Saturday, January 20, 2018

Adv04 For release Tuesday, March 4

1994: In New York, four extremists were convicted of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing that killed six people and injured more than a thousand. Actor-comedian John Candy died in Mexico at age 43.

1999: Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, who wrote the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide, died in Virginia at 90.

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China says US warship violated sovereignty near Scarborough

China says US warship violated sovereignty near Scarborough

The Chinese government accused the U.S. of trespassing in its territorial waters when a U.S. guided missile destroyer sailed near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea
Updated: 14 minutes ago
South Africa's president under pressure at key party meeting

South Africa's president under pressure at key party meeting

South Africa's scandal-plagued leader under pressure at key party meeting; some want his exit
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Governor denies parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

Governor denies parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

California Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of the late murderous cult leader Charles Manson
Updated: 15 minutes ago

AP Top News at 6:25 a.m. EST

AP Top News at 6:25 a.m. EST
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Officials say UN migration agency employee abducted in Yemen

Yemeni security officials say unidentified gunmen have abducted an employee at the U.N. migration agency in the capital, Sanaa
Updated: 16 minutes ago

Gabon says major ivory trafficking ring dismantled, 9 held

Gabon says major ivory trafficking ring dismantled, 9 arrested in blow to elephant poaching
Updated: 19 minutes ago
Halep shows new mental strength in epic Aussie Open match

Halep shows new mental strength in epic Aussie Open match

Simona Halep says she was "almost dead" after her grueling 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 third-round win over Lauren Davis that equaled the longest match at the Australian Open in terms of games played
Updated: 22 minutes ago
Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptials

Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptials

A day after Pope Francis grabbed headlines by marrying two flight attendants while flying 36,000 feet over Chile, the conservative Catholic commentariat questioned the legitimacy of the impromptu sacrament
Updated: 27 minutes ago
Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptials

Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptials

A day after Pope Francis grabbed headlines by marrying two flight attendants while flying 36,000 feet over Chile, the conservative Catholic commentariat questioned the legitimacy of the impromptu sacrament
Updated: 27 minutes ago

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST
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