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FBI: Man wanted to attack White House with anti-tank rocketAuthorities in Georgia have arrested a man accused of planning to attack the White House
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Belarus model who claimed Trump info deported from ThailandThai officials say they have deported a Belarusian model who claimed last year that she had evidence of Russian involvement in helping elect Donald Trump president
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An investor walks in front of stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday after strong earnings reports lifted indexes on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Asian shares mixed on report of Huawei investigationAsian shares mixed on report of US investigation against Huawei
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
A car, left, carrying North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief Kim Yong Chol, prepares to leave from the VIP terminal of the Beijing International airport in Beijing Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
North Korean official reportedly heading to US for talksA senior North Korean official has arrived in Beijing, reportedly en route to the United States for talks ahead of a possible second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Saudi women runaways rebel against system of male controlMore Saudi women turn to social media in risky attempts to escape a system of male control over their lives
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Shah of Iran modernized his nation but vacillated in crisisShah modernized Iran with oil money, but seized all power; his 'Hamlet' indecision in crisis proved to be his downfall
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - in this Dec. 14, 2018, file photo, former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, left, appears for a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, in Chicago. More than three years after the stunning video of the Chicago police shooting of McDonald was made public, one judge  on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 is scheduled to announce how long Van Dyke who pulled the trigger 16 times will be imprisoned, and another will say if she believes three other officers lied about what happened to protect him.(Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
Judge set to issue verdict in Chicago police cover-up caseA judge is set to announce a verdict for three Chicago police officers accused of lying in their reports to protect the officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018 file photo firefighters take pictures of fire retardant dropped on a burning hillside in Malibu, Calif. A group of U.S. senators from around the American West sent a letter to President Trump warning that firefighting academies that provide required annual training for thousands of front-line fire crews are canceling classes because their federally employed instructors are on furlough. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Government shutdown taking toll on wildfire preparationsThe government shutdown is taking a toll on preparations for this year's wildfire season
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Taiwan holds live-fire exercises following China threatsTaiwan is holding live-fire military exercises following extended threats against the island by China
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 photo, people walk on a pedestrian crossing at Shibuya district in Tokyo. The governor of Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda, on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, warned of unforeseen risks in guiding economic policy as the country's population declines. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
BOJ warns Japan faces new risks as population shrinksJapan's central bank governor Kuroda warns of unforeseen risks in guiding economic policy as the country's population declines
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, Microsoft's Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer, speaks at the annual Microsoft shareholders meeting in Bellevue, Wash. Microsoft has pledged $500 million to address homelessness and develop affordable housing in response to the Seattle region's widening affordability gap. Most of the money will be aimed at increasing housing options in the Puget Sound region for low- and middle-income workers at a time when they're being priced out of Seattle and some of its suburbs, and when the vast majority of new buildings target wealthier renters, said Smith. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisisMicrosoft pledges $500 million to address homelessness in Seattle
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Teachers and students carry signs and picket in front of Hamilton High School, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Los Angeles, during a citywide teacher strike. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Striking LA teachers will return to bargaining tableStriking Los Angeles teachers will return to the bargaining table
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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