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Cyprus editor hails acquittal over Turkey insult chargeThe editor of a Turkish Cypriot newspaper said Wednesday his acquittal on charges he insulted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was a triumph of Turkish Cypriot justice
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The Latest: Black caucus chairman says report has no impactThe chairman of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus said little has changed after a law firm's report failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a racist picture on his 1984 medical school yearbook page
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Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minorA priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor
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In this photo supplied by the South African Government Communications and Information Services (GCIS) Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in as a member of parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Ramaphosa has taken steps to crack down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term. (Jairus Mmufle/Government Communications and Information Services via AP)
South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruptionSouth African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term
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Bankruptcy judge to approve sale of Reading EagleA federal judge says he intends to approval the sale of the bankrupt Reading Eagle to a company known for taking over struggling newspapers and then cutting jobs
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FILE - In this file image taken from video broadcast Dec. 19, 2001,  John Walker Lindh is seen during an interview soon after his capture. According to CNN, the interview took place Dec. 2, 2001. Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free Thursday, May 23, 2019, after nearly two decades in prison. (CNN via AP, File)
'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be releasedThe young Californian who became known as the American Taliban is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Hickenlooper proposes gun licensing and safety testsDemocratic presidential hopeful Hickenlooper proposes gun licensing and safety tests
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BeIN media group CEO charged in corruption probe in FranceA judicial official says the chief executive officer of media group beIN has been handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2019 track world championships in Qatar
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Former Senate Majority Leader Daschle joins cannabis boardFormer Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle has been named to an advisory board of a cannabis investment company
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German far right cancels election party after venue threatsThe far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
Fighting rages after Syria rebels retake northwest villageSyrian activists and rebels say opposition fighters have recaptured a village on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Trump Jr. Reportedly Following in Dad's FootstepsDonald Trump Jr. is writing a book to be published late this year, according to Politico . President Trump's eldest son, who is to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in mid-June , has signed a deal with Center Street Books for a tome to focus on "politics, current events, and the...
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