Day: October 1, 2017

AP photographer reflects on 13 years covering Rio shootings

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It's often said the birth of a child changes your life. Covering the shooting deaths of children in recent months amid a wave of violence in Rio de Janeiro, I have realized from the pain of grieving parents that l…

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Rio’s kids are dying in the crossfire of a wave of violence

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An unborn boy's lung is punctured by a bullet while still in the womb. A 2-year-old girl is shot in the head while playing at a restaurant. Three stray bullets cut down a 13-year-old during physical education clas…

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The Latest: Video shown in court of dying Kim seeking help

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Latest on the trial in Malaysia of two women accused of killing North Korean ruler's half brother (all times local):…

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San Juan mayor in hurricane spotlight after Trump tweets

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — In Puerto Rico's hurricane-ravaged capital, it seems Carmen Yulin Cruz is everywhere these days: handing out bags of ice, wading through chest-deep floodwaters, hugging people in need of comfort….

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Media titan Samuel ‘Si’ Newhouse is dead at 89

NEW YORK (AP) — S.I. Newhouse Jr., the low-profile billionaire media mogul who ran the parent company of some of the nation's most prestigious magazines, died Sunday. He was 89….

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Hezbollah leader warns Israel as Shiites mark Ashoura

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the Shiite Lebanese militant group Hezbollah warned Israel against pushing the region into war on Sunday as supporters and other Shiite Muslims marked the Ashoura holiday with rallies, prayers, and self-flagellation….

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Paris is for walkers and cyclists as city bans cars for day

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Media titan Samuel ‘Si’ Newhouse is dead at 89

NEW YORK (AP) — S.I. Newhouse Jr., the low-profile billionaire media mogul who ran the parent company of some of the nation's most prestigious magazines, died Sunday. He was 89….

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Attempted murder charges filed in Canada car, knife attack

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday filed charges including attempted murder against a man suspected of ramming his car into a policeman, stabbing him and then injuring four people while leading officers on a high-speed chase….

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Top actresses marvel at Givenchy’s new chapter in Paris

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French authorities suspect 4 of helping killer in Marseille

PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Tuesday detained four people suspected of helping a man who later stabbed to death two women in the southern port city of Marseille….

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The Latest: Marseille attacker had past record, used 7 IDs

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Marseille knife attack (all times local):…

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Tradition pulls some to Bali volcano, others refuse to leave

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — Dire warnings that a volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali will erupt have caused tens of thousands to flee, but some who survived its last eruption in 1963 refuse to leave the danger zone while others ar…

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How a 2012 attack ushered in an era of terror for France

PARIS (AP) — Soon after Mohammed Merah's life ended in a torrent of explosions and bullets, the mother of his first victim swore she would devote her life to ensuring that no other parents would suffer as she had….

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In hurricane-hit Puerto Rico, a stunning silence

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — I was stunned as I walked through the darkened and humid arrivals terminal at San Juan's International Airport two days after Hurricane Maria blasted its way across Puerto Rico….

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