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Ashley Judd: 'Tipping point' on sexual harassment is here

Ashley Judd: 'Tipping point' on sexual harassment is here

NEW YORK — Ashley Judd says the continuing flurry of allegations against Harvey Weinstein means society is at a "tipping point" on sexual harassment.
New ruler: Olivia Colman to take the throne in 'The Crown'

New ruler: Olivia Colman to take the throne in 'The Crown'

LONDON — A new royal head is about to wear "The Crown." Actress Olivia Colman will play Queen Elizabeth II for the third and fourth seasons of the award-winning Netflix series about the British monarch's long reign.
Pentagon chief Mattis stresses diplomacy in Korean crisis

Pentagon chief Mattis stresses diplomacy in Korean crisis

On his first visit to the tense but eerily quiet frontier between North and South Korea as U.S.

2 Myanmar pastors sentenced to prison for supporting rebels

YANGON, Myanmar — A Myanmar court sentenced two ethnic Kachin Baptist pastors to prison terms on Friday on charges of supporting rebels and defaming the military, their lawyers said.

Germany's bankrupt Air Berlin operates its last flights

BERLIN — Germany's bankrupt Air Berlin is operating its last flights, leaving employees facing an uncertain future and — at least for a while — a likely gap in the country's aviation schedules.
South Africans in coffin assault get over 10 years in prison

South Africans in coffin assault get over 10 years in prison

JOHANNESBURG — Two white South Africans have been sentenced to more than a decade in prison for forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to set him on fire.
As some New Orleans music stars fade away, others are rising

As some New Orleans music stars fade away, others are rising

NEW ORLEANS — With this week's death of Fats Domino, a generation of New Orleans musical royalty fades further away. But some of the stars who helped put New Orleans on the musical map in the '50s, '60s and '70s are still performing, like Dr.
Mother of Hawaii woman lost at sea for months never gave up

Mother of Hawaii woman lost at sea for months never gave up

HONOLULU — Two women and their dogs have been rescued after being lost at sea for months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti. The U.S.
Pentagon chief accuses NKorea of threatening 'catastrophe'

Pentagon chief accuses NKorea of threatening 'catastrophe'

U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis accused North Korea on Friday of building a nuclear arsenal to "threaten others with catastrophe" and said the Trump administration remains committed to compelling the North to accept complete nuclear disarmament.
Thailand grieves in elaborate final goodbye to King Bhumibol

Thailand grieves in elaborate final goodbye to King Bhumibol

BANGKOK — With solemn faces and outright tears, Thais said farewell to their king and father figure with elaborate funeral ceremonies that cap a year of mourning and are steeped in centuries of tradition.