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Man is shot by sentry outside North Macedonian army barracks

Apr. 11, 2019 11:14 AM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia's authorities say a man is in the hospital after being shot by a sentry while apparently trying to enter the country's main military base in the capital, Skopje. A defense ministry statement says the man was shot in the leg before dawn Thursday after ignoring...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misleads on health care, Russia probe

Mar. 29, 2019 6:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rallying in Michigan, President Donald Trump bragged about a surging auto industry that isn't surging, a Republican rescue for health care that has yet to take shape, a "total" exoneration in the Russia investigation that was not offered. And Trump, as he routinely does, took credit for a...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames media for his McCain rant

Mar. 21, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering a distorted account of John McCain's actions in the Russia investigation and trying to blame the media for making him talk about the late senator, despite plain-as-day evidence that he's assailing McCain without any prodding. On a recent tear against...

Man gets 17 years for shooting at Florida veterans clinic

Mar. 21, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted of firing a gun in a Florida veterans clinic has been sentenced to 17 years and three months in federal prison. Court records show that 63-year-old Stephen Cometa was sentenced Thursday in Ocala federal count. He was convicted in December of assaulting federal employees...

Ambush north of Baghdad kills 3 Iraqi soldiers, wounds 5

Mar. 19, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security and hospital officials say three soldiers have been killed and five wounded in an ambush on an army patrol north of Baghdad. The officials say a group of militants opened fire on the patrol Tuesday in the town of Tarmiyah, a former insurgent stronghold about 50 kilometers (30...

7 dead, others shot in election-related attack in Bangladesh

Mar. 19, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Gunmen opened fire on two cars returning from a polling station with ballot boxes, killing at least seven people and wounding 15 in part of southeastern Bangladesh known for tribal life and tourism, officials said Tuesday. Local police official Manjurul Alam said early Tuesday that...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong about federal judge's remarks

Mar. 11, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump heard words from a judge that the judge didn't speak, as the president reached to denounce the Russia investigation as a hoax and celebrate an exoneration he wasn't given. Democrats persisted in assailing the Trump administration for putting migrant children in the same type...

Algerian president back home amid mass protests against him

Mar. 10, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returned to Algeria on Sunday after two weeks in a Swiss hospital amid massive demonstrations demanding he withdraw his candidacy for a fifth term. The 82-year-old Bouteflika suffered a stroke in 2013 and has rarely been seen in public since. The...

The Latest: Algeria's president arrives home amid protests

Mar. 10, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on Algeria's president (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has landed at a military airport south of the capital and quickly departed in a convoy after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital. The arrival of the 82-year-old Bouteflika comes...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims an exoneration he wasn't given

Mar. 9, 2019 8:46 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump heard words from a judge that the judge didn't speak, as the president reached to denounce the Russia investigation as a hoax and celebrate an exoneration he wasn't given. Democrats persisted in assailing the Trump administration for putting migrant children in the same type...