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FILE - This Jan. 31, 2018 photo shows former Michigan State University sports-medicine and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar during his criminal sexual abuse sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. Michigan's 15 public universities on Monday, March 12, 2018, asked the Legislature to delay voting on bills inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case, expressing concern about measures that would retroactively extend the time victims would have to file lawsuits and remove an immunity defense for governmental agencies. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
March 12, 2018 - 4:34 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's 15 public universities on Monday asked the Legislature to delay voting on bills inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case, expressing concern about measures that would retroactively extend the time victims would have to file lawsuits and remove an immunity...
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March 12, 2018 - 4:16 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's 15 public universities on Monday asked the Legislature to delay voting on bills inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case, expressing concern about measures that would retroactively extend the time victims would have to file lawsuits and remove an immunity...
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Youngest child of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. Bernice King is welcomed by Pope Francis on the occasion of their private audience, at the Vatican, Monday, March 12, 2018.(L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
March 12, 2018 - 12:52 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s surviving daughter had a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday. The Rev. Bernice King presented the pontiff with the sixth volume of the civil rights leader's published papers, subtitled "Advocate of the Social Gospel,...
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March 11, 2018 - 4:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Church of Scientology is about to get its own television channel starting Monday. A Twitter handle, website and app for Scientology TV appeared Sunday posting updates to hype the network's availability on DIRECTV, AppleTV, Roku, fireTV, Chromecast, iTunes and Google Play. A...
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A man is taken away by Pakistani security officials after he hurled a shoe at former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during a ceremony in the eastern city of Lahore Pakistan, Sunday, March 11, 2018. Pakistani police said they arrested the man and his accomplice for throwing a shoe at Sharif. (AP Photo/Hamza Ahmed)
March 11, 2018 - 11:36 am
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say they have arrested a man and his accomplice for throwing a shoe at former premier Nawaz Sharif in the eastern city of Lahore. Police officer Nishat Cheema said the two men were former students of the Jamia Naeemia seminary, which Sharif visited Sunday...
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March 11, 2018 - 11:36 am
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — At least 16 people were killed in Rwanda and 140 others injured when lightning struck a Seventh Day Adventist church in the country's south, said a provincial governor. The churchgoers were injured and rushed to a nearby hospital, where two are in serious condition, said Rose...
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March 11, 2018 - 11:10 am
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A Rwandan provincial governor says at least 16 people were killed and 140 others injured when lightning struck a Seventh Day Adventist church in the country's south. Rose Mureshyankwano said 140 churchgoers were injured and rushed to a nearby hospital, where two are in serious...
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Tunisian women with placards during a protest seeking equality between men and women in Tunis, Tunisia, Saturday, March 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
March 11, 2018 - 10:28 am
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian women have demonstrated to demand equal inheritance rights, amid national debate over the issue that has reverberated around the Muslim world. Under a heavy police presence, they marched to parliament Saturday in Tunis to demand a law guaranteeing equal inheritance...
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Tunisian women with placards during a protest seeking equality between men and women in Tunis, Tunisia, Saturday, March 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
March 11, 2018 - 9:49 am
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian women have demonstrated to demand equal inheritance rights, amid national debate over the issue that has reverberated around the Muslim world. Under a heavy police presence, they marched to parliament Saturday in Tunis to demand a law guaranteeing equal inheritance...
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A parking lot stands empty in Warsaw, Poland, as a ban on most Sunday trade goes into effect across the country on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Large supermarkets and most other retailers closed Sunday for the first time since liberal shopping laws were introduced in the 1990s after communism's collapse.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 11, 2018 - 8:54 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new Polish law banning almost all trade on Sundays has taken effect, with large supermarkets and most other retailers closed for the first time since liberal shopping laws were introduced in the 1990s after communism's collapse. The change is stirring up a range of emotions...
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