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President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the south lawn of the White House in Washington late Saturday night, April 29, 2017, on this return from a rally in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
May 01, 2017 - 5:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:40 a.m. President Donald Trump's campaign organization is launching a $1.5 million run of TV ads touting his accomplishments in his first 100 days. The ads buy, announced Monday, is paid for by Donald J. Trump for President...
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Parts of the Imam Ali Mosque lay destroyed by fire in Jarfalla north of Stockholm, Sweden, early Monday May 1, 2017. Swedish police say they are investigating the fire which started late Sunday, causing major damage to a mosque near Stockholm as possible arson. (Anders Wiklund / TT via AP)
May 01, 2017 - 5:53 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police say they are investigating a fire that caused major damage to a mosque near Stockholm as possible arson. Stockholm police spokesman Lars Bystrom says "it appears to have been lit from the outside." He couldn't give further details pending an investigation. No one was...
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May 01, 2017 - 5:52 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Uber has suspended a driver in Australia while police investigate allegations that he told a passenger he led an organization related to the Islamic State movement and planned to blow up Parliament House, the ride-hailing company said Monday. The passenger, a woman who...
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May 01, 2017 - 5:40 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Monday that India and Turkey should strengthen their already warm business and political ties, as he welcomed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to New Delhi. Erdogan arrived late Sunday evening. He was accompanied by several Cabinet...
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In this April 18, 2017, photo, Soila Solano prepares to inject herself with insulin at her home in Las Vegas. Solano was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes six years ago. Casino owners and their employees’ unions are attempting to rein in soaring prescription drug prices in an attempt to control their own medical insurance costs. They and Democratic lawmakers backing the bill also hope it would cap what diabetics pay out of their own pockets for insulin. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 01, 2017 - 5:35 am
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Aiming to rein in soaring prescription drug prices, an unlikely Nevada coalition is trying to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose how they set insulin prices — and issue refunds to diabetics or their insurance companies if annual price hikes surpass inflation. Las...
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May 01, 2017 - 5:23 am
LONDON (AP) — British police have arrested three women as part of a continuing counterterrorism investigation that included a raid last week. Police said that three women were arrested Monday morning on suspicion of planning attacks. Two are 18 and one is 19. They are being questioned at a police...
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In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo, a South Korean army's K1A2 tank fires a round during the South Korea-U.S. joint military live-fire drills at Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, South Korea, near the border with North Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 01, 2017 - 5:19 am
A South Korean army tank fired rounds during joint military exercises between U.S. and South Korea in Pocheon as tensions mounted over North Korea's nuclear and long-range missile programs. As South Korean demonstrators protested the deployment of a high-tech American Terminal High-Altitude Area...
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People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 1, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Monday despite worries over regional tensions after North Korea carried out a missile test over the weekend. Many markets in Asia and Europe were closed for Labor Day. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 01, 2017 - 5:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's index rose Monday, helped by a weaker yen and strong readings in a manufacturing survey, while many markets in Europe and the rest of Asia were closed for holidays. KEEPING SCORE: Many markets in Asia and Europe, including France, Germany and Great Britain, were closed for...
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Japan's helicopter carrier Izumo sails in the waters off the Boso Peninsula, east of Tokyo, as it starts to escort a U.S. supply ship after departing Yokosuka port, south of Tokyo, Monday, May 1, 2017. Japan's navy has dispatched its largest destroyer reportedly tasked with escorting U.S. military ships off the Japanese coast, a first-time mission under new security legislation that allows Japan’s military a greater role overseas, amid heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula. (Ren Onuma/Kyodo News via AP)
May 01, 2017 - 5:01 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — America's CIA director is making an unannounced visit to South Korea, the U.S. Embassy in Seoul confirmed Monday, amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula. An embassy official said Mike Pompeo and his wife were in the South Korean capital on Monday, but wouldn't...
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A far-right supporter marches next to French flag near the statue of Joan of Arc for his traditional march, Monday May 1, 2017, in Paris. France's tense presidential race is colliding with May Day labor marches in a campaign dominated by worries over jobs and seen as a test of populism's global appeal. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 01, 2017 - 5:01 am
PARIS (AP) — With just six days until a French presidential vote that could define Europe's future, far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are holding high-stakes rallies Monday that overlap with nationwide May Day labor marches reminding both candidates that jobs are voters'...
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