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Italians stage protests in violence-marred election campaign

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Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend to protest before the March 4 national election. More>>

Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby

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A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman says a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine. More>>

Caller told FBI Florida shooting suspect 'going to explode'

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A woman close the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI he had rifles and said, "I know he is going to explode.". More>>

Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting

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The head of the Broward County Sheriff's Office says only one of his deputies was on the scene of a shooting at a Florida high school that resulted in 17 deaths. More>>

NRA spokeswoman becomes new face of gun rights movement

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In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, the National Rifle Association has turned to Dana Loesch as its main messenger. More>>

After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

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"Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy. More>>

Billy Graham played complicated role in US race relations

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The Rev. Billy Graham had a complicated role in race relations, particularly when confronting segregation in his native South. More>>

3 dead from severe weather in Arkansas, Kentucky

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2 dead as severe weather featuring possible tornadoes moves eastward through central US. More>>

Border Patrol's checkpoints overlooked in debate over wall

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Longtime observers are worried that vehicle checkpoints north of the U.S.-Mexico border and other longstanding elements of border security are being overlooked in favor of proposals like a border wall. More>>

North Korean envoy, in South, opens door to US talks

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North Korean delegation led by a controversial former general arrives in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. More>>

Political end to Olympics: NKorea offers talks with US

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Farewell, South Korea: First of three straight Asian Olympics ends as it began _ with politics _ after two weeks of feats of athletic prowess. More>>

Congress has ideas on gun violence, but no consensus

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Members of Congress are returning to work after a 10-day break, and they're under great pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. More>>

Dems release Russia probe memo defending FBI surveillance

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After weeks of discussions between Democrats and the Justice Department, Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers. More>>

2018 state ballots could seek revised redistricting criteria

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A growing number of states are considering changes to the way they draw congressional and state legislative districts. More>>

Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business

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Microsoft has an eye on its customers around the world as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators. More>>

Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

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One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations. More>>

Investor Warren Buffett says good deals tough to find

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Investor Warren Buffett says the acquisition frenzy on Wall Street is making it hard for him to find deals at the right price, but his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate recorded a $29 billion gain because of the tax reforms Congress passed. More>>

School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies

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Survivors of a mass shooting at a Florida high school are seeking a boycott of companies doing business with the NRA. More>>

'Vicar of Dibley' actress Emma Chambers dies at 53

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British actress Emma Chambers has died at the age of 53. More>>

Sridevi, Bollywood leading lady of '80s and '90s, dies at 54

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Sridevi, Bollywood's leading lady of the 1980s and '90s who redefined stardom for actresses in India, has died at age 54. More>>

Adina Pintilie's "Touch Me Not" wins Berlin's Golden Bear

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Director Adine Pintilie's "Touch Me Not" has won the top Golden Bear prize at the Berlin International Film Festival. More>>

Keillor: Relationship with accuser simply 'romantic writing'

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Garrison Keillor says his relationship with a woman who accused him of sexual harassment was nothing more than "romantic writing" and that the two never had a sexual relationship. More>>

Armani rejects overdone emotion, Ferragamo favors color

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As fashion and politics clashed in Milan, Giorgio Armani offered a remedy for the violent tones surfacing in his native Italy's divisive election campaign _ and in shock fashion shows. More>>

China paves way for Xi Jinping to extend rule beyond 2 terms

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China's official news agency says the ruling Communist Party has proposed removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the country's president and vice president. More>>

Parents release names of 105 missing Nigerian girls

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Parents have released a list of the 105 girls they say are still missing nearly a week after Boko Haram militants attacked a town in northern Nigeria. More>>

Who ran the Olympics? Volunteer corps of mostly young women

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At the Olympics, corporate partnerships are calculated in the hundreds of millions and broadcasting rights in the billions. Underneath all that money is a workforce willing to run the Olympics for free. More>>

Opposition erupts as Iceland eyes banning most circumcisions

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Icelandic lawmakers are considering a law that would ban the circumcision of boys for non-medical reasons, making it the first European country to do so. More>>

Tokyo returns with Summer Games with something new to prove

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Tokyo ready for its second Summer Games determined to show the rest of the world that it has not fallen behind other economic powers in East Asia. More>>

