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Saudi Arabia beheads 37 prisoners for terrorism crimes

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Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says it has executed 37 people, all Saudi nationals, for terrorism-related crimes. More>>

Revulsion in Northern Ireland over riot, fatal shooting

(Brian Lawless/PA via AP). Police forensic officers at the scene in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Friday April 19, 2019, following the death of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed during overnight rioting.  Police in Northern Ire... (Brian Lawless/PA via AP). Police forensic officers at the scene in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Friday April 19, 2019, following the death of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed during overnight rioting. Police in Northern Ire...
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The dramatic riots in Londonderry are starkly reminiscent of the violence that plagued Northern Ireland for decades before the 1998 peace agreement, and the result just as tragic, with the death of a young journalist apparently hit by a stray bullet. More>>

The Latest: Kim, Putin to meet Thursday in Russia's Far East

(Naoya Osato/Kyodo News via AP). A worker adjusts the flag of Russia and North Korea along the road in Russky Island, off the southern tip of Vladivostok, Tuesday, April. 23, 2019. Preparations are underway for a summit between the leader of North Kore... (Naoya Osato/Kyodo News via AP). A worker adjusts the flag of Russia and North Korea along the road in Russky Island, off the southern tip of Vladivostok, Tuesday, April. 23, 2019. Preparations are underway for a summit between the leader of North Kore...
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A Kremlin adviser says that President Vladimir Putin will meet the North Korean leader in Russia's Far East on Thursday. More>>

Sri Lanka minister: Easter bombings a response to NZ attacks

(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s... (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s...
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Police arrest 40 suspects as emergency takes effect giving the military war-time powers; death toll of Easter bombings rises to 310. More>>

Court hears arguments over citizenship question on census

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Supreme Court to hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census. More>>

Americans getting more inactive, computers partly to blame

(Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2018 file photo, students work on computers at an elementary school in Beaver, Utah. According to a study published on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, Americans are becoming increasingly sed... (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2018 file photo, students work on computers at an elementary school in Beaver, Utah. According to a study published on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, Americans are becoming increasingly sed...
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New study shows Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary, computer use partly to blame. More>>

Militants blamed in Sri Lanka attacks had incendiary leader

(AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne, file). In this Sunday April 21, 2019, photo, a Sri Lankan Police officer inspects a blast spot at the Shangri-la hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities blame seven suicide bombers of a domestic militant grou... (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne, file). In this Sunday April 21, 2019, photo, a Sri Lankan Police officer inspects a blast spot at the Shangri-la hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities blame seven suicide bombers of a domestic militant grou...
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Leader of militant group blamed for Sri Lanka suicide attacks on Easter called for non-Muslims to be 'eliminated' in incendiary speeches, faith leaders say. More>>

Smollett case could undermine prosecutor's reform efforts

(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2019, file photo, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Text messages released showed Foxx believed her office had overcharged “Empire” actor Jussie Smolle... (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2019, file photo, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Text messages released showed Foxx believed her office had overcharged “Empire” actor Jussie Smolle...
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Chicago's top prosecutor drew heavy criticism after she recused herself from the case against Jussie Smollett and then complained in text messages to a subordinate that her office had overcharged the "Empire" actor. More>>

Zelenskiy wins Ukraine's presidential election with 73%

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Supporters of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who have come to thank him for what he did as a president, listen to his speech in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, April 22, 2019. Political mandates don't get much more powerful than ... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Supporters of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who have come to thank him for what he did as a president, listen to his speech in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, April 22, 2019. Political mandates don't get much more powerful than ...
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Full preliminary results show TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy win Ukraine's presidential election. More>>

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

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U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash. More>>

Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ... (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...
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Washington state could become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as natural organic reduction - also called human composting. More>>

Armed border group's leader said to have assassination plans

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A criminal complaint alleges the leader of an armed group that has been detaining asylum-seeking families from Central America near the Mexican border said in 2017 he was training supporters to assassinate Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and George Soros. More>>

Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls

(J. Kyle Keener/The Pharos-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty... (J. Kyle Keener/The Pharos-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Indiana State Police Peru post public information officer Tony Slocum provides the latest details of the investigation into the murders of teenage girls Liberty...
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A spokesman says Indiana State Police will release "very significant information" about the 2017 deaths of two teenagers who were killed during a hiking trip. More>>

Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block

(AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with... (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with...
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Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content. More>>

Tesla CEO plans to hand the car keys to robots next year

(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE- This Oct. 3, 2018, file photo shows a Tesla emblem at the Auto show in Paris. Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company’s electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold v... (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE- This Oct. 3, 2018, file photo shows a Tesla emblem at the Auto show in Paris. Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company’s electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold v...
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Tesla CEO Musk is expected to provide a deeper look into the company's self-driving technology but experts are skeptical it can do what he says. More>>

Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues

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Samsung is pushing off the public launch of its highly anticipated folding phone after reports that reviewers' phones were breaking. More>>

The Latest: UNICEF says 45 children killed in Easter attacks

(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). People pray during a nationwide three-minutes silence as a tribute to Easter Sunday attack victims in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri ... (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). People pray during a nationwide three-minutes silence as a tribute to Easter Sunday attack victims in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri ...
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A warning shared with Sri Lankan security agencies on April 11 said a local group was planning a suicide terror attack against churches in Sri Lanka. More>>

Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade

(Dr. Michael Shaw, Doug Jordan/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP). FILE - This 2011 electron microscope image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows H3N2 influenza virions. In January 2019, the flu season was s... (Dr. Michael Shaw, Doug Jordan/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP). FILE - This 2011 electron microscope image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows H3N2 influenza virions. In January 2019, the flu season was s...
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US flu season drags on, becoming the longest in recent history. More>>

New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killed

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New attack on Ebola center in Congo, local official says; militia member is killed. More>>

New York outbreaks drive US measles count up to 626

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - This March 27, 2019 file photo shows a sign explaining the local state of emergency because of a measles outbreak at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive... (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - This March 27, 2019 file photo shows a sign explaining the local state of emergency because of a measles outbreak at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive...
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New York outbreaks continue to drive US measles cases up toward levels not seen in 25 years. More>>

Shelter uproar highlights strife in expensive San Francisco

(AP Photo/Janie Har). In this photo taken Monday, April 15, 2019, resident Wallace Lee helps lead the fight against a new homeless shelter during a neighborhood meeting in San Francisco. The city of San Francisco, which has too little housing and too m... (AP Photo/Janie Har). In this photo taken Monday, April 15, 2019, resident Wallace Lee helps lead the fight against a new homeless shelter during a neighborhood meeting in San Francisco. The city of San Francisco, which has too little housing and too m...
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The city of San Francisco, which has too little housing and too many homeless people sleeping in the streets, is teeming with anxiety and vitriol these days. More>>

Sri Lanka, like world, again sees scourge of suicide attacks

(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2006, file photo, a Sri Lankan soldier inspects the debris at the site of a suicide explosion by Tamil Tigers near Dambulla, about 150 kilometers (90 miles) northeast of Colombo, Sri Lanka. T... (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2006, file photo, a Sri Lankan soldier inspects the debris at the site of a suicide explosion by Tamil Tigers near Dambulla, about 150 kilometers (90 miles) northeast of Colombo, Sri Lanka. T...
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The Easter attacks in Sri Lanka are a bloody echo of decades past in the island nation, when militants inspired by attacks in the Lebanese civil war helped develop the suicide bomb vest. More>>

Powerful quake hits Philippines, day after deadly temblor

(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers carry an earthquake survivor after being pulled out from the rubble of a commercial building following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Ap... (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers carry an earthquake survivor after being pulled out from the rubble of a commercial building following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Ap...
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Rescuers found more bodies overnight in the rubble of a supermarket that crashed down in a powerful earthquake that damaged buildings and an airport in the northern Philippines, raising the death toll to 11. More>>

How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop rules

(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). FILE - This Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 file photo shows a frozen cherry pie in a store's freezer in Palo Alto, Calif. In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration is preparing to propose getting rid of a federal standard for frozen cherr... (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). FILE - This Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 file photo shows a frozen cherry pie in a store's freezer in Palo Alto, Calif. In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration is preparing to propose getting rid of a federal standard for frozen cherr...
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President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push: Officials are preparing to get rid of decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies. More>>

