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Pope Francis is welcomed by Swiss president Alain Berset, after his arrival in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Pope Francis Francis arrived for a one-day visit to promote his view that Christians, whatever their theological differences, can join forces to work for peace and justice in the world. (Peter Klaunzer/pool photo via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 6:38 am
GENEVA (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday encouraged Christians to work together to further peace and justice in the world and resist the temptation to use religious differences as excuses to thwart unity as he made a visit to Geneva, one of the first cities to embrace the Protestant Reformation...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2018, file photo, the The Exchange 106 rises from the Tun Razak Exchange, TRX, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia says it will not cancel a skyscraper project billed as the tallest in the region even though $747 million from the venture has been misappropriated by a state fund linked to the former premier. (AP Photo/Yeen Ling Chong, File)
June 21, 2018 - 5:45 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia said Thursday it will not cancel a skyscraper project billed as the tallest in Southeast Asia, even though 3 billion ringgit ($747 million) from the venture has been misappropriated by the 1MDB state fund linked to former premier Najib Razak. Finance Minister...
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Debra Jones, who said she saw a police officer fatally shoot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop during a confrontation late the night before, sits on her porch along Grandview Ave. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in East Pittsburgh, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 20, 2018 - 7:05 pm
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop late Tuesday in a confrontation partly captured on video from a nearby home. Investigators said Wednesday that the car stopped in the town of East Pittsburgh matched the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser pauses during a news conference in Washington. On June 19, 2018, Bowser was Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
June 20, 2018 - 12:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters in Washington, D.C., have approved a ballot initiative that restructures the payment system for tipped employees in bars and restaurants. They've also nominated Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser for a second term in office. Initiative 77 passed Tuesday with 55 percent of the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser pauses during a news conference in Washington. On June 19, 2018, Bowser was Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
June 19, 2018 - 10:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser easily secured the Democratic Party nomination Tuesday night as she seeks a second term in office. Voters also approved a ballot initiative that will restructure the payment system for waiters, bartenders and other tipped employees in bars and...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the FY19 budget, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal with the head of an energy services giant that has business with the Interior Department. Politico first reported the Zinkes' dealings with Halliburton chairman David Lesar for a planned commercial development in Zinke's hometown of Whitefish, Mont. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 19, 2018 - 3:59 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal in his Montana hometown with the head of an energy services giant that does business with the Interior Department, according to records and interviews Tuesday. The Zinkes' dealings with Halliburton chairman...
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In this Sunday, June 17, 2018 photo, fire fighters continue to work at the scene after a fire at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) in the historic Mackintosh Building in Glasgow, Scotland. The leader of Glasgow City Council says the remains of the city's fire-ravaged art school appear to be structurally solid and it's hopped the facade of the world-renowned building can be saved. The art school's Mackintosh Building was ravaged by fire Friday, for the second time in four years. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 7:37 am
LONDON (AP) — The head of Glasgow City Council says the remains of the city's fire-ravaged art school appear to be structurally solid and it's hoped the facade of the world-renowned building can be saved. The Glasgow School of Art's Mackintosh Building was gutted by fire Friday for the second time...
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June 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize for its role in the slave trade. The resolution expected to be passed by the Charleston City Council on Tuesday offers a...
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The gate of Myotoku-ji temple collapses after an earthquake hit Ibaraki City, Osaka, western Japan, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka on Monday morning. (Yosuke Mizuno/Kyodo News via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 6:39 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Japan (all times local): 3 p.m. Authorities in western Japan say the number of people treated for injuries suffered in a strong earthquake Monday morning now exceeds 210. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake near the major city of Osaka killed three people,...
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Croatia's Luka Modric, left, celebrates with teammate Ante Rebic after scoring from a penalty spot during the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 16, 2018 - 5:06 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 12 a.m. Luka Modric scored on a penalty kick after Croatia went ahead on an own-goal by Nigeria in a 2-0 victory in their World Cup match on Saturday night. Nigeria's Oghenekaro Etebo deflected the ball into his own net in the...
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