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March 16, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PRESTON, Idaho (AP) — Threats have been made to an Idaho school where a biology teacher was accused of feeding a puppy to a snapping turtle and police in response stepped up school security. Police Chief Mike Peterson in the small, southeastern town of Preston said Friday the threats were vague but...
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Vice President Mike Pence, center, and his wife wife Karen Pence, right, welcome Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland, left, to the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 16, 2018 - 12:49 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Protesters seeking to carry signs in an area being secured for Vice President Mike Pence to participate in the South's largest St. Patrick's Day parade won a brisk free speech fight Friday as city officials in Savannah backed off prohibiting signs and posters at the event. City...
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FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2013, file photo, finished galvanized steel coils await shipment at ArcelorMittal Steel's hot dip galvanizing line in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio. President Donald Trump’s tariffs are expected to raise prices for steel and aluminum in this country. That will help domestic producers and could create several hundred new steelworker jobs. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)
March 16, 2018 - 11:21 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Friday published a list of U.S. products it plans to introduce duties on if the 28-nation bloc is not exempted from President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs. The list contains dozens of products including breakfast foods, kitchenware, clothing and...
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March 16, 2018 - 9:31 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Amtrak and New Jersey Transit have resumed normal service to and from New York's Penn Station after crews repaired a 111-year-old bridge that was stuck open, meaning its tracks were not aligned. But delays were expected to continue throughout Friday's morning commute. The...
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March 16, 2018 - 8:54 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Amtrak and New Jersey Transit service to and from New York's Penn Station is being affected because a 111-year-old bridge is stuck open and the tracks are not aligned. The Portal bridge became stuck early Friday. One track was reopened around 8 a.m., but it's not clear when a...
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FILE- In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, building materials are stacked along home sites as construction is under way at a new housing plan in Zelienople, Pa. On Friday, March 16, 2018, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in February. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 16, 2018 - 8:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homebuilders broke ground on fewer apartment complexes in February, causing overall housing starts to fall 7 percent. The Commerce Department said Friday that housing starts last month were at a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 1.24 million, a decline that was anticipated after...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a luncheon with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Capitol Hill, Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 16, 2018 - 12:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has owned up to making things up. For a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Trump was by his own admission unprepared — deficient in the fundamentals of the Canada-U.S. trade relationship that he'd been railing about since the campaign. He...
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In this March 1, 2018, photo, Barista Lee Kang Bin applies the finishing touches to a recreation of a couple's Niagara Falls vacation photo, at his coffee shop in Seoul, South Korea. The South Korean barista is charming customers at his coffee shop by drawing intricate artworks on the foamy cream toppings of their drinks. (AP Photo/Dino Hazell)
March 15, 2018 - 11:35 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Would you like cream, sugar and art with that? A South Korean barista is charming customers at his coffee shop by drawing intricate artwork on the foamy cream topping their drinks. Lee Kang Bin uses food coloring and small brushes, spoons and tools that look like mini ice...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr. jokingly plays with scissors as his wife Vanessa laughs at the grand opening of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver, Canada. A public court record filed Thursday, March 15, 2018 in New York says Vanessa Trump is seeking an uncontested divorce from the president's son. Details of the divorce complaint haven't been made public. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
March 15, 2018 - 9:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Jr.'s wife took legal steps on Thursday to formally end their 12-year marriage, and the couple issued a statement saying they're going their separate ways but "will always have tremendous respect for each other and our families." Vanessa Trump, a former model, listed...
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In this March 15, 2018, photo, a portion of the Feb. 16, indictment against Russia's Internet Research Agency is photographed in Washington. In its toughest challenge to Russia to date, the Trump administration accused Moscow of an elaborate plot to penetrate America’s electric grid, factories, water supply and even air travel through cyber hacking. The U.S. also hit targeted Russians with sanctions for alleged election-meddling for the first time since President Donald Trump took office. The list of Russians being punished included all 13 indicted last month by special counsel Robert Mueller, a tacit acknowledgement by the Trump administration that Mueller’s Russia-related probe has merit. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
March 15, 2018 - 6:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In its toughest challenge to Russia to date, the Trump administration accused Moscow on Thursday of an elaborate plot to penetrate America's electric grid, factories, water supply and even air travel through cyber hacking. The U.S. also hit targeted Russians with sanctions for...
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