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Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive
Fri, 26 May 2017 04:43:41 -0600
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their…
CEO pay by the numbers: How big were last year's raises?
Fri, 26 May 2017 04:35:25 -0600
The typical big-company CEO raked in $11.5 million last year in salary, stock and other compensation, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's an 8.5 percent raise from a year earlier, the biggest…
Egypt: Gunmen attack Christians, killing at least 23
Fri, 26 May 2017 04:22:51 -0600
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian state TV says 23 people were killed and 25 wounded in an attack by gunmen on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of Cairo.
10 Things to Know for Today
Fri, 26 May 2017 04:15:59 -0600
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Mudslide, floods in Sri Lanka kill 25; 42 missing
Fri, 26 May 2017 04:16:09 -0600
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Floods and mudslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains in western and southern Sri Lanka left at least 25 dead and 42 missing, the government said Friday.
Sri Lanka says 25 people have died, 42 missing in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain
Fri, 26 May 2017 04:02:52 -0600
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka says 25 people have died, 42 missing in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain.
The Latest: Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'
Fri, 26 May 2017 03:59:26 -0600
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local):
D'oh? No! Homer and 'The Simpsons' team earn Hall tribute
Fri, 26 May 2017 02:49:03 -0600
Steve Sax won two World Series rings, was a five-time All-Star and got nearly 2,000 hits in the big leagues.
US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea
Fri, 26 May 2017 02:43:29 -0600
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials have told the U.S. that they've tightened inspections and policing along the border with North Korea as part of U.N. sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities, the top U.S. diplomat for East…
Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate
Fri, 26 May 2017 02:28:54 -0600
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it…
S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria
Fri, 26 May 2017 02:18:39 -0600
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will allow a civic group to contact North Korea over help in fighting malaria, the first government approval on cross-border civilian exchanges since North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January 2016, officials said…
Pound for pound, Dillard University is a physics powerhouse
Fri, 26 May 2017 01:53:08 -0600
One of the smallest historically black colleges in the U.S. boasts a huge accomplishment: pound for pound, tiny Dillard University in New Orleans graduates more physics majors -- and, notably, more female physics majors -- than far bigger schools with…
Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system
Fri, 26 May 2017 01:24:44 -0600
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian…
Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city
Fri, 26 May 2017 01:19:29 -0600
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — One of Asia's most-wanted militants is still hiding out in a city in the southern Philippines where government forces backed by armored vehicles and helicopters are battling gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, the country's…
Outspoken Chinese law professor, government critic, silenced
Fri, 26 May 2017 01:17:03 -0600
BEIJING (AP) — One of the Chinese government's most vocal critics is finally falling silent.
Alabama executes man for 1982 murder-for-hire
Fri, 26 May 2017 00:14:44 -0600
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An inmate once called the "Houdini" of Alabama's death row for escaping seven past execution dates through legal challenges was put to death early Friday for a 1982 murder-for-hire shooting.
Philippines military chief says top terror suspect is still hiding in besieged city of Marawi
Thu, 25 May 2017 23:50:31 -0600
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Philippines military chief says top terror suspect is still hiding in besieged city of Marawi.
The Latest: Democrat concedes to Gianforte in Montana race
Thu, 25 May 2017 23:48:13 -0600
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the misdemeanor assault case against Greg Gianforte, a Republican candidate for a Montana congressional seat in a special election Thursday. (all times local):
Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south
Thu, 25 May 2017 23:25:52 -0600
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Foreign fighters are among the militants linked to the Islamic State group who are battling government troops in the southern Philippines, an official said Friday.
Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race
Thu, 25 May 2017 23:11:55 -0600
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Republican multimillionaire Greg Gianforte won Montana's only U.S. House seat on Thursday despite being charged a day earlier with assault after witnesses said he grabbed a reporter by the neck and threw him to the ground.