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Robert F. Smith, left, laughs with David Thomas, center, and actress Angela Bassett at Morehouse College on Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Atlanta. Smith, a billionaire technology investor and philanthropist, said he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million. Smith, this year's commencement speaker, made the announcement Sunday morning while addressing nearly 400 graduating seniors of the all-male historically black college in Atlanta.  (Bo Emerson/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Speaker stuns 2019 Morehouse grads, to pay off student debtBillionaire technology investor shocks 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College, announcing at their commencement that he will pay off their students loans worth up to $40 million
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak is surrounded by reporters as he arrives to attend a meeting of the energy ministers from OPEC and its allies to discuss prices and production cuts, in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, May 19, 2019. The meeting takes places as tensions flare in the Persian Gulf after the U.S. ordered bombers and an aircraft carrier to the region over an unexplained threat they perceive from Iran, which comes a year after the U.S. unilaterally pulled out of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers and reimposed sanctions on Iranian oil. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
UAE energy minister hints at support for oil production cutsThe United Arab Emirates' energy minister says he does not think relaxing oil production cuts in place is the right measure
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A man leaves a gas station with extra gasoline in a bag, after filling his tank with gas that cost him extra money but saved him waiting in a longer line in Cabimas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 18, 2019. U.S. sanctions on oil-rich Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South American nation’s second-largest city, Maracaibo. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Vast gasoline lines form in oil-rich VenezuelaU.S. oil sanctions on Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South American nation's second-largest city, Maracaibo
The Associated Press5 hours ago
'John Wick 3' dethrones 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million'John Wick 3' dethrones 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Yellow vest protestors gather in Paris, France, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Yellow vest protests are taking place for the 27th consecutive week to challenge President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies. (AP Photo/Rafael Yahgobzadeh)
No more Mr Europe: Macron forced to curb EU ambitionsFrench President Emmanuel Macron wants this week's European Parliament elections to be his shining moment to push his ambitions for a stronger Europe
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2018 file photo, Ronald Rice, D-Newark, N.J., is sworn into the New Jersey Senate in Trenton, N.J. Rice, who is a former police officer, supports ending criminal penalties for marijuana but not legalizing recreational use. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Pot 'legalization 2.0': Social equity becomes a key question'Marijuana legalization 2.0': Social equity becomes a key question as more US states debate allowing pot
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this May 14, 2019 photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington. The Senate's top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security. Schumer said in a statement to The Associated Press on Sunday, May 19 he's asked the Commerce Department to conduct a "top-to-bottom review" after CRRC won a design contest for new subway cars in New York City.  The company hasn't won a contract in New York, although it has been awarded contracts for new rail cars in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail techAPNewsBreak: The Senate's top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This photo taken Monday, May 12, 2019, off Arizona scenic state Highway 83 shows the eastern slope of the Santa Rita Mountains where Canadian firm Hudbay Minerals Inc. plans an open pit copper mine. Native American tribes and environmental groups have sued to stop it, saying it could harm sacred ancestral land as well as air and water quality, dry up wells and destroy habitat for the endangered jaguar and other species. (AP Photo/Anita Snow)
Tribes, environmentalists battle copper mine in ArizonaNative American tribes and environmental groups are fighting plans for an open pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains of southeastern Arizona, arguing that it could irreparably harm ancestral Indian lands and harm water supplies and wildlife habitat
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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