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Activist: Sudan protest leaders meet with military rulersA Sudanese activist says leaders of the protest movement are holding talks with the ruling military council
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Ambulances depart after ferrying injured to a German air force (Luftwaffe) plane at Madeira international airport in Funchal, the capital of Portugal's Madeira Island, Saturday April 20, 2019. The plane was due to take home some of the injured survivors in Wednesday's bus crash in Madeira. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
German plane evacuates 15 injured in Madeira bus crashA German military plane has evacuated 15 German tourists who survived this week's bus accident on the island of Madeira that claimed 29 lives
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
Oregon county pays $100K for 'Blue Lives Matter' flagMultnomah County, home to Portland, Oregon, has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued after a co-worker pinned up a "Blue Lives Matter" flag
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Texas cancer center ousts 3 over Chinese data theft concernsA prominent cancer center in Houston says it has ousted three scientists whom federal authorities suggested are involved in Chinese efforts to steal American research
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Voters line up to enter a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Egyptians vote on changes that would extend el-Sissi's ruleEgyptians have gone to the polls for the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030 and broaden the military's role
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
A gay pride rainbow flag flies along with the U.S. flag in front of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village, Kan., on Friday, April 19, 2019. There's at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church: America's largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT pastors. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
United Methodists edge toward breakup over LGBT policiesUnited Methodist Church is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT pastors.
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
In this April 9, 2019, photo, Argus Leader investigative reporter Jonathan Ellis and news director Cory Myers in the newsroom in Sioux Falls, S.D. In 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper came up with the idea of requesting data about the government’s food assistance program. They thought the information about the $65-billion dollar-a year program, previously known as food stamps, could lead to a series of stories and help them identify possible fraud. But the government didn’t provide everything the paper wanted. Trying to get the data has taken the paper more than eight years and landed the case at the Supreme Court. (Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP)
Quest for food stamp data lands newspaper at Supreme CourtIn the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota's Argus Leader newspaper came up with the idea of requesting data about the government's food assistance program
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
'I'm going to die': Survivor recounts Mali ethnic massacre'If I stay here, I'm going to die': Survivor recounts Mali ethnic massacre as conflict grows
The Associated Press1 hour ago
India's chief justice accused of sexual harassmentA former employee of India's Supreme Court has accused the country's chief justice of sexual harassment, an accusation that was vehemently denied by the judge
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Police forces surround a boat at Oxford Circus in London, Friday, April 19, 2019. The group Extinction Rebellion is calling for a week of civil disobedience against what it says is the failure to tackle the causes of climate change. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Climate protesters march in London again; arrests hit 710London police say more than 710 people have been arrested and some 28 have been charged since climate change protests began earlier this week in the British capital
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Trump sours on Mueller report after initial upbeat viewPresident Donald Trump initially boasted that the report of special counsel Robert Mueller found no collusion with Russia on the 2016 election campaign and claimed it found no obstruction
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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