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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray reads a statement to media members, Friday, April 7, 2017, in Seattle. A lawsuit filed Thursday accuses Murray of sexually molesting a teenage high-school dropout in the 1980s, and in interviews with The Seattle Times, two other men claim he abused them. The mayor denied the allegations through his personal spokesman Jeff Reading. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 07, 2017 - 7:05 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Ed Murray led a long campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state, toiled for nearly two decades as a state lawmaker and won his biggest personal political victory in 2013 when he unseated Seattle's incumbent mayor by promising the ultra-liberal city to raise the...
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A body, centre at rught, lies on the ground on at the scene after a truck crashed into a department store injuring several people in central Stockholm, Sweden, Friday April 7, 2017. (Andreas Schyman, TT News Agency via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 10:58 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the truck crashing into a department store in central Stockholm. (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Top European Union officials have expressed their condolences to the families of victims of the truck crash at a Stockholm department store and praised the courage of first...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 10:54 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 6 p.m. Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group says the U.S. missile attack on a Syrian air base is "a new crime" by the American administration that will increase tensions in the Middle East. Hezbollah warned in a statement Friday that this...
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Members of the ANC Youth League flee from teargas and rubber bullets being fired by police, at the end of a march by the main opposition Democratic Alliance party in Johannesburg, Friday, April 7, 2017. Thousands of South Africans demonstrated in major cities against President Jacob Zuma. Zuma's dismissal of the finance minister has fueled concerns over government corruption and a struggling economy. (AP Photo/Yeshiel Panchia)
April 07, 2017 - 10:52 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tens of thousands of South Africans demonstrated peacefully Friday in a national outpouring of anger at their scandal-tainted president, and a second agency lowered the country's credit rating to junk status a week after the firing of the respected finance minister. While...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 9:42 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The United Nations Security Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. EDT for a briefing on the U.S. air strike on Syrian targets, according to the U.S. Mission spokesman. ___ 4:35 p.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada...
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Members of the ANC Youth League flee from teargas and rubber bullets being fired by police, at the end of a march by the main opposition Democratic Alliance party in Johannesburg, Friday, April 7, 2017. Thousands of South Africans demonstrated in major cities against President Jacob Zuma. Zuma's dismissal of the finance minister has fueled concerns over government corruption and a struggling economy. (AP Photo/Yeshiel Panchia)
April 07, 2017 - 9:36 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tens of thousands of South Africans demonstrated peacefully Friday in a national outpouring of anger at their scandal-tainted president, while a second agency lowered the country's credit rating to junk status a week after the firing of the respected finance minister. While...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 7:19 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The office of Syria's President is calling the U.S. missile strike against one of its air bases in central Homs "reckless" and "irresponsible." The statement Friday said the strikes were "shortsighted" and reflect a...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 6:40 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Syrian opposition activists say warplanes have carried out their first airstrike since a U.S. missile attack damaged a major air base in the central province of Homs. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 5:46 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Italy says the U.S. strikes on Syria were "proportionate" given the "war crimes" committed by the Assad regime in using chemical weapons against its own people. It says the U.S. strikes would serve as a deterrent for any...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 4:27 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Israel's president says the U.S. strike on Syria was an "appropriate response" to the "unthinkable brutality" of the chemical attacks in Syria this week that killed dozens of civilians. Reuven Rivlin said Friday the U.S. "...
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