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Anti government Iraqi protesters gather by a banner with pictures of Iraqi politicians and Arabic that reads "the Tahrir square questionnaire to select a prime minister," during the ongoing protests in Tahrir square, Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.
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January 10, 2020 - 3:29 pm
By SAMYA KULLAB and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's caretaker prime minister asked Washington to work out a road map for an American troop withdrawal, but the U.S. State Department on Friday bluntly rejected the request, saying the two sides should instead talk about how...
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October 18, 2019 - 6:06 pm
By RACHEL LERMAN AP Technology Writer A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers' Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town. Wing, which is owned by Google parent Alphabet, received federal approval earlier this year to make commercial deliveries...
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September 18, 2019 - 6:18 pm
By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia spent billions to protect a kingdom built on oil but could not stop the suspected Iranian drone and missile attack, exposing gaps that even America's most advanced weaponry failed to fill. In addition to deciding whether...
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August 28, 2019 - 2:42 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's official news agency and a security official say the military has fired at two Israeli reconnaissance drones that violated Lebanese airspace. The National News Agency says the incident happened Wednesday night over the village of Odeisseh, near Marjayoun, near the border...
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June 24, 2019 - 4:13 pm
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail NEW YORK (AP) — Craving a Slurpee but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench? No worries. 7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will send a Slurpee or almost anything else carried by the chain to public places ranging from parks to beaches. The...
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June 24, 2019 - 3:22 pm
By GEIR MOULSON Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — European officials on Monday appeared cool toward U.S. talk of building a global coalition against Iran, with the German foreign minister warning that "maximum pressure" without diplomacy increases the risks of a war and several others stressing that...
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June 24, 2019 - 8:38 am
By AYA BATRAWY Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with the Saudi king and crown prince after days of mounting tensions following the downing of a U.S drone last week and after President Donald Trump pulled back from the brink of...
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June 21, 2019 - 10:13 am
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was "cocked and loaded' to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but he canceled the missile strikes 10 minutes before they were to be executed after being told some...
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June 21, 2019 - 7:46 am
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States abruptly called off preparations for a military strike against Iran over the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, a U.S. official said, while Iran claimed Friday it had issued several warnings before...
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June 20, 2019 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing down Iran's downing of an American drone, saying that it might have been a mistake executed by someone just being "loose and stupid." Trump told reporters Thursday that the shoot down of the drone was a "new wrinkle" in escalating tensions between...
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