2020 Democrats clash over impeachment, felons' right to vote

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Fight for 2020 Democratic nomination moves to prime time. More>>

Russia's stray polar bear taken back to the wild

(AP Photo). In this image made from video on Monday, April 22, 2019, rescue workers release a polar bear somewhere in Chukotka, Russian Far East. A polar bear which was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of miles away from its u... (AP Photo). In this image made from video on Monday, April 22, 2019, rescue workers release a polar bear somewhere in Chukotka, Russian Far East. A polar bear which was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of miles away from its u...
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A polar bear which was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of miles away from its usual habitat, has been airlifted back home. More>>

A Trump Fed choice steps aside, and another faces new doubts

(AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a... (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a...
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President Donald Trump says 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve's board amid a focus on past scandals. More>>

Accuser calls Biden's jokes about touching 'disrespectful'

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
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A Nevada Democrat who accused Joe Biden of touching her without permission is lashing out at the former vice president for joking about the matter. More>>

House chairman issues subpoena to former White House lawyer

(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, White House counsel Don McGahn listens as Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rep. Jerrold ... (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, White House counsel Don McGahn listens as Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rep. Jerrold ...
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As Pelosi urges focus on investigations instead of impeachment, House chairman subpoenas ex-White House counsel. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Mueller interviewed many close to president

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 22, 2019, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 22, 2019, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
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AP FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump is falsely suggesting that the people closest to him weren't interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller and his team. More>>

North Korea's Kim will go into Putin summit needing a win

(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File). FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. When Kim ... (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File). FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. When Kim ...
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As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads into his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he has a long wish list and a strong desire to mark a win after his failed Trump summit _ but will Putin oblige?. More>>

Surveillance clips show Chinese billionaire with accuser

(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this file photo taken May 22, 2014, Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, CEO of JD.com, raises his arms to celebrate the IPO for his company at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York. A woman who said she was ... (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this file photo taken May 22, 2014, Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, CEO of JD.com, raises his arms to celebrate the IPO for his company at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York. A woman who said she was ...
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Surveillance videos posted to a Chinese social media site show JD.com founder Richard Liu walking with the woman who accused him of rape. More>>

Putin, Kim to meet in Russia's Far East on Thursday

(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File). FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. When Kim ... (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File). FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. When Kim ...
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Preparations are underway for a summit between the leader of North Korea and Russia's president. More>>

Supreme Court to take up LGBT job discrimination cases

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The Supreme Court will decide whether the main federal civil rights law that prohibits employment discrimination applies to LGBT people. More>>

N Ireland: Woman arrested in slaying of journalist McKee

(Brian Lawless/PA via AP). A woman reacts as she stops to pay her respects at the scene Saturday April 20, 2019, in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, where 29-year old journalist Lyra McKee was fatally shot. Police in Northern Ireland on Saturday arrested... (Brian Lawless/PA via AP). A woman reacts as she stops to pay her respects at the scene Saturday April 20, 2019, in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, where 29-year old journalist Lyra McKee was fatally shot. Police in Northern Ireland on Saturday arrested...
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An Irish Republican Army splinter group has admitted that one of its "volunteers" killed journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead while reporting on rioting in Londonderry. More>>

Thai oil rig workers rescue dog swimming 135 miles offshore

(Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o... (Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o...
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A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land. More>>

Migrants anxious after Mexican authorities raid caravan

(AP Photo/Moises Castillo). A migrant puts on the socks he'd left behind when his group evaded Mexican immigration agents by running away from the highway and into the brush in Pijijiapan, Chiapas state, Mexico, Monday, April 22, 2019. Mexican police a... (AP Photo/Moises Castillo). A migrant puts on the socks he'd left behind when his group evaded Mexican immigration agents by running away from the highway and into the brush in Pijijiapan, Chiapas state, Mexico, Monday, April 22, 2019. Mexican police a...
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Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. now carry the added anxiety of the pursued after Mexican authorities detained hundreds in a surprise raid on a caravan in Mexico's south. More>>

Customers videotaped at spa in Kraft case sue authorities

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Federal class-action lawsuit filed against Florida authorities alleging they unlawfully videotaped dozens who received lawful massages at a parlor where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly paid for sex. More>>

New Ukrainian leader's campaign took page from sitcom script

(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, file). FILE - In this Friday, March 29, 2019 file photo, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Ukrainian actor and candidate in the upcoming presidential election, hosts a comedy show at a concert hall in Brovary, Ukraine. For his presidential... (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, file). FILE - In this Friday, March 29, 2019 file photo, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Ukrainian actor and candidate in the upcoming presidential election, hosts a comedy show at a concert hall in Brovary, Ukraine. For his presidential...
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Ukrainian president-elect's positions mirror script for sitcom role playing unlikely president. More>>

In NH, Democrats question whether Harris willing to woo them

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). FILE - In this April 19, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential Candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). FILE - In this April 19, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential Candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans.
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Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris faces calls to prove she's committed to winning New Hampshire voters. More>>

Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

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Myanmar's Supreme Court has rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. More>>

Medicare, Social Security face shaky fiscal futures

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The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remain shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026. More>>

Will Ukrainian comedian be any match for Vladimir Putin?

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, photo, Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, left, makes the victory sign after seeing the exit polls for the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine.... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, photo, Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, left, makes the victory sign after seeing the exit polls for the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine....
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Results from nearly all polling stations show TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the Ukrainian presidential runoff vote in a landslide. More>>

The Latest: New 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Residents watch as rescuers continue to search for survivors following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake that caused the collapse of a commercial building in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tu... (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Residents watch as rescuers continue to search for survivors following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake that caused the collapse of a commercial building in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tu...
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The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has hit the central Philippines, a day after 6.1 quake hit the country's north and killed at least 11 people. More>>

North Korea's Kim to meet Putin at crucial diplomatic moment

(AP Photo/Minh Hoang). In this March 2, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepares to depart Dong Dang railway station in Dong Dang, Vietnamese border town. North Korea on Tuesday, April 23, confirmed that Kim will soon visit Russia to meet ... (AP Photo/Minh Hoang). In this March 2, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepares to depart Dong Dang railway station in Dong Dang, Vietnamese border town. North Korea on Tuesday, April 23, confirmed that Kim will soon visit Russia to meet ...
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North Korea confirms leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin in a summit that comes at a crucial moment for tenuous diplomacy meant to rid the North of its nuclear arsenal. More>>

Darfur justice could prove elusive despite al-Bashir's fall

(AP Photo/Abd Raouf, File). FILE - In this May 19, 2004 file photo, then Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir speaks to thousands of Sudanese in Nyala, capital of the country's southern Darfur state. Al-Bashir, driven from power in April 2019, and now lan... (AP Photo/Abd Raouf, File). FILE - In this May 19, 2004 file photo, then Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir speaks to thousands of Sudanese in Nyala, capital of the country's southern Darfur state. Al-Bashir, driven from power in April 2019, and now lan...
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Justice for Darfur victims could prove elusive, even with Sudan's al-Bashir behind bars. More>>

APNewsBreak: CBS Sports signs multiyear deal with WNBA

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APNewsBreak: CBS Sports signs multiyear deal to air 40 WNBA games in primetime and on weekends on CBS Sports Network. More>>

SpaceX suffers serious setback with crew capsule accident

(NASA via AP, File). In this Sunday, March 3, 2019 file photo provided by NASA, the SpaceX Crew Dragon is pictured about 20 meters (66 feet) away from the International Space Station's Harmony module. Officials say SpaceX's new capsule for astronauts s... (NASA via AP, File). In this Sunday, March 3, 2019 file photo provided by NASA, the SpaceX Crew Dragon is pictured about 20 meters (66 feet) away from the International Space Station's Harmony module. Officials say SpaceX's new capsule for astronauts s...
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SpaceX suffers setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year. More>>

