The Associated Press

December 10, 2017 - 5:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again railing against the news media, calling them a "stain on America." In a tweet Sunday, Trump blasts the lack of attention over what he describes as "false and defamatory stories" by the "Fake News Media." "They are out of control - correct reporting...
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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, second from right pose with Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose, left, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, second from left, and Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, prior talks in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Leaders of Greece, Bulgaria and Romania have pledged support for Serbia's bid to join the European Union, saying it would boost stability in the volatile Balkans. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
December 09, 2017 - 7:25 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The prime ministers of Greece, Bulgaria and Romania have pledged support for Serbia's membership in the European Union, saying it would boost stability in the Balkans. Officials agreed at a meeting Saturday in Belgrade with Serbia's president to improve trade, energy and...
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December 08, 2017 - 10:55 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police say a 10-year-old boy playing with a gun he thought was a toy shot his 6-year-old sister in the chest. Now officials are searching for the man who left it in the home. Harrisburg police Capt. Gabriel Olivera says police were called to the home around 2 a.m. Thursday...
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December 07, 2017 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — If she could spend the holidays anywhere in the world, Melania Trump says she'd take her family to a deserted island. The first lady revealed her wish Thursday during a Christmastime visit with patients and staff at a children's hospital in Washington. The visit was a continuation...
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December 07, 2017 - 10:14 am
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Police in Bangor, Maine, say a reported intruder turned out to be a roll of duct tape. Officers responded to a call from a woman who heard noises from her basement and reported that her dog was barking aggressively at the noise. Police said it turns out a "thump-thump-thump"...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 7, 2014, file photo, a bitcoin logo is displayed at the Inside Bitcoins conference and trade show in New York. The bitcoin miner NiceHash says it is investigating a security breach and the theft of the contents of the NiceHash "bitcoin wallet." The company said Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 in a statement posted on its website that it had stopped operations and was working to verify how many bitcoins were taken. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 07, 2017 - 10:05 am
TOKYO (AP) — The frenzy surrounding bitcoin amped up further Thursday as the virtual currency soared above $15,000 for the first time, just days before it starts trading on major U.S. exchanges. At the same time, there are fresh concerns about the security of bitcoin and other virtual currencies...
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In this Dec. 4, 2017 image from an Associated Press Television video, the post-World War II memoirs composed by Japanese Emperor Hirohito are displayed at Bonham's suction house in New York. On Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, the two-volume, 173 page document, that offers the emperor's recollections of World War II has fetched $275,000 at an auction in New York. (AP Photo/Joseph B. Frederick, File)
December 06, 2017 - 11:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Japanese plastic surgeon known for his extreme political views has purchased at auction for $275,000 a memoir by Japanese Emperor Hirohito offering his recollections of World War II. The 173-page document was sold Wednesday at Bonhams auction house in Manhattan for nearly double...
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December 06, 2017 - 8:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The editor of the Paris Review has resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment. Magazine board president Terry McDonell tells The Associated Press Lorin Stein submitted his resignation on Wednesday. The publisher says Stein also has resigned from his position of editor at large...
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December 06, 2017 - 9:27 am
DEERFIELD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire town is happy to report that its beloved elf-on a shelf has been returned, more than a day after he vanished. The Deerfield Rescue Squad posted on Facebook on Wednesday morning that Zippy the elf is a little wet, but safe. It featured photos of him carried by...
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