PARIS (AP) — A French auction house, after ignoring a plea by the U.S. Embassy to delay an auction of sacred Hopi masks, sold them briskly Monday along with other contested Native American artifacts for $1.6 million.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials insisted a top-secret Pentagon study proved the need to buy Russian helicopters for Afghanistan’s security forces. But the study actually recommended an American-made rotorcraft, according to unclassified excerpts obtained by The Associated Press.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As Vice President Joe Biden left for Asia on a mission to reinforce America’s determination to be a major Pacific player, a regional crisis over disputed airspace threatened to drown out his message.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The deal looked sketchy from the start.