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May 22, 2019 - 12:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — France is taking in a new group of Yazidis including women victimized by the Islamic State group and their children. The families, a total of 130, were arriving Wednesday night in Toulouse, from Irbil, Iraq for resettlement around France. A group of 16 Yazidi women and their children...
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In this Dec. 15, 2018, photo, invited guests take photos of the Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane deliver to Air China during a ceremony at Boeing Zhoushan 737 Completion and Delivery Center in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province. Air China, one of China's three major state-owned airlines, is joining carriers that want compensation from Boeing Co. for the grounding of its 737 Max jetliner following two fatal crashes. The airline said it wants unspecified compensation for the grounding of its 15 Max aircraft and delays in delivery of new planes. It is the second major Chinese carrier to ask for compensation following China Eastern in April, 2019. (Chinatopix via AP)
May 21, 2019 - 11:26 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Air China Ltd., one of China's three major state-owned airlines, is joining carriers that are asking Boeing Co. for compensation for the grounding of their 737 Max jetliners following two fatal crashes. The carrier also has asked Boeing for compensation for disruptions due to delays...
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May 20, 2019 - 9:31 am
GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. health secretary says the United States has an "excellent relationship with China," but insists rival Taiwan should be granted observer status at the U.N. health agency's biggest yearly gathering. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar spoke to reporters in Geneva...
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May 20, 2019 - 8:30 am
BERLIN (AP) — New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from hospital. Hamburg police said Monday that the couple took the baby's one-year-old sibling out of the car, paid the driver and said goodbye — then realized...
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FILE - In this Dec.9, 2018 file photo, competitors paddle on the Seine river in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The Eiffel Tower press office said Monday May 20, 2019 an unidentified individual tried to scale the near-300 meter (near-328 yard) monument on Monday afternoon but it wasn't clear how high the climber managed to get. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
May 20, 2019 - 7:10 am
PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after a person has tried to scale it. The Paris monument's media office said the unidentified individual tried to climb up the tourist attraction on Monday afternoon. But it wasn't clear how high the trespasser managed to get. A Paris police...
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May 20, 2019 - 5:19 am
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least seven people are dead after an attack in Koury, near the West African country's troubled border with Burkina Faso. Amadou Sangho, spokesman for the Interior Security Ministry, said the dead include four civilians, two gendarmes and a customs...
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This combination photo of images released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke portraying Daenerys Targaryen in "Game of Thrones."The final episode of the popular series aired on Sunday, May 19, 2019. (HBO via AP)
May 20, 2019 - 12:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winter has come and winter has gone. The last of the heads have been lopped off and the last of the dragon fire has been spent as "Game of Thrones" aired its 73rd and final episode Sunday night. While the results were the usual split decision, there were some clear winners and...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2019 photo, Sybrina Fulton participates in a panel at the National Action Network Convention in New York. Fulton, a mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin, has announced she is running for office in Miami. The Miami Herald reports Fulton will be entering the race to join the 13-member board of Miami-Dade County commissioners. Fulton said in a Saturday, May 18 statement that she would continue working to end gun violence. She will challenge Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert for the seat that is up for grabs in 2020 because of term limits. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 19, 2019 - 11:19 am
MIAMI (AP) — A mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin has announced she is running for office in Miami. The Miami Herald reports Sybrina Fulton will be entering the race to join the 13-member board of Miami-Dade County commissioners. Fulton said in a...
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May 18, 2019 - 10:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told lawmakers that it probably will cost more to care for migrants crossing into the United States from Mexico than the $2.9 billion in emergency money requested just two weeks ago. In a White House letter released Saturday, acting budget chief...
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May 16, 2019 - 2:24 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration cancelled nearly $1 billion Thursday in federal money for California's high-speed rail project, further throwing into question the future of the ambitious plan to connect Los Angeles and San Francisco. The administration said it might also try to...
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