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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a statement on national television from his official residence in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Erdogan has claimed victory in critical elections based on unofficial results, securing an executive presidency with sweeping powers. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
June 24, 2018 - 7:58 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey's landmark election Sunday, the country's electoral commission said, ushering in a new system granting the president sweeping new powers which critics say will cement what they call a one-man rule. The presidential and parliamentary...
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In this April 25, 2018, photo, Gary Ramey, owner and founder of Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., holds a part from one of the company's firearms. Ramey and others in the gun industry are finding corporate America distancing itself from gunmakers and gun dealers, discontinuing discounts or refusing business. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)
June 24, 2018 - 6:54 pm
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn't sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account...
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An immigrant woman from Honduras carries her baby inside the Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley on Saturday, June 23, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. Families, who have been processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, wait inside the facility before continuing their journey to cities across the United States. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 24, 2018 - 5:55 pm
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents (all times local): 4:50 p.m. An official of a West Texas organization that's receiving around 30 immigrant parents who were separated from their children after entering the country illegally says "there's no...
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Egypt's Mohamed Salah, left, speaks with goalkeeper Essam El Hadary during Egypt's official training on the eve of the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena, in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
June 24, 2018 - 4:44 pm
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Mohamed Salah told Egypt team officials and teammates that he is considering retiring from international play because he is angry about being used as a political symbol while the World Cup squad was based in Chechnya, two people close to the player told The Associated Press...
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In this photo taken June 20, 2018, Muna Anaee, prepares a ball of khobz orouk, a flatbread she would eat frequently in her native Iraq, at the Tawla restaurant kitchen in San Francisco during the inaugural Refugee Food Festival. San Francisco restaurants are opening their kitchens for the first time to refugees who are showcasing their culinary skills and native cuisines while raising their profiles as aspiring chefs as part of a program to increase awareness about the plight of refugees worldwide. (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill)
June 24, 2018 - 4:15 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At San Francisco's Tawla restaurant, Muna Anaee powdered her hands with flour and gently broke off a piece of golden dough to prepare bread eaten in Iraq, the country she fled with her family. Anaee was preparing more than 100 loaves for diners Wednesday night as part of a...
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Gov. Henry McMaster speaks to the crowd in the William-Brice Kimbel Arena on the Coastal Carolina campus Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Conway, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
June 24, 2018 - 4:09 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump's effort to bend the Republican Party to his will faces its next test Tuesday, when South Carolina voters choose between two GOP gubernatorial candidates who both claim to be Trump acolytes. The president has already made his pick: incumbent Gov. Henry...
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In this Saturday, June 23, 2018 photo, residents evacuated from the El Cajon Boulevard condos in the College Area are aided by the Red Cross after two San Diego police officers were wounded in a shootout in San Diego, Calif. The suspect was found dead. (Pauline Repard/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 3:37 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man opened fire on police and firefighters at a San Diego condominium, wounding two officers and sending bullets into nearby units before he was found dead, authorities said Sunday. Police Chief David Nisleit said the two male officers were expected to recover, with one in...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chris Pratt in a scene from, "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." (Universal via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The dinosaurs still rule the box office. "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" surpassed expectations to open with $150 million in ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. While that total didn't approach the record-breaking $208.8...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2011, file photo, President Barack Obama presents a 2010 National Medal of Arts to poet Donald Hall, during in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Hall, a prolific, award-winning poet and man of letters widely admired for his sharp humor and painful candor about nature, mortality, baseball and the distant past, has died at age 89. Hall's daughter, Philippa Smith, confirmed Sunday, June 24, 2018, that her father died Saturday at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire, after being in hospice care for some time. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
June 24, 2018 - 2:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Hall, a prolific, award-winning poet and man of letters widely admired for his sharp humor and painful candor about nature, mortality, baseball and the distant past, has died at age 89. Hall's daughter, Philippa Smith, confirmed Sunday that her father died Saturday at his...
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A car and a house are destroyed after an explosion in Wuppertal, Germany, June 24, 2018. German police say 25 people were injured, when an explosion destroyed a several-store building in the western city of Wuppertal. (Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 2:50 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Twenty-five people were injured, four of them severely, during an explosion that destroyed an apartment building in the western German city of Wuppertal, police said Sunday. Police said the explosion produced a large bang and rocked the multi-story building shortly before midnight...
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