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Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in his sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Corey Perrine)
April 04, 2018 - 12:03 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers have scored a pair of rulings crucial to their strategy of painting his accuser as a money-grubbing liar as jury selection in his sexual assault retrial continues for a third day. Seven jurors have been picked so far. The process resumes on Wednesday in...
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Central American migrants traveling with the annual Stations of the Cross caravan march to call for migrants' rights and protest the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump and Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, in Matias Romero, Oaxaca State, Mexico, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Bogged down by logistical problems, large numbers of children and fears about people getting sick, the caravan was always meant to draw attention to the plight of migrants and was never equipped to march all the way to the U.S. border.(AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
April 04, 2018 - 12:03 am
MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico (AP) — President Donald Trump's angry comments about a caravan of migrants ricochet around like a soccer ball in the dusty athletic complex in southern Mexico where the 1,000 or so Central Americans have camped since the weekend. Trump's words have confused and befuddled...
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Specialist Peter Giacchi, center, stands on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Spotify Inc. will make its stock market debut Tuesday, casting a spotlight on its early lead in music streaming. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 03, 2018 - 10:59 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed in early trading Wednesday as investors digested the latest volley of tariff measures and threats between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dipped 0.1 percent to 21,271.03 and South Korea's Kospi slipped 0.4 percent to 2,...
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This March 25, 2018, Safeway surveillance photo provided by the California Highway Patrol shows Jennifer Hart, right, at a Safeway store in Fort Bragg, Calif. Sarah and Jennifer Hart, of Woodland, Wash., were found dead at a crash scene March 26, 2018, along with three of their children where the SUV they were traveling in plunged off a coastal cliff near Mendocino, Calif. (Courtesy of California Highway Patrol via AP)
April 03, 2018 - 10:57 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A woman said Tuesday that she told Oregon child welfare officials in 2013 that Jennifer and Sarah Hart — who plunged off a California cliff with their children last month in an SUV — had been depriving the kids of food as punishment. In a statement provided to The Associated Press,...
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April 03, 2018 - 10:15 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday vowed to impose measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling technology dispute that has fueled fears it might set back the global economic recovery. The Commerce Ministry said it...
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Tanya Gersh poses for a photo. A neo-Nazi website publisher's travels outside the U.S. don't warrant dismissal of a lawsuit over an anti-Semitic online trolling campaign he orchestrated against a Montana family, a federal magistrate judge said in an order Wednesday, March 21, 2018. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch said there is sufficient evidence that The Daily Stormer's publisher, Andrew Anglin, was legally "domiciled" in Ohio when Montana real estate agent Gersh sued him last April. (Dan Chung/Southern Poverty Law Center via AP, File)
April 03, 2018 - 10:05 pm
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for a neo-Nazi website publisher and a Montana woman asked a judge Tuesday to decide whether the white nationalist had a First Amendment right to unleash a "troll storm" of anti-Semitic messages and threats against the Jewish woman's family. U.S. Magistrate Judge...
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People attend a ceremony commemorating the final speech of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Mason Temple of the Church of God in Christ, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. King delivered the speech, which contained the phrase, "I've been to the mountaintop," on April 3, 1968, the night before he was assassinated. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 03, 2018 - 9:19 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on commemorations of The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A commemoration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final speech has begun with rousing remarks and music. A gospel singer led a rousing rendition of "Lift Every Voice and Sing,"...
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Five men who took part in the Memphis sanitation workers strike in 1968 wait for a ceremony to begin at the Mason Temple of the Church of God in Christ, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. From left are Cleophus Smith, Ozell Eual, Elmore Nickleberry, Baxter Richard Leach and Rev. Leslie R. Moore. The church is where Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his final speech, which contained the phrase, "I've been to the mountaintop," on April 3, 1968, the night before he was assassinated. King was in Memphis to support the striking workers. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 03, 2018 - 9:18 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With an enthusiastic crowd filling Memphis' Mason Temple Church of God in Christ, the atmosphere was heavy with nostalgia Tuesday for the evening 50 years ago that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his final speech. A gospel singer led a rousing rendition of "Lift Every...
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This March 25, 2018, Safeway surveillance photo provided by the California Highway Patrol shows Jennifer Hart, right, at a Safeway store in Fort Bragg, Calif. Sarah and Jennifer Hart, of Woodland, Wash., were found dead at a crash scene March 26, 2018, along with three of their children where the SUV they were traveling in plunged off a coastal cliff near Mendocino, Calif. (Courtesy of California Highway Patrol via AP)
April 03, 2018 - 9:15 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A woman said Tuesday that she told Oregon child welfare officials in 2013 that Jennifer and Sarah Hart — who plunged off a California cliff with their children last month in an SUV — had been depriving the kids of food as punishment. In a statement provided to The Associated Press,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2003, file photo, Bolivian President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada speaks during a news conference in Mexico City. A U.S. jury has found the former president of Bolivia and his defense minister responsible for government killings during 2003 unrest in a lawsuit filed by Bolivians whose family members were among the slain. The jury verdict came Tuesday, April 3, 2018, after a nearly three-week trial in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo Marco Ugarte, File)
April 03, 2018 - 8:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a former president of Bolivia and his defense minister responsible for killings by security forces during 2003 unrest in the South American nation, awarding $10 million in damages in a lawsuit filed by Bolivians whose relatives were among the slain. The...
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