The Associated Press

November 02, 2018 - 1:01 am
PARIS (AP) — New Caledonia, a French archipelago in the South Pacific, is preparing for an independence referendum — the last step in a three-decades-long decolonization effort. Sunday's vote is key to settling tensions between the native Kanaks, who once suffered from strict segregation policies,...
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Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke arrives for an event with President Donald Trump on the opioid crisis, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 01, 2018 - 4:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department's internal watchdog has referred an investigation of Secretary Ryan Zinke to the Justice Department, signaling a potential escalation amid a series of inquiries into Zinke's conduct. Two people familiar with the investigation said Interior's office of...
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Passengers who get off an Aegean Airlines plane are welcomed with cookies, after landing at Skopje International Airport, Macedonia, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Direct flights between Macedonia and Greece are set to resume after more than a decade, amid a thaw in relations following a deal to rename Macedonia "North Macedonia." (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
November 01, 2018 - 12:29 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia and Greece have restarted direct commercial flights after more than a decade following an agreement to try and end a long-standing dispute over the Balkan republic's name. Macedonian Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani was on the Olympic Airlines flight to the...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, listens to Technology Minister Mustafa Varank at a defence technology development meeting, in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Turkey's state-run news agency says the Turkish military has shelled positions held by U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters across the border east of the Euphrates River in Syria, killing four Kurdish fighters and wounding six others. The attack came a day after Erdogan said Turkey has finalized plans for a "comprehensive and effective" operation to drive out Kurdish militia from the region.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
November 01, 2018 - 8:55 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to take "constructive steps" toward strengthening ties. In a telephone call Thursday, Turkish officials said the two leaders also discussed Syria and agreed to maintain "...
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November 01, 2018 - 4:31 am
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a half-naked woman fell twice through a restaurant's ceiling and landed in its kitchen. News outlets report 26-year-old Harley C. Morton was arrested Tuesday on charges including trespassing and disorderly conduct. A Kingsport police report says a...
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October 31, 2018 - 9:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses are having a harder time finding holiday staffers this year as they try to compete with big players like Amazon for a shrinking labor pool. Human resources consultants say owners need to get creative in where they look, and what they offer prospective hires. Here...
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Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of the killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, reacts as she speaks during a memorial event for her fiancee at the Mechanical Engineers Institute in London, Monday Oct. 29, 2018. The Al Sharq Forum think tank and Middle East Monitor have organised the event in honour of the murdered journalist Khashoggi who died in the Saudi consulate in Turkey. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
October 30, 2018 - 6:56 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi has called on President Donald Trump and other leaders to ensure that his death in Istanbul is not covered up, while Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor on Tuesday visited the Saudi Consulate where officials from his government...
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October 30, 2018 - 1:41 pm
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — The director of a hospital in northwestern Cameroon says an American missionary from Indiana has died after being caught in the crossfire of bullets not intended for him. Kingue Thomson Njie, director of the Bamenda regional hospital, said Charles Trumann Wesco was shot in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, an exchange shop displays rates for various currencies, in downtown Tehran, Iran. A battle is brewing between the Trump administration and some of the president’s biggest supporters in Congress who are concerned that sanctions to be re-imposed on Iran early next month won’t be tough enough. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
October 28, 2018 - 9:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A battle is brewing between the Trump administration and some of the president's biggest supporters in Congress who are concerned that sanctions to be re-imposed on Iran early next month won't be tough enough. As President Donald Trump prepares to re-impose a second batch of Iran...
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October 28, 2018 - 1:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some allies of Jeff Sessions say they want the White House to allow for a graceful exit for an attorney general they believe has carried out the administration's agenda even while enduring the president's fury. It seems unlikely that efforts to soften an eventual firing would find...
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