hotel on Monday, giving Jubilant emergency crews carried the pups out in their arms, with one firefighter burying his face in the fluffy white fur to give the dog a kiss.
"23.01.2017 13:32:01" apnews.com Trump properties face global terror risk with presidency DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump's name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security expert U.S. brands have been targeted in overseas violence before, but they never belonged to a president.
"23.01.2017 12:36:23" apnews.com Aleppo's landmark mosque bears scars of Syria's war ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — The Great Mosque of Aleppo, a centuries-old treasure at the heart of one of the world's oldest cities, is today a grim testament to the ravages of Syria's war "This mosque used to be a jewel." https://www.apnews.com/4edcc5288a2f46fcb88c50ac757412f3
"23.01.2017 09:56:24" apnews.com Trump's biggest campaign promises face 'Day 1' test WASHINGTON (AP) — As a candidate, Donald Trump made a slew of "Day One" promises that any president would find daunting.
He declared that repealing and replacing his Some of Trump's proposals would be easy: They require executive action or simply announcing his intention to do something. Others, however, require congressional approval and would likely draw numerous legal challenges.
"23.01.2017 07:39:07" apnews.com For India's typewriters, the ribbon may have finally run out NEW DELHI (AP) — The end is coming, though admittedly it may not look that way at 10 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, when dozens of young Indians have arrived for morning classes at An "We thought this business would go on forever and ever. ...There's no future in this business."
"23.01.2017 06:22:15" apnews.com Samsung: Batteries only problem with fire-prone Note 7s SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Monday that tests of more than 200,000 Galaxy Note 7 smartphones found defects in two sets of batteries from two different manuf Samsung discontinued the Note 7 just two months after it was launched on Aug. 2, in one of its worst product fiascos ever.
"23.01.2017 06:03:30" apnews.com US lawmakers call for action on Venezuela food corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials may face U.S. sanctions for profiting from food shortages that have exacerbated hunger in the South American country. "When the military is profiting off of food distribution while the Venezuelan people increasingly starve, corruption has reached a new level of depravity that cannot go unnoticed."
"23.01.2017 04:00:13" apnews.com Trump's 'war with the media' raises questions of trust NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's "running war" on the media is continuing into his presidency, with statements over the weekend calling into question the extent to which information "I hope that people will stop, pull back for what we in television call a wide shot and see what is happening... This is a deliberate propaganda campaign."
"23.01.2017 03:13:40" apnews.com They're Back: Brady and Patriots win AFC, 36-17 vs Steelers FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Tom Brady redemption tour is headed to the Super Bowl.
After beginning the 2016 season suspended for four games for his role in the "Def After serving his "Deflategate" suspension to open the season, Tom Brady is headed to the Super Bowl.
"23.01.2017 02:51:11" apnews.com Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to moment WASHINGTON (AP) — After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was ready to begin governing Trump's reassurance came after a day marked by global protests against his presidency and his own complaints about media coverage of his inauguration.
"22.01.2017 23:29:17" apnews.com Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte died in separate traffic accidents early Sunday in their na Authorities in the Dominican Republic say that Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte both have died in separate traffic accidents.
"22.01.2017 19:45:33" apnews.com Some question push for tougher penalties for attacking cops JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Eric Greitens is pushing to toughen Missouri's already stiff penalties for attacking a police officer, reflecting similar efforts underway in other "The person who shoots a cop probably didn't look up the statutes to see what the penalty was," said one Republican senator who is skeptical of the proposal.
"22.01.2017 16:29:49" apnews.com Russia set to move closer to decriminalize domestic violence MOSCOW (AP) — In Russia, giving one's spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This week, the Russian parliament is expected to take a step closer toward decriminal One of the bill's co-authors said the penalty for battery should be lenient for acts of violence "committed in an emotional conflict, without malice, without grave consequences."
"22.01.2017 13:01:49" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: 'Hobbit' returns to library after 38-year journey; Gator leaps into an airboat; Cash falls out of an armored car Montana beekeeper stung by beehive thieves in California (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez,File) GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) _ A Montana beekeeper says thieves got away with 488 beehives he had taken to California to pollinate almond… Best weird AP news: Passengers scream as alligator leaps into boat; Money falls out of armored car on an interstate; 'The Hobbit' book returned after 38-year journey with a U.S. Marine; Driver clocked at 91 mph in snowstorm wanted a new stereo.
"22.01.2017 10:41:23" apnews.com In midst of Aleppo wreckage, a Syrian family returns home ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — The street looks as if it was hit by an earthquake and the bombed-out building in a former rebel-held northeastern neighborhood of Aleppo is deserted — "At least this is our house and no one will ask us to leave," said Hasnaa Khatib.
"22.01.2017 01:37:08" apnews.com Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts LANGLEY, Va. (AP) — On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump on Saturday berated the media over its coverage of his inauguration, and turned a bridge-building first "There is nobody that feels stronger about the intelligence community and CIA than Donald Trump," Trump said, blaming any suggestion of a "feud" on the media.
"21.01.2017 23:07:45" apnews.com AP PHOTOS: Women's marches flood parks, streets worldwide Masses of people flooded parks, streets and city squares around the world Saturday marching in solidarity in a show of empowerment and a stand against President Donald Trump. As they moved through streets or gathered in parks, they voiced support for women and immigrants' rights, health care, Black Lives Matter, education and other causes.
"21.01.2017 22:30:15" apnews.com How Trump's executive order impacts future of 'Obamacare' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first executive order targets the sweeping "Obamacare" law by giving federal agencies broad leeway to chip away at the measure. But Trum Here's are some questions and answers about the president's first executive order.
