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In this Nov. 21, 2018 photo, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, framed by a photograph of lower Manhattan, addresses law enforcement officials at the Joint Terrorism Task Force in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 26, 2018 - 7:57 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Inspectors found some violations at a large Iowa day care center when it was owned by acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker, including deficiencies in 2007 that prompted a downgrade in its license status, according to records released Monday. Whitaker and his wife owned...
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This screen image released by Dictionary.com shows an entry for the word misinformation, which Dictionary.com announced as its 2018 Word of the Year. (Dictionary.com via AP)
November 26, 2018 - 7:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — NEWSNOW Misinformation, as opposed to disinformation, is Dictionary.com's word of the year. It comes on the tattered coattails of "toxic," picked earlier this month for the same honor by Oxford Dictionaries in these tumultuous times. Dictionary.com linguist Jane Solomon said of...
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Map locates North Sentinel Island, India, where an American was believed killed by isolated tribe; 1c x 2 1/2 inches; 46.5 mm x 63 mm;
November 26, 2018 - 6:29 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian officials have traveled repeatedly in recent days near the remote island where an American missionary was killed by people who have long resisted the outside world. But they have not set foot onto North Sentinel Island since the killing, and it remains unclear if they will...
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Migrants break past a line of police as they run toward the Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, near the San Ysidro entry point into the U.S. More than 5,000 migrants are camped in and around a sports complex in Tijuana after making their way through Mexico in recent weeks via caravan. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
November 25, 2018 - 6:22 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The Latest on the migrant caravan pushing toward the U.S. border (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Migrants approaching the U.S. border from Mexico have been enveloped with tear gas after a few tried to breach the fence separating the two countries. U.S. agents shot the gas,...
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November 25, 2018 - 12:08 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Here's one way to get out of speeding ticket: A North Carolina state trooper helped deliver a baby on the side of the road after pulling over a speeding van on the highway. WRAL-TV reports that State Highway Patrol Sgt. Brian Maynard pulled over a van going 85 mph (135 kph)...
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November 25, 2018 - 12:00 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northwestern Greece say that unknown individuals have removed more than 100 border markers over a section of the frontier between Greece and its northern neighbor of Macedonia. Police in the city of Florina said Sunday that 105 concrete markers, some of them...
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November 25, 2018 - 6:52 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In a story Nov. 24, The Associated Press reported that Iran frequently condemns Israel and predicts its demise. The story should have made clear that Israeli officials view any such comments from Iran as existential threats.
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November 23, 2018 - 1:38 pm
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan doctor and an eyewitness say armed men in pickup trucks have killed at least five people in an attack in the southeastern town of Tazirbu. Basit Alzway, a witness from Tazirbu, says Friday's attack targeted a police station and the casualties included policemen and...
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November 23, 2018 - 1:13 pm
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A court in Slovenia has slapped a three-month suspended jail sentence on the country's main right-wing politician for insulting two female journalists. The court in the central town of Celje said Friday that the leader of the Slovenian Democratic Party, Janez Jansa, also...
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FILE - This May 16, 2014, file photo, shows the General Motors logo at the company's world headquarters in Detroit. The U.S. government is investigating more than 100 complaints of poor brake performance on 2.7 million General Motors big pickups and SUVs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a brake vacuum pump can deteriorate, causing increased braking effort and longer stopping distances. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
November 23, 2018 - 8:48 am
The U.S. government is investigating more than 100 complaints of poor brake performance on 2.7 million General Motors big pickups and SUVs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a brake vacuum pump can deteriorate, causing increased braking effort and longer stopping distances...
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