Roger Stone apologizes to judge for Instagram post about her
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:50:23 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone has apologized to the judge presiding over his criminal case for an Instagram post featuring a photo of her with what...  Full Story

New Zealand leader says no final decision on using Huawei
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:22:27 -0500

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says no final decision has been made on whether Huawei equipment can be used in a planned network upgrade.

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Murray waits to measure up after picking NFL over baseball
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:33:30 -0500

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball's Oakland Athletics, the question...  Full Story

Venezuela's Maduro to throw concert rivaling Richard Branson
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:15:00 -0500

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Refusing to back down amid a mounting battle over Venezuela's humanitarian crisis, the government of President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday that it will hold its ...  Full Story

Home investor finds staircase booby-trapped with a knife
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 06:57:51 -0500

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia real estate investor says a home he was scoping out came with an unadvertised surprise — a stairway booby-trapped with a swinging knife.

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Harris: Facts unfolding in probe of alleged Smollett attack
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:12:20 -0500

Sen. Kamala Harris says she won't comment again on the investigation into a reported attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett until it's completed.

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New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:37:41 -0500

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government plans a new tax targeting online giants like Google and Facebook that earn plenty of money in the country but pay little tax.

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16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:25:00 -0500

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Cheap and green: Pyongyang upgrades its mass transit system
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:41:30 -0500

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang is upgrading its overcrowded mass transit system with brand new subway cars, trams and buses in a campaign meant to show leader Kim Jong Un is raising ...  Full Story

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:35:07 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent, officials announced Friday.

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