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Map locates Lattakia, Syria, where Russian military says one of its jets disappeared; 1c x 2 1/2 inches; 46.5 mm x 63 mm;
September 18, 2018 - 8:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean Sea, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday. It blamed Israel for the crash, saying the plane was caught in the crossfire as four Israeli fighters attacked...
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Glenn Weiss, right, winner of the award for outstanding directing for a variety special for "The Oscars" and Jan Svendsen pose in the press room after getting engaged at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
September 18, 2018 - 8:10 am
"The Proposal." It was a 2009 movie starring Sandra Bullock, but now will forever be the informal title of the 2018 Emmys telecast, thanks to a memorable romantic gesture from Emmy-winning director Glenn Weiss — who summoned the courage to propose to his girlfriend on live TV. She said yes — thank...
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FILE - This Friday Sept. 15, 2017 file photo shows the new logo of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance during a press conference in Paris, France. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi said Tuesday Sept. 18, 2018 that Google is teaming up with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to add the search giant’s Android mobile operating system to the auto alliance’s dashboard media systems. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
September 18, 2018 - 7:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Google is teaming up with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to add the internet giant's Android mobile operating system to the auto alliance's dashboard media systems. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi said Tuesday that it's entering into a technology partnership with Google to embed Android-based...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, South Korean singer Ailee poses for photos on the red carpet of the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong. South Korean President Moon Jae-in heads to his meeting with North Korea’s leader with a huge civilian entourage including the third-generation heir of South Korea’s largest business group and a Colorado-born pop diva nicknamed the “Korean Beyonce.” (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
September 18, 2018 - 6:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The huge civilian entourage Seoul sent to the latest inter-Korean summit includes the third-generation heir of South Korea's largest business group and a Colorado-born pop diva nicknamed the "Korean Beyonce." President Moon Jae-in's office said the 52-member "special"...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un react after signing a guest book before their summit at the headquarters of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP)
September 18, 2018 - 6:43 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in began his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday with possibly his hardest mission to date — brokering some kind of compromise to keep North Korea's talks with Washington from imploding and pushing ahead with his...
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September 18, 2018 - 5:41 am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian authorities say 100 people have died in flooding after heavy rains in recent days. A spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency tells The Associated Press that the deaths have occurred in 10 states and that the toll could rise. The Nigeria Hydrological...
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September 18, 2018 - 5:32 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union regulators have opened an in-depth investigation into whether automakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen colluded to limit the development and roll-out of car emission control systems. The EU Commission said Tuesday that it had received information that BMW, Daimler,...
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September 18, 2018 - 2:45 am
FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of OPEC says the oil cartel must stick together for the good of the global economy as Iran faces renewed U.S. sanctions. OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo says that "Iran is not only a founding member of OPEC, it's a very important member...
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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt speaks during aN interview with The Associated Press at British Embassy in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Hunt said it’s time for North Korea to take concrete actions toward eliminating its nuclear weapons. Hunt told that Britain is ready to relax economic sanctions on North Korea when there is concrete evidence of a change from the North Korean side. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
September 18, 2018 - 2:41 am
TOKYO (AP) — The U.K.'s top diplomat says Britain will flourish with or without an agreement on its exit from the European Union. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said in an interview Tuesday in Tokyo that he is cautiously optimistic a deal will be reached, but that "there's a lot of work to do to get...
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In this Aug. 25, 2018, photo, Omir Bekali, right, an outspoken critic of China's internment camps for Muslims, poses for a picture with his children Aisha, left, and Ibrahim in a cafe in Istanbul. Bekali who now lives in Istanbul said Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, that his wife and son face potential deportation to China because Turkish authorities might bar them from entering the country. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
September 18, 2018 - 2:35 am
BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken critic of China's internment camps who now lives in Istanbul says his wife and son face potential deportation to China because Turkish authorities might bar them from entering the country. Omir Bekali, a Kazakh national, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Turkish...
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