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The annual observance of Dr. Talbot Spivak Holocaust Memorial Week begins on Monday, March 27, and continues throughout the week. Spivak, author of “A Rose from the Ashes” and “The ...
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, center, and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, arrive to attend the Meeting of the Ministers of the Global Coalition on the Defeat of ISIS, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

BY ROBERT BURNS WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is deepening its involvement in the war against the Islamic State group after an unprecedented American airlift of Arab and Kurdish ...
A police officer places flowers and a photo of fellow police officer Keith Palmer, who was killed in yesterdays attack, on Whitehall near the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday March 23, 2017. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)

LONDON (AP) — Here’s what’s known about the victims of an attack in London where a man plowed a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing two people and injuring ...
In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2016 file photo, Grace Mugabe, right, helps her husband Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe walk down stairs during 92nd birthday celebrations in Harare. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)

BY FARAI MUTSAKA HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the “non-resident president.” President ...
Iraqi civilians line up to receive food supplies in a neighborhood recently liberated by Iraqi security forces on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

BY SINAN SALAHEDDIN BAGHDAD (AP) — A leading international relief organization has appealed for more medical assistance to cope with the increasing numbers of civilians fleeing the intensified fighting between ...
Armed police officers gather outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, March 23, 2017 after the House of Commons sitting was suspended as witnesses reported sounds like gunfire outside. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

BY JILL LAWLESS, PAISLEY DODDS and DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain’s seat of power Wednesday, plowing a ...
In this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, marijuana grows at a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Illinois. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

BY | DARA KAM More growers, access to treatment for snowbirds and greater flexibility in the relationship between patients and doctors are among the items likely to be included in ...
James Harris Jackson is escorted out of a police precinct in New York, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

BY COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZ NEW YORK (AP) — A white U.S. Army veteran from Baltimore bent on making a racist attack took a bus to New York, the ...
In this photo taken July 21, 2016, then-Trump Campaign manager Paul Manafort stands between the then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump during a walk through at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JEFF HORWITZ and CHAD DAY WASHINGTON (AP) — Before signing up with Donald Trump, former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire with a plan to ...
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The Lee County Commission voted to purchase more than 110 acres of property under the Conservation 20/20 program at a cost of approximately $4.18 million during its meeting on Tuesday. ...
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