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  • N. Korea calls Biden a ‘rabid dog’ for insulting its dignity

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea called former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden a “rabid dog” that “must be beaten to death with a stick” in its latest swipe against foreign and political leaders it sees as hostile to the North’s leadership. The commentary by Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency said the U.S. […]
  • AP Interview: Evo Morales wants UN mediation in Bolivia

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Bolivia’s Evo Morales on Friday called for the United Nations, and possibly Pope Francis, to mediate in the Andean nation’s political crisis following his ouster as president in what he called a coup d’etat that forced him into exile in Mexico. In an interview with The Associated Press in Mexico City, […]
  • Australia’s Qantas operates 19 ½-hour London-Sydney flight

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia’s national carrier Qantas on Friday successfully completed a 19 ½-hour, nonstop flight from London to Sydney, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultralong-haul flights on crew fatigue and passenger jetlag. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner took off from London’s Heathrow Airport on Thursday […]
  • Huddled in locker room after shooting, team relied on texts

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — When gunfire rang out Thursday morning at his high school, basketball player Noah Sanchez was working on his outside shot in the gym before class, listening to pop music playing in his headphones. He didn’t hear the shots in the nearby quad, but word traveled fast, triggering a cascade of […]
  • Pelosi says agreement on revamped NAFTA ‘imminent’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see Congress pass President Donald Trump’s revamped North American free trade deal this year. In a news conference Thursday, the California Democrat said an agreement on the pact is “imminent.” The United States, Mexico and Canada last year agreed to replace the 25-year-old North […]
  • Huddled in locker room after shooting, team relied on texts

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — When gunfire rang out Thursday morning at his high school, basketball player Noah Sanchez was working on his outside shot in the gym before class, listening to pop music playing in his headphones. He didn’t hear the shots in the nearby quad, but word traveled fast, triggering a cascade of […]
  • Pierce Brosnan’s sons named Golden Globe Awards ambassadors

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Pierce Brosnan’s sons have been chosen as the Golden Globe ambassadors to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Thursday evening that 22-year-old Dylan and 18-year-old Paris Brosnan will assume the ambassador roles for the 77th annual Golden Globes Awards in January. An ambassador is […]
  • Penn cancels women’s volleyball season over ‘vulgar’ posters

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The University of Pennsylvania has canceled the remainder of their women’s volleyball season after discovering what the university calls “offensive” posters in the team’s locker room. The university announced the decision to cancel the Quakers’ season in a press release on their website Wednesday. The university says “vulgar” posters were found in […]
  • Justice department investigating Florida GOP congressman

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee says the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Florida Rep. Ross Spano over accusations of campaign finance violations. The panel announced Thursday that it’s deferring its own the review of allegations against Spano at the justice department’s request. Spano is a freshman congressman whose district is in central […]
  • 3 in melee with white supremacists plead to lesser charges

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three protesters entered no-contest pleas Thursday to lesser charges stemming from a 2016 melee with white supremacists that injured at least 14 people at the California state Capitol. They include prominent San Francisco Bay Area anti-fascist leader Yvonne Felarca. She goes by Yvette Felarca while leading and speaking for the group […]