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FILE - In this May 26, 2015, file photo, Dwayne Johnson arrives at the premiere of "San Andreas" at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Johnson told GQ for a story published May 10, 2017, that he is seriously considering a run for president. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 11:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After conquering Hollywood, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson may have his sights set on the White House. The actor and former pro wrestler tells GQ that he thinks a presidential run is "a real possibility." Johnson says if he were president, "poise" and "leadership" would be top...
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May 10, 2017 - 11:42 am
Helped by surveillance footage, prosecutors painted a harrowing picture of the events inside a Penn State University fraternity in early February that led them to charge 18 members in the death of a pledge. The video from cameras inside Beta Theta Pi, interviews with students and text messages...
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FILE - This Wednesday, May 11, 2016, file photo, shows an area of the grounds at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. The Playboy Mansion was among the priciest homes to sell in 2016. Global luxury home sales cooled off in 2016 for the second year in a row, even as a record number of homes sold for more than $100 million, a new report shows. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 10:36 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Global luxury home sales cooled off in 2016 for the second consecutive year, even with a record number of homes selling for more than $100 million. A report released Wednesday by Christie's International Real Estate shows that sales of homes priced at $1 million or more edged up...
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FBI police vehicles are parked next to the J. Edgar Hoover FBI headquarters building early in the morning in Washington, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday evening. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
May 10, 2017 - 10:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and FBI Director James Comey's firing (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Russia is not concerned about Comey's firing. When asked how Comey's sacking could influence Russia-U.S...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrive for a media availability at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 10, 2017 - 10:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed Vladimir Putin's top diplomat to the White House Wednesday marking his highest level face-to-face contact with a Russian government official since taking office. The talks come one day after Trump fired the FBI director, who was overseeing an...
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Forensic police recover a body from the a camper where three sister died, in Rome, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, when it burst into flames as they slept, in what news reports said might have been an intentional attack aimed at Roma, also known as Gypsies. Prosecutors have opened an arson investigation after surviving family members reported having received threats from local residents in recent days and another camper was torched last week nearby. The sisters aged 4, 8 and 20, were Roma and other family members who were in the camper at the time managed to escape. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 10:33 am
ROME (AP) — Three sisters died Wednesday after their camper burst into flames as they slept, in what news reports said might have been an intentional attack aimed at Roma, also known as Gypsies. Italian news agency ANSA said prosecutors had opened an arson investigation after surviving family...
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May 10, 2017 - 10:33 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police raided homes in four states on Wednesday in connection with three people suspected of links to the Islamic State group, authorities said. Apartments and other locations were searched in Berlin, Bavaria, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt on Wednesday morning, federal prosecutors'...
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FILE--In this July 9, 2014, file photo, a sign warns of radioactivity near a wind direction flag indicator at the "C" tank farm on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. An emergency has been declared Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation after a portion of a tunnel that contained rail cars full of nuclear waste collapsed. Randy Bradbury, a spokesman for the Washington state Department of Ecology, said officials detected no release of radiation and no workers were injured. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)
May 10, 2017 - 10:32 am
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The collapse of an underground tunnel containing radioactive waste that forced workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation to shelter in place is the latest incident to raise safety concerns at the sprawling site that made plutonium for nuclear bombs for decades after World...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 10, 2017 - 9:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and James Comey's firing (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is reacting sarcastically to questions about President Donald Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Lavrov and Secretary of State Rex...
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Campaigners observe a minute silent for the remaining Kidnapped schools during their daily sit outs in Abuja, Nigeria. Tuesday. May 9, 2017. One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who had the opportunity to be released on Saturday chose to stay with her husband, Nigeria's president spokesman said Tuesday. Garba Shehu said that originally they had been negotiating the release of 83 girls, but one said she wanted to remain. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
May 10, 2017 - 9:05 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Parents of the 82 Nigerian schoolgirls released over the weekend from Boko Haram captivity say they still await word from the government on when they will be able to see their daughters. Abana Ishaya said Wednesday he was thrilled to find out his daughter was among those...
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