Protocols

February 06, 2019 - 5:23 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The small Balkan country of Macedonia took a big step Wednesday toward becoming the 30th member of NATO, the world's biggest military alliance. In a move that marked the end of a long dispute with Greece over Macedonia's name, and less than two decades after NATO deployed troops to...
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Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev addresses the media during a joint press conference with Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz at the federal chancellery in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
February 05, 2019 - 8:37 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is set to ratify Macedonia's accession agreement with NATO this week after the two countries reached a historic agreement to normalize relations. The alliance's 29 members plan Wednesday to sign Macedonia's accession protocol, which must then be ratified by each country...
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NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gestures during a media statement in Bucharest, Romania, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. NATO's chief has called on China to treat detained two Canadian citizens "fairly and with due process." (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
February 02, 2019 - 1:05 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia will sign an accession protocol with NATO on Wednesday under its new name North Macedonia after parliaments in the tiny Balkan country and its southern neighbor Greece ratified a historic name change deal. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced Saturday...
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In this picture taken Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, Pope Francis, flanked by Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti, answers reporters' questions aboard the plane after taking off from Panama City. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)
January 28, 2019 - 7:08 am
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis has sought to lower expectations from his big sex abuse prevention summit next month. Francis told reporters returning from Panama on Sunday that he wants the Feb. 21-24 meeting to essentially be a catechism class for bishops about sex abuse. He said he...
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People rally to repudiate terrorism at Bolivar Square in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. A car bombing at a Bogota police academy that authorities have attributed to rebels of the National Liberation Army killed 21 people and left dozens more wounded on Jan. 17. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
January 21, 2019 - 2:11 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia is pressuring Cuba to turn over leaders of the South American nation's last remaining rebel group who had been on the island for peace talks that have been stifled by the bombing of a police academy that left 21 dead. The National Liberation Army claimed...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington. A new watchdog report has found that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers more often and did not always follow proper protocol. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
December 10, 2018 - 2:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new watchdog report has found that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers more often, and are not always following proper protocol. The report made public Monday found there were 29,000 devices searched at a port of entry in...
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August 15, 2018 - 4:50 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel was placed under the Canadian Football League's concussion protocol Wednesday. The Montreal Alouettes quarterback was hit at the goal line last weekend, leading to a fumble that a teammate recovered for a touchdown in a 24-17 loss at Ottawa. Manziel completed the game...
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