The Latest: Iran brushes off US decision on sanction waivers

(AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers a question during a news conference on Friday, April 19, 2019, at the Department of State in Washington. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers a question during a news conference on Friday, April 19, 2019, at the Department of State in Washington.
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The White House says the Trump administration is ending exemptions from U.S. sanctions for countries that import Iranian oil. More>>

North Korea leader Kim to meet with Putin in Russia

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North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin. More>>

Mother of missing Illinois 5-year-old not talking to police

(Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune via AP). JoAnn Cunningham, mother of missing 5-year-old child Andrew "AJ" Freund, stands with her attorney George Killis outside of the Freund home as he speaks on her behalf and pleads with the public to help find AJ on... (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune via AP). JoAnn Cunningham, mother of missing 5-year-old child Andrew "AJ" Freund, stands with her attorney George Killis outside of the Freund home as he speaks on her behalf and pleads with the public to help find AJ on...
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Police in the Chicago suburb of Crystal Lake says the mother of a 5-year-old boy who disappeared last week is refusing to cooperate with investigators. More>>

Dem leaders stress more Trump probes, downplay impeachment

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Washington.
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President Donald Trump says that "nobody" disobeys his orders following the release of the Mueller report, which paints a deeply unflattering picture of his presidency. More>>

Seaside Sri Lanka town known for its churches is in mourning

(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Relatives weep near the coffin with the remains of 12-year Sneha Savindi, who was a victim of Easter Sunday bombing at St. Sebastian Church, Monday, April 22, 2019 in Negombo, Sri Lanka. Easter Sunday bombings of churches... (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Relatives weep near the coffin with the remains of 12-year Sneha Savindi, who was a victim of Easter Sunday bombing at St. Sebastian Church, Monday, April 22, 2019 in Negombo, Sri Lanka. Easter Sunday bombings of churches...
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The seaside Sri Lankan fishing town of Negombo, long known for its place at the center of the country's small Catholic community, saw its reputation for tolerance shattered on Easter Sunday when a bomb ripped through St. Sebastian's Church. More>>

Sri Lanka military gets special powers after deadly bombings

(AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Dead bodies of victims lie inside St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in eight bla... (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Dead bodies of victims lie inside St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in eight bla...
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Police in Sri Lanka say the investigation into the Easter Sunday bombings will examine reports that the intelligence community failed to detect or warn of possible suicide attacks before the violence. More>>

Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants

(AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Central American migrants traveling in a caravan to the U.S. border walk on a road in Pijijiapan, Mexico, Monday, April 22, 2019. The outpouring of aid that once greeted Central American migrants as they trekked in caravans ... (AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Central American migrants traveling in a caravan to the U.S. border walk on a road in Pijijiapan, Mexico, Monday, April 22, 2019. The outpouring of aid that once greeted Central American migrants as they trekked in caravans ...
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Mexican police and immigration agents have detained hundreds of Central American migrants in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico last year. More>>

Officials say 6 people died in Texas small plane crash

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Authorities say six people have died in a small plane crash in central Texas. More>>

Homeless activists outside Notre Dame demand 'a roof too'

(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People fix a banner that reads in French: "Notre-Dame is roofless, we too!" during a protest in front of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People fix a banner that reads in French: "Notre-Dame is roofless, we too!" during a protest in front of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 22, 2019.
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Dozens of social housing activists have gathered in protest outside gutted Notre Dame in Paris to demand France's poorest be remembered after rich donors pledged around a $1 billion to rebuild the cathedral and its destroyed roof. More>>

The Latest: Man recalls death of daughter, wife in blast

(AP Photo). Blood stains are seen on the wall and on a Jesus Christ statue at the St. Sebastian's Church after blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in ... (AP Photo). Blood stains are seen on the wall and on a Jesus Christ statue at the St. Sebastian's Church after blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in ...
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Sri Lankan authorities have lifted a curfew after bombings that killed more than 200 people. More>>

Report: FTC considering oversight of Facebook's Zuckerberg

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Washington Post says discussions between Facebook and Federal Trade Commission officials about the company's data-handing lapses have touched on instituting some sort of oversight for company CEO Mark Zuckerberg. More>>

Trump, business organization sue Democratic House chairman

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, right, waves as he and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One prior to departure from Palm Beach International Airport, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in West Palm Beach Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, right, waves as he and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One prior to departure from Palm Beach International Airport, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in West Palm Beach Fla.
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President Donald Trump and his business organization have sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records. More>>

Hurricane Michael gets an upgrade to rare Category 5 status

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Weather forecasters have updgraded last fall's Hurricane Michael from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5. More>>

Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawaii shore protection

(Hollyn Johnson/Hawaii Tribune-Herald via AP, File). In this Aug. 23, 2018 file photo, people stand near flood waters from Hurricane Lane in Hilo, Hawaii. Some of Hawaii's most iconic beaches could soon be underwater  as rising sea levels caused by glo... (Hollyn Johnson/Hawaii Tribune-Herald via AP, File). In this Aug. 23, 2018 file photo, people stand near flood waters from Hurricane Lane in Hilo, Hawaii. Some of Hawaii's most iconic beaches could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by glo...
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Hawaii's iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by global warming overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets. More>>

Climate protests close London bridge; 570 arrests in 4 days

(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Police arrest a protestor couple who are glued together by their hands, at Oxford Circus in London, Friday, April 19, 2019. The group Extinction Rebellion is calling for a week of civil disobedience against what it says is th... (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Police arrest a protestor couple who are glued together by their hands, at Oxford Circus in London, Friday, April 19, 2019. The group Extinction Rebellion is calling for a week of civil disobedience against what it says is th...
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Climate protesters are once again trying to shut down parts of London to urge residents to do more to protect the Earth from rising temperatures. More>>

A baseball branding bonanza, and 2 guys helping it happen

(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Jake Sheehan, 9, wears an Akron RubberDucks cap as he watches a minor league baseball game between Akron and the Bowie Baysox, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Akron, Ohio. Up in New England, there are yard goats. In the Deep South, ... (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Jake Sheehan, 9, wears an Akron RubberDucks cap as he watches a minor league baseball game between Akron and the Bowie Baysox, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Akron, Ohio. Up in New England, there are yard goats. In the Deep South, ...
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Branded: Minor league ball teams get help finding identity. More>>

Pete Buttigieg scrambles to turn 2020 buzz into momentum

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). In this April 19, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg answers questions from employees during a campaign stop at a dairy company in Londonderry, N.H. Buttigieg’s presidential campaign... (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). In this April 19, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg answers questions from employees during a campaign stop at a dairy company in Londonderry, N.H. Buttigieg’s presidential campaign...
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Suddenly 'in the game,' Mayor Pete Buttigieg scrambles to harness 2020 momentum. More>>

Appeals court rejects Chelsea Manning's effort to leave jail

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A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to be released from jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury. More>>

Philippine quake knocks over building; at least 3 dead

(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Workers continue rescue efforts on people still trapped inside a collapsed building at Porac town, Pampanga province, northern Philippines Monday, April 22, 2019. A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake in the north Philippines on ... (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Workers continue rescue efforts on people still trapped inside a collapsed building at Porac town, Pampanga province, northern Philippines Monday, April 22, 2019. A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake in the north Philippines on ...
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A strong earthquake killed three people and trapped several others in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage. More>>

Texas town reflects on dragging death ahead of execution

(AP Photo/Juan Lozano). In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019, photo Mylinda Byrd Washington, 66, right, and Louvon Byrd Harris, 61, hold up photographs of their brother James Byrd Jr. in Houston. James Byrd Jr. was the victim of what is considered to be o... (AP Photo/Juan Lozano). In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019, photo Mylinda Byrd Washington, 66, right, and Louvon Byrd Harris, 61, hold up photographs of their brother James Byrd Jr. in Houston. James Byrd Jr. was the victim of what is considered to be o...
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An East Texas town is still haunted by a gruesome hate crime in which a black man was dragged behind a pickup truck and killed by three white men nearly 21 years ago. More>>

Happy birthday: Queen Elizabeth II turns 93 on Easter Sunday

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Members of Britain's Royal family watch as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrives to attend the Easter Mattins Service at St. George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle in England Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Members of Britain's Royal family watch as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrives to attend the Easter Mattins Service at St. George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle in England Sunday, April 21, 2019.
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Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday. More>>

