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Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns

Apr. 23, 2019 10:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kohl's wants you to skip the post office and bring your Amazon returns to its stores. The department store chain says it will accept Amazon returns at all its 1,150 stores starting in July. Kohl's has been testing Amazon returns at 100 stores for nearly two years and sees the service as a...

Uganda acquires 2 new jets, seeks to revive national airline

Apr. 23, 2019 7:45 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's government has taken delivery of two new passenger jets in a bid to revive the national carrier that collapsed years ago. Uganda Airlines is set to begin operations in June. It will fly to regional destinations at first. Fanfare marked the arrival on Tuesday of two jets from...

China's Xi urges closer naval ties amid regional tensions

Apr. 23, 2019 6:36 AM EDT

QINGDAO, China (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping urged closer ties among the world's navies on Tuesday, amid tensions over China's rapid expansion of its naval forces and forceful assertions of territorial claims in the South China Sea. Xi's remarks came in an address to foreign naval officers attending...

Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants

Apr. 22, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of Central American migrants Monday in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through the country last year. Police targeted isolated groups at the tail end of a caravan of about 3,000...

Philippine quake knocks over building; at least 3 dead

Apr. 22, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

PORAC, Philippines (AP) — A strong earthquake killed three people and trapped at several others Monday in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage, officials said. Mayor Condralito dela Cruz of Porac...

13 airline passengers taken to hospital after landing

Apr. 21, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — An official says 16 passengers reported feeling ill on an American Airlines flight from Miami to Boston. Boston Emergency Medical Services' Twitter page says 13 of the ill passengers were taken to the hospital Sunday morning after the plane landed. Massachusetts Port Authority spokeswoman...

The Latest: Muslim organization chief condemns attack

Apr. 21, 2019 1:23 PM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local): 10:10 p.m. The secretary general of the world's largest organization of Muslim nations has condemned the attacks in Sri Lanka that killed more than 200 people on Easter Sunday. The Organization of Islamic...

Family detention space goes unused as Trump warns of crisis

Apr. 19, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned that Central American families are staging an "invasion" at the U.S.-Mexico border. He has threatened to take migrants to Democratic strongholds to punish political opponents. And his administration regularly complains about having to "catch and release"...

Climate protests close London bridge; 570 arrests in 4 days

Apr. 19, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Climate protesters are once again trying to shut down parts of London to urge residents to do more to protect the Earth from rising temperatures. Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson joined a rally by the Extinction Rebellion protesters in central London on Friday. She told the demonstrators...

Algeria protesters keep up pressure on regime

Apr. 19, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Algeria demonstrated for a ninth straight Friday against the country's leadership amid calls for the departure of the powerful military's chief of staff. With police forces deployed across the city, protesters gathered in the morning at the...