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US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy

US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press.
Correction: Arkansas Judge-Sex Allegations story

Correction: Arkansas Judge-Sex Allegations story

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — In a story Feb.
18 killed as 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capital

18 killed as 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia — 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.
HFPA investigating actor Brendan Fraser's groping claim

HFPA investigating actor Brendan Fraser's groping claim

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it is investigating actor Brendan Fraser's claim that its former president, Philip Berk, groped him in 2003.
5 things you probably didn't know about the Oscars

5 things you probably didn't know about the Oscars

LOS ANGELES — 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).
Man says he kicked Chevy Chase in self-defence in dispute

Man says he kicked Chevy Chase in self-defence in dispute

SOUTH NYACK, N.Y. — A New York man says he kicked Chevy Chase in self- defence after the comedian climbed into a vehicle and tried to punch him during a profanity-laced traffic dispute. Chase told police he was cut off by another driver on Feb. 9.
French customs officials find stolen Degas in luggage on bus

French customs officials find stolen Degas in luggage on bus

PARIS — French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was reported stolen.
AP Explains: Graham's rare honour at US Capitol

AP Explains: Graham's rare honour at US Capitol

WASHINGTON — Congress is reserving one of the nation's greatest distinctions for the Rev. Billy Graham, selecting him to lie in honour in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda next Wednesday and Thursday.
Florida man yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death

Florida man yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death

STARKE, Fla. — As the execution drugs were being administered, inmate Eric Scott Branch let out a blood-curdling scream.
Putin is heir to Russia's long disinformation experience

Putin is heir to Russia's long disinformation experience

MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin doesn't tweet and he claims he doesn't have a smartphone.