Tuesday, September 18, 2018

AP US & World News

"Grand Theater": Has N. Korea's Kim won a propaganda coup?

South Korean leader's visit to North Korea may be providing a unique opportunity to its leader, Kim Jong Un, as he tries to show his people that he's pushing inexorably for their long-delayed, long promised prosperity
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Lithuania: Walmart to remove Soviet-themed shirts

Lithuania says Walmart has told them they will remove shirts with Soviet emblems from online sales after the Baltic countries had demanded that the goods were taken away from the U.S. retail giant's site
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Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

Cybersecurity firm warns Iran government-backed hackers stepped up efforts after Trump pulled America from nuclear deal
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Thai police show off seizures of meth, heroin, marijuana

Thai police show off seizures of meth, heroin, marijuana

Thai police have announced three large seizures of illegal drugs, including 10 million methamphetamine pills and 37 kilograms (81 pounds) of heroin hidden under sacks of chicken manure
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The Latest: Wastewater flows into river tributary in NC

The Latest: Wastewater flows into river tributary in NC

South Carolina's governor plans to meet with top Department of Defense leaders to discuss the state's response to Florence
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Back to its roots: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

Back to its roots: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

Sportscar maker Ferrari is betting on limited edition cars based on iconic models of the past as part of a new five-year plan.
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Experts air new concerns about UN response to Myanmar crisis

Experts air new concerns about UN response to Myanmar crisis

Independent investigators examining alleged violence and killings in Myanmar that caused hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee their homes have issued a searing critique of the United Nations' response just as bloodshed erupted in August 2017
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US: Europe should cut dependence on Russia gas

US: Europe should cut dependence on Russia gas

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says Europe should lessen its dependence on Russian gas and diversify energy sources, speaking at a summit to improve ties between the region and the U.S. and European Union
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Correction: Guatemala-Mayan Altar story

Correction: Guatemala-Mayan Altar story
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Pope role in study of Argentine sex abuse case in spotlight

Pope role in study of Argentine sex abuse case in spotlight

Pope Francis' role in Argentina's most famous case of priestly sex abuse is coming under renewed scrutiny as he faces the greatest crisis of his papacy over the church's troubled legacy of cover-up and allegations he himself sided with the accused
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