Syrian capital, its suburbs calm after UN cease-fire vote

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Syrian activists, residents: Damascus and its suburbs relatively calm after Security Council's cease-fire resolution. More>>

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began

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Six months after waves of attacks emptied Rohingya villages in Myanmar, sending 700,000 people fleeing into Bangladesh, there are few signs anyone is going home soon. More>>

Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate

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Governors say the debate over gun control has changed after the Florida school shooting _ a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists. More>>

Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent

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Donald Trump is processing the Florida students' grief as both a president and a parent, and is propelled to action by vivid images of death and anguish. More>>

Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt it

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Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping. More>>

Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls

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Survivors of Florida school shooting endure new assault, this time from internet trolls. More>>

French customs officials find stolen Degas in luggage on bus

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French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was reported stolen. More>>

Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

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The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers. More>>

Thousands march in memory of slain Russian opposition leader

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Thousands of people marched down a central Moscow boulevard to mark the third anniversary of the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. More>>

Bach: Russian doping scandal didn't stain Winter Olympics

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The International Olympic Committee executive board has recommended upholding the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games. More>>

A 13-year-old dies after falling from a cliff in French Alps

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French authorities say a 13-year-old boy has died after falling from a cliff in the French Alps while his 10-year-old brother survived. More>>

The Latest: Bach hails Koreas cooperation at Olympics

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Four gold medals are being awarded on the final day of the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting

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NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting. More>>

Police experts urge intensive training if teachers are armed

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Law enforcement experts say it takes specialized and constant training to know how to act in an active shooter situation. More>>

Greitens blames politics, but even some in GOP concerned

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicts him for felony invasion of privacy. More>>

More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts

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Investment firm Blackrock wants to know how gun makers will respond to school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and elsewhere. More>>

Pope calls violence in Syria 'inhuman,' backs UN cease-fire

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Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria and is backing a U.N. Security Council-demanded case-fire so food and medicine can reach desperate Syrians and the sick and wounded can be evacuated. More>>

Superagers' youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharp

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Scientists are peering into the brains of "superagers" in the hope of finding ways to protect others from memory loss. More>>

Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

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New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance. More>>

Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, UN votes for cease-fire

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Syrian opposition activists are reporting a new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus leaving three people dead and more than a dozen wounded. More>>

What went right, wrong for NBC at the Olympics

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The Olympics nearly over, it's not just athletes who will be reviewing their performance. More>>

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

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Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers. More>>

Charged 'Putin's chef' runs news sites along with troll army

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Restaurateur Yevgeny Prigozhin is indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls, but he also runs a sprawling media empire advancing the Kremlin's agenda. More>>

Students: More gun control needed after school shooting

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Florida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting last week that left 17 people dead. Some say it isn't enough. More>>

Trump floats new gun measures as gun owners talk 'betrayal'

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President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures. More>>

The Latest: Democrats offer own memo on Russia probe

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Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers. More>>

US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy Video included

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President Donald Trump's administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. More>>

Officials say suicide bomber kills 2 in Afghan capital

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An explosion has occurred in a diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital. More>>

College basketball darkened again by new allegations

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A new round of allegations has given college basketball a black eye less than a month before the NCAA Tournament. More>>

Rescued from Korean War by US ship, now Olympic volunteers

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When the U.S. evacuated tens of thousands of refugees from North Korea during the Korean War, five babies were born on one of the ship that evacuated about 14,000 people. More>>

Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

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Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions. More>>

Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

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Rick Gates' guilty plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges turns him from defendant to cooperating witness. More>>

Trump Jr. 'loves' Indian media covering his business visit

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Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the U.S. president, will be pushing another ethics boundary on his whirlwind trip to India when he makes a foreign policy speech. More>>

Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate

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Governors say the debate over gun control has changed after the Florida school shooting _ a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists. More>>

Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

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The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office. More>>

Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex cases

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The International Committee of the Red Cross has joined the list of prominent charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct among its staff. More>>

The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try.

