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Church parishioners sit apart at a prayer vigil for racial justice at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Seattle.
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July 20, 2020 - 7:55 am
Thousands to walk off job to protest racial inequality
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In this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers carry a victim next to a destroyed house that was hit by Russian airstrike. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
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March 05, 2020 - 9:27 am
By BASSEM MROUE Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike on a rebel-held village in northwest Syria hit a poultry farm where several displaced families were sheltering early Thursday, killing at least 15 people including children while wounding several others, opposition activists said. The...
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President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House, with the U.S. Capitol in the background, after returning on Marine One, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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January 24, 2020 - 10:27 am
By BEN FOX and EMILY SWANSON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll shows Americans are more likely than not to support President Donald Trump’s decision to order a drone strike that killed an Iranian general, even amid widespread skepticism about his foreign policy overall. The poll by The...
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An Indian Shiite Muslim girl points at a portrait of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani who was killed in a U.S. attack, during a protest against the U.S. in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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January 09, 2020 - 10:15 am
By AMIR VAHDAT and JOSEPH KRAUSS Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran sent mixed signals Thursday as tensions with the U.S. appeared to ease, with President Hassan Rouhani warning of a “very dangerous response” if the U.S. makes “another mistake” and a senior commander vowing “harsher revenge...
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President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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January 08, 2020 - 12:11 pm
By ZEKE MILLER and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Iran appears to be “standing down” and no Americans or Iraqis were harmed in Iran's missile strike on two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. Speaking from the White House, Trump seemed...
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This photo released by the Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office shows a burning vehicle at the Baghdad International Airport following an airstrike, in Baghdad, Iraq, early Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. (Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office via AP)
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January 03, 2020 - 6:40 am
By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and ZEINA KARAM Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran has vowed “harsh retaliation” for a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed Tehran's top general and the architect of its interventions across the Middle East, as tensions soared in the wake of the targeted killing...
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October 31, 2019 - 2:58 pm
By KATHLEEN FOODY and DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers and the nation's third-largest school district reached a labor contract deal on Thursday, ending a strike that canceled 11 days of classes for more than 300,000 students. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that the...
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October 16, 2019 - 11:53 am
By KATHLEEN FOODY and DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's mayor announced on Wednesday that the city's public schools will be shut down on Thursday, ahead of an expected teachers' strike. Mayor Lori Lightfoot said during a news conference that the district's 25,000 teachers...
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October 16, 2019 - 11:50 am
DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a monthlong strike that brought the automaker's U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal was hammered out Wednesday but it won't immediately end the strike by more than 49,000...
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September 17, 2019 - 5:36 pm
By TOM KRISHER and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Contract talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors showed some signs of progress Tuesday as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day. The walkout brought to a standstill more than 50...
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