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A TV screen shows a satellite image of North Korea's Sohae launch site, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon
July 24, 2018 - 7:54 am
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea appears to have started dismantling key facilities at its main satellite launch site in a step toward fulfilling a commitment made by leader Kim Jong Un at his summit with President Donald Trump in June. While Pyongyang could...
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In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia.
AP Photo
July 19, 2018 - 8:10 am
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Embassy officials were to meet Thursday with a Siberian gun rights activist jailed in Washington on charges of spying on the United States, as Moscow blasted the arrest as "anti-Russian hysteria." The embassy said in a Facebook post that...
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Court papers unsealed Monday, July 16, 2018, photographed in Washington, shows part of the criminal complaint against Maria Butina.
AP Photo/Jon Elswick
July 17, 2018 - 10:34 am
By Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin,...
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In this July 13, 2018, photo, Chinese-made childrens shoes carrying a Chinese map and U.S. flags are on display for a sale at a shop in Beijing.
AP Photo/Andy Wong
July 16, 2018 - 9:38 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China announced it filed a World Trade Organization challenge Monday to President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat, stepping up its diplomatic efforts to counter U.S. pressure in a spiraling technology dispute. The Trump administration has...
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In this July 6, 2018, photo, a truck moves a China Shipping shipping container at a port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong Province.
Chinatopix via AP
July 11, 2018 - 10:49 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China's government vowed Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands of Chinese imports like fish sticks, apples and French doors, the latest salvo in an escalating trade dispute that...
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Dreamstime
Dan Majka
July 11, 2018 - 10:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Does navigating through the city leave you frustrated? A study just released by Wallethub.com ranks Philadelphia the fourth worst city in the nation for driving. According to statistics, Philadelphia performs poorly in cost of ownership, traffic and infrastructure,...
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Escape Room
NW Escape Experience via CNN
July 11, 2018 - 8:04 am
By Elizabeth Elkin and Emily Smith, CNN (CNN) — Generally, you're supposed to break out of an escape room, not into one. But in Vancouver, Washington, a man had to call the police for help after he broke into NW Escape Experience — and couldn't get out. "Once we got down there [to the business] and...
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Dreamstime
July 07, 2018 - 10:19 pm
By Ayana Archie and Emily Smith SEATTLE (CNN) - - If you use a plastic straw or plastic utensils in Seattle now, get ready to pay. A ban went into effect Sunday outlawing those particular straws and utensils at "all food service businesses, including restaurants, grocery stores, delis, coffee shops...
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 Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Scott Kingery (4) gets force out on Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) and throws to first base to complete double play during the second inning at Citizens Bank Park.
Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
July 01, 2018 - 6:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pinch-hitter Andrew Knapp hit a game-ending homer just inside the right field foul pole in the 13th inning as the Philadelphia Phillies came from behind to beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 Sunday. The win was the Phillies third in this four-game set with Washington. All the...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with U.S. National security adviser John Bolton during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool
June 27, 2018 - 11:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A foreign affairs adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow and Washington reached an agreement Wednesday on the date and location for a summit of Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump. Presidential adviser Yuri Ushakov made the announcement after a meeting in Moscow...
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