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News organizations to highlight most threatened journalists

Mar. 15, 2019 5:54 AM EDT

A coalition of more than a dozen global news organizations, including The Associated Press, The Financial Times and Reuters, will spotlight the world's most threatened journalists in a new freedom of speech initiative, the group announced Friday in New York. Members of the One Free Press Coalition will publish on...

Top Chechen official claims blood feud against blogger

Mar. 12, 2019 10:38 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The influential speaker of Chechnya's parliament has declared a blood feud against a popular exiled blogger in what appears to be another example of intimidation of critics in Chechnya. Magomed Daudov, a close ally of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, on Saturday called blogger Tumso...

The Latest: Dem women, including Ocasio-Cortez, cheer Trump

Feb. 5, 2019 10:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 10:50 p.m. President Donald Trump seemed pleasantly surprised when Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez jumped to her feet with other white-garbed female House members and cheered something he said. The moment...

Wisconsin high court candidate's blog posts called 'extreme'

Jan. 31, 2019 3:07 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The only conservative running for a Wisconsin Supreme Court seat kept a personal blog more than a decade ago in which he opined on hot-button issues of the day, including that he thought a U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a Texas anti-sodomy law could lead to the legalization...

Atheist blogger appeals for funds to help him 'Escape Egypt'

Jan. 30, 2019 9:54 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — A prominent atheist video blogger says he has given up hope on life in Egypt and has launched a crowdfunding page called "Help Me Escape Egypt" to aid him in purchasing another nationality so he can override an exit ban imposed by the secret police. The video appeal posted by Sherif Gaber had...

Iowa House denying press credentials to influential blogger

Jan. 25, 2019 6:59 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Republican-controlled Iowa House defended its decision Friday to deny press credentials to an influential liberal blogger who has covered the Legislature for years, a position that could invite legal action. Laura Belin, who operates the Bleeding Heartland blog, said the House...

3 ways a new credit card can boost your side job

Jan. 18, 2019 12:27 PM EST

These days, many of us wear different hats to earn income on the side. You might clock out of one job and into the next as a ride-hailing driver, Airbnb host, Etsy shop owner or pet sitter. Such "gig economy" work can make for a stressful tax season that eats up your time (and billable hours) and costs you...