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GOP Rep. Peter King retiring, giving Dems new 2020 target

GOP Rep. Peter King retiring, giving Dems new 2020 target

WASHINGTON — Rep.

Seismologists measure shake from fans at MLS championship

SEATTLE — Seismologists in Washington state have used Major League Soccer's championship as an opportunity to study information collected while fans shook the stadium.

Iran bans sale of Israeli author accused of Darwinism

TEHRAN, Iran — The Tehran publishers' league in Iran says it has outlawed buying or selling books by the bestselling Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari. Iran's culture ministry banned his books from publication in May.
Myanmar accused at UN court of genocide against Rohingya

Myanmar accused at UN court of genocide against Rohingya

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Myanmar was accused Monday of genocide at the U.N.
Press group: Hollywood libel lawsuit could set bad precedent

Press group: Hollywood libel lawsuit could set bad precedent

FAIRFAX, Va. — Free press advocates in Virginia are concerned that a libel lawsuit between Hollywood actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard could set a bad precedent.
John Legend lends support as Florida felons get vote rights

John Legend lends support as Florida felons get vote rights

MIAMI — Singer John Legend was on hand to lend support Friday as 18 former felons were granted the right to vote in what Miami officials called a simple and streamlined process.

French paper: French woman claims rape by Polanski in 1975

PARIS — A French woman in her early 60s claims she was violently raped at age 18 by Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski, a fugitive from the U.S.
Film probes history of Native Americans in the US military

Film probes history of Native Americans in the US military

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Before Chuck Boers joined the U.S. Army, the Lipan Apache member was given his family's eagle feathers. The feathers had been carried by his great-great-great-grandfather on his rifle when he was an Apache scout.
Woody Allen and Amazon end legal battle

Woody Allen and Amazon end legal battle

NEW YORK — Woody Allen and Amazon.com have ended their legal battle. The filmmaker had sued Amazon in February after the online giant ended his 2017 contract without ever releasing a completed film, "A Rainy Day in New York.
Chrissy Teigen honoured at Baby2Baby gala

Chrissy Teigen honoured at Baby2Baby gala

CULVER CITY, Calif. — Chrissy Teigen said she felt honoured to receive an award at the Baby2Baby Gala, but her acceptance speech wasn't all about her achievement: "No kid should go hungry. No kid should not go without the basics in their home.