Friendships

Norway's Christoffer Svae, right, shakes hands with Canada's Ben Herbert after their match at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. At the Pyeongchang Olympics, curlers and their fans agree: In an era of vitriol and venom, curling may be the perfect antidote to our troubled times. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 16, 2018 - 3:36 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The world, some fret, is falling apart. Politicians spar viciously on social media. Leaders lie. Former heroes fall like dominoes amid endless scandals. Cruelty has come to feel commonplace. But never fear: We have curling. The sport with the frenzied sweeping and...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hold a joint news conference at the Griffith Observatory Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
February 10, 2018 - 2:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posed for a selfie with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and talked up ties between their two countries Saturday, the last day of his three-day swing through California. Dressed in shorts and athletic shirts, the two men spoke with reporters...
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Singers Janet Jackson, left, and Missy Elliott attend the ninth annual Essence Black Women in Music event at the Highline Ballroom on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP)
January 26, 2018 - 5:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott knew she was being honored by Essence — but not who was giving her the accolade. So there was plenty of emotion when close friend Janet Jackson not only handed her her trophy but praised her talent. Jackson was one of many stars who turned up to pay tribute to the...
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January 15, 2018 - 9:43 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's parliament on Monday ratified a landmark friendship pact with Balkan neighbor Bulgaria designed to dampen a historic rivalry in a region beset by old ethnic and territorial disputes. Under the treaty, both countries have renounced territorial claims against each...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Gayle King arrives at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. If Oprah Winfrey runs for president, CBS News faces a potential conflict of interest with its morning show host King, famously Winfrey's best friend. Her colleagues on "CBS This Morning" interviewed King on Tuesday's show about what her friend was thinking. CBS says it has been transparent about the relationship and said it would address a potential conflict if one arises. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 09, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — In an odd twist, fellow hosts of "CBS This Morning" turned to their colleague Gayle King — famous friend of Oprah Winfrey — for an interview Tuesday about whether her pal would run for president. If a Winfrey candidacy moves beyond idle chatter, one of the leading figures on...
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ADDS THAT ROBINSON IS AT LEFT - In this Dec. 23, 2017, image made from a video provided by Honolulu news station KHON, Alan Robinson, left, and Walter Macfarlane are interviewed in Honolulu. The two Hawaii men grew up as best friends and recently learned that they're actually brothers. They revealed the surprise to family and friends over the holidays. The two, who have been friends for 60 years, were born in Hawaii 15 months apart and met in the sixth grade. (KHON via AP)
December 26, 2017 - 4:23 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Two Hawaii men who grew up as best friends recently learned that they're actually brothers and revealed the surprise to family and friends over the holidays. Alan Robinson and Walter Macfarlane have been friends for 60 years. Born in Hawaii 15 months apart, they met in the sixth...
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CORRECTS NAME OF CHARACTER TO DETECTIVE HERCULE POIROT FROM DETECTIVE HERCULES POIROT - FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2017, file photo, Kenneth Branagh attends the 45th International Emmy Awards at the New York Hilton in New York. Branagh is teasing the return of "old friends" in his planned sequel to "Murder on the Orient Express." Branagh is expected to return as both director and fancifully mustachioed lead character Detective Hercule Poirot in "Death on the Nile" (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
December 26, 2017 - 12:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenneth Branagh is teasing the return of "old friends" in his planned sequel to "Murder on the Orient Express." Branagh is expected to both direct and reprise his role as the lead character Detective Hercule (er-kyool) Poirot (pwa-roh) in "Death on the Nile," another mystery...
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U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Midland City, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
December 12, 2017 - 6:14 pm
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore drew ridicule online after she declared that "one of our attorneys is a Jew," and said some of their close friends are "Jewish and rabbis" while defending him against accusations that he doesn't care for blacks or...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N,J, speaks to reporters in front of the courthouse in Newark, N.J., after the jury in his federal bribery trial failed to reach a verdict. Defense attorney Jonathan Cogan says he doesn't expect the Department of Justice to spend a long time determining whether to retry Menendez and his longtime friend Salomon Melgen. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 22, 2017 - 3:13 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The fact that the jury in the trial of Sen. Bob Menendez couldn't reach a verdict and was apparently in favor of acquitting the Democrat and a wealthy friend supported the defense's theory that their friendship carried more weight than the criminal allegations, a defense...
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Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez becomes emotional as he speaks to reporters in front of the courthouse in Newark, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The federal bribery trial of Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 17, 2017 - 7:44 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jurors in the bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez didn't think the government's case was strong enough to convict the New Jersey Democrat and a wealthy friend, according to interviews with members of the panel after a mistrial was declared Thursday. Jurors said most of the group...
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