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October 06, 2018 - 3:49 am
A performance about identity and race and a series of photographs about humanity's shared connections won grand prizes in a popular art competition in western Michigan. New Jersey-based Le'Andra LeSeur's "brown, carmine, and blue" performance won the $200,000 juried grand prize at the 10th...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, is welcomed by officials upon his arrival at Haneda Airport in Tokyo Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 06, 2018 - 2:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Tokyo on Saturday for talks with Japanese officials ahead of his trip to North Korea, where he'll be under pressure to push Pyongyang toward giving up its nuclear weapons. Pompeo's diplomatic offensive in Asia comes as President Donald...
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Cecilia Flores poses for a portrait inside the chapel where Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero was assassinated in 1980, in San Salvador, El Salvador, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. Flores underwent an emergency cesarean section and was diagnosed with an infection that left her in a coma. Suffering from internal hemorrhaging and with her kidneys on the verge of collapse, she was not expected to survive, but after her husband prayed to Romero for intervention, Flores made a full recovery. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)
October 05, 2018 - 7:51 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A Salvadoran woman whose recovery from a life-threatening condition was deemed a miracle, paving the way for the upcoming canonization of the late Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero, says she's convinced he is a saint. Cecilia Maribel Flores describes Romero as...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, file photo Tommy Kalikas, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 4. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 04, 2018 - 10:33 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence claimed China had meddled with its midterm elections to unsettle the Trump administration, which Beijing has denied. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.8 percent to 23,784.64, and the...
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Anisa Cornelia grimaces in pain as she lies inside a medical tent after being injured in a massive earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. All she could think of was the love of her life, the man she was supposed to marry this month. She had not seen him since a deadly tsunami smashed into the Indonesian city of Palu last week, separating the pair possibly forever as they strolled along a sandy beach at twilight. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
October 04, 2018 - 8:36 pm
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — She lay inside a medical tent in the stifling midday heat, wincing in pain at the gashes and cuts that cover her body. But all Anisa Cornelia could think about was the love of her life — the man she was supposed to marry this month. She had not seen him since the tsunami...
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First lady Melania Trump is greeted by Malawi first lady Gertrude Maseko and a flower girl as she arrives at Lilongwe International Airport, in Lumbadzi, Malawi, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Mrs. Trump is visiting Africa on her first big solo international trip, aiming to make child well-being the focus of a five-day, four-country tour. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 04, 2018 - 7:20 am
LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — Melania Trump is visiting Malawi, the second stop on a five-day goodwill visit to Africa. The U.S. first lady landed in the capital of Lilongwe (lih-LON'-gweh) on Thursday morning after a six-hour flight from Ghana. She is focusing the trip on her interest in child welfare...
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Indonesian military personnel distribute relief aid at the Mutiara Sis Al-Jufri airport to evacuate the earthquake and tsunami-damaged city of Palu, Central Sulawesi Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Life is on hold for thousands living in tents and shelters in the Indonesian city hit by a powerful earthquake and tsunami, unsure when they'll be able to rebuild and spending hours each day often futilely trying to secure necessities such as fuel for generators. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
October 04, 2018 - 7:16 am
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia (all times local): 6.30 p.m. Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi says military transport aircraft from India and Singapore have arrived to help in relief efforts in central Sulawesi, which was hit by a powerful...
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October 03, 2018 - 10:48 am
U.S. is removing the foundations of the treaty with Iran. Rich Edson reports from the State Department. Watch the latest video at
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In this photo taken Thursday, May 31, 2018, tourists enjoy the beach on Maya Bay, Phi Phi Leh island in Krabi province, Thailand. Maya Bay will close to tourists indefinitely until its ecosystem returns to its full condition, the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation said in a Monday announcement published on the Royal Gazette. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
October 03, 2018 - 10:08 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in Thailand said they have decided to indefinitely extend the closure of a beautiful bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie "The Beach" until it recovers from years of environment damage caused by too many tourists. They had announced in March that tourists would...
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FILE - This Wednesday Sept. 6, 2017 file photo shows French President Emmanuel Macron, center, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, right, and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe as they arrive at the Interior Ministry in Paris, France. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has assumed responsibility for France's domestic security after the interior minister resigned in an apparent act of defiance toward President Emmanuel Macron. (Francois Guillot, Pool via AP, File)
October 03, 2018 - 10:03 am
PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister on Wednesday assumed responsibility for the country's domestic security after the interior minister resigned in an apparent act of defiance toward President Emmanuel Macron. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is in charge until a successor to Gerard Collomb, until...
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