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February 17, 2018 - 10:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla.; former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson; former Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. ___ CBS' "Face the...
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Deniz Yucel, a Turkish-German journalist working for German newspaper Die Welt who was detained in Turkey for more than a year, walks with his wife Dilek Mayaturk Yucel, after being released from jail, in Istanbul, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018,(Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 1:19 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A German reporter detained in Turkey for more than a year was released from jail pending trial, even as six other journalists and newspaper employees were sentenced Friday to life imprisonment by a Turkish court. Deniz Yucel, a correspondent for the German daily Die Welt, was detained...
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Turkish soldiers stand outside the prison complex where Deniz Yucel, a Turkish-German journalist working for German newspaper Die Welt who was detained in Turkey for more than a year, has been released from jail, in Silivri, Turkey Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, German officials and his employer said. A spokesman for Germany's foreign ministry confirmed a report by daily Die Welt that Yucel had been freed.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
February 16, 2018 - 12:08 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday sentenced six journalists and media employees accused of involvement in Turkey's 2016 failed coup attempt to life in prison without parole, the state-run news agency reported. The Anadolu Agency said the court in Silivri, on the outskirts of Istanbul,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018, file photo, Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo, centre, is welcomed by his wife and daughter upon arrival at the court for their trial on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Under Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar has aggressively pursued legal charges against dozens of journalists, along with other attempts to suppress and discredit the media. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
February 15, 2018 - 9:22 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — When five Myanmar journalists were sentenced to decadelong prison terms for reporting the alleged existence of a military-run chemical weapons factory in Myanmar a few years ago, Aung San Suu Kyi — then an opposition lawmaker — condemned the harsh punishments as "very excessive." The...
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February 15, 2018 - 6:36 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Andrew Elfenbein, University of Minnesota (THE CONVERSATION) When I was researching and writing my new book, “The Gist of Reading,” I wanted to explore long-held assumptions about...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2016 file photo German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel is pictured during a talkshow in Berlin, Germany. Yucel was imprisoned in Turkey on espionage charges on Feb. 14, 2017. (Karlheinz Schindler/dpa via AP, file)
February 14, 2018 - 5:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has called for the release of a German-Turkish journalist who marks one year in a Turkish prison Wednesday. Deniz Yucel, a correspondent for the daily Die Welt, still has not been formally charged since his arrest. He is one of six German...
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February 13, 2018 - 5:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Feb. 5-11. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, NBC, 27.84 million, 2. Winter Olympics (Sunday), NBC, 22.68 million. 3. Winter Olympics (Saturday), NBC, 21.4 million. 4...
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Fireworks detonate after the Olympic flame was lit during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (Sean Haffey/Pool Photo via AP)
February 13, 2018 - 5:18 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic thrills and the aftermath of a patriarch's death on "This Is Us" combined to give NBC a golden ratings victory. NBC's total viewership last week topped that of the other three major broadcasters combined by 27 percent, the biggest network regular-season gap since Nielsen'...
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February 13, 2018 - 10:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Two reporters imprisoned in Myanmar are receiving an award from PEN America. The literary and human rights organization announced Tuesday that it was giving the PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award to Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. The two Reuters journalists were detained last December on...
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February 12, 2018 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A tweet by Donald Trump's son touting the newest edition of a publication called "Trump" with the hashtag "HotOffThePress" has resulted in several news stories suggesting the president's family was launching a new magazine. There's only one problem: Eric Trump's tweet wasn't about a...
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