The Associated Press

May 22, 2019 - 1:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — Air China Ltd., one of China's three major state-owned airlines, is joining carriers that are asking Boeing Co. for compensation for the grounding of their 737 Max jetliners following two fatal crashes. An employee of Air China's publicity department said Wednesday the carrier also...
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May 21, 2019 - 6:49 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine. Doctors said Tuesday that the respiratory, nervous and digestive systems of the six — four girls and two...
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A rescue worker, top in red, hangs from the Eiffel Tower while a climber is seen below him between two iron columns Monday, May 20, 2019 in Paris. The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after a person has tried to scale it. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 20, 2019 - 4:30 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come down for several hours. Members of a special firefighter climbing unit and police negotiators eventually persuaded the man to surrender, a Paris police...
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May 20, 2019 - 1:14 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — They were only expecting five. In the end there were six of them. Poland welcomed Monday what are considered to be its first ever sextuplets and all six babies and their 29-year-old mother are said to be doing well. The babies, four of whom are girls, were born through...
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May 20, 2019 - 8:19 am
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least seven people are dead after an attack in Koury, near the West African country's troubled border with Burkina Faso. Amadou Sangho, spokesman for the Interior Security Ministry, said the dead include four civilians, two gendarmes and a customs...
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May 18, 2019 - 1:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told lawmakers that it probably will cost more to care for migrants crossing into the United States from Mexico than the $2.9 billion in emergency money requested just two weeks ago. The White House has released a letter from the acting budget saying "...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train is displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. The Trump administration cancelled nearly $1 billion in federal money for California's high-speed rail project Thursday, May 16, 2019, further throwing into question the future of the ambitious plan to connect Los Angeles and San Francisco. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
May 16, 2019 - 5:39 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration cancelled nearly $1 billion Thursday in federal money for California's high-speed rail project, further throwing into question the future of the ambitious plan to connect Los Angeles and San Francisco. The administration said it might also try to...
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May 16, 2019 - 1:23 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways is set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011. It says the first fight will land at Damascus International Airport on Saturday, with the Iraqi transport minister on...
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May 16, 2019 - 12:04 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Goodwill store got a donation it didn't need or expect — a grenade. The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office said workers found the grenade in a donation bin Wednesday afternoon and called 911. TCPalm reports that the bomb squad arrived and the Port St. Lucie...
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President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr attend the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 15, 2019 - 4:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr tried out a little contempt humor on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, with interesting results. The setting was the National Peace Officers Memorial Day service Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol. Barr and Pelosi were in the crowd waiting for President Donald...
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