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June 06, 2018 - 6:08 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Dick Buzbee, a former editor and publisher of The Hutchinson News and Olathe Daily News in Kansas, has died from brain cancer. He was 86. Daughter-in-law Sally Buzbee, executive editor of The Associated Press, said he died Wednesday morning in a Wichita hospital. He began a 35-...
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Matt Murray, who was named editor-in-chief of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, poses for a photo on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in New York. News Corp. says it has named Murray as editor-in-chief of its flagship newspaper. He succeeds Gerard Baker, who is staying on as the Journal's editor-at-large, a new position. (Matthew Riva/The Wall Street Journal via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 6:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — News Corp. says it has named Matt Murray as editor-in-chief of its flagship newspaper, The Wall Street Journal, and the Dow Jones Newswires. He succeeds Gerard Baker, who is staying on as the Journal's editor-at-large, a new position. Murray most recently served as the Journal's...
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This Thursday, May 31, 2018, photo shows the Trending section on a Facebook account in New York. Facebook is shutting down its ill-fated "trending" news section after four years, a company executive told The Associated Press. The company claims the tool is outdated and wasn't popular. But the trending section also proved problematic in ways that would presage Facebook's later problems with fake news, political balance and the limitations of artificial intelligence in managing the messy human world. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 01, 2018 - 12:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is shutting down its ill-fated "trending" news section after four years, a company executive told The Associated Press. The company claims the tool is outdated and wasn't popular. But the trending section also proved problematic in ways that would presage Facebook's later...
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In this photo taken on Friday, May 31, 2013, Arkady Babchenko, 41, who had been scathingly critical of the Kremlin in recent years, stands at a police bus during an opposition rally in Moscow, Russia. Police in the capital of Ukraine say a Russian journalist has been shot and killed at his Kiev apartment. Ukrainian police said Arkady Babchenko’s wife found him bleeding at the apartment on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 and called an ambulance, but Babchenko died on the way to a hospital. (AP Photo/Alexander Baroshin)
May 30, 2018 - 6:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The brazen killing of exiled Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Tuesday evening has highlighted the dangers of working as a journalist in Russia. Dozens of Russian journalists have been killed or brutally beaten in recent years, in clear retribution...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2008, file photo, author Philip Roth poses for a photo in the offices of his publisher, Houghton Mifflin, in New York. Roth, prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, religion and mortality, has died at age 85, his literary agent said Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 23, 2018 - 9:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of "American Pastoral," died Tuesday night at age 85. Roth's literary agent, Andrew Wylie, said the author died...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2014 file photo, Aziza al-Yousef drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi authorities have detained at least six activists, including three of the country's most prominent women's rights campaigners, just weeks before the kingdom is set to lift a ban on women driving, people familiar with the arrests said Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
May 19, 2018 - 5:15 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Just weeks before Saudi Arabia is set to lift its ban on women driving, the kingdom's state security said Saturday it had detained seven people who are being accused of working with "foreign entities." Rights activists say all those detained had worked in some...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2016, file photo, pedestrians look at news photos posted outside the Los Angeles Times building in downtown Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Times suspended the head of its Beijing bureau Wednesday, May 16, 2018, after he was accused of sexual misconduct for a second time. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
May 16, 2018 - 5:16 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Los Angeles Times suspended the head of its Beijing bureau Wednesday after he was accused of sexual misconduct for a second time. The newspaper said it has launched an investigation into allegations against Jonathan Kaiman made by a former Wall Street Journal editor. In January,...
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Capuccino coffees with the picture of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on top are pictured at a coffee shop in Windsor, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Preparations are being made in the town ahead of the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle that will take place in Windsor on Saturday May 19.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
May 15, 2018 - 7:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — Thomas Markle spent a career in Hollywood, but nothing prepared him for this. The father of royal bride-to-be Meghan Markle has been quoted as saying he will not attend his daughter's wedding to Prince Harry this week after suffering a reported heart attack amid the intense media...
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CORRECTS AGE TO 88 - FILE - In this April 22, 2002 file photo, President Bush, left, poses with author Tom Wolfe, center, and first lady Laura Bush during the National Endowment for the Arts National Medal Awards ceremony at Constitution Hall in Washington . Wolfe was a recipient of the National Humanities Medal. Wolfe died at a New York City hospital. He was 88. Additional details were not immediately available. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 15, 2018 - 12:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Wolfe, the white-suited wizard of "New Journalism" who exuberantly chronicled American culture from the Merry Pranksters through the space race before turning his satiric wit to such novels as "The Bonfire of the Vanities" and "A Man in Full," has died. He was 88. Wolfe's...
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Palestinian protesters burn tires during a protest on the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Monday, May 14, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel prepared for the festive inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
May 14, 2018 - 8:46 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and Palestinian protest (all times local): 3:40 a.m. Australia's prime minister has blamed the militant group Hamas for the deaths of more than 50 Palestinians under Israeli fire along the Israel-Gaza border...
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