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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Swiss drone maker has moved its North American headquarters out of Washington, D.C., where security restrictions on flying drones have cramped the company's growth.The News & Observer of Raleigh reported senseFly has moved to Fuquay-Varina, near Raleigh.The company …
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief is expected to outline plans to ensure the nation's financial services industry can thrive after the U.K. leaves the European Union when he delivers a speech to top business executives Thursday night.Philip Hammond says in excerpts released ahead of …
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A Moldovan court is examining an appeal submitted by a pro-European politician elected mayor of Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, after it invalidated the ballot.The Appeals Court said late Wednesday that it voided the June 3 ballot because both candidates had …
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces shelled rebel-held areas in the south on Thursday, further undermining an international "de-escalation" agreement backed by the United States ahead of a threatened offensive.The U.S., Russia and Jordan negotiated a truce for the area, which borders …
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Supreme Court on Thursday endorsed a manual recount of all ballots from last month's national elections, but rejected the invalidation of ballots from abroad and from voters displaced by recent conflict.Authorities have been struggling to address allegations raised by …
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman imprisoned in Indonesia for killing her mother in 2014 in Bali has given up her claim to her mother's estate.The Chicago Tribune reports that court records show 22-year-old Heather Mack won't receive "any property, benefit, or other interest" from Sheila von …
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old Pennsylvania boy killed just seconds after he fled a traffic stop during a confrontation partly captured on video.Protesters in East Pittsburgh staged impromptu and …
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP-NORC poll: 55 percent of Americas approve of Trump North Korea diplomacy; best rating on an issue since taking office.
TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military chief said Thursday that specialist navy equipment will be deployed to pinpoint a ferry that sank in the crater lake of an ancient supervolcano, offering a glimmer of hope to distraught relatives that the bodies of more than 180 people presumed …
LONDON (AP) — The BBC says former aid workers are accusing staff of charity Doctors Without Borders of using prostitutes and swapping medicine for sex while working in Africa.One woman who spoke anonymously to the BBC said there was "blatant and widespread" use of sex workers, while another …
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was a flying frankfurter and not a foul ball that left a baseball fan with a black eye in Philadelphia.Kathy McVay says she was at Monday night's Phillies game when the team's mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, rolled out his hot dog launcher. McVay was sitting near home …
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities, who began a series of raids last month on factories accused of illegally importing and processing electronic waste, say they may use special powers given to the military government to impose a total ban on the import of such potentially toxic …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at Ohio State University said he acted as a team physician at other universities, most of which won't say if they are reviewing those connections or whether any concerns were raised about …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul McCartney is inviting fans on a musical journey as he prepares to release his 17th solo album.The former Beatle, who turned 76 on Monday, announced on social media on Wednesday that "Egypt Station" will be released on Sept. 7. The title comes from the name of one of …
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — On their current Mideast tour, senior Trump administration officials are getting a close-up view of some of the towering obstacles to their yet-to-be-released blueprint for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.Blockaded Gaza — a likely focal point of any future …
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent Shiite cleric in Bahrain who led a now-shuttered opposition party was acquitted Thursday of spying charges with two colleagues, marking a rare victory for activists in the island kingdom amid a yearslong clampdown on dissent.Sheikh Ali Salman …
LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man is scheduled to plead guilty Thursday to the 2016 killing of two Roman Catholic nuns.Rodney Earl Sanders is scheduled to enter pleas in an agreement that a prosecutor says averts the possibility of the death penalty.District Attorney Akillie …
MOSCOW (AP) — Sepp Blatter came to Moscow and saw Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin, defying FIFA's wish that its suspended former president's visit to the World Cup would attract little attention.  Blatter says he went to see Russia's president after watching Portugal's 1-0 win over …
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prosecutors have charged Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister's wife, with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust.The Justice Ministry says in a statement on Thursday that Sara Netanyahu stands accused of misusing public funds by fraudulently ordering …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Much of the rye whiskey aging in hundreds of barrels at Catoctin Creek Distillery in Virginia could end up being consumed in Europe, a market the 9-year-old distilling company has cultivated at considerable cost.But an escalating trade dispute has the distillery's …

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