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Watchdog urges Asian summits to address rights crises

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Human Rights Watch has urged world leaders converging for annual summits in Southeast Asia to address the region's human rights crises led by the plight of...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 20:43

The Latest: Xi cites improvement in US-China relations

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Asia (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Thursday Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) has told President Donald Trump that...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 20:38

Nevada judge may cut paralytic drug from Tuesday execution

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge said Wednesday she may cut a paralytic from the state's previously untried lethal injection plan, after hearing that it could mask movements reflecting awareness...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 20:33

The Latest: Spacey replaced in finished film by Plummer

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment and abuse allegations against powerful men in the entertainment and media industries (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Kevin Spacey is getting cut...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 20:30

Glen Campbell, Troy Gentry honored at CMA Awards

Glen Campbell, who died in August, was honored at the Country Music Association Awards during a touching performance of "Wichita Lineman" by Little Big Town and Jimmy Webb, who wrote...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 20:12

Glen Campbell, Troy Gentry honored at CMAs Awards

Glen Campbell, who died in August, was honored at the Country Music Association Awards during a touching performance of "Wichita Lineman" by Little Big Town and Jimmy Webb, who wrote...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 20:01

Japan's Nikkei at 26-year high, other Asia shares muted

HONG KONG (AP) — Japan's stock benchmark rose Thursday to its highest in more than a quarter century on the yen's weakness and healthy corporate earnings while other Asian markets...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:55

The Latest: Chris Stapleton wins CMA album of the year award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Country Music Association Awards (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Chris Stapleton's "From a Room: Volume 1" has won the Country Music Association...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:46

The Latest: Pence addresses prayer vigil

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Texas church shooting (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A hymn and an acoustic guitar opened a memorial service for victims of...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:35

Christopher Plummer to replace Kevin Spacey in Getty film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Spacey is getting cut out of Ridley Scott's finished film "All the Money in the World" and replaced by Christopher Plummer just over one month...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:34

Man on trans-Pacific voyage in ocean rowboat rescued

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued a Chinese man off Hawaii who was voyaging from California to Asia in an ocean rowboat. The Coast Guard identifies him...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:34

Kevin Spacey to be cut from upcoming film, replaced by Christopher Plummer, persons close to the production say

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Spacey to be cut from upcoming film, replaced by Christopher Plummer, persons close to the production say.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:32

The Latest: Cuba says new Trump rules mark reversal for ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's new commerce and travel rules for Cuba (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Cuba's government says that new rules imposed by the...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:32

The Latest: Lawyers for man facing Texas execution want time

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Mexican citizen in Texas (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Attorneys for a Mexican citizen facing imminent execution in...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:22

Taylor Swift, the country songwriter, wins at CMA Awards

Taylor Swift is releasing her second pop album this week, but she's still being awarded for her contributions to country music. The singer won a Country Music Association Award on...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:12

The Latest: Seattle mayor-elect promises progress

SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on the Seattle mayoral race (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Seattle Mayor-Elect Jenny Durkan said in a statement Wednesday that the hard work of delivering...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:09

Florida executes man for pair of killings dating to 1991

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted of killing two people in 1991 on Wednesday became the third inmate executed in Florida since the state resumed carrying out the death...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:07

The Latest: Apple offers FBI help with gunman's phone

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Texas church shooting (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Apple says it's offering the FBI technical advice after learning that agents were...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 18:57

Pomp and pageantry for Trump in Beijing before tough talks

BEIJING (AP) — China rolled out the red carpet for President Donald Trump on Thursday, treating him to an elaborate welcome ceremony on the plaza outside the Great Hall of...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 18:57

The Latest: Man convicted of 2 killings executed in Florida

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The latest on the execution of a Florida inmate (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Florida has executed an inmate who was convicted of slashing one man's...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 18:56

The Latest: Judge may cut paralytic from Nevada execution

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a plan for Nevada to use an untried three-drug combination to execute its first death-row inmate in 11 years (all times local): 5:50...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 18:55

CMA Awards hosts Underwood, Paisley poke fun at politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley are poking fun at the Country Music Association for the restrictive media guidelines it instituted and quickly retracted for Wednesday's show...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 18:55

Man convicted of slashing one man's throat and fatally shooting another in 1991 is executed in Florida

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Man convicted of slashing one man's throat and fatally shooting another in 1991 is executed in Florida.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 18:54

AP source: Jones threatens Goodell deal after Elliott ban

NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has threatened to sue the NFL over a proposed contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell, a dispute apparently sparked by star...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 18:54

The Latest: Taylor Swift wins CMA Award for best song

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Country Music Association Awards (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Taylor Swift has won the Country Music Award for song of the year...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 18:48

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