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In this Saturday, March 17, 2018, photo, Chinese journalists film Chinese President Xi Jinping casts his ballot during a plenary session of China's National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The Chinese Communist Party's move to exert direct control over state broadcasters and regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs shows the party's drive to use the media for ideological efforts at home and to improve its image overseas, analysts say. The move is part of a push by Xi to tighten party supervision over much of Chinese public life as he renews his uncontested rule free of constitutional limits on his terms in office. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 22, 2018 - 7:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media will be getting more propaganda now that the Communist Party has announced it will be in direct control of broadcasters and the regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs. The move is part of a push by President Xi Jinping — emboldened...
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March 22, 2018 - 5:48 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese Communist Party's move to exert direct control over state broadcasters and regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs shows the party's drive to use the media for ideological efforts at home and to improve its image overseas, analysts say. The...
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March 20, 2018 - 3:55 pm
WILMINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A private Vermont ski resort that was the setting for "The Bachelor Winter Games" on ABC has been shut down for failing to pay taxes. The resort missed a required payment to the state and was ordered to close until it is paid, Meridith Dennes, a spokeswoman for The Hermitage...
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March 20, 2018 - 3:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Saying no one is above the law, a New York state judge refused to toss out a defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump by a former contestant on "The Apprentice." Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Schecter ruled Tuesday that Summer Zervos' lawsuit can proceed. Lawyers for the...
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March 19, 2018 - 8:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman who was formerly employed as a manager by celebrity chef Mike Isabella sued him and his business partners Monday alleging sexual harassment. Isabella denied the allegations. Chloe Caras is seeking an unspecified amount for pain and suffering, back pay and punitive damages...
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Interim Austin police chief Brian Manley, at podium, stands with Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski, FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, and Assistant police chief Troy Gay during a news conference near the site of Sunday's explosion, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Fear escalated across Texas' capital city on Monday after the fourth bombing this month — a blast that was triggered this time by a tripwire, demonstrating what police called a "higher level of sophistication" than the package bombs used in the previous attacks. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 19, 2018 - 5:58 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the bombings in Austin, Texas (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police have reopened some streets after putting an Austin neighborhood where the latest explosion occurred on total lockdown overnight. But much of the area known as Travis Country remains closed to all...
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Interim Austin police chief Brian Manley, at podium, stands with Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski, FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, and Assistant police chief Troy Gay during a news conference near the site of Sunday's explosion, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Fear escalated across Texas' capital city on Monday after the fourth bombing this month — a blast that was triggered this time by a tripwire, demonstrating what police called a "higher level of sophistication" than the package bombs used in the previous attacks. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 19, 2018 - 4:14 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the bombings in Austin, Texas (all times local): 3 p.m. Police had asked residents living near the site of the latest Austin explosion to remain in their homes until 2 p.m. — but an hour later, the area was still on lockdown. Police chief Brian Manley said earlier...
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Interim Austin police chief Brian Manley, at podium, stands with Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski, FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, and Assistant police chief Troy Gay during a news conference near the site of Sunday's explosion, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Fear escalated across Texas' capital city on Monday after the fourth bombing this month — a blast that was triggered this time by a tripwire, demonstrating what police called a "higher level of sophistication" than the package bombs used in the previous attacks. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 19, 2018 - 1:40 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the bombings in Austin, Texas (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Those who live in the Austin neighborhood where the latest in a string of bombings injured two men are expressing a mix of fear and other emotions, including surprise and confusion. Laura McGinnis, who...
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Officials work and stage near the site of Sunday's deadly explosion, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Police warned nearby residents to remain indoors overnight as investigators looked for possible links to other package bombings elsewhere in the city this month. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 19, 2018 - 12:28 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the bombings in Austin, Texas (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Austin's police chief says officers have completed a sweep of the neighborhood where the latest in a string of bombings occurred and deemed it safe, but he asked those who live there to remain indoors...
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FBI agents meet at the scene of an explosion in Austin, Texas, Sunday, March 18, 2018. At least a few people were injured in another explosion in Texas' capital late Sunday, after three package bombs detonated this month in other parts of the city, killing two people and injuring two others. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
March 19, 2018 - 11:26 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the bombings in Austin, Texas (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Authorities have called on the person or people behind the bombings in Austin, Texas, to reach out to the police to let them know why they're setting off the explosives. Police Chief Brian Manley said...
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