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UNICEF calls on Yemen's warring sides to stop impeding aid

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A senior official in the U.N. children's agency says the number of severely malnourished children in Yemen has doubled in three years of civil war, from...
Mar. 25, 2018

NOT REAL NEWS: Florida bridge company isn't led by women

MIAMI (AP) — A construction company that built the fallen Florida pedestrian bridge is not led primarily by women, according to company officials who dispute the claims of widely shared...
Mar. 25, 2018

Trump defends $1.3T spending plan, points to military gains

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is defending his decision to sign a $1.3 trillion federal spending bill despite his misgivings, pointing to billions in new funding for...
Mar. 25, 2018

Israel PM lauds US law to curb Palestinian aid

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is praising the U.S. government for passing a law that suspends some financial aid to the Palestinians over the stipends paid to...
Mar. 25, 2018

Fugitive ex-Catalan leader held by police in Germany

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The lawyer for fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says that he is being held by German police. Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas has confirmed to The Associated Press...
Mar. 25, 2018

Lawyer says fugitive ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is being held by German police

MADRID (AP) — Lawyer says fugitive ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is being held by German police.
Mar. 25, 2018

Attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 1, wounds 7

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Sunday, killing one person and wounding seven others, an official said. Police spokesman...
Mar. 25, 2018

Syrian rebels exit second pocket of eastern Ghouta

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels are evacuating a second pocket of the besieged eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus, leaving several towns and villages to be handed over to government control...
Mar. 25, 2018

South Korean president visits UAE amid deepening ties

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in's visit to the United Arab Emirates this week shows the Asian nation's deepening cooperation with the Gulf country, from...
Mar. 25, 2018

Never-seen photos of Beatles' early US concerts auctioned

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of previously unseen photographs of The Beatles' first U.S. concerts have sold for 253,000 pounds ($358,000) at an auction in England. The photographer Mike Mitchell, who...
Mar. 25, 2018

The Latest: S. Korea rescues all 163 after ferry hits rock

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on a ferry accident in South Korea (all times local): 6:50 p.m. South Korea's coast guard says it rescued all 163 people from...
Mar. 25, 2018

On Palm Sunday, pope urges youth to raise their voices

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday urged young people not to be silent and let their voices be heard during Palm Sunday celebrations. The pope's message comes on...
Mar. 25, 2018

Bomb inside Afghan Shiite mosque kills 1, wounds 7

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a bomb went off inside a Shiite mosque in the western city of Herat, killing at least one person and wounding seven...
Mar. 25, 2018

S. Korea's coast guard rescues all 163 after ferry hits rock

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's coast guard said it rescued all 163 people from a ferry that hit a rock in waters off the country's southwestern coast on...
Mar. 25, 2018

Mass for French officer whose sacrifice 'saved the nation'

TREBES, France (AP) — A French bishop has paid tribute to a heroic police officer who lost his life after swapping himself with a supermarket employee in a hostage situation,...
Mar. 25, 2018

Smith, Warner step down as captain, vice captain in 3rd test

Barely six hours after Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland said he would wait several days to receive further information before ruling on the ball-tampering case involving senior players, the sport's...
Mar. 25, 2018

US says airstrike in Libya kills 2 militants

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The U.S. military says it has launched an airstrike in southwestern Libya, killing two militants. Africa Command said Saturday's airstrike was conducted near the town of...
Mar. 25, 2018

Voguing revives as Paris minorities strike a political pose

PARIS (AP) — In garish makeup and dangerously high heels, a black male dancer's outstretched arms aggressively slice the air in time to the Paris nightclub music until suddenly, he...
Mar. 25, 2018

SKorea coast guard tries to rescue 192 after ferry hits rock

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's coast guard says it is trying to rescue 192 people from a ferry that hit a rock in waters off the country's southwestern...
Mar. 25, 2018

South Korea's coast guard says it's trying to rescue 192 people from ferry that hit a rock off country's southwest coast

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's coast guard says it's trying to rescue 192 people from ferry that hit a rock off country's southwest coast.
Mar. 25, 2018

Memorial mass in France for heroic officer, other victims

TREBES, France (AP) — A shaken town in southern France is holding a special church service to honor the heroic police officer and three others killed in a rampage by...
Mar. 25, 2018

China's new central banker pledges to rein in financial risk

BEIJING (AP) — China's new central bank governor has outlined sweeping changes aimed at reining in rising debt and financial risks but expressed confidence Beijing can prevent potential dangers. Speaking...
Mar. 25, 2018

Vettel holds off Hamilton to win Australian GP

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel captured the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, holding off his hard-charging Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton in a dramatic start to the new...
Mar. 25, 2018

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel wins season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel wins season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix.
Mar. 24, 2018

Loyola proves it is far more than just a feel-good story

ATLANTA (AP) — Loyola-Chicago is more than just the feel-good story of the NCAA Tournament. Much more. Sure, smiles from 98-year-old chaplain Sister Jean and visits from members of Loyola's...
Mar. 24, 2018

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