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AP Explains: What is "5G" wireless, and should you care?

NEW YORK (AP) — A much-hyped network upgrade called "5G" means different things to different people. To industry proponents, it's the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To the U.S...
Feb. 11, 2019

Russia repatriates 27 children of IS members from Iraq

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Emergencies Ministry says it has repatriated 27 children who are family members of the Islamic State Group jailed in Iraq. The children, aged between 4 and...
Feb. 11, 2019

Economists: Hard Brexit would hit German auto industry hard

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A no-deal Brexit could affect more than 100,000 jobs in Germany, and regions of the country with Volkswagen and BMW factories would be among those worst...
Feb. 11, 2019

The Latest: Washington state braces for more now

SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on winter weather in the United States (all times local): 8:50 a.m. Schools and universities closed across Washington state and the Legislature cancelled all hearings...
Feb. 11, 2019

W.Va. GOP chief rebukes delegate's remarks on gay community

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The head of the West Virginia Republican Party has denounced comments from a GOP member of the House of Delegates about the gay community. State GOP...
Feb. 11, 2019

Thai polls regulator heeds king, blocks princess' candidacy

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Election Commission has disqualified the sister of the country's king from becoming a candidate for prime minister in the March general election. The commission's decision came...
Feb. 11, 2019

The Latest: Dutch agency warns firms to get ready for Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A Dutch consumer watchdog is urging companies that do business with Britain...
Feb. 11, 2019

New Pentagon chief makes global debut with status uncertain

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At an extraordinary moment in Pentagon history, a former business executive with little political stature and without military experience is making his international debut as the...
Feb. 11, 2019

Military helicopter crashes in Istanbul: 4 soldiers hurt

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish official says a military helicopter has crashed in Istanbul while trying to make an emergency landing, injuring four soldiers. Gov. Ali Yerlikaya says the helicopter...
Feb. 11, 2019

Small fire under investigation at Planned Parenthood clinic

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say they're investigating a suspicious fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Missouri that is seeking to regain its ability to offer abortions. Columbia police...
Feb. 11, 2019

Official: Russia's political system a good model for others

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior policy adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin predicted that the nation's political system will live on for a century and serve as a model for...
Feb. 11, 2019

The Latest: Dingell's family greets dozens of mourners

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the public visitation for former Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, who died last week in Michigan (all times local): 11:35...
Feb. 11, 2019

Phone shows home on fire miles away from Super Bowl viewing

HAMPSTEAD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man says he saw his house go up in flames on his cellphone while he was nearly 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) away watching...
Feb. 11, 2019

Insider Q&A: John Kobs, CEO of Apartment List

Rising home prices have led many Americans to become renters. John Kobs, co-founder and CEO of Apartment List, believes that a growing number of people don't want to be tied...
Feb. 11, 2019

Turkish official says 4 soldiers injured in Istanbul helicopter crash

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish official says 4 soldiers injured in Istanbul helicopter crash.
Feb. 11, 2019

'Acting' on world stage as Pentagon's Shanahan makes debut

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At an extraordinary moment in Pentagon history, a former business executive with little political stature and without military experience is making his international debut as the...
Feb. 11, 2019

Aid group: Boat carrying 150 people in distress off Libya

ROME (AP) — An Italian aid group is reporting that a migrant smuggling ship with an estimated 150 people on board is in distress off Libya. The Mediterranea Saving Humans...
Feb. 11, 2019

Brexit unease sees UK economy takes a turn for the worse

LONDON (AP) — The British economy has not had a worse year since the global financial crisis and Brexit uncertainty is clearly to blame. The government even admits it. Official...
Feb. 11, 2019

Historians challenge Northam's 'indentured servants' remark

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Historians say they were "shocked" and "mystified" when Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wrongly used the term "indentured servants" Sunday in reference to the first Africans to...
Feb. 11, 2019

Lebanon to boycott Warsaw conference seen as hostile to Iran

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon said Monday it will not take part in a Middle East conference in Poland this week that is widely seen as an effort to isolate Iran...
Feb. 11, 2019

Plan to impeach Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax slows down

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An effort to launch the impeachment of Virginia's top black elected official was set aside on Monday and Gov. Ralph Northam declared a new "race and...
Feb. 11, 2019

Thousands of dogs begin vying for Westminster show title

NEW YORK (AP) — Dogs from affenpinschers to Yorkshire terriers are rounding the rings at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Breed judging began Monday at the illustrious show in...
Feb. 11, 2019

Bassett, Boseman and more added to Oscars presenter lineup

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who needs a host when Wakanda is coming to the Academy Awards? "Black Panther" stars Chadwick Boseman and Angela Bassett have been added to the starry...
Feb. 11, 2019

Pompeo warns of risks to US cooperation over Huawei

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that America might be forced to scale back certain operations in Europe and elsewhere if countries continue...
Feb. 11, 2019

Bosnia: Major manhunt underway for suspect in 2 slayings

SUHODOL, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Police in Bosnia said Monday they have launched a manhunt for a suspect in the slayings of two people that have triggered panic in the country...
Feb. 11, 2019

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