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Young Nebraska priests' chants become best-selling album

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:21am
DENTON, Neb. (AP) -- At the sound of a tap, dozens of young men clad in black cassocks and white surplices rise from kneeling positions to watch two of their brother priests begin a chant....
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Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 8:17am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Playboy centerfold who ignited a backlash of criticism when she secretly snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posted it online mocking the woman's body is expected to appear in court Wednesday to resolve a criminal charge....
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Technical problems force HBO to scrap Jon Stewart venture

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 8:17am
NEW YORK (AP) -- HBO is scrapping a web-delivered satirical project it was developing with Jon Stewart, a change of plans that keeps the popular political humorist on the sidelines as the Trump administration continues to provide his fellow comedians with comic gold....
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Alaska aquiver: State hosts plate tectonics research effort

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:12am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska averages 40,000 earthquakes per year, with more large quakes than the other 49 states combined, and America's shakiest state is about to have its ground examined like never before....
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Women CEOs earned more last year, but few were in top job

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:11am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies....
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Priest among 14 hostages taken in siege of Philippines city

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 1:06am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Muslim extremists abducted a Catholic priest and more than a dozen churchgoers while laying siege to a southern Philippine city overnight, burning buildings, ambushing soldiers and hoisting flags of the Islamic State group, officials said Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in the southern third of the nation and warned he would enforce it harshly....
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A gunshot and a child is dead: Should anyone be punished?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 1:06am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Amy Pittman learned on her first day in jail to bottle up her grief....
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NATO rolls out the red carpet, buffs its image for Trump

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:03am
BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO is not only rolling out the red carpet for U.S. President Donald Trump in Brussels Thursday, but the military alliance - which Trump has declared obsolete - has been busy repackaging its image and is ready to unveil a new headquarters worth 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion)....
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Column: Just say no when it comes to hosting Olympics

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:03am
It never figured to end well for Rio....
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Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:03pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Wednesday that he'll be harsh in enforcing martial law in his country's south as he abruptly left Moscow to deal with a crisis at home sparked by a Muslim extremist siege on a city, where militants burned buildings overnight and are feared to have taken hostages....
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Tensions in their past, Trump, Pope Francis to meet

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:03pm
ROME (AP) -- Concluding his tour of the ancestral homes of the world's three largest monotheistic religions, President Donald Trump is poised to call on Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed....
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Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:57pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Rihanna Hardy had been excited about seeing Ariana Grande ever since she got her concert ticket as a Christmas gift. So when the day came, the 11-year-old left school a couple of hours early to make sure to get to Manchester Arena on time....
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