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SEAL's trial delayed as defense seeks info on email snooping

May. 22, 2019 11:11 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge delayed the murder case Wednesday of a decorated Navy SEAL to first make sure the government's monitoring of defense team emails did not compromise his right to a fair trial. Lawyers defending Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher want the judge in the case removed because he...

Bankruptcy judge approves sale of Reading Eagle to chain

May. 22, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

READING, Pa. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved the sale of the 150-year-old Reading Eagle to a publisher known for its aggressive cost-cutting. MediaNews Group, better known as Digital First Media, offered $5 million for the assets of the Reading Eagle Co., which filed for bankruptcy...

BeIN media group CEO charged in corruption probe in France

May. 22, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The chief executive officer of media group beIN was handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2017 and 2019 track world championships, a judicial official said Wednesday. The official said Yousef Al-Obaidly was indicted on March 28...

SEAL's lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval

May. 21, 2019 9:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Military prosecutors seeking the source of news leaks in the case of a Navy SEAL accused of murder misled a judge to get permission to track emails sent to defense lawyers and a journalist, an attorney said Tuesday after reviewing newly released investigation documents. Navy...

San Francisco police chief: Journalist 'crossed the line'

May. 21, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco police chief said Tuesday that he respects the news media, but a freelance journalist whose home and office were raided by officers had "crossed the line" by joining a conspiracy to steal a confidential report. Chief William Scott addressed reporters hours after...

Sandusky chosen best coastal small town in newspaper survey

May. 20, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city along Lake Erie has been selected as the best coastal small town in America by a USA Today reader's survey featuring 20 coastal towns. The Sandusky Register reports the city was selected for first place by voters nationwide who cast ballots in the USA Today's Readers'...

Hawaii newspaper says reporter banned from Army meeting

May. 20, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A journalist in Hawaii was banned from covering what a newspaper contends was a public meeting but the U.S. Army said was not open to all, a report said. A reporter for West Hawaii Today was banned from a meeting Thursday in Hilo between the Army and community members to discuss how the...

Anderson newspaper to sell its building and move downtown

May. 19, 2019 9:40 AM EDT

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — A newspaper in Anderson says it has put its building for sale and plans to get more modern office space closer to downtown. Independent Mail News Director Steve Bruss said now that the Anderson paper is printed in Knoxville, Tennessee, the newspaper no longer needs all the space it...

2 North Dakota news outlets hire state lawmaker as reporter

May. 17, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two major news outlets in North Dakota have hired a state lawmaker to report for them, with all three parties saying they'll be careful to avoid any conflicts of interest. Democrat Rep. Matt Eidson of Grand Forks will do freelance work for the Grand Forks Herald and also has an unpaid...

Retired NY journalist honored with AP group's award

May. 17, 2019 11:03 AM EDT

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Lois Clermont, former longtime journalist with The Press-Republican of Plattsburgh, has been named the recipient of the New York State Associated Press Association's inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award. Clermont will receive the award June 1 at the NYSAPA's annual news awards...