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In this Jan. 21, 2018, photo, Rohingya refugees who are being relocated from a camp near the Bangladesh Myanmar border arrive at Balukhali refugee camp 50 kilometres (31 miles) from, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. With the first repatriations of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar just days away, and more than 1 million living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, international aid workers, local officials and the refugees say preparations have barely begun and most refugees would rather contend with the squalor of the camps than the dangers they could face if they return home. It's unclear if more than a handful of Rohingya will even be willing to go home. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
January 22, 2018 - 4:46 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been delayed amid widespread fears that refugees would be forced to return, a Bangladesh official said Monday. The refugees began pouring...
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In this Jan. 21, 2018, photo, Rohingya refugees who are being relocated from a camp near the Bangladesh Myanmar border arrive at Balukhali refugee camp 50 kilometres (31 miles) from, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. With the first repatriations of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar just days away, and more than 1 million living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, international aid workers, local officials and the refugees say preparations have barely begun and most refugees would rather contend with the squalor of the camps than the dangers they could face if they return home. It's unclear if more than a handful of Rohingya will even be willing to go home. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
January 22, 2018 - 2:56 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The gradual repatriation of more than 650,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been postponed amid widespread fears that refugees would be forced to return, a Bangladesh official said Monday. "The main thing is that...
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In this Jan. 21, 2018, photo, Rohingya refugees who are being relocated from a camp near the Bangladesh Myanmar border arrive at Balukhali refugee camp 50 kilometres (31 miles) from, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. With the first repatriations of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar just days away, and more than 1 million living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, international aid workers, local officials and the refugees say preparations have barely begun and most refugees would rather contend with the squalor of the camps than the dangers they could face if they return home. It's unclear if more than a handful of Rohingya will even be willing to go home. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
January 22, 2018 - 12:39 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Both Bangladesh and Myanmar insist the upcoming repatriations of Rohingya Muslims will go smoothly, with thousands of refugees who fled their homes in terror just a few months ago crossing the border back into Myanmar and returning safely to their villages. Eventually, more...
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January 22, 2018 - 12:11 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Democratic Party has launched an advertising attack on the new federal tax law. The new campaign announced Monday comes at the direction of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has said he'll urge Congress to repeal the law. The new tax code enacted by Washington...
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Mayor Catherine Pugh listens as new Baltimore police commissioner Darryl DeSousa makes remarks at City Hall during a news conference, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 in Baltimore. Following a record year in homicides, Pugh fired Kevin Davis' the city's police commissioner, saying a change in leadership was needed to reduce crime more quickly. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 11:00 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Following a record year in homicides, Baltimore's mayor fired the city's police commissioner, saying Friday that a change in leadership was needed to reduce crime more quickly. Deputy Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, a 30-year veteran of the force, will take Commissioner Kevin Davis'...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis, left, speaks alongside Mayor Catherine Pugh at a news conference outside the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Pugh has replaced the city’s police commissioner, saying a change in leadership is needed to reduce crime. A news release from the mayor’s office Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, says Deputy Commissioner Darryl DeSousa will take Kevin Davis’ place. The release says DeSousa, a 30-year veteran of the force, will assume responsibility immediately. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
January 19, 2018 - 9:41 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Following a record year in homicides, the head of Baltimore's police department was fired Friday and the mayor said a change was needed to reduce crime more quickly. Deputy Commissioner Darryl DeSousa will take Commissioner Kevin Davis' place immediately, Mayor Catherine Pugh's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis, left, speaks alongside Mayor Catherine Pugh at a news conference outside the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Pugh has replaced the city’s police commissioner, saying a change in leadership is needed to reduce crime. A news release from the mayor’s office Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, says Deputy Commissioner Darryl DeSousa will take Kevin Davis’ place. The release says DeSousa, a 30-year veteran of the force, will assume responsibility immediately. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
January 19, 2018 - 9:28 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor announced Friday she has replaced the city's police commissioner, saying a change in leadership was needed to reduce crime and violence more quickly. Deputy Commissioner Darryl DeSousa will take Commissioner Kevin Davis' place immediately, Mayor Catherine Pugh's...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks outside the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. In a press release Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, Greitens rolled out the pillars of his tax plan without much specificity, saying he wants to lower income taxes for most Missourians and eliminate those taxes for some of the lowest earners in the state. He promised more details in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
January 18, 2018 - 5:34 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens issued a vague press release Thursday to outline a tax plan he hyped days earlier as the nation's "boldest," a muted rollout Democrats said proves the Republican's administration has been disrupted by his acknowledgment of an affair...
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Crime tape stretches across a road near the scene of a shooting Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Harrisburg, Pa. The mayor of Harrisburg said a U.S. marshal is dead after being shot while serving an arrest warrant in the city. Mayor Eric Papenfuse said two other officers were wounded in the Thursday morning shooting. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
January 18, 2018 - 3:45 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A U.S. Marshals Service deputy was shot and killed Thursday while serving a warrant inside a Harrisburg home, and police killed the suspect when he fired at other officers. Christopher David Hill, 45, was part of a team serving an arrest warrant on a woman when gunfire...
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January 18, 2018 - 10:55 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A member of the U.S. Marshals Service was shot and killed early Thursday while serving a warrant, the mayor of Harrisburg said. Two other officers were also shot, including a Harrisburg police officer who "bravely returned fire and critically injured the gunman," Mayor Eric...
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