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Spectators hold up a poster of high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim, of Qatar, at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 04, 2019 - 4:16 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Even when it all seemed to finally go right for the Qataris and their hometown hero, there was still a hitch. High jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim — "The Qatari Falcon" — had the hopes of a nation and a screaming, standing-room-only crowd in Khalifa Stadium behind him Friday night. The...
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In this Sept. 30, 2019 photo provided by the Peruvian Production Ministry, dried seahorses that were seized by authorities are displayed in Callao, Peru. Authorities said that in an unprecedented operation, they detained a ship carrying 12.3 million dried seahorses with a $6 million export value. (Peruvian Production Ministry via AP)
October 04, 2019 - 10:59 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Authorities in Peru say they've detained a ship carrying 12.3 million dried seahorses with a $6 million export value in an unprecedented operation. Peruvian marines followed the Adonay ship for several days before intercepting it about 200 miles (322 kilometers) off the Pacific...
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October 03, 2019 - 11:10 am
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon’s president on Thursday freed more than 300 separatist fighters from the country’s Anglophone regions in an effort to calm a conflict that has killed nearly 3,000 people in the past two years. President Paul Biya made the decision "in a bid to ensure that peace...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2014, file photo, Placido Domingo speaks at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. The cancellation Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, of Domingo's Metropolitan Opera performance in "Macbeth" means the singer, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct, has only a few U.S. shows scheduled, all set for California in 2020. Domingo has said he strongly disputes the allegations made against him. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
October 02, 2019 - 11:44 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Opera star Placido Domingo has resigned as general director of the Los Angeles Opera following multiple allegations of sexual harassment reported by The Associated Press. In a statement Wednesday, Domingo said the allegations have “created an atmosphere in which my ability to...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2019 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, left, wipes his forehead as he listens to President Donald Trump speak in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 02, 2019 - 3:03 am
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's former president says he discussed investments with President Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, in 2017, but that he never discussed Ukrainian companies with any U.S. official. Former President Petro Poroshenko, now a Ukrainian lawmaker, told reporters Wednesday...
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October 01, 2019 - 4:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new report says partners in Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments network, Libra, are wavering in their support amid a backlash from U.S. and European officials. The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that Visa Inc., Mastercard Inc. and others that signed on to help...
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Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi poses for The Associated Press, following an interview in Istanbul, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Speaking on the eve of the anniversary of his death, Cengiz said she feels apprehensive about returning to the site where he was killed for a commemorative ceremony but takes strength from the fact that she will not be alone. Cengiz said: "Last year, I waited for Jamal alone. This year the whole world will be waiting with me for Jamal, and for justice for Jamal''. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
October 01, 2019 - 9:47 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has a duty to answer questions now that he'd accepted responsibility for the killing inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last year. Hatice Cengiz told The Associated Press she is...
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September 30, 2019 - 1:17 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will continue with efforts to shed light on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a Washington Post op-ed published Monday, Erdogan described the journalist's killing by a Saudi hit squad as "arguably the...
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President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 26, 2019 - 2:14 am
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president says his comments in a conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump shouldn't have been publicly released. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is also playing down Ukraine's investigation of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The White House published a...
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September 26, 2019 - 12:14 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a mother has died on a highway in Bavaria after falling out of a moving car while trying to climb into the rear of the vehicle to look after her infant child. Police told the dpa news agency Thursday that the 28-year-old woman was a passenger in the car and fell out...
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