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February 10, 2018 - 9:28 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of Mehsud tribesmen have ended their dayslong sit-in in Islamabad after assurances that the police officer accused of killing a 27-year-old aspiring model will be arrested and their other demands also met. Ameer Muqam, an adviser to the prime minister on political affairs...
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Evelina Raselli (14), of Switzerland, and South Korea's Chaelin Park (15), of the combined Koreas team, battle for the puck during the second period of the preliminary round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 10, 2018 - 9:28 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Alina Muller scored a hat trick in the first period and added a fourth goal 1:26 into the second as Switzerland shut out Korea 8-0 for a big dose of hockey reality for the Koreans' extraordinary...
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FILE: _ This is a May 21, 2015 file photo of an Oxfam store in London. Oxfam’s deputy chief executive on Monday Feb. 12, 2018 resigned amid the scandal involving sex abuse in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. Penny Lawrence says she’s ashamed of what happened on her watch. Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt is demanding that Oxfam show moral accountability and provide full disclosure about the case. She has threatened to pull public funding unless the charity reveals everything it knows about allegations. (Nick Ansell/PA via AP, file)
February 10, 2018 - 9:17 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government is reviewing its relationship with the anti-poverty charity Oxfam after a newspaper reported that some members of its staff used prostitutes while working in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake that devastated the country. The U.K.'s Department for International...
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February 10, 2018 - 9:15 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's National Anti-terrorism Committee says two militants have been killed in a gun battle in Ingushetia, one of whom was being sought for having fought with the Islamic State group. Ingushetia, a southern Russian region that borders Chechnya, is one of several predominantly...
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February 10, 2018 - 9:06 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Baltic News Service says Estonia and Russia have exchanged two men convicted of espionage at a border crossing between the two countries. The region's main news agency cited Estonia's Internal Security Service as saying that Raivo Susi, an Estonian found guilty of...
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February 10, 2018 - 9:02 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A member of the Air National Guard from central New York is now the top enlisted airman for the organization. National Guard officials say Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley, of Rome, is the command chief master sergeant for the 5,600-member New York Air National Guard. In that...
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February 10, 2018 - 9:01 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government is reviewing its relationship with the anti-poverty charity Oxfam after a newspaper reported that some members of its staff used prostitutes while working in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake that devastated the country. The U.K.'s Department for International...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, survivors and guests walk past the "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at the former Nazi German concentration camp on International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Oswiecim, Poland. An adviser to Poland’s president has said that Israel’s reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland’s actions during World War II stems from a “feeling of shame at the passivity of the Jews during the Holocaust.” Andrzej Zybertowicz made the remark in an interview published Friday, Feb. 9 in the Polska-The Times newspaper. The law imposes prison terms of up to three years for falsely and intentionally attributing Nazi crimes to German-occupied Poland. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)
February 10, 2018 - 9:01 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An adviser to Poland's president has said he thinks Israel's negative reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland's actions during World War II stemmed from a "feeling of shame at the passivity of the Jews during the Holocaust." Andrzej Zybertowicz, a Nicolaus...
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Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, Kim Yong Nam, the 90-year-old president of the Presidium of the North's Parliament, IOC president Thomas Bach and South Korean President Moon Jae-in watch during the second period of the preliminary round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 10, 2018 - 8:52 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A rare invitation to Pyongyang for South Korea's president marked Day Two of the North Korean Kim dynasty's southern road tour Saturday, part of an accelerating diplomatic thaw that included some Korean liquor over lunch and the shared joy of watching a "unified"...
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In this image made from video provided by Yehunda Pinto, the wreckage of a jet is seen near Harduf, northern Israel, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday before launching a "large-scale attack" on at least a dozen Iranian and Syrian targets in Syria. Israel called it a "severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty" and warned of further action against the unprecedented Iranian aggression. (Yehunda Pinto via AP)
February 10, 2018 - 8:47 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone it said infiltrated the country early Saturday before launching a "large-scale attack" on at least a dozen Iranian and Syrian targets inside Syria, in its most significant engagement since the fighting in neighboring Syria began in...
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