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Jared Kushner says he has 'nothing to hide' on Russia
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WASHINGTON (AP) — WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is denying that President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia, saying in a statement ahead of congressional interviews that he has "nothing to hide." The 11-page statement provided to The Associated Press
Suicide car bombing kills 24, wounds 42 in Afghan capital
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul's police chief spokesman said. The attack occurred in a western Kabul neighborhood
Suicide bombing kills 12, injures 10 more in Afghan capital
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bomb killed 12 people as well as the bomber and injured another 10 people early Monday morning in a western neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital where several prominent politicians reside, a government official said. Investigators were still at the
Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor
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TOKYO (AP) — Images captured by an underwater robot showed massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. The robot found large amounts of solidified lava-like rocks and lumps in layers as thick as 1
9 die in immigrant-smuggling attempt in sweltering truck
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — At least nine people died after being crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what authorities said on Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong. The driver was arrested, and nearly 20 others
2 Jordanians killed, 1 Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy
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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building at the Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said. Israeli media reported Monday that an Israeli security guard opened fire
8 found dead in sweltering truck in immigrant smuggling case
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities called to a Walmart parking lot found eight people dead and 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, victims of what police said Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling operation gone wrong. The driver was arrested, officials said. It
Philippine Congress extends martial law in south amid siege
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Congress on Saturday overwhelmingly approved the president's appeal for martial law in the south to be extended to the end of the year to help troops quell a two-month siege by Islamic State group-linked militants and stamp out similar extremist plots in
Venezuelans protest Maduro's plan to rewrite constitution
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A few thousand protesters attempted to reach Venezuela's Supreme Court Saturday before clashing with national guardsmen and largely dispersing by late afternoon — a disappointing turnout for opponents of President Nicolas Maduro eight days before he launches the
Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared to occupy the president's mind as the day
Israeli troops placed on high alert after deadly stabbings
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military fortified its troops in the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years erupted over tensions at the Holy Land's most
US bans travel for Americans to NKorea after Warmbier death
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WASHINGTON (AP) — American citizens will be barred by the U.S. from traveling to North Korea beginning next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country, the State Department said Friday. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson decided to impose a "geographical travel
Police: Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An errant U.S. airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police officers and wounded two others, Helmand provincial police chief Abdul Ghafar Safi said Saturday. The death toll in Friday's airstrike was determined after a site inspection of the
Minneapolis chief resigns after shooting of Australian woman
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau says she is "willing to step aside to let a fresh set of leadership eyes" be in charge of the department, which has been criticized in the wake of last weekend's fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had called
Qatar's ruler voices willingness to talk to solve Arab rift
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar's ruling emir said on Friday that his embattled Gulf nation remains open to dialogue with four Arab countries that have isolated it, but that any resolution to the crisis must respect his country's sovereignty. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani made the