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Dominic Cummings, top advisor to the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, walks towards Downing Street in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
September 14, 2019 - 11:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — Some see Dominic Cummings as a strategic genius, while others call him a mayhem-loving anarchist. But everyone seems to have an opinion about British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's most powerful aide — dubbed "Boris' brain" by some. He is an enigmatic backstage operator who shuns...
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September 14, 2019 - 7:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to have dinner Saturday with the parents of an American college student who died in 2017 shortly after being freed from captivity in North Korea. An administration official says Trump will host the parents of Otto Warmbier, who they say was tortured...
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy address the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) annual meeting entitled "Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis" at the Mystetsky Arsenal Art Center in Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. More than 400 leaders from politics, business and society representing from 26 countries will discuss major global challenges and their impact on Europe, Ukraine and the world. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
September 13, 2019 - 4:58 am
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president said Friday that the United States hasn't only released $250 million in military aid to his country but will also extend an additional $140 million. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told a conference in the capital Kyiv that Ukraine will get the new money on...
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A final copy of the free commuter paper, Express, is seen at McPherson Square Metro Station in downtown Washington, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. The Washington Post announced yesterday that it has decided to cease publication of its Express commuter paper, that has been handed out for free at Metro stations for 16 years. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 12, 2019 - 12:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's daily free commuter newspaper, Express, is shutting down after 16 years. The Washington Post shut down Express on Thursday, one day after informing staff of the decision. Dan Caccavaro, the only editor in chief the paper has known, blames changing consumer habits. He...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, a pair of cable cars go past each other on Powell Street atop Nob Hill in San Francisco. The city's iconic cable cars will stop running for 10 days starting Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, while they undergo repairs. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said Wednesday, Sept. 11, that instead shuttle buses will run along the three cable car routes. The agency says it needs to get the manually-operated cable cars off the street to rehabilitate the gearboxes that power the system that started in the 1890s. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
September 11, 2019 - 11:07 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's iconic cable cars will stop running for 10 days starting Friday while they undergo the final repairs in a three-year restoration project of the gearboxes that propel the world-famous system up the city's notoriously steep hills. The San Francisco Municipal...
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Czech Republic's President Milos Zeman, front left, listens his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic during a press conference after a meeting at the Serbia Palace in Belgrade, Serbia, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Zeman is on a two-day official visit to Serbia. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
September 11, 2019 - 6:07 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman says he wants to know if his country can reverse its recognition of Serbia's former province Kosovo as an independent nation. On his second day visiting Serbia, Zeman criticized Kosovo for a second time. The predominantly ethnic Albanian nation...
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In this image taken from Polsat TV video, a man holds a balloon he found in Troszkowo, Poland, Tuesday Sept. 10, 2019. A young English woman has been surprised after she released a helium balloon in Birmingham earlier this month to commemorate the anniversary of her father’s death. The balloon ended up traveling more than 1,000 miles (1,700 kilometers), crossing land and sea to land in a field in northern Poland. (Polsat TV via AP)
September 11, 2019 - 3:28 am
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — An English woman released a helium balloon into the sky over Birmingham, England, to commemorate the anniversary of her father's death. She had no idea it would travel more than 1,000 miles (1,700 kilometers), crossing land and sea to end up days later in a field in...
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September 10, 2019 - 11:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chairman and CEO of Victoria's Secret parent L Brands says he is "embarrassed" by his former ties with the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, according to multiple media reports. Les Wexner delivered the remarks during his opening address Tuesday at the company's annual investor...
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September 10, 2019 - 8:57 am
MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple who police say went on a spending spree after a bank accidentally deposited $120,000 into their account are headed to trial. State police tell the Williamsport Sun-Gazette that Robert and Tiffany Williams, of Montoursville, spent most of the money on...
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Rescued migrants rest near the city of Khoms, around 120 kilometers (75 miles) east of Tripoli, Libya., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. At least 65 migrants, mostly from Sudan, were rescued, said a spokesman for Libya's coast guard, with a search halted for those still missing. The coast guard gave an estimate for those missing and feared drowned of 15 to 20 people.(AP Photo/Hazem Ahmed)
September 10, 2019 - 3:08 am
PARIS (AP) — Rwanda will take in refugees and asylum-seekers trapped in Libya under an agreement signed with the United Nations and African Union. The agreement signed Tuesday comes after repeated allegations of dire conditions for migrants in Libya's detention centers, including routine abuse,...
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