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High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini arrives for the the inaugural meeting of the International Contact Group on Venezuela, in Montevideo, Uruguay, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
February 07, 2019 - 1:49 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Trucks carrying U.S. humanitarian aid headed to crisis-wracked Venezuela have arrived at the Colombia border. On Thursday semi-trailers loaded with boxed emergency food and medicine rolled into the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 file photo, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA logo is shown at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Shares in Italian American automaker Fiat Chrysler have tanked Thursday, Feb. 7 after the company issued conservative earnings forecasts for 2019. Fiat Chrysler shares were temporarily suspended from trading due to excessive volatility, and then shed 11 percent in Milan. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, file)
February 07, 2019 - 10:44 am
MILAN (AP) — Shares in Italian American automaker Fiat Chrysler tanked Thursday after the company issued conservative earnings forecasts for 2019, even as it posted record earnings last year. Fiat Chrysler shares were temporarily suspended from trading due to excessive volatility, and then shed 11...
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February 07, 2019 - 10:41 am
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is reintroducing legislation called the Stop Higher Education Espionage and Theft Act. Watch the latest video at
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FILE - In this Nov.9, 2018 file photo, Italian deputy Premier and Labor Minister Luigi Di Maio talks to reporters during a press conference at the Foreign Press Association headquarters, in Rome. France is recalling its ambassador to Italy amid mounting tensions, after Di Maio met with French yellow vest protesters and offered to support their anti-government movement. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
February 07, 2019 - 8:32 am
PARIS (AP) — France is recalling its ambassador to Italy amid mounting tensions after Italy's deputy prime minister met with French yellow vest protesters and a string of critical Italian comments toward French President Emmanuel Macron's government. French Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Agnes von...
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February 06, 2019 - 7:07 pm
A caravan of 1,600 Central American migrants was surrounded Wednesday by Mexican authorities in an old factory a short distance from Texas, where they hoped to seek asylum even as U.S. authorities sent extra law enforcement and soldiers to stop them. President Donald Trump warned in his State of...
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Ivanka Trump, left, and Lara Trump arrive to hear President Donald Trump deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Tiffany Trump is at bottom right. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 06, 2019 - 6:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is unveiling an effort aimed at helping 50 million women in the developing world get ahead economically over the next six years. On Thursday, the White House will officially launch the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, a governmentwide project led...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks with reporters outside the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 06, 2019 - 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — There are no plans yet for President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet soon in hope of finalizing a trade deal, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday. Mnuchin and trade representative Robert Lighthizer are leading a team to Beijing next week to...
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A woman reacts after rescue workers had pulled her out the rubble of an eight-story building which collapsed in Istanbul, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. The eight-story building collapsed, killing at least two people and trapping several others inside the rubble, Turkish officials said. The building had 43 people living in 14 apartments, with a street-level ground floor and seven higher floors, Istanbul Gov. Ali Yerlikaya said, adding that the top three floors had been built illegally. (DHA via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 2:13 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — An eight-story building collapsed in Istanbul on Wednesday, killing at least two people, Turkish officials said. Rescue workers pulled six others out of the rubble and were working to free more who were trapped. The building, which had 43 people living in 14 apartments, had a street...
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An immigration official walks on the Tienditas International Bridge after Venezuelan authorities used a fuel tanker, cargo trailers and makeshift fencing, in an attempt to block humanitarian aid entering from Colombia as seen from the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Immigration authorities say the Venezuelan National Guard built the roadblock a day earlier. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
February 06, 2019 - 1:29 pm
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Venezuelan military has barricaded a bridge at a key border crossing, Colombian officials said Wednesday, in an apparent bid to block humanitarian aid from entering the country. The Tienditas International Bridge was blocked a day prior by the Venezuelan National Guard...
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In this handout photo released by Courtesy of Jehovah's Witnesses, Dennis Christensen, who was leading the local Bible reading, is escorted from a court room in Oryol, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. A regional court in western Russia on Wednesday sentenced a Danish Jehovah’s Witness to six years in prison, in arguably the most severe crackdown on religious freedom in Russia in recent years. . (Yuriy Temirbulatov, Courtesy of Jehovah's Witnesses via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 9:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A regional court in western Russia on Wednesday sentenced a Danish Jehovah's Witness to six years in prison, in arguably the most severe crackdown on religious freedom in Russia in recent years. The court in Oryol found Dennis Christensen guilty of extremism, making him the first...
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