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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2014, file photo, members of the homeless community are served meals by advocates in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Volunteers who feed the homeless in public places say they're providing a needed service. But city governments and some advocates say their well-meaning efforts can hinder long-term solutions and raise sanitation concerns. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
December 25, 2017 - 4:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Adele MacLean joined others in an Atlanta park to feed the hungry the Sunday before Thanksgiving, she left with a citation and a summons to appear in court. The case was dropped when she showed up in court earlier this month, but she and her lawyers say the citation for serving...
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December 25, 2017 - 10:58 am
CAIRO (AP) — The union of Egyptian flight attendants on Monday angrily responded to criticism by a lawmaker over the weight and age of some female attendants employed by the national carrier, saying her comments amounted to discrimination. In a statement, the union said lawmaker Galila Othman's...
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A South Korean army soldier stands guard at a military guard post in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. North Korea on Sunday called the latest U.N. sanctions to target the country "an act of war" that violates its sovereignty, and said it is a "pipe dream" for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
December 25, 2017 - 4:16 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it is a "pipe dream" for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons, and called the latest U.N. sanctions to target the country "an act of war" that violates its sovereignty. The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2013 file photo, Peru's jailed, former President Alberto Fujimori attends his hearing at a police base on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. On Dec. 24, 2017, Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced he was granting Fujimori a medical pardon. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File)
December 25, 2017 - 2:12 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's president announced Sunday night that he granted a medical pardon to jailed former strongman Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, corruption and the sanctioning of death squads. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski released a statement on...
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A fire rages on at a shopping mall Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, Davao city, southern Philippines. As the fire continues to burn, an undetermined number of people are trapped inside, fire officials said. (AP Photo/Manman Dejeto)
December 24, 2017 - 12:45 am
DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — Philippine firefighters recovered one body from a burning shopping mall Sunday and there was "zero" chances of survival for 36 other trapped people inside the four-story building in southern Davao city, an official said. Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said firefighters told...
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The contrail from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen in the sky Friday, Dec. 22 2017, in Apple Valley, Calif. The launch was more than 200 miles from Apple Valley yet was still brilliantly visible. The Falcon 9 booster lifted off from coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base, carrying the latest batch of satellites for Iridium Communications. (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP)
December 23, 2017 - 4:48 pm
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A reused SpaceX rocket carried 10 satellites into orbit from California on Friday, leaving behind a trail of mystery and wonder as it soared into space. The Falcon 9 booster lifted off from coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base, carrying the latest batch of...
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In this Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 photo, presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arrives at the National Auditorium in Mexico City. Lopez Obrador, making his third bid for Mexico's presidency. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
December 23, 2017 - 4:31 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's leftist presidential front-runner is combative and unbending, and his personality-based campaign proclaiming honesty and fiery nationalism could set up a unique and combustible relationship with his northern counterpart should he win. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has long...
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Ready to leave for the Christmas recess, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to a news conference to discuss the GOP agenda for next year and and his accomplishments in the first year of the Trump Administration, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. Their tax bill triumph in the rear-view mirror, Republicans running Congress face a 2018 in which they'll need Democratic votes to get almost anything done. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 23, 2017 - 11:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Their tax bill triumph in the rear-view mirror, Republicans running Congress face a 2018 in which they'll need Democratic votes to get almost anything done. And that won't be easy. Short of a few must-pass items, divisions within both parties plus a natural election-year tendency...
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A minivan is shown on top of other vehicles after an incident in the Lambeau Field parking lot Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. Police say a fired food service worker rammed a former co-worker's car at Lambeau Field, bringing numerous law enforcement agencies to the Green Bay Packers' stadium. (Adam Wesley/The Green Bay Press-Gazette via AP)
December 22, 2017 - 8:51 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Police say a fired food service worker rammed a former co-worker's car at Lambeau Field, bringing numerous law enforcement agencies to the Green Bay Packers' stadium. Green Bay Police Chief Andrew Smith told reporters that the suspect was fired after an altercation with the...
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This Feb. 7, 1984 photo made available by NASA shows astronaut Bruce McCandless II, participating in a spacewalk a few meters away from the cabin of the Earth-orbiting space shuttle Challenger, using a nitrogen-propelled Manned Maneuvering Unit. The Johnson Space Center says McCandless died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 in California. (NASA via AP)
December 22, 2017 - 6:26 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless, the first person to fly freely and untethered in space, has died. He was 80. He was famously photographed in 1984 flying with a hefty spacewalker's jetpack, alone in the cosmic blackness above a blue Earth. He traveled more than 300 feet away from the...
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