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AP Interview: New Zealand PM aims to limit spread of hate

AP Interview: New Zealand PM aims to limit spread of hate

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s prime minister said she will do all she can to stop a man accused of killing 51 Muslim worshippers from spreading his message of hate at his trial, while she hopes artificial intelligence will one day stop such
Sailor kills 2 civilians, self at Pearl Harbor shipyard

Sailor kills 2 civilians, self at Pearl Harbor shipyard

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — An active duty U.S.
Brazilian slum residents protest after 9 die in police raid

Brazilian slum residents protest after 9 die in police raid

SAO PAULO — Hundreds of people in Sao Paulo’s Paraisopolis slums took to the streets Wednesday to protest against local police three days after nine young people died in a stampede during a police operation at a funk music party.

UN says 58 migrants dead as boat capsizes off Mauritania

DAKAR, Senegal — At least 58 people are dead after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized in the Atlantic Ocean off the West African nation of Mauritania, the U.N. migration agency said Wednesday. It said 83 people swam to shore.
US Rep. Denny Heck of Washington state to retire after term

US Rep. Denny Heck of Washington state to retire after term

SEATTLE — Democratic Rep.

Palm Beach Sheriff: French bulldogs stolen in 2 burglaries

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Investigators in Florida's Palm Beach County are searching for a dog thief targeting a particular high-end breed. The first French bulldog reported missing was Arthur, sheriff's officials said.
Jimmy Carter released from Georgia hospital

Jimmy Carter released from Georgia hospital

AMERICUS, Ga. — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a hospital Wednesday after being treated for a urinary tract infection.
Buffalo bishop resigns under fire for handling of misconduct

Buffalo bishop resigns under fire for handling of misconduct

NEW YORK — Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo resigned Wednesday, forced to step aside amid mounting calls for his ouster from his staff, priests and public over his handling of allegations of clergy sexual misconduct.
Germany expels Russian diplomats in probe of Berlin killing

Germany expels Russian diplomats in probe of Berlin killing

BERLIN — Germany expelled two Russian diplomats Wednesday over the brazen killing of a Georgian on the streets of Berlin in August as prosecutors said evidence suggested the slaying was ordered either by Moscow or authorities in Russia’s republic of
Survey: Businesses added just 67,000 jobs in November

Survey: Businesses added just 67,000 jobs in November

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies added just 67,000 jobs in November, a private survey found, barely half the gain of the previous month. Payroll processor ADP said that manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut 18,000 jobs combined.