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Employees from a wrecker service work to remove a charter bus from a roadside ditch Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, after it crashed alongside Interstate 30 near Benton, Ark. The bus was carrying a youth football team from Tennessee when it rolled off an interstate off-ramp and overturned before sunrise Monday. The elementary-school age football team from Orange Mound Youth Association in southeast Memphis had played in a tournament in Dallas over the weekend. (Josh Briggs/Saline Courier via AP)
December 04, 2018 - 11:10 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — It was a fun and competitive weekend for a young group of all-stars as they visited Texas and represented Memphis, Tennessee, in a weekend football tournament. In coach Matt King's words, "they had a blast." But the glow of a successful tournament turned to tragedy when the...
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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic speaks during a press conference in Belgrade, Serbia, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Vucic says French President Emmanuel Macron has postponed his visit to Serbia after France's worst urban riots in years. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
December 04, 2018 - 9:12 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia sought support from allies Russia and China on Tuesday in opposing the formation of a Kosovo army, warning that a military in its former province could lead to renewed clashes in the Balkans. Kosovo's parliament is set to vote Dec. 14 on transforming the country's...
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Former President George H.W. Bush wears pink socks at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas on April 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
December 03, 2018 - 7:05 pm
DALLAS (AP) — President George H.W. Bush said a lot with socks. A visit from friend and fellow former president, Bill Clinton, inspired him to wear a pair emblazoned with Clinton's face. He wore Houston Texans' socks when meeting with the head coach. At the funeral for his wife, Barbara Bush, he...
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Emergency personnel work at the scene where a charter bus that was carrying a youth football team from Tennessee crashed early Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, near Benton, Ark. Arkansas State Police said the bus overturned along Interstate 30 while carrying the team from Texas to Memphis, Tenn. (Josh Snyder/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)
December 03, 2018 - 4:01 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A third grader was killed and at least 45 people were injured when a charter bus carrying youth football players from Tennessee rolled off an interstate and overturned before sunrise Monday in central Arkansas, authorities said. Arkansas State Police said the bus crashed...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 1, 2018 file photo former tennis champion Boris Becker listens to a member of the camera crew as he interviews Novak Djokovic of Serbia, ahead of the start of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. Retired German tennis star Boris Becker has dropped his claim to have diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in Britain. The three-time Wimbledon champion had been claiming that his unpaid role as a sports attache for Central African Republic gave him immunity from bankruptcy rulings.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
December 03, 2018 - 9:50 am
LONDON (AP) — Retired German tennis star Boris Becker has dropped his claim to have diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in Britain. The three-time Wimbledon champion had been claiming that his unpaid role as a sports attache for Central African Republic gave him immunity from bankruptcy...
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In this photo released by Argentina's presidential press office, China's President Xi Jinping receives a polo helmet from Argentina's President Mauricio Macri as a polo horse is gifted to Xi from Argentina's polo association, at the Olivos presidential residence in a northern suburb of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. (Argentina's presidential press office via AP)
December 02, 2018 - 2:54 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — China's president on Sunday signed new trade deals with Argentina as the Asian giant expands its growing role in Latin American economies. Presidents Mauricio Macri of Argentina and Xi Jinping of China announced the more than 30 agriculture and investment deals during...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1990 file photo, President George H.W. Bush is greeted by Saudi troops and others as he arrives in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, for a Thanksgiving visit. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
December 01, 2018 - 7:37 am
HOUSTON (AP) — He was the man who sought a "kinder, and gentler nation," and the one who sternly invited Americans to read his lips — he would not raise taxes. He was the popular leader of a mighty coalition that dislodged Iraq from Kuwait, and was turned out of the presidency after a single term...
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In this courtroom sketch Judge Richard Moore, top right, presides over the trial of James Alex Fields Jr. during the second day of jury selection in Charlottesville General District Court in Charlottesville, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Fields is accused of killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year. (Izabel Zermani via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 3:50 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — No one disputes James Alex Fields Jr. plowed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year, killing a woman and injuring dozens more. The only question, jurors were told Thursday, is why did he do it? During opening...
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November 28, 2018 - 2:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — At some point, a television sensation becomes just another show. The numbers illustrate how that's become the case with AMC's drama, "The Walking Dead." The zombies are taking a break at the halfway point of their ninth season, following an episode on Sunday that was seen by 5.1...
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Reigning chess world champion, Norway's Magnus Carlsen, makes a move whilst playing against Italian-American Fabiano Caruana at the final day of the World chess Championship in London, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
November 28, 2018 - 1:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen defended his chess world championship title by beating American challenger Fabiano Caruana 3-0 in rapid tiebreaker games on Wednesday. After their three-week match ended in 12 draws, Carlsen wrapped up the victory quickly with three straight wins...
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