"21.01.2017 20:30:10" apnews.com Iraqi forces eye tougher fight in Mosul's west MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — A crowd of Iraqi officers looked out at the Tigris River Friday from a balcony of Mosul's Nineveh International hotel. Just over three months ago, the men were "Our message to the rest of Mosul's residents is that victory is near."
"21.01.2017 18:22:32" apnews.com Hundreds of thousands of women protest against Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Wearing pink, pointy-eared "pussyhats" to mock the new president, hundreds of thousands of women massed in the nation's capital and cities around the globe Satur "This is an outpouring of energy and democracy like I have never seen in my very long life," Gloria Steinem told the crowd.
"21.01.2017 13:01:19" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Raccoons recovering after cross-country ride; Wash me: Sinkhole at car wash swallows tractor-trailer; Massive gator stuns crowd Raccoons recover at California zoo after cross-country ride (Marie-Noelle Marquis/WildCare via AP) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Baby raccoons that inadvertently hitched a cross-country ride to Northern California are recovering… Best AP weird news: Baby raccoons recover after cross-country ride; Car wash sinkhole swallows a tractor-trailer; Police say driver clocked at 91 mph during snowstorm wanted a new car stereo; Firefighters save cow from a swimming pool. @AP_Oddities on
"21.01.2017 12:43:23" apnews.com Europe's nationalist leaders launch year of election hopes KOBLENZ, Germany (AP) — French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen declared Saturday that 2017 will be the "year of the awakening of the people of continental Europe" as she joined "The people of the West are awakening. They are throwing off the yoke of political correctness," Dutch anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders told the gathering.
"21.01.2017 03:30:28" apnews.com On first day, Trump signs health care executive order WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump quickly assumed the mantle of the White House on Friday, making his first executive order one aimed at his predecessor's signature health "It was busy but good _ a beautiful day."
"21.01.2017 01:00:04" apnews.com Melee near Trump's parade route as police, protesters clash WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just "They began to destroy property, throw objects at people, through windows. A large percentage of this small group was armed with crowbars and hammers."
"20.01.2017 20:34:45" Timeline Photos A #360Photo view of the inauguration ceremony where Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. See more photos from the event here: http://apne.ws/2jxZCIx (AP Photo/Pat Semansky)
"20.01.2017 17:41:36" youtube.com President Trump: Restore Promise of America In his inaugural address, President Donald Trump said, "We the citizens of American are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and rest... Trump: 'We are transferring power from Washington, D.C. and giving it back to you, the people."
"20.01.2017 17:37:23" youtube.com Donald J. Trump Sworn in as 45th US President Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. The ceremony took place before a crowd of dignitaries at the U.S. Capitol, includi... Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.
"20.01.2017 16:42:46" apnews.com Trump takes oath as 45th president of the United States WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump takes the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States, a combative billionaire businessman and TV celebrity elected to lead a profound Trump gave a thumbs-up, pumped his fist, and mouthed "thank you," as he walked to his seat next to incoming Vice President Mike Pence.
"20.01.2017 16:38:48" apnews.com Smashed windows, chaotic confrontation near inauguration WASHINGTON (AP) — Police deployed pepper spray in a chaotic confrontation blocks from Donald Trump's inauguration Friday as protesters registered their rage against the incoming p Protesters target the inauguration.
"20.01.2017 16:07:13" youtube.com Raw: Carter, Clintons Arrive at Capitol Former President Jimmy Carter and former First Couple Bill and Hillary Clinton arrived at the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration of Donald Trump as the nation... Former President Jimmy Carter and former First Couple Bill and Hillary Clinton arrive at the U.S. Capitol.
"20.01.2017 16:05:28" apnews.com The Latest: Obama, Trump leave White House, limo to Capitol WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST):
President Barack Oba Constant updates of Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States.
"20.01.2017 15:37:45" youtube.com Raw: Obamas Greet the Trumps at the White House President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama welcomed the incoming president and first lady to the White House, two hours before Donald Trump will be sworn-in. ... President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcome Donald and Melania Trump to the White House.
"20.01.2017 15:02:20" youtube.com Raw: Rescue of Survivors at Avalanche Hit Hotel The number of people who have been found alive under the rubble of the avalanche-crushed hotel in central Italy has risen to eight, including two children. (... VIDEO: Survivors are rescued at avalanche-crushed hotel in Italy.
"20.01.2017 15:00:15" Live on the National Mall for the inauguration of President Trump!
"20.01.2017 14:06:10" apnews.com Rescue crews find some 8 people alive after Italy avalanche FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews located up to eight people alive in the kitchen of an avalanche-crushed hotel on Friday, an incredible discovery that boosted spirits two days "This first news has obviously repaid all the rescuers' efforts."
"20.01.2017 13:04:51" AP Politics Follow Donald Trump's #Inauguration Day on our interactive map of Instagram photos from @AP staff: http://interactives.ap.org/2017/inaugural-parade/
"20.01.2017 10:02:45" youtube.com Video Shows 'El Chapo' Arrive in New York Video obtained by The Associated Press shows infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman getting off a plane in Long Island, New York. Guzman was... VIDEO: Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman gets off plane after landing in Long Island, New York.
"20.01.2017 09:02:25" apnews.com Analysis: Trump to take oath of office amid deep uncertainty WASHINGTON (AP) — Just before noon, Donald Trump will stand in front of the U.S. Capitol, place his hand on Abraham Lincoln's Bible and take the oath of office as the next preside The world will hold its breath - what comes next? Based on all that Trump said during his rule-breaking campaign for president, and the promises he and his nascent team of advisers made during the transition that followed, it's impossible to say.
