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April 16, 2018 RSS feed / News

Trump unloads on Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to unload on James Comey over his forthcoming memoir, calling him “slippery,” suggesting he should be in jail and labeling him “the WORST FBI Director in histo More...

Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72

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Bon Jovi, Nina Simone, Moody Blues make it into Rock Hall

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bon Jovi reunited onstage with former members for a powerful performance celebrating its admission into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and the late icon Nina Simone was welcomed to the prestigious music club with show-stopping per More...

More leaders join in dropping out of Americas Summit

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A steadily growing list of leaders have followed U.S. President Donald Trump in choosing to send an alternate to what is slated to be a decidedly low-key Summit of the Americas for Western Hemisphere leaders.  More...

How Facebook advertisements target you

NEW YORK (AP) — If you want to tailor a Facebook ad to a single user out of its universe of 2.2 billion, you could.  More...

In age of #MeToo, can there be forgiveness, second chances?

If a man abuses his co-workers and apologizes, should he be forgiven? What about a man who sexually assaults a stranger asleep in bed? Is redemption possible?  More...

DA to air more evidence in eccentric heir’s murder case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s been more than three years since the arrest of eccentric New York real estate heir Robert Durst in the execution-style shooting of his best friend years earlier in Los Angeles.  More...

Trove of author Ray Bradbury’s papers set for preservation

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ray Bradbury won over generations of readers to science fiction with “Fahrenheit 451” and other works during a writing career that spanned much of the 20th Century and produced a mountain of manuscripts, correspondence and memorab More...

Starbucks CEO apologizes to 2 black men arrested

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Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose American movies “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Amadeus” won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday. He was 86.  More...

Vittorio Taviani, of Italian brother directing team, dies

MILAN (AP) — Italian film director Vittorio Taviani, who with his brother Paolo Taviani created masterpieces of the Italian cinema that claimed top honors at the Cannes and Berlin film festivals, has died at the age of 88.  More...

As Prince heirs stew, bankers and lawyers cash in on estate

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As the second anniversary of Prince’s death approaches, his heirs have yet to collect a dollar of his estimated $200 million estate. But bankers, lawyers and consultants have earned millions from it.  More...

GOP attorneys general support citizenship question on census

A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count.  More...

Wisconsin professor says firing shows anti-conservative bias

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A dispute between a conservative professor and the university that fired him is going before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, which will hear arguments this week on whether the firing was the result of a provocative blog post or hi More...

Opposition to immigrant sanctuary spreading in California

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Man’s suicide unearths decades-old sex abuse revelations

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Karl Ward is long dead, but some say the once-revered school superintendent in a small Alaska fishing town was not the benevolent educator worthy of having the high school gym named in his honor.  More...

Robert Caro talks Lyndon Johnson, music and the 1960s

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Caro has been thinking a lot about the 1960s.  The Pulitzer Prize winning historian shared some observations this weekend — and some insights into his famously thorough research — during a 45-minute addre More...

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