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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2017 file photo Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche speaks in front of new Mercedes cars during the first media day of the International Frankfurt Motor Show IAA in Frankfurt, Germany. Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, saw its first-quarter net profit fall 11 percent from the same quarter a year ago, when the company had one-time gains from the sale of real estate and from financial factors. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
April 27, 2018 - 3:02 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, saw its first-quarter net profit fall 11 percent from the same quarter a year ago, when the company had one-time gains from the sale of real estate and from financial factors. The group saw stronger earnings from its Mercedes...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, prepares to shake hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in over the military demarcation line at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. Their discussions will be expected to focus on whether the North can be persuaded to give up its nuclear bombs. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 3:00 am
GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea (all times local): 3:50 p.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are expected to jointly announce the outcome of their summit in a few hours. South Korea's...
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April 27, 2018 - 2:42 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, saw its first-quarter net profit fall 11 percent from the same quarter a year ago, when the company had one-time gains from the sale of real estate and from financial factors. The Stuttgart-based automaker said Friday that...
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In this April 18, 2018 photo provided by Jan Snarksi, Snarski's wife Emilie Johnson carries their baby while walking toward Anahola Beach in Anahola on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Kauai residents and businesses are still cleaning up from devastating floods and record rains, but community leaders are urging tourists to visit so residents don't suffer an economic calamity on top of the natural one. (Jan Snarski/@janmatthewsnarski via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 2:41 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Residents and businesses are still cleaning up from flooding that deluged parts of Kauai, but community leaders are urging tourists to keep coming so residents don't suffer an economic calamity on top of record-breaking rains that smothered a normally green landscape in reddish-...
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, second from left, is greeted by Chinese officials as he arrives at the airport in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, early Friday, April 27, 2018. Modi is in China for what Chinese state media has described as a two-day "informal meeting" with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Chinatopix via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 2:35 am
BEIJING (AP) — The leaders of India and China plan to meet Friday at a lakeside resort amid tensions along their contested border and a rivalry for influence among their smaller neighbors that could determine dominance in Asia. Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to sit down with Indian Prime...
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In this April 16, 2018 photo, Washington, D.C., native Callie Gonyea, a second-year teacher at Ellis Elementary School in Denver, joined about 400 other teachers at a protest at the Colorado state Capitol. Colorado teachers are calling for higher salaries and increase funding for schools, prompting some voters to question where the state's taxes on marijuana are going. (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin)
April 27, 2018 - 2:31 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado teachers are protesting this week for higher salaries and increased money for schools, prompting questions about why the state's booming marijuana sales have not fixed the funding problems. The 2012 voter-approved constitutional amendment that allowed adults to buy marijuana...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, prepares to shake hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in over the military demarcation line at the border village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. Their discussions will be expected to focus on whether the North can be persuaded to give up its nuclear bombs. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 2:25 am
GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's wife will cross the border into South Korea to attend a dinner banquet after the Koreas' summit talks at a border village...
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Men walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, April 27, 2018. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday after reports of strong U.S. earnings, as investors watched the inter-Korean summit. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
April 27, 2018 - 2:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday after reports of strong U.S. earnings, as investors watched the inter-Korean summit. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index sank 0.6 percent to 3,057.27 while Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 22,441.28. Hong...
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April 27, 2018 - 2:17 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Newly minted U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is hitting the ground running at NATO on his first trip abroad as America's top diplomat. Just hours after being sworn in, Pompeo flew to Brussels where the alliance's foreign ministers are meeting Friday to prepare a leaders' summit...
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Thousands chant as they participate in a protest at the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 27, 2018 - 2:11 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona and Colorado teachers plan to don red shirts and descend upon their respective Capitols for a second day in a growing educator uprising. Educators in both states want more classroom resources and have received offers either for increased school funding or pay, but they say...
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