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Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves the Tokyo Detention Center, in Tokyo Thursday, April 25, 2019. Ghosn walked out of detention Thursday evening, his head held high, after a Japanese court rejected an appeal from prosecutors and his 500 million yen ($4.5 million) in bail was paid earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
April 25, 2019 - 10:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn walked out of a Japanese detention center Thursday evening, his head held high, after paying 500 million yen ($4.5 million) in bail and winning a court rejection of an appeal from prosecutors. Ghosn walked solemnly out of the Tokyo Detention House...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2018 file photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh addresses a gathering during the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston.When Bernard “Jack” Young automatically became Baltimore’s acting mayor on April 1, he emphasized that he’d act only as a “placeholder” for the embattled elected mayor. But it’s been more than three weeks since Mayor Catherine Pugh slipped out of sight on an indefinite leave of absence, and it appears Young is settling in for a lengthy stint as Baltimore’s No. 1 official. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
April 25, 2019 - 10:10 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — FBI and IRS agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks. Dave Fitz, an FBI spokesman in the agency's Baltimore office, said agents...
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April 25, 2019 - 9:59 am
RUSTON, La. (AP) — A tornado killed two people as it tore through the northern Louisiana city of Ruston early Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards said. The tornado caused severe damage to buildings, vehicles and power lines and forced a local university to cancel classes. National Weather Service...
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April 25, 2019 - 9:54 am
RUSTON, La. (AP) — A tornado killed two people as it tore through the northern Louisiana city of Ruston early Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards said. The tornado caused severe damage to buildings, vehicles and power lines and forced a local university to cancel classes. National Weather Service...
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In this undated photo, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves his lawyer's office in Tokyo. A Japanese court approved the release for detained Nissan ex-chair Ghosn on 500 million yen, or $4.5 million, bail Thursday, April 25, 2019.(Kyodo News via AP)
April 25, 2019 - 9:54 am
TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn walked out of a Japanese detention center Thursday evening, his head held high, after paying 500 million yen ($4.5 million) in bail and winning a court rejection of an appeal from prosecutors. Ghosn walked solemnly out of the Tokyo Detention House...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2018 file photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh addresses a gathering during the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston.When Bernard “Jack” Young automatically became Baltimore’s acting mayor on April 1, he emphasized that he’d act only as a “placeholder” for the embattled elected mayor. But it’s been more than three weeks since Mayor Catherine Pugh slipped out of sight on an indefinite leave of absence, and it appears Young is settling in for a lengthy stint as Baltimore’s No. 1 official. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
April 25, 2019 - 9:53 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — FBI and IRS agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks. Dave Fitz, an FBI spokesman in the agency's Baltimore office, said agents...
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April 25, 2019 - 9:42 am
BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a chemical spill in a north suburban Chicago community (all times local): 8:40 a.m. Authorities say hospitals are treating between 12 and 15 people who are in serious but stable condition after anhydrous ammonia leaked from containers that a tractor was pulling...
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April 25, 2019 - 9:42 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A powerful tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall by early Friday in northern Mozambique, just six weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the country and left hundreds dead. Authorities have begun compulsory evacuations in cases where residents resist...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to the media after his talks with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un talk in Vladivostok, Russia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. President Vladimir Putin says after talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that Pyongyang is ready to proceed toward denuclearization, but that it needs serious security guarantees to do so. (Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP)
April 25, 2019 - 9:37 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union hit out Thursday against Russia's move to fast-track citizenship applications from people living in conflict areas in eastern Ukraine, slamming it as an attack on Ukraine's sovereignty that would undermine an already-fragile peace agreement. Russian President...
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April 25, 2019 - 9:31 am
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says two people have been killed by a tornado that tore through the northern city of Ruston early Thursday. The tornado caused severe damage to buildings, vehicles and power lines and forced a local university to cancel classes. National Weather...
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