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March 19, 2017 - 4:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who drove to a security checkpoint near the White House in a car that was deemed suspicious has been detained by the U.S. Secret Service. The car was stopped Saturday night about a quarter-mile from the White House. The Secret Service says it's investigating. It hasn't said...
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U.S. State of Secretary Rex Tillerson, left, shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China Sunday, March 19, 2017. (Lintao Zhang/Pool Photo via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 4:48 am
BEIJING (AP) — The United States is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday, on the final day of a swing through Asia dominated by concerns over North Korea's nuclear and missile...
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March 19, 2017 - 4:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who drove to a security checkpoint near the White House in a car that was deemed suspicious has been detained by the U.S. Secret Service. The car was stopped Saturday night about a quarter-mile from the White House. The Secret Service says it's investigating. Republican...
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A man watches a TV news program showing an image, published in North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper, of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the country's Sohae launch site, at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, March 19, 2017. North Korea has conducted a ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine that leader Kim Jong Un is calling a revolutionary breakthrough for the country's space program. The letters read " New type engine." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 19, 2017 - 4:24 am
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has conducted a ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine that leader Kim Jong Un is calling a revolutionary breakthrough for the country's space program, the North's state media said Sunday. Kim attended Saturday's test at the Sohae launch site, according to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, Jennifer Lopez arrives at the People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater, in Los Angeles. Back at spring training with the New York Yankees as a guest instructor, Alex Rodriguez watched part of an exhibition game against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in a suite with singer-actress Jennifer Lopez. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 19, 2017 - 3:49 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Take me out to the ballgame, A-Rod. You got it, J-Lo. Back at spring training with the New York Yankees as a guest instructor, Alex Rodriguez watched part of Saturday's exhibition game against the Baltimore Orioles in a suite with singer-actress Jennifer Lopez. The two are said...
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In this Friday, March 17, 2017 photo, a shopper pushes a cart down a quiet Lotte Mart in Beijing, China. Chewing-gum maker and retail giant Lotte Group, South Korea's No. 5 business group, took the brunt of the backlash after agreeing to let one of its golf courses in southeastern South Korea be a site for deploying the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD. At least 55 of 99 Lotte Mart discount stores in China were shut in early March for a month each after surprise inspections found violations of fire safety standards. Five Lotte department stores and 13 smaller supermarkets remain open, the company said Friday. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 19, 2017 - 3:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured due to the perception that China has targeted businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. A South Korean candy maker...
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This undated photo provided by the Fire Department of New York shows FDNY emergency medical technician Yadira Arroyo. Police said the EMT in New York City died after she was run over Thursday, March 16, 2017, by her own ambulance that had just been stolen. (Fire Department of New York via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 3:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The eldest son of a fire department medic fatally run over by a stolen ambulance urged her colleagues and loved ones Saturday to be humbled rather than sad in her memory. "Seeing everyone she affected, I know she didn't die in vain," Jose Montes, the eldest of slain Fire Department...
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In this March 15, 2017 photo, employees wait for customers at Lotte Duty Free in Jeju Island, South Korea. The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured as China targets businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. (Jo Jong-ho/Yonhap via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 3:22 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured due to the perception that China has targeted businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. A South Korean candy maker...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi reach to shake hands at the end of a joint press conference following their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Saturday, March 18, 2017. Tillerson pushed for closer China-U.S. cooperation on dealing with North Korea’s nuclear program in his first face-to-face talks Saturday with leading Chinese diplomats. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)
March 19, 2017 - 1:54 am
BEIJING (AP) — The United States is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday, on the final day of a swing through Asia dominated by concerns over North Korea's nuclear and missile...
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In this March 15, 2017 photo, employees wait for customers at Lotte Duty Free in Jeju Island, South Korea. The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured as China targets businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. (Jo Jong-ho/Yonhap via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 1:47 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured due to the perception that China has targeted businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. A South Korean candy maker...
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