Government and politics

Cardinal George Pell arrives at the County Court in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. The most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex abuse faces his first night in custody following a sentencing hearing on Wednesday that will decide his punishment for molesting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral two decades ago. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
February 26, 2019 - 11:51 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing hearing for Cardinal George Pell (all times local): 2 p.m. A judge has revoked Cardinal George Pell's bail and said he would announce the disgraced cleric's sentence on March 13. The bail revocation means the most senior Catholic cleric ever...
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Jeep vehicles are parked outside the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Fiat Chrysler announced plans on Tuesday for a new Jeep factory, the city's first new auto plant in a generation, as part of a $4.5 billion manufacturing expansion in southeast Michigan. FCA said it would convert the Mack Avenue Engine factory to an assembly plant for the next-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee and make an investment at Jefferson North Assembly Plant to retool and modernize the factory for continued production of the Dodge Durango. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
February 26, 2019 - 11:22 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler on Tuesday announced a $4.5 billion plan that includes building the first new auto assembly plant in Detroit in almost three decades and increasing its workforce in the area by about 6,500 jobs, an investment officials touted as an uncommon opportunity to revive the...
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Pakistani reporters and troops visit the site of an Indian airstrike in Jaba, near Balakot, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Pakistan said India launched an airstrike on its territory early Tuesday that caused no casualties, while India said it targeted a terrorist training camp in a pre-emptive strike that killed a "very large number" of militants. (AP Photo/Aqeel Ahmed)
February 26, 2019 - 11:11 pm
BALAKOT, Pakistan (AP) — Tensions escalated sharply on the Asian subcontinent Tuesday with nuclear-armed neighbors Pakistan and India trading accusations and warnings after a pre-dawn airstrike by India that New Delhi said targeted a terrorist training camp. Pakistan said there were no casualties,...
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Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Asian shares were higher in muted trading Wednesday as investors watch the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 26, 2019 - 10:58 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose in muted trading Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.5 percent in early trading Wednesday to 21,553.22. Australia's S&P/ASX 200...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, file photo, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, about the crisis in Venezuela. Rubio is warning Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro that tyrants often think they are “invulnerable” before their regimes topple. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 26, 2019 - 10:14 pm
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a fierce critic of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, warned Tuesday that tyrants often believe they're invulnerable — his first, indirect reference to his own cryptic tweeted images over the weekend showing dictators during their brutal downfalls. Venezuela...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, file photo, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, about the crisis in Venezuela. Rubio is warning Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro that tyrants often think they are “invulnerable” before their regimes topple. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 26, 2019 - 10:13 pm
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is warning Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro that tyrants often think they are "invulnerable" before their regimes topple. Rubio appeared to address for the first time on Tuesday his own cryptic tweeted images over the weekend showing dictators during their...
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Cardinal George Pell arrives at the County Court in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. The most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex abuse faces his first night in custody following a sentencing hearing on Wednesday that will decide his punishment for molesting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral two decades ago. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
February 26, 2019 - 10:01 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex abuse could face his first night in custody after a sentencing hearing Wednesday that will decide his punishment for molesting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral two decades ago. A Victoria state County...
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FILE- In this Feb. 8, 2019, file photo specialist Peter Mazza, left, and trader James Lamb work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 26. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 26, 2019 - 9:34 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher in muted trading Wednesday as investors watch the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.5 percent in early trading to 21,550.02. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.3...
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Pakistani reporters and troops visit the site of an Indian airstrike in Jaba, near Balakot, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Pakistan said India launched an airstrike on its territory early Tuesday that caused no casualties, while India said it targeted a terrorist training camp in a pre-emptive strike that killed a "very large number" of militants. (AP Photo/Aqeel Ahmed)
February 26, 2019 - 9:17 pm
BALAKOT, Pakistan (AP) — Tensions escalated sharply on the Asian subcontinent Tuesday with nuclear-armed neighbors Pakistan and India trading accusations and warnings after a pre-dawn airstrike by India that New Delhi said targeted a terrorist training camp. Pakistan said there were no casualties,...
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A woman carries a paper bag containing goods purchased from American brand Abercrombie & Fitch walks past an Apple store at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. American companies in China increasingly worry U.S.-Chinese relations will deteriorate and are "hedging their bets" by delaying investment or moving operations, a business group reported Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
February 26, 2019 - 9:08 pm
BEIJING (AP) — American companies want President Donald Trump's negotiations with Beijing to win them real improvements in their access to Chinese markets, not just a smaller overall U.S. trade deficit, a business group said Tuesday. Companies that responded to a questionnaire last week want an end...
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