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In this photo released on Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018, provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a member of the Syrian Civil Defense group carries a boy who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. New airstrikes and shelling on the besieged, rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital killed at least 10 people on Wednesday, a rescue organization and a monitoring group said. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
February 21, 2018 - 7:17 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Doctors in Syria's rebel-controlled suburbs of Damascus said Wednesday they were unable to keep up with the staggering number of casualties, amid a ferocious bombing campaign by government forces that has targeted hospitals, apartment blocks and other civilian sites, killing and...
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This photo released Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018, provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense group carrying a man who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes of rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 100 people since Monday in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 5:14 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a second straight day on Tuesday, killing more than 100 people and raising the specter of a full-scale offensive that could spell catastrophe for the nearly 400,000 residents trapped under siege. Rescuers...
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In this photo released on Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 which provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense run to help survivors from a street that attacked by airstrikes and shelling of the Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of the capital, Damascus, killed at least 98 people on Monday. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 4:36 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 11:30 p.m. A monitoring group says the death toll from government shelling and airstrikes outside Damascus has exceeded 100 people for the second straight day. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 106 people have been...
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This Nov. 20, 2017 photo shows the dining area during the grand opening of an Olive Garden in Spanish Fork, Utah. Health officials say thousands of people may have been exposed to hepatitis A in Utah amid a widening outbreak that originally spread from a large epidemic in San Diego. Authorities said Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 that infected workers may have exposed customers at three restaurants and convenience stores spread across the Salt Lake City area. The Utah outbreak began in August among the homeless population and illicit drug users, and tests connected to San Diego outbreak that killed 20 people. (Isaac Hale/The Daily Herald via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 8:49 pm
SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — Thousands of people may have been exposed to hepatitis A in Utah amid a widening outbreak that originally spread from a large epidemic in San Diego, health officials said Wednesday. Infected workers may have exposed customers at two Salt Lake City area restaurants and a...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a member of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent stands with a girl during a human evacuation of sick people from the eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. (SANA via AP)
December 27, 2017 - 10:29 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's government is allowing the evacuation of nearly 30 critically ill people from a besieged Damascus suburb, where hundreds requiring medical treatment have been prevented from reaching hospitals minutes away. The government recently tightened its siege of eastern Ghouta, home to...
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December 17, 2017 - 3:51 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A macabre "zombie Nativity" scene that's become an annual tradition of sorts in a suburban Cincinnati neighborhood won't be displayed next Christmas. Creator Jasen Dixon, a resident of Sycamore Township northeast of Cincinnati, says he will put the Nativity scene in storage or...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the Justice Department in Washington. Authorities are touting the arrests of thousands of gang members in the U.S. and Central America as a sign that teamwork and the Trump administration’s push to crackdown on MS-13. Justice Department officials will gather with attorneys general from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador during a Miami visit to share intelligence and strategies for future investigations. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
September 28, 2017 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities in the U.S. and Central America say they have indicted thousands of violent street gang members since March, including a powerful MS-13 leader who allegedly ordered bloodshed on the East Coast while imprisoned in El Salvador. Law enforcement officials planned to...
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September 17, 2017 - 1:56 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 1 a.m. Violence during a protest in a St. Louis suburb has forced the public transportation agency Metro to suspend light rail and bus service...
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A submerged pickup truck remains in a neighborhood which was flooded when the Barker Reservoir reached capacity in the aftermath of Harvey Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Katy, Texas. Residents gathered at the checkpoint to vent their frustrations about not being able to get back into their homes which will remain flooded for several more days while the reservoir drains. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
September 02, 2017 - 7:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Harvey and the storm's aftermath (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The mayor of Houston has ordered mandatory evacuations for people who haven't left their homes in part of the city that remains flooded more than a week after Harvey dumped 50-plus inches of rain in spots...
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President Donald Trump and Melania Trump meet people impacted by Hurricane Harvey during a visit to the NRG Center in Houston, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. He lifted this girl into his arms to give her a kiss. It was his second trip to Texas in a week, and this time his first order of business was to meet with those affected by the record-setting rainfall and flooding. He’s also set to survey some of the damage and head to Lake Charles, Louisiana, another hard-hit area. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 02, 2017 - 4:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Harvey and the storm's aftermath (all times local): 3:30 p.m. NBA star James Harden says he will donate $1 million to the city of Houston to aid in Harvey recovery. The Houston Rockets point guard made the announcement Saturday with Mayor Sylvester Turner. They spoke at...
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