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Film captures final days of legendary war reporter

Nov. 20, 2018 12:06 PM EST

"Legendary" is a hard-won adjective. But by the time she was killed six years ago in Homs, Syria, by President Bashar Assad's forces, Marie Colvin had earned it. At 56, she had already long been revered among fellow journalists for her bravery and determination to tell the story, at virtually any cost. The New...

Big 12 reprimands Texas' Hager for remark about Oklahoma

Nov. 19, 2018 9:32 PM EST

Texas defensive end Breckyn Hager was publicly reprimanded by the Big 12 on Monday for violating the conference's sportsmanship and ethical conduct policy after he made a disparaging joke about Oklahoma to a reporter after the Longhorns' last game. Conference rules prohibit coaches, student-athletes, athletic...

White House to restore Acosta's pass, with a warning

Nov. 19, 2018 8:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House, but warned he could have his credentials pulled again if he doesn't follow guidelines governing journalists' behavior. The White House said reporters would be permitted one...

The Latest: White House to fully restore CNN reporter's pass

Nov. 19, 2018 4:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the White House press and CNN reporter Jim Acosta (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The Trump administration will fully restore Jim Acosta's White House credentials, but has warned the CNN reporter that he must follow a series of rules at future news conferences. On Twitter, CNN...

Ron Chernow to speak at White House correspondents' dinner

Nov. 19, 2018 2:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Correspondents' Association announced Monday that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow will address its annual dinner next year, breaking from its tradition of featuring an entertainer following the pushback over comedian Michelle Wolf's sharply anti-Trump performance...

The Latest: Renault board to meet after Ghosn arrest

Nov. 19, 2018 10:08 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 12:05 a.m. French carmaker Renault says it will defend its interests within its alliance with Nissan after the arrest of Carlos Ghosn, who spearheaded their union and is Renault's...

Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit

Nov. 17, 2018 11:50 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Brian Kemp praised Democrat Stacey Abrams as a tough opponent and asked Georgia voters to unite behind him as the state's new governor Saturday, even as Abrams blamed Kemp for "gross mismanagement" of an election that she acknowledged she did not win. "I certainly appreciate...

Free speech threat seen in prosecuting WikiLeaks' Assange

Nov. 16, 2018 4:37 PM EST

In a divided Washington, few causes have as much bipartisan support as prosecuting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Many Democrats seethed when the radical transparency activist humiliated Hillary Clinton by publishing the content of her campaign chairman's inbox. Most Republicans haven't forgiven Assange for...

Turkish police detain 13 academics, activists in raids

Nov. 16, 2018 11:29 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police have detained 13 academics, activists and journalists over links to a jailed businessman and human rights defender, and allegations that they sought to topple the government by supporting mass protests during 2013, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Friday. Anadolu...

Spat over WWII brothels shows Japan's trouble in facing past

Nov. 16, 2018 11:17 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — A journalist close to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has defended her view that Korean women who were sent to Japanese wartime military brothels were not sex slaves, and accused a liberal-leaning newspaper of fabrication. One of the newspaper's reporters said a day earlier that the...