The Associated Press

August 16, 2018 - 4:43 pm
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California deputy fired several beanbag rounds into a back car window to free a trapped bear that had likely been searching for snacks. El Dorado County Sheriff's spokesman Anthony Prencipe said Thursday that officers were called after the bear was seen...
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Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 16, 2018 - 10:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Omarosa Manigault Newman has released another secret audio tape that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House. In the tape played on MSNBC, Trump's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, offers Manigault Newman a job earning $15,000...
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August 16, 2018 - 8:58 am
LONDON (AP) — A physician to Queen Elizabeth II has been killed by a truck as he cycled through central London. The Metropolitan Police force says 67-year-old Peter Fisher was pronounced dead at the scene of Wednesday morning's accident. University College London Hospitals, where Fisher worked,...
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August 13, 2018 - 7:43 pm
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — A bear took a stroll into an unlikely snack venue — a Connecticut liquor store. The mid-sized creature lumbered across a parking lot in Bristol Monday afternoon, getting close enough to the entrance of Crazy Bruce's Liquors to trigger a sensor that automatically opened an...
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August 13, 2018 - 7:45 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The lawyer for former Armenian President Robert Kocharian says he has been released from custody on a court order. Kocharian was jailed July 27 on charges of violating constitutional order for sending police and soldiers to break up a demonstration in the Armenian capital in...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denis Zvizdic, left, address the media during a joint press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Miriam Karout)
August 13, 2018 - 6:44 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slapped down an ally's suggestion that her conservatives could work with the post-communist Left Party in the country's east, an idea that appals many on the right. Germany's political landscape has become increasingly fragmented in recent years —...
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FILE - This Aug. 11, 2010, file photo, shows shoes at the research and development room of Timberland Company in Stratham, N.H. VF Corp. says it plans to split into two publicly traded companies, with one focusing on clothing and footwear and the other concentrating on jeans and its outlet businesses. VF Corp., which is honing in on activity-based outdoor, active and work lifestyles, previously sold the Nautica brand and purchased the Altra, Icebreaker and Williamson-Dickie brands. Some of its other brands include The North Face, Timberland and Wrangler. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
August 13, 2018 - 5:29 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The clothing company that makes Wrangler and Lee jeans is breaking off its denim division, which could generate as much as $2.5 billion in revenue each year. VF Corp. said Monday that it wants to focus on its money-making active and outwear business. It owns The North Face...
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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses people during a Heroes' Day holiday event to commemorate the lives of those who died in the southern African country's 1970s war against white minority rule, in Harare, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Zimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
August 13, 2018 - 5:06 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections. President Emmerson Mnangagwa was speaking on the Heroes' Day holiday which...
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August 13, 2018 - 5:06 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's fishery minister has stepped down after harsh criticism for not informing the government of his private trips abroad to Iran and China. Per Sandberg, 58, gave no reasons why he failed to tell his bosses about the trips in advance — a summer holiday in July to...
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People swim after the mass start in the Neva River in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. More than 600 swimmers from 13 countries have swum their way through one of Russia's most scenic and historic settings, circling the St. Petersburg island that holds the Peter and Paul Fortress. (AP Photo/Alexander Belenky)
August 12, 2018 - 8:04 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — More than 600 swimmers from 13 countries have stroked their way through one of Russia's most scenic and historic settings on Sunday, circling the St. Petersburg island that holds the Peter and Paul Fortress. The 2.3-kilometer (1.42-mile) circuit — which some swam twice...
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