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January 22, 2018 - 3:37 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City and southern New Jersey have always been Philadelphia Eagles country. And with the local team in the Super Bowl, the seaside gambling resort can only dream of the extra millions of dollars it might have taken in had it been able to offer sports betting. The...
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In this image made from video, North Korean figure skaters Ryom Tae-ok, center, and Kim Ju-sik, center left, are guarded as they leave Taipei Arena after a practice session in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The North Korean figure skating pair, who will compete in the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month, are in Taiwan this week to take part in a competition. (TVBS via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 7:34 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9 p.m. The European Union has slapped travel bans and asset freezes on 17 North Koreans accused of illegal trading activities and side-stepping sanctions imposed on Pyongyang over its...
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Pope Francis meets with bishops at the archbishop's residence in Lima, Peru, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Francis wrapped up his trip Sunday to Peru by meeting with bishops and nuns, but the controversy over his accusations that Chilean sex abuse victims slandered a bishop continued to haunt him. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)
January 21, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. ---------------- TOP STORIES ---------------- BUDGET BATTLE — The government shutdown threatens to drag into a new work week and cause more disruption. A Senate showdown vote on a Republican plan to end the...
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January 19, 2018 - 3:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An order of nuns brought their fight to stop a natural gas pipeline project on their rural Pennsylvania property to a federal appeals court Friday. The Adorers of the Blood of Christ argue that construction of a pipeline through their cornfield in Lancaster County represents a...
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In this Dec. 4, 2017 photo, people stand in line to enter the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court is agreeing to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries The justices plan to hear argument in April and issue a final ruling by late June. The action follows last month’s ruling by the federal appeals court in San Francisco that struck down the travel ban. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 19, 2018 - 3:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries. The issue pits an administration that considers the restrictions necessary for Americans'...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Nov. 23, 2015, British former boxing champion Anthony Small. British police said Thursday Jan. 18, 2018, that 36-year old Muslim convert Anthony Small has been charged with encouraging acts of terrorism, after posting a video on social media in September 2016, which they assert violates anti-terrorism laws. (Nick Ansell/PA FILE via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 5:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — A former British boxing champion has been charged with encouraging extremist violence. Police said Thursday that 36-year-old Anthony Small has been charged with encouraging acts of terrorism. They say the London native, a convert to Islam, posted a video on social media in 2016 that...
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FILE - In this 2009 file photo, a female right whale swims at the surface of the water with her calf a few miles off the Georgia coast in 2009. Scientists watching for baby right whales off the Southeast U.S. coast have yet to spot a single newborn seven weeks into the endangered species' calving season, a dry spell researchers haven't seen in nearly 30 years. (AP Photo/Savannah Morning News, John Carrington, File)
January 18, 2018 - 3:06 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Scientists watching for baby right whales off the Southeast U.S. coast have yet to spot a single newborn seven weeks into the endangered species' calving season — the longest researchers have gone without any sightings in nearly 30 years. Bad weather that has limited efforts to...
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January 16, 2018 - 10:15 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Tom Vilsack, Colorado State University (THE CONVERSATION) Since the turn of the year, Congress and the Trump administration have been haggling over legislative priorities for 2018. Many...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2015, file photo, a rare leatherback sea turtle named Yawkey moves off the beach and returns to the the Atlantic Ocean at Isle of Palms, S.C., after it was treated at the South Carolina Aquarium. Federal ocean managers are collecting information and comments until Feb. 5, 2018, on a petition from a fishing group asking it to move the leatherback off the United States list of endangered animals. Leatherbacks live all over the world's oceans and have been listed as endangered by the U.S. since 1970. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith, File)
January 16, 2018 - 1:20 pm
Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the United States' list of endangered animals. An arm of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has received a petition from a fishing group asking that the Northwest...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal airport, in Morristown, N.J. Trump often brags that he’s done more in his first year in office than any other president. That’s a spectacular stretch. But while he’s fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his campaign promises, overhauling the country’s tax code, changing the country’s posture abroad and upending the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 15, 2018 - 12:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often brags that he's done more in his first year in office than any other president. That's a spectacular stretch. But while he's fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his...
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