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Fight between Florida governor, prosecutor back in court

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 03:07:03 -0700

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The fight over whether Florida’s governor can take away an officer-killing case from a prosecutor because she no longer will seek the death penalty in any cases is returning to a courtroom in Orlando. A hearing is taking place Tuesday in the case of Markeith Loyd, who’s charged with murdering an […]



Court cuts sentence of UK marine who killed injured militant

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:59:10 -0700

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LONDON (AP) — A British court has shortened the sentence of a Royal Marine convicted of killing a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan. Sgt. Alexander Blackman was convicted of murder and sentenced to a minimum of 10 years by a military court in 2013 for the September 2011 killing in Helmand Province. Footage from another […]



Uber pulls out of Denmark citing toughening cab standards

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:59:05 -0700

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish branch of the ride-sharing service Uber is shutting down its activities in Denmark over a law proposal that toughens standards for cabs. Uber’s spokesman in Denmark, Kristian Agerbo, said Tuesday “we must take the consequence,” adding the proposal, demanding cabs and cars for hire must have seat occupancy sensors […]



Russia criticizes US-led coalition over bombing of Syria dam

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:51:05 -0700

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MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian general has criticized the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants for allegedly targeting infrastructure — including a key dam — in territory held by the extremist group in Syria. Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of the military’s General Staff on Tuesday accused the coalition of trying to “completely destroy critical […]



Complaints as UK’s Daily Mail focuses on legs, not policy

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:50:12 -0700

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LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper has sparked complaints with a front page photograph focusing on the legs of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The photo of the two leaders published Tuesday displays their legs prominently alongside a headline speculating about which leader won the “Legs-it” competition — a […]



Man pleads guilty in theft of guns from freight train

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:50:09 -0700

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CHICAGO (AP) — A man accused of being part of a group that stole guns from a freight train parked on Chicago’s South Side has pleaded guilty to related charges. The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/2mKovpe ) court records show Andrew Shelton pleaded guilty Friday to illegal possession of a firearm and possession of a stolen […]



Trial scheduled for dad accused of dropping girl off bridge

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:40:09 -0700

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a Florida man accused of throwing his young daughter to her death off a Tampa Bay area bridge. Following a Monday hearing, Pinellas County Judge Chris Helinger scheduled the trial for 27-year-old Jon Jonchuck to begin Feb. 5, 2018. Another judge found Jonchuck […]



2 Kashmir civilians killed in protests against Indian rule

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:17:03 -0700

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SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Two civilians were killed and 18 other people were injured in anti-India protests that erupted Tuesday following a gunbattle between rebels and government forces in disputed Kashmir, police and witnesses said. The gunbattle began after police and soldiers cordoned off the southern town of Chadoora following a tip that at least […]



‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Blade Runner’ footage kicks off CinemaCon

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:16:04 -0700

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iron Man just put Spider-Man in time out. Sony Pictures on Monday unveiled the second trailer for “Spider-Man: Homecoming” at CinemaCon, featuring Tom Holland, the newly anointed web-slinger, being put in his place by Robert Downey Jr.’s more seasoned Tony Stark. The film, out July 7, picks up with Holland’s Peter […]



UK authorities fine Tesco in accounting scandal

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:09:08 -0700

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LONDON (AP) — Britain’s biggest supermarket chain, Tesco, has agreed to pay 214 million pounds ($269 million) in fines and shareholder compensation following an accounting scandal that inflated its profits in 2014. The U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office says Tesco Plc agreed to pay a fine of 129 million pounds as part of a deferred compensation […]



Taiwan ex-president Ma found innocent of secrets leak, libel

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:54:09 -0700

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s China-friendly former President Ma Ying-jeou has been found innocent of libel and leaking confidential information in a case involving suspected influence peddling by a powerful lawmaker. The Taipei District Court found Ma innocent on Tuesday. Ma, a U.S.-educated legal scholar, had denied the charges. Ma was credited with substantially improving […]



Souq.com says Amazon has bought it after $800M counteroffer

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:53:02 -0700

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Amazon purchased the Middle East’s biggest online retailer Souq.com on Tuesday for an undisclosed amount, a day after a state-backed firm disclosed an $800 million counteroffer. A joint statement described the purchase as expanding Amazon’s influence into the Mideast as the state-supported firm Emaar prepares to launch its own […]



Man arrested in connection with vandalism at Colorado mosque

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:34:04 -0700

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Police arrested a suspect in connection with the vandalism at a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as a hate crime. Joseph Scott Giaquinto, 35, was arrested on suspicion of several charges, including a crime motivated by bias, The Coloradoan reports (http://noconow.co/2mKWQEG ). Police had asked […]



EU court rules Russia sanctions over Ukraine are valid

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:23:04 -0700

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top court has ruled that the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russian companies over the crisis in Ukraine are valid. The EU Court of Justice’s decision Tuesday came in response to a legal challenge by Russian oil and gas giant Rosneft before a British court. Rosneft wants to annul a […]



Paris clashes over police killing of Chinese man; 3 injured

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:16:03 -0700

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PARIS (AP) — Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday. Demonstrators, who were from the Asian community, gathered Monday night outside the multicultural 19th district’s police station in […]



Qatar to invest 5 billion pounds in Britain over 3-5 years

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:08:09 -0700

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich nation of Qatar says it plans to invest 5 billion pounds in the British economy within the next half decade. Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani announced the $6.3 billion investment at an investment forum in London. He said the outlay would come over the next […]



Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:08:05 -0700

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world’s largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump’s proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world’s top emergency donor. If the deep cuts are approved […]



Immigrant’s bid to avoid deportation comes to Supreme Court

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:03:04 -0700

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up the case of a longtime U.S. resident who is facing deportation to South Korea after pleading guilty to a drug crime based on his lawyer’s bad advice. The justices are hearing arguments Tuesday in an appeal by Jae Lee, who has lived in the United States […]



Golden Globe winner Christine Kaufmann dies in Germany

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:02:13 -0700

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BERLIN (AP) — Christine Kaufmann, an Austrian-born actor who became the country’s first Golden Globe winner and was married to Tony Curtis in the 1960s, has died. She was 72. Kaufmann died in Munich after a battle with leukemia, her management company told the dpa news agency Tuesday. Born in 1945, Kaufmann made her acting […]



French candidate’s wife faces charges over parliament jobs

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:43:04 -0700

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PARIS (AP) — The wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is facing preliminary charges over well-paid parliamentary jobs that investigators suspect she never performed. Fillon himself has already been charged in the case, which has deeply damaged the conservative candidate’s chances for the two-round election April 23 and May 7. He is suspected of […]