Trump administration drops human rights in Bahrain F-16 deal
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:30:25 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told Congress it plans to approve a multibillion-dollar sale of F-16 fighter jets to Bahrain without the human rights conditions imposed by the State Dep
A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:48:14 -0500
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban hours before it was set to take effect issued a longer-lasting order Wednesday.
Amid US’ Afghanistan uncertainty, Russia resurrects interest
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:29:10 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — As America's 16-year war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the "graveyard of empires." The jockeying includes engaging the Taliban and leading a new
S Korea’s Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:51:44 -0500
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have a
Severe storms expected in Mississippi Valley, Dixie Alley
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:45:30 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — The Mississippi Valley is in the severe weather bull's-eye as a storm system that already left at least six dead moved into the Dixie Alley.
Poll: Americans dislike GOP’s, Trump’s plan on health care
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:47:25 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want
Postseason success for Kentucky, UNC back AP Top 100 perches
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:22:44 -0500
PHOENIX (AP) — The top of The Associated Press Top 100 all-time college basketball ranking is filled with blueblood programs that followed those strong regular seasons with runs to the Final Four or e
Senate hearing to focus on Russian disinformation tactics
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:37:10 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some tactics Russia used to meddle in last year's presidential election would give shivers to anyone who believes in American democracy, the Senate intelligence committee's top Democ
Agreement to end ‘bathroom bill’ but are there enough votes?
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:48:07 -0500
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper say they have an agreement to end the state's so-called "bathroom bill" that they hope will drive a
Leonardo DiCaprio, Q-Tip bro it up at intimate showcase
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:51:45 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime friends Leonardo DiCaprio and Q-Tip hung out at an intimate showcase for an Australian band making its New York City debut late Wednesday.
Mosul lays bare the challenge of asymmetric warfare
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:14:08 -0500
BAGHDAD (AP) — As the fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul drags on, many might ask: Why has it taken the combined militaries of the United States and Iraq backed by an international coalition more than
Casino mogul Phil Ruffin among Trump’s closest friends
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:24:35 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire Las Vegas casino owner Phil Ruffin has never been to the White House. On Thursday, he'll have dinner there with his friend, Donald Trump.
Haier boss looks far beyond appliances
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:32:48 -0500
QINGDAO, China (AP) — After Haier Group bought the General Electric Co. appliance unit last year, the Chinese company's chairman says he gave its American managers unusual orders: Ignore me.
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