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April 02, 2017 - 6:28 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali journalist who was kidnapped on Saturday was found tied up and alive in the agricultural town of Afgoye, 30 kilometers (19 miles) south of Mogadishu, the capital, after he was tortured and released by his captors. A farmer found Hanad Ali Guled lying in a field...
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April 02, 2017 - 5:44 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A colleague says that a Somali journalist who was kidnapped on Saturday was found tied up and alive in the agricultural town of Afgoye, 30 kilometers (19 miles) south of Mogadishu, the capital, after he was tortured and released by his captors. Ahmedwali Hussein, an editor...
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File-This March 28, 2017, file photo shows Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., followed by Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, leaving a closed-door strategy session with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis. A top aide to President Donald Trump is urging the primary defeat of a conservative House member from Michigan. A tweet Saturday, April 1, 2017, by White House social media director Dan Scavino Jr., comes two days after Trump threatened conservative lawmakers who thwarted a House vote on health care legislation. Scavino targeted Amash, a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus criticized by Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 02, 2017 - 12:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top adviser to President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the defeat of a Michigan congressman and member of a conservative group of U.S. House lawmakers who derailed the White House on legislation to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law. Government ethics lawyers said...
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April 02, 2017 - 12:26 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Chicago girl that was streamed live on Facebook and watched by about 40 people who didn't report it to authorities, police said late Saturday. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said more arrests are...
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April 01, 2017 - 11:51 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Chicago girl that was streamed live on Facebook, police said late Saturday. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a press release that the juvenile suspect faces felony charges of aggravated...
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April 01, 2017 - 5:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top aide to President Donald Trump is urging the primary defeat of a conservative House member from Michigan. Saturday's tweet by White House social media director Dan Scavino Jr. comes two days after Trump threatened conservative lawmakers who thwarted a House vote on health...
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March 31, 2017 - 1:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An American footwear company has sparked disapproval on social media over high heeled shoes for babies. Pee Wee Pumps says babies will be the "belle of the ball" in the shoes. But the BBC reports people are criticizing the company amid a growing concern at what is seen as the...
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Journalists examine empty tables after Belarusian police conducted a search and confiscated equipment in the office in capital Minsk, Belarus, on Friday, March 31, 2017. The Belsat channel, which is part of Polish public broadcaster TVP, and is aimed at providing an alternative to Belarus' state-controlled television, reported amid the Friday raids that police were seizing equipment at two of its offices in Minsk. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
March 31, 2017 - 10:00 am
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Police in authoritarian Belarus are searching the offices of a Polish satellite TV channel that has given extensive coverage to a recent wave of anti-government protests. The Belsat channel, which is part of Polish public broadcaster TVP, is aimed at providing an alternative...
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows actor Michael Shannon, left, at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif., and actress Alicia Silverstone at the 9th Annual Women in Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party on Feb. 26, 2016, in Los Angeles. Cable’s Spike network will be transformed into the Paramount network early next year, introducing new series, including, "American Woman" starring Silverstone and "Waco," a limited series starring Shannon. (Jordan Strauss, left, and Rich Fury/AP/Invision, Files)
March 30, 2017 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cable television's Spike network will be transformed into the Paramount network early next year, introducing new series with stars to include Alicia Silverstone and Michael Shannon. In its announcement Thursday, owner Viacom billed the rebranded network as "a prime destination for...
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March 30, 2017 - 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump trained his fire on members of his own party Thursday, declaring in the aftermath of the Republican's failed health care push that the conservative Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire GOP agenda. He vowed to "fight them" in 2018 if they don't get behind him...
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