"20.01.2017 07:51:07" apnews.com Marathon bombing film productions won't detail tax credits BOSTON (AP) — Hollywood films about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings shot on location at the finish line and other landmarks last year to bring the story to the silver screen, bu The Massachusetts Film Office provided the AP with emails and other documents exchanged between the productions and the agency as part of a public records request, but nothing that hinted at how much the films sought or received in credits.
"20.01.2017 07:35:16" Timeline Photos Floods destroyed Thai crops, but left a little gold behind for some farmers. Read the full story here. https://apnews.com/e322c70a1d3d49ffab4e913f5b931f81
"20.01.2017 06:13:10" apnews.com Timing of Mexico drug lord's extradition seen as political MEXICO CITY (AP) — Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's abrupt exit to face charges in the U.S. marks the end of an era in which he was Mexico's most notorious drug cartel boss and, for so "They could not send him after Trump was inaugurated because the interpretation would have been that of a tribute."
"20.01.2017 03:47:08" apnews.com Moscow nightclub hosts early inauguration party for Trump MOSCOW (AP) — Twenty-four hours before Donald Trump was to be sworn in as president of the United States, several dozen people packed a Moscow nightclub to get a head start on cel "Trump, Trump - symbol of America. Trump, Trump, he's really president," a crooner sang in English during the party.
"20.01.2017 03:30:02" apnews.com Scientists will live in a dome for 8 months to simulate Mars HONOLULU (AP) — Six carefully selected scientists have entered a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA as it draws up pla The project will study the psychological difficulties associated with living in isolated and confined conditions for an extended period.
"19.01.2017 19:01:36" apnews.com Trump's America: Caution in evenly split Nebraska county LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A block from Nebraska's Capitol, with its unique one-chamber, nonpartisan Legislature, is the lobbying office of Bill Mueller and Kim Robak, who embody the ma "I'm not holding my breath, but if we could actually break the gridlock? That's what the voters want."
"19.01.2017 17:47:49" apnews.com Trump arrives in Washington with a wave and a salute WASHINGTON (AP) — Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump traded in his beloved private plane for a military jet Thursday and swooped into Washington for three days of inaugural fe Trump's first scheduled stop in Washington: a leadership luncheon bringing together inaugural officials, top GOP leaders, his Cabinet picks and top members of his new White House team.
"19.01.2017 17:01:30" apnews.com NY lawsuits blame social media in terror attacks NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it has suspended 360,000 user accounts in the past 18 months for threatening or promoting acts of terrorism.
Lawyers for the families of In a string of lawsuits, lawyers want Twitter and Facebook to pay damages for failing to stop extremists from using their platforms to recruit followers, intimidate enemies and raise money.
"19.01.2017 15:35:23" AP Politics The presidential oath of office is written into the U.S. Constitution -- without "So help me God." Some say George Washington added the plea, but without a tape, no one can be sure. #TBT http://apne.ws/2jCUvso
"19.01.2017 09:15:00" apnews.com Inaugural Things to Watch: the speech, the dress and more WASHINGTON (AP) — From a morning stop at church through the swearing-in to the last dance of the evening, it's going to be an inaugural marathon on Friday. Donald Trump will take Here are some things to look for on the day Trump is sworn into office.
"19.01.2017 08:00:09" apnews.com From IS to government control, Syrians left with few choices SAFIRA, Syria (AP) — Carrying her four-year-old son, Elham Saleh walked all night behind a smuggler, navigating land mines through Islamic State group- and rebel-held territory in "Once he joined Daesh, I fled with my son, and Daesh began searching for me."
"19.01.2017 07:13:09" apnews.com Mideast expects big changes under Trump CAIRO (AP) — Donald Trump's all-but-dismissal of human rights as a foreign policy principle could land like an earthquake across a Middle East landscape beset by warring factions Trump's all-but-dismissal of human rights as a foreign policy principle could profoundly shake the troubled Mideast landscape across several conflicts and pressure points.
"19.01.2017 06:01:53" apnews.com Unending vigil for S. Koreans camped near sex-slave statue SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Every night they sleep above cold concrete, curled up in sleeping bags on rubber mattresses in a tent made of plastic sheets held together with tape. The The statue represents thousands of women enslaved for sex by Japan's imperial forces before and during World II.
"18.01.2017 21:21:41" youtube.com Global Warming: Signs & Effects Experience a 360 video animation simulating how the green house effect works, some associated trends and their influence on global warming. Observe arctic ic... The Arctic "was enormously warm, like totally off the charts compared to everything else." Read the full story here: https://apnews.com/a8a5dfd71d874c8ab9fc473dbfe76542
"18.01.2017 21:10:00" Photos from AP's post Would you pay $12 for #Starbucks? A cup can cost that much at the chain's Seattle 'Roastery,' a high-end concept it's hoping to roll out worldwide. Step inside with these #360Photos and tell us what you think.
"18.01.2017 20:01:47" apnews.com Finally, an explanation of strange African 'fairy circles'? WASHINGTON (AP) — The forces behind the mysterious "fairy circles" that dot a desert in southern Africa do not appear to be supernatural, but they are intricate and complex. "There's no master plan, there's no kind of blueprint for what's supposed to emerge."
"18.01.2017 18:46:33" apnews.com Former President George H.W. Bush, wife Barbara hospitalized HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to an intensive care unit on Wednesday, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution, according to his spo Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to the ICU to "address an acute respirator problem stemming from pneumonia." Wife Barbara was hospitalized after experiencing fatigue and coughing.
