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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, meets with U.S. and South Korea soldiers before the lunch meeting at the Camp Bonifas near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
March 17, 2017 - 5:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Asia (all times local): ___ 6:15 p.m. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says it may be necessary to take pre-emptive military action against North Korea if the threat from its weapons program reaches a level "that we...
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This Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 photo shows Israeli Air Force F-15 plane fly during a graduation ceremony for new pilots in the Hatzerim air force base near the city of Beersheba, Israel. Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday, following a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria, the Israeli military said. The military said its warplanes struck several targets in Syria and were back in Israeli-controlled airspace when several anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria toward the Israeli jets. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
March 17, 2017 - 5:51 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Syria said it launched anti-aircraft missiles against Israeli warplanes in Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday, following a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two hostile Mideast neighbors that was confirmed by both countries...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, meets with U.S. and South Korea soldiers before the lunch meeting at the Camp Bonifas near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
March 17, 2017 - 5:48 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Asia (all times local): ___ 6:15 p.m. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says it may be necessary to take pre-emptive military action against North Korea if the threat from its weapons program reaches a level "that we...
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, right, shakes hands with Saudi Arabia's King Salman at Great Hall of the People in Beijing Friday, March 17, 2017. (Lintao Zhang/Pool Photo via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 5:44 am
BEIJING (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman met with China's premier on Friday, a day after the two nations signed a memorandum of understanding on investment cooperation valued at $65 billion. The landmark agreement aims to boost joint efforts in fields including energy, investment, finance, culture...
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This still image taken from video shows police at the scene where Yadira Arroyo, 44, an emergency medical technician has died after she was run over by a stolen ambulance, Thursday, March 16, 2017, in the Bronx borough of New York. (WNYW FOX 5 NY via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 5:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York emergency medical technician and mother of five who authorities say was "bravely doing her job" was killed when she was run over by her own ambulance that had just been stolen. Yadira Arroyo, 44, and another EMT were in the process of responding to a call Thursday night...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, meets with U.S. and South Korea soldiers before the lunch meeting at the Camp Bonifas near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
March 17, 2017 - 5:36 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Asia (all times local): ___ 6:15 p.m. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says it may be necessary to take pre-emptive military action against North Korea if the threat from its weapons program reaches a level "that we...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to students at the student cafe at the 'Zukunftshaus' (lit. 'Future House') of the Paul Gerhard foundation in the district of Wedding in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, March 16, 2017. The 'future house' was created to generate an intergenerational network in the neighborhood. (Michael Kappeler/pool photo via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 4:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is welcoming German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House after spending much of 2016 bashing her, accusing her of "ruining" Germany by allowing an influx of refugees from Syria. The leaders of the Western world's most influential counties meet face-to...
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House Budget Committee Chair Diane Black, R-Tenn., right, joined at left by Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., and panel staff member Jim Bates, center, works on the Republican health care bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 17, 2017 - 3:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pulling in different directions, Republicans are striving to get traction for a health care overhaul in danger of being dragged down by intra-party differences. Some GOP governors weighed in Thursday evening in a letter to congressional leaders saying the House bill gives them...
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House Budget Committee Chair Diane Black, R-Tenn., right, joined at left by Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., and panel staff member Jim Bates, center, works on the Republican health care bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 17, 2017 - 3:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are pulling in different directions as they strive to get traction for a health care overhaul that's in danger of being dragged down by differences within their own party. Some GOP governors weighed in Thursday evening in a letter to congressional leaders saying the...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2015 file photo, Denise Huskins, left, and her boyfriend Aaron Quinn appear at a news conference in Vallejo, Calif. Matthew Muller, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney, faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Thursday, March 16, 2017, for kidnapping Huskins in a scheme so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. (Mike Jory/The Times-Herald via AP, File)
March 17, 2017 - 3:55 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California woman who was drugged along with her boyfriend and then dragged from their home described the "hell that we have survived" in emotional testimony before her abductor was sentenced to 40 years in prison in a crime so elaborate and bizarre that police initially...
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