Nothing wrong with help from Russians, Trump lawyer says

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Portsmouth, N.H. President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcomi... (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Portsmouth, N.H. President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcomi...
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Giuliani says 'nothing wrong' with Trump campaign taking information from Russians. More>>

Israeli troops accused of shooting handcuffed Palestinian

(AP Photo/Mohammad Hmeid). In this Thursday, Apri 18, 2019 photo, handcuffed and blindfolded Osama Hajahjeh, 16, runs away from Israeli soldiers near the village of Tekoa, West Bank. Hajahjeh said was shot in his legs last week by Israeli soldiers whil... (AP Photo/Mohammad Hmeid). In this Thursday, Apri 18, 2019 photo, handcuffed and blindfolded Osama Hajahjeh, 16, runs away from Israeli soldiers near the village of Tekoa, West Bank. Hajahjeh said was shot in his legs last week by Israeli soldiers whil...
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Palestinian teen says Israeli troops shot him in both legs while he was handcuffed, blindfolded and trying to run away. More>>

Trump called on spy chiefs for help as Mueller probe began

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, National Security Agency director Adm. Mike Rogers testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two months before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed in the spring... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, National Security Agency director Adm. Mike Rogers testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two months before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed in the spring...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has found that President Donald Trump asked senior intelligence officials to publicly counter news stories alleging that Trump's campaign had ties to Russia. More>>

Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

(AP Photo/Thomas Peipert, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, origami cranes, a symbol of peace, hang in the Columbine High School library in Littleton, Colo., near where several survivors and family members of the victims gathered to spe... (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, origami cranes, a symbol of peace, hang in the Columbine High School library in Littleton, Colo., near where several survivors and family members of the victims gathered to spe...
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A Colorado community is marking the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School that killed 13 people and injured 24 others with community service projects and a remembrance ceremony. More>>

United Methodists edge toward breakup over LGBT policies

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). A gay pride rainbow flag flies along with the U.S. flag in front of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village, Kan., on Friday, April 19, 2019. There's at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist a... (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). A gay pride rainbow flag flies along with the U.S. flag in front of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village, Kan., on Friday, April 19, 2019. There's at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist a...
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United Methodist Church is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT pastors. More>>

Harris' campaign focuses on black colleges for support

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans, Friday, April 19, 2019.  Harris is tapping into a network of historica... (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans, Friday, April 19, 2019. Harris is tapping into a network of historica...
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Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is tapping into a network of historically black colleges and universities to mobilize her supporters. More>>

AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

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AP sources: Trump administration poised to tell Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India that they will no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran. More>>

Accuracy at core of Supreme Court case over census question

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington. Vast changes in America and technology have dramatically altered how the census is conducted. But the accuracy of the onc... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington. Vast changes in America and technology have dramatically altered how the census is conducted. But the accuracy of the onc...
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The accuracy of the once-a-decade population count is at the heart of the Supreme Court case over the Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. More>>

US says no more sanctions waivers for importing Iranian oil

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2019, file photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference to announce the Trump administration's plan to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard a "foreign terrorist organizatio... (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2019, file photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference to announce the Trump administration's plan to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard a "foreign terrorist organizatio...
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AP sources: Trump administration poised to tell Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India that they will no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran. More>>

Survivor of Sri Lanka bombing fears returning to church

(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Sri Lankan security forces officers inspect a suspicious vehicle parked near St. Anthony's shrine before it exploded in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings that ripped through churches and l... (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Sri Lankan security forces officers inspect a suspicious vehicle parked near St. Anthony's shrine before it exploded in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings that ripped through churches and l...
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Survivor of Sri Lanka bombing fears returning to church. More>>

Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

(Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court in Riverside, Calif. The Turpins... (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court in Riverside, Calif. The Turpins...
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A California couple who starved a dozen of their children and shackled some to beds face sentencing for years of abuse. More>>

Trump brushes off Romney's criticism, points to loss in 2012

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ...
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Trump suggests Romney should have put as much energy into 2012 race as the Utah Republican does in criticizing him. More>>

Rep: Adele, husband Simon Konecki have separated

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Adele and her husband Simon Konecki have separated. More>>

Stop & Shop, workers reach tentative contract agreement

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Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials say they've reached a tentative contract agreement. More>>

Condition of Topeka zookeeper attacked by tiger improving

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The director of the Topeka Zoo says a zookeeper who was attacked by a Sumatran tiger remains in intensive care but her prognosis for recovery is good. More>>

Democratic hopefuls demur on pursuing Trump post-White House

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans, Friday, April 19, 2019.  Harris is tapping into a network of historica... (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans, Friday, April 19, 2019. Harris is tapping into a network of historica...
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Some Democratic contenders for president aren't saying whether they would re-open Trump investigations if they were to defeat him in 2020. More>>

Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire Video included

(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Two people walk by a the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Yellow vest protests are scheduled to take place in Paris and other regions of France over the weekend, with a heightened security presence ant... (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Two people walk by a the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Yellow vest protests are scheduled to take place in Paris and other regions of France over the weekend, with a heightened security presence ant...
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French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem the nation needs to solve. More>>

Trump's legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ...
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President Donald Trump's legal team used a combination of bluster, legal precedent and shifting tactics to protect their client from a perilous in-person interview. More>>

Outrage after some French protesters urge police suicides

(AP Photo/Michel Euler). A protestor lights a motorbike on fire during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame ... (AP Photo/Michel Euler). A protestor lights a motorbike on fire during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame ...
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With French police suicides on the rise, officials are expressing shock and anger after some yellow vest protesters encouraged police to kill themselves. More>>

Polanski asks court to restore his film academy membership

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Roman Polanski is asking a judge to restore his membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after he was expelled for misconduct last year. More>>

Paris Easter Mass honors firefighters who saved Notre Dame

(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). A woman stands on steps near the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, hist... (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). A woman stands on steps near the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, hist...
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Displaced by a massive fire, Notre Dame Cathedral's Paris parishioners are gathering to celebrate Easter in another church and to pray for a speedy reconstruction of the beloved monument. More>>

Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows

(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - This March 22, 2019 file photo shows a bud on a marijuana plant at Compassionate Care Foundation's medical marijuana dispensary in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. U.S. retail sales of cannabis products jumped to $10.5 bi... (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - This March 22, 2019 file photo shows a bud on a marijuana plant at Compassionate Care Foundation's medical marijuana dispensary in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. U.S. retail sales of cannabis products jumped to $10.5 bi...
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April 20 is the day stoners decades ago chose to celebrate their love of marijuana, but as pot legalization expands some mainstream brands are joining the party. More>>

Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attack

(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 21, 2019.
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Pope celebrates Eastern Sunday Mass, amid bloodshed in Sri Lanka in church, hotel attacks. More>>

President attends Easter service following slew of tweets

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump leans in to listen to his supporters on the tarmac upon his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled to Florida to spend t... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump leans in to listen to his supporters on the tarmac upon his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled to Florida to spend t...
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President Donald Trump is using Easter morning to offer condolences to the people of Sri Lanka, continue his attacks on special counsel Robert Muller's investigation and attend service at the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea near his Florida estate. More>>

Comedian headed for landslide victory in Ukraine

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, and Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right, argue their debates at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is th... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, and Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right, argue their debates at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is th...
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Polls have opened in Ukraine's presidential runoff Sunday, which pits the incumbent leader against a comedian who plays the role of the nation's president in a TV sitcom. More>>

Notre Dame fire was a warning bell. But will Europe listen?

