Confederate posters found at American University

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — American University says 10 confederate flag posters with cotton attached to them have been reported on the school's Washington, D.C. campus.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Trump plans to slash US refugee admissions

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will allow no more than 45,000 refugees into the United States next year, officials said Tuesday, in what would be the lowest admissions level in more than a decade.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press

Saudi women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom in 2018

 

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's surprise decision to grant women the right to drive in the conservative kingdom marks a significant expansion in women's rights, but activists said Wednesday it is also only the first step in a long list of demands for equality.

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  • Written by By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI and AYA BATRAWY , Associated Press

Collapsed Mexico school raises questions about quake codes

 

MEXICO CITY (AP) — On paper at least, the Mexico City school appeared to be structurally sound and built to withstand a major earthquake. But it collapsed, killing 26 people, most of them children. And now authorities are looking into whether an apartment reportedly built on top of the two-story school was to blame.

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  • Written by By GARANCE BURKE , Associated Press

Trump misfired on tweet about Iranian missile launch

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that Iran had "just test-fired" a missile, he seemed to know something the rest of the government did not. Turns out, he did not.

  • Written by By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer