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Trump To Visit Missouri For Conference On Crime

Trump To Visit Missouri For Conference On Crime

Eds: APNewsNow. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to visit Missouri for a conference on crime.According to the White House, Trump will speak Friday at the 2018 Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference in Kansas City.Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is among U.S. Department of Justice leaders slated to speak at the…

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Washington to Pay Respects, Bid Farewell to George H.W. Bush

Washington to Pay Respects, Bid Farewell to George H.W. Bush

HOUSTON, TX (AP) — George H.W. Bush is set to embark on his final tour of Washington, the capital city that is remembering the 41st president’s lifetime of public service that began in the Navy during World War II, ended with one term as president and was characterized throughout by what admirers say was his…

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3 Astronauts Blast Off to International Space Station

3 Astronauts Blast Off to International Space Station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — Three astronauts successfully blasted off Monday to the International Space Station from Kazakhstan, a perfect launch that follows October’s aborted mission. NASA astronaut Anne McClain, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency and Oleg Kononenko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos lifted off as scheduled at 5:31 p.m. (1131 GMT; 6:31…

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Qatar Will Pull Out of OPEC Amid Tension with Saudi Arabia

Qatar Will Pull Out of OPEC Amid Tension with Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The tiny, energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar announced on Monday it would withdraw from OPEC, mixing its aspirations to increase production outside of the cartel’s constraints with the politics of slighting the Saudi-dominated group amid the kingdom’s boycott of Doha. The surprise announcement from Qatar’s minister of state for…

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Washington to Pay Respects, Bid Farewell to George H.W. Bush

Washington to Pay Respects, Bid Farewell to George H.W. Bush

HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush is set to embark on his final tour of Washington, the capital city that is remembering the 41st president’s lifetime of public service that began in the Navy during World War II, ended with one term as president and was characterized throughout by what admirers say was his innate…

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