"18.01.2017 17:01:12" apnews.com For third-straight time, Earth sets hottest year record WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, government scientists said Wednesday. They mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natur The average 2016 global temperature was 58.69 degrees (14.84 degrees Celsius) - beating 2015 by 0.07 degrees (0.04 Celsius).
"18.01.2017 15:01:09" apnews.com Trump's America: Switching sides in struggling Pa. county PLYMOUTH, Pa. (AP) — Towns along the Susquehanna River are filled with people whose grandparents worked in coal mines, garment factories and small manufacturing companies. But tho How a former union president and Democratic activist became an unlikely apostle for Donald Trump. Read more of the 'Trump's America' series here: apne.ws/2jsF4AC #Inauguration
"18.01.2017 10:22:30" apnews.com Study finds global warming could steal postcard-perfect days WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather. For the past three decades, the world has averaged 74 mild days a year. But by 2035 that will shrink to 70 and then 64 by the last two decades of the century, according to researchers.
"18.01.2017 07:26:31" Attempts to solve the tragic mystery of Flight 370 have been suspended, perhaps forever. Here's how we got here. Read the full story here. http://apne.ws/2j7PYvi
"18.01.2017 06:25:02" apnews.com Back-to-back shootings shake Mexico's tourism jewels CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Two consecutive days of shooting attacks that left a total of nine dead have put two of the jewels of Mexico's Caribbean coast on edge and spurred a warning Shootings put Mexico's Caribbean coast on edge and prompt a warning to tourists by the U.S. government.
"18.01.2017 06:04:44" apnews.com With clemency for Manning, attention turns to WikiLeaks head WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's decision Tuesday to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence brought fresh attention to another figure involved in the Army leaker's case: Jul WikiLeaks tweeted last week, "If Obama grants Manning clemency Assange will agree to US extradition despite clear unconstitutionality of DoJ case."
"18.01.2017 05:43:02" apnews.com In Africa, Obama's presidency couldn't help but be personal JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa was electrified by the rise of Barack Obama, the first U.S. president of African descent. It was in Africa that he signaled a historic opening toward Cu What did the first U.S. president of African descent do for Africa? A look at Obama's legacy.
"18.01.2017 03:07:05" apnews.com Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if she experiences emotio If approved, a law in Iowa opening doctors to lawsuits over abortions would be the first of its specific type in the nation.
"18.01.2017 01:50:35" apnews.com 18 million more uninsured if Obamacare killed, not replaced WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurance premiums would soar for millions of Americans and 18 million more would be uninsured in just one year if Republicans scuttle much of President Barack O What "Obamacare" repeal, without replacement, would look like, according to Congress' budget analysts.
"17.01.2017 22:50:58" Timeline Photos Crossroads of conflict: Mosul residents fleeing the battle against Islamic State fighters meet Iraqis returning home to safe neighborhoods at this crossing in Zohour. #360Photo.
"17.01.2017 22:18:40" apnews.com Obama commutes most of Chelsea Manning's sentence WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the convicted Army leaker to go free nearly three decades early as pa Manning has served more than 6 years behind bars
"17.01.2017 20:48:42" apnews.com 60-year-old gorilla, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The world's first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., has died at age 60, the Columbus Zoo and Colo, a great-great-grandmother, "touched the hearts of generations of people who came to see her."
"17.01.2017 17:44:34" apnews.com New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple stores SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a health-care system that he diagn Are sensors and high-tech primary care the answer, despite the cost?
"17.01.2017 15:18:07" apnews.com Trump's America: Families differ as Reagan country changes WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — The week after Donald Trump was elected president, Dr. Mai-Phuong Nguyen and two dozen other Vietnamese-Americans active in liberal causes gathered in a AP is talking to Americans across the nation about their hopes and fears ahead of @Inauguration Day. Read the full 'Trump's America' series here: apne.ws/2jsF4AC
"17.01.2017 14:11:40" apnews.com Poll: Young Americans fear they will be worse off post-Trump NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young blacks, Latinos and Asian The poll shows 60 percent of young Americans think Donald Trump will divide the nation, while 19 percent say he'll unite it.
"17.01.2017 10:31:20" apnews.com Silk, steam and slogans: Inside a North Korean factory PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — As the morning light poured through large windows, women wearing olive-colored overalls, pink aprons and headscarves stood at stations where silkworm In his New Year's address, leader Kim Jong Un called on the North Korean people to step up production to raise the nation's standard of living, which is among the lowest in Asia.
"17.01.2017 08:12:41" apnews.com AF447 searcher recalls pain of failure as MH370 hunt ends SYDNEY (AP) — Searchers' frustration over Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is difficult to overstate, from the monstrous waves that battered search crews in one of the world's most de "It was horrible. The families were disappointed in a big way, the companies involved _ Airbus, Air France _ were wondering what had happened ... wondered who are these guys who claimed they could find it and didn't?"
"17.01.2017 07:26:25" apnews.com After 3 years, MH370 search ends with no plane, few answers SYDNEY (AP) — After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate "Despite every effort using the best science available ... the search has not been able to locate the aircraft."
"17.01.2017 06:56:33" apnews.com China's Xi takes spotlight at Davos as US makes transition DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — China is taking the world's most elite annual gathering by storm.
President Xi Jinping leads a Chinese delegation of over 100 officials and Transition and instability in some key Western nations have given an opening for Xi to project Beijing's political stability while drumming up business for China.
