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April 24, 2018 - 10:12 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California State University, Fresno professor who called Barbara Bush "an amazing racist" and cheered her death will not be punished, the president of the university announced Tuesday. Randa Jarrar was acting as a private citizen using her personal Twitter account so her...
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President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 24, 2018 - 10:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With exaggerated handshakes and a pair of kisses, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron professed a sunny, best-friends relationship Tuesday, even as the two allies strained to bridge differences over the Iran nuclear agreement, Syria and more. Hosting Macron...
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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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Sandra Harrison, a golfer and member of a group of local women known as Sisters in the Fairway, addresses a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday April 24, 2018 in York, Pa. Officials at the Grandview Golf Club in York called police on the group Saturday, accusing them of playing too slowly and holding up others behind them. On Sunday club co-owner JJ Chronister told the York Daily Record she called the women personally to "sincerely apologize." (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
April 24, 2018 - 9:42 pm
YORK, Pa. (AP) — When she walks onto a golf course as one of the few black women on the links, Sandra Harrison fills with pride and hopes her play will dispel stereotypes and disarm her fellow players — who are often white and male. What she felt playing at the Grandview Golf Club as a new member...
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James Shaw Jr., waves to the crowd and legislators inside the Tennessee House chambers as he is honored for disarming a shooter inside a Nashville-area Waffle House at the Tennessee State House Tuesday April 24, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 9:39 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle away from a gunman at a Nashville restaurant told Tennessee lawmakers Tuesday he faced "the true test of a man," drawing a standing ovation during his brief address. As the House hailed him as a hero, James Shaw Jr. said he acted to save...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017, file photo, U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris arrives at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo. Adm. Harry Harris, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific, will become the next U.S. ambassador to South Korea instead of Australia, the Australian foreign minister said Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (Kimimasa Mayama/Pool Photo via AP, File)
April 24, 2018 - 9:36 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Adm. Harry Harris, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific, will become the next U.S. ambassador to South Korea instead of Australia, the Australian foreign minister said Wednesday. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said she had been informed of the decision by Acting...
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A women fights back tears at a memorial along Yonge Street, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Toronto, the day after a driver drove a van down sidewalks, striking and killing numerous pedestrians in his path. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 9:33 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the incident in which a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk, killing and injuring people (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A crowd has gathered after nightfall in Toronto's North York community to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial to the victims of a van attack that...
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April 24, 2018 - 9:32 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The weather keeps wreaking havoc on the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Detroit Tigers. Steady rain at PNC Park on Tuesday forced the clubs to postpone a game for the third time in the first month of the season. The game was the 28th postponement in the majors this season, the most...
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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred takes questions from the media before a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 9:28 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is encouraged by pace-of-play changes that have limited mound visits and reduced the time between innings at major league games this season. Speaking in Toronto on Tuesday before the Blue Jays hosted the Boston Red Sox, Manfred said the new rules...
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President Donald Trump, left, and French President Emmanuel Macron, right, share a toast during the State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 24, 2018 - 9:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the first state dinner of the Trump administration (all times local): 9:25 p.m. President Donald Trump and President Emmanuel Macron of France have toasted to continued warm relations between their countries. Macron was honored Tuesday at the first state dinner of...
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