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CORRECTS NAME TO Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi speaks during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 20, 2017 - 4:24 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning Trump administration report obtained by The Associated Press. The U.S. grievances, detailed...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2017 file photo, people take the oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In a Los Angeles ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, more than 9,000 new American citizens will hear a newly recorded message from President Donald Trump welcoming them to the country and urging them to help others assimilate to help keep the country "safe, strong and free." It is the first time the message from Trump will be played at the massive swearing-in ceremonies held each month in Southern California. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
September 20, 2017 - 3:22 am
President Donald Trump has issued a videotaped message that is being played for new American citizens at naturalization ceremonies in which he welcomes immigrants to "the American family." The presidential welcome message is a key part of the naturalization ceremony for immigrants who are becoming...
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President Donald Trump meets with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 20, 2017 - 2:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump will be returning to New York next week for a fundraising dinner. An email from Trump's campaign operation is advertising a chance for donors to win tickets to a "...
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In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, Marta Rivera consoles her 10-year-old daughter, Santo, who sobbed as her mother described how she became more anxious about being deported since Donald Trump was elected president, during a meeting with an immigration advocate at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Houston. People in the United States illegally fear that seeking federal disaster aid after Hurricane Harvey will result in getting deported, prompting them to turn to places of worship and private charities instead. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)
September 20, 2017 - 1:23 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Immigrants came from across Houston to a Baptist church gymnasium and stacked dollies with boxes of cereal, orange juice and household necessities like cleaning bleach. For many of them, the church was the safest place to seek relief after Harvey devastated Houston and left thousands...
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U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 20, 2017 - 1:07 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will open the signing ceremony for the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons and the Security Council hold a high-level meeting on its far-flung peacekeeping operations as world leaders tackle a wide range of crises and challenges on the...
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September 19, 2017 - 11:15 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jeffery D. Long, Elizabethtown College (THE CONVERSATION) A recent ad from the meat industry in Australia, seeking to promote lamb as a food that people from a wide range of religious...
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CORRECTS NAME TO Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi speaks during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 19, 2017 - 8:15 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning Trump administration report obtained by The Associated Press. The U.S. grievances, detailed...
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Kenneth James Gleason is escorted by police to a waiting police car in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Gleason is charged with two counts of first degree murder and other charges, for three shootings in the Baton Rouge area throughout the past week that resulted in the death of two men. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 19, 2017 - 8:01 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family's home in a string of attacks last week that police say may have been racially motivated. A law enforcement official said authorities found a...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, right, and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin listen as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 19, 2017 - 7:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke by phone Tuesday with Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi about the Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis, the State Department said, as international condemnation intensified over the plight of the minority group. It was believed to be the...
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