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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addresses Filipino Overseas Workers who were repatriated from Kuwait at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in suburban Pasay city, southeast of Manila, Philippines. Duterte asked other countries on Sunday, March 18, 2018 to abandon the International Criminal Court because it is "rude." Duterte is facing a possible complaint before the world tribunal for the thousands of killings of drug suspects during his time in office. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
March 18, 2018 - 5:31 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked governments on Sunday to abandon the International Criminal Court, saying the world tribunal — where he is facing a possible complaint for the thousands of killings of drug suspects under his crackdown — is "rude." Although the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo, Louisiana State University Police investigate the death of Louisiana State University student Maxwell Gruver as a possible fraternity hazing incident, at an on campus fraternity house, Phi Delta Theta in Baton Rouge, La. A grand jury indicted four people Thursday, March 15, 2018, in the death of the Gruver whose blood-alcohol content was more than six times the legal limit for driving after fraternity members allegedly subjected him to a hazing ritual. The state grand jury issued the indictments six months after 18-year-old Gruver died at a hospital after a night of drinking at the Phi Delta Theta house on LSU's campus. (Hilary Scheinuk/The Advocate via AP, File)
March 15, 2018 - 9:34 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A grand jury indicted four people Thursday in the death of a Louisiana State University student whose blood-alcohol content was more than six times the legal limit for driving after fraternity members allegedly subjected him to a hazing ritual. The state grand jury issued...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addresses the troops during the 82nd anniversary celebration of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines. Duterte said Wednesday that his country is withdrawing its ratification of a world treaty that created the International Criminal Court, where he’s facing a possible complaint for crimes against humanity. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
March 15, 2018 - 7:55 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and government officials can still face investigation by the International Criminal Court for thousands of killings under his anti-drug war until his decision to withdraw from the tribunal takes effect after a year, rights groups said...
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FILE - In a Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber cries as she gives her victim impact statement in Lansing, Mich., during the fourth day of sentencing for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault. Bipartisan legislation in Michigan that would help victims of Nassar's sexual abuse move forward with lawsuits was in limbo Wednesday, March 14, amid pushback from universities, the Catholic Church and others. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP)
March 14, 2018 - 10:30 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate on Wednesday passed bills inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case, voting to retroactively give the imprisoned sports doctor's victims more time to sue, restrict governments' ability to claim immunity from such lawsuits and require more people to...
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March 12, 2018 - 4:16 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's 15 public universities on Monday asked the Legislature to delay voting on bills inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case, expressing concern about measures that would retroactively extend the time victims would have to file lawsuits and remove an immunity...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, dawn breaks over the Capitol in Washington. The once bipartisan drive to curb increases in health care premiums has devolved into a partisan struggle with escalating demands by each side. It’s unclear they’ll be able to reach an agreement. And the two parties may end up blaming each other this fall as states announce next year’s inevitably higher insurance rates _ just weeks before Election Day on Nov. 6. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 12, 2018 - 12:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is searching for a way to curb soaring health care premiums. But the effort is faltering. Each party is making escalating demands. Democrats want to strengthen President Barack Obama's health care law by enlarging federal subsidies for consumers. Republicans are still...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, Terry Crews poses for a portrait to promote the film, "Sorry to Bother You", at the Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Prosecutors on Wednesday, March 7, decided not to file charges against a talent agent whom Crews said groped him at a Hollywood party. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)
March 07, 2018 - 10:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have decided not to file charges against a talent agent whom actor Terry Crews said groped him at a Hollywood party. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Adam Venit, an agent at William Morris Endeavor, twice grabbed Crews by the groin, but because...
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Bill Cosby, center, arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, March 5, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 05, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a pretrial hearing in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The judge who's presiding over Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial says he'll need some time to consider prosecutors' request to call as many as 19 accusers to the witness stand...
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Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, March 5, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 05, 2018 - 3:59 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby made his first court appearance of the #MeToo era on Monday as defense lawyers tried without success to get his sexual assault case thrown out, then turned their attention to blocking some of the 80-year-old comedian's dozens of accusers from testifying at his...
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Martin Glenn, Chief Executive Football Association, speaks during the press conference of the 132nd IFAB Annual General Meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
March 04, 2018 - 5:53 pm
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is annoying many Spaniards by wearing a pro-Catalan yellow ribbon, the head of the English Football Association said, highlighting the need to be tough on keeping political symbols out of soccer. The FA's CEO, Martin Glenn, also said "we don't want" religious...
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