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In a plain envelope, a monumental message: Mueller's done

WASHINGTON (AP) — The manila envelope in her hand held a single sheet of paper. Wearing a black puffer coat, the woman and her delivery were so unassuming in appearance...
Mar. 23, 2019

IS loses all territory but its shadowy leader still at large

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has lost all the territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria, but its shadowy leader and self-proclaimed "caliph" is still at large...
Mar. 23, 2019

The Latest: France's Macron praises coalition for IS defeat

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the battle against the Islamic State group in Syria (all times local): 3:15 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has paid tribute to the...
Mar. 23, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The chief of Ethiopian Airlines says the warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max aircraft may not have been enough following the...
Mar. 23, 2019

AP-NORC Poll: Majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll shows a majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe schools and places of worship have become less safe over the last...
Mar. 23, 2019

The Latest: US diplomat says anti-IS campaign not over

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the battle against the Islamic State group in Syria (all times local): 3 p.m. A senior U.S. diplomat says the territorial defeat of...
Mar. 23, 2019

Nation awaits key findings as Mueller wraps up Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's...
Mar. 23, 2019

Pope replaces Santiago bishop accused of sex abuse cover-up

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday replaced Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, the embattled archbishop of Santiago, Chile, after he became embroiled in the country's spiraling sex abuse and cover-up...
Mar. 23, 2019

The Latest: Thousands of yellow vests marching through Paris

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French yellow vest protests (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Thousands of yellow vest protesters are marching through Paris amid heightened security a week after...
Mar. 23, 2019

The Latest: US-backed Syrian force says IS defeated in Syria

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the battle against the Islamic State group in Syria (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Kurdish commander has formally announced the "physical defeat"...
Mar. 23, 2019

The Latest: British expats in Spain hold anti-Brexit rally

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Around 100 British expats have rallied in the Spanish capital against Britain leaving the European Union. The protesters...
Mar. 23, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: McCain can't respond but his record speaks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says John McCain failed his fellow veterans, stained public policy and took anti-Trump fake news to the FBI before the 2016 election. McCain can't...
Mar. 23, 2019

Somalia govt minister among 5 victims in extremist attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen stormed a government building in Somalia's capital after a suicide car bombing on Saturday, killing at least five people including the country's deputy labor minister,...
Mar. 23, 2019

Congress and the country wait for findings in Mueller report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's...
Mar. 23, 2019

French yellow vests protest amid enhanced security

PARIS (AP) — Yellow vest demonstrators gathered in Paris and other French cities for a 19th round of demonstrations as authorities issued bans on protests in certain areas and enhanced...
Mar. 23, 2019

The Latest: Somali minister among 5 killed in Somalia attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on the attack in Somalia's capital (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A Somali police officer says five people, including the country's deputy labor minister,...
Mar. 23, 2019

Somalia police: At least 5 people, including deputy labor minister, killed in attack by Islamic extremists

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia police: At least 5 people, including deputy labor minister, killed in attack by Islamic extremists.
Mar. 23, 2019

UK's embattled prime minister faces huge anti-Brexit march

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has told lawmakers she may not seek passage of her troubled Brexit withdrawal plan in Parliament next week. The embattled leader, who...
Mar. 23, 2019

Pope replaces Santiago bishop after abuse cover-up claims

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has replaced Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati , the embattled archbishop of Santiago, Chile, after he became embroiled in the country's spiraling sex abuse and cover-up...
Mar. 23, 2019

Italy, China sign memorandum deepening economic ties

ROME (AP) — Italy has signed a memorandum of understanding with China in support of Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and...
Mar. 23, 2019

The Latest: Anti-Brexit protesters gather for London march

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Protesters are gathering in central London before what is expected to be a massive march in favor of...
Mar. 23, 2019

Algerian lawyers march to demand Bouteflika's departure

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Hundreds of lawyers in Algeria marched in the country's capital, Algiers, to demand the departure of ailing 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the end of his...
Mar. 23, 2019

Twin bombing at Afghan ceremony kills 4, including official

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A twin bombing at a public ceremony in southern Afghanistan on Saturday killed at least four people, including a provincial official, and wounded more than 30,...
Mar. 23, 2019

The Latest: Dozens believed trapped during Somalia attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on attack in Somalia's capital (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Dozens of people in Somalia's capital are believed to be trapped inside a government...
Mar. 23, 2019

Gunmen storm Somalia govt building after suicide car bombing

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen stormed into a government building in the Somali capital following a suicide car bombing at the gates on Saturday, a police officer said, in the...
Mar. 23, 2019

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