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  • Trump unfazed by GOP criticism, says Putin meeting was great

    Trump unfazed by GOP criticism, says Putin meeting was great

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:59:36 GMT
    By JONATHAN LEMIRE, JILL COLVIN and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press    WASHINGTON (AP) - Unbowed by the broad condemnation of his extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that his summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin went "even better" than his meeting with NATO allies last week in Brussels.    The tweeted defense came a day after Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies...
    By JONATHAN LEMIRE, JILL COLVIN and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press    WASHINGTON (AP) - Unbowed by the broad condemnation of his extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that his summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin went "even better" than his meeting with NATO allies last week in Brussels.    The tweeted defense came a day after Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies...
  • Putin says he wanted Trump to win in 2016, didn't interfere

    Putin says he wanted Trump to win in 2016, didn't interfere

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:09:09 GMT
    PHOTO: President Trump & President Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Photo Date: 7/16/18PHOTO: President Trump & President Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Photo Date: 7/16/18
    PHOTO: President Trump & President Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Photo Date: 7/16/18PHOTO: President Trump & President Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Photo Date: 7/16/18
    By JONATHAN LEMIRE, JILL COLVIN and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press   HELSINKI (AP) - Russia's Vladimir Putin said Monday he did want Donald Trump to win the 2016 U.S. presidential election but took no action during the campaign to make it happen. He said he favored the celebrity businessman because of his policies.    Trump and Putin "spent a great deal of time" discussing allegations of Russian election meddling as they met for several hours Monday, t...
    By JONATHAN LEMIRE, JILL COLVIN and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press   HELSINKI (AP) - Russia's Vladimir Putin said Monday he did want Donald Trump to win the 2016 U.S. presidential election but took no action during the campaign to make it happen. He said he favored the celebrity businessman because of his policies.    Trump and Putin "spent a great deal of time" discussing allegations of Russian election meddling as they met for several hours Monday, t...
  • The Latest: Trump condemns Russia probe after Putin talks

    The Latest: Trump condemns Russia probe after Putin talks

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:49:45 GMT
    Photo: NBC NewsPhoto: NBC News

    HELSINKI (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):    1:15 p.m.    President Vladimir Putin is using a newly designed Russian limousine abroad for the first time to get to the summit with President Donald Trump in Finland. Putin first used the Kortezh limousine during his inauguration in May but had never taken it abroad until now. Putin landed in Helsinki behind schedule for the summit. &n...

    HELSINKI (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):    1:15 p.m.    President Vladimir Putin is using a newly designed Russian limousine abroad for the first time to get to the summit with President Donald Trump in Finland. Putin first used the Kortezh limousine during his inauguration in May but had never taken it abroad until now. Putin landed in Helsinki behind schedule for the summit. &n...

  • Newspaper to Trump, Putin: Respect a free press

    Newspaper to Trump, Putin: Respect a free press

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:11:05 GMT
    Photo: CNNPhoto: CNN
    Photo: CNNPhoto: CNN
    HELSINKI (AP) - Finland's biggest newspaper has a message for Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: Respect a free press.    Daily Helsingin Sanomat has placed advertisements around Helsinki alluding to Finland's reputation as a hub for a free press. The advocacy group Reporters Without Borders has regularly ranked Finland among the top in its "Press Freedom Index" - including the No. 1 spot two years ago.    The Russian in one of the black and wh...
    HELSINKI (AP) - Finland's biggest newspaper has a message for Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: Respect a free press.    Daily Helsingin Sanomat has placed advertisements around Helsinki alluding to Finland's reputation as a hub for a free press. The advocacy group Reporters Without Borders has regularly ranked Finland among the top in its "Press Freedom Index" - including the No. 1 spot two years ago.    The Russian in one of the black and wh...
  • 7 killed, 15 wounded in suicide attack in Afghanistan

    7 killed, 15 wounded in suicide attack in Afghanistan

    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-07-15 18:19:33 GMT

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says that 7 people have been killed and 15 others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vest in the country's capital.

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says that 7 people have been killed and 15 others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vest in the country's capital.

  • Cease-fire holds after day of intense Israel-Hamas fighting

    Cease-fire holds after day of intense Israel-Hamas fighting

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:34:15 GMT

    JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli military lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border Sunday, indicating it had accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire that ended a 24-hour round of fighting with Hamas militants that had threatened to devolve into all-out war.

    JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli military lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border Sunday, indicating it had accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire that ended a 24-hour round of fighting with Hamas militants that had threatened to devolve into all-out war.

  • Israel exchanges intense fire with Hamas militants in Gaza

    Israel exchanges intense fire with Hamas militants in Gaza

    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-07-15 00:08:35 GMT
    Man waving Palestine flag - file photoMan waving Palestine flag - file photo
    Man waving Palestine flag - file photoMan waving Palestine flag - file photo

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military carried out its largest airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war Saturday as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel throughout the day, threatening to trigger an all-out war after weeks of growing tensions along the volatile border. 

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military carried out its largest airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war Saturday as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel throughout the day, threatening to trigger an all-out war after weeks of growing tensions along the volatile border. 

  • Thai soccer players crave food, wait to go home next week

    Thai soccer players crave food, wait to go home next week

    Saturday, July 14 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-07-14 09:14:52 GMT
    Photo: Spring NewsPhoto: Spring News
    Photo: Spring NewsPhoto: Spring News

    CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) - The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued after being trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their expected discharge from a hospital next week.

    CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) - The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued after being trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their expected discharge from a hospital next week.

  • Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in cave

    Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in cave

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:39 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:39:58 GMT
    Photo: Spring NewsPhoto: Spring News
    Photo: Spring NewsPhoto: Spring News
    By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA Associated Press    MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) - The soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand lost weight during their 18-day ordeal and in the days before their discovery survived by drinking water dripping into their refuge, a health official said Wednesday.    The 12 boys and coach rescued over the three previous days "took care of themselves well in the cave," Thongchai Lertwilairatanapong, a public health inspector,...
    By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA Associated Press    MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) - The soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand lost weight during their 18-day ordeal and in the days before their discovery survived by drinking water dripping into their refuge, a health official said Wednesday.    The 12 boys and coach rescued over the three previous days "took care of themselves well in the cave," Thongchai Lertwilairatanapong, a public health inspector,...
  • Trump claims Germany 'totally controlled' by Russia

    Trump claims Germany 'totally controlled' by Russia

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:19:05 GMT

    By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN Associated Press    BRUSSELS (AP) - In a combative start to his NATO visit, President Donald Trump asserted Wednesday that a pipeline project has made Germany "totally controlled" by and "captive to Russia" and blasted allies' defense spending, opening what was expected to be a fraught summit with a list of grievances involving American allies.    Trump, in a testy exchange with NATO Secretary-General Jens Sto...

    By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN Associated Press    BRUSSELS (AP) - In a combative start to his NATO visit, President Donald Trump asserted Wednesday that a pipeline project has made Germany "totally controlled" by and "captive to Russia" and blasted allies' defense spending, opening what was expected to be a fraught summit with a list of grievances involving American allies.    Trump, in a testy exchange with NATO Secretary-General Jens Sto...

  • All 12 boys, coach rescued from cave in Thailand

    All 12 boys, coach rescued from cave in Thailand

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-07-10 12:09:28 GMT

    MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) -   Thailand's navy SEALs say all 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in far northern Thailand, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks.    They say the four boys and coach rescued Tuesday, after other rescues in the previous two days, are all safe.    The SEALs say they're still waiting for a medic and three Navy SEALs who stayed with the boys to emerge from the cave.

    MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) -   Thailand's navy SEALs say all 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in far northern Thailand, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks.    They say the four boys and coach rescued Tuesday, after other rescues in the previous two days, are all safe.    The SEALs say they're still waiting for a medic and three Navy SEALs who stayed with the boys to emerge from the cave.

  • Eleven boys rescued from cave

    Eleven boys rescued from cave

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-07-10 11:27:53 GMT

    Two more boys have been rescued from a cave complex in northern Thailand, a member of the rescue operations stationed at the entrance of the cave told CNN.

    Two more boys have been rescued from a cave complex in northern Thailand, a member of the rescue operations stationed at the entrance of the cave told CNN.

  • Dozens of immigrant children will be reunited with parents

    Dozens of immigrant children will be reunited with parents

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:47 AM EDT2018-07-10 08:47:30 GMT
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    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Dozens of immigrant children will be released from detention centers and reunited with their parents Tuesday.

