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November 18, 2017 - 8:51 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said on Facebook that people should "lighten up" after deleting a previous post outlining his sexual history with women that drew widespread criticism for trivializing sexual harassment and sexual assault. William...
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FILE - A March 3, 2003 file photo of AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young at an event in London. The band has announced, Saturday Nov. 18, 2017, that 64-year-old Young has died. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 8:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hells Bells" and "Back in Black," has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death Saturday on their official Facebook page...
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November 18, 2017 - 6:21 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O'Neill's Facebook posts. (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Ohio Supreme Court Justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate William O'Neill says he apologizes if his Facebook post discussing his sexual history with women has offended...
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Baylor coach Kim Mulkey shouts to her team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Central Arkansas on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
November 17, 2017 - 7:25 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Kim Mulkey didn't travel Friday with the No. 3 Lady Bears for their game at No. 8 UCLA after her daughter lost her unborn girl. Makenzie Fuller, a former Lady Bears player in her third season on her mother's staff, had shared on social media last weekend that the...
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FILE – In this Oct. 29, 2010, file photo, William O'Neill, an Ohio appeals court judge selected as the Democratic nominee for U.S. House of Representatives to represent Ohio's 14th District, laughs during a campaign stop at the Democratic party headquarters in Mentor, Ohio. O'Neill, now an Ohio Supreme Court justice campaigning for the Democratic nomination to run for Ohio governor in 2018, volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, that he was taking a swipe at the "media frenzy" over sexual misconduct. The post was immediately attacked as inappropriate and led to calls for his ouster. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)
November 17, 2017 - 7:21 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state Supreme Court justice running for governor volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook on Friday, saying he was taking a swipe at the "media frenzy" over sexual misconduct. Democrat William O'Neill's post was immediately attacked as inappropriate and led...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a news conference, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 17, 2017 - 1:38 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Second Roy Moore Accuser Works For Michelle Obama...
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This photo provided by Bill Suthard shows an orange traffic cone with a weed growing out of it, decorated with tinsel and ornaments in Huntersville, N.C. The roadside attraction dubbed "Cone Weed" is something of a Christmas miracle to locals. The weed has been growing unencumbered across from the Huntersville Fire Station for a year and has amassed a cult following. The fire station tweeted pictures of Cone Weed decked in tinsel and ornaments last week. (Bill Suthard via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 12:18 pm
'OBSCENI MANKINIS:' CZECH TOURISTS SPORTING LIME GREEN BORAT 'MANKINIS' FINED PRAGUE (AP) — Six Czech tourists who dressed up in skimpy swimsuits made famous by Sacha Baron Cohen's "Borat" have reportedly been detained by authorities in Kazakhstan's capital Astana. Sporting lime green "mankinis"...
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President Donald Trump answers a question from the press about discussion of the tax bill, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Trump is at the Capitol for a pep rally with House Republicans, shortly before the chamber is expected to approve the tax bill over solid Democratic opposition. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 17, 2017 - 6:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican-pushed tax overhaul legislation (all times local): ___ 6:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says the Democrats could exert greater sway over the shape of tax overhaul legislation if they weren't focused wholly on defeating it. In a pre-dawn tweet Friday,...
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A military tank is seen on a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. People across the country are starting another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country's political turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule. Mugabe has been in military custody and there is no sign of the recently fired deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, who fled the country last week. (AP Photo)
November 16, 2017 - 11:07 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 6:05 a.m. The head of the African Union Commission is backing efforts by the Southern African Development Community to resolve the political crisis in Zimbabwe. Moussa Faki Mahamat tells The Associated Press that...
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In this Oct 18, 2017 photo, Grammy Award-winning singer Seal poses for a portrait to promote his new album "Standards" at the London Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif. His tenth studio album was recorded with a band that included musicians who performed alongside Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP)
November 16, 2017 - 11:58 am
BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Seal is in crisis mode. The Grammy-winning singer says he's deeply concerned about anti-social social media and the emotionless conversations enabled by technology. He stepped back recently to observe how he and his children used social media and messaging apps —...
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