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November 21, 2017 - 6:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI says it has reason to believe U.S. Rep. Bob Brady unlawfully concealed a $90,000 payment made by the Philadelphia Democrat's campaign to get an opponent to quit a 2012 primary race. According to federal court documents unsealed Monday, the FBI requested a search warrant...
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, center, escorted by his bodyguards walks to pray over his father's grave, upon his arrival to Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Hariri has returned to Beirut more than two weeks after announcing while in Saudi Arabia that he had resigned his post. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
November 21, 2017 - 6:23 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Saad Hariri returned to Lebanon late Tuesday for the first time since he stunned his country by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting as prime minister more than two weeks ago. His resignation, made in an uncomfortable televised statement from Riyadh, set off an...
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November 21, 2017 - 5:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania regulators are citing Sunoco for a three recent leaks during its construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline project. The Department of Environmental Protection last week issued violation notices for two leaks of drilling fluid on Nov. 11, in Chester and Berks...
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November 21, 2017 - 5:07 pm
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend and her parents has avoided the death penalty. The Tampa Bay Times reports 11 of 12 jurors voted Tuesday for 32-year-old Adam Matos to be executed, but without unanimous agreement, Matos...
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A banner showing Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri with Arabic that reads, "We are all with you," hangs on a street in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Hariri is expected to leave Paris Tuesday for Cairo where the Arab League is holding meetings on regional tensions and then head home to Beirut to lay out his political position. Lebanon was plunged into crisis earlier this month by his surprise resignation from Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
November 21, 2017 - 5:05 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the crisis following Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's shock resignation while in Saudi Arabia more than two weeks ago (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has visited the grave of his father, the late Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri. It was...
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This undated photo provided by the Ohio House of Representatives shows Wes Goodman. Citizens for Community Values, a leading anti-gay marriage organization, was among the Christian conservative groups that knew Goodman, a recently resigned Republican Ohio lawmaker, had extramarital sexual contact with other men. The 33-year-old Goodman resigned last week after having a sexual encounter with a man in his state office. (Ohio House of Representatives via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 5:03 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Wes Goodman built a political career around values including "committed natural marriage," the 33-year-old Republican was secretly engaging in sexual encounters with men online, via cellphone and, on one significant occasion, in his state office. The office encounter was...
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Zimbabweans celebrate outside the parliament building immediately after hearing the news that President Robert Mugabe had resigned, in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 21, 2017 - 4:14 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 11:15 p.m. The African Union Commission chairman says Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe will be remembered "as a fearless pan-Africanist liberation fighter and the father of the independent Zimbabwean nation." The...
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This image released by CBS shows, from left, Norah O'Donnell, Charlie Rose and Gayle King on the set of "CBS This Morning." Rose's co-hosts on "CBS This Morning" sharply condemned their suspended colleague Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, after the airing of sexual misconduct allegations that included groping female staffers and walking around naked in front of them, saying that it's a time of reckoning in society. (CBS via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 3:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Charlie Rose (all times local): 1:35 p.m. PBS has ended its partnership with Charlie Rose, host of its long-running interview show, after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. The 75-year-old Rose has interviewed...
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Plaintiff Nurimaro Park, 26-year-old resident of Fairfax, Va., speaks during a news conference at the Legal Aid Justice Center in Falls Church, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, to announce that he and plaintiff Jonathan Alvarenga Recinos, 19-year-old resident of Alexandria, Va., have filed a lawsuit seeking to have their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, reinstated and extended for two years. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 21, 2017 - 3:00 pm
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia advocacy group has filed a lawsuit to challenge the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation. The Legal Aid Justice Center held a news conference Tuesday to announce a lawsuit seeking to reinstate...
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Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres answers a question from the audience after delivering a lecture entitled "Counter-terrorism and human rights: winning the fight while upholding our values" at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, in London, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 21, 2017 - 2:59 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Terrorist groups and criminals are capitalizing on conflict to exploit innocent civilians sexually and physically which may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday. The U.N. chief said the brutality of extremist groups...
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