The Associated Press

November 22, 2019 - 3:24 am
LONDON (AP) — The U.K.’s decision to allow some British orphans from Syria to come back home has drawn praise from an international charity. Save the Children UK said Friday the government’s decision is a “triumph of compassion” that would allow the children to lead full lives. The London-based...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 2, 2019, file photo, Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher leaves a military court on Naval Base San Diego. The attorney for Gallagher, convicted of posing with a dead captive in Iraq, says the Navy is trying to remove the special operations chief from the elite fighting force in retaliation for President Donald Trump restoring his rank. Defense attorney Timothy Parlatore said the Navy is holding a review board proceeding to remove Edward Gallagher's Trident pin and summoned him to meet with the SEAL leadership on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
November 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that the Navy “will NOT be taking away Warfighter and Navy Seal Eddie Gallagher’s Trident Pin,” inserting himself into an ongoing legal review of the sailor’s ability to hold onto the pin that designates him a SEAL. The Navy on Wednesday...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
November 21, 2019 - 10:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Iran is so “unstable” that the Iranian government has shut down the internet so Iranians cannot disclose what he says is the “tremendous violence” occurring in the country. Trump tweeted Thursday that the Iranian government wants “ZERO transparency” and...
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Workers prepare to remove a Confederate statue from its granite pedestal by the Chatham County courthouse in Pittsboro, N.C. early Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (Scott Sharpe/The News & Observer via AP)
November 20, 2019 - 8:34 am
PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina county removed a Confederate statue from a historic courthouse early Wednesday, joining the handful of places around the state where such monuments have come down in recent years despite a law protecting them. Preparations began Tuesday night to carefully...
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November 20, 2019 - 7:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it has approved the sale of naval guns and related equipment to India in a deal worth more than $1 billion. The department says it provide the legally required notification to Congress of the proposed sale of up to 13 of the naval guns after it determined...
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President of the European Council Donald Tusk, left, is welcomed by Croatia's prime minister Andrej Plenkovic in Zagreb, Croatia, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Donald Tusk attends the European Peoples Party (EPP) congress in Zagreb. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
November 19, 2019 - 9:33 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia’s first-ever presidency in the European Union will come at come at a “critical period” for the 28-nation bloc, outgoing EU leader Donald Tusk said Tuesday. The EU’s newest member could end up in charge of launching the bloc’s post-Brexit negotiations with Britain, the...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg gestures as he answers a question during a news conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. The presser is ahead of a meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers to focus on defense spending, terrorism, and continued tense ties with Russia. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
November 19, 2019 - 6:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday that he will travel to Paris next week for talks with President Emmanuel Macron after the French leader lamented the “brain death” of the world’s biggest military alliance. Macron's very public criticism of NATO — notably a...
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James DeHart, U.S. Department of State's a senior advisor for security negotiations and agreements bureau of political-military affairs, speaks after a meeting with South Korean counterpart on the Special Measures Agreement (SMA) at the public affairs section of the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
November 18, 2019 - 10:31 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. and South Korean officials on Tuesday publicly acknowledged the allies remain far apart in negotiations for increasing South Korea’s contributions to the costs for maintaining the American military presence on its soil. U.S. negotiator James DeHart said the U.S. side...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 24, 2019, file photo, "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer plays in a tournament at the World Series of Poker, in Las Vegas. The three top money winners in “Jeopardy!” history, Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer, will vie for a share of $1.5 million in January 2020. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 18, 2019 - 6:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three top money winners in “Jeopardy!” history will vie for a share of $1.5 million in January. ABC and the quiz show’s producer said Monday that Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer will compete in prime-time episodes on the network. The first contestant to win...
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November 17, 2019 - 8:35 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Dunkin’ coffee chain says customers will have to do without a “double cup” for their iced drinks. A new campaign focused in Massachusetts and Rhode Island tells customers they can no longer nest their iced drinks in a second, foam cup for extra insulation as the company moves to...
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