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LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — An eastern Minnesota school district is being sued by the parents of two high school students killed in a 2015 car crash who allege school officials failed to protect the teens from an off-campus game called "Nerf wars."Lakeville South High School students Jacob …
PARIS (AP) — The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds has cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing and urged countries to close North Korean banks.The Financial Action Task Force said in its report Friday …
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of Republican Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):2:30 p.m.A spokeswoman for St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner says Gardner is "not playing political games" when it comes to the indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric …
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the postponed execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local):2:20 p.m.A federal judge has canceled a Monday hearing on an Alabama inmate's aborted execution.Chief Judge Karon O Bowdre issued the decision Friday, but kept in place a directive to the …
Technology and health care companies helped drive U.S. stocks broadly higher Friday, placing the market on course to finish a volatile week with a slight gain. Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP led the gainers among technology stocks. Energy companies also rose along with crude oil prices. Bond …
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are unlikely to agree this year on a new multiyear budget that will plug a huge funding gap caused by Britain's departure from the bloc, European Council President Donald Tusk said Friday.Speaking after a summit of EU leaders — minus Britain's …
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In a story Feb. 21 about a former Arkansas judge being sentenced after admitting to giving male defendants lighter sentences in exchange for sexual favors, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the judge took pictures of one of the victim's tattoos. Richard …
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The European Union warned Turkey on Friday to rein in its navy after Turkish warships threatened and blocked a rig from reaching a site southeast of Cyprus where it was to drill for natural gas.EU leaders said they could abandon a meeting with Turkish President Recep …
NEW YORK (AP) — The United States Tennis Association and Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard have reached a settlement in her liability lawsuit against the organization.The deal was struck at a New York City court on Friday, a day after a jury fourd the USTA most liable for when Bouchard …
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey are considering filing terrorism charges against a Massachusetts man charged with deliberately crashing a stolen bakery delivery truck into a Planned Parenthood clinic.Marckles Alcius made an initial court appearance Friday.He faces numerous …
NEW YORK (AP) — "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli appeared in court Friday for the first time since a judge locked him up for his online antics, and the brash former pharmaceutical CEO had a new look since his bail was revoked in September: a scruffy beard that made his appearance less boyish.He …
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two car bomb blasts in Somalia's capital killed at least 18 people on Friday and shattered a months-long period of calm in Mogadishu, which is often the target of attacks by the al-Shabab extremist group.The explosions came a day after Somalia's interior minister …
SOUTH WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — A fire tore through a school bus garage early Friday, destroying or damaging more than two dozen buses as tires exploded off their rims, forcing firefighters to back away, fire officials said. Classes in the district were cancelled.The fast-moving blaze at a …
MILAN (AP) — For anyone wanting to unlock the DNA of Milan ready-to-wear, a new museum exhibition surveying three decades of Italian fashion offers some keys.Echoes of styles and trends on display in the "Italiana" exhibit at Milan's Palazzo Reale are apparent in big and small ways on the …
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin is not quite convinced Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career is done."Whenever I hear anybody say something about this," Shiffrin said Friday, "it's like, 'most likely,' 'probably,' 'maybe,' 'we'll see,' 'not sure.' I'm like, 'Knowing Lindsey, I …
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The last of four teens charged in the throwing of a sandbag from an interstate overpass in Ohio that killed a Michigan man riding in a car has pleaded guilty.A 14-year-old boy from Toledo pleaded guilty Friday to involuntary manslaughter and other charges in Juvenile …
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school massacre.Petitions are circulating online targeting companies that offer discounts to NRA …
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is revamping a planned sweeping overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed, he told The Associated Press on Friday in an …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — You have a firm grip on this year's Oscar nominees, last year's winners and what host Jimmy Kimmel will undoubtedly joke about (and the best picture award goes to ... oops).But there are aspects of Hollywood's stellar night that may be a surprise. Let's pull the curtain …
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it is investigating actor Brendan Fraser's claim that its former president, Philip Berk, groped him in 2003.Fraser, 49, best known for his role in "The Mummy" trilogy, made the accusation in an interview with GQ magazine .A statement from the HFPA, the …

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