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Dolores Leis stands in a field on her farm in Galicia, in northern Spain, Thursday April 19, 2018. Leis, has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. Thousands of responses flooded in last week after a journalist reporting on farming in northwestern Spain posted on Instagram a picture of Dolores Leis dressed in farm clothing with a hoe over her shoulder. (Paula Vazquez via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 6:34 pm
MADRID (AP) — A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. A journalist reporting on farming in northwestern Spain posted on Instagram a picture of Dolores Leis dressed in farm clothing with a hoe over...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, demonstrators hold placards and copies of the Cumhuriyet daily newspaper as they stage a protest outside a court where the trial of about a dozen employees of the newspaper on charges of aiding terror groups, continues in Istanbul. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency reports Wednesday April 25, 2018, that a Turkish court has convicted editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu along with journalists and other senior staff members from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper on terror charges, in a case that has exacerbated concerns over press freedom. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, FILE)
April 25, 2018 - 5:34 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Wednesday convicted journalists and other senior staff members from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper on terror charges, in a case that has exacerbated concerns over press freedom. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said that 14 employees were found guilty of...
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April 25, 2018 - 3:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders says hostility toward journalists is growing worldwide, often encouraged by political leaders — even in democratic countries. The group's annual global index of media freedom released Wednesday found an overall rise in animosity toward reporters...
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In this April 23, 2018 handout photo provided by Alfies Army Official, brain-damaged toddler Alfie Evans cuddles his mother Kate James at Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool, England. The father of a terminally ill British toddler said the child is surviving after being taken off life support, surprising doctors who had argued he should be allowed to die. Tom Evans said his 23-month-old son, Alfie, survived for six hours with no assistance, and that doctors are now providing oxygen and hydration. (Alfies Army Official via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 2:40 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Court of Appeal on Wednesday rejected a new bid by the parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans to take him to Italy and continue his life support against the wishes of his doctors and judges. Doctors say the 23-month-old boy suffers from a degenerative neurological...
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FILE- In this April 16, 2009 file photo, the Kuwait city skyline is seen through the haze of a sand storm in Shuwaikh, Kuwait City. Kuwait on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, gave a one-week deadline for the Philippines ambassador to leave the small, oil-rich Gulf Arab nation over a growing diplomatic dispute regarding the abuse of Filipina housemaids and workers in the country. (AP Photo, File)
April 25, 2018 - 12:51 pm
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait on Wednesday expelled the Philippines ambassador and recalled its own envoy from Manila over a growing diplomatic dispute sparked by complaints of the abuse of Filipina housemaids and workers in the country. The highly unusual move came as a surprise in the typically...
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A women fights back tears at a memorial along Yonge Street, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Toronto, the day after a driver drove a van down sidewalks, striking and killing numerous pedestrians in his path. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 12:44 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on a van attack in Toronto which killed 10 people and injured 14 (all times local): 12:30 a.m. A Buddhist temple in Toronto has identified one of the victims of Monday's van attack as Renuka Amarasinghe (am-uh-ruh-SEEN'-yuh). Mahavihara Buddhist Meditation Centre chief...
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This image provided by the European Space Agency ESA, is Gaia’s all-sky view of our Milky Way Galaxy and neighboring galaxies, based on measurements of nearly 1.7 billion stars. The map shows the total brightness and colour of stars observed by the ESA satellite in each portion of the sky between July 2014 and May 2016. (ESA via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 9:33 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency released the most accurate census yet of stars in the Milky Way and neighboring galaxies Wednesday, providing astronomers with a wealth of new data for further research. The high-precision measurements about the distance, motion, brightness and color of...
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New York Times photographer, Joao Silva, discusses his work and career, with an audience at an exhibition of his work in Johannesburg, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Portuguese-born Silva was grieviously injured in Afghanistan in 2010 when a buried explosive blew off his legs resulting in a grueling recovery with multiple surgeries under military care in the United States. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
April 25, 2018 - 9:17 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Joao Silva, a photographer who was grievously injured in Afghanistan in 2010, says journalists who choose to cover conflict should have a clear understanding of the horrific consequences of combat. The New York Times photographer said Wednesday at an exhibition of his work in...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron as they arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 25, 2018 - 9:13 am
PARIS (AP) — From fashion, to food and even art — the Macrons' visit to the United States has been a PR coup for France. From the moment French First Lady Brigitte Macron put her well-heeled feet down on American soil Monday, clad in a hot pink cashmere coat by Louis Vuitton, France's cultural...
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April 25, 2018 - 8:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — The German government says it is trying to deport a former follower of Osama bin Laden despite court rulings barring his transfer to Tunisia. The case of Sami A., whose full name wasn't released, has caused anger in Germany after it was revealed that he receives monthly state benefits...
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