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New Tsukamoto film inspired by masters, horror of violence

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese filmmaker Shinya Tsukamoto turned to his country's masters for inspiration for his latest work, "Killing," his first samurai movie. But he also emulated the way Martin...
Nov. 18, 2018

Shareholders support major Australian media merger

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Shareholders have given final approval to the merger of television network Nine Entertainment and newspaper publisher Fairfax Media into an Australian media giant to be known...
Nov. 18, 2018

Cambodia says Khmer Rouge tribunal that convicted 3 is done

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia has reiterated it intends to end the work of the U.N.-backed tribunal that last week convicted the last two surviving leaders of the Khmer...
Nov. 18, 2018

As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon who first arrived on Capitol Hill in the decades when Democrats dominated this presidential battleground state, conceded his bitterly...
Nov. 18, 2018

The Latest: Residents who fled flames return for memorial

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 5 p.m. Paradise resident Paul Stavish is mourning the loss of his community at a Sunday memorial for...
Nov. 18, 2018

North Carolina man's body found in Mexican canyons

The governor of a northern Mexico state where a North Carolina man was slain last month said the alleged perpetrator will pay dearly for the crime. Chihuahua state Gov. Javier...
Nov. 18, 2018

The Latest: Dozens gather at memorial for wildfire victims

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 4:30 p.m. More than 50 people gathered at a memorial for the victims of the Northern California wildfire...
Nov. 18, 2018

Joey Logano wins his first NASCAR Cup Series championship, taking season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano wins his first NASCAR Cup Series championship, taking season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Nov. 18, 2018

Jonestown memorials held at cemetery with remains of 400

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ceremonies at a California cemetery marked the mass murders and suicides 40 years ago of 900 Americans orchestrated by the Rev. Jim Jones at a jungle...
Nov. 18, 2018

Searchers in California wildfire step up efforts before rain

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Volunteers in white coveralls, hard hats and masks poked through ash-covered debris Sunday, searching for the remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire before...
Nov. 18, 2018

Searchers in California fires step up efforts before rain

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Volunteers in white coveralls, hard hats and masks poked through ash-covered debris Sunday, searching for the remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfires before...
Nov. 18, 2018

Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he's donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, to boost financial aid for low- and...
Nov. 18, 2018

Bloomberg donates $1.8 billion to alma mater, Johns Hopkins

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University. Bloomberg and the Baltimore university said Sunday that the gift...
Nov. 18, 2018

The Latest: Trump pondering Kelly's status

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, including from his interview with Fox News Sunday. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous...
Nov. 18, 2018

Tijuana protesters chant 'Out!' at migrants camped in city

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central...
Nov. 18, 2018

Rhodes scholar class features plenty of women, immigrants

BOSTON (AP) — The latest crop of U.S. Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class, and almost half of this year's recipients of the prestigious scholarship to...
Nov. 18, 2018

The Latest: Search for bodies quickens before possible rain

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Crews searching for remains of people after the devastating Northern California wildfire are stepping up their...
Nov. 18, 2018

The Latest: Nelson: 'Things worked out a little differently'

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's election recount (all times local): 3:45 p.m. U.S. Sen Bill Nelson says in giving up his re-election bid that "things worked out...
Nov. 18, 2018

Yellowstone investigating illegal drone photo taken in park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials say they're investigating after a photo was posted online showing one of the park's geothermal features from a drone, which...
Nov. 18, 2018

Teenage driver survives spectacular crash at F3 Macau GP

MACAU (AP) — Teenage driver Sophia Floersch will undergo surgery for a spinal fracture after a spectacular airborne crash in the Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix on Sunday. The 17-year-old...
Nov. 18, 2018

The Latest: 12 mountain lions accounted for after wildfire

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The National Park Service says all but one of 13 mountain lions being tracked in Southern...
Nov. 18, 2018

Trump pondering Kelly's status, 3-5 Cabinet changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about...
Nov. 18, 2018

The Latest: Trump tweets Scott will be a 'great Governor'

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's election recount (all times local): 3:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says Florida Republican Rick Scott "never wavered" in his bid to wrest...
Nov. 18, 2018

US Sen Nelson concedes to Gov. Scott as Florida recount ends

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon whose career highlight may have been a trip on the space shuttle, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid...
Nov. 18, 2018

Police killing of Utah hip-hop artist draws protest

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Advocates are demanding answers in the killing of a 30-year-old hip-hop artist by Salt Lake City police. KTVX-TV reports that dozens of people demonstrated on...
Nov. 18, 2018

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