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FILE - In this April 10, 2017 file photo, women cry during the funeral for those killed in a Palm Sunday church attack in Alexandria Egypt, at the Mar Amina church. Egypt has been battling an insurgency in the Sinai led by an affiliate of the Islamic State group that intensified after the military’s 2013 ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood from power. Hundreds have been killed in what has become a grinding stalemate in Sinai. The militants have expanded their attacks to other parts of Egypt, carrying out deadly bombings of churches to terrorize the Christian minority and deadly gunbattles with security forces. (AP Photo/Samer Abdallah, File)
November 24, 2017 - 12:14 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was hit by its deadliest ever militant attack on Friday, when gunmen opened fire and set off explosives at a mosque in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing more than 200 people. Egypt has been battling an insurgency in the Sinai led by an affiliate of the Islamic State group...
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November 22, 2017 - 3:53 pm
A group of state attorneys general is urging the National Park Service to scrap its proposed entrance fee hike at 17 popular national parks. The top government lawyers from 10 states and the District of Columbia sent a letter Wednesday saying they don't want national parks to be "places only for...
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This Nov. 17, 2017 photo shows EDM star Diplo posing for a portrait session in Los Angeles. In March 2016, the Grammy-winning producer-DJ and his trio Major Lazer became one of the first American acts to take advantage of easing travel restrictions by staging a free concert in Havana, which is the subject of his new documentary on Apple Music. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
November 22, 2017 - 1:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Globe-trotting EDM star Diplo recently checked another locale off his performance wish-list: Cuba. In March 2016, the Grammy-winning producer-DJ and his trio Major Lazer became one of the first American acts to take advantage of easing travel restrictions by staging a free...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, LaVar Ball, father of Los Angeles Lakers' Lonzo Ball and UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, watches the Lakers play the Los Angeles Clippers during an NBA summer league basketball game, in Las Vegas. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday, Nov. 19, that he should have left three UCLA basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, accused of shoplifting in China in jail after LaVar Ball minimized Trump’s involvement in winning the players’ release during an interview Saturday, Nov. 18, with ESPN. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 22, 2017 - 9:26 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump started off his first day of Thanksgiving vacation Wednesday by resuming his taunts of the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China, calling him an "ungrateful fool." In a series of tweets fired off before dawn, the...
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November 22, 2017 - 8:23 am
COLLEGE FOOTBALL-CFP RANKINGS Tide, Canes head rankings, Tigers, Sooners next UNDATED (AP) — Alabama and Miami are one-two in the latest College Football Playoff rankings. The Hurricanes moved ahead of Clemson for the second spot, 10 days before the two teams meet in the ACC championship game. The...
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November 22, 2017 - 4:57 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the river and through the woods will be relatively easy for most North Carolina motorists during the Thanksgiving holiday. A news release from the N.C. Department of Transportation says the road and lane closure suspension began Tuesday morning and continues through 8 p.m...
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November 21, 2017 - 10:36 pm
COLLEGE FOOTBALL-CFP RANKINGS Tide, Canes head rankings, Tigers, Sooners next UNDATED (AP) — Alabama and Miami are one-two in the latest College Football Playoff rankings. The Hurricanes moved ahead of Clemson for the second spot, 10 days before the two teams meet in the ACC championship game. The...
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November 21, 2017 - 5:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is warning Americans traveling to Saudi Arabia about the risk of ballistic missile attacks from neighboring Yemen. A new U.S. travel warning follows a Houthi missile attack in early November near the international airport in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. The missile...
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November 21, 2017 - 4:59 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A curator at the Dallas Museum of Art has resigned, saying he was aware of allegations against him regarding "inappropriate behavior." Gavin Delahunty had been the museum's senior curator of contemporary art since 2014. He issued a statement Saturday announcing his immediate...
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