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  • Sri Lankan prime minister says refugees safe to come home

    CANBERRA, Australia – Sri Lankan asylum seekers held on Pacific island camps who could potentially find new lives in the United States are free to ret ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Rumor the German shepherd wins best in show at Westminster

    NEW YORK – Rumor the German shepherd has become America's top dog.Cheered loudly all around the ring ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Trump knew Flynn misled WH weeks before ouster: officials

    WASHINGTON – Just six days into his presidency, Donald Trump was informed his national security adviser had misled his vice president about contacts w ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • Clues scarce after half-brother of N. Korea leader killed

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The astonishing assassination of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother rippled across Asia on Wednesday as Malaysian ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • Russia cloud over President Trump not likely to fade with Flynn exit

    WASHINGTON – Questions about the Trump administration's ties to Russia are hardly going to disappear with the firing of national security adviser Mich ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 3:33 pm
  • Michael Flynn quit because he'd become 'lightning rod,' Conway says

    WASHINGTON – National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned following reports he misled Vice President Mike Pence about contacts with a Russian ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Rumor has it: German shepherd scores at Westminster dog show

    NEW YORK – She's no longer a Rumor at America's top dog show.A German shepherd called Rumor who just ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Security Council strongly condemns North Korea missile test

    UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned North Korea late Monday over its latest ballistic missile launches and warned of “furthe ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Canada's Trudeau talks trade with Trump at White House

    WASHINGTON – A political odd couple, President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resolutely played up their similarities at thei ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Judge denies request to halt Dakota Access pipeline work

    WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Monday refused to stop construction on the last stretch of the Dakota Access pipeline, which is progressing much faste ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Israel leader's White House trip clouded in uncertainty

    JERUSALEM – Israel’s prime minister heads to Washington this week for a high-profile meeting with President Donald Trump that suddenly is clouded in u ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had misl ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Water level drops at threatened California dam; evacuees might not return home until it's repaired

    OROVILLE, Calif. – Nearly 200,000 people who were ordered to leave their homes after a California spillway threatened to unleash a 30-foot wall of wat ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Library of Congress store removes misspelled Trump poster

    WASHINGTON – An inauguration poster of President Donald Trump that included a misspelling in a quote has been removed from the online store of the Lib ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:34 pm
  • The new civics course in schools: How to avoid fake news

    WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:37 am
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