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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, center, stands in the middle as Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem, left, and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shake hands after a shared press conference following their talks focused on Syria in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
April 14, 2017 - 3:02 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia, Syria and Iran strongly warned the United States Friday against launching new strikes on Syria and called for an international investigation of the chemical weapons attack there that killed nearly 90 people. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and...
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Protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge will hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities Friday, April 14, 2017, in San Francisco. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick has scheduled a hearing on Friday on San Francisco's request for a court order blocking the Trump administration from cutting off funds to any of the nation's so-called sanctuary cities. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)
April 14, 2017 - 2:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed in California over federal funding to sanctuary cities. (all times local): 11:25 a.m. An attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice says an executive order withholding funds from sanctuary cities applies to a small pot of grant money, not hundreds...
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April 14, 2017 - 2:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. Delta's move comes as United Airlines struggles to recover from images of a passenger's forced removal from a sold-out flight. In an...
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April 14, 2017 - 2:22 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. Delta's move comes as United Airlines struggles to recover from images of a passenger's forced removal from a sold-out flight. In an...
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A police officer checks the bag of a nun in the area around the ancient Colosseum a few hours ahead of the Way of the Cross procession, in Rome, Friday, April 14, 2017. Thousands of pilgrims are expected to flood the area surrounding the Colosseum to listen to the words of Pope Francis and watch the march leading to the cross. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
April 14, 2017 - 2:13 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis prostrated himself in prayer during a solemn Good Friday service in St. Peter's Basilica to recall the crucifixion of Jesus. His quiet reflection came hours before he was due at the Colosseum for the Way of the Cross procession that is being held this year under...
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Emergency services evacuate an injured person from the scene of an stabbing attack in Jerusalem Friday, April 14, 2017. Israeli police said a Palestinian man stabbed a woman in Jerusalem, seriously wounding her before forces apprehended him at the scene. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
April 14, 2017 - 1:44 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian stabbed a young British woman to death in Jerusalem as she traveled on the light rail close to the Old City, which was packed with Christians celebrating Good Friday and Jews enjoying Passover, police and hospital officials said. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said...
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April 14, 2017 - 1:39 pm
CAIRO (AP) — The Coptic Christian Pope Tawadros II says he will be canceling most Easter celebrations, limiting them to a simple mass, following the recent twin attacks on churches by Islamic State militants that killed dozens of Christian worshippers. During his sermon on Good Friday, Pope...
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April 14, 2017 - 1:35 pm
PARIS (AP) — A new set of documents purportedly lifted from the U.S. National Security Agency suggests that American spies have burrowed deep into the Middle East's financial network, apparently compromising the Dubai office of the anti-money laundering and financial services firm EastNets. The...
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April 14, 2017 - 1:33 pm
CAIRO (AP) — The Coptic Christian Pope Tawadros III says he will be canceling most Easter celebrations, limiting them to a simple mass, following the recent twin attacks on churches by Islamic State militants that killed dozens of Christian worshippers. During his sermon on Good Friday, Pope...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Rock County Sheriff's Office in Janesville, Wis., shows Joseph Jakubowski. The Rock County Sheriff's Office says Jakubowski was captured around 6 a.m. Friday, April 14, 2017, near Readstown, Wis. The sheriff's office said in a statement that he was captured without incident. (Rock County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
April 14, 2017 - 1:21 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin fugitive accused of stealing an arsenal of firearms and sending an anti-government manifesto to the White House was arrested Friday after a retired school counselor found him camping on his property and calmly talked to the man before calling authorities. The arrest of...
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