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___ AP Source: Justice Dept. probing development of Boeing jets WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a pers...

Turkey, Iran conduct joint operation against Kurdish rebels

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey has announced a joint military operation with Iran against Kurdish militants. Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu says the operation against the outlawed ...

Trump to GM: Reopen Ohio plant, close one in Mexico or China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is escalating his pressure on General Motors, as he calls for the company to reopen an Ohio manufacturing plant. Trump tweeted Monday that GM...

La Scala board to decide on controversial Saudi funding

MILAN (AP) — The directors of Italy's premier opera house, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, are meeting to decide whether to accept controversial funding from Saudi Arabia. The meeting Mo...

Number of furloughed workers in Taiwan down in 1st half of March

TThe number of workers on unpaid leave in Taiwan in the first half of March fell from the previous two weeks, according to statistics released Monday by the Ministry of Labor (MOL). As of March 15,...

AP PHOTOS: World's last Blockbuster a tribute to Gen X past

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A Blockbuster Video in Oregon is the last one on the planet after the only other Blockbuster video rental shop, in Australia, announced it is closing on March 31. E...

De Blasio calls Obama's early days in office 'a lost window'

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday criticized former President Barack Obama during a small gathering as he mulls a run for president, saying that Obama's early days in office...

The Latest: Ethiopian minister says black box in good shape

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian plane crash: 7:35 p.m. (all times local): Ethiopia's transport minister says the black box from the plane crash...

UN Mideast envoy condemns Hamas crackdown on street protests

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The U.N. Mideast envoy has condemned Gaza's Hamas rulers for violently cracking down on popular protests over the past few days. Nickolay Mladenov said S...

Should media avoid naming the gunmen in mass shootings?

A few months after teen shooters killed 12 classmates and her father at Columbine High School, Coni Sanders was standing in line at a grocery store with her young daughter when they came face to face ...

France cleans up Champs-Elysees after yellow vest rioting

PARIS (AP) — Paris is cleaning up one of the world's most glamorous avenues after resurgent rioting by yellow vest protesters stunned the nation. Luxury stores, restaurants and banks on t...

Students look to love at New Zealand school hit by tragedy

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Three students from Cashmere High School were at the Al Noor Mosque for Friday prayers when an attacker burst in as part of a rampage that left 50 dead across the New ...

Hamas detains rights workers as it disperses Gaza protests

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian rights groups say Hamas briefly detained four of their researchers as it dispersed protests in Gaza against recent tax hikes. Hundreds of Gaz...

AP Photos: Nets for soccer goals made on an Italian island

MONTE ISOLA, Italy (AP) — Step off the ferry onto Monte Isola and it feels like going back in time. The factory of La Rete S.r.l. — an old-fashioned producer of nets for soccer goals...

North China landslide knocks over homes, killing 7

BEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of police, firefighters and medical personnel joined rescue efforts on Saturday after a landslide in northern China knocked down several buildings, killing seven people and lea...