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March 01, 2018 - 3:19 am
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese oil tycoon who is buying a stake in Russia's biggest oil producer has been detained for questioning, news reports said Thursday, amid a sprawling anti-corruption crackdown. The business news magazine Caixin, citing unidentified sources, reported that Ye Jianming, chairman...
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This undated photo provided by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office shows Jesse Randal Davidson. Social studies teacher Davidson barricaded himself inside a classroom at Dalton High School in Dalton, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. (Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 7:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said. No Dalton High School students were in the classroom when the...
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February 28, 2018 - 4:59 pm
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on shots fired at high school in Georgia. (all times local): 5 p.m. A Georgia teacher accused of firing a gun inside his high school classroom is facing six charges, including aggravated assault involving a gun and terroristic threats and acts. The only injury from the...
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A security person stands near the Olympic flags during a ceremony to mark the arrival of the Olympic flag and start of the flag tour for the Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022 at a section of the Great Wall of China in Beijing Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
February 27, 2018 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC finished the Pyeongchang Olympics by averaging just under 20 million viewers with its prime-time coverage on the network, NBCSN cable and live streaming, which was a 7 percent decline from the Winter Olympics of 2014. The Nielsen company said that the NBC-only average in prime...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 28, 2017, file photo, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses an audience during a forum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. Ban is scheduled to speak at Boston College, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, on "human welfare and global citizenship." (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
February 27, 2018 - 10:01 am
NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is making an appearance at Boston College. Ban was South Korea's foreign minister before serving 10 years as U.N. chief. He's scheduled to speak Tuesday on "human welfare and global citizenship." Ban told the U.N. Security Council last...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, March 29, 2017, a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia, U.S.A.. The owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, Comcast launched a bid Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018, for British pay TV broadcaster Sky that threatens to thwart the takeover ambitions of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 27, 2018 - 7:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Comcast, the owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, has launched a bid for British pay TV broadcaster Sky that threatens to thwart the takeover ambitions of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. The firm is offering 22.1 billion pounds ($29.50 billion) for Sky. The proposed cash offer values each...
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Shawn Roser, from Venice, Florida, a student at the North American college in Rome, throws a snowball as he plays in a snow blanketed St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
February 26, 2018 - 8:07 am
ROME (AP) — The Arctic storm dubbed the "Beast from the East" set record temperatures across much of Europe on Monday and brought a rare snowstorm to Rome, paralyzing the city and giving its residents an unusual chance to ski, sled and build snowmen in its famous parks and piazzas. Rome's train,...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, poses with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong during a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Moon said the United States should lower the threshold for talks with North Korea and both parties should start a dialogue soon. Moon asked for China's support for U.S-North Korea talks, and Liu responded that China will help facilitate such talks. (Bae Jae-man/Yonhap via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 3:49 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president said Monday that the United States should lower the threshold for talks with North Korea and that the two countries should start a dialogue soon. President Moon Jae-in made the remarks in a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong one day after...
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A teddy bear lies among the debris Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, after a fierce storm hit Saturday in the Farmington subdivision in Clarksville, Tenn. A strong storm system that included possible tornadoes roared eastward through the central United States, leaving demolished homes, damaged vehicles and uprooted trees in its wake. (Lacy Atkins/The Tennessean via AP)
February 25, 2018 - 2:39 pm
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather that moved through parts of the US (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Southwestern Michigan authorities say they found the body of a man in floodwaters. Kalamazoo Public Safety Lt. David Thomas said the body was found floating in water Sunday on the...
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February 25, 2018 - 5:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say a woman has died after being hit by an avalanche in the Alps near the Italian border. Police in Switzerland's Valais canton (state) said four skiers were carried away by the avalanche Saturday afternoon after leaving a mountain hut in the Arolla area. Rescuers were...
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