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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, file photo, left to right; from right, suspects Adnam Kusain, Ikram Indama and Caidar Aunal linked to the blast at the House of Representatives are lined up at the Department of Justice in Manila, Philippines. from right, Adnam Kusain, Ikram Indama and Caidar Aunal. A Philippine court has convicted Indama of multiple murders in the motorcycle bomb attack that killed a Muslim rebel-turned-congressman and three other people and wounded 10, including two legislators. Kusain and Aundal were acquitted of their charges in the case. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, FIle)
November 18, 2017 - 4:28 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has convicted a man for a daring 2007 motorcycle bombing that killed a Muslim rebel-turned-congressman and three other people and wounded 10, including two legislators. Judge Ralph Lee of the Regional Trial Court Branch 83 on Friday convicted Ikram...
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November 18, 2017 - 3:38 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan police said Saturday that 19 people were arrested following racial violence in the country's south that started over a dispute between majority Buddhists and minority Muslims. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said four people were injured in attacks that took...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 photo, Saint Joseph's University NCAA college basketball player Avery Marz poses for a photograph in Philadelphia. Three years after suffering a stroke, the road to recovery is now complete for the senior captain of Saint Joseph's. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 18, 2017 - 2:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The date "8-23-14" is tattooed on Avery Marz's left shoulder. It's a constant reminder of the day her life changed, the moment her college basketball career almost ended before it ever began. She was 17 then, when she suffered a stroke while moving into her dorm at Saint Joseph'...
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November 18, 2017 - 2:31 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Two Cambodian journalists who worked for U.S.-funded Radio Free Asia were charged with espionage on Saturday, the latest targets in an intensifying crackdown on perceived opponents of the country's authoritarian prime minister. The pair — Uon Chhin and Yeang Socheameta...
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Workers work to remove a car from the entrance of a house in the town of Mandra, western Athens, on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. A major flash flood on Wednesday left at least 16 people dead, turned streets into torrents of mud and debris that swept away cars, collapsed walls and submerged parts of a major highway. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
November 18, 2017 - 2:30 am
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's images include people walking by a building destroyed by an earthquake in Iraq;...
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Supporters of Pakistani radical religious party shout slogans during a sit-in protest at an intersection of Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. A government deadline set for an Islamic group to disband its days long rally in Pakistan's capital has expired, but authorities extended it for 24 hours to avoid a crackdown. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
November 18, 2017 - 1:58 am
ISLAMBABAD (AP) — A government deadline set for an Islamic group to disband its dayslong rally in Pakistan's capital has expired, but authorities extended it for 24 hours to avoid a crackdown. The deadline was set for Saturday morning after a court asked the rally organizers — the Tehreek-i-Labaik...
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This aerial photo shows spills from TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, that leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, near Amherst, S.D., the company and state regulators said Thursday, but state officials don't believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems. Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and activated emergency response procedures after a drop in pressure was detected resulting from the leak south of a pump station in Marshall County, TransCanada said in a statement. The cause was being investigated. (DroneBase via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 1:01 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil leak from the Keystone pipeline would seem to be poor timing four days before regulators in Nebraska decide whether to allow a major expansion of the system, but officials say state law does not allow pipeline safety to be a factor in their...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 1, 2017 file photo, Serena Williams, left, and Alexis Ohanian attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition in New York. The game is love for tennis star Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Ohanian. The couple got married at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, according to a story and photos posted on Vogue's website on Friday night, Nov. 17, 2017. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 18, 2017 - 12:09 am
The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. The couple got married at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, according to a story and photos posted on Vogue's website on Friday night. Vogue said the celebrity guests at Thursday's...
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November 18, 2017 - 12:00 am
Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks planned The Latest: Mugabe, army commander to meet again Sunday Lebanon's PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days The Latest: France sees 'negative' foreign sways in Lebanon Argentina steps up search for missing submarine with 44 crew...
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