Government and politics

Pakistani protesters shout anti-Indian slogans in Hyderabad, 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/Pervez Masih)
February 27, 2019 - 2:09 am
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's air force shot down two Indian warplanes after they crossed the boundary between the two nuclear-armed rivals in the disputed territory of Kashmir on Wednesday and captured one Indian pilot, a military spokesman said. The dramatic escalation came hours after...
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Pakistani protesters shout anti-Indian slogans in Hyderabad, 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/Pervez Masih)
February 27, 2019 - 2:05 am
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's air force shot down two Indian warplanes after they crossed the boundary between the two nuclear-armed rivals in the disputed territory of Kashmir on Wednesday and captured one Indian pilot, a military spokesman said. The dramatic escalation came hours after...
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Map locates Balakot, Pakistan, where authorities say Indian aircraft crossed into and bombed; 2c x 2 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 63 mm;
February 27, 2019 - 1:42 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on escalating India-Pakistan tensions (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Pakistan's army spokesman says the country's air force shot down two Indian warplanes after they crossed the boundary between the two nuclear-armed rivals in the disputed territory of Kashmir, and that...
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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 27, 2019 - 12:12 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex abuse will face his first night in prison Wednesday while he waits two weeks to learn his sentence for molesting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral two decades ago. Victorian state County Court Chief Judge...
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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 - 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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