"17.01.2017 02:00:29" apnews.com Teen slain in 'rape-murder fantasy' was friend to the lonely GLENSIDE, Pa. (AP) — The smiles radiate from photos posted online by friends: Grace Packer sporting an impish grin as a toddler, floating happily in a pool as a young teen, leanin In her short 14 years, a Pennsylvania girl endured a lifetime of pain and loss.
"17.01.2017 00:12:57" apnews.com As robots take jobs, Europeans mull free money for all PARIS (AP) — I am, therefore I'm paid.
The radical notion that governments should hand out free money to everyone — rich and poor, those who work and those who Money for nuthin'. It's a startling idea that's gaining adherents.
"16.01.2017 21:19:28" apnews.com Gene Cernan, last astronaut on the moon, dies at 82 Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," has died. He was 82. The former astronaut "encouraged our nation's leaders and young people to not let him remain the last man to walk on the moon," his family said.
"16.01.2017 19:23:05" apnews.com King Day highlights transition from Obama to Trump ATLANTA (AP) — As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition from the nation's first black Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter Bernice King is urging Americans to honor her father's legacy regardless of who occupies the Oval Office.
"16.01.2017 17:25:30" apnews.com This time, inaugural fashion is intertwined with politics NEW YORK (AP) — What'll she be wearing?
It's a question that fascinates fashion-watchers — and lots of others — every four years: Which designer will the Designers have publicly grappled with the question of whether they would dress Melania Trump.
"16.01.2017 16:10:03" youtube.com Raw: 5 Killed in Mexico Nightclub Shooting A gunman killed at least five people and wounded more than a dozen others on Monday at a nightclub in the Caribbean coastal resort of Playa del Carmen, Mexic... Police say five people died and 15 are wounded in shooting at nightclub at Mexican resort.
"16.01.2017 15:52:31" youtube.com Postcards from Trump's America As Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office, the prospect of his presidency inspires the hopes of millions of Americans, the doubts and fears of mill... What are Americans' hopes and fears ahead of the inauguration? Coming Tuesday, you can read AP's series 'Postcards from Trump's America' here: apne.ws/2jsF4AC
"16.01.2017 15:21:14" apnews.com Police: 5 killed in shooting at nightclub at Mexican resort CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A shooting attack at an electronic music festival resulted in the deaths of at least five people and left 15 injured Monday at a nightclub at Mexico's Caribb Four people are detained, but it is unclear if they include the shooter.
"16.01.2017 14:16:05" apnews.com Obama made Kenyan artist's name, but Trump portraits fizzle NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan artist Evans Yegon is sad to see President Barack Obama leave office. The artist has made a name for himself painting $1,000 portraits of Obama and he "Even if you are a Donald Trump supporter, you don't want to make it public," says the artist.
"16.01.2017 11:00:04" apnews.com Who are the 8 richest people? All men, mostly Americans DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are America The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology
"16.01.2017 10:30:08" apnews.com Inspired by Nepalese, UK architect rebuilds ancient temple CHANGU NARAYAN, Nepal (AP) — When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal last year, villagers in Changu Narayan ran up the steep rocky path that cuts through their town to their "This is a place we can save, no doubt... The people here will make sure of that."
"16.01.2017 10:00:05" apnews.com Civilian casualties mount as Iraqi forces advance in Mosul IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The mortar attack that left Um Yousef blind in one eye and killed two of her children came on the same day that Iraqi forces retook her neighborhood in eastern "You would expect in a conflict like this that the number of civilian casualties would be around 15 percent, a high of 20 percent... What we're seeing in Mosul is that nearly 50 percent of all casualties are in fact civilians."
"16.01.2017 07:00:31" apnews.com A look at how Trump might shake things up in Asia BEIJING (AP) — Donald Trump has offered views on U.S. relations with Asia that could indicate radical shifts in long-standing policy toward the region. From opposing free trade ag From opposing free trade agreements to confronting China and questioning Japan-South Korea alliances, Trump appears set to be charting a course far different from previous administrations.
"16.01.2017 06:30:09" apnews.com South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir as bribery suspect SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors requested the arrest Monday of the de facto head of Samsung, South Korea's biggest company, on bribery and other charges in the influence-ped Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong faces allegations of embezzlement and of lying under oath during a parliamentary hearing in addition to offering bribes.
"16.01.2017 06:00:19" apnews.com Few Asian-Americans hold top legal jobs, new study says SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Goodwin Liu joined the seven-member California Supreme Court in 2011, he became its fourth sitting member of Asian descent. The number is remarkable. "They have a foot in the door in virtually every sector of the legal profession... The question now is how wide that door's going to swing open for them."
"16.01.2017 05:26:09" apnews.com Kremlin counts days to Trump's inauguration, blasts Obama MOSCOW (AP) — With eager anticipation, the Kremlin is counting the days to Donald Trump's inauguration and venting its anger at Barack Obama's outgoing administration, no holds ba Donald Trump's open admiration of Putin has brought wide expectations of improved Moscow-Washington relations, but Trump has not articulated a clear Russia policy.
"16.01.2017 01:36:41" apnews.com Stark inequality: Oxfam says 8 men as rich as half the world DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to "It is obscene for so much wealth to be held in the hands of so few when 1 in 10 people survive on less than $2 a day," says Oxfam's executive director.
"15.01.2017 23:43:52" apnews.com Former pro wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dies at 73 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former pro wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, who earlier this month was found not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend, has died at his Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka died less than two weeks after a judge dismissed charges against him in the 1983 death of his then-girlfriend.
