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Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 30, 2019 - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at his intelligence chiefs on Wednesday after they told Congress that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal and that the Iran nuclear deal is working. "Perhaps Intelligence should go back to school!" Trump tweeted. On Tuesday,...
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European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt, left, and European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier talk at the start of a Brexit Steering Group meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday won a few weeks to salvage a Brexit deal but headed toward a clash with the European Union by promising to overhaul the divorce agreement she spent a year and a half negotiating with the bloc. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
January 30, 2019 - 5:54 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Top European Union Brexit officials insisted Wednesday that the EU's divorce agreement with Britain cannot be renegotiated as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to seek fresh concessions from the bloc just weeks before her country is set to leave. "The EU institutions remain united...
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European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt, left, and European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier talk at the start of a Brexit Steering Group meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday won a few weeks to salvage a Brexit deal but headed toward a clash with the European Union by promising to overhaul the divorce agreement she spent a year and a half negotiating with the bloc. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
January 30, 2019 - 5:47 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Top European Union Brexit officials insisted Wednesday that the EU's divorce agreement with Britain cannot be renegotiated as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to seek fresh concessions from the bloc just weeks before her country is set to leave. Britain is scheduled to exit the...
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European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt, left, and European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier talk at the start of a Brexit Steering Group meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday won a few weeks to salvage a Brexit deal but headed toward a clash with the European Union by promising to overhaul the divorce agreement she spent a year and a half negotiating with the bloc. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
January 30, 2019 - 5:39 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Top European Union Brexit officials insisted Wednesday that the EU's divorce agreement with Britain cannot be renegotiated as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to seek fresh concessions from the bloc just weeks before her country is set to leave. Britain is scheduled to exit the...
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European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt, left, and European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier talk at the start of a Brexit Steering Group meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday won a few weeks to salvage a Brexit deal but headed toward a clash with the European Union by promising to overhaul the divorce agreement she spent a year and a half negotiating with the bloc. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
January 30, 2019 - 3:53 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's Brexit negotiator says the EU stands united in defense of its divorce deal with Britain, after Prime Minister Theresa won a parliamentary mandate to reopen the agreement. Michel Barnier said Wednesday that "the EU institutions remain united, and we stand by the...
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Participants hold pictures of deceased Kim Bok-dong, one of former South Korean sex slaves who were forced to serve for the Japanese military in World War II, during a weekly rally near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Hundreds of South Koreans mourned the death of Kim during the rally demanded reparations from Tokyo over wartime atrocities. The banners read: "We will never forget the life of Kim Bok-dong."(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 30, 2019 - 3:01 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean woman who was forced as a girl into a brothel and sexually enslaved by the Japanese military during World War II was mourned Wednesday by hundreds of protesters who demanded reparations from Tokyo over wartime atrocities. Kim Bok-dong had been a vocal leader...
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Participants hold pictures of deceased Kim Bok-dong, one of former South Korean sex slaves who were forced to serve for the Japanese military in World War II, during a weekly rally near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Hundreds of South Koreans mourned the death of Kim during the rally demanded reparations from Tokyo over wartime atrocities. The banners read: "We will never forget the life of Kim Bok-dong."(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 30, 2019 - 2:37 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean woman who was forced as a girl into a brothel and sexually enslaved by the Japanese military during World War II was mourned Wednesday by hundreds of protesters who demanded reparations from Tokyo over wartime atrocities. Kim Bok-dong had been a vocal leader...
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Participants hold pictures of deceased Kim Bok-dong, one of former South Korean sex slaves who were forced to serve for the Japanese military in World War II, during a weekly rally near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Hundreds of South Koreans mourned the death of Kim during the rally demanded reparations from Tokyo over wartime atrocities. The banners read: "We will never forget the life of Kim Bok-dong."(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 30, 2019 - 1:42 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean woman who was forced as a girl into a brothel and sexually enslaved by the Japanese military during World War II was mourned Wednesday by hundreds of protesters who demanded reparations from Tokyo over wartime atrocities. Kim Bok-dong had been a vocal leader...
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A statue of a girl representing thousands of Korean women enslaved for sex by Japan's imperial forces before and during World War II, is seen during a weekly rally near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Hundreds of South Koreans are mourning the death of a former sex slave for the Japanese military during World War II by demanding reparations from Tokyo over wartime atrocities. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 30, 2019 - 12:51 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of South Koreans mourned the death of a former sex slave for the Japanese military during World War II during in a rally in Seoul Wednesday that demanded reparations from Tokyo over wartime atrocities. Kim Bok-dong had been a vocal protest leader at the weekly...
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CIA Director Gina Haspel accompanied by FBI Director Christopher Wray and Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 29, 2019 - 10:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, that the Islamic State group remains a threat and that the Iran nuclear deal is working. The chiefs made no mention of...
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