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President Donald Trump walks off the stage after he speaks at campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
September 24, 2017 - 7:57 am
The NFL's players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game, a long-running feud that looms large toward another potential work stoppage after the 2020 season. The two sides in the nation's most popular professional sports league united on Saturday in a...
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September 24, 2017 - 7:21 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — As lawmakers propose banning the sale of shark fins in the U.S., a pair of scientists is pushing back, saying the effort might actually harm attempts to conserve the marine predators. Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey introduced a bill this year designed to prevent...
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September 24, 2017 - 7:21 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — As lawmakers propose banning the sale of shark fins in the U.S., a pair of scientists is pushing back, saying the effort might actually harm attempts to conserve the marine predators. Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey introduced a bill this year designed to prevent...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
September 24, 2017 - 7:17 am
The NFL's players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game, a long-running feud that looms large toward another potential work stoppage after the 2020 season. The two sides in the nation's most popular professional sports league united on Saturday in a...
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September 24, 2017 - 6:59 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan says Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing a young girl and wounding two other people. The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said the shooting took place late Saturday, in violation of a 2003 cease-fire agreement. There was no...
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British actor and director Ralph Fiennes, left, shakes hands with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, during a meeting, in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Fiennes has received Serbian passport from the Balkan country's president after he was granted Balkan country's citizenship. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
September 24, 2017 - 6:41 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — British actor and director Ralph Fiennes has received a Serbian passport from the Balkan country's president after he was granted citizenship earlier this month. President Aleksandar Vucic handed the passport to Fiennes at a meeting Sunday in the Serbian presidency building...
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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi visits a school that has been turned to a temporary camp for newly arrived Rohingya Muslims at Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. More than 400,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have poured into Bangladesh since the latest wave of violence exploded in their nearby home of Myanmar last month. The crisis has drawn global condemnation, with the United Nations and human rights groups calling on Myanmar to end what they describe as a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing. (AP Photo/Ziaul Haque Oisharjh)
September 24, 2017 - 6:26 am
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is "the most urgent refugee emergency in the world" right now. Filippo Grandi told reporters in the Bangladeshi town of Cox's Bazar that the...
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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi visits a school that has been turned to a temporary camp for newly arrived Rohingya Muslims at Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. More than 400,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have poured into Bangladesh since the latest wave of violence exploded in their nearby home of Myanmar last month. The crisis has drawn global condemnation, with the United Nations and human rights groups calling on Myanmar to end what they describe as a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing. (AP Photo/Ziaul Haque Oisharjh)
September 24, 2017 - 6:26 am
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is "the most urgent refugee emergency in the world" right now. Filippo Grandi told reporters in the Bangladeshi town of Cox's Bazar that the...
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People pass under Kurdish flags in Irbil, 217 miles (350 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Iraq's Kurdish region will vote on Monday's referendum for Kurdish independence, a vote dismissed as illegal and destabilising by the central government and the international community. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
September 24, 2017 - 6:22 am
KALAK, Iraq (AP) — "For the sake of the sacrifices and blood of the martyrs, let's all say yes for Kurdistan independence," reads a large billboard in the center of Kalak, a small town in Iraq's northern Kurdish region. "Independence is not given, it's taken!" reads another banner hanging below a...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during an election campaign for Sunday's general election, in Heppenheim, Germany, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
September 24, 2017 - 6:10 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Sunday's national election in Germany will sound the starting gun for a renewed debate on fixing flaws in Europe's shared currency to prevent future crises. France's new president Emmanuel Macron has made it clear he is willing to push for change to strengthen the euro and...
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