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Pope apologizes to abuse victims for demanding proof of accusations, but still defends Chile bishop accused of cover-up

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope apologizes to abuse victims for demanding proof of accusations, but still defends Chile bishop accused of cover-up.
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 08:00

They are musical icons, but they've never won a Grammy Award

NEW YORK CITY (AP) — It's a hard pill to swallow, but listen to this: Diana Ross has never won a Grammy. She's part of a group of iconic musicians...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:56

Supreme Court hops into case of endangered dusky gopher frog

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will take up a dispute over Louisiana timberland that the federal government called critical habitat for an endangered frog found only in...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:47

Government shutdown stretches into workweek, sows confusion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many federal employees are starting the workweek with confusion and anxiety over a government shutdown that will lock hundreds of thousands of them out of their jobs...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:42

Former New Mexico Gov. Richardson meets with Myanmar leader

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has met with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss the potential return of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:40

Markets Right Now: Indexes open lower as industrials slip

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Losses for industrial companies are pulling U.S. stocks lower at the start of trading,...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:40

The Latest: Palestinians blast Pence speech in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The Palestinians have issued an angry reaction to Vice President Mike Pence's...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:32

Trial set for man charged in killing of Lebanese neighbor

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man facing first-degree murder and hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of his Lebanese neighbor is set for trial this week. Stanley Vernon...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:30

The Latest: Rebel shelling kills 5 in Syrian capital

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria and Turkey's offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Syrian state TV says shelling...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:28

The Latest: Ex-Catalonia leader speaks at Danish panel

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The fugitive former leader of Spain's Catalonia region has spoken in Denmark about...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:27

With Senate talks falling short, shutdown enters workweek

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement that would...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:25

The Latest: UN ready to aid those fleeing Syria's Afrin

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria and Turkey's offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The top U.N. official in...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:19

Greek, Macedonian leaders to meet despite protests

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The prime ministers of Greece and Macedonia will meet this week despite a major weekend protest against efforts to resolve the long-standing name dispute between the...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:14

Liberia swears in ex-soccer star George Weah as new leader

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former international soccer star George Weah was sworn into office Monday as Liberia's new president, taking over leadership of this post-war, impoverished West African nation from...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:12

The Latest: Report: Turkey clashes with Kurds in east Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria and Turkey's offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Kurdish news agency says...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:12

The Latest: Ryan: House will pass new Senate stopgap measure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle (all times local): 9:05 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan says if the Senate approves a temporary spending bill to reopen the...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:06

Russian court orders closure of Navalny's foundation

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow district court has ordered the closure of the foundation crucial to the failed election campaign of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Navalny, President Vladimir Putin's most...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:06

Beset by traffic via navigation apps, town restricts access

LEONIA, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town less than two miles from the George Washington Bridge is putting up a "keep out" sign for motorists seeking a shortcut to...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:06

Czech police identify second German victim in hotel fire

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police have identified a second victim from Germany in a hotel fire in downtown Prague that killed four. Two people died at the scene after the...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:04

The Latest: Turkey vows to press on with Syria operation

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria and Turkey's offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local): 4 p.m. Turkey's president has said his...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:02

IMF hikes outlook for global growth for 2017 to 3.7 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is upgrading the outlook for the world economy, noting surprisingly strong growth in Europe and Asia and predicting that U.S. tax cuts will...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 07:00

Boston College hockey player assaulted at restaurant

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston College hockey player is out indefinitely after he was assaulted at a Boston restaurant. The university's athletic department said in a statement Sunday that graduate...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 06:59

Memorable moments you didn't see at the SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While actors are accustomed to being on camera, not every starry moment at the Screen Actors Guild Awards makes the screen. Here's a look at some...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 06:54

Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Monday told Israel's parliament that the U.S. Embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, ahead...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 06:52

Fires in Ohio Walmart store lead to evacuation, probe

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say a Walmart in suburban Cincinnati was evacuated after someone set multiple fires inside the store, including a flaming pile of pants and other clothing. No...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 06:51

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