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March 04, 2018 - 11:20 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The archdiocese of Naples says it has sent the Vatican a 1,200-page dossier compiled by a male escort identifying 40 actively gay priests and seminarians in Italy. In a statement on the diocesan website, Cardinal Cresenzio Sepe said none of the identified priests worked in...
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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks before signing the first executive order of his administration in Trenton, N.J. Democratic officials in some high-tax states are pushing legislation that would retain a federal tax break for state and local taxes, a deduction that was capped in the recent GOP tax overhaul. Murphy’s office describes the push for a work-around to the new cap on local taxes as a matter of fairness, especially if many of the federal tax breaks expire as scheduled in 2027. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 04, 2018 - 11:20 am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Resistance to the Republican tax overhaul comes with an ideological twist for some Democratic state officials. The have styled themselves as champions of the working class, but are pushing hard for measures that would reduce taxes mostly for the wealthy. The state senates...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Washington. Trump's announcement that he will impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum has upended political alliances on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 04, 2018 - 11:17 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May has spoken with U.S. President Donald Trump and expressed "deep concern" about his threatened trade war with the European Union. May's office says she discussed the issue with Trump during a telephone call Sunday. Trump has threatened to tax European cars if...
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Relatives and friends attend the funeral of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak in Stiavnik, Slovakia on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Kuciak an investigative journalist shot dead in Slovakia last week was working on a story about the activities of Italian mafia in his country and their links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico. (AP Photo/Bundas Engler)
March 04, 2018 - 11:13 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak President Andrej Kiska called Sunday for substantial changes in the country's coalition government or for an early election to resolve the "serious political crisis" the country is facing after the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee. The bodies...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking during a massive rally in his support as a presidential candidate at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
March 04, 2018 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country will "never" extradite any of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for election-meddling. Putin says Russia "does not extradite its citizens." He's referring to a provision in Russia's constitution that prohibits...
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Map of eastern Ghouta, Syria.; 2c x 2 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 63 mm;
March 04, 2018 - 10:55 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops and allied militias have captured a number of villages and towns in a rebel-held region near the capital, in the largest advance since a wide-scale offensive began last month, state media and activists reported Sunday. Syria's Central Military Media said government...
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La primera ministra británica Theresa May habla desde la Mansion House, la residencia del alcalde de Londres, viernes 2 de marzo de 2018. May dijo a los británicos que deberán enfrentar la “dura realidad” del Brexit, con menor acceso a los mercados de la Unión Europea una vez que salga del bloque. (Peter Nicholls/Pool Photo via AP)
March 04, 2018 - 10:51 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to ease bankers' concerns after she torpedoed one of their biggest demands for Brexit during a speech on the country's future relationship with the European Union. The prime minister, in a BBC interview broadcast Sunday, said both sides...
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In this June 6, 2012 photo provided by John Masson, David Gavitt visits the grave of his wife and two daughters in Ionia County, Mich., immediately after he was released from prison after 26 years. Gavitt was convicted of arson and murder in their 1985 deaths, but the convictions were overturned after scientists took a new look at evidence from the house fire. Gavitt now is seeking compensation under a Michigan law that pays people who were wrongly convicted. (John Masson via AP)
March 04, 2018 - 10:47 am
DETROIT (AP) — David Gavitt spent 26 years in prison for the deaths of his wife and two daughters before a prosecutor agreed that the evidence behind his arson conviction was no longer credible. The case helped inspire a Michigan law aimed at compensating the wrongfully convicted. Yet the state now...
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ARCHIVO - Esta foto de archivo del 30 de enero del 2017 muestra maletas en el área de desembarque de Delta Air Lines en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson en Atlanta, Georgia. (AP Foto/David Goldman, Archivo)
March 04, 2018 - 10:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In 1960, black students staged sit-ins that forced Woolworth's to desegregate its lunch counters, and other stores and restaurants followed suit. In 1986, General Motors, Coca-Cola and dozens of other U.S. corporations pulled out of apartheid-era South Africa after years of pressure...
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In this June 6, 2012 photo provided by John Masson, David Gavitt visits the grave of his wife and two daughters in Ionia County, Mich., immediately after he was released from prison after 26 years. Gavitt was convicted of arson and murder in their 1985 deaths, but the convictions were overturned after scientists took a new look at evidence from the house fire. Gavitt now is seeking compensation under a Michigan law that pays people who were wrongly convicted. (John Masson via AP)
March 04, 2018 - 10:43 am
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan man whose case helped inspire a state law that gives money to the wrongfully convicted is now fighting to win compensation. David Gavitt spent 26 years in prison in the deaths of his wife and two young daughters before a prosecutor agreed the arson evidence behind his...
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