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FILE - In this May 17, 2017 file photo, CNN News anchor Jake Tapper attends the Turner Network 2017 Upfront presentation in New York. Tapper is set to address graduates at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst's spring commencement, on Friday, May 11, 2018. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 11, 2018 - 12:20 am
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — CNN anchor Jake Tapper is set to address graduates at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst's spring commencement. Tapper is the featured speaker at Friday's ceremony for undergraduate students. Tapper hosts a weekday program on CNN and serves as the network's chief...
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International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney speaks during Senior Day activities at Vanderbilt University on Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
May 10, 2018 - 2:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amal Clooney urged young students at Vanderbilt University to have courage because it inspires others and creates rights for future generations. The human rights lawyer spoke Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee, for senior day, a part of the university's commencement activities...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2018 file photo, bridal fashion from the Amsale collection is modeled during Bridal Fashion Week in New York. Buying a wedding dress online is a much different experience than doing so in a store. Shopping online can help brides make more clear-headed and less emotion-driven purchases. But it also requires brides to be their own consultants, who are familiar with fabrics, cuts and more. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
May 10, 2018 - 10:18 am
Carol Hickins' wedding dress arrived at her office "in a plastic bag inside a brown cardboard box," she says. The packaging was a "letdown," she says, but the dress was not. She loved the gown she bought from the Ann Taylor website. That was in 2013, and Ann Taylor has since stopped selling wedding...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2012 file photo, Baby Hope Diamond, a Coton de Tulear, appears as a dog bride at a fundraiser in New York that was deemed the world's priciest pet wedding. Animal advocate Wendy Diamond announced Wednesday May 9, 2018, that Baby Hope Diamond has died at the age of 13 after a nine-month battle with congestive heart failure. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)
May 09, 2018 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A little dog known for her role in a fundraiser deemed the world's priciest pet wedding has died. Animal advocate Wendy Diamond announced Wednesday that Baby Hope Diamond died this week after a nine-month battle with congestive heart failure. She was 13. The coton du tulear (koh-...
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May 09, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A little dog known for her role in a fundraiser deemed the world's priciest pet wedding has died. Animal advocate Wendy Diamond announced Wednesday that Baby Hope Diamond died this week after a nine-month battle with congestive heart failure. She was 13. The coton du tulear (koh-...
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Larson RonDeau enters the courtroom for the first day of the trial Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the Matheson Court House, in Salt Lake City. A trial started for three men accused of raping a 9-year-old Utah girl while her mother was in the garage smoking methamphetamine. Defense attorneys argue there's no DNA or other physical evidence against the men charged with child rape and sodomy, RonDeau, 38, Randall Flatlip, 28, and Jerry Flatlip, 31. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune, via AP, Pool)
May 09, 2018 - 2:31 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Three men accused of raping a 9-year-old Utah girl while her mother was smoking methamphetamine in a garage were found not guilty Wednesday after their lawyers argued they couldn't be convicted without physical evidence. Prosecutors said the girl's clear, harrowing testimony...
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Refugees and migrants are rescued by members of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, after leaving Libya trying to reach European soil aboard an overcrowded rubber boat, north of Libyan coast, Sunday, May 6, 2018. In total 105 refugees and migrants from Bangladesh, Egypt, Nigeria, Marrocos, Gana, Pakistan, Sudan, Libya, Eritrea and Senegal were rescued in the overcrowded rubber boat. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
May 09, 2018 - 1:38 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on migrant issues in Europe (all times local): 8:35 p.m. An aid group is bringing a boat with 105 migrants to Sicily after a bureaucratic standoff by the Italian coast guard left the migrants exposed to the elements for over a day. The group SOS Mediterranee...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, May, 5, 2018, Zenele Ndlovu walks down the aisle on her wedding day at a hospital Chapel in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Ndlovu and Jamie Fox, attacked by a crocodile, wedded days later in a Zimbabwean hospital, where the bride was recovering after losing an arm. "In one week we went from shock and agony to a truly amazing experience," Fox told The Associated Press on Monday, May 7. (AP Photo)
May 07, 2018 - 4:45 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A couple attacked by a crocodile wedded days later in a Zimbabwean hospital, where the bride was recovering after losing an arm. "In one week we went from shock and agony to a truly amazing experience," 27-year-old Jamie Fox told The Associated Press Monday. Fox and his then...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, May, 5, 2018, Zenele Ndlovu walks down the aisle on her wedding day at a hospital Chapel in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Ndlovu and Jamie Fox, attacked by a crocodile, wedded days later in a Zimbabwean hospital, where the bride was recovering after losing an arm. "In one week we went from shock and agony to a truly amazing experience," Fox told The Associated Press on Monday, May 7. (AP Photo)
May 07, 2018 - 3:21 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A couple attacked by a crocodile wedded days later in a Zimbabwean hospital, where the bride was recovering after losing an arm. "In one week we went from shock and agony to a truly amazing experience," 27-year-old Jamie Fox told The Associated Press Monday. Fox and his then...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, May, 5, 2018, Zanele Ndlovu walks down the aisle on her wedding day at a hospital Chapel in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. A couple attacked by a crocodile wedded days later in a Zimbabwean hospital, where the bride was recovering after losing an arm. "In one week we went from shock and agony to a truly amazing experience," 27-year-old Jamie Fox told The Associated Press Monday, May 7. (AP Photo)
May 07, 2018 - 2:02 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A couple attacked by a crocodile wedded days later in a Zimbabwean hospital, where the bride was recovering after losing an arm. "In one week we went from shock and agony to a truly amazing experience," 27-year-old Jamie Fox told The Associated Press Monday. Fox and his then...
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