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Rhode Island GOP state senator charged with extorting sex

58 min 30 sec ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An unsealed grand jury indictment accuses a Republican state senator of extorting sex from a page in the Rhode Island Senate page program.The indictment was unsealed Monday as Senate Minority Whip Nicholas Kettle was arra

The Latest: White House supports better background checks

1 hour 59 sec ago
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local):11:15 a.m.The White House says President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the federal gun background check system after a school shootin

British judge sentences prolific pedophile to 32 years

1 hour 6 min ago
LONDON (AP) — A British judge sentenced a prolific pedophile to 32 years in prison Monday in what the U.K.'s national law enforcement agency described as a watershed moment for coming to grips with technology's ability to support and spread depravity.<

Police: Child, 4 adults shot outside Texas restaurant

1 hour 7 min ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A masked shooter opened fire on a family waiting to be seated at a San Antonio restaurant, wounding a 6-year-old boy and four of his relatives, police said Monday.Police Chief William McManus said shortly after the Sunday nigh

Latvian bank owner tells AP that country's embattled central bank chief sought bribes, abused power for years

1 hour 9 min ago
LONDON (AP) — Latvian bank owner tells AP that country's embattled central bank chief sought bribes, abused power for years.

Israeli gas company announces $15B export deal with Egypt

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JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli energy company on Monday announced a $15 billion deal to supply natural gas to Egypt, in the largest export agreement to date for Israel's nascent natural gas industry.Delek Drilling and its U.S. partner, Noble Energy

French ice dancer undone by wardrobe malfunction on live TV

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NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics:WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: The Pyeongchang Olympics have had more wardrobe malfunctions than a Super Bowl halftime show, the latest on live television Sunday night when Frenc

Parole denied for Louisiana inmate whose case led to landmark Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Parole denied for Louisiana inmate whose case led to landmark Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences .

U.N. chief urges global rules for cyber warfare

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By Andrei Khalip LISBON (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for global rules to minimize the impact of electronic warfare on civilians as massive cyber attacks look likely to become the first salvoes in future

Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case faces parole board

3 hours 54 min ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's parole board is set to decide whether to free an inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile offender sentences.Monday's parole board hearing will be 71-year-old Henry Montgomer

Hero, harasser or both? Shaun White's newly complex legacy

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was expected to be a coronation: snowboarder Shaun White, shredding the halfpipe in an epic performance that won him Olympic gold at Pyeongchang four years after a devastating loss in Sochi and just four months after

Pope backs down, OKs resignation of divisive Nigerian bishop

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis backed down Monday and accepted the resignation of Nigerian bishop who had been rejected for years by the priests of his diocese, setting a precedent that could have repercussions in Chile and elsewhere when papal autho

Lorentzen puts Norway back on Olympic speedskating map

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Traditional speedskating power Norway is back on the top step of the podium at the Pyeongchang Olympics.Havard Lorentzen won the 500-meter gold medal Monday at the Gangneung Oval in an Olympic record time of 34.41 s

Maldives president seeks extension to state of emergency

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MALE, Maldives (AP) — The president of the Maldives asked Parliament on Monday to extend the state of emergency that has helped him reinforce his power, as political turmoil continued to churn in the Indian Ocean nation.The 85-member Parliament

Shooting survivors on potential collision course with Trump

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting who hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement are on a potential collision course with President Donald Trump.Several of the students have criticized t

Iranian rescuers find wreckage from plane crash

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-dista

2 Kuwait royals sentenced for insulting parliament speaker

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KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A lawyer says two Kuwaiti ruling family members have been found guilty of insulting the country's National Assembly speaker.Sheikh Athbi Al Sabah, a nephew of Kuwait's ruling emir and former head of Kuwait's National Security

Latvia starts criminal probe of its central bank chief

4 hours 16 min ago
HELSINKI (AP) — Latvia's anti-corruption agency says it suspects the nation's central bank chief of demanding and receiving bribes of at least 100,000 euros ($125,000) and has started a criminal investigation against him.The agency said Monday t

Iraq's Shiite-led force: Militants disguised in army uniforms ambush paramilitary troops north of Baghdad, killing 27

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Shiite-led force: Militants disguised in army uniforms ambush paramilitary troops north of Baghdad, killing 27.

ECB orders halt in payments by Latvian bank ABLV

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HELSINKI (AP) — Latvia's financial regulator has ordered the crisis-struck ABLV Bank to cease all payments on the request of the European Central Bank amid U.S. accusations of money laundering and breaching sanctions on North Korea.The ECB said

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