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Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov answers a question during a joint news conference with his Danish counterpart Anders Samuelsen following their meeting at the foreign ministry in Skopje, Macedonia on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
November 23, 2018 - 1:59 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Senior officials from Greece and neighbor Macedonia said Friday that progress has been made in talks to revise school books in the two countries as part of an effort to end hostility between the two countries. The two Balkan countries are seeking to end decades of...
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People wait in line to buy televisions as they shop during an early Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store on Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Overland Park, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
November 23, 2018 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It would have been easy to turn on their computers at home over plates of leftover turkey and take advantage of the Black Friday deals most retailers now offer online. But across the country, thousands of shoppers woke up before dawn the day after Thanksgiving and brought their...
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A visitor looks at the wooden and metal throne of the King Ghezo of the Dahomey kingdom, dated 19th century, today's Benin at Quai Branly museum in Paris, France, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. From Senegal to Ethiopia, artists, governments and museums are eagerly awaiting a report commissioned by French President Emmanuel Macron on how former colonizers can return African art to Africa. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
November 23, 2018 - 1:58 pm
PARIS (AP) — African artworks held in French museums — richly carved thrones, doors to a royal kingdom, wooden statues imbued with spiritual meaning — may be heading back home to Africa at last. French President Emmanuel Macron, trying to turn the page on France's colonial past , received a report...
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November 23, 2018 - 1:41 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been acquitted of vehicular manslaughter in the 2014 drunken driving death of another man aiding a motorist. The Stamford Advocate reports Jose Sierra-Velasquez was acquitted Tuesday by a state judge following a three-day trial. The 30-year-old Stamford...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2018, file, photo, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the second day of the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince has begun his first tour abroad on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 since facing international pressure over the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
November 23, 2018 - 1:38 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was in the United Arab Emirates on Friday, on his first tour abroad since the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. The prince, who arrived in Abu Dhabi late on Thursday, is...
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FILE- In this May 10, 2005, file photo survivor of the 1921 Tulsa race riots, Dr. Olivia Hooker, 90, gives her personal account of the of the historic race riot at a briefing before members of the Congressional Black Caucus and other leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hooker, one of the last survivors of the race riot, one of the worst race riots in U.S. history, has died at age 103. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
November 23, 2018 - 1:31 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — One of the last survivors of the 1921 Tulsa race riot, one of the worst race riots in U.S. history, has died at age 103. Olivia Hooker was 6 years old when the late-spring riot destroyed much of a Tulsa neighborhood that had been known as "Black Wall Street." She told National...
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November 23, 2018 - 1:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): ____ 1:00 p.m. Stocks are closing lower in a shortened session Friday as energy stocks fall along with the price of oil. The S&P 500 closed in what's known on Wall Street as a correction — 10 percent below its...
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November 23, 2018 - 1:12 pm
COHOES, N.Y. (AP) — A 22-year-old man is in jail after being charged with fatally shooting a teenage immigrant from Africa whose body was found along an Albany-area bicycle path last week. Authorities say Thomas Slivienski, of Watervliet (wah-ter-vuh-LEET'), is being held Friday in the Albany...
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Pakistani troops move in the compound of Chinese Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Pakistani police say gunmen have stormed the Chinese Consulate in the country's southern port city of Karachi, triggering an intense shootout. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
November 23, 2018 - 1:07 pm
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Armed separatists stormed the Chinese Consulate in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Friday, triggering an intense hour-long shootout during which two Pakistani civilians, two police officers and all three assailants were killed, including one who was wearing a...
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Jonathan Torres, 11, stands next to his father after waking up early in the morning as Mexican riot police make their way to the Chaparral border crossing, in Tijuana, Mexico, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and says that he has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived in the city.(AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
November 23, 2018 - 12:59 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and said Friday that he has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived. Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum said that the Mexican federal...
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