World's oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies at 113

 

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel Kristal, the world's oldest man who lived through both World Wars and survived the Auschwitz concentration camp has passed away just a month short of his 114th birthday, his family said Saturday.

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WWII vet brings fallen enemy's keepsake on long journey home

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marvin Strombo was behind Japanese enemy lines on a Pacific island during World War II when he realized the other five men in his squadron had moved on without him.

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  • Written by By GILLIAN FLACCUS , Associated Press

DeVos say school vouchers part of tax overhaul discussions

 

LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to nonprofits that rely primarily on businesses to fund them. But the programs are raising questions about transparency and accountability at a time when supporters are urging that they be expanded into a federal program.

  • Written by By SALLY HO , Associated Press

Resistance leaders play long game, dismiss impeachment talk

 

ATLANTA (AP) — The resistance movement that flourished with Donald Trump's ascendance to the White House isn't necessarily itching to see his presidency undone by the investigation into Russia's election meddling or even impeachment.

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  • Written by By BILL BARROW , Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Beyond bluster, US, NKorea in regular contact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond the bluster, the Trump administration has been quietly engaged in back channel diplomacy with North Korea for several months, addressing Americans imprisoned in the communist country and deteriorating relations between the long-time foes, The Associated Press has learned.

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  • Written by By MATTHEW PENNINGTON , Associated Press