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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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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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April 27, 2018 - 12:06 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The latest round in New York state's annual Regional Economic Development Council competition is underway, with $750 million to be awarded to entities statewide. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that the state economic development funds will be awarded to 10...
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Kansas state Sens. Richard Hilderbrand, left, R-Galena, and Mike Petersen, right, R-Wichita, follow a discussion among fellow GOP senators during a meeting, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Legislators are thinking about cutting income taxes again after raising them in 2017 to address persistent budget woes. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
April 26, 2018 - 8:19 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has some financial breathing room less than a year after legislators reversed past income tax cuts to deal with persistent budget woes that followed what many voters saw as a failed fiscal experiment. Now some Republicans want to go back to slashing taxes. The state...
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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 26, 2018 - 8:10 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Teachers in Arizona and Colorado turned their state Capitols into a sea of red Thursday as they kicked off widespread walkouts that shut down public schools in a bid for better pay and education funding, building on educator revolt that emerged elsewhere in the U.S. but whose...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks during an event kicking off his campaign for re-election at Union City High School in Union City, N.J. The Senate Ethics Committee has admonished Menendez repeatedly accepting gifts of significant value, failing to report them and for advancing the personal and business interests of a donor. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
April 26, 2018 - 7:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Ethics Committee admonished Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey on Thursday for repeatedly accepting gifts of significant value, failing to report them and for advancing the personal and business interests of a donor. The panel began its review in late 2012 and...
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April 26, 2018 - 4:40 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An agency director fired by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds harassed female subordinates for years by making crude sexual comments and pressuring one to go into his hotel room during work travel, according to a graphic complaint released Thursday. After keeping the document secret...
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Jenn Gray, right, Ciara Schmalfeld, center, and Jessica Amstutz, left, help set up a special food table at the South Phoenix Missionary Baptist Church for kids affected by the Arizona teacher strike Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classes today over low salaries keeping hundreds of thousands of students out of school. It's the latest in a series of strikes across the nation over low teacher pay. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 26, 2018 - 3:57 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on teacher protests in Arizona and Colorado (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Arizona teachers marching to the state Capitol are breaking into occasional chants along the route in downtown Phoenix, including their signature "Red for Ed." Employees at courthouses and office...
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Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot, protestors hold anti-nuclear placards and banners during a protest against the planned construction of a Russian-built nuclear power plant on Turkey, inside the U.N buffer zone in divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Around 250 Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot protesters linked arms across a 250-foot stretch of U.N. controlled buffer zone to protest against the plant they say could pose a grave threat to Cyprus and the region. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
April 26, 2018 - 2:06 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Protesters are urging ethnically-split Cyprus' government and breakaway Turkish Cypriot authorities to step up their protests against a nuclear power plant Russia is building on Turkey's Mediterranean coastline. Around 250 Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot protesters on...
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Jenn Gray, right, Ciara Schmalfeld, center, and Jessica Amstutz, left, help set up a special food table at the South Phoenix Missionary Baptist Church for kids affected by the Arizona teacher strike Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classes today over low salaries keeping hundreds of thousands of students out of school. It's the latest in a series of strikes across the nation over low teacher pay. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 26, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on teacher protests in Arizona and Colorado (all times local): 11 a.m. Thousands of Arizona teachers and their supporters are marching toward the state Capitol to demand more education funding in a historic statewide strike that's shut down schools. Crowds in red shirts...
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