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FILE - In this March 7, 2016 file photo, FOX News town hall host Bret Baier talks to the crowd before the town hall with Democratic presidential candidates, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, and Hillary Clinton at the Gem Theatre, in Detroit. Baier and his family have survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana. In a statement released Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, the anchor and executive editor of Fox News Channel’s “Special Report” says after a weekend of skiing, he was driving to the airport on icy roads with his wife and their two sons on Monday morning when they were “involved in a major car crash.” (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
January 22, 2019 - 2:59 pm
Fox News host Bret Baier and his family have survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana. In a statement released Tuesday, the anchor and executive editor of Fox News Channel's "Special Report" says that after a weekend of skiing he was driving to the airport on icy roads with his wife and their two...
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In this image provided by Walter Mears, this 2013 family photo shows former Associated Press reporter, editor and bureau chief, Frances Richardson Mears, whose journalism career spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. She was 66. (Mears Family Photo via AP)
January 19, 2019 - 2:20 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Frances R. Mears, an Associated Press reporter, editor and bureau chief during a journalism career that spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday. She was 66. Mears had been ill with cancer, said her husband, Walter R. Mears, the Pulitzer Prize-winning political writer and...
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This undated photo provided by Iranian state television's English-language service, Press TV, shows its American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi. On Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, Iran's state-run English-language channel reported that its American anchorwoman detained in the U.S. will appear in court in Washington. Press TV said Marzieh Hashemi's court appearance is Friday. (Press TV via AP)
January 18, 2019 - 10:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an Iranian TV anchor detained in the U.S. (all times local): 3:05 p.m. According to partially unsealed federal court documents, a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television who has been jailed in the U.S. has not been accused of any crime...
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This undated photo provided by Iranian state television's English-language service, Press TV, shows its American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi. On Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, Iran's state-run English-language channel reported that its American anchorwoman detained in the U.S. will appear in court in Washington. Press TV said Marzieh Hashemi's court appearance is Friday. (Press TV via AP)
January 18, 2019 - 3:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials confirmed Friday that a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television was jailed in the U.S. as a material witness and has not been charged with any crime, according to court papers. Marzieh Hashemi has appeared twice before a U.S. district...
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January 17, 2019 - 1:41 pm
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — An investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body FIFA as corrupt was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike as he drove home alone at night, police said Thursday. His employers said he was assassinated. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was...
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In this image provided by Hossein Hashemi, Marzieh Hashemi, poses for a photo. Marzieh Hashemi, a prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television has been arrested by the FBI during a visit to the U.S., the broadcaster reported Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, and her son said she was being held in a prison, apparently as a material witness. (Hossein Hashemi via AP)
January 17, 2019 - 10:50 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — She is largely unknown in the United States. But the American anchorwoman for Iran's state-run broadcaster, detained last weekend by U.S. authorities, is a familiar face on its English-language channel. As a newscaster for Press TV, Marzieh Hashemi has been...
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January 17, 2019 - 9:41 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey deported a Dutch journalist on Thursday after receiving information about her from prosecutors in the Netherlands involved in a terrorism investigation. A Dutch prosecutor's office spokeswoman said the reporter is a suspect in an investigation, but not for terrorism...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens in New York's Times Square. Facebook announced Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, it would invest $300 million over three years in news initiatives with an emphasis in local coverage. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 17, 2019 - 8:06 am
LONDON (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of two big disinformation operations, in its latest effort to fight fake news. The social media company said it took action after finding two networks "that engaged in...
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This cover image released by HarperCollins shows "Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11," by best-selling author and former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff. In his new book, out April 30, Zuckoff combines numerous individual stories into a comprehensive minute by minute account. (HarperCollins via AP)
January 17, 2019 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A best-selling author and former Boston Globe reporter is completing a project about the September 11 terrorist attacks. Mitchell Zuckoff's "Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11" will be released April 30, HarperCollins Publishing announced Thursday. Zuckoff wrote about the 2001 attacks...
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This undated photo provided by Iranian state television's English-language service, Press TV, shows American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi at studio in Tehran, Iran. The elder son of Hashemi says his mother is being held in the United States, but has not been charged with anything. Hussein Hashemi says she was detained Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, as she was leaving St. Louis for Denver. He says she had filmed a Black Lives Matter documentary in St. Louis after visiting family in New Orleans. (Press TV via AP)
January 17, 2019 - 4:39 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian hard-line newspapers and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are criticizing the arrest in the U.S. of an American anchorwoman from Iran's state-run English-language TV channel. The hard-line Vatan-e Emrooz paper on Thursday criticized the detention of...
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