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April 25, 2018 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man with a weapon was arrested Wednesday afternoon at the Iranian interests section in Washington, the Secret Service said. The incident took place at Pakistan's embassy, which houses the Iranian interests section because Iran and the U.S. severed diplomatic relations in 1979...
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Ronan Farrow, left, and Mia Farrow attend the Time 100 Gala celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
April 25, 2018 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh from winning a Pulitzer Prize for helping to expose the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Ronan Farrow was honored as one of this year's 100 most influential people at the annual Time 100 Gala. Farrow took his story to the New Yorker which published the account after NBC News passed...
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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 25, 2018 - 7:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — To the Trump administration, the recovered missile fragments were incontrovertible proof that Iran was illicitly arming Yemen's Houthi rebels. Yet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is brushing it off as little more than cheese puffs. During a visit to New York, the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol Washington. A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration’s decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates says the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to rescind the DACA program “was unlawful and must be set aside.” (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
April 25, 2018 - 4:17 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation but gave it 90 days to restate its arguments before his order takes effect. The ruling by U.S. District Judge John D. Bates in...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol Washington. A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration’s decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates says the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to rescind the DACA program “was unlawful and must be set aside.” (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
April 24, 2018 - 10:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday against the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation, calling the Department of Homeland Security's rationale against the program "arbitrary and capricious." U.S. District Judge John D. Bates...
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President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 24, 2018 - 9:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been "very open" and "very honorable," a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as "Little Rocket Man." The...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Florida wide receiver Antonio Callaway runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. A person with knowledge of the situation says Callaway failed a drug test at the NFL combine, a mistake that could damage his draft status. The person says NFL teams were made aware of the result Tuesday, April 24. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the league does not release that information publicly. NFL Network first reported Callaway's failed test. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
April 24, 2018 - 9:11 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida receiver Antonio Callaway failed a drug test at the NFL combine, a mistake that could damage his draft status. A person with knowledge of the situation says NFL teams were made aware of the result Tuesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 24, 2018 - 1:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the White House visit of French President Emmanuel Macron (all times local): 1 p.m. President Donald Trump is thanking French President Emmanuel Macron for his partnership on the recent missile strikes against chemical weapons in Syria and the fight against terrorism...
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French President Emmanuel Macron talks at the beginning of his meeting with President Donald Trump in Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 24, 2018 - 12:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weighing withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump declared on Tuesday that if the Iranians "restart their nuclear program, they will have bigger problems than they've ever had before." Trump issued his warning alongside French President Emmanuel Macron in the...
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April 24, 2018 - 10:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld a challenged practice that is used to invalidate patents without the involvement of federal courts. The justices on Tuesday rejected a bid to strike down a process established by Congress in 2011 to speed up patent reviews. The justices voted 7-2 in...
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