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New torture claims in US case against ex-Sri Lankan officialNew claims of abuse and torture have been made in an American court against military and police forces led by Sri Lanka's former defense secretary
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
FILE - This Feb. 11, 2017 file photo shows Britney Spears at the Clive Davis and The Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. The conservatorship that runs Britney Spears’ affairs has sued a man who runs a Spears-themed blog for defamation. The lawsuit filed Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges that Anthony Elia, who writes the blog Absolute Britney, has spread falsehoods about the conservatorship. The suit says the blog falsely claimed that the conservatorship, which is run by Spears’ father Jamie, was manipulating her Instagram account to make her appear more troubled and in need of help than she actually is. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
Britney Spears' conservatorship sues blogger for defamationThe conservatorship that runs Britney Spears' affairs has sued a man who runs a Spears-themed blog for defamation
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Clayton Richard (2) steps over New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton after tagging Stanton out at third on a double play during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in New York. Stanton left after the third inning. Blue Jays shortstop Freddy Galvis backs up the play, right. Umpire Laz Diaz is at left rear. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Yankees star Stanton back on injured list with knee strainYankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton went back on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a strained right knee, barely a week after returning from a series of setbacks that kept him out of action for almost three months
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony, center, announces that two additional deputies have been fired as a result of the agency's internal affairs investigation into the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, at the Broward Sheriff's Office headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Tony said deputies Edward Eason and Josh Stambaugh were fired Tuesday for their inaction following the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting.  (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
2 more deputies fired for inaction after school shootingA Florida sheriff says two additional deputies have been fired for their inaction after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
President Donald Trump talks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing to Japan for the G-20 summit, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump, Democrats blame each other for migrant deathsPresident Donald Trump and Democrats blamed each other for the death of a man and his daughter shown in a searing photograph that has become a symbol of the peril faced by migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, a woman walks by a Huawei retail store in Beijing. A federal jury in Texas rejected Wednesday, June 26, 2019, claims by Chinese telecom-equipment maker Huawei Technologies that Silicon Valley start-up CNEX stole its trade secrets. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
Federal jury rules against Huawei in trade secrets caseA federal jury in Texas has rejected claims by Chinese telecom-equipment maker Huawei Technologies that a Silicon Valley start-up stole its trade secrets.
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
This June 20, 2019, image from video, shows the entrance of a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas. Attorneys for a 7-year-old girl in government custody have sent legal notice to the Justice Department demanding her release. An attorney says that for four days her parents have been told she’s “in transit,” moving from one government facility to the next. Last week, attorneys visiting children in a Clint, Texas, Border Patrol station encountered the inconsolable girl amid conditions they said were perilous. Kids were taking care of kids, and there wasn’t enough food, water or sanitation. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
Journalists allowed in to troubled migrant detention centerU.S. officials opens troubled Texas Border Patrol facility housing migrant children to journalists
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Pope Francis squints his eyes in the sunlight as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Authorities warned that temperatures could top 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in some parts of Europe over the coming days, the effect of hot air moving northward from Africa. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Photos of migrant father and daughter spark global anguishPhotos of migrant father and daughter spark global anguish, from the Vatican to the U.S. Congress
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
This June 20, 2019, image from video, shows the entrance of a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas. Attorneys for a 7-year-old girl in government custody have sent legal notice to the Justice Department demanding her release. An attorney says that for four days her parents have been told she’s “in transit,” moving from one government facility to the next. Last week, attorneys visiting children in a Clint, Texas, Border Patrol station encountered the inconsolable girl amid conditions they said were perilous. Kids were taking care of kids, and there wasn’t enough food, water or sanitation. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
Immigrant parents frantic over daughter in gov't custodyAttorneys for a 7-year-old girl in government custody have sent legal notice to the Justice Department demanding her release
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
FILE - In a Feb. 22, 2018 file photo, Dana Loesch, spokesperson for the National Rifle Association, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. The NRA on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 severed ties with its longtime public relations firm, suspended operations of its fiery online TV station and lost its top lobbyist. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
NRA splits with PR firm, lobbyist and TV amid infightingThe National Rifle Association has severed ties with its public relations firm, suspended its TV operations and lost its top lobbyist
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Komaneach Wheeler is restrained by family as she yells at Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg during a town hall community meeting, Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Washington High School in South Bend, Ind. Buttigieg faced criticism from angry black residents at the emotional town hall meeting, a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)
Family of black Indiana man killed by officer files lawsuitThe family of a 54-year-old black man fatally shot by a white officer is suing the officer and the city of South Bend, Indiana, where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez celebrates his two-run homer in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
White Sox rally after blowing lead in 8th, beat Boston 8-7José Abreu hit a two-run homer over the Green Monster and out of Fenway Park in the ninth inning as the Chicago White Sox recovered after blowing the lead in the eighth to beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
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