"15.01.2017 18:12:23" apnews.com Israel says Nazi camp excavations unearth link to Anne Frank JERUSALEM (AP) — Researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank, I The triangular piece found has the words "Mazal Tov" written in Hebrew on one side.
"15.01.2017 16:18:01" apnews.com Widow of slain Oregon standoff leader carries on his mission SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Leaders of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon were driving to a public meeting a year ago when police shot and killed one of them Jeanette Finicum has become something of a cause celebre in the year since her husband's death.
"15.01.2017 14:50:42" apnews.com Nowhere left to run away to: The final days of the circus SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Goodbye to death-defying feats — daring young men (and women) on the flying trapeze, whip-wielding lion tamers, human cannonballs. Goodbye to the scent In an era of online role playing games and YouTube celebrities, the "Greatest Show on Earth" doesn't seem so great.
"15.01.2017 13:01:06" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: The frozen fox; What are the odds? Mom, dad, son share a birthday; Text invites deputy to meth delivery; Man bun ID's suspect Frozen fox extracted from upper reaches of Danube in Germany (Johannes Stehle/dpa via AP) BERLIN (AP) _ A hunter in Germany has put on show a block of ice containing a fox that he says fell into the chilly Danube and drowned,… Best weird AP news: See the frozen fox extracted from upper reaches of Danube in Germany; Birthday trifecta: Mom, dad, son all share a birthday; Sexual assault question part of math homework assignment; This bun's the one: Police identify man who was
"15.01.2017 03:33:35" apnews.com APNewsBreak: Ringling Bros. circus to close after 146 years ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associat The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will close forever in May.
"15.01.2017 01:49:48" apnews.com Cuba sees explosion in internet access as ties with US grow HAVANA (AP) — Two days before Christmas, Luis Gonzalez received a little Chinese modem from Cuba's state-owned telecommunications company.
The 55-year-old theater pr Checking Facebook, listening to music online - pretty ordinary tasks for most of the world, but until recently, near-impossible in Cuba.
"14.01.2017 21:31:14" apnews.com Pence goes from outsider to Trump's inside man in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — When Mike Pence landed in Congress after the 2000 election, he was a conservative agitator who often bucked President George W. Bush's agenda. Seventeen years la "He's the trusted intermediary. He's the person that people on both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue know and trust."
"14.01.2017 20:01:26" apnews.com Airport shooting highlights nexus between mentally ill, cops FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Just weeks before a gunman opened fire at Fort Lauderdale's airport, authorities said he walked into an FBI office in Alaska, telling agents the gover "There's no simple fix to say the FBI should've just locked this guy away because he's hearing voices."
"14.01.2017 18:47:22" apnews.com Military's shift away from oil clashes with Trump's promises TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) — At a sprawling desert base, a Marine recharged his radio's batteries simply by walking, while nearby fellow troops examined a rocket artillery syst Military leaders say alternative energy makes warriors more agile and effective on today's battlefields.
"14.01.2017 17:01:04" bigstory.ap.org King's shift from dreamer to radical resonates for activists PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For Abdul Aliy-Muhammad, the Martin Luther King Jr. he learned about as a child was a man of love, peace and racial harmony, a gifted orator. It wasn't until Aliy-Muhammad became an activist that he… Younger black activists say they prefer the pointed, more forceful King to the Nobel Prize-winning pacifist who preached love over hate as he led nonviolent marches.
"14.01.2017 16:04:48" apnews.com Trump unleashes Twitter attack against civil rights legend NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's White House victory, intensifying a feud with Trump continues to use Twitter to attack his adversaries, just as he did throughout the campaign.
"14.01.2017 15:01:19" bigstory.ap.org 'Miracle on the Hudson' legacy: 70,000 slain birds NEW YORK (AP) — Birds took the blame for bringing down the jetliner that "Sully" Sullenberger landed on the Hudson River eight years ago this weekend. They have been paying for it with their lives ever since. An Associated… "There has to be a long-term solution that doesn't rely so extensively on killing birds and also keeps us safe in the sky."
"14.01.2017 13:01:14" bigstory.ap.org This week in odd news: Taco Bell's new fried chicken taco shell; Woman drives SUV through garage, into pool; The 'intimate shave' No way to car-pool: SUV runs through wall into swimming pool APEX, N.C. (AP) — You could say a North Carolina woman went car-pooling: Police say she accidentally drove her SUV through her garage and landed in the middle… Best weird AP news: Police say man fires gun someone took a bite from his sandwich; Taco Bell to go nationwide with latest concoction: a taco with a shell made entirely out of fried chicken; Snowed-in swimmers practice anyway; Police called over
"14.01.2017 02:47:04" apnews.com Woman stolen at birth learns true identity; 'Momma' charged WALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) — Stolen from a hospital just hours after she was born, an 18-year-old woman finally learned her true identity and was reunited Friday with her birth family, Eighteen years later, police believe they've solved the mysterious disappearance of a baby from a Florida hospital.
"13.01.2017 21:43:12" apnews.com Trump's America To glimpse the country Trump will lead as the 45th president, Associated Press journalists traveled to four corners of the U.S., each unique in its own right. Coming Tuesday: As Donald Trump prepares to take office, AP explores the very different Americas he'll lead.
"13.01.2017 21:16:14" apnews.com AP Exclusive: Lie detectors trip applicants at border agency SAN DIEGO (AP) — David Kirk was a career Marine pilot with a top-secret security clearance and a record of flying classified missions. He was in the cockpit when President George It has raised questions of whether the lie detector tests are being properly administered.
