Government and politics

An injured man is moved on a stretcher outside a hospital following a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday Jan. 27, 2018. A suicide car bomber killed at least 40 people and wounded about 140 more in an attack claimed by the Taliban on Saturday in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, authorities said. (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul)
January 27, 2018 - 6:41 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bomber killed at least 40 people and wounded about 140 more in an attack claimed by the Taliban on Saturday in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, authorities said. The bombing came just a week after Taliban militants killed 22 at an international hotel in the city...
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January 27, 2018 - 5:37 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean officials on Saturday wrapped up a three-day visit to South Korea where they examined Olympic stadiums, hotels and concert halls that will potentially be used by North Korean athletes and other delegates headed to next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games. South...
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Am man with a Jewish yarmulke walks in front of the camp entrance after a wreath-laying ceremony on occasion of the international Holocaust remembrance day in the forme Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald near Weimar, Germany, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
January 27, 2018 - 5:36 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that anti-Semitism is on the rise in her country as political leaders, Holocaust survivors and others mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In a weekly podcast Saturday, she called it "incomprehensible and a disgrace that no...
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January 27, 2018 - 5:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean officials on Saturday wrapped up a three-day visit to South Korea where they examined Olympic stadiums, hotels and concert halls that will potentially be used by North Korean athletes and other delegates headed to next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games. South...
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January 27, 2018 - 4:23 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's main opposition negotiating body says it will boycott a peace conference in Russia next week. The High Negotiations Committee announced the boycott of the Russia-backed conference in Sochi in a tweet after a vote held in Vienna, Austria, where a U.N.-led conference was being...
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January 27, 2018 - 4:20 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 18 people have been wounded in an explosion in the city center of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, authorities said Saturday. Ismail Kawasi, spokesman for the Public Health Ministry, said 18 wounded were brought to hospitals, but he expects the casualty count to rise...
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January 27, 2018 - 4:15 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on explosion in Afghanistan (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A government official says at least 18 people have been wounded in an explosion in the city center of Afghanistan's capital Kabul. Ismail Kawasi, spokesman for the Public Health Ministry, says 18 wounded...
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January 27, 2018 - 4:13 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on explosion in Afghanistan (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A government official says at least 18 people have been wounded in an explosion in the city center of Afghanistan's capital Kabul. Ismail Kawasi, spokesman for the Public Health Ministry, says 18 wounded...
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Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis announces his retirement Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 in East Lansing, Mich. Hollis is the second university official to step down in as many days amid sharp criticism over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations against disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
January 27, 2018 - 3:14 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's athletic director retired two days after the university president resigned over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations against its disgraced former sports doctor, Larry Nassar. Mark Hollis, who had been in the job for 10 years,...
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Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis announces his retirement Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 in East Lansing, Mich. Hollis is the second university official to step down in as many days amid sharp criticism over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations against disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
January 27, 2018 - 12:48 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's athletic director retired two days after the university president resigned over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations against its disgraced former sports doctor, Larry Nassar. Mark Hollis, who had been in the job for 10 years,...
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