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 2019-02-21 11:11 

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Louisiana governor gathers business leaders for summit...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of business leaders are expected to converge on Louisiana's capital city for a summit called by Gov. John Bel Edwards.The Democratic governor says......

 2019-02-21 11:07 

AP

2021 Tour de France race to start in Denmark...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Tour de France will start in Denmark in 2021, beginning with a ride in Copenhagen followed by two more stages around the country.Race director Christian......

 2019-02-21 11:00 

AP

Swedish teen leads Belgian students on 7th climate march...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg is joining Belgian students who are skipping classes for the seventh Thursday in a row to march through Brussels to draw more attention to fighting......

 2019-02-21 10:53 

AP

West Virginia online business startup tool available...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia entrepreneurs who want to open a new business have a new online tool to help.The state secretary of state's office says it has launched its Business......

 2019-02-21 10:52 

AP

Virginia Tech to hold session on plans for Innovation Campus...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The city of Alexandria will hold a virtual information session with Virginia Tech to outline plans for the university's planned Innovation Campus.The interactive......

 2019-02-21 10:49 

AP

Festival to blend music with horses, bourbon and bluegrass...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A new festival that blends music with horses, bourbon and bluegrass is coming to Kentucky.Keeneland says it will host the Railbird Festival, which will be produced by......

 2019-02-21 10:43 

Reuters Canada

Putin to U.S.: I'm ready for another Cuban Missile crisis if you want one...

President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States is foolish enough to want one and that his country currently has the edge when it comes to a first nuclear strike....

 2019-02-21 10:42 

Reuters Africa

Putin to U.S.: I'm ready for another Cuban Missile crisis if you want one...

President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States is foolish enough to want one and that his country currently has the edge when it comes to a first nuclear strike....

 2019-02-21 10:33 

Reuters Africa

Algeria military plane crash kills two - ministry...

An Algerian military plane crashed during a training flight, killing two people on board, the defence ministry said on Thursday....

 2019-02-21 10:33 

AP

Louisiana woman charged in shooting of her pet llama, Earl...

OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman is accused of shooting her pet llama named Earl who she says attacked her.News outlets report 67-year-old Madeline Bourgeois told St. Landry Parish......

 2019-02-21 10:28 

AP

Sheriff: Woman died in accidental fall at Georgia party...

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — The sheriff's office of Forsyth County, Georgia, says a woman found dead in the backyard of a Cumming home died in an accidental fall.Maj. Joe Perkins told news outlets......

 2019-02-21 10:26 

AP

IAAF allows 21 more Russians to compete as neutrals...

MOSCOW (AP) — The IAAF has allowed 21 more Russians, including an Olympic silver medalist, to compete as neutrals.Yelena Sokolova, the 2012 Olympic silver medalist in long jump, can compete......

 2019-02-21 10:17 

Reuters Africa

Nigeria's Buhari, Atiku make final appeal for votes ahead of delayed poll...

Nigeria...

 2019-02-21 10:16 

AP

Indigo, ash and time mark Nigeria's centuries-old dye pits...

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — A little indigo, a handful of ash and time. The dye pits in Nigeria's ancient northern city of Kano are said to be the last ones of their kind after five centuries of......

 2019-02-21 10:01 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's AMCU union plans strike at platinum miner Lonmin...

South Africa...

 2019-02-21 09:59 

Reuters Africa

Catalonia protesters burn tires, block highways over separatist trial...

Catalan activist groups burned tyres and tried to block highways across northeast Spain on Thursday as part of a day of protests against the trial of 12 separatist political leaders for their part in a declaration of independence in 2017....

 2019-02-21 09:57 

AP

USOC realigns in attempt to help athletes off the field...

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee has tabbed Paralympic executive Rick Adams to serve as its new chief of sport performance, and will also create a new department charged with making it......

 2019-02-21 09:52 

Reuters Africa

Where Libya's revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand...

Sitting in his cafe near the spot where the protests against Muammar Gaddafi touched off the Libyan revolution eight years ago, Miftah Atluba is not sorry the dictator has gone....

 2019-02-21 09:51 

AP

More than 150 IS militants handed over to Iraq from Syria...

BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says the U.S.-backed Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State group in Syria have handed over more than 150 Iraqi members of the group to Iraq.The......

 2019-02-21 09:43 

Reuters Africa

Cars and cheap loans a shaky foundation for Hungary's baby boom plan...

Tucked away in a leafy hillside suburb west of Budapest, Julia Scharle lives the family-centred life Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has long promoted with the slogan "three kids, three rooms, four wheels."...

 2019-02-21 09:38 

Reuters Africa

MTN Uganda denies it understates revenues, says it is fully tax-compliant...

The Ugandan unit of South African telecommunications firm MTN Group has denied government accusations it has been understating its revenues and said it was fully meeting all its tax obligations....

 2019-02-21 09:34 

Reuters Africa

As Trump and Kim prepare for summit, bars in Vietnam serve 'Peace Negroniations'...

Kim Jong Ale? Rock It, Man? Or how about a glass of Peace Negroniations?...

 2019-02-21 09:34 

Reuters Africa

As Trump and Kim prepare for summit, bars in Vietnam serve 'Peace Negroniations'...

Kim Jong Ale? Rock It, Man? Or how about a glass of Peace Negroniations?...

 2019-02-21 09:28 

Reuters Canada

U.S.-backed SDF hand Iraqi, foreign Islamic State fighters to Iraq...

U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) handed over more than 150 Iraqi and other foreign Islamic State fighters to Iraq on Thursday....

 2019-02-21 09:25 

AP

The Latest: Pope demands bishops act now to end sex abuse...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Vatican's conference on dealing with sex abuse by priests (all times local):9:20 a.m.Pope Francis has warned bishops and religious superiors......

 2019-02-21 09:17 

AP

No. 1 Duke, Zion figuring out what's next after knee injury...

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke might have to figure out what the Zion Show will look like without its namesake.And Zion Williamson could have some things of his own to consider, too.All......

 2019-02-21 09:11 

AP

Pope opens sex abuse summit amid outcry from survivors...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has opened a high-level summit of church leaders on preventing clergy sex abuse, hoping to impress on bishops from around the world that the problem is global and......

 2019-02-21 09:10 

AP

Jeff Van Gundy on All-Star Game: Eliminate it...

MIAMI (AP) — Jeff Van Gundy has an idea on how to fix the NBA All-Star Game.His plan: Eliminate it.Van Gundy, the former NBA coach and now longtime television commentator for ABC and......

 2019-02-21 09:09 

AP

Veteran teams riding experience toward March Madness...

Buffalo's coaches spent part of Tuesday morning's walkthrough going over defensive assignments, making sure the players were prepared for that night's game against Ohio.As the players moved......

 2019-02-21 09:08 

Reuters Africa

Residents in Munich report hearing shots, German magazine reports...

Residents in the southern German city of Munich have reported hearing shots, German magazine Focus reported on Thursday, and police said on Twitter there was a large deployment there but they had the situation under control....

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