"13.01.2017 20:17:01" apnews.com Don's what? Portable toilet names covered for inauguration WASHINGTON (AP) — It's the great port-a-potty cover-up for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.
Workers preparing for the inauguration Jan. 20 have taped ove A Washington cover-up.
"13.01.2017 19:36:54" Mexico's Toy Museum: Looking to keep the doors open Step back into childhoods of the past with this #360 video view inside Mexico City's Antique Toy Museum. Read more here: http://apne.ws/2j8SlP2
"13.01.2017 17:31:13" apnews.com Paralyzed detective who forgave shooter eulogized as hero NEW YORK (AP) — Steven McDonald, a police officer best known for forgiving a teenage gunman who left him paralyzed in 1986, was remembered at his St. Patrick's Cathedral funeral o "We learned the right way to live from him."
"13.01.2017 16:24:39" apnews.com Feds release scathing report on Chicago police abuse CHICAGO (AP) — Institutional problems within the Chicago Police Department have led to serious civil rights violations for years, including racial bias against blacks and a tenden The Justice Department launched an investigation of the 12,000-officer force following the release of video showing a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times.
"13.01.2017 11:00:20" apnews.com Millennials Falling Behind Their Boomer Parents Baby Boomers: your millennial children are worse-off than you. Millennials earn 20 percent less than boomers did at the same stage of life, despite being better educated, according to a Millennials have half the net worth of boomers. Their home ownership rate is lower, while their student debt is drastically higher.
"13.01.2017 09:30:20" apnews.com Definitions of 'comfort women' reveal Japan-S. Korea divide TOKYO (AP) — "Comfort women," used by the Japanese military used for sex, were present wherever the army invaded and occupied Asia countries from the early 1930s through the end o "Comfort women" were used by hundreds of brothels supervised by the Japanese military, which set the tariffs, service hours and hygiene standards.
"13.01.2017 07:30:09" apnews.com Surge in targeted killings of al-Qaida operatives in Syria BEIRUT (AP) — The convoy of vehicles was driving on a dirt road in northwestern Syria when the aerial attack by the U.S.-led coalition struck, turning the vehicles into balls of f In the throes of a brutal civil war now in its sixth year, Syria has one of the largest and most active concentrations of al-Qaida fighters in the world.
"13.01.2017 06:00:56" apnews.com China overtakes US in screens but cinemas sit empty ZHUOLU TOWN, China (AP) — The brightly-decorated 3-D cinema in this town outside Beijing is showing the latest Chinese and Hollywood films, to row after row of empty red seats. So "We don't have many customers _ only a couple on weekdays and a few dozen during the weekends."
"12.01.2017 22:50:59" apnews.com Obama making changes to Cuban immigration policy WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ending a longstanding immigration policy that allows any Cuban who makes it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident, a senior The "wet foot, dry foot" policy had allowed any Cuban who made it to US soil to stay and become a legal resident.
"12.01.2017 22:40:54" President-elect Donald Trump has promised to add 5,000 U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents, but the agency already struggles to fill out its ranks.
"12.01.2017 20:01:20" apnews.com AP PHOTOS: Horse riding improves life for disabled Haiti boy PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Judeley Hans Debel runs as fast as his prosthetic leg can take him when he arrives at a Haitian equestrian center. A riding session with his favorite "You're the best horse, you're the best horse," the 9-year-old boy says soothingly to a tan polo pony named Tic Tac.
"12.01.2017 19:01:40" apnews.com The good, bad and unknown about marijuana's health effects NEW YORK (AP) — A new report concludes that marijuana can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but that it's also likely to raise the risk of getti The experts also called for more studies about marijuana and its chemical cousins.
"12.01.2017 18:31:12" apnews.com Biden: Intel officials told us Trump allegations might leak WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that top intelligence leaders told him and President Barack Obama they felt obligated to inform them about uncorroborated "It surprised me in that it made it to the point where the agency, the FBI thought they had to pursue it," Biden said.
"12.01.2017 18:04:00" Timeline Photos Swimmers prepare for a dip in the Vltava river in downtown Prague, Czech Republic, in this #360Photo. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
"12.01.2017 16:40:45" pro32.ap.org Chargers announce they're moving to Los Angeles SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, where they will join the recently relocated Rams in giving the nation's second-l
"12.01.2017 16:31:06" apnews.com Pay gap between college grads and everyone else at a record WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans with no more than a high school diploma have fallen so far behind college graduates in their economic lives that the earnings gap between college grads The dominance of college graduates in the economy is, if anything, accelerating.
"12.01.2017 11:39:35" apnews.com Cyprus: A historic venue of big power intrigues LONDON (AP) — Cyprus, a small, divided island nation in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, has played an outsized role throughout history because of its status as a jewel coveted by m The divided Mediterranean island's strategic location between three continents — Europe, Africa and Asia — has made it a prize, economically and politically.
"12.01.2017 09:36:26" apnews.com A farewell address, a news conference and White House change WASHINGTON (AP) — The outgoing president somberly ruminated about the fragility of democracy and earnestly implored Americans to reject corrosive political dialogue. Fourteen hour "Everyone says that Obama and Trump are 180 degrees different and you can see why."
"12.01.2017 09:00:20" apnews.com 360-degree replays at Super Bowl a taste of what's next BOSTON (AP) — Have you ever wanted to know what Tom Brady sees as he stares down a pass rush, scans the field for an open receiver ... or brushes his teeth in the morning? "The difference here is you would be able to go in and see from his vantage point what the player actually saw."
