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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.
Vahid Salemi/AP Photo
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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hunts recall
Handout/Conagra Brands via CNN
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.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
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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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-12 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station.
Dmitri Lovetsky/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 9:52 pm
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Russian-American crew arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, five months after a botched launch led to an emergency landing for two of the three astronauts. This time, the Russian Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch along...
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People collect water from an open pipe above the Guaire River during rolling blackouts, which affects the water pumps in people's homes, offices and stores, in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 11, 2019.
Fernando Llano/AP Photo
March 12, 2019 - 7:28 am
By Fabiola Sanchez and Scott Smith, Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United States announced late Monday that it is pulling the remaining staff from its embassy in Venezuela, citing the deteriorating situation in the South American nation. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the...
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Business women
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Kim Glovas
March 11, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study from the World Bank, out in time for Women's History Month, looked at gender equity in 131 countries. The results deliver some disturbing news for the United States: American women lag behind their counterparts in other economically advanced nations. The...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers a speech during a ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the March First Independence Movement Day.
Lee Jin-man/AP Photo
March 01, 2019 - 10:14 am
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday his government plans to discuss with the United States the possibility of restarting joint inter-Korean economic projects to induce nuclear disarmament from North Korea. Moon's comments...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a state-of-the-nation address in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Photo
February 20, 2019 - 10:16 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying Wednesday that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that will take just as little time to reach their targets. While the Russian leader didn't say what specific...
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A woman browses her smartphone as she walks by a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing.
Andy Wong/AP Photo
February 18, 2019 - 12:06 pm
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity threat to countries rolling out new internet systems. And in a potential blow to...
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A sailor and a woman kiss in New York's Times Square, as people celebrate the end of World War II.
Victor Jorgensen/U.S. Navy, File
February 18, 2019 - 11:03 am
UPDATED: 11:55 a.m. By The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95. Mendonsa fell and had a seizure at the assisted living facility in Middletown, Rhode Island, where...
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