The Associated Press

July 23, 2019 - 4:44 am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Security was high in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, Tuesday, a day after several people were killed in clashes between police and the country's main Shia group. A police officer and a reporter for the Channels television network were among those killed in the clashes in the capital...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 22, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — India is disputing President Donald Trump's comment that it asked him to mediate the long-running dispute over Kashmir. India's Ministry of External Affairs says "no such request" has been made by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It said in a statement issued Monday on Twitter...
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July 20, 2019 - 10:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A business dispute took CBS off the air for millions of satellite television customers of DirecTV and AT&T U-verse on Saturday. CBS was black on satellite systems owned by AT&T in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and at least 11 other large cities across the United States...
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Biff Hutchison, of Burley, Idaho, performs during Pogopalooza, The World Championships of Pogo in Wilkinsburg, Pa., Saturday, July 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
July 20, 2019 - 4:51 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pogopalooza, known as the World Championships of Pogo, is bouncing into Pittsburgh this weekend. Extreme pogo stick athletes from around the world are coming to town to show off their huge tricks and flips to compete for world titles in such categories as High Jump and Best Trick...
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Michelle Obama, left, speaks as Gayle King listens during the 2019 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Saturday, July 6, 2019, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
July 19, 2019 - 5:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama is weighing in on President Donald Trump's escalating feud with four minority Democratic lawmakers known as "the squad." Mrs. Obama tweeted Friday: "What truly makes our country great is its diversity. I've seen that beauty in so many ways over the...
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July 19, 2019 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told federally funded family planning clinics it's considering a delay in enforcing a controversial rule barring them from referring women for abortions. Two people who attended meetings this week between the Department of Health and Human Services and...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, smiles as she arrives for her annual sommer press conference in Berlin, Germany, Friday, July 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 19, 2019 - 7:09 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel fended off worries about her health on Friday, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics. Merkel said that she understands questions about her health after three recent incidents in which her body shook...
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Kim Draper received a postcard, which depicts a scene of fishing boats in Hong Kong, at her home in Springfield on July 8, 2019 that was postmarked and sent from Hong Kong exactly 26 years ago on July 8, 1993 to a previous family that lived at her address. Draper is trying to track down the family that the postcard was sent to, which was addressed to Leena and Muhammad Ali Kizilbash and is signed "See you guys soon. Your Dad." (Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP)
July 18, 2019 - 4:54 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois woman who recently got a 1993 postcard in her mailbox has tracked down the man who sent it to his children more than two decades ago. Kim Draper's story about the mysterious Hong Kong postcard was published in The State Journal-Register in Springfield and picked...
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July 18, 2019 - 12:24 pm
LONDON (AP) — A passenger accused of severe misbehavior on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London's Stansted Airport in June has received a huge bill from the airline. The airline has accused Chloe Haines of "aggressive, abusive and dangerous behavior" on a flight and sent her a bill for 85,000...
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July 18, 2019 - 6:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian official says Moscow is ready to sell fighter jets to Turkey after the United States excluded Turkey from its fighter jet program. Sergei Chemezov, head of Russia's state-controlled Rostech corporation, said in a statement Thursday that Moscow would be willing to sell...
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