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After fumbling Ebola in 2014, Congo is key test for UN

May. 18, 2018 3:24 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Nearly four years after the World Health Organization was accused of bungling its response to the biggest Ebola outbreak in history, the U.N. agency appears to be moving swiftly to contain a flare-up in Congo, in what some experts see as a critical test of its credibility. "The difference...

Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blast

May. 17, 2018 7:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt moved Thursday to rescind much of a package of safety measures proposed for chemical plants nationwide after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant. Pruitt signed a significantly revised slate of rules from the Obama era on...

Wynn Resorts points to changes after founder's resignation

May. 16, 2018 7:00 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The board of directors and CEO of Wynn Resorts on Wednesday sought to show shareholders they are working to strengthen the casino operator's corporate culture and moving it forward without its founder. Shareholders gathered in Las Vegas for the company's annual meeting learned of the many...

Plans announced for moving statue marking massacre of Poles

May. 14, 2018 1:41 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — An accord between the city and Polish Americans announced Monday is likely to settle a trans-Atlantic dispute over plans to uproot a memorial that some call heroic and tragic but others complain is too gruesome for a family setting. The bronze statue depicting a Polish soldier...

Qatar wants FIFA talks on logistics of a 48-team World Cup

Apr. 14, 2018 5:30 PM EDT

Qatar wants talks with FIFA to discuss the feasibility of increasing the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams after soccer's governing body expressed interest in enlarging a tournament already having to overcome operational challenges. The Gulf nation took two days to publicly respond to calls on Thursday from South...

Senators move to protect Mueller as Trump criticizes probe

Apr. 10, 2018 11:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of four senators is moving to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job as President Donald Trump publicly muses about firing him. Republican Sens. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic Sens. Chris Coons of Delaware and...

NASA astronauts go spacewalking days after reaching orbit

Mar. 29, 2018 4:24 PM EDT

Two new arrivals at the International Space Station went spacewalking Thursday less than a week after moving in, completing all their work despite a slightly shortened excursion. NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold quickly installed new wireless antennas and removed leaky hoses from a radiator. They...

AP Interview: UN food agency boss warns of migrant crisis

Mar. 26, 2018 6:56 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The head of the United Nations food agency warned Monday that the relocation of Islamic State group members from the Middle East to Africa could trigger a massive new European migrant crisis. David Beasley, executive director of the World Food Program, said many of the militants...