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FILE - In this March 29, 2015, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara Bush, left, speak before a college basketball regional final game between Gonzaga and Duke, in the NCAA basketball tournament in Houston. A family spokesman said Sunday, April 15, 2018, that the former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
April 15, 2018 - 11:25 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said Sunday. "Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek...
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, eighth from left, speaks to his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono, eighth from right, during the Japan-China High-Level Economic Dialogue in Tokyo Monday, April 16, 2018. China and Japan resumed the high-level economic talks after a hiatus of nearly eight years in a sign of improving ties between the world’s No. 2 and No. 3 economies. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Pool Photo via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 11:23 pm
TOKYO (AP) — China and Japan resumed high-level economic talks Monday after a hiatus of nearly eight years in a sign of improving ties in their often-frosty relationship. Led by their foreign ministers, the two sides met in Tokyo for what was billed as the fourth Japan-China High-Level Economic...
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In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018, photo, John Cena, left, and Nikki Bella attend the LA Premiere of "Blockers" at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles. On Sunday, April 15, 2018, Bella tweeted that she and Cena have ended their engagement, saying that they've made the mutual decision to break up after six years together. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
April 15, 2018 - 11:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — John Cena and Nikki Bella are no longer getting ready to say "I do." Bella tweeted Sunday that the professional wrestlers have ended their relationship and asked for privacy. The couple had been together for six years and got engaged a year ago on live TV during a wrestling match...
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Jason Aldean performs "You Make It Easy" at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 15, 2018 - 11:14 pm
Jason Aldean paid tribute to the victims of the massive shooting at a country music festival during his acceptance speech after being named entertainer of the year at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards. "It's been a rough year," Aldean said during the ceremony in Las Vegas, thanking those "...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2010, file photo, Raphael Golb, center, and his attorney Ron Kuby, left, confer during a recess in his trial at Manhattan State Supreme Court in New York. A judge is expected to decide Monday, April 16, 2018, on Golb's final bid to reduce his two-month jail sentence. It was imposed in 2014, but appeals put it on hold and narrowed the counts in his criminal impersonation and forgery conviction. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File)
April 15, 2018 - 10:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The unusual case of a New York man convicted of using online aliases to discredit his father's detractors in a debate over the Dead Sea Scrolls is coming to an end after nine years. A Manhattan judge is expected to decide Monday on Raphael Golb's final bid to reduce his two-month...
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Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, second from right, and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, second from left, attend their meeting in Tokyo Sunday, April 15, 2018. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang starts two-day visit with a meeting with Japanese counterpart Kono. Wang is in Tokyo for the Japan-China Economic dialogue which has been stalled since 2010.(Behrouz Mehri/Pool Photo via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 10:45 pm
TOKYO (AP) — China and Japan have resumed high-level economic talks after a hiatus of nearly eight years in a sign of improving ties in their often-frosty relationship. The Japan-China High-Level Economic Dialogue was being held Monday in Tokyo for the first time since August 2010. The Chinese side...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2010, file photo, Raphael Golb, center, and his attorney Ron Kuby, left, confer during a recess in his trial at Manhattan State Supreme Court in New York. A judge is expected to decide Monday, April 16, 2018, on Golb's final bid to reduce his two-month jail sentence. It was imposed in 2014, but appeals put it on hold and narrowed the counts in his criminal impersonation and forgery conviction. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File)
April 15, 2018 - 10:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The unusual case of a New York man convicted of using online aliases to discredit his father's detractors in a debate over the Dead Sea Scrolls is coming to an end after nine years. A Manhattan judge is expected to decide Monday on Raphael Golb's final bid to reduce his two-month...
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Bill Cosby smiles as he departs his sexual assault trial, Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 15, 2018 - 10:39 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyer opened the comedian's sexual assault retrial last week with a blistering attack on accuser Andrea Constand, telling jurors that evidence would show she's nothing more than a con artist who framed the comedian and cashed in with a $3.4 million civil...
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In this image released by ABC News, former FBI director James Comey appears at an interview with George Stephanopoulos that will air during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018 on the ABC Television Network. Comey's book, "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership," will be released on Tuesday. (Ralph Alswang/ABC via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 10:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's book (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it's possible that President Donald Trump might be compromised by the Russians. In an interview with ABC News that aired Sunday night, the fired FBI...
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Carrie Underwood performs "Cry Pretty" at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 15, 2018 - 10:28 pm
Carrie Underwood made her first television appearance since injuring her face in strong form at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards, owning the stage with her powerhouse vocals. Underwood, in a glittery dress, returned to the stage Sunday like an A-List veteran when she performed her new song...
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