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Iranian protesters chant slogans at a rally in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. Iranian hard-liners rallied Saturday to support the country's supreme leader and clerically overseen government as spontaneous protests sparked by anger over the country's ailing economy roiled major cities in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
December 30, 2017 - 9:22 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic's clerical establishment. The...
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FILE - A Tuesday Oct. 17, 2017 file photo showing candles, notes and paper cuttings next to the Love Monument in St. Julian, Malta, the day after the killing of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. At least 81 reporters were killed doing their jobs this year, while violence and harassment against media staff has skyrocketed, the world's biggest journalists' organization says. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud, File)
December 30, 2017 - 1:03 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — At least 81 reporters were killed doing their jobs this year, while violence and harassment against media staff has skyrocketed, the world's biggest journalists' organization says. In its annual "Kill Report," seen by The Associated Press, the International Federation of Journalists...
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December 30, 2017 - 12:51 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian officials say a man has taken people hostage at a post office in Ukraine, though at least five have been released. Police say the man, who said he had firearms and explosives, barricaded himself in the post office in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city, on Saturday. They...
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December 30, 2017 - 10:45 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday denied claims that U.N. sanctions against North Korea had been breached by Russian tankers transferring fuel to North Korean tankers at sea. The statement came in response to a Reuters report citing unidentified Western European security...
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ADDS THAT ROBINSON IS AT LEFT - In this Dec. 23, 2017, image made from a video provided by Honolulu news station KHON, Alan Robinson, left, and Walter Macfarlane are interviewed in Honolulu. The two Hawaii men grew up as best friends and recently learned that they're actually brothers. They revealed the surprise to family and friends over the holidays. The two, who have been friends for 60 years, were born in Hawaii 15 months apart and met in the sixth grade. (KHON via AP)
December 30, 2017 - 9:33 am
POLICE: SUSPECT WEARING "TRUST ME" T-SHIRT STEALS CAR FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A suspect wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with "Trust Me" allegedly stole a car with an accomplice in Fairfax County, Virginia. The Washington Post reports that the two suspects from Falls Church were arrested by police in...
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December 30, 2017 - 7:55 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on protests in Iran (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Iran has strongly condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet supporting a wave of economic protests sweeping major cities in Iran. A state television report on Saturday quoted Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman,...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:32 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians protesting the country's strained economy gathered in Tehran and another major city on Friday, for the second day of spontaneous, unsanctioned demonstrations placing pressure on President Hassan Rouhani's government. The semi-official Fars news agency reported that...
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New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman speaks after being introduced during a news conference, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
December 29, 2017 - 4:17 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Vowing to kick some butt and return the New York Giants to prominence, Dave Gettleman has taken over as general manager for the reeling franchise. Speaking at a news conference Friday, less than 24 hours after his hiring was announced, the 66-year-old Gettleman declined...
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December 29, 2017 - 4:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The spokesman for President Vladimir Putin says the Kremlin views deteriorating relations with the United States as a major disappointment of the year. Ties between Moscow and Washington soured to reach a post-Cold War low following Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 and...
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December 29, 2017 - 3:45 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday that it's holding a Hong Kong-flagged ship and its crew members for allegedly violating U.N. sanctions by transferring oil to a North Korean vessel in October. The Lighthouse Winmore is believed to have transferred about 600 tons of refined...
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