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Thai Youth Soccer Players Rescued From Cave Meet The Media

Thai Youth Soccer Players Rescued From Cave Meet The Media

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a cave in northern Thailand left the hospital where they had been recuperating and appeared at a news conference Wednesday, looking healthy as they answered questions from journalists from around the world. The group entered the news conference to applause from…

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Comey Urges Voters to Support Democrats in Fall

Comey Urges Voters to Support Democrats in Fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 10:30 p.m. James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November’s midterm elections. Comey says on Twitter that the “Republican Congress has…

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Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts in 4Q

Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts in 4Q

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. The figure highlights the company’s newly aggressive stance against malicious or suspicious accounts in the wake of Russian disinformation efforts during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. Last week,…

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Rescue Group: Libya Left Migrants To Die In Mediterranean

Rescue Group: Libya Left Migrants To Die In Mediterranean

By ARITZ PARRA and SAMY MAGDY , Associated Press MADRID (AP) — A migrant aid group has accused Libya’s coast guard of abandoning three people in the Mediterranean Sea, including a woman and a toddler who died, after intercepting 160 Europe-bound migrants near the shores of the North African nation. Proactiva Open Arms, a Spanish…

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MGM Sues Vegas Mass Shooting Victims, Argues It Isn’t Liable

MGM Sues Vegas Mass Shooting Victims, Argues It Isn’t Liable

By REGINA GARCIA CANO , Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. The company argues in lawsuits filed Friday…

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