The Associated Press

May 25, 2019 - 4:08 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say at least 20 people are dead and many others are missing after suspected extremists ambushed a military and civilian convoy in Nigeria's northeast. The witnesses say the military was relocating civilians to a displacement camp in Damboa on Saturday morning when...
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President Donald Trump, left, asks counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, right, how his demeanor was during yesterday's infrastructure meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. and other Democratic leaders during a meeting to support America's farmers and ranchers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 24, 2019 - 12:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometimes even the president of the United States needs somebody to vouch for him. No, Trump insisted Thursday, he did not have a temper tantrum a day earlier when he cut off a White House meeting with congressional Democrats after just three minutes. To prove it — in the middle...
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May 22, 2019 - 2:42 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Consumer Reports says a new feature of Tesla's Autopilot that automatically changes lanes doesn't work well and could be a safety risk to drivers. The magazine and website tested "Navigate on Autopilot" and found it less competent than human drivers, cutting off other cars without...
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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 - 7:23 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain is defending its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is to support the "brotherly Palestinian people." The Palestinian Authority has rejected the economic conference...
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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 - 12:31 pm
GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. health secretary says the United States has an "excellent relationship with China," but insists rival Taiwan should be granted observer status at the U.N. health agency's biggest yearly gathering. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar spoke to reporters in Geneva...
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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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