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FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Loretta Lynn performs at the BBC Music Showcase at Stubb's during South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. A posting on country music legend Lynn's website says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. The posting says Lynn was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night, May 4, 2017, after suffering the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
May 05, 2017 - 8:24 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music legend Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized after having a stroke, her publicist said Friday. Maria Malta, a publicist for Sony Music, confirmed that the 85-year-old singer and songwriter was admitted into a Nashville hospital Thursday night after suffering the...
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May 05, 2017 - 8:22 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A jury decided Friday that an Arizona prisoner convicted of killing six people in Yuma in 2005 should be sentenced to death. Jurors reached their decision after several hours of deliberations in the case of Preston Strong, who was convicted last month of the gruesome killings of...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Loretta Lynn performs at the BBC Music Showcase at Stubb's during South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. A posting on country music legend Lynn's website says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. The posting says Lynn was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night, May 4, 2017, after suffering the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
May 05, 2017 - 7:59 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A publicist for country music legend Loretta Lynn says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. Maria Malta confirmed Friday that the 85-year-old singer and songwriter was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night after suffering the stroke at her home in...
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French independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron shakes hands to supporters as he campaigns in Rodez, southern France, Friday, May 5, 2017. The 39-year-old independent candidate faces far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential runoff. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 05, 2017 - 7:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential runoff on Sunday (all times local): 1:30 a.m. France's election campaign commission is examining a hacking attack on candidate Emmanuel Macron's political movement and subsequent document leaks online. The commission said it would hold a meeting...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, AC Milan's Sulley Muntari during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Chievo at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. It is announced Friday May 5, 2017, the Italian soccer federation has rescinded Pescara player Sulley Muntari’s one-match ban for walking off the field in protest to racist abuse during a Serie A game. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, FILE)
May 05, 2017 - 7:52 pm
Angered that he was treated like a "criminal," Sulley Muntari won his fight with Italian soccer authorities on Friday to overturn a one-ban match for walking off the field in response to racist abuse. The Pescara player received a yellow card during Sunday's Serie A game at Cagliari for protesting...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2015 file photo, Diane Keaton arrives at the 13th Annual Gala in the Garden at the Hammer Museum, in Los Angeles. Keaton will receive the American Film Institute's highest honor next month. AFI announced Friday, May 5, 2017, that Keaton will accept its 45th Life Achievement Award during a gala tribute in Los Angeles on June 8. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 05, 2017 - 6:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diane Keaton will receive the American Film Institute's highest honor next month. AFI announced Friday that Keaton will accept its 45th Life Achievement Award during a gala tribute in Los Angeles on June 8. The starry dinner ceremony will air as a special on TNT later in June...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2017 file photo, Gov. Susana Martinez speaks about the recent legislative session to a group of business leaders and real estate developers during a luncheon in Albuquerque, N.M. Republican New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez ordered a special session of the Legislature on Friday, May 5, 2017, to resolve a grinding state budget crisis, with no sign of a compromise with leading Democratic lawmakers. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, file)
May 05, 2017 - 6:58 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez ordered a special session of the Legislature on Friday to resolve a grinding state budget crisis, with no sign of a compromise with leading Democratic lawmakers. Calling lawmakers to the New Mexico Capitol on May 24, the governor's...
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A few hundred supporters stand holding lit candles as they listen to comments from speakers during a vigil for Jordan Edwards in Balch Springs, Texas, Thursday, May 4, 2017. The prosecutor's office investigating the death of the black teenager who was shot by a Dallas-area police officer had once filed a complaint over that officer's aggressive behavior, according to records obtained Thursday by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 05, 2017 - 6:56 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A white Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager for which the officer was fired, according to an arrest warrant issued Friday. The Dallas County Sheriff's Office issued the warrant for former Balch Springs officer Roy Oliver in the April...
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A municipal police officer walks near election campaign posters for French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, left, and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, in Saint Jean Pied de Port, southwestern France, Friday May 5, 2017. The second round of the French presidential election will take place Sunday May 7. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
May 05, 2017 - 6:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said Friday she believes she can pull off a surprise victory in France's high-stakes runoff Sunday, while independent front-runner Emmanuel Macron suffered a document leak that his team called a bid to throw the vote. In an interview with...
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May 05, 2017 - 6:28 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge is asking a disciplinary panel to dismiss a complaint concerning his participation in an anti-death penalty demonstration the same day he blocked executions. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen is calling the investigation an effort to punish him...
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