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In this image made from video provided by NASA, the S.S. John Glenn cargo ship prepares to dock with the International Space Station on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (NASA via AP)
April 22, 2017 - 7:10 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A supply ship bearing John Glenn's name arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday. Astronauts used the station's big robot arm to grab the capsule, as the craft flew 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Germany. NASA's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, named the...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017 photo, supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party, or CHP, chant slogans during a protest outside Istanbul's Court House. In a series of tweets, Bozdag slammed the main opposition party on Saturday, April 22, 2017, for contesting the outcome of Sunday's referendum on expanding presidential powers and said there is no judicial path to reverse the ruling. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias, File)
April 22, 2017 - 7:07 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's justice minister slammed the main opposition party on Saturday for contesting the outcome of Sunday's referendum on expanding presidential powers and said there is no judicial path to reverse the ruling. In a series of tweets, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said all...
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Afghan soldiers stand guard at the gate of a military compound after an attack by gunmen in Mazar-e- Sharif province north of kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, April 21, 2017. Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in the Balkh province, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 11 others, an Afghan government official said Friday. (AP Photo/Mirwais Najand)
April 22, 2017 - 6:55 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen and suicide bombers wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in the Balkh province, killing or wounding more than 100 army personnel, Afghan officials said Saturday. Gen. Daulat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense, said the attack a...
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Co-leader Frauke Petry holds a speech at the party convention of Germany's nationalist party AFD (Alternative for Germany) in Cologne, Germany, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The convention takes place days after AfD's Petry, who is Germany's best-known nationalist politician, said that she won't be her party's top candidate in the September general election, a decision that appears to reflect a growing split among its leading figures. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 22, 2017 - 6:51 am
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Germany's best-known nationalist politician on Saturday called on members of the Alternative for Germany to endorse her more pragmatic course instead of turning the party into a "fundamental opposition," an appeal that appeared to reveal the growing split among the populist...
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April 22, 2017 - 6:37 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A supply ship bearing John Glenn's name arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday. Astronauts used the station's big robot arm to grab the capsule, as the craft flew 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Germany. NASA's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, named the...
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ADVANCE TO GO WITH STORY SYRIA CHINESE JIHADIS BY BASSEM MROUE. This frame grab from video provided in August 6, 2016, by Turkistan Islamic Party, a militant website outlet that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows a fighter from the Turkistan Islamic Party prepares to fire a missile, during a battle against the Syrian government forces, in Aleppo, Syria. Many don't speak Arabic and their role in Syria is little known to the outside world. Chinese fighters of the Turkistan Islamic Party in Syria are organized, battled-hardened and have played instrumental roles in ground offensives against President Bashar Assad's forces in the country's northern regions. ( Militant Website Turkistan Islamic Party, via AP)
April 22, 2017 - 6:25 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Many don't speak Arabic and their role in Syria is little known to the outside world, but the Chinese fighters of the Turkistan Islamic Party in Syria are organized, battled-hardened and have been instrumental in ground offensives against President Bashar Assad's forces in the country...
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Dozens of Sitkans dressed as their favorite animals march in the annual Parade of Species on Lincoln Street in Sitka, Alaska, Friday, April 21, 2017. This year the parade merged with the national Support Science march. (James Poulson /The Daily Sitka Sentinel via AP)
April 22, 2017 - 6:17 am
BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and defend it from various attacks, including U.S. government budget cuts. The March for Science was dreamed up at the Women's March on Washington, a day after...
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April 22, 2017 - 6:08 am
PARIS (AP) — Voters waking up in some French overseas territories are preparing to vote first in France's unpredictable presidential election — one day earlier than in the mainland. Political campaigning is banned from Saturday across France, and online, as voters in far-flung areas such as French...
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April 22, 2017 - 6:07 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A supply ship bearing John Glenn's name has arrived at the International Space Station. Astronauts used the station's big robot arm to grab the capsule Saturday morning. NASA's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, named the spacecraft the S.S. John Glenn in honor of the...
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Dozens of Sitkans dressed as their favorite animals march in the annual Parade of Species on Lincoln Street in Sitka, Alaska, Friday, April 21, 2017. This year the parade merged with the national Support Science march. (James Poulson /The Daily Sitka Sentinel via AP)
April 22, 2017 - 5:21 am
BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and defend it from various attacks, including U.S. government budget cuts. The March for Science was dreamed up at the Women's March on Washington, a day after...
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