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HONOLULU (AP) — A proposal in the Hawaii Legislature has the potential to shake up the fishing industry and the permit process for foreign fishermen. An Associated Press investigation found that foreign fishermen were confined to boats off Honolulu and living in subpar...
LONDON (AP) — Romanian children adopted from overcrowded orphanages in the 1990s were more likely to suffer psychological problems as adults compared to other children taken in by British families, according to a decades-long study. Doctors say the findings suggest there is a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain, one of President Donald Trump's harshest critics, made a secret trip to northern Syria to visit U.S. forces stationed there and discuss the campaign for defeating the Islamic State extremists, his office said Wednesday. The Arizona Republican'...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan visited the Rio Grande valley on Wednesday for a firsthand look at the U.S.-Mexico border as the Trump administration steps up immigration enforcement and prepares to ask Congress to pay for a border wall. It was the first time...
CAIRO (AP) — The body of a blind Egyptian cleric convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York was brought back to Egypt and handed over to his family for burial on Wednesday, following his death in a U.S. federal prison over the weekend. Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The city of Warsaw has begun publishing a list of properties that can be legally claimed by their pre-World War II owners — among them Holocaust survivors and their families — but only if they act quickly. Nearly 50 properties were published Wednesday, the...
PARIS (AP) — A top aide of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has been handed preliminary charges in an investigation into money spent on her party's European Parliament assistants. Paris prosecutor's office said that aide Catherine Griset was detained for...
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Talks to reunify ethnically split Cyprus suffered another blow after the leader of the island's breakaway Turkish Cypriots backed out of a scheduled meeting, officials said Wednesday. Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades expressed regret that Turkish...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's music industry will salute chart-topping talent and departed icons at Wednesday's Brit Awards, where nominees include Drake, Beyonce and David Bowie. Bowie, who died in January 2016, is nominated in the album of the year category for valedictory release "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday ended federal protections for transgender students that...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting actors' ages raises...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers filed a bipartisan bill Wednesday aimed at breaking an impasse over...
TOKYO (AP) — Carlos Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive...
DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of discount carrier Spirit Airlines says he isn't worried about competing against new,...
CHICAGO (AP) — A sexual abuse victim of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is making another argument for...