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Ex-Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, accused in his home country of taking millions in bribes, was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication in California. The charges were later dropped.
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“They are powerful, because they have survived something.” In Brooklyn, a program called “Sisters in Strength” is trying to help young victims of sexual violence and give them a voice in the movement.
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A California city is being overwhelmed by tens of thousands of visitors lured by the power of poppies during a rare super bloom.
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Visitors are flocking to a Blockbuster Video in Bend, Oregon, that’s about to become the last one on Earth. The store manager credits ‘stubbornness’ and a tight budget for keeping the business going. Read story:
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"I call them angels of the sky." Stranded residents in Nebraska city grateful for private pilots who offer free flights amid massive flooding.
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Kansas Department of Transport chief says employee who called President Donald Trump a communist in tweet on the agency's Twitter feed has left the agency.
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Hundreds of homes are flooded in several Midwestern states after heavy rains and snowmelt caused at least a dozen levees to become breached.
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"The levees are busted and we aren't even into the wet season when the rivers run high." Authorities say about 200 miles of levees have either been breached or overtopped in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas.
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Union head praises Toronto Blue Jays for raising minor league pay by half. by
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Former Democratic National Committee chief has been hired by as a political commentator.
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Beto O’Rourke says he raised $6.1M online in the first 24 hours
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"It is a real disaster of great proportions." More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies in the floodwaters.
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Do girls have a place in the movement? With the R. Kelly case bringing attention to sexual violence against victims under 18, groups across the U.S. are working to help girls speak out when they’ve been harmed – and find a way to recover.
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France's prime minister has announced a ban on yellow vest protests along the Champs-Elysees in Paris and in two other cities following riots on Saturday that left luxury stores ransacked and burned.
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A pediatrician was sentenced to at least 79 years in the sexual assault of dozens of patients.
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The Trump administration is proposing new limits on student borrowing as part of a broader plan to curb the cost of college. The plan says Congress should put a cap on federal student loans to prevent borrowers from taking on unmanageable debt.
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POLL ALERT: Baylor atop final women’s AP Top 25 poll of season for a third time; Lady Bears have 23 straight wins. See the full poll:
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Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara is stepping down after claims that he promised acting roles in exchange for sex.
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"He spent his whole sinister life lying and sneaking around." Wife of former pediatrician joins victims in speaking out against him ahead of his sentencing for sexually assaulting 31 children, including one infant.
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AP Archive 11h
: The 1st spacewalk took place as Alexei Leonov went outside his Voskhod 2 capsule (3/18/1965); the Alcatraz federal prison was emptied of its last inmates & closed (3/21/1963); Elizabeth Taylor died in Los Angeles at age 79 (3/23/2011)
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