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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, the U. S. Supreme Court building stands quietly before dawn in Washington. The Constitution says you can’t be tried twice for the same offense. And yet Terance Gamble is sitting in prison today because he was prosecuted separately by Alabama and the federal government for having a gun after an earlier robbery conviction. he Supreme Court is considering Gamble’s case Thursday, Dec. 6, and the outcome could have a spillover effect on the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
December 05, 2018 - 10:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Constitution says you can't be tried twice for the same offense. And yet Terance Gamble is sitting in prison today because he was prosecuted separately by Alabama and the federal government for having a gun after an earlier robbery conviction. The Supreme Court is considering...
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This combination photo shows actress Aurora Perrineau in Los Angeles on Feb. 17, 2015, left, and actress-writer Lena Dunham in New York on May 29, 2018. Dunham is apologizing to Perrineau for defending a writer who Perrineau accused of sexual misconduct. Writing Wednesday in The Hollywood Reporter, Dunham says she “did something inexcusable” in supporting producer and writer Murray Miller. (AP Photo)
December 05, 2018 - 8:58 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lena Dunham is apologizing to actress Aurora Perrineau for defending a writer who Perrineau accused of sexual misconduct. Writing Wednesday in The Hollywood Reporter , Dunham says she "did something inexcusable" in supporting producer and writer Murray Miller. Dunham says she...
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Demonstrators stand in front of a makeshift barricade set up by the so-called yellow jackets to block the entrance of a fuel depot in Le Mans, western France, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2018. French government's decision to suspend fuel tax and utility hikes Tuesday did little to appease protesters, who called the move a "first step" and vowed to fight on after large-scale rioting in Paris last weekend. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
December 05, 2018 - 6:56 am
PARIS (AP) — Trade unions and farmers pledged Wednesday to join nationwide protests against President Emmanuel Macron, as concessions by the government failed to stem the momentum of the most violent demonstrations France has seen in decades. The "yellow vest" protests began over a plan to raise...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018, file photo, Offset, left, and Cardi B arrive at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Cardi B is no longer feeling the love after little more than a year of marriage to fellow rapper Offset. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 05, 2018 - 6:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cardi B is no longer feeling the love after little more than a year of marriage to fellow rapper Offset. She posted a video on Instagram saying that "things just haven't been working out between us for a long time." The 26-year-old says "I guess we just grew out of love, but we'...
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December 05, 2018 - 5:27 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the case of the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 4:25 p.m. The U.N. human rights chief says an international investigation is needed into the "awful" killing of Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi...
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In this Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 photo, a River Plate soccer fan poses for a photo prior the final soccer match of the Copa Libertadores between River Plate and Boca Juniors in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The final match of the Copa Libertadores has been pushed back after the bus carrying the Boca Juniors players was attacked by fans as it drove to the Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium. (AP Photo/Sebastian Pani)
December 05, 2018 - 5:24 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's proud soccer tradition has been sullied by its fervent, fanatical fans. The land of Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona has won the World Cup twice, and it felt a sense of overwhelming pride in hosting perhaps the most important club final ever. But the second...
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December 05, 2018 - 3:25 am
MONTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — School officials say a substitute teacher who told first-grade students in New Jersey that Santa Claus isn't real will not be returning to the school. NJ.com reports Montville Schools Superintendent Rene Rovtar confirmed Tuesday the teacher will no longer work in the district...
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December 05, 2018 - 2:44 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angolan President Joao Lourenco has met longtime critics of the government, generating some goodwill from activists who struggled to have their voices heard during the long rule of former leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos. Lourenco, a former defense minister who became president...
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December 05, 2018 - 2:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — In a story Dec. 4 about Holocaust survivors marking the third night of Hanukkah, The Associated Press misidentified the vice president of the Claims Conference in Israel. His name is Shlomo Gur. A corrected version of the story is below: Holocaust survivors gathering for global...
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December 05, 2018 - 1:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's airline regulator is seeking to force Ryanair to pay compensation for flights that were cancelled or delayed by a series of worker strikes after Europe's biggest discount carrier said it wasn't required to pay thousands of claims under European Union rules. The Civil...
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