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The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try; 'The clicks are no joke'. More>>

IOC decision on Russians to come day of closing ceremony

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Confusion reigns over how the International Olympic Committee will decide what to do with the banned Russian Olympic Committee. More>>

US lands agency makeover would diminish Washington's power

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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has changed a proposed overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed. More>>

EU and Russia vie for influence in volatile Balkans region

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European Union promotes Balkans expansion to counter Russia's push for influence in volatile, strategically significant region. More>>

This week in odd news: Skunk fire, sleepwalker, T-Rex walk

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This week in odd news: Bicyclist blames Waze for directing him into Lincoln Tunnel; 11-year-old Pennsylvania Boy Scout called for jury duty; Student calls 911 from school, says he was sleepwalking; Nothing to see here! Police clear T-Rex walking student. More>>

American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

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The underdog U.S. men's curling team skipped by John Shuster won the Olympic gold medal with a 10-7 victory over Sweden. More>>

South Korean skater wins silver after team pursuit dispute

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Speedskater Kim Bo-reum has gone from being the target of an online petition calling for her to be expelled from the Pyeongchang Olympics to a spot on the medals podium. More>>

Ledecka gets rare double Olympic gold; US men win curling

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Ester Ledecka got a rare double gold by becoming the first to win snowboarding's parallel giant slalom and skiing's Alpine super-G at the Olympics, while the United States' men's curling team beat Sweden in an upset. More>>

Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes

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Ivanka Trump, the daughter of the American president, has landed in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony this weekend for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. More>>

White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier

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The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. More>>

Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

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AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman. More>>

Deaths mounts in Syria as UN weighs cease-fire resolution

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Human Rights Watch is criticizing the way Turkey is conducting its offensive in northern Syria, saying it has failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties. More>>

Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

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Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. More>>

US visa boss insists mission statement isn't anti-immigrant

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The head of the federal agency that grants visas has a message for anyone who interprets his new mission statement as anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no.". More>>

California parents face new charges in kids' torture case

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A California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them is due in court. More>>

Trump says arm US teachers; they love kids as others don't

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President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure.". More>>

Myanmar bulldozes what was left of Rohingya Muslim villages

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Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages in vast operation human rights groups say is destroying evidence of crimes. More>>

Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

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Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate. More>>

Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot

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Now it can be told: President Donald Trump goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo. More>>

EU leaders can't agree yet on post-Brexit budget

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The leaders of European Union nations _ minus Britain's prime minister _ meet to begin what are expected to be acrimonious talks on how the bloc will cope with a multibillion-euro hole in its budget caused by Brexit. More>>

Shiffrin jokes about whether Vonn's Olympic career is over

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When Vonn says these are her last Olympics, Shriffin has a good laugh. More>>

After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun laws

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'Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect, other issues. More>>

US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

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The Trump administration is hitting 56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, according to a senior administration official. More>>

Money-laundering watchdog: Close North Korean banks

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The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds has cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing and urged countries to close North Korean banks. More>>

Russian indicted by US seen as doing favors for Putin

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The journey of Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin has led from prison to wealthy entrepreneur. More>>

The Latest: UN delays vote on 30-day Syria cease-fire

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Main Syrian opposition group is calling on the international community to prevent Russia from voting on a new U.N. Security Council resolution. More>>

The Latest: Mueller files new charge against Paul Manafort

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A former top adviser to the Trump campaign is expected to plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. More>>

Billy Graham and North Carolina: The affection was mutual

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While the Rev. Billy Graham's travels took him as far away as the Soviet Union and China, he always came back to his native North Carolina, a place of refuge and spiritual refueling. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: People feel better about economy, not country

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Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel good about the economy. More>>

Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules

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A second federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's efforts to delay an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands. More>>

AP Exclusive: Medal haul well short of USOC projections

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AP Exclusive: US medal haul falls well short of USOC's internal projections. More>>

Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares inmate

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A condemned Texas inmate set for execution is awaiting word on whether Gov. Greg Abbott will accept the state parole board's rare clemency recommendation to spare the prisoner's life at the urging of his father. More>>

NBA setting up hotline to report misconduct, work concerns

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The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace, following a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile environment for women in the Dallas Mavericks organization. More>>

