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French President Emmanuel Macron, poses as he is welcomed by European Parliament president Antonio Tajani upon his arrival at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. In his speech to European lawmakers Tuesday in Strasbourg, France, Macron will launch a drive to seek European citizens' opinions on the European Union's future. (AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias)
April 17, 2018 - 5:11 am
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on French President Emmanuel Macron's speech to the European Parliament (all times local): 11.10 a.m. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the European Union is not just a club led by France and Germany, addressing amid concerns that the EU's...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, poses as he is welcomed by European Parliament president Antonio Tajani upon his arrival at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. In his speech to European lawmakers Tuesday in Strasbourg, France, Macron will launch a drive to seek European citizens' opinions on the European Union's future. (AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias)
April 17, 2018 - 5:04 am
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on French President Emmanuel Macron's speech to the European Parliament (all times local): 11:00 a.m. French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for an energetic campaign for European Union elections next year as the bloc deals with the challenges of Britain's...
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April 17, 2018 - 4:57 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Burundi's government forces and ruling party members have beaten and killed perceived opponents of an upcoming referendum that could allow the president to extend his rule, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday, citing what it called "widespread impunity" for local authorities and...
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Anastasia Vashukevich sits inside a prison transport vehicle outside a courthouse in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, have emerged briefly for a Thai court hearing after being held virtually incommunicado in an immigration jail. The group's leader, Alexander Kirillov, and the woman making the election claims, Vashukevich, were among about half a dozen people taken Tuesday to a court in the resort town of Pattaya, where they were arrested in February while holding a sex training course.(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
April 17, 2018 - 4:50 am
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, emerged briefly on Tuesday for a Thai court hearing after being held virtually incommunicado in an immigration jail. The group's leader...
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April 17, 2018 - 4:38 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Human Rights Watch says Burundi's government forces and ruling party members have beaten and killed perceived opponents of an upcoming referendum that could enable the president to extend his rule. The rights group reported Tuesday that it confirmed 19 cases of violence...
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Anastasia Vashukevich sits inside a prison transport vehicle outside a courthouse in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, have emerged briefly for a Thai court hearing after being held virtually incommunicado in an immigration jail. The group's leader, Alexander Kirillov, and the woman making the election claims, Vashukevich, were among about half a dozen people taken Tuesday to a court in the resort town of Pattaya, where they were arrested in February while holding a sex training course.(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
April 17, 2018 - 3:54 am
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, have emerged briefly for a Thai court hearing after being held virtually incommunicado in an immigration jail. The group's leader,...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2013 file photo, Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., testifies at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Denham has gathered nearly 50 GOP co-sponsors on an effort to hold votes on four immigration bills. Democratic aides say virtually every Democrat will sign on as co-sponsors, but there would be no requirement for the vote to occur. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
April 16, 2018 - 11:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Virtually all Democrats are poised to join a group of Republicans calling for House votes this election year on immigration, an effort that seems unlikely to succeed but would cast a campaign-season spotlight on an issue Democrats think will help their Election Day prospects. Rep...
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Stormy Daniels arrives at federal court in New York, Monday, April 16, 2018, to attend a court hearing where a federal judge is considering how to review materials that the FBI seized from President Donald Trump's personal lawyer to determine whether they should be protected by attorney-client privilege.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 16, 2018 - 10:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A legal fight over what should happen to records the FBI seized from President Donald Trump's personal attorney took a surprise twist Monday when the lawyer, Michael Cohen, was forced to reveal a secret — that he had also done legal work for Fox News host Sean Hannity. The...
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April 16, 2018 - 9:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Virtually all House Democrats are poised to back a bid by some Republicans calling for House votes this election year on immigration. California Republican Rep. Jeff Denham has gathered nearly 50 GOP co-sponsors on an effort to hold votes on four immigration bills. Democratic...
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In this Saturday, April 14, 2018, photo, Nobel peace prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta talks to journalists in Dili, East Timor. Ramos-Horta waded back into the young country's politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month, calling the government a total failure in the past decade in crucial areas such as reducing child malnutrition and providing clean water. (AP Photo/Kandhi Barnez)
April 16, 2018 - 9:27 pm
DILI, East Timor (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has waded back into the young country's politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month, calling the government a total failure in the past decade in crucial areas such as reducing child...
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