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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wyandotte County Detention Center shows Michael Jones. The Kansas man will be sentenced to life in prison Monday, May 8, 2017, for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. (Wyandotte County Detention Center via AP, File)
May 08, 2017 - 6:56 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man will be sentenced to life in prison Monday for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. Michael Jones, a 46-year-old...
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Incoming French President Emmanuel Macron leaves the Louvre Museum after addressing his supporters in Paris, Sunday May 7, 2017. Macron says that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (Philippe Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 6:55 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): 12:48 p.m. Syria says it respects the choice of the French people after Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election, but expects no change the European nation's policy toward Damascus. France has been...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2007, file photo, Dmitri Hvorostovsky performs during the final dress rehearsal for the opera "Eugene Onegin" in New York. Hvorostovsky made a surprise appearance Sunday, May 7, 2017, at the Metropolitan Opera gala celebrating the 50th anniversary of the company's move to Lincoln Center in 1966. Hvorostovsky has been undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. (AP Photo/Shiho Fukada, File)
May 08, 2017 - 6:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dmitri Hvorostovsky walked stiffly toward the center of the stage after the surprise announcement by Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb. The 54-year-old Russian withdrew in December from all staged opera performances because treatment for a brain tumor diagnosed in June...
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron holds hands with his wife Brigitte during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Speaking to thousands of supporters from the Louvre Museum's courtyard, Macron said that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 08, 2017 - 5:52 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FRANCE'S MACRON PREPARES TO TAKE THE REINS The centrist defeated far-right leader Marine Le Pen handily in the presidential vote, and now must pull together a majority for his year-old...
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron gestures during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Speaking to thousands of supporters from the Louvre Museum's courtyard, Macron said that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 08, 2017 - 5:51 am
LONDON (AP) — When Emmanuel Macron topped the first round of voting in the French presidential election two weeks ago, French stocks soared to near-decade highs. On Monday, the reaction to his victory in the runoff was decidedly subdued: investors had been fully expecting it and seem wary of the...
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Incoming French President Emmanuel Macron leaves the Louvre Museum after addressing his supporters in Paris, Sunday May 7, 2017. Macron says that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (Philippe Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 5:50 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): 11:45 a.m. French President Francois Hollande says his successor Emmanuel Macron's inauguration will be Sunday. The president said the transfer of power would take place just a week after Macron's election as the...
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May 08, 2017 - 5:46 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president is appealing to the public for any information about a New York-based UNICEF official who was reported missing after going for a mountain hike in Cape Town. The office of President Jacob Zuma said Monday that Charlotte Nikoi, a Ghanaian citizen, arrived...
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FILE - This Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016 file photo shows Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Chief Justice Roger Gregory during an interview in his office in Richmond, Va. Gregory will preside over the full 15-judge court will hear the a lawsuit challenging President Trump's travel ban. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 08, 2017 - 5:46 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After a series of stinging legal defeats, President Donald Trump's administration hopes to convince a federal appeals court that his travel ban targeting six-Muslim majority countries is motivated by national security, not religion. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on...
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In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, left, meets with Chibok school girls recently freed from Nigeria Extremist captivity in Abuja, Nigeria, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Five Boko Haram commanders were released in exchange for the freedom of 82 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the extremist group three years ago, a Nigerian government official said Sunday, as the girls were expected to meet with the country's president and their families. (Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria State House via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 5:43 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's presidency has released the names of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists. The list was published early Monday after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met with the young women before leaving for London for medical checkups as fears for...
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May 08, 2017 - 5:28 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Macau is stepping up security checks at ATMs in the Asian gambling hub by requiring facial scans and ID card verification for cash withdrawals using China's main payment network. The government said in a statement late Sunday that the new measures would eventually be rolled out to...
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