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By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Program helps young African leaders connect with Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is hosting 25 fellows this summer for a program that exposes emerging leaders from across Sub-Saharan Africa to aspects of leadership in the United States. More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Charlie Gard’s parents drop battle to bring baby to US

LONDON — The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for experimental treatment after new medical tests showed it could no longer help. Lawyer More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak ends his term

MOSCOW — The Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia’s possible involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, has ended his assignment More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Chinese man visiting US hit, killed by vehicle in western NY

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a Chinese man visiting family in the United States has been struck and killed while cross a suburban street in western New York. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says 77-year-old More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Something old: Historic bank’s beauty lures brides-to-be

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Second Bank of the United States might not be Philadelphia's top tourist draw, having to compete with neighbors like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, but its regal architecture is More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Jet-setting monk accused of rape now in big trouble for fraud

BANGKOK (AP) — A former monk known for a jet-setting lifestyle was back in Thailand on Thursday after he was extradited from the United States, where he fled to escape charges including statutory rape and fraud. More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Iran’s president says his country will ‘stand up to’ US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's president said Wednesday that it will stand up to the United States and reciprocate for any new sanctions that Washington imposes on the Islamic republic. Hassan Rouhani's remarks came More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Laptop ban on Saudi flights to US is lifted

KHOBAR — A ban on laptops and other large electronic devices from the cabins of direct flights to the United States from Saudi Arabia has been lifted, Saudi Arabian Airlines said on Wednesday. In March, U.S. officials More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Educator, linguist professor Keith Baird dies in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) - Keith Baird, an educator and linguist who centered his life on language and advocated for use of the term "Afro American" rather than "black" to describe people of African descent in the United States, More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Saudi student accepted to a Michigan college faces execution

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Fourteen Saudi Shiites are facing execution, including a young man accepted to a university in Michigan whose case has drawn the attention of a large teachers' union in the United More...