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  • Abu Dhabi hosts international trade show of military drones

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates is hosting a stand-alone trade show featuring military drones, showing the power these weapons have across the Middle East. The Unmanned Systems Exhibition & Conference is being held in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE. Top UAE officials, including Abu Dhabi’s powerful crown […]
  • Text of declassified Dems memo about FBI’s Russia probe

    House Democrats on Saturday released a formerly classified memo regarding the early stages of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia. After weeks of discussions with the Justice Department, Democrats on the House intelligence committee released the memo that counters GOP allegations that the FBI abused U.S. government surveillance powers in its investigation […]
  • Tokyo returns with Summer Games with something new to prove

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Tokyo used its famous 1964 Olympics to show off a miraculous recovery from defeat in World War II. Japan was back after just 19 years with high-speed trains, geeky gadgets, and dazzling efficiency. Tokyo’s back again with the 2020 Summer Olympics, this time with something different to prove. This time […]
  • School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies

    Survivors of a mass shooting at a Florida high school are hoping to expand the reach of their gun control movement by seeking a boycott of companies doing business with the NRA and urging tourists to boycott the Sunshine State. As the #BoycottNRA movement grew on Twitter, with petitions circulating against companies that offer discounts […]
  • Trump says he’s eyeing Veterans’ Day for military parade

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is eyeing Veterans Day for a military parade but says he’ll scrap the idea if it can’t be done at a “reasonable cost.” Trump wasn’t asked to define “reasonable cost” during a telephone interview Saturday with Fox News Channel host Jeanine Pirro. But White House budget director Mick Mulvaney […]
  • Sridevi, Bollywood leading lady of ’80s and ’90s, dies at 54

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Sridevi, Bollywood’s leading lady of the 1980s and ’90s who redefined stardom for actresses in India, has died at age 54. The actress was described as the first female superstar in India’s male-dominated film industry. She used one name onscreen, like many leading ladies of her generation, and was known for […]
  • Who ran the Olympics? Volunteer corps of mostly young women

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — She had always rooted only for Koreans. That was her home team and she believed they, exclusively, deserved her cheers. She stood on the sidelines in the speedskating oval in her gray and red uniform, the ubiquitous getup of Pyeongchang’s army of volunteers that allowed her closer to the action […]
  • Text of declassified Dems memo about FBI’s Russia probe

    House Democrats on Saturday released a formerly classified memo regarding the early stages of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia. After weeks of discussions with the Justice Department, Democrats on the House intelligence committee released the memo that counters GOP allegations that the FBI abused U.S. government surveillance powers in its investigation […]
  • Cramer’s stepson in critical condition at Bismarck hospital

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer says his 35-year-old stepson is in critical condition at a Bismarck hospital. Cramer told The Associated Press Saturday that Isaac Cramer is suffering from “failing liver and kidneys” and was taken to Sanford Medical Center Friday night. Cramer says he and his wife, Kris, will disclose […]
  • Toyota, Hyundai recall roughly 110,000 vehicles

    NEW YORK (AP) — Toyota and Hyundai have recalled roughly a combined 110,000 trucks and sport utility vehicles, including the 2018 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia, and the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport. In its recall announced Saturday, Hyundai says some of Santa Fe vehicles are at risk for the steering wheel breaking […]