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July 20, 2017 - 10:06 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has urged North Korea to accept its offers for talks as Pyongyang continues to ignore Seoul's proposal for a military meeting to ease animosities along their tense border. South Korea's Defense Ministry said it has become difficult to hold the meeting Seoul had...
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July 20, 2017 - 10:06 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has urged North Korea to accept its offers for talks as Pyongyang continues to ignore Seoul's proposal for a military meeting to ease animosities along their tense border. South Korea's Defense Ministry said it has become difficult to hold the meeting Seoul had...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo, CIA Director Mike Pompeo listens while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Pompeo says Russia is interested in staying in Syria, partly because they “love to stick it to America.” Asked if Russia is America’s friend or adversary, Pompeo replied: “It’s complicated.” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
July 20, 2017 - 10:06 pm
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Russia has no plans to leave Syria and will continue to try to meddle in U.S. affairs to "stick it to America." He reiterated his belief that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election and described the U.S.-Russia...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo, CIA Director Mike Pompeo listens while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Pompeo says Russia is interested in staying in Syria, partly because they “love to stick it to America.” Asked if Russia is America’s friend or adversary, Pompeo replied: “It’s complicated.” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
July 20, 2017 - 10:06 pm
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Russia has no plans to leave Syria and will continue to try to meddle in U.S. affairs to "stick it to America." He reiterated his belief that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election and described the U.S.-Russia...
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A man lies on the ground as other tourists stand outside a bar after an earthquake on the Greek island of Kos early Friday, July 21, 2017. A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands and Turkey's Aegean coast early Friday morning, damaging buildings and a port and killing at least two people, authorities said. (Kostoday.gr via AP)
July 20, 2017 - 10:01 pm
KOS, Greece (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands early Friday morning, damaging buildings and a port, killing at least two people and causing more than 100 injuries, authorities said. The island of Kos was nearest to the epicenter and appeared to be the worst-hit, with two deaths and...
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A man lies on the ground as other tourists stand outside a bar after an earthquake on the Greek island of Kos early Friday, July 21, 2017. A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands and Turkey's Aegean coast early Friday morning, damaging buildings and a port and killing at least two people, authorities said. (Kostoday.gr via AP)
July 20, 2017 - 10:01 pm
KOS, Greece (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands early Friday morning, damaging buildings and a port, killing at least two people and causing more than 100 injuries, authorities said. The island of Kos was nearest to the epicenter and appeared to be the worst-hit, with two deaths and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2016 file photo, a customer compares a jet black iPhone 7, right, with her iPhone 6 at the Apple Store in Chicago. Apple Inc.’s iPhones are assembled in China and count as a Chinese export to the United States. But China’s contribution to the iPhone’s value is as little as $5 for labor and $10 for basic components. Most of the iPhone’s retail price of up to $870 flows to Apple or to Asian or U.S. technology suppliers. Those figures don’t show up in the U.S.-Chinese trade balance. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
July 20, 2017 - 9:59 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Is the outsize role played by China's government in its economy to blame for its multibillion-dollar trade surpluses with the United States? Yes, says U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. But economists say while Beijing hampers access to its markets, the bulk of China's trade...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2016 file photo, a customer compares a jet black iPhone 7, right, with her iPhone 6 at the Apple Store in Chicago. Apple Inc.’s iPhones are assembled in China and count as a Chinese export to the United States. But China’s contribution to the iPhone’s value is as little as $5 for labor and $10 for basic components. Most of the iPhone’s retail price of up to $870 flows to Apple or to Asian or U.S. technology suppliers. Those figures don’t show up in the U.S.-Chinese trade balance. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
July 20, 2017 - 9:59 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Is the outsize role played by China's government in its economy to blame for its multibillion-dollar trade surpluses with the United States? Yes, says U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. But economists say while Beijing hampers access to its markets, the bulk of China's trade...
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July 20, 2017 - 9:52 pm
KOS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on an earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and nearby Greek islands (all times local): 4:40 a.m. Greek officials say more than 100 people have been injured in a powerful earthquake that shook islands and Turkey's Aegean coast in the middle of the night. Giorgos...
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July 20, 2017 - 9:52 pm
KOS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on an earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and nearby Greek islands (all times local): 4:40 a.m. Greek officials say more than 100 people have been injured in a powerful earthquake that shook islands and Turkey's Aegean coast in the middle of the night. Giorgos...
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