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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, soldiers and residents salute civilians after they were released by the Army of Islam group that had held them since 2013, in Damascus, Syria, early Monday, April 9, 2018. Syrian state media is reporting that dozens of civilians who had been held for years by a rebel group near the capital Damascus have been freed. (SANA via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 12:04 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 7 p.m. A Syrian opposition activist based in the town of Douma says most of those killed in the poison gas attack over the weekend have been buried. Haitham Bakkar said Monday that the attack was focused on three neighborhoods in...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, soldiers and residents salute civilians after they were released by the Army of Islam group that had held them since 2013, in Damascus, Syria, early Monday, April 9, 2018. Syrian state media is reporting that dozens of civilians who had been held for years by a rebel group near the capital Damascus have been freed. (SANA via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 11:55 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Iran has condemned an airstrike on a Syrian air base that killed four Iranians, including a Revolutionary Guard colonel. The Syrian government blamed Monday's pre-dawn strike on Israel, which does not typically comment on...
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File - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris. Facebook is on the offensive to try to contain swirling concerns about how it protects the data of its 2.2 billion members. As CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to face Congress on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, and the company rolls out new privacy rules, the social media juggernaut is facing the most serious challenge in its 14-year-history and seeking to maintain people’s trust and avoid a user exodus.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
April 09, 2018 - 10:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Facebook has suspended another app firm that may have misused data, adding to a growing list of firms being investigated by the social media company. Facebook says CubeYou, a firm associated with the University...
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A protester is detained as Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Corey Perrine)
April 09, 2018 - 10:53 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A topless protester with "Women's Lives Matter" written on her body jumped a barricade and got within a few feet of Bill Cosby on Monday as the comedian walked into a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of his sexual assault retrial. The unidentified woman ran in...
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A protester is detained as Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Corey Perrine)
April 09, 2018 - 10:13 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A topless protester with "Women's Lives Matter" written on her body jumped a barricade and got within a few feet of Bill Cosby on Monday as the comedian walked into a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of his sexual assault retrial. The unidentified woman ran in...
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A protester is detained as Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Corey Perrine)
April 09, 2018 - 9:40 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A topless protester with "Women's Lives Matter" written on her body jumped a barricade and got within a few feet of Bill Cosby on Monday as the comedian walked into a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of his sexual assault retrial. The unidentified woman ran in...
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EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - This image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a rescue worker carrying a child following an alleged chemical weapons attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria. Syrian rescuers and medics say a poison gas attack on Douma has killed at least 40 people. The Syrian government denied the allegations, which could not be independently verified. The alleged attack in the town of Douma occurred Saturday night amid a resumed offensive by Syrian government forces after the collapse of a truce. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 9:34 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the situation on Syria (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says three Iranians were among those killed in a missile attack on a Syrian air base. Russia and the Syrian military blamed Monday's pre-dawn strike, which reportedly killed 14...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2009, file photo, Stormy Daniels visits a local restaurant in downtown New Orleans. Daniels, who says she had an affair with Donald Trump renewed an effort Sunday, April 8, 2018, to get the president to answer her attorney's questions under oath. (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)
April 09, 2018 - 8:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The attorney for a porn actress who says she had an affair with President Donald Trump plans to release a composite sketch Tuesday of the person he says threatened Stormy Daniels to stay quiet — and says there will be a reward for help with identification. Michael Avenatti said...
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April 09, 2018 - 8:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — Gerd Honsik, an Austrian author who was considered a leading ideologue in Europe's neo-Nazi movement, has died at 76. The Austria Press Agency reports Honsik died Saturday at his home in Hungary. APA cited "multiple independent sources" in its report Monday. Honsik was convicted of...
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Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle attend the UK team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 at the University of Bath in Bath, England, Friday, April 6, 2018. The Invictus Games is the only international sport event for wounded, injured and sick (WIS) servicemen and women, both serving and veteran. The Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will take place from 20-27th October and will see over 500 competitors from 18 nations compete in 11 adaptive sports. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 09, 2018 - 8:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Planning to send Prince Harry and Meghan Markle a toaster or tea kettle as a wedding gift? Kensington Palace said Monday the couple would prefer that donations be made to charities instead. The palace said Harry and Markle "have chosen charities which represent a range of issues that...
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