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Lawyers: DOJ defense in Trump defamation suit is 'dangerous'

The U.S. Justice Department made a “wrong and dangerous” argument in seeking to defend former President Donald Trump against a former advice columnist’s claim that he defamed her when he denied her al...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

US setting up $1.7B national network to track virus variants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is setting up a $1.7 billion national network to identify and track worrisome coronavirus mutations whose spread could trigger another pandemic wave, the Biden administratio...

Kansas City man convicted in 2 women’s deaths decade apart

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been found guilty of killing two women a decade apart and burying their bodies near each other in a field in western Missouri. Kylr Yu...

Panama exhumes body looking for victims of 1989 US invasion

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Investigators exhumed another body from a Panama City cemetery Thursday in an attempt to identify the remains of some victims of the 1989 U.S. invasion that removed strongman Manuel...

Fast data off fast boats to highlight SailGP's second season

The second season of the SailGP global league will be awash in data that will benefit sailors as well as TV viewers, thanks to its association with tech billionaire Larry Ellison, the cofounder of Ora...

Rapper Mystikal breaks silence on dropped rape charge

New York (AP) — After spending more than four years under the “bad dream” of rape and kidnapping charges that were recently dismissed, rapper Mystikal says he wants to shed the sexually-charged songs ...

Rapper Mystikal breaks silence on dropped rape charge

New York (AP) — After spending more than four years under the “bad dream” of rape and kidnapping charges that were recently dismissed, rapper Mystikal says he wants to shed the sexually-charged songs ...

Body missing, suspect arrested in '96 student disappearance

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Flores was the last person seen with Kristin Smart before she vanished from a college campus on California’s scenic Central Coast nearly 25 years ago and suspicion has followed...

New Zealand approves 2 Pacific teams in Super Rugby

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Rugby has granted conditional approval for two Pacific Islands teams to join an Australia-New Zealand Super Rugby tournament beginning next year. ...

Death toll in Taiwan train derailment revised down to 49

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hualien police said on Sunday (April 11) they had overcounted the death toll of the April 2 derailment accident due to complexity and are now revising the number down ...

Macron to do away with France's top school for elite

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday detailed plans to do away with an elite academic institution that's a pillar of the country's power establishment, replacing it with a more eg...

Expert: Chauvin never took knee off Floyd's neck area

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s neck area — and was bearing down with most of his weight — the entire 9 1/2 minutes the Black man lay facedown with his hands c...

Dead pig with Chinese ASF strain washes up on northern Taiwan beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dead white pig that washed up in New Taipei City’s Wanli District tested positive for African swine fever (ASF) and is confirmed to have the same strain as the one...

Blogger HandKevinSome dies in eastern Taiwan train derailment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young blogger on Monday (April 5) was confirmed to be among those who perished in the deadly train derailment that took place at the start of the Tomb Sweeping Festival ...