• UK expands no-fly zone for drones around airports
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    UK expands no-fly zone for drones around airports

    LONDON (AP) — The no-fly zone for drones around British airports is being extended to 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) in an attempt to avert disruptions like the December groundings of flights at Gatwick Airport, officials said Wednesday.

  • US automakers to Trump: Don't slap tariffs on imported cars
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    US automakers to Trump: Don't slap tariffs on imported cars

    DETROIT (AP) — America's auto industry is bracing for a potential escalation in President Donald Trump's tariff war with the world, one that could weaken the global auto industry and economy, inflate car prices and trigger a backlash in Congress.

  • Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million
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    Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

    The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Kentucky by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann, 16, seeks $250 million in damages, the amount that Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com and the world's richest person, paid for the Post in 2013.

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    Lawmakers seek probe of ICE force-feeding of immigrants

    Nearly 50 Democratic lawmakers called for a watchdog investigation of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Tuesday after the agency confirmed it had been force-feeding immigrant detainees on a hunger strike.

  • Twitter tightens up EU political ad rules ahead of election
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    Twitter tightens up EU political ad rules ahead of election

    LONDON (AP) — Twitter said Tuesday it is tightening up rules for European Union political ads ahead of bloc-wide elections this spring, following similar moves by fellow tech giants Facebook and Google.

  • EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks
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    EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Tuesday reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks, seeking to get polluting CO2 levels down.

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    Kidnap suspect to face Sydney court for extradition to Chile

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A woman wanted in Chile on kidnapping charges dating back to Chile's 1973-1990 military dictatorship is expected to appear in a Sydney court on Wednesday for an extradition hearing.

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    Mexico closes temporary migrant shelter near US border

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials in the northern Mexico border state of Coahuila said Tuesday they have closed a shelter in the border city of Piedras Negras where about 1,600 Central American migrants had been confined during the past two weeks.

  • Avalanche hits skiers at Swiss resort; 4 rescued so far
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    Avalanche hits skiers at Swiss resort; 4 rescued so far

    GENEVA (AP) — An afternoon avalanche swept up skiers as it rumbled across a slope at a popular Swiss Alps ski resort Tuesday, sparking a hurried search that rescued four people and extended into the night for others who might still be buried, authorities said.

  • Poland awaiting Israel's apology for minister's comments
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    Poland awaiting Israel's apology for minister's comments

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish government official said Tuesday that Warsaw is still waiting for Israel's government to apologize for comments the acting foreign minister made about Poles and their role in the Holocaust.

  • Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes
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    Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, but adds he's not in any rush because U.S. relations with Pyongyang are good going into next week's summit.

  • Where the investigations related to President Trump stand
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    Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

    Where investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him:

  • Liverpool, Bayern draw 0-0 in Champions League first leg
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    Liverpool, Bayern draw 0-0 in Champions League first leg

    LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Bayern Munich still can't find a way to score, let alone win at Liverpool.

  • Trump signs directive in step to create U.S. Space Force
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    Trump signs directive in step to create U.S. Space Force

    Republican U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a directive to start the lengthy process of creating a new branch of the military dedicated to handling threats in space, the U.S. Space Force. Space Policy Directive 4 sets the foundation for a legislative initiative to establish a new force

  • And now for the weather on Mars, courtesy of new NASA lander
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    And now for the weather on Mars, courtesy of new NASA lander

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — And now for the weather on Mars: NASA's newest lander is offering daily reports on the red planet's frigid winter.

  • Meghan Markle spotted in New York for rumored baby shower
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    Meghan Markle spotted in New York for rumored baby shower

    NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan Markle has been spotted at several swanky venues in New York City, cradling her baby bump as she visited friends for what is rumored to be a baby shower.

  • Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state
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    Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

    BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details.

  • Jailed Citgo executives in limbo amid Venezuela turmoil
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    Jailed Citgo executives in limbo amid Venezuela turmoil

    On the other end, Tomeu Vadell, speaking from a military counterintelligence prison in Venezuela's capital, asks his daughters in Louisiana whether they've gone to church and says he plans to spend his Sunday doing pushups to keep his body and spirit intact. As the Trump administration plunges

  • US stocks bounce back from wobbly start to extend gains
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    US stocks bounce back from wobbly start to extend gains

    Stocks shook off an early wobble on Wall Street Tuesday, finishing modestly higher and extending the market's gains into a fourth week. Solid earnings from Walmart encouraged investors to bid up other ...

  • Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain
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    Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain

    Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, a fresh blow to the British economy as it struggles with the uncertainty associated with leaving the European Union next month. Honda's president and CEO, Takahiro Hachigo, said the decision was not related to Brexit

  • EU, UK to have more Brexit talks but key disagreement intact
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    EU, UK to have more Brexit talks but key disagreement intact

    The European Union on Tuesday warned British Prime Minister Theresa May that her trip to EU headquarters to seek an elusive breakthrough in Brexit negotiations stands no chance of success when it comes to her central demand for the divorce deal to be reopened. Reinforcing the message, EU Commission

  • Burberry apologizes for hoodie with noose knot
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    Burberry apologizes for hoodie with noose knot

    NEW YORK (AP) — The chief executive and chief creative officer of luxury fashion powerhouse Burberry have apologized for putting a hoodie with strings tied in the shape of a noose on their London Fashion Week runway.

  • UN envoy says Yemen ports deal is chance for peace talks
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    UN envoy says Yemen ports deal is chance for peace talks

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The expected pullout of forces from three key ports in Yemen provides an opportunity to move to the major goal of ending the four-year conflict that has created the world's worst humanitarian crisis, the U.N. envoy for the war-battered country said Tuesday.

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    Twins' Sano cut foot in celebration, out for at least a week

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano will miss at least the first week of full-squad workouts after he cut his foot while celebrating his team winning the Dominican Winter League championship.

  • U.S. envoy for North Korea heads to Vietnam for pre-summit talks
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    U.S. envoy for North Korea heads to Vietnam for pre-summit talks

    The U.S. special representative for North Korea is travelling to Hanoi on Tuesday to continue preparations for a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to be held next week in Vietnam, the State Department said. State Department spokesman Robert Palladino