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As China, Vatican talk, bishop's fate shows party's power

As China, Vatican talk, bishop's fate shows party's power

SAIQI, China — The twin-spired church in this southern Chinese village was packed with more than a thousand Catholics observing Good Friday, but the bishop who tends to the congregation was not among them.

US says Security Council approves new sanctions on NKorea

WASHINGTON — The United States said Friday it has secured the support of the U.N. Security Council for a new package of sanctions designations that target smuggling at sea by North Korea.
AP Exclusive: IOC president meets North Korean leader Kim

AP Exclusive: IOC president meets North Korean leader Kim

PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach met with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Friday and said the North Korean leader is committed to having his country participate in the 2020 Tokyo Su
Actress Stacey Dash withdraws from California House race

Actress Stacey Dash withdraws from California House race

LOS ANGELES — Actress turned conservative commentator Stacey Dash ended her campaign for a Southern California congressional seat on Friday, about a month after it began.
2 British IS members say hostage beheadings were a 'mistake'

2 British IS members say hostage beheadings were a 'mistake'

KOBANI, Syria — Two British militants believed to have been part of an Islamic State group cell notorious for beheading hostages in Syria were unapologetic in their first interview since their capture, denouncing the U.S.
Widow of Orlando nightclub gunman is acquitted in the attack

Widow of Orlando nightclub gunman is acquitted in the attack

The widow of the gunman who slaughtered 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, was acquitted Friday of helping to plot the attack and lying to the FBI afterward — a rare and stinging defeat for the U.S. government in a terrorism case.
Colin Trevorrow will be back to direct "Jurassic World 3"

Colin Trevorrow will be back to direct "Jurassic World 3"

LOS ANGELES — Colin Trevorrow will be back among the dinosaurs as he returns to the director's chair for the third installment of the "Jurassic World" franchise.
Judge hints he may not allow Cosby quaalude testimony

Judge hints he may not allow Cosby quaalude testimony

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Facebook exec disavows his own his provocative memo

Facebook exec disavows his own his provocative memo

NEW YORK — The author of a provocative Facebook memo declaring that growth is justified even if it costs lives says he doesn't actually agree with the memo and wrote it to provoke debate.

Texan accused of throwing toddler son out 3rd story window

AUSTIN, Texas — Investigators say a Central Texas man has been arrested after a neighbour reported seeing him throw his 2-year-old son out a third-story window.