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Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says "we won't let that happen." Trump's Saturday morning tweets come...
Aug. 18, 2018

Man's family suing Charlotte police over fatal shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The widow of a man fatally shot by an undercover North Carolina police officer is suing the city. Media outlets report the family of Josue Javier...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: Merkel: 'We will greatly miss' Annan's voice

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 3:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan "inspired...
Aug. 18, 2018

Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from...
Aug. 18, 2018

Dead suspects in father's death called reclusive, paranoid

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio police chief says two adult brothers suspected of killing their father and then fatally shooting themselves during a SWAT standoff were reclusive and paranoid, had...
Aug. 18, 2018

Peak-lovers piqued as Welsh mountain downgraded to hill

LONDON (AP) — The Welsh mountain Fan y Big has had a comedown. It has been downgraded to a hill. At 2,351 feet (717 meters), the peak in the Brecon...
Aug. 18, 2018

Unified Koreas athletes cheered at Asian Games spectacular

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of spectators cheered wildly as athletes from the rival Koreas marched together in a spectacular opening ceremony for the Asian Games. The two countries, still...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: Across Africa, mourning over Kofi Annan

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 2:35 p.m. People across Africa are expressing shock and sorrow over the death...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: Putin, Iran's foreign minister mourn Annan

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says he admired former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi...
Aug. 18, 2018

Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — As jurors in Virginia weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another, separate trial looming in...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: European leaders mourn death of Kofi Annan

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 2 p.m. European leaders are expressing sadness over the death of former U.N...
Aug. 18, 2018

UK military academy probes waterboarding claim

LONDON (AP) — Authorities at Britain's Sandhurst military academy say they are investigating allegations that two cadets waterboarded another at the officer-training school. The Sun newspaper reported Saturday that two...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: Tutu says death of Kofi Annan 'devastating'

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu is mourning the death of...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: UN rights chief: Annan was 'leader of millions'

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The U.N.'s top human rights official says former U.N. chief Kofi...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: Imam blesses coffins of 2 Italian bridge victims

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italy bridge collapse (all times local): 1:25 p.m. An imam has blessed the coffins of two Muslim faithful at the end of...
Aug. 18, 2018

Catalan seaside resort marks anniversary of attack

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Catalan seaside resort has marked the anniversary of an attack that killed one and injured six following deadlier violence in Barcelona's Las Ramblas. Catalonia's regional...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: Kofi Annan's homeland of Ghana shaken by death

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 1:20 p.m. The death of former U.N. secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize winner...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: Zimbabwe's opposition mourns Kofi Annan

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The focus of some of Kofi Annan's last statements was Zimbabwe,...
Aug. 18, 2018

Turkey's president says country will defy economic threats

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president has said his country will stand strong against an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the U.S. Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday told thousands...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: Shocked reactions to death of Kofi Annan

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Shocked reactions are pouring in after the death of former U.N...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: Genoa archbishop: Pope prays for bridge victims

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italy bridge collapse (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Genoa archbishop has told mourners at a state funeral for victims of the city's...
Aug. 18, 2018

Putin attends Austria wedding, to meet Merkel for gas talks

BERLIN (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Austria to attend the wedding Saturday of the country's foreign minister, before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: The Elders 'deeply saddened' by Annan's death

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The Elders, an elite group of former leaders founded by Nelson...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: Genoa soccer teams attend bridge victims funeral

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italy bridge collapse (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Players and managers of Genoa's two major league soccer teams were among those attending...
Aug. 18, 2018

The Latest: Italy's president comforts victims' families

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italy bridge collapse (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Italy's president has comforted families of many of the Genoa bridge collapse victims. Before...
Aug. 18, 2018

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