The Associated Press

July 16, 2019 - 5:49 pm
VIENNA (AP) — The United Nations' nuclear watchdog says it can't confirm rumors that its director general is stepping down for health reasons. The International Atomic Energy Agency's press office told The Associated Press late Tuesday that Director General Yukiya Amano was "in contact with members...
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July 16, 2019 - 3:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's family planning rule (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Planned Parenthood says it won't comply with a Trump administration rule that bars taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions. Jacqueline Ayers, the...
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An alligator floats in the Humboldt Park Lagoon, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Chicago. Officials couldn't say how the creature got there, but traps are being placed around the lagoon in hopes the animal will swim into one and be safely removed. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via AP)
July 15, 2019 - 11:16 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An expert from Florida has been summoned to Chicago to help authorities catch an elusive alligator in a public lagoon. Sections of Humboldt Park are closed Monday while the search continues for the gator, which is at least 4 feet long. Investigators confirmed the sighting last week...
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Polish President Andrzej Duda, right, and Slovakian President Zuzana Caputova, left, attend a military welcome ceremony at the presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, July 15, 2019. Caputova is staying for an official visit in Poland. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
July 15, 2019 - 7:35 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Slovakia's president says central European nations should be following European Union goals and deplored the fact that the region will have no representative among the EU's top leaders. Slovakian President Zuzana Caputova spoke Monday in Warsaw where she was on a visit,...
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Migrants shout outside the Pantheon monument, where illustrious French figures are buried, in the Latin quarter of Paris, Friday, July 12, 2019. Dozens of migrants invaded the Pantheon. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
July 12, 2019 - 11:40 am
PARIS (AP) — Police in Paris have removed scores of people who invaded the famed Pantheon where illustrious French figures are buried, in order to press their demands for residence papers. Police moved into the monument hours after Friday's occupation began and evacuated the occupiers who are...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, photo, an Amazon Echo, center, and a Google Home, right, are displayed in New York. Google contractors are listening to some recordings of people talking to Assistant, either on their phone or through smart speakers such as the Google Home. The company says some of its Dutch language recordings were leaked and that it is investigating. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 11, 2019 - 9:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google contractors regularly listen to and review some recordings of what people say to artificial-intelligence system Google Assistant, via their phone or through smart speakers such as the Google Home. The company acknowledged that humans can access those recordings after...
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This photo provided by the Logan County Sheriff's Office in Oklahoma shows Stephen Jennings. Jennings was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, transporting an open container of liquor and driving with a suspended license after police say they found a rattlesnake, a canister of radioactive powdered uranium and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey during a traffic stop of a vehicle that had been reported stolen. (Logan County, Oklahoma Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 11, 2019 - 5:32 pm
GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — Police in Oklahoma say they found a rattlesnake, a canister of radioactive powdered uranium and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey during a traffic stop of a vehicle that had been reported stolen. The traffic stop happened June 26 in Guthrie, about 30 miles (45...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, a worker pushes bins at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon will spend more than $700 million to provide additional training to about one-third of its U.S. workforce. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
July 11, 2019 - 2:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, needing a more tech-savvy workforce, is offering to pay to retrain its employees and help them switch to more technical jobs at Amazon or elsewhere. The online shopping giant said Thursday that it plans to spend $700 million by 2025 to retrain 100,000 workers, or a third of...
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This photo provided by the Northwest Fire District shows where a driver escaped injury when his car's windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck Wednesday, July 10, 2019 on the outskirts of Tucson, Ariz. Pima County sheriff's Deputy Daniel Jelineo said the black sports car struck the cactus while crossing a median before ending up on the other side of a road and that the cactus ended up slamming into the car's windshield. (Northwest Fire District via AP)
July 10, 2019 - 6:12 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona authorities say a driver escaped injury when his car's windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck Wednesday on the outskirts of Tucson. Pima County sheriff's Deputy Daniel Jelineo said the black sports car struck the cactus while crossing a...
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This combination of photos released by Marvel Entertainment shows costumes from Marvel characters, from left, Matt Murdock’s costume from "Marvel's Daredevil," Luke Cage’s Bullet-Riddled Costume from "Marvel's Luke Cage" and Willis ‘Diamondback’ Stryker’s Light-Up Battle Costume from "Marvel's Luke Cage," which are among hundreds of Marvel items up for auction by Prop Store on Aug. 12-13. (Marvel Entertainment via AP)
July 09, 2019 - 5:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Here's a chance to bring cosplay to a new level. Costumes and props from Marvel comics-based TV shows including "Daredevil" and "Luke Cage" are going on the auction block. The Prop Store, a film and TV memorabilia company, said Tuesday that the sale is set for next month. The...
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