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November 01, 2018 - 7:51 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — About 400,000 newly eligible low-income Virginia adults can start enrolling in Medicaid, a major achievement for the state's Democratic governor. Medicaid expansion enrollment starts Thursday in Virginia for coverage that will start at the beginning of 2019. Expanding Medicaid...
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China's Premier Li Keqiang, right, shakes hands with U.S. Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander during a meeting with a group of U.S. Republican senators and Congress members at Zhongnanhai leadership compound in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Jason Lee/Pool Photo via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 7:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — China and America are "competitors but not adversaries," U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander told Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday, despite a spiraling trade war and other tensions that have pushed relations to their lowest point in years. The upbeat message at their meeting in Beijing...
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November 01, 2018 - 6:26 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a baggage handler told them he was drunk when he fell asleep in a cargo hold and flew from Kansas City to Chicago. American Airlines says the Piedmont Airlines employee was working American Flight 363 on Saturday when the Boeing 737 left Kansas City International Airport...
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Protesters on boats oppose as workers of Japan's central government resumed work at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on the southern island of Okinawa, at Henoko in Nago city, Okinawa prefecture, Japan, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. The Defense Ministry's local branch said an early stage of landfill work at Henoko on Okinawa's east coast began Thursday morning.(Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 12:56 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central government resumed work at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on Thursday even though Okinawa residents see the project as an undemocratic imposition on the small southern island. An early stage of landfill work at Henoko on Okinawa's east coast began...
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Honduran migrant Nelson Ruiz Madariaga counts coins collected while begging in the street, at a camp set up by a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants in Juchitan, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. This caravan of about 4,000 mainly Honduran migrants set up camp Tuesday in the Oaxaca state city of Juchitan, which was devastated by an earthquake in September 2017. A second, smaller migrant caravan is trailing this one in southern Mexico. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
October 31, 2018 - 10:26 pm
JUCHITAN, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of weary Central Americans in a migrant caravan aiming to reach the United States had their visions of quick transport hundreds of miles ahead to Mexico City dashed Wednesday as dozens of hoped-for buses failed to materialize. The migrants took the day off from...
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Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa waves to people after assuming duties as finance minister in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. President Maithripala Sirisena dismissed Ranil Wickremesinghe and his Cabinet on Friday and replaced him with former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa. On Saturday, Sirisena suspended Parliament in an apparent move to give Rajapaksa time to muster enough support to survive any no-confidence vote. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
October 31, 2018 - 9:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States weighed in Wednesday on a political crisis that has engulfed the Indian Ocean island nation of Sri Lanka since the president abruptly fired the prime minister and replaced him with an authoritarian former leader who has been accused of serious human rights abuses...
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October 31, 2018 - 9:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was accused in a civil court filing Wednesday of forcing a 16-year-old Polish model to touch his penis, subjecting her to years of harassment and emotional abuse and blocking her from a successful acting career as payback for refusing his advances. The accuser,...
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October 31, 2018 - 6:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser warned U.S. adversaries on Wednesday that the U.S. is prepared to respond offensively to cyberattacks on the United States. John Bolton said that even before the administration released its cyber strategy last year, Trump had...
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October 31, 2018 - 11:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Affordable Care Act's sixth sign-up season opens Thursday amid stabilizing premiums and more choice for consumers. Nationally, average premiums are going up only by low single-digit percentages for 2019. In some states, and for some types of plans, premiums will decline. Fewer...
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October 31, 2018 - 9:47 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's space agency said on Wednesday that an investigation has found that a rocket carrying a crew to the International Space Station failed three weeks ago because of a technical malfunction of a sensor. The Soyuz-FG rocket carrying a NASA astronaut and a Roscosmos cosmonaut...
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