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Pyotr Verzilov, prominent member of the protest group Pussy Riot waits for his court hearing in a court in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 25, 2020. Moscow City Court on Thursday rejected the appeal Verzilov filed to contest a 15-day administrative arrest handed to him for swearing in public earlier this week. Kremlin critics believe Verzilov's arrest to be politically motivated. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
July 07, 2020 - 8:42 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A member of the Pussy Riot protest group has been charged with failing to properly notify Russian authorities about his Canadian citizenship, officials said Tuesday. The charges filed Tuesday came a day after Russian activist Pytor Verzilov was released after serving 15 days in jail...
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FILE - Donnie, left, and Ronnie Galyon sit inside their Beavercreek, Ohio, home, in a Wednesday, July 2, 2014 file photo. The world’s longest surviving conjoined twins died on July 4, 2020 at the age of 68. Ronnie and Donnie Galyon of Beavercreek, Ohio were born joined at the abdomen. In 2014, earned the distinction of being the world’s oldest set of conjoined twins shortly before their 63rd birthday. (Drew Simon/Dayton Daily News via AP, File)
July 06, 2020 - 2:55 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The world's longest-surviving conjoined twins died July 4 at the age of 68. Ronnie and Donnie Galyon, of Beavercreek, Ohio, were born joined at the abdomen Oct. 28, 1951. In 2014, the brothers earned the distinction of being the world's oldest set of conjoined twins shortly...
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In this photo taken on July 13, 2018, old mobile phones fill a bin at the Out Of Use company warehouse in Beringen, Belgium. The world's mountain of discarded flat-screen TVs, cellphones and other electronic goods grew to a record high last year, according to an annual report released Thursday. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
July 02, 2020 - 2:02 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The world's mountain of discarded flat-screen TVs, cellphones and other electronic goods grew to a record high last year, according to an annual report released Thursday. The U.N.-backed study estimated the amount of e-waste that piled up globally in 2019 at 53.6 million metric tonnes...
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July 02, 2020 - 12:00 am
Trio of former UConn greats leading social justice charge Women's soccer players ask for equal pay appeal, trial delay
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FILE - In this May 2, 2015, file photo, Paralympian Angela Madsen, left, works with Los Angeles Unified School District students during Ready, Set, Gold! Day at Trinity Street Elementary in Los Angeles. The U.S. Coast Guard says the body Madsen, who was rowing from California to Hawaii, is headed to Tahiti. A friend of Madsen, 60, a paraplegic Marine Corps veteran, contacted the Coast Guard on Sunday, June 21, 2020, after not hearing from her for more than 24 hours. The next day, a National Guard air crew flew over her last known location more than 1,000 miles off Hawaii and spotted her lifeless body in the water, tethered to her boat. A boat en route to Tahiti retrieved her body. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision for Samsung/AP Images, File)
June 25, 2020 - 9:49 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The body of a paraplegic woman rowing from California to Hawaii was headed to Tahiti after she was found lifeless in the water, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. A friend of Angela Madsen, 60, contacted the Coast Guard Sunday after not hearing from her for more than 24 hours,...
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June 22, 2020 - 5:34 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about a Mexican-made hand sanitizer gel that it said is dangerous because it contains large amounts of poisonous methanol, or wood alcohol. The FDA said the methanol “can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America's small businesses, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 18, 2020 - 9:37 pm
President Donald Trump says he’s heard some interesting things about Roswell, but he’s not sharing even with his eldest child. Trump made the comments Thursday in a Father’s Day-themed interview with his son Don Trump Jr., hosted by the president's reelection campaign. Don Jr. wound down his...
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A box of Cream of Wheat is displayed on a counter, Thursday, June 18, 2020 in White Plains, N.Y. Cream of Wheat and Mrs. Butterworth are the latest brands reckoning with racially charged logos. B&G Foods Inc., which makes Cream of Wheat hot cereal, said it is initiating “an immediate review” of its packaging. A smiling black chef holding a bowl of cereal has appeared on Cream of Wheat packaging and in ads since at least 1918, according to the company's web site. (AP Photo/Donald King)
June 18, 2020 - 3:22 pm
Colgate, Cream of Wheat and Mrs. Butterworth are the latest brands reckoning with racially charged logos. The soul-searching comes in the wake of PepsiCo's announcement Wednesday that it's renaming its Aunt Jemima syrup brand. Mars Inc. says it's also reviewing its Uncle Ben's rice brand. New York-...
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President Donald Trump listens during an event about the PREVENTS "President's Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide," task force, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 17, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 17, 2020 - 3:03 pm
President Donald Trump will meet with Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House next week to discuss defense, trade, energy and telecommunications security, the White House announced Wednesday. The meeting, set for June 24, comes on the heels of Trump announcing plans to reduce the U.S...
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Lufthansa aircrafts are parked on a runway at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Due to the coronavirus the airline had to cancel 95 percent of its flights recently. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
June 17, 2020 - 5:01 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Lufthansa is warning that a 9 billion-euro ($10.2 billion) rescue package for the airline group could be in danger because of criticism from a major shareholder. It urged shareholders on Wednesday to show up to a special meeting next week. Lufthansa has agreed to the plan,...
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