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FILE - In this Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018 file photo, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a press conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on WHO Ebola operations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N. health agency is rife with racism, sexism and corruption, after a series of anonymous emails with the explosive charges were sent to top managers last year. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/keystone via AP, File)
January 17, 2019 - 12:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on misconduct allegations at the World Health Organization (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The World Health Organization has confirmed it is investigating allegations of misconduct following an Associated Press story that revealed its chief ordered an internal probe to examine...
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January 17, 2019 - 12:00 am
AP EXPLAINS-BORDER WALL-DRUGS AP Explains: Trump says wall will stop drugs, facts differ PHOENIX (AP) — In his demands that Congress set aside $5.7 billion for a border wall, President Donald Trump insists a physical barrier would stop heroin entering the U.S. from Mexico. But U.S. statistics,...
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January 17, 2019 - 12:00 am
LOUISIANA BUDGET Stalemate over Louisiana income forecast reaches third month BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — For three consecutive months, Louisiana's forecasting panel has debated economists' suggestions to boost income estimates, making millions more available for spending. Each time, the meeting ends...
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January 17, 2019 - 12:00 am
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION-MISSISSIPPI Mississippi graduation rate hits new record of 84 percent JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is graduating a greater share of its high school students than ever before. The Mississippi Department of Education said Thursday that 84 percent of public school seniors...
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January 16, 2019 - 12:00 am
BISHOP'S FUNERAL Pioneering black Catholic bishop buried in Mississippi (Information from: WLOX-TV, http://www.wlox.com ) BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners are saluting the legacy of the first African-American to lead a Catholic diocese in the 20th century as he's laid to rest in...
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January 16, 2019 - 12:00 am
BOAT CAPSIZES 2 missing after boat capsizes in lower Mississippi River (Information from: WDSU-TV, http://www.wdsu.com ) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two people are missing after a boat capsized in the lower Mississippi River. The Coast Guard says it received a report about 10:40 a.m. Wednesday of a capsized...
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January 16, 2019 - 12:00 am
ELECTION 2020-CASTRO-NEW HAMPSHIRE 2020 hopeful Castro tells NH voters that 'everyone counts' MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democrat Julian Castro is in New Hampshire for the first time as a presidential candidate, and his message to voters is that he believes "everyone counts." The former Obama...
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January 15, 2019 - 12:50 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese court says it's rejected latest bail request for detained Nissan ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn. .
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Israeli police stands at the door to the Dome of the Rock mosque confronted by Palestinians, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Scuffles broke out at the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City on Monday after guards at the mosque refused to allow an Israeli policeman to enter for a routine security check because he was wearing a Jewish skullcap known as a kippah. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
January 14, 2019 - 10:55 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Scuffles broke out at the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City on Monday after guards at the mosque refused to allow an Israeli policeman to enter for a routine security check because he was wearing a Jewish skullcap known as a kippah, a Palestinian official said. Firas Dibs, a...
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Carnations lay on the grave of former German socialists' leader Rosa Luxemburg at a cemetery Berlin, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. Prominent figures from the country's left have paid tribute to the founders of the German Communist Party and other socialistic heroes. With the event they are marking the 100th anniversary of the deaths of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, who were killed Jan. 15, 1919, by right-wing militiamen during a failed uprising. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 13, 2019 - 7:51 am
BERLIN (AP) — Left-wing German politicians and supporters have gathered at a Berlin cemetery to honor two communist leaders who were killed 100 years ago in the turbulent aftermath of World War I. Leaders of the opposition Left Party laid wreaths honoring Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht at the...
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