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December 08, 2017 - 10:45 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish music streaming service Spotify and Chinese internet company Tencent have struck a deal to take minority stakes in each other. The companies said Friday in a joint statement they will acquire new shares representing minority equity stakes in each other for cash — Tencent...
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He led a secret double life as the blogger Mosul Eye, documenting Islamic State’s atrocities for the world. Now in Europe on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, Omar Mohammed no longer wants to remain anonymous. (AP Photo)
December 08, 2017 - 1:17 am
The historian carried secrets too heavy for one man to bear. He packed his bag with his most treasured possessions before going to bed: the 1 terabyte hard drive with his evidence against the Islamic State group, an orange notebook half-filled with notes on Ottoman history, and, a keepsake, the...
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Aztec High School students and area residents gather for a candlelight vigil in Aztec, N.M., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, after a shooting at the high school. Students hid in their classrooms, some behind locked doors, as a suspect opened fire Thursday inside the school, killing two classmates before he died. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
December 08, 2017 - 12:59 am
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — Students hid in their classrooms, some behind locked doors or in closets, as a gunman opened fire Thursday inside a New Mexico high school, killing two classmates before he died. Authorities in the small town of Aztec near the Colorado border have released few details other than...
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December 07, 2017 - 8:46 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh would like to see the College Football Playoff expanded to 16 teams. "I would just analyze it in terms of every other sport whether its gymnastics, basketball, pro football, FCS football ... pick a sport and they have a playoff to get to a champion,"...
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He stayed anonymous for more than three years, documenting Islamic State’s atrocities and the destruction of his city as the blogger Mosul Eye. Omar Mohammed, now in Europe on Dec. 5, 2017, is done hiding. (AP Photo)
December 07, 2017 - 6:08 pm
His mother didn't know that "her Omar" had been working as an undercover historian, documenting atrocities committed by the Islamic State group inside Mosul. But she wasn't totally surprised when her son told her his secret. Amid tears, she said, "I knew there was something going on with you." Omar...
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December 07, 2017 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC has reversed itself and now says it won't be cutting ties with contributor Sam Seder over a rape joke he made on Twitter eight years ago. Network president Phil Griffin said on Thursday that "sometimes you just get one wrong — and that's what happened here." Seder had been...
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December 07, 2017 - 3:53 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish prosecutors are seeking a maximum one year prison term for a former beauty queen who was stripped of her crown over a social media posting deemed to be "insulting" to the victims of last year's failed coup, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Thursday. Prosecutors in...
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December 07, 2017 - 1:14 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A lawyer for Cambodia's military filed a lawsuit against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Thursday, a day after the prime minister said he should be charged with treason over a social media post. Lawyer Vong Pheakdey said the complaint filed Phnom Penh Municipal...
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Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Husnain Rashid in the dock at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, Wednesday Dec. 6, 2017 where he appeared accused of helping would-be terrorists prepare attacks, including by sharing a photo of Prince George and his school address on social media. (Elizabeth Cook/PA via AP)
December 06, 2017 - 6:05 pm
LONDON (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been charged in England with sharing a photo of Prince George and details about his pre-school in a social media post prosecutors allege was meant to help others plan terror attacks. Authorities have accused Husnain Rashid of putting the information about the 4-...
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This image provided by Time magazine, shows the cover of the magazine's Person of the Year edition as "The Silence Breakers," those who have shared their stories about sexual assault and harassment. The magazine's cover features Ashley Judd, Taylor Swift, Susan Fowler and others who say they have been harassed. (Time Magazine via AP)
December 06, 2017 - 5:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The "Silence Breakers" — those who have shared their stories about sexual assault and harassment — have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year. Numerous women have spoken out publicly since October about sexual misconduct by dozens of high-profile men in entertainment, media...
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