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July 08, 2018 - 3:48 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw. Ethiopia's reformist new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Eritrea's capital and a live broadcast by...
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July 08, 2018 - 3:33 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea have met for the first time in nearly two decades amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw. Ethiopia's reformist new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has arrived in Eritrea's capital and a live broadcast by...
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July 08, 2018 - 2:18 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has detained a teenager who posted dance videos on Instagram and attracted tens of thousands of followers. State TV broadcast a video on Friday in which Maedeh Hojabri, 18, acknowledged breaking moral norms while insisting that was not her intention. It was unclear whether...
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In this undated photo released by Royal Thai Navy on Saturday, July 7, 2018, Thai rescue team members walk inside a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. The local governor in charge of the mission to rescue them said Saturday that cooperating weather and falling water levels over the last few days had created appropriate conditions for evacuation, but that they won't last if it rains again. (Royal Thai Navy via AP)
July 07, 2018 - 10:42 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Thai authorities asked media to leave the area around the entrance of the cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped for two weeks, fueling speculation on Sunday morning that a rescue mission could be imminent. Dozens of divers arrived at the Tham Luang...
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In this undated photo released by Royal Thai Navy on Saturday, July 7, 2018, Thai rescue team members walk inside a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. The local governor in charge of the mission to rescue them said Saturday that cooperating weather and falling water levels over the last few days had created appropriate conditions for evacuation, but that they won't last if it rains again. (Royal Thai Navy via AP)
July 07, 2018 - 9:47 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Thai authorities asked media to leave the area around the entrance of the cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped for two weeks, fueling speculation on Sunday morning that a rescue mission could be imminent. Dozens of divers arrived at the Tham Luang...
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July 07, 2018 - 12:24 pm
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced on Saturday a Lebanese woman to eight years in prison over insulting Egyptians in a video she posted online, and set July 29 as the date for her appeal, state media reported. Mona el-Mazbouh was initially handed down 11 years but the sentence was later...
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July 07, 2018 - 10:32 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the country's top media regulator to be summoned for questioning over his decision to issue a gag order on corruption allegations made against a children's cancer hospital. In a Saturday statement, the chief public prosecutor said the decision by...
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July 07, 2018 - 8:58 am
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced a Lebanese woman to 11 years in prison for posting a video online in which she insulted Egyptians. Saturday's ruling against Mona el-Mazbouh, reported by state-run Al-Ahram news agency, can be appealed. In the video, el-Mazbouh uses profanities to...
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July 07, 2018 - 1:42 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says it has executed eight people convicted over the 2017 Islamic State group attack on parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran. The judiciary's official Mizan news agency and semi-official news agencies in Iran acknowledged the executions...
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This photo shows the locked gate of the Glenridge Community Pool in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, July 6, 2018. Adam Bloom, a white man who challenged a black family's use of a gated pool in a North Carolina neighborhood, has not only resigned from the homeowner's association board - he's also lost his job. (Walt Unks/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)
July 06, 2018 - 6:04 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A white man who challenged a black family's use of a gated pool in a North Carolina neighborhood has not only resigned from the homeowner's association board — he's also lost his job. Sonoco announced Friday that Adam Bloom is no longer employed by the packaging and industrial...
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