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October 11, 2019 - 12:42 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists and Syrian Kurdish officials are reporting explosions in the city of Qamishli in a Kurdish area in northeastern Syria outside a popular fast food restaurant. It was not immediately clear what caused the explosions Friday during intensive shelling by the Turkish military in...
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September 18, 2019 - 6:12 pm
By DESMOND BUTLER and BARBARA ORTUTAY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group...
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September 12, 2019 - 4:55 pm
By The Associated Press The CEOs of more than 100 companies are stepping into the nation's gun debate, imploring Congress to expand background checks and enact a strong "red flag" law. In a letter sent to the Senate on Thursday, CEOs from businesses including Airbnb, Twitter and Uber asked Congress...
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August 09, 2019 - 1:21 pm
By MICHELLE CHAPMAN AP Business Writer Walmart is removing from its stores nationwide signs, displays or videos that depict violence following a mass shooting at one of its stores in Texas, though it has not changed its policy on gun sales. The retailer instructed employees in an internal memo to...
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August 07, 2019 - 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota is calling for rural voters to engage in the gun control debate as she campaigns in Iowa. She says, "I think we need rural voices in this gun debate as we head into the next few months." Klobuchar is running to be the Democratic presidential nominee...
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March 27, 2019 - 11:41 am
By ARON HELLER, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — An unofficial cease-fire appeared to be holding Wednesday between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers despite limited exchanges of fire. Schools reopened in southern Israel and residents resumed their daily routines after a few overnight rocket attacks...
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United states court of appeals, Richmond, Virginia. (Dreamstime)
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September 11, 2018 - 5:27 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump incited a riot during a 2016 Kentucky campaign rally that led to assaults of three protesters. Kentucky residents Kashiya Nwangum, Molly Shah and Henry Brousseau filed the lawsuit in 2016. They...
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August 30, 2018 - 11:57 am
By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged evangelical leaders this week to get out the vote ahead of the upcoming midterm elections and warned of "violence" by opponents if they fail. Trump made the dire warning at a White House dinner Monday evening attended...
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June 12, 2018 - 3:56 pm
By LINDSEY TANNER , AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — With frustration mounting over lawmakers' inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ban on assault weapons and came out against arming teachers as a way to fight what it calls a public health crisis. At...
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May 24, 2018 - 12:29 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A federal judge is set to hear arguments from white nationalists and others that a lawsuit against them over last summer's deadly violence in Charlottesville should be dismissed. A hearing on motions from a number of defendants to dismiss the lawsuit brought by 10...
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