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March 18, 2017 - 5:48 am
BADEN-BADEN, Germany (AP) — Financial officials from the world's biggest economies are struggling to define a common stance in the face of the Trump administration's skepticism about free trade. Finance ministers from the Group of 20 countries comprising more than 80 percent of the global economy...
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Travellers walk to the Orly airport, south of Paris, Saturday, March, 18, 2017. A man was shot to death Saturday after trying to seize the weapon of a soldier guarding Paris' Orly Airport, prompting a partial evacuation of the terminal, police said. Authorities warned visitors to avoid the area while an ongoing police operation was underway. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 18, 2017 - 5:38 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on an incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after seizing a soldier's weapon (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Passengers at Paris' Orly airport describe gunshots and panic when a man was killed after seizing a weapon from a soldier guarding the site. A...
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March 18, 2017 - 5:36 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand authorities say they're unable to investigate an incident involving a U.S. Embassy staffer based in Wellington after the U.S. government elected to shield him by invoking diplomatic immunity. Police said Saturday they responded to an incident in Lower Hutt...
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Travellers walk to the Orly airport, south of Paris, Saturday, March, 18, 2017. A man was shot to death Saturday after trying to seize the weapon of a soldier guarding Paris' Orly Airport, prompting a partial evacuation of the terminal, police said. Authorities warned visitors to avoid the area while an ongoing police operation was underway. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on an incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after trying to seize a soldier's weapon (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The Paris airport authority says Orly Airport is being entirely evacuated and all flights redirected after a man was shot dead after...
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In this Friday, March 10, 2017 photo, Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin works in his office in Honolulu. Hawaii was the first state to file a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. For Chin, the son of Chinese immigrants, fighting the travel ban is personal. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher).
March 18, 2017 - 3:35 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Growing up in Washington state, Douglas Chin says he was the stereotypical "smart Chinese kid that got straight As." His parents taught him not to stick out too much and used to say "don't poke the lion." So when Chin, now the Hawaii attorney general, was deciding on whether to...
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, right, gestures while shaking hands with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson before a bilateral meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Saturday, March 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)
March 18, 2017 - 3:13 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Beijing on Saturday for his first face-to-face talks with Chinese leaders expected to focus on North Korea's nuclear program, trade and South China Sea territorial disputes. Tillerson's visit followed his remarks in South Korea on...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, is greeted by officials as he arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China, Saturday, March 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)
March 18, 2017 - 1:51 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Beijing on Saturday for his first face-to-face talks with Chinese leaders expected to focus on North Korea's nuclear program, trade and South China Sea territorial disputes. Tillerson's visit followed his remarks in South Korea on...
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In this Thursday, March 16, 2017 photo, Pat Luther, of Jefferson, Iowa, left, talks with her husband Dave, at Bunkers Dunkers Bakery in Jefferson, Iowa. Outside his sprawling Iowa congressional district, Republican U.S. Rep. Steve King's stream of inflammatory comments generate outrage and condemnation, but back home they rate little more than a shrug. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
March 18, 2017 - 1:47 am
CARROLL, Iowa (AP) — Outside his rural congressional district stretching over 39 Iowa counties, conservative U.S. Rep. Steve King's stream of inflammatory comments generate outrage and condemnation, but back home they rate little more than a shrug. "That's just Steve being Steve," was how Tom...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, is greeted by officials as he arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China, Saturday, March 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)
March 18, 2017 - 1:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Beijing for his first face-to-face talks with Chinese leaders expected to focus on North Korea's nuclear program, trade and South China Sea territorial disputes. Tillerson's visit followed his remarks in South Korea on Friday in...
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Marquette's Duane Wilson (1) shoots against South Carolina during the first half in a first-round game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)
March 17, 2017 - 11:53 pm
The Latest on Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 11:45 p.m. UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball has become the school's all-time leader for assists in a season. Ball dished out his third assist in the South Region against Kent State, giving him 257 this season. He passes the record...
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