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Dozens of immigrant children will be released from detention centers and reunited with their parents Tuesday.

  • 3rd Thai cave rescue mission underway

    3rd Thai cave rescue mission underway

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:37 AM EDT2018-07-10 08:37:54 GMT
    Photo courtesy of Elon Musk (Twitter)Photo courtesy of Elon Musk (Twitter)
    Photo courtesy of Elon Musk (Twitter)Photo courtesy of Elon Musk (Twitter)

    MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) - The Thai official overseeing the effort to rescue members of a teen soccer team trapped in a flooded cave says a third rescue operation has begun Tuesday and aims to bring out the remaining four boys and their coach.

    MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) - The Thai official overseeing the effort to rescue members of a teen soccer team trapped in a flooded cave says a third rescue operation has begun Tuesday and aims to bring out the remaining four boys and their coach.

  • Treasure From Trash: Ocean Plastics Get New Life

    Treasure From Trash: Ocean Plastics Get New Life

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-07-10 06:21:23 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.

    (KING) Chris and Laura Moriarty are turning plastic found in the Pacific Ocean into prosthetic hands for people around the world.

    (KING) Chris and Laura Moriarty are turning plastic found in the Pacific Ocean into prosthetic hands for people around the world.

  • Several more boys rescued from Thailand cave

    Several more boys rescued from Thailand cave

    Monday, July 9 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-07-09 12:25:20 GMT

    Rescue operations continue this morning in northern Thailand, where an eighth boy has just been removed from a cave.

    Rescue operations continue this morning in northern Thailand, where an eighth boy has just been removed from a cave.

  • Second phase of Thai cave rescue operation underway

    Second phase of Thai cave rescue operation underway

    Monday, July 9 2018 4:41 AM EDT2018-07-09 08:41:06 GMT

    MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) - Thai authorities said the second phase of the operation to rescue a youth soccer team trapped in a flooded cave was underway Monday, a day after four boys were pulled from the complex after more than two weeks underground.

    MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) - Thai authorities said the second phase of the operation to rescue a youth soccer team trapped in a flooded cave was underway Monday, a day after four boys were pulled from the complex after more than two weeks underground.

  • Dozens still missing after Japan floods

    Dozens still missing after Japan floods

    Monday, July 9 2018 3:54 AM EDT2018-07-09 07:54:52 GMT
    Photo courtesy of AP.Photo courtesy of AP.
    Photo courtesy of AP.Photo courtesy of AP.

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) - Rescuers were searching for dozens still missing in southwestern Japan on Monday after heavy rains that left shocked residents returning to muddy homes unsure where to start the recovery and cleanup due to the extent of damage from flooding and mudslides.

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) - Rescuers were searching for dozens still missing in southwestern Japan on Monday after heavy rains that left shocked residents returning to muddy homes unsure where to start the recovery and cleanup due to the extent of damage from flooding and mudslides.

  • Thai official: 5 reported missing from sunken boat are alive

    Thai official: 5 reported missing from sunken boat are alive

    Monday, July 9 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-07-09 06:36:11 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NBC Chicago.Photo courtesy of NBC Chicago.
    Photo courtesy of NBC Chicago.Photo courtesy of NBC Chicago.

    PHUKET, Thailand (AP) - Five people reported to have been missing from a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket are alive, Thai authorities said Monday, though it's unclear if the five survived the sinking or never got on the boat.

    PHUKET, Thailand (AP) - Five people reported to have been missing from a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket are alive, Thai authorities said Monday, though it's unclear if the five survived the sinking or never got on the boat.

  • Woman poisoned with nerve agent in England dies

    Woman poisoned with nerve agent in England dies

    Sunday, July 8 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-07-09 00:53:13 GMT
    PHOTO: Dawn Sturgess, 44, who exposed to Novichok poison, Photo Date: Undated (Photo: Facebook)PHOTO: Dawn Sturgess, 44, who exposed to Novichok poison, Photo Date: Undated (Photo: Facebook)
    PHOTO: Dawn Sturgess, 44, who exposed to Novichok poison, Photo Date: Undated (Photo: Facebook)PHOTO: Dawn Sturgess, 44, who exposed to Novichok poison, Photo Date: Undated (Photo: Facebook)

    LONDON (AP) - British police say a woman who was exposed to a nerve agent in southern England has died. London's Metropolitan Police said 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess died Sunday in a hospital in Salisbury.

