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August 07, 2019 - 12:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News host Tucker Carlson is under fire for his comments declaring white supremacy a hoax. Carlson said on his prime-time show on Tuesday that he'd never met anybody who considered white supremacy to be a good idea. He made his remarks a day before President Donald Trump visited...
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August 07, 2019 - 8:02 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Gunfire is being heard outside the residence of the former president of Kyrgyzstan as police move in to try to arrest him. The Kyrgyz news site 24.kg said several people, including journalists, have been wounded in the Wednesday shooting in the village of Koi-Tash, about 20 kilometers...
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August 06, 2019 - 11:52 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's highest court on Wednesday upheld a government decision to fire a public servant who used a pseudonym to criticize government immigration policy on Twitter. The High Court's seven judges unanimously overturned a lower court's decision that Michaela Banerji's...
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This image shows a tweeted version of The New York Times front page for Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, with a headline that reads: "“TRUMP URGES UNITY VS. RACISM." The headline, in the paper's first edition, caused an outcry that triggered a new debate over how such tragedies should be covered. (The New York Times via AP)
August 06, 2019 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Revulsion over the weekend's twin mass shootings and the nagging sense that it's all an inconclusive rerun has frustrated the news media and those who rely upon it — and triggered the stirrings of a new debate over how such tragedies should be covered. "It's time for journalists to...
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This image released by ABC shows Hannah Brown from the season finale of "The Bachelorette." On Tuesday’s finale, viewers saw Brown get engaged to Jed Wyatt. Their happiness was short-lived because the day after their engagement she learned he had a girlfriend when he joined the show. Cameras rolled as she confronted him for more information. (Mark Bourdillon/ABC via AP)
August 06, 2019 - 2:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Summer's most popular entertainment series, NBC's "America's Got Talent," had a little competition last week. ABC's "The Bachelorette" delivered its best ratings for the franchise in two years along with a surprise finale last week, when Heather Brown revealed she had called off the...
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CORRECTS AGE TO 57 NOT 56 - FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, Don Banks is shown during an NFL owners meetings in Orlando, Fla. Banks, who covered pro football for more than three decades, including 16 years for Sports Illustrated, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. Banks was 57. Banks passed away on Sunday after covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions in Canton, Ohio. Paramedics were called to his hotel, where he was pronounced dead. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
August 05, 2019 - 2:10 pm
Don Banks, a longtime NFL writer who worked at Sports Illustrated for 16 years, has died after covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions in Canton, Ohio. He was 57. Paramedics on Sunday were called to his hotel, where he was pronounced dead. No cause was given. Banks covered pro football...
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August 05, 2019 - 12:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the country's largest newspaper companies have agreed to combine in the latest media deal driven by the industry's struggles with a decline of printed editions. GateHouse Media, a chain backed by an investment firm, is buying USA Today owner Gannett Co. for $12.06 a share in...
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In this June 19, 2019, photo, Diane Foley, mother of journalist James Foley, who was killed by the Islamic State terrorist group in a graphic video released online, speaks to the Associated Press during an interview in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
August 04, 2019 - 9:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Diane Foley learned her son's fate not from any government official but from a sobbing journalist who asked if she'd been on Twitter. Foley had not, but the ghastly images weren't hard to find. President Barack Obama soon confirmed the news to the world: James Foley, a 40-year-old...
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017 file photo, A.J. Calloway attends the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Kings Theatre in New York. Calloway is leaving the syndicated entertainment news show "Extra" in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. Warner Brothers issued a statement on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 saying the company has investigated the claims into Calloway’s conduct and he and the company “have mutually agreed to part ways.” The statement did not say when the agreement was made.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
August 01, 2019 - 4:47 am
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A.J. Calloway is leaving the syndicated entertainment news show "Extra" in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. Warner Brothers issued a statement on Wednesday saying the company has investigated the claims into Calloway's conduct and he and the company "have mutually...
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FILE - This Dec. 10, 1962 file photo shows American Author John Steinbeck, right, receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature from King Gustav during Award Ceremonies in Stockholm's Concert Hall in Sweden. In the mid-1950s, Steinbeck wrote a series of columns for the French-language newspaper Le Figaro, titled “One American In Paris.” One piece is coming out this week for the first time in English, appearing in the summer issue of The Strand Magazine, a literary quarterly. (AP Photo, File)
July 30, 2019 - 3:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ernest Hemingway wasn't the only Great American Writer with something to say about Paris. Hemingway's contemporary and fellow Nobel laureate, John Steinbeck, was best known for "The Grapes of Wrath," ''Of Mice and Men" and other fiction set in his native California. But he was a...
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