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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, chairman, Soros Fund Management, George Soros speaks during a forum at the IMF/World Bank annual meetings in Washington. The billionaire financier and philanthropist Soros says his fight against intolerance is rooted in his own experience of living through the Nazi occupation of Hungary, but some officials in Central Europe have accused him of using his money to force his liberal values on their nascent democratic societies. (AP Photo Manuel Balce Ceneta, FILE)
May 15, 2017 - 6:39 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — In most nations, having a billionaire financier and philanthropist would be a source of great pride, a person many elected officials would want to cozy up to. Not for George Soros. The demonization of the American-Hungarian billionaire and Holocaust survivor has spread across...
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left bottom, talks with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, right, at the a summit at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China, May 15, 2017. (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 6:38 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced ambitious plans for Asian and European governments to work more closely on finance, law enforcement and a wide array of other issues under a Beijing-led trade initiative. Xi spoke Monday as leaders of 30 nations wrapped up a two-day meeting...
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In this April 6, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., after the U.S. fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria. On a collision course with an ally, the United States will arm Syria's Kurds to fight Islamic State militants despite staunch objections from Turkey. President Trump hosts Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Washington on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 15, 2017 - 6:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is on a collision course with its NATO ally Turkey, pushing ahead with arming Syrian Kurds after deciding the immediate objective of defeating Islamic State militants outweighs the potential damage to a partnership vital to U.S. interests in the volatile Middle...
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A patient takes a nap on her wheelchair as she waits with others at the registration desk at Dharmais Cancer Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, May 15, 2017. Global cyber chaos was spreading Monday as companies booted up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack. The extortion scheme created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
May 15, 2017 - 6:35 am
TOKYO (AP) — The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack spread to thousands of more computers on Monday as people logged in at work, disrupting business, schools, hospitals and daily life, though no new large-scale breakdowns were reported. In Britain, whose health service was among the first high-...
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FILE - This Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 file photo shows an oil rig near the town of Usinsk, 1500 km (930 miles) northeast of Moscow, Russia. Russia and Saudi Arabia said Monday May 15, 2017, they want to extend oil production cuts through the first quarter of 2018, in a move the two major producers say would support the market price. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
May 15, 2017 - 6:33 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Saudi Arabia said Monday they want to extend oil production cuts through the first quarter of 2018, in a move the two major producers say would support the market price. Oil prices rose on the announcement that the countries want to extend the deal, which encompasses both...
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Itza Ayala poses for a photo at a park in Houston on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. When school administrators didn't investigate her 15-year-old daughter's alleged sexual assault by another student, she says, her family turned to the U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights. The office has struggled to keep up with an increase in complaints against school districts. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
May 15, 2017 - 6:18 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Hector and Itza Ayala sat in a conference room at Houston's prestigious high school for the performing arts, clutching a document they hoped would force administrators to investigate their 15-year-old daughter's claim of a classroom sex assault. It had been four months since the girl...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 11, 2017 file photo, Toshiba Corp. President Satoshi Tsunakawa speaks during a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Toshiba, whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse has filed for bankruptcy protection, is reporting a 950 billion yen ($8.4 billion) net loss for the fiscal year ended March. Tokyo-based Toshiba called the results released Monday, May 15, as projections, rather than results, since they lack the company's auditors' approval, but it was in line with what it had said recently. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
May 15, 2017 - 6:17 am
TOKYO (AP) — Western Digital is seeking arbitration in a dispute with its joint venture partner Toshiba Corp. over the sale of the Japanese electronics giant's computer-chip business. Toshiba wants to sell the lucrative chips unit to repair its finances, but Western Digital is demanding Toshiba...
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Christopher Lee looks through a window secured by bars towards a barbed wire fence surrounding the building from a conference room at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program in St. Peter, Minn., on March 28, 2017. Lee has been in the program since 2005, four days before he turned 19. An ongoing Associated Press investigation has documented how K-12 schools in the United States can fail to protect students in their care from sexual assault, sometimes minimizing or even covering up incidents. Schools also struggle to help sexually aggressive students, both before and after they do lasting harm. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
May 15, 2017 - 6:16 am
The children who sexually assault other children may be the popular jocks, the loners or anyone in between. There is no typical attacker, no way for schools to predict who might inflict that kind of torment on a classmate. Thousands of school-age offenders are treated annually for sexual aggression...
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May 15, 2017 - 6:11 am
GENEVA (AP) — The former South Carolina governor who now heads the U.N.'s World Food Program is lamenting how the media's focus on President Donald Trump is taking away attention from "real world" problems like famine in Africa and the Middle East. WFP Director-General David Beasley, a Republican...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2014 file photo, actor Powers Boothe attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For" in Los Angeles. Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV’s “Deadwood,” and in the movies “Tombstone,” “Sin City” and “The Avengers,” died Sunday, May 14, 2017. He was 68. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)
May 15, 2017 - 6:05 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood," and in the movies "Tombstone," ''Sin City" and "The Avengers," has died. He was 68. Boothe's publicist said he died of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday. Fellow actor Beau Bridges...
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