In this image taken from video Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gives evidence to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee in Portcullis House, London Wednesday March 21, 2018. Johnson said Russia carried out a nerve-agent attack on British soil because the U.K. has "time and again called out Russia over its abuses" of human rights and democratic values. (PA via AP)
March 22, 2018 - 6:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has denounced British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's statement comparing the World Cup in Russia to the Olympics hosted by Nazi Germany as "utterly disgusting." The tough response marks an escalating war of words between Moscow and London over the poisoning in...
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March 21, 2018 - 3:49 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A former Atlanta Hawks employee is accusing the professional basketball club of discriminating against white people and firing her after she complained. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Margo Kline filed a lawsuit Friday seeking punitive damages and a trial. The lawsuit says...
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FILE- This March 10, 2018 file photo shows the main span of the a pedestrian bridge being positioned to connect the City of Sweetwater to Florida International University near Miami. The 950- ton new bridge collapsed, Thursday, March 15, 2018, over several cars causing fatalities and injuries. Documents obtained by The Associated Press through a public records request show that the Florida Department of Transportation in October 2016 ordered Florida International University and its contractors to move the bridge's main, signature pylon 11 feet north to the edge of a canal, widening the distance the crossing would gap between its supports and requiring a new base structural design. (Pedro Portal/ The Miami Herald via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 6:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Construction of the pedestrian bridge that collapsed and killed six people in the Miami area was behind schedule and millions over budget, in part because of a key change in the design and placement of one of its support towers. Documents obtained by The Associated Press through a...
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March 20, 2018 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After Shepard Smith set off some internal Fox News Channel bickering over his description of "entertaining" opinion programming, a glance at the cable television rankings reveals the extent to which political talk has become a pastime for millions of Americans. The Nielsen company...
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March 20, 2018 - 5:02 am
BERLIN (AP) — Budget airline Ryanair says it is taking an initial 24.9 percent stake in an Austrian-based airline being set up by former Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda. It plans to raise its holding to 75 percent. LaudaMotion is the successor to Niki, long a subsidiary of bankrupt Air Berlin, which...
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A U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter jet, bottom, lands at the Osan U.S. Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. At a potentially pivotal moment of diplomacy with North Korea, the Pentagon said Monday that annual U.S.-South Korean military exercises that had been postponed for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will begin April 1. (Hong Gi-won/Yonhap via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 3:44 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Annual U.S.-South Korean military drills that infuriate North Korea will begin on April 1 but will likely be more low-key than past years ahead of highly anticipated summits among the countries' leaders. This year's drills were postponed during the Pyeongchang Olympics,...
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Republican congressional candidate Danny Tarkanian talks with a reporter Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Clark County Government Center in Las Vegas about President Donald Trump asking him to switch from running for U.S. Senate to running for a Congress seat in Nevada. Tarkanian said Trump was "adamant," and said that he plans as a Congressman to be a steadfast supporter of Trump and his policies. (AP Photo/Ken Ritter)
March 16, 2018 - 6:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Donald Trump cleared a primary election path for one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans running for re-election this year by persuading U.S. Sen. Dean Heller's Republican opponent to drop out of the race and instead run for a House seat. Republican Danny Tarkanian...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, centre, is briefed by members of the police as she views the area where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill, in Salisbury, England, Thursday, March 15, 2018. May on Wednesday expelled 23 Russian diplomats, severed high-level contacts and vowed both open and covert action following the incident. (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 10:31 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England (all times local): 5:25 p.m. England manager Gareth Southgate says there's "no doubt" that his soccer team should be going to the World Cup despite Russia being blamed for poisoning a former spy in the U.K. British Prime...
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March 14, 2018 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a Democratic National Committee employee who was killed in 2016 allege Fox News exploited the slaying of their son as a "political football." Joel and Mary Rich claim in a lawsuit that Fox News, a reporter and a guest commentator used "lies, misrepresentations and...
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A protester holds up a banner during a rally demanding peace on the Korean Peninsula near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 12, 2018. Trump administration officials said Sunday there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before a first-ever meeting of the two nation's leaders beyond the North's promise not to resume nuclear testing and missile flights or publicly criticize U.S.-South Korean military exercises. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 12, 2018 - 5:14 am
TOKYO (AP) — News of the planned summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent shockwaves around the globe. But in North Korea — as of Monday, several days after the announcement — not a word about it had been reported by the state-run media. Pyongyang has been...
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