(AP Photo/Thierry Mallet, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, April 15, 2019, with the Eiffel Tower behind, left, flames and smoke rise from the blaze at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris that destroyed its spire and its roof but spared its twin... (AP Photo/Thierry Mallet, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, April 15, 2019, with the Eiffel Tower behind, left, flames and smoke rise from the blaze at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris that destroyed its spire and its roof but spared its twin...
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The devastating Notre Dame fire was a warning bell that all of Europe needs to hear since so many monuments and palaces across the continent are in need of better upkeep. More>>

2 Zooms soared after the IPO: Did you buy the wrong one?

(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Nasdaq is ready for the Zoom IPO, Thursday, April 18, 2019 in New York. The videoconferencing company is headquartered in San Jose, California. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Nasdaq is ready for the Zoom IPO, Thursday, April 18, 2019 in New York. The videoconferencing company is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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Investors on Thursday pounced on their first chance to buy a stake in Zoom Video Communications, but have mistakenly bought shares in the delisted Zoom Technologies. More>>

Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings

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A group that monitors internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social media services in the country following attacks that killed more than 200 people on Easter Sunday. More>>

Panicked at first, Sri Lankans anxious over what's to come

(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). A Sri Lankan police commando enters a house suspected to be a hideout of militants following a shoot out in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with in... (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). A Sri Lankan police commando enters a house suspected to be a hideout of militants following a shoot out in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with in...
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A witness describes people being evacuated and blood and ambulances everywhere at a hotel in the aftermath of one of the eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. More>>

The Latest: Ukraine comedian romping to presidential win

(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky). A man casts his ballot, as his pet waits for him at a polling station, during the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy a... (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky). A man casts his ballot, as his pet waits for him at a polling station, during the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy a...
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Corruption and economic stagnation are big issues for voters in Ukraine's presidential runoff. More>>

Quest for food stamp data lands newspaper at Supreme Court

(Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP). In this April 9, 2019, photo, Argus Leader investigative reporter Jonathan Ellis and news director Cory Myers in the newsroom in Sioux Falls, S.D. In 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper cam... (Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP). In this April 9, 2019, photo, Argus Leader investigative reporter Jonathan Ellis and news director Cory Myers in the newsroom in Sioux Falls, S.D. In 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper cam...
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In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota's Argus Leader newspaper came up with the idea of requesting data about the government's food assistance program. More>>

Colorado dog reunited with Florida family after 2017 theft

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A dog found abandoned in Colorado has been returned to its family, two years after it was stolen in Florida as a puppy. More>>

Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.
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A House committee chairman says the evidence of obstruction by President Donald Trump detailed in the special counsel's report is impeachable if proven. More>>

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

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Witnesses are reporting two explosions have hit two churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, causing casualties among worshippers. More>>

The Latest: Japan confirms 1 fatality in Sri Lanka blasts

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A security official says six near simultaneous blasts have hit three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. More>>

2020 campaign trail runs through churches in South Carolina

(AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., worships at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, S.C. By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their st... (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., worships at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, S.C. By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their st...
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In a large and diverse primary field, White House hopefuls are angling to develop relationships with black churches. More>>

Voters offered rides, food in Egypt referendum on el-Sissi

(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). A voter leaves a polling station guarded by soldiers after she casting her ballot on constitutional amendments during the first day of three-day voting in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutio... (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). A voter leaves a polling station guarded by soldiers after she casting her ballot on constitutional amendments during the first day of three-day voting in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutio...
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Egyptians cast their ballots Saturday in the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. More>>

Armed civilian border group member arrested in New Mexico

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Authorities say a New Mexico man belonging to an armed group that has detained Central American families near the U.S.-Mexico border was arrested Saturday on a criminal complaint accusing him of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. More>>

Frustration grows among migrants in Mexico as support fades

(AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Central American migrants, part of a caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, move on the road in Escuintla, Chiapas State, Mexico, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Thousands of migrants in several different caravans have been gath... (AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Central American migrants, part of a caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, move on the road in Escuintla, Chiapas State, Mexico, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Thousands of migrants in several different caravans have been gath...
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Frustration, hunger grows among migrants in Mexico as support fades. More>>

Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

(Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP). Fallen trees and street signs litter the grass off Highway 220 North after a tornado touched down in Franklin County, Va., Friday, April 19, 2019. (Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP). Fallen trees and street signs litter the grass off Highway 220 North after a tornado touched down in Franklin County, Va., Friday, April 19, 2019.
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A strong storm system barreling through the South has killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and was threatening tornadoes in large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia. More>>

Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.
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It's now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller's findings about President Donald Trump. More>>

Trump sours on Mueller report after initial upbeat view

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Attorney General William Barr speaks alongside Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, and acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Edward O'Callaghan, left, about the release of a redacted version of speci... (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Attorney General William Barr speaks alongside Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, and acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Edward O'Callaghan, left, about the release of a redacted version of speci...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller's report reveals that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal. More>>

Israeli election may have dimmed hopes for 2-state solution

(AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File). File - In this Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 file photo, Palestinian women wait near a section of Israel's separation barrier covered in graffiti, one depicting the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, at the Qalandiya ch... (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File). File - In this Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 file photo, Palestinian women wait near a section of Israel's separation barrier covered in graffiti, one depicting the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, at the Qalandiya ch...
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After Netanyahu's victory in Israeli elections, hopes dim for 2-state solution with Palestinians. More>>

Sanders goes on offensive defending credibility after report

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House in Washington.
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President Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders pushed back Friday against allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report exposed a culture of lying at the White House. More>>

Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to announce he's running for president next week. More>>

Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka Zoo

(The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). This Nov. 2018 file photo shows Sanjiv, a Sumatran tiger at the Topeka Zoo  in Topeka, Kansas.  City officials say Sanjiv, mauled a zookeeper early Saturday, April 20, 2019 in a secured indoor space at the zoo.  Top... (The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). This Nov. 2018 file photo shows Sanjiv, a Sumatran tiger at the Topeka Zoo in Topeka, Kansas. City officials say Sanjiv, mauled a zookeeper early Saturday, April 20, 2019 in a secured indoor space at the zoo. Top...
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City officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas. More>>

Pope during Easter vigil: reject the 'glitter of wealth'

(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis holds a candle as he presides over a solemn Easter vigil ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis holds a candle as he presides over a solemn Easter vigil ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, April 21, 2019.
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Pope Francis has carried a lit Easter candle up the aisle of a darkened St. Peter's Basilica. More>>

Ex-Marine arrested in North Korea embassy attack in Madrid

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A man suspected of involvement in a mysterious dissident group's February raid on North Korea's Embassy in Madrid has been arrested in Los Angeles by U.S. authorities. More>>

Police: 'New breed' of terrorists in Northern Ireland

(Family photo/PSNI via AP). In this undated family photo made available Friday April 19, 2019, issued by Northern Ireland Police, showing journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed when guns were fired during clashes with police Thursday night April... (Family photo/PSNI via AP). In this undated family photo made available Friday April 19, 2019, issued by Northern Ireland Police, showing journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed when guns were fired during clashes with police Thursday night April...
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Police in Northern Ireland say they have arrested two teenagers in connection with the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry. More>>

Egyptians vote on changes that would extend el-Sissi's rule

(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). People walk past a banner supporting proposed amendments to the Egyptian constitution with a poster of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Egypt's parliament was holding its last deba... (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). People walk past a banner supporting proposed amendments to the Egyptian constitution with a poster of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Egypt's parliament was holding its last deba...
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Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. More>>

Woman's brutal killing in Bangladesh triggers protests

(AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu). Protesters hold placards and gather to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who was killed after she was set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her Islamic school's principal, in Dhaka, Bang... (AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu). Protesters hold placards and gather to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who was killed after she was set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her Islamic school's principal, in Dhaka, Bang...
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Dozens of protesters have gathered in Bangladesh's capital to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who died after being set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her Islamic school's principal. More>>

The Latest: French protesters demand attention from Macron

(AP Photo/Michel Euler). Protestors march by a burning pile of wood during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre D... (AP Photo/Michel Euler). Protestors march by a burning pile of wood during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre D...
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Protesters have set small fires and police have fired tear gas on the sidelines of yellow vest demonstrations in the French capital. More>>

Amid plunking debate, MLB's marketing is all-in on bat flips

(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Ro... (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Ro...
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Baseball is stuck in an ongoing debate regarding on-field decorum, and MLB's marketing department is leaving no doubt where it stands. More>>

Rural Nevada creating a virtual presidential campaign trail

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A Democratic leader in rural Nevada says she's tired of presidential candidates saying it's too costly and time-consuming to visit far-flung towns. More>>

