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New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo, right, and Rick Cotton, left, executive director of the Port Authority, hold a press briefing inside the new Terminal B in LaGuardia Airport, Thursday Nov. 29, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 29, 2018 - 3:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new concourse with 18 gates is opening this weekend at LaGuardia Airport, part of a broader plan to modernize the dilapidated and oft-mocked facility. The new gates are part of LaGuardia's Terminal B and will open to passengers Saturday. The concourse also includes additional...
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Anna Johnson, Associated Press news director for the western United States, poses for a portrait at the AP's office in Phoenix on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. The global news cooperative announced Thursday, Nov. 29, that Johnson will become the news director for Europe and Africa, selecting a veteran leader of journalists with experience reporting from around the world to lead its coverage of two continents. Johnson will start her new role on in December. (AP Photo/Matt York)
November 29, 2018 - 8:58 am
LONDON (AP) — The Associated Press has named Anna Johnson as its next news director for Europe and Africa, selecting a veteran leader of journalists with experience reporting from around the world to lead its coverage of two continents. Johnson is currently the cooperative's news director for the...
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November 29, 2018 - 5:03 am
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a teen has been freed after spending several hours in the vault of an abandoned Florida bank. News outlets report that Hollywood firefighters were able to track down a secret code to the vault Wednesday afternoon, rather than having to dismantle a massive door...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at an annual VTB Capital "Russia Calling!" Investment Forum in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Putin has laid the blame for a standoff with Ukrainian vessels in the Black Sea on the Ukrainian president and his desire to get re-elected. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
November 28, 2018 - 9:42 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says that Russia has been forced to reduce its dependence on the U.S. dollar because of American political pressure. Putin said at a business conference Wednesday that "it's not us who set the goal to go away from the dollar. It's the dollar that goes away...
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Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani speaks during a panel discussion at the United Nations Office at Geneva, during the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (Denis Balibouse/pool photo via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 2:09 pm
GENEVA (AP) — The European Union has announced 474 million euros ($535 million) in financial aid for Afghanistan as senior diplomats gathered for a U.N.-backed conference focusing on development, peace and security in the country. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani appealed for investment as the two-day...
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This frame grab from a video provided on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, shows a Syrian worker of a Raqqa group checking human remains at the site of a mass grave believed to contain the bodies of civilians and Islamic State militants, in Raqqa. A local official in the city of Raqqa says more than 500 bodies have so far been exhumed from one of the largest mass graves discovered in the city. The northern Syrian city was once the de facto capital of the Islamic State group and was liberated in a campaign that ended more than a year ago, but rescuers and early recovery teams continue to locate mass graves scattered around the city. (AP Photo)
November 27, 2018 - 1:14 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian workers have exhumed more than 500 bodies from one of the largest mass graves near the northern city of Raqqa, once the capital of the Islamic State group's self-styled caliphate, and are still uncovering remains, a local official said Tuesday. The exhumation of mass graves in...
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First lady Melania Trump, greets other volunteers at the Red Cross in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, as she pitches in to assemble military comfort kits that are provided to members of the military as they prepare for deployment. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 27, 2018 - 12:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump and Karen Pence are helping to assemble military comfort kits for troops deployed overseas at the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Trump said Tuesday the packs are "one small way that we can say thank you and honor the sacrifices that members of the...
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November 27, 2018 - 11:30 am
BEIJING (AP) — Lu Guang's photos exposed the everyday realities of people on the margins of Chinese society: coal miners, drug addicts, HIV patients. Now, the award-winning photographer is at the center of his own stark story. He was taken away by state security agents three weeks ago for unknown...
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A migrant girl with a U.S. flag sits on the shoulders of a man marching with other migrants to the Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, as they try to reach the U.S. The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and says that he has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived in the city. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
November 27, 2018 - 7:03 am
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Many among the more than 5,000 Central American migrants in Tijuana were urgently exploring their options amid a growing feeling that they had little hope of making successful asylum bids in the United States or of crossing the border illegally. Most were dispirited on Monday...
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November 27, 2018 - 5:30 am
OSSINING, N.Y. (AP) — A police officer who saved a chicken from becoming a roaster is taking a ribbing from his fellow officers. Body cam video released by the Ossining, New York, police shows the officer responding to a shed fire on Saturday. He removed some propane tanks when he discovered the...
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