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Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd speaks at the National Press Club in Canberra, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Rudd committed Australia to reducing the difference in life expectancies between Aboriginal and non-indigenous people on Feb. 13, 2008, when he made a historic apology to Australia's indigenous minority for past injustices. Rudd told the National Press Club of Australia on Monday that the conservative governments of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his predecessor Tony Abbott had failed to maintain funding for overcoming disadvantage. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
February 11, 2018 - 11:30 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian prime minister who a decade ago set an ambitious timetable for ending indigenous disadvantage has blamed a lack of government funding for slow progress. Kevin Rudd committed Australia to reducing the difference in life expectancies between Aboriginal and non...
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February 11, 2018 - 11:11 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian prime minister who a decade ago set an ambitious timetable for ending indigenous disadvantage has blamed a lack of government funding for slow progress. Kevin Rudd committed Australia to reducing the difference in life expectancies between Aboriginal and non...
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FILE: _ This is a May 21, 2015 file photo of an Oxfam store in London. Oxfam’s deputy chief executive on Monday Feb. 12, 2018 resigned amid the scandal involving sex abuse in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. Penny Lawrence says she’s ashamed of what happened on her watch. Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt is demanding that Oxfam show moral accountability and provide full disclosure about the case. She has threatened to pull public funding unless the charity reveals everything it knows about allegations. (Nick Ansell/PA via AP, file)
February 11, 2018 - 7:36 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain has warned Oxfam that it may lose government funding if the anti-poverty charity doesn't hand over all the information it has about a sexual misconduct scandal in Haiti by some of its aid workers. Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt told the BBC that she will meet with Oxfam...
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February 09, 2018 - 9:00 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer says the bipartisan budget deal approved by Congress will help an upstate New York fuel cell company. The Democrat says the budget deal will retroactively reinstate and extend a 30 percent investment tax credit for fuel cells. Schumer says that will allow...
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FILE- In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, a new Qatar Airways Airbus A350 approaches the gate at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany. The United States and Qatar have reached a deal to resolve a years-old quarrel over alleged airline subsidies, seven individuals familiar with the deal said Monday, as Qatar’s government works to defuse tensions with the Trump administration. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
January 30, 2018 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Qatar have reached a deal to resolve a years-old quarrel over alleged airline subsidies, as Qatar's government works to defuse tensions with the Trump administration. A formal announcement could come Tuesday, when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense...
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FILE- In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, a new Qatar Airways Airbus A350 approaches the gate at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany. The United States and Qatar have reached a deal to resolve a years-old quarrel over alleged airline subsidies, seven individuals familiar with the deal said Monday, as Qatar’s government works to defuse tensions with the Trump administration. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
January 29, 2018 - 10:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Qatar have reached a deal to resolve a years-old quarrel over alleged airline subsidies, seven individuals familiar with the deal said Monday, as Qatar's government works to defuse tensions with the Trump administration. The agreement will see state-owned...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, file photo shows a Bombardier plant in Montreal. Delivering a big defeat to Boeing, a U.S. trade panel ruled Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, that the U.S. aircraft giant was not harmed by competition from Canada's Bombardier. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
January 26, 2018 - 4:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Delivering a big defeat to Boeing, a U.S. trade panel ruled Friday that the U.S. aircraft giant was not harmed by competition from Canada's Bombardier. The 4-0 decision by the independent International Trade Commission effectively blocks the Trump administration from slapping 292...
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January 26, 2018 - 3:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Delivering a big defeat to Boeing, a U.S. trade panel ruled Friday that the U.S. aircraft giant was not harmed by competition from Canada's Bombardier. The 4-0 decision by the independent International Trade Commission effectively blocks the Trump administration from slapping 292...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 26, 2016 file photo, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards waves after speaking during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. On Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, Richards, who led Planned Parenthood through 12 tumultuous years, said she is stepping down as its president. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 26, 2018 - 12:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cecile Richards, who led Planned Parenthood through 12 tumultuous years, is stepping down as its president. Under her leadership, the organization gained in membership, donor support and political clout but found itself in constant conflict with social conservatives for its role as...
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January 26, 2018 - 10:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cecile Richards, who led Planned Parenthood through 12 tumultuous years, says she is stepping down as president. Under Richards' leadership, the organization gained in membership and donor support but found itself in constant conflict with social conservatives for its role as the...
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