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Demonstrators help a journalist who was injured in a leg while covering clashes between demonstrators and the Bolivarian National Guard during a protest in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, April 10, 2017. Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro protested on the streets of the capital as part of an ongoing protest movement that shows little sign of losing steam. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
April 10, 2017 - 7:37 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of protesters demanding new elections faced off with security forces who launched tear gas and stood shoulder-to-shoulder blocking roadways in the Venezuelan capital Monday. Demonstrators covered their faces to protect against the plumes of tear gas that wafted...
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April 10, 2017 - 2:09 pm
POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania volunteer fire company says it has canceled this year's Easter egg hunt for children because of "unruly" parents in past years. The Norco Fire Company in North Coventry Township says on its Facebook page the annual children's event won't be held this year...
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FILE -- In this Oct. 28, 2011 file photo, a girl walks on a pier at the Red Sea beach town of Taba, in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. Israel has closed its Taba border crossing to Egypt on Monday, April 10, 2017, following a warning by its anti-terrorism office of an "imminent" militant attack there. A pair of church bombings during Palm Sunday ceremonies killed more than 40 people in two northern Egyptian towns on Sunday; shortly after those attacks, Israeli urged its citizens in Sinai to return home. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra, File)
April 10, 2017 - 7:29 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel closed its Taba border crossing to the Sinai peninsula on Monday following warnings by its anti-terrorism office of an "imminent" militant attack there and urged its citizens to leave Egypt hours before the start of the Passover holiday, when Sinai is a popular destination...
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April 06, 2017 - 6:00 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will wash the feet of inmates at a prison outside Rome in an Easter week ritual meant to show his willingness to serve even the most marginal of society. The Vatican said Thursday the April 13 Mass at the Paliano facility in Frosinone would be "strictly private."...
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April 05, 2017 - 11:59 am
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix-area teen is asking actress Emma Stone to be his prom date with an elaborate "La La Land" parody video . Arcadia High School student Jacob Staudenmaier filmed his so-called "prom-posal" in the style of the opening song from Stone's Oscar-winning film, which features a dance...
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March 28, 2017 - 6:50 am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man wanted only one thing for his 100th birthday. Bill Hansen wanted to return to his old job. Hutchinson Plumbing, Heating and Cooling in Cherry Hill on Monday welcomed the retired permit coordinator back. There was a birthday cake and a standing ovation...
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FILE – In this May 24, 2013, file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, speaks with Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, center, and Jenni "JWoww" Farley, left, cast members of MTV's "Jersey Shore," on the boardwalk where he took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the New Jersey shore's seasonal reopening for the first time since Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Heights, N.J. Under legislation inspired by reality TV star Polizzi, no more than $10,000 of state money could go to pay speakers at New Jersey's public universities. New Jersey's Democrat-controlled Assembly was scheduled to vote Thursday, March 23, 2017, on whether to send the bill to Christie's desk. (Kevin R. Wexler /The Record via AP, file)
March 24, 2017 - 10:52 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Even if New Jersey's governor approves a measure inspired by former "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi to cap what state public universities can pay speakers, Rutgers University is still offering $35,000 for this year's commencement speaker. Rutgers says that the...
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March 22, 2017 - 8:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will deliver the keynote address at Liberty University's commencement ceremony. Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. provided the details of the May 13 graduation ceremony in a statement Wednesday. Falwell was a close ally to Trump during his...
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March 21, 2017 - 12:58 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor signed legislation Tuesday ending the state's practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same holiday as slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., leaving only two states remaining that honor the two men on the same day...
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March 19, 2017 - 4:50 pm
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS UPDATE: Judge rejects request to clarify travel order HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge has rejected the Justice Department's request for clarification on his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson said in...
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