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Actors die in fall during rehearsal for Mexican TV show

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two actors fell from a bridge and died while rehearsing a scene on location for the Mexican TV series “Sin Miedo a la Verdad,” broadcaster Televisa...
Jan. 17, 2020

Students reinstated amid hazing probe at Michigan school

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Three Detroit-area high school students who were suspended during an investigation of hazing by football players are back in class, a lawyer said. Paul Addis told...
Jan. 17, 2020

Banks, communications companies lead stocks in early trading

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Friday as solid earnings from banks helped extend momentum from the previous day's rally. State Street and Citizens Financial...
Jan. 17, 2020

Portrait found in Italy gallery's walls verified as by Klimt

PIACENZA, Italy (AP) — Art experts have confirmed that a painting discovered hidden inside an Italian art gallery's walls last month is Gustav Klimt's “Portrait of a Lady,” which was...
Jan. 17, 2020

Plane slides off taxiway in icy weather; winter storm hits

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A plane slid off the taxiway at Kansas City International Airport on Friday due to icy conditions that also have closed schools, universities and government...
Jan. 17, 2020

Mexico's president hopes to raffle off presidential jet

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced the latest in a series of desperate ideas Friday to sell off his predecessor's official jet, which he says...
Jan. 17, 2020

Police: Note alerted teacher to gun in student's backpack

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Department of Juvenile Justice took a 13-year-old boy into custody after another student handed a teacher a note saying the teen claimed he was...
Jan. 17, 2020

Correction: St. Louis Prosecutor-Lawsuit story

ST. LOUIS (AP) — In a Jan. 15 story about St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner's lawsuit against the city and others, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Special Prosecutor...
Jan. 17, 2020

Spain's Balearic Isles crack down on pub crawls, happy hours

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain's tourist-magnet Balearic Islands are clamping down on binge-drinking tourism in three hot spots, introducing what they claim is the first law of its kind...
Jan. 17, 2020

AP source: Trump legal team for impeachment trial will include Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Trump legal team for impeachment trial will include Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr.
Jan. 17, 2020

Organizers appeal Virginia rally gun ban; 6 now arrested

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A gun-rights group has filed an emergency appeal of a judge's ruling upholding the Virginia governor's ban on firearms at a pro-gun rally that's expected to...
Jan. 17, 2020

Man convicted of child sex abuse sentenced for child porn

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for sexually abusing a child caused an outcry has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty...
Jan. 17, 2020

Lesotho's prime minister to retire amid political crisis

MASERU, Lesotho (AP) — Lesotho’s prime minister broke his silence Friday on the southern African nation's political crisis, saying he will soon retire. Addressing the media in the capital, Maseru,...
Jan. 17, 2020

Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown and Taika Waititi will be up for Screen Actors Guild Awards and also handing them out at Sunday’s ceremony. They’re part...
Jan. 17, 2020

Hezbollah warns of 'chaos' if Lebanon government delayed

BEIRUT (AP) — A senior Hezbollah official warned Friday that Lebanon could fall into chaos and “complete collapse” unless a new government is formed. Sheikh Ali Daamoush's comments came amid...
Jan. 17, 2020

Cyprus FA suspends all matches after ref walkout over attack

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' soccer federation has suspended all matches after a referee walkout over a bombing attack against a colleague's car. The federation said on Friday all matches...
Jan. 17, 2020

Early gains on Wall Street add to strong start to the year

Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, building on the big gains from a day earlier that sent major indexes to their latest record highs. Technology companies and banks...
Jan. 17, 2020

Painting found in Italian gallery's walls verified as Klimt

ROME (AP) — Italian prosecutors say that experts have determined that a painting discovered hidden inside an Italian art gallery's walls is Gustav Klimt's "Portrait of a Lady." A gardener...
Jan. 17, 2020

Art experts confirm painting found hidden in Italian museum's walls is the stolen Klimt work "Portrait of a Lady."

ROME (AP) — Art experts confirm painting found hidden in Italian museum's walls is the stolen Klimt work "Portrait of a Lady.".
Jan. 17, 2020

What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The 2020 Census kicks off Tuesday in remote Alaska. U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham will be there to conduct the first count in the Bering...
Jan. 17, 2020

Poland's Senate rejects allowing politicians to fire judges

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's senators have rejected a much-criticized bill that would give politicians the right to fire or fine judges. The Senate's vote on Friday can extend work...
Jan. 17, 2020

Alaska company takes pizza to new heights with air delivery

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska company has taken pizza to new heights by providing airplane deliveries around the state. Papa Murphy’s in Anchorage flies hundreds of miles to deliver...
Jan. 17, 2020

US industrial production fell 0.3% in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production fell 0.3% in December, as unseasonably warm weather reduced demand for heating from utilities. The Federal Reserve said Friday that total industrial production —...
Jan. 17, 2020

US industrial production fell 0.3% in December, as unseasonably warm month limited the need for heating from utilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production fell 0.3% in December, as unseasonably warm month limited the need for heating from utilities.
Jan. 17, 2020

US agency examining Tesla unintended acceleration complaint

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own. An unidentified person petitioned...
Jan. 17, 2020

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