2019

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October 11, 2019 - 9:21 am
By ELIAS MESERET, CARA ANNA and GEIR MOULSON Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 in recognition of his efforts to end his country's two-decade border conflict with Eritrea. The Norwegian Nobel Institute on Friday also...
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October 09, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox is a low-key retired school teacher who hasn't faced serious competition since the first President Bush was in office. Now he's a top target of Democrats —both in and out of state— looking to capitalize on voter...
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February 05, 2019 - 3:37 pm
By TERRY TANG , Associated Press As Asian-Americans across the U.S. mark the Lunar New Year on Tuesday, they can celebrate by eating Mickey Mouse-shaped tofu, sporting a pair of Year of the Pig-inspired Nike shoes and by snacking on pricey cupcakes. The delicacies and traditions that once made a...
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January 09, 2019 - 12:16 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers kick off the 2019 legislative session, and Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam will update lawmakers on the state of the Commonwealth. The General Assembly convened at noon Wednesday. Northam will deliver his speech in the evening. This year's session is scheduled...
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Trays of printed social security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury's Financial Management services facility in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Bradley C. Bower, File)
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October 11, 2018 - 11:43 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2.8 percent boost in benefits next year as inflation edges higher. It's the biggest increase most retired baby boomers have gotten. Following a stretch of low...
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