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Pakistan PM fires back after criticism from Trump

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister has fired back after President Donald Trump accused the country of harboring Osama bin Laden despite getting billions of dollars in American aid. Imran...
Nov. 19, 2018

Best-picture Oscars up for sale in rare auction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Academy Awards for best picture are going up for sale in a rare auction of Oscars. Auction house Profiles in History announced Monday that an...
Nov. 19, 2018

WHO: Malaria reductions stall after progress

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization says progress in reducing the number of people contracting malaria has stalled after several years of global declines. The WHO said Monday that...
Nov. 19, 2018

Sensual goddess fresco discovered in ancient Pompeii bedroom

ROME (AP) — Archaeologists have found in an ancient Pompeii bedroom a fresco depicting a sensual scene of a goddess and swan. Pompeii archaeological park director Massimo Osanna told Italian...
Nov. 19, 2018

Nissan chair Ghosn dismissed, held on misconduct charges

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Motor Co.'s high-flying chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested Monday and will be dismissed after he allegedly under-reported his income and engaged in other misconduct, the...
Nov. 19, 2018

Police officer frees bear cub from garbage bin

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — A bear cub has been reunited with its mother thanks to a police officer in Northern California who colleagues are calling a "bear whisperer." Truckee Police...
Nov. 19, 2018

Polish official: ruling party treated way Goebbels did Jews

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's culture minister has compared the treatment of members of his conservative ruling party by political opponents to the way Jews were treated by Nazi Germany's...
Nov. 19, 2018

Police: 2-year-old Texas girl dies, was beaten and burned

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Police in the Fort Worth area say a 2-year-old girl died after a caregiver hit her with a belt and burned her buttocks for discipline. Police...
Nov. 19, 2018

Germany seeks to ease road transport of fuel amid low rivers

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's transport ministry says it has asked local authorities not to enforce bans on Sunday driving for tanker trucks as suppliers thwarted by low river levels try...
Nov. 19, 2018

Gascoigne charged with sexually assaulting a woman on train

LONDON (AP) — Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on board a train. The 51-year-old Gascoigne, who has struggled with alcohol and mental-health...
Nov. 19, 2018

Trade tensions continue to weigh on global markets

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Monday amid continuing trade tensions. French carmaker Renault saw its share price tank after partner Nissan accused its chairman...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: Nissan CEO Saikawa says Ghosn had too much power

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Nissan Motor Co. CEO Hiroto Saikawa says the...
Nov. 19, 2018

Report: Outsiders, Academy members to to pick Nobel winners

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish newspaper says only half of those who choose the winners of next year's Nobel Prize in literature will be members of the scandal-rocked Swedish...
Nov. 19, 2018

Treasure hunter flip flops on returning missing gold coins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A treasure hunter has taken back a pledge to turn over 500 missing coins minted from gold found in a shipwreck off the South Carolina coast...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: Top EU lawmaker: No renegotiation of Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The head of the biggest group in the European Parliament says there will be no renegotiation of...
Nov. 19, 2018

US, UK clash with Russia at OPCW over new investigative team

BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. and Western powers have clashed with Russia and others at the global chemical weapons watchdog over a new investigative team being set up to apportion...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: Germany rescinds approval for Saudi arms sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 8:05 a.m. The German government says it has halted previously approved arms exports to Saudi...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: Renault unions welcome probe of CEO Ghosn's pay

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 10 p.m. A union official at carmaker Renault is welcoming...
Nov. 19, 2018

Olympic powerbroker indicted, faces Swiss forgery trial

GENEVA (AP) — Facing a criminal trial in Switzerland, Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al Fahad al Sabah stepped aside from his IOC work on Monday. The Kuwaiti sheikh denies wrongdoing...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: French state wants to keep Renault-Nissan stable

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 9:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says France wants to...
Nov. 19, 2018

Dog rescued after nearly 24 hours in pipe

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters in New Jersey rescued a dog that spent nearly 24 hours stuck in a pipe. A miniature long-haired dachshund named Khaleesi got into trouble when...
Nov. 19, 2018

Saudi king's speech makes no mention of slain journalist

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman has given his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son,...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: DeSantis says GOP beat 'blue wave' in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the results of Florida's election recount (all times local): 7:20 a.m. Republican Florida Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis says he believes a "blue wave" did...
Nov. 19, 2018

Putin and Erdogan in Turkey to mark key phase in pipeline

ISTANBUL (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are in Istanbul to mark the completion of a key phase in a natural gas pipeline. The...
Nov. 19, 2018

World Toilet Day highlights global sanitation crisis

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Poor countries around the world are facing a dangerous shortage of toilets that puts millions of live at risk, according to campaigners marking World Toilet Day...
Nov. 19, 2018

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