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In this Oct. 3, 2018 photo, the historic railroad station in Columbus, N.M. once targeted by Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa sits in the middle of town. The small New Mexico village is rejecting talk of a wall and troops while embracing its legacy along the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis last week cited Villa's 1916 raid of Columbus, New Mexico, as an example for why President Donald Trump was deploying active-duty troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
November 22, 2018 - 12:42 pm
COLUMBUS, N.M. (AP) — A small New Mexico border town once attacked by Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa is rejecting talk of a wall and troops while embracing its legacy to draw tourists. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has cited Villa's 1916 raid of Columbus as an example of why President...
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, Houthi Shiite fighters guard a street leading to the residence of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen. A senior leader from Yemen’s Houthi rebels says that for the sake of peace efforts the group will halt rocket fire into Saudi Arabia, its larger northern neighbor who is leading a U.S.-backed Arab coalition to restore Yemen’s internationally recognized government. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
November 22, 2018 - 11:32 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The leader of Yemen's Shiite rebels has met U.N. envoy Martin Griffiths in the capital Sanaa to discuss peace talks hoped for next month, as fighting continues in the key port city of Hodeida. A rebel statement Thursday says Abdul-Malek al-Houthi stressed that the Saudi-led...
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Authorities investigate the scene at a Catholic Supply store where a gunman went into the religious supply store, sexually assaulted at least one woman and shot a woman in the head, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Ballwin, Mo. (Johanna Huckeba/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
November 22, 2018 - 9:56 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man has been charged with killing one woman and sexually assaulting two others after herding them at gunpoint into the back room of a religious supplies shop. The arrest of 53-year-old Thomas Bruce ended a two-day manhunt that followed the brazen Monday...
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Hundreds of Tunisian public-sector workers demonstrate after failing to reach a wage agreement with the government, Thursday, Nov.22, 2018 in Tunis. The one-day strike was called by the powerful Tunisian General Labor Union.(AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
November 22, 2018 - 9:41 am
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian civil servants have gone on strike around the country to protest the failure of negotiations with the government for wage increases, amid plunging buying power and soaring inflation. Thousands gathered Thursday in front of parliament with chants of "shame on the...
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November 22, 2018 - 2:55 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn are meeting Turkish officials for talks focusing on Turkey's long-stalled membership bid. Hahn said on Twitter that the two would address priority issues, including rule...
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Glenda O'Neal, mother of of Dr. Tamara O'Neal, shows a photo of her family at their home in LaPorte, Ind., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Dr. Tamara was one of the three people fatally shot Monday at Mercy Hospital, a Chicago hospital. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 9:04 pm
The photos from doctors came quickly and in succession: blood-stained operating rooms, blood-covered scrubs and shoes, bullets piercing body parts and organs. The pictures on Twitter were an emotional response to a smackdown by the powerful gun industry lobby, which took issue with the American...
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Authorities investigate the scene at a Catholic Supply store where a gunman went into the religious supply store, sexually assaulted at least one woman and shot a woman in the head, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Ballwin, Mo. (Johanna Huckeba/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 5:19 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man was jailed Wednesday on suspicion of murder, armed criminal action and sodomy in connection with a sexual assault and fatal shooting at a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store, apparently bringing an end to a manhunt that forced some schools, churches and businesses to...
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Authorities investigate the scene at a Catholic Supply store where a gunman went into the religious supply store, sexually assaulted at least one woman and shot a woman in the head, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Ballwin, Mo. (Johanna Huckeba/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 5:01 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the fatal attack at a Catholic supply store in St. Louis County (all times local): 4 p.m. A man has been jailed on suspicion of murder, armed criminal action and sodomy in connection with a sexual assault and fatal shooting at a suburban St...
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November 21, 2018 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Librarian of Congress James Billington, who led the world's largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, has died. He was 89. Carla Hayden, the current librarian of Congress, praised Billington's "vigor for philanthropy and tireless efforts...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, greets British Prime Minister Theresa May at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May meets with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in a bid to finalize a Brexit agreement as she continues to battle domestic critics of the draft deal. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
November 21, 2018 - 12:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May told skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday that rejecting her divorce deal with the European Union would mean uncertainty and division, before a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to help finalize the Brexit agreement. May and...
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