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Former MSU President Lou Anna Simon appears in Judge Julie Reincke's Eaton County Court Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, for her arraignment on four charges of lying to police related to the Larry Nassar investigation, in Charlotte, Mich. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
November 26, 2018 - 1:13 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The former president of Michigan State University on Monday made her first court appearance since being charged with lying to investigators about what she knew during the investigation into sexual assault allegations against disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Lou...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit to the House of Commons in London, Monday Nov. 26, 2018. May has two-weeks to convince the British public, and a skeptical Parliament, to back the Brexit deal she has struck with the European Union. (House of Commons / PA via AP)( / PA via AP)
November 26, 2018 - 1:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May made a blunt appeal to skeptical lawmakers on Monday to back her divorce deal with the European Union: It isn't perfect, but it's all there is, and the alternative is a leap into the unknown. In essence, she urged Parliament: Let's agree and move on, for the...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg talks to journalists during a press conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Stoltenberg is warning Russia of consequences after its coastguard fired on and seized Ukrainian ships, wounding a number of sailors. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
November 26, 2018 - 1:00 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Russia and Ukraine (all times local): 9 p.m. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Ukraine's president has assured him that should martial law be introduced in the country it would not have a negative impact on next year's presidential election...
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Former MSU President Lou Anna Simon appears in Judge Julie Reincke's Eaton County Court Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, for her arraignment on four charges of lying to police related to the Larry Nassar investigation, in Charlotte, Mich. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
November 26, 2018 - 1:00 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The former president of Michigan State University on Monday made her first court appearance since being charged with lying to investigators about what she knew during the investigation into sexual assault allegations against former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Lou Anna Simon...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit to the House of Commons in London, Monday Nov. 26, 2018. May has two-weeks to convince the British public, and a skeptical Parliament, to back the Brexit deal she has struck with the European Union. (House of Commons / PA via AP)( / PA via AP)
November 26, 2018 - 12:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May made a blunt appeal to skeptical lawmakers on Monday to back her divorce deal with the European Union: It isn't perfect, but it's all there is, and the alternative is a leap into the unknown. In essence, she urged Parliament: Let's agree and move on, for the...
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FILE- This Nov. 20, 2018, file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 26. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
November 26, 2018 - 12:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks are rising Monday as big technology stocks recover some of their recent losses, and banks, retail and travel companies climb on the first full trading day of the holiday shopping season. Indexes in Europe and Asia are also higher. London's main stock index is rising...
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In this undated photo provided on Nov. 26, 2018, by Seeker, Ben Lecomte swims in the Pacific Ocean. (Seeker via AP)
November 26, 2018 - 12:38 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A French-American man has given up his attempt to swim across the Pacific Ocean after a storm broke the mainsail of his support ship, organizers said Monday. Ben Lecomte, who had completed about 1,500 nautical miles (2,780 kilometers) of the 5,000-mile (9,260-kilometer) journey, called...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg talks to journalists during a press conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Stoltenberg is warning Russia of consequences after its coastguard fired on and seized Ukrainian ships, wounding a number of sailors. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
November 26, 2018 - 12:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Russia and Ukraine (all times local): 8:35 p.m. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is warning Russia of consequences after the Russian coastguard fired on and seized Ukrainian ships in the Crimea region, wounding sailors and increasing tensions...
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In this undated photo provided on Nov. 26, 2018, by Seeker, Ben Lecomte swims in the Pacific Ocean. (Seeker via AP)
November 26, 2018 - 12:12 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A French-American man has given up his attempt to swim across the Pacific Ocean after a storm broke the mainsail of his support ship, organizers said Monday. Ben Lecomte, who had completed about 1,500 nautical miles (2,780 kilometers) of the 5,000-mile (9,260-kilometer) journey, called...
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FILE - In this June 10, 2011, file photo, a worker checks the paint on a Camaro at the GM factory in Oshawa, Ontario. General Motors is closing a Canadian plant at the cost of about 2,500 jobs, but that is apparently just a piece of a much broader, company-wide restructuring that will be announced as early as Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
November 26, 2018 - 12:08 pm
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will lay off up to 14,000 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The reduction includes 8,100 white-collar workers, some of whom...
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