Experts: Underwater archaeology site imperiled in Mexico

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Mexican experts say the recently mapped Sac Actun cave system "is probably the most important underwater archaeological site in the world," but is threatened by pollution. More>>

Science Says: European art scene began with Neanderthals

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Two new studies from Spain provide the strongest evidence yet that Neanderthals created art. More>>

Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

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Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids. More>>

Russians get 1st gold, Germany tops Canada in Olympic hockey

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Russians get first gold of Olympics in figure skating, Germany beats Canada in men's hockey. More>>

AP Explains: Graham's rare honor at US Capitol

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Congress is reserving one of the nation's greatest distinctions for the Rev. Billy Graham, selecting him to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. More>>

Florida man yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death

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Florida inmate lets out blood-curdling scream, yells 'murderers!' as he's executed for 1993 rape and killing; authorities say 'no indication' last actions caused by lethal injection. More>>

Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

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President Donald Trump has endorsed barring those under 21 from buying semi-automatic weapons _ a move that puts him in direct opposition with the National Rifle Association. More>>

The Latest: Trump blames armed officer at FL high school

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President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure.". More>>

After a year, Trump holds firm grip on conservative movement

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Donald Trump's candidacy jumbled the conservative movement, but more than a year into his presidency, the onetime Democrat holds what seems to be a near-total grip. More>>

Vonn scatters grandfather's ashes near downhill course Video included

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Somber rite: Lindsey Vonn scatters grandfather's ashes on rock near downhill course. More>>

Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

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A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015. More>>

California senator quits as Legislature grapples with #MeToo

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The California Senate is preparing to debate punishment for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct. More>>

Russians get 1st gold thanks to 15-year-old Zagitova

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The Russians finally have a gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics, as teen figure skaters Zagitova and Medvedeva go 1-2 in women's event. More>>

The Latest: Zagitova gives Russians 1st gold in Pyeongchang

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The Russians have a good shot at winning their first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics when teenage figure skaters Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva take the ice for the women's free skate. More>>

Correction: Obit-Billy Graham story Video included

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The Rev. Billy Graham, who was known as "America's Pastor," has died at his North Carolina home at 99. More>>

Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn't know if it can

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President Donald Trump wants the Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stock devices. More>>

Janney thought film acclaim eluded her _ then came 'I Tonya'

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Allison Janney's road to Oscar started with a friendship. More>>

NPR adopts new measures after sex harassment investigation

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National Public Radio's board of directors has adopted a series of measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independent investigation into sex harassment issues stemming from the ouster of a top executive. More>>

World leaders urge Syria cease-fire as fighting escalates

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for the European Union to step up pressure on Russia and Iran to end the violence in Syria. More>>

In Syria, a father says last goodbye to dead child

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A father saying his last goodbye to his dead child in a moment captured on video, before the shelling starts again. More>>

GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map Video included

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A request by Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature to stop a new congressional map from being implemented is now in the hands of the nation's highest court. More>>

Shiffrin gets silver in Vonn's last Olympic race; Gisin wins

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American teammates Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin meet in their 1st Olympic race and it will go down to the wire. More>>

Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA Video included

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Students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence. More>>

NRA strikes a defiant tone, criticizes gun control advocates

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Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting. More>>

Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

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The U.S. medical community is voicing mounting frustration over the Trump administration's focus on mental illness to fight mass violence. More>>

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

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Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a business associate. More>>

NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shooting

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Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting. More>>

Shelters open amid Midwest flooding as rivers keep rising

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Shelters open to help people evacuated from their homes amid flooding in Indiana, Michigan and other parts of the Midwest. More>>

US women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller

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The Americans' gold medal drought in women's hockey _ finally _ is over. More>>

Florida man yells 'murderers!' as he's executed for slaying

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Florida inmate yells 'murderers!' repeatedly as he's executed for his convictioin in 1993 rape and killing of a college student. More>>

Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

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The students who swarmed Florida's state capitol in the wake of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre face pushback in Legislature. More>>

The Latest: No answer at home of school's ex-armed officer

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For almost a half-hour after a school shooter dropped his assault-style rifle and escaped Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, police officers thought they were seeing his actions live on the school's security system. More>>

Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers

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In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting inside a school, Trump says that if one of the victims had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.". More>>

New study finds female protagonists decreased in 2017 films

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2017 may have been the year of "Wonder Woman," but a new study finds that female protagonists were down 5 percent in the year's 100 top-grossing films. More>>

US may never see another spiritual leader like Billy Graham

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In the wake of the Rev. Billy Graham's death, religion scholars say this much is clear: There will never be another American spiritual leader with his reach and influence. More>>

Husband of slain online exhibitionist charged with murder

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The husband of an online exhibitionist found slain outside her suburban home has been arrested in her killing. More>>

Congressman claims undisclosed firm wasn't 'doing business'

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An Iowa congressman has said in a sworn statement that a company he failed to disclose wasn't "doing business" in 2016, despite evidence to the contrary. More>>

Nowitzki 'disgusted' by report of hostile workplace for Mavs

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The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace environment for women. More>>

Students across US walk out of class to protest gun violence Video included

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Students at high schools across the U.S. are staging walk-outs to protest gun violence in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting. More>>

The Latest: Spokesman: Graham planned own funeral carefully

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The Rev. Billy Graham's son, the Rev. Franklin Graham, says his father would want to be remembered as a preacher. More>>

Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says

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Insiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be. More>>

Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol Video included

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Some of the high school students who traveled to Florida's state capital for protests after last week's mass shooting committed what may have been their young movement's first act of civil disobedience. More>>

Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

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Republican congresswoman says 'many' people who commit mass murder are Democrats, but she offers no evidence; Democratic challenger calls her comments 'disgusting' and 'toxic'. More>>

The Latest: Trump congratulates US women's hockey on gold

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Russian state TV reports that curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. More>>

The perils of live microphones tripping up NBC's Olympics

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'A screen grab away from infamy': The Olympics are a technological marvel to telecast every four years, yet NBC has been bedeviled by the very simple stumbling block of live announcers before live microphones with everybody listening. More>>

Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles

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Republican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage. More>>

Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest flooding

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Several states could see severe flooding and other weather-related problems amid a storm system that has brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains. More>>

The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

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The day before 17 people were gunned down inside a Florida school, a co-worker says the suspect made plans to go with him to a shooting range. More>>

Hospitals overwhelmed by bombing blitz of Damascus suburbs

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Syrian rescuers say 10 people have been killed by government airstrikes and shelling on a town in the suburbs of Damascus. More>>

Mystery cloaks Japanese dad of 13 born from Thai surrogates

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A Japanese man who has won legal custody of 13 surrogate children in Thailand has remained virtually anonymous in the Japanese media. More>>

AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel

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'They force you to deport yourself:' Migrant deported by Israel back to Africa recounts ordeal. More>>

State witness turning point in Netanyahu corruption case

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Israeli media are reporting that one of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's closest confidants has turned state witness and will incriminate Netanyahu in corruption allegations. More>>

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

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Donald Trump Jr. says any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he kicked off a highly publicized visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name. More>>

Oversight committee wants to look at Pruitt's travel records

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A congressional oversight committee wants to take a look at travel records for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt. More>>

Much-touted MS-13 sweep keeps even most basic details secret

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A sweep of MS-13 gang members on New York's Long Island that was praised by President Donald Trump has been shrouded in secrecy, with authorities refusing to release the names of the suspects or the charges against them. More>>

Russian curler to return Olympic medal over failed drug test

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Spokeswoman for the Russian Curling Federation says curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test. More>>

Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws Video included

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Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change law now. More>>

Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99 Video included

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The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina. More>>

To get a ride, Uber says take a walk

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Uber is rolling out a service called 'Express Pool,' which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations. More>>

'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents

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Trump declares that more must be done to protect America's children, asks Justice Department to seek ban on rapid-fire bump stocks. More>>

House panel seeks info on EPA chief's first-class flights

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A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt. More>>

Billy Graham dies: 'America's Pastor,' adviser to presidents Video included

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The Rev. Billy Graham, dead at 99, was 'America's pastor' and a pioneer in use of television in mass evangelism. More>>

Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House Video included

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Billy Graham would be the first to say that his message was not complex or unique, but he won over audiences worldwide with his friendliness, openness, humility and unyielding religious conviction. More>>

Report: Russian curler drops doping appeal; to return medal

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Russian state TV reports that curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. More>>

Gold drought about to end: Russians 1-2 after short program

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That Russian gold medal drought at the Pyeongchang Olympics is closer to ending thanks to a pair of teen figure skaters who set world records in the short program. More>>

Vonn 3rd in last Olympic DH; her pal Goggia of Italy wins

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Sofia Goggia of Italy won the Olympic women's downhill race as Lindsey Vonn earned bronze. More>>

Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

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A Denver-area congressman whose district was the site of the Aurora movie theater shooting in 2012 was booed at a town hall Tuesday night as people called for action after the Florida school shooting. More>>

Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

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Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents. More>>

The Latest: Bjoergen becomes most decorated Winter Olympian

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The Trump administration says Vice President Mike Pence was ready to meet with representatives from North Korea during his visit to the Olympic Games in South Korea but that North Korea canceled at the last minute. More>>

Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment story

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The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. More>>

15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire

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A 15-year-old Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who was shot five times during the massacre is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students. More>>

State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence

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State Department says North Korean officials passed up an opportunity to meet face to face with Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to South Korea for the Olympic Games. More>>

Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race Video included

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The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities. More>>

Lebanon gets tough on the press ahead of elections

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A string of criminal suits against Lebanese journalists and researchers has jolted this small country that is accustomed to styling itself as the main forum for ideas in the Middle East. More>>

AP Explains: Syria's starved, rebellious suburb under attack

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AP Explains: Syria's starved rebellious suburbs east of the Syrian capital, Damascus, are under attack. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Florida shooting survivors demand action on guns; Israeli media say Netanyahu confidant will testify against him; Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in final Olympic downhill. More>>

The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

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Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system. More>>

Attorney admits he lied to Mueller's federal agents

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President Donald Trump is suggesting Democrats are hypocrites for insisting that past elections weren't rigged, only to blame Russians for meddling after he took the White House. More>>

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    Italians stage protests in violence-marred election campaign

    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-02-25 17:16:28 GMT
    (Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Police officers drag away a man during a demonstration in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Thousands of police have been deployed for protests in Rome, Milan and other Italian cities tasked with preventing clashe...(Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Police officers drag away a man during a demonstration in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Thousands of police have been deployed for protests in Rome, Milan and other Italian cities tasked with preventing clashe...
    Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend to protest before the March 4 national election.More >>
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  • Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby

    Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby

    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-02-25 17:16:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...
    A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman says a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to...More >>
    A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman says a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine.More >>
  • Berkshire Hathaway says tax law gives it $29B boost in 4Q

    Berkshire Hathaway says tax law gives it $29B boost in 4Q

    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:15 PM EST2018-02-25 17:15:59 GMT
    Berkshire Hathaway's fourth-quarter results received a $29 billion boost from the new tax law last year and more than offset any weaknesses in the company's businesses.More >>
    Berkshire Hathaway's fourth-quarter results received a $29 billion boost from the new tax law last year and more than offset any weaknesses in the company's businesses.More >>
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:09 PM EST2018-02-25 17:09:14 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 21, 2018 file photo shows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, left, asking a question to Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fl...(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 21, 2018 file photo shows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, left, asking a question to Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fl...
    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.More >>
    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.More >>
  • 'Vicar of Dibley' actress Emma Chambers dies at 53

    'Vicar of Dibley' actress Emma Chambers dies at 53

    Sunday, February 25 2018 11:37 AM EST2018-02-25 16:37:06 GMT
    British actress Emma Chambers has died at the age of 53.More >>
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  • 'Black Panther' stays strong with $108M in second weekend

    'Black Panther' stays strong with $108M in second weekend

    Sunday, February 25 2018 11:37 AM EST2018-02-25 16:37:02 GMT
    (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP). This image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther."(Marvel Studios/Disney via AP). This image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther."
    "Black Panther" has scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales.More >>
    "Black Panther" has scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales.More >>
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