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N. Korea stages huge parade, holds back on advanced missiles

N. Korea stages huge parade, holds back on advanced missiles

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea rolled out some of its latest tanks and marched its best-trained goose-stepping units through Kim Il Sung Square in a major military parade on Sunday to mark its 70th anniversary, but held back its most advanced missiles and devoted nearly half of the event to civilian efforts to…
Lawyer: Trump doesn’t think Stormy Daniels’ deal is valid

Lawyer: Trump doesn't think Stormy Daniels' deal is valid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump does not believe porn actress Stormy Daniels' hush-money deal, which his former personal lawyer said was done to influence the 2016 presidential election, is valid and will not carry out threats to sue her for breaking the agreement by discussing details of their alleged affair, Trump's attorney said in…
Obama in campaign mode, back to promoting hope over fear

Obama in campaign mode, back to promoting hope over fear

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama said Saturday that November midterm elections would give Americans "a chance to restore some sanity in our politics," taking another swipe at his successor as he raises his profile campaigning for fellow Democrats to regain control of the House. Obama didn't mention President Donald Trump by name…
Can controversy fill swimsuit void at Miss America pageant?

Can controversy fill swimsuit void at Miss America pageant?

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The swimsuits are gone, but there has been plenty of controversy surrounding this year's Miss America competition that could keep viewers tuning in. The next Miss America will be crowned around 11 p.m. Sunday on a nationally televised broadcast on ABC from Atlantic City. This year marks the first time…
Syria summit in Iran may decide Idlib military offensive

Syria summit in Iran may decide Idlib military offensive

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey will meet Friday in Tehran to discuss the war in Syria, with all eyes on a possible military offensive to retake the last rebel-held bastion of Idlib. The summit between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…
US Defense secretary makes surprise visit to war-weary Kabul

US Defense secretary makes surprise visit to war-weary Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has arrived in the Afghan capital Kabul on a surprise visit to the war-weary country. The U.S. command in Afghanistan confirmed Friday's visit but offered no details. Mattis was expected to meet with Afghan, U.S. and NATO military commanders as well as President Ashraf Ghani. Mattis'…
Giuliani to AP: Trump will not answer obstruction questions

Giuliani to AP: Trump will not answer obstruction questions

Giuliani to AP: Trump will not answer obstruction questions Giuliani to AP: Trump will not answer obstruction questions By JONATHAN LEMIRE 1 hour ago https://apnews.com/fd82c9d1dab7431db1635d9473c3d30e Link copied! NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will not answer federal investigators' questions, in writing or in person, about whether he tried to block the probe into Russian…
Kavanaugh avoids major missteps, closing 2 days of testimony

Kavanaugh avoids major missteps, closing 2 days of testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats worked into the night in a last, ferocious attempt to paint Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a foe of abortion rights and a likely defender of President Donald Trump. But after two marathon days in the witness chair in a Senate hearing room, Kavanaugh appeared to be on a…
Trump denounces NYT column as officials cry ‘Not me!’

Trump denounces NYT column as officials cry 'Not me!'

WASHINGTON (AP) — One after another, President Donald Trump's top lieutenants stepped forward to declare, "Not me." They lined up to deny writing an incendiary New York Times opinion piece that was purportedly submitted by a member of an administration "resistance" movement straining to thwart Trump's most dangerous impulses. By email, by tweet and on…
Typhoon floods Japan airport, damages other infrastructure

Typhoon floods Japan airport, damages other infrastructure

TOKYO (AP) — One of Japan's busiest airports remained closed indefinitely after the strongest typhoon to hit Japan in at least 25 years flooded a runway and other facilities while damaging other infrastructure and causing at least 10 deaths as it swept across part of Japan's main island. More than 400,000 households in western and…