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FILE - In this April 2, 2018 file photo, Villanova players celebrate after the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Michigan, in San Antonio. Villanova won 79-62. The game was seen by 16 million viewers on TBS, TNT and Tru TV last week, the Nielsen company said. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
April 10, 2018 - 7:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Villanova's comfortable victory over Michigan in the NCAA men's basketball final may have been good for the blood pressure of the team's fans, but it wasn't good for television ratings. The game was seen by 16 million viewers on TBS, TNT and Tru TV last week, the Nielsen company...
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In this March 2, 2017 photo, Moderator Jamie Allman, host of Allman in the Morning, sits at a City of St. Louis Mayoral Debate filmed at Vue 17, in Richmond Heights, Mo. The conservative commentator who tweeted that he would use "a hot poker" to sexually assault a survivor of a Florida high school shooting resigned from KDNL-TV, a St. Louis TV station. (Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 7:18 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A conservative commentator who sent a tweet saying he would use "a hot poker" to sexually assault an outspoken 17-year-old survivor of the Florida high school shooting has resigned from a St. Louis TV station and been taken off the radio after several advertisers withdrew from his...
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April 08, 2018 - 8:16 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — In a story April 7 about actor Russell Crowe's auction in Sydney, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the price of a 128-year-old violin was exceeded at the auction by only a single painting. The price was exceeded by two paintings from Crowe's collection. A...
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April 08, 2018 - 3:11 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Hundreds of foreigners have joined in the annual Pyongyang Marathon despite political tensions that have only recently begun to ease and a ban on U.S citizens traveling to the country that is still in effect. Approximately 400 foreign amateurs took part this year, less...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Pruitt has spent millions of dollars in taxpayer funds on unprecedented security precautions that include a full-time detail of 20 armed officers, according to agency sources and documents reviewed by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 07, 2018 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's concern with his safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away from investigating environmental crimes. Altogether, the agency spent...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from traditional universities and an image battered by past misdeeds _ despite a helping hand from the Trump administration. DeVos has hired several industry insiders and frozen Obama-era rules that would have increased protections for students. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
April 07, 2018 - 8:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from traditional universities and an image battered by past misdeeds — despite a boost the Trump administration. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (dih-VAHS') has hired several...
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Travelers walk during a rainstorm to the terminals at Oakland International Airport, Friday, April 6, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
April 06, 2018 - 10:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. Recent heavy rainfall...
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Central American migrants traveling with the annual Stations of the Cross caravan march to call for migrants' rights and protest the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump and Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, in Matias Romero, Oaxaca State, Mexico, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Bogged down by logistical problems, large numbers of children and fears about people getting sick, the caravan was always meant to draw attention to the plight of migrants and was never equipped to march all the way to the U.S. border.(AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
April 04, 2018 - 8:37 am
MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico (AP) — President Donald Trump's angry comments about a caravan of migrants ricochet around like a soccer ball in the dusty athletic complex in southern Mexico where the 1,000 or so Central Americans have camped since the weekend. Trump's words have confused and befuddled...
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April 03, 2018 - 6:22 am
LONDON (AP) — Sky News could be sold to Walt Disney or completely ring-fenced in concessions put forward Tuesday by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox as it seeks to bolster its chances of taking full control of the U.K. satellite broadcaster Sky. The proposals are aimed at easing some of the...
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Bill Cosby, center, arrives for jury selection in his sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, April 2, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Corey Perrine)
April 02, 2018 - 5:19 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors and the defense began the difficult task of picking a jury for Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial Monday amid a powerful #MeToo movement that has pierced the consciousness of the men and women who will sit in judgment of the 80-year-old comedian. All but one of...
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