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March 02, 2017 - 8:46 pm
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-SESSIONS Sessions recuses himself from Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will recuse himself from a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 White House election. Sessions faced mounting pressure from both Democrats and...
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March 02, 2017 - 6:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Stay classy, Trojans." That twist on Will Ferrell's catchphrase from "Anchorman" could come in handy when the comic actor gives an address at this year's commencement at the University of Southern California. USC announced Ferrell's role Thursday, saying in a statement that he'...
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March 02, 2017 - 6:52 pm
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-SESSIONS Sessions recuses himself from Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will recuse himself from a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 White House election. Sessions faced mounting pressure from both Democrats and...
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March 02, 2017 - 4:52 pm
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-SESSIONS UPDATE: Sessions recuses himself from Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will recuse himself from a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 White House election. Sessions faced mounting pressure from both...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, Iowa state Sen. Mark Chelgren, R-Ottumwa, poses for a photo at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Chelgren said Thursday, March 2, 2017, that he didn't mean to mislead anyone by claiming he had a business degree from a company that actually had awarded him a certificate for participating in a training program when he worked at Sizzler. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
March 02, 2017 - 2:50 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa state lawmaker said Thursday that he didn't mean to mislead anyone by claiming he had a business degree from a company that actually had awarded him a certificate for participating in a training program when he worked at Sizzler. Sen. Mark Chelgren's biography on a...
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A defendant covers his face at the beginning of his trial on gang-raping a German tourist in Vienna, Austria, Thursday, March 2, 2017. Eight Iraqi nationals have been given jail sentences of between nine and 13 years. (AP Photo/Philipp Jenne)
March 02, 2017 - 1:06 pm
VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court found eight Iraqi nationals guilty on Thursday of gang-raping a German tourist on New Year's Eve more than a year ago and sentenced them to prison terms of between nine and 13 years. Charges against a ninth suspect were dismissed, said a court statement. The victim...
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Independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron addresses the media during a press conference held in Paris, Thursday, March 2, 2017. With just 52 days left before French voters choose their president, the man leading polls is only now releasing his campaign platform. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
March 02, 2017 - 9:00 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election campaign (all times local): 3 p.m. France's minister of culture says a rise in ultra-nationalism in France will negatively impact the prized French fashion industry that relies strongly on foreign talent. Audrey Azoulay told The Associated...
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March 02, 2017 - 8:49 am
BOSTON (AP) — One of Boston's most luxurious condominium buildings has banned pot smoking and growing. Even though Massachusetts has legalized recreational use of marijuana, it's not welcome at The Residences at The InterContinental. The Boston Herald ( http://bit.ly/2lCTKxH ) reports that the...
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March 02, 2017 - 6:31 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested two Syrians suspected of being members of the extremist Nusra Front, one of who is alleged to have been involved in the murder of dozens of civilians. The federal prosecutor's office said Thursday that 35-year-old Abdalfatah H.A. is suspected of war...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2016 file photo, a visitor browses a booklet at a social network company booth which enable people to connect global clients during the 2016 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. Chinese officials on Thursday, March 2, 2017 laid out an argument for China to play a leading role in global internet governance as they solicited international support for a new framework based on regulation and order rather than Western values of unfettered access and openness. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
March 02, 2017 - 5:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials on Thursday laid out an argument for China to play a leading role in global internet governance as they solicited international support for a new framework based on regulation and order rather than Western values of unfettered access and openness. Speaking in...
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