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Robert Hoatson, of West Orange, N.J., holds protest signs outside of a hotel hosting the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual fall meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
November 14, 2018 - 6:44 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic priests made clear their frustrations Wednesday as a national assembly focused on clergy sex-abuse neared its conclusion without strong new steps to combat the multifaceted crisis. Avoiding any direct confrontation with the Vatican, the U.S. Conference of Catholic...
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Central American migrants and others look on along the border structure, in Tijuana, Mexico Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled to reach the U.S. border, catching rides on buses and trucks for hundreds of miles in the last leg of their journey Wednesday as the first sizable groups began arriving in the border city of Tijuana. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
November 14, 2018 - 6:41 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana by the hundreds Wednesday, getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. military presence that awaits them after President Donald Trump ordered thousands of troops to the border. Several hundred people from the...
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In this courtroom sketch Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, sits next to his defense attorney Eduardo Balazero, left, for opening statements as Guzman's high-security trial gets underway in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Guzman pleaded not guilty to charges that he amassed a multi-billion-dollar fortune smuggling tons of cocaine and other drugs in a vast supply chain that reached New York, New Jersey, Texas and elsewhere north of the border. The infamous Mexican drug lord has been held in solitary confinement since his extradition to the United States early last year. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
November 14, 2018 - 6:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An admitted former Mexican cartel member first met the notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman when he helped him evade a manhunt, he said in court testimony Wednesday. Taking the witness stand for the government at Guzman's U.S. trial, Jesus Zambada identified Guzman in the...
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Law enforcement officers inspect the site where a tour bus carrying passengers overturned just after midday, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in DeSoto County, Miss. The crash came as a winter storm has been raking parts of the South. (Joe Rondone/The Commercial Appeal via AP)
November 14, 2018 - 6:37 pm
BYHALIA, Mississippi (AP) — A tour bus overturned on an icy highway southeast of Memphis on Wednesday afternoon, leaving two people dead and injuring all 44 others aboard as a storm blasted parts of the South with sleet and light snow, authorities said. Sgt. Joey Miller with the Mississippi Highway...
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FILE- In this Oct. 18, 2017, file photo a person crosses the South Street Bridge spanning the Schuylkill River and view of the Philadelphia skyline. AFor more than a year, cities around the country waited in suspense over whether they'd be chosen as Amazon's second home. “It put Philadelphia in the national (and international) spotlight, increasing our visibility to other companies and showing our viability for other large-scale projects,” said Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney in a statement. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
November 14, 2018 - 6:10 pm
Sometimes losing is winning. Or at least that's what some of the 18 North American cities passed up by Amazon for its new headquarters are telling themselves. After 14 agonizing months of wooing and then waiting for the online retail giant to make up its mind, the finalists learned that instead of...
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November 14, 2018 - 5:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Snap Inc. has received federal subpoenas related to a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2017 initial public offering. The lawsuit, filed last May, claims that Snap misled investors about its user growth before going public. The company said in a statement Wednesday that it has...
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A tour bus is towed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, after it overturned on an icy highway in northern Mississippi. DeSoto County sheriff's deputy Alex Coker said the tour bus carrying about 50 people overturned just after midday Wednesday south of Memphis, Tennessee. The crash came as a winter storm has been raking parts of the South. The county coroner, Josh Pounders, says two people are confirmed dead in the crash where Interstate 269 meets with Interstate 22. He says that the injured have been taken to area hospitals, some in critical condition. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)
November 14, 2018 - 5:57 pm
BYHALIA, Mississippi (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm hitting parts of the South (all times local): 5 p.m. At least three of the 44 people injured in a tour bus crash in northern Mississippi near Memphis, Tennessee, are in serious condition at area hospitals. Spokeswoman Ayoka Pond says 19...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks during an interview at his Statehouse office in Boston. Following the midterm elections, Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids are pivoting from campaigning for other candidates across the country to refocusing on their own efforts, including making moves in early-voting states like South Carolina. Former Massachusetts Patrick is set to deliver a keynote address on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at an Urban League fundraiser in Charleston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
November 14, 2018 - 5:55 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids in the aftermath of the midterm elections are pivoting from campaigning for other candidates across the country to refocusing on their own efforts, including moves in early-voting states like South Carolina. On Friday, former...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love walks to greets supporters during an election night party, in Lehi, Utah. Love has cut into Democratic challenger Ben McAdams' lead as vote-counting continues in the race that remains too close to call a week after Election Day. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
November 14, 2018 - 5:47 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love sued Wednesday to halt vote counting in the Utah race where she is narrowly trailing her Democratic challenger, saying her campaign must be allowed to challenge mail-in ballot verification. In a contest where "every single vote is crucial," the...
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A tour bus is towed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, after it overturned on an icy highway in northern Mississippi. DeSoto County sheriff's deputy Alex Coker said the tour bus carrying about 50 people overturned just after midday Wednesday south of Memphis, Tennessee. The crash came as a winter storm has been raking parts of the South. The county coroner, Josh Pounders, says two people are confirmed dead in the crash where Interstate 269 meets with Interstate 22. He says that the injured have been taken to area hospitals, some in critical condition. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)
November 14, 2018 - 5:47 pm
BYHALIA, Mississippi (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm hitting parts of the South (all times local): 4 p.m. A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman says two people are dead and 44 others have been injured aboard a tour bus that overturned on an icy highway in the northern part of the state near...
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