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August 23, 2017 - 5:52 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has once again thrown out Texas' voter ID law in the latest court defeat for state Republican lawmakers over voting rights. U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos on Wednesday rejected a weakened version of the law signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott earlier...
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August 23, 2017 - 5:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who was among dozens injured when a commuter train crashed at a suburban Philadelphia terminal is suing the rail company, alleging that the train also overshot a previous station before the accident. Passenger Derrell Robbson filed suit against the Southeastern...
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Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen greets garment workers during a visit to the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. Two Cambodian radio stations, known for their rare stances independent of government control, said Wednesday they were being forced to shut down their operations, shrinking the space left for political activity and free expression ahead of next year’s general election. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
August 23, 2017 - 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States strongly criticized Cambodia on Wednesday for ordering an American democracy group to leave the country and pressuring dissenting news media — chastising a government whose leader says he shares President Donald Trump's disdain for the press. State Department...
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In this image taken from video on Monday Aug. 21, 2017, shows police forensic investigators as they prepare to move a headless body of a woman that was found near Amager Denmark in the Baltic Sea where a missing Swedish journalist is believed to have died on a privately built submarine earlier this month . The headless torso found on a beach near Amager has been identified as that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, Danish police said Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017. (TV2 via AP)
August 23, 2017 - 3:41 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Journalist Kim Wall had reported on conflicts, crises and natural disasters around the world. Earlier this month, she set out to sea from laid-back Copenhagen for a story about an eccentric Danish inventor and his home-made submarine. She never returned. On Wednesday,...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2017 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, holds a bilateral meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Riyadh. Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has cancelled a meeting with senior White House advisor Jared Kushner after the U.S. announced aid cuts and delays to Egypt earlier. Kushner arrived on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 on top of U.S. delegation that includes Jason Greenblatt, envoy for international negotiations, and Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser to discuss the possibility of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
August 23, 2017 - 11:37 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president and foreign minister met with White House adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday, just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Cairo over human rights concerns. Kushner, who is also President Donald Trump's son-in-law...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2012 file photo, Harvard University Arts and Sciences graduates react as degrees are conferred during commencement exercises on the school's campus in Cambridge, Mass. According to a report released Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, by the independent Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, half of all workers in Massachusetts held a bachelor's degree or higher in 2016, marking the first time a U.S. state has reached that threshold. (AP Photo/Steven Senne File)
August 23, 2017 - 10:33 am
BOSTON (AP) — Half of all workers in Massachusetts held a bachelor's degree or higher in 2016, marking the first time any U.S. state has reached that educational threshold, according to a report released Wednesday by the independent Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center. The same analysis points...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2017 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, holds a bilateral meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Riyadh. Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has cancelled a meeting with senior White House advisor Jared Kushner after the U.S. announced aid cuts and delays to Egypt earlier. Kushner arrived on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 on top of U.S. delegation that includes Jason Greenblatt, envoy for international negotiations, and Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser to discuss the possibility of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
August 23, 2017 - 8:21 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's foreign ministry on Wednesday snubbed White House adviser Jared Kushner and U.S. officials who arrived with him in Cairo, apparently in protest over the Trump administration's move to cut and delay aid to Egypt. Egypt's top diplomat, Sameh Shoukry, was to meet with Kushner and...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2017 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, holds a bilateral meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Riyadh. Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has cancelled a meeting with senior White House advisor Jared Kushner after the U.S. announced aid cuts and delays to Egypt earlier. Kushner arrived on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 on top of U.S. delegation that includes Jason Greenblatt, envoy for international negotiations, and Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser to discuss the possibility of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
August 23, 2017 - 7:01 am
CAIRO (AP) — White House adviser Jared Kushner and visiting U.S. officials were snubbed by the Foreign Ministry in Cairo on Wednesday in apparent protest over the Trump administration's move to cut and delay aid to Egypt. Egypt's top diplomat, Sameh Shoukry, was to meet with the U.S. delegation...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2017 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, holds a bilateral meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Riyadh. Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has cancelled a meeting with senior White House advisor Jared Kushner after the U.S. announced aid cuts and delays to Egypt earlier. Kushner arrived on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 on top of U.S. delegation that includes Jason Greenblatt, envoy for international negotiations, and Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser to discuss the possibility of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
August 23, 2017 - 6:57 am
CAIRO (AP) — White House adviser Jared Kushner and visiting U.S. officials were snubbed by the Foreign Ministry in Cairo on Wednesday in apparent protest over the Trump administration's move to cut and delay aid to Egypt. Egypt's top diplomat, Sameh Shoukry, was to meet with the U.S. delegation...
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August 23, 2017 - 6:27 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's state-owned university system has agreed to forgive $30 million in loans to a financially struggling historically black college if the school can maintain a balanced budget over the next four years. The chairwoman of the system's board of governors says the...
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