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Trump says he didn’t mention Israel in meeting with Russians

JERUSALEM – President Donald Trump on Monday defended himself against allegations he divulged classified information in a recent meeting with Russian diplomats, saying alongside Israeli Prime...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Fans thankful to see ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ one final time in New York

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – This weekend was the final chance for fans to see death-defying acrobats, exotic animals and flashy costumes as the circus ends its 146-year reign as one of the world’s biggest...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out ‘Islamic extremism’

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – President Donald Trump on Sunday implored Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries to extinguish “Islamic extremism” emanating from the region, describing a “battle...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia’s lavish royal welcome over the weekend as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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North Korea fires medium-range missile in latest weapon test

SEOUL, South Korea – In its latest effort to develop its ballistic and nuclear weapons, North Korea fired a medium-range missile Sunday that appeared to be similar to one the country tested earlier...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Ex-coal CEO seeks vindication in blast after year in prison

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After finishing a one-year prison sentence, a former West Virginia coal executive has wasted no time resuming a campaign for vindication in the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Deadly Times Square attack highlights NYC pedestrian safety

NEW YORK – Fears of a terrorist attack prompted officials to ring many of the pedestrian plazas of Times Square with squat steel posts capable of stopping a speeding vehicle. But those barriers...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump gets elaborate welcome in Saudi Arabia as he embarks on first foreign trip

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – President Donald Trump was received like visiting royalty here Saturday, as his debut on the world stage competed for attention at home with ongoing news of the scandal...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Exhibit explores heyday of Atlantic Ocean luxury liners

SALEM, Mass. – This was the golden era for ocean travel: when ladies wore floor-length ball gowns, sometimes with parasols in hand, and gents donned flared frock-coats that gave them an hour-glass...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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U.S. in ‘cat and mouse game’ with Julian Assange

WASHINGTON – With news that Sweden has ended its investigation into sexual assault allegations leveled against Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder enters a new, uncertain legal landscape with...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Prosecutors: Times Square driver wanted to ‘kill them all’

NEW YORK – A man charged with slamming his speeding car into pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenager and injuring nearly two dozen people, said he wanted to “kill them all” and police...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

NEW YORK – Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, whose penchant for sexting strangers ended his political career and sparked a probe that upended the presidential race, pleaded guilty Friday to a sex...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World