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Copies of the New York Daily News are for sale at a news stand in New York, Monday, July 23, 2018, after the paper told employees that the newspaper is reducing its editorial staff by 50 percent. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
July 23, 2018 - 12:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York tabloid Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff and Jim Rich, its editor in chief, was released. The paper was sold to tronc Inc. last year for $1, with the owner of the Chicago Tribune assuming liabilities and debt. In an email sent to staff Monday, tronc said...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Sara Haines, left, and Michael Strahan arrive at the Oscars in Los Angeles. ABC News announced Monday, July 23, 2018, that Strahan and Haines will co-host “GMA Day.” The show is set to premiere at 1 p.m. EDT on Sept. 10. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 23, 2018 - 11:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Viewers will see two familiar faces when "Good Morning America" launches its third hour. ABC News on Monday announced Michael Strahan and Sara Haines will co-host "GMA Day." The show is set to premiere at 1 p.m. EDT on Sept. 10. After a successful career in the National Football...
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UN envoy Jane Holl Lute arrives at the presidential palace for a meeting with Cyprus' president Nikos Anastasiades in the divided capital of Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, July 23, 2018. Lute holds talks with ethnically divided Cyprus' rival leaders to gauge prospects for a resumption of moribund reunification talks. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
July 23, 2018 - 11:26 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A United Nations envoy has sounded out the rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus to see whether conditions are ripe for a resumption of reunification talks. Jane Holl Lute met separately Monday with Cyprus' Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and the leader of the...
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Representative and former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo bangs the gavel after taking the oath as the new house speaker, at the House of Representatives in Quezon city, metropolitan Manila, Philippines Monday July 23, 2018. A leadership row erupted in the Philippine House of Representative, delaying President Rodrigo Duterte's delivery of his annual state of the nation address and passage of a crucial Muslim rebel autonomy deal. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
July 23, 2018 - 11:22 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A leadership row erupted in the Philippine House of Representatives on live TV Monday, delaying President Rodrigo Duterte's delivery of his annual state of the nation address and passage of crucial Muslim autonomy legislation aimed at ending one of Asia's longest Islamic...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as night falls in Washington. Dozens of web addresses implying U.S. senators were “for sale” have been quietly and mysteriously purchased online, amid heightened concerns on Capitol Hill that foreign agents _ especially Russians _ might be trying to interfere in the upcoming midterm elections. The Associated Press has determined that Democrats were responsible. The cybersecurity director for the sergeant-at-arms in the Senate has begun to look into the matter. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
July 23, 2018 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a political mystery that has been roiling Capitol Hill. Dozens of web addresses implying U.S. senators were "for sale" have been quietly and mysteriously purchased online, amid heightened concerns that foreign agents — especially Russians — might try to meddle in upcoming...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2018, photo a sign advertises the pending sale of a home in San Jose, Calif. Economists expect that sales of previously occupied U.S. homes edged higher in June. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
July 23, 2018 - 11:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of existing homes fell 0.6 percent in June, the third straight monthly decline, as higher prices and a limited supply of listings have sidelined many would-be buyers. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted...
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A plume of smoke turns large parts of the sky orange, with the ancient Acropolis hill at centre, as a forest fire burns in a mountainous area west of Athens, sending nearby residents fleeing, Monday, July 23, 2018. The fire department said five water-dropping planes and two helicopters were battling the blaze Monday in the Geraneia mountains near the seaside settlement of Kineta between Athens and Corinth, along with 30 firetrucks and 70 firefighters. (AP Photo/Theodora Tongas)
July 23, 2018 - 10:38 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A swift-moving forest fire burned through a mountainous area west of Athens on Monday, prompting residents to flee as smoke from the blaze turned the sky over the Greek capital a hazy orange. The fire department said 80 firefighters with 40 vehicles were on the scene near the...
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Copies of the New York Daily News are for sale at a news stand in New York, Monday, July 23, 2018, after the paper told employees that the newspaper is reducing its editorial staff by 50 percent. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
July 23, 2018 - 10:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff, saying it will focus more on digital news. The paper was sold to tronc Inc. last year for $1, with the owner of the Chicago Tribune assuming liabilities and debt. In an email sent to staff Monday, tronc said staff at the Daily News...
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July 23, 2018 - 10:34 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is meeting in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in talks focusing on the Iranian presence in Syria. The Russian delegation visited Netanyahu's residence Monday evening. Netanyahu announced earlier in the day that Russian...
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Copies of the New York Daily News are for sale at a news stand in New York, Monday, July 23, 2018, after the paper told employees that the newspaper is reducing its editorial staff by 50 percent. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
July 23, 2018 - 10:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff, saying it will focus more on digital news. The paper was sold to tronc Inc. last year for $1, with the owner of the Chicago Tribune assuming liabilities and debt. In an email sent to staff Monday, tronc said staff at the Daily News...
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