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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is interviewed by Howard Kurtz during a taping of his "MediaBuzz" program on the Fox News Channel in New York, Friday, March 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 13, 2017 - 8:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she doesn't have any evidence to support President Donald Trump's claim that Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower phone lines during the election. Instead, Conway is pointing to recent revelations about other government surveillance...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 2, 2017, file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, of N.Y., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington about news reports of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' contact with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential campaign. Top Senate Democrats are warning Republicans controlling Congress against adding billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall to an upcoming $1 trillion-plus catchall spending package. The warning from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and others came in a letter on Monday, March 13, to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 13, 2017 - 8:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrats are warning Republicans controlling Congress against adding billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall to an upcoming $1 trillion-plus catchall spending package. The warning from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and others...
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Moldovan Foreign Minister, Andrei Galbur, left, and his Finnish counterpart Timo Soini take part in a joint press conference in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, March, 13, 2017. (Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via AP)
March 13, 2017 - 8:44 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Moldova needs to do more to improve the rule of law and the environment for business as the two sides deepen their relationship. Moldova signed an association agreement with the European Union in 2014, which took effect fully last July. In a report Monday,...
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March 13, 2017 - 6:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrats are warning Republicans controlling Congress against adding billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall to an upcoming $1 trillion-plus catchall spending package. The warning from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and others...
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March 13, 2017 - 6:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrats are warning Republicans controlling Congress against adding billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall to an upcoming $1 trillion-plus catchall spending package. The warning from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and others...
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In This picture taken in January 2017 and provided by UNICEF, Children review manuals distributed by UNICEF-supported volunteers on the risks of unexploded remnants of war, and how to identify and report them, while sitting amid rubble at Al- Sakhoor neighbourhood, east Aleppo, Syria. The U.N.'s child relief agency says at least 652 children were killed in Syria last year, making 2016 the worst year yet for the country's rising generation. UNICEF says schools, hospitals, playgrounds, parks, and homes across the country are unsafe for children and come frequently under attack. (Khudr Al-Issa/ UNICEF via AP )
March 13, 2017 - 5:57 am
BEIRUT (AP) — In Syria, last year was the worst yet for the country's rising generation, with at least 652 children killed in 2016, the United Nations' child relief agency said Monday. There was no letup to attacks on schools, hospitals, playgrounds, parks and homes as the Syrian government, its...
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Participants of a strike organized by the German ver.di union walk past travelers queuing in front of a booking change counter at the Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany, Monday, March 13, 2017. The union, representing airport ground staff, has called on its members to go on strike again at Berlin's two airports Tegel and Schoenefeld. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
March 13, 2017 - 5:52 am
BERLIN (AP) — Ground staff at Berlin's two airports went on strike Monday for the second time in four days, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights. The ver.di union called on staff at the Tegel and Schoenefeld airports to walk out from 4 a.m. (0300 GMT) Monday until 5 a.m. (0400 GMT)...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan applauds following a rally in Istanbul, Sunday, March 12, 2017. The escalating dispute between Turkey and the Netherlands spilled over into Sunday, with a Turkish minister unable to enter her consulate after the authorities there had already blocked a visit by the foreign minister, prompting Erdogan to call the Dutch fascists. Erdogan said at the rally: "I had said that Nazism has risen from the grave. I said 'I thought Nazism was over but I was wrong.' In fact, Nazism is alive in the West." (AP Photo}
March 13, 2017 - 5:24 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the Netherlands' top diplomat to formally protest its treatment of a Turkish minister in that country over the weekend as well as what it said was "disproportionate" use of force against demonstrators in a protest that ensued. The...
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March 13, 2017 - 5:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A woman who uses a wheelchair has been selected to represent Russia at the upcoming Eurovision song contest, seemingly putting an end to speculation that Russia might boycott the politically charged competition held in Kiev. Several Russian lawmakers and entertainment stars have...
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Rescuers carry away a man who was wounded in a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Monday, March 13, 2017. A suicide car bomber detonated near the Weheliye hotel in the capital Monday morning, killing a number of people on the busy Maka Almukarramah road, police said. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
March 13, 2017 - 5:11 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide car bomber detonated near a hotel in Somalia's capital Monday morning, killing at least six people and injuring four others, police said. The bomber detonated near the Weheliye hotel on the busy Maka Almukarramah road, Capt. Mohamed Hussein said. Ambulances...
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