    LONDON (AP) - British police say a woman who was exposed to a nerve agent in southern England has died. London's Metropolitan Police said 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess died Sunday in a hospital in Salisbury.

  • Thai cave rescue underway, multiple boys recovered

    Thai cave rescue underway, multiple boys recovered

    Sunday, July 8 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-07-08 16:24:43 GMT
    Photo courtesy of Thai Navy SEALS (Facebook)Photo courtesy of Thai Navy SEALS (Facebook)

    MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) - Two ambulances were seen Sunday evening leaving a cave in northern Thailand where 12 youth soccer players and their coach have been trapped for more than two weeks, hours after an operation began to rescue them. 

    MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) - Two ambulances were seen Sunday evening leaving a cave in northern Thailand where 12 youth soccer players and their coach have been trapped for more than two weeks, hours after an operation began to rescue them. 

  • Six dead, 15 missing in Colombian ferry sinking

    Six dead, 15 missing in Colombian ferry sinking

    Monday, June 26 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-06-26 11:59:47 GMT

    A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 15 missing, officials said.

    A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 15 missing, officials said.

  • Ariana Grande returns to Manchester stage for benefit show

    Ariana Grande returns to Manchester stage for benefit show

    Sunday, June 4 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-06-04 20:04:57 GMT
    Photo: Ariana Grande / YouTubePhoto: Ariana Grande / YouTube
    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Ariana Grande returned to the Manchester stage two weeks after a suicide bombing killed 22 victims at her concert in the city, singing upbeat and motivational pop anthems as the audience cheered loudly for the singer. Grande emerged onstage for the One Love Manchester concert Sunday, held at the city's Old Trafford cricket ground. She appeared teary-eyed and emotional as she performed "Be Alright" and "Break Free." Before her performance...
    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Ariana Grande returned to the Manchester stage two weeks after a suicide bombing killed 22 victims at her concert in the city, singing upbeat and motivational pop anthems as the audience cheered loudly for the singer. Grande emerged onstage for the One Love Manchester concert Sunday, held at the city's Old Trafford cricket ground. She appeared teary-eyed and emotional as she performed "Be Alright" and "Break Free." Before her performance...
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  • Soccer team rescued from cave expected to leave hospital

    Soccer team rescued from cave expected to leave hospital

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:11:50 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:12 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:12:35 GMT
    (Thailand's Ministry of Health and the Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, via AP, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 15, 2018, file photo released by Thailand's Ministry of Health and the Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, some of the rescued soccer team...(Thailand's Ministry of Health and the Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, via AP, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 15, 2018, file photo released by Thailand's Ministry of Health and the Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, some of the rescued soccer team...
    The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand are expected to be released from the hospital and to speak about their ordeal.
    The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand are expected to be released from the hospital and to speak about their ordeal.
  • Rescue group: Libya left migrants to die in Mediterranean

    Rescue group: Libya left migrants to die in Mediterranean

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:57:34 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:12 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:12:25 GMT
    (Francesco Ruta/ANSA via AP). Migrants wait to disembark from Frontex ship "Protector" at the port of Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy, in the early hours of Monday, July 16, 2018. Migrants aboard two border patrol ships have disembarked in a Sicilian port afte...(Francesco Ruta/ANSA via AP). Migrants wait to disembark from Frontex ship "Protector" at the port of Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy, in the early hours of Monday, July 16, 2018. Migrants aboard two border patrol ships have disembarked in a Sicilian port afte...
    The U.N. migration agency says the number of migrants and refugees who arrived in Spain by sea this year has overtaken the figure recorded for Italy.
    The U.N. migration agency says the number of migrants and refugees who arrived in Spain by sea this year has overtaken the figure recorded for Italy.
  • Obama delivers veiled rebuke to Trump in Mandela address

    Obama delivers veiled rebuke to Trump in Mandela address

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:21 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:21:54 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:12 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:12:15 GMT
    Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump, promoting values now under threat.
    Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump, promoting values now under threat.
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