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Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader awaits appeal ruling


Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Jailed opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez has angrily denounced Venezuela's government at an appeals hearing with his supporters hopeful that his nearly...full story
updated 2016-07-24 06:23 AM
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A protestor stands on a mailbox outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Protestors gather outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) People take items from a business cooler after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Police stand in a line near protestors after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Secretary of State John?Kerry, left, greets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in front of Kerry's residence in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. Abe arrived in the U.S. Sunday for a weeklong visit. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) A protestor, right, pulls a bag away from a group of women after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Liberty University students work in the atrium of the Jerry Falwell library at the school in Lynchburg, Va., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Amid a $500 million construction boom, Liberty University is more construction zone than campus. Located in the foothills of Virginia Fredricka Gray, center, the twin sister of Freddie Gray, speaks during a media availability at City Hall, after violence occurred after a march for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Demonstrators protest in the streets as they march for Freddie Gray to Baltimore's City Hall, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) Street signs on a light post mark the intersection where Freddie Gray was arrested, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader awaits appeal ruling

Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Jailed opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez has angrily denounced Venezuela's government at an appeals hearing with his supporters hopeful that his nearly....Fullstory

2016-07-24 06:23 AM

10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Nearly 50,000 people are making their ways into Philadelphia this weekend for the 2016 Democratic National Convention that begins Monday. Ten things you....Fullstory

2016-07-24 03:01 AM

Despite her many roles, Hillary Clinton still hard to define
By JOCELYN NOVECK
Associated Press

When she was about 14, Hillary Clinton says, she wrote to NASA volunteering for astronaut training. NASA's reply was simple and definitive: No girls. "It was the....Fullstory

2016-07-24 03:01 AM

Los Angeles-Portland, Sums

Associated Press

Los Angeles 2 0--2 Portland 1 0--1 First half_1, Los Angeles, Keane 10 (dos Santos, Larentowicz), 7th minute. 2, Los Angeles, Zardes 14 (Boateng, Van Damme), 11th minute. 3, Portland, Valentin....Fullstory

2016-07-24 09:22 AM

Brazil police arrest man suspected of Olympics attack plans

Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazilian police have arrested another man suspected of belonging to a group that allegedly discussed carrying out attacks during the Olympics. The....Fullstory

2016-07-24 03:01 AM

Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adults
By DAVID CRARY and BRADY McCOMBS
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- There were dire warnings for the Boy Scouts of America a year ago when the group's leaders, under intense pressure, voted....Fullstory

2016-07-24 03:01 AM

15 Welsh students injured in France bus crash near border

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- French police say 15 British teenagers were injured when a bus taking them to Italy crashed into a ditch in eastern France. An....Fullstory

2016-07-24 03:01 AM

Conservationists hope to bring beloved bird back
By PATRICK WHITTLE
Associated Press

WINDHAM, Maine (AP) -- The common loon's haunting wail that pierced the dusk on Massachusetts lakes disappeared long ago. Today, the birds number fewer than 50....Fullstory

2016-07-24 03:01 AM

Judge tosses woman's tornado-related suit against Home Depot
By JIM SUHR
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A federal judge has tossed out a woman's lawsuit against Home Depot over the deaths of her husband and two....Fullstory

2016-07-24 03:01 AM

Philadelphia primps, activists prepare for DNC convention

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The final preparations are underway in Philadelphia as the city gets ready to host the Democratic National Convention. More than 5,000 delegates are....Fullstory

2016-07-24 03:01 AM

Major League Soccer
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA New York City FC 9 6 6 33 34 35 Philadelphia 8 7 6 30 35 33 Montreal 7 5 8 29 35 30 New York 8 9 4 28 32 27 Toronto FC 7 7 6 27 25 23 New England 6 7 8 26 27 33 Orlando City 4 5 11 23 32 35 D.C. United 5 8 7 22 19 25 Columbus 3 7 10 19 26 32 Chicago 4 10 5 17 17 25 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA FC Dallas 12 6 4 40 34 30 Colorado 10 2 7 37 22 13 Los Angeles 9 3 8 35 34 19 Real Salt Lake 8 6 7 31 30 31 Vancouver 8 8 5 29 33 35 Portland 7 7 8 29 33 33 Sporting Kansas City 8 10 4 28 24 25 San Jose 6 6 8 26 22 23 Seattle 6 11 2 20 20 24 Houston 4 9 6 18 23 26 NOTE: Three points for....Fullstory

2016-07-24 10:42 AM

Martin reaches his 1st final, plays Fognini at Croatia Open

Associated Press

UMAG, Croatia (AP) -- Andrej Martin of Slovakia reached his first career ATP final after defeating Carlos Berlocq of Argentina 7-6 (4), 6-4 Saturday in....Fullstory

2016-07-24 06:23 AM

Mexico catches drug gang leader blamed for Acapulco violence

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The leader of a gang blamed for killing taxi drivers and low-level drug dealers in the Mexican resort city of Acapulco....Fullstory

2016-07-24 03:01 AM

Saturday's Super Rugby Playoff Summaries
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Quarterfinals Wellington, New Zealand Hurricanes 41 (Loni Uhila, James Marshall, Jason Woodward, Vaea Fifita, T.J. Perenara, Brad Shields tries; Beauden Barrett 3 conversions, penalty; Woodward conversion), Sharks....Fullstory

2016-07-24 03:01 AM

Taste of the Tour: Fera du Lac Leman and Savoie white wine

Associated Press

MORZINE, France (AP) -- A gastronomical, sporting and cultural glance at Stage 20 of the Tour de France on Saturday: REGION: The final stage in the....Fullstory

2016-07-24 03:01 AM

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