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April 18, 2019

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  • US Forecast

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) US Forecast for Friday, April 19, 2019 _____ City/Town, State;Yesterday’s High Temp (F);Yesterday’s Low Temp (F);Today’s High Temp (F);Today’s Low Temp (F);Weather Condition;Wind Direction;Wind Speed (MPH);Humidity (%);Chance of Precip. (%);UV Index Albany, NY;57;55;72;63;Windy;SSE;18;64%;88%;2 Albuquerque, NM;71;45;74;49;Mostly sunny, nice;SE;4;34%;3%;10 Anchorage, AK;42;33;45;31;A little ...

  • Booker rolls out black lawmakers' endorsement in S. Carolina

    1 hour, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is announcing backing from a slate of black elected officials in the crucial early voting state of South Carolina. Booker's campaign said Thursday that the New Jersey senator is being endorsed ...

  • Sanders gets endorsements from 7 black S. Carolina lawmakers

    2 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday announced endorsements from seven black lawmakers in the critical early voting state of South Carolina, a show of force in the first place where African American voters feature prominently ...

  • Presidents of Russia, Estonia meet after nearly a decade

    4 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — The presidents of Russia and Estonia held talks at the Kremlin for the first time in nearly a decade Thursday, a step toward reversing an absence of high-level contacts that Russian President Vladimir Putin described as "not ...

  • Animal welfare group and Albania quarrel over 3 lions' fate

    4 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An international animal welfare group was locked in a dispute with the Albanian government Thursday over three lions that were removed from a private zoo but not been taken to their new home in the Netherlands. ...

  • Monitor: IS claims to have set up its own Africa province

    4 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A group that monitors jihadist websites says the Islamic State extremist group is claiming to have established a province in central Africa. The SITE Intelligence Group said Thursday that it is the first time that IS ...

  • Brazil farmer arrested again in American missionary's murder

    6 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in Brazil have again arrested a farmer convicted of ordering the 2005 assassination of American missionary Dorothy Stang. Regivaldo Pereira Galvão was detained this week after Brazil's supreme court overruled a May 2018 injunction ...

  • Italy: Gravestone maker suspected of cemetery drug stash

    8 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) ROME (AP) — Italian police say they have arrested a 42-year-old gravestone maker after they found more than a kilogram (2.4 pounds) of cocaine hidden in two burial chambers at a Rome cemetery. Police say Thursday that officers in pain ...

  • Peru ponders corruption probe's cost after shocking suicide

    8 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) LIMA, Peru (AP) — The suicide of former President Alan Garcia has shocked Peruvians and sparked a debate swirling Thursday on television channels and in newspaper columns: What will be the price of the country's painful reckoning with corruption? All ...

  • Ethiopia crash victims' relatives mark 40 days of mourning

    9 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) BISHOFTU, Ethiopia (AP) — Dozens of relatives of the 157 people who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash have gathered to end 40 days of mourning according to Ethiopian Orthodox tradition. Families held victims' photos or flags representing their 35 ...

  • Thailand busts 'seasteading' effort by American

    10 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have raided a floating home in the Andaman Sea belonging to an American man and his Thai partner who sought to be pioneers in the "seasteading" movement, which promotes living in international waters to be ...

  • Egypt opposition urges "No" vote to extend president's term

    11 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — A coalition of opposition political parties has called on Egyptian voters to reject proposed constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. The three-day nationwide referendum starts Saturday. The Civil Democratic ...

  • Tensions flare with Italy's ruling coalition over corruption

    12 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) ROME (AP) — Italy's deputy transport minister has been placed under investigation in a corruption probe, becoming the latest political pawn in Italy's uneasy ruling coalition between the right-wing, anti-migrant League party and the populist 5-Star Movement. League member Armando ...

  • Kremlin says Kim Jong Un will visit Russia this month

    14 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia later this month. It said in a brief statement Thursday that Kim will visit Russia "in the second half of April" on Russian President Vladimir ...

  • Catalan separatist holds press conference from prison

    14 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) MADRID (AP) — A leading politician in Catalonia's independence movement has held a news conference in an unusual setting — the Madrid prison where he is being held while standing trial for the region's secession effort. Jordi Sanchez, the main ...

  • Analysis: Kim, returning to military optics, turns up heat

    15 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is cautiously turning up the heat after his unsuccessful summit with President Trump in Hanoi two months ago. Returning to military optics for the first time in five months, Kim on ...

  • Portugal officials seek to identify 29 dead in bus crash

    15 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities on Portugal's Madeira Island were working Thursday to identify the victims of a tour bus crash that killed 29 people and injured 28 others, many of them German tourists who were onboard. The bus carrying ...

  • India's millions of young voters can swing national election

    15 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — Young Indians could play a crucial role in the ongoing general election in the world's largest democracy. With nearly two-thirds of India's population below 35, and more than 15 million first-time voters aged 18 and 19, ...

  • Trump's adviser visits Moscow for talks on bilateral issues

    15 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin spokesman says a U.S. presidential adviser has traveled to Russia for talks. Spokesman Dmitry Peskov says Thursday that Fiona Hill, Special Assistant to U.S. President Donald Trump, held talks in Moscow on Wednesday with several ...

  • Sudan's military rulers arrest ousted president's brothers

    16 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's new military rulers say two brothers of ousted President Omar al-Bashir have also been arrested, over corruption. The official news agency SUNA is quoting the spokesman of the military council, Gen. Shams Eddin Kabashi, as ...

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