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Lawyer: Kushner used personal email for some WH messages
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, used his personal email account on dozens of occasions to communicate with colleagues in the White House, his lawyer said Sunday. Between January and August, Kushner either received or responded to fewer than 100 emails from
Merkel wins 4th term as nationalists enter German parliament
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BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term Sunday, but now faces the tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two disparate new partners after voters weakened her conservatives and a nationalist, anti-migrant party surged into parliament. Merkel's center-left
Bali volcano eruption fears spark exodus of more than 35,000
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BALI, Indonesia (AP) — More than 35,000 people have fled a menacing volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing it will erupt for the first time in more than half a century as increasing tremors rattle the region. The numbers Sunday from disaster officials are more than double
Trump replaces travel ban with new restrictions
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Citizens of more than half a dozen countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday that will replace his expiring travel ban. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North
The Latest: Mexico quake death toll rises to 319
    1 days 11 hours ago
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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Mexico's earthquake (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Mexican authorities say the death toll from Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake is continuing to grow. It now stands at 319, with more than half of those in the capital. Civil Defense chief Luis Felipe
UN official: Global community must step up Rohingya aid
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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is "the most urgent refugee emergency in the world" right now. Filippo Grandi told reporters in the Bangladeshi town of Cox's Bazar that
Spain, Catalonia tussle over who controls the Mossos police
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's central government and regional Catalan authorities tussled Saturday over who controls the regional police force that is considered key to the success of a planned Oct. 1 independence vote for the northeastern region. The Catalan government has already vowed to
Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
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GUAJATACA, Puerto Rico (AP) — Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration's response but called for the emergency loosening of rules long blamed for condemning the U.S. territory to second-class
US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea
    2 days 21 hours ago
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. The Pentagon said the mission in international airspace
Merkel bids for fourth term as Germans head to the polls
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BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel is widely expected to win a fourth term in office as Germans go to the polls — and this election is also likely to see the farthest right-wing party in 60 years, the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany, win seats in parliament. Merkel has campaigned on
Spain makes new arrest in Barcelona attacks investigation
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MADRID (AP) — A man was arrested Friday for alleged links to the extremist cell in last month's attacks in Barcelona and a nearby town that killed 16 people, Spain's Interior Ministry said. The 24-year-old suspect of Moroccan origin purchased materials for explosives in his name and he
5 things to know about N. Korean leader's rebuke of Trump
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — On the surface it seems like more of the same: North Korea responds to another threat by U.S. President Donald Trump by calling him a "deranged" old man who will "pay dearly" for his insults. These words, however, carry the weight of an unprecedented personal rebuke
Filipino protesters slam martial law, killings under Duterte
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of protesters marked the anniversary of the 1972 martial law declaration by late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos with an outcry against what they say is the current president's authoritarian tendencies and his brutal crackdown on illegal
Trapped girl a symbol for Mexico's quake rescue efforts
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MEXICO CITY (AP) — A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil for Mexico, much of it broadcast across the nation as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to pick away unstable debris and reach
In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to 'destroy' North Korea
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump has vowed to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the renegade nation's nuclear weapons program, making his case in a combative debut speech to the U.N. that laid out a stark, good-vs-evil view of a
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