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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, file photo, a worker tapes signage telling people to get vaccinated to protect themselves against Hepatitis A, onto sinks installed at the Neil Good Day Center on 17th Street downtown in San Diego. A San Diego County grand jury report faults local response to a recent hepatitis A epidemic and recommends improving lines of communication to prepare for future health emergencies. The San Diego Union-Tribune newspaper says the 20-page report released Thursday, May 17, 2018, commends officials for effectively contacting at-risk residents and getting them vaccinations. (Eduardo Contreras/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, File)
May 17, 2018 - 7:54 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A grand jury report following the worst outbreak of Hepatitis A in the United States in 20 years faulted the response of San Diego city and county officials on Thursday and recommended improving communications to prepare for future health emergencies. The outbreak killed 20 and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2017 file photo a woman sits on a curb at the scene of a shooting outside a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. Police in Las Vegas plan to release witness statements and officer reports of the Oct. 1 gunfire that killed 58 people and injured hundreds in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The scheduled release of documents on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, comes more than seven months after the shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. (AP Photo/John Locher,File)
May 16, 2018 - 11:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police documents released Wednesday about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history included reports from at least two people who said a person they believed to be the gunman ranted in the days prior to last October's Las Vegas Strip attack about the federal government and...
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May 16, 2018 - 10:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government proposed an energy plan Wednesday that sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy use in the coming decade despite challenges after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The draft, presented to a government-commissioned panel, said that by fiscal 2030 nuclear energy should...
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In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President Donald Trump’s legal team could backfire on the former New York mayor if potential clients of his international consulting business view him as too erratic and go elsewhere for representation, according to legal experts. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 16, 2018 - 6:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyer Rudy Giuliani's decision to join President Donald Trump's legal team could backfire on the former New York mayor if potential clients of his international consulting business view him as too erratic and go elsewhere for representation, according to legal experts. Giuliani...
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Chairman, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., arrives to begin a House Appropriations Committee markup hearing for spending on military and veterans affairs, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Washington. The committee approved a wide-ranging plan Tuesday to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system and fix a budget crisis in its troubled Choice private-sector program, a major step toward fulfilling President Donald Trump's promise to expand private care options. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 08, 2018 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee approved a wide-ranging plan Tuesday to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system and fix a budget crisis in its troubled Choice private-sector program, a major step toward fulfilling President Donald Trump's promise to...
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A Somali man looks out from a nearby building at the compound of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Mogadishu, Somalia, Thursday, May 3, 2018. Armed gunmen stormed into the ICRC compound in Somalia's capital and abducted a female staffer, the aid group said Wednesday night, and a senior police official said the nurse was German. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
May 03, 2018 - 12:40 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — As night fell, gunmen sneaked into the International Committee of the Red Cross compound in Somalia's capital through a back door and seized a German nurse and a local colleague before forcing them outside and into a waiting car. The daring attack, carried out despite the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, a resident looks at debris piled in front of her home in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. Officials in the Texas county hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey voted on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, to request that an August special election be set for a bond referendum in which residents could be asked to approve as much as $2.5 billion to finance critical flood-control projects. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 01, 2018 - 9:22 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Officials in the Texas county hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey voted on Tuesday to request that an August special election be set for a bond referendum in which residents could be asked to approve as much as $2.5 billion to finance critical flood-control projects. The proposed Aug. 25...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces early presidential and parliamentary elections for June 24, 2018, at the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Erdogan announced the snap elections, originally scheduled for November 2019, in a move that will usher in a new political system increasing the powers of the president. He said the new system needed to be implemented quickly in order to deal with a slew of challenges ahead, including Turkey's fight against Kurdish insurgents in Syria and Iraq. (Pool Photo via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 12:16 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called early elections for June, meaning that a new political system that would allow him to consolidate powers would take effect a year earlier than scheduled. After a meeting with Devlet Bahceli, the leader of Turkey's main...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015, file photo, Puerto Rico plays Dominican Republic at the Caribbean Series baseball tournament at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins play baseball in San Juan on April 17-18. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File)
April 17, 2018 - 3:53 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Carmen Yulin Cruz has attended only a handful of Major League Baseball games in her life, and she won't be adding to that total this week. Soon, she hopes, that will change. Cruz, San Juan's mayor, isn't attending the two-game series in her city between the Cleveland...
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Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Saturday, those commemorating Syria's independence from France in 1946, called the missile strikes by the U.S., Britain and France illegal. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
April 15, 2018 - 6:37 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Pope Francis says he is "deeply disturbed" by the international community's failure to come up with a common response to the crises in Syria and other parts of the world. The pontiff said after his traditional Sunday...
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