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Matthew McConaughey, a cast member in the upcoming film "White Boy Rick," addresses the audience during the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at Caesars Palace on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 24, 2018 - 1:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A month after speaking at the March for Our Lives in his hometown of Austin, Texas, Matthew McConaughey says he supports some gun control but fears the youth-led movement could be "hijacked" by those hoping to eliminate all guns in the United States. McConaughey spoke about his...
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April 24, 2018 - 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The security chief for the head of the Environmental Protection Agency has been operating an outside consulting firm without proper approval from ethics officials, Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt last year tapped EPA special agent Pasquale "Nino"...
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April 24, 2018 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign. Wylie's visit is part of a Democratic attempt to keep congressional...
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In this image released by the Metro Nashville Police Department, Travis Reinking poses for a booking photo on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four people in a late-night shooting at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested near his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day, authorities said. (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 10:14 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Without knowing who he was or what he might do, police briefly had Travis Reinking in their sights days before the deadly assault on a Waffle House restaurant. Alerted to the theft of a BMW from a car dealer last week, officers decided against a risky police chase, knowing...
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In this image released by the Metro Nashville Police Department, Travis Reinking poses for a booking photo on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four people in a late-night shooting at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested near his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day, authorities said. (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 9:45 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Without knowing who he was or what he might do, police briefly had Travis Reinking in their sights days before the deadly assault on a Waffle House restaurant. Alerted to the theft of a BMW from a car dealer last week, officers decided against a risky police chase, knowing...
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FILE- In this Thursday, June 15, 2017, file photo, the chairman of the Social Democratic Party Liviu Dragnea wipes his eye during a press conference in Bucharest, Romania. Romania's most powerful politician heads for the final hearing in a corruption case on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, days after the U.S. State Department said corrupt practices remain widespread at every level of government in the European Union member. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
April 24, 2018 - 9:01 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's most powerful politician is preparing to defend himself against corruption charges, days after the U.S. State Department said graft remains widespread at every level of the country's government. In the run-up to Wednesday's hearing, Liviu Dragnea, the chairman of...
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This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal, apologized during the interview which aired on Sunday, April 22, 2018. (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 8:13 am
LONDON (AP) — A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the former CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news. Academic Aleksandr Kogan's company, Global Science Research, developed a Facebook...
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Former Indonesia's Parliament Speaker Setya Novanto enters a court room for his sentencing hearing at the Corruption Cases Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The court sentenced the senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money by officials, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country’s rampant graft. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
April 24, 2018 - 7:43 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court sentenced a politician praised by President Donald Trump to 15 years in prison on Tuesday for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft. Setya Novanto, the former...
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Former Indonesia's Parliament Speaker Setya Novanto walks after talking with his lawyer during his sentencing hearing at the Corruption Cases Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The court sentenced the senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money by officials, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country’s rampant graft. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
April 24, 2018 - 7:01 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court sentenced a politician praised by President Donald Trump to 15 years in prison on Tuesday for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft. Setya Novanto, the former...
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Former Indonesia's Parliament Speaker Setya Novanto walks after talking with his lawyer during his sentencing hearing at the Corruption Cases Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The court sentenced the senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money by officials, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country’s rampant graft. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
April 24, 2018 - 4:54 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court sentenced a politician praised by President Donald Trump to 15 years in prison on Tuesday for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft. Setya Novanto, the former...
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