The Associated Press

November 14, 2018 - 2:22 am
SYDNEY (AP) — A man who couldn't resist a month-old meerkat has been fined with snatching the baby animal from a zoo in Perth, Australia. The meerkat went missing in September, the day before he was due to be shown to the public for the first time. Zoo staff feared he had been snatched by a bird...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a Moms Demand Action gun safety rally at City Hall in Nashua, N.H. Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party on Tuesday, Nov. 13, and outlined an aggressive timeline for deciding whether to run for president. (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter)
November 13, 2018 - 2:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is declaring lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party as he outlines an aggressive timeline for deciding whether to run for president. The 76-year-old billionaire told The...
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November 13, 2018 - 12:00 am
HISTORY CURRICULUM-TEXAS Texas mulls curriculum that cuts Helen Keller, keeps Moses AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Board of Education is discussing changes to the history curriculum that could scrap lessons featuring Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller and Barry Goldwater, but keep instruction about how...
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November 13, 2018 - 12:00 am
JAIL STABBING Warrant: 'Shank' used in inmate fight at Orleans jail NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An arrest warrant says one inmate at the New Orleans jail wounded another with a makeshift knife, known as a shank, earlier this month. It's the latest example of serious violence still plaguing the lockup that...
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November 13, 2018 - 12:00 am
MARIJUANA SEIZURE STUDY Mississippi study examines if marijuana can cut seizures JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A study of whether ingredients extracted from marijuana can reduce seizures in children is moving ahead in Mississippi. The University of Mississippi Medical Center says the six-month trial began...
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Central American migrants, part of the caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, get a ride on a truck carrying rolls of steel rebar, in Irapuato, Mexico, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Several thousand Central American migrants marked a month on the road Monday as they hitched rides to the western Mexico city of Guadalajara and toward the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
November 12, 2018 - 9:02 pm
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Several thousand Central American migrants heading for the U.S. border arrived in the western Mexico city of Guadalajara with help from truckers and other motorists Monday, marking a month since their trek began. Many of the migrants boarded waiting buses at the Jalisco...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, meets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Paris Peace Forum in Paris, Sunday, Nov.11, 2018. International leaders attended a ceremony in Paris on Sunday at mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. (Thomas Samson, Pool via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 7:01 am
PARIS (AP) — Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies are pledging to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech. But the United States, Russia and China are not among them. The group of governments and companies pledge in a signed...
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November 12, 2018 - 12:00 am
POLICE SHOOTING-MISSISSIPPI Officer fatally shoots man in Mississippi CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi are investigating the circumstances that led to a police officer fatally shooting a man. Capt. Johnny Poulos said in an emailed statement that the Mississippi Bureau of...
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November 12, 2018 - 12:00 am
VETERANS DAY-TEXAS Veterans Day marked across Texas with parades, ceremonies HOUSTON (AP) — Communities across Texas are hosting parades and appreciation ceremonies for Veterans Day. Houston held a celebration Sunday outside City Hall that included a health fair. A patriotic-theme parade was also...
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November 12, 2018 - 12:00 am
KILLING BY POLICE-TULSA Group rescinds speaker invite for deputy cleared in shooting BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An Oklahoma deputy acquitted in a 2016 fatal shooting of an unarmed black man is no longer scheduled to speak at a homicide investigators conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. News outlets...
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