Japan courts Trump using emperor, first lady's birthday

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands before a bilateral meeting at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo. Trump will make a state visit to J... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands before a bilateral meeting at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo. Trump will make a state visit to J...
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Without close friends in Asia, Japan's prime minister is seen using every opportunity, even the emperor's accession, to court President Donald Trump. More>>

Fake news? Mueller isn't buying it

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Marine One with President Donald Trump aboard, departs the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. President Trump is traveling to his Mar-a-lago estate to spend... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Marine One with President Donald Trump aboard, departs the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. President Trump is traveling to his Mar-a-lago estate to spend...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller delivered his own verdict on the president's contention that unfavorable stories are 'fake news': he isn't buying it. More>>

Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers, 120-108

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, right, shoots in front of Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter (00) I the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Friday, April 19, 2019, in Oklaho... (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, right, shoots in front of Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter (00) I the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Friday, April 19, 2019, in Oklaho...
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Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-108 to cut their series deficit to 2-1. More>>

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

(AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving gestures during the first half of Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving gestures during the first half of Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Indianapolis.
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Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series. More>>

Cardi B rejects plea deal in strip club melee case

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Cardi B has rejected a plea deal in a case stemming from a New York strip club melee last fall. More>>

Anti-govt protests resume against Serbia's populist leader

(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A girl blows a whistle during a protest march against President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia's capital for 20th week in a row against populist Pre... (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A girl blows a whistle during a protest march against President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia's capital for 20th week in a row against populist Pre...
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Several thousand people have turned up at an anti-government protest in Belgrade a day after Serbia's populist President Aleksandar Vucic held a mass rally in an apparent bid to counter months of street demonstrations against him. More>>

Family detention space goes unused as Trump warns of crisis

(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2014, file photo, detained immigrant children line up in the cafeteria at the Karnes County Residential Center, a detention center for immigrant families, in Karnes City, Texas. The Trump administrati... (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2014, file photo, detained immigrant children line up in the cafeteria at the Karnes County Residential Center, a detention center for immigrant families, in Karnes City, Texas. The Trump administrati...
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President Donald Trump's administration regularly complains about having to "catch and release" migrants. More>>

Charges at Minnesota cop's trial offer jury range of options

(David Joles/Star Tribune via AP). Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, center, is accompanied by his attorneys Peter Wold, not pictured, and Thomas Plunkett, right, as he walks towards the Hennepin County Government Center for opening argum... (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP). Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, center, is accompanied by his attorneys Peter Wold, not pictured, and Thomas Plunkett, right, as he walks towards the Hennepin County Government Center for opening argum...
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Prosecutors have given jurors hearing the case against a former Minneapolis police officer who shot an unarmed 911 caller multiple options. More>>

National Enquirer being sold to former newsstand mogul

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The National Enquirer is being sold to the former head of airport newsstand company. More>>

Fire-ravaged Notre Dame now stabilized, firefighters leave

(Christophe Petit Tesson, Pool via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron addresses Paris Firefighters' brigade and security forces who took part at the fire extinguishing operations of the Notre Dame of Paris Cathedral fire, at the Elysee Palace in Par... (Christophe Petit Tesson, Pool via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron addresses Paris Firefighters' brigade and security forces who took part at the fire extinguishing operations of the Notre Dame of Paris Cathedral fire, at the Elysee Palace in Par...
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French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting officials from the United Nations' cultural agency, where he is expected to set out ideas for the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral. More>>

NKorea issues mild criticism of Bolton over media interview

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2019, file photo, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton adjusts his glasses before an interview at the White House in Washington. North Korea has issued a relatively mild criticism of Whit... (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2019, file photo, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton adjusts his glasses before an interview at the White House in Washington. North Korea has issued a relatively mild criticism of Whit...
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North Korea has issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton over a recent interview he gave. More>>

Undersheriff: Teen's death likely preceded Colorado manhunt

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An undersheriff who led the search for a Florida teen whose actions prompted tightened security at Columbine High School says she likely killed herself before police launched a massive manhunt. More>>

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

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A team of experts next week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Max flight control system was approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. More>>

The Latest: Trump expresses anger at Mueller report

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.
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House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler says he expects to issue a subpoena within a few hours for special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election meddling and President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: Egypt begins vote on extending el-Sissi's rule

(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). People walk past a banner supporting proposed amendments to the Egyptian constitution with a poster of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Egypt's parliament was holding its last deba... (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). People walk past a banner supporting proposed amendments to the Egyptian constitution with a poster of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Egypt's parliament was holding its last deba...
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Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. More>>

Rivals in Ukraine's presidential runoff debate at stadium

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). A man holds an Ukrainian flag as protesters gather to march to the Olympic stadium ahead of debates between two candidates in the weekend presidential run-off in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is the last officia... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). A man holds an Ukrainian flag as protesters gather to march to the Olympic stadium ahead of debates between two candidates in the weekend presidential run-off in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is the last officia...
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Thousands of people rallied in the Ukrainian capital to support incumbent President Petro Poroshenko. More>>

The Latest: Crown of Thorns presented at Paris service

(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Tourists walk nearby Notre Dame cathedral, in Paris, Friday, April 19, 2019. Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, historians and ar... (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Tourists walk nearby Notre Dame cathedral, in Paris, Friday, April 19, 2019. Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, historians and ar...
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The rector of Notre Dame says a "computer glitch" might have caused the fire that ravaged a large part of the cathedral this week. More>>

Nicaraguans use Good Friday processions to protest

(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters join a Stations of the Cross procession on Good Friday, carrying signs demanding the release of political prisoners in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 19, 2019. Good Friday religious processions i... (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters join a Stations of the Cross procession on Good Friday, carrying signs demanding the release of political prisoners in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 19, 2019. Good Friday religious processions i...
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Good Friday religious processions in Nicaragua's capital have taken a decidedly political tone as residents seize on a rare opportunity to renew their protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega. More>>

Northern Ireland police release video in hunt for killer

(Family photo/PSNI via AP). In this undated family photo made available Friday April 19, 2019, issued by Northern Ireland Police, showing journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed when guns were fired during clashes with police Thursday night April... (Family photo/PSNI via AP). In this undated family photo made available Friday April 19, 2019, issued by Northern Ireland Police, showing journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed when guns were fired during clashes with police Thursday night April...
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Police in Northern Ireland have released a video in their hunt for those responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in Londonderry. More>>

Iconic Salt Lake Temple closing for major 4-year renovation

(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). The Salt Lake Temple is shown Friday, April 19, 2019, in Salt Lake City. The iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation, and officials ... (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). The Salt Lake Temple is shown Friday, April 19, 2019, in Salt Lake City. The iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation, and officials ...
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An iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation. More>>

Heiress pleads guilty in NXIVM sex slave case

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A wealthy heiress has pleaded guilty to charges implicating her in a sex-trafficking conspiracy case against an upstate New York self-help group. More>>

Former counsel may have saved Trump from himself

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ...
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Don McGahn was barely on speaking terms with President Donald Trump when he left the White House last fall, but Trump may owe him a debt of gratitude. More>>

Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sonya Banes looks at damage caused by a large oak tree that crashed through the ceiling of her mother's house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined communi... (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sonya Banes looks at damage caused by a large oak tree that crashed through the ceiling of her mother's house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined communi...
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Strong storms are roaring across the South on Friday, after killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. More>>

A beleaguered Trump feared 'the end of my presidency'

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump arrives for a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. Also pictured is Wounded Warrior Project CEO Michael Linnington, rig... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump arrives for a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. Also pictured is Wounded Warrior Project CEO Michael Linnington, rig...
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Trump Agonistes: Mueller report uncovers perilous moments for the president and times when aides acted to save Trump from himself. More>>

Columbine focuses on healing as questions loom after manhunt

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). A lone bicycle stands in the rack outside East High School, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Denver. Denver-area public schools closed Wednesday as the FBI hunted for an armed young Florida woman who was allegedly "infatuated"... (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). A lone bicycle stands in the rack outside East High School, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Denver. Denver-area public schools closed Wednesday as the FBI hunted for an armed young Florida woman who was allegedly "infatuated"...
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Authorities want to ensure that a Florida teenager who was obsessed with the Columbine school shooting was acting alone as dozens of Denver-area schools plan to reopen following a region-wide hunt for the young woman. More>>

