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People protest against crimes committed by the police against black people in the favelas, outside the Rio de Janeiro's state government, Brazil, Sunday, May 31, 2020. The protest, called "Black lives matter," was interrupted when police used tear gas to disperse people. "I can't breathe", said some of the demonstrators, alluding to the George Floyd's death. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Associated Press
May 31, 2020 - 10:53 pm
LONDON (AP) — Nations around the world have watched in horror at the civil unrest in the United States following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer pressed his knee on his neck until he stopped breathing. Racism-tinged events no longer startle even America’...
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Bombers from Barksdale head for Indian Ocean
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Thomas Perumean
January 08, 2020 - 8:08 am
Media reports say six B-52 bombers from Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City have been deployed to the Indian Ocean as tensions rise in the Middle East following the U-S airstrike that killed an Iranian leader. The reports say the bombers went to Diego Garcia, a British ruled island in the...
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Associated Press
January 08, 2020 - 7:13 am
(AP) — Commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the Middle East to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. Changed flight plans were expected to inconvenience as many as 15,000 passengers per day, lengthen flight times by an average of 30...
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Associated Press
October 18, 2019 - 10:04 am
CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities say they backed off an attempt to capture a son of drug trafficker Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman after cartel gunmen shooting heavy weapons and burning vehicles that paralyzed the capital of Mexico's Sinaloa state — apparently outgunning lawmen. Twenty-one...
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President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
September 25, 2019 - 11:26 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced the "first stage of a phenomenal new trade agreement" with Japan. It's not immediately clear from Trump's comments on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly what that "first stage" includes. But Washington and Japan — which is the world...
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
September 24, 2019 - 10:08 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): 11:05 a.m. President Donald Trump says a few social media platforms are acquiring immense power "over what we can see and over what we are allowed to say." Trump extensively uses social media...
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President Donald Trump listens during the United Nations Climate Action Summit during the General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
September 23, 2019 - 11:36 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump says another meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "could happen soon." Trump didn't elaborate Monday at the start of UN meetings in New York about a possible fourth meeting with Kim over the North's expanding nuclear program. North Korean...
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Associated Press
September 23, 2019 - 8:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden's son in a summer phone call with Ukraine's new leader, as Democrats pressed for investigations into whether Trump improperly used his office to try to dig up damaging information about a...
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Afghans travel in convoy with cars decorated with black flags and portraits of late Commander Ahmad Shah Massoud marking the 18th anniversary of his death, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Afghans are bracing for a possible new wave of Taliban violence after President Donald Trump abruptly called off talks with the insurgent group, which vows to continue its fight against what it calls "foreign occupation." (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
WWL Newsroom
September 09, 2019 - 9:07 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghans braced for a possible new wave of Taliban violence on Monday after President Donald Trump abruptly called off talks with the insurgent group, which vows to continue its fight against what it calls "foreign occupation." Trump's surprise weekend announcement came...
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Johnny Lopez
September 05, 2019 - 10:03 am
Many things go into picking the ultimate vacation, such as budget, weather, local attractions, and dining options. But regardless if you’re spending a week on the beach or traipsing through one of the biggest cities in the world, everyone wants to feel safe when they’re playing tourist. With that...
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