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August 21, 2019 - 8:08 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is "disappointed and surprised" by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she called Trump's idea of buying the semi-autonomous Arctic territory of Greenland from Denmark "an absurd...
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August 16, 2019 - 7:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday that the Republican president had discussed the purchase but was not serious about it. And a...
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August 15, 2019 - 8:52 am
A university in London is working to tackle climate change by taking beef off the menu. Goldsmiths, a part of the University of London, will no longer serve beef burgers, beef burritos and the like on its campus. Goldsmiths will take beef products off the menu starting in September, it announced...
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August 15, 2019 - 7:35 am
MADRID (AP) — The United States moved on Thursday to halt the release of an Iranian supertanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, thwarting efforts by authorities in London and the British overseas territory to defuse tensions with Tehran. The Gibraltar...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:46 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish court on Wednesday found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm that drew the close attention of U.S. President Donald Trump. Though the 30-year-old rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and his two bodyguards...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:20 am
MILAN (AP) — While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see. The Philadelphia Orchestra and San Francisco Opera announced they...
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August 13, 2019 - 9:01 am
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will soon set sail on a solar-powered boat to attend a U.N. summit in New York. But when asked if she'd be open to meeting President Trump during her trip to America, Thunberg said it would be a "waste." "Why should I waste time talking to him when he, of...
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August 13, 2019 - 8:22 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms. After a brief respite...
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August 12, 2019 - 8:51 am
Stargazers can catch a brilliant sight in the night sky as the annual Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak Monday night into Tuesday. However, it will face bright interference this year from the moon, which is close to being completely full, NASA said. The Perseids appear at about this time...
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August 12, 2019 - 7:38 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — K-pop superstar group BTS is taking an extended break to "enjoy the ordinary lives of young people in their 20s, albeit briefly," their agency said Monday. Big Hit Entertainment said a concert Sunday in Seoul was the group's last scheduled performance before the seven...
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