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Dominic Cummings, top advisor to the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, walks towards Downing Street in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
September 15, 2019 - 1:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Some see Dominic Cummings as a strategic genius, while others call him a mayhem-loving anarchist. But everyone seems to have an opinion about British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's most powerful aide — dubbed "Boris' brain" by some. He is an enigmatic backstage operator who shuns...
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September 15, 2019 - 12:00 am
UAW-STRIKE THREAT-THE LATEST The Latest: GM, UAW to resume talks; strike still planned DETROIT (AP) — United Auto Workers says contract talks with General Motors will resume Monday morning, but the threat of a strike remains. Union spokesman Brian Rothenberg says the negotiations are slated to...
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September 15, 2019 - 12:00 am
THREEFOOT BUILDING Hotel in historic skyscraper now set to open in 2020 (Information from: The Meridian Star, http://www.meridianstar.com ) MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Renovations converting a Mississippi city's tallest building into a hotel are now scheduled to be complete in November 2020. Architect...
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FILE- In this May 3, 2018 file photo, Fred Warmbier, right, listens as his wife Cindy Warmbier, speaks of their son Otto Warmbier, an American who died in 2017 days after his release from captivity in North Korea, during a meeting at the United Nations headquarters. An administration official said President Donald Trump will host the parents of Otto Warmbier, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 14, 2019 - 7:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to have dinner Saturday with the parents of an American college student who died in 2017 shortly after being freed from captivity in North Korea. An administration official said Trump was to host the parents of Otto Warmbier, who was convicted of...
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September 14, 2019 - 12:00 am
PHILANTHROPIST'S HOME MOVED Museum will honor washerwoman who funded scholarships (Information from: The Hattiesburg American, http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com ) HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The wood-frame home where a Mississippi washerwoman lived as she scrimped to create a scholarship fund has...
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September 14, 2019 - 12:00 am
PORT COMMISSIONER-FATALITY Tractor hit from behind; port commissioner, 70, killed GALLIANO, La. (AP) — A Louisiana port official has died after an SUV hit the farm tractor he was driving on a highway, throwing him to the street. Louisiana State Police say in a news release that 70-year-old Perry...
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September 14, 2019 - 12:00 am
AP-US-BORDER-PATROL-AGENT-SHOT-TEXAS US border agent wounded, suspect killed during traffic stop BRACKETTVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent was shot and wounded during a traffic stop near the Texas border city of Del Rio and that another agent shot and killed the gunman...
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy address the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) annual meeting entitled "Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis" at the Mystetsky Arsenal Art Center in Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. More than 400 leaders from politics, business and society representing from 26 countries will discuss major global challenges and their impact on Europe, Ukraine and the world. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
September 13, 2019 - 6:58 am
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president said Friday that the United States hasn't only released $250 million in military aid to his country but will also extend an additional $140 million. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told a conference in the capital Kyiv that Ukraine will get the new money on...
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September 13, 2019 - 12:00 am
CUBAN IMMIGRANT DEPORTED Cuban man deported despite traffic-blocking protest NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Cuban man whose pending deportation sparked a traffic-stopping protest this week in New Orleans has been sent back to his homeland. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement service said Yoel Alonso Leal...
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September 13, 2019 - 12:00 am
OFFICER SHOT-HOUSTON Houston police: Officer is shot after suspects beat priest HOUSTON (AP) — Police in Houston say an officer is in surgery after being shot by one of four men who allegedly stole a car at gunpoint and later beat up a priest. At an emotional news conference, Chief Art Acevedo...
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