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In this March 26, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards in New York.
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April 25, 2019 - 6:18 am
By Steve Peoples and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, betting that his working-class appeal and ties to Barack Obama's presidency will help him overcome questions about his...
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 FILE - In this Friday Jan., 18, 2019 file photo, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, left, speaks with reporters after visiting with local officials to discuss how the four-week partial government shutdown is impacting an area with several major federal employers, in
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April 20, 2019 - 7:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mitt Romney says he's "sickened" by the dishonesty the Russia investigation found in the Trump White House, but the president fires back that Romney should have put the same energy into running for president in 2012 that the Utah Republican has tapped in criticizing him...
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April 12, 2019 - 7:10 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he's open to having a third summit with President Donald Trump if the United States could offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement by the end of the year. Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency on Saturday said Kim'...
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Julian Assange signals his arrival at the Court of Magistrates of Westminster, in London, after agents removed him from the Ecuadorian embassy and arrested him, on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
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April 12, 2019 - 10:07 am
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Key figures in Britain's opposition Labour Party said Friday the government should oppose the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States. Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said in a tweet that the U.S. is trying to extradite Assange because he...
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Julian Assange
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April 11, 2019 - 6:27 am
UPDATED: 5 p.m. ___ LONDON (AP) — British police on Thursday hauled a bearded and shouting Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy where he was holed up for nearly seven years, and the U.S. charged the WikiLeaks founder with conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to get...
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President of European Central Bank Mario Draghi waits for the beginning of a press conference following the Governing Council meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
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April 10, 2019 - 11:37 am
By David McHugh, Associated Press FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank warned that global friction over trade — such as U.S. threats to impose more tariffs — is holding back the economy and underlined the bank's readiness to deploy more stimulus if needed. Mario Draghi...
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In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, a container ship is loaded at the harbor in Hamburg, Germany.
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April 09, 2019 - 11:45 am
By Carlo Piovano, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to tax $11.2 billion worth of EU goods — from airplanes to Gouda cheese — in a move that some experts say marks another attempt by the administration to use tariffs to reshape global trade in its favor. The import...
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Iranian Revolutionary Guard members arrive for a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, at the Azadi, or Freedom, Square, in Tehran, Iran.
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April 08, 2019 - 9:42 am
By Matthew Lee and Susannah George, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In an unprecedented step to ramp up pressure on Tehran, the Trump administration is planning to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard a "foreign terrorist organization." The move is expected to further isolate Iran and could have...
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April 06, 2019 - 12:23 pm
By Christina Maxouris, CNN (CNN) -- Conagra Brands issued a voluntary recall for six-ounce cans of Hunt's tomato paste over mold concerns. The paste, which prides itself in coming from "all-natural, vine-ripened tomatoes," may have been affected after the canning process, the company said without...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department, Friday, March 15, 2019 in Washington.
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March 15, 2019 - 12:58 pm
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel who attempt to investigate or prosecute alleged abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere and may do the same with those who try to take...
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