Attackers kill doctor at hospital in Congo's Ebola epicenter

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1 dead, some injured after attack on hospital at center of Ebola outbreak, UN says. More>>

St Patrick's suspect previously arrested at other cathedral

(AP Photo/Richard Drew). This Sept. 6, 2018, photo shows St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. A New Jersey man has been arrested outside the cathedral with two jugs of gasoline. Police say church personnel stopped the 37-year-old man from entering the ... (AP Photo/Richard Drew). This Sept. 6, 2018, photo shows St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. A New Jersey man has been arrested outside the cathedral with two jugs of gasoline. Police say church personnel stopped the 37-year-old man from entering the ...
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A New Jersey man has been arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City with two cans of gasoline. More>>

'Real Housewives' husband Giudice loses immigration appeal

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"Real Housewives of New Jersey" husband Joe Giudice has lost his appeal to avoid deportation to Italy. More>>

Northern Ireland journalist is killed; police hunt suspects

(Niall Carson/PA via AP). A car burns after petrol bombs were thrown at police in the Creggan area of Londonderry, in Northern Ireland, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (Niall Carson/PA via AP). A car burns after petrol bombs were thrown at police in the Creggan area of Londonderry, in Northern Ireland, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
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Police in Northern Ireland say the dissident republican group the New IRA was probably responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry. More>>

Judge scales back Weinstein suit, allows sex-traffic claim

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A New York judge has agreed to let a class-action lawsuit proceed with a sex-trafficking claim against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein. More>>

Eastern hellbender voted Pennsylvania's official amphibian

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Pennsylvania is getting an official amphibian, a nocturnal salamander that can grow to be more than two feet long and is battling declining numbers across much of its range. More>>

The Latest: Couple who shackled children get life in prison

(Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2018 file photo, Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin appear in Superior Court in Riverside, Calif. The Turpins, who starved a dozen of their... (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2018 file photo, Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin appear in Superior Court in Riverside, Calif. The Turpins, who starved a dozen of their...
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A California couple has been sentenced to life in prison for the severe abuse and neglect of 12 of their children. More>>

Scientists spur some activity in brains of slaughtered pigs

(Stefano G. Daniele, Zvonimir Vrselja/Sestan Laboratory/Yale School of Medicine). This combination of images provided by the Yale School of Medicine in April 2019 shows stained microscope photos of neurons, green; astrocytes, red, and cell nuclei, blue... (Stefano G. Daniele, Zvonimir Vrselja/Sestan Laboratory/Yale School of Medicine). This combination of images provided by the Yale School of Medicine in April 2019 shows stained microscope photos of neurons, green; astrocytes, red, and cell nuclei, blue...
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Scientists restore some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before. More>>

Yanks stop using Smith recording while investigating racism

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The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of 'God Bless America' during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer. More>>

Powerful Emirati crown prince entangled by Mueller report

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 15, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Abu Dhabi's crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in the White House in Washington. Sheikh Mohammed, one of the most-powerful... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 15, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Abu Dhabi's crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in the White House in Washington. Sheikh Mohammed, one of the most-powerful...
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One of the most-powerful leaders in the United Arab Emirates has found himself entangled in special counsel Robert Mueller's report on U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian interference in America's 2016 election. More>>

Devotees nailed to crosses on Good Friday in Philippines

(AP Photo/Iya Forbes). Ruben Enaje, center, dressed as Jesus, is seen nailed on cross for the 33rd year in a row during a reenactment of Jesus Christ's sufferings as part of Good Friday rituals in the village of San Pedro Cutud, Pampanga province, nort... (AP Photo/Iya Forbes). Ruben Enaje, center, dressed as Jesus, is seen nailed on cross for the 33rd year in a row during a reenactment of Jesus Christ's sufferings as part of Good Friday rituals in the village of San Pedro Cutud, Pampanga province, nort...
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Several Roman Catholic devotees have been nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves or took part in religious plays to reenact Jesus Christ's suffering. More>>

Commission: New NAFTA would deliver modest economic gains

(AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File). FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, center, sits between Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto as they sign a new United States-Mexico-Canada... (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File). FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, center, sits between Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto as they sign a new United States-Mexico-Canada...
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Independent agency finds that Trump's NAFTA replacement would deliver only modest economic gains. More>>

Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix 'bubble boy' disease

(Peter Barta/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital via AP). In this April 2019 photo provided by the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 2-year old Gael Jesus Pino Alva is held by his mother, Giannina Alva, at the hospital in Memphis. Gael was one o... (Peter Barta/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital via AP). In this April 2019 photo provided by the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 2-year old Gael Jesus Pino Alva is held by his mother, Giannina Alva, at the hospital in Memphis. Gael was one o...
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Eight babies who were born without a working germ-fighting system had their disease corrected by a gene therapy that ironically was made from one of the immune system's worst enemies, HIV. More>>

Kodak Black arrested on drug, gun charge at Canadian border

(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. New York state police say rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons char... (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. New York state police say rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons char...
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New York state police say rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as he tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls. More>>

Redactions heavier on Russian meddling than on obstruction

(Department of Justice via AP). This combination of images shows the entire redacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller's released Thursday, April 18, 2019, by special Attorney General William Barr. (Department of Justice via AP). This combination of images shows the entire redacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller's released Thursday, April 18, 2019, by special Attorney General William Barr.
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Attorney General William Barr says the special counsel report has only "limited redactions," but that's only true for part of the document. More>>

'A good day': Trump claims victory with Mueller report out Video included

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.
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President Donald Trump is celebrating the release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's 2016 election interference. More>>

Storms batter South, kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Fallen trees line the roads leading into the small community of Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined community. Strong storms again roared across the South o... (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Fallen trees line the roads leading into the small community of Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined community. Strong storms again roared across the South o...
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Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. More>>

Barr deepens critics' concerns in handling of Mueller report

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Attorney General William Barr speaks alongside Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, and acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Edward O'Callaghan, left, about the release of a redacted version of speci... (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Attorney General William Barr speaks alongside Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, and acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Edward O'Callaghan, left, about the release of a redacted version of speci...
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It may be special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report, but the spotlight on Thursday belonged just as much to the attorney general who made it public. More>>

Food stamps and online grocery shopping are about to mix

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Walmart associate Alicia Carter fulfills online grocery orders at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Amazon and Walmart on Thursday, April 18, 2019, are kicking off a two-year p... (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Walmart associate Alicia Carter fulfills online grocery orders at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Amazon and Walmart on Thursday, April 18, 2019, are kicking off a two-year p...
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Walmart, Amazon kick off government pilot to allow shoppers on food assistance to order groceries online. More>>

The Latest: Report shows Trump trying to shut down probe

(AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is expected to be released ... (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is expected to be released ...
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Congress' top Democrats are calling for special counsel Robert Mueller to appear before Congress "as soon as possible.". More>>

Shortages hit Cuba, raising fears of new economic crisis

(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). Pura Castell walks to a government-run butcher shop to buy chicken, after failing to find chicken the previous day in Bauta, Cuba, Friday, April 12, 2019. A neighbor informed her that chicken had arrived at the government sto... (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). Pura Castell walks to a government-run butcher shop to buy chicken, after failing to find chicken the previous day in Bauta, Cuba, Friday, April 12, 2019. A neighbor informed her that chicken had arrived at the government sto...
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After two decades of relative stability fueled by cheap Venezuelan oil, shortages of food and medicine have once again become a serious daily problem for millions of Cubans. More>>

Notre Dame fire raises fears for UK's crumbling Parliament

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Britain's Houses of Parliament, covered in hoarding and scaffolding as it undergoes restoration work to repair the crumbling building, in London. For some Britons who wat... (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Britain's Houses of Parliament, covered in hoarding and scaffolding as it undergoes restoration work to repair the crumbling building, in London. For some Britons who wat...
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For some Britons who watched Notre Dame in Paris burn, horror was mixed with apprehension. More>>

