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  • Chinese premier appeals to Washington to avoid 'trade war'

    BEIJING – China's No. 2 leader expressed hope that disputes with U.S. President Donald Trump's government can be settled amicably and warned a "trade ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Pilot radioed in 'Mayday' call before Australian plane crash

    DALLAS – A pilot repeatedly yelled out "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian s ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic c ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • U.S. to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deporta ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 2:20 pm
  • Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in Missouri

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) – Vandals have damaged or tipped over as many as 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in suburban St. Louis, leaving the regi ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Special delivery: US-born panda cub Bao Bao bound for China

    WASHINGTON – The National Zoo is packing up its American-born panda cub, Bao Bao, for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Supreme Court weighs case of Mexican boy slain across border

    WASHINGTON – Sixty feet and the U.S-Mexico border separated the unarmed, 15-year-old Mexican boy and the U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed him with ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month

    BRUSSELS – After President Donald Trump’s raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst tha ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Evacuations ordered amid heavy Northern California rain

    SAN FRANCISCO – Evacuations were ordered in Northern California on Monday and flash-flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks a ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • President Trump taps military strategist H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Fl ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • Conservative group cancels speech by Milo Yiannopoulos

    LOS ANGELES – Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt t ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Russia's ambassador Vitaly Churkin to United Nations dies in New York City at 64

    NEW YORK – Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country's interests as he spar ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:48 pm
  • Vice President Mike Pence tries to reassure anxious Europeans on U.S. support

    BRUSSELS – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and it ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Draft DHS guidelines seek to aggressively detain immigrants

    WASHINGTON – The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in t ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:53 pm
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