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White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speaks to members of the media at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 27, 2017 - 9:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After wrongly asserting that someone "leaked" information about his finances, newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is talking tough about cracking down on Trump administration leaks and threatening to get federal investigators involved. Scaramucci...
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July 27, 2017 - 9:47 am
For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases. According to MIT Technology Review, the experiment was just an exercise in science — the embryos were not allowed to develop for...
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In this Wednesday, June 28, 2017, photo, Guo Xin poses with his 1966 MT GT Fastback, left, and 2005 GT convertible at his garage in Beijing. A former race car driver, Guo finds Mustangs tougher and more fun to drive than European or Japanese sports cars. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
July 27, 2017 - 9:33 am
DETROIT (AP) — On any given day this summer, you might find 97-year-old Lennart Ribring driving his 2016 Ford Mustang GT on a winding road near his home in Sweden. Or you might see Chris Fitzpatrick polishing his 1967 Mustang convertible in Auckland, New Zealand. Guo Xin might be working on a...
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July 27, 2017 - 9:33 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran successfully launched a satellite-carrying rocket into space on Thursday, the country's state media reported without elaborating. Iranian state television described the launch as involving a "Simorgh" rocket that is capable of carrying a satellite weighing 250 kilograms (...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 6, 2017 file photo tourists take photographs the Herod Atticus theater and Parthenon temple atop of Acropolis hill during a three-hour work stoppage in Athens. The Acropolis and other ancient monuments and museums in Athens will be open this weekend after Greek Culture Ministry employees called off a two-day strike. The ministry workers' union says it took its decision following a meeting late Wednesday July 26, 2017, with Greece's Culture Minister, who, it said, took a "responsible" approach to employees' demands. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)
July 27, 2017 - 9:30 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Acropolis and other ancient monuments and museums in Athens will be open this weekend after Greek Culture Ministry employees called off a planned two-day strike. The ministry workers' union says it took its decision following a meeting late Wednesday with Greece's culture...
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, arrives for a vote as the Republican-run Senate rejected a GOP proposal to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at the Capitol in Washington. President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., have been stymied by opposition from within the Republican ranks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 27, 2017 - 9:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — They couldn't pass a repeal of "Obamacare," or find the votes for a White House-backed replacement. So now Senate Republicans are lowering their sights and trying to unite behind a so-called "skinny repeal" that would merely undo just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack...
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July 27, 2017 - 9:00 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A woman hit by a police car while she was jogging in suburban Atlanta has died of her injuries. News media outlets report the DeKalb County medical examiner says 66-year-old Janet Pickney died Tuesday night. She was struck while jogging about 7:30 a.m. that day. DeKalb County Police...
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Sea ice melts on the Franklin Strait along the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Because of climate change, more sea ice is being lost each summer than is being replenished in winters. Less sea ice coverage also means that less sunlight will be reflected off the surface of the ocean in a process known as the albedo effect. The oceans will absorb more heat, further fueling global warming. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
July 27, 2017 - 8:59 am
THE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) — For much of the year, the Arctic appears as a crumpled white sheet of ice and snow before great chunks break off around the edges in spring, forming a sea of floes that gently dance across the frigid waters. The floating ice slowly shrinks throughout summer until another...
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Authorities stand near the Fire Ball amusement ride after the ride malfunctioned injuring several at the Ohio State Fair, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. Some of the victims were thrown from the ride when it malfunctioned Wednesday night, said Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Steve Martin. (Barbara J. Perenic/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
July 27, 2017 - 8:56 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Fair will open Thursday one day after a man was killed and seven other people were injured when a thrill ride broke apart, but the rides won't be running until they all are deemed safe, officials state. Video captured by a bystander at the fair Wednesday evening...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2017, file photo, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference in Tehran, Iran. The Trump administration is pushing for inspections of suspicious Iranian military sites in a bid to test the strength of the nuclear deal that President Donald Trump desperately wants to cancel, senior U.S. officials said. The inspections are one element of what is designed to be a more aggressive approach to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
July 27, 2017 - 8:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is pushing for inspections of suspicious Iranian military sites in a bid to test the strength of the nuclear deal that President Donald Trump desperately wants to cancel, senior U.S. officials said. The inspections are one element of what is designed to be...
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