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The Latest: French investigators analyzing black boxes

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on the Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The French air accident investigation authority, known by its French acronym BEA, says it...
Mar. 14, 2019

Northern Afghan city on strike amid dispute with president

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says residents in a northern city are on a daylong strike to protest the appointment of a new provincial police chief over the...
Mar. 14, 2019

GOP senators appear ready to block Trump border declaration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate is set to deal President Donald Trump a rebuke on his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border, with the only remaining...
Mar. 14, 2019

Asian stocks mixed after Chinese industrial data disappoints

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after China said its industrial output slowed in January and February, leaving traders waiting for assurances from Beijing. Japan's benchmark Nikkei...
Mar. 14, 2019

Parents charged in admissions scheme roll through US courts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colleges and companies moved swiftly to distance themselves from employees swept up in a nationwide college admissions scheme, many of them coaches accused of taking bribes...
Mar. 14, 2019

India, Pakistan officials meet to discuss border opening

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Pakistani officials are meeting amid easing of tensions to discuss opening a visa-free border crossing to allow pilgrims to easily visit a Sikh shrine...
Mar. 13, 2019

Delaware mom, baby found dead before family court appearance

NEWPORT, Del. (AP) — A 45-year-old woman and her 1-year-old son were found dead in their Delaware apartment just hours before the woman was supposed to appear in family court...
Mar. 13, 2019

Sudanese vow to keep protesting as president digs in

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has bound himself more tightly to the country's military and refuses to bow to the demands of street protesters who for over three...
Mar. 13, 2019

Dubai-based port firm DP World reports $1.29B profit in 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Global port operator DP World says its profit rose 10 percent in 2018 despite worldwide tensions over trade amid a trade war between China...
Mar. 13, 2019

Charity used in fraudulent college donations, feds say

The mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes and payoffs, funneling millions of dollars...
Mar. 13, 2019

California's Newsom says death penalty is applied unevenly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom was about 10 years old when he met a man wrongfully convicted of murder, an encounter that educated him about injustice and...
Mar. 13, 2019

US immigration agents find ways around 'sanctuary' policies

PHOENIX (AP) — Despite scores of sanctuary laws around the country to shield immigrants from deportation, federal authorities are still getting under-the-table cooperation from some local law enforcement agencies. Activists...
Mar. 13, 2019

Colorado's 'bomb cyclone' storm barrels toward Midwest

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — National Guard troops were using specialized vehicles with tank-like treads to rescue stranded drivers in Colorado in the wake of a massive late-winter storm that's expected...
Mar. 13, 2019

China's auto sales contraction worsens in February

BEIJING (AP) — The downturn in China's auto market worsened in January and February as sales plunged 17.5 percent from a year earlier. An industry group, the China Association of...
Mar. 13, 2019

California jury awards $29M in baby powder cancer case

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California jury has awarded $29 million to a woman who claimed her terminal cancer was caused by Johnson & Johnson baby powder. Jurors in Oakland...
Mar. 13, 2019

Lawyers for Huawei due in US court in Iran sanctions case

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for the Chinese electronics giant Huawei (HWAH'-way) are due in court in a U.S. case charging the company with violating Iran trade sanctions. The company...
Mar. 13, 2019

Man with alleged mob ties gunned down on Staten Island

NEW YORK (AP) — A man said by federal prosecutors to have been a top leader of New York's notorious Gambino crime family was shot and killed Wednesday on Staten...
Mar. 13, 2019

R. Kelly's sex videos have circulated nationwide for years

CHICAGO (AP) — Sex videos like those that have been integral to the criminal cases against R. Kelly have been circulating across the nation for years. Some of the tapes...
Mar. 13, 2019

Judge to be assigned to Jussie Smollett's case at hearing

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge is expected to be assigned to Jussie Smollett's disorderly conduct case when the "Empire" actor returns to court Thursday. That judge will then likely ask...
Mar. 13, 2019

Cat that went missing 5 years ago finally found

ESSEX, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts family says a pet cat that went missing five years ago has returned home after the feline was unexpectedly found. Elinore Repucci had let...
Mar. 13, 2019

Australia won't risk lives returning IS refugees from Syria

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister says he won't put officials in danger by retrieving extremists from the Middle East after an Australian Islamic State group widow asked to...
Mar. 13, 2019

Manafort faces state charges after drawing more federal time

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to a total of seven and a half years in prison on federal charges, then was hit almost immediately...
Mar. 13, 2019

F1 race director Whiting dies 3 days before Australian GP

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Formula One race director Charlie Whiting has died from a pulmonary embolism three days before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. He was 66. FIA, the federation...
Mar. 13, 2019

Trump, GOP watch for Tillis vote on border emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is watching him. Republicans in Washington and battleground North Carolina are taking note. And Sen. Thom Tillis is again in the tense middle of...
Mar. 13, 2019

The Latest: Arkansas, Utah pass 18-week abortion bans

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on legislation banning most abortions 18 weeks into a woman's pregnancy (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Lawmakers in Arkansas and Utah have sent...
Mar. 13, 2019

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