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elephants drink water in the Chobe National Park in Botswana
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May 23, 2019 - 12:19 pm
Botswana has long been a refuge for elephants on a continent where tens of thousands have been killed over the years for their ivory,
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May 22, 2019 - 7:48 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday. Remains of the Gulf schooner Clotilda were identified and verified...
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U.S. Navy, sailors partake in a foreign object and debris walk-down on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea.
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May 20, 2019 - 9:48 am
President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again
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 Iraqi security forces and allied Popular Mobilization forces fire artillery during fight against Islamic State militants in Fallujah, Iraq. When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad earlier this month as tensions w
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May 18, 2019 - 11:47 am
As tensions escalate, there are concerns that Baghdad could once again get caught in the middle, just as it is on the path to recovery.
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Laura Stiller, left, chants during a rally against HB314, the near-total ban on abortion bill, outside of the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala.
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May 17, 2019 - 9:30 pm
Alabama abortion law, Garth Brooks in Pittsburgh, stock market, Tim Conway passes away, and more.
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Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei
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May 16, 2019 - 8:44 pm
Pei's works ranged from the trapezoidal addition to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., to the chiseled towers of the National Center of Atmospheric Research that blend in with the reddish mountains in Boulder, Colorado.
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May 16, 2019 - 12:39 pm
Pittsburgh's US Attorney and FBI Special Agent in Charge are in the Netherlands today announcing indictments against operators of an international cyber-crime network.
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May 16, 2019 - 3:30 am
In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning its equipment from U.S. networks and said it was subjecting the Chinese company to strict export controls.
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May 16, 2019 - 3:23 am
Iran's foreign minister on Thursday slammed escalating U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran by the Trump administration as "unacceptable," even as he insisted that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid rising tensions in the Mideast.
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May 16, 2019 - 1:55 am
The U.S. on Wednesday ordered all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq, and Germany and the Netherlands both suspended their military assistance programs in the country in the latest sign of tensions sweeping the Persian Gulf region over still-unspecified threats that the Trump...
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