"12.01.2017 07:00:15" apnews.com 'Afro-Palestinians' forge a unique identity in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — In the shadow of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City lies the "African Quarter" — home to a little-known community of nearly 50 Arab families of Afri Descended from Muslim pilgrims from a variety of African countries, they now consider themselves proud Palestinians.
"12.01.2017 05:30:17" apnews.com Trump says BuzzFeed 'garbage' for publishing allegations PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump and his team on Wednesday attacked news organizations that spread unsubstantiated reports about a damaging dossier collected o The combative news conference, less than two weeks before Donald Trump's inauguration, was dominated by questions about Russia and the president-elect's relationship with the intelligence community.
"12.01.2017 02:20:43" apnews.com Ethics official denounces Trump's plan for business NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he will continue to profit from his global business empire after he enters the White House this month — a precede "I don't think divestiture is too high a price to pay to be the president of the United States of America," said Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub.
"11.01.2017 22:36:53" AP Business News VIDEO: Here are all those wacky questions from the Detroit auto show that nobody else dared to ask #NAIAS
"11.01.2017 21:51:35" apnews.com Black lawmakers say Sessions unfit to be attorney general WASHINGTON (AP) — Black lawmakers said Wednesday that Sen. Jeff Sessions at times has shown hostility toward civil rights, making him unfit to be attorney general, as a 1986 lette Sen. Cory Booker said the "arc of the universe does not just naturally curve toward justice, we must bend it," and that Sessions' record didn't indicate that he would.
"11.01.2017 19:43:50" apnews.com Scientists: Moon over the hill at 4.51 billion years old CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old.
That's the newest estimate, thanks to rocks A research team reported that the moon formed within 60 million years of the birth of the solar system.
"11.01.2017 18:39:34" Gas Shock: Mexicans protest the rising price of gasoline Join thousands of Mexicans in this #360Video as they march in the capital to protest a 20 percent increase in gas prices. Read more about the protest here: http://apne.ws/2idlJXe Reposting to correct typo in video.
"11.01.2017 17:21:36" apnews.com Defiant Trump denies reports on Russia ties: 'a disgrace' NEW YORK (AP) — Defiant and unyielding, President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday adamantly denied reports that Russia had obtained compromising personal and financial information "It's all fake news, it's phony stuff, it didn't happen," Trump said. "It was gotten by opponents of ours."
"11.01.2017 17:06:01" youtube.com Trump: Russia Report a 'Blot' on Intel Community President-elect Donald Trump delivered his first formal press conference following the November presidential election in New York on Wednesday. (Jan. 11) Sub... In President-elect Donald Trump's first formal press conference following the November election, he called the unverified dossier on ties to Russia 'fake news.'
"11.01.2017 14:49:35" apnews.com 'Yes we did' _ Obama bids farewell in nostalgic last speech CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama has bid farewell to the nation in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid economic changes, persistent securi Brushing away tears with a handkerchief, President Obama paid tribute to the sacrifices made by his wife and by his daughters.
"11.01.2017 08:26:55" apnews.com Trump news spreads faster than reporters can verify PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The spread of a report about supposed damaging information about President-elect Donald Trump collected by Russia became a public test of journalistic stan Most news organizations, including the AP, held back on the specific allegations because they had not been substantiated.
"11.01.2017 08:09:02" apnews.com Fierce battles leave hospital in Iraqi city of Mosul gutted MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — After weeks of airstrikes and artillery fire, Mosul's al-Salam hospital is little more than a burnt-out shell. Retaken from the Islamic State group by Iraqi for The hospital in eastern Mosul was the scene of one of the most significant setbacks for Iraqi troops in the nearly 3-month operation to retake Iraq's second-largest city.
"11.01.2017 07:09:35" Timeline Photos Blowing smoke: No evidence for claims of wide marijuana use in North Korea.
"11.01.2017 03:00:52" apnews.com Chef brings attention to cuisine of Melania Trump's homeland A master chef is bringing attention to the cuisine of Melania Trump's homeland.
Ana Ros (pronounced ROSH), who starred last year in an episode of the "Chef's Table" Netfli Slovenian tourism officials recently brought Ana Ros (pronounced ROSH) to New York to showcase her culinary talents at a time when tourism in the tiny country is booming.
"11.01.2017 01:30:01" apnews.com Anxiety in Istanbul after series of extremist attacks ISTANBUL (AP) — For Ethem Salli, life in what he still calls one of the greatest cities on earth has been pared back to little more than his commutes to and from work. "I am afraid just like everyone else around me. Because I don't feel the government is able to provide much security."
"11.01.2017 00:58:39" Gas Shock: Mexicans protest the rising price of gasoline Join thousands of Mexicans in this #360Video as they march in the capital to protest a 20 percent increase in gas prices. Read more about the protest here: http://apne.ws/2iZjYtO
"10.01.2017 23:03:01" apnews.com Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing 9 church members CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An unrepentant Dylann Roof was sentenced to death Tuesday for killing nine black church members during Bible study, the first person to face execution for A jury deliberated for about three hours before returning with the decision, capping a trial in which the 22-year-old avowed white supremacist did not fight for his life or show any remorse.
"10.01.2017 21:55:24" Timeline Photos Clemson cheerleaders and band warm up in this #360Photo before their team's victory against Alabama in the NCAA college football championship. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
"10.01.2017 19:48:18" apnews.com Things to know about Trump's Cabinet confirmation hearings Under the U.S. Constitution, the Senate has sole authority to confirm a president's nominee to serve in the Cabinet. And while President-elect Donald Trump can't officially nominate any Here's a guide to this week's hearings. For AP's full confirmation coverage, go to: http://apne.ws/2iePgOy