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FILE - This combination of two photos taken from video released on June 21, 2017, by the Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, shows kidnapped teachers Australian Timothy Weeks, top, and American Kevin King, who were abducted in Afghanistan in August 2016. King and Weeks were released Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, hours after the Afghan government freed three Taliban prisoners and sent them to Qatar. (AL-EMARA Taliban via AP, File)
Associated Press
November 19, 2019 - 1:37 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban on Tuesday freed an American and an Australian held hostage since 2016 in exchange for three top Taliban figures — a move that the insurgent group asserted could help rekindle talks to end Afghanistan’s 18-year war. The hostages — American Kevin King and Australian...
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An injured youth sits under a space blanket at a casualty evacuation point near Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday as a police siege of the campus entered its third day. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Associated Press
November 19, 2019 - 4:51 am
HONG KONG (AP) — About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday, unsure what to do next as food supplies dwindled and a police siege of the campus entered its third day. Police played a waiting game after 10 days of some of the most intense protests the...
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From left; Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Stanley A. Deal, Air Astana chief planning officer Alma Aliguzhinova and Air Astana chief operating officer Anthony Regan pose after a news conference at the Dubai Airshow in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Kazakhstan's national carrier Air Astana announced Tuesday a letter of intent to purchase 30 of Boeing's 737-8 Max jets for its new budget airliner FlyArystan. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
Associated Press
November 19, 2019 - 3:33 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Boeing’s 737 Max jet got another boost at the Dubai Airshow on Tuesday, this time with an order from Kazakhstan’s newly-launched budget carrier as the Chicago-based company works to try and win U.S. regulatory approval to get the airplane back in the sky by early...
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Caitlin Lally
October 24, 2019 - 1:10 pm
(KMOX) — Facebook is changing the way it handles news by offering a curated "News" tab that will offer stories from hundreds of news outlets, according to the Washington Post . The stories in the news tab will be chosen by an algorithm for individual users, but breaking and "Top News" stories will...
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Caitlin Lally
October 16, 2019 - 10:44 am
(KMOX) — Two astronauts are readying their spacesuits as the first all-female spacewalk outside of the International Space Station is set to happen this week, according to NASA . Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are scheduled to install new batteries on the ISS Friday. The two were...
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Rep. Rodney Davis
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The Mark Reardon Show
October 11, 2019 - 1:21 pm
"I want the U.S. to work to protect those who have worked to protect us the most."
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Molise, Italy
Caitlin Lally
September 12, 2019 - 1:57 pm
"We wanted to do more; we wanted people to invest here."
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July 11, 2019 - 2:39 pm
By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — "Miss us?" Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. miss us? — Twitter (@Twitter) July 11, 2019 We did, apparently. For nearly an hour Thursday, the site we use to keep up with everything and...
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In this eight photo combo group issued Friday July 5, 2019, by Britain's West Midlands Police, showing members of a modern day slavery ring in the UK. The modern day slavery gang members originally from Poland, convicted shown are, top from left, Ignacy Brzezinski, Wojciech Nowakowski, Jan Sadowski, Marek Chowanic, and bottom from left, Marek Brzezinski, Julianna Chodakiewicz, Natalia Zmuda and Justyna Parczewska. Reporting restrictions were lifted Friday, July 5, 2019, allowing details to be published about the group who have left more than 400 victims.(West Midlands Police via AP)
July 05, 2019 - 9:53 am
LONDON (AP) — Details about what prosecutors have called one of Britain's largest-ever modern day slavery rings have emerged with the conviction of eight people originally from Poland. Prosecutors say more than 400 victims were forced to work for minuscule wages while their masters earned some 2...
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