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The Latest: Japan joins raft of nations grounding 737 Max

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on the Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 3:22 p.m. Japan is following other countries on multiple continents in banning the Boeing 737 Max...
Mar. 14, 2019

Hate crimes unit investigates Ginsburg poster graffiti

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Department's hate crimes unit is investigating after a poster of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was defaced with an anti-Semitic image and...
Mar. 14, 2019

Suspect charged with ordering killing of Slovak reporter

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's police say they have charged a suspect with ordering the slaying of an investigative reporter and his fiancee, a case that brought down the Slovak...
Mar. 14, 2019

50 students shared classmates' nudes at Georgia high school

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Nearly 50 students at a Georgia high school have been caught sharing naked photos of their classmates. WSB-TV reports the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the...
Mar. 14, 2019

Dubai payment firm Network International to list in London

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Dubai-based payment processing firm Network International, which completes credit card transactions across the Middle East and North Africa, is preparing for an initial...
Mar. 14, 2019

Yemen warring sides divided over US Senate vote on the war

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's warring sides were divided Thursday over the U.S. Senate vote to end America's support for the Saudi-led war in the impoverished country, with the Yemeni...
Mar. 14, 2019

EU parliament leader under fire for praising Mussolini

MILAN (AP) — European Parliament President Antonio Tajani has come under fire for comments praising Italian dictator Bettino Mussolini. Tajani told Radio 24 Wednesday evening that Mussolini did some "positive...
Mar. 14, 2019

3 Saudi women activists receive PEN Freedom to Write Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Three prominent Saudi women's rights activists arrested last year are being honored by PEN America. Nouf Abdulaziz, Loujain al-Hathloul and Eman al-Nafjan have won the PEN/Barbey...
Mar. 14, 2019

The Latest: Blizzard moves east, closes South Dakota offices

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm hitting the West and Midwest (all times local): 6:50 a.m. South Dakota's governor has closed state offices across much of...
Mar. 14, 2019

Man wanted in Phoenix shootings, abduction apprehended

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man who police say shot and critically wounded three other men and kidnapped his girlfriend is in custody. Phoenix police on Thursday say officers in...
Mar. 14, 2019

An Arizona man who police say shot and critically wounded three other men and kidnapped his girlfriend is in custody

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man who police say shot and critically wounded three other men and kidnapped his girlfriend is in custody.
Mar. 14, 2019

The Latest: Israeli team angered by no access to crash site

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on the Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 2:50 p.m. An emergency response team from Israel, dispatched to Ethiopia to search for remains of...
Mar. 14, 2019

A top leader of Gambino crime family is slain in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A man said by federal prosecutors to have been a top leader of New York's notorious Gambino crime family was shot and killed Wednesday on Staten...
Mar. 14, 2019

Officer who shot at autistic man testifies in own defense

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida police officer insisted during his attempted manslaughter trial that he thought a severely autistic man was holding a gun when he fired three shots...
Mar. 14, 2019

NATO weighing whether Huawei poses security threat

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the military alliance is mulling whether to take action in response to security concerns about Chinese tech giant Huawei. Stoltenberg says some...
Mar. 14, 2019

NATO chief says Afghan mission future depends on peace talks

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the future of the military alliance's 15-year presence in Afghanistan will depend on the outcome of peace talks involving Taliban insurgents. The...
Mar. 14, 2019

Singer Pink adopts pup named Nash while on tour in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The pop star Pink added another member to her family this week when she adopted a puppy while in Tennessee on her "Beautiful Trauma" tour. The...
Mar. 14, 2019

Algerian prime minister promises new government in days

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's new prime minister is promising to create a government within days as the country faces mass protests calling for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down...
Mar. 14, 2019

The Latest: Belgian PM says EU needs clarity from London

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Belgium's prime minister says Britain's government needs to make clear what it wants...
Mar. 14, 2019

Bad weather gives IS militants in Syria a second wind

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian forces say Islamic State militants have taken advantage of dusty and windy conditions to wage multiple counterattacks from their last speck of land in...
Mar. 14, 2019

The Latest: Trump issues veto threat over border resolution

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and President Donald Trump's proposed border wall (all times local): 7 a.m. President Donald Trump is renewing his threat to veto a congressional...
Mar. 14, 2019

UK lawmakers gear up for vote on Brexit delay request

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers face another tumultuous day Thursday ahead of a vote on whether to request a delay to the country's scheduled departure from the European Union and...
Mar. 14, 2019

Police managed to stop motorist driving wrong way on highway

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio successfully stopped a motorist who was driving the wrong way on a highway. Columbus Police responded early Tuesday after being alerted to the...
Mar. 14, 2019

Taiwan cites US concerns over El Salvador-China relations

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's foreign minister says Washington should be concerned for strategic reasons that Taiwan is losing its diplomatic allies in Latin America to rival China. Latin American...
Mar. 14, 2019

Ex-soldier to be charged in Bloody Sunday killings

LONDON (AP) — A former British soldier is set to be prosecuted in connection with the deaths of two civil rights protesters in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago,...
Mar. 14, 2019

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