Police official: Short-circuit likely caused Notre Dame fire

(Gigarama.ru via AP). An image made available by Gigarama.ru on Wednesday April 17, 2019 shows an aerial shot of the fire damage to Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Tuesday April 16. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and... (Gigarama.ru via AP). An image made available by Gigarama.ru on Wednesday April 17, 2019 shows an aerial shot of the fire damage to Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Tuesday April 16. Nearly $1 billion has already poured in from ordinary worshippers and...
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It's a day of tribute to the Paris firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral from collapse and rescued its treasures from encroaching flames. More>>

Ukraine's presidential candidate pledges NATO referendum

(AP Photo/Sergei Grits). A bus drives past a billboard depicting Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin looking at each other in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The second round of presidential vote in Ukrai... (AP Photo/Sergei Grits). A bus drives past a billboard depicting Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin looking at each other in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The second round of presidential vote in Ukrai...
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The odds-on favorite in Ukraine's presidential election runoff says he would like to call an early parliamentary election if he wins Sunday's vote. More>>

Mueller reveals Trump's attempts to choke off Russia probe Video included

(AP Photo/Kevin Wolf). Special counsel Robert Mueller drives away from his Washington home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Outstanding questions about the special counsel's Russia investigation have not stopped President Donald Trump and his allies from ... (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf). Special counsel Robert Mueller drives away from his Washington home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Outstanding questions about the special counsel's Russia investigation have not stopped President Donald Trump and his allies from ...
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What will and won't be available to the public just one part of brewing controversy ahead of redacted Mueller report's release. More>>

How does a Central American migrant caravan form?

(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File). FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018 file photo, migrants charge their cell phones as a caravan of Central Americans trying to reach the U.S. border halts for a rest day in San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca state, Mexico. Hundre... (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File). FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018 file photo, migrants charge their cell phones as a caravan of Central Americans trying to reach the U.S. border halts for a rest day in San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca state, Mexico. Hundre...
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How does a Central American migrant caravan form?. More>>

Kremlin says Kim Jong Un will visit Russia this month

(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). FILE - In this April 9, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un addresses the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the ruling Worker... (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). FILE - In this April 9, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un addresses the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the ruling Worker...
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The Kremlin says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia later this month. More>>

  • National SportsMore>>

  • Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit

    Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans. The Sacramento Kings have hired Luke Walton as their coach jus...(AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans. The Sacramento Kings have hired Luke Walton as their coach jus...
    (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans. The Sacramento Kings have hired Luke Walton as their coach jus...(AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans. The Sacramento Kings have hired Luke Walton as their coach jus...
    A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit.
    A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit.
  • Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep of Detroit

    Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep of Detroit

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:13 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:13:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001.
  • Urshela hits Yanks to 4th straight win, 4-3 over Halos in 14

    Urshela hits Yanks to 4th straight win, 4-3 over Halos in 14

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:13 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:13:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...
    The Yankees blew a 12th-inning lead before rallying for a 4-3 win over the Angels in 14 innings.
    The Yankees blew a 12th-inning lead before rallying for a 4-3 win over the Angels in 14 innings.
  • BusinessMore>>

  • US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

    US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:15 GMT
    U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash.
    U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash.
  • Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

    Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:43 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:43:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as ...
    Washington state could become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as natural organic reduction - also called human composting.
    Washington state could become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as natural organic reduction - also called human composting.
  • Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block

    Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:43 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:43:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with...(AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with...
    (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with...(AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with...
    Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet...
    Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content.
  • TechnologyMore>>

  • Sri Lanka minister: Easter bombings a response to NZ attacks

    Sri Lanka minister: Easter bombings a response to NZ attacks

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s...(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s...
    (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s...(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s...
    Police arrest 40 suspects as emergency takes effect giving the military war-time powers; death toll of Easter bombings rises to 310.
    Police arrest 40 suspects as emergency takes effect giving the military war-time powers; death toll of Easter bombings rises to 310.
  • Militants blamed in Sri Lanka attacks had incendiary leader

    Militants blamed in Sri Lanka attacks had incendiary leader

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne, file). In this Sunday April 21, 2019, photo, a Sri Lankan Police officer inspects a blast spot at the Shangri-la hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities blame seven suicide bombers of a domestic militant grou...(AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne, file). In this Sunday April 21, 2019, photo, a Sri Lankan Police officer inspects a blast spot at the Shangri-la hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities blame seven suicide bombers of a domestic militant grou...
    (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne, file). In this Sunday April 21, 2019, photo, a Sri Lankan Police officer inspects a blast spot at the Shangri-la hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities blame seven suicide bombers of a domestic militant grou...(AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne, file). In this Sunday April 21, 2019, photo, a Sri Lankan Police officer inspects a blast spot at the Shangri-la hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities blame seven suicide bombers of a domestic militant grou...
    Leader of militant group blamed for Sri Lanka suicide attacks on Easter called for non-Muslims to be 'eliminated' in incendiary speeches, faith leaders say.
    Leader of militant group blamed for Sri Lanka suicide attacks on Easter called for non-Muslims to be 'eliminated' in incendiary speeches, faith leaders say.
  • I robot? Ian McEwan tells android tale in 'Machines Like Me'

    I robot? Ian McEwan tells android tale in 'Machines Like Me'

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vudi Xhymshiti). In this photo taken on Thursday, April 18, 2019, Booker Prize award winning English novelist and screenwriter Ian Russell McEwan talks to Associated Press about his new novel "Machines Like Me" in London. McEwan is fascinated...(AP Photo/Vudi Xhymshiti). In this photo taken on Thursday, April 18, 2019, Booker Prize award winning English novelist and screenwriter Ian Russell McEwan talks to Associated Press about his new novel "Machines Like Me" in London. McEwan is fascinated...
    (AP Photo/Vudi Xhymshiti). In this photo taken on Thursday, April 18, 2019, Booker Prize award winning English novelist and screenwriter Ian Russell McEwan talks to Associated Press about his new novel "Machines Like Me" in London. McEwan is fascinated...(AP Photo/Vudi Xhymshiti). In this photo taken on Thursday, April 18, 2019, Booker Prize award winning English novelist and screenwriter Ian Russell McEwan talks to Associated Press about his new novel "Machines Like Me" in London. McEwan is fascinated...
    I robot? Ian McEwan tells android tale in 'Machines Like Me'.
    I robot? Ian McEwan tells android tale in 'Machines Like Me'.
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • Avengers get epic send-off at 'Endgame' world premiere

    Avengers get epic send-off at 'Endgame' world premiere

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:54 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Chris Evans arrives at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday, April 22, 2019.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Chris Evans arrives at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday, April 22, 2019.
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Chris Evans arrives at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday, April 22, 2019.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Chris Evans arrives at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday, April 22, 2019.
    The Avengers get an epic and emotional send-off at 'Endgame' world premiere.
    The Avengers get an epic and emotional send-off at 'Endgame' world premiere.
  • Smollett case could undermine prosecutor's reform efforts

    Smollett case could undermine prosecutor's reform efforts

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2019, file photo, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Text messages released showed Foxx believed her office had overcharged “Empire” actor Jussie Smolle...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2019, file photo, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Text messages released showed Foxx believed her office had overcharged “Empire” actor Jussie Smolle...
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2019, file photo, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Text messages released showed Foxx believed her office had overcharged “Empire” actor Jussie Smolle...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2019, file photo, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Text messages released showed Foxx believed her office had overcharged “Empire” actor Jussie Smolle...
    Chicago's top prosecutor drew heavy criticism after she recused herself from the case against Jussie Smollett and then complained in text messages to a subordinate that her office had overcharged the "Empire" actor.
    Chicago's top prosecutor drew heavy criticism after she recused herself from the case against Jussie Smollett and then complained in text messages to a subordinate that her office had overcharged the "Empire" actor.
  • Town keeps playing Smith recording amid racist allegations

    Town keeps playing Smith recording amid racist allegations

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:49 GMT
    The mayor of a New Jersey shore town says they will continue to play Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" on their boardwalk despite allegations of racism against the singer.
    The mayor of a New Jersey shore town says they will continue to play Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" on their boardwalk despite allegations of racism against the singer.
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