The Associated Press

August 12, 2020 - 4:46 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The mother of a baby born on an airplane that was taking her to a hospital in Anchorage has named her son Sky because of his unique birth and first experience. Chrystal Hicks gave birth to Sky Airon Hicks on Aug. 5 around 1 a.m. after boarding a plane to be flown from the...
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In this image made from video, Saninu Laizer, a small scale miner, holds a six kilograms (13 pounds) tanzanite stone he dug up in Mererani, Tanzania, Monday Aug. 3, 2020. Saninu Laizer who had become an overnight millionaire over a month ago when he unearthed two of the biggest rough tanzanite gemstones ever found has struck it rich again, digging up a third stone weighing 6 kilograms (13 pounds) with an estimated value of $2 million. The first two stones have an estimated value of $3.4 million. (AP Photo)
August 05, 2020 - 7:52 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A small-scale miner in Tanzania who had become an overnight millionaire over a month ago when he unearthed two of the biggest rough tanzanite gemstones ever found has struck it rich again, digging up a third stone weighing 6 kilograms (13 pounds) with an estimated value of $2...
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President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable discussion on the coronavirus outbreak and storm preparedness at Pelican Golf Club in Belleair, Fla., Friday, July 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 31, 2020 - 10:36 pm
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — President Donald Trump said he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the United States. Trump made the announcement to reporters Friday on Air Force One as he returned from Florida. “As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning...
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July 25, 2020 - 11:23 am
PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister vowed Saturday to fight “hateful ideology” after far-right extremists posted photos of a protest outside the offices of a Black lawmaker. The lawmaker, Sira Sylla, tweeted a photo of the small demonstration along with the words “You will never affect me.” The...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event to sign executive orders on lowering drug prices, in the South Court Auditorium in the White House complex, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 24, 2020 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regrets, he's had a few. President Donald Trump acknowledged in an interview released Friday that he's “often” had regrets about his tweets. “Too often,” he added. Trump, in an interview with Barstool Sports, said it's not like the old days when people wrote a letter and let it...
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In this photograph taken from the Mediterranean shores near the city of Antalya, Turkey, a merchant ship, top right, sails past the research vessel Oruc Reis, Thursday, July 23, 2020. Greece has warned Thursday it will do "whatever is necessary" to defend its sovereign rights in response to plans by neighbor Turkey to proceed with an oil-and-gas research mission south of Greek islands in the Eastern Mediterranean. The dispute over seabed mineral rights has led to increased navy deployments by both NATO members in the region, where the Oruc Reis, is being prepared for a survey mission. (Ibrahim Laleli/DHA via AP)
July 23, 2020 - 12:25 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece warned Thursday it will do “whatever is necessary” to defend its sovereign rights in response to plans by neighboring Turkey to proceed with an oil-and-gas research mission south of Greek islands in the eastern Mediterranean. The dispute over seabed mineral rights has...
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Model Kathy Jacobs poses for a portrait at her home in Calabasas, Calif. on Friday, July 17, 2020. Jacobs has made her Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue debut at age 56. The 2020 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is online and on newsstands Tuesday. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
July 21, 2020 - 3:25 pm
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Kathy Jacobs says it’s important not to discount people because of their age or height. She should know — the petite 56-year-old is a brand new Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model. Jacobs, from Calabasas, California and who stands 5-foot-3-inches, hopes her appearance...
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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2008 file photo, former congressman Jim Ryun speaks to supporters during an election watch party in Topeka, Kan. Ryun announced the race too close to call. President Donald Trump is awarding the nation's highest civilian honor to Jim Ryun, a former Kansas congressmen who was the first high school runner to clock a mile in under 4 minutes. Trump is scheduled to honor the three-time Olympian with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House on Friday. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
July 21, 2020 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is awarding the nation’s highest civilian honor to Jim Ryun, a former Kansas congressman who was the first high school runner to clock a mile in under 4 minutes. Trump is scheduled to honor the three-time Olympian with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 10, 2020, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill, in Washington. A department spokesperson said Saturday, July 18, 2020, that Ross has been hospitalized for “minor, non-coronavirus related issues." (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
July 18, 2020 - 10:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was hospitalized for “minor, non-coronavirus related issues,” a department spokesperson said Saturday. Ross, 82, is “doing well” and is expected to be released from the hospital soon, the spokesperson said in a statement. The department did not...
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July 18, 2020 - 8:22 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Days of fighting between armed groups in villages in Congo’s South Kivu province killed at least 43 people, many of them women and children, residents said Saturday. At least 40 others disappeared after members of the